Jammu tourism department flags off special ‘Jammu darshan’ bus service for Amarnath pilgrims
In Jammu and Kashmir, the Directorate of Tourism, Jammu flagged off a special Bus Service titled “Jammu Darshan” for the benefit of Amarnath Yatris staying in the Yatri Niwas, Bhagwati Nagar Jammu yesterday.
This special endeavour has been made for the yatris staying at the Jammu base camp and to promote the tourist spots of the Jammu region amongst incoming yatris and tourists.
The Yatris, on board 4 JKRTC buses, were taken from Yatri Niwas to places of tourist attraction of Jammu city like Bahu Fort-Bawe wali Mata Mandir-Jammu Gandola-Tirupati Balaji Temple Majeen-Amar Mahal Museum, besides to Suchetgarh to watch Border Retreat Ceremony and other popular locations of the Jammu District.
Yatris from Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Gujarat and Maharashtra enjoyed the day-long trip and hailed the Tourism Department for promoting the potential destinations of the Jammu region and providing them with a great opportunity to visit these places.
Director of Tourism, Jammu, Vivekanand Rai said, the bus service shall be a regular feature for the benefit of the yatris, especially during the suspension of yatra so that they can enjoy the locales of Jammu city and its vicinity during the day trips.
Worth to mention, the bus service shall help to promote local destinations of Akhnoor, Jhiri, Suchetgarh, Purmandal, Mansar, Surinsar and Jammu local and it shall be a regular feature for the entire Yatra period and is a collaborative effort of the Directorate of Tourism, Jammu along with JKRTC and District Administration Jammu.
The Bus Service shall be available to the tourists on Jammu-Akhnoor-Jhiri circuit, Amar Mahal Museum-Bahu Fort-Jammu Gandola- Tirupati Balaji Temple Majeen-Aquaplex Crown Musical Fountain circuit, Jammu-Surinsar-Mansar-Manwal Temples, Jammu-Purmandal-Utterbehni Circuit.