The Golden Chariot Train Route & Fare

South India is a melting pot of cultures, cuisines, crafts, traditions and when coupled with nature’s myriad attractions, it easily becomes a tourist’s paradise. Passing through South India’s most glorious tourist hot spots, The Golden Chariot’s route is a thing of beauty. Lush gardens, refreshing waterfalls, charming meadows and the tropical coconut trees make the train ride a joy to behold. This incredible luxury train courses through different routes depending on the itinerary  you choose.

  • Pride of Karnataka with Goa: Starting from the busy metropolis of Bangalore, this scenic route traverses through the beautiful locales of Bandipur, Mysore, Halebidu, Chikamgaluru, Hampi, Badami and Goa before returning back to its starting destination.
  • Jewels of South: Although this journey also starts and ends in the silicon valley of India i.e. Bengaluru and also spans over 7 days and 6 nights like ‘Pride of Karnataka with Goa’, it follows a different route. This picturesque train ride takes travellers through much sought-after places like Mysore, Hampi, Mahabalipuram, Thanjavur and Chettinad, Cochin and Kumarakom.
  • Glimpses of Karnataka: The shortest route taken by The Golden Chariot Train, this journey spans over 4 days and 3 nights. Starting from Bengaluru, it gives passengers ample opportunity to explore delightful destinations such as Bandipur, Mysore and Hampi before bringing them back to the garden city.

Running on three different yet equally stunning routes, The-Golden-Chariot-Train-Route-and-Fare or the Bangalore to Goa luxury train or the Bangalore to Kumarakom luxury train offers one of those extraordinary joy rides that stays with the guests for a long time. Want to experience this yourself? Take a look at the train fares and exclusive offers below.

The Golden Chariot Train Fares

Want to know what the package tariff for a deluxe cabin for the ‘Pride of Karnataka with Goa’, ‘Jewels of South’ and ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ looks like? You can take a look at the prices and offers below. These prices are per person per journey on twin sharing basis and government taxes as applicable will be charged extra. And if you want to know the Golden Chariot Train fares in US Dollars, you can do so by clicking here. Although with inclusions like luxurious accommodation on rails in double/twin bedded cabins with en-suite bathrooms, scrumptious meals, complimentary soft and hard beverages, off-train excursions, porterage at stations and an English speaking tour guide, the train tariff is well worth the cost. But to make this journey even more special, we have some excellent offers that make a trip on this exotic luxury train in South India absolutely unmissable.

★      Special discounted tariff for Indian Nationals on 02 Nights /03 Days for below mentioned itineraries of Golden Chariot on Direct/Online booking for the season 2020-21 only. (Not for NRI/PIO/OCI).

 For Direct /Indian per person for season 2020-21 only
Itinerary Special tariff for 02N/03D on twin sharing in INR Special tariff for 02N/03D on single supplement in INR
Pride of Karnataka-6N/7D 59999 44999
Jewels of South-6N/7D 59999 44999
★      35% discount on published tariff for Indian nationals on Direct/Online booking: An irresistible offer for Indians, this one is valid for all passengers who book the full journey (7 days and 6 nights) for the seasons 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23. It is important to note that this exclusive offer is not applicable for NRIs, PIOs or OCIs and is subject to availability.
Special INR Tariff for Direct /Online / Indian guests (Not for NRI/PIO/OCI)
Itinerary Per person on Twin Sharing Single Supplement
Pride of Karnataka (6N/7D) 208090 156070
 Glimpses of Karnataka (3N/4D) 118910 89180
Jewels of South (6N/7D) 208090 156070
★      Pay For One And Your Companion Pays 50% Only: An amazing offer in which the second adult sharing the same cabin can avail a 50% discount on the tariff. Although this offer is available on a first come first serve basis, it is applicable for passengers of all nationalities who book a journey for the season 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23.

When clubbed with such amazing offers, the Golden Chariot Train fare becomes really irresistible. To know more about these exciting offers, click here. And share this with your travel companion to undertake one of the most luxurious train journeys ever

Enjoy the much-needed all-in getaway with The Golden Chariot Train on a never-before Bangalore to Goa journey!

