Best Summer Holiday Train Travel OptionsSummer Holidays are the fun time that we all look forward to as an added opportunity to escape from mundane routine and head over to places where one can enjoy and stay aloof from day to day hassles. Keeping an account on such movements, Indian Railways bestows some lucrative travel options one should checkout for while planning a trip. Indian Railway ombudsman IRCTC has a lot of options available for travel enthusiasts. These have been tagged under special category as “Bharat Darshan”. These exclusive trains will give a blend of historical and regional specialties to people opting for Bharat Darshan travels.
About Bharat Darshan
Bharat Darshan comprises of packages which would embrace all the expenses throughout the journey. The boarding of distinctive packages will be on from different cities and with multiple city pickups.
You might be eager to know all the inclusions of these one-time special tourist trains. So, what all is included in this Bharat Darshan package:

  • The meals in train would be purely vegetarian.
  • For freshening up in the morning or for night stays at the places the hall will be accommodated.
  • For the passengers, the tourist buses would be provided so that they may explore the sightseeing spots of the place comfortably.
  • Security arrangements for each and every coach would be in place.
  • For the important information or announcements, the tour escorts or guides will be hired.
  • In the matter of other expenses, the entrance fees to, the monuments and some more exclusion will be applicable. To be on the safer side, you should go through the fine print that will show all the potential additional charges.
  • You don’t have to worry about anything as the tour package will be affordable and will cover all the important tourist sites in the country. So, let’s take an overview of all the Bharat Darshan tourist trains as below:

Bharat Darshan
Along with the coverage of all the tourist spots, this train will be for 14 nights and 15 days. The passengers who will board this train will visit the following cities-:
Pune – Kalyan – Vasai Road – Dwarka – Somnath – Haridwar – Puri – Tirupati – Rameshwaram – Madurai – Kalya – Pune

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Shakthi Yathra
By travelling 9 days and 8 nights, this special tourist train of Bharat Darshan will offer a chance to the tourists and South Indians to witness some of the most famed religious sites of East Central and South India. The passengers who will pick the package of this train will see the cities as mentioned.

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Jyotirlinga Darshan
This North Zone train will take a tour of 10 days and 9 nights and will take the passengers to:-
Chandigarh – Ambala – Kurukshetra – Karnal – Panipat – Delhi Cantt – Rewari – Jaipur – Ujjain – Dwarka – Veraval – Aurangabad – Nasik Road – Jaipur – Rewari – Delhi Cantt – Panipat – Karnal – Kurukshetra – Ambala – Chandigarh.

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Pancha Dwaraka With Nishkalank Mahadev
This train will run in length-wise direction of India starting from South to north and back.it will be a tour of 10 nights and 11 days. Passengers onboard will visit the cities below-:
Madurai – Dindigul – Karur – Erode – Salem – Chennai Central – Nellore – Vijayawada – Dwaraka – Bhavnagar(Darshan Nishkalank Mahadev) – Gandhinagar(Akshardham , Sabarmathi) – Dakor Dwaraka – Ahmedabad – Udaipur(Nathdwara , Kankroli Dwaraka) – Vijayawada – Nellore – Chennai Central – Salem – Erode – Karur – Dindigul – Madurai

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Mahatma Gandhi Circuit

The package of this tourist train will take 9 days and 8 nights and will travel in a criss-cross way in the Northern India and onboard will visit the places.

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Puri Ganga Sagar Yatra Special

This 7 night, 8 day rail tour will take pilgrims from far West India to East India:

Pune – Lonavala – Kalyan – Manmad – Jalgaon – Bhusaval – Akola – Badnera – Nagpur – Puri – Kolkata – Nagpur – Badnera – Akola – Bhusaval – Jalgaon – Manmad – Kalyan – Lonavala – Pune

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Darshan 03 Jyotirlinga along with Shirdi:

This special train of North India will cover 7 days and 6 night’s package and will visit the below cities:-

Chandigarh – Ambala – Kurukshetra – Karnal – Panipat – Delhi Safdarjung – Moradabad – Bareilly –         Shahjahanpur – Lucknow – Kanpur – Jhansi – Bina – Bhopal – Ujjain – Nasik – Shirdi – Bhopal – Bina – Jhansi –    Kanpur – Lucknow – Shahjahanpur – Bareilly – Moradabad – Delhi Safdarjung – Panipat – Karnal – Kurukshetra – Ambala – Chandigarh

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Navratri Special
The travelers who will board this train will traverse some ground as the parts of the tour span from South India to Central India. The destinations that will be covered include:-
Kolhapur – Miraj – Satara – Pune – Lonavala – Kalyan – Vasai Road – Surat – Vadodara – Ratlam – Kota – Katra and Back

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.

Sai Special
If you want to travel to the most known tourist places of South India may aboard this special train. It will take 5 days and 4 nights and will make the passengers view the following cities:-
Madurai – Dindigul – Karur – Erode – Salem – Chennai Central – Sai Nagar Shirdi – Pandaripur – Chennai Central – Salem – Erode – Karur – Dindigul – Madurai

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.
Ganga Darshan Along with Ayodhya and Chitrakoot
This rail package which includes all the expenses will run for 7 days and 6 nights and the passengers of this train will see:-
Nangal Dam – Anandpur Sahib – Kiratpur Sahib – Roop Nagar – SahibZada Ajit Singh Nagar – Chandigarh – Ayodhya – Varanasi – Chitrakutdham – Allahabad – Haridwar – Chandigarh – SahibZada Ajit Singh Nagar – Roop Nagar – Kiratpur Sahib – Anandpur Sahib – Nangal Dam

You can order food in train at all these stations from e-catering partners of IRCTC.
Get, Set & Roll:
While you plan your summer trip to any of these destinations, don’t forget to book your food in train from trusted e-catering partners. All you need is to head over to website Railrestro.com or on our App and enter your PNR info. You will now customize your choice of food and can opt to pay online or COD options. Food ordering in train is lot easier even if you lose net connectivity on the go. You can order via Railrestro App available now for Android & iOS devices.

Best Summer Holiday Train Travel Options

Amit Roy


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