12-Days Bharat Darshan Train Tour In Rs 12,000! Check Full Route, How To Book Tickets, Facilities & More Of Onam Special Train
The graph of new Covid—19 cases in India has been flat for quite a sometime now. The second wave of the pandemic seems to have receded. And it is giving various government departments room to restart their day-to-day operations. One such initiative is the Bharat Darshan Yatra. It is a joint project of Indian Railways and the Ministry of Tourism and Culture. The basic purpose behind these kinds of special trains is introducing cultures of different parts of the country to people at lower prices.
Onam Special Bharat Darshan Train
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) will be operating an Onam Special Bharat Darshan train from Madurai. It is scheduled to start on August 15 and will end on August 26. The 12-day journey will cost Rs. 12,000.
The train starting from Madurai will visit Goa, Statue of Unity, Jaipur, Delhi, Agra, and Hyderabad. Passengers will get to visit popular beaches of Goa, Basilica of Bom Jesus, Se Cathedral, Statue of Unity at Kevadia, Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Raj Ghat, Indira Gandhi Memorial Teen Murti Bhavan and India Gate in Delhi and Taj Mahal, Agra Fort in Agra. In Hyderabad, passengers can visit Charminar, Golconda Fort, NTR Garden, and Lumbini Park or Ramoji Film City.
Passengers can board train from Madurai, Trivandrum Central, Kollam, Kottayam , Ernakulam Town, Thrissur, Shornur Jn, Kozhikode, Kannur and Kasargod and de-board from Renigunta Jn., Katpadi Jn, Jolarpettai, Salem Jn, Erode Jn, Podanur Jn, Palakkad, Ottapalam, Thrissur, Ernakulam, Kottayam, Kollam Jn, Trivandrum Central, Tirunelveli and Madurai.
Strict Covid-19 norms will be followed
Even though IRCTC has unveiled a full plan to visit places all over the country. The organizing body has notified that all the sightseeing will be subject to covid-19 norms at the places.
Indian Railways have also urged passengers to strictly follow all the COVID-19 norms while traveling.