Rameshwaram is a place of utmost religious importance for people of Hindu religion. It is a holy place for Hindu pilgrimage and millions of Hindu devotees visit Rameshwaram through out the year from all over the world.
It is said that Lord Rama, the Hindu God, built a bridge from this place to Lanka, across the Indian ocean, to reach Lanka with his army of Vanaras and Richches, to free his wife Sita, from the captivity of Ravana, the then king of Lanka, who abducted Sita to avenge his sister, Surpanakha.
The temple of Rameshwaram is dedicated to the Hindu God Shiva. This Shiva temple is considered as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, which are across India. It is the holiest place in India for Hindus, along with Varanasi. Rameshwaram is a very holy place and site for pilgrimage for both Shaiva’s, the followers of Shiva and for Vaishnavas, the followers of Vishnu.
Rameshwaram is a town in the district of Ramanathapuram, in the state of Tamil Nadu, situated in South of India. Rameshwaram is situated on the island of Pamban, at the tip of Indian peninsula. This island is separated from the mainland of India by Pamban channel. It is the nearest point in India, from Sri Lanka.
Rameshwaram is connected with the Indian mainland by the Pamban bridge. Pamban island is also known as Rameshwaram island.
IRCTC is Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation. It is a subsidiary organisation of Indian Railways. IRCTC handles all the tasks related to catering, tourism and online ticketing operations of the Indian railways.
Rameshwaram Tour Package, organised by IRCTC
IRCTC has designed a special Rameshwaram tour package for the tourists and Hindu pilgrimage Yatris. This Rameshwaram tour package is of 5 Days and Four Nights schedule. This tour is a package of beach holidays, pilgrimage tours and train tours for summer holidays.
This particular tour package covers Chennai, Kanya Kumari and Rameshwaram as a South India train tour holiday package, for the tourists and pilgrim’s visitors, organised by IRCTC.
This tour package going to Rameshwaram starts from pick up Railway stations on Day One. This pick-up railway stations are either Chennai or Kanya Kumari.
On Day Two, the tourists on the train of this package tour are taken for site seeing in Kanya Kumari, after they relax and take some rest in a hotel. All the main important places in Kanya Kumari are shown to all the passengers. The tourists are to make their night stay at the hotel only.
On Day Three, the train travels from Kanya Kumari to Rameshwaram, to reach Rameshwaram in time. The tourists can see the sunrise at Kanya Kumari in early morning and then check out from hotel. They can relax in the evening with overnight stay at the hotel at Rameshwaram.
On Day Four, everyone can visit Rameshwaram temple in the morning for a Darshan. Then they travel to Madurai to visit all the famous temples in the city. The passengers need to avail the overnight journey for Chennai.
On Day Five, the passengers reach Chennai Railway station to board trains for every passenger’s onward journey.
This IRCTC Tour Package of Rameshwaram is comfortable, affordable and every aspects in the tour is taken care by IRCTC.
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