Bhopal, April 27: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC)
has announced the launch of four special train packages in special
trains which will take travellers to a mix of popular pilgrimages and
tourist destinations at affordable rates during June -July.
The first tour package will be for Uttar Darshan yatra i.e North India
for a nine day tour from 09-06-2017 to 17-06-2017,which will take
passengers to Haridwar, Rishikesh & Vaishno Devi, whose travel expenses
are Rs. 8,830/- per person. Passengers can start their tours from Jabalpur
or Itarsi or Habibganj stations.
The next tour is the Dakshin Darshan Yatra [South India Tour] which
is an eleven day tour starting from 20-06-2017 to 30-06-2017. The tour
shall cover visits to Kanyakumari, Madurai, Rameshvaram, Tirupati &
Trivandrum, whose travel expenses are Rs. 10,795/- per person. Passengers
will be able to commence their tours from Indore,Dewas,Ujjain,Sehore,
Habibganj,Itarsi or Nagpur stations.
The Third tour, Dakshin Darshan Yatra [South India Tour], an 11 day
tour starting from 03-07-2017 to 13-07-2017 and shall cover Kanyakumari,
Madurai, Rameshvaram, Tirupati & Trivandrum in South India. Passengers
can board this train at Satna, Katni, Jabalpur, Narsinghpur, Itarsi,
Betul or Nagpur stations. The travel expenses are Rs. 10,795/- per person
The final tour package is the Gangasagar-Puri Yatra which will be held
from 15-07-2017 to 23-07-2017, a 9 day tour which will take passengers
to visit the holy places of Gangasagar, Gaya, Puri & Varanasi, at a cost
of Rs. 8,830/- per person All packages include, confirmed train tickets,
sightseeing at various places of Interest and tourist sites, accommodation
in Dharamshala & Dormitories, Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner and excursion
by Non-AC buses. According to the Central Government order these tour
packages are valid for LTC for the employees of central, state government
and various government undertakings.
Interested tourists can book their tours online on the IRCTC’s website
www.irctctourism.com or by contacting an authorized agent.
It is necessary to submit photocopy of identity card
(Driving License/Aadhar Card/Voter ID etc.) for booking.
For more information and bookings, IRCTC's offices at Bhopal,
Indore & Jabalpur may also be contacted on the following phone numbers:
Bhopal : 0755-4285226
Indore : 0731-2522200
Jabalpur : 0761-4010702