Maharajas' Express -The Southern Jewels ( 8 days and 7 Nights )

Multi-day & Extended Tours, Trivandrum  to  Mumbai (Bombay) train station.

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The Maharajas' Express -Is the newest & latest Luxury Train providing unmatched  Luxury and comfort and is one of the finest trains in the world and the best way to explore Incredible India. It has been conferred with "Worlds Leading Luxury train award 2012" by World Travel Awards. It is the first luxury train which offers five  pan India luxury tours on full board basis.The unmatched ambience, contemporary amenities, impeccable service and luxurious decor provide a royal odyssey on board.Every cabin has large windows-designed so that you can savour  every bit of magnificent India. All passenger cars come with independent cabin-controlled air conditioning,live television, Wi-Fi Internet, safe deposit box,  bath tubs ( in suites and presidential suite)- almost everything that  one would imagine to travel in luxury - truly like an Indian  Maharaja.The train also has 24hrs Butler service and round the clock  services of a paramedic on Board the train.
The Southern Jewels- departure from 16th Sep till 23rd Sep                       (07 Nights / 08 Days )Route:Trivandrum – Chettinad – Mahabalipuram – Mysore – Hampi – Goa – Ratnagiri - Mumbai   Day 01/ Saturday : Welcome Onboard as we proceed to Chettinad - After a traditional welcome board the Maharajas'Express. Dinner  shall be served onboard.Day 02/ Sunday : Chettinad/Karaikudi - Arrive into Chettinad. After onboard breakfast, visit famous Chettinad Mansions and Athnagudi Tile Factory followed by an activity filled day at a private venue . Lunch and Dinner onboard Day 03/ Monday : Mahabalipuram -  After Breakfast proceed to visit the historical city of mahabalipuram. Visit the UNESCO world heritage site - Shore temple. Lunch at an exclusive venue. Return to the Train.Dinner onboard.Day 04/ Tuesday : Mysore - After onboard breakfast , visit the Maysore Palace. Proceed for lunch at the Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel. After lunach, proceed to visit to Shreerangapatnam. Dinner onboard.Day 05/ Wednesday : Hampi - After an early breakfast, proceed to visit UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Hampi. Enjoy the surroundings as you  travel around on Tuk Tuks. Return to the train for lunch. After lunch, proceed to visit the ancient Anegudi Village. Dinner onboard.Day 06/ Thursday : Hampi-Goa - Enjoy a relaxed day onboard as the train proceeds to Goa. Breakfast and Lunch onboard. Deboard in the evening to visit the Goa Chitra MUseum, one of the finest ethnographic museum in the country followed by exclusive Goan Carnival EveningDay 07/ Friday : Goa - After onboard breakfast, deboard to visit the Churches of the North and a Walking Tour of the Old Panjim houses followed by Lunch at an Exclusive venue. Enjoy an 'Indian Evening' onboard raising a toast to this memorable experience as the Maharajas'Express proceeds to Mumbai.Day 08/ Saturday : Disembark in Mumbai - Early this morning, after breakfast, disembark at around 0900 hours st Mumbai, the financial capital of the India. Bid farewell to the Maharajas'Express as the journey comes to an end with transfer to hotel / airport in Mumbai.Tour Ends

What’s included

  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • 7 nights accommodation
  • Airport / Hotel/port pickup and drop-off from any part of India. (Optional)
  • GST (Goods and Services Tax)
  • Viator brokerage fee.
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner - Buffet dinner
  • Lunch - Buffet lunch
  • Professional guide
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Video and still Camera fees at monuments (If applicable)
  • Telephone calls.
  • Laundry charges (Available at selected destinations)
  • Personal travel insurance.
  • Preferred language guides,apart from English speaking.
  • Liquors apart from house brand.