Overview

Overview: 

"Aastha Circuit Special Tourist Train", one of the most affordable all inclusive tour package, covering all the important tourist places in the country.

Destination covered: - Mata Vaisnno Devi-Haridwar-Rishikesh

Boarding/De-boarding Point: Rajgir - Nalanda -Bihar Sharif - Fatuha - Patna Jn - Jehanabad - Gaya Jn - Dehri On Son - Sasaram - Dd Upadhyaya Jn

Package Details

Package Name

Package Code

MATA VAISHNO DEVI YATRA

EZBD49

Traveling Mode

Train

Station/Departure Time

Rajgir - 11:00 hrs

Class

SL

Frequency

29.10.20 - 05.11.20

Meal Plan

Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Hotel Name

NA

Package Tariff:(Including GST)

Price Per Pax (Adult)

? 7560/-

Inclusion

  1. Journey in Sleeper Class train.
  2. Non AC Hall accommodation/Dhramsala at the places of night stay.
  3. Road transfer by Non Ac Bus only.
  4. Pure Vegetarian food (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner).
  5. Per day one bottle packaged drinking water will be given to each passenger.
  6. Tour escorts for announcements and information.
  7. Security arrangements for each coach (without arms).
  8. An Officier on train as train Superintendent.
  9. At the destination, the transfer will be given to the point up to where bus can go or permissible.
  10. Accommodation in Dharamshala/ Dormitory halls at destinations, beds will be laid on the floor.

Package Itinerary

Date/Day

Station

Arrival

Departure

Particulars

 

29.10.2020

 

 

Rajgir
(RGD)

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Morning

Assemble at Rajgir Railway Station at 10.00, Board the special Train. Departure at 11.00 hrs. Overnight journey by Train.

Nalanda
(NLD)

Morning

Morning

Entraining

Bihar Sharif
(BEHS)

Morning

Morning

Entraining

Fatuha
(FUT)

Afternoon

Afternoon

Entraining

Patna Jn
(PNBE)

Afternoon

Afternoon

Entraining

Jehanabad
(JHD)

Evening

Evening

Entraining

Gaya Jn.
(GAYA)

Evening

Evening

Entraining

Dehri On Son
(DOS)

Night

Night

Entraining

Sasaram
(SSM)

Night

Night

Entraining

Dd Upadhyaya Jn
(DDU)

Night

Night

Entraining

30.10.2020

Full day train journey

31.10.2020

Shri Vaishno Devi Katra
(SVDK)  

Morning

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Arrive at Katra. Full day free for Mata Vaishnodevi Darshan. Overnight stay in   Dharamshala at Katra.

01.11.2020

Shri Vaishno Devi Katra
(SVDK)  

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Night

Night

02.11.2020

Shri Vaishno Devi Katra
(SVDK)  

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Night

 In the evening departure towards Haridwar.

03.11.2020

Haridwar
(HW)

MORNING

 

 

Arrive at Haridwar. Visit Har ki Paudi, Ganga Aarti

 

04.11.2020

Haridwar
(HW)

 

Night

This day Visit Rishikesh for local sightseeing - Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula & in the evening departure for Rajgir

05.11.2020

Dd Upadhyaya Jn
(DDU)

Afternoon

Afternoon

Detraining

Sasaram
(SSM)

Evening

Evening

Detraining

Dehri On Son
(DOS)

Evening

Evening

Detraining

Gaya Jn
(GAYA)

Night

Night

Detraining

Jehanabad
(JHD)

Night

Night

Detraining

Patna Jn
(PNBE)

Night

Night

Detraining

Fatuha
(FUT)

Night

Night

Detraining

Bihar Sharif
(BEHS)

Night

Night

Detraining

Nalanda
(NLD)

Night

Night

Detraining

Rajgir
(RGD)

Night

Night

Detraining


"Timings mentioned above are tentative and may be change. Final timing issue by Railway operating department will be intimated two days before the commencement of journey" 

Exclusions

  1. Items of personal nature i.e. laundry, medicines.
  2. Entrance fee for monuments/ temples etc.
  3. Any other items apart from the one mentioned in the itinerary.

Note:- 

  1. Passengers can upgrade the accommodation to any category of hotels at destination by own.
  2. TOW has right to alter itinerary under unavoidable circumstances and is not liable for any type of natural calamities/ strikes/ cancellations/ delay of train/insurgency of any such nature which is beyond control during the tour period. Management is not accountable for any theft or damage of luggage during the trip. Operation of Astha circuit special train trip is subject to minimum no. of passengers booked.

