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 2020 - 21

MONTH DEPARTURE DATES
Oct 2020 18
Nov 2020 15
Dec 2020 6,27
Jan 2021 17
Feb 2021 7,28
Mar 2021 28
Oct 2021 17
Nov 2021 7,28
Dec 2021 19
Jan 2022 9,30
Feb 2022 20
Oct 2022 23
Nov 2022 13
Dec 2022 4,25
Jan 2023 15
Feb 2023 5,26
Mar 2023 19
Apr 2023 9

Glimpses of Karnataka Tariff for Session 2020-2021, 2021-22 & 2022-2023

(For Indian nationals only)

OCCUPANCY TYPE SINGLE OCCUPANCY DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
PER PERSON PER NIGHT INR 106710 INR 60977
TOTAL(3 NIGHTs) INR 320130 INR 182930

(For International travellers)

OCCUPANCY TYPE SINGLE OCCUPANCY DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
PER PERSON PER NIGHT USD 1400 USD 800
TOTAL(3 NIGHTs) USD 4200 USD 2400

Note:
  • The above mentioned tariff is valid for  2020 - 2021 & 2021 - 2022 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