Dakshin Bharat Yatra By IRCTC

Dakshin Bharat Yatra By IRCTC

Dakshin Bharat Yatra (NZBD 273)


“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 :-  Kanchipuram, Kanyakumari, Rameshwaram, Madurai

Boarding / De-boarding stations :- Gorakhpur, Deoria Sadar, Mau, Faizabad, Jaunpur, Ayodhya, Barabanki, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi

Package Details
Travelling Mode Train
Station / Departure Time Gorakhpur- 00:05 hrs
Class SL
Frequency 28.01.21
Meal Plan Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Package Tariff : (Including GST)

Price Per Pax (Adult)


Destination covered:- Kanchipuram, Kanyakumari, Rameshwaram, Madurai

Boarding / De-boarding stations :- Gorakhpur, Deoria Sadar, Mau, Faizabad, Jaunpur, Ayodhya, Barabanki, Lucknow, Kanpur, Jhansi

Itinerary Dated :- 28.01.23 to 06.02.24

Itinerary No :- NZBD273

Date Destination Arrival Departure
28.01.21 Gorakhpur **** Early Morning
28.01.21 Deoria Sadar Early Morning Early Morning
28.01.21 Mau Early Morning Early Morning
28.01.21 Varanasi Morning Morning
28.01.21 Jaunpur Morning Morning
28.01.21 Faizabad Morning Morning
28.01.21 Barabanki Noon Afternoon
28.01.21 Lucknow Afternoon Afternoon
28.01.21 Kanpur Afternoon Afternoon
28.01.21 Jhansi Evening Evening
30.01.21 Kanchipuram Morning Night
31.01.21 Nagercoil Morning ****
01.02.21 Nagercoil **** Night
02.02.21 Rameshwaram Morning ****
03.02.21 Rameshwaram **** Afternoon
03.02.21 Madurai Evening Night
05.02.21 Jhansi Afternoon Afternoon
05.02.21 Kanpur Afternoon Afternoon
05.02.21 Lucknow Night Night
05.02.21 Barabanki Night Night
06.02.21 Faizabad Early Morning Early Morning
06.02.21 Jaunpur Early Morning Early Morning
06.02.21 Varanasi Morning Morning
06.02.21 Mau Morning Morning
06.02.21 Deoria Sadar Morning Morning
06.02.21 Gorakhpur Morning ****


  • Package Inclusions:
  • Journey by Sleeper Class train.
  • Accommodation in Non AC Dormitories / Hall (Dharamshala Accommodation).
  • Comfortable Non AC road transfers (using 55 seater buses).
  • Vegetarian food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  • One glass of packaged drinking water will be provided to each client during Lunch and Dinner per day.
  • Tour escort and Security on train.
  • At destination, the transfer will be given to the point up to which bus can go or permissible.

Package Exclusions:

  • Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, medicines.
  • Entrance fee for monuments / temples etc.
  • Any other items apart from the one mentioned in the itinerary.

* Passengers can upgrade the accommodation to any category of hotels at destination on extra cost based on the availability”

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.

Terms and Condition

Cancellation Policy:

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:

Important Note:

  • Itinerary is tentative and can be changed or modified subject to smooth and timely running of Train. The final Timing will be based on the Train order received from the railways.
  • One Glass of Packaged drinking water will be provided during lunch and dinner per day. Drinking water for due course of journey except during lunch & dinner have to be managed by the guest directly, IRCTC is not bound to Provide unlimited usage of Packaged drinking water.
  • Normal room temperature water will be served on board whereas IRCTC will try to serve cool water (Subject to availability of Ice during the journey. Serving cool water on board is not mandatory.
  • Passengers before boarding the train should ensure the proper check-up of their body / health from their Doctor in order to be fit for travelling, IRCTC will not be responsible for any mishap due to unfit condition / health problem such as restlessness / anxiety / Unusual breathing problem of Asthmatic clients / any other physical problems and Natural Death of the passengers.
  • At Destinations, only Dharamshala accommodation (Dormitory / Hall) will be provided, the bed rolls will be provided and laid on the ground, beds will not be provided, however if guest want, they can request the Tour Escort / Train Management for the booking of Hotel Rooms on extra cost paid by the guest as per the feasibility and availability. (There is no commitment of providing beds and room to Bharat Darshan Clients)
  • Road Transportation will be provided at each destination in NON AC Buses (55 Seater) only, however in case of non-availability of buses some other mode of road transportation may be arranged as per the availability and feasibility. In case if a passenger needs private vehicle or other vehicle apart from the one arranged for other passengers – It can be arranged on the extra payment from the client and as per the availability.
  • Only Rail and Road journeys are included in the itinerary, other journey such as by Boat / Ships / Ferry is not included in the itinerary, the passengers undertaking water journey will be solely on their own risk and expenses, IRCTC will not be responsible for any mishap during the water journey.
  • At the destination if for any reason there is stampede / accident / drowning in Sea / River due to negligence of the passengers or any situational factor, IRCTC will not be responsible for the same.
  • IRCTC has right to alter itinerary under unavoidable circumstances and is not liable for any type of natural calamities / strikes / cancellation / 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 number of passengers booked.

