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South India's luxury train with a spa!

Karnataka's own luxury train, the Golden Chariot will be flagged off from Yeshwanthpur in Bangalore on February 2 by President Pratibha Patil.

It is India's third luxury tourist train after the Palace on Wheels and Deccan Odyssey.

Tourism Secretary and Chairman of Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation I M Vitthalmurthy said the Golden Chariot, developed with an investment of Rs 38 crore, is an important step towards making tourism a major revenue earner for the state and the country.

Airfare for Rs 599 and less!

The train will commence commercial operations from March 3.

Text: Vicky Nanjappa | Photo courtesy: KSTDC
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