The Golden Chariot Luxury Train
The Golden Chariot offers an insight into treasure trove of archaeological wealth, abundant bounty for wildlife seekers and a kaleidoscope of culture. It offers a mix of heritage, culture, eco-tourism and beach life. Recline and relax as the magnificent scenery unfolds outside your window with luxury on the inside, thusfar reserved for royalty.
Over 8 days and starting & ending in Bangalore, you will embark on a luxurious voyage of discovery through the cradle of Stone Architecture. Journey through the magnificent World Heritage Sites at Hampi & Pattadakkal, the exquisite temples at Belur & and Halebid, the golden beaches of Goa and wildlife reserve at Nagarhole
Maharajas Express Luxury Train
The route this 8 day journey takes is one of the most insightful and culturally important routes in all of India. You will get to see Varanassi, the oldest living city in the world nestled on India’s holiest of rivers the Ganges; the erotic temple sculptures at Khajuraho; tigers and other wild animals at Bandhavgarh; the Hindu centre of Gaya; and of course perhaps India’s most famous monument, the Taj Mahal.
Our tour of Ladakh, or little Tibet as it is known, will show you India’s thriving Buddhist community. You get there by a trans Himalayan flight from Delhi, seeing spectacular mountain views and can visit the Hemis Monastery (thought by some scholars to be where Jesus learnt about Buddhism), experience local life and drive the highest motorable pass in the world. A 12 day trip, departing from Delhi, you will experience:
• A flight over the Himalayan mountain range on the way to Leh;
• Walking tour of Leh;
• Sankar Monastery, to view the pure gold miniature statues and ancient paintings;
• Alchi Monastery, an 11th century Buddhist centre, and the oldest monastery in
Ladakh Lamayuru Monastery.
• Village life, to see preparation of local tea;
• Stok Palace, the former Royal family residence of Ladakh;
• Khardongla Pass, the highest motorable road in the world.