Pilgrimage & History: Prayagraj Day Trip from Varanasi
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Product Code : AGORA73
Embark on a spiritual and historical journey with a day trip to Prayagraj from Varanasi. This guided adventure takes you to the sacred Triveni Sangam, where the Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati rivers converge. Explore the historic Allahabad Fort and the eternal Akshayavat tree. Delve into the history of India at the Allahabad High Court and visit the ancestral home of the Nehru family, Anand Bhavan, now transformed into a museum. Conclude your day with a visit to Khusro Bagh, a garden with Mughal mausoleums. This day trip offers cultural insights and spiritual experiences, all in the comfort of a guided tour.
Start Time: 8:00 AM
8:00 AM: Your guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Varanasi, and your day trip to Prayagraj (Allahabad) will commence.
En Route to Prayagraj: Depart for Prayagraj, a city located approximately 120 kilometers away from Varanasi. As you journey to this historic destination, enjoy the scenic landscapes and a comfortable ride.
Arrival at Triveni Sangam: Upon reaching Prayagraj, head straight to the Triveni Sangam, the sacred confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati rivers. Your knowledgeable guide will elucidate the religious significance and mythological tales associated with this revered site.
Boat Ride and Witnessing the Confluence: Experience a serene boat ride on the holy waters to witness the confluence of these sacred rivers. Learn about the rituals, prayers, and bathing ceremonies that draw pilgrims to the Ghats at Triveni Sangam.
Explore Allahabad Fort: Delve into history as you visit the Allahabad Fort, an architectural marvel constructed by Emperor Akbar in 1583. Your guide will provide insights into the fort's historical importance and take you to the Akshayavat tree, believed to be timeless. Explore the fort's structures and their role in Indian history.
Drive Past Allahabad High Court: Admire the grandeur of the Allahabad High Court, one of India's oldest high courts, known for its impressive architecture.
Lunch at a Local Restaurant: Enjoy a traditional lunch at a local restaurant in Prayagraj, savoring the regional cuisine and its unique flavors.
Visit Anand Bhavan: Discover Anand Bhavan, the Nehru family's ancestral home converted into a museum. Your guide will illuminate the exhibits, showcasing photographs, artifacts, and personal belongings of Jawaharlal Nehru and his family. Gain insights into their contributions to India's independence movement and modern history.
Explore Khusro Bagh: Visit Khusro Bagh, a historical garden with mausoleums of Mughal Prince Khusro and nobles. Marvel at the exquisite architecture, lush gardens, and intricate carvings, while your guide reveals the historical significance of this site.
Return to Varanasi: After a day filled with exploration and cultural immersion, commence your journey back to Varanasi. Arrive at your Varanasi hotel, concluding your memorable day trip to Prayagraj.
This day trip allows you to delve into the rich heritage, religious significance, and historical landmarks of Prayagraj while being accompanied by a knowledgeable guide.
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.