Are you planning to travel, but haven't decided on the destination yet? Well, we are here to help you with a destination down to South India. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is offering a POORVA SANDHYA Package from its list of South India Tourism.
The traveler who chooses the POORVA SANDHYA 3 nights/4 days tourism package will get to see KANIPAKAM, SRIKALAHASTI, TIRUCHANUR, and TIRUMALA temples.
On day 1, the pilgrims can onboard Train No. 12734, Narayanadri Express, from Lingampalli at 17:25 Hrs, Secunderabad at 18:10 Hrs, and Nalgonda at 19:38 Hrs. It will be an overnight journey.
On day 2, at 05:55 Hrs the pilgrims will arrive at Tirupati station and transfer to the hotel. Later, the pilgrims will be able to visit Srinivasa Mangapuram and Kanipakam Temples, and Sri Kalahasthi & Tiruchanuru Temple after that. Then you will return to the hotel for an overnight stay in Tirupati.
With the start of day 3, after breakfast and checking out of the hotel, all the pilgrims will be taken to Tirumala by 08:30 Hrs for the Special Entry Darshnam of Lord Venkateswara. After that, they will be dropped back at Tirupati Station to board Train No. 12733 Narayanadri Express at 18:25 Hrs. After the overnight journey, on day 4, pilgrims can deboard the train on Nalgonda at 03:04 Hrs, Secunderabad at 05:35 Hrs, and Lingampalli at 06:55 Hrs.
Here are the items that are included in the package:
- Hall/Dharmashala Accommodation
- Pure vegetarian meals.
- Tourist buses for visiting sightseeing spots.
- Tour escorts for announcements and information.
- Security arrangements for each coach (without arms).
- An IRCTC Official on the train as Train Superintendent.
- Non AC road transfers on sharing basis.
- Travel insurance
These are the list of items that are excluded from the package:
- Food on Train or any additional meals other than specified.
- Any sightseeing other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any personal expenses like portage at hotels, tips, mineral water, telephone charges, laundry, etc.;
- Any camera fees, and entrance tickets other than mentioned in the itinerary.
- Hair Tonsuring arrangements.
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