If you are a Ram Bhakth, then you have good news. In 16 days, you can roam about whole of India and visit all important places connected to Lord Ram. In a major initiative, the Indian Railways is all set to run “Ramayana Express” with the theme of epic Ramayana.
They will run the service across the country to give the travellers a feel of the pilgrimage places. The interiors of the train are decorated with pictures from Ramayana. The passengers can also listen to devotional songs playing on board.
The Ramayana Express will cover four major destinations related with the life of Lord Ram. The destinations are the places that are mentioned in the Epic Ramayana. All the places will be covered in 16 days. The officials said the train will start its service after Holi.
The train will start from Delhi. The first stop will be Ayodhya, which is considered to be Ram’s birth place. Hanuman Garhi Ramkot, Kanak Bhawan temple, Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Janakpur, Prayag, Varanasi, Shringverpur, Nasik. Hampi, Chitrakoot and Rameshwaram are the places covered.
The train will also have dedicated tour managers. They will be with the tourists in the entire tour. The special train will have a capacity for 800 passengers. The ticket rates are Rs 15,120 per person.