THE GOLDEN CHARIOT

ABOUT THE TRAIN

The Golden Chariot offers 2 tastefully crafted luxury train tours in South India. An initiative of the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC), the Golden Chariot travels to an array of World Heritage Sites, wildlife sanctuary, spectacular palaces and cultural sites in South Indian states of Karnataka, Kerala, and Tamil Nadu.

DETAILS

TOUR DURATION: 7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS

DESTINATIONS COVERED: BANGALORE - CHENNAI - PONDICHERRY - THANJAVUR - MADURAI - THIRUVANANTHAPURAM - ALLEPPEY - KOCHI - BANGALORE

SEASON:OCTOBER TO APRIL

DISTANCE COVERED: 1,888 KMS APPROX

CABIN

There are 19 coaches which comprises the Golden Chariot including 11 guest coaches. Each coach is named after an erstwhile ruling dynasty of a bygone era and characterized by motifs reminiscent of that particular time and era. Traditional décor combines flawlessly with the modern amenities to offer the best of elegance and pampering to the guests in their warm and suave interiors. Intricate carvings, sylvan décor, and furniture inspired by Mysore and Hoysala architecture are suffused in history narrating eternal tales.

DINING

There are two elegantly appointed restaurants Nala and Ruchi with décor inspired by Halebid and Hampi style of architecture. These restaurants serve gourmet cuisines to the guests in their aesthetically designed interiors. Timeless beauty and serene ambience add to the romance of an elegant dining experience on board the Golden Chariot train. Both vegetarian and non vegetarian foods are served for the platter of the guests. Besides table d’hôte meals included in the fare, guests can also order a la carte menu as per their liking and appetite.

JOURNEY

Pride of the South


Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days


Destination: Kabini - Srirangapatnam - Mysore Sravanabelagola - Belur - Halebid - Hampi - Badami - Pattadkal - Goa



Splendor of the South


Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days


Destination: Chennai - Mahabalipuram - Pondicherry - Thanjavur - Madurai - Thiruvananthapuram - Alleppey - Kochi - Bangalore