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The Great Ganges Tour

The Great Ganges Tour

Package Duration
8 Days / 7 Nights
Destination Covered
Varanasi

  • Description :
    VARANASI:
    Oldest living city of the world dedicated to Shiva also know as the city of learning and Burning.
    The city has many important hindu temples including Kashi Vishwanath which is one of the Jyotirlinga. Others are Anoopuna Devi Temple, Kal Bhairvi Temple, sankat Mochan Temple, Durga Temple, New Vishwanath temple at the University campus, Tulsi Manas Temple and the unique Bharat Mata Temple. In addition to this there are various Ashrams. Visit to the Vishwanath temple for special prayers and aarti ceremony at the ghat , A holy dip in the Ganges , rituals and a boat ride are some of the highlights which one can do in varanasi.

    CHITRAKOOT:
    closely associated with the epic Ramayan. Chitrakoot or "the hill of many wonders" is an important of pilgrimage. It is believed to be the place where Lord Rama and Sita spent their 14 years of exile and where the Sage Atri and Sati Anasuya meditated. The holy town is set in sylvan surroundings on the banks of the River Mandakini, also known as the Payaswaini river. The riverside is lined with ghats and the town dotted with temples dedicated to several deities of the Hindu pantheon. Kamadgiri a forested hill of prime religious significance is believed to be the original Chitrakoot. The Bharat Milap Temple is located here. Pilgrims perform a ritual circumambulation of the hill to seek blessings. Sphatik Shila This picturesque spot is marked by two immense rocks. It is believed to be the place where Lord Rama and Sita feasted their eyes on the beauty of Chitrakoot. Hanuman Dhara Located on a steep hillside, it is approachable by a flight of 360 steps. Here, the waters of a natural spring cascade over an image of Lord Hanuman.Ram Ghat on the banks of the River Mandakini, and centre of ritual activity, this ghat is the most frequented in Chitrakoot.

    MATHURA AND VRINDAVAN:
    Mathura is known as birth place of lord Krishna and is located on the western bank of river Yamuna For about 3000 Year it was the hub of culture and civilization .. Mathura is considered as Athens of India. The great school of sculpture known as Mathura school of Art flourished here for 1200 Years. Such prolific creativity and gushing devotion to novel. All round the year a large number of Festival and fairs are held in Mathura and adjoining areas of Vrindavan Gokul, Brij and Goverdhan The places of Pilgrimage importance are. VISHRAM GHAT The sacred spot where Lord Krishna is believed to have rested after slaying the tyrant Kansa. DWARKADHEESH TEMPLE : Built in 1814, it is the main temple in the town. During the festive days of Holi, Janmashthami and Diwali, it is decorated on a grandiose scale. GITA MANDIR in city outskirts, the temple carving and painting are a major attraction.Vrindavan is 15 km from Mathura , another major place of pilgrimage. It is noted for its numerous temples - both old and modern. The name Vrindavan evokes the playfulness and lovable characteristics of Shri Krishna.

  • Arrive Varanasi

    Description :

    meeting assistance on arrival and transfer to Hotel. Afternoon temple tour and later in the evening proceed to the bank of river Ganges to witness Ganga Aarti. Overnight at Hotel.

    In Varanasi

    Description :

    In Varanasi. Early morning Boat tour on Ganges and later return to Hotel for breakfast, After breakfast at Hotel drive to Allahabad enroute visiting Vindhyachal.
    Later transfer to the station to connect train to Agra. Overnight on Board the train.

    Arrive Agra

    Description :

    Early in the morning arrive Agra and later transfer to hotel. After breakfast at Hotel proceed on a full day tour of Agra visiting the world famous Taj Mahal and Agra fort.
    Afternoon at leisure (or you may opt for a tour of Fateh pur sikri). Evening Tranfer to Mathura Evening visit Mathrua. Overnight at Hotel.

    Mathura - Vrindavan

    Description :

    After breakfast at Hotel proceed to Vrindavan and also visit Brij bhumi. Overnight in Hotel in Mathura.

    Mathura Delhi

    Description :

    Proceed to Delhi by surface .Afternoon tour of Old and new Delhi. Overnight at Hotel.

    Rishikesh

    Description :

    After breakfast drive down to Rishikesh enroute visiting Haridwar. On arrival check-in at hotel. Afternoon proceed on a tour of Haridwar.

    Haridwar - Rishikesh - haridwar

    Description :

    Proceed on a tour of Rishikesh Laxman Jhoola, The Laxman temple. Neel Kanth Mahadev Himalayan peaks, Babhar forests and the plain below.
    Bharat Mandir The oldest temple in Rishikesh- the black statue of Vishnu, here, is supposed to have been consecrated by Sri Sankaracharya, in the 9th century.
    The event is commemorated, during Vasant Panchami, to mark the onset of spring. Overnight at Hotel.

    Rishikesh - Delhi

    Description :

    After breakfast leave by surface for Delhi. Later transfer to airport/station to connect flight/train to onward destination.





Contact Detail

Tara Tours

Contact Person :-

Mr Mr. Arup Kumar Bhattacharya

Address :- B-13/221, Sonarpura, Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India - 221001
Primary Number :- 08033647739

Phone :- 91-542-2450052
Mobile :- +91-9336660666


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