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Jewels of South Tour on the Golden Chariot Train in South India

The Golden Chariot Train Tour waits to take you on a journey through the southern gems of India with our "Jewels of South'' tour, spanning 5 nights and 6 days. From the cityscape of Bengaluru to the cultural richness of Mysuru, Mahabalipuram's ancient wonders, and Thanjavur and Chettinadu. Each destination promises a unique experience. With onboard dining and comfortable accommodations on the train, this journey offers a seamless blend of luxury and cultural immersion.


Note: We can arrange flight tickets and transfers between your hotel/airport to the railway station. Additional charges will be applicable. 

Day 1 (Saturday)  Bengaluru to Mysuru: 
Your journey begins as you arrive at Yeshwantpur Railway Station in Bengaluru around 08:30 AM, where you will receive a warm welcome as you board the Golden Chariot Train in India. After registration, enjoy a scenic journey to Mysuru and have lunch onboard. As you arrive at Mysuru, visit the Mysore Palace, rich in architectural design and history. As the day ends, enjoy a delicious dinner onboard as the train proceeds to Chengalpattu for Mahabalipuram.

Day 2 (Sunday) Mahabalipuram: 
Wake up and have a healthy breakfast onboard as the train arrives at Chengalpattu Railway Station. You have the option to explore the ancient city of Kanchipuram, renowned for its temples and silk sarees. Return for lunch onboard before heading to the UNESCO World Heritage site - Shore Temple, against the backdrop of the sea. Conclude the day with a delightful dinner at an exclusive beachfront venue before the train sets off for Thanjavur.

Day 3 (Monday) Thanjavur and Chettinadu: 
After a fulfilling breakfast onboard, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site - Brihadeshwara Temple in Thanjavur. Soak in the spiritual aura of this ancient temple. Lunch will be served onboard as the train continues its journey to Chettinadu. In the evening, visit the Athangudi tile factory and Chettinadu mansions. Dinner onboard as the train heads towards Kochi.

Day 4 (Tuesday) Kochi:
Begin your day with a delicious breakfast onboard before exploring the cultural treasures of Kochi. Visit the Mattancherry Palace in the Fort Kochi area, showcasing beautiful murals and artifacts. Later, enjoy the vibrant dance forms of Kerala at an exclusive venue. Return to the train for lunch. You can opt to explore the Chinese Fishing Nets and St. Francis Church. Dinner will be served onboard as the train departs for Kumarakom.

Day 5 (Wednesday) Kumarakom: 
Wake up to the natural beauty of Kumarakom and have a delightful breakfast on board before departing for a scenic cruise along the backwaters. Experience the calmness of the surroundings. Enjoy a delicious lunch at an exclusive venue before returning to the train as it journeys back to Bengaluru. Dinner will be served onboard. 

Day 6 (Thursday) Bengaluru: 
As the train arrives in Bengaluru, enjoy your final breakfast onboard before bidding farewell to the Luxurious Golden Chariot Train Tour, marking the end of your memorable journey through the jewels of the south.


  • The tour involves sightseeing through walking, so we recommend wearing comfortable shoes.
  • Some destinations include places of worship with specific dress codes and shoe removal requirements. 
  • Follow instructions and safety guidelines provided by tour guides 
  • Inform tour guides or train staff of any medical conditions or special dietary requirements for assistance.
  • Adhere to designated meeting times and locations to ensure smooth transitions between activities.
  • The itinerary is subject to changes based on railway timings, local conditions, and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Luxury accommodation onboard the train for 5 nights
  • All meals onboard serving you with a variety of Indian and International cuisines
  • Complimentary house wines, spirits, and beers onboard.
  • Guidance and expertise of  a Tour Director 
  • Entrance fees to attractions mentioned in the itinerary
  • Cruise on the backwaters of Kumarakom
  • Cultural performances and experiences as specified in the itinerary
  • Transportation between destinations as per the itinerary
  • Services of a knowledgeable tour guide throughout the journey
  • Presence of a paramedic onboard for any medical assistance.
  • Convenience of round-the-clock valet service
  • Electronic safes are provided in all cabins.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, and telephone calls
  • Optional excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Alcoholic beverages and additional snacks or drinks not provided onboard
  • Gratuities for tour guides, drivers, and staff members
  • Travel Insurance
  • Transportation to and from the boarding points is not included
  • Any medical expenses incurred beyond the paramedic onboard service 
  • Any airfare/train fare
  • Any additional services or amenities not specified in the inclusions

  • Explore the city of Mysuru, discovering its rich cultural heritage and modern attractions.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage site, Shore Temple, in Mahabalipuram
  • Witness the magnificent Brihadeshwara Temple in Thanjavur, an architectural masterpiece and UNESCO World Heritage site.
  • Enjoy the unique architecture and cultural heritage of Chettinadu, and explore the mansions and tile factories.
  • Experience the traditional dance forms of Kerala in Kochi, showcasing the region's vibrant culture.
  • Cruise along the backwaters of Kumarakom, surrounded by picturesque landscapes
  • Enjoy traditional and modern massage therapies on board the Golden Chariot Train 
  • Gourmet cuisine onboard the Golden Chariot’s two fine dining restaurants.
  • Experience ultimate comfort in the train's spacious guest carriages, each with en suite bathrooms.
  • Witness the diverse landscapes of South India
  • Tours have fixed departure dates
  • Arrival & Departure to the Boarding and Drop Points are not included in the package.
  • Cancelation and Date Change Policy to be followed carefully before booking.

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