Golden Chariot

Some of the luxury trains operated by Indian Railways are as follows:

 Palace on Wheels

People travelling on this train will feel royal and grand owing to its exquisite and exclusive decoration and service. With wall to wall carpeting and luxurious cabins, it gives the feeling of being a Maharaja or Maharani of the by gone era. The lush interiors speak of the royal Rajasthani culture, which is clearly depicted in the paintings, furnishings and handicrafts that surround the cabins.  This train takes the travelers to the grand journey of sand dunes and royal palaces.

The services offered on this train are as below:

Two restaurants offer traditional Indian, Continental and Chinese cuisine along with Indian liquor, scotch, wine and cocktails.

  • Ayurvedic massages in the newly introduced spa.
  • Doctor on request
  • 14 saloons with 4 cabins that are all attached with shower and bath.
  • Laundry services
  • Souvenirs and gift items with Palace on Wheels insignia

The itinerary of this train is as follows:

Day 01 – WEDNESDAY New Delhi Departure
Day 02 – THURSDAY JAIPUR-Pink City Tour
Day 03 – FRIDAY Early Morning: RANTHAMBHORE- Tiger ReserveAfternoon: CHITTORGARH- Hill Fort
Day 04 – SATURDAY UDAIPUR- City of Lakes
Day 05 – SUNDAY JAISALMER: Oasis in desert
Day 06 – MONDAY JODHPUR: Heart of Marwar
Day 07 – TUESDAY Early Morning: BHARATPUR: Bird SanctuaryNoon: AGRA – City of Taj Mahal

The changes in tour details can be checked on any railway time table in India.

Reporting time at Delhi: 4:30PM at Safdarjung Railway Station.

Return time: Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station by 05:30AM. Check out is 7:15 am after early breakfast.

Golden Chariot

This is the one and only luxury train in South India. Travelers will get an insight into a kaleidoscope of cultural ethos of southern India along with glimpses of archaeological wealth. Being a joint venture of the State Government of Karnataka & Ministry of Railways, this train offers travelers a combination of the years gone by and golden future yet to come. With luxurious interiors and supreme service, it has captured the hearts of many travelers.

Services provided on this train:

Two dining cars –

  • Business center
  • Mini gymnasium
  • 4 sleeping chambers
  • 11 luxuriously furnished Air-Conditioned Saloons for passengers
  • Special cabin for Physically Challenged
  • LCD Televisions
  • Electric sockets with 220 AC

The itinerary of this train is as follows:

Day 01 : MONDAY Bangalore Depart
Day 02 : TUESDAY Drive From Mysore / Kabini – Overnight Stay
Day 03 : WEDNESDAY Morning: Mysore Palace & Srirangapatna FortAfternoon: Mysore
Day 04 : THURSDAY Morning: Gomateswara Hill MonolithAfternoon: Belur & Halebid
Day 05 : FRIDAY HAMPI – UNESCO World Heritage Site
Day 06 : SATURDAY UNESCO World Heritage Site of Badami and Pattadakal
Day 7 : SUNDAY GOA Churches & Golden Beaches

Reporting time at Bangalore: Report by 4.00 pm (1600 hrs) at Hotel Taj West End, Bangalore

Return time: Yashwantpura Railway station, Bangalore by 11 a.m. Check out is on arrival.

Passengers and travelers who want to experience the grandeur of regal India should to travel on these trains once in their lifetime.

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