This Spiritual Ganges Tour is an 8-day pilgrimage tour of the holy cities along the Ganges.
Visit Varanasi, one of the oldest living cities in the world, and a pilgrimage site renowned as a place of achieving moksha or freedom from the circle of birth. Here, we visit the the ghats and temples, take a dip in the holy waters of the Ganges, and attend the Evening Ganga Aarti.
This pilgrimage tour also takes us to Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna, and Allahabad, specifically, the Triveni Sangam, another holy pilgrimage site and the venue of the Maha Kumbh Mela. A stop-over at Sarnath, a Buddhist pilgrimage site, and sightseeing tours of Delhi and Agra, are included as well.
This Spiritual Ganges Pilgrimage Tour begins with your arrival at Delhi, where our representative will meet you on arrival and escort you to your pre-booked hotel for check-in and a traditional welcome with tikkas and aarti.Overnight in Delhi
After breakfast, we will visit the major temples of Delhi and other attractions as well. We will visit the Laxmi Narayan Birla Mandir, Akshardham Temple, Red Fort, Raj Ghat, India Gate, and other landmarks.
The tour ends with your return to the hotel.Overnight in Delhi
After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Delhi and embark on the road trip to Mathura, the birthplace of Lord Krishna and a major pilgrimage spot for his devotees. On arrival at Mathura, check in at the pre-booked hotel and relax for a while. After sometime, we will embark on a City Tour of Mathura, with special focus on the major temples of Mathura.
As part of the tour, we will visit Sri Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, which marks the spot where Lord Krishna was born; the Vishram Ghat, where the Lord rested after defeating Kansa; and the Dwarkadheesh Temple, where devotees assemble for festivals. The traditional parikrama begins and ends at the Vishram Ghat. We will also visit the Gita Mandir and Kusum Sarovar.Overnight in Mathura
After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Mathura and proceed on the drive to Agra. We will stop at Agra for a short sightseeing tour of Agra Fort and Taj Mahal. if time permits, we can visit Baby Taj - the Tomb of I'timad-ud-Daulah.
In the late evening, proceed to the Agra railway station to board the Overnight train to Allahabad.Overnight on board the Train
Once the train arrives at Allahabad, disembark with your luggage. Our representative will meet you and escort you to a hotel, especially pre-booked for the day's use. Check-in, relax and enjoy refreshments. After a short while, we will embark on a Guided Sightseeing Tour of Allahabad and visit sites such as the Triveni Sangam, Hanuman Mandir, and the Akshaya Vat Tree at Allahabad Fort.
Later, we will check out from the hotel and continue our pilgrimage tour - our next stop will be at Varanasi. On arrival at Varanasi, check in at a pre-booked hotel.Overnight in Varanasi
On Day 6 of this Spiritual Ganges Pilgrimage Tour, we will awaken before sunrise, refresh ourselves, and head down to the Ghats for a holy dip in the Holy Ganges River. We will then visit the temples of Varanasi before returning to the hotel for breakfast.
In the late afternoon, we will visit the temples of Varanasi again, before proceeding to the ghats for the enlightening experience of the Evening Ganga Aarti.Overnight in Varanasi
After breakfast, check out from the hotel in Varanasi and embark on the drive to Sarnath, a Buddhist pilgrimage site, renowned as the spot where Buddhism began. After a tour of the sites frequented by Buddha, we will continue on our road trip to Delhi and check in at a pre-booked hotel for the night.Overnight in Delhi
Today is the last day of your pilgrimage tour; checkout from the hotel and proceed towards the airport in time for your flight back home, with serenity in your soul, on the completion of the Spiritual Ganges Pilgrimage Tour with ToursinVaranasi.com