Here is something for slow travel enthusiasts. Indian Railways in collaboration with Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC), has been operating Bharat Darshan Trains since 2005 with different itineraries. This year IRCTC has come up with six new itineraries based on market demand, popularity and operational feasibility. This year's main focus is on the pilgrimage and heritage destinations in India. So, anyone who is looking for a complete package tour to some of the well-known pilgrimage destinations of India, this Bharat Darshan tour package is for you. Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Trains are considered as one of the most affordable all-inclusive tour packages, covering all the important tourist places in the country. Booking of Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Trains is available online on the website or can be booked through the tourist facilitation centre, zonal offices and regional offices.
DAKSHIN BHARAT YATRA
Destinations covered: Tiruchirapalli - Thanjavur - Rameswaram - Madurai - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum - Guruvayur - Tirupati
Boarding Points: Secunderabad, Warangal, Khammam, Vijayawada, Ongole, Nellore & Renigunta.
Deboarding Points: Renigunta, Nellore, Ongole, Vijayawada, Khammam, Warangal & Secunderabad
Cost Per Person: ₹ 8,505/-
Tour Date / Duration: 04-May-2018 - 08 Nights/09 Days
HOLY GANGA YAMUNA YATRA - SCZBD13
Destination covered: Agra - Mathura - Delhi - Haridwar - Ayodhya - Prayag - Varanasi - Gaya
Boarding Points: Renigunta, Cuddapah, Yerraguntla, Gooty, Kurnool Town, Mahbubnagar, Kacheguda, Kazipet & Ramagundam
Deboarding Points: Ramagundam, Kazipet, Kacheguda, Mahbubnagar, Kurnool Town, Gooty, Yerraguntla, Cuddapah & Renigunta.
Cost Per Person: ₹ 11,340/-
Tour Date / Duration: 18-Apr-2018 - 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination covered: Shirdi - Pandaripur - Mantralayam
Boarding Points: Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Chennai Central
Deboarding Points: Chennai Central, Katpadi, Jolarpettai, Salem, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai
Cost per Person: ₹ 6,615/-
Tour Date / Duration: 30-Apr-2018 - 6 Nights/7 Days
SEVEN JYOTIRLING YATRA
Destination covered: Omkareshwer, Ujjain, Ahmedabad, Dwarka, Nageshwar, Somnath, Trayambakeshwar, Shirdi, Bhimashankar, Grishneshwar
Boarding/De-boarding Points: Varanasi - Jaunpur - Shahganj - Akbarpur - Ayodhya - Barabanki - Lucknow - Kanpur - Jhansi
Cost per Person: ₹ 11,340/-
Tour Date/Duration: 02-Jun-2018 - 11 Nights / 12 Days
These all-inclusive packages include; Tickets of 2nd Class Sleeper coach, hall accommodation at places of night stay, pure vegetarian meals, tourist buses for visiting sightseeing spots, tour escorts for announcements and information, security arrangements for each coach (without arms) and an IRCTC official on trains.
The bookings have already started. If you wish to take a trip, then book now! For more details check out the website here.
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