Bharat Darshan, a tourist train has set off its journey from Madurai railway station in Tamil Nadu to major tourist and pilgrim destinations in the country. The train will pass through Thiruvananthapuram, Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Palakkad, Varanasi, Gaya, Allahabad, Haridwar, Delhi, Mathura, Agra, Jaipur and Hyderabad.
BharatDarshan is Indias premier Destination Management Company, handling major incentive movements from all over the world. India, with its many cultural attractions, diverse traditions and warm climate is the perfect setting for incentives. An excellent range of hotels, palace hotels and unique options like houseboat accommodation, makes for an extraordinary incentive destination.
“Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train”, one of the most affordable all inclusive tour package, covering all the important tourist places in the country.
The Bharat Darshan tour packages costs Rs. 500/- Per Person Per day, which is inclusive of providing comfort of travel by train in IInd Class sleeper coaches, besides it, the cost is inclusive of following: 1. Hall accommodation at places of night stay / morning freshening up. 2. Quality vegetarian meals. 3. Tourist buses for visiting sightseeing spots. 4. Guides / Tour escorts for announcements and information. 5. Security arrangement for each coach. 6. A Railway Staff on train as Train Superintendent. Currently Bharat Darshan tours commence from South and West zone only.
Operated by the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), the 15-day tour package includes sleeper-class train ticket, vegetarian food, accommodation wherever night stay is planned and buses for local sightseeing.
The IRCTC has also planned two tour packages from Thiruvananthapuram to Tirupati and Goa.