Aastha Teerth Yatra

Aastha Teerth Yatra

Aastha Teerth Yatra (SZBD376)


“Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Train”, one of the most affordable all-inclusive tour package, covering all the important tourist places in the country. Booking of Bharat Darshan Special Tourist Trains is available online on our website. Booking can also be done through our Tourist Facilitation Centre, Zonal Offices and Regional Offices.

Destination covered : Malatipur – Kolkata – Gaya – Varanasi – Prayag

Boarding Points: Madurai , Trivandrum Central , Kollam , Kottayam , Ernakulam Town , Thrissur, Ottappalam, Palakkad Jn, Podanur Jn, Erode Jn, Salem Jn, Perambur

Deboarding Points: Vijayawada Jn, Nellore Jn, Perambur, Katpadi Jn, Jolarpettai Jn, Salem Jn, Erode Jn, Podanur Jn, Palakkad Jn, Ottappalam, Thrissur, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Kollam Jn, Trivandrum Central, Madurai

Package Details
Package Name Aastha Teerth Yatra(SZBD376)
Destination Covered Malatipur – Kolkata – Gaya – Varanasi – Prayag
Traveling Mode Train
Station/Departure Time Madurai – 00:05 Hrs
Class Budget
Frequency 05.02.2020

Package Tariff:(Inclusive of GST)

Category Price Per Person (5 years & above)
Budget Rs. 9,450/-


Destination covered : Malatipur – Kolkata – Gaya – Varanasi – Prayag

Boarding Points: Madurai , Trivandrum Central , Kollam , Kottayam , Ernakulam Town , Thrissur, Ottappalam, Palakkad Jn, Podanur Jn, Erode Jn, Salem Jn, Perambur

Deboarding Points: Vijayawada Jn, Nellore Jn, Perambur, Katpadi Jn, Jolarpettai Jn, Salem Jn, Erode Jn, Podanur Jn, Palakkad Jn, Ottappalam, Thrissur, Ernakulam Town, Kottayam, Kollam Jn, Trivandrum Central, Madurai

Itinerary Dated :- 05.02.2020 to 14.02.2020

Itinerary No :- SZBD376

05.02.2020  Madurai ~~ Early Morning
 Trivandrum Central Morning Morning
 Kollam Jn. Morning Morning
 Kottayam Morning Morning
 Ernakulam Town. Morning Morning
 Thrissur Morning Morning
 Ottappalam Afternoon Afternoon
 Palakkad Jn Afternoon Afternoon
 Podanur Jn Afternoon Afternoon
 Erode Jn. Afternoon Afternoon
 Salem Jn. Evening Evening
 Perambur Night Night
06.02.2020  Nellore Early Morning Early Morning
 Vijayawada Jn Morning Morning
07.02.2020  Malatipatpur (ECoR)
Darshan of Puri Jaganath Temple, Konark Sun   Temple
Early Morning Night
08.02.2020  Arrival Kolkata
Visit Victoria Memorial
Morning Night Stay
09.02.2020  Kolkata City Tour: Kali Mata (Shakti peeth), Belur   Math,
Departure from Kolkata
Night Departure
10.02.2020  Arrival Gaya
Pind Darpan at Gaya
Departure from Gaya
Morning Night Departure
11.02.2020  Arrival Varanasi
Holy bath in the Ganges. Perform Rituals
Early Morning Night Stay Varanasi
12.02.2020  Departure Varanasi
Arrival Prayag
Bathe in Triveni Sangam
Departure Praya
Morning Early Morning
13.02.2020  Warangal Jn Afternoon Afternoon
 Vijayawada Jn Evening Evening
 Nellore Night Night
14.02.2020  Perambur Early morning Early Morning
 Katpadi Jn Night Night
 Jolarpettai Jn Early Morning Early Morning
 Salem Jn Early Morning Early Morning
 Erode Jn Early Morning Early Morning
 Podanur Jn Early Morning Early Morning
 Palakkad Jn Morning Morning
 Ottappalam Morning Morning
 Thrissur Afternoon Afternoon
 Ernakulam Town Afternoon Afternoon
 Kottayam Afternoon Afternoon
 Kollam Jn Evening Evening
 Trivandrum Central Evening Evening
 Madurai Jn. Tour ends

1. The Arrival/ Departure timings at halt stations are tentative, and subject to Railway approval and train running as per schedule.

2. In case certain halts are not approved by Railways, alternative halt arrangements will be made by IRCTC/SZ to cover such sightseeing locations. Under such circumstances announcements will be made in the train. For eg: If halt at Jaipur is not approved by Railways, an alternate halt at Durgapurawill be requested by IRCTC.

3. IRCTC/SZ is not liable for publicized coverage of sightseeing locations in certain cases due to exceptional circumstances beyond its control.

4. In case of No Show, no refund request will be entertained by IRCTC/SZ.




  • Train journey by SL class.
  • Night stay/Fresh up at Dharmashalas/Halls on multi sharing basis.
  • Morning Tea/Coffee, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & 1 litre Drinking water per day.
  • Non AC road transfers on SIC basis.
  • Tour Escort & Security on train.

Package Exclusions:

  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, medicines.
  • Entrance fee for monuments.
  • Service of Tour Guide.
  • All others not mentioned in the Package Inclusions.

