Go aboard on a royal journey and experience the luxurious retreat in the Golden Chariot that is a pure blend of luxury, royalty and elegance. Named after the famous stone chariot in Hampi, Golden Chariot is a tourist luxury train meant for crème de la crème.
Taking you on a trip of lifetime, it gives you a look and feel of the vibrant history and rich culture of Karnataka, India. This seven-nights and eight-days trip starts every Monday from the city of Bangalore, India. The train has total 19 coaches, including, 11 passenger coaches, two fine dining restaurant cars, one lounge bar, 1 conference coach, 1 spa salon and gym. Every coach speaks out rich architecture and has been named after dynasties of bygone era that ruled the state of Karnataka. ‘Kadamba’, ‘Hoysala’, ‘Rastrakota’, ‘Ganga’, ‘Chalukya’, ‘Bhahamani’, ‘Adhilshahi’, ‘Sangama’, ‘Shathavashna’, ‘Yudukula’, and ‘Vijayanagar’ are the various names that represents each coach.
The train is decked with 26 queen sized beds, 17 double beds and one cabin for the physically challenged guests. ‘Hampi’ and ‘Halebidu’ inspire the stunning interiors of the train.The travel itinerary of the Golden Chariot take passengers to Mysore, Kabini, Hassan, Hospet, Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole, Goa and then finally reaches Bangalore on the seventh day showcasing the vast diversity. The train allures gourmets with delectable sumptuous delicacies and a mélange of various wines, cocktails, national and international drinks. The two restaurants ‘Nala’ and ‘Ruchi’ satiate the preferable palettes. The restaurants serve both vegetarian and non-vegetarian food worth tasting. Passengers can relax in the confines and graceful setting of ‘Madira- The Lounge Bar’ and quench their thirst with the hint of royalty.
The train is further well equipped with fully air-conditioned rooms, Wi-Fi, LCD Television, DVD with six satellite channels, writing desk, private bathroom and heart warming hospitality that makes it all for a timeless journey to be cherished.