IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) will soon launch an IRCTC special tourist train that will allow travelers to explore 5 North-Eastern states of India under the Dekho Apna Desh initiative. The 14 nights 15 days train will take the passengers to places that are unexplored, untouched, and in areas that cannot be imagined. According to an official of IRCTC,
As per the information provided by the IRCTC official, the company has planned to function an IRCTC special tourist train for the first time in the North eastern states in India. This tour will commence from the Safdarjung railway station in Delhi and will travel while covering 5 prominent states that include Guwahati, Johnhart, and Kaziranga in Assam, Kohima in Nagaland, Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, Agartala, Una Koti, and Udaipur in Tripura, Cherrapunji and Shillong in Meghalaya. Tourists can board the train from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station, Tundla, Ghaziabad, Lucknow, Kanpur, Patna, and Varanasi railway station.
The train will leave from Safdarjung station on November 26, 2021. The design of the tour has been done keeping in mind the preference of all types of passengers. To offer complete fun with adventure, a track on the Root Bridge in Meghalaya and a Jungle Safari at the Kaziranga National Park in Assam will also be provided in the package.
The travelers who will be traveling by the train will also get an opportunity to visit the Kamakhya Temple that is situated in Guwahati, Assam, and also the Tripura Sundari Temple in Tripura as per the information offered by the IRCTC official.
According to him, for nature fanatics, a tour of the Assamese tea gardens and over the Brahmaputra River is also included in the tour plan. And for history lovers, they can satisfy their souls by visiting the Ujjayanta Palace, Neermahal palace, and UnaKoti Sculptures in Tripura.
Now coming to the pricing, the IRCTC tour package list starts at Rs 85,495 for every person for 2 AC and Rs 1,02,430 for every person for 1AC. PSU or Government employees can use the LTC facility on this tour according to the eligibility that is based on the guidelines provided by the Ministry of Finance.
Passengers will be offered with deluxe class facilities like a tour of tourist places by air-conditioned buses, delicious food, stays in deluxe hotels, a guide, and insurance among many others.
For train ticket booking this journey, it will be a must for every traveler to have taken both doses of the vaccine. Bharat-Darshan is a joint project of the Ministry of Tourism and Culture and Indian Railways, which arranges the world’s most cozy tour packages from time to time. There is a Bharat Darshan train tour list 2021 from Kerala available as well. Its aim is to introduce the culture of varied parts of the nation to those people who are indigent of tourism for any reason.
Recently the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation announced the launch of an IRCTC special tourist train that will take travelers on a 14 nights 15 day tour in 5 North Eastern states of India. The train will leave the Safdarjung railway station on 26 November 2021. This is under the Dekho Apna Desh initiative by the Indian Government. Other similar initiatives include IRCTC Rameshwaram tour package 2021 and IRCTC Ramayana Yatra 2021 booking is also on. You can book the tickets of all these tours on the IRCTC app.