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Special winter train from Chandigarh begins Dec 1: Visit South India for just Rs 950 a day

The train will be flagged off from the Chandigarh railway station on December 1; The 12 days and 11 nights package is available for Rs 11,340 per person.

punjab Updated: Oct 30, 2017 12:41 IST
HT Correspondent
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
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The journey will cover seven destinations: Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Tiruchirapalli and Tirupati. (HT File/Representative image)

Twelve days, seven destinations —all for Rs 950 a day. The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) is awaiting your bookings for an economical and religious tour scheduled for December 1.

All about the journey
  • 7: Places covered ( Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Tiruchirapalli and Tirupati)
  • 12 days: Tour duration
  • Rs 11,340: Package cost (includes travel by second class sleeper train, accommodation in non-AC dormitories, vegetarian meals, security, tourist buses for sightseeing)

The IRCTC is flagging off a special tourist train from the Chandigarh railway station to cover South India — Dakshin Bharat Yatra — at 7am on December 1.

The 12 days and 11 nights package is available for Rs 11,340 per person. The fare is inclusive of the journey by a second class sleeper train, accommodation in non-air conditioned dormitories/hall, three vegetarian meals a day, tour escort and security on the train and tourist buses for sightseeing.

The journey will cover seven destinations: Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Tiruchirapalli and Tirupati.“The tourist train has 800 seats, of which more than 700 have already been reserved,” said Shubham Arya, spokesperson of the IRCTC regional office.

How to book

Log on to the IRCTC website or visit its regional office in Sector 34 (0172-4645795).