IRCTC to Offer travel Packages

Mar 19 08:27 2012 Nitu Sharma Print This Article

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will unveil a series of holiday packages with quality food and many other facilities to the travelers.

Indian Railways’ subsidiary IRCTC (Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited) responsible for serving quality food in about 300 trains including in premier trains like Rajdhani,Guest Posting Duronto and Shatabdi is now launching the “Dakshin Bharat Darshan Yatra” (means Southern Indian Travel) and Jyotirling Darshan Yatra (means auspicious Phallus Travel). These two special packages are the real plums for those passengers who have been seeking blessing of seven Jyotirlingas situated across the country for long. Both the Yatra will commence on March 25th, 2012 and April 18th, 2012 respectively. Sign up with IRCTC login and book IRCTC travel packages for you.

Kicked off special train operations to Mata Vaishno Devi and Shirdi Dham, the IRCTC has already launched its Bharat Darshan (India Travel) travel project. The devotees, especially from Varanasi, Kanpur, Lucknow and other cities of the state (Uttar Pradesh), who would often forgo from these pilgrimage sites, are now able to get direct service from Indian Railways. The special tour package is available on Wednesdays and Thursdays.

The Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited is a PSU, which is a Public Sector Undertaking of the Government of India, controlled by the Ministry of Railways. Until now, the public transporter was providing meals largely to boarding passengers only and less investing on tourism is planning to improve tourism in India. Together with catering meals on hundreds of trains in India, the IRCTC is taking you on a pilgrim tour where you would be taken to Tirupati (Andhra Pradesh), Rameshwaram (Tamil Nadu), Kanyakumari (Tamil Nadu), Madurai (Tamil Nadu) and Shirdi Sai Dham (Maharashtra). The journey will start from the Uttar Pradesh’s capital city Lucknow.

To expenditure of the tour package, the IRCTC would charge Rs. 6,156 per passenger for Dakshin Bharat Yatra.

The IRCTC Jyotirling Darshan Yatra will begin on April 18th, 2012. On this tour, the passengers would visit to Bheemashankar (Maharashtra), Mahakaleshwar (Madhya Pradesh), Nageshwar (Gujarat), Omkareshwar (Madhya Pradesh) and Tryambakareshwar (Maharashtra). For this holy trip package, each passengers will be charged Rs. 6,256 per person by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited.

Both the IRCTC tour packages i.e., Dakshin Bharat Yatra and Jyotirling Darshan Yatra include train ticket to travel, comfortable accommodation to stay, delicious meals, bus ticket booking and travel insurance of each potential passenger. It’s been seen that it is considered better to plan well before in advance happens to be imperative for travelers to have a happy and hassle-free tour. For the convenience of the passengers, the IRCTC has given all details of the tour packages in which package inclusion has also been given. Passengers in quest of booking these packages can check it out.

As far as the booking of IRCTC travel packages and other railway services are concerned, the passengers can make booking either on Indian Railways’ subsidiary rail ticket booking website IRCTC or by visiting Indian Railways Reservation counter located at Platform number one of CNB (Kanpur Central) railway station.

Booking Indian Railways train tickets is simple and easy at IRCTC. To promote tourism in India, the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited is also operating another website where on passengers can log on to book travel packages. The IRCTC tourism website is For more, call IRCTC Customer Care Number.

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