IRCTC Resumes Luxury Train ‘Golden Chariot’ From Bengaluru

IRCTC has scheduled two trips, departing from Bengaluru – ‘Pride of Karnataka’ and ‘Jewels of South’.

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IRCTC resumed luxury train Golden Chariot from 14 March 2021.
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The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) on Sunday, 14 March, resumed operations of its luxury train ‘Golden Chariot’. The train started from Yesvantpur Bengaluru Railway Station for the 6-Night/7-Day tour – “Pride of Karnataka” trip.

“Vacation times are back now. The Golden Chariot Train embarked on its 6Nights/7 Days "Pride of Karnataka" itinerary from Yesvantpur Bengaluru Railway Station today amid traditional Indian welcome and hospitality to the picturesque landscape & destinations of South India,” the IRCTC tweeted.

IRCTC has scheduled two trips, departing from Bengaluru – ‘Pride of Karnataka’ and ‘Jewels of South’. The trips will cover various destinations in Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Goa, before returning to Bengaluru.

Tour Package Details

Pride of Karnataka : This will be a six-night/seven-day journey. The inaugural trip commenced on 14 March. It will cover the jungles of Bandipur, the palace town of Mysuru, the Halebid temples, the Chikkamagaluru estates, Goa’s beaches, and the UNESCO world heritage sites of Badami Caves, Pattadakal temples and the ruins of Hampi Palace.

Jewels of South: This trip will cover some ‘jewels of south India’. This will include temples of Thanjavur and Chettinad, and a houseboat cruise on Kerala’s backwaters. The inaugural trip will commence on 21 March.

The luxury train tour package cost is inclusive of onboard meals, homemade beverages, guided excursions in air-conditioned buses, entry to monuments, and meals at outdoor venues as per the itinerary.

Golden Chariot Package Tariffs

Pride of Karnataka

  • Deluxe Cabin: Rs 3,20,130 / $4,200
  • Single Supplement: Rs 2,40,100 / $3,150

Jewels of South

  • Deluxe Cabin: Rs 3,20,130 / $4,200
  • Single Supplement: Rs 2,40,100 / $3,150

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