How to Book Luxury Trip in South India with IRCTC

From Heritage Sites to Natural Wonders: Exploring the Unparalleled Beauty of India with the Golden Chariot

Taking a luxury trip in South India is simple and worthwhile thanks to IRCTC’s The Golden Chariot Train. You can book one of the trips offered by the train on the official website with just a few clicks.

IRCTC’s famous luxury train takes you to some of the most iconic landmarks of the region, which include sceneries of nature, UNESCO World Heritage Sites, and cultural activities/performances. This gives you several scenic moments worth capturing and exposure to the wonderful heritage and people of the area.

Our train is equipped with a multitude of amenities to ensure a lavish stay aboard as it takes you to some of the most wondrous sights of the South. These facilities include spacious air-conditioned cabins with attached bathrooms, Arogya Spa cum Fitness Center, two fine dining restaurants, and a bar.

You can book one of the finest luxury packages from Bangalore to Goa for couples with these simple steps:

Step 1: Visit the official website of The Golden Chariot at Be sure to go through the website to learn more about the packages, prices, terms and conditions, dates, and any other information.

Step 2: Click on the ‘Book Now’ button visible on the top-right corner of the screen visible on the homepage and other web pages as well. You will be redirected to the ‘Reserve Your Tour’ webpage.

Step 3: Once the webpage opens, you will need to select one of the programs, journey dates, and number of rooms. More options will appear and you need to select the cabin type, number of adults, and number of children before proceeding.

Step 4: The Reserve Your Tour window will pop up on the screen, showing terms and conditions and a choice between Payment With INR and Payment With Dollar US. Go through the terms carefully before selecting a currency option and moving ahead.

Step 5: Go through the details before logging in via a guest user account or your IRCTC user account. You may have the option to autofill your details if you are an existing IRCTC user or fill them out manually before making the payment.

Step 6: After the payment is processed, you will get a confirmation on your registered email ID/phone number.

What To Know Before Booking A Journey With The Golden Chariot?


We currently have three itineraries that take you to some of the most awe-inspiring monuments and thrilling views of South India:

  • Pride Of Karnataka (5 Nights/6 Days)

Stops: Bengaluru – Nanjangud – Mysore – Halebidu – Chikamgaluru – Hospet – Goa – Bengaluru

  • Jewels Of South (5 Nights/6 Days)

Stops: Bengaluru – Mysore – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Thanjavur – Chettinad/Karaikudi – Cochin – Chertala/Maraikulam – Bengaluru

Stops: Bengaluru – Nanjangud – Mysore – Hospet – Bengaluru

As you can guess from the names, Pride Of Karnataka and Glimpses Of Karnataka are more Karnataka-centric while Jewels Of South allow you to discover more of the region. And if you’re looking for a luxury trip from Bangalore to Goa, then Pride Of Karnataka is the way to go. Consider the duration and destinations on the itineraries before choosing one.


The Pride Of Karnataka train from Bangalore to Goa costs INR 398160 for Deluxe Cabin and INR 299040 for Single Supplement. The prices are the same for Jewels Of South. The Glimpses Of Karnataka package costs INR 265440 for Deluxe Cabin and INR 199080 for Single Supplement.

These prices are per person per journey on twin sharing basis and are subject to change due to changes in routes, additions, government taxes, etc. You can check the website for price updates, USD prices, policy changes, etc.


The departure dates for Season 2023-24 are as follows:

Pride of Karnataka

(5 Nights/6 Days)

Jewels of South

(5 Nights/6 Days)

Glimpses of Karnataka

(3 Nights/4 Days)

Month/Day Saturday Saturday Saturday
Sep. 2023 30
Oct. 2023 28 07 14
Nov. 2023 25 04 11
Dec. 2023 23 02, 30 09
Jan. 2024 20 27 06
Feb. 2024 17 24 03
Mar. 2024 02
Trips 6 6 6

Dates can change without prior notice so do check the website for updates.


Don’t forget to look out for offers on our website or social media before you book a luxury trip in South India with us. And as soon as you are ready to book, simply visit the official website on and you can be on the vacation of your dreams!

So, what are you waiting for? Gather your travel companions and undertake a magical journey on this one-of-a-kind tourist train across South India.