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The Golden Chariot

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The Golden Chariot Quick Reference

Cabin Appointments:

Each cabin offers a small wardrobe, a vanity desk, an LCD TV, electric sockets with 220 AC for recharging batteries & a private bathroom having 5 Star Hotel accessories.

Specs:
  • 19 coaches
  • Maiden voyage in 2008
  • Operated by the Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation
  • Marketed by The Luxury Trains
  • Onboard hospitality managed by The Maple Group
  • Two restaurants
  • One lounge
  • A conference coach
  • A gym
  • A spa
  • Accommodates 88 passengers
  • Luxuriously furnished
  • Air-conditioned saloons of 4 sleeping cabins each
  • Two dining cars
  • One bar
  • Mini Gymnasium & Ayurvedic Spa.
  • Services of a special attendant for the handicapped; crutches and wheelchairs available
  • Arrival kit with stationary, cards and brochures
  • Mailbox
  • First aid available

Conference Coach:
  • Seats up to 30 people
  • 42 inch LCD TV
  • Internet connectivity
  • Computer with fax and printer and telephone

Spa:
  • 2 massage rooms

Gym:
  • Workout equipment
  • Steam bath
  • Changing room
  • Two showers

Dining:
  • Two dining cars: the Nala and the Ruchi.
  • The interiors are inspired by the royal aesthetics of the Hampi & Halebid temples.
  • There is a wide spread of vegetarian and non-vegetarian culinary delights.

Lounge:
  • The plush & royal interiors of the lounge (called Madira) are modeled after the early 20th century Mysore Palace. There is a bar here and you can watch performances by local artisans.



 Cabins

 Deluxe Cabin
  • 44 cabins
  • 26 are twin
  • 17 are double
  • 1 handicapped
 One Window
 Single compartment
  • Writing desk
  • Vanity desk
  • LCD TV with 6 satellite channels
 Adjoining bathroom with amenities
 Group touring (private car and driver optional at additional cost)


 Restaurants

 Rang Mahal “Color  Palace”  Mayur Mahal “ Peacock Palace”
  • Multi-course menu
  • Indian, vegetarian and Continental offerings
  • Multi-course menu
  • Indian, vegetarian and Continental offerings
 Hand-painted ceiling  Small mirrored tile ceiling
 Tableware emblazoned with “M”  Tableware emblazoned with “M”
 Complimentary house wine, beer and liquor  Complimentary house wine, beer and liquor
 Top shelf liquors and full wine list available (at additional charge)  Top shelf liquors and full wine list available (at additional charge)
 Crystal glassware  Gold trimmed plates and utensils; crystal glassware
 Decorated in pink and cream  Decorated in green, blue and gold
 Colonial Pinstripe and floral designs  Peacock feather designs on chairs and window shades
 Serves a different fresh squeezed juice each morning made-to-order espresso or cappuccino  Serves a different fresh squeezed juice each morning made-to-order espresso or cappuccino



 The Lounge Car

 Nala  Ruchi “taste”
  • Multi-course menu
  • Indian, vegetarian and Continental offerings
  • Multi-course menu
  • Indian, vegetarian and Continental offerings
 Crystal glassware  Crystal glassware
 Decorated in rose, cream, and blue/green hues  Decorated in rose, cream, and blue/green hues
 Floral designs  Floral designs




  Lounge, Gym and Spa:

 Madira Lounge with Bar  Gym  Spa
 well-stocked bar  Two showers  Steam bath
 Comfortable chairs and tables  One changing room  Two massage rooms
Decorated in rose, cream, and blue/green hues  Decorated in rose, cream, and blue/green hues  Decorated in rose, cream, and blue/green hues
   Workout room  Ayurvedic massage treatments offered