Tuesday, 9 April 2013

The Journey - Southern Splendour - Bangalore

Bangalore: The land of opportunities
Bangalore: A cosmopolitan city known for its gardens and silicon millionaires, Bangalore is a perfect example of tradition co-existing with modernity. Legend has it that Bangalore was founded by Kempegowda in 1537 AD. Among the many historical monuments this city offers, the Tippu’s Palace and the Bull temple are worth visiting.

Day 1 - Bangalore
3.00 pm to 4.00 pm:Check-in at Taj West End.
4.00 pm to 5.00 pm:High-tea at Banquet Hall
5.00 pm to 5.30 pm:Presentation on The Golden Chariot tour, Do’s & don’ts, safety & security etc.
5.30 pm to 6.30 pm:Visit to Chitrakala Parishad / Art gallery
6.30 pm to 7.30 pm:Cultural Show
8.00 pm:Arrive at Yeshwantpur Railway Station, Platform No. 6 to a Traditional Indian welcome. Dinner onboard The Golden Chariot.
9.00 pm:Depart to Chennai.
Day 1 - Bangalore Alternate Itinerary*
11:00 am onwards:  Check in at Our Native Village
12:00 pm to 2.00pm:   Lunch
2.30 pm to 3.00pm:Briefing on The Golden Chariot
3.00 pm to 3.30 pm:What is it that makes us a 100% eco resort- Resort tour
3.30 pm to 4.00 pm:The Revivalist movement-Art and culture tour
4.00 pm to 4.30pm:Living an organic life-Herbal & Medicinal plant tour, organic farm tour
4.30 pm to 5.30 pm:Pottery session & Explore the simplicity of village games playing Indian village games & Bullock cart rides
6.00 pm to 6.30 pm:Rest and depart to Yeshwantpur Railway Station
*Optional itinerary for those who do not opt for Taj West End Check-in and Bangalore sightseeing.