The Golden Chariot is Karnataka’s very own Palace on Wheels. The train covers all the major tourist and heritage spots in Karnataka and also takes its privileged passengers to the sun kissed beaches of Goa. Read further to know about the itinerary of the Golden Chariot’s heritage tour.
Day 1 Monday, Bangalore
1800 hrs - Reporting Time
1900 hrs - Departure from Bangalore
Day 2 Tuesday, Mysore
0830 hrs - Sight seeing trip of Mysore
0100 hrs - Return to Golden Chariot.
Day 4 Thursday, Hassan - Halebid / Belur - Sravanbelagola
0600 hrs - Departure from Mysore
0840 hrs - Arrival at Hassan
0930 hrs - Drive down to Halebid / Belur
1300 hrs - Come back to the train and have lunch onboard.
1600 hrs - Drive down to Sravanbelagola to visit Jain Temple
1900 hrs - Return to train again
1940 hrs - Depart for TB DAM.
Day 5 Friday, TB DAM - Hospet / Hampi
0530 hrs - Arrival at TB DAM
0830 hrs - Drive up the hill for breakfast.
0930 hrs - Train to Hospet / Hampi
1300 hrs - Lunch on train
1530 hrs - Hampi
1900 hrs - Dinner on train.
2000 hrs - Departure from TB DAM
Day 6 - Saturday - Gadag - Aihole & Pattadakal - Badami
0530 hrs - Arrival at Gadag
0830 hrs - Drive to Aihole & Pattadakal
1300-1600 hrs - Lunch at Badami Court.
1600-1800 hrs - Exploring Badami
1900 hrs - Dinner onboard
2000 hrs - Departure for Goa
Day 7 - Sunday, Goa
0530 hrs - Arrival at Goa
0900 hrs - Drive to Mapple Viva.
1200-1600 hrs - Lunch and then outing at the Calangute Beach
1800 hrs - Return to Train.
1900 hrs - Departure from Goa.
Day 8 Monday, Bangalore
1100 hrs - Arrival at Bangalore
Note: It is also possible to begin and end your journey from Goa. In this case, the tour begins on Sunday.