Vacation Special-Guwahati and Shillong by train

Vacation Special-Guwahati and Shillong by train


“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 IRCTC website. Bookings can also be done through IRCTC Tourist Facilitation Centre, Zonal Offices and Regional Offices.

Destination covered :- Puri – Guwahati – Kamakhya – Shillong – Cherrapunji – Kolkata

Boarding Point:- Tirunelveli, Kovilpatti, Virudunagar Jn., Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Perambur, Nellore, Vijayawada

Deboarding Points:- Vijayawada, Nellore, Perambur, Katpadi, Jorpettai, Salem, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar Jn., Kovilpatti, Tirunelveli.

Package Details
Package Name Vacation Special  – Guwahati & Shillong
Destination Covered Puri – Guwahati – Kamakhya – Shillong – Cherrapunji – Kolkata
Traveling Mode Bharat Darshan Train
Station/Departure Time Tirunelveli: 00.05 hrs
Class Budget
Frequency 18.04.2020

Package Tariff:– (Inclusive of GST)

Package cost


Destination covered :- Puri – Gangtok – Tsongo Lake – Darjeeling – Tiger Hill – Kolkata

Boarding Point:- Tirunelveli, Kovilpatti, Virudunagar Jn., Madurai, Dindigul, Karur, Erode, Salem, Jolarpettai, Katpadi, Perambur, Nellore, Vijayawada

Deboarding Points:- Vijayawada, Nellore, Perambur, Katpadi, Jorpettai, Salem, Erode, Karur, Dindigul, Madurai, Virudunagar Jn., Kovilpatti, Tirunelveli.

Itinerary Dated :- 18.04.2020 to 29.04.2020

Itinerary No :- SZBD381A

Departure from Tirunelveli 00.05 hrs
Departure from  Kovilpatti 01.15 hrs 01.20 hrs
Departure from   Virudunagar Jn. 02.30 hrs 02.35 hrs
Departure from Madurai 04.15 hrs 04.20 hrs
Departure from Dindigul 05.50 hrs 05.55 hrs
Departure from Karur 07.05 hrs 07.10 hrs
Departure from Erode Jn 09.45 hrs 10.05 hrs
Departure from Salem Jn 11.05 hrs 11.10 hrs
Departure from Jolarpettai 12.55 hrs 13.00 hrs
Departure from Katpadi Jn 14.20 hrs 14.25 hrs
Departure from Perambur 16.25 hrs 16.30 hrs
Departure from Nellore 19.50 hrs 19.55 hrs
Departure from Vijayawada 01.00 hrs 01.05 hrs
Arrival Puri 17.00 hrs Night Stay
Darshan of Puri Shri Jagannath Temple, Konark Sun Temple Board train from Puri at night 22.00 hrs
Full day & over night train journey
Evening Arrival at Kamakhya. Transfer to accommodation. Night stay at Kamakhya. 17.00 hrs Night stay Kamakhya.
Visit to Kamakhya Temple. Night stay at Kamakhya. Halt Night stay Kamakhya.
Morning Departure from Guwahati by road to Shillong [3 hrs drive]. Full day Shillong Sight Seeing Halt Night stay at Shillong
Morning Departure from Shillong to Cherrapunji [2 hrs drive]. Visit view points at  Cherrapunji, Afternoon Departure from Cherrapunji to Guwahati [4 hrs drive]. Halt Night stay at Guwahati
Early morning departure from Guwahati to Kolkata 03.00 hrs
New Jalpaiguri 15.30 hrs 16.00 hrs
Arrival Kolkata or Shalimar in the morning. [Compulsory Train Fresh up] Visit :Belur Math, Kali Temple & local shopping if time permits. Departure from Kolkata or Shalimar at late night. 08.00 hrs  23.00 hrs
Arrival Vijayawada 22.00 hrs 22.15 hrs
Arrival Nellore 03.15 hrs 03.20 hrs
Arrival Perambur 06.30 hrs 06.35 hrs
Arrival Katpadi Jn. 08.30 hrs 08.35 hrs
Arrival Jolarpettai 10.10 hrs 10.15 hrs
Arrival Salem Jn. 12.30 hrs 12.35 hrs
Arrival Erode Jn. 13.45 hrs 14.10 hrs
Arrival Karur 15.20 hrs 15.25 hrs
Arrival Dindigul Jn. 17.00 hrs 17.05 hrs
Arrival Madurai Jn. 18.10 hrs 18.15 hrs
Departure from Virudunagar Jn. 19.15 hrs 19.20 hrs
Departure from  Kovilpatti 20.30 hrs 20.35 hrs
Arrival Tirunelveli Jn. 22.00 hrs Tour Ends


1. The package cost is inclusive of the additional road transport cost incurred for covering destinations by road viz, New Jalpaiguri – Gangtok – Darjeeling – New Jalpaiguri.
2. The Arrival/ Departure timings at halt stations are tentative, and subject to Railway approval and train running as per schedule.
3. 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 Allahabad is not approved by Railways, an alternate halt at Prayag will be requested by IRCTC.
4. IRCTC/SZ is not liable for missing out any publicized coverage of sightseeing locations in certain cases due to exceptional circumstances beyond its control. Eg. Late running of train, traffic jams, strikes, natural calamities, etc.
5. 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/Hall/Dormitories 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, 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/Dormitory 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 deboard 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/ Third AC Train Tickets, Pure Vegetarian Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner, Hall type/Hotel 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 at all items (like Driving License, Voter ID card, Ration Card, Pan Card) as proof of Identity for cross verification, by Railway Authorities and the same has to be borne by the tourist.
  • 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 programme 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.

For More Information

Zones/AOs/TIFCs Contact Details
Tourism Information & Facilitation Centre & South Zone Office 7A, The Rain Tree Place, No. 9 Mc Nicholas Road, Chetpet, Chennai- 600031. Office:.- 044 – 28363726,Mob: 9003140680, 8287931964
Area office – Chennai 9th Floor, Western Wing, Moore Market Complex, Park Town, Chennai 600003, Ph. No: 044-25330512
TIFC – Chennai 8287932121, 044-25332548
TIFC – Madurai  8287931977, 8287932122, 0452-2345757
TIFC – Tiruchchirappali 8287932070
Area office & TIFC – Coimbatore 9003140655, 8287931965

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