Journey to the Jyotirlinga: Mallikarjuna Temple Day Tour
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Product Code : AOGRA329
Embark on a spiritual odyssey with a "Journey to the Jyotirlinga" on a day tour from Hyderabad. At 6:00 AM, your private guide will greet you at your hotel before setting off for Srisailam, home to the revered Mallikarjuna Temple. Explore the temple's intricate architecture and delve into its rich history and significance as one of India's 12 Jyotirlingas, dedicated to Lord Shiva. A stop at the Shikaresvara Temple unveils ancient sculptures and mythological carvings. With a 4:00 PM return to Hyderabad, you'll carry cherished memories of this spiritual expedition.
Morning (6:00 AM): Your spiritual journey begins as your expert guide picks you up from your hotel in Hyderabad, and you set off on a scenic drive to Srisailam in a comfortable vehicle.
Late Morning (11:00 AM): Arriving at the renowned Mallikarjuna Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and Parvati and counted among the 12 Jyotirlingas in India, your guide will accompany you on a comprehensive tour of this historical and spiritual gem. The temple's fascinating architecture, which harmoniously merges Chalukya and Vijayanagara styles, is adorned with intricate carvings, bearing witness to its cultural significance and the rich history that dates back to the 7th century.
Afternoon (1:00 PM): A break for lunch, where you can indulge in the regional flavors of Andhra Pradesh cuisine.
Early Afternoon (2:00 PM): Your guide leads you to the nearby Shikaresvara Temple, known for its remarkable sculptures that trace their origins to the 5th century. As you explore the temple's captivating ruins adorned with carvings of deities, mythological creatures, and more, your guide will narrate the temple's historical and cultural context.
Late Afternoon (4:00 PM): The time has come to bid farewell to Srisailam and commence your return journey to Hyderabad.
Evening (8:00 PM): Your guided tour concludes as you arrive back at your hotel in Hyderabad, filled with profound spiritual experiences and architectural appreciation from your visit to the Mallikarjuna Temple.
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.