IRCTC agent scheme: Indian Railways' latest spiritual tour offer starts at just Rs 10
IRCTC, a subsidiary of the Indian Railways handling the catering, tourism and online ticketing operations — is offering more than 100 tour packages at affordable rates.
IRCTC agent scheme: Indian Railways spiritual or religious tourism has significantly picked up in recent times. IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) — a subsidiary of the Indian Railways handling the catering, tourism and online ticketing operations — is offering more than 100 tour packages at affordable rates. For the aspiring tourist's delight, the tour packages offered by IRCTC start with Rs 10. The highest-rated tour package offered by the Indian Railway subsidiary is Rs 39,290.
The IRCTC website boats of its Rs 10 offer citing, "It is a great day in the history of Indian Railways that Heritage is being preserved and its display and ride are now open to the public at a normal fare of Rs 10/- only." The IRCTC would charge Rs 10 for one-way train journey between Garhi Harsaru to Farukhnagar. The ticket price would be the same for both for an adult and a child i.e. Rs 10 per adult and Rs 10 per child.
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The Steam Express Package starting at Rs 10 offers a heritage ride of a steam engine, restored to its pristine beauty and mechanical engineering perfections. The tour includes one-way train journey from Garhi Harsaru to Farukhnagar. Public taking the steam engine ride are extremely enthusiastic about it which is clearly visible.
Source: IRCTC web portal
The highest tour package of Rs 39,290, Nava Jyotirlinga Yatra, covering Mahakaleshwar, Omkareshwar, Somnath, Bhimshankar, Triambakeshwar, Grushneshwar, Ayundh Nagnath, Parli Vaijinath and Mallikarjunaswamy, starts from Madurai.
This initiative of IRCTC offers great value to the tourists as well as makes their journey extremely comfortable. So, why suffer during ‘safar’ just book your package and move on.
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