Pride of South Tour Package
Inclusion (Pride of South Tour Package)
Guided Off-Train Excursion
Tea, Coffee, and Snacks
Exclusions (Pride of South Tour Package)
Taxes (GST) & Gratuities
Arrival & Departure Transfers
Additional Air Tickets
Pre and Post Accommodation
Any other Tour Extensions
About Location The Golden Chariot (Pride of South Tour Package)
Dubbed a romance on a rail track, Golden Chariot is an expedition that will guarantee millions of memories. An initiative by Karnataka Tourism Board, the luxury train takes you on a journey to some fabled and offbeat destinations of Karnataka which proffer pure travel bliss. Awarded in 2013 as Asia’s leading luxury train, the Golden Chariot is elegantly designed and comprises plush interiors and well-appointed cabins that are named after the ruling dynasties of Karnataka. Promising a luxury tour experience beyond imagination, it also boasts Ayurveda spa centre, fine-dining restaurants, and top-notch lounges to cater to all your luxury travel needs Scheduled for the most incredible South India tour, the Golden Chariot is inarguably the best luxury train to explore the cultural and historical expanse of Karnataka. Offering an opportunity to sight some of the most mesmerizing forts, temples, palaces, and forests, this luxurious wagon takes its guests to the ancient site of Hampi; the sacred most Jain destination of Shravanabelagola; the historically opulent Halebidu, Gadag, Belur, Pattadakal, and Badami. The journey becomes even more enthralling with an exploration of the forest of Kabini and that of top tourist places in India like Goa and Bengaluru To fulfil that dream, Golden Chariot luxury train has introduced a wedding package where the soon to get hitched couple can customise and enjoy a wedding in the beautiful city of Mysore (the customised wedding package will vary according to the budget of the wedding). This luxury train’s hotel will be turned into the setup of the wedding, so that the couple have an idea of how it would look on their D-day. The Golden Chariot ventures through those locations which portray the best of South-Indian Art and architecture.
Guests check-in at Taj West End.
Guests relish a Hi-tea
Guests enjoy a nature walk at Taj West End
Guests attend a presentation on The Golden Chariot Tour
Guests be a part of a cultural show
They visit the iconic Iskcon Temple ( The International Society for Krishna Consciousness) On arrival to Yeshwantpur Railway Station, the guests are welcomed in a grand and traditional manner.
On-board dinner is served
Train leaves for Mysore.
On-board breakfast is served
Guests then proceed to visit the famous Amba Vilas Palace of Mysore
The guests now move towards the Kabini in coach
The guests now relish lunch at the jungle lodges resort in Kabini
The guests now prepare themselves as they leave for the Jungle Safari
The guests will also have the opportunity to watch the screening of a wildlife film
The guests return to the dinner at the jungle lodges resort for their night stay which is followed by a campfire.
The guests prepare themselves as they are scheduled for a boat ride/ jeep ride for bird safari on Kabini river.
Guests are served breakfast in the Jungle lodges resort.
The train prepares to depart for mysore with the guests on board.
The guests are served on-board lunch
The guests proceed towards Srirangapatna sightseeing which includes Dariya Daulat, Tipu Mausoleum and drive through the fort.
The guests enjoy shopping.
Cultural dance and dinner at a 5-star palace hotel
The guests return to the luxury train
The train departs from Mysore to Hassan
The guests are served breakfast on board
The guests prepare themselves for the schedules sightseeing of Shravanabelagola*
On return to the Golden Chariot, the guests enjoy an on-board lunch
The luxury train of South Indian prepares to leave for Belur and Halebidu to gaze upon the magnificent temple complexes
As the guests aboard the luxury train, they relish a on-board dinner
The train departs for Hospet
* for Shravanabelagola, the guests would have to climb around 700 steps to experience the architectural marvel. People who could not do this are advised to stay back on the luxury train)
While the train arrives at Hospet, the guests enjoy an on-board breakfast
On arrival at Hampi, the guests prepare themselves to depart for the sightseeing tour which includes Hemakuta Hills, Queens bath, Virupaksha Temple, Royal Enclosure, Elephant stables, Hazara Rama Temple.
On-board lunch is served after the guests have boarded the luxury train
The guests then prepare to leave for visiting the Vijaya Vittala temple and the stone chariot
The guests enjoy a beautiful sunset as they sit on the banks of Tungabhadra river
On-board dinner is served as the luxury train departs for Hospet railway station
The train departs from Hospet to Badami while the guests enjoy an on-board breakfast
On arrival to Badami, the guests prepare themselves for a sightseeing tour which includes- Badami cave temples and Pattadakal
The guests return to the luxury train as the train prepares to leave for Goa
The guests enjoy an on-board lunch and can relish the on-board facilities like Gym, Spa, Movies, etc./
On-board dinner is served.
While the train travels to Goa, the guests enjoy an on-board breakfast
On arrival, the guests leave to explore the beautiful churches of Goa
The guests then visit the famous Portuguese house which is now an emporium for refreshments and shopping
Lunch at a luxury resort is served for the guests from where they proceed towards a beach stroll and enjoy a Hi-tea
The guests board the train as it gets ready to leave for Bangalore
On-board dinner is served.
On-board breakfast is served to guests
As the train arrives at Yeshwantpur Railway Station, the guests carefully pack their memories and bid farewell to the 8-day luxury routine.