We always want our wishes to come true. Therefore, the wishes of devotees of Lord Shri Ram has been turned into reality by Indian Railways and Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC). In this blog, you will find all the details about the new train which will be a stepping stone in promoting religious tourism in our country.
"Shri Ramayana Yatra" is a Deluxe AC Tourists train launched by Indian Railways and IRCTC. IRCTC will begin this religious tour on 07 November 2021 and the total duration will be of 16 Nights and 17 Days. This AC Tourist train is based on the Ramayana circuit. It will cover the prominent sacred places associated with the life of Lord Rama.
Therefore, IRCTC has launched this special tourist train in line with the Government of India newest initiative called, "Dekho Apna Desh" to promote domestic tourism among the people of the country. This State of Art Deluxe AC Tourist Train will host outstanding features like two fine dining restaurants, a modern kitchen, shower cubicles in coaches, sensor-based washroom functions, foot massager and many more. The fully air-conditioned train provides two types of accommodation. These are 1st AC and 2nd AC. Therefore, this train has enhanced security features of CCTV cameras and Security Guards for each coach.
The cost of the package of this tour starts at Rs. 82,950. The Package Price of this tour covers aspects like Train Journey in AC classes, accommodation in AC Hotels, all meals, all transfer and sight-seeing in AC vehicles, travel insurance and services of IRCTC Tour Managers. Moreover, to ensure the safety measures post COVID 19 in this deluxe tourist train, COVID-19 fully Vaccination is mandatory for the guests of age group 18 or above.
Itinerary of the Tour
Delhi – Ayodhya – Sitamarhi – Janakpur – Varanasi – Prayag – Chitrakoot – Nasik – Hampi – Rameshwaram – Delhi.
Train Itinerary of the Tour
Destinations and Visits to be covered in this Tour
Ayodhya: Ram Janam Bhoomi Temple, Hanuman Garhi, Saryu Ghat. Nandigram: Bharat-Hanuman Temple and Bharat Kund. Janakpur: Ram-Janki Mandir. Sitamarhi: Janaki Mandir at Sitamarhi and Punaura Dham. Varanasi: Tulsi Manas temple, Sankat Mochan temple and Vishwanath temple. Sitamarhi: Sita Samahit sthal, Sita Mata temple. Prayag: Bharadwaj Ashram, Ganga-Yamuna Sangam, Hanuman temple. Shringaverpur: Shringe Rishi Samadhi, Shanta Devi Temple, Ram Chaura. Chitrakoot: Gupta Godawari, Ramghat, Bharat Milap temple, Sati Anusuiya temple. Nasik: Trayambkeshwar temple, Panchvati, Sita gufa, Kalaram temple. Hampi: Anjanadri Hill, Rishimukh Island, Sugreeva cave, Chintamani temple, Malyavantha Raghunath temple. Rameshwaram: Shiva temple and Dhanushkodi.
Therefore, this is all about the wonderful tour of Shri Ramayana Yatra by Indian Railways and IRCTC. So, what are you waiting for! Book your tickets by the Trainman’s application available on Google Play Store with more useful features like checking the PNR Status of the booked ticket, Seat Availability, Running Status and many more and be ready for the joyride. Also, stay tuned to the Trainman Blog to know all the latest updates on Indian Railways.