Bringing cheers to holiday makers taking flights to tour South India, an exclusive discount of 15% on the luxury tourist train Golden Chariot is being offered by the authorities.

Leisure vacationers landing in India after purchasing flights tickets can now hope to revel in the lavishness of country’s popular luxury tourist train, the Golden Chariot, in a slightly affordable manner.

In good news to domestic and foreign vacationers arriving on India flights, Karnataka State Tourism Development Corporation (KSTDC) has announced special festive season offer for the Golden Chariot.

KSTDC’s Diwali Special Offer brings about a flat discount of 15% on the tickets tariff. The discount on the tickets will be applicable on both the two journeys of the service – Pride of the South and Southern Splendour. The offer is applicable for departures on 12th & 19th November, 2012.

Foreigners, who have booked flights ticket to travel to India and enjoy festivities that drench the country during this time, can now add this interesting train travel at affordable prices. A ride on the popular luxury train is considered by many as a must-experience engagement on an India tour.

Diwali remains a highly popular festival in India. Heaps of foreign tourists who wish to take a peek into the cultural extravaganza of this huge nation book flights tickets around this grand festival. Similar discounts have also been offered in October for Dussehra, another popular festival of India.

Also, travellers will not be required to pay the service tax along with the tariff and children (between 5 and 12 years) can travel on just half the fare.

Golden Chariot is the first and only luxury tourist train that covers the South Indian region and encompasses a good part of Karnataka and other states of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Goa. Each destination is highly favoured by tourists taking tickets on flights bound to India.

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