Ramayana is a part of the mythology. But, with the recent excavation, now there is a hope that Ramayana may not be just a mythological epic, it could be a part of the history of India. That is why, to help people in exploring these beautiful places of Ramayana, IRCTC has arranged a train that will take the tourists to every destination which is linked with Ramayana. Here are the major stops in Shri Ramayana express route which you need to know.


Ayodhya is said to be the birthplace of Rama, and many people look for Shri Ramayana express booking only for this place.

  • Places to Visit: Hanumangarhi, Ram Janmabhoomi, Hari Darshan bhajan Mandal, Ram Temple
  • Nearby Hotels: Ramprastha Hotel, Taraji Resort Hotel & Restaurant, Hotel Bina Residency Ayodhya
  • Restaurants: Chandra Marwadi Bhojnalay, Shri Kanak Sarkar Rasoi, Shri Narayan Bhojnalaya


Nandigram is that place where Bharat the brother Rama did meditation, and with IRCTC Ramayana express booking you can visit this place.

  • Places to Visit: Raj Sadan, the Bank of Saryu River, Guptar Ghat
  • Nearby Hotels: Hotel Niharika, TTMI Group Of Hotels


Sitamarhi in Mithila is also a famous Shri Ramayana express route.

  • Places to Visit: Punaura Dham – Birth Place of Goddess Sita, Janaki Temple, Ram Vilas Mandir
  • Nearby Hotels: Hotel Shiv Surya, Hotel Payal, Hotel Umang, Hotel Sriman Yatri Niwas, Hotel CTR
  • Restaurants: Krishna Sweets and Restaurant, RFC Restaurant, Sai Delight Restaurant


Janakpur is in Nepal and falls under the route of IRCTC Ramayana express.

  • Places to Visit: Janaki Mandir
  • Nearby Hotels: Hotel Sita Palace, Hotel Manaki International, Hotel Welcome, Hotel Rama
  • Restaurants: Hotel Sita Sharan, Rooftop Restaurant, Hansraj Mithai Pasal


Varanasi is a holy place in Indian mythology. This place also has a significant role to play in Mahabharata. That is why this place included in the Shri Ramayana express route.

  • Places to Visit: Garden of Spiritual Wisdom, Bharat Mata Mandir, Manikarnika Ghat, Darbhanga Ghat
  • Nearby Hotels: Alka Hotel, Hotel Ganesha, Gautam Hotel, Hotel Heritage Inn
  • Restaurants: Canton Royale Restaurant, Ashish Cafe, The Keshari Restaurant


Prayag is another holy place as far as the Hindu Mythology is concerned. Located in Allahabad, This location also has many areas that relate to the Ramayana, and that is why it is included in the Shri Ramayana express route.

  • Places to Visit: Allahabad Sangam Nagri, Allahabad Fort, Khusro Bagh
  • Nearby Hotels: Prayag Hotel, Hotel Mandiram, Hotel Vilas, Hotel Santosh Palace
  • Restaurants: Northern Railway Cafeteria, Shree Radhe Veg, Royal soda Cafe And Fast Food


Shringverpur is that place in Lucknow where Lord Rama crossed the River Ganges.

  • Restaurants: Satyabhama restaurant Shringverpurdham


Chitrakoot is a town in Madhya Pradesh that has got a rich culture. It is also a notable place with traces of Ramayana. That is why it is included in the Shri Ramayana express route.

  • Places to Visit: Sphatik Shila, Ramayan Mela, Hanuman Dhara,
  • Nearby Hotels: Rahi Tourist Bungalow, Annapurna Hotel, Hotel RamDarbar
  • Restaurants: Pitra Smriti Vishram Grah, Anmol Sweets & Restaurant, Kamad Giri Restaurant


Hampi is a city which filled with the history of India.

  • Places to Visit: Queen’s Bath, Hampi Flea Market, Krishna Bazaar, Hampi Archeological Ruins
  • Nearby Hotels: Vicky’s Guest House, Om Shiva Guest House, Thilak Home Stay, Hermann’s Guest House
  • Restaurants: Suresh Restaurant, Hampi Roof Restaurant, Sri Venkateshwara Hotel


Nasik is a Maharashtra city which famous for its links with the epic Ramayana. That is why it is included in the Shri Ramayana express route.

  • Places to Visit: Someshwar Water Fall, Sundarnarayan Temple, Muktidham, Buddha Leni caves
  • Nearby Hotels: Hotel Royale Heritage, The Gateway Hotel Ambad, Hotel Shanti Inn, Hotel Shalimar Inn
  • Restaurants: Barbeque Ville, Spice Route, Haji Darbar Restaurant, Divtya Budhlya Wada


Rameshwaram is a city which is densely connected with the epic poem, Ramayana’s story,

  • Places to Visit: Ram Sethu Tour, Holy Island Water Sports, Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple
  • Nearby Hotels: Hotel MCM Towers, Hotel Pearl Residency, Hotel Temple Towers, Hotel Brindavan Residency
  • Restaurants: Sri Murugan Mess, Ambika Marvadi Bhojanalaya, Hotel Ganesh Mess, Hotel Shanmuga Bhavan

Therefore, know the Shri Ramayana express train number and book your ticket and get started on an epic journey with Shri Ramayana express.

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