Glimpses of Karnataka

Duration: 3 Nights / 4 Days

Destinations Covered: Bengaluru – Bandipur – Mysore – Hampi – Bengaluru

Glimpses of Karnataka is a well-planned itinerary offering an attractive journey across the top tourist destinations in Karnataka. The tour commences on Sunday in Bangalore and ends back in Bangalore, the following Saturday. The Glimpses of Karnataka tour organized by Golden Chariot is a 7-day itinerary offering pure fun. Enjoy the majestic essence of Karnataka during the tour and come back with lifetime memories to cherish forever. The itinerary of this luxury tour is described below. Go through the day-wise program to plan your schedule in a hassle-free manner.

Glimpses of Karnataka - Itinerary

Day 1: Bengaluru to Bandipur

Your most awaited journey starts in Bangalore the capital of Karnataka. Experiencing charming weather throughout the year and adorned with Victorian architectural splendor, the third-largest city in India doesn't need any introduction.

Bangalore Palace
  • Receive a warm welcome at Yesvantpur Railway Station at around 0830 hrs.
  • Attend tour Briefing on the train.
  • Your luxury train goes on wheels at 0930 hrs.
  • Enjoy delectable Lunch onboard.
  • De board train at Nanjangud Town.
  • Embark on 50 km road journey from Nanjangud to Bandipur
  • Proceed for a wildlife safari at Bandipur National Park
  • After enjoying Jungle Safari at Bandipur return to the train.
  • Complete your dinner on board.
  • Continue an overnight journey to reach Mysore.
Day 2: Mysore

On day 2 of the journey, you will enjoy sightseeing in Mysore. After breakfast on board, proceed to visit the Mysore Palace. After exploring the royal glory, return to the train for lunch. Visit Srirangapatnam as an Optional excursion. In the evening, proceed for dinner at a city hotel with cultural activities. Return to the train and continue your journey to Hampi.

Mahabalipuram - UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • Enjoy breakfast on the train.
  • Proceed for visiting the Mysore Palace.
  • Return to the train and enjoy your lunch.
  • In the evening, you can go for an optional visit to Srirangapatnam.
  • Return to the train and have dinner.
  • Continue an overnight journey to reach Hampi.
Day 3: Hampi

Day 3 of the Golden Chariot itinerary is reserved for exploring the architectural marvel in Hampi. After enjoying your breakfast, de board the train to visit Hampi, the capital of the Vijayanagara kingdom. This UNESCO World Heritage site carries the ruins ancient kingdom that tells the story of opulence and grandeur of the royals. You can also enjoy the view of the Sunset from the bank of the gently flowing Tungabhadra River. After the excursion, come back to the train for lunch. You can choose an optional trip to Anegundi in the afternoon. Enjoy your dinner onboard and continue the journey.

Auroville - Matrimandir
  • Enjoy a delectable breakfast on the train.
  • Proceed for sightseeing in Hampi.
  • Explore temples, palaces, and World Heritage sites in Hampi.
  • Return to the train to have your lunch.
  • Go for an optional trip to Anegundi in the afternoon.
  • Enjoy your dinner and continue the journey to come back to Bangalore.
Day 4: Bengaluru

Enjoy your breakfast on board as the train arrives at Yeshwantpur Railway Station in Bangalore at around 11:00 AM. Say farewell to your co-passengers and de board the train as your Glimpses of Karnataka tour ends offering you pure delight for the last 4 days.

Sri Ranganathaswamy Temple
  • Enjoy the breakfast.
  • Reach Yeshwanthpur Railway station as this magical journey ends in Bangalore.

Highlights:

  • Bandipur National Park - This is one of the best wildlife sanctuaries in India inhabiting abundant greenery, wild animals and colorful birds.
  • Mysore Palace - This massive place designed by British architect Henry Irwin is famous for its great history and beautiful architecture that symbolizes a blend of architectural style from all over the world.
  • Hampi - The ancient capital of the Vijaynagar Empire is a UNESCO world heritage site and famous for impressive rock-carved monolithic sculptures and monuments.

Departure Dates for Season 2022-23 & 2024-25

MONTH DEPARTURE DATES
Dec 2022 4,25
Jan 2023 15
Feb 2023 5,26
Mar 2023 19
Oct 2023 14
Nov 2023 11
Dec 2023 9
Jan 2024 6
Feb 2024 3
Mar 2024 2
Oct 2024 12
Oct 2024 9
Dec 2024 7,28
Jan 2025 25
Feb 2025 22
Mar 2025 22

Glimpses of Karnataka Tariff for Session 2022-23

(For Indian nationals only)

Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (3 Nights)
Deluxe Cabin INR 79000 INR 237000
Single Supplement INR 59250 INR 177750

(For International travellers)

Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (3 Nights)
Deluxe Cabin USD 1000 USD 3000
Single Supplement USD 750 USD 2250

Glimpses of Karnataka Tariff for Session 2023-24 & 2024-25

(For Indian nationals only)

Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (3 Nights)
Deluxe Cabin INR 83213 INR 249640
Single Supplement INR 62410 INR 187230

(For International travellers)

Occupancy Type Prices (Per person per night) Total (3 Nights)
Deluxe Cabin USD 1053 USD 3160
Single Supplement USD 790 USD 2370
Note:
  • The above mentioned tariff is valid for 2022- 2023 departures.
  • The above cost is exclusive of 5% service tax that will be charged extra .
Inclusions:
  • Accommodation in double / twin bedded cabins with attached bathrooms
  • All meals, soft beverages, house brands of Indian wines, beer and spirits
  • Butler service, complimentary tea, coffee and mineral water on board
  • Guided off train tours as included in the journeys inclusive of entrance fees, still camera fee, transport and services of a guide
  • Porter charges at stations
Exclusions:
  • Any optional tours as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Taxes, insurance, gratuities, telephone calls, laundry
  • Alcoholic beverages (apart from the house brands)
  • Video, film and professional still camera fees and arrival and departure transfers
  • International and domestic air tickets
  • Pre and post tour accommodation
  • Any tour extensions unless specifically mentioned as part of the journeys