The north part of India features several of extremely well-known religious spots. Tour will take you through the favored religious locations.
Varanasi is the spiritual capital of India. It is considered an auspicious place to die, as it is believed to grant moksha or liberation from the cycle of life and death. Sarnath is the place where Gautama Buddha taught the first Dharma. While, Allahabad is famous for Triveni Sangam or the meeting point of three rivers – the Ganga, the Yamuna, and the Saraswati. While Ayodhya (Awadh) is as being the birthplace of Lord Rama and setting of the epic Ramayana. Owing to the belief as the birthplace of Rama, it is regarded as one of the seven most important pilgrimage sites for Hindus. Chitrakoot holds great importance according to Hindu mythology and the epic Ramayana. Legends beliefs it was the place where Lord Rama, his wife Sita and his brother Lakshmana stayed for eleven and half of their fourteen years of exile making it a revered site among pilgrims.
Upon arrivals at Varanasi Airport/Railway Station, our representatives will meet and greet you and will be transferred to your pre booked hotel and check-in. Rest of the day is at leisure and overnight stay at Varanasi.
Early morning at 05:30 AM visit Old Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Annapurna Temple, Vishalakshi Temple and Kal Bhairav Temple. Then back to the hotel.
After breakfast drive out for the City Temple Tour – visit New Kashi Vishwanath Temple (BHU) also known as Birla Temple, Sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple and Tulsi Manas Mandir. After darshan visit Ramnagar Fort, it is situated on the opposite bank of Ganga. It is the ancestral home of the Maharaja of Banaras. Maharaja Balwant Singh built this fort-palace in the 18th century.”
In the evening experience the Ganga Aarti, it refers to the songs sung to praise the deity by offering the lamps. Hindus in India worship the river Ganges as goddess. Every evening in Varanasi, aarti is performed at Dashashwamedh Ghat. We can watch it from the ghat or from the waterside in a boat. It is a beautiful, resonant, and majestic spectacle with a very precise choreography involving rituals performed by several priests with the sound of bells, drums, cymbals, and sanskrit mantras & lamp; boating (Direct Payment) on the river Ganga. After aarti back to the hotel and overnight stay at Varanasi.
Early morning at 5AM go for Walking Tour at Ghats to see Sun Rise also called the Subah-E-Banaras tour means the mornings of Banaras. The old Buildings, Ashrams & Places along the river side look as colorful as rainbow when the sun light hits them. People taking bath, performing rituals, worshiping to the Sun, it all happens in the Subah-e-Banaras. We start the Boat from Assi Ghat & go all the way to Manikarnika Ghat (The Biggest Cremation Ground of Banaras) and back to Assi Ghat. This Boat Tour is Combination of a Boat Ride & Walking Tour of the Southern Part of the Old City to explore the cultural diversity of Varanasi.
After breakfast, drive to Sarnath – the city of Lord Buddha where he came to preach his first Sermon after he achieved Enlightenment at Bodhgaya, It contains the most impressive remains, as well as a Modern Temple; visit the Mulagandhakuti Vihara (Main Temple), Archeological Museum, Chaukhandi Stupa, Dhamekh Stupa, Dharmarajika Stupa and various Monasteries. Then drive to Trade Facilitation Centre & Craft Museum, to see Varanasi’s rich cultural heritage and handicraft products which makes whole India proud of its heritage.
Evening is free to visit Varanasi Silk Market in the heart of the city which is famous for Banarasi Weaving style. Then drive back to hotel and overnight stay at Varanasi.
After breakfast proceed to Chitrakoot, on arrival check-in to the hotel and take some rest. In evening visit Ram Ghat, on the banks of the Mandakini River. Then back to the hotel and overnight stay at Chitrakoot.
Have a hearty breakfast and abandon for covering the attractions of Chitrakoot. Chitrakoot has many religious places of interest like Kamadgiri which in Sanskrit means the mountain that fulfills all desires. Sati Anusuya Ashram that are popular religious places of interest. For visiting natural creations, one must visit the Pramod Van, Dharkundi Ashram and Hanuman Dhara hold great significance in Chitrakoot. Sphatik Shila are prominent tourist attractions as they are believed to be the places where Lord Ram and his wife, Sita stayed.
After completion of sightseeing proceed to Prayagraj, on reaching check-in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Prayagraj.
After having breakfast visit the Holy Triveni Sangam, Hanuman Temple, Annand Bhawan and Alopi Devi Temple. After exploring Prayag, proceed to Ayodhya, on reaching check in to the hotel and overnight stay at Ayodhya.
After breakfast drive to explore the city of lord Rama, visit Saryu River, Hanuman Garhi, Ram Janam Bhumi, Kanak Bhawan and Treta Ke Thakur. After completing sightseeing drive to Lucknow. On reaching you will be dropped at Lucknow Airport/Railway Station for Your Return/Onward Journey.
Tour ends with Sweet Memories…!!!