Want to visit temples of Tamil Nadu? IRCTC Ram Sethu Express will make your tour easy
IRCTC Tamil Nadu Tour package: The Ram Sethu Express tourist train departs from Tambaram Railway station (suburb of Chennai).
IRCTC Tamil Nadu Tour package: Have you ever planned to visit Tamil Nadu to see its famous temples? If yes, then the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) can help you get your dream fulfilled. The IRCTC is offering a unique tour package covering the temples situated in the state of Tamil Nadu. The package in the name of “Ram Sethu Express –Tamil Nadu Temple Tour” and is starting on 28.02.2019 early morning from Chennai (Tambaram Railway Station) and will return to Chennai on 03.03.2019 late evening.
"This maiden temple tour will provide an exclusive opportunity to witness rich architecture and history of these temples. The 3 nights and 4 days all-inclusive tour package will cover 18 temples of Tamil Nadu. Temples to be covered in Trichy, Srirangam are Ranganathaswamy Temple, Samayapuram Mariamman, Jambukeswarar and Thiruvanaikaval. In Rameswaram, Ramanathaswamy temple along with a holy bath in the sea and in the 21 Teerth Kunds will be included and in Madurai, the tourists will be taken to the famous Meenakshi Amman and Sundareshwarar temples," the IRCTC said.
It added, "In Thanjavur the Brihadeeswara temple (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and in Kumbakonam Navagraha temples – Thingalur - House of Chandran, Thirunallar – House of Saturn, Alangudi – House of Guru, Kanjanoor – House of Sukran, Thirunageswaram – House of Raghu, Aadudurai – House of Sooriyan, Keelaperum Pallam – House of Kethu, Thiruvenkadu – House of Budhan, Vaitheeswaran – House of Mars will be a part of the itinerary".
The tour package comprises of sleeper class train journey, accommodation in hall/dharamsala, non a/c road transfers for sightseeing, all meals (vegetarian), service of tour escorts and Security staff on the train.
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The Ram Sethu Express tourist train departs from Tambaram Railway station (suburb of Chennai). Boarding can also be done from Chengalpet, Tindivanam, Villupuram & Vridhachalam Railway Stations. The package cost for the 4 days all inclusive tour is Rs 4,885 per person.