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The Golden Chariot Train

Many Worlds, One Voyage

Golden Chariot is the South Indian luxury train, which covers the architectural, cultural and natural beauty of the land. Itinerary of the train focuses on introducing the heritage importance of the land to the visitors. The train provides a holistic vacation that covers every essence of the land as you relax with the long list of amenities and pampering facilities of the train.

The train holds 44 cabins with numerous amenities like LCD, vanity desk, wardrobe, private restroom, and other facilities. To add a royal look, the cabins are decorated with architectural styles similar to ancient monuments of the 12th century or earlier. Out of the sublime coaches, the train provides other amenities like gym, spa, bar, restaurant, and other facilities.

This train offers tours covering three main states of southern India like Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, and Kerala along with two union territories namely Goa and Pondicherry. If you wish to explore the beauty of Southern India, Golden Chariot is the right option.

Luxury train travel is not just about a long list of amenities. When it comes to Indian styled royal vacation, hospitality is served with a golden smile from the heart. You are pampered by the team of staff on the train, who focus on meeting your needs and desire throughout your vacation. Starting from three-course traditional meals to the panoramic window, Golden Chariot is the right answer for your luxury vacation.

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Golden Chariot Itinerary

Day 1 (Sunday) : Bengaluru – Bandipur - Mysore

The guests are expected to reach Yeshvantpur Railway Station of Bengaluru by 8:45 am on Sunday. After formal welcome and assistance in seating, a tour briefing is conducted on-board. As the lunch is served on-board, the train moves towards Nanjangud Town.

Train reaches Nanjangud Town by 2 pm. Tourists are taken on a road trip to Bandipur. The road trip stretches for 50 km. Tourists will be at Bandipur national park right in time for the evening safari. Evening safari starts at 4:30 pm and ends at 6:30 pm, covering eminent spots in the national park to spot animals and birds. After evening safari, tourists are taken back to the train. Dinner is served on-board as the train runs towards Mysore.

Overnight stay on-board, while the train is stationed at Mysore Railway Station.

Day 2 (Monday) : Mysore – Srirangapatnam - Banavar

After breakfast on-board, tourists are taken on a road trip to visit the Mysore Palace. After a complete exploration of the palace, tourists are taken back to the train. Lunch is served on-board. After a brief rest, tourists can choose to visit Srirangapatnam, a temple town. Alternatively, tourists can stay back in the train to enjoy amenities inside the train. Dinner is served on-board.

Overnight stay on-board, while the train runs towards Banavar Railway Station.

Day 3 (Tuesday) : Banavar – Halebidu – Chikmangalur

As tourists enjoy their breakfast, the train reaches Banavar Railway Station. From the railway station, the tourists are taken on a road trip to the heritage site of Halebidu, by 8 am. Tourists return to the train by 11:30 am.

As tourists enjoy lunch and a brief rest, the train races towards Chikmangalur. At 3 PM, tourists are taken on a road trip to the hill town of Chikmangalur to enjoy plantation stroll, and tasting coffee. Dinner is served at any exclusive hotel/resort in Chikmangalur. Tourists return to the train by night.

Overnight stay in the train, as the train moves towards the next destination.

Day 4 (Wedndesday) : Hampi

After an early breakfast, tourists are taken on a long road trip to the ruins of Hampi, the iconic attraction of Karnataka. Tourists return back to the train after sightseeing, right in time for lunch.

After lunch and brief rest, the rest of the evening is at leisure. Cultural programs will be conducted inside the train. Tourists can also enjoy other amenities of the train.

Overnight stay in the train.

Day 5 (Thursday) : Badami – Pattadakal – Aihole - Goa

After breakfast, tourists are taken to Badami Caves. This is an optional tour as one has to climb more than 200 steps to reach the cave. If you are not interested, stay back in the train to enjoy the amenities and facilities.

After lunch, the tourists are taken on an evening sightseeing to Pattadakal and Aihole group of monuments at 2:15 pm. After sightseeing, tourists are taken back to the train by late evening. Dinner is served on-board.

Overnight stay in the train as it moves towards Goa.

Day 6 (Friday) : Goa - Bengaluru

After breakfast, tourists are taken on a road trip for city sightseeing covering the churches of the North Goa and the museums. Tourists are taken back to the train right in time for lunch.

After lunch and a brief rest, tourists return back to the city tour for Bollywood Evening and a luxury dinner at any resort or hotel of Goa. Tourists are taken back to the train by 9:45 pm.

Overnight stay in the train, as the train moves towards Yeshvantpur Railway Station of Bengaluru, the last destination.

Day 7 (Saturday) : Bengaluru

The train reaches Yeshvantpur Railway Station early in the morning. After breakfast in the train, the check-out formalities start. Tourists de-board at the railway station, marking the end of the itinerary.

Note :-
  • The Itinerary timing is subject to approval from the train authority

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For Foreign Passport Holders (in USD)

Occupancy Type Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost Per Person (6N/7D)
USD 1225 USD 7350
USD 700 USD 4200

For Indian Nationals (in INR)

Occupancy Type Per Person Per Night Cost Total Cost Per Person (6N/7D)
INR 87247 INR 523480
INR 49855 INR 299130