Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation (IRCTC), a Government of India Enterprise, will organise a Bharat Darshan Tourist train tour from Chennai to Goa, Mumbai, Jaipur, Delhi, Agra, and Hyderabad.

The train will depart from Chennai on December 7 and will pass through Kerala on December 8. According to IRCTC, the cost of the package tour is Rs.7,735. The cost includes non-air conditioned sleeper-class train tickets, non-air conditioned hall accommodation wherever night stay is planned, buses for local sightseeing. The tourists can board the train at Thiruvananthapuram Central, Kollam, Kottayam, Ernakulam, Thrissur, Shoranur, Kozhikode, Kannur, Kasaragod, and Mangalore. Further information can be had from the tourism information and facilitation centres at Ernakulam (95678 63244).