Welcome aboard a fascinating journey through the many worlds of Karnataka. Embark on a luxurious voyage of discovery through the cradle of Stone Architecture. The Golden Chariot luxury train named after the famous Stone Chariot in Hampi, a world heritage site, in Southern India will travel through timeless Historical Heritage Sites, Resplendent Palaces, Wildlife and Golden Beaches. A 8 Days / 7 Nights colorful journey begins every Monday from Bangalore and traverses through Mysore,visiting Srirangapatna, Mysore Palace, The Nagarahole National Park (Kabini) and continuing to the historical sites of Shravanabelagola, Belur-the 11th century cradle of Hoysala architecture and a world heritage site, Halebidu, Hampi and thereafter entering into the triangular heritage site of Badami, Pattadakal, Aihole, and finally the Golden Beaches of Goa before ending in Bangalore

 

Location :Bangalore / Mysore / Kabini/ Bandipur /Hassan / Hospet / Badami /Goa

Duration : 7 Night 8 Days

 

Itinerary :

Day 1

Monday - Bangalore

03.00 pm to 4.00 pm: Check-in at Taj West End

04.00 pm to 5.00 pm: Nature Walk

05.00 pm to 5.30 pm: Hi-Tea

05.30 pm to 6.00 pm: Presentation on The Golden Chariot Tour

06.00 pm to 6.30 pm: Cultural Show

06.45 pm to 8.00 pm: Visit the ISKCON Temple (The International Society for Krishna Consciousness)

08.15 pm: Arrive at Yeshwanthpur Railway Station, Platform No. 6 to a Traditional Indian Welcome

Dinner onboard The Golden Chariot

9.00 pm: Depart to Mysore

 

Day 2

Tuesday - Mysore / Kabini/ Bandipur

08.00 am to 09.30 am: Breakfast onboard

10.00 am to 11.00 am: Visit the famous Mysore Palace

11.15 am: Later depart for Kabini

01.15 pm: Reach Jungle Lodges

Lunch at the Jungle Lodges

Post Lunch: Jungle Safari

07:40pm: Screening of wildlife film in the evening

 

Dinner and stay overnight at Jungle Lodges

 

Day 3 

Wednesday  - Mysore

06:30 am: Boat Ride on the Kabini River

08:00 am: Breakfast at the Jungle Lodges

09:30 am: Depart for Mysore

11:30 am: Back on board The Golden Chariot

01:00 pm: Lunch on board The Golden Chariot

03:30 pm: Mysore sightseeing: A Visit to Srirangapatnam 

07:00 pm: Reach Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel for a cultural performance followed by dinner.

10:00 pm: Back onboard The Golden Chario

 

Day 4 

Thursday - Hassan

05:00 am: Depart from Mysore to Hassan

07:30 am: Breakfast onboard

08:15 am: Arrive at Hassan

09:00 am: Depart for sightseeing to Shravanabelagola

(Please note that you would have to climb close to 700 steps to experience the architectural marvel.   Only those who can undertake this are advised to do so. Guests unwilling to climb can stay  back on board The Golden Chariot.)

01:00 pm: Lunch on board The Golden Chariot

02:45 pm: Depart for Belur and Halebidu for sightseeing

07:15 pm: Back on board The Golden Chariot

 

08:40 pm: Depart to Hospet, Dinner on board The Golden Chariot

 

Day 5

Friday - Hospet

06:00 am: Arrive at Hospet

07:00 am: Breakfast onboard

08:30 am: Depart for Hampi sightseeing: Virupaksha Temple, Local Hampi Bazaar,

Queens's bath, Elephant stables, Royal enclosure, Hazara Rama Temple

01:00 pm: Return to The Golden Chariot for lunch

03:30 pm: Visit to the Vittala Temple with the beautiful Stone Chariot during day time

05.00 pm: Sit out or leisure time by the banks of the Tungabhadra river

07.00 pm: Re-visit the Vittala Temple again for Illumination  

08:00 pm: Back on board The Golden Chariot

 

Dinner on board The Golden Chariot

 

Day 6

Saturday - Badami

05:00 am: Depart from Hospet to Badami

07:30 am: Breakfast onboard

08:30 am: Arrive at Badami

08:40 am: Depart after breakfast for sightseeing: Badami Caves and Pattadakal

01:30 pm: Return to The Golden Chariot for lunch

01:40 pm: Depart for Goa

Relax and enjoy the facilities on board - Spa, Gym, Movies, etc.

 

Dinner on board The Golden Chariot. Reach Goa past midnight

 

Day 7

Sunday - Goa

08:00 am: Breakfast onboard The Golden Chariot

10:00 am: Depart for sightseeing

11:00 am: Visit the famous churches of old Goa

12:15 pm: Visit an old Portuguese house; Sola Souto Maior for

tea/coffee and cookies; shopping at the emporium

02:00 pm: Reach the Zuri White Sands Resort for lunch followed by a beach stroll & activities 

05:30 pm: Depart from the Resort

06:30 pm: Return to The Golden Chariot

Dinner on board The Golden Chariot

07:10 pm: Depart for Bangalore

 

Day 8

Monday - Bangalore

08:00 am: Breakfast on board The Golden Chariot

11:00 am: Reach Yeswanthpur Railway Station

Farewell by the entire crew

 

 

Visit Bangalore / Mysore / Kabini/ Bandipur /Hassan / Hospet / Badami /Goa by the Golden Chariot

  • 7 days before Start of the tour . 3 Days before start of the tour 50 % of the amount will be refunded. Cancellation 48 hours or lesser no refund. 
  • For Refund thru Credit Card 5% Bank charges Applicable + Cancellation charge applicable as per hotel Policy.

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