The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with Bharat Darshan (Splendors of India) ‘Bangalore Mysore With Dakshin Darshan Yatra’ tour package which starts from Mumbai on January 10 and ends on January 20. The special 10 nights An 11 day package costs Rs 10,395 per adult for the standard category and Rs 12,705 for the comfort category. For this tour package, IRCTC will operate a ‘Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train’.
The tour package includes Mysore, Bengaluru, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum and Tirupati. The train departs from Mumbai with stops at Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Kalyan, Lonavala, Chinchvad, Pune, Daund, Kurduvadi, Solapur, Kalburgi and Wadi. Booking of the Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train is available online at the IRCTC website and can also be done through the Tourist Facilitation Centre, Zonal Offices and Regional Offices of the ITCTC.
HERE’S EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT ‘BANGLORE MYSORE WITH DAKSHIN DARSHAN YATRA’
DATES: The 10 Nights/11 Days special train will depart from Mumbai on January 10. The tour ends on January 20 in Mumbai.
COVERED DESTINATION: Mysore, Bengaluru, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Trivandrum and Tirupati.
TOUR EXPENSES: Rs 10,395 per adult for the standard category and Rs 12,705 for the comfort category.
BOOKINGS: Booking the Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train is available online at the IRCTC website. Bookings can also be made through IRCTC Tourist Facilitation Centre, zonal offices and regional offices.
REGISTRATION POINTS: Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (CSMT), Kalyan, Lonavala, Chinchvad, Pune, Daund, Kurduvadi, Solapur, Kalburgi and Wadi.
CHECKOUT POINTS: Wadi, Kalburgi, Solapur, Kurduvadi, Daund, Pune, Chinchvad, Lonavala, Kalyan and CSMT.
- Dormitory/hall accommodation in places of overnight stay/morning freshen up.
- Pure vegetarian meals.
- Tourist buses for sightseeing.
- Tour escorts for announcements and information.
- Security features for each bus (without arms).
- An IRCTC officer on the train as a train inspector.
- Non AC road transfers on a SIC basis.
- travel insurance.
- Items of a personal nature, such as laundry, medicines.
- Entrance fee to monuments.
- Service of guide.
- All other items except those listed in the itinerary.
Here are some points that IRCTC has come up with to make your trip better and more comfortable:
- Installation and use of the AarogyaSetu app by everyone, including staff, is a must.
- The tourist must wear a face mask and gloves.
- Luggage must be disinfected at the reception/boarding point.
- All tourists must adhere to the mandatory health advice issued by the central government, the state government and the local government they are visiting.
- Tourists should avoid other tourists’ phone, water bottle, umbrella, etc. as much as possible.
- When boarding and alighting the train/any other transport, monuments and pilgrimage sites, group lunches, dinners, etc., social distancing must be respected.
- Lounging and crowds should be avoided in train corridors, gates, huts, hotels/dharmashala etc.
- Touching statues/idols/holy books etc. not allowed in religious/tourist places.
- No physical offerings like prasad/distribution or sprinkling of holy water etc in the religious place.
Click here to view the full itinerary:
HOW TO BOOK TICKETS ON IRCTC:
Step 1: Visit at irctc.co.in
Step 2: Click on the login option on the home page
Step 3: After logging in, go to the ‘Book your ticket’ page
Step 4: Enter start and end station, boarding and destination station
Step 5: Select the date of your trip and the class you want to travel in
Step 6: Check if the seat is available on the train of your choice
Step 7: If seats are available, click on the Book Now option
Step 8: Provide required details to book tickets
Step 9: Enter mobile number and captcha
Step 10: Pay online costs with credit card, debit card, internet banking or UPI
Step 11: Finally, you will receive a message on your phone.
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