Where you’d rather be? Isn’t it the question we all have been asking ourselves this whole of 2020. The world might have come to a standstill but our imagination has skyrocketed and travelled to places where we otherwise thought we’d never be. Since, we are no different from you, we went a step ahead and actually put together the places of our imagination, got our expert team together to bundle them up in a well-crafted itinerary and present to you as a journey that has adventure, decadence, indulgence & luxury written all over it. Yes, we are all set to take you on an unforgettable Bangalore-to-Goa-Train journey and beyond on one of the world’s most luxurious and thoughtfully designed trains, The Golden Chariot Train. Pack your bags and be prepared to be captivated by the imaginative majesty of places like Bandipur, Hampi, Chikkamagalur, Aihole, Halebidu, Mahabalipuram, Cochin, Thanjavur, Goa, Badami, Kumarakom and Mysore among others. Afterall, it’s not everyday that you get a chance to uncover the beauty of a place as beguiling and mesmerising as south India.

What’s special about undertaking the Bangalore to Goa journey on this royal train?

From the traditional welcome to the destinations you discover and from getting access to elegant spaces like the onboard ayurvedic spa & eclectic lounge cum bar to the food that you savour, everything on the Bangalore to Goa journey on this royal train spells unique and luxurious from the word go. There’s so much to explore, see and absorb that you might wish for this dreamy journey to never end.

To let you peek into the luxurious you can enjoy on-board The GoldenChariot Train, take a look here:

  • 18 luxury coaches
  • 2 multi cuisine fine-dining restaurants names Ruchi & Nalapaka
  • 11 guest carriages with 44 cabins
  • 1 elegantly decorated and well-stocked bar called Madira
  • 1 gym cum spa named Arogaya
  • 1 separate cabin for the physically disabled

In-room facilities:

  • Ensuite bathrooms
  • Intercom
  • 24*7 personalised valet service
  • TV with infotainment system
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi

Off board facilities:

  • Traditional Indian welcome
  • AC coach/car transfers
  • Multilingual tour guides
  • Unrestricted access to places on the itinerary
  • Security personnel

What are the places you’ll get to see if I book a journey aboard The Golden Chariot Train?

Apart from the facilities the guests get to enjoy on the Bangalore to Goa journey or any other journey of The Golden Chariot Train, the highlight remains its meticulously and thoughtfully designed 3 itineraries. As unique & exclusive they are, they allow you to see the real, natural and untouched side of South India which we believe you’d have never seen before.

We have planned the journey now it’s your choice to seize them and see which one suits your needs.

  1. Pride of Karnataka: This 6 nights & 7 days journey takes you on a magical exploration of Karnataka & beyond. Witness the allure of some of the most stunning gems scattered across Karnataka & Goa and thank your stars for picking up this awe-inspiring Bangalore to Goa journey from the given ones.

Itinerary glimpse:

Bangalore-Bandipur-Mysore-Halebidu-Chikkamagalur-Hampi-Badami-Goa-Bengalore

  1. Jewels of South: For the 6 days and 7 nights you are going to spend exploring the stunning beauty and charm of South India on this once in a lifetime journey, be prepared to feel adrift yet historically, culturally & traditionally connected with South India.

Itinerary glimpse:

Bangalore-Mysore-Hampi-Mahabalipuram-Thanjavur & Chettinad- Cochin-Kumarakom-Bangalore

 

  1. Glimpses of Karnataka: Though it lasts only 3 nights and 4 days, the impact it can have on you will stay with you for a lifetime. Don’t believe us? Book it today to know what we mean.

Itinerary glimpse:

Bangalore-Bandipur-Mysore-Hampi-Bangalore

 

Still need a reason to book a journey from Bangalore to Goa & beyond aboard The Golden Chariot Train?

 

Here’s a little surprise from us! Not one but three unbelievable promo offers that will make you want to instantly book the Bangalore to Goa journey on this royal train. Excited already, aren’t you! Take a look at our exclusive collection of SPECIAL OFFERS and choose the one that suit your imagination the best.

 

1.      Special discounted tariff* for Indian Nationals on 02 Nights /03 Days for select itineraries on Direct/Online booking for the season 2020-21 only.

 

 For Direct /Indian per person for season 2020-21 only
Itinerary Special tariff for 02N/03D on twin sharing in INR Special tariff for 02N/03D on single supplement in INR
Pride of Karnataka-6N/7D 59999 44999
Jewels of South-6N/7D 59999 44999

 

2.      35%* discount on published tariff for Indian nationals on Direct/Online booking for the seasons 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23.

