The Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) unveiled several organized trips to promote domestic tourism from the cities of Andhra Pradesh and Telangana. Packages cover pilgrims and popular tourist destinations across the country, from Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine in Jammu and Kashmir to popular destinations in Gujarat, Goa, Karnataka and others. Here we take a look at some of the tourist packages advertised by the IRCTC for the cities of Telangana and AP.
Busy Gujarat Pilgrim Tourist Train
From January 21, the special train will cover places like Somnath, Dwarka, Nageshwar, Bet Dwarka, Ahmedabad and Statue of Unity until January 31. The train will embark and disembark at Vijayawada, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni, Vijayawada and Visakhapatnam. Prices start at Rs 10,400 for the sleeper class and Rs 17,330 for AC Three tier.
Rates include morning tea / coffee, three vegetarian meals and one liter of drinking water per day, non-air-conditioned road transfers, and sightseeing tours. During stays, Sleeper class passengers will stay in dharamshala rooms and dormitories, while AC travelers will enjoy a non-AC stay on a sharing basis.
Visit of Uttar Bharat Darshan
The package covers cities in northern India like Agra, Mathura, Amritsar, Haridwar and Mata Vaishno Devi. The rate is Rs 8,150 for the Sleeper class and Rs 10,400 for AC at three levels. Boarding and disembarking of this train will be permitted at Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam stations.
Gracious Goa Bharat Darshan Tour Package with Hampi
The 6 nights / 7 days package from February 12 includes boarding and disembarking at Anakapalle, Eluru, Vijayawada, Visakhapatnam, Rajahmundry, Khammam, Warangal and Secunderabad stations. The price is Rs 6,220 for the Sleeper class and Rs 8,090 for the 3rd AC.
Karnataka Coast Tour Package
Available at a starting price of Rs 9,660 per person, the Karnataka Coastal Sightseeing Package covers Murudeshwar-Sringeri-Udupi. The train is available every Tuesday from Hyderabad.
Divine Karnataka Package
This train is available every Tuesday from Hyderabad and covers Dharmasthala-Mangalore-Sringeri-Udupi. The rate starts at Rs 10,380.
Click here for the full itinerary: https://www.irctctourism.com/tourpacakage_search?searchKey=Goa&tagType=DESTINATION&travelType=Domestic§or=All
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