The Indian Railways to start a special tourist train to explore five Northeastern states as part of the “Dekho Apna Desh’ campaign. The train will cover five prominent tourist places of North East India including destinations like Guwahati, Kaziranga and Johnhart in Assam, Itanagar in Arunachal Pradesh, Kohima in Nagaland, Una Koti, Agartala and Udaipur in Tripura, Shillong and Cherapunji in Meghalaya in a 14-night, 15-day trip.
The train will run from Delhi’s Safdarjung Railway station. Besides Delhi, tourists can board at Ghaziabad, Tundla, Kanpur, Lucknow, Varanasi and Patna Railway stations. The tour package, that will cost Rs. 85, 495 per person for 2 AC and Rs. 1,02,430 per person for 1 AC will cover a Jungle Safari in Kaziranga National Park, a track on the Root Bridge in Meghalaya, visit to Kamakhya Temple in Guwahati, Tripur Sundori Temple in Tripura, tour over the Brahmaputra river, a tour of tea gardens, visit to Una Koti and other historical places in North East India.
The tourists will also be provided facilities like food, tour to prominent tourist places by the AC buses, accommodations, etc.