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.
A. The Golden Chariot is South India’s first luxurious train with beautiful ambiance and five-star luxury. This train is owned by Karnataka State Tourism and Development Corporation (KSTDC) with MOU signed by the Indian Railways.
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.
A. The foreign passenger on the Golden Chariot requires passport and visa irrespective of their age and ticket confirmation document to present when requested.
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.
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.
A. The Golden Chariot route is Bengaluru - Bandipur - Mysore - Halebidu - Chikmagalur - Hampi - Badami - Goa - Bengaluru.
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.
A. For the season 2020, the train will start its run from 22 March 2020.
A. The Golden Chariot tariff covers accommodation on board, the meals, the sightseeing trips, and the entrance fees.
A. The Golden chariot does not include tips, phone calls, camera fees in the sightseeing locations, SPA car, liquor as well as laundry.
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.
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.
A. Yes, they provide an English speaking guide to tell tourists the importance of landmarks.
A. Yes, it can be booked online through the very easy method by just visiting the site.
A. Yes, it is available on demand but it is excluded from the fare.
A. Yes, the passenger has to carry all the regarding insurance for accident, illness, injury, death, and luggage loss.
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.
A. No, meals are included in the fare. Onboard breakfast, lunch, and dinner are included in the price.
A. No, smoking is prohibited on-board the train as per the Indian Law.
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.
A. The guests are advised to wear something debonair and casual and comfortable walking shoes to enjoy the journey in class and comfort.
A. The Golden Chariot can carry 88 passengers to an incredible journey to beautiful Southern India.
A. There is one bar named Madira that is elegantly designed and based on the early 20th century Mysore Palace.
A. There are two restaurants in the Golden Chariot - Ruchi and Nala. The meals served here are vegetarian and non-vegetarian as well.
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.
A. Yes, the train is fully air-conditioned and well accommodated.
A. Yes, the train is equipped with all modern facilities including fast internet and wifi facilities to keep gusts connected from the world.
A. The Golden Chariot serves two multi-cuisine with lip-smacking food with vegetarian and non-vegetarian preference.
A. Alcoholic drinks and beer are excluded from the fare.
A. No, there is no need for a prior booking of the meal table. It is available easily.
A. Yes, a well-equipped gym and spa are there to help guests stay fit and relaxed throughout the journey.
A. NO, the Golden Chariot does not allow bringing pets onboard.