Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has introduced special trains for the tourists who wish to travel domestically and Internationally. As a part of the package a new tour has been announced for the pilgrimage wishers.
11 days of “Mata Vaishno Devi North India Tour” by IRCTC and Sabarimalai, Tirupati, Goa – Flight.
In the 11 days of travelling, Railway authorities are providing Morning breakfast to Night dinner that too according to regional tastes.
In a statement, IRCTC DGM Sanjeevaiah said that all the categories of travelling passengers will be facilitated with the ‘Darshan tickets’ and other facilities. Moreover special concessional fares have been announced for the travel.
Ayyappa Darshan Tour
Starting from Nov 25th, 26th and December 2nd, 3rd,16th and 17th dates Airways have been announced by IRCTC. From Hyderabad the flight starts in the morning 8.55 A.M and reached Kochi at 10.25 A.M. The flights are from Hyderabad to Kochi.
From Kochi IRCTC provided vehicle will carry the passengers with a site show of 2 hrs backwater joy, Vaikam temple, and by evening 7.00 PM the visitors will be dropped near Pamba river. From there with all Ayyappa devotees, they have to travel by walk to the main temple.
Next day at 10 AM, the passengers will be picked at the same spot where they are dropped on the previous day. They will be shown all the near site seeing places like Guruvayur Srikrishna temple, Mammayur temple, Elephant caves etc. The total package of this tour is Rs.14,510.
Hyderbad to Tirupati is the tour. With every 11 members a batch is formed. Two days and one night is the package. The dates for this travel is November 4th,18th,25th and December 2nd,9th 16th. Morning 9.25 from Hyderabad and reach Tirupati by 10.45 AM.
Return journey will be on 8.10 PM and reach Hyderabad by 9.35 PM. This tour package includes Kanipakkam Vinayaka temple, Srikalahasthi Temple, srinivasa Mangapuram temple, Tirumala temple (which includes Lord Venkateswara Darshan), Tiruchannur temple. The tour package is available with a ticket cost of Rs.9,775.
11 days “Vaishnodevi Temple” Yaatra
Special Train will start on Nov 8th from Kacheeguda Station and return on Nov 18th. Renigunta, Cuddapah, Erraguntla, Taadipatri, Kurnool, Mehaboob nagar, and Kaajipet are also covered apart from Kacheeguda.
At first Jammu – Katra Vaishno devi will be visited first. Amritsar, Jallian-wala-Bagh, Golden temple, Haridwar, River Ganges (Ganga), Manasa devi temple, Delhi, Mathura – sriKrishna birth place, Agra – Taj Mahal, will be a part and parcel of the tourist places.
All the vehicles will be provided for road transportation by IRCTC only.
Sleeper class Rs.9,625 and 3-tier AC class Rs.13,075 is the price of the tickets per head.
This is a four day tour starts in the months of Feb and Mar. The airways will start its tour on Feb 16th and Mar 10th from Hyderabad. By 12.50 PM Goa will be reached.
The tourists spots include south Goa, Meermaar, Ols Goa Church, Mangesia temple, donapal Beach, River Juvari, Margoa Herbal, River Mandova boat travel, Condolim beach, Baga beach, and Anjunaa beach. The fare is fixed as Rs.18, 123 per head.
For further details contact Railways tourism phone numbers or can visit its official website.