Railway announces launch of 'Dakshin Darshan' tour
Ahmedabad: Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) today announced launch of a special tour package that covers Goa and South India.
The package, 'Dakshin Darshan', will be of nine nights/ten days and will start on August 7 from Ahmedabad.
Under it, a special train will take tourists to cultural, heritage and pilgrimage destinations of Goa, Tirupati, Rameshwaram, Madurai, Thiruvananthapuram, Kanyakumari and Kovalam.
The journey by this special train includes meals, accommodation, transportation, sight seeing, tour escorts and security arrangements, an official statement said.
The standard package (sleeper class) will cost Rs 12,649 per person and the comfort one is for Rs 18,499 (3rd AC).
The boarding points for tourists of Maharashtra shall be Kalyan (Mumbai) and Pune, he said.