IRCTC to begin operating luxury tourist train to the Northeast of India

Published 11 months ago

The Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has decided to operate its very first luxury train from Delhi to the Northeast of India. It is being reported that the train will be up and running as early as next month. The train will take passengers from Delhi to five states in the Northeast. Reports suggest that IRCTC will take passengers to the states of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Tripura, Meghalaya, and Nagaland. Each state will include its own unique tourist experiences. The service is being launched in order to promote tourism in the Northeast.

Passengers will be able to experience Assam’s Kaziranga National Park, Guwahati, and Jorhat. You will also be able to experience a cruise in the Brahmaputra River. In Arunachal Pradesh, guests will experience Itanagar and its wonders. Tripura will be all about Agartala, Udaipur, and the historic Unakoti. Meghalaya will be an amazing experience as you will be able to visit Shillong and Cherrapunji. In Nagaland, Kohima will be a highlight, along with other nearby attractions. These are basically the major highlights of each state and are the must-do, must-see attractions. So you will be basically given a crash course on the Northeast states.

As far as prices are concerned, interested people should know that there are two classes of tickets available here. You have AC First Class, and AC Second Class, with a total of 150 seats available for passengers. For passengers in AC First Class, the price is going to be INR 102430 per person, while for Second AC passengers, the price is INR 85495 per passenger.

At this price, you are covered for the train travel, accommodation, local sightseeing, food, insurance, and other basic things.