The Shri Jagannath Yatra tourist train will debut on January 25 under the management of Indian Railways. The ambitious Bharat Gaurav effort of the Indian Railways, which will cover well-known heritage and pilgrimage places in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Odisha, and Jharkhand, has launched this train.
In addition to transporting tourists to Puri's Jagannath Temple, the aforementioned train will also stop in Varanasi, Gaya, and the Baidyanath Dham temple in Deoghar, Jharkhand. According to reports, the Railways will provide the tour a 33% discount.
The aforementioned train will depart Safdarjung Station in Delhi on January 25 and return on February 1. Additionally, there will be opportunities for tourists to board or disembark the train at the stations in Aligarh, Ghaziabad, Tundla, Kanpur, Etawah, and Lucknow.
In this regard, the IRCTC released a statement in which it stated that the introduction of the IRCTC Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train will be in keeping with the Government of India initiative Dekho Apna Desh to promote domestic tourism. According to the claim, affordable packages for the same are available, starting at INR 17655 per person.
The 7N/8D tour's first stop will be Varanasi, where travellers will get the opportunity to see the Kashi Vishwanath temple, the corridor that connects it to the River Ganga's ghats, and take part in the aarti that is performed there.
The journey will then continue to Jharkhand, where visitors will travel to the Baidyanath Dham temple before continuing on to Puri, where hotels would be booked for two nights. Tourists can visit the Golden Beach in Puri, the Jagannath Temple, and the Sun Temple in Konark while they are in Odisha.