IRCTC to launch semi-luxury trains for desert and heritage trips


Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC) will start two premier train services for travelers to enjoy the charm of the country’s sprawling deserts and heritage.

Both semi-luxury trains will depart from New Delhi with an array of deluxe facilities across its five days of round trip dotted with sightseeing facilities. ‘Desert Circuit’ will cover Rajasthan’s famed cities of Jaisalmer and Jaipur, while ‘Heritage Circuit’ will take the passengers to Varanasi, Khajuraho and Agra.

Operated by IRCTC, the mini ratna PSU of the Railways, the two trains will run eight trips individually till summer sets by next April.

Desert Circuit will begin service from mid-December 2015 and wind up on April 21, while Heritage Circuit will commence from December 20. Its last trip will start on April 24. More info

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