IRCTC is set to operate India’s first tourist train, the Shri Ramayana Express linking India with Nepal. Here are all the details..

New Delhi: IRCTC is ready to start the first train, under the Bharat Gaurav train project connecting India to Nepal, the Shri Ramayana Express train.

First religious-themed tourist train will link India with Nepal The inaugural run on June 21 of the Shri Ramayana Express train will link sacred places associated with the life of Lord Ram.

The IRCTC said that the Shri Ramayana Express train has received an excellent response from Ram Bhakt and passengers, so far more than 90% of bookings have already been made. The Ramayana circuit will cover 8,000 km and will link the two religious cities of Ayodhya and Janakpur in India and Nepal.

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The special tourist train dedicated to Lord Shri Ram will take pilgrims on a journey to 13 destinations where Lord Ram, his wife Sita and his brother Laxman once lived…and these places have religious and mythological values.

According to IRCTC, the trip will cost Rs 71,820 for a single traveler. For double and triple occupancy, the ticket is priced at Rs 62,370. For children between 5 and 11 years old, the ticket price is Rs 56,700.


In addition to train tickets, the package includes accommodation in standard hotels in air-conditioned rooms, meals on board the train, meals on board in quality restaurants, hotels or banquets, transfers and bus tours non-air-conditioned, travel insurance for passengers and guide. services at visit points.

Catering / Food:

Tourists will be offered only vegetarian meals. If Jain travelers opt for food without garlic and onion, they will also be served. Not only this IRCTC official says the amount will also not be a bar.. unlimited amount of food or drink will be given to passengers as per request

Staff :

For each trainer, 2 servers, a housekeeping staff and a caretaker will be provided for convenience and security. Staff attire is also designed in a traditional theme, with a brown colored embroidered vest, a brown colored turban, a kurta and off-white pajamas.

Exterior and Interior trains –

Since this is a train under the Bharat Gaurav train project, the exterior of the train has been vinyl wrapped and reflects the diverse traditions, customs and rich heritage of India.


Complete the 3rd AC train, with 10 cars, which includes a Pantry car for food preparation with the most advanced machinery and equipment. The train also has a dedicated Mandir space to perform Bhajan or Pooja. The train is equipped with CCTV cameras in each car Public announcement system Bedding – linens etc.

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