|Facilities for International Tourist|
|The International Tourist Bureaus are located at various important cities all over India at the following locations :|
|New Delhi & Varanasi offices are known as International Tourist Bureau. ITB/PRS location will remain open from 06:00 to 23:00 all seven days. These provide assistance to the foreign tourists and NRIs regarding enquiries, booking, reservation and travel planning etc.|
International Tourist Bureaus issue reserved tickets to the Foreign Tourists and NRIs holding valid passport against payment in US dollars, Pounds, Sterling,Euros and indian Rupees. These Bureaus also sell Indrail passes which are issued to foreign tourists / NRIs on production of valid passport and valid visa.Indrail pass entitles the pass holder to travel as he likes over the entire Indian Railways with out any route restriction within the period of validity of IRP. Indrail pass however, does not guaranty reserved accommodation.
The fares of Indrail Passes are in US dollars. The important rules are printed on the Indrail passes.
The foreign tourists can also purchase Indrail passes from the General Sales Agents appointed abroad and Rail Travel Agents appointed in India.
A separate foreign tourist quota has been provided in all classes and almost all the trains for the facility of the tourists.
A tourist can obtain reservations against Indrail passes from any reservation office over Indian Railways.
For getting any clarifications regarding use of Indrail passes and facilities to the foreign tourists, the passengers should contact at :
International Tourist Bureau, First Floor, Station Building,
New Delhi Railway Station, New Delhi- 110055
Phone : 91-11-42625156, Fax: 91-11-23343050
INDRAIL PASS :
|To explore the splendor of multi-faceted India, Indrail Passes provide excellent value and enhances the charm of holidays from abroad. Indrail Passes offer visitors on a budget, the facility of travel as they like, over the entire Indian Railways system, without any route restriction within the period of validity of the Indrail Pass. These passes can only be purchased by foreign nationals and NRIs on payment of U.S. Dollars ($), Pound Sterling (£ ) , Euro. The pass holder is not required to pay any reservation fee, super fast charges or surcharge for the journey. The Indrail passes have been made more attractive for transit and short stay visitors. The passes are now also available for half day(12 hrs.), one day (24 hrs.),two days (48 hrs.) and four days for the facility of visitors arriving by international flights and visiting only one or two connecting destinations. Indrail passes are sold through General Sales Agents abroad at Oman, Malaysia, UK, Germany, UAE,Germany,Nepal & Indian Airlines overseas outlets at Kuwait, Bahrain and Columbo. |
Certain recognized Travel agents are also authorized to sell these passes in Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai.
|Period of Validity and Fare Structure (Fares in U.S. dollars)|
|Period of validity||AC Class||First Class/ AC 2/3 Tier/ AC Chair Car||Sleeper Class/ Second Class (Non - AC)|
|½ day* (12 hrs.)||57||29||26||13||11||6|
|1 day* (24 hrs.)||95||47||43||22||19||10|
|2 day* (48 hrs.)||160||80||70||35||30||15|
LIST OF AUTHORIZED GSAS :
|1||M/s National Travel and Tourism, |
P.O. Box 962, PC 113
Muttrah, Muscat, Sultanate-of-Oman
|Phone No. 009685666046|
Fax No. 00968566125
|2||M/s city East West Travels, |
23 Jalan Yapah Shak 50300, Kualalumpur, Malaysia
|Phone No. 0060326910903 |
Fax No. 0060326919829
|3||M/s S.D. Enterprises Ltd, |
103, Wembley Park Drive,
Wembley HA 98 HG,
Midllx. (England) U.K.
|Phone No. 001819033411 |
Fax No. 00442089030392
|4||M/s Asra Orient, |
D-60329, Frankfurt/ AM, Main Germany
|Phone No. 069253098 |
Fax No. 004969232045
|5||M/s.Sharjah National Travels & Tourist Agency Pvt. Ltd. |
P.O. Box. 17 Sharjah U.A.E
|Phone No. 0097165517468 |
Fax No. 0097165683535
|6||Orient Paradise Tours & Travels Pvt. Ltd. |
GSA of Indian Railway in Nepal
|Phone No. 00977-1-4428462|
Fax No. 00977-1-4437990
|7 (i)||Indian Airlines Ltd. |
No. 4,Briston Complex, Bton Street,
|Phone No. 00941323136 |
Fax No. 00941445534
|(ii)||Indian Airlines Ltd. |
M/s Dadabhai Travels ,
P.O Bo.387, Bahrain.
|Phone No. 00973223181 |
Fax No. 00973210191
|(iii)||Indian Airlines. |
AL. Hilaliah Bldg. Alsoor street .
State of Kuwait.
|Phone No. 009652456700 |
Fax No. 009652434700.
Source : South Western Railway CMS Team Last Reviewed on: 27-09-2017