South India
South India

All those planning a trip to South India must check IRCTC’s (Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation) tour packages, which are being offered under INR 20,000! This must be the best offer for those looking for budget travel. Here, let’s find out more about these three packages.

Name of the packages:
Southern Marvel
Dakshin Bharat Yatra
Chennai-Kanyakumari-Rameswaram-Madurai Tour

About the packages
Southern Marvel
If you choose Southern Marvel, you get six nights and seven days south Indian trip that will cover Mumbai, Madurai, Rameshwaram, and Kanyakumari.

Duration: 6 nights 7 days
Itinerary: Mumbai-Madurai-Rameshwaram-Kanyakumari-Mumbai
Mode of travel: Train
Departure: From Mumbai every Friday (April 2019 onwards)
Package cost: INR 15,090 per person on twin sharing basis

Train details:
Journey will start every Friday from Mumbai in Train number 11043

Intermediate journey will take place every Monday in Train number 22621 from Rameshwaram railway station (RMM) to Kanyakumari railway station (CAPE)

Return journey will take place from Nagercoil Junction Railway Station (NCJ) by train number 16340

Dakshin Bharat Yatra
In Dakshin Bharat Yatra package, which is a 13 nights/14 days tour, you’ll get to explore south Indian marvels such as Rameshwaram, Madurai, Kovalam, Trivandrum, Kanyakumari, Tiruchirapalli, Tirupati, and Mallikarjuna. The package includes accommodation in non-AC rooms.

Duration: 13 nights 14 days
Mode of travel: Train
Departure: From Firozpur cantt.station, Punjab at 00:10 HRS
Class: Sleeper
Date: June 16, 2019
Meal plan: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner (all vegetarian)
Package cost: INR 12,285 per person

Chennai-Kanyakumari-Rameswaram-Madurai Tour
If you choose four nights and five days package, you’ll get to explore Chennai, Kanyakumari, Rameswaram, and Madurai.

Duration: 4 nights 5 days
Mode of travel: Train
Departure: From Chennai Egmore station, at 17:15 hrs
Class: Sleeper/3AC
Frequency: Every Thursday
Package cost: INR 12,170 per person, INR 9,540 for group bookings

Hotel details
Kanyakumari: Hotel Singaar/Temple Citi or any similar
Rameshwaram: Hotel Daiwik/Hotel Vinayaga or any similar