IRCTC Sabarimala Package : Sabarimala tour packages

Sabarimala is a prominent Hindu pilgrimage center located in the western ghats mountain ranges of the Pathanamthitta District in Kerala. In fact, it’s the largest annual pilgrimage in the world with almost 45-50 million people visiting it every year. Every year in the months of November, December, and January, people flock the place to get a glimpse of their beloved god lord Ayyappan. This year is expected to be no different as the month of November approaches. This is the time when all the trains and flights going towards the holy place are filled with people. IRCTC (Indian Railway Catering and Tourism Corporation Limited), the tourism arm of the Indian Railways, has launched a new IRCTC Sabarimala Package, to make it easier for people to visit the holy place during the peak times.

More details about the IRCTC Sabarimala Package

If you plan to visit Sabarimala this year to get a glimpse of the holy deity IRCTC has got your back. This Sabarimala tour package from Hyderabad is a flight tour package, which would take you directly from Hyderabad to Cochin on a special flight. Here are more details about this exclusive IRCTC Sabarimala package.

Name of the package –  Sri Ayyappa Swamy Saranam Ex Hyderabad

Destinations included in the tour – Sabarimala, Guruvayoor, and Cochin

Mode of travel – Flight

Departure from – Hyderabad at 08:55

Departure dates – 17th Nov, 24th Nov, 1st Dec, 8th Dec, 15th Dec, 22nd Dec, 30th Dec 2017, and 5th Jan, 12th Jan 2018

Schedules of the flights for 17th Nov, 24th Nov, and 8th Dec

Flight NumberSectorDeparture timeArrival Time
6E-683 (onward)Hyderabad – Cochin10:3512:10
6E-263 (return)Cochin – Hyderabad21:3523:25


Schedules of the flights for the rest days

Flight NumberSectorDeparture timeArrival Time
I5-1529 (onward)Hyderabad – Cochin08:5510:25
I5-1530 (return)Cochin – Hyderabad20:0521:40


IRCTC Launches Sri Ayyappa Swamy Saranam Tour Package for Devotees

You can find more details and information about this tour package by visiting, which is the official website for IRCTC Tourism. You might also find other tour packages from IRCTC, like Sabarimala tour packages from Chennai, Sabarimala tour packages from Bangalore, Sabarimala tour packages from Vijayawada, and others as well in the website.

Tariff of the new IRCTC Sabarimala Package including the fare of the flight tickets

Single Occupancy – Rs. 18220

Double Occupancy – Rs. 15885

Triple Occupancy – Rs. 15885

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Travel itinerary of the IRCTC Sabarimala Package

The travel package by IRCTC is for 2 nights and 3 days, starting from the day you board your plane on. Here’s the complete itinerary of the tour:

Day 1

Hyderabad – Cochin – Sabarimala

Depending on the day of your departure, you’ll board the flight from Hyderabad Internation Airport and will reach the Cochin airport. Once you reach Cochin, you’ll be picked up from the airport for the journey further. You’ll get packed lunch on the way to the backwaters. Enjoy boating in the backwaters for 2 hours, and after that, you’ll proceed for darshan of the Vaikom Temple. After the darshans, you’ll proceed to Erumeli, where you’ll have your dinner and proceed again to Nilakkal/Pamba, where you’d be dropped for the darshan of Sabarimala.

Day 2

Sabarimala – Guruvayoor

You’ll have the early morning darshan of Sabarimala and once you’re done with that, you’ll be picked up again at 12:00 and you’ll proceed to Erumeli for lunch. After having lunch you’ll be traveling to Guruvayoor, where you’ll have your dinner and stay for the night.

Day 3

Guruvayoor – Cochin – Hyderabad

Have your darshans of the Guruvayoor Temple in the morning then have breakfast at 9:00 AM. After completing the breakfast, check-out from the hotel and you’ll be headed to Mammayur temple and the elephant camps. Then have lunch at Guruvayur and then you’ll be headed towards Cochin where you would catch your return flight and will be flown back to Hyderabad.

Things included in the IRCTC Sabarimala package

  • Flight tickets.
  • A/C hotel accommodation for 1 night in Guruvayoor.
  • 1 breakfast, 3 lunches, and 3 dinners
  • Pick-up from airport and sightseeing in an 11 seater vehicle.
  • 2-hours boating in the backwaters
  • Tour Guide
  • All applicable GST
  • Travel Insurance

If you want to have darshans of the holy deity then what are you waiting for. Visit the official IRCTC tourism website or contact IRCTC to book your tickets. There are only 11 seats available for each date, so make sure you book your tickets early before they get over.


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