Golden Chariot Train – Glimpses of Karnataka

The Golden Chariot Glimpses of Karnataka tour offers to its visitors an 4 day itinerary of pure fun through Karnataka. Commencing on Sunday from Bangalore and going to Mysore to see the Charming Mysore Palace and Proceeding to see the ruins of Hampi and concluding back in Bangalore after Fourth Day on Wednesday, the Glimpses of Karnataka tour gives a small insight of Karnataka to its visitors.

Day 1 (Sunday) - Bengaluru to Nanjangud

Your most awaited Golden Chariot Train journey starts in Bangalore the capital of Karnataka. Experiencing charming weather throughout the year and adorned with Victorian architectural splendor, the third-largest city in India doesn’t need any introduction.

Arrive at Yeshwantpur Railway Station at around 08:30 AM for registration and check in.
Departure from Bengaluru at 0945 .
Lunch shall be served onboard.
The Golden Chariot  arrive at Nanjangud at 1330 hrs and you will proceed to Bandipur National Park . The drive in coach is for 1 hr 30 min .

Proceed for a game safari in Bandipur National Park from 1630 hrs till 1830 hrs

Return to the train by 2015 hrs .

The dinner is served on board the Golden Chariot .

The Golden Chariot depart for Mysore.

Overnight on the Golden Chariot.

Day 2 (Monday) - Mysore

On day 2 of the journey, you will enjoy sightseeing in Mysore. After breakfast on board, proceed to visit the Mysore Palace. After exploring the royal glory, return to the train for lunch. Visit Srirangapatnam as an Optional excursion. In the evening, proceed for dinner at a city hotel with cultural activities. Return to the train and continue your journey to Hampi.

Enjoy your morning breakfast in board the Golden Chariot

We later proceed to visit the world famous Mysore Palace.

After the tour we return to the Golden Chariot for Lunch.

People who wish to relax may stay back other may like to take an optional visit ( paid directly ) to Srirangapatnam ( this is an optional visit )

The dinner is on board the Golden Chariot and the train will start its journey at 2000 hrs for Hospet

Overnight on board the Golden Chariot.

Day 3 (Tuesday) - Hospet

Day 3 of the Golden Chariot itinerary is reserved for exploring the architectural marvel in Hospet. After enjoying your breakfast, de board the train to visit Hampi, the capital of the Vijayanagara kingdom. This UNESCO World Heritage site carries the ruins ancient kingdom that tells the story of opulence and grandeur of the royals. You can also enjoy the view of the Sunset from the bank of the gently flowing Tungabhadra River. After the excursion, come back to the train for lunch. You can choose an optional trip to Anegundi in the afternoon. Enjoy your dinner onboard and continue the journey.

After breakfast onboard the Golden Chariot.
Proceed to visit the Hampi Ruins . Hampi was once the capital of Vijayanagara kingdom.
A UNESCO World Heritage site, the ruins at Hampi tell a tale of opulence and grandeur of the kingdom.

Return to the train for lunch.

Afternoon is Free

Enjoy the dinner on board the Golden Chariot.

Later the train start its journey for Bengaluru

Overnight on board the Golden Chariot

Day 4 (Wednesday) - Bengaluru

Enjoy your breakfast on board as the train arrives at Yeshwantpur Railway Station in Bangalore at around 11:00 AM. Say farewell to your co-passengers and de board the train as your Glimpses of Karnataka tour ends offering you pure delight for the last 4 days.

Breakfast shall be served onboard as the train arrives into Yeshwantpur Railway Station at around 11:00 AM.

Month Days
October, 2023 14
November, 2023 11
December, 2023 09
January, 2024 06
February, 2024 03
March, 2024 02
October, 2024 12
November, 2024 09
December, 2024 07, 28
January, 2025 25
February, 2025 22
March, 2025 22

Note: At Present 5 % GST is levied by Government of India EXTRA ON TOP OF THE TARIFF. Extra Surcharges for departures during Christmas and New Year.

Price Valid from October 2022 – March 2025

Price  Price in US Dollars    Price in Sterling Pounds 
Single Cabin – One Person  $ 5530 £ 5422
Twin/Double Cabin – Price PER PERSON   $ 3318 pp £ 3253 pp

Price / Cost Includes

*** Accommodation in Air Conditioned  Deluxe Cabin with attached Bathroom on board The Golden Chariot

*** All meals including tea, coffee and mineral water during The Golden Chariot

*** Transport for sightseeing with Deluxe Coaches during The Golden Chariot

*** Entrance fee to palaces, museums & parks during The Golden Chariot

*** English speaking guide during The Golden Chariot

*** Service of the Tour Manager on Board

*** Two Transfer in Bangalore by Private Vehicle with Driver

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