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Golden Chariot Train Tour

Golden Chariot Reservations - Luxury Train Packages in India

The Golden Chariot is one of the luxury trains of India that is designed to cater to the passengers interested in traveling to South India. Be ready to enjoy lush green landscapes along with abundance of wildlife by traveling at this luxury train. Reserved for royalty, The Golden Chariot - Pride of The South is the brainchild of Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation. The train allows the travelers having a memorable India tour indulging into luxuries. Named after a famous stone chariot of Hampi, The Golden Chariot offers a cozy ambiance to the passengers ensuring them a comfortable joy ride. It has 19 luxury coaches that have been named after the royal dynasties of Karnataka. Discover the elegance of Karnataka with this train and have a wonderful experience.

The Pride of South

Duration: 8 Days and 7 Nights
Destinations Covered: Bangalore - Kabini - Srirangapatnam - Mysore Sravanabelagola - Belur - Halebid - Hampi - Badami - Pattadkal - Goa

Day-Wise Program

Day 1:
Bangalore Day 2: Kabini/Bandipur Day 3: Mysore Day 4:Hassan
Day 5:
Hospet Day 6: Badami Day 7:GoaDay 8:Bangalore (Return)

Journey Highlights

Tippu's Palace
Bull Temple

Bandipur National Park

Brindavan Gardens

Jain temple

Hospet/ Hampi
Virupaksha Temple
Elephants' Stables
Hazara Rama temple
Vittala temple
Royal Enclosure
Local Crafts Bazaar

Badami Caves

Sola Souto Maior
Spice Plantation
Goan beaches
Basilica of Bom Jesus


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Facilities & Services

Central Air Conditioning
LCD TV with Satellite Connection
Writing Desk
Private Bathroom
Padded Beds
Facility for Physically Disabled People
Conference Room
Internet Access
Gym Facility
Ayurvedic Spa
Lounge Area

Restaurants & Bar
Nala: In a classic ambiance, the restaurant offers an array of lip smacking cuisines. The restaurant is named after famous chef Nala.
Ruchi: The restaurant serves a range of Indian culinary delights along with host of international cuisines.
Madira: A well-stocked lounge bar that serves collection of exotic drinks to lift the spirit of guests.

Pride Of South - Tariff

Tour Tariff for the Year 2012 and 2013 (Per Person Per Night)

October 2012 - March 2013 (For Indian nationals only)
Single Occupancy             INR 22000
Double Occupancy          INR 16500
Triple Occupancy              INR 13200

October 2012 - March 2013 (For International Travelers)
Single Occupancy             USD 754
Double Occupancy          USD 545
Triple Occupancy              USD 440

 Please Note:
* Half fare for children of 5 years and above but less than 12 years. Children below 5 years are free.
* 0Service Tax @ 3.09% shall be levied on the prevalent tariff of The Golden Chariot as per Govt. of India norms.
* 0There will be a 10% surcharge on the tariff for the trips falling during Christmas & New Year.
* No Charter can be booked during X-mas & New Year period.
* The above tariff is subject to revise without prior notice.

Tariff includes:

Tariff is inclusive of accommodation on board The Golden Chariot / travel / all meals / Conducted Sight-seeing Tours / Entrance fees at Monuments / Parks / Palaces and Cultural Programmes

Tariff does not include:

Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, SPA Car, Business Car Facilities, liquor and other items of personal nature.

Terms & Conditions

A) In case of Individual Booking:
You have to pay 20% of ticket value in advance to confirm your booking.
Remaining 80% of ticket value should be paid 60 days prior to the departure date.
B) In case of Group and Charter:
To confirm booking for group or charter, pay 50% of ticket value in advance.
Remaining 50% of ticket value should be paid 60 days before the departure date of the tour.

Cancellation Policy:

A) In case of Individual Booking:
For cancellation within 60 days prior to departure, you will have to pay 5% of ticket value.
For cancellation between 30 to 59 days prior to departure, you will have to pay 20% of ticket value.
If cancel your booking less than 30 days prior to departure, you will have to pay 100% of ticket value.

B) In case of Group and Charter: To cancel group booking 60 days prior to departure, pay 10% of ticket value.
If you cancel group booking in less than 60 days prior to departure, you will have to pay 100% of ticket value.
No Show/ En-route Termination of Tour/Amendment:
No Show - In case of No Show and not arrival of the passenger, no refund or adjustment for future travel can be done. The amount will be forfeited. En-route Termination of Tour: In case of termination of tour by the guest, for any reasons, no refund or adjustment for future travel will be possible. The amount for not traveled part of the tour will not be given back.
Amendment - Is only possible in special cases like Natural Disaster / Natural Calamity or Serious Health Problems (needs doctor's certificate) and is subject to availability. No refunds will be made in any case and no amendment can be done if booking of groups or complete train is done. Last decision will be taken on seriousness of the issue. ;

Pride Of South - Destinations

Bangalore - A World of Opportunity
Bangalore the capital of Karnataka is known as the Garden City because of its salubrious climate and greenery. Perched 3,250 feet above sea level, temperatures seldom exceed 30oC (88oF). More..

Mysore - A World of Royalty
Mysore is a city known for its resplendent palaces and majestic buildings. More...

Kabini - A World of Wildlife
Rajiv Gandhi National Park, Nagarhole (Kabini), the hunting retreat of the Mysore Maharajas, is definitely the perfect destination for wildlife lovers in South India. More...

Belur - A World of Worship
Belur in Hassan district (220 kms from Bangalore and 38 kms from Hassan) is famous for its magnificent Hoysala Temple Complex. More..

Hampi - A World Heritage Site
If dreams were made out of stone, it would be Hampi. Hampi has been classified as a World Heritage Center and is one of the major tourist destinations in India. More...

Badami - A World Heritage Site
Badami is picturesquely situated at the mouth of a ravine between two rocky hills. The exquisite sculptures and the rust red sandstone cliffs of Badami tell many a tale of yore. The first sculptural embellishment to dazzle the eye is the 18 armed Nataraja striking 81 dance poses. More...

Goa - A World of Golden Beaches
Goa known as "Pearl of the Orient" and a "Tourist Paradise", the state of Goa is located on the western coast of India in the coastal belt known as Konkan. More...

The Golden Chariot Train Tour starts on every Monday of the week from Bangalore and ends in Bangalore on every Monday morning respectively.

Pride Of South - Route Map

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