IRCTC Holy Ganga Tirth Yatra Tour Starting At Rs. 8,965. Ticket Booking, Cancellation Policy And Other Details Inside


IRCTC offers Holy Ganga Tirth Yatra tour packages starting at Rs. 8,965 on The package includes train fare, hotel accommodation, meals, yatra slip, pick-up and drop and more.

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IRCTC Tourism Offers Train Tour Package to Varanasi, Bodh/ Gaya and Allahabad from INR 8,965/-onwards. The Booking Details Are Mentioned Below.

IRCTC or the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited, which operates under the Ministry of Railways, was started on the 27th of September 1999. Through this special arm, the Indian Railways has been, for some time now, making significant contributions in the passenger related service sector.

IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation) the tourism arm of the Indian Railways is offering a package to visit Varanasi, Bodh Gaya, and Allahabad. According to the Indian Railways official website, the tour package starts from INR 8,965/- and can be booked on every Wednesday. 

Package Details
Package Name Holy Ganga Tirth Yatra
Places Covered Varanasi-Bodh Gaya-Allahabad
Tour Date Every Wednesday
Duration 4 nights of hotel accommodation and 2 nights in train
Meal No meal
Accommodation Varanasi: Tamil Nadu Guest House/ Shanti Inn/ Raj Mahal/ Similar
Train Name 12791 (SC-DNR Express) Secunderabad (10:00 hrs)-Varanasi (14:25 hrs) (Next day)
12792 (DNR-SC Express) Allahabad (20:40 hrs)- Secunderabad (21:30 hrs)

The key things to be kept in mind for the IRCTC’s tour are as follows:

  1. The tour package is inclusive of overnight hotel accommodation at Varanasi, Bodh/Gaya and Allahabad.
  2. The tour package starts at INR 8965/- for triple occupancy.


Package Cost Per Person (in INR)
Occupancy Standard Comfort
Prices(Per Person)
Single Occupancy Rs. 22,325/- Rs. 25,225/-
Double Occupancy Rs. 11,996/- Rs. 14,895/-
Triple Occupancy Rs. 8,965/- Rs. 11,865/-
Child(05-11 Yrs) with bed Rs. 2, 162/- Rs. 5,061/-
Child (05-11 Yrs) without bed Rs. 1,791/- Rs. 4,690/-



3.    Transfers on land would be by means of an AC vehicle with driver cum guide service.
4.    The package includes Darshan as well as sightseeing.
5.    The package includes entry fees and assistance in normal darshan, wherever applicable.
6.    The package includes travel insurance as well as toll, parking and other applicable taxes on services mentioned in the itinerary.

Cancellation Policy for IRCTC

According to the IRCTC website, the cancellation policy is as follows-


  • Log in to your account on the IRCTC portal 
  • Select the TCN or the Tour Confirmation Number for the ticket you wish to cancel
  • Proceed to cancel your ticket from the online booking history

The cancellation rules for Rail Tour Packages and Land (holiday) are as follows-


Number of days before commencement of trip

Total Deductions

Up to 15 days (excluding departure date)

Rs. 100 /- per passenger

Up to 8-14 days (excluding departure date)

25 % of the package cost

Up to 4-7 days (excluding departure date)

50 % of the package cost

                              Less than 4 days

100 % of the package cost


Note- The cancellation of tickets is only possible on the IRCTC website and not from PRS counters.

Please note that occupancy conversion charges are applicable in case there is a partial cancellation.
In case of cancellation of the counter bookings, a copy of the Pan Card is required of the guest in whose name the refund is being claimed.

Tourists are required to strictly adhere to the timings mentioned in the itinerary. In case there is a situation of trains running late, due to which one or more services from the itinerary are missed, IRCTC will not be liable. If a guest misses the bus that has been arranged by the IRCTC, they are required to reach the next spot of the itinerary at their own expense. IRCTC is not liable for loss or theft of luggage or belongings. 

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