This North India Pilgrimage Tour is a 13-day tour that takes you to all the major pilgrimage sites in North India. We visit holy cities on the banks of River Ganga – Varanasi, Haridwar and Rishikesh. We also visit the birth place of Lord Rama and Lord Krishna – Ayodhya and Mathura, respectively, before proceeding to visit the temples of Vrindavan. A visit to Triveni Sangam and ancient temples at Allahabad and sightseeing tours of Lucknow, Agra, and Delhi are just the icing on the cake.
This North India Pilgrimage Tour begins with your arrival in Delhi. Our representative will meet you on arrival and escort you to the pre-booked hotel for check-in.Overnight in Delhi
After an early breakfast, we will embark on a Tour of Delhi, with special emphasis on visiting the famous temples of the state including Akshardham Temple, Laxmi Narayan Birla Mandir, and the ISKCON Temple. We will also visit major landmarks such as the India Gate, Red Fort, and the Rashtrapathi Bhawan. The tour concludes with a return to the hotel.Overnight in Delhi
Day 3 of this North India pilgrimage tour begins with an early morning checkout from the hotel in Delhi. Proceed to the airport in time for your morning flight to Varanasi.
Our representative will meet you on arrival at Varanasi and escort you to a waiting vehicle. We will first visit Sarnath, the holy place, where Buddha met his first disciples and delivered his first sermon. After visiting the stupas and temples of Sarnath, we will continue on our drive to Varanasi. Check in at pre-booked hotel.Overnight in Varanasi
On Day 4, we will arise well before dawn and embark on a Varanasi Boat Ride, a boat ride experience that gives us the opportunity to witness the beautiful sunrise of Varanasi. As the boat gently bobs down the Ganges, past the ghats, see the city come alive with action, as devotees shed their inhibitions and step into the chilly waters for a holy dip. See them in the act of offering their prayers to the Sun God and perform their rituals. The tour ends with a visit to the Varanasi Temples.
We will take a short break from the touring and return to the hotel for breakfast, before continuing on to visit the major temples of Varanasi. The tour concludes with a return to the hotel. Later, in the evening, we will return to the ghats for the Evening Ganga Aarti Ceremony.Overnight in Varanasi
After breakfast, we will check out from the hotel in Varanasi and proceed on the drive to the next stop on this North India Pilgrimage Tour - Allahabad. On arrival, check in at pre-booked hotel.
After a short break for refreshments, proceed to visit the pilgrimage sites of Allahabad, namely the Triveni Sangam and the Patalpuri Temple in Allahabad Fort. Later, we will return to hotel.Overnight in Allahabad
After an early breakfast, check out from the hotel in Allahabad and proceed on the drive to Ayodhya, the next stop on this pilgrimage tour. We will visit the pilgrimage sites in Ayodhya, namely, the Ram Janmabhumi, Kala Ram Temple, Lakshman Ghat, Kanak Bhavan Temple and several Jain shrines.
Later, we will continue on our journey to Lucknow, where we will check in at the pre-booked hotel.Overnight in Lucknow
On Day 7 of this North India Pilgrimage Tour, we will take a break from visiting pilgrimage sites and enjoy a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Lucknow. Attractions that we visit as part of this tour include the Bara Imambara, Chhota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza, Hussainibad picture gallery, Clock Tower, Jama Masjid, and Lucknow Residency.
In the late evening, we will check out from the hotel in Lucknow and proceed to the railway station to board the Overnight Train to Agra.Overnight Onboard the Train
Our representative will meet you on arrival at Agra railway station and escort you to the pre-booked hotel for check-in. After check-in and a short break for lunch and refreshments, we will embark on a guided sightseeing tour of Agra and visit the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Once the tour concludes, we will return to the hotel.Overnight in Agra
After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Agra and embark on the road trip to Mathura. We will visit the famous temples at this land, where Lord Krishna was born. We will then visit Vrindavan, where Lord Krishna spent his major childhood. After visiting the temples of Vrindavan, we will continue on the drive to Delhi, where we halt for the night. Check in at pre-booked hotel in Vrindavan.Overnight in Vrindavan
On Day 10 of this North India pilgrimage tour, we will check out from our hotel in Delhi and hit the road again. Our first stop will be at Haridwar and then we will continue on to Rishikesh.
At Haridwar, we will visit pilgrimage sites such as the Har ki Pauri ghat, Chandi Devi Temple, Mata Mansa Devi Temple, and the Bharat Mata Temple, before continuing on to Rishikesh, another holy city on the banks of the River Ganges.
On arrival at Rishikesh, check in at pre-booked hotel.Overnight in Rishikesh
After breakfast, set out to visit the pilgrimage sites in Rishikesh. We will visit the most important temples and ashrams in Rishikesh, besides visiting sites such as the Laxman Jhoola. Later, we will return to the hotel.Overnight in Rishikesh
After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Rishikesh and embark on the return journey to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, check in at pre-booked hotel.Overnight in Delhi
Today is the day of departure. Check out from your hotel in Delhi and proceed to the airport in time for your flight back home with serenity in your hearts after this North India Pilgrimage Tour with ToursinVaranasi.com