IRCTC to begin Shri Ramayana Yatra train from Madurai: Fare, package details

IRCTC to begin Shri Ramayana Yatra train from Madurai: Fare, package details

11th November 2021 0 By Chanditiya Chakravarthy
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IRCTC is going to start a special train under Shri Ramayana Yatra from Madurai.

New Delhi: Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a subsidiary of the Indian Railways, offers a slew of religious tourism packages as part of the ‘Dekho Apna Desh’ initiative. Under the programme aiming to boost domestic tourism, IRCTC is now going to kick off the Shri Ramayana yatra-Madurai package.

Shri Ramayana Yatra-Madurai is a 13 nights and 14 days religious tourism package that will allow tourists from South India to visit some of the major places related to the life of Lord Rama.

The first train under the Shri Ramayana Yatra-Madurai Package will start from November 16 to return on November 29. Some of the important destinations covered in the package include Hampi, Nasik, Chitrakut Dham, Varanasi, and Gaya, among others.

Passengers will also be taken to Janakpur (Nepal), Ayodhya, Nandigram, Prayajraj and Shringaverpur. Tourists can book the package from IRCTC’s official website at a starting price of Rs 14,490 per person. The travel will be on a sharing basis.

Tourists can also book the Shri Ramayana Yatra-Madurai Package via IRCTC tourists facilitation centre, zonal offices, and regional offices.

Travellers in the package will be travelling via special Shri Ramayana yatra Express-Madurai. Passengers will get sleeper class seats along with complimentary food and stay in hotels as mentioned in the package.

All the tourists are required to keep the COVID-19 vaccination certificate or RT-PCR negative report which was conducted less than 48 hours before the journey date to onboard the train from several boarding points.

During the travel days, travellers will get all three meals – morning tea or coffee along with breakfast, lunch and dinner. Travellers will also get 1-litre drinking water per day during all days of travel.

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