Indian Railways is introducing “Heritage Week” Special Tour Package on World Heritage Week 2019 which is observed from 19 to 25 November 2019. The tour is going to be managed by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC), West Zone Office, Mumbai. A distinguishing feature of this train is that people onboard will be able to discover the natural beauty and culture of Gujarat.
The tour is going to be of 3 Nights / 4 Days from 22 to 25 November 2019 To and From Mumbai. It will be covering prominent UNESCO World Heritage Sites like “Rani ki Vav” and well known “Modhera Sun Temple”. As a part of this tour, visitors will also be taken to Ahmedabad City, Champaner, Pavagadh Archaeological Park (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Along with these, tourists will also get a chance to see the mind-boggling Statue of Unity which is the tallest monument in the world.
Train Ticket Fare
The heritage tour charter coach ticket price is Rs 6449 per person for Sleeper class. It can accommodate a total of 70 passengers. For a quick booking of tickets on this train, follow the steps below.
Visit the official website, irctctourism.com.
Now, click on “Rail Tours” option.
To book the tickets in heritage tour charter, select Mumbai as the origin station. The number of tours To and From Mumbai will appear on the screen. Then choose the appropriate package and click on “book” option.
Choose the tour starting date and proceed with the booking.
As per the itinerary, tour package incorporates a one night stay in non-ac hotel in Ahmedabad on multiple sharing (Double / Triple / Quad), sightseeing and excursion in non-ac buses, meals, professional tour escorts throughout the trip, taxes including toll tax, parking charges, driver allowances and state taxes. Passengers onboard are going to be provided 1-litre water bottle per person everyday along with morning tea, breakfast, lunch and dinner. However the package costs do not include airfare, onboard catering charges, transfer charges, personal needs like portage at hotels, tips, insurance, mineral water, telephone charges, laundry etc.
In order to cancel the ticket, user has to log into their IRCTC account and then select the tour package. You can only cancel the tickets by visiting the IRCTC website. If you cancel the ticket 4 days before the tour date then no refund is granted. So now, users cannot cancel their ticket as less than 4 days is remaining in journey start date.
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