 

Special INR Tariff for Direct /Online / Indian guests (Not for NRI/PIO/OCI)
Itinerary Per person on Twin Sharing Single Supplement
Pride of Karnataka (6N/7D) 208090 156070
 Glimpses of Karnataka (3N/4D) 118910 89180
Jewels of South (6N/7D) 208090 156070

 

3.      Pay for one and your companion pays 50%* only for seasons 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23

*Terms & Conditions Apply

Travelling aboard a luxury train is undeniably the most romantic and unparalleled memory  you can create for yourself. So, without much ado, book The Golden Chariot Train’s Bangalore to Goa and beyond journey and be spoiled for life. To book our magical trips and avail our exciting and exclusive offers, click here.

3 Phenomenal All India Tour Packages by Luxury Train- The Golden Chariot Train

An All-India-Luxury-Tour-Package-by-Train is curated for tourists who wish to explore India’s rich cultural heritage while travelling in the lap of luxury. Ever since their inception in India, almost three decades ago, luxury trains have become renowned for offering matchless comfort and impeccable services. The Golden Chariot Train, the only luxury train that captures the magical beauty of South India is one such elite luxury train that might catch your fancy. Taking the exclusive luxury experience of train travel to a whole new level, it is inspired by the regal lifestyle of South India’s illustrious kings. Running on three different itineraries, the train offers guests a chance to choose from three separate South India train tour packages.

  • Pride of Karnataka with Goa (7 Days/6 Nights): Centred around the incredible state of Karnataka, this priceless journey is your ticket to exciting adventures and fond memories. Starting with a traditional welcome, this tour will take you to the wilds of Bandipur, the royal palace of Mysore, the magical land of Halebidu, the lush greens of Chikkamaglur, the historic treasures of Hampi, the mysterious caves of Badami and the quaint churches of Goa. And that’s not al! This entire experience can be yours at an unbelievable price because we are currently running three exciting offers for this journey. Take a look at the offer prices below and if you want to know more about the offer details, then click here and embark on the most beautiful train journey in South India.

 

  • Jewels of South (7Days/6 Nights): Coursing through Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Kerala, this diverse itinerary is replete with interesting activities like sightseeing at heritage sites, wildlife safaris, cultural performances, city tours, backwater cruise and lots more. Starting from Bengaluru, this train ride takes passengers to the top tourist spots like Mysore, Hampi, Mahabalipuram, Thanjavur, Chettinad, Cochin and Kumarakom. Exploring these glorious destinations on a luxurious train makes the entire experience absolutely enthralling. And similar to the ‘Pride of Karnataka with Goa’ itinerary, this railway tour package comes with the choice of three unmissable offers. Want to check them out in detail and also take a look at the term and conditions, child policy and cancellation charges? Just click here.
  • The first promo offer comes with a special discounted tariff for a part-journey of 3 days & 2 nights on these two select itineraries.

 

 

 

 For Direct /Indian per person for season 2020-21 only
Itinerary Special tariff for 02N/03D on twin sharing in INR Special tariff for 02N/03D on single supplement in INR
Pride of Karnataka-6N/7D 59999 44999
Jewels of South-6N/7D 59999 44999

 

  • Glimpses of Karnataka (4 Days/3 Nights): If all you want is a short luxurious escapade, then the ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ tour is just perfect for you. Traversing through Bandipur, Mysore and Hampi, this journey is thrilling and relaxing in equal measure. Needless to say, it is also not very heavy on the pocket. Especially when you club it with two absolutely wonderful offers. So, what are you waiting for? Turn the new long weekend into the most remarkable train journey of your life by getting on The Golden Chariot Train. For more information on dates, booking and offers, click here.
  • The second promo offer gives 35% discount on published tariff with direct/online booking on goldenchariot.org.

 

Special INR Tariff for Direct /Online / Indian guests (Not for NRI/PIO/OCI)
Itinerary Per person on Twin Sharing Single Supplement
Pride of Karnataka (6N/7D) 208090 156070
 Glimpses of Karnataka (3N/4D) 118910 89180
Jewels of South (6N/7D) 208090 156070

 

  • The third promo offer comes with a 50% discount for your companion’s ticket.

 

Aren’t these offers too good to be true? Indian railway tour packages by The Golden Chariot Train are the perfect getaway to the divine world of South India. Rediscover your love for travel by booking one of these excellent train tour packages for the seasons 2020-21, 2021-22 and 2022-23. And don’t forget to avail one of our special promo offers that are sure to make this tour even more irresistible!

