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Golden Chariot Luxury Train

The Golden Chariot Luxury Train"A luxury train journey across a mystic land!
Surrender yourself to the charisma of ancient townships, mesmerizing architectural designs and exotic natural landscapes. Catch a glimpse of the medieval royalty of Karnataka and soak in the spirit of the contemporary Goa. The Golden Chariot is more than a voyage of self discovery. The sojourn has been painstakingly designed and developed by the Ministry of Railways and the State Government of Karnataka to ensure a week, full of adventure as well as rejuvenation for all the guests. Be ready to be pampered by the efficient staff and enjoy in luxury trains like never before... "
About : The Golden Chariot Luxury Train
The Golden Chariot Luxury TrainNature has been very kind on South India. The picturesque locations and gorgeous natural beauty tempt one to come back to this heaven-like region time and again. Besides the natural heritage, South India also displays a distinct charm of its own that can be experienced through the traditions, customs as well as festivals that are celebrated here. These traditions have been observed from times immemorial and this grandness has still been retained for the visitors to come and have a glimpse of it. To be a spectator to all this and much more, the most impressive alternative is to be a guest in the Golden Chariot!

A luxury train fitted with amenities to make you feel almost like a king, the Golden Chariot offers to you three distinct tour packages to choose from. Each of these tours is equipped well to exhibit before you the essence of the south Indian states of Karnataka as well as Goa.

Inspired by the several other luxury trains in India, the Golden Chariot has been designed in a way as to take one across a timeless journey through some of the ancient kingdoms including Hampi, Halebid and also Badami. The 7 nights and 8 days onboard the Golden Chariot completely assure you of a never before experience. The juxtaposition of the historical heritage of the places displayed across towns like Belur, Bangalore and Mysore with the wildlife heritage of Kabini and also the state-of-the art amenities of Goa enables one to completely feast one's senses on an all-inclusive package.

Besides the luxurious destinations, the guests are also welcome to get themselves pampered onboard the Golden Chariot. The various amenities that a guest could avail of include two in-house restaurants, namely, Nala and Ruchi; one lounge bar; a gym as well as a Spa. A variety of cuisines are served in the most tasteful manner in the restaurants and the 'Mandira' bar is the perfect place to unwind and relax. The accommodation options too have been very well taken care of through this 11-coach wonder. Each of these coaches has been artistically adorned to offer cozy comforts as well as the luxury of a 5-star vacation.

The Golden Chariot Luxury TrainThat is not all with the facilities on the Golden Chariot. One can also take part in a few more recreational amenities housed within the luxury train. Equipped with a Gym coach and an Ayurveda Spa center, this luxury train travel will ensure that you keep a tab on your health even while traveling and holidaying.

The Golden Chariot has been named after the renowned 'Stone Chariot' of Hampi and definitely strives towards enabling one to reminisce the locations, the temples, the wildlife as well as the adventure one enjoyed through the expedition. forever!
Facilities : The Golden Chariot Luxury Train
The Golden Chariot Luxury TrainThe Golden Chariot ensures one that a travel by this train is definitely ones' best sojourn. Reiterating this fact are the many amenities that have been designed in the most impeccable way to offer the best to its guests. A blend of luxury travel and traditional hospitality in the most authentic setting await to lure the guest. Browse through this page for a complete roundup of the information about the facilities on board the Golden Chariot.

Accommodation facilities on the Golden Chariot
The Golden Chariot has been equipped with the most stylish and comfortable coaches to offer the guests a true delight. Pleasures of enjoying a luxury travel journey are enhanced in the 19-cabin coaches, each of which has been named after the royal dynasties of Karnataka. Hoysala, Rastrakota, Chalukya, Ganga and also Kadamba are a few to name in the order. Out of the various facilities on the Golden Chariot, the most significant ones are as below :

The Golden Chariot Facility
* Air-conditioned rooms
* Wi-Fi system
* LCD television
* DVD with satellite television
* Vanity / Writing Desk
* Attached bathrooms with range of toiletries
* 26 twin beds with architecture depicting the designing sentiments of the state
Above all, the cozy interiors surely make the weary traveler feel like on heaven!

