Shri Ramayana Yatra train will travel 8 thousand kilometers in 18 days (symbolic picture)
The first stop of the journey will be Ayodhya, the birth place of Lord Shri Ram, where Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir, Shri Hanuman Temple and Bharat Mandir in Nandigram will be visited. After leaving Ayodhya, this train will go to Buxar, where there will be a program of bathing in the Ganges at the ashram of Shri Vishwamitra ji and Ramrekha Ghat.
Lord Shri Ram (Lord Rama) There is great news for the devotees who believe in Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train Announced by IRCTC, Ministry of Railways, an undertaking of Indian Railways (Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train) is going to start operating. First AC Bharat Gaurav Train Shree Ramayana Yatra ready with modern furnishings to promote religious tourism (Shri Ramayan Yatra) will be run for. This special tourist train will run from Delhi on June 21 and will make tourists visit and visit all the important religious places related to Lord Shri Ram. The entire journey will take a total of 18 days.
Shri Ram Janmabhoomi will be the first stop of the journey
The first stop of the journey will be Ayodhya, the birth place of Lord Shri Ram, where Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir, Shri Hanuman Temple and Bharat Mandir in Nandigram will be visited. After leaving Ayodhya, this train will go to Buxar, where there will be a program of bathing in the Ganges at the ashram of Shri Vishwamitra ji and Ramrekha Ghat. From here the train will go to Sitamarhi, where Janaki’s birth place and Ram Janaki temple in Janakpur, Nepal can be visited. The next stop of the train will be Kashi, the city of Lord Shiva, from where tourists will travel by buses to the famous temples of Kashi, including the places containing Sita, Prayag, Shringverpur, and Chitrakoot. During this, there will be night rest in Kashi Prayag and Chitrakoot.
The train will cover the journey of 8 thousand kilometers
After leaving Chitrakoot, this train will reach Nashik where Panchavati and Trimbakeshwar temple can be visited. After Nashik, the ancient Kishkindha city of Hampi will be the next stop of this train where Shri Hanuman birth place and other important religious and heritage temples located in Anjani Parvat will be visited. After Hampi, Rameswaram will be the next stop of this train. Tourists will get the benefit of visiting the ancient Shiva temple and Dhanushkodi in Rameshwaram. After leaving Rameswaram, this train will reach Kanchipuram where Shiva Kanchi, Vishnu Kanchi and Kamakshi Mata Temple will be visited. The last stop of this train will be Bhadrachalam located in the state of Telangana which is also known as Ayodhya of South. This train will reach Delhi on the 18th day. During this, a journey of about 8000 km will be completed by the train.
CCTV cameras will be monitored
This fully AC tourist train will have AC third class coaches. Along with this, the passengers will be served delicious vegetarian food at their berths from the modern kitchen car. Infotainment system has also been installed in the train to provide entertainment and travel information etc. to the passengers. Along with clean toilets, security guards and CCTV cameras will also be available in each coach for security.
For a journey of 18 days, Rs 62,370 will be charged
Bharat Gaurav Paryak Train is being run to promote domestic tourism, in line with the Government of India’s initiative “Dekho Apna Desh”. IRCTC has fixed a fee of Rs 62370/- per person for this 18 days journey. In this tour package, apart from rail travel, passengers will be provided with delicious vegetarian food, tours of tourist places by buses, accommodation in AC hotels, guides and insurance etc. Government/PSU employees can also avail LTC facility on this journey as per eligibility based on the guidelines issued by the Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
Option to buy tickets in easy installments
IRCTC has tied up with payment gateway organizations like Paytm and Razorpay to facilitate the booking process of this tour and make it more attractive for the customers, so that the tour amount can be paid in easy installments as well. The total amount for payment can be completed in installments of 3, 6, 9, 12, 18 and 24 months. This facility of payment in installments will be available on booking through debit and credit cards.
Special attention will be given to cleanliness and health during the journey
During the entire duration of the journey, the IRCTC team will take care of all the protocols related to hygiene and health and try to give a safe and worry-free experience to the passengers. IRCTC will also provide a safety kit to all tourists carrying face masks, hand gloves and sanitizers. Temperature checks of all tourists and employees and frequent train sanitization at halt stations etc. will be ensured. All employees will be thoroughly screened and the kitchen and restaurant will be cleaned and sanitized after each meal service. For booking this journey, it will be mandatory for every passenger in the age group of 18 years and above to have both doses of the Kovid vaccine.
For more details, passengers can visit IRCTC website https://www.irctctourism.com and can also book online. The booking facility is available on the official website, on a first-come-first-served basis. For more details you can contact on the following mobile number. 8287930202, 8287930297.