The Essentials of Luxury Train Travel in India

India is a country of great contrast and diversity. While on the one hand, we have jam-packed trains speeding along the tracks that are boarded by daily commuters, on the other hand we have unique luxury trains suspended in time that are an epitome of elegance and elan. Although train travel in India has a long history dating back to the 18th century, luxury train travel is a comparatively newer concept that is slowly making a bit of resurgence in the country. And why not! The leading luxury trains in India are the best way to explore this land of mystical beauty in an unhurried fashion. One such train is The Golden Chariot Train, an extraordinary beauty that helps guests in unraveling the splendour of South India. Let’s take a look at some of the essential features of Luxury-Train-Travel-in-India and how The Golden Chariot incorporates them seamlessly.

  • Regal Stay on the Rail: Luxury train travel is centred around giving guests the most lavish and comfortable travel experience possible. A beautifully designed tourist train such as The Golden Chariot Train is well-equipped with 18 luxury coaches that house everything from comfortable en-suite bathrooms to elegant fine dining restaurants and bar & lounge areas. Not only this the luxury train also sports an ayurvedic spa, a fly functional gym, and a compact business centre. The train furnishings are distinctly South Indian in flavour, inspired from the life of the erstwhile royals and giving guests a fleeting impression of travelling in glamorous palaces.
  • Butlers & Silverware: Food forms an integral part of any journey, especially luxury holidays that are curated for indulgence. On The Golden Chariot Train, we ensure that every meal served is an enjoyable experience with the chef preparing decadent delights that are warm, comforting and absolutely delicious. The guests can choose to dine in either of the two multi-cuisine restaurants onboard, Ruchi and Nalapaka. The train also features an exclusive lounge bar called ‘Madira’ that is a dedicated space for relaxing with a glass of wine or just enjoying a fun activity with your travel companion.
  • Red Carpets & Warm Welcomes: India is well-known for its hospitality and nothing says royal better than a red carpet welcome. Prepare to be serenaded by an enthusiastic welcome by the smiling and friendly staff of The Golden Chariot Train. The Indian tradition of honouring guests with fresh flower garlands and a tikka on the forehead has a distinct style and revered world over for its uniqueness. This larger-than-life welcome sets the tone for the entire journey wherein the guess are treated no less than the royalty.
  • Royal Sites & Unforgettable Memories: From the magnificent structure of the Mysore Palace to the grand historical ruins of Hampi, The Golden Chariot Train journeys offer a peek into exotic destinations and stunning locales. As the only luxury train in South India, The Golden Chariot Train is perfect for those who want to explore the coastal areas and soak in the royal history and heritage of the great Deccan. Showcasing the historical and cultural pedigree of the country, this luxurious train service takes tourists to amazing heritage sites past some stunning scenery on the way.

Luxury train travel in India is gaining immense popularity as it offers exclusive, bespoke experiences that can’t be found elsewhere. It adds a whole new dimension to railway travel across India and the services offered onboard these trains make them stand out. Want to experience for yourself? Check out exciting offers that are currently available for The Golden Chariot Train by clicking here and plan your next luxurious getaway.

Golden Chariot’s Best South India Tour Packages by Train

If silvery beaches, picturesque landscapes, monumental wonders, spectacular palaces and divine temples fit into your idea of a perfect tropical holiday, then we present to you The Golden Chariot’s “South-India-Tour-Packages-by-Train“. The peninsular region of the Indian subcontinent makes for an exceptional travel destination with its marvellous ruins of ancient dynasties, historical treasures, spectacular coastline, varied culinary delights and diverse culture. This calm land of Ayurveda and coconuts can be best explored with a South India luxury train tour package.

