IRCTC rolls out royal train to Thar for Delhiites

By Vimal Bhatia, TNN

JAISALMER: With the increasing attraction towards famous tourist spots of Rajashan, a royal train on the lines of Palace on Wheels has been started by IRCTC that is specially designed to cater to he middle-class.

2The special train-named Desert Circuit that starts from Delhi and goes up to Jaisalmer and Jaipur-offers a package of four nights and five days. The train made ts maiden trip on December 13, reaching Jaisalmer the next day and left for Jaipur on December 15 evening.

The train has 10 coaches with four first AC, three 2nd AC and three 3rd AC coaches. A total of 275 tourists can ravel in the train.

The semi-luxury train, had 70 tourists in its first trip with most of them being domestic tourists.

The tourists enjoyed pleasant weather at their first halt at Jaisalmer, for two days. On the first day, the tourists visited Sam sand dunes and enjoyed camel sa fari and sunset. Tourism department made enough arrangements to entertain tourists. More info

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