Wednesday, March 9, 2016
The South Central Zone of India Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Ltd., (IRCTC) has announced eight tour packages.
The tour packages comprising of Jamu, Gulmarg, Shimla, Kullu, Manali, Darjeeling and Gangtok in the list of destinations covered under the packages.
The duration range from 5-nights/6-days to 8 nights/9 days. Per person tariff is upwards of Rs.10,000--with that of ‘Discover Amazing Kashmir’ Srinagar-Gulmarg-Pahalgam-Sonmarg-Srinagar 5 nights/6 days package cheapest at Rs.10,910. The ‘North East Delights’ New Jalpaiguri/Bagdogra-Darjeeling-Pelling-Gangtok-Kalimpong-New Jalpaiguri/Bagdogra 6 nights/7 days package, with a tariff of Rs.20,217, is the costliest of the lot.
Tourists, however, need to make their own to and fro travel arrangements from their place of stay to the pick-up point of the package and in the return direction as well. IRCTC would help in getting confirmed onward and return train reservations. On the package inclusion, Mr. Sanjeevaiah said pick-up and drop from airports, 3-star hotel accommodation, road transportation, off-board food service, driver-cum-guide service, travel insurance figure are among those included.