Ujjain Pilgrimage Tour
4 NIGHTS / 5 DAYS
Day 01 :Bhubaneswar – Ujjain ( Sunday)
Pick-up from Rail station Check- in hotel. After noon visit to the first Joytirlinga shrine of Mahakaleshwar. The Mahakaleshwar temple at Ujjain is located near a lake; it has five levels, one of which is underground.The temple itself is located in a spacious courtyard surrounded by massive walls. The shikhara is adorned with sculptural finery. Brass lamps light the way to the underground sanctum. It is believed that prasada offered here to the deity can be re-offered unlike all other shrines.
After offering the prayer at Mahakaleshwara, proceed for River shipra a place for Kumbh parv. Kal Bairon mandir, Jantar Mantar, etc. Evening free for Shopping. Overnight stay at Hotel in Ujjain.
Day 02 :Ujjain - Omkareshwar - Maheshwar
After breakfast at Ujjain hotel we proceed to visit the second JoytiLinga at Omkareshwar (133 kms a drive of 3 hours) and the confluence of river Narmada and Kaveri. Here the river Narmada branches into two and forms an island Mandhata or Shivapuri in the center, The shape of the island resembles that of the visual representation of the Omkara sound, "Om". Legend said that the Vindhya mountain prayed to Shiva for blessing - Omkareshwara and was blessed here. The Devas requested shiva to stay with them on devotees request the Shiva splitted the Shivalinga into two, one half find its abode at Omkareshwara and the other at Amaleshwara or Amareshwar. After visiting of Shri Omkar Mandhata Temple, Siddhnath Temple, 24 Avtars, Satmatrika Temples (10th century old temples), & Kajal Rani Caves by evening drive to Maheshwar (62 kms its 1 hours 30 mins. drive) for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03 :Maheshwar - Mandu
(Maheshwar: was the glorious city at the dawn of Indian Civilization and now known as temple town with the epics of Ramayana and Mahabharata located on the bank of river Narmada. Its famous for Maheshwari sarees being introduced by Rani Ahilyabai about 250 years ago.) After Breakfast: We proceed see Raj Gaddi & Rajwada of Holkar dynasty. Ghats (Bankof river Narmada) Peshwar Ghat, Fanase Ghat & Ahilya Ghat and Temples like Kaleshwar, Rajaraeshwara Vithaleshwara & Ahileshwar. Post lunch proceed for 3 to 4 hours journey to Mandu (63 kms drive of 1.30 hours) for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04: Mandu - Indore
encircled by 45 kms parapet walls with 12 gateways. The main entrance is known as Dilli Darwaza. It was also known as "Shadiabad" the city of joy. It has exquisite palaces like Jahaz & Hindola Mahal with ornamental canals, baths & pavilions. The Jami Masjid & Hoshang Shah's tomb was so meticousley designed that it inspire the Mughul ruler for Taj Mahal centuries later. After Breakfast. Procced to explore the Mandu fort with many attraction Like Hoshang Shah Tomb - Jami Masjid ( inspired by great mosque of Damascus) Ashrafi Mahal (buit by Mohd.Shah Khilji), Jahaz Mahal (120 mts.Ship palace built between two artificial lakes Munj Talao & Kapur Talao) Hindola Mahal: Swinging palace built by Ghiyas - ud - dins. Post lunch proceed for Indore (99 kms drive of 2 hours) for dinner & overnight stay.
Day 05: Indore - Bhubaneswar
Morning after breakfast visit The Great Maratha city being built by Rani Ahaliya bai Holkar on the Bank of river Saraswati. The City of Indore is now known as Mini Mumbai and is famous for its Namkeen and eateries. Visit the Famous Bade Ganpati ( 25 Feet tall Ganesh Statute built in 1875 by Holkars), Kanch Mandir - the famous Jain Temple,
Khazran -Temple devoted to God Ganesh & Lal Bag Palace. Later shall be dropped at railway station for your journey back home with sweet memories of holidays.
Tour Includes :
- • Return Train fare by 3A/C Bhubaneswar –Ujjain /Indore – Bhubaneswar
- • 01 Night accommodation in Ujjain
- • 01 Night accommodation in Maheshwar
- • 01 Night accommodation in Mandu
- • 01 Night accommodation in Indore
- • 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