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Splendor of the South - The Golden Chariot

Destinations: Bangalore - Chennai - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Madurai - Thiruvananthapuram - Alleppey - Kochi - Bangalore
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Day 1: Bangalore - Chennai

On your landing in Bangalore you can investigate the city attractions for the duration of the day and be a visitor in the Leela Palace Kempinski. At night you will collect at the Bangalore Railway Station. From here will start the captivating stay of the Splendor of the South. After a conventional welcome, visitors will be introduced their lodges and an extravagance adventure will instantly initiate…

Supper will be served for the visitors on board the Splendor of the South.

By 2200 hours the train will withdraw for Chennai.

Day 2: Mamallapuram

The train will touch base in Chennai at 0600 hours on the second day of the excursion.

On this day visitors will get an opportunity to visit the attractions of Mamallapuram. Settled agreeably at a separation of around 58 km from Chennai, Mamallapuram is best gone by for its sanctuaries. The sanctuary of Rathas, the Penance of Bhagirath, and the Shore Temple are a couple of the most critical attractions housed here. Visitors can savor on some extremely intriguing culinary joys of the spot for lunch before they move once again to Chennai.

Chennai city attractions that you can visit incorporate a trek to the St. Mary's Church, Saint Thomas Cathedral, Fort St. George, the Kapaleeshwarar Temple, and the National Art Gallery and Museum.

Appreciate a luxurious supper served to you on board the train while you move ahead towards Pondicherry.

Day 3: Pondicherry

At a young hour in the morning you will touch base in Pondicherry a city that was before a French settlement.

Post-breakfast you can leave on touring outings over the cobbled boulevards of the city. The grand French styled manors, Auroville, and Sri Aurobindo Ashram are a couple of the attractions housed here that you can treat yourself to.

On your come back to the extravagance train you will observe that it is as of now outfitted to move ahead towards the following terminus – Tiruchirapalli.

The train will land in Tiruchirapalli at 2200 hours and will stop there for the night.

Day 4: Tiruchirapalli - Thanjavur

Tiruchirapalli or Trichy as it is famously known as holds up to play your ideal have on the fourth day of the stay. Rock Fort sanctuary, Mathrubhuteshwar Shrine, and the Ucchi Pillayar sanctuary are a couple of the objectives that you will visit on this day.

Later in the day visitors can move ahead towards Thanjavur, basically known for its sanctuaries and its compositions. City attractions you will visit here incorporate Brihadeshwara sanctuary, Alangudi sanctuary, Chandra Bagawan sanctuary, and the Schwartz Church.

Supper and overnight stay in the train.

Day 5: Madurai

Land in Madurai by 0800 hours. Post-breakfast you can initiate your touring excursion over the city and visit the Meenakshi sanctuary, the Thirumalai Nayak Palace, and the Thiruparangundram sanctuary.

Supper and overnight stay on board the train.

Day 6: Thiruvananthapuram - Poovar

On the sixth day of the stay, you will touch base in the charming terrains of Kerala, abandoning Tamil Nadu. Thiruvananthapuram is the capital city and the first end of the line you will arrive in, in the state. Touring excursion to the Padmanabhaswamy sanctuary, the Napier Museum, and the Sri Chitra Art Gallery will keep you occupied for the duration of the day.

The following end of the line that you will touch base at is the Poovar Island. Post-lunch investigation of the shorelines here would be a decent thought. The relaxation minutes and isolation here will revive your psyche totally.

Take get a kick out of the Gala supper and the music and move exhibitions by neighborhood craftsmen that will be particularly masterminded you.

Day 7: Backwaters - Kochi

By 0900 hours on the seventh day visitors will reach at the backwaters locale of Kerala. Alleppey is the place you will achieve; the entrancing areas of which will basically blow your mind. Appreciate the flawless sights of the backwaters districts. A luxurious lunch at Kumarakom will set the atmosphere for you after which you will move ahead towards Kochi. Kochi is your last goal in the circuit. Fundamentally an ocean port, Kochi houses attractions, for example, the Dutch Palace, the Jewish Synagogue, and the St. Francis Church.

To finish your trek, a Kathakali move execution will be particularly be masterminded you.

Appreciate a lackadaisical supper before you continue towards Bangalore to stamp the end of the voyage.

Day 8: Bangalore (Return)

You will touch base in Bangalore in the small hours of the morning. Appreciate a rich breakfast on board the train before you will be exchanged to the air terminal to board the flight back home.

Schedule of Splendor of the South for Oct 2013 to Mar 2014 is as follows:
Month Departure Dates
October, 2013 21
November, 2013 4, 18
December, 2013 2, 16, 30
January, 2014 13, 27
February, 2014 10, 24
March, 2014 10, 24
October 2013 to March 2014 (For Indian Nationals in INR & International travellers in USD)
Occupancy Type Price (Per person per nights) Total Amount (7 Nights per person)
Single occupancy INR 26400/USD 831 INR 184800/USD 5817
Double occupancy INR 19800/USD 627 INR 138600/USD 4389
Triple occupancy INR 16500/USD 545 INR 115500/USD 3815