Mumbai: IRCTC resumes domestic air tourism packages

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has revived its domestic air tourism packages starting this month. The first such tour package starts from July 10, from Mumbai.

The air tour packages that IRCTC is offering are ‘God’s Own Country’ - the Celestial Kerala, the Divine Vaishnodevi, the Blissful Shri Tirupati Balaji, ‘Paradise on Earth’- the beautiful Jammu & Kashmir, the Exotic North East India, the Idyllic Andaman and the Relaxing Goa. The IRCTC authorities said that these packages can be availed on Group departure and customized basis as per requirements.

The latest tour offered from IRCTC is weekly departure of “Blissful Shri Tirupati Balaji package” of 1 night/2 days on starting July 17 and July 24 with starting price Rs.14300 per person on triple sharing. The “Exotic Ladakh” of 6 nights/7 days starts from July 10, July 17, July 24 and August 7 with starting price Rs. 40500 per person on triple sharing. "Celestial Kerala” of 5 nights/6 days package is being revived from October 2 to October 7 with prices of Rs. 27300 per person on triple sharing.

Sources said that these packages are very well-designed, economical and inclusive of return air tickets, all transfers, sightseeing, meals, entry fees, travel insurance, accommodation, tour Guide and GST.

From August Bharat Darshan train tours are also being extended starting from other cities in the state with destination like Somnath, Dwarka with Statue of Unity. From December South India tours from Mumbai to Bangalore - Mysore - Rameshwaram - Madurai - Kanyakumari - Trivandrum.

This comprehensive tour package includes train journey by Sleeper Class / 3AC Class, Dormitory/Hall accommodation at places of night stay, morning freshen up, road transportation, Veg Meals, Sightseeing, tour escorts and security arrangement.

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