In a bid to boost tourism in the country, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced another train package for enthusiasts. IRCTC has come up with an organized trip for devotees of Jyotirlinga Yatra. The package includes a 7 night to 8 day tour during which pilgrims will explore the holiest temples.
Interested passengers are to board a special Swadesh Darshan tourist train, which will start on October 15. IRCTC shared the news on Twitter with the caption: “Pay homage to #India’s holiest temples with the #IRCTCTourism Jyotirling Yatra 8D/7N. All inclusive package tour starts at Rs. 15,150/-pp* only. To hurry up!”
Check out the tweet here:
Pay homage to #Indiamost sacred temples with #IRCTCTourism8D/7N Jyotirling Yatra. All inclusive package tour starts at Rs. 15,150/-pp* only. To hurry up! Book today at https://t.co/KS9yAiwzGL *T&C Apply@AmritMahotsav#AzadiKiRail
— IRCTC (@IRCTCofficial) September 18, 2022
The package will cover jyotirlingas including Omkareshwer, Mahakaleshwer, Somnath, Nageshwer, Bhet Dwarka and Shivrajpur beach.
Know the duration of the Jyotirlinga Yatra package
The tour will start on October 15 and end on October 22. Pilgrims will explore destinations such as Omkareshwer, Mahakaleshwer, Somnath, Nageshwer, Bhet Dwarka and Shivrajpur beach. The package will include various embarkation and disembarkation points including Gorakhpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj Sangam, Lucknow and Virangana Laxmi Bai.
Cost and facilities included in the package
The total cost of the package is Rs 15,150. Passengers will be required to travel in couchette class, and this includes accommodation, transfer between sites, vegetable meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner, escort , security on the train and travel insurance.
Passengers can get detailed information by visiting the IRCTC website.
Recently, IRCTC announced the launch of ‘Navratri Special Tourist Train’ for Mata Vaishno Devi Katra with new Bharat Gaurav Rake on September 30th.