Good news for pilgrims! IRCTC to operate ‘Char Dham Yatra’ special train
By Administrator_ India
In view of declining cases of coronavirus across the country, the Indian Railways has decided to operate a special train in September covering several top tourist destinations, including Char Dham–Badrinath, Jagannath Puri, Rameshwaram, and Dwarkadhish.
After the great popularity and success of the “Shri Ramayana Yatra” train operated on the Ramayana circuit, IRCTC has now launched another very popular pilgrimage circuit “Chardham Yatra” by “Dekho Apna Desh” Deluxe AC Tourist Train.
According to a press release, this 16 days tour will start from Delhi Safdarjung Railway Station on September 18, 2021, and cover the visit of Badrinath including Mana Village (near China border), Narsingha Temple (Joshimath), Rishikesh, Jagannath Puri including Golden beach of Puri, Konark Sun Temple, Chandrabhaga beach, Rameshwaram including Dhanushkodi, Dwarkadhish including Nageshwar Jyotirlinga, Shivrajpur beach, and Bet Dwarka.
The fully air-conditioned train provides two types of accommodation–1st AC and 2nd AC. The train has enhanced security features of CCTV cameras and Security Guards for each coach. IRCTC has launched this special tourist train in line with the government of India initiative “Dekho Apna Desh” to promote domestic tourism, at a very competitive price starting from Rs. 78,585 per person.