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The Golden Chariot - A Luxury Hotel on Wheels - Golden Chariot Train

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The Train

Facilities on Board


A Luxury Hotel on Wheels

Surrender yourself to the charisma of ancient townships, mesmerizing architectural designs and exotic natural landscapes. Catch a glimpse of the medieval royalty of Karnataka and soak in the spirit of the contemporary Goa. Feast on the heritage of Tamil Nadu and allow the magical spell of Kerala to be cast upon you. The Golden Chariot has forever been more than a voyage of self discovery. And now it has enhanced all the more... With the recent addition of the Southern Splendor tour itinerary, the pleasures of guests undertaking this luxury travel has increased by manifolds. Whether you opt for the Pride of the South itinerary or the Southern Splendor sojourn aboard the Golden Chariot, a week full of adventure as well as rejuvenation for all guests is definitely ensured. Be ready to be pampered by the efficient staff and enjoy a luxury train’s journey like never before.

A journey that takes you through the splendors of a glorious land. In a truly royal setting. Kingdom after kingdom, The Golden Chariot takes you into a spectacular journey of discovery. Of empires that shaped the history of the land. Of kings who were more artists than rulers of forgotten cities, unearthed in all its glory. The train unfurls one mystery after another. Before letting you immerse in the natural wonders around. Mighty waterfalls. Exotic jungles. Virgin beaches Silent valleys, Countless stories of gods, poets and saints. And when you come back tired, indulge in the extremely exquisite ambience of The Golden Chariot. Two fine dining restaurants, a lounge bar, a spa and a gym await you. Not to mention, the ultra-luxurious cabins designed in architectural styles that flaunt the rich heritage of Karnataka. A most royal travel experience. Just like in those days.

  The Train

The Golden Chariot offers you two memorable itineraries: Pride of the South & Southern Splendour.

The Golden Chariot – Pride of Southern India

Welcome aboard a fascinating journey through the many worlds of Karnataka. Embark on a luxurious voyage of discovery through the Cradle of Stone Architecture. THE GOLDEN CHARIOT train named after the famous Stone Chariot in Hampi, a world heritage site, in Southern India will travel through timeless Historical Heritage Sites, Resplendent Palaces, Wildlife and Golden Beaches. It’s 7 Nights / 8 Days colorful journey begins every Monday from Bangalore and traverses through Mysore, visiting Srirangapatna, Mysore Palace; the Nagarhole National Park (Kabini) and continuing to the historical sites of Sravanabelagola, Belur - the 11th century cradle of Hoysala architecture and a world heritage site, Hale bid, Hampi and thereafter entering into the triangular heritage site of Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole, and finally the Golden Beaches of Goa before ending in Bangalore.

The Golden Chariot 
– Southern Splendour

This is a truly breathtaking experience spread over 7 Nights / 8 Days, linking some of South India's most unique and exciting destinations. It covers three states and brims over with awe-inspiring moments. On its Southern Splendour run, The Golden Chariot starts out from Bangalore, the Garden City, taking you first to Chennai, a modern city exceptional for its allegiance to ancient traditions. Moving on, you find yourself at Puducherry, where serenity is redefined. In the ancient temple towns of Thanjavur and Madurai, you will encounter marvels of architecture and heritage. And thence to Kerala, God's Own Country, and the ineffable scenic beauty of Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha and coastal Kochi. Finally, it’s back to home base Bangalore.

  Facilities on Board

Cabin Coaches

From The Palace to your Chamber

Your chambers are steeped in history. Chambers in which, you will retire under a sky of craftsmanship that narrate timeless tales. Sink into a bed of royalty, reminiscent of the Mysore Maharajas, admire the intricate carvings on the ceiling, the wall panels and furniture inspired by Mysore and Hoysala architecture.
Each Coach of the “The Golden Chariot” has been named after the dynasties that ruled Karnataka - Kadamba, Hoysala, Rastrakota, Ganga, Chalukya, Bhahamani, Adhilshahi, Sangama, Shathavashna, Yudukula and Vijayanagar.

Fully Air-Conditioned Cabins

•          26 twin beds, 17 double bed cabins and 1 cabin for the physically challenged
•         Vanity / Writing desk
•         Every cabin is equipped with Wi-Fi, LCD television, DVD with 6 satellite channels, wardrobe, vanity/writing desk and private bathroom with luxurious amenities and accessories

Nala and Ruchi – Two Restaurants

A Culinary tour of fine taste.

Nala named after a king and legendary chef from the times of the Mahabharata.
Ruchi, a name that means fine taste in Sanskrit.
The two restaurants serve a spread of vegetarian and non-vegetarian culinary delights.
•         Interiors inspired by the timeless aesthetics of Hampi and Halebid
•         4-seater and 2-seater dining cabins with comfortable sofas and chairs

Madira – The Lounge Bar

Spirit for your Soul.

Timeless like the spirits we serve, Madira, the mythical drink of the gods in the lounge bar aboard The Golden Chariot. Pour yourself fine spirits as you unravel your soul, as you watch performances of local artisans. Celebrate the journey into timelessness as lilting music uplifts you.
•         Relaxing and elegant seating at bar
•         Plush and royal interiors modeled after the Mysore Palace

Conference Coach

Where modern day Royalty does Business.

The Golden Chariot Conference Coach can seat up to 30 business leaders and gives you lessons in history and leaves with a vision for the future.
•         Seating capacity of 25-30 guests
•         42 inch LCD television
•         High-speed internet surfing area

Gym Coach

Experience Eternity.
Attain Nirvana.

At the Ayurveda Centre, Spa and Gym on The Golden Chariot discover age old traditions and cures to modern day stress.
•         Two massage rooms for an out of this world rejuvenation experience
•         For those who prefer a local flavor - Ayurveda massages are provided
•         Fully equipped gymnasium

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