The Golden Chariot Luxury TrainDining facilities on the Golden Chariot
The two restaurants, Nala and Ruchi offer some very interesting gastronomic delights to food lovers. Be it vegetarian or non- vegetarian food, the onboard dining experience will surely take you by surprise. The interiors of the restaurants are in complete sync with the interiors of the Golden Chariot and the thematic interiors complement the tasty food served here. Besides the restaurant, one can also spend some quiet time to oneself in the Madira Bar that serves exotic drinks!

Recreational facilities on the Golden Chariot
That is not all with the facilities on the Golden Chariot. One can also take part in a few more recreational amenities housed within the Golden Chariot. Equipped with a Gym coach and an Ayurveda Spa center, this luxury train travel will ensure that you keep a check on your health issues even while traveling and holidaying.

Business facilities on the Golden Chariot
And if you thought that the Golden Chariot is only about fun.. think again. Yes! It also facilitates for some serious business endeavors and offers a conference coach that accommodates up to 30 people at a time. The train is also well set with a high-speed internet zone as well as LCD TV.
Route : Deccan Odessey Luxury Train
Bangalore :
Popularly known as the silicon valley of India, Bangalore is a tourist's delight. With a great history to boast of and a modern world of opportunities and alternatives to facilitate the guests with, Bangalore plays host to millions of guests every year. Being the capital city of Karnataka, it is also well connected to major attractions in the state.

Mysore PalaceMysore :
Mysore is known for its exotic gardens, ancient temples, grand palaces and of course the Dusshera festival. Guests visiting this city are also taken by surprise owing to the abundant local handicrafts that are sold in its vibrant markets. Be it the sandalwood products or the textured silk apparel including accessories, Mysore is definitely the place to visit while on a trip to South India.

Hampi :
If you were interested in revisiting history, definitely make it a point to visit Hampi. The stone temples, forts and other monuments of Hampi will amaze you to no bound. Though in ruins today, the place still retains its mystic aura and manages to fascinate the onlooker, in the same magnitude, even today.

Belur :
At about a distance of 220 km from the city of Bangalore is located the magical Belur that is most famous for the Hoysala Temple complex. Intricate carvings and impeccably designed sculptures stand still in this place to testify the rich artistic sense of the craftsmen of that era.

Kabini :
A trip to South India is incomplete without a wildlife visit and no trip to this area can be complete without a visit to the Rajiv Gandhi National Park in Nagarhole. Abundant with a wide selection of species in both the flora and fauna varieties, Kabini is definitely a must visit destination in South India.

BadaamiBadami :
To witness the sculptural beauty and magnificence that the area offers, visit Badami. The Nataraja sculpture is one of the many stunningly wonderful creations housed here. There are also several attractions located nearby that are also worth a visit.

Goa :
If it is the sun, the water and a lazy afternoon on the beach that defines your perfect holiday sentiments, head to Goa straight away. Reflections of a Portuguese way of life juxtaposed beautifully with the local culture and traditions can still be seen here. While here, do not miss to gorge on the local cuisine comprising of sea food and other vegetarian options and of course the exotic Feni!
Schedule : Deccan Odessey Luxury Train
The schedule of the Golden Chariot offers services to the guests all though the year subjected to minimum passengers booking. The schedule has been carefully designed keeping in mind the fact that a complete essence of the place is offered to the guest during the sojourn. Given below is the schedule of the Golden Chariot for the year 2010 - 2011. For your convenience the corresponding months along with the dates have also been mentioned.The dates give here are for 'Bangalore to Bangalore Tour' that departs from Bangalore railway station every Monday.

