The Golden Chariot Pride of the South Itinerary


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Pride of the South is a luxury journey of the Golden Chariot train. The 7 Nights / 8 Days journey starts form Bangalore and covers Kabini, Srirangapatnam, Mysore, Shravanabelagola, Belur, Halebid, Hampi, Badami, Pattadakal, Goa and concludes in Bangalore.

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The Golden Chariot Pride of the South Itinerary

  1. 1. Golden Chariot Pride of the South Itinerary Figure 1 Pride of the South Journey RutemapIts bewitching charm, old world gaiety and modern sophistication turn every journey onboard GoldenChariot a peerless moment worth to be treasured in the casket of precious memories. This Indian luxurytrain crisscrosses through the hills and plains of the Indian state of Karnataka and Kerala in its two distinctjourneys- Pride of the South and Splendor of the South. These two train journeys are introduced with aview to offer the globetrotters a complete picture of the South Indian terrain with its myriad colors. TheGolden Chariot Pride of the South journey covers diverse regions of Karnataka in a period of 8 days and7 nights. Beguiling destinations like Bangalore, Kabini, Bandipur, Mysore, Hassan, Hospet, Badami andGoa are all covered in a single journey of Pride of the South Karnataka tour. All these precisely chosendestinations share with the travelers the various shades of Karnataka along with making them relish astay in the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ Goa. Studded with all the modern amenities and services, and decoratedwith a touch of perfectionism, the Golden Chariot Pride of the South journey will surely make you fall inlove with it during your tour to India.
  2. 2. Itinerary:Day 1: Bangalore Figure 2 Bull Temple, Bangalore Check in at the luxurious Taj West End Hotel Bangalore followed by a high tea Get a glimpse of the Golden Chariot train journey through a presentation Get a tour of the Chitrakala Parisad Enjoy a dazzling cultural show At late evening, arrive at the Yashwanthpur Railway Statation Board the Golden Chariot for your onward journey to Mysore; dinner onboard.Alternative Itinerary Arrive at the native eco resort in Bangalore Enjoy a gourmet lunch prepared by the master chef of the resort Get presentation of the Golden Chariot Train journey by the train authorities Get a tour to the eco resort After that, savor the art and culture of the state in a cultural tour Get a roam to the organic farm Enjoy a ride in the bullock cart, visit the local potters’ house and participate in other exciting local games Leave for the Yeshwanthpur Railway Station Get a traditional welcome in the station Board the train to depart for Mysore and enjoy a splendid dinner onboard
  3. 3. Day 2: Kabini Figure 3 Wild Dogs in Bandipur National Park Enjoy an early morning breakfast on board Golden Chariot Debark the train and set out for an off-train excursion tour to Bandipur National Park Arrive at a jungle lodge and enjoy a local style lunch Get a boat safari across the jungle Wildlife film viewing Return to the jungle lodge at late evening for a dinner and an overnight stay
  4. 4. Day 3: Mysore Figure 4 Mysore Palace at Night At early morning, embark the Golden Chariot and have a refreshing breakfast onboard Start the journey onward Mysore Relish a tempting lunch onboard and arrive at Mysore by the afternoon Disembark the train for a city tour to Mysore and Srirangapatna Late evening, arrive at the Lalitha Mahal Palace for dinner and a cultural performance For overnight stay, return to the train.
  5. 5. Day 4: Hassan Figure 5 Belur at Hassan Enjoy an early morning breakfast onboard Arrive the Hassan Railway Station De-board the train for an off-train tour to Shravanabelagola For a tantalizing lunch and to enjoy some leisurely hours, return to the train Late evening, leave the train for an explorative tour to Belur and Halebid After enjoying different attractions of Belur and Halebid, return to the train for an onboard royal dinner Start the onward journey to Hospet aboard Golden Chariot
  6. 6. Day 5: Hampi / Hospet Figure 6 Hampi, Karnataka Early morning arrival at Hospet Refreshing breakfast onboard this luxury Indian train Disembark the train for a tour to Hampi Return back the train for a gourmet lunch and a leisure stay afterwards Set off for an explorative tour to the remaining attractions of Hampi At night, return to the train for an overnight stay followed by a regal dinner
  7. 7. Day 6: Badami Figure 7 Badami Temple, Karnataka At dawn, leave for Badami With a few hours of journey, reach Badami at morning Following a leisurely breakfast, start an off-train excursion tour to Badami Caves and Pattadakal In the afternoon, return to the luxury train for lunch Start onward journey to Goa onboard Golden Chariot
  8. 8. Day 7: Goa Figure 8 Goa Beach Early morning breakfast onboard Golden Chariot Arrive at Goa and set off to an off-train excursion tour to Goa Visit various attractions of Goa like Portuguese House, local markets etc. For lunch, Ayurvedic massage and leisure, arrive at Majorda Beach Resort Reach the train late evening Savor tempting dinner onboard After dinner, start your onward journey to BangaloreDay 8: Bangalore Enjoy a leisurely breakfast onboard Late morning, arrive at the Yeshwanthpur Railway Station Check out the train after a grand farewell ceremony
  9. 9. Departures of Pride of the South for Season October 2012 to April 2013:Month Departure DatesOctober 2012 1,8,22November 2012 5,19December 2012 3,17,31January 2013 14,28February 2013 11,25March 2013 11,25 Cost of the JourneyOctober 2012 to April 2013 (For Indian Nationals Only)Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (7 Nights)Single occupancy INR 22000 INR 154000Double occupancy INR 16500 INR 115500Triple occupancy INR 13200 INR 92400October 2012 to April 2013 (For International Travellers only):Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (7 Nights)Single occupancy USD 754 USD 5278Double occupancy USD 545 USD 3815Triple occupancy USD 440 USD 3080
  10. 10. Contract Us:70, L.G.F, World Trade Centre,Barakhamba Lane New Delhi-110001Tel: +91-11-2568 6868Fax: +91-11-2568 7110Mobile: +91-9717179408Email: query@the-golden-chariot.comURL -