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Golden Chariot FAQ's


Here all the questions asked by guests, who are planning to board the Golden Chariot has been answered to make their journey accessible and hassle free. Go through all the points underneath for your pleasurable experience with The Golden Chariot.

Q. Do I need a visa to travel to Golden Chariot Train?

A. Yes, if you are a Foreign Passport Holders you must ensure, before boarding flight to India -that they have valid Indian Visa-Issued either through local Indian consulate.

Q. Where does Golden Chariot operate?

A. The Golden Chariot operates in Karnataka, it starts its journey from Bengaluru and connects all tourist attraction in states of Karnataka as well as Goa.

Q. How to book tickets for Golden Chariot?

A. The booking for the Golden Chariot can be done through an easy online method. It’s all just a fingertip away by visiting Golden Chariot Booking Page Here you can view Step by Step Process and learn how you can book Golden Chariot?

Q. Which destinations are covered by this train?

A. Golden Chariot offers one itinerary which covering all tourist spots in South India. The train starts from Bengaluru and goes Bandipur, Mysore, Halebidu, Chikmagalur, Hampi, Badami, and Goa.

Q. What is the route of Golden Chariot?

A. The Golden Chariot route is Bengaluru - Bandipur - Mysore - Halebidu - Chikmagalur - Hampi - Badami - Goa - Bengaluru.

Q. What is the ticket price of Golden Chariot?

A. The ticket prices of Golden Chariot depend on the number of occupancy and itinerary asked for; it starts from Rs.299130/ USD 4200 for twin cabin and Rs. 523480 / USD 7350 for a single supplement.

Q. What is the schedule of the train for this season?

A. For the season 2024, the train will start its run from 22 March 2024.

Q. What is included in the Golden Chariot tariff?

A. The Golden Chariot tariff covers accommodation on board, the meals, the sightseeing trips, and the entrance fees.

Q. What is excluded from the Golden Chariot tariff?

A. The Golden chariot does not include tips, phone calls, camera fees in the sightseeing locations, SPA car, liquor as well as laundry.

Q. How much luggage can I bring?

A. We request that the guests should carry baggage as per the standards that are set by the international airlines. Because of limited storage space, it is recommended that you should carry soft topped luggage.

Q. How soon should the booking be made ?

A. It is always better that you do the booking as early as possible to avoid any last minute disappointment, considering the popularity of the train. It is advisable that you make the bookings 3-4 months prior to the journey.

Q. Are guides available for Journey?

A. Yes, they provide an English speaking guide to tell tourists the importance of landmarks.

Q. Can I book my ticket online?

A. Yes, it can be booked online through the very easy method by just visiting the site.

Q. Is laundry service available on the train?

A. Yes, it is available on demand but it is excluded from the fare.

Q. Will I need insurance for my trip?

A. Yes, the passenger has to carry all the regarding insurance for accident, illness, injury, death, and luggage loss.

Q. What time does the train depart and arrive?

A. The train departs early morning Sunday, the guests are excepted to be their at Yashwantpur Railway Station by 8:45 a.m. Train loop backs to Yashwantpur Railway Station early in the morning.

Q. Do I have to pay for lunch?

A. No, meals are included in the fare. Onboard breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the price.

Q. What are the facilities offered by the Golden Chariot?
A. The Golden Chariot is accommodated with five-star amenities like gym, spa, lounge car, beautiful dining cabin, cabins equipped with LCD, WIFI, bathroom, etc.

Q. What is the dress code for the journey?

A. The guests are advised to wear something debonair and casual and comfortable walking shoes to enjoy the journey in class and comfort.

Q. What is the total capacity on-board the Golden Chariot?

A. The Golden Chariot can carry 88 passengers to an incredible journey to beautiful Southern India.

Q. How many bars are there on-board the Golden Chariot?

A. There is one bar named Madira that is elegantly designed and based on the early 20th century Mysore Palace.

Q. How many restaurants are on-board the Golden Chariot?

A. There are two restaurants in the Golden Chariot - Ruchi and Nala. The meals served here are vegetarian and non-vegetarian as well.

Q. Is Golden Chariot provides wheelchairs if a passenger requires?

A. Yes, the train staff keep in mind physically disabled guests and as result One special cabin has been specifically dedicated for physically challenged guests along with the facility for wheelchairs, crèches, and a personal attendant.

Q. Is the train fully air-conditioned?

A. Yes, the train is fully air-conditioned and well accommodated.

Q. Does Golden Chariot provide wifi and internet access?

A. Yes, the train is equipped with all modern facilities including fast internet and wifi facilities to keep gusts connected from the world.

Q. What type of cuisine you serve on-board?

A. The Golden Chariot serves two multi-cuisine with lip-smacking food with vegetarian and non-vegetarian preference.

Q. Are the drinks complimentary on-board the Golden Chariot?
A. Alcoholic drinks and beer are excluded from the fare.

Q. Do we need to reserve a table before any meal on-board Golden Chariot?

A. No, there is no need for a prior booking of the meal table. It is available easily.

Q. Do you have a gym on-board Golden Chariot?

A. Yes, a well-equipped gym and spa are there to help guests stay fit and relaxed throughout the journey.

Q. Do you allow pets in the train Golden Chariot?

A. NO, the Golden Chariot does not allow bringing pets onboard.