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Pilgrimage & History: Prayagraj Day Trip from Varanasi

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Product Code : AGORA73

Embark on a spiritual journey to Prayagraj from Varanasi on this day trip, accompanied by a knowledgeable guide. Witness the confluence of Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati rivers at the sacred Triveni Sangam. Explore the historic Allahabad Fort, known for its architectural marvels and rich history, with insights from your expert guide. Visit Anand Bhavan, the ancestral home of Nehru family turned museum, and Khusro Bagh, a beautiful garden with Mughal mausoleums. Immerse yourself in the pilgrim sites and historical landmarks of Prayagraj on this enriching day excursion with a knowledgeable guide by your side.

Start Time: 8:00 AM: Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Varanasi at 8:00 AM.
Depart for Prayagraj (Allahabad), which is approximately 120 kilometers away from Varanasi.

Arrive at Prayagraj and head straight to the Triveni Sangam, the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati rivers. This is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites in Hinduism, and your guide will explain the religious significance and mythology associated with the Triveni Sangam. Take a boat ride to the Sangam and witness the confluence of the sacred rivers, where pilgrims come to take a holy dip, perform rituals, and offer prayers at the Ghats.

After the Triveni Sangam, visit the Allahabad Fort, a historic fort built by Emperor Akbar in 1583. Your guide will provide insights into the fort's architecture, history, and the Akshayavat tree, a sacred fig tree that is believed to be eternal. Explore the fort and learn about its importance in Indian history.

Drive past the Allahabad High Court, one of the oldest high courts in India and known for its grand architecture. Next, enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant in Prayagraj, where you can taste the local cuisine and experience the flavors of the region.

Post lunch, visit Anand Bhavan, the ancestral home of the Nehru family, which has been converted into a museum. Your guide will provide information about the exhibits, including photographs, artifacts, and personal belongings of Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of India, and his family. Learn about the Nehru family's contribution to the Indian independence movement and the history of modern India.

After Anand Bhavan, visit Khusro Bagh, a historic garden with mausoleums of Prince Khusro, the eldest son of Mughal Emperor Jahangir, and other Mughal nobles. Admire the beautiful architecture, lush gardens, and intricate carvings, while your guide shares insights into the history and significance of the site.

After a fulfilling day exploring Prayagraj's landmarks, start your journey back to Varanasi. Arrive back at your hotel in Varanasi and bid farewell to your guide and driver.

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.