IRCTC Introduces Low-Cost Package To Rajgir, Bodhgaya And Nalanda

by Vinita Jain
IRCTC Introduces Low-Cost Package To Rajgir, Bodhgaya And Nalanda

Good news for those who want to visit Bodhgaya, Rajgir, and Nalanda in Bihar. IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) has put together the best and cheapest tour packages around these heritage sites. The journey to visit these pilgrimage sites starts from Howrah in West Bengal. This package of IRCTC is an initiative of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav and Dekho Apna Desh.

Passengers can board trains from Howrah, Bandel Jn, Barddhaman, Bolpur Santiniketan and Saint Thia Jn., Rampur Hut, Pakur, Sahibganj jn., Jamalpur, Kiul. According to IRCTC, the tour is 4 nights and 5 days.

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Charges For the Tour Package

This tour package is affordable and becomes cheaper if the number of people traveling together increases. The package is starting at ₹10,600 per person. If two people take comfort class, the price will be ₹13,270 per person. The trip cost for 3 people is ₹11,100 per person. Traveling with 4 people will cost ₹12,050 per person. The cost for a trip with 6 people is ₹10,600. Children aged 5 to 11 years are charged ₹6,500 per bed.

Amenities Of The Package

IRCTC manages other facilities including breakfast and dinner. The train will drop you off at three different stations: Kiul, Asansol, Vardaman, and Howrah. Package costs include travel insurance, transportation, sightseeing vehicles, and one night’s hotel accommodation.

Pilgrimage Sites Of Bihar

Bodhgaya: Bodhgaya is one of the most significant and sacred Buddhist pilgrimage centers in the world. It has various temples and monasteries dedicated to Buddhism.

Rajgir: Historically, Rajgir was also considered one of the favorite places of spiritual leaders such as Lord Mahavira and Gautam his Buddha

Nalanda: Nalanda University is the central/union public university of Nalanda. It is designated as an international organization of national importance and excellence.

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Additional Details

Package Name – Bodhgaya Circuit Rail Tour Ex Howrah (EHR108)

Destination Range – Bodhgaya, Rajgir, Nalanda

Tour Duration – 5 Days 4 Nights

Departure Date – Every Friday

Meal Plan – Breakfast and Dinner at Hotel

Travel Mode- Train

Class- Third AC

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