Schedule for the Year 2010:

Schedule of Deccan Odessey for 2010-2011
Month Date
April 5, 12, 19, 26
October 11, 25
November 8, 22
December 6, 20


Schedule for the Year 2011 :

Schedule of Deccan Odessey for 2010-2011
Month Date
January 3, 17, 31
February 14, 28
March 14, 28
April 11, 18, 25


Splendor of the South (Tamil Nadu and Kerala bound) :

Schedule for the Year 2010 :

Schedule of Deccan Odessey for 2010-2011
Month Date
March 15
October 4, 18
November 1 , 15 , 29
December 13 , 27


Schedule for the Year 2011 :

Schedule of Deccan Odessey for 2010-2011
Month Date
January 10 , 24
February 7 , 21
March 7 , 21
April 4

Tariff : The Golden Chariot Luxury Trains
The Tariff for the Golden Chariot is very impressive and has been mentioned below for your perusal. A month wise distribution of the same has been done for your better understanding as well for better accuracy.

The Golden Chariot tariff for the month of :

April 2010 - March 2011 (For Indian nationals only)

upto March 2011
Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (7 Nights)
Single Occupancy INR 17100 INR 119700
Double occupancy INR 12350 INR 86450
Triple occupancy INR 10050 INR 70350


April 2010 - March 2011 (For International travellers)

upto March 2011
Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (7 Nights)
Single Occupancy USD 590 USD 4130
Double occupancy USD 425 USD 2975
Triple occupancy USD 345 USD 2415


Please note :-

The Golden Chariot Tariff also mentions a few more details that can be handy information for you. They have been mentioned below:
* Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years.
* The tariff includes accommodation on board, the meals, the sightseeing trips, the entrance fees (while entering monuments, parks, palaces and other sightseeing locations)

* It does not comprise of tips, phone calls, camera fees in the sightseeing locations, SPA car and Business car facilities, liquor as well as laundry
* Christmas and New Year being the peak holiday season calls for a 10% surcharge levied on all departures.
* As per the Govt. of India norms, Service Tax @ 2.575% is levied on the prevalent tariff.

The reservation as well as cancellation policies as mentioned in the Golden Chariot tariff are as follows :

To Reserve :
* Pay 20% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
* Pay the remaining 80% of ticket value 30 days prior to departure.

To Cancel :
* 5% of the ticket value will be deducted if cancellation is made until 60 days prior to departure.
* 20% of the ticket value will be deducted if cancellation is made between 59 and 30 days prior to departure.
* 50% of the ticket value will be deducted if cancellation is made between 29 and 15 days prior to departure.
* 100% of the ticket value will be deducted if the cancellation is made 14 days prior to departure.

The entire amount will be treated as forfeited incase of non-arrival of the guest. Incase the tour is terminated by the guest, the amount for the untraveled portion would be considered as forfeited without any scope for further refunds and adjustments. Incase of natural disasters or serious health issues, amendment maybe possible subject to availability as well as merit.

The above Tariff of the Golden Chariot is subject to change without notice.
Golden Chariot Luxury Train Tour Itinerary

Bangalore - Bangalore Tour

Duration : 7 Nights/ 8 Days
Destinations Covered : Bangalore - Bandipur - Mysore - Hassan - Hospet - Badami - Goa - Bangalore


Temple in BangaloreDay 01 : Bangalore (Monday)
12:30 pm : Begin your luxury vacation from the Leela Palace, Bangalore after enjoying a lavish lunch at the Jamawar or Citrus.

03:00 pm : Sightseeing begins with the guests departing to visit the Tippu's Palace followed by a visit to the Bull Temple as well as the Lalbagh.

08:00 pm : Time to gather at the Yeshwanthpur Railway Station, Bangalore where the actual journey is waiting to begin. Platform no. 6 is the place to be.

08:00 - 08:30 pm : A traditional Indian welcome later, the efficient crew will escort you to your luxury cabin. Dinner to be served on board in style.

09:00 pm : The Golden Chariot departs for Mysore

11:30 pm : The Golden Chariot arrives at Mysore

Bandipur National ParkDay 02 : Kabini/Bandipur (Tuesday )
10:00 am : Time to meet up after breakfast to depart for the wildlife retreat of Kabini/ Bandipur.

