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Journey to the Jyotirlinga: Mallikarjuna Temple Day Tour

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Product Code : AOGRA329

Embark on a transformative journey from Hyderabad to the sacred enclave of Srisailam, guided by our knowledgeable expert. Explore the revered Mallikarjuna Temple, a prominent Jyotirlinga dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, showcasing a harmonious blend of Chalukya and Vijayanagara architectural splendors from the 7th century. Relish the authentic flavors of Andhra Pradesh cuisine during a delightful lunch break, followed by a mesmerizing visit to the ancient Shikaresvara Temple adorned with intricate sculptures and captivating mythological narratives. Conclude your spiritual sojourn with a serene return drive to Hyderabad, enriched with profound insights, cultural appreciation, and cherished memories of a sacred pilgrimage.

Morning (6:00 AM): Departure from Hyderabad Your spiritual sojourn begins as our expert guide greets you at your hotel in Hyderabad. Settle into a comfortable, air-conditioned vehicle and embark on a scenic drive towards the sacred town of Srisailam. As you journey through the picturesque countryside, your guide will share fascinating insights about the region's history, culture, and significance in Hindu mythology, setting the stage for the spiritual experiences awaiting you.

Arrival at Mallikarjuna Temple As you arrive in Srisailam, be enveloped by the serene ambiance surrounding the Mallikarjuna Temple, one of the 12 revered Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Accompanied by your knowledgeable guide, delve deeper into the temple's rich history and spiritual significance. Marvel at the unique architecture, a harmonious blend of Chalukya and Vijayanagara styles, adorned with intricate carvings, sculptures, and ornate pillars that depict mythological tales and ancient scriptures, reflecting the cultural heritage dating back to the 7th century.

Lunch Break Relish a delightful lunch at a local restaurant, where you can tantalize your taste buds with the authentic flavors of Andhra Pradesh cuisine. As you dine, engage with your guide to learn more about the local culinary traditions, ingredients, and the significance of certain dishes in the region's cultural landscape.

Visit to Shikaresvara Temple Post lunch, continue your spiritual exploration with a visit to the Shikaresvara Temple, an ancient architectural marvel nestled amidst the natural beauty of Srisailam. Wander through the temple's serene courtyards, adorned with intricate sculptures, captivating friezes, and ornamental motifs that narrate stories of deities, celestial beings, and mythological legends. Your guide will enlighten you with captivating tales, historical anecdotes, and spiritual insights, fostering a deeper appreciation for the temple's cultural significance and architectural grandeur.

Return Journey to Hyderabad As the day begins to wane, bid adieu to the spiritual oasis of Srisailam and embark on your return journey to Hyderabad. Reflect upon the day's experiences, reminiscing about the sacred rituals, historical tales, and architectural wonders that have enriched your understanding of Hindu mythology, spirituality, and cultural heritage.

Evening (8:00 PM): Arrival in Hyderabad As you arrive back at your hotel in Hyderabad around 8:00 PM, conclude your immersive day tour with a heart filled with profound spiritual experiences, architectural appreciation, and cultural insights.

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.