Day 01 :- Varanasi Arrival
Pickup 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 to enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats (river front).Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi
Day 02 :-Varanasi + Temple tour + Sarnath
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 cover all major Ghats of Varanasi. Latter cover the most religious Vishwanath temple, Annapurna Temple and Kalbhairav Mandir. Come back to hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast a fabulous city tour is arranged which will cover all the major temples in Varanasi like Durga Temple, Sankat Mochan, the Bharat Mata temple, BHU.
Latter, we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Lord 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 drive to Bodhgaya. Night Stay in Bodhgaya.
- Early morning(at sunrise) boat rides in Varanasi (Complimentary from Holy Voyages)
- Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum)
- World famous Kashi Vishwanth Temple , Anapurna Temple.
- Bharat Mata Mandir , BHU
Day 03 :- Bodhgaya- Varanasi (300 Kms 6 Hrs)
After Breakfast visit Lord Buddha Temple, Bodhi Tree. Sightseeing places Sita Kund, Janki temple, Haleshwar Asthan, Ram chura(Vaisahali). 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 ,
- Sita Kund, Janki temple, Haleshwar Asthan, Ram chura(Vaisahali)
- Japanese Temple, Chinese Temple, TibetianTemple, Vishnu Temples,
Day 04 :- :- Varanasi - Allahabad –(150 KM 3 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Allahabad . Enjoy the holy bath in river Ganga and in 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 and various holy rituals will be seen everywhere near ghats.
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. Night stay at Hotel In Allahabad.
- Sangam Bath
- Hanuman Temple
- Anand Bhavan,Swaraj Bhavan
Day 05 :- Allahabad – Chitrakoot (150 KM 3 hrs) – Allahabad (150 KM 3Hrs)
After breakfast we 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 - Ayodhya (200 KM 4 hr)
After early breakfast we 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 we proceed to Ayodhya.
Latter drive to full day sightseeing of Ayodhya city. Ayodhya - a very holy city and is an important pilgrimage site. Lord Rama wass born here 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 Ayodhya
- Lord Rama birth place
- Saryu River bathing
Day 07 :- Ayodhya- Naimisharanya (225KM - 5 hrs) - Lucknow (180 Km 4 hrs)
After 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. Latter drive to Lucknow . Night stay at hotel in Lucknow.
Day 08 :- Lucknow drop (150 KM 3 hr)
After breakfast, if have some time can enjoy half day local sightseeing in Lucknow. we proceed to Lucknow to catch the train/Flight with a pleasant memory of Holy Trip.