Skip to main content

Under Priced Golden Temple Train Tour Package by IRCTC

Golden Temple, also known as  Sri Harmindar Sahib Ji  and Sri Akal Takht Sahib Ji, is one of the five Takhts (Panj Takht) -- the five gurudwaras (places of worship) that are of great significance for Sikhs. To make it convenient for Sikh Pilgrims, the Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has come up with rail tour package where passengers will be carried by the train to Amritsar and nearby places of tourist interest, like Wagah Border and Jallianwala Bagh, as a bonus.

harmandir sahib amritsar - golden temple
golden temple-harmandir sahib

Wagah border is international border between India and Pakistan. The major attraction here for tourists is the daily flag lowering ceremony which held between India's Border Security Force (BSF) and Pakistan Rangers. The Indian Railway has train services too at nearby Wagah Village.

Jallianwala bagh is a public garden in Amritsar, and is a memorial of national importance which reminds everyone of massacre conducted by British occupying forces on several women and children when they were busy in peaceful celebrations on the occasion of the Punjabi New Year on April 13, 1919.

Journey Duration

The tour between New Delhi - Amritsar runs for two days and one night commencing from New Delhi Railway Station (NDLS) on Friday and Saturday, at 7.20 am in the morning.


The Amritsar Rail Tour Package uses carriages from Swarna Shatabdi (train no. 12029-12030) Express train. All the passengers will be provided a reserved accommodation in AC Chair Car coach. During the journey, the travelers will be stayed at suites of Hotel Country INN, Amritsar. Meals including lunch and refreshments are included in the package. Buses will be used to carry the tourists to the sites, and a guide may be provided based on availability.

Cost of Travel

Price starts from Rs. 4501. If you are interested, it is recommended to do booking before April 4, 2015, as the package is under priced and it will  cost more after that. Here is a comparison of prices per person to be levied by tour operator on booking on/ after April 4, 2015 and April 5, 2015.

Tariff till Apr 4, 2015 in INR

Child(05-11yrs) with bed3219/-
Child (05-11yrs) without bed2505/-

Tariff from Apr 5, 2015 onward, in INR

Child(05-11yrs) with bed3327/-
Child (05-11yrs) without bed2569/-

Where to do booking for this Package?

For booking and more information about itinerary go to For more tour packages and travel information go through our posts on tourism.


Popular posts from this blog

IRCTC Registration for New Users

New users can signup on IRCTC easily by filling up the irctc registration form online at railway registration (railway booking site). By creating new account for themselves, users can do ticket booking using the online passenger reservation system.

The steps below will guide users on how to do irctc registration.

The process to register on irctc is easy and free. You can also watch the following video which summarize the process for new user registration on Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) online e-ticketing site.

Go to homepage of and look for 'signup' option.Users will then need to fill an online form. All the fields with (*) are mandatory to be filled. Special care must be taken while filling in email id and mobile number fields. Provide valid email and mobile as user id, password, and an activation link will be sent to registered E-Mail id and mobile verification code will be sent at registered mobile number by SMS message.Submit the form…

Why even hackers don't hack IRCTC ?

The site - the official railway ticket booking site of India belonging to Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has never been hacked, and there is very less chance of anyone attempting to do so. This might sound strange to you.

In a country like India where due to abundance of talented IT and programming talent, the claim that no one will even attempt to hack IRCTC doesn't seem right.

Especially when there are great benefits of doing so.

Of course new programmers do get excited and try and hack a website. After all what it requires is some good and intelligent programming. Although there are no known hacks, some well known hackers might be considering making an autobot that will just require to fill in captcha at the time of ticket booking. Basically on one single click the bot will automatically try to book Tatkal ticket at 10 am and will prompt you only for captcha. Captcha can also be bypassed though. No one has yet created such a hack. However …

Why use Paytm for IRCTC railway booking payment

There are many options available to users when it comes to make payment for buying railway tickets online. Paytm is brand new option which has become already popular among the customers of railway.

Paytm is actually an online wallet where you can store money and use it to make quick recharges, pay bills, do shopping, send money to friends & pay for various services like Uber, MakeMyTrip, BookMyShow & others. Best part is that it is completely secure digital payment option.

Please note that - as of now IRCTC disables all cash card/e-wallet options including IRCTC prepaid cards from 8 am to 12 noon. So you can book your tickets on the site with your Paytm Wallet after 12 pm.

Most of you who regularly use IRCTC online ticketing system for railway and flight booking would be aware of the fact that IRCTC has its own eWallet. We have already explained how to use IRCTC eWallet for faster tatkal booking. Then what is the reason for IRCTC to go for another eWallet, a third party digit…