Hardly 10 days back, Indian Rail minister Suresh Prabhu flagged off the Tiger Express on the occasion on June 5, 2016. Looking to know about this impressive train? Here is all that you need!

It is one of the attempts of the Indian Railways to attract the tourists to the Kanha and Bandhavgarh National Parks. This is a reason why the train has been named as Tiger Express for the national parks are famous for their tigers.

IRCTC's Beautiful Semi-Luxury Tiger Express Will Make You Want To Travel By Train All The Time!

Offering a 5D-6N travel package including the Tiger Safaris and a trip to Dhuadhar Waterfall in Bedhaghat near Jabalpur, the idea is quite impressive. The AC-first class package will set you back by a cool Rs 49,500 for single occupancy, Rs 45,500 for double, Rs 44,900 for triple and Rs 39,500 for a child and an extra bed.

IRCTC's Beautiful Semi-Luxury Tiger Express Will Make You Want To Travel By Train All The Time!

Coming to the AC 2-tier, prices start from INR 33500 and go up to INR 43500. However, the foreign nationals will have to pay an additional 4000 INR per head in case they book the safari!

IRCTC's Beautiful Semi-Luxury Tiger Express Will Make You Want To Travel By Train All The Time!

It is also considered to be the first semi-luxury train with a dining car along with the shower cubicles for the passengers.

IRCTC's Beautiful Semi-Luxury Tiger Express Will Make You Want To Travel By Train All The Time!

The rate may seem to be a little on the steeper side but the experience it offers on the go is stunning! An accommodation for 3-star hotels (one in Bandhavgarh and two in Kanha), sightseeing, travel by AC cars, buffet, safari, insurance and travel within the city. You know the charges are worth paying for!

Regular monthly trips of the train will commence from October 2016, so start booking because it is guaranteed to an unforgettable trip.

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