A host of facilities on The Golden Chariot train touring Karnataka state in South India promises to give passengers the experience of a really luxurious travel. From intricately carved beautiful interiors to a fully stored Madira Bar, Nala and Ruchi restaurants to royal looking beds – passengers will be offered all these facilities and more during their stay on this grand train. Read on to know about the various facilities available onboard The Golden Chariot.
Cabin Coaches The Golden Chariot train endeavors to gives its passengers the same grand feeling onboard as when they see the magnificent monuments while exploring the various tourist destinations in Karnataka. As such, each of its 19 coaches has been designed very aesthetically and bears a historic touch. For instance, each coach on The Golden Chariot has been named after the various dynasties that governed Karnataka like Kadamba, Hoysala, Rastrakota, Ganga, Chalukya, etc.
Furthermore, there are delicate carvings embellishing the ceiling, the wall panels and furniture in this grand train inspired by Mysore and Hoysala architecture. At last, there are these royal-looking beds covered with silky-soft sheets in the sleeping chambers that are bound to make its owners feel like a king. Read on the gist of facilities proffered onboard The Golden Chariot.
Highlights of the Cabin Coaches of The Golden Chariot
Completely air-conditioned cabins.
There are 26 twin beds, 17 double bed cabins and 1 cabin for the physically challenged.
Vanity / Writing desk.
Every cabin boasts of Wi-Fi, LCD television, DVD with six satellite channels, wardrobe, vanity / writing desk and personal washroom full of luxurious facilities and accessories.
Nala and Ruchi – Restaurants on The Golden Chariot
The Golden Chariot train comprises two fabulous vegetarian and non-vegetarian restaurants - Nala and Ruchi. Nala restaurant bears the name of a famous king and renowned chef from the era of the Mahabharata. Ruchi, on the other hand, is a name which means fine taste in Sanskrit language. The two restaurants offer a wide range of mouth-watering dishes.
Highlights of Nala and Ruchi Restaurants
Interiors inspired by the eternal aesthetics of historic temple villages of Hampi and Halebid.
here are four and two-seater dining cabins with comfy sofas and chairs.
Madira - The Lounge Bar!
Madira is a beautifully designed bar on The Golden Chariot train. As per Hindu, mythology, Madira happens to be a divine drink of the gods. This Madira bar thus serves a number of premium spirits bound to rejuvenate the self. Simultaneously, the passenger tourists also get to watch the performances of local artists.
Highlights of the Madira Bar
Comforting and classy seating at bar.
Posh and grand interiors designed after the renowned Mysore Palace.
The Conference Coach in The Golden Chariot can comfortably accommodate up to 30 people. Here one gets a summary of the place’s history.
Highlights of the Conference Coach on The Golden Coach
Comfy seating for 25-30 guests.
A 42 inch LCD television.
High-speed internet surfing zone.
Gym Coach / Ayurveda Center / Spa
The gym coach on The Golden Chariot is where the passengers can head to incase they feel the need for a workout / exercising. Other facilities are availability of an Ayurveda centre and spa on The Golden Chariot. These well-proven techniques provide respite from everyday stress and tensions.