Pride of South -(Golden Chariot)

Bangalore - Mysore - Kabini - Hassan- Hospet - Hampi- Badami- Goa
(7 Nights / 8 Days)

The enchanting journey of the south for 8 days/7 nights begins from Bangalore. It takes you through Kabini-the tigers’ abode, imperial Mysore, Srirangapatna, Shravanabelagola, architectural wonders of Halebid, Belur, Hampi, Pattadakal and Badami. It also takes you to the tiny emerald Goa, a paradise of sun and sand paradise.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Bangalore

1500 hrs : Report for registration at the Taj West End
1600 hrs : A leisure walk in the well-trimmed green gardens of the Taj
1700 hrs : High tea and snacks
1730 hrs : Presentation on the tour (Pride of the South)
1800 hrs : Enjoy Cultural Performance
1845 hrs : Visit ISKCON Temple
2015 hrs : Move to the Yeshwanthpur railway station. After a traditional welcome, board the Golden Chariot
2100 hrs : Leave for Mysore

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Day 02 Mysore - Kabini

0800 hrs : Onboard Breakfast
1000 hrs : Visit Amba Vilas Palace or Mysore Palace
1115 hrs : Disembark the train and leave for Kabini by road
1315 hrs : Check-in at the resort of Kabini Jungle
1545 hrs : Enjoy Wildlife Safari
1940 hrs : Go for the screening of film (of wildlife)
2000 hrs : Enjoy the bonfire, dinner and a comfortable night stay at Kabini

Day 03 Kabini - Mysore

0630 hrs : Enjoy bird watching, while cruising a boat across Kabini River early morning.
0800 hrs : Breakfast (at the resort)
0930 hrs : Take on a road journey for Mysore
1130 hrs : Embark the luxury train
1300 hrs : Lunch onboard
1530 hrs : Sightseeing tour of Srirangapatnam
1800 hrs : Enjoy shopping at CIE
1900 hrs : Witness a Cultural performance and have dinner (at a luxury palace hotel)
2200 hrs : Back to the train for an overnight stay

Day 04 Hassan

0500 hrs : Leave for Hassan
0730 hrs : Breakfast on the train
0900 hrs : Disembark the train for sightseeing tour of Shravanabelagola
1300 hrs : Board the train for lunch
1445 hrs : Disembark and leave to visit the mesmerizing temples of Belur and Halebidu
1915 hrs : Embark the train
2000 hrs : Onboard dinner
2040 hrs : Leave for Hospet

Day 05 Hospet - Hampi

0600 hrs : Arrival in Hospet
0700 hrs : Breakfast on the train
0830 hrs : Leave for Hampi for sightseeing
1300 hrs : Lunch on- board the train
1530 hrs : Visit to Vijaya Vittala temple complex and the Stone Chariot
1700 hrs : Enjoy the sunset view on the banks of River Tungabhadra
1800 hrs : Leave for railway station at Hospet
2000 hrs : Onboard dinner and overnight stay

Day 06 Badami

0400 hrs : Leave for Badami
0730 hrs : Onboard breakfast at the luxury train
0830 hrs : Arrive at Badami
0840 hrs : Sightseeing of Pattadakal and Badami cave temples (World Heritage Sites)
1320 hrs : Back to the Golden Chariot
1330 hrs : Onboard lunch. Leave for Goa. Work-out in the Gym or go for a Spa on the train.
2000 hrs : Dinner on the train. Arrive in Goa after midnight

Day 07 Goa

0800 hrs : Breakfast onboard Golden Chariot
1000 hrs : Go for a sightseeing tour
1100 hrs : Visit the popular churches in old Goa
1215 hrs : Visit to Old Portuguese house
1400 hrs : Have lunch at the luxury resort. Enjoy at the beach and Hi-Tea
1730 hrs : Check-out from the resort
1830 hrs : Embark the train and leave for Bangalore
2000 hrs : Onboard dinner and overnight stay

Day 08 Bangalore

0800 hrs : Breakfast on the train
1130 hrs : Arrive at the Yeshwanthpur Railway Station. Check-out and farewell

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Pride of South (Golden Chariot) Schedule Season 2016 - 2017

Month Departure Dates
October, 2016 10
November, 2016 7
December, 2016 5
January, 2017 16
February, 2017 13
March, 2017 13

Pride of South (Golden Chariot)- Tariff (7 Nights / 8 Days)

  • Single Occupancy

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  • Twin Sharing

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  • Triple Sharing

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Terms & Conditions

The Golden Chariot Tariff also mentions a few more details that can be handy information for you. They have been mentioned below:

  • Half fare for children between 5 and 12 years.
  • The tariff includes accommodation on board, the meals, the sightseeing trips, the entrance fees (while entering monuments, parks, palaces and other sightseeing locations)
  • It does not comprise of tips, phone calls, camera fees in the sightseeing locations, SPA car and Business car facilities, liquor as well as laundry
  • Christmas and New Year being the peak holiday season calls for a 10% surcharge levied on all departures.
  • As per the Govt. of India norms, Service Tax @ 4.5% is levied on the prevalent tariff.

The reservation as well as cancellation policies as mentioned in the Golden Chariot tariff are as follows:

To Reserve

  • Pay 20% of ticket value at the time of confirming the booking.
  • Pay the remaining 80% of ticket value 30 days prior to departure.

To Cancel

  • 5% of the ticket value will be deducted if cancellation is made until 60 days prior to departure.
  • 20% of the ticket value will be deducted if cancellation is made between 59 and 30 days prior to departure.
  • 50% of the ticket value will be deducted if cancellation is made between 29 and 15 days prior to departure.
  • 100% of the ticket value will be deducted if the cancellation is made 14 days prior to departure.

The entire amount will be treated as forfeited incase of non-arrival of the guest. Incase the tour is terminated by the guest, the amount for the untraveled portion would be considered as forfeited without any scope for further refunds and adjustments. Incase of natural disasters or serious health issues, amendment maybe possible subject to availability as well as merit.

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