Railways brings cheer to pilgrims, new Bharat Darshan train to cover major spots

| Sunday, May 8, 2016 - 12:06
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'Bharat Darshan' made easy by Railways

'Bharat Darshan' made easy by Railways

New Delhi: Tourists wiling to visit the pilgrimage sites have now got something to cheer!
Railways has launched the Bharat Darshan Tourist train for pilgrims to visit Shirdi, Tirupati, Jagannath Puri, Gangasagar, Baidyanath Dham and Jyotirlingams among others. 
Comprising 10 coaches, the train begins the "East Darshan" on May 8 from Chandigarh and travelling from Delhi Cantonment to cover Jagannath Puri, Gangasagar, Baidyanath Dham, Gaya, Banaras and Ayodhya. 
The bookings can be done by IRCTC and it has firmed up a budget-friendly package for pilgrim. The package includes train journey, road transportation, accommodation, sightseeing at tourist locations and onboard and off-board meals. 
There will be another "7 Jyotirlinga" tour which begins on June 6 from Delhi Safdarjung through Lucknow covering Ujjain (Omkareshwar and Mahakaleshwar), Dwarka (Nageshwar), Veraval (Somnath), Aurangabad (Grishneshwar) and Nasik (Bhimashankar and Triyambakeshwar). 
The train also offers "Dakshin Darshan with Shirdi" tour package which starts on June 27 from Chandigarh through Delhi Cantt covering Shirdi, Tirupati, Kanchipuram, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Mysore and Bangalore. 

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