The Bharat Gaurav Shri Jagannath Yatra train left from Safdarjung Station on January 25t with the Union Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, and Tourism and Culture Minister G Kishan Reddy all aboard.
Jagannath Temple at Puri is one of the attractions on the tour itinerary for passengers. Other attractions include Konark, Bhubaneshwar, Kashi, Baidyanath, and Gaya.
The Jagannath Yatra train left Safdarjung Station on January 25th, 2016, with Minister of Railways Ashwini Vaishnav, Education Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, and Tourism Minister G. Kishan Reddy all in attendance.
The main attraction of the Puri visit for passengers on this trip will be the Jagannath temple. Other attractions include the Konark temple, the Bhubaneshwar temple, the Kashi temple, the Baidyanath temple, and the Gaya temple.
The tourist train departed for its 8-day journey with a total of 528 passengers.
The Char Dham pilgrimage sites in India are Jagannath Temple in Puri, Varanasi, Baidyanath Dham in Himalayas, Konark Sun Temple in Orissa, and Gaya in Bihar. These sites are all very popular with tourists and make for a great travel experience.
The Bharat Gaurav Shri Jagannath Yatra train will travel through some of the most important pilgrimage and heritage destinations in Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand and Odisha.
The 8-day Bharat Gaurav Tourist train tour starts in Varanasi, the ancient holy city. There, tourists will visit Kashi Vishwanath temple and the Ganga ghat. They will also enjoy a walk along the corridor along the Ganga.
After visiting Varanasi, the train will move to Jasidih Railway station in Jharkhand and tourists will go to the Baidyanath temple.
A train will depart from Jashidih to Puri, and a hotel there will arrange for tourists to stay for two nights.
At Puri, tourists will visit the Jagannath temple, the Golden Puri beach, the Sun temple at Konark, and the temples of Bhubaneswar.
After Puri, Gaya will be the last stop on the tour of Vishnupad temple. The train will return back to Delhi on the 8th day of the journey on 1 February 2023.
The train has a modern AC rake, so you can board and leave the train at different stations during the tour.
There is a tourist train that is air-conditioned and has eleven 3rd AC coaches. The passengers will be able to enjoy vegetarian meals that are prepared in a modern pantry car.
The train has been fitted with an infotainment system to provide entertainment and announcements for the passengers, as well as enhanced security features such as CCTV cameras and security guards for each coach.
The Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train launch is part of the government’s “See India” campaign to encourage domestic tourism.
You can buy a ticket for the IRCTC tourist train that will take you on a journey in a comfortable third-class car, with a night stay at a hotel, all of the meals you’ll need (just for vegetarians), all of the transfers and sightseeing you’ll need, and travel insurance.
IRCTC will take all necessary safety precautions and make sure your trip is enjoyable.