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Tourist trains between Ayodhya and Janakapur are being launched from Feb 17

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Indian Railways is all set to launch a seven-day special tour on Bharat Gaurav Deluxe air-conditioned tourist special train covering pilgrimage sites Ayodhya and Janakpur in Nepal, the Indian government said on Friday.

Kathmandu, 15 January: Indian Railways is all set to launch a seven-day special tour on Bharat Gaurav Deluxe air-conditioned tourist special train covering pilgrimage sites Ayodhya and Janakpur in Nepal, the Indian government said on Friday.

‘Shri Ram-Janaki Yatra: Ayodhya to Janakpur’ will start from Delhi on 17 February 2023 and this initiative will strengthen the bilateral relations and also promote the cultural relations between the two countries,” the Ministry of Railways said in a statement.

“The tourist train will include visit to Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Kashi and Prayagraj as added attractions in the tour. There will be two night stays in hotels, one each at Janakpur and Varanasi respectively, while the visit of Ayodhya, Sitamarhi and Prayagraj will be covered in the day halt at the destination,” the ministry stated.

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