Ramtek Fort and Temple Day Trip from Nagpur
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Product Code : AGORA466
Embark on a captivating day trip from Nagpur to Ramtek Fort and Temple. Discover the historical wonders of the 18th-century Ramtek Fort, featuring panoramic views of the surrounding hills and forests. Explore the revered Ramtek Temple, believed to be over 600 years old and dedicated to Lord Rama, boasting a unique 350-foot-long OM structure. Delight in a local restaurant lunch and visit the ancient Jain Temple with its impressive Jain Tirthankara statues. Your journey is both a cultural and historical immersion into the rich heritage of the region, culminating in a return to Nagpur at 5:30 PM.
Explore the historical wonders of Ramtek on a captivating full-day excursion, starting with a 9:00 AM pick-up from your Nagpur hotel. Your journey covers approximately 50 kilometers and takes an hour by comfortable car.
At 10:00 AM, arrive at Ramtek Fort, an 18th-century marvel. Delve into the fort's intriguing history, explore its enchanting ruins, and soak in the scenic vistas that surround you. This fort is steeped in history, built by the Gond rulers and later conquered by the Bhonsle dynasty. Its panoramic views of the hills and forests are a visual delight.
At 11:30 AM, pay homage at the revered Ramtek Temple, dedicated to Lord Rama. One of the region's oldest and holiest temples, it draws numerous devotees each year. Legend has it that this is where Lord Rama, during his exile, found rest. The present temple, adorned with a unique 350-foot-long OM structure, is believed to have been constructed by Raghuji Bhonsale, the Maratha ruler of Nagpur in the 18th century. The temple sits at an elevation of 345 meters and is a testament to its 600-year history.
After a fulfilling exploration, savor a delicious lunch at a local restaurant at 1:00 PM.
Resume your journey at 2:00 PM, visiting the ancient Jain Temple nestled in the Ramtek hills. This temple is renowned for its collection of ancient Jain Tirthankara statues. The central idol of Shantinatha, the sixteenth Tirthankar, holds a legendary significance. With over 800 years of history, this temple is a prominent Jain pilgrimage site.
At 3:30 PM, bid farewell to Ramtek and commence your return to Nagpur.
Expect a 5:30 PM drop-off at your preferred Nagpur location, concluding your enriching day.
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.