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The Golden Chariot

The Golden Chariot is one of the luxurious tourist trains that run between Karnataka and Goa. The train gets its name from stone chariot that forms a part of the Vitthala Temple located in Hampi. The train has total 19 coaches out of which 10 are coloured with gold and purple and have a logo of an animal having the body of a lion and head of elephant. The Golden Chariot starts every week and completes the journey by travelling to Goa and back again.

Unlike the other lavish trains, The Golden Chariot offers a number of top class facilities to its people including fully air conditioned coaches, refreshments, and lunch, dinner and spa treatments. Lounge facility is also provided so that people can have a comfortable journey and enjoy their trip with the family. The maintenance of this train is handled by the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation while hospitality services are ensured by The Mapple Group.


The Golden Chariot offers plenty of facilities to its passengers so that they can always remember its memories.

Lounge – The lounge bar, also known as Madira has an excellent collection of different varieties of international drinks. The decor is quite similar to Mysore Palace with beautiful interiors.


The two multi-cuisine restaurants that you have are Ruchi and Nala. You can try both vegetarian as well as non-vegetarian cuisines, which are very delicious. Both the dining areas are spacious and designed in a typical Hampi architectural style.

Health and Recreation

Do not forget to try the spa therapies of The Nirvana Spa along with a lovely gym to keep yourself fit and fine.

Conference Car

The seating capacity of car is 30 people and has all the facilities like Wi-Fi internet, television and much more.

Tour Itinerary

Durations: 7 Nights/8 days

Destinations Covered:

Bangalore>>Kabini>>Mysore>>Hassan>>Hampi>>Badami>>Goa>>Bangalore Returns

Departure day: Month          Depart Date
Oct-13   07, 14, 28
Nov-13   11, 25
 Dec 2013   09, 23
Jan-14   06, 20
Feb-14   03, 17
Mar-14   03, 17


Cost per Cabin: 2013 -14 Seasons:

7 Nights Golden Chariot Pride of South Train Tour

Cabin Type

For Foreign National
(Charged US Dollar)

For Indian National 
(Charged Rupees)

On Twin Share

US$ 7630 for 2

Rs 2,31,000 for 2

On Single Occupancy

US$ 5278 for 1

Rs. 1,54,000 for 1

On Triple Sharing

US$ 9240 for 3

Rs 2,77,200 for 3

Terms and Conditions

  • You can book minimum 3-night journey also.
  • 10% Holiday surcharge extra for Christmas/New Year departure.
  • Service tax of 3.09% will be charged in addition.

Booking and Cancellation Policy

  • The fare for children below 12 is half of the adults
  • There is no fare for kids under 5.
  • Payment can be made through debit/credit card, swift wire transfer, NEFT or RTGS.
  • Booking done 35 days before only will be confirmed with a minimum of 25% payment done.
  • For booking, you have to provide the names, age and nationality of the passengers.
  • Cancellation is according to the rules and regulations.

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