IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) Tourism is offering a tour package of five nights and six days to Negombo, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya and Colombo, the tourism arm of the Indian Railways, said on microblogging website, Twitter. The tour, which will start from Delhi, will be via economy class of SriLankan Airlines, according to IRCTC Tourism's official website, irctctourism.com. The tour will commence on May 31, 2019 and the tariff of the package starts at Rs 46,550 per person, according to IRCTC Tourism's portal.
Experience the divinity of religious sites related to the epic Ramayana with #IRCTC Tourism's Shri Ramayana Yatra tour package. For #bookings, Please visit https://t.co/atc0ceiRNT#tourism#tourpackage#SriLanka#Booktickets#Irctctourismpic.twitter.com/Qn82BgQQ5u— IRCTC (@IRCTCofficial) April 23, 2019
IRCTC Tourism's tour package details:
|Package Name||Shri Ramayana Yatra - Sri Lanka|
|Origin Airport||Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi|
|Destination Covered||Negombo, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya & Colombo,|
|Traveling Mode||By Flight|
|Month and Date of Departures||May 31, 2019|
|Meal Plan||AP (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)|
Here are the key things to know about IRCTC's Sri Lanka package:
1. The tariff for the tour package is different according to the occupancy chosen by the passenger. For triple occupancy, passengers need to pay Rs. 46,550.
|Occupancy||Prices (Per Person)|
|Single Occupancy||Rs 61,600|
|Double Occupancy||Rs 47,500|
|Triple Occupancy||Rs 46,550|
|Child (2-11 yrs) with bed||Rs 33,450|
|Child (2-11 yrs) without bed||Rs 31,500|
2. The journey from Delhi to Colombo will be via economy class of SriLankan Airlines.
|Onward journey||Return journey|
|by Flight No. UL 196||by Flight No.UL 195|
|(1845 Hrs)||(2220 Hrs)||(1410 Hrs)||(1745 Hrs)|
3. The package includes air tickets (Delhi-Colombo-Delhi round trip), five nights' accommodation in a three-star hotel and meals, according to IRCTC's portal. The package also offers travel insurance for passengers below the age of 70 years.
4. However, items of personal nature such as laundry, any kind of room services or additional sightseeing are not a part of the package, said IRCTC.