12 Jyotirlinga Tour (Parent Special)
29 NIGHTS / 30 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar -Mumbai
Leave Airport and proceed to Hotel. Visit Siddhivinayak Temple and take blessings of Lord Ganesha to start the pilgrimage. Evening free. Overnight stay at Mumbai.
Day 02 : Mumbai -Bhimshankara - Bhimshankara-Nasik
In the morning we drive from Mumbai to Nasik via Bhimshankara (1st Jyotirlinga ) from amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, in the Ghat region of the Sahyadri hills. After darshan we leave for Nasik. Arrive by late evening. Proceed to Hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03 :Nasik - Tryambakeshwar (36 kms) - Shirdi
In the morning we drive from Nasik to Tryambakeshwar (2nd Jyotirlinga ) from amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. After darshan we leave for Shirdi. Arrive and stay overnight at Shirdi.
Day 04: Shirdi - Aurangabad (128 kms)
In the morning, visit Dwarkamai Mandir, Khandoba Mandir, and Samadhi Mandir. After darshan we drive to Aurangabad. Overnight stay at Aurangabad.
Day 05: Aurangabad -Grishneshwar - Aurangabad
In the morning we drive to Grishneshwar (3rd Jyotirlinga ) from amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. After darshan we return back to Aurangabad. Evening free. Overnight stay at Aurangabad.
Day 06: Aurangabad - Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
We drive today to Indore and reach Indore by the evening. Proceed to Hotel. Overnight stay at Indore.
Day 07: Indore - Omkareshwar- Indore (77 kms)
After breakfast we drive to Omkareshwar (4th Jyotirlinga) from amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. After darshan drive back to Indore. Evening free. Overnight stay at Indore.
Day 08: Indore – Ujjain – Indore - Rajkot (56 kms)
In the morning we drive to Ujjain where Mahakaleshwara (5th Jyotirlinga) from amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva is located for darshan. After shall board flight to Rajkot. On arrival check into hotel for over night stay After dinner we arrive at the Railway Station. We board our train for Ahmedabad (Gujarat).
Day 9: Rajkot-Jalaram Mandir- Somnath
Morning after breakfast visit the Jalaram Mandir. Later drive to Somnath. Evening visit Somnath the (6th Jyotirlinga) from amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva at Somnath Patan. Overnight stay at Somnath.
Day 10: Somnath - Dwarka (230 kms)
Morning go for Aarti at temple. Later we shall drive from Somnath to Dwarka. Arrive at Dwarka and proceed to the hotel. Later in the day we visit Nageshwar (7th Jyotirlinga) from amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. We return to the hotel after darshan. Overnight stay at Dwarka.
Day 11: Dwarka - Ahmedabad
Drive to Ahmedabd from Dwarka. Arrive at Ahmedabad and proceed to Hotel. Visit Akshardham Temple. Stay overnight at Ahmedabad.
Day 12: Ahmedabad - Madurai (By Air)
Leave hotel for the Airport and take the flight to Chennai followed by flight to Madurai. On arrival check in to holte. Later visit the Sri Meenakshi Sundareshwara Temple with its imposing Gopurams and sculptures. Watch the evening Pooja at Sri Meenakshi Temple. Stay overnight at Madurai.
Day 13: Madurai - Rameshwaram - Madurai (167 kms )
We drive to Rameshwaram (8th Jyotirlinga) amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. After darshan return to Madurai. Stay overnight at Madurai.
Day 14: Madurai - Chennai (By Air)- Tirupati
In the morning leave for the Airport to board a flight to Chennai. From Chennai Airport we drive down to Tirupati. Arrive at Tirupati and relax. Stay overnight at Tirupati.
Day 15: Tirupati
After breakfast proceed for sightseeing of Tirumala – After Darshan at Balaji Temple visit Tiruchanuru (Goddess Shree Padmavati) Temple, Agastyaswami Temple, Chandragiri Town, Kailasakona Waterfalls and Kalyani Dam. Overnight stay in Tirupati.
Day 16: Tirupati - Srisalem (396 kms)
In the morning, leave for Srisailam (9th Jyotirlinga) amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. This is one of the greatest Salivate shrines in India. The presiding deities here are Mallikarjuna (Shiva) and Bhramaramba (Devi). Stay overnight at Srisalem.
