The first Bharat Gaurav tourist train service is being started by the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) from Secunderabad railway station here on March 18.
The ‘Punyakshetra Yatra: Puri – Kasi – Ayodhya’ offers an opportunity for rail passengers intending to visit several historical and pilgrimage places in one go. The SCR General Manager Arun Kumar Jain said the 8 nights and 9 days tour covers important spiritual destinations such as Puri, Konark, Gaya, Varanasi, Ayodhya and Prayagraj.
With this train, one can avoid the difficulties in individually planning and making travel related arrangements like suitable trains, accommodation, food, etc. “The IRCTC have designed the tour program taking all factors into consideration and provides comfortable, safe and secure travel option,” he added.