Pride of Karnataka


Capture the real essence of India with the luxury Indian train The Golden Chariot which takes you to a cosmos where ancient folklores and fairytales come alive. The The Golden Chariot journey, spanning over 7 nights and 8 days, is no less than a surprise box that makes you relish a new surprise everyday day as the sun makes its appearance on the morning sky. This vacation, spend a fabulous week in India and bask in the glory of Mysore's palaces, cultural heritage of Bangalore and the pristine beaches of Kerala and Goa. Discover traditional towns of the southern end of the nation. Temple towns of Chennai and other southern regions are a rage among visitors. Pilgrimage sites, shrines, museums, churches, wildlife sanctuaries and spectacular locales are some other salient features of this sojourn. Explore the puzzle board of these meticulously chosen destinations in a weeklong journey onboard the The Golden Chariot India, one of the most opulent train rides in the world.


Get on board and experience a thrilling adventure across Karnataka with KSTDC specially created with upbeat activities in mind for the Next Generation. Bring in some much needed adventure and make new memories along the way. Take a tour of Karnataka with exciting travel experience best suited for both Primary and Secondary sections.

It is an attempt to connect some of the important dots which have shaped the history of south India through several centuries. Destinations on the Golden Chariot route have been chosen to showcase the architecture, culture and history of this region. The unique position of the southern peninsula, surrounded by Arabian Sea in West, the Indian Ocean in South and the Bay of Bengal in the East saw several dynasties having trade and political linkages with both the West and East. These dynasties with their patronage of the arts and crafts have left an indelible mark on the terrain through intricately carved temple and other structures which tell a tale of the glorious past of these lands.


Guest Carriages on the Golden Chariot train are named after the dynasties which ruled south India over several centuries. Each guest carriage has four guest cabins with a mix of twins and doubles. The guest cabins are a mix of 13 Double Bed Cabins, 30 Twin Bed Cabins and 1 Cabin for Specially abled. The two restaurants, Ruchi and Nalapaka, serve delectable meals from across the world with an array of Indian options. Madira, the bar serves choicest of wines, beers and spirits. Arogya, the Spa cum Fitness Center combines traditional Ayurvedic Spa therapies with modern workout machines.


A sojourn through well known & off beat destinations of South India in luxurious fashion. An adventure in comfort, a romance on rail tracks, with heritage & cultural destinations waiting for you to discover them. Very unique, customized itineraries have been developed that leave a resonance of the amalgam of culture of South India. Temples, palaces, relaxed beaches, a wildlife sanctuary, backwaters.. there is something for everyone.

From Jan 2021 ,Golden Chariot Train will operate on Three Different Circuits of South India from Bangalore/Bangalore
viz Two Circuits of 6 Nights each & One Circuit of 3 Nights.


Pride of Karnataka

Spanning 6 days/7 nights, this enchanting journey beginning in Bangalore takes you across tigers abode Kabini, avian haven Srirangapatna, imperial Mysore, colossal Shravanabelagola, architectural wonderland of Belur, Halebid, Hampi, Badami and Pattadakal and tiny emerald Goa, a sun and sand paradise.


The proud cultural heritage and topographical diversity of the state of Karnataka along with the sunkissed beaches of the tiny emerald of Goa is what is at display during the 7 nights and 8 days itinerary of the Golden Chariot named the Pride of Karnataka.

Beginning from the Garden City Bangalore, this luxury train criscrosses fascinating terrains traveling throgh lush landscapes near Kabini and from their on the train travels to a series of heritage and architectural sites that includes the royal Mysore, heritage Hassan, Hospet and Badami and then on to the creamy beaches of Goa.

Throughout the journey, the atate of the art amenities, impeccable hospitality and cozy interiors keep you pampered on board as you travel hassle free from one facinating destination to other.

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