Golden Chariot -
The Pride of Karnataka

6 Nights / 7 Days


The Golden Chariot invites you on an enchanting journey through Karnataka with its aptly named tour, Pride of the South. Starting every Sunday from Bangalore and returning the following Saturday, this 7-day itinerary promises pure enjoyment and discovery. Immerse yourself in the essence of Karnataka, capturing the beauty and culture of this vibrant state, and create lasting memories. Below is the day-wise program, designed to help you plan your schedule effortlessly.


  • 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









Tour Route




Halebidu and Chikamgaluru




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.

October, 2024 – 19
November, 2024 – 16
December, 2024 – 14
January, 2025 – 04
February, 2025 – 01
March, 2025 – 01

Detailed Itinerary

Arrive Bangalore– Nanjangud

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 0815 hrs.

Registration and Check in at Yashwantpur Railway Station from 0830 hrs onwards

Morning departure from Yeshvantpur Railway Station (09:45 hrs)

Lunch onboard as train arrives into Nanjangud (13:30 hrs)

Proceed to Bandipur Wildlife sanctuary at 14:45 hrs (1 hr 30 minutes drive)

Evening Safari (16:30 hrs to 18:30 hrs)

Return to train by 20:15 hrs. and dinner onboard as train proceeds to Mysore.

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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

Proceed to visit Mysore Palace

Return to train for lunch

People who wish to relax may stay back other may like to take an optional visit ( paid directly ) to Srirangapatnam ( this is an optional visit )

Dinner onboard as train proceeds to Banavar (20:00 hrs), watering and fuelling

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Halebidu and Chikamgaluru

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 onboard

Visit Halebidu from Banavar Railway Station

Lunch onboard as train proceeds to Chikmagalur

Evening visit to Coffee Plantation followed by cultural activities and dinner at Chikmagalur

Return to train as it proceeds to Hospet.

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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.

Breakfast onboard

Visit Hampi ruins

Return to train for lunch onboard.

Evening free

Dinner onboard

Train proceeds to GOA

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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 Fifth day of the trip, you will visit Goa and go sight-seeing to the best churches and beaches.

Arrive Karmali.

Post breakfast, visit the churches of North Goa. Deboard at 09:00 and return at 12:00 noon

Lunch onboard as train proceeds to Madgaon

Evening Gala Dinner activity at a hotel in South Goa

Train proceeds to Bengaluru. (22:30 hrs)

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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.
Please contact your Guest Relations Executive for further details, prices and bookings of optional activities.

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Prices Valid from 01 October 2024 Until March 2025

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

Price Per Journey (USD / GBP) Twin or Double CabinSingle Cabin
Deluxe Cabin$9,480 / £8,243$8,300 / £7,217
* 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. Supplement will apply for Signature Journey, Special occasions such as a New Year, Christmas etc.

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