DO’S & DON’T :

  • Please go through the following points to make your journey better and comfortable:
  • Persons above 65 years of age, persons with comorbidities, pregnant women and children below the age of 10 years are advised to stay at home.
  • Only asymptomatic guests shall be allowed to travel.
  • Declaration at the time of commencing the trip that the guests does not have COVID-19 infection.
  • Guests will provide an undertaking that he / she will abide to the directions of IRCTC to control the spread of COVID-19.
  • Installation & use of Aarogya Setu App. by all (Staff & tourists).
  • Tourist should wear face mask and hand gloves.
  • Practice frequent hand washing with soap (for at least 40 – 60 seconds) even when hands are not visibly dirty .Use of alcohol – based hand sanitizers (for at least 20 seconds) can be made wherever feasible.
  • Luggage should be disinfected at reception / boarding point.
  • Tourists are advised to avoid touching their eyes, nose and mouth with with their hands.
  • All tourists have a abide to the mandatory health advisories issued by the States / local administration which they are visiting.
  • Tourist should avoid using other tourist’s phone, water bottle, umbrella etc as much as possible.
  • Social distancing to be followed during boarding / deboarding of train / any other transport ,monuments &pilgrim places visit , group lunches / dinners etc.
  • Loitering and crowding should be avoided in train corridors, gates, cabins, hotels / dharmashala etc.
  • All tourists are advised that spitting is strictly prohibited in train, tourist places, buses, hotels / dharamshala etc.
  • Touching of statues / idols / holy books etc. not allowed in religious / tourist places.
  • No physical offerings like Prasad / distribution or sprinkling of holy water etc inside the religious place.
  • Avoid physical contact while greeting each other.

Tour Manager

  • Your Tour Manager is your source of information. Please follow guidelines of the Tour Manager at all times.

In the train

  • Do not pull the chain while traveling on train as it is a punishable offence when done without a valid reason.
  • Do not cross railway tracks. Use over foot bridges.
  • Do not waste any water unnecessarily in the train.
  • Lights and fans in the compartments should be switched off when not in use.


  • Please ensure that your attire does not offend the locals / visitors at the places you visit. At holy shrines, you may be required to remove your shoes.


  • Please maintain decency of language as a courtesy towards your fellow passengers in the train and other visitors at the shrines / places your visit.
  • Do not be rude while interacting with locals and do not indulge in any arguments. In case of any doubts on any matter, please communicate with the Tour Manager.
  • Please be in groups and follow timings at the places you visit as per instructions of the Tour Manager.
  • Photography may be restricted at certain places. Do not offend the local regulations.
  • IRCTC reserves the right to remove any passenger that it feels is creating discord on the tour.
  • IRCTC does not provide, promote or sell alcoholic beverages / cigarettes / bidi etc. and condones the use of all such items in its programs. Consumption of such items while on train is an offence punishable under law


  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner shall be served in the train. However, there can be exceptions depending upon the itinerary.
  • In addition to the meals inclusive in the package, packaged drinking water, biscuits, soft drinks etc. are available for sale in the train.
  • IRCTC does not take any responsibility for any meals bought from local eateries.

Sight seeing

  • The itinerary provided to you may change due to unavoidable circumstances. Please follow the instructions of Tour Manager.
  • IRCTC shall not be responsible for any mishaps caused due to negligence, non-compliance of instructions etc.
  • Charges for Guides, if hired, should be borne by you. IRCTC shall not responsible for the charges etc.
  • Entry Fee, if any, at the monuments should be borne by you.

Safety and Security

  • Please take complete care of your belongings during the tour.
  • Do carry a Photo Identity Card such as Voter’s ID, Passport, PAN Card etc. for Security reasons.
  • Please leave the contact details of person(s) to be contacted in case of any Emergency with the Tour Manager.

Contact Details

Zones Address
Lucknow Regional Office Paryatan Bhawan, 2nd Floor, C-13, Vipin Khand, Gomti Nagar, Lucknow-226010. Contact No. 82879 30908 / 09 / 10
North Zone INDIAN RAILWAY CATERING AND TOURISM CORPORATION LTD., Rail Yatri Niwas Building, Ajmeri Gate Side, New Delhi – 110 002, Tel./ Fax : 011-23221146, 23234763, Mob: 97176 48888, 97176 41764, 82879 30749, 82879 30718, 82879 30626,  82879 30712
Chandigarh Regional Office INDIAN RAILWAY CATERING & TOURISM CORPORATION LTD., Regional Office Chandigarh, S.C.O NO.80-82, 3rd FLOOR SECTOR 34-A, CHANDIGARH-160022
Landline: 0172- 4645795, 85959 30981,85959 30982, 85959 30955
Jaipur Regional Office 707-708, 7th Floor, Crystal Mall, Sawai Jai Singh Highway, Banipark, Jaipur, Rajasthan, Landline – 0141- 4020198, Mob- Nitin Sharma – 91- 77288 94720, Rakesh Kumar – 91- 90010 94701, Yogendra Singh Gurjar – 90010 94705