South-India-Tour-Packages-By-Train
  1. Pride of Karnataka with Goa: A pleasurable 7 days and 6 nights journey across the beautiful state of Karnataka becomes even more special on a deluxe tourist train like The Golden Chariot. Starting from Bengaluru, this journey will take you to the most exciting tourist attractions in Bandipur, Mysore, Halebidu, Chikamgaluru, Hampi and Badami. The final destination of this charming trip is the state of sea, sun and sand, everyone’s favourite Goa. This wholesome itinerary includes exciting activities like evening jungle safaris, visits to striking palaces, trips to soothing plantations, day excursions to heritage sites, going to ancient temples, museums and lots more. By including so many different colours and aspects of South India, this journey ensures that you get a wholesome and fulfilling travel experience.
  2. Jewels of South: Another 7 days and 6 nights journey starting from Bengaluru, this one takes tourists across Mysore, Hampi, Mahabalipuram, Thanjavur and Chettinad, Cochin and Kumarakom before completing a full circle. With destinations from three different South Indian states, this itinerary brings together the varied flavours of the Deccan creating an extraordinary experience. Tourists on this journey can enjoy sightseeing at renowned monuments and palaces, visit archaic heritage spots, paying respects at renowned and revered temples, lunches at exclusive venues, cultural performances, cruise on the calming backwaters and optional excursions among other things.
  3. Glimpses of Karnataka: Although a short trip doesn’t do justice to the myriad attractions of South India, the ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ comes quite close to it. A 4 days and 3 nights journey, it includes only the most unmissable experiences at destinations like Bandipur, Mysore and Hampi. Representing adventure, royalty and heritage respectively, these places beautifully display the essence of South India. Also, the most pocket-friendly South India tour package by The Golden Chariot, it is perfect for extended weekend getaways. This fun-filled itinerary includes a game drive at Bandipur National Park followed by a visit to the awe-inspiring Mysore Palace and sightseeing at the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Hampi along with a host of cultural activities and entertaining performances. Guests can also choose optional excursions to Srirangapatnam and Anegundi if they desire.

The Golden Chariot is South India’s very own luxury train, a royal experience that goes beyond an ordinary train ride. Taking guests to timeless historical heritage sites, resplendent palaces, exotic wildlife sanctuaries and renowned temples, it offers an opportunity to travel back in time to the land of tropical treasures. Make your South India tour the most cherished memory of your life by getting on The Golden Chariot train. A train that will instantly transport you to the glittering world of Mysore kings and queens with its elegant decor, outstanding services and impeccable hospitality. Want to know more about this legendary train? Read this article by clicking here. For more information on South India tour packages, visit www.goldenchariot.org.

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The Luxurious Honeymoon Train in South India: The Golden Chariot

Have you ever thought about getting on a Train-for-a-Honeymoon vacation in India? Leaving behind the stresses of airports, hotels and cabs for your next adventure and spending quality time with your soul mate? If this sounds like pure bliss to you, then here’s everything you need to know about the honeymoon-special-train-in-India, The Golden Chariot Train.

honey special train in India
Honeymoon Train Inside

Similar to a luxurious hotel, but on the rails, The Golden Chariot Train incorporates the right blend of charm from a bygone era with the extravagant touches of luxury and all things modern to perfectly match your modern lifestyle. Offering an extraordinary and exclusive way to tour the off-beat locales of South India, it swishes past spectacular palaces, tiny alcoves, calming backwaters, illustrious temples and teeming wildlife sanctuaries. What makes this South Indian train especially suitable for a honeymoon is its aura of exclusivity and seamless hospitality. This luxury train can elevate a simple train vacation into a grand celebration with its magical moments and extraordinary experiences. The royal destinations invoke the romance of an ancient time and the train’s tasteful interiors make it a delight to travel in. If living in a boutique hotel and dining in an elegant restaurant sound romantic to you, wait till you experience these on the rails, only on The Golden Chariot Train.

The Golden Chariot Train Amenities: What’s on-board

  • Elegantly designed luxurious cabins featuring attached bathrooms
  • Two multi-cuisine fine-dining restaurants serving delectable meals
  • A bar & lounge offering an assortment of wines & spirits
  • An ayurvedic spa with calming sounds & soothing sights
  • A well-equipped recreational health centre
  • A formal business centre for business requirements.
  • Impeccable hospitality & round-the-clock personalised service

The Golden Chariot Train Experiences: What’s off-board

  • Visit to South India’s best heritage sites like Hampi, Aihole, Mahabalipuram, Thanjavur, Cochin & Goa
  • Exciting activities like evening safaris and cruise on backwaters
  • Day excursions to UNESCO World Heritage Sites & historical places
  • Sightseeing at magical palaces & formidable forts
  • Exploration of well-known South Indian temples & churches
  • Going to exclusive venues for lunch or dinner

Choose from three tailor-made journeys

  • Pride of Karnataka with Goa (6 Nights/7 Days)
  • Jewels of South (6 Nights/7 Days)
  • Glimpses of Karnataka (3 Nights/4 Days)

