IRCTC Bhubaneswar to Launch Second Pilgrim Special Tourist Train
Bhubaneswar: After the success of the first pilgrim special tourist train towards Varanasi, Gaya and Prayagraj, the Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) at Bhubaneswar will launch the second special tour package ‘Pilgrim Special Tourist Train’ for Western India.
The second special train will cover Dwaraka, Somnath Temple, Nageswar, Bet Dwaraka, Ahmedabad and the Statue of Unity in November.
The package of 10 nights and 11 days will start from Visakhapatnam on November 28 and will end on December 8. Tourists will be able to board the train from boarding points at Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Talcher Road, Angul, Sambalpur and Jharsuguda in Odisha.
Tourist and religious destinations like Statue of Unity, Dwarakadhish Temple, Nageswar Jyotirling, Somnath Jyotirling, Kirti Mandir, Akshardham Temple will be covered in the package.
For Single occupancy, the package cost will be Rs10400 in standard package (sleeper class) and Rs 17330 in comfort package (AC-3 Tier).
The package includes night accommodation (dormitory for sleeper class and 3 star hotels for AC 3 Tier), sightseeing, veg meals for breakfast and dinners/lunches, tour escorts and unarmed security arrangements, travel insurance and parking and toll charges.