The Indian Rail Catering Tourism Corporation (IRCTC) has announced tour packages between Mumbai-Vadodara and Mumbai-Ahmedabad, to increase the popularity of the Mumbai-Ahmedabad Tejas Express.

IRCTC will introduce curated packages for Tejas Express for three days in the first week of December of stay along with sightseeing in Vadodara and Ahmedabad.

The prices of the packages will approximately be ₹2,000 per passenger daily.

The itinerary from Mumbai will include Lakshmi Vilas Palace, Akshardham temple, Sabarmati riverfront, Sabarmati Ashram in Gujarat. Similar packages for Mumbai for passengers travelling from Gujarat are also being prepared by the IRCTC.

“Passengers can travel on-board the Tejas Express and explore Vadodara and Ahmedabad from Mumbai. The stay will be provided in a four-star hotel and all tourist attractions will be covered. Vehicles will be provided to passengers,” says Rahul Himalian, group general manager, west zone, IRCTC.

The Tejas Express between Mumbai and Ahmedabad resumed its operations on October 17 after being suspended for seven months due to the pandemic.

Read more about Tejas Express here.