01:00 pm : Arrive at the Jungle Lodge and enjoy a sumptuous lunch.

Post Lunch : Better thrills waiting for the guests post lunch. Get set to roar your way through the jungle. Opt for Jungle or Boat Safari!
Wait, the thrill is not over yet. return back to the Golden Chariot in the evening for watching a wildlife film. Tired and weary? Enjoy a lavish dinner and stay overnight at the Jungle Lodge - a complete wildlife experience.

Day 03 : Mysore (Wednesday)
08:30 am : Good Morning and welcome to enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the Golden Chariot readies itself to depart for Mysore. The short but enchanting trip to the woodlands is now over.

11:30 am : Return back onboard The Golden Chariot

01:00 pm : As the train travels to its next destination, the guests onboard can feast on the gorgeous scenery outside their coach windows besides also availing of the recreational options housed onboard. Relish on a grand lunch affair before arriving at Mysore.

03:00 pm : The Mysore sightseeing trip begins with the guests visiting the famed Mysore Palace besides Srirangapatnam. All through the afternoon take pleasure in exploring the royal quarters of the place before heading towards the grand finale of the city - the Brindavan Gardens.

07:00 pm : A venue that no tourist ever wants to give a miss, Brindavan Gardens has even been a part of the Indian film industry for long. Several romantic duets have been filmed in this locale and definitely offer a great treat in the form of the cultural show that is held here in the evening.
Dinner is served at the Hotel KRS and from here the guests are escorted back to the Golden Chariot.

10:00 pm : Time to gather back at The Golden Chariot

HassanDay 04 : Hassan (Thursday)
06:00 am : Early in the morning, after breakfast the train pulls itself up to depart to the next destination - Hassan

08:15 am : After About a travel of 2 hours the train arrives at Hassan, particularly known for its religious connection.

09:00 am : Ready yourself to leave for visiting the attractions of Shravanabelagola. This place is renowned for its exquisite architectural beauty and the tough 700 steps that one needs to climb to reach to the sanctum - sanctorum help to keep the excitement intact. For elderly guests, palanquins are also arranged without any extra charge.

01:00 pm : Return back to the Golden Chariot for a leisurely lunch and reminisce the aura of the Jain temple, you just visited.

03:00 pm : After relaxing and traveling further, the train reaches at the next chain of historical towns - Belur and Halebid.

07:15 pm : Return to the Golden Chariot

07:45 pm : Leave for Hospet while relishing on the delectable dinner onboard the train.

Hampi Day 05 : Hospet (Friday)
06:00 am : Arrive at Hospet, the gateway to Hampi!

08:30 am : Savor on the extravagant breakfast spread before departing to the Hampi. The sightseeing itinerary includes Virupaksha Temple, Queens's Bath, Elephant Stables and the Local crafts bazaar

01:00 pm : Lunch to be served onboard the train.

03:00 pm : Remaining sightseeing options to be visited namely the Royal enclosure, Hazara Rama Temple as well as the Illuminated Vittala Temple.

08:00 pm : Return back to the Golden Chariot for dinner and relaxation.

Day 06 : Badami (Saturday)
05:00 am : Time to move out of Hampi. Leave from Hospet to arrive in Badami

08:30 am : Enter Badami, another heritage site of India.

09:00 am : After breakfast get ready to About Badami Caves and Pattadakal

01:30 pm : Return to the train for Lunch.

02:00 pm : Post lunch leave for Goa
The rest of the day is left for the guests to relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy the amenities of the train like the Spa as well as the Gym.
Dinner to be served onboard. Reach Goa post midnight. A day full of activities waiting to be unfolded.

Goa Beach HolidaysDay 07 : Goa (Sunday)
08:00 to 09:30 am : Breakfast to be served onboard. A lively Goa waits to welcome you.

