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The Golden Chariot

The Golden Chariot

per person

7 Nights / 8 Days

Delhi – Agra – Ranthambore – Jaipur – Delhi

Golden Chariot, the only luxury train in South India, will chug out of Yeshwantpur (Bangalore) railway station from March 2020. According to the schedule, the train will cover famous localities in Karnataka, Goa, Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Pondicherry.

The first circuit of Golden Chariot will operate from Yeshwantpur to Vasco Da Gama Via Mysuru, Shravanabelagola, Hospet and Badami ( 7 nights / 8 days) and cover the heritage city of Mysuru, Kabini, ancient glory of Halebid and Belur, Krishnadevaraya Kingdoms, Badami caves, Aihole and Pattadakal, apart from natural beauty of Goa’s spectacular temples and churches.

The second circuit will operate from Yeshwantpur to Thiruvananathapuram (7 nights / 8 days) via Chennai, Mahabalipuram, Puducherry, Thanjavur, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Poovar beach, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram and cover spectacular old glory of temples, churches and natural beauty of beaches in Kerala, including luxury house boats.

Karnataka State Tourism Department Corporation (KSTDC) has signed an agreement with the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the tourism arm of the Indian Railways, for the management of ‘on board” services of the Golden Chariot. The Golden Chariot, which commenced its operations in 2008, is a state government initiative in a joint venture with the Union ministry of railways. The 18 coach train with 44 rooms can accommodate 84 guests.

THE GOLDEN CHARIOT JOURNEYS

An in-depth study of the Golden Chariot itinerary is as follows:

7 Nights / 8 Days
  • Included
    The Golden Chariot
  • Not Included
    Departure Taxes
    Entry Fees
    5 Star Accommodation
    Personal Guide
    Breakfast
1
Banglore
Recline and relax, as scenic splendors unfold in front of you, outside the window. Rejoice the wholesome experience in the laps of Bangalore's luscious greenery. Witness the amalgamation of this unique cities rich cultural heritage with modern-day grandeur.
2
Mysore
The city of majestic palaces and architectural masterpieces will enchant you in just a glance. Catch mystical beauty of 'Srirangapatna': the island fortress of warrior king Tipu Sultan; 'Mysore Palace': treasure house of exquisite murals and works of art; and 'Brindawa Gardens': one of the best in South India.
3
Kabini
Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Nagarhole(Kabini), is abode of wildlife animals. Previously the hunting retreat area of Mysore Maharajas, it houses around 300 species of birds and wildlife animals like elephant, gaur, chital, sambar, wild boar, in their natural habitat. Dwellers and visitors with the penchant for adventure will simply love this place and can go for safari to spot wildlife animals.
4
Belur and Halebid:
Built by Hoysala Vishnuvardhana to celebrate his victory over the Cholas, it’s a masterpiece, filled with intricate sculptures on the walls. Halebid is one of the finest temples and its walls are richly carved with Hindu deities, animals, and birds depicting the Hoysala King's life.
5
Hampi
Capital of powerful Vijaynagar Empire, in post-mughal India, it covered several states. It has ruins of 14th century scattered in 26 sq. km area. Its a must visit place for art connoisseurs and mavens, displaying the glimpses of traditional country life of Karnataka.
6
Badami - A world heritage site
Showcasing four ancient rock-cut cave temples, Badami is beautifully situated between two rocky hills. It has exquisite sculptures and most of it is dedicated to Lord Vishnu like the 18 -armed Nataraja with striking 81 dance poses.
7
Goa
Famously called the “Tourist's Paradise” Goa is land of unsullied and tranquil sandy beaches sparkling with crystalline, jade and azure waters. Once a Portuguese colony- it’s a base of roaring carnival celebrations, mouth-watering food and up market spirits.

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