Train Tour, India Train Tour, West and South India Train Tour

West and South India Train Tour

(14 Days / 13 Nights)

(Mumbai-Aurangabad-Hyderabad-Chennai-Mysore-Bangalore-Mumbai)

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Day 01. Mumbai

Around Midnight arrival in Mumbai. The cosmopolitan city Mumbai (formerly known as Bombay) is the main gateway for travellers to India. Mumbai is the capital of Maharashtra and second biggest city of India. Upon arrival, you will be met by an Indo Vacations representative and transferred to the hotel. 

Day 02. Mumbai - Aurangabad (by train)
Today after having our breakfast we have a walk through the harbor area and visit the Gateway of India built in 1927 by the English to commemorate the visit of George 5th from England. We also visit the Gandhi Museum and the famous Hanging Garden. In the evening transfer to railway station for overnight journey to Aurangabad.

Day 03. Aurangabad
In the morning arrive in Aurangabad and transfer to the hotel. After the breakfast we leave for Ajanta caves (around 100 km.) Of the thirty monuments at Ajanta, four caves No 9,10,26 and 29 are sanctuaries or Chaitya containing a Stupa at the centre of their apses. The rest are monastic residences or Viharas. An Indian poet Kalidasa describes these caves as the gem set of jewellery, rich furniture, imposing architecture, natural scenery and fleeting expressions on the faces.

Day 04. Aurangabad - Hyderabad (by train)
In the morning transfer to railway station for train to Hyderabad. In the afternoon arrive in Hyderabad and transfer to the hotel.

Day 05. Hyderabad

After having breakfast, we drive to visit the impressive fort at Golconda. This fort is entered through gateways which have relief ornamentation of birds and animals. The Fateh Darwaza or Victory Gate is made of teak with an engraved Hindu deity studded with iron spikes. Within the ramparts lie the mosques, temples, the 3 storeyed armoury, the harem, the Hall of Public Audience and the Rani Mahal with the royal baths. After visiting the Golconda fort we visit the Qutub Shahi Tomb. Each tomb is made of black granite or green stone with fine sculpture, inscriptions and remains of glazed decoration. Overnight in Hyderabad.

Day 06. Hyderabad - Chennai (by train)
The day is free for leisure. In the evening transfer to the railway station for overnight train to Chennai.

Day 07. Chennai
In the morning arrive in Chennai and transfer to the hotel. After having breakfast we start the sightseeing of Chennai. We visit the Fort St. George near the harbour area of Chennai which was built by the British in the 17th century and also the St. Mary's church which was the first English church in India. Overngiht in Chennai.

Day 08. Chennai Excursion: Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram
Today we have full day excursion tour to Mahabalipuram and Kanchipuram. In Mahabalipuram we visit some of the 14 cave temples and 9 monolithic rathas (temple chariots). Pallavamala was the ruler who made the port famous in the 7th century and was largely responsible for building the temples. After the visit of Mahabalipuram we visit the Kanchipuram. Kanchpuram is known for the sarees. Overnight in Chennai.

Day 09. Chennai - Mysore (train)

In the evening transfer to the railway station for the train to Mysore.

Day 10. Mysore
In the morning arrive in Mysore. Today we visit the most impressive and one of the largest city palaces in India. The City Palace of Mysore "Ambar Vilas" is built in the Indo-Saracenic style. Mysore is world famous for Silk and Sandalwood. Mysore is also a centre of producing saris which is a common dress of woman in India. In Mysore we drive to Chamundi Hill to see a giant Nandi (buffalo god) and enjoy the view of the surroundings form the hilltop.

Day 11. Mysore - Belur - Halebid - Mysore
Today we drive through picturesque hilly landscape to Halebid which is the ancient capital of Hoysala empire. In Halebid we visit the Hoysalesvara Temple of 12th century where we see half life size statues of Hindu deities, with minute details of each, all around the temple. After visiting Halebid we proceed to Belur. In Belur we visit the group of Chennakesava Temples which are famous for its architecture and sculptures.

Day 12. Mysore - Bangalore
In the morning drive to Bangalore. Bangalore is the capital city of the Indian state Karnataka. This former "Garden city" Bangalore is known today as "computer city" of India.

Day 13. Bangalore
Today we drive through the garden city with its numerous avenues of Jacaranda, Gulmohar and Cassia. We will visit the Bull temple, which is built in the Dravidian style of architecture. This temple has a huge Nandi Bull carved out of a single grey granite and famous Gowda Fort, which was built by Tipu Sultan. We will also visit the Vidhan Sabha and downtown commercial centre. This Vidhana Sabha, which is built after independence, stands out by its imposing architecture in the neo Dravidian style.

Day 14. Bangalore - Mumbai (flight)
In the morning transfer to the airport for the flight to Mumbai. In the night transfer to international airport.

Tour Reservation
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Our Services Include:
      Accommodation in double rooms on twin sharing basis with bath and WC in the
         chosen
category.
      American/continental Breakfast.
       Train Ticket.
     
Services of qualified local guides (English speaking or languages of your choice) at every
         place of sightseeing
.
     
All Transfers and departures on arrival and departure by Indo Vacations representative.
     
All Transfers and Sightseeing throughout the tour by an air-conditioned Car with 
         driver. For groups an individual air-conditioned bus (Except Standard Hotels) will be
 
        
provided.

Exclusions:
      
Any Kind of Personal Expenses such as Tips, Laundry, Telephone Bills and Alcoholic
        
beverages.

      Camera Fees (Still or Movie).
     
Any Flight Charges.
     
Monument Entrances.
     
Unspecified Meals etc.

 
We always look forward for any changes in the itinerary as wished by you for your individual trip.
If you are willing to travel in a group - the Group Departure dates are available !
If you are group over 15 people please e-mail us with the number of participants
   and the wished dates to enable
us to workout the tour cost !   
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