Winter is here, and so are people’s plans for exotic getaways. Whether it’s the snow-capped mountains or the sandy desert. The Meghalaya and Rajasthan are two of the most popular winter destinations in India and as a result the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) announced two new special air packages from Visakhapatnam to these locations. Both packages more than cover the natural beauty offered in these two states which lie on opposite ends of the country.
Covering the extremely green and cold habitats of Meghalaya and Assam, this 6-day air package will take tourists through the Brahmaputra town of Guhawati, the site of waterfalls and rainfall; Cherrapunji, the cleanest village in Asia; Mawlynnong, and the homeland of the one-horned rhino; Kaziranga National Park.
This tour will start on December 16, 2021 and end on December 21, 2021. The package includes economy class air tickets, overnight stay in a 3-star hotel, breakfast and dinner.
Cost per head
Single occupancy: Rs. 45 311 / –
Double occupancy: Rs. 33 070 / –
Triple occupancy: Rs. 32 275 / –
Rajasthan Desert Tour
Taking you through the vast expanses of the Thar Desert, this air package covers the cities of Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer, and Bikaner. 7 days package, it allows you to explore the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan, while having fun in the desert.
This tour will start on January 20, 2022 and end on January 26, 2022. Like the previous package, it also includes economy class plane tickets, overnight stay in a 3-star hotel, breakfast and dinner.
Cost per head
Single occupancy: Rs. 42 205 / –
Double occupancy: Rs. 34 080 / –
Triple occupancy: Rs. 33 215 / –
In addition to these organized air trips to the Meghalaya and Rajasthan, the IRCTC recently launched a special luxury pilgrimage train from Visakhapatnam to Gujarat. This train covers places like Somnath, Dwarka, Nageshwar, Ahmedabad and the Statue of Unity.