Kolkata to Mayapur
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Product Code : AGORA487
Embark on a full day guided excursion to visit Mayapur, a popular Vaishnavite pilgrim center founded by Bhakti saint Vinod Thakur. Standing at the junction of river Ganga and Jalangi, Mayapur is a laidback city with lovely views and plenty of temples. It is believed that Lord Krishna's incarnate Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu was born here in 1486 AD. Private air-conditioned transport from picks up till drop off to your hotel, English speaking guide and entrances to monuments are well included in the package price.
Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit Mayapur (125kms/ 3hrs approx one way).
ISKCON Chandrodaya Temple, one of the over 650 temples that the International Society for Krishna Consciousness has established all across the globe, the place is always buzzing with devotees who come here to pay their respects to Sri Prabhupada, the founder of ISKCON. The sprawling and lush green complex is enormous and spacious and has multiple places of worship in it. Larger than life idols of all prominent lords are installed in the temple, and these beautiful images especially catch the attention of the visitor. The key areas in the temple complex include the main temple, an idol of the founder of ISKCON, Acharya Srila Prabhupada, the presiding deities Sri Sri Radha Madhava and an idol of Lord Nrisimhadeva that finds its way in the centre of the compound. Yoga Peeth temple the birth place of Chaitanya Mahaprabhu, and the structure is built in white marbled towers 30 m high. Yoga Peeth in Mayapur is a center of excellence teaching Yoga, Vedas and meditation. It is assumed that Chaitanya was born under a neem tree. This tree is still seen there in the premise of Yoga Peeth. There is a hut which contains the clay models and statues displaying the life and philosophies of Saint.
After sightseeing drive back to Kolkata and drop off to your hotel.
Transport by private AC deluxe car
Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
Bottled water within the vehicle.
Camera charges at monuments.