10:00 am : Sightseeing sojourns of Goa begins.

11:00 am : Visit the Churches of old Goa.

12:15 pm : The Old Portuguese house, Sola Souto Maior is the nest destination. Reach here for Tea/Coffee and cookies besides shopping at the emporium.

02:00 pm : Lunch and exploration of the Sahakari Spice Plantation, Ponda.

03:00 to 4:30pm : Time for some beach hunting as well as relishing on the gorgeous views of Sunset at the Utorda Beach. (Guests can avail of the amenities like towels, shower, and toilet etc)

07:15 pm : Arrive back at The Golden Chariot for dinner.

09:00 pm : Leave for Bangalore

Day 08 : Bangalore (Monday)
08:00 to 09:30 am : Breakfast onboard The Golden Chariot as the trip comes to an end.

11:00 am : To arrive at the Yeswanthpur railway station for the final adieu.
Golden Chariot Luxury Train Tour Itinerary

Bangalore - Goa Tour

Duration : 6 Nights/ 7 Days
Destinations Covered : Bangalore - Bandipur - Mysore - Hassan - Hospet - Badami - Goa


Temple in BangaloreDay 01 : Bangalore (Monday)
12:30 pm : Begin your luxury vacation from the Leela Palace, Bangalore after enjoying a lavish lunch at the Jamawar or Citrus.

03:00 pm : Sightseeing begins with the guests departing to visit the Tippu's Palace followed by a visit to the Bull Temple as well as the Lalbagh.

08:00 pm : Time to gather at the Yeshwanthpur Railway Station, Bangalore where the actual journey is waiting to begin. Platform no. 6 is the place to be.

08:00 - 08:30 pm : A traditional Indian welcome later, the efficient crew will escort you to your luxury cabin. Dinner to be served on board in style.

09:00 pm : The Golden Chariot departs for Mysore

11:30 pm : The Golden Chariot arrives at Mysore

Bandipur National ParkDay 02 : Kabini/Bandipur (Tuesday )
10:00 am : Time to meet up after breakfast to depart for the wildlife retreat of Kabini/ Bandipur.

01:00 pm : Arrive at the Jungle Lodge and enjoy a sumptuous lunch.

Post Lunch : Better thrills waiting for the guests post lunch. Get set to roar your way through the jungle. Opt for Jungle or Boat Safari!
Wait, the thrill is not over yet. return back to the Golden Chariot in the evening for watching a wildlife film. Tired and weary? Enjoy a lavish dinner and stay overnight at the Jungle Lodge - a complete wildlife experience.

Day 03 : Mysore (Wednesday)
08:30 am : Good Morning and welcome to enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the Golden Chariot readies itself to depart for Mysore. The short but enchanting trip to the woodlands is now over.

11:30 am : Return back onboard The Golden Chariot

01:00 pm : As the train travels to its next destination, the guests onboard can feast on the gorgeous scenery outside their coach windows besides also availing of the recreational options housed onboard. Relish on a grand lunch affair before arriving at Mysore.

03:00 pm : The Mysore sightseeing trip begins with the guests visiting the famed Mysore Palace besides Srirangapatnam. All through the afternoon take pleasure in exploring the royal quarters of the place before heading towards the grand finale of the city - the Brindavan Gardens.

07:00 pm : A venue that no tourist ever wants to give a miss, Brindavan Gardens has even been a part of the Indian film industry for long. Several romantic duets have been filmed in this locale and definitely offer a great treat in the form of the cultural show that is held here in the evening.
Dinner is served at the Hotel KRS and from here the guests are escorted back to the Golden Chariot.

10:00 pm : Time to gather back at The Golden Chariot

Temple in HassanDay 04 : Hassan (Thursday)
06:00 am : Early in the morning, after breakfast the train pulls itself up to depart to the next destination - Hassan

08:15 am : After About a travel of 2 hours the train arrives at Hassan, particularly known for its religious connection.

