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Indian Railways Reservation and IRCTC Tourism Packages

Indian Railways Reservation and IRCTC Tourism Packages

Posted By: steily

Railway travelers have reasons to rejoice, especially when it comes to online Indian Railways reservation. This service was available at the IRCTC site and a number of commercial platforms. Well there is a limitation on e-ticketing to be launched by Indian Railways. Only individuals can get Indian Railways reservation done online at its site; there will be no role of travel agents and commercial organizations. Once necessary clearance for payment gateway transaction is given by the concerned authority, this service will soon be launched. To avail the same, you will have to get registered entering complete valid address details with mobile number and email id at the aforesaid web address.

You can get an Indian Railways reservation done in between 12.30 am to 11.30 pm. Isn’t it an added advantage for all train travelers? There is again a limitation to the number of tickets booked under one user ID - a maximum of eight transaction per user ID per month will be allowed in the beginning. Service charges levied for Indian Railways reservation online will be Rs 5 per ticket for sleeper class and Rs 10 per ticket for all other classes. Well, the online ticketing service is still available in the IRCTC website too. IRCTC charges Rs. 10 for 2nd sitting and sleeper classes and Rs. 20 for all other classes.

Indian Railways reservation at the IRCTC website is available for the same time as aforementioned. Online booking of meals is a pilot project launched by IRCTC in two trains 12780 Goa Express and 12628 Karnataka Express. You can book the meals at the time of booking. Well, do not forget to update your email id and phone number if you are already registered at IRCTC otherwise your registration may get deactivated.

So, what is new of tourism packages offered by IRCTC? Visit the IRCTC website to have a look at all the tourism packages on offer at the moment. Here is a partial list of the packages offered by IRCTC:
•Bengaluru Wayanad Package (4 N/5 D) starting @ Rs. 4550
•Mysore-Navagraha Package (3 N/4 D) starting @ Rs. 2750
•Tirupati-Govindam Package (2 N/3 D) starting @ Rs. 2050
•Secunderabad-Tirupati Package (3 N/4 D) starting @ Rs. 3350
•Bangalore-Mysore One Day Package starting @ Rs. 390
•Bangalore-Ooty Package (3 N/4 D) starting @ Rs. 1850
•Kerala-God’s Own Country (8 N/9 D) starting @ Rs. 14250.

About the Author: Steily william is freelance Railways and travel guide writer and is writing review articles on Indian Railways, India Travel Guide, IRCTC, India Tourist Guide, Train Tickets. For more details on the Indian Railways Reservation you can visit

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