Golden Chariot Train Facilities
The Golden Chariot is famous Luxury train worldwide for its royal journey that travels to popular destinations of South Indian states such as Karnataka, Hampi and Goa. The 19 coaches of the train are painted in purple and gold. While traveling in this train of South India, an ordinary person can also experience the royalty-like feeling.
The Golden Chariot is facilitated according to luxury in the five-star hotel. The arrangement and ambiance provided in this luxury train include beautiful designed plush cabinets, multi-cuisine restaurant and lounge, a reviving health spa and state of art conference car. In the duration of 7 day-long itinerary, the Golden Chariot has made everything possible to make you feel like home with extraordinary facilities and courteous staff services.
With the world-class amenity and cultured hospitality, Golden Chariot has ranked the recognition as one of the seven best luxury trains in the globe.
Have a look at the Golden Chariot facilities listed below for your benevolent perusal.
Cabin and Accommodation
The number of passenger coaches of the train is 11 whose construction takes all possible precautions to bring them closer to human history. The coaches were initially named after the various royal houses of Karnataka which are Rastrakuta, Hoysala, Ganga, Kadamb, Chalukya Bhamani, Adilshahi, Sangam, Shatavashana, Yudukula and Vijayanagar. In the interiors of the train there is a feeling of Raja having a personal bedchamber. The Golden Chariot coach is artistically decorated with many delicate carvings. Furniture takes their inspiration from Mysore and Hoysala architecture.
Highlights of the Golden Chariot Cabin
- There are 26 twin beds, 17 double bed cabins and 1 cabin for the physically challenged.
- Writing desk/ Vanity
- Each cabin is equipped with Wi-Fi, an LCD TV, DVD with six satellite channels, a wardrobe, vanity / writing desk and a private toilet with luxurious amenities and accessories.
Dining and Restaurant - Nala and Ruchi Restaurant
There are two restaurants in the train, one which is decorated with non-vegetarian dishes and the other one experiences the taste of non-vegetarian dishes. The vegetarian restaurant is named Nala which is derived from the name of the legendary chef Nala. The non-vegetarian restaurant is named Ruchi which is also derived from the Sanskrit language which means taste in Hindi. The interior decoration of the restaurant is similar to the ruins of Hampi and Helbid. The restaurant has a two / four seater cabin which is comfortable during meals.
Both the Golden chariot restaurant aspires to fulfill the lip-smacking expectations of passengers in serving appetizing cuisine. The arrangement of both Indian and international cuisine is served to be delectable among the guests in cultured amenity. Conventional Indian dining with a variety of chutney, rice, and curries are the most demanding after food in the Golden chariot.
The food is prepared by the proficient chef in the slightest spices to suit the requirements of international guests. Both tables d’hote and a la carte menu are available to frame your taste buds.
Highlights of the Golden Chariot Train Restaurants
- The interior design is reflected the grandeur of histories of Hampi and Halebid temples.
- There are four and double seater dining cabin with comfortable sofas and chairs onboard.
Lounge and Bar
Madira bar is a beautifully designed bar onboard Golden Chariot train. Madira, literally means the mythical drink of the Gods, which serves to relieve fatigue during the day. Along with Madeira, travelers can also enjoy exhibits by local artisans. The bar is modeled after the world-famous Mysore Palace for elegant seating and decoration. The day trip is described by local artisans.
The Golden Chariot allows its privileged passengers within the train to execute their business meetings while traveling between historical sites. A conference coach with a seating capacity of 30 people also has a 42-inch LCD television. The conference coach provides high speed internet connection through which passengers can connect with the outside world.
Highlights of the Golden Chariot Conference Coach
- Comfortable seats for 30 guests.
- A 42-inch LCD TV.
- High speed internet surfing area.
Recreation Coach/ Gym Coach
Travelers traveling in the Golden Chariot need not miss their daily exercise. The 'Nirvana' Spa, housed on the train, has a separate gym coach in the Golden Chariot with traditional Ayurvedic massage, where guests can workout and burn those extra calories, to help travelers relieve stress and stay healthy.
Highlights of the Golden Chariot Recreation & Gym Coach
- Ayurveda massage facilities
- Fully equipped gymnasium.