A honeymoon is one of life’s most treasured memories and for couples looking for an idyllic escape, a South India Honeymoon Package on The Golden Chariot Train is a perfect fit. It’s an opportunity to commence the new journey of life on a beautiful note in the lap of nature. The hand-picked destinations on all the itineraries not only include important heritage sites but also a visit to pristine coffee plantations and serene landscapes that capture the exotic beauty of South India perfectly. While the first two itineraries are slow-paced and rejuvenating, the third itinerary i.e. ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ is just 3 nights and 4 days of unforgettable escapades. When it comes to a Honeymoon-Train-in-India, The Golden Chariot Train with its royal vintage charm, untouched natural splendour and air of exclusivity is as good as it gets. And unlike other luxury trains in the world, it offers affordable luxury with packages starting from Rs. 1,82,930* only. So, splurge a little and indulge in the most luxurious and romantic holiday of your life by getting aboard The Golden Chariot Train. For more information on journey dates and package tariff details, check this.

Redefining Luxury Trains in India with The Golden Chariot Train

There are several luxury trains in India, each one promising to be better than the other. But how many luxury trains have you heard of that capture the magical beauty of Southern India? Or those that actually allow you to live, even if it’s for a few days, the life of a yesteryear royalty both literally and figuratively? Moments spent on The Golden Chariot Train are a lot about these two things and more. It’s a train that’s redefining luxury train travel in India. So, fulfill your dreamy and luxurious travel goals by joining us aboard The Golden Chariot Train.
Luxury Trains in India
But first, let’s explore the train’s two unique aspects that’s making it stand out from the rest. 

  1. The Undiscovered South on the Rail: At the break of dawn, a sage walks inside the temple complex in Mahabalipuram to seek blessings from the deity at the Shore temple. At the same time, a fisherman casts a fishing net in the calm backwaters of Kerala in Kumarakom. Just as the sun sets over the horizon, the royal palace in Karnataka is brilliantly illuminated, highlighting every intricate detail of the grand architectural marvel that is Mysore Palace. South India gently reveals its boundless natural beauty, cultural diversity and architectural splendour. The Golden Chariot Train, oozing with royal vintage charm, chose the wedge-shaped heartland of India and is till today the only luxury tourist train that offers an unforgettable journey of the South. With wildlife sanctuaries, archaeological treasures, golden sandy beaches, extravagant mansions and palm-fringed ways added to its itinerary, prepare yourself to witness South India like never before with The Golden Chariot Train,
  2. All-inclusive Journeys: As the sun goes down, a happy tourist makes his way back to one of the most luxurious trains in India, The Golden Chariot Train. A cacophony of playful noises can be heard emerging from the train’s grandiose lounge Madira. At the same time, peace, tranquility and quietude can be felt emanating from another part of the train that houses Arogya, an ayurvedic health and wellness centre onboard. The myriad colours of the train and exceptional experiences offered in each segment truly redefines luxury travel in India. And there is no better way to break the monotony of routine and truly rejuvenate than by exploring a new destination while travelling in the lap of luxury. A luxury vacation can be one of the most experiential trips you could undertake. In fact, the experience of travelling in a luxury train in India comes at a cost that doesn’t fit most pockets. But with an aim to make vip train travel in India more accessible to tourists, the Golden Chariot Train tour packages are very reasonably priced. For exclusive offers, please visit the offer section on our official website. After all, why should such an amazing experience be available for a select few. Despite offering such an exclusive treatment and services fit for a royal, The Golden Chariot has managed to garner a mass appeal. The services include a round-the-clock personal valet, exclusive tours of the monuments & destinations on the itinerary, transfers in luxury AC coaches/cars, professional guide, all meals, accommodation and security onboard. 

There are numerous luxury trains from Delhi that traverse the well-known tourist circuits in India but there is only one Golden Chariot Train, that starts from Bengaluru in karnataka and take the guests on a unique journey to give them a taste of the very best of South India at an affordable price. Everything about this trip, from the train’s historically named coaches to the hand-picked destinations, is a celebration of the South! So, come be a part of this unique & unforgettable journey on this luxury train in India, by clicking here.

