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THE GOLDEN CHARIOT

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One of the top luxury trains in the world , The Golden Chariot takes the tourist for memorable journey of exotic locations of both Karnataka and Goa . In the seven night , eight day splendid tour, the traveler apart from tanning in the Calangute beach of Goa in the final leg of the tour also visits the great tourist sites of Banglore, Mysore, Kabini, Hassan , Hospet in Karnataka . All the artistically designed 19 coaches of this luxury train , are further divided into 11 traveler coaches, 2 dining coaches and 1 coach each for bar, meeting , gymnasium and spa . Each cabin of The Golden Chariot Train is equipped with latest amenities of comfort and relaxation All the cabins are fully air conditioned and have facilities of Wi-Fi, LCD television , DVD, personal chic washrooms. In particular , The Golden Chariot is one of the first trains which has a dish antennae that ensures the round the clock viewing of satellite television programs. All the coaches of the Golden Chariot Train been named separately after the ruling family which ruled Karnataka at one point of time or the other . Hence the tourist will find the coaches with names like Adhilshahi, Chalukya, Kadamba, Sangama and Vijaynagar As the name suggest, this luxury train of India is named after the famous Stone Chariot at Hampi . The amazing tour of the two States of Karnataka and Goa which commences on Monday at 6 pm comes to an end on next Monday at 11:00 am


DAY 01 (MON) DEPARTURE BANGALOREMYSORE

The land once ridden by formidable armies is now traversed by the world's most unique railway - The Golden Chariot beckons you to discover worlds that are enriched with history and culture. Recline and relax as the magnificent scenery unfolds outside your window with luxury on the inside, thus far reserved for royalty. We present the Golden Chariot - a fine balance between a glorious yesterday and an omnipresent tomorrow in a magical land... that is Karnataka.

06.00 - 07.00 pm Report for check-in to board the train.
09.00 pm Departure from Bangalore - Yeshwanthpur.
Wine & dine onboard.
Overnight onboard.

Bangalore: A World of Opportunity The capital of Karnataka is known as the Garden City because of its salubrious climate and greenery. Perched 3,250 feet above sea level, temperatures seldom exceed 30oC (88oF). Founded by Kempegowda, a powerful chieftain, the city is unique with its rich cultural heritage that coexists with its modern day technological and industrial achievements. Today Bangalore is popularly known as India’s Silicon Valley.
Overnight onboard train.

DAY 02 (TUE) MYSORE

00.01 am Arrival at Mysore (A World of Royalty).
08.00 am Drive to Kabini (A World of Wildlife).
10.00 pm Return to train.

Train Stabled at Mysore: A World of Royalty Mysore has been always associated with the royal families and their patronage, be it the Wodeyars or the Sultans. Mysore is a city known for its resplendent palaces and majestic buildings. A visit to the city conjures up visions of the glory, still evident of the illustrious Wodeyar Kings. This former state capital still retains its tradition in music and dance, art and literature and its time-honoured crafts. A 141 kms from Bangalore, the city enchants you with its quaint charm, verdant gardens, tree-lined boulevards and its sacred temples. Mysore, once the state capital, today is a vibrant city teeming with tourists and visitors. It is known the world over for its exotic sandalwood and rich silks. Many culinary delights await those inclined to sample the regional cuisine.

DAY 03 (WED) MYSORE

08.30 am Mysore sight seeing.
11.00 pm Return to train.
Overnight onboard.

DAY 04 (THU) MYSOREHASSAN–HALEBIDU-SHRAVANABELAGOLA

06.00 am Departure from Mysore.
08.40 am Arrival at Hassan.
09.30 am Drive to Halebidu / Belur (A World of Worship).
01.00 pm Board the train & lunch on board.
04.00 pm Drive to sravanbelagola and visit famous Jain Temple.
07.00 pm Return to train, dinner onboard.
07.40 pm Departure to TB DAM.
Overnight onboard.

DAY 05 (FRI) HAMPI
05.30 am Arrival at TB DAM.
08.30 am Drive up the hill for breakfast.
09.30 am Train to Hospet / Hampi (A World Heritage Site).
01.00 pm Lunch onboard. 03.30 pm Hampi evening session.
07.00 pm Dinner onboard.
08.00 pm Departure to TB DAM.
Overnight onboard.

DAY 06 (SAT) AIHOLE & PATTADAKAL - BADAMI

05.30 am Arrival at GADAG.
08.30 am Drive to Aihole & Pattadakal.
01.00 -04.00 pm Lunch at Badami Court.
04.00 - 06.00 pm Badami (A World Heritage Site).
07.00 pm Dinner onboard.
08.00 pm Departure to Goa.
Overnight onboard.

DAY 07 (SUN) GOA

05.30 am Arrival at Goa (A World of Golden Beaches).
09.00 am Drive to Mapple Viva.
12.00 -04.00 pm Lunch & Calangute Beach.
06.00 pm Return to Train.
07.00 pm Departure from Goa.
Overnight onboard.

DAY 08 (MON) GOA - BANGALORE

11.00 am Arrival at Bangalore. Finally, The eight days splendid tour of The Golden Chariot covering awesome tourism sites of Karnataka and Goa comes to an end at Banglore. The tourists take back with them the memories of breathtaking tourism locales witnessed in these two magnificent States of India.
TARIFF
The Tariff includes:
Tariff is inclusive of accommodation on board The Golden Chariot/ travel/all meals / Conducted Sight-seeing Tours/ Entrance fees at Monuments / Parks / Palaces and Cultural Programmes.

The Tariff does not includes:
Drinks, tips, laundry, telephone calls, video camera fees, SPA Car, Business Car Facilities, liquor and other items of personal nature.

Reservation & Cancellation policy:

Advance:
• 20% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
• Remaining 80% of ticket value 30 days prior to departure.

Cancellation:
• 5% of the ticket value if cancellation is made until 60 days prior to departure.
• 20% of the ticket value if cancellation is made between 59-30 days prior to departure.
• 50% of the ticket value if cancellation is made between 29-15 days prior to departure.
• 100% of the ticket value if the cancellation is made 14 days prior to departure.

No show/ En route termination of tour/amendment:

• No Show - In case of No Show / Non-arrival of the guest, no refund or adjustment in future travel will be possible. The whole amount shall be treated as forfeited.
• En route termination of tour - In case of termination of tour by the guest, for any reasons, no refund or adjustment for future travel will be possible. The amount for unused portion of the tour shall be treated as forfeited.
• Amendment - Is only possible under the circumstances like Natural Disaster / Natural Calamity or Serious Health Problem’s (this needs to be supported by doctor’s certificate) and is subject to availability. No refunds are possible and every case will be decided on merits on a case to case
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