Bangalore, proudly called as the Garden City, is renowned as Silicon Valley of India. The most sought-after destinations of IT giants, Bangalore has evolved in manifold with its excellent infrastructure. The Vidhan Soudha, Lal Bagh and the pleasant climate all through the year make Bangalore an attractive tourist destination.
Luxury Train in India - The Golden Chariot - Pride of South
Experience the magnificent beauty of nature unfolding in front of you outside your window during your trip on the most wonderful luxury train Golden Chariot. The well maintained, regally designed interiors of the cabins and the state-of-the-art facilities offered make this train so special for the global travellers.
If you are a wildlife lover, savvy to know about the heritage and culture of South India, explore into the treasure trove of the archaeological wealth, then Golden Chariot will be your first choice.
The intricately carved interiors reflecting the 12th century Hoysala Kingdom gives an aesthetic and regal ambience in the saloons. The on-board facilities include wardrobe, vanity desk, TV, Wi-Fi, dining cars with wide range of vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes to choose from, spa, gym and an exclusive Bar coach to relax in your leisure hours.
The journey in Golden Chariot is a truly a unique exploration of the glorious yesterday and up roaring present and an astounding future in this magical land.
Day 1 – Bangalore
Day 2 – Mysore Palace & Kabini
The regal palace boasting the yester years’ architectural elegance is the Mysore Palace which was once a Royal Residence. The Mysore Palace Garden attracts tourists round the year from across the world
Kabini : Kayaking, bicycling and trekking are some of the options awaiting you at the Kabini Wildlife sanctuary.
Day 3 – Kabini & Mysore
Go for a boat ride in the Kabini river with your dear ones. Enjoy the movements of the wild lives into the woods.
Mysore sightseeing opens you to an ecstatic place with number of shopping options. Also visit the Srirangapatnam fort and the Tipu Sultan Mausoleum.
Day 4 – Shravanabelagola, Belur & Halebidu
World’s tallest monolithic statue of Gommateswara Bahubali, worshipped by Jain devout across the world, is in Shravanabelagola. Climbing around 700 steps carved in the hill, you can reach the top visiting the magnificent statue dating back to the 10th century. After a delicious lunch on board, proceed to the historic Belur and Halebidu temples, popular for their intricate architectures and the magnificent sculptures.
Day 5 – Hampi
UNESCO recognizes Hampi as the group of monuments and a World Heritage Site. The temples have lasted for centuries portraying the engineering excellence of dynasties reigned here. A ruined city with the reminiscent, possesses hundreds of stories to share with you.
Day 6 – Badami and Pattadakal
The cave temples of Badami and the Temple complexes of Pattadakal built deploying the different architectural styles speak louder about the dynasties of the past. The magnificent structures with beautiful facades, huge halls and pillars, symmetrically designed sculptures and figurines make these places recognised as World Heritage Site.
Day 7 – Goa
The most happening state of the country, Goa, surprises you with the number of beaches. The serene atmosphere rejuvenates your body and mind and takes you away from the hustle-bustle of the routine lifestyle. The Portuguese culture gets reflected in every walk of Goa, which you can enjoy in the buildings, churches and also the sumptuous delicacies.
Day 8 – Bangalore
The train returns to the Yeshwantpura Railway station and you are bid farewell by the entire crew.