Golden Chariot – Pride of Karnataka

The Golden Chariot offers an attractive sojourn across Karnataka, aptly christened as the Pride of the South. Commencing on Sunday from Bangalore and concluding back in Bangalore, the following Saturaday, the Pride of the South tour offers to its visitors an 7 day itinerary of pure fun. Capture the essence of Karnataka through this journey and carry back fond memories to remember for long. The itinerary for the luxury travel has been given below. The day-wise program will help you to plan your schedule in a hassle free manner.

Day 1 ( Sunday ) - Bangalore - Bandipur

The journey “Pride of The South” indeed starts with the pride of south and the capital of Karnataka. This third largest city of India is, needless to say, ever-bustling and is bestowed with the Victorian architectural marvels and an all-year-round pleasant weather.

  • Guests arrive at Yeshvantpur Railway Station at around 0845 hrs.
  • Tour Briefing onboard.
  • Lunch onboard.
  • Deboard at Nanjangud Town at 1400 hrs.
  • 50 km by road to Bandipur
  • Evening Safari at Bandipur from 1630 to 1830 hrs
  • Return to train for dinner.
  • Train proceed for Mysore and stationed over night at Mysore


Day 2 - Mysore

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • Visit Mysore Palace.
  • Return to train for lunch
  • Optional visit to Srirangapatnam
  • Dinner on Board the Golden Chariot


Day 3 - Halebidu and Chikamgaluru

  • Breakfast on board as train arrives at Banavar Rly Station
  • Visit Halebidu from Banavar Railway Station at 0800 hrs.
  • Return to train by 1130 hrs
  • Train proceeds to Chikamagalur. Lunch on board.
  • De board at 1500 hrs to visit plantations followed by coffee tasting and dinner.
  • Return to the Golden Chariot.


Day 4 - Hampi

  • After early breakfast on board and later we proceed to visit Hampi ruins.
  • Lunch on board
  • Indian Evening On board the Golden Chariot


Day 5 - Badami

  • After breakfast onboard, optional visit to Badami Caves. (200 steps to climb)
  • Lunch on board.
  • 1415 hrs deboard to visit Pattadakal and Aihole.
  • Dinner on board the Golden Chariot


Day 6 - Goa

  • Onboard breakfast.
  • Proceed to visit Churches of North Goa and Museum.
  • Lunch onboard.
  • Deboard for a Bollywood Evening and dinner at a resort/hotel.
  • Return to the train by 2145 hrs
  • The Golden Chariot will proceed for Bengaluru


Day 7 - Arrive Bengaluru

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • End of your Golden Chariot Train Journey.


Month Days
October, 2022 16
November, 2022 06, 27
December, 2022 18
January, 2023 08, 29
February, 2023 19
March, 2023 12
April, 2023 02

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 Per Journey Price Per Cabin in US Dollars   Price Per Cabin in Sterling Pounds 
Single Cabin – One Person $ 8894 £ 8086
Twin/Double Cabin – Two Person $ 10164 £ 9240

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

The Oberoi Bangalore

The Oberoi Bangalore, a 5-star property on the prestigious Mahatma Gandhi Road. Pampering spa treatments, an outdoor pool and a gym are provided. Personal butlers and room service are available 24 hours. Complimentary WiFi is available in all rooms. Luxurious and elegant, all the air-conditioned guestrooms enjoy beautiful garden views. A flat-screen TV, minibar and personal safe are included. En suite bathrooms come with hot-water showers and Ayurvedic toiletries. The Oberoi Bangalore is within 2 km from M.G. Road, Brigade Road and Commercial Street. It is a 30-minute drive from Cantonment Railway Station and a 1-hour, 30-minute drive from Bangalore Airport. The well-equipped business centre and helpful concierge desk are open 24 hours. Le Jardin offers daily buffet meals, Rin Naam serves authentic Thai food, while Chinese cuisine can be enjoyed at Szechwan Court. Brewed coffee and tea, as well as cocktails, are available at Polo Club.

Taj West End

Spread over 20 acres of landscaped gardens, this city retreat is located in central Bangalore next to Bangalore Golf Club. The luxurious Taj West End presents an outdoor pool, 24-hour butler services and tennis courts. Designed with warm-coloured fabrics and textures, open and bright rooms overlook the beautiful gardens and water features. Each comes with a flat-screen TV, minibar and private balcony or veranda. Taj West End is just across the road from Bangalore Turf Club and about 2.2 km from the city centre. It is 34 km from Bangalore Domestic and International Airports. Guests can exercise at the fitness centre, or arrange day trips and car rentals at the tour desk. The 24-hour front desk provides helpful services like daily newspapers and luggage storage. Mynt restaurant offers international all-day dining, while Blue Ginger impresses with modern Asian cuisine. Blue Bar provides a relaxed country club atmosphere to enjoy drinks in

The Leela Palace Bangalore

The Leela Palace Bangalore features décor reflecting the grandeur of the bygone era and boasts of facilities such as an outdoor swimming pool, a spa and wellness centre and 4 dining options. Free private parking is provided. Rooms at Leela Palace Bangalore are elegantly designed and feature an LCD TV with DVD player, minibar and tea/coffee maker. 24-hour room service is available. The Leela Palace’s spa offers wide selection of treatments and massages. The spa also features a fitness centre, sauna, steam room and hot tub. Guests can head to Citrus, an all day dining restaurant, to relish Asian, Mediterranean, European and Indian cuisine or to Jamvar, a fine dining restaurant, to enjoy Indian delicacies. Japanese, Chinese, Korean and Thai cuisines are offered at the Pan Asia speciality restaurant while French and Italian dishes can be relished at Le Cirque Signature. Wide array of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages can be enjoyed at Library Bar. Hotel offers 357 Rooms

The Lalit Ashok Bangalore

The Lalit Ashok offers elegant non-smoking/smoking accommodation that overlooks the swimming pool or golf course. This property boasts 4 dining options and a variety of fitness facilities. Fitted with large windows, stylish rooms come with modern interiors and classic wooden flooring. Each well-appointed room has a flat-screen TV, cosy seating area and an attached bathroom. Indulge in Ayurvedic body treatments at Rejuve Spa, play a game of tennis, or simply relax in the sauna. Airport shuttle and ticketing arrangements can be made at the tour desk. Baluchi offers fine dining options, serving traditional Indian dishes, while Asian and Japanese food are served at OKO. Guests can also visit the stylish Sutra lounge bar or 24/7, a multi-cuisine restaurant. Ashok Lalit is a 10-minute drive from Bangalore City Railway Station and a 40-minute drive from Bangalore International Airport. Hotel offers 184 Rooms