The Golden Chariot - Facilities

Onboard Golden Chariot, dining is about more than just food; staying is about more than just sleeping, and fun is about more than just traveling. From royal cabins to exclusive bar and lounge to delightful restaurants, the train is equipped with amenities that enhance your vacation. And it's all delivered by a friendly, engaging and courteous train crew. Each day on the train is a celebration owing to the ambience that is good enough to build a scrapbook of unforgettable moments!

Cabin Coaches - Personification of grandeur and royalty

Narrating the timeless tales of Indian history and still adorned with all modern amenities, the train has 44 cabins in all, including 26 twin beds cabins, 17 double bed cabins and 1 disabled friendly cabin. The interiors of the coaches are inspired by Mysore and Hoysala architecture. Interestingly, each Coach of the train has been named after the dynasties that ruled Karnataka - Kadamba, Hoysala, Rastrakota, Ganga, Chalukya, Bhahamani, Adhilshahi, Sangama, Shathavashna, Yudukula and Vijayanagar.

Restaurant cars -Nala & Ruchi - The gourmet's delight

To tickle your taste buds and to offer you the best of the cuisines not only from South India, but from across the world, the chefs at the Golden Chariot cook food with all their heart and serve you with an equal passion.

The train houses two multi cuisine restaurants - Nala and Ruchi, each of which draws inspiration from mythological texts. A delectable spread of fresh and aromatic vegetarian and non-vegetarian cuisines is served in the most cordial manner to the guests. Nala draws its name from a king and legendary chef from the times of the Mahabharata. Whereas, Ruchi means 'fine taste' in Sanskrit.

Exclusive facilities

  • 4-seater and 2-seater dining cabins with comfortable sofas and chairs.
  • The interiors of the restaurants have been inspired by the timeless aesthetics of Hampi and Halebid.
  • A wide range of national and international cuisines.

The lounge bar - Madira - Come, indulge, rejuvenate

Designed to provide you an energizing escape from the off-train excursions, the lounge bar - Madira comes with an exclusive collection of wines and spirits. Specially appointed and subservient barmen are ever ready to help you with choosing and making the best drink to uplift your spirits. The bar also serves flavorsome snacks to go with your drinks as you forget all your worries for a few leisurely moments in this bar. The bar is the best place to chat with your fellow passengers or spend a few moments of solitude as you witness the ever changing landscape from the train's window. As you savour your drink, there's music and performances by local artisans.

Exclusive facilities

  • Extensive wine list, crafted cocktails and a mouthwatering bar menu.
  • Plush & royal interiors.
  • Comfortable sofas and seating arrangement.
  • Cultural Performances.

Gym Car - Stay fit, travel smart

If you are among those you think that all those flavorful dishes served at the two restaurants might make you gain weight, Golden Chariot's fully-equipped gymnasium is there to keep those extra pounds at bay. The gym has been designed to give you the best fitness experience possible while accomplishing your exercise goals even as you travel through the most exotic location in South India on board the luxury train. It comes with state-of-the-art housing the latest equipment like the treadmill, cycle and stepper; a changing room, a steam bath and two shower rooms.

Recreational Coach - Nirvana - Uplift your mind, body & soul

The Nirvana spa housed on board the train provides wellness solutions including the famous Ayurvedic massages, which improve blood circulation and reduces muscle stiffness, thus inducing relaxation. To cater to your body's needs of relaxing after an exhausting site-seeing tour off the train, Nirvana also offers spa that help you relax with style and ease. A team consisting of compliant wellness professionals called masseurs is at your service to provide with the most revitalizing spa or massage of your life. The spa is equipped with all the necessary rejuvenating oils.

Other exclusivities

  • The train houses two generator cars to ensure uninterrupted power supply.
  • Complete carpeted flooring makes the train look like a real palace.
  • A business centre that helps one keep in touch with the outer world.
  • 6 DVD Channels and 6 Satellite Channels that entertains ones journey back in time.
  • Soft music that soothes the mind is played in the background.
  • A doctor on board throughout.
  • A personal attendant for each coach to cater to the guests' needs.

Holidays to Treasure

Holidays to Treasure has emerged to be one of the largest Destination Management Company reaching out to over 37,500 discerning travelers from continents across the globe, even while it’s reputation for providing the best in holidays of style remains unequalled. Personalized services, luxurious accommodation at attractive prices and informed guidance are the company’s forte. The extensive experience of over twenty years in the travel business of it’s directors on board, adds to the quality, style and exclusivity of all services which the company offers.

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