IRCTC announces Araku and Tirumala packages from Visakhapatnam

Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced tour packages from Visakhapatnam to Araku and Tirupati. These two packages will include rail and road transport. The Visakhapatnam-Araku tourist package will be available throughout the week while the Tirupati package is available once a week. Here are the details of the tourist packages announced by IRCTC.

Visakhapatnam-Araku-Visakhapatnam Rail-Road Package (1D)

The one day sightseeing package from Visakhapatnam to Araku will include a visit to Araku valley, Ananthagiri coffee plantations, Galikoda viewpoint and Borra caves. In the Araku valley, tourists will be taken to the tribal museum, tea plantations and a Dhimsa dance performance by the people of Araku. Tourists will arrive in Araku by train from Visakhapatnam. For local sightseeing in Araku, non-air-conditioned transportation will be provided. The package includes breakfast, lunch (vegetarian), tea and entrance fees to Borra Caves.

Cost per head

Economy Class (EC): Rs 3,060 for adults, Rs 2,670 for children

Sleeper Class (SL): Rs 2,385 for adult, Rs 2,015 for child

Second Sleeper (2S): rs 2,185 for adult, Rs 1,815 for child

Weekend in Tirumala Darshan (3N/4D)

The Tirumala package includes a visit to Kanipakkam, Sripuram, Venkateswara Swamy Darshan, Srikalahasti and Tiruchanur. Accommodation and AC transportation will be provided throughout the tour, as well as breakfast, lunch, and dinner. A special entrance darshan will be provided in Tirumala and the package also includes darshan tickets in Kanipakkam and Tiruchanur. Additionally, a tour guide will be available throughout the tour. The tour will start every Friday.

Cost per listen

Single occupancy: Rs 17,860 (3rd AC train), Rs 15,765 (Sleeper Class train)

Double occupancy: Rs 11,720 (3rd AC train), Rs 9,626 (Sleeper Class train)

Triple occupancy: Rs 10,495 (3rd AC train), Rs 9,400 (Sleeper Class train)

For more information regarding organized tours to Araku and Tirupati from Visakhapatnam, contact Chandan Kumar at +91 8287932318 or 0891-2500695.