First India-Nepal Bharat Gaurav tourist train
Recently the first India-Nepal Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train has been flagged off from Delhi’s Safdarjung Railway Station.
- 500 Indian tourists are on board this train. This tourist train will connect India and Nepal for the first time. The Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train between India and Nepal will provide an opportunity to people across the country to visit the country’s architectural, historical and cultural sites.
- The train running on Ramayana circuit will cover religious places Janakpur (Nepal) for the first time besides other popular destinations like Ayodhya, Nandigram, Sitamarhi, Varanasi, Prayagraj, Chitrakoot, Panchavati (Nashik), Hampi. Rameshwaram, and Bhadrachalam.
- Bharat Gaurav Trains is an attempt to showcase the rich spiritual, cultural and historical heritage of India to its people. This unique idea was conceived by the Ministry of Railways.
- This concept will help in promoting tourism on a large scale across the country. It will also provide an opportunity to the people to explore the Indian culture. This train will return to Delhi after completing 18 days journey. It will cover a distance of about 8000 km in the entire Ramayana tour.
Source – The Hindu