Important Note:

  1. It is mandatory for all passengers to submit medical fitness certificate from certified doctor to travel in the package.
  2. Itinerary is tentative and can be changed or modified subject to smooth and timely running of Train. The final Timing will be based on the Train order received from the railways.
  3. Per day one bottle packaged drinking water will be provided to the passenger. Drinking water for due course of journey have to be managed by the guest directly, TOW is not bound to Provide unlimited usage of Packaged drinking water.
  4. Normal room temperature water will be served on board whereas TOW will try to serve cool water (Subject to availability of Ice during the journey. Serving cool water on board is not mandatory.
  5. Passengers before boarding the train should ensure the proper Check up of their body/ health from their Doctor in order to be fit for travelling, TOW will not be responsible for any mishap due to unfit condition/ health problem such as restlessness/ anxiety/ Unusual breathing problem of Asthmatic clients/ any other physical problems and Natural Death of the passengers.
  6. At Destinations, only Dharamshala accommodation (Dormitory/ Hall) will be provided, the bed rolls will be provided and laid on the ground, beds will not be provided, however if guest want, they can request the Tour Escort/ Train Management for the booking of Hotel Rooms on extra cost paid by the guest as per the feasibility and availability. (There is no commitment of providing beds and room to Astha circuit special train tour Clients).
  7. Road transfer by Non Ac Bus only, wherever it is possible.
  8. Only Rail and Road journeys are included in the itinerary, other journey such as by Boat/ Ships / Ferry is not included in the itinerary, the passengers undertaking water journey will be solely on their own risk and expenses, TOW will not be responsible for any mishap during the water journey.
  9. At the destination if for any reason any stamped/ accident/ drowning in Sea/ River due to negligence of the passengers or situational factor, TOW will not be responsible for the same.
  10. TOW has right to alter Itinerary under unavoidable circumstances and is not liable for any type of natural calamities/ Strikes/ Cancellation/ delay of train/ insurgency of any such nature which is beyond control during the tour period.
  11. Management is not accountable for any theft or damage of luggage during the trip.
  12. Operation of Astha circuit special train trip is subject to minimum number of passengers booked.

Terms & Conditions

No. of days before commencement of Trip*Total Deductions
Up to 15 days (excluding departure date) Rs. 250 /- per passenger
Up to 8-14 days (excluding departure date) 25 % of the package cost
Up to 4-7 days (excluding departure date) 50 % of the package cost
Less than 4 days 100 % of the package cost
Terms and Conditions:

Other Terms and Condition & Instructions:

  1. Passenger should get full briefing about the tour from TOW before/after the booking to avoid any confusion.
  2. All passengers to strictly follow the Reporting time as instructed by tour Escorts. Delay in reporting and its consequences will not be responsibility of TOW.
  3. Any other terms and conditions applied as may be decided by TOW at any point of time.
  4. Being a cost value package, personalized service is not viable; hence please converge with the group. In case of any assistance required do contact our tour Managers.
  5. Kindly queue up while boarding the busses and don’t rush at the accommodation centre. It is the duty of the co-passengers to provide seats first for the Handicapped and older people. Please do not request our representative for blocking any seat.
  6. You should adhere to the time announced by the tour Representatives. failing which you will have to come to the next destination on your own expenses.
  7. While traveling, there might be some delay in providing food, so old people & diabetic passengers may carry some refreshments.
  8. Please keep yourself patient and calm during the tour journey and speak politely to all other tourists, staffs and officers on duty. Avoid any unlawful arguments and disquieting the beauty of tour programme.
  9. There may be changes in sightseeing that may be caused due to situations which may arise & the same has to be adhered to.
  10. In case of any problem arising due to some natural calamity or abnormal situation, alternate arrangements will be made for which extra cost is to be borne by the tourists.
  11. The passengers will have to bear all medical expenses incurred on them, if need arises.
  12. Please carry your own bedding, regular medicines, doctor’s prescriptions & contact number, torch, umbrella, lock & chain for securing luggage, nylon rope for drying clothes, and water bottle to stock drinking water.
  13. . Tourist should wear face mask and hand gloves.
  14.  Practice frequent hand washing with soap (for at least 40 – 60 seconds) even when hands are not visibly dirty .Use of alcohol – based hand sanitizers (for at least 20 seconds) can be made wherever feasible.
  15.  Luggage should be disinfected at reception /boarding point.
  16.  Tourists are advised to avoid touching their eyes, nose and mouth with with their hands.
  17.  All tourists have a abide to the mandatory health advisories issued by the States / local administration which they are visiting.
  18.  Tourist should avoid using other tourist’s phone, water bottle, umbrella etc as much as possible.
  19.  Social distancing to be followed during boarding / deboarding of train /any other transport ,monuments &pilgrim places visit , group lunches / dinners etc.
  20.  Loitering and crowding should be avoided in train corridors, gates, cabins, hotels /dharmashala etc.
  21.  All tourists are advised that spitting is strictly prohibited in train, tourist places, buses, hotels /dharamshala etc.
  22.  Touching of statues /idols / holy books etc. not allowed in religious / tourist places.
  23.  No physical offerings like Prasad /distribution or sprinkling of holy water etc inside the religious place.
  24.  Avoid physical contact while greeting each other.
  25. Persons above 65 year age, persons with comorbidities, pregnant woman and children below the    age of 10 years are advised to stay at home
  26. Only asymptomatic staff and guests shall be allowed to travel.
  27. Declaration at the time of commencing the trip that the guest does not have Covid – 19 infection.
  28. Undertaking that the guest will abide to the directions of TOW to control the spread of Covid – 19.
  29. Entrance to have mandatory hand hygiene (sanitizer dispenser) and thermal screening provisions.
  30. All tourists shall be subjected to temperature scanning through Infrared thermometer before they commence the trip. Thermal scanning should be done once a day during the trip (Not practically possible to do thermal scanning while on sightseeing).
  31. Every mode of transport and stay arrangements shall have exclusive disinfection sprayer. Every compartment of the train shall have exclusive disinfection sprayer and all the luggage of the guests shall be disinfected at the platform itself before being carried inside the train.

