Day 01 :- Varanasi Arrival – Ganga Arti
Pickup from 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 for a boat ride on the River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats (river front).Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi
- Ganga Aarti and boat ride on the River Ganges
Day 02 :- Varanasi –Temple tour
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. Experience the different ghats of varanasi. Each ghats has his own history and Hinduism value. Come back to hotel for breakfast.
Latter we have an fabulous city tour which covers the most religious Vishwanath temple(a JyotirLing from 12), Annapurna Temple, the Bharat Mata temple, Durga Mandir, Sankat Mochan BHU etc.
Night stay at hotel in Varanasi
- Early morning(at sunrise) boat rides in Varanasi (Complimentary from Holy Voyages)
- Vishwanath temple, Annpurna Temple,
- Durga Manir, Sankat Mochan
- Bharat Mata Mandir, BHU
Day 03 :- Varanasi – Sarnath- Ramnagar
After Breakfast, we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples. 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.
- Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum)
- Ram Nagar Fort/Museum
Day 04 :- Varanasi – Bodhgaya (300 Kms 6 Hrs)
After Breakfast, we drive to Bodhgaya Check in Hotel. Later Visit Lord Buddha Temple. Sightseeing places Sita Kund, Janki temple, Haleshwar Asthan, Ram chura(Vaisahali), Bodhi Tree and Overnight stay at Hotel in bodhgaya.
- Visit Lord Buddha Temple.
- Sita Kund, Janki temple, Haleshwar Asthan, Ram chura(Vaisahali)
- Bodhi Tree
Day 05 :- Bodhgaya-Gaya-Varanasi (300 Kms 6 Hrs)
After Breakfast transfer to Gaya (12 Kms).Visit Vishnu Temples, 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. Latter we go for holy temple tour in Varanasi covering the Kashi Vishwanath Temple - one of the famous Hindu temple and is dedicated to Lord Shiva, where at least once in life a Hindu is expected to do pilgrimage, and if possible also pour the remains (ashes) of cremated ancestors here on the river Ganges. Visits other temples - Anpurna Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Tulsimanas temple, BHU.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
- Japanese Temple, Chinese Temple, TibetianTemple
- Visit Vishnu Temples, Phalguna River
Day 06 :- Varanasi – Ayodhya (200 Kms 4 Hrs)
After early breakfast, we proceed to Ayodhya. Full day sightseeing of Ayodhya city. Ayodhya - a very holy city and is an important pilgrimage site. Lord Rama was born and had many of his pastimes here. It is said to have once had a perimeter of 96 miles and was the capital of Koshala. It is on the banks of the Gogra (Ghaghara or Saryu) River, bathing in which is supposed to destroy even the sin of killing a Brahmin. On the right bank of the river Ghagra or Saryu, as it is called within sacred precincts, stands the holy city of Ayodhya, believed to be the birth place of lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of lord Vishnu. Ayodhya during ancient times was known as Kosaldesa. The Atharvaveda describes it as "a city built by gods and being as prosperous as paradise itself". The illustrious Ikshvaku of the solar clan (suryavamsa) was the ruling dynasty of this region. Ayodhya is pre-eminently a city of temples yet, all the places of worship here are not only of Hindu religion. At Ayodhya several religions have grown and prospered simultaneously and also at different periods of time in the past. Remnants of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam can still be found in Ayodhya. According to Jain belief, five tirthankaras were born at Ayodhya, including Adinath (Rishabhadeva), the 1st tirthankar.
Night stay at Hotel in Ayodhya
- Lord Rama birth place
- Saryu River bathing
Day 07 :- Ayodhya- Naimisharanya (225KM - 4 hrs) - Ayodhya (225 Km 4 hrs)
After early breakfast, we proceed to Naimisharanya . Naimisharanya temple is a major pilgrimage center and attracts devotees from all over India. Naimisaranyam :Vishnu is is considered to be an Aranya Swaroopi, or in other words, the forest of Naimisaranyam, hallowed earlier on by the discourses on the great epics of India, by Vyasa Muni and Suka Muni - is considered as a manifestation of Vishnu and held in reverence and worship. The forest is considered to have been the abode of 60000 sages. Night stay at hotel in Ayodhya.
Day 08 :- Ayodhya -Allahabad (200 KM 4Hrs)
After early breakfast , we drive to Allahabad. Check-in to Hotel have lunch and then proceed to see the Sangam (Meeting point) of the three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna & Saraswati. Sangam - overlooked by the eastern ramparts of the fort, wide flood plains and muddy banks protrude towards the sacred Sangam. At the point at which the brown Ganges meets the Greenish Yamuna, pandas (priests) perch on small platforms to perform puja and assist the devout in their ritual ablutions in the shallow waters. Beaches and ghats are littered with the shorn hair of pilgrims who come to offer pind for their deceased parents.
Covers 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. Night stay at Allahabad.
- Sangan bath
- Hanuman Temple
- Anand Bhavan,Swaraj Bhavan
Day 09 :- Allahabad-Chitrakoot (150 KM 3Hrs )- Allahabad (150 KM 3Hrs )
After early breakfast, we drive to Chitrakoot and have an local sightseeing of Chitrakoot city.
Ram Ghat is a long stretch of steps made on the bank of Mandakini River.
Hanuman Dhara is a great shrine dedicated to Lord Hanuman, in one of the wooded hills of Chitrakoot.
Kamadgiri, a forested mountain, is of prime religious importance in Chitrakoot District. As per legends, Lord Brahma performed havan here, with 108 fire pits, before creating the universe
Gupt Godavari is a cavern located at a distance of 19 km south of Ram Ghat. As per the legend, the Godavari River emerging as a perennial stream from the rocks deep inside this cave, flows down to another cave below and then disappears. Night stay at Allahabad.
Day 10 :- Drop to Varanasi/Allahabad Railway station/Airport
After breakfast, drop to Varanasi/Allahabad railway station/Airport with pleasant memory of holy trip