Travel: If you are planning to visit the temples of South India, then this package is best for you, you will be able to travel cheaply!


Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) has announced a South India temple tour named 'Swadesh Darshan Tourist Train' from Visakhapatnam in December 2022. The Sambalpur Express will cover major temple towns during a 10-night and 11-day journey across South India. Read on to know more details.

The all-inclusive tour announced by IRCTC starting from Visakhapatnam will cover Rameswaram, Madurai, Kanyakumari, Thanjavur, Mahabalipuram, Kanchipuram, and Srisailam. The journey will commence on 3rd December 2022 and will end at Visakhapatnam on 13th December 2022. Passengers can board and disembark the train at Visakhapatnam as well as at Bramhapur and Rajahmundry.

The onward journey will start from Visakhapatnam at 1:30 pm on December 3 and reach back at 3:00 pm on December 13. Sambalpur Express will have 13 sleeper coaches, 1 pantry car, and 2 SLR coaches. Two packages have been announced; Accommodation, both standard, and budget include breakfast, lunch, dinner, snacks, and local transportation. The Standard package is priced at Rs 19,345 per person and the Budget package is priced at Rs 18,685 per person, inclusive of GST.

Interested passengers can book their tickets at the IRCTC office located at Visakhapatnam Railway Station or contact +91 8287932318 or 08912500695.