IRCTC Extends “Companion Travels Free” offer for Buddhist Circuit Special Train

Ministry of Railways

IRCTC Extends “Companion Travels Free” offer for Buddhist Circuit Special Train

To provide an opportunity for domestic tourist to experience the rich culture and spiritual heritage of India and travel in the footsteps of Lord Buddha –Indian Railways Catering & Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a public sector undertaking of the Ministry of Railways, has extended the “Companion Travels Free” offer for the Indian nationals travelling on the National Tourism Award winning – Mahaparinirvan Express – Buddhist Circuit Special Train for its trips commencing on 4th February & 13th February 2012 also.  The all inclusive price for two people would now be Rs. 45,500/- for AC 2 Tier.

This comprehensive tour package of 7nights/ 8Days includes journey by an exclusive tourist train, hotel accommodation, road transportation in AC Deluxe buses, all meals, sightseeing, entrance fee, tour guide service, travel insurance, onboard security etc. This journey of discovery and spiritual fulfillment covers world famous Bodhgaya, Nalanda, Rajgir, Sarnath, Varanasi, Kushinagar, Lumbini (Nepal) Sravasti and Agra. Tourist and pilgrims from over 30 countries have so far travelled on this special train in the last 4 years and have enjoyed the unmatched hospitality offered by IRCTC.

Tourist can avail this special offer by booking immediately on the website or call on 011-23701100, 23701145, 09717644798 and Email:,

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Source: PIB


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