INDIAN RAILWAYS BHARATH GAURAV TRAIN – ULA RAIL INAUGURATES DIVYA KASI – AADI AMAVASYA YATRA
(An initiative to promote domestic tourism)
Chennai 4th July 2022: Mr.Mohamed Farouk (Regional Director India Tourism Ministry of Tourism, Govt of India) and Mrs. V.Jayanthi (Senior Commercial Manager, Southern Railway) inaugurates ‘DIVYA KASI – AADI AMAVASYA YATRA by ULA RAIL Tourist Train’ in the presence of Mr.D.Karunanidhi (President, Tamilnadu Travel Mart) and Mr.P.Murugesan (Chairman – Legal Council Managing Committee Member Travel Agents Association of India).
Incredible India is an experience. Beyond being just a universal appeal, India is an emotion that can be felt and embraced only at eye level. No birds eye view can match the eye-to- eye encounter with this multifaceted country. Up-close and intimate, India is best experienced through the windows of the Indian railways. Breathtaking landscapes, rich cultures, architectural marvels, timeless traditions, the cradle of spirituality, India is an immersive journey into the self.
The Bharath Gaurav Trains policy of the Indian Railways is a landmark initiative by the Ministry of Railways, Govt. of India and a boon to domestic tourists. Travel Times takes immense pride & pleasure in partnering with the Indian Railways. Presenting Ula Rail – A premiere tourist train from Tamil Nādu to destinations across the Indian sub-continent. A partnership between the Indian Railways & Travel Times, this venture is geared up to explore the vast network of the Indian Railways and profound services of Travel Times.
Travel Times (India) Pvt Ltd founded in 1981 by Mr.K.Sivaprasad & Mr. S.Ganesh is a pioneer in mass tourism. Recognized by govt. of India, Ministry of Tourism and many other trade bodies Travel Times has been awarded the best domestic tour operator. With over 43 years of service in the tourism Industry & 17 years of core experience in planning, marketing & operating Tourist Trains, Travel Times has over 600 tourist trains originating from different zones to its credit. Serving over 5,00,000 tourists, Travel Times is a 170 – member team with an indomitable network of transport and accommodation service providers across the country.
The first departure of Ula Rail will flag off from Madurai, the oldest living city in the south to Kashi the land of light & oldest living city in the north on 23rd of July 2022. This 12-day itinerary will be Pithampura, Puri, Konarak, Jajpur, Kolkata, Kasi, Gaya, Prayagraj, Viajaywada. Tourist can board from Madurai, Dindugal, Trichy Villuparam, Chennai Egmore, Nellore & Vijayawada.
Hyderabad – Statue of Equality (Ramanuja) – Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur – Triambakeshwar – Panchavati – Pandaripur – Mantralayam.
Holiday Special with Golden Temple & Ajmer
Goa – Mumbai – Amritsar – Jaipur – Ajmer – Statue of Unity.
Marvels of North East
Puri, Konark, Kolkata, Darjeeling & Gangtok.
Vibrant Gujarat & Pancha Dwaraka
Nath Dwarka, Bet Dwarka, Dakor Dwarka, Dwarka, Somnath, Nishkalank Mahadev,
Splendors of Kashmir & Vaishnov Devi
Vaishnov devi Srinagar, Gulgmarg, Sonmarg, Pahalgham
Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Ajmer, Jodhpur, Mt.Abu, Udaipur, Jaisalmer & Bikaner.
Now, what makes a journey on Ula Rail the best ever?
Ula Rail is an exciting all-inclusive tourist train that is set to cruise across various destinations in the country. Value for money packages and exciting itineraries are on track to give tourists unforgettable memories.
4 – 3 AC coaches, 6-2 SL coaches, 2 – Pantry Cars & 2 SLR’s Ula Rail is fitted with all basic amenities for comfortable long journeys.
As soon as you reach your Station to de board, a bus/car/van will be waiting to transfer you to a hotel or sightseeing destination as predefined in the itinerary. Based on the package chosen you will be allotted Deluxe AC or Non AC transport. – Our wheels are waiting to take you on the journey of a lifetime.
Freshly prepared full course south Indian food will be served throughout the tour, onboard and off board. From bed coffees to start your day to bedtime beverages, every meal is brought to your seat. Local cuisines will also be provided at select destinations off board to taste the culinary palate of India. A home away from home tourists will never miss home-made food on Ula Rail. We are all set to pamper your taste buds.
Ula Rail provides an array of accommodation options to choose from. Economic travelers can choose neat and hygienic dormitory accommodations. NAC Rooms are provided for tourists who need rooms on a budget. And AC deluxe rooms are provided to tourists who need that additional luxury.
Affordable Tourism for All – That’s the lifeline of Ula Rail.
Every coach in Ula Rail has a dedicated captain to assist you through the journey. Well experienced and friendly they are trained professionals at your beck and call. Athithi Devo Bhava, the guest is our god – That’s the motto.
Every coach has a dedicated security guard to ensure none other than tourist board Ula Rail. Free from hawkers and other public nuisances, these courteous guards take utmost care of you and your belongings.
No Luggage Worry
The greatest difficulty on long tours is the luggage, especially for senior citizens. Ula Rail has the problem solved. Given that Ula Rail travels across multiple destinations, baggage is no more a hassle. You can leave all your luggage, at your seat and carry only the luggage you will need for the day’s local tour or a night over at a hotel. The guards will take care of your luggage until you are back.
Ula Rail strikes the right balance in keeping tourism affordable, yet provide quality service. Ula Rail has 3 Price variants – Budget, Standard & Comfort. Budget variant offers 2 Sleeper class train, dormitory accommodation, Non AC transport for sightseeing and transfers, unlimited meals on board and off board.
Standard variant offers 2 Sleeper class train, Non AC Rooms, Non AC transport for sightseeing and transfers, unlimited meals on board and off board. Comfort variant offers 3AC train, AC Rooms, AC/Non AC transport for sightseeing and transfers, unlimited meals & Snacks on board and off board.
Booking tickets for an Ula Rail Tour is very simple. Log on to www.ularail.com. Complete the simple steps, fill in the passenger details and make your payment to confirm the reservation. To ensure you get your preferred berth of choice, please book in advance. You will instantly get an email confirmation and a call from our executives to confirm your booking.
You can also reach out to us on Facebook, Instagram & WhatsApp to reserve your ticket. Offline – Walk in to any of our offices or authorized booking agents across South India for a hassle free reservation.
Come Experience Incredible India on the Incredible Ula Rail with an array of features and a bouquet of itinerates. Looking forward to having you onboard.