Day 17: Srisalem - Hyderabad (206 kms)
Drive down to Hyderabad. Arrive and proceed to Hotel for overnight stay at Hyderabad.
Day 18: Hyderabad - Kolkata (By Air)
In the morning leave for the Hyderabad Airport to take a flight to Kolkata. At Kolkata Airport be met by our representatives and leave for the Hotel. Relax. Later visit Kaali Temple. Stay overnight at Kolkata.
Day 19: Kolkata - Ganga Sagar – Kolkata (110 kms)
Morning after breakfast drive for full day excursion to Gangasagar – An island in the confluence of River Ganga & Bay of Bengal & famous for Kapil Muni Ashram which is considered to be a great religious significance. Evening return back to Kolkata. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 20: Kolkata - Baidyanath
In the morning we leave either by road/ train for Baidyanath (10th Jyotirlinga). After darshan we stay overnight in Baidyanath.
Day 21: Baidyanath - Varanasi
In the morning, shall be dropped at Railway station to board Varanasi based train. On arrival transfer to hotel. Stay overnight at Varanasi.
Day 22: Varanasi
Enjoy the early morning boat ride on the Ganges. Visit the Durga Temple and the Vishwanath Temple or Visheshwar (11th Jyotirlinga) amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. You can also visit some of the silk brocade and weaving centres in Varanasi if time permits. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 23: Varanasi - New Delhi (By Air)
Leave for Varanasi Airport to take a flight to New Delhi. Be received by our representative and taken to the hotel. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 24: Delhi - Haridwar
In the morning, leave for Haridwar. Arrive in the afternoon. Bathe in the Ganga and in the evening partake in the Aarti at Har ki Paudi. Stay overnight at Haridwar.
Day 25: Haridwar - Guptkashi
Early morning we drive to Guptkashi, at a height of 1319 mtrs. Stay overnight at Guptkashi.
Day 26: Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath
In the morning we drive on motorable road up to Gaurikund and then we trek for about 14kms to reach Kedarnath (12th Jyotirlinga) amongst the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, at a height of 3584mts. For the aged ponies etc. are also available. Stay overnight at Kedarnath.
Day 27: Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Rudraprayag
In the morning after breakfast we trek back down to Gaurikund and from there we drive to Rudraprayag- confluence of Alakananda and Mandakini Rivers. Overnight stay in Rudraprayag.
Day 28: Rudraprayag - Rishikesh
In the morning drive down to Rishikesh. At Rishikesh see Ram Jhula, Lakshman Jhula and in the evening partake in the Aarti at Triveni Ghat. Stay overnight at Rishikesh.
Day 29: Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi
In the morning drive to Delhi via Haridwar and proceed straight to the Hotel. Check in and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 30: New Delhi - Bhubaneswar
In the morning leave for the airport and take a flight back home with sweet memories of holidays
Tour Includes :
- • Tour Manager from Insight Vacations with Local Hindi speaking guide
- • Airfare Bhubaneswar – Mumbai/Indore-Rajkot/Ahmedabad- Madurai-Chennai /Hyderabad – Kolkata/ Varanasi – Delhi - Bhubaneswar
- • 01 Night accommodation each in Mumbai, Nasik & Shirdi
- • 02 Nights accommodation each in Aurangabad & Indore
- • 01 Night accommodation each in Rajkot, Somnath, Dwarka, Ahmedabad,
- • 02 Nights accommodation each in Madurai & Tirupati
- • 01 Night accommodation each Srisailam & Hyderabad
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Kolkata
- • 01 Night accommodation Baidyanath Dham
- • 02 Night accommodationin Varanasi
- • 01 Night accommodation each in Haridwar, Guptakasi, Kedarnath, Rudrapayag & Rishikesh
- • 02 Nights accommodation each in Delhi
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • All Veg meals (Odia Cuisine)during the tour
- • Entries & Monument charges at each place
- • Boating at Gangasagar
- • Doctor on call facility at the entire circuit
- • Medical & Travel Insurance
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls