IRCTC Announces Launch Of New Luxury Tour:- A new tour circuit of Maharajas Express, the Southern Jewels Tour was announced yesterday by the Indian Railway Catering & Tourism Corporation Limited (IRCTC).
IRCTC Group General Manager SS Jagannathan told reporters, “Aimed at the premium segment, the luxury tour, will start from Trivandrum on July 1 and end at Mumbai on July 8.”
Before culminating at Mumbai, the Southern Jewels Tour will cover Chettinad, Mahabalipuram, Mysuru, Hampi and Goa. The duration of the journey is eight days and seven nights, said Jagannathan.
For the deluxe cabin for adult, the tariff is Rs 5,00,680 and for single supplement the tariff is Rs 3,77,670. For adult (junior suite) the tariff is Rs 7,23,420 and for single supplement it is Rs 6,52,280. For adult as well as single supplement, the suite will cost Rs 10,09,330. Whereas the presidential suite will cost Rs 17,33,410 for adult and single supplement.
On the booking of first adult on twin-sharing at full cost, the second adult sharing the same cabin will be on complimentary basis.
“On twin-sharing basis, the passengers are allowed to avail part of the total journey on a fixed price of Rs 33,250 per day per person. On single occupancy basis, the charges will be Rs 53,200. The prices are exclusive of taxes and limited to a maximum of two nights and three days,” Jagannathan said.
The 23-coach Maharajas’ Express can accommodate 88 guests. In addition, the train has state-of-the-art features with on-board water filtration plant, spacious cabin sizes with no bunk beds, two bar-cum-lounges and two restaurants.