First train on Ramayana Circuit to depart from Delhi today
The first train on the 'Ramayana Circuit' will depart from Safdarjung railway station in New Delhi on Sunday. The 17 days tour will cover many prominent locations including Ayodhya, Sitamarhi and Chitrakoot, associated with the life of Lord Ram.
New Delhi: The first train on the 'Ramayana Circuit' will depart from Safdarjung railway station in New Delhi on Sunday. The 17 days tour will cover many prominent locations including Ayodhya, Sitamarhi and Chitrakoot, associated with the life of Lord Ram. Four other departures are planned in the subsequent months.
The deluxe AC train provides two types of accommodation- 1st AC and 2nd AC. It also has security features of CCTV cameras and security guards for each coach. The train also features two fine dining restaurants, a modern kitchen, shower cubicles in coaches etc.
IRCTC is offering standard and comfort category facilities in the packages. While the standard category package on Sleeper Class is priced at Rs. 900/- plus taxes per person per day, the comfort category package on AC 3-Tier is priced at Rs. 1500/- plus taxes per passenger per day only.
1. 12 Nights / 13 Days Shri Ramayana Yatra ex – Madurai, departure 16.11.2021
To meet the requirement of the pilgrim tourist market of South India, IRCTC will be operating Shri Ramayana Yatra ex-Madurai with its budget-segment train comprising of Sleeper Class coaches. The train will start from Madurai with boarding points at Dindigul, Tiruchchirappalli, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Chennai Central, Renigunta, and Cuddapah will cover Hampi, Nasik, Chitrakoot, Prayagraj, Varanasi and will return to Madurai.
2. 16 Nights / 17 Days Shri Ramayana Yatra ex – Sri Ganganagar, departure 25.11.2021.
For budget segment tourists of North India, IRCTC will be operating Shri Ramayana Yatra ex- Sri Ganganagar with its Pilgrim Special tourist trains. The train will start from Sri Ganganagar with boarding and de-boarding points at Abohar- Malout, Bhatinda, Barnala, Patiala, Rajpura, Ambala Cantt., Kurukshetra, Karnal, Panipat, Delhi Cantt., Gurgaon, Rewari, Alwar, Jaipur, Agra Fort, Itawah and Kanpur will cover Ayodhya, Sitamarhi, Janakpur, Varanasi, Prayagraj and Chitrakoot, Nasik, Hampi and Rameswaram, Kanchipuran and will return to Sri Ganganagar.
3.7 Nights / 8 Days Shri Ram Path Yatra ex – Pune, departure 27.11.2021.
To meet the demands of the religious tourism market of Western and Central India, IRCTC will be operating Shri Ram Path Yatra ex-Pune with its Pilgrim Special tourist train comprising of Sleeper Class and AC 3 Tier coaches offering an all-inclusive tour package. The train will start from Pune with boarding and de-boarding points at Lonavala, Panvel, Kalyan, Nashik, Manmad, Chalisgaon. Jalgaon and Bhusawal and will cover Ayodhya, Janakpur, Varanasi, Sitamarhi, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot and finally return back to Pune.