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 Saturday, the Pride of the South tour offers to its visitors an 6 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 ( Saturday ) - Bengaluru to Nanjangud

The journey “Pride of Karnataka” 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.

  • Registration and Check in at Yashwantpur Railway Station from 08:30 hrs onwards.
  • Morning departure from YPR (09:45 hrs).
  • Lunch onboard as train arrives into Nanjangud (13:30 hrs).
  • Proceed to Bandipur Wildlife sanctuary at 14:45 hrs (1 hr 30 minutes drive).
  • Evening Safari (16:30 hrs to 18:30 hrs).
  • Return to train by 20:15 hrs. and dinner onboard as train proceeds to Mysore.
  • Overnight on the train at Mysore.


Day 2 (Sunday) - Mysore

On your second day of the trip, after having breakfast on the train you will visit the Mysore Palace. Enjoy the majestic beauty of this enchanting places. After the sightseeing tour of Mysore Palace, return to the train and enjoy lunch aboard. In the evening you can visit the Srirangapatnam which is an option.

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • Proceed to visit Mysore Palace.
  • Return to train for lunch after which optional visit to Srirangapatnam.
  • Dinner onboard as train proceeds to Banavar (20:00 hrs), watering and fuelling


Day 3 (Monday) - Halebidu and Chikamgaluru

Enjoy the scrumptious breakfast on board. Explore the Halebidu and then proceed to the Chikmagalur for the onward journey. After having lunch on the train, you will proceed for the coffee plantation tour and then move back to the train.

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • Visit Halebidu from Banavar Railway Station.
  • Lunch onboard as train proceeds to Chikamgaluru .
  • Evening visit to Coffee Plantation followed by cultural activities and dinner at Chikamgaluru .
  • Return to train as it proceeds to Hospet

Day 4 (Tuesday) - Hospet

The architectural marvel awaits you in Hampi. This is a dreamy land with a tinge of beige and rocks strewn in the landscape. This day you will first visit the best sites of Hampi, like the Vijayvithala Temple in Hampi with a brilliant stone chariot from which the Golden Chariot itself is inspired. The sunset view from the banks of Tungabhadra River is enchanting and rejuvenating, after this you will hop aboard and have dinner.

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • Visit Hampi ruins.
  • Return to train for lunch onboard.
  • Evening free.
  • Dinner onboard
  • Train proceeds to GOA.

Day 5 (Wednesday) - Goa

Savor the existence of youthfulness in your soul, lose yourselves in the vigorous beaches of Goa and tap your feet to the Goan music. On your Fifth day of the trip, you will visit Goa and go sight-seeing to the best churches and beaches.

  • Arrive Karmali.
  • Post breakfast, visit the churches of North Goa. Deboard at 09:00 and return at 12:00 noon.
  • Lunch onboard as train proceeds to Madgaon.
  • Evening Gala Dinner activity at a hotel in South Goa
  • Train proceeds to Bengaluru. (22:30 hrs).

Day 6 (Thursday) - Arrive Bengaluru

As you amassed different moments of the journey to create a fairy tale of your own, you will receive a warm farewell from the Golden Chariot team in Bangalore.

  • Breakfast onboard.
  • Deboard at Bengaluru (YPR)



Month Days
October, 2024 19
November, 2024 16
December, 2024 14
January, 2025 04
February, 2025 01
March, 2025 01

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 2023 – March 2025

Price Per Journey Price in US Dollars   Price in Sterling Pounds 
Single Cabin – One Person $ 8300
£ 7905
Twin/Double Cabin – Price PER PERSON $ 4740 pp £ 4515 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

Deluxe Cabin

  • Cabin Area : 112 Sq. Ft
  • Double Bed Dimensions : 80 x 60 (In)
  • Twin Bed Dimensions : 80 x 33 (In)
  • Folding Writing Table
  • Luggage Hold underneath the bed
  • Live Television
  • Wi-fi Internet (Subject to network availability)
  • Direct Dial International Telephone Facility
  • DVD player
  • LCD screen
  • Wardrobe
  • Personal safe and
  • Air-conditioning
  • Towels and linens changed daily or as per request
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, mineral water and light snacks available at all times
  • Dedicated butler service
  • Shower cubicle with running hot & cold water
  • W.C
  • Basin
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Hairdryer
  • Range of toiletries
  • The Deluxe Cabins tariff of the respective packages will be inclusive of
  • All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits
  • Guided off train excursions in deluxe coaches as illustrated in the journeys/ package
  • Entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide.
  • Porterage at stations.