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The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation’s(IRCTC) is all set to start Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train on 21st June 2022

Indian Railways will start the Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train's first journey on June 21, 2022, along the Ramayana Circuit, which takes the tourist to places associated with the birth of Lord Ram's life and also includes Janakpur, Nepal-the birthplace of Goddess Sita. 

Key Points:

  • It is an 18-day maiden journey which begins from the Safdarjung Station, Delhi. 
  • An infotainment system, a CCTV camera, and security guard services shall also be available onboard. Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train is the Union government's initiative "Dekho Apna Desh" to promote domestic tourism. 
  • A price range starts from Rs 62,370/- per person all-inclusive tour package; IRCTC also offers a 10 per cent discount for early 100 bookings as special promotions.
  • The train tour will have its first stop at Ayodhya- the birthplace of Lord Rama, where the tourists will visit Shri Ram Janmbhumi temple and Hanuman temple and also Bharat Mandir at Nandigram. 
  • The train will cover a distance of around 8000 Kms in this entire Ramayana tour.

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