The Tourist Train Will Run Under The ‘Bharat Darshan Tour Scheme’ And offer 7 Nights-8 Days Tour Package
Indian Railway to launch a special train from March 4 for the tourist to visit the Statue of Unity in Gujrat. The monument is dedicated to Iron Man Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel. Five months ago, Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated World’s tallest statue.
The tourist train will run under the ‘Bharat Darshan Tour Scheme’. It will offer 7 nights and 8 days tour package. The journey will start from Chandigarh which will show us some pilgrimage sites Mahakaleshwar temple in Ujjain, Omkareshwar temple in Indore, Trimbakeshwar in Nashik, Ghrishneshwar in Aurangabad and Shirdi Sai Baba.
“The package has been designed to pay tribute to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. The Statue of Unity is situated on the river island called Sadhu Bet in front of the Narmada Dam in Gujarat. It is the world’s tallest statue at a height of 182 meters. The train will stop at Vadodara station and passengers will be taken to the Statue of Unity by buses.” reads a government press release.
The whole tour is conducted by Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corportation Limited (IRCTC). The price is set for Rs 7560 per person. It has boarding stations Chandigarh, Ambala, Kurushetra, Karnal, Panipat, Delhi Cantt, Rewari, Alwar and Jaipur.
The package includes train journey in non-AC sleeper class, hall accommodation at places of night stay, road transportation, vegetarian foods and sightseeing by the tour manager.
The package can be booked online on IRTC’s official website or IRCTC mobile app under Bhart Darshan Link.