Day 01 :- Varanasi Arrival – Sarnath - Ganga Arti
Pickup from railway station and check-in to Hotel.
Latter 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.
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 03 :-Bodhgaya-Varanasi (300 Kms6Hrs)
After Breakfast visit Lord Buddha Temple. Sightseeing places SitaKund, Janki temple, HaleshwarAsthan, Ram chura(Vaisahali), Bodhi Tree.
Latter 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 latter drive to Varanasi.Overnight stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
- Visit Lord Buddha Temple,Bodhi Tree ,
- SitaKund, Janki temple, HaleshwarAsthan, Ram chura(Vaisahali)
- Japanese Temple, Chinese Temple, TibetianTemple
Day 04 :-Varanasi – Ayodhya (225 km 04 hrs.30 min)- Allahabad(200 KM 4 hr)
After 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. Drive to Allahabad.Overnight stay at Allahabad.
Day 05 :- Allahabad – Chitrakoot (150 KM 3 hrs) – Allahabad (150 KM 3Hrs)
A After breakfast drive to Chitrakoot and have a 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.
Drive back to Allahabad. Overnight stay at Hotel in Allahabad.
Day 06 :- Allahabad –Varanasi–(150 KM 3 hrs)
After breakfast , Visit 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. Drive to Varanasi Over night Stay At Hotel
Note : Have option to come back to Varanasi by boat (Sailing tour)
In evening have a leisure time or go for shopping in Varanasi for silk clothes/Banarasi saree etc.
Or have a Heritage Walk in Varanasi to see the real life of Varanasi people and hidden Temples/Forts
- Sangan bath
- Hanuman Temple
- Anand Bhavan, Swaraj Bhavan
Day 07 :- Varanasi –Drop to Airport/Railway station
After Breakfast, have leisure time in morning. Latter drop to airport/Railway station with pleasant memory of holy trip.