Bagging a carriage in Golden Chariot Train is an ideal way to explore the ancient sights of south India. It emits a transient glamour unrivalled by any other train of its caliber.
Called after a stone chariot in Hampi which is classed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, The Golden Chariot Train takes you for a journey through timeless historical heritage sites, resplendent palaces and dazzling beaches is one voyage that promises to be an absolute fiesta for the eyes. It is embellished with the pampering of great regality and an epicurean life. View and review the sights of an ancient world ensconced from the bustle and chaos of modern life.
As a combined initiative of the State Tourism Department of Karnataka State and Indian Railways, this luxury train became a reality very recently molded by people who are passionate about harmonizing luxury and legacy. This obsession led to the formation of 18 thematically designed coaches and 44 cabins all inspired by ancient Indian school of arts and aesthetics. Enjoy India Vacation on this luxurious train.
The Southern Splendor is a voyage extending 7 nights and 8 days covering 3 states of South India and takes tourists through extraordinary environments beginning from the metropolitan city of Bangalore. The itinerary takes the esteemed guests to pleasure trips comprising of historical temple cities of Mammallapuram (mahabalipuram), Kanchipuram, Tiruchirapalli, Thanjavur and Madurai.
Pride of South
Voyage extending 7 nights and 8 days covers Bangalore - Chennai - Mamallapuram - Pondicherry - Tiruchirapalli & Thanjavur - Madurai - Thiruvananthapuram & Poovar - Backwaters & Kochi - Bangalore.
Thronged with facilities and amenities of all kinds, GoldenChariot luxury train is a big step back in history.
The trip takes you to the verdant places in South India unearthing the splendors of big empires of yesteryears, priceless treasures and many unseen and unexpected. This life in motion, traversing from one city to another is an unparalleled experience.
Nalapaka and Ruchi are the two multi cuisine restaurants onboard or you can simply call it the epicureans’ nirvana. You can request for anything from Indian to Chinese to Continental in these eatery. The dishes you get here are legendary.
The bar on the train is the favourite hangout of the travelers because it has everything you can wish for ranging from the best international brands to the traditional Madira, which is an epic drink. Arogya is the spa centre onboard and it is extremely popular with the guests. Nothing like a good massage to get rid of unwanted frowns!
Just because you are on a vacation does not necessarily mean that you have to forgo your workouts. The state-of-the-art gymnasium has all the latest equipments for people of all age with an attached green room and bath.
Your chamber in the chariot train deserves a particular mention because it is like a miniature palace belonging to the past and present at the same time.
Enjoy a quiet time in your cabin with music, television and DVD player. You can ask for any number of magazines. The attached bath has both hot and cold water running.
The walls are lined with delicately made carpets and the furniture speaks luxury. Occasional peaks through the bedroom windows are always bound to be just great.