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 Bandipur
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.
Proceed on your sojourn at 09:30 AM after welcome and registration.
Lunch shall be served onboard.
Proceed for a game drive at Bandipur National Park from Nanjangud Town, approx. 50 km from Bandipur.
Return to the train for dinner.
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.
After breakfast onboard, proceed to visit the Mysore Palace.
Return to the train for lunch.
Visit Srirangapatnam as an Optional excursion.
Proceed for dinner at a city hotel with cultural activities.
Return to the train as it proceeds to Hampi.
Day 3 (Tuesday) - Hampi
Day 3 of the Golden Chariot itinerary is reserved for exploring the architectural marvel in Hampi. 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.
Proceed to visit the capital of Vijayanagara kingdom – Hampi.
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.
Visit Anegundi as an Optional excursion in the afternoon.
Enjoy an Indian Evening onboard followed by dinner.
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.
|December, 2022||04, 25|
|February, 2023||05, 26|
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 2023
|Price||Price in US Dollars||Price in Sterling Pounds|
|Single Cabin – One Person||$ 5082||£ 4620|
|Twin/Double Cabin – Two Persons||$ 5808||£ 5280|
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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