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The Golden Chariot - Travel 1600 years back in time.
The Golden Chariot, a heritage migrant is a ticket into the timelessness of a historic state - Karnataka. The Golden Chariot on its voyage of 7 days and 7 nights' unveils empires, unlocks treasures, unravels secrets and takes your esteemed customer to a time now lost, wrapped in luxury. It is a journey that travels from Bangalore, through Mysore, Srirangapatna, Kabini, Shravanabelagola, Belur - Halebidu, Hampi, Badami, Pattadakal and Goa culminating in Bangalore.

The Golden Chariot an unforgettable journey that chronicles the many worlds of Karnataka leaving your esteemed customer with a myriad of experiences. The Golden Chariot has all the modern day amenities set in the style of Mysore and Belur-Halebidu schools of art and architecture.

Highlights - The Golden Chariot
  • The Golden Chariot is the first luxury train of Southern India.
  • An initiative of the Department of Tourism, Government of Karnataka, India, in association with Indian Railways. The train will be operated by Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation.
  • Composition of the Train
      Total No. of Coaches 18
      Passenger Coaches 11
      Restaurant Cars 2
      Lounge Bar 1
      Spa & Gym (With an Internet & DVD Parlour) 1
      Generator Cars 2
      Staff Car 1 Total Passengers 88
      Additional bunkers beds 15
      Coupes per Coach 4 Lounge per Coach 1
      Conference Coach to be added soon
  • The Golden Chariot has complete carpeted flooring.
  • The coaches are named after the magnificent dynasties and empires that ruled this South Indian state, Karnataka – Kadamba, Hoysala, Rashtrakuta, Ganga, Chalukya, Bahamani, Adilshahi, Sangama, Shathavahana, Yadukula and Vijayanagara.
  • The 11 passenger coaches have each cabin fully equipped with amenities like attached baths and plasma TV.
  • Each room is provided with good storage space like cupboards to store luggage.
  • A side table in each room.
  • Reading desks in every room.
  • Electrical sockets in each room.
  • A business centre that helps one keep in touch with the outer world.
  • 6 DVD Channels and 6 Satellite Channels that entertains ones journey back in time.
  • The bath area has all the facilities and required toiletries.
  • The bedspreads are hand woven and made of silk.
  • The two restaurants are designed in Belur and Hampi style catering to a multi-cuisine delicacies catering to both vegetarians and non-vegetarians.
  • Madira, the lounge bar designed is in Belur style with the finest collection of wines and spirits.
  • Soft music that soothes the mind is played in the background.
  • An Ayurveda centre, a spa and a state-of-the art gymnasium on the train provides rejuvenation to the travellers.
  • The spa is equipped with all the necessary rejuvenating oils and a masseur.
  • The gymnasium has the latest equipments like the treadmill, cycle and stepper. It has a changing room, steam bath, two shower rooms and a toilet.
   
   
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