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6 Nights / 7 Days

Jewels of South (Golden Chariot)

The 6-night 7-day Jewels of South tour allows travelers to explore the cultural heritage and natural beauty of different cities in Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala while experiencing luxury train travel. This trip covers well-known tourist destinations in India such as Mysore, Hampi, Mahabalipuram, Tangalpur and Chetinad, Alleppey / Kumarakun and Cochin.

The tour begins Sunday in Bangalore and ends again the following Saturday in Bangalore. With excellent hospitality and comfortable interiors equipped with modern facilities and services, you can easily travel from one famous destination to another.

Journey Route Bengaluru – Mysore – Hampi - Mahabalipuram – Thanjavur, and Chettinad Kumarakom – Cochin – Bengaluru
Embarkation & Disembarkation (Jewels of South)
  • Departure Station & Timing - Yesvantpur Railway Station, Bengaluru
  • Arrival Station & Timing - Yesvantpur Railway Station, Bengaluru
Tour Highlights
  • Sightseeing and city tour at each destination.
  • Visit Mysore palace.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Hampi.
  • Visit the Shore Temple a UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Visit the Brihadeshvara Temple in Thanjavur.
  • Proceed for a houseboat cruising on the backwaters.

Itinerary

Day 1 (Sunday) : Bengaluru to Mysore

Arrive at Yeshwantpur Railway Station around 09:00 AM. Proceed to Mysore after welcome and registration.

Lunch shall be served onboard. Proceed to visit the Mysore Palace at around 3:00 PM.

Return to the train for dinner as the train proceeds to Hampi.

Day 2 (Monday) : Hampi

After onboard breakfast, proceed to visit the capital of Vijaynagara kingdom - Hampi. A UNESCO World Heritage site, the ruins tell a tale of opulence and grandeur.

Return to train for lunch. Evening optional excursion to Anegundi.

Dinner shall be served onboard as the train proceeds to Mahabalipuram.

Day 3 (Tuesday) : Mahabalipuram

Enjoy a relaxed breakfast onboard as the train arrives into Chengalpattu Railway Station. Proceed to visit the UNESCO World Heritage site – Shore Temple.

Followed by lunch at an exclusive venue.

Return to the train for dinner as the train proceeds to Thanjavur.

Day 4 (Wednesday) : Thanjavur and Chettinad

Proceed to visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Brihadeshvara Temple. Lunch shall be served onboard as the train proceeds to Chettinad.

In the evening proceed to visit the Athnagudi tile factory followed by visit to Chettinadu mansions.

Dinner shall be served onboard as the train proceeds to Cochin.

Day 5 (Thusday) : Cochin

After onboard breakfast, proceed to visit the Matancherry Palace in Fort Cochin area after which witness some of the best kept dance forms of Kerala at an exclusive venue.

Return to the train for lunch. Optional excursion to Chinese Fishing Nets and St. Francis Church.

Enjoy an India evening onboard followed by dinner as it proceeds to Kumarakom.

Day 6 (Friday) : Kumarakom

After onboard breakfast proceed for a cruise on the backwaters followed by lunch at an exclusive venue.

Return to the train as it proceeds to Bengaluru.

Dinner shall be served onboard.

Day 7 (Saturday ) : Bengaluru

Breakfast shall be served onboard as the train arrives in Bengaluru.

Schedule

Note

Itineraries, destinations, venues and scheduled departures are subject to change without prior notice.

Jewels of South

Occupancy Type Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost Per Person (3N/4D)
Deluxe Cabin USD 600 USD 4200
Single Supplement USD 450 USD 3150