To give a push to tourism business which has confronted its toughtest time throughout the Covid-19 pandemic final 12 months, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has determined to run a deluxe AC tourist train for Jyotirlinga and Statue of Unity tour on February 27. The train has options like advantageous eating eating places, bathe cubicles in coaches and foot massager.
The IRCTC in an announcement stated that tourism business has confronted its hardest time in final one 12 months due to the Covid 19 pandemic the place in all of the hoteliers, transporters, airways have been shut throughout the lockdown and lots of individuals who have been engaged within the tourism business straight or not directly had to lose their employment.
IRCTC spokesperson Anand Kumar Jha stated that the railways catering arm has provide you with many tour packages masking tourism locations throughout India and these excursions are getting overwhelming welcome by public and peoples are coming in giant numbers to e-book the IRCTC Tour Packages specifically being operated by particular vacationers train.
“In continuation of several tours, IRCTC has decided to run a deluxe AC tourist train on Jyotirlinga and Statue of Unity tour,” he stated.
Jha stated, “Jyotirlinga and Statue of Unity tour will start from Delhi’s Safdarjung on February 27 and will cover two prominent Jyotirling temples — Mahakaleshwar in Madhya Pradesh’s Ujjain and Omkareshwar along with the tallest statue of world — Statue of Unity– in Gujarat’s Kevadia.”
He added that as Kevadia railway station is operational now, this train will go up to Kevadia to present the go to of tallest statue of the world.
Tourists can board this train at Delhi Safderjung, Mathura, Agra and Gwalior stations, Jha stated.
The IRCTC spokesperson stated that the bundle has been designed in step with the federal government’s initiative “Dekho Apna Desh” to promote home tourism.
He added that IRCTC has deliberate this tour bundle at a really aggressive bundle price ranging from Rs 24,450 per particular person which is all inclusive.
Jha stated that the federal government or PSU workers can avail LTC facility on this tour as per eligibility based mostly on the rules issued by the Finance ministry.
The bundle price is inclusive of train journey in respective lessons, all onboard and off board meals, resort keep at locations as talked about in itinerary, guided excursions with pleasant English or Hindi talking tour escorts in air-conditioned buses and journey insurance coverage for the passengers.
The IRCTC spokesperson stated that this ‘contemporary deluxe tourist train may have a bunch of astounding options together with two advantageous eating eating places, a contemporary kitchen, bathe cubicles in coaches, sensor based mostly washroom capabilities and foot massager.
He added that the absolutely air-conditioned train gives two varieties of lodging — First AC and Second AC.
Jha stated that the train has enhanced security measures within the kind of CCTV cameras. For enhanced safety, IRCTC has additionally deployed non-public Security Guards on the train.