The booking of Pilgrimage Special Tourist Trains is available online at the official website of IRCTC- www.irctctourism.com.
Indian Railways' Special Package: IRCTC Launches Special Train For Pitru Paksha
The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) of the Indian Railways has announced the launch of ‘Pilgrim Special Tourist Trains’ during Pitru Paksha, a 16-day period in the month of Ashwin when people pay their respects to their deceased elders by offering them Tarpan and Shradha.
‘Pilgrimage Special Tourist Train’ is one of the most affordable all inclusive tour package, covering all the important tourist places in the country. The booking of Pilgrimage Special Tourist Trains is available online at the official website of IRCTC- www.irctctourism.com. The booking can also be done through the IRCTC’s Tourist Facilitation Center, Zonal Offices and Regional Offices, said the IRCTC.
“We have launched a new train named ‘Pilgrim Special Tourist Train’ and package is called ‘Mahalaya Pind Daan Package’. This will be the first time after the second wave of Covid-19 that such facility will be provided to the passengers by the railways. The train will start from Secunderabad and run via Bhubaneswar,’ informed Kranti Savarkar, Manager of IRCTC’s East Zone at Bhubaneswar.
There will be five sleeper coaches and five AC three tier coaches, added Savarkar.
Mahalaya Pind Daan Tarpan Package
Destination covered: Varanasi - Prayagraj – Gaya
Boarding & De-boarding Points: Secunderabad, Kazipet, Khammam, Vijayawada, Eluru, Rajahmundry, Samalkot, Tuni, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam, Brahmapur, Khurda Road, Bhubaneswar, Cuttack, Jajpur Keonjhar Road, Bhadrak, Balasore, Hijli, Tatanagar and Bokaro Steel City.
Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days
Station/Departure Date & Time: Secunderabad on September 25 at 00:05 hrs
Package Tariff (Including GST)
Standard: Rs 6,620 per person
Comfort: Rs 11,030 per person
Note: No fare for child below 5 years and children of 5 and above are entitled to pay the full adult fare. It is suggested to the passenger to take at least one dose of vaccination before the journey date.
For cancellation of your ticket, passenger has log into his/her account, select the Tour Confirmation Number (TCN) of the ticket s/he wishes to cancel and cancel the ticket from your booked history online. Cancellation of online ticket is possible only in the website www.irctctourism.com, and is not possible through PRS Counters. If the user wishes to cancel his ticket, cancellation rules for the tour package will be as under:
Points To Remember
Passengers are requested to go through the official website of IRCTC- www.irctctourism.com to know further details about the 'MAHALAYA PIND DAAN TARPAN' package and its terms and conditions.