Spiritual Uttar Pradesh
7 NIGHTS / 8 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar - Varanasi
Arrive at Varanasi and transfer to the hotel. In the afternoon, visit the buried city of Sarnath, one of the holiest cities for Buddhists which is located north east of Varanasi. Buddha came to Sarnath and preached the way to Nirvana. Later, Ashoka, the great Buddhist emperor erected magnificent stupas and monasteries, the ruins of which are visible today. A museum here houses an excellent collection of Buddhist art and sculptures.Followed by Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat and overnight at hotel
Day 02 : Varanasi to Bodhgaya (250 km)
Early morning proceed on a boat tour on River Ganges visiting all the bathing ghats followed by walk through the narrow lanes visiting the Golden Temple (old Vishwanath Temple) & Annapurna Devi Temple . Post Breakfast visit Bharat Mata (Mother India) Mandir, Durga, Tulsi Manas, Sankat Mochan Temple and the new Vishwanath Temple. In case you wish to perform some rituals/pinda Dana for your Ancestors you may perform this morning. Later proceed to Bodh Gaya and check in at hotel. Evening visit Mahabodhi Temple and other sites of Buddhist importance. Overnight in the hotel at Bodhgaya.
Day 03 :Bodhgaya – Varanasi (250 km)
Early in the morning proceed to Gaya, 14 kms from Bodhgaya and visit the Vishnupad Temple and perform the rituals (pinda) for your ancestors. Later in the afternoon drive to Varanasi. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 04: Varanasi – Vindhyachal (70 km) – Allahabad (100 km)
Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Allahabad, enroute visit Vindhyachal (Goddess Durga Temple). On arrival at Allahabad proceed to Sangam for a holy dip and later visit other places of religious and historical importance. Overnight stay in the hotel at Allahabad.
Day 05: Allahabad – Chitrakoot – Allahabad (130 km)
After breakfast at hotel drive to Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh). According to Hindu Mythology Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshmana spent eleven and half years of their fourteen Years of exile. Visit Ramghat, Kamadgiri, Bharat Milap, Janaki Kund, etc. Later return to Allahabad and overnight stay in the hotel at Allahabad.
Day 06: Allahabad – Ayodhya (175 km) – Lucknow (140 km)
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Ayodhya. On arrival visit to Rama Janmbhumi – the birth Place of lord Rama and other temples. Later proceed to Lucknow. On arrival check into the Hotel and overnight stay in Lucknow.
Day 07: Lucknow – Naimisaranya - Varanasi
After breakfast at hotel proceeds to Naimisaranya. The Mahabharata was composed by Vedavyas in this forest. A dip in the river Gomati at this spot is considered to be very sacred ritual. Onarrival check in & overnight at Hotel.
Day 08: Varanasi – Bhubaneswar
Morning after breakfast shall be dropped at Mughalsarai Railway Station for your train back home with sweet memories of holidays
Tour Includes :
- • Return Train fare by 3A/C Bhubaneswar –Mughalsarai – Bhubaneswar
- • 03 Nights accommodation in Varanasi
- • 01 Night accommodation in Bodhgaya
- • 02 Nights accommodation in Allahabad
- • 01 Night accommodation in Lucknow
- • All transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by Luxury vehicle
- • Breakfast & Dinner in Hotel
- • Any Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours / Extra Meals Ordered
- • Tips, Laundry, Room service, Phone Calls
- • Guide fee, camera fee, Soft or Hard drinks, Starters.
- • Medical & Travel insurance