Day 01 :- Varanasi Arrival
Pickup from railway station/Airport 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
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. Come back to hotel for breakfast.
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.
After that, proceed for city tour to visit some temples on the Ghats, followed by the 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. On the way visit Anapurna Temple, Tulsimanas temple, Vishwanath Temple in BHU.
Overnight stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
- Morning boat ride on the River Ganges (Complimentary from Holy Voyages)
- Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum)
- World famous Kashi Vishwanth Temple , Anapurna Temple.
- Bharat Mata Mandir, Manas Mandir
Day 03 :-Varanasi- Ayodhya (250KM - 5 hrs)
After breakfast, we proceed to 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 in Hotel in Ayodhya
- Lord Rama birth place
- Saryu River bathing
Day 04 :- Ayodhya-Allahabad (200KM - 4 hrs)
After 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. Night stay at Allahabd.
- Sangan bath
- Hanuman Temple
- Anand Bhavan
Day 05 :- Allahabad to Khajuraho (325 KM 7 hrs Drive)
After breakfast, visit to Sangam and drive to Khajuraho.
Overnight stay will be at Khajurao
Day 06 :- Khajuraho
After breakfast, Visit to eastern group of temple and in afternoon western groups of temple. Evening sound and light show.
Overnight stay will be at Khajurao
Day 07 :- Khajuraho to Varanasi (450 KM 10 hrs drive) – Drop to Railway station/Airport
After breakfast, drive to Varanasi to catch the train/flight.
Guest can opt to catch flight for Delhi.