The Golden Chariot is a popular Indian luxury train that operates on the Deccan-Ghat corridor across central and southern India. Patrons will be excited to note that the train was recently nominated as the best Asian luxury train at the World Travel Awards, a feat that strengthens its position as a prominent luxury train. This blog will pinpoint the top 3 features/services that are sure to leave an impression on luxury travel aficionados.
1 – Multiple Journeys
The Golden Chariot offers 2 journeys – Pride of the South and the Southern Splendor – each distinct in the destinations and the activity list, with only Bangalore being common to both itineraries. While the Pride of the South largely features excursions to heritage properties such as forts, palaces and temples, the Southern Splendor itinerary has wildlife, heritage, spirituality and beach themed undertones.
2 – Regal Interiors
All interior furnishings and upholstery has been tastefully done. But isn’t that a common feature with most luxury trains? What sets the Golden Chariot apart and ahead of the competition are the golden motifs and emblazoned furniture from medieval times. All cabins are named after might kingdoms from pre-medieval times such as Chalukya, Hoyasala, Sangama, Adilshahi and Kadamba.
3 – All Play and a Little Work Too
The on board business center is well equipped to facilitate business meetings, conferences and seminars for small gatherings. The train premises are Wi-Fi enabled, so that you are connected on the go. Prior enquiry must be made to make use of the Business Center.