09:00 am : Ready yourself to leave for visiting the attractions of Shravanabelagola. This place is renowned for its exquisite architectural beauty and the tough 700 steps that one needs to climb to reach to the sanctum - sanctorum help to keep the excitement intact. For elderly guests, palanquins are also arranged without any extra charge.

01:00 pm : Return back to the Golden Chariot for a leisurely lunch and reminisce the aura of the Jain temple, you just visited.

03:00 pm : After relaxing and traveling further, the train reaches at the next chain of historical towns - Belur and Halebid.

07:15 pm : Return to the Golden Chariot

07:45 pm : Leave for Hospet while relishing on the delectable dinner onboard the train.

Day 05 : Hospet (Friday)
06:00 am : Arrive at Hospet, the gateway to Hampi!

08:30 am : Savor on the extravagant breakfast spread before departing to the Hampi. The sightseeing itinerary includes Virupaksha Temple, Queens's Bath, Elephant Stables and the Local crafts bazaar

01:00 pm : Lunch to be served onboard the train.

03:00 pm : Remaining sightseeing options to be visited namely the Royal enclosure, Hazara Rama Temple as well as the Illuminated Vittala Temple.

08:00 pm : Return back to the Golden Chariot for dinner and relaxation.

Temples in BadaamiDay 06 : Badami (Saturday)
05:00 am : Time to move out of Hampi. Leave from Hospet to arrive in Badami

08:30 am : Enter Badami, another heritage site of India.

09:00 am : After breakfast get ready to About Badami Caves and Pattadakal

01:30 pm : Return to the train for Lunch.

02:00 pm : Post lunch leave for Goa
The rest of the day is left for the guests to relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy the amenities of the train like the Spa as well as the Gym.
Dinner to be served onboard. Reach Goa post midnight. A day full of activities waiting to be unfolded.

Day 07 : Goa (Sunday)
08:00 to 09:30 am : Breakfast to be served onboard before the train finally arrives at Vasco Da Gama railway station, Goa for the final adieu.
Golden Chariot Luxury Train Tour Itinerary

Goa - Goa Tour

Duration : 7 Nights/ 8 Days
Destinations Covered : Goa - Bangalore - Mysore - Bandipur - Kabini - Mysore - Hassan - Hospet - Badami - Goa


Goa BeachDay 1 : Goa (Sunday)
08:00 am : Breakfast to be served onboard. A lively Goa waits to welcome you.

10:00 am : Sightseeing sojourns of Goa begins.

11:00 am : Visit the Churches of old Goa.

12:15 pm : The Old Portuguese house, Sola Souto Maior is the next destination. Reach here for Tea/Coffee and cookies besides shopping at the emporium.

02:00 pm : Lunch and exploration of the Sahakari Spice Plantation, Ponda.

03:00 to 04:30 pm : Time for some beach hunting as well as relishing on the gorgeous views of Sunset at the Utorda Beach. (Guests can avail of the amenities like towels, shower, and toilet etc)

07:15 pm : Arrive back at The Golden Chariot for dinner.

09:00 pm : Leave for Bangalore

Bangalore TempleDay 2 : Bangalore (Monday)
11:00 to 12:30 pm : Arrive at the Yashwanthpur Railway Station, Bangalore. Get transferred to the Leela Palace for Lunch at the Citrus or Jamawar

03:00 pm : Sightseeing begins with the guests departing to visit the Tippu's Palace followed by a visit to the Bull Temple as well as the Lalbagh.

08:00 pm : Time to gather at the Yeshwanthpur Railway Station, Bangalore where the actual journey is waiting to begin. Platform no. 6 is the place to be.

08:000 - 08:30 pm : A traditional Indian welcome later, the efficient crew will escort you to your luxury cabin. Dinner to be served on board in style.

09:00 pm : The Golden Chariot departs for Mysore

11:30 pm : The Golden Chariot arrives at Mysore

Day 3 : Mysore/ Bandipur/ Kabini(Tuesday)
10:00 am : Time to meet up after breakfast to depart for the wildlife retreat of Kabini/ Bandipur.

