The Golden Chariot
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|Day 1||Bangalore||The Bull Temple, Bangalore Palace, Vishwesharaiya Museum|
|Day 2||Kabini/Bandipur||Rajiv Gandhi National Park|
|Day 3||Mysore||Maharajahas Palace, Chamundi Hills, Vrindavan gardens, Ranganathittu Bird Sanctuary|
|Day 4||Hassan||Hoyasala Temple|
|Day 5||Hospet||Hampi Palaces|
|Day 6||Badami||Rock Cave Temple, Aihole and Pattadakal Temples|
|Day 7-8||Goa||Beaches, Relaxation, Local Markets, Churches|
South India tour offers everything in one platter from beautiful backwaters and temples, astounding palaces, relaxed beaches and exciting wildlife sanctuary, there is something for everyone. Take a sojourn through these well known destinations in the most lavish and princely fashion with the Asia’s leading luxury train ‘The Golden Chariot’ to mark the deep impression of a lifetime golden experience in your memory.
Bright purple and gold colored The Golden Chariot is not only a luxury train but a palace on wheels beyond imagination where opulent touch of rich culture and royal interior décor exudes excellence while each segment is equipped with modern amenities like Wi-Fi connectivity, Health Spa, fully furnished Bar, live TV, multi cuisine restaurant, deluxe rooms with king size bed, personalized concierge and many more, bestowing a heavenly experience.
You will receive a hearty welcome in traditional manner with classical tunes before boarding your treasure trove at Bangalore. While you indulge in the ecstasy of refreshments and relaxing music, your luggage will be carefully carried to your cabin. You will then be ushered into grandeur to spend the night in complete wallow only to open your eyes at Bandipur. Catch a glimpse of a tiger prowling amidst evergreen forest in national park located against the picturesque backdrop of the enchanting Niligiri mountains then visit the temple perched atop Himad Gopalaswamy Hill, the highest peak in the Bandipur range. Go back onboard the moving delight to revive yourself with impeccable hospitality and services. Get cozy in your super comfort bed and find yourself in picturesque city Mysore. The city enchants you with its quaint charm, verdant gardens, tree-lined boulevards and its sacred temples, visit the grand Mysore palace that houses exquisite work of art and carvings throughout. Do not miss the striking fortress of legendry emperor Tipu Sultan.
Enjoy the comfort with wine and dine and pamper yourself with rejuvenating massage at Spa while marvelous train take you to Hassan and Hospet where you will be mesmerized with the sweeping beauty of Patadakkal temple and charismatic Hampi, a world heritage site, boasting glory of past through Vijayanagara empire. A visit to Anegundi village by traversing the gushing Tunga Badra River on a boat is an ultimate experience that provides a glimpse into the traditional country life in Karnataka. Return to your luxury after enjoying yourself completely. Eat, drink, dance and relax before reaching Goa to receive an impressive welcome in Gaon style. Explore the serene and tranquil beaches, play with sand and get hypnotized by exotic churches, and indulge in unique and traditional shopping of artifacts. Savoring your stay on the magnificent marvel, reach Mumbai in complete ecstasy to bid farewell to your truly royal journey with much enthusiasm of drum beats.
Fly back home safely with great memories to be cherished forever.
We have put in a lot of effort to develop the following competencies, so that we can always provide a delightful experience to our guests.
True India Specialists.No one knows India better than we do
- The Indian subcontinent is our passion and our sole focus.
- We understand the nuances of this region in the greatest possible depth.
- We have travelled the length and breadth of this region and have personally checked the services of numerous hotels and guides.
- This first-hand experience ensures that we hand-pick the very best of them and helps us create a memorable India tour for our guests.
Exclusive insider access
- We posses strong, direct on the ground network across the India subcontinent.
- This helps us provide exclusive insider access to our guests and create exclusive one-off experiences that are unique and often difficult to arrange.
- We create unique experiences like a royal dinner experience with an erstwhile Maharaja family, a stay at a private royal palace, homestays at coffee plantations, health consultation with a very renowned yoga guru, celebrating festivals like Holi, Diwali etc. with a local Indian family in traditional way.
- Such experiences help our guests get the real feel of India.
Fully escorted tours with local guides
- All our tours are fully escorted tours.
- One of the factors that convert a good trip into an outstanding one, is the quality of guides.
- We have put in immense effort to discover the very best local guides in every region.
- These guides know the region like the back of their hand and bring a destination to life with their insights and anecdotes.
- This ensures that our guests get an immersive experience of the destination rather than just visiting it.
Flexibility to change plans at the last moment
- We can proudly say that we have direct on the ground offices in the Indian subcontinent.
- Hence, we very easily accommodate any sudden change in itineraries/travel plans requested by our guests.
- This flexibility helps our guests modify their plans even at the last moment, or even during the tour, should a need arise.
Best value for money. Guaranteed!!
- We have developed preferred partnerships and direct relationships with all the major hotels across the region.
- This ensures that we receive highly discounted rates and exceptional preferred access.
- A part of this discount is passed on to our valued guests.
- We absolutely guarantee that our prices will be the best in the market.
Hassle-free travel and 24x7 support
- We personally take care of all the troublesome issues like logistics, check-ins formalities, documents etc.
- This ensures that our guests are not unduly hassled and they can focus on enjoying their trip with complete peace of mind.
- Also for each of our guests, we assign a travel buddy who is available 24* 7 to sort out any urgent issues, should a need arise.