Everything You Need to Know about the Cost of Golden Chariot Train

The luxury trains of the world are both elusive and exclusive. This exclusivity often leads to a lot of speculation about the train’s features, routes and of course, the cost. The Golden Chariot is also one such deluxe tourist train that created a whirlwind in the tourism industry ever since its launch. If you have also wondered about the Golden Chariot Train cost, then here is everything you need to know.
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The Golden Chariot Package Tariff

While there is only one kind of accommodation aboard The Golden Chariot, the ‘Deluxe Cabin’, there are three separate itineraries that are priced accordingly. A Deluxe Cabin for the ‘Pride of Karnataka and Goa’ (7 days/6 nights) or ‘Jewels of South’ (7 days/ 6 nights) journey costs USD 4200. A single supplement for either of these itineraries will cost an additional USD 3150. If you are looking for a shorter trip, then the ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ priced at USD 2400 will be better suited for you as it takes place over 4 days and 3 nights. With an additional USD 1800, you can get the whole cabin to yourself by opting for a single supplement. Please note that this tariff is valid till the end of this year i.e 31st December 2020 and may be revised thereafter.

If you want to know The Golden Chariot luxury train cost in Indian currency, then here is what it looks like. The Deluxe Cabin for both ‘Pride of Karnataka with Goa’ and ‘Jewels of South’ itinerary is priced at Rs. 3,20,130 with the single supplement costing Rs. 2,40,100. A deluxe cabin for the third journey i.e. ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ can be booked for Rs. 1,82,930 with a single supplement at an extra Rs. 1,37,200. It is important to note that INR tariff will be reviewed every two months w.e.f 13th July 2020. This package tariff applies to 2020-21,

2021-22 and 2022- 23 (T&C Apply) journeys and you can take a look at the list of departure dates here. Payment can be done through multiple options available on the website.

  • *All prices are per person per journey on twin sharing basis
  • *Prices are subject to change in case of change/ amendment in route/itinerary/package inclusions, etc.
  • Government taxes will be charged extra, as applicable.

Book your tickets today and avail the exciting promo offer for the 2020-21, 2021-22, 2022-23 season:

  • 35% discount on published tariff for Indian Nationals on direct/online booking
  • Pay for one and your companion pays 50% only, applicable for all nationalities.

Don’t miss this golden opportunity to book this exclusive train journey at an unbelievable price. Get complete offer details by clicking here.

The Golden Chariot Package Inclusions
The idea behind a luxury train in India is to provide as much comfort to the tourist as possible. This is why a Golden Chariot package includes almost everything the guest could possibly need during this enchanting train ride. The train tariff includes:

  • Scrumptious meals onboard from both Indian and international cuisines
  • Complimentary house wines, beers and spirits
  • Sightseeing at heritage sites & other destinations with the entrance fee
  • Services of an experienced & friendly tour director
  • Excursions on road in comfortable air-conditioned buses
  • The choice to opt for an additional excursion on payment
  • Round-the-clock valet service & hospitable staff
  • TV & infotainment system in all train cabins
  • Services of trained paramedic onboard
  • CCTV cameras, smoke alarms, 24*7 security system

And the most important of them all, it is a promise of good times! Floating majestically to South India’s most exotic locales, this train offers the most culturally rich experience of all time. Given the priceless moments you will enjoy, the Golden Chariot cost seems puny in comparison. We hope that this extensive article on the cost of Golden Chariot Train will put all your doubts to rest and help you in planning the most magical adventure with us. Ready for the most dreamy holiday? Read about the Golden Chariot’s simple ticket booking process by clicking here.

What Makes Golden Chariot so Special to be one of the Top Luxury Trains in India

A major attraction for tourists all over the world, the top luxury trains in India float majestically to exotic destinations offering the most exclusive and culturally rich experience of all time. Most of these luxury trains circuit through parts of North India even as the glorious natural beauty of the South remains untouched. If you prefer to walk across uncharted terrain, then South India’s only luxury train, The Golden Chariot should be your choice. Bathed in rich colours of deep gold and purple, the beautiful yet soft exterior of the train will instantly catch your fancy. Named after the well-known chariot sculpture in Hampi, its tasteful interiors inspired by South Indian architecture make it a delightful mode of travel.

From the carefully prepared food to the luxuriously decorated cabins, Golden Chariot can be an overwhelming experience for the senses. It is no wonder then that the train has easily made it to the top of the list of luxury trains in India. Passing through the resplendent surroundings of lush green forests and enchanting waterfalls, the journey is a visual treat full of picture-perfect moments. Apart from the royal accommodation and scintillating views, there are four more special features of The Golden Chariot that you will not find anywhere else. Here’s a look at these exceptional parts of the train.