01:00 pm : Arrive at the Jungle Lodge and enjoy a sumptuous lunch.
Post Lunch : Better thrills waiting for the guests post lunch. Get set to roar your way through the jungle. Opt for Jungle or Boat Safari!

Wait, the thrill is not over yet. return back to the Golden Chariot in the evening for watching a wildlife film. Tired and weary? Enjoy a lavish dinner and stay overnight at the Jungle Lodge - a complete wildlife experience.

Mysore PalaceDay 4 : Mysore (Wednesday )
08:30 am : Good Morning and welcome to enjoy a leisurely breakfast as the Golden Chariot readies itself to depart for Mysore. The short but enchanting trip to the woodlands is now over.

11:30 am : Return back onboard The Golden Chariot

01:00 pm : As the train travels to its next destination, the guests onboard can feast on the gorgeous scenery outside their coach windows besides also availing of the recreational options housed onboard. Relish on a grand lunch affair before arriving at Mysore.

03:00 pm : The Mysore sightseeing trip begins with the guests visiting the famed Mysore Palace besides Srirangapatnam. All through the afternoon take pleasure in exploring the royal quarters of the place before heading towards the grand finale of the city - the Brindavan Gardens.

07:00 pm : A venue that no tourist ever wants to give a miss, Brindavan Gardens has even been a part of the Indian film industry for long. Several romantic duets have been filmed in this locale and definitely offer a great treat in the form of the cultural show that is held here in the evening. Dinner is served at the Hotel KRS and from here the guests are escorted back to the Golden Chariot.

10:00 pm : Time to gather back at The Golden Chariot

Day 5 : Hassan (Thursday)
06:00 am : Early in the morning, after breakfast the train pulls itself up to depart to the next destination - Hassan

08:15 am : After about a travel of 2 hours the train arrives at Hassan, particularly known for its religious connection.

09:00 am : Ready yourself to leave for visiting the attractions of Shravanabelagola. This place is renowned for its exquisite architectural beauty and the tough 700 steps that one needs to climb to reach to the sanctum - sanctorum help to keep the excitement intact. For elderly guests, palanquins are also arranged without any extra charge.

Temple in Hassan01:00 pm : Return back to the Golden Chariot for a leisurely lunch and reminisce the aura of the Jain temple, you just visited.

03:00 pm : After relaxing and traveling further, the train reaches at the next chain of historical towns - Belur and Halebid.

07:15 pm : Return to the Golden Chariot

07:45 pm : Leave for Hospet while relishing on the delectable dinner onboard the train.

Day 6 : Hospet (Friday)
06:00 am : Arrive at Hospet, the gateway to Hampi!

08:30 am : Savor on the extravagant breakfast spread before departing to the Hampi. The sightseeing itinerary includes Virupaksha Temple, Queens's Bath, Elephant Stables and the Local crafts bazaar

01:00 pm : Lunch to be served onboard the train.

03:00 pm : Remaining sightseeing options to be visited namely the Royal enclosure, Hazara Rama Temple as well as the Illuminated Vittala Temple.

08:00 pm : Return back to the Golden Chariot for dinner and relaxation.

Temple in BadaamiDay 7 : Badami (Saturday )
05:00 am : Time to move out of Hampi. Leave from Hospet to arrive in Badami

08:30 am : Enter Badami, another heritage site of India.

09:00 am : After breakfast get ready to About Badami Caves and Pattadakal

01:30 pm : Return to the train for Lunch.

02:00 pm : Post lunch leave for Goa

The rest of the day is left for the guests to relax and rejuvenate. Enjoy the amenities of the train like the Spa as well as the Gym.
Dinner to be served onboard. Reach Goa post midnight.

Day 8 : Goa (Sunday)
08:00 to 09:30 am : Reach Goa post breakfast and take pleasure in the traditional hospitality as well as farewell by the staff of the Golden Chariot.


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