Golden Chariot -
The Pride of Karnataka

6 Nights / 7 Days

Overview

The Golden Chariot offers an attractive sojourn across Karnataka, aptly christened as the Pride of the South. Commencing on Sunday from Bangalore and concluding back in Bangalore, the following Saturday, the Pride of the South tour offers to its visitors an 7 day itinerary of pure fun. Capture the essence of Karnataka through this journey and carry back fond memories to remember for long. The itinerary for the luxury travel has been given below. The day-wise program will help you to plan your schedule in a hassle free manner.

Highlights

  • Game drive at Bandipur National Park
  • Mysore Palace
  • Explore the Halebidu
  • Visit plantations followed by coffee tasting
  • Visit Stone Chariot which inspired the Golden Chariot
  • Pattadakal and Badami caves
  • Best churches and beaches of Goa

Bangalore

Bandipur

Mysore

Halebidu

Chikamgaluru

Hampi

Badami

Goa

Tour Route

Bangalore

Bandipur

Mysore

Halebidu and Chikamgaluru

Hampi

Badami

Goa

Train Stations

Check-in Venue & Timing – Yeshwantpur Railway Station, Bangalore/ 0745 hrs
Departure Station & Timing – Yeshwantpur Railway Station, Bangalore/ 0845 hrs
Arrival Station & Timing – Yeshwantpur Railway Station, Bangalore/ 0800 hrs

The train operates between October to April only. Please refer to the available dates below.

February, 2022 – 13
March, 2022 – 13

October, 2022 – 16
November, 2022 – 06, 27
December, 2022 – 18
January, 2023 – 08, 29
February, 2023 – 19
March, 2023 – 12
April, 2023 – 02

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1
  • Day 2
  • Day 3
  • Day 4
  • Day 5
  • Day 6
  • Day 7

Arrive Bangalore - Bandipur

The journey “Pride of Karnataka” indeed starts with the pride of south and the capital of Karnataka. This third largest city of India is, needless to say, ever-bustling and is bestowed with the Victorian architectural marvels and an all-year-round pleasant weather.
Guests arrive at Yeshvantpur Railway Station at around 0845 hrs.
Tour Briefing onboard.
Lunch onboard.
Deboard at Nanjangud Town at 1400 hrs.
50 km by road to Bandipur
Evening Safari at Bandipur from 1630 to 1830 hrs
Return to train for dinner.
Train proceed for Mysore and stationed over night at Mysore

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Mysore

On your second day of the trip, after having breakfast on the train you will visit the Mysore Palace. Enjoy the majestic beauty of this enchanting places. After the sightseeing tour of Mysore Palace, return to the train and enjoy lunch aboard. In the evening you can visit the Srirangapatnam which is an option.
Breakfast onboard.
Visit Mysore Palace.
Return to train for lunch
Optional visit to Srirangapatnam
Dinner on Board the Golden Chariot

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Halebidu and Chikamgaluru

This day you will proceed towards Halebidu from Mysore. Enjoy the scrumptious breakfast on board. Explore the Halebidu and then proceed to the Chikmagalur for the onward journey. After having lunch on the train, you will proceed for the coffee plantation tour and then move back to the train.
Breakfast on board as train arrives at Banavar Rly Station
Visit Halebidu from Banavar Railway Station at 0800 hrs.
Return to train by 1130 hrs
Train proceeds to Chikamagalur. Lunch on board.
De board at 1500 hrs to visit plantations followed by coffee tasting and dinner.
Return to the Golden Chariot.

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Hampi

The architectural marvel awaits you in Hampi. This is a dreamy land with a tinge of beige and rocks strewn in the landscape. This day you will first visit the best sites of Hampi, like the Vijayvithala Temple in Hampi with a brilliant stone chariot from which the Golden Chariot itself is inspired. The sunset view from the banks of Tungabhadra River is enchanting and rejuvenating, after this you will hop aboard and have dinner.
Have a scrumptious breakfast on the train
Leave to visit Vijaya Vittala temple (Hampi) and the Stone Chariot which inspired the Golden Chariot
Back to the Golden Chariot and the lunch will be then served.
Enjoy the view of the sunset from the train
Dinner will be served in the Golden Chariot.

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Badami

The train will arrive at Badami. Badami, as its name says is related to the color of Badam (Almond); the Red-stoned edifices and cliffs, totally set the scene to make the name Badami aptly suitable. On your sixth day of the journey, you will visit Pattadakal and Badami caves. After this, you will hop aboard as the lunch is served and the train leaves for Goa
Breakfast will be served on the train
Arrival in Badami
After having breakfast aboard, you can visit to explore the Badami Caves and this is optional.
Back to the Golden Chariot and have lunch.
At 1415 hrs. leave for the sightseeing tour of Pattadakal and Aihole.
Return to the Golden Chariot
Dinner will be served on board.

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Goa

Savor the existence of youthfulness in your soul, lose yourselves in the vigorous beaches of Goa and tap your feet to the Goan music. On your sixth day of the trip, you will visit Goa and go sight-seeing to the best churches and beaches.
The Train reached Goa
Breakfast will be served in the Golden Chariot.
Proceed for the sightseeing tour of the Churches of North Goa and Museum.
Return to the train and have lunch on board.
Deboard the train to enjoy the Bollywood Evening
Have a scrumptious dinner at the resort or hotel.
Back to the Golden Chariot by 2145 hrs and soon the train leaves for Bangalore.
Dinner will be served.
Train will leave for Bengaluru.

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Arrive Bengaluru

As you amassed different moments of the journey to create a fairy tale of your own, you will receive a warm farewell from the Golden Chariot team in Bangalore.
Breakfast on board.

Itinerary, destinations and scheduled departures may change without prior notice.
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Pricing*

Prices Valid from 01 October 2021 Until March 2022 and 01 October 2022 Until March 2023

Prices quoted below are in US Dollars and British Sterling Pounds.

Price Per Person Per Journey (USD / GBP) October 2021 – March 2022 Twin or Double Cabin Single Cabin
Deluxe Cabin $4,200 / £3,652 $7,350 / £6,390
Price Per Person Per Journey (USD / GBP) October 2022 – March 2023 Twin or Double Cabin Single Cabin
Deluxe Cabin $4,620 / £4,015 $8,085 / £7,030
* Terms and Conditions
  1. At Present 5 % GST is levied by Government of India EXTRA ON TOP OF THE TARIFF. Extra Surcharges for departures during Christmas and New Year.  
  2. Prices are subject to change in case of any change or amendment in the Golden Chariot train route.
  3. 5 % GST will be charged extra as applicable.
  4. Itineraries, destinations, venues and scheduled departure are subject to change without prior notice.
  5. All the above prices are on per person per journey on twin sharing basis.
  6. Supplement will apply for Signature Journey, Special occasions such as a New Year, Christmas etc.

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