West & South India Train Tour
12 Nights / 13 Days
Places Covered : Mumbai - Aurangabad
- Hyderabad - Chennai - Mysore -
Bangalore - Mumbai
Day 01 : Mumbai
Mumbai. Transfer to Hotel.
Day 02 : Mumbai
Morning tour of Mumbai. Kamla Nehru
Park, Hanging Gardens situated on the
slopes of Malabar Hill offering a
panoramic view of Marine drive,
Chowpatty Beach, Prince of Wales
Museum, Mani Bhawan, Dhobi Ghat,
Gateway of India & drive through the
Crawford Market, Marine Drive & Flora
Fountain. Check-out at 1200 hrs. Late
evening transfer to airport for
Aurangabad night train. Night on board
Day 03 : Mumbai - Aurangabad
Morning arrive Aurangabad and transfer
to hotel. Full day tour of Ajanta
Caves. Ajanta Caves are 106 kms from
Aurangabad and date back to the 2nd
century BC. The 30 rock hewn caves are
adorned with Buddhist sculpture and
the frescoes portray in epic form the
religious and secular life through
eight centuries. Overnight Aurangabad.
Day 04 : Aurangabad
Morning visit Ellora Caves (29 kms)
encompassing 34 rock cut shrines
representing Buddhist,Hindu & Jain art
dating from the 4th to 9th century
A.D. The most remarkable among them is
the Kailash Temple, meant to be a
replica of Lord Shivas celestial abode
- Kailash is the best example of Rock
cut architecture and an engineering
marvel. Overnight Aurangabad.
Day 05 : Aurangabad - Hyderabad
Day free. Check-out from the hotel
1200 hrs. Evening transfer to
rail-station for Hyderabad night
train. Night on board train.
Day 06 : Hyderabad
Morning arrive Hyderabad and transfer
to Hotel. Afternoon tour of Hyderabad.
Visit Charminar - Rectangular Four
Arched Monumental Gate often described
as the -The Arch of Triumph of the
East, The Mecca Mosque & visit the
Salar Jung Museum - one man collection
of Manuscripts, ancient weapons,
costumes & curios. Visit the High
Court buildings. Overnight Hyderabad.
Day 07 : Chennai
Day free or optional tour to Golconda.
Check-out at 1200 hrs. Evening
transfer to rail-station for Chennai
night train. Night onboard train.
Day 08 : Chennai
Morning arrive Chennai. Transfer to
hotel. Afternoon city tour. Visit the
Museum to see the Art and Bronze
Gallery (Closed on Fridays and Public
holidays). Drive through the Flower
and Fruit market, High court, Fort
museum, Marina Beach, Santhome
Cathedral and snake park . Overnight
Day 09 : Mahabalipuram &
Full day tour of Mahabalipuram &
(64 kms from Chennai) is
the ancient capital of the Pallavas
famous as a city of 1000 Temples and
still has 124 shrines. The first
temple dedicated to Shiva was built in
the 7th and 8th century and has
paintings on the walls. Temples of
Ekambaswara, Kailasanatha , Sri
Kamakshi and Varadarajaswamy are of
interest. Kanchipuram is also famous
for its silks.
The city of
Mahabalipuram is famous for
the seven pagodas. Here on the
seashore is an interesting group of
ancient rock hewn temples which are
the examples of Dravidian style of
Architecture. Overnight Chennai.
Day 10 : Mysore
Morning transfer to rail-station for
Mysore train. Arrive Mysore and
transfer to hotel.
Day 11 : Mysore
Full day tour of Belur and Halebid.
The Chenna Kesava temple of Belur
built 900 years ago is an exquisite
example of Hoysala art. Halebid's 12th
century Hoysaleswara and Kedareswara
temples are master pieces of Hindu
art. On the return, visit
Sravanbelgola. At Sravanbelgola, hewn
out of a single rock and visible from
a distance of 25 kms is the statue of
Lord Gomteshwara which is bathed with
milk and honey once every 12 years.
Day 12 : Bangalore
Drive to Bangalore. Afternoon tour of
In this Garden City - visit the Lal
Bagh with a variety of old trees,
fountains, lotus pools, terraces & an
assortment of tropical and
sub-tropical herbs. Also see the
Maharaja's Palace & Government
Buildings. Overnight Bangalore.
Day 13 : Mumbai
Transfer to airport for Mumbai flight.
Arrive & transfer to city centre (No
hotel). Later in the evening, transfer
to international airport.
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