Railways to run express train on the story of Lord Ram

India News Stream Staff

New Delhi: The tourism wing of Railway Ministry will run a special tourist train associated with the story of Lord Ram from the famous Indian epic Ramayana.

To be named “Shri Ramayana Express”, the train will be flagged off on 14th November from Delhi’s Safdarjung railway station. It will cover all important destinations associated with the life of Lord Ram in a 16 days all inclusive tour package which is spread both in India as well as Sri Lanka in which 4 destinations will be covered.

The pilgrimage circuit will have two travel components – one each in India and Sri Lanka. After leaving Delhi, the train will make its first stop in Ayodhya followed by Hanuman Garhi Ramkot and Kanak Bhawan temple. The train will then cover the important destinations of Ramayana circuit such as Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Janakpur, Varanasi, Prayag, Shringverpur, Chitrakoot, Nasik, Hampi and Rameshwaram.

The all inclusive tour package will cover all meals, accommodation and wash and change facilities in dharmashalas, all transfers, sight-seeing arrangements and dedicated tour manager of IRCTC who will be travelling with the tourists during the entire tour.

The Ramayana Express train will have an overall capacity for 800 passengers. Attractively priced at only Rs. 15,120/- per person, the tour package will is going to be a favourite pick for the tourists aspiring for the same.

The Sri Lanka leg of the tour will be charged separately. The passengers opting for Sri Lanka leg of the Ramayana Yatra package can take a flight to Colombo from Chennai. IRCTC presently offers 5-night/6-day Sri Lanka tour package at a cost starting from Rs 36,970/- per person. The tour package will cover destinations like Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Colombo and Negombo

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