Detailed Day Wise Itinerary
Cities : Varanasi - Gaya - Bodhgaya - Allhabad - Vindhyachal
Pick-up from Airport/Railway station and check in to Hotel. At evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats (river front).Can enjoy the Ganga Arti on Boat (optional and by own cost). Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
Early morning, we will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges. It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking holy dip in the Ganges. We will visit all the famous Ghats of Varanasi via boat. Latter visit the most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple, Annapurna Temple. Come back to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast, visit to famous Temples of Varanasi like BHU, ( Birla Temple , Bharat Kala Bhawan, Museum), Manas Mandir, Sankat Mochan, Durga Temple(Hanuman temple/Monkey Temple), Tridev Temple, The Bharat Mata temple. In evening have leisure time for Shopping in Varanasi (optional and by your own). Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
Early morning, we will be again taken for a bath on the Ganges. It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking holy dip in the Ganges.(as per your wish) then come to hotel. After breakfast, we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples in deer park. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa,Chaukhandi stupa and the Archaeological Museum. Latter we will visit Ramnagar Fort Formerly the residence of Maharaja of Benaras, this 17th century stronghold is best seen from the river. Reached via a dilapidated bridge or by ferry during the monsoon season, the fort also contains an interesting museum that contains some elaborate relics. Expect to see everything from gruesome elephant traps to astrological clocks and razor-sharp swords. Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
After breakfast, drive to Allahabad where we will enjoy a bath on the Sangam (where Holy River Ganga, Yamuna and Srawasti confluence ). It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking dip in Sangan point. Note- to reach near Sangam, you have to hire a boat(by your own). Latter we will cover the other spot in Allahabad like Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhavan - one of the country’s best-running museums in memory of Jawahar Lal Nehru. Swaraj Bhawan - the house where the former Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi was born. Bharadwaj park. Latter drive back to Varanasi. Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
After breakfast drive to Ayodhya , first we go for Sarayu River take a bath there .(as per your wish) then Visit to RAMA JANMA BHOOMI – a temple of Lord Ram. Ramayana states that river Sayaru’s bank is the birthplace of lord Rama. The 7th avatar of Vishnu, Lord Rama is believed to be taken birth here. In the sixteenth century, Babur, the Mughal emperor built mosque “Babri Mosque” at the place where Rama took birth but it was destroyed in 1992.Currently stay has been put on that Land for creation of new temple by Supreme court of India. HANUMAN GARHI TEMPLE –Hanuman Garhi is an ancient temple situated in the center of the town, which houses a statue of child Hanuman seated at the lap of mother Anjani. There is a belief that Hanuman lived here in a cave and guarded the Janambhoomi of Ram. The structure of this famous shrine in Ayodhya is massive in the shape of four-sided fort with circular bastions at each corner. Latter drive back to Varanasi. Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
Early morning with packed breakfast we drive towardsBodhgaya, Visit Lord Buddha Temple (Maha Bodhi temple), Bodhi Tree, Buddha Statue. Covers other sightseeing places Sita Kund, Janki temple and drive to Later Gaya (12 Kms).Visit Vishnu Temples or Vishnupad Temple is sacred among Hindus and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. According to believers and religious texts, the footprints inside the temple are those of Lord Vishnu. Visit Japanese Temple, Chinese Temple, TibetianTemple, Phalguna River and drive to Varanasi. Overnight stay at Hotel in Varanasi. Note- This day tour is very hectic. So its depends upon client wish. If not going to Bodhgaya, then it will be leisure time in Varanasi. Can enjoy morning bath in River Ganga and take rest in Hotel.
After breakfast, drive to Mirzapur, to visit Vindhyachal which is situated in the middle of the two holy cities- Allahabad and Varanasi on the bank of River Ganges in the Mirzapur district. The built up area lies along the direction of the River Ganges with the temple of Vindhyavasini in the centre. The city is dedicated to Goddess Vindhyavasini - one of the renowned Shaktipeethas of the country and an important religious and pilgrim centre. There are many other temples and mineral springs (locally known as Kunds) in the vicinity of the town. Vindhyavasini, Ashtabhuja and Kali Khoh are three main Shakti temples here, located on the three corners of Vindhya Parvat. The divine trinity is worshipped here as Ma Laxmi, Ma Kali and Ma Saraswati. Bhairav temples are located around the city centre to ward off evil effects, viz., Anand Bhairav on the east, Sidhanath on the west, Kapal Bhairav on the south & Rudra Bhairav on the north side. ‘Kajali’ the local folk music is dedicated to Ma Vindhyavasini. All Kajali singers from north India come here to celebrate Kajali Mahotsava (Festival). People come here to seek blessings from goddess of power. Tantriks also visit this place for Tantra sadhana (Meditation). Latter we will drive for Chunar to see Chunar Fort, Sonwa Mandap, Samadhi of bhartrihari and , Bungalow of warren Hastings ,Britsh Cemetory and on the way to Varanasi, we can see the famous poetry work by local people. Later drive to Varanasi & Overnight stay in Varanasi .
Start early morning 2:30 am for Magala arrti, it happens everyday early morning (first prayer to Lord Shiva with enchanting of Mantra) in Kashi Vishwanath Temple- one of 12 jyotirlinga in India. It takes about one hrs time to complete. Come back to the hotel for breakfast .After breakfast, half day visit to Markande Maha Dev(35 km-01 hrs) which is another famous Lord Shiva temple near Varanasi. Latter come back to Hotel. After lunch, visit to Kal bhairav, Batuk Bhairav Temple, Maha Mritumjay,Shri Swaminarayan Temple, Adikesaw temple. Then back to hotel & over night stay in Varanasi.
Early morning, we will be taken for a bath on the Ganges( if have interest). After breakfast,we start a Ashram tour in which we covers the below places. Satua Baba Ashram: Its a ashram which is four hundred year old, where disciples get free food, accommodation and transcendentally yoga, and get spiritual blessing. It is also the place where even corpse’s prostate in reverence to get eternal relief and get a new body. It is believed that even a corpse could get free from human life cycle and get bliss only if it prostate before Satua Baba. Widow Ashram: Where widow can get total support of social religious and spiritual uplifting. Widows come here to get the emancipation for attaining Moksha. Here you can see the how they spend their life and the activities performed by them in ashram. Dandi Ashram: In this ashram where the age old people come here to get the salvation Akhada Ashram: In this ashram where the sages and saints practice the aerobatic and yogic practices to protect from ill mindedness.
After breakfast, drop to Varanasi airport/railway station with pleasant memory of holy trip.