Want to know how much it will cost you to travel in one of the most expensive trains in India? Then this article is just what you were looking for. While there are many expensive trains in India, most of them circuit Rajasthan and parts of North India. Case in point, the world-famous Maharajas’ Express train. As a result, tourists were unable to explore the beauties of South India in a luxurious fashion for the longest time. Keeping this in mind, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) in collaboration with Karnataka State Tourism and Development Corporation (KSTDC) has recently revamped The Golden Chariot Train, a luxurious train that will take you on a pleasurable ride through the picturesque landscape of southern India. If you have always wanted to book one of the most expensive train tickets in India, then here is your golden chance to book your passage aboard The Golden Chariot train. Needless to say, the expense comes with a whole lot of perks. Want something on the train? Just call the butler and your order will be taken care of. Want to go to a soothing all-natural spa in the middle of your journey? Step into Arogaya, an ayurvedic wellnesscentre where your worry lines will be replaced with a content smile. In the mood for a fine dine and wine experience? Enter any of the two tastefully decorated restaurants, Nalapaka and Ruchi, or unwind at the bar-cum-lunge, Madira.
Here is how one of the most expensive trains in India is priced for 2020-21 departure dates. The Deluxe Cabin for ‘Pride of Karnataka With Goa’ (7 days/6 nights) and ‘Jewels of South’ (7 days/ 6 nights) will cost you USD 4200 per person per journey on twin sharing basis. The ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’, which is a shorter tour of just 4 days and 3 nights, is priced at USD 2400 per person per journey on twin sharing basis. If you want to opt for the single supplement then it will cost you an additional USD 3150 for ‘Pride of Karnataka With Goa’ and ‘Jewels of South’ tours. While for the ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ tour, it is only USD 1800. Do keep in mind that GST will be charged extra as applicable. For more details on the package tariff and itineraries, you may visit www.goldenchariot.org.
And if you want to know the most expensive train in India price in Indian currency, then the ‘Pride of Karnataka With Goa’ (7 days/6 nights) and ‘Jewels of South’ (7 days/ 6 nights) cost Rs. 3,20,130 each per person per journey on twin sharing basis for the Deluxe Cabin. A single supplement for the same journeys costs Rs. 2,40,100. On the other hand, ‘Glimpses of Karnataka’ (4 days/ 3 nights) will cost you around Rs. 1,82,930 and a single supplement for the same is priced at Rs. 1,37,200.
If this seems like a lot, then fret not! Some exciting offers and irresistible deals are usually available on the website that you can check out to save big. But if you want to discover the beauty of South India on an expensive train, then a journey on The Golden Chariot Train is the best way to go about it. You can choose one from the 3 fascinating itineraries that will take you on a tryst with nature’s splendour by showcasing the best South India in the most luxurious setting. Book today! The ultimate luxurious holiday is waiting just for you.