  1. Arogaya: If you’ve ever wanted to enjoy an all-natural ayurvedic spa on the rails, then Arogaya is everything you have ever dreamt of and more. Infused with the soothing aroma of flowers and all things natural, it is a dedicated space for complete relaxation and rejuvenation. From the minute you step foot into this spa, you will be assuaged by a feeling of peace and calm. This is the place where you leave all your worries behind and just live in the moment, enjoying the most amazing of luxury holidays.
  2. Nalapaka: One of the best things about a holiday is that you get to try food from new and different cuisines as your daily diets go for a toss. Nalapaka is a fine dining restaurant on the train with breathtaking interiors that resembles some of the most beautiful palaces of South India. And the food served in this posh restaurant is prepared by expert chefs who dish out such exquisite food preparations that your taste buds will be pleasantly surprised.
  3. Madira: What’s a holiday without a little bit of celebration? After all, we all go on vacations to truly let go and have the best time of our lives. Keeping this in mind, The Golden Chariot has an elegantly designed bar-cum-lounge known as Madira where spirits are always high and woes are kept at bay. Well-stocked with an assortment of the best of wines and spirits, it is ideally suited for fun-filled evenings with loud chatter and unforgettable memories.
  4. Ruchi: Another multi-cuisine restaurant aboard The Golden Chariot, this one makes for a perfect backdrop if you want to plan a romantic dinner date with your partner. The ever-changing landscape, the warm ambience and flavoursome food, all come together to make Ruchi the charming restaurant on wheels it is. So, steal some heavenly moments here with your travel companion and get a chance to appreciate the little joys of life that make a world of difference!

As one of the top luxury trains in india and the only one in South India, The Golden Chariot has a tall order to fulfil. But the unique design of the train, its carefully selected destinations and unique features ensure that the train gets a top spot in the list of luxury trains in India. If you have always wanted to undertake a luxury train trip, then here is your chance to book that journey at an irresistible price. Unlock one of our exclusive offers today and make this gorgeous train journey even more remarkable! For bookings and offer details, visit official website.

How to Get Your Hands on a Golden Chariot Luxury Train Ticket

Getting your hands on a Golden Chariot luxury train ticket is an amazing feeling. We all have read about the extravagant lives of Indian royalty and we are just in awe of it all. So, finally getting a chance to experience this grandeur, first hand, seems like a pinch-me moment. But that’s the beauty of The Golden Chariot Train. It gives regular people an opportunity to feel and live like royalty without stretching their finances thin. Once you look at the kind of facilities available on board, the Golden Chariot luxury train rates will seem puny in comparison.

The monotony of everyday life can get to any of us. And the best way to refuel your energy and revive your soul is to embark on an exciting journey full of unexpected moments and experiences that are beyond the everyday. If you think the time is right for the most beautiful holiday of your life, then this is what you need to do.

  1. To get started, visit the official Golden Chariot website i.e. goldenchariot.org. For authentic information, you must depend only on our official website.
  2. Once you land on the home screen, click on the ‘Book Now’ button that appears on the top right corner of the page.
  3. You will arrive on the ‘Reserve Your Tour’ page where you will have to enter the package tour you wish to book, the number of rooms and departure date. After this step, you will have to select the cabin type and also specify the number of adults and kids that will be undertaking this journey with you.
  4. Then click on the ‘proceed’ button and a pop-up window will appear on your screen with ‘Reserve Your Tour Terms’. Do read the terms carefully and if you are satisfied, you can go ahead with the next step.
  5. Select your preferred mode of payment which can be INR or US dollars to move to the next step. Before you choose an option, you can check the Golden Chariot fare in rupees as well as US dollars here.
  6. As soon as you choose a payment mode, you will be presented with a daywise as well as full itinerary along with a review of your booking.
  7. If everything is to your satisfaction, you can click on proceed and if you are an IRCTC user, then you can log into your account using the existing credentials to complete the process.
  8. However, if you do not have an IRCTC account, you can create a guest account and then enter all traveller details in order to move ahead with your bookings.
  9. After you submit all the details and complete the payment process, you will receive a confirmation of your booking.

And we’re sure that the confirmation message will bring a huge smile on your face! After all, the golden chariot train ticket cost is nothing in comparison to the priceless memories you will make during this journey. Before you book, don’t forget to check our offers section and you may find a little surprise to make your journey even better!

For further information and assistance, please feel free to reach out to us at goldenchariot@irctc.com  or call us at +91 8595931021.