The Golden Chariot – Pride of the South - 8 Days

Trip Highlights

  • Visit ISKCON Temple at Bangalore
  • Wildlife safari into the Kabini National Park
  • Churches tour Goa.
  • Visit the famous Amba Vilas Mysore Palace
  • Boat riding on Kabini river.
  • Food: Daily Breakfast

The enchanting journey of the south for 8 days/7 nights begins from Bangalore. It takes you through Kabini-the tigers’ abode, imperial Mysore, Srirangapatna, Shravanabelagola, architectural wonders of Halebid, Belur, Hampi, Pattadakal and Badami. It also takes you to the tiny emerald Goa, a paradise of sun and sand paradise.

“The Golden Chariot Train has gone for renovation & expected to restart operations in OCT. 2019”

This is specific itinerary possible but we can adjust it as per your requirements and your travel dates so you can enjoy this tour package more comfortably.

Day 1

Located on the banks of the river Kabini, is one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in Karnataka. The place is famous for its beauty of flora & fauna. It attracts those who love environment the most. Main activities one can enjoy here are boating, elephant Safari & jungle safari. Numerous attractive destinations Kabini offers to its tourists are Nagarhole National Park, Rameshwara Temple, Brahmagiri Sanctuary.

  • Check in taj west end
  • Tea time
  • Walk at Taj west end
  • A graceful cultural show
  • Traditional Indian welcome at Yeshwanthpur railway station
  • Dinner onboard The Golden Chariot & Depart For Mysore

Day 2
Mysore - Kabini

Mysore city famous for its Chamundi Devi Temple & various other destinations like Brindavan Garden, Jagan Mohan Palace, Mysore Palce, St. Philomena’s Cathedral etc. Kabini as the name states, is on eof the most beautiful wildlife destinations of Karnataka state in India. Situated about 205km away from Bangalore & 80km away from from Mysore. There, one can have an opportunity to interact with local people of Kabini who have friendly elephants. One can choose either to go for jungle safari or to visit the destinations.

  • Breakfast onboard The Golden Chariot
  • Visit Amba villas mysore Palace
  • Leave for Kabini in coach
  • Lunch at kabini jungle resort
  • Jungle safari in kabini
  • Screening of wildlife film
  • stay overnight at kabini jungle lodge resort & Dinner followed by campfire

Day 3
Kabini - Mysore

Also known as the Orange county, Kabini is a hidden gem for its travelers (specially for nature lovers). that has many secrets waiting for them to be travelled there. Green landscape & Kapila(the water body) is the perfect place to discover the herds of elephants & many other wildlife. That’s why Kabini was once the favorite hunting lodge of the Maharaja of Mysore. One can experience all the wonderful adventures that this place offers like Boat safari, Nature walk & Kaveri- the resident elephant.

  • Jeep/Boat Riding on kavini river for Bird safari
  • Breakfast at jungle lodge resort
  • Depart for Mysore in coach
  • Return to The Golden Chariot
  • Lunch will be served
  • Sightseeing: Srirangapatnam, Tipu museum, Dariya Daulat and fort
  • Shopping at CIE
  • A culture dance & Dinner at 5 star palace hotel
  • Return to The Golden Chariot

Day 4

Mysore is an exclusively palace with beautifully ornamented ceilings, open mandaps, rich paintings & royal memoirs like the jeweled throne of Wadiyar. The Tipu Sultan’s Fort here is an amazing structure with intricate designs & balconies. Belur has the famous Chennakesava Temple complex in Mysore . Belur Temple is an architectural piece which is constructed in the sculpture of cartoon. One can also visit Shravanbelgola, that is adorned beautifully with large statue of Gommatesvara Bahubali of 978 A.D.

  • Arrive for Hassan
  • Breakfast
  • Sightseeing in Shravanabelagola( **Please Note There will be 700 steps to be climbed in order to reach the architectural gem those who are willing can join and others can stay at the Golden Chariot**)
  • return to the Golden Chariot & Lunch will be served you
  • Visit the temple complex in Belur and Halebidu
  • Return to the Golden Chariot.
  • Dinner on board
  • Arrive for Hospet

Day 5
Hospet - Hampi

Hospet, situated at a distance of around 325km away from the capital city of Bangalore, is the main way of getting to Hampi. Both the towns are located in the middle of Karnataka state. Hampi, being the second largest Worlg Heritage Site, has been referred to as the most beautiful ruins of India. The main attractions in Hampi are Vithala temple, Hazara Rama Temple, Ugra Narasimha and Stone Chariot.

  • Arrive in Hospet
  • Breakfast on Board the golden chariot
  • Explore Hampi Sightseeing : Hemakuta hill, Virupaksha temple, Queens bath, Elephant stables, Royal enclosure, Hazara Rama Temple
  • Return to the golden chariot lunch on board
  • Depart to visit Vijaya Vittala temple and the marvel stone chariot which inspired the Golden Chariot.
  • Enjoy the view of the sunset beside Tungabhadra River
  • Return to Hospet railway station
  • Dinner will be served onboard the Golden Chariot
  • Depart for Badami

Day 6

Badami, as the name itself suggests is related to the color of Almond (badam).

  • Breakfast will be served
  • Arrive in Badmi
  • Enjoy sightseeing of Pattadakal and Badami cave temples
  • Return to The Golden Chariot.
  • Lunch on board & arrive for Goa
  • Dinner will be served

Day 7

The wonderful place welcomes you in a world full of natural splendor. The moment you enter here, you will surely fall in love with the city. Every time to you visit this land full of beautiful beaches you will be filled with emotions. Goa- the name is enough to fill anybody with excitement, thrill and to bring smile on face. It is not only the land of beches or the city of churches, it’s a feeling that defines thrill in the most amazing way.

  • Arrive in Goa
  • Breakfast will be served
  • Enjoy the famous churches of old Goa
  • Visit the Portuguese Mansion where you can shop and refresh yourself
  • Enjoy lunch & afternoon at luxury resort of goa, After we will visit goa beach
  • Return to the golden the Golden Chariot & arrive for Banglore
  • Dinner will be served

Day 8

The place known as the Silicon Valley of India” is famous for number of destination places with rich culture & history like The Throne of Tipu Sultan, Lalbagh Garden, Cubbon Park, Bangalore Palace, Shiva Temple, Iskcon Temple, The Bull Temple etc. Bangalore city was earlier known as Bengaluru.

  • Breakfast on The Golden Chariot.
  • Reach Yeshwanthpur Railway station Checkout and farewell formality.

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    Trip Facts

    • 6,748 USD
    • 8 Days & 7 Nights
    • Bangalore - Mysore - Kabini - Hassan- Hospet - Hampi- Badami- Goa
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