Divine Trail: Pilgrimage from Indore to Ujjain
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Product Code : AGORA461
Embark on a spiritual quest from Indore to Ujjain Mahakaleshwar, a revered Jyotirlinga temple of Lord Shiva. Witness the divine aura of the ancient Mahakaleshwar Temple, known for its powerful spiritual significance. Experience the sacred rituals, soul-stirring chants, and devout atmosphere as you seek blessings from the presiding deity. Immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage and religious fervor of Ujjain, a city known for its spiritual significance and divine connect, on this soulful journey from Indore.
7:00 AM: Pick-up from your hotel or preferred location in Indore: Your expert tour guide and skilled driver will pick you up from your hotel or preferred location in Indore in a comfortable vehicle to start your day tour to Ujjain.
8:30 AM: Arrive in Ujjain: After a scenic drive of approximately 1.5 hours, you will arrive in Ujjain, a sacred city located on the banks of the Shipra River.
9:00 AM: Visit Mahakaleshwar Temple: Begin your tour with a visit to Mahakaleshwar Temple, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva. Explore the temple complex, known for its ancient architecture and religious significance. Witness the daily rituals and prayers performed by the priests and learn about the legends and customs associated with the temple from your knowledgeable guide.
Note: Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain is a Hindu temple and is primarily open to Hindus for worship and darshan (worshipful viewing of the deity). Non-Hindus may be allowed to visit the temple premises as tourists, but they may not be allowed inside the sanctum sanctorum where the main deity is located. It is important to note that the temple follows a strict dress code and other religious customs, and visitors are expected to respect and adhere to these customs regardless of their religious background.
10:00 AM: Explore Ujjain city: Take a walk through the bustling streets of Ujjain and soak in the vibrant atmosphere of this ancient city. Visit other important temples in the vicinity, such as Bade Ganeshji Ka Mandir, Chintaman Ganesh Temple, and Harsiddhi Temple. Explore the local markets, interact with the locals, and learn about the rich cultural heritage of Ujjain.
12:00 PM: Lunch at a local restaurant: Take a break for a leisurely lunch at a local restaurant in Ujjain, savoring the flavors of traditional Indian cuisine.
1:00 PM: Visit Kaliadeh Palace and Shipra River: After lunch, visit the Kaliadeh Palace, located on an island in the Shipra River. Enjoy the panoramic views of the river and the surrounding landscapes. Take a leisurely stroll along the riverbank, soak in the natural beauty, and capture some memorable photos.
2:00 PM: Visit Sandipani Ashram: Explore the Sandipani Ashram, a renowned ashram associated with Lord Krishna's childhood days. Learn about the teachings and principles of the ashram, and gain insights into Hindu mythology and spirituality.
3:00 PM: Visit Observatory (Vedh Shala): Visit the ancient Vedh Shala, an observatory built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, known for its unique astronomical instruments. Learn about the advanced scientific knowledge and techniques employed in ancient India to study the stars and planets.
4:00 PM: Depart from Ujjain to Indore: After exploring Ujjain, start your journey back to Indore.
5:30 PM: Arrival back in Indore: You will be safely dropped off at your hotel or preferred location in Indore, marking the end of your private day tour to Ujjain. Take back cherished memories of this sacred city and its religious, cultural, and historical attractions, enriching your knowledge about the spiritual heritage of Madhya Pradesh.
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.
Camera charges at monuments.
Gratuities and optional activities.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions.