Bengaluru: The Karnataka Government through KSTDC has planned to launch ‘Dasara Special Tour Package’ in Golden Chariot Luxury Train to promote the State festival beginning next month.
Golden Chariot is South India’s first and only luxury tourist train run by KSTDC.
With its exquisite accommodation, decor inspired by dynasties from Karnataka’s past, fine dining and service by liveried attendants, the Golden Chariot make tourists experience the rich heritage of Karnataka and feel royalty on wheels.
Priyank Kharge, Minister for ITBT and Tourism, Government of Karnataka said the initiative would provide an excellent opportunity to people to experience royalty on board, which would showcase the ‘Nadahabba’, Mysuru Dasara and its grandeur.
This would be a unique opportunity for people to witness Dasara as a royal guest and also experience the great train journey at a subsidised cost.
Dasara special trips include two nights and a day package on affordable and subsided rates. Golden Chariot has 44 luxury cabins, which can accommodate 88 people.
The two nights and one day package is priced at 25,000 per person for Indians and Rs.40,000 for foreigners.
The package is inclusive of accommodation, meals, sight-seeing and Mysuru Palace events. The first trip will be from September 23 to 25 and the second will be from September 29 to October 1.
The train will depart from Yeshwantpur railway station in the city on the night on the first day of journey to Mysuru and back to Bengaluru on the third day early morning.
KSTDC has planned curated royal walk to enable guests to explore the heritage rich city of Mysuru.
The guests will be offered with the Gold pass for witnessing of the Dasara and cultural programmes in front of the illuminated Mysuru Palace.
It will be a wonderful experience of royal life on Golden Chariot by indulging your taste buds with both Indian ethnic cuisines and continental culinary delights on board, an official release said here today.