Embark on a fascinating voyage through some of India’s popular historical and natural attractions while relishing warm hospitality aboard The Golden Chariot - Pride of The South. Explore intriguing destinations such as Mysore, Srirangapatna, Nagarhole National Park, Belur and the world heritage sites of Hampi. You’ll also enjoy the scintillating beaches and lively culture of Goa before returning to Bengaluru.
Depart from UK an overnight flight to Bengaluru. Read More
Arrive very early in the morning and transfer to the hotel for a 2 night stay. Room booked from previous night (Room available for immediate check-in). Read More
Morning at leisure. Afternoon tour of Bengaluru, the silicon capital of India, noted for its gardens, tree-lined avenues and Gothic churches. Continue to the train station to board the luxury Golden Chariot train. In the evening depart for Mysore. Dinner on board. Read More
Morning drive to Nagarhole, an excellent wildlife sanctuary with the Kabini River running through it. Afternoon wildlife viewing. Stay overnight at Kabini River Lodge. Read More
Morning drive to Mysore. Afternoon visit to Srirangapatnam to see the site of Tipu Sultan’s summer palace and the Mysore Palace. In the evening visit the illuminated Brindavan Gardens. Return to the train. Read More
Morning arrival in Hassan. After breakfast, visit the Jain pilgrim centre at Shravanabelagola, with a huge statue of Gomatheshwara (175 ft tall). In the afternoon visit the intricately carved Hoysala Temples at Belur and Halebid. Read More
Full day sightseeing of Vijayanagar and Hempi ruins dating from the 14th century. Vijayanagar was one of the largest Hindu Empires in the Indian History extending from the Arabian Sea to the Bay of Bengal. The greatness of the city is still evident from the Vitala and the Hazara temples, the stone chariot, Lotus Mahal and the Queen’s bath. Read More
Morning arrival in Badami and a visit to the rock-cut shrines. Visit the ancient temples at Pattadakal, a World Heritage Site located on the banks of the Malaprabha River. Return to the train for an early evening departure to Goa. Read More
Morning arrival at Karmali, Goa. Sightseeing of Goa. Visit the famous Portuguese churches of Old Goa. The day is spent in Goa. Return to the train for an overnight journey to Bengaluru. Read More
Arrive and transfer to the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Read More
Transfer to the International airport in Bengaluru towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More
01 Aug - 30 Sep
01 Aug - 30 Sep
Coorg or Kodagu is an astonishing land in the heart of the southern Indian peninsula. This unspoilt “country of million hills”, situated on the slopes of the Western Ghats, is India’s coffee bowl. The tiny district in the state of Karnataka is the biggest producer of coffee.
Enjoy a morning drive to Coorg. On arrival at Madikeri, the guests will check-in to the hotel or resort. Enjoy the evening at leisure and an overnight stay at the hotel or resort. Read More
After breakfast, visit Dubare Elephant Camp. It is a forest camp located on the banks of the Kaveri River. Guests can spot elephants as well as enjoy bird watching. Elephant rides are also available at the camp. The tour will then proceed to an amazing picnic attraction, Kaveri Nisargadhama in Kushalnagar. Return back to the hotel in the evening for an overnight stay. Read More
On the third day
of the tour, guests will travel to magnificent location of Talacauvery. It is situated in the picturesque Brahmagiri Hills. The River Kaveri originates from Talacauvery and a majestic Talacauvery Temple is built around it. The tour will also include Brahmagiri peak climbing and a visit to well-known Bhagamandala, a confluence of three sacred rivers, namely Kanike, Sujyothi, and Kaveri. Afterwards, visit the temple of Bhagandeshwara (Lord Shiva). Later, return to Madikeri.
After lunch, the tour will proceed to visit Abbi Waterfalls, followed by a visit to Omkareshwara Temple in evening. Marvel at the Gothic and Islamic style of architecture of the temple whilst enjoying the spiritual aura all around. Then proceed to Raja Seat, a seasonal garden of flowers and artificial fountains. The garden also offers mesmerizing views of mountains in Coorg. Head back to the hotel or resort to spend the night. Read More
Post breakfast, check out
from the hotel and head for Bengaluru. On the way, you will visit the Bylukuppe Tibettian Settlement (Golden Temple). It is the largest Tibetan settlement in India, near Kushalanagar in Kodagu district. The region has various temples and monasteries of major Vajrayana (Indo-Tibetan Buddhist) lineages.
Continue to Bengaluru and transfer to airport towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More
01 Aug - 30 Sep
Nestled in lush green grass plots, luxuriant hills and breathtaking scenic beauty, Yercaud is a destination that must be visited. This hill station, located in Salem District of Tamil Nadu is an enchanting destination which can be explored during a romantic honeymoon, family vacations, or while vacationing with friends or colleagues.
Enjoy a morning drive to Yercaud and check-in to the hotel on arrival. Relax throughout the day and enjoy a comfortable overnight stay. Read More
After breakfast, enjoy full day sightseeing tour of Yercaud. Explore the Emerald Lake, Botanical Garden, Kiliyur Falls, Lady’s Seat, Pagoda Point, Shevaroy Temple and other attractions of the area. Enjoy natural beauty of hilly terrains of Yercaud whilst enjoying Yercaud Boathouse ride during the tour. Interestingly, you can also enjoy 'Dirt Biking' near the Grange Resorts. Afterwards, travellers will head back to the hotel for the overnight stay. Read More
Enjoy delicious breakfast at the hotel and spend some time relaxing, before driving back to Bengaluru. Continue to Bengaluru and transfer to airport towards your onward journey to UK with sweet memories. Read More
The Leela Palace Bengaluru stands majestically amidst 9 acres of lush green gardens and a sparkling lagoon in the garden city. Ensconced in 9 acres of tranquility that includes an azure lagoon, the hotel mirrors the lushnessMore info
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