Ramayana tourism to kick off in Nov, train will go to places linked with the Hindu epic | india news | Hindustan Times
From Ayodhya to Colombo via Rameshwaram, Indian Railways plans to launch a special tourist train on the Ramayana circuit covering the locations associated with the Hindu epic.
The service will start from November 14 from Delhi and take 16 days to cover the circuit.
The train will seat 800; those interested in the Sri Lanka leg can opt to travel to Colombo from Chennai by flight.
An official of Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) who asked not to be identified said his company is expecting significant demand for the service. He added that the train would be called Sri Ramayana Express and that the journey (within India) would cost Rs 15,120 per person.