2024/25 Golden Chariot Train Tours

Luxury Train Journeys Across Southern India

If taking a magical adventure across India by rail has long been a distant dream, our 2024 Golden Chariot train packages offer you the experience of a lifetime. Now is the perfect time to enchant yourself with a Golden Chariot train ticket for one of the two magically spellbinding South Indian tours. The Pride of Karnataka and the Jewels of the South Golden Chariot rail tours promise to showcase the southern peninsula’s spectacular architecture, history, and rich culture.

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Explore The Beauty And Mystique Of Southern India In Luxury Onboard The Golden Chariot Train

Whether you revel in the 5-night Pride of Karnataka Golden Chariot rail tour or the 5-night Jewels of the South Golden Chariot train holiday, you’ll find an entirely new world of luxury and cultural experiences uncovered before your eyes. From the onboard luxury of the Golden Chariot train to the stunning mystical on-route destinations, little else compares to these Golden Chariot train holidays.

Along the Golden Chariot train route, you’ll appreciate some of Southern India’s natural and man-made marvels before your journeys end. For the price of the Golden Chariot train fare, the tour will yield visits to a wildlife sanctuary, a coffee plantation, Mysore Palace, which is a royal residence and the Hampi ruins, a 14th-century UNESCO World Heritage Site in east-central Karnataka. The Golden Chariot train route and fare provide unequalled value for those seeking old-world luxury deserving of the Maharajas.

5-Star Itinerary Packed Golden Chariot Train Tour Options That Includes Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner

A Golden Chariot rail holiday allows you to return to a golden era of railway travel and explore India’s southern peninsular with a 5-star itinerary full of exciting new sights and sounds to awaken your senses. Once onboard the Golden Chariot train, India will reveal itself, and you’ll get taken to some of the country’s most spectacular locations. You can experience the abundant wildlife in the Bandipur National Park, the Ranganathaswamy Temple, the Vijayanagar Empire remains, and the beaches of Goa as part of a Golden Chariot train package.

Your 2024 Golden Chariot train booking also promises to take you on a culinary adventure as you dine onboard the Golden Chariot train. There are two fabulous dining cars to choose from on a Golden Chariot tour. The Nalapaka and Ruchi restaurants are embellished to resemble historical temples and serve a fabulous menu of international and traditional Indian cuisine. Guests can also embrace vegetarian and non-vegetarian options for breakfast, lunch, and dinner on their Golden Chariot train journey

Golden Chariot The Pride of Karnataka Tour: Bengaluru, Nanjangud, Mysore, Halebidu, Chikamgaluru, Hospet, Goa & Bengaluru

If you opt for the Pride of Karnataka Golden Chariot train holiday, you’re in for a real treat as you explore the country’s southwest. You’ll depart on the morning of day 1 from Yeshvantpur Railway Station and head for the Bandipur National Park for an evening safari before a sumptuous onboard dinner. Your Golden Chariot rail tour will begin day 2 with breakfast before journeying toward Mysor for a visit to the grand palace. After dinner onboard, you’ll awaken for day 3, heading for Halebidu and then the coffee plantation at Chikamgaluru after lunch on your Golden Chariot rail holiday.

Days 4 and 5 of the Golden Chariot South India rail tour take you to Hampi, where you’ll visit the banks of the Tungabhadra River to stop at the Hampi ruins. As a part of these Golden Chariot tour packages, you’ll spend time visiting the churches of Northern Goa before enjoying a Gala dinner at a hotel in South Goa before the Golden Chariot rail tour rewinds to Bangaluru for the journey’s end.

Golden Chariot Jewels Of The South Tour: Bengaluru, Mysore, Hampi, Mahabalipuram, Thanjavur, Chettinad Kumarakom, Cochin & Bengaluru

A Jewels of the South Golden Chariot train booking will take you on a 5-night adventure. On the first day of these 2024 Golden Chariot train holidays, you’ll depart Bengaluru and journey toward Mysore to explore the Mysore Palace. On day two of these Jewels of the South Golden Chariot rail tours, you’ll discover Hampi and its UNESCO World Heritage Site before continuing to Mahabalipuram where you can investigate the Shore Temple that overlooks the Arabian Sea.

On day three, the Golden Chariot train packages will treat you to the Brihadeshvara Temple at Thanjavur, one of the largest in Southern India, before continuing to Chettinad to visit the Athnagudi tile factory and the Chettinad mansions before a wonderful onboard dinner. Golden Chariot tours will take you to Cochin and Kumarakom on day four, where you’ll tour Mattancherry Palace in Fort Kochi and relax and enjoy a houseboat cruise through the backwaters. In the evening, you’ll return for dinner onboard before completing the Golden Chariot train route by heading back to Bengaluru.

Speak To Us Today For More Info About Our 2024/25 Golden Chariot Tour Packages And Schedules

If travelling back in time and taking a slow meander through southern India on one of our wonderfully curated Golden Chariot tours appeals to you, we’d delight in chatting with you about what the 2024/2025 Golden Chariot train, India schedule offers you. Our expert team at The Luxury Train Travel Company are passionate about train travel and dedicated to helping you have the trip of a lifetime and benefit from paying the best Golden Chariot luxury train ticket price.

Currently, there are two tour options. You must decide which you feel is the ultimate Golden Chariot train package. Price for each tour is dependent on the length of the Golden Chariot package you choose and any additional off-train excursions taken. To learn more about the latest price of Golden Chariot train tickets and the schedule for your dream Golden Chariot train journey, contact a team member today for a complete breakdown of a tour itinerary or the cost of Golden Chariot train tickets.

Interested In Our Golden Chariot South India Rail Tour Options? Speak To Our Experts Today!

Indian ticks all the right boxes for many people searching for a faraway adventure full of the promise of new sights and sounds. For the cost of Golden Chariot train tickets, you’ll be transported to land once travelled by the great Maharajas, and you can journey southern India in the same luxury as they did onboard the Golden Chariot train. Ticket price varies from tour to tour, and with the Pride of Karnataka and Jewels of the South, you certainly aren’t short of options.

If you’re immersed in the thought of travelling over a millennium of magical history that will open up lost kingdoms and empires, paying the Golden Chariot train route price will be the beginning of a grand adventure. Our team of experts are on hand to help if you need information on any of our Golden Chariot train packages or the price of Golden Chariot train tickets. Contact our team and start planning your 2024/2025 Golden Chariot train route today!


Golden Chariot Luxury Train FAQs

There are two Golden Chariot train tours for 2024 and 2025. You can opt for the 5-night Pride of Karnataka tour that departs Bengaluru, heading to Mysore, Halebidu and Chikamgaluru, Hampi, Badami, and Goa before returning to Bengaluru. You also have a Jewels of the South Golden Chariot train holiday that takes in Bangalore, Mysore, Mahabalipuram, Thanjavur, Kanyakumari, Kochi, and Alleppey.

A Golden Chariot train package price for as little as £4180 for a twin cabin on a Pride of Karnataka or Jewels of the South tour. If you could opt for a single cabin, that price rises to £7320. Both Golden Chariot tours offer travellers the best of Indian luxury train travel, and the Golden Chariot train cost pales into insignificance when you realise the mystical wonder on offer.

Both of the Golden Chariot tour packages are 5-day round trips in southern India. The Golden Chariot luxury train ticket price is the same for either of the available tours but is subject to change.

The Golden Chariot train holidays begin on Mondays and depart once a month from Bangalore. The best time of year to take Golden Chariot rail tours is between October and March.

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