Tour Manager:

  • Your Tour Manager is your source of information. Please follow guidelines of the Tour Manager at all times.

In the Train:

  • Do not pull the chain while traveling on train as it is a punishable offence when done without a valid reason.
  • Do not cross railway tracks. Use over foot bridges.
  • Do not waste any water unnecessarily in the train.
  • Lights and fans in the compartments should be switched off when not in use.
  • Physical distancing of at least 6 feet to be allowed as far as feasible.
  • Use of face covers /masks to be made mandatory.
  • Practice frequent hand washing with soap ( For at least 40 – 60 seconds )  even when hands are not   visibly dirty .Use of alcohol – based hand sanitizers ( For at  least  20 seconds  )  can be made wherever feasible like train /transport /stay etc.
  • Respiratory etiquettes to be strictly followed. This involves strict practice of covering one’s mouth and    nose while coughing /sneezing with a tissue / handkerchief/flexed elbow and disposing off used tissues properly.
  • Self – monitoring of health by all and reporting any illness at the earliest to Tour Manager and TOW helpline.
  • Spitting shall be strictly prohibited.
  • Installation & use of Aarogya Setu App. Shall be advised to all (supporting staff & tourist).

Attire:

  • Please ensure that your attire does not offend the locals/visitors at the places you visit. At holy shrines, you may be required to remove your shoes.

Decorum:

  1. Please maintain decency of language as a courtesy towards your fellow passengers in the train and other visitors at the shrines/places your visit.
  2. Do not be rude while interacting with locals and do not indulge in any arguments. In case of any doubts on any matter, please communicate with the Tour Manager.
  3. Please be in groups and follow timings at the places you visit as per instructions of the Tour Manager.
  4. Photography may be restricted at certain places. Do not offend the local regulations.
  5. TOW reserves the right to remove any passenger that it feels is creating discord on the tour.
  6. TOW does not provide, promote or sell alcoholic beverages/cigarettes/bidi etc. and condones the use of all such items in its programs. Consumption of such items while on train is an offence punishable under law.

Meals:

  1. Breakfast, lunch and dinner shall be served in the train. However, there can be exceptions depending upon the itinerary.
  2. TOW does not take any responsibility for any meals bought from local eateries.

Sightseeing:

  1. The itinerary provided to you may change due to unavoidable circumstances. Please follow the instructions of Tour Manager.
  2. TOW shall not be responsible for any mishaps caused due to negligence, non compliance of instructions etc.
  3. Charges for Guides, if hired, should be borne by you. TOW shall not responsible for the charges etc.
  4. Entry Fee, if any, at the monuments should be borne by you.

Safety and Security:

  1. Please take complete care of your belongings during the tour.
  2. Do carry a Photo Identity Card such as Voter's ID, Passport, PAN Card etc. for Security reasons.
  3. Please leave the contact details of person(s) to be contacted in case of any Emergency with the Tour Manager.
**TOW has right to alter itinerary under unavoidable circumstances and is not liable for any type of natural calamities/ strikes/ cancellations/ delay of train/ insurgency of any such nature which is beyond control during tour period. Management is not accountable for any theft or damage of luggage during the trip.