Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will launch a Buddhist circuit tourist train from March 14 for pilgrims intending to visit Buddhist places in Bihar and adjoining areas. This tour package is of seven nights and eight days for Indian nationals only. The second trip of this tour package will start on March 28.Under this package, IRCTC has offered ‘one companion free tour’ for Indian nationals.
Interested persons of Indian origin can book tickets for their companions as well for which they need not pay any additional charges. The train will have a capacity of 72 berths in First AC, 138 berths in Second AC and 64 berths in Third AC. The package includes train journey, hotel accommodation, road transport, tour guide service, tour manager service, all meals, travel insurance, security and monument admission fees.