New Delhi, May 6: Bookings are currently open for the Bharat Darshan Tourist Trains, a budget-friendly package created by the IRCTC with all-inclusive services on a dedicated tourist train, for domestic travellers who want to explore some of the country’s most popular religious destinations.
For only Rs 830 per person per day, families can opt for vacation trips to selected destinations the east or south of the country or packages that cover major religious sites.
The Bharat Darshan Tourist train has 10 coaches serviced by trained tour managers, on-board hospitality staff and security staff. The package includes train transportation, road transportation, accommodation, sightseeing at tourist locations and onboard and off-board meals.
The followed four fixed itineraries are available over the coming months for travelers boarding from Delhi and Agra.
The “East Darshan” begins on May 8, with the train starting from Chandigarh and travelling via Delhi Cantt to cover Jagannath Puri, Gangasagar, Baidyanath Dham, Gaya, Banaras and Ayodhya.
The “7 Jyotirlinga” package beginning on May 23 from Chandigarh via Delhi Cantt will cover Ujjain (Omkareshwar & Mahakaleshwar), Dwarka (Nageshwar), Veraval (Somnath), Aurangabad (Grishneshwar) and Nasik (Bhimashankar & Triyambakeshwar).
Another “7 Jyotirlinga” tour begins on June 6 from Delhi Safdarjung via Lucknow covering Ujjain (Omkareshwar & Mahakaleshwar), Dwarka (Nageshwar), Veraval (Somnath), Aurangabad (Grishneshwar) and Nasik (Bhimashankar & Triyambakeshwar).
The “Dakshin Darshan with Shirdi” tour package starts on June 27 from Chandigarh via Delhi Cantt covering Shirdi, Tirupati, Kanchipuram, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mysore and Bangalore.