Exhibiting a golden phase of Indian culture, heritage and religion, South India has tourists flocking to its shores from far and wide. Visit the magnificent temples of South India not only for their elegant architecture and design but also for the pious religious ambiance that will bring you closer to god. An experience with a different kind of horizon, there will be moments where you’ll be in awe of the skill of craftsmen who created timeless architectural pieces as well as a captivating journey into the religious heart of India. Tour the country’s famous temples to discover something beyond belief: the feeling we call India. With one of IRCTC Tourism’s well-planned South India tour packages, you will not have to take care of anything as all your travel requirements will be catered to. So that nothing comes in the way of the spiritual nourishment of your mind, body and soul. Ready for a religious epiphany? Choose the ideal tour package for yourself here.
- Seven Jyotirlinga and Statue of Unity Yatra: Soak yourself in pure devotion with one of IRCTC’s bestselling jyotirlinga yatra tour packages. Starting from Gorakhpur, this beautifully crafted itinerary will take you to the nation’s most holy places including Omkareshwer, Ujjain, Baroda, Somnath, Dwarka, Nageshwar, Ahmedabad, Bhimashankar, Parli Vaijnath, Grishneshwar, Trimbakeshwar and Shirdi. Undertake this pious journey on the ‘Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train’ in comfort and pay homage at various illustrious temples and sacred sites. For a detailed itinerary, visit www.irctctourism.com
- Puri Gangasagar Yatra Special: Undoubtedly, one the most affordable religious trips with IRCTC Tourism, this all-inclusive Puri Gangasagar tour package is perfect for families and pilgrims. Explore the best of Puri, Kolkata, Gaya and Varanasi through a beautiful train journey that will bring you closer to your religious goals. With pure vegetarian meals, tourist buses for sightseeing, tour escorts, security and accommodation arrangements, you will not have to worry about anything! For bookings, visit IRCTC’s Tourist Facilitation Center, Zonal Offices, Regional Offices or simply complete it online at www.irctctourism.com
- Shri Ramayana Yatra: Want to relive the saga of Lord Ram? Embark on a remarkable trail aboard our special tourist train and pay obeisance at Ayodhya, Sitamarhi, Janakpur, Varanasi, Prayag, Chitrakoot, Nasik, Hampi, Kanchipuram and Rameshwaram. This amazing package includes journey by sleeper class/ 3AC train, accommodation, road transfers, 3 time vegetarian meals, packaged drinking water and security staff among other facilities. To know more about IRCTC’s Ramayana yatra tour packages, check www.irctctourism.com
The ancient temples of South India with their tall structures and intricate carvings represent the fine Dravidian style of architecture and are a visual delight. Whether you want to appreciate heritage and poetry on stone or just want to experience the aura of divinity that surrounds these temples and other sacred sites, a tour with IRCTC will do complete justice to your goals. Listen to the age-old myths and legends associated with these places and let your children learn of their rich heritage through a journey they’ll never forget! To take a look at some more South India tour packages, their offerings and itineraries, you can visit the official IRCTC Tourism website here www.irctctourism.com