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The Golden Chariot
Named after the famous Stone Chariot in Hampi, a World Heritage Site in South India, The Golden Chariot transmits you in luxurious comfort on voyages through time and exotic South Indian locales. On these journeys, it unravels for you both eras concealed behind time’s veil, and the splendours of the present day. Come aboard, on a journey filled with moments worth cherishing for a lifetime.

The Golden Chariot offers you two memorable itineraries: Pride of the South and Southern Splendour.
The Pride of South
pride of southThe Golden Chariot transfers you to the worlds of mythology, heritage, worship, natural wonders, wildlife, adventure, beaches and more. Straddling 7 nights and 8 days, the ‘Pride of the South’ itinerary begins with Bangalore and encompasses tiger-stalked Kabini, avian paradise Srirangapatna, majestic Mysore, colossal and monolithic Shravanabelagola, transcendent architectural marvels Belur and Halebid, imperial Hampi, sublime Badami and Pattadakal, and finally, the glorious beaches of Goa!
Southern Splendour
southern splendourThis is a truly incredible experience spread over 7 nights and 8 days, connecting some of South India's most unique and thrilling destinations. It covers three states and brims over with awe-inspiring moments. On its Southern Splendour run, The Golden Chariot starts out from Bangalore, the Garden City, taking you first to Chennai, a modern city outstanding for its allegiance to ancient traditions. Moving on, you find yourself at Puducherry, where serenity is redefined. In the ancient temple towns of Thanjavur and Madurai, you will encounter marvels of architecture and heritage. And thence to Kerala, God's Own Country, and the overwhelming scenic beauty of Thiruvananthapuram, Alappuzha and coastal Kochi. Finally, it’s back to home base Bangalore.
Facilities:
Cabin Coaches:
cabin coachesThe chambers are sharpened in history. Chambers in which, you will retreat under a sky of craftsmanship that recite timeless tales. Descend into a bed of royalty, reminiscent of the Mysore Maharajas; esteem the intricate carvings on the ceiling, the wall panels and furniture stirred by Mysore and Hoysala architecture. Each Coach of the “The Golden Chariot” has been named after the dynasties that ruled Karnataka - Kadamba, Hoysala, Rastrakota, Ganga, Chalukya, Bhahamani, Adhilshahi, Sangama, Shathavashna, Yudukula and Vijayanagar.
Fully air-conditioned cabins.


26 twin beds, 17 double bed cabins and 1 cabin for the physically challenged.


Vanity / Writing desk.

Every cabin is prepared with LCD television, DVD with 6 satellite channels, wardrobe, vanity/writing desk and private bathroom with luxurious amenities and accessories


Nala and Ruchi - Two Restaurants:
restaurantsNala named after a king and legendary chef from the times of the Mahabharata. Ruchi, that means fine taste in Sanskrit. The two restaurants serve a spread of vegetarian and non-vegetarian culinary delights.
Interiors inspired by the timeless aesthetics of Hampi and Halebid.
4-seater and 2-seater dining cabins with comfortable sofas and chairs.
Madira - The Lounge Bar:
Timeless like the spirits we serve, Madira, the mythical drink of the gods in the lounge bar aboard The Golden Chariot. Pour yourself fine spirits as you unravel your soul, as you watch performances of local artisans. Celebrate the journey into timelessness as cadence music uplifts you.
Relaxing and elegant seating at bar.
Posh and royal interiors modeled after the Mysore Palace.
Gym Coach:
gymSpa and Gym on The Golden Chariot discover age old traditions and cures to modern day stress.
Two massage rooms for an out of this world rejuvenation experience.
For those who prefer a local flavor - Ayurveda massages are provided.
Fully equipped gymnasium.
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