The Panj Takht is related to the sacred Sikh religion. The Takht symbolizes the supreme authority of the Sikhs. The Panj Takht rail tour (9Nights/ 10days) has been launched by IRCTC Tourism. The departure for Panj Takht rail tour will be from Delhi
The Tour will cover all the Takths located at various locations across India. The Panj Takht rail will head to its first destination, Takht Sri Hazur Sahib Ji where Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji left for his heavenly abode and was cremated at this sacred place. It is located in Nanded, Maharashtra.
The Second destination, Takht Sri Harmindir Sahib is in Patna, Bihar and is essential, as it is the birthplace of Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji; it is the same place where he spent his childhood before moving to Anandpur Sahib.
The Panj Takht Rail will then head to its third destination, Takht Sri Keshgarh Sahib situated at Sri Anandpur, Punjab is known as the birthplace of Khalsa. Tourists are led to their fourth destination, the Akal Takht. It is the Supreme and the timeless throne of Sikhs that is situated inside the Sri Harmindir Sahib (Golden temple) complex. It is the highest seat of temporal authority (of Khalsa) that pronounce social, political, religious and economic decisions for the Sikh community situated in Amritsar, Punjab.
Takht, Sri Damdama Sahib located in Talwandi near Bhatinda, Punjab is the last spiritual destination as Sri Guru Gobind Ji revised the ancient Adi Granth, presently called as Sri Guru Granth Sahib; spiritual guide or teacher of Sikh community. The final edition of Sri Guru Granth Sahib was compiled at this place.
Tourists are offered a great travel experience by IRCTC as they get comfort and luxury throughout their journey; be it on wheels or at the tour.