Note: Leave Travel Concession (LTC) will be issued by IRCTC for the tourists who avail the Bharat Darshan tours(only the Train fare & Road transfers will be admitted) after completion of the tour.

Terms and Conditions

Cancellation Policy:

For cancellation of your ticket, please log in to your account, select the Tour Confirmation Number of the ticket you wish to cancel and cancel your ticket from your booked history on line. Cancellation of your Ticket is possible only on the website www.irctctourism.com, and is not possible on PRS Counters. If the user wishes to cancel his ticket, cancellation rules for Land (Holiday) and Rail Tour Packages as under:

No. of days before commencement of Trip* Total Deductions
Up to 15 days (excluding departure date) Rs. 250 /- per passenger
Up to 8-14 days (excluding departure date) 25 % of the package cost
Up to 4-7 days (excluding departure date) 50 % of the package cost
Less than 4 days 100 % of the package cost

Terms and Conditions:


Food: Morning breakfast with tea/coffee, Lunch, Night dinner/tiffin.

Transport: 55 seater Non push back Non AC/similar bus for pick up from station and sightseeing is arranged. Where buses are not permitted the tourists have to make their own arrangements on alternative modes. Entrance fees, Pooja, Special Darshan charges, Horse ride and Boating charges are to be borne by the tourist.
Accommodation: Hall/Dharmashala Accommodation

Items to Bring: Pillows, Bed Sheet, Nylon rope for drying clothes, Lock and key with chain to secure luggage, Bucket with Mug, Torch Light, Umbrella, Medicines, Plates, Glass, etc.

Terms & Conditions

  • Passengers have to board and de-board the train at nominated stations as per the final Railway order and local transportation expenses to be borne by tourists on their own.
  • The package tour decided by the IRCTC includes Sleeper Class Train Tickets, Pure Vegetarian Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Hall type accommodations and Bus for local sightseeing only. Cost value package.
  • Being a cost value package, personalized service is not viable; hence kindly converge with the group. In case of any assistance required do contact our group representative.
  • No rude behavior will be entertained, further to which you will be forced to drop from the tour.
  • Kindly queue while boarding the buses and don’t rush at the accommodation centre. Our representative would allot accommodation as specified.
  • It is the duty of the co passenger to provide seats first for the Handicapped and old people.
  • You should adhere to the time announced by the tour representatives. Failing which you will have to come to the next destination on your own expenses.
  • While traveling, there might be some delay in providing food, so old people and Diabetic passengers should carry some refreshments.
  • There might be delay in Train Arrivals and Departures and the train may not be able to follow the train timings for which you will have to bear with us.
  • There may be changes in the sightseeing itinerary that may be caused due to arise of situations that have to be adhered.
  • Announcement made in the train should be followed strictly to have pleasant travel.
  • In case any problem arises during the journey, the company’s decision will be final.
  • The tourist should follow the instruction given by the tour representative and should not interfere in the administration.
  • No smoking and consuming Alcohol in the train.
  • Please carry ID card (like Driving License, Voter ID card, Aadhaar Card, Pan Card) as proof of Identity for cross verification..
  • Passengers joining the tour without valid tickets along with ID proof will not be allowed to undertake the tour.
  • Alternate arrangements will be made for disruption of tour on account of natural calamities and the cost to be borne by the tourist.
  • Arrangements will be made for medical attention during sickness and the cost to be borne by the tourist.
  • The tourist will have adhere by the periodical guidelines issued by the authorities on the tour, through announcement and should not intervene in their working and should not cause any inconvenience to co-passengers.
  • The tour program may be subject to alterations due to late running of the train. The final timings will be as per the railway order.
  • The decision of IRCTC/South Zone will be final on account of problems arising in the conduct of the tour.

IRCTC has right to alter itinerary under unavoidable circumstances and is not liable for any type of natural calamities/ strikes/ cancellations/ delay of train/insurgency of any such nature which is beyond control during the tour period. Management is not accountable for any theft or damage of luggage during the trip. Operation of Bharat Darshan Trip is subject to minimum no. of passengers booked.

Contact Us:

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City Name Contact Details
Ernakulam Regional Office INDIAN RAILWAY CATERING AND TOURISM CORPORATION LTD. #40/8194, 1st Floor, Salih Arcade, Convent Road, Ernakulam – 682035. Tel: 0484 2382991 Mob: 9567863241, 9567863242
IRCTC- Tourism Information & Facilitation Centre
Thiruvananthapuram Central
Railway Station
Near Booking Office, 2nd Entry, Central Railway Station, Powerhouse Road, Thiruvananthapuram – 695 036
Mob: 9567863245
Kozhikode Railway Station Near IRCTC Food Plaza, Platform No.1,
Kozhikode Railway Station, Kozhikode – 673 001
Mob: 9746743047
Coimbatore Area Office #209, BLDG No.1569, Maruthi Tower, OppGovt Hospital, Trichy Road. Coimbatore – 641018. Mob: 8287931965, 9080199470
Madurai Railway Station IRCTC – TIFC & Area office, First floor, New concourse, Madurai Railway junction – 625001 0452-2345757, 8287931977

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