Amongst all other forms of long distance conveyance, trains are my favorite. Adding cherry on the iced cake, travelling through luxury trains is a splendid experience. India has various luxury trains that are operational, but the enigma of the Golden Chariot luxury train is something similar to ants being drawn to the piece of jaggery. The train journeys not only provide you abundant of time to ponder over big questions, but also enjoy the wonderful natural settings of the places covered in the itineraries. The hills, farms, sun rise, sun set, rivers, etc., are some of the eye-pleasing elements that make the train journey, a magnificent one.
Golden Chariot Luxury TrainKarnataka is the destinations that you explore through the Golden Chariot. This land is regarded as the most fascinating destination in India due to rich history, culture and heritage along with splendid natural wealth. Places like Hampi, Pattadakal, Hassan, Belur, Gadag, and Badami are covered under its itinerary that helps in exploring some of the ancient and medieval ramparts. Apart from the UNESCO’S world heritage, you also get chance to enjoy the exotic wildlife at Nagarhole National Park, along with beautiful beaches of Goa. Read forward to get more information about this Indian Luxury Train that provides you with the glimpses of the chic cities of Bangalore and Mysore all along with the blend of luxury and hospitality.
About the Train:
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This luxury train In India is operated by KSTDC (Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation) and the on board hospitality services are provided by the Mapple Group that is the recognized name in the hospitality industry. This train comprehends the journey of 7 days and 8 nights covering places like Bangalore, Mysore, Kabini, Hassan, Badami, Goa, etc.
The Amenities of the Train:
Golden Chariot is synonymous with luxury train travel as being laced with modern facilities and splendid hospitality. This train is designed to accommodate 88 passengers in its 11 coaches/44 cabins. The nomenclature of the coaches is done according to the dynasties that prevailed in Karnataka. To ensure the element of luxury in the travel, there is a lounge bar, gymnasium, spa, and two restaurants. Conference amenities are also available.
spa facility on board
Coming to the interiors of this Indian luxury train, the Hoysala-style furniture, paintings, carvings, royal cabins, etc., will make you travel the luring days of yesteryear. Various modern facilities like Wi-Fi, 24*7 caretaker services, LCD television, cabins with attached washrooms, music channels, etc., are also made available to the passengers.
Luxury to Pamper You:
Golden Chariot Cabin
The Mapple Group manages two dining cars, namely Ruchi and Nala. The term Ruchi is taken from Sanskrit that means taste, and Nala was the name of legendary cook of Mahabharata times. Both Indian as well as continental cuisines are served by these restaurants. The chefs, appointed to prepare the delicacies, make use of fresh ingredients in the preparations. The bar is aptly named Madira and stocks Indian made foreign liquor, imported champagnes, rare wines and popular scotch whiskeys. The train also has gymnasium for the health buffs. Apart from the well equipped gymnasium, you can also enjoy herbal and Ayurvedic massages along with rejuvenating spa.
Why would one not love to travel trough trains if the journey leaves you with abundant on memories and rejuvenating experience? Being the finest luxury train in India, Golden Chariot makes you enjoy the long journey of 7 days and 8 nights with the blend of luxury and world-class hospitality.