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Divine Hills and Temples: Palitana Jain Temple Trekking Tour

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Product Code : AGORA475

Embark on a spiritual journey with our Palitana Jain Temple Trekking Tour. Trek up the majestic Shatrunjaya Hill, which houses over 800 Jain temples, as you take in the breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape. Explore the intricately carved marble temples dedicated to Jain Tirthankaras, adorned with precious stones and sculptures. Immerse yourself in the spiritual aura of this revered pilgrimage site and experience the rich cultural heritage of Jainism while trekking through the divine hills and temples of Palitana.


6:00 AM: Your day starts with an early morning departure from Rajkot as you make your way to Palitana, a significant Jain pilgrimage site, located approximately 215 km away. Enjoy the picturesque journey through the Gujarat countryside, with the majestic Aravalli Hills forming a scenic backdrop.

10:00 AM: Your arrival in Palitana marks the beginning of your spiritual journey. You'll proceed to the base of Shatrunjaya Hill, the sacred site of Jain worship.

Morning Trek:

10:30 AM: The trek to the top of Shatrunjaya Hill is a challenging yet rewarding experience. It spans approximately 3.5 km and involves climbing around 3750 steep steps. As you ascend, you'll be treated to breathtaking views of the surrounding landscape.

Explore the Temples:

10:30 AM - 1:00 PM: During your ascent, you'll encounter numerous intricately carved Jain temples. These temples showcase a wide range of architectural styles and are steeped in history and culture. Take your time to explore each temple, appreciating the rich heritage of Jainism. The exquisite marble carvings, intricate sculptures, and the use of precious stones make these temples a sight to behold. Your guide will provide insights into the Jain Tirthankaras (spiritual leaders) venerated in these temples.

1:00 PM: At the summit of Shatrunjaya Hill, you'll reach the revered Palitana Jain Temple complex. This complex is home to more than 800 temples dedicated to various Jain Tirthankaras. Take a moment to immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance and relish the panoramic views offered from this elevated location.


2:30 PM: The descent from the summit of Shatrunjaya Hill is an opportunity to carefully descend the steep steps while appreciating the serene beauty of the natural surroundings.

4:00 PM: Returning to Palitana, it's time for a sumptuous Gujarati lunch at a local restaurant. Gujarati cuisine is renowned for its unique flavors and vegetarian delicacies, which are a must-try during your visit to Gujarat. Following your meal, you can explore the local market, where you'll have the opportunity to pick up souvenirs or artifacts related to Jainism or Gujarat's rich cultural heritage.


5:00 PM: Bid farewell to Palitana and embark on your journey back to Rajkot.

9:00 PM: Your return to Rajkot is anticipated by late evening, with the exact timing dependent on the pace of your return journey.

Private AC car/van for pick up and drop off from/to your hotel.

English speaking local guide, if option selected.

Entrance fees to monuments, if option selected.

Lunch, if option selected.

Bottled water in the car.

Government Taxes.

Camera charges at monuments.

Gratuities and optional activities.

Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.