Redefine Train Journey with Royal Tourist Bangalore Train - The Golden Chariot

If the fantasy of traveling back in time and experiencing the grand royalty intrigues you, then Golden Chariot might exceed your expectations. Owned by Karnataka Tourism and Managed by IRCTC, Golden Chariot is the elite train of South India. It caters to travelers who wish to transverse through the rich historical and cultural heritage of India in the lap of luxury. The grandeur of the train is evident from mind-boggling interiors, majestic ambiance, lavish gastronomical fare, stringent security arrangements, and almost everything you can imagine.

Best Train Journeys from Bangalore

Golden Chariot, a royal tourist Bangalore train offers matchless comfort onboard and allows travelers to explore some of India’s hidden gems.

It presents three spectacular journeys which start and end in Bangalore. The different journeys take you through 1,600 years of history through Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, and Goa. The voyages unveil long-lost treasures, empires, history secrets, and kingdoms. The well-designed Golden Chariot contemplates the Dravidian architecture and rich culture blended with modern facilities.

Take these best train journeys from Bangalore to explore South India in ways not possible otherwise!

1) Pride of Karnataka

Duration: 5 Nights/6 Days

Destinations Covered: Bengaluru – Bandipur – Mysore – Halebidu - Chikamgaluru – Hampi – Goa

2) Jewels of South

Duration: 5 Nights/6 Days

Destinations Covered: Bengaluru – Mysore – Kanchipuram – Mahabalipuram – Thanjavur – Chettinad/Karaikudi – Cochin – Chertala/Maraikulam

3) Glimpses of Karnataka

Duration: 3 Nights/4 Days

Destinations Covered: Bengaluru – Nanjangud – Mysore – Hospet

Get World-class facilities onboard Train journey from Bangalore

Accommodation: The train boasts 44 air-conditioned cabins in 11 inter-connected saloons, featuring 30 twin-bedded cabins,13 double-bedded cabins & one cabin for the physically challenged. Each cabin offers striking views 24x7, with a wardrobe, vanity desk, an Infotainment system, and an attached washroom.

The Guest Carriages on the royal tourist Bangalore train are named after the dynasties that ruled south India over several centuries: Kadamba, Hoysala, Rastrakota, Ganga, Chalukya, Bhahamani, Adilshahi, Sangama, Shathavashna, Yudukula, and Vijayanagar.

Fine Dine Restaurants: The interiors of the two dining carriages, Nalapaka and Ruchi, is inspired by the magnificent grandeur of the Hampi and Halebidu Temples. These two fine-dining restaurants on wheels offer a fantastic selection of vegetarian and non-vegetarian gastronomic delights prepared by celebrated chefs.

Lounge Bar: "Madira" bar’s opulent and regal interiors are influenced by the Mysore Palace of the early 20th century. It is the ideal space to relax, sip a drink, and enjoy the stunning scenery while cruising in style.

Spa & Gym Facilities: The dedicated Spa Carriage "Arogya" is built onboard for tourists to synchronize their motions with the natural lilts and tilts of the train.

Royal Tourist Bangalore Train Package Inclusions:
Departure Dates for the season 2023-24
2023-24 Pride of Karnataka
(5 Nights/6 Days)
Jewels of South
(5 Nights/6 Days)
Glimpses of Karnataka
(3 Nights/4 Days)
Month/Day Saturday Saturday Saturday,
Sep. 2023 30 -- --
Oct. 2023 28 07 14
Nov. 2023 25 04 11
Dec. 2023 23 02, 30 09
Jan. 2024 20 27 06
Feb. 2024 17 24 03
Mar. 2024 -- -- 02
Trips 06 06 06
Package Tariff for the season 2023-24 (in INR)
  Pride of Karnataka (5 Nights/6 Days) Glimpses of Karnataka (3 Nights/4 Days) Jewels of South (5 Nights/6 Days)
Deluxe Cabin 398160 265440 398160
Single Supplement 299040 199080 299040
Package Tariff for the season 2023-24 (in USD)
  Pride of Karnataka (5 Nights/6 Days) Glimpses of Karnataka (3 Nights/4 Days) Jewels of South (5 Nights/6 Days)
Deluxe Cabin USD 4740 USD 3160 USD 4740
Single Supplement USD 3560 USD 2370 USD 3560

Disclaimer: All information provided on this website is in good faith. While we endeavor to keep the information up to date and correct, we suggest everyone refer to the official website for updated packages and offers.


Pride of Karnataka and Glimpses of Karnataka Train Journeys cover Hampi in their itineraries.
Golden Chariot train operates between October and March. So you can pick any time during its operating season.
The Pride of Karnataka journey takes you to Goa. The Train Tour lasts for five days and six nights, giving tourists ample time for sightseeing activities and relaxation at their own pace.
The train distance between Hampi and Bangalore is over 400 KM. You can take Pride of Karnataka and the Glimpses of Karnataka Train Journeys of Golden Chariot to visit Hampi in an unforgettable way.
Yes, Golden Chariot has a paramedic on board.
The train has CCTV cameras, smoke alarms, and 24×7 security to make your travel hassle and worry-free.