Indian Railways To Start 8-Day Sri Jagannath Yatra For ₹17,655 Per Person From January 25

by Sanjana Shenoy
Indian Railways To Start 8-Day Sri Jagannath Yatra For ₹17,655 Per Person From January 25

Jagannath Temple in Puri, Odisha, is one of the most revered temples in India. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, it is an iconic Char Dham pilgrimage site. The temple is known for its annual Rath Yatra where the deities are carried in three colossal chariots. Indian Railways is all set to launch an 8-day Sri Jagannath Yatra for ₹17,655 per person starting from January 25. Here’s more about it.

All You Need To Know About The Sri Jagannath Yatra Package

Sri Jagannath Yatra
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Here’s what you need to know about the Sri Jagannath Yatra package by Indian Railways.

  • This pilgrim yatra starts on January 25 and returns back on February 1, 2023
  • Sri Jagannath Yatra package is part of Indian Railways’ Bharat Gaurav initiative
  • Tourists can board the train from Tundla, Ghaziabad, Etawah, Lucknow and Kanpur stations
  • Apart from Odisha’s Jagannath Puri temple, this package covers destinations like Varanasi, Gaya, Baidyanath Dham temple
  • The 8-day/ 7 night, Sri Jagannath Yatra package starts from ₹17,655 per person
  • Tourists will first head to Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi. Here, they can witness the Ganga aarti.
  • Next, they will head to Baidyanath Dham temple in Jharkhand
  • Then, the tour takes passengers to Odisha’s Puri for a two-night stay at a hotel
  • In Odisha, tourists will visit the Jagannath Puri Temple, Golden Beach and Sun Temple in Konark
  • The last stop is the ancient Buddhist city, Gaya
  • On the 8th day, the train returns to Delhi on February 1
  • Indian Railways will offer a 33 per cent discount on tickets

IRCTC Offers Royal Rajasthan Package

Apart from Indian Railways’ Sri Jagannath Yatra, IRCTC also offers a 10-day and 9-night travel package across Rajasthan. The Royal Rajasthan package starts on January 24, 2023. Explore destinations like Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Ranakpur, Bikaner and Jodhpur. It starts from ₹37,500. Start the new year with a bang!

So, where are you planning to head this new year?

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