Indian Railways is set to re-introduce its successful Ramayana Circuit tours following the successful run last year, PTI has reported.
The tour covers important destinations and places as per the Ramayana including sites in Sri Lanka. The Indian leg of the journey is covered via the railways while a flight from Chennai leads to the Sri Lankan destinations. Both Indian and Sri Lankan legs of the legs had operated at full capacity last year, as per railway officials.
IRCTC, the railways’ catering and tourism arm, will operate the special tour that will cost Rs 16,065 per person for 16 days and 17 nights for the Indian tour, and Rs 36,959 including the Sri Lankan sites.
The first such train will begin its journey on 3 November from Jaipur under the name ‘Shri Ramayana Yatra’ while the other begins its journey on 18 November from Indore going by the name ‘Ramayana Express’.
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