Spiritual Tour (Jyotirlinga, Kamasutra Temple & Holy River Ghats)
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Embark on a captivating spiritual journey through the cities of Delhi, Indore, Ujjain, Bhopal, Khajuraho, Prayagraj, Varanasi, Bodhgaya, and Deoghar with the "Spiritual Tour (Jyotirlinga, Kamasutra Temple & Holy River Ghats)" private tour. Explore the sacred sites of Jyotirlinga temples, marvel at the Kamasutra temples in Khajuraho, and immerse yourself in the spiritual rituals along the holy river ghats in Varanasi. Experience the rich cultural heritage and deep spirituality of these enchanting cities, forging a profound connection with the divine.
Day 1: Arrive Delhi
Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel. After breakfast and some rest, embark on a city tour of Delhi. Explore the bustling streets of Old Delhi, including the iconic Red Fort, Jama Masjid, and Chandni Chowk. In New Delhi, visit famous landmarks such as India Gate, Humayun's Tomb, Qutub Minar, and the Lotus Temple. Experience the vibrant blend of history, culture, and modernity that Delhi has to offer.
Day 2: Delhi - Indore
After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your flight to Indore. Upon arrival in Indore, meet your driver and proceed to visit Omkareshwar, one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Situated on an island in the Narmada River, this temple holds great religious significance. Afterward, return to Indore and check in at your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Indore - Bhopal (250kms)
After breakfast, embark on a scenic drive to Bhopal, the capital city of Madhya Pradesh. En route, visit Ujjain's Mahakaleshwar Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas and a prominent pilgrimage site for Lord Shiva devotees. Upon arrival in Bhopal, check in at your hotel and spend the evening at leisure.
Day 4: Bhopal
Start the day with an early morning visit to the Bhoj Wetland, a Ramsar site known for its rich avian diversity. Witness the beauty of various bird species in their natural habitat. Afterward, embark on an excursion to Bhimbetka, an archaeological site famous for its rock shelters adorned with prehistoric cave paintings. Continue to Bhojpur and explore the stunning 11th-century Bhojeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. Return to Bhopal for an overnight stay.
Day 5: Bhopal - Khajuraho (376kms)
After breakfast, drive to Khajuraho. En route, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Sanchi, renowned for its Buddhist monuments, including the magnificent Great Stupa. Explore the ancient ruins and intricately carved gateways. Continue to Udayagiri Caves, a complex of rock-cut caves adorned with Hindu and Jain sculptures. Arrive in Khajuraho and check in at your hotel.
Day 6: Khajuraho - Prayagraj (300kms)
Spend the morning exploring the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Khajuraho, known for its exquisite temples adorned with intricate erotic sculptures. Visit the Eastern, Western, and Southern Group of temples, marveling at the architectural brilliance and historical significance. Afterward, drive to Prayagraj (formerly Allahabad), a city located at the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna, and mythical Saraswati rivers. Check in at your hotel and relax.
Day 7: Prayagraj - Varanasi (120kms)
In the morning, visit Sangam, the sacred confluence of the rivers, where devotees take holy dips and perform rituals. Explore the grand Allahabad Fort, commissioned by Emperor Akbar, and admire its impressive architecture. Continue your journey to Varanasi, the spiritual capital of India. Check in at your hotel and in the evening, attend the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony on the banks of the holy Ganges River.
Day 8: Varanasi
Rise early for a boat ride along the Ganges River, witnessing the enchanting sight of devotees bathing, performing rituals, and offering prayers. Explore the narrow winding lanes of Varanasi's old city, experiencing the vibrant atmosphere and discovering ancient temples and ghats. After breakfast, embark on a city tour of Varanasi, visiting the renowned Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Sarnath (where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon), and the Ramnagar Fort, a magnificent fort-palace on the banks of the Ganges. Immerse yourself in the spiritual and cultural heritage of this sacred city.
Day 9: Varanasi - Bodhgaya (250kms)
After breakfast, drive to Bodhgaya, a significant Buddhist pilgrimage site. Upon arrival, visit the Mahabodhi Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment. Explore the temple complex, meditate under the Bodhi Tree, and soak in the tranquil atmosphere. Also, visit the Great Buddha Statue, the Tibetan Monastery, Burmese Temple, Chinese Temple, and Monastery, as well as other monastic establishments representing different Buddhist traditions. In the afternoon, embark on an excursion to Gaya and visit the Vishnupad Mandir and other prominent temples. Return to Bodhgaya for an overnight stay.
Day 10: Bodhgaya - Deoghar (235kms)
After breakfast, drive to Deoghar, a town known for its religious significance. Upon arrival, visit the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple, one of the twelve sacred abodes of Lord Shiva. Seek blessings at this revered shrine and immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance. Explore the Naulakha Temple, an architectural marvel dedicated to Radha-Krishna, featuring intricate carvings and a towering structure. Afterward, check in at your hotel in Deoghar.
Day 11: Deoghar - Patna (265kms)/ Delhi
After breakfast, embark on a drive to Patna. En route, visit Rajgir, an ancient city associated with Lord Buddha. Explore the ruins of the historic Rajgir Fort, visit the Gridhakuta Hill (Vulture's Peak), and explore the Vishwa Shanti Stupa, also known as the World Peace Pagoda. Continue to Nalanda and visit the ruins of the ancient Nalanda University, a renowned center of learning in ancient India. Afterward, proceed to Patna for an overnight stay or continue the journey to Delhi, depending on your preference.
Day 12: Delhi - Departure
After breakfast, if you are in Patna, you will be transferred to the airport for your flight to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, you will be transferred to the international airport for your onward departure, marking the end of this memorable tour.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 11 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 11 nights accommodation
Delhi x 2 night
3* - Madhuban Hotel/ Emarald Hotel
4* - The Royal Plaza/ Country Inn & Suite Saket
5* - Le Meridien/ The Claridges
Indore x 1 night
3* - Citrus Hotels/ Hotel Nahargarh Palace
4* - Lemon Tree Hotel/ Pride Hotel
5* - Indore Marriott Hotel/ Sheraton Grand Palace
Bhopal x 2 nights
3* - Lake View Ashok/ The Fern Residency
4* - Noor Us Sabha Palace/ Sayaji Bhopal
5* - Jehan Numa Palace/ Courtyard by Marriott
Khajuraho x 1 night
3* & 4* - Ramada/Clarks Hotel
5* - Radisson Hotel/ Hotel Chandela
Prayagraj x 1 night
3* - Hotel Allahabad Regency/ Hotel Milan Palace
4* & 5* - Hotel Kanha Shyam/ Grand Continental Hotel
Varanasi x 2 nights
3* - Meraden Grand/ Amaya Hotel
4* - Rivatas by Ideal/ Palace On Ganges
5* - Radisson Hotel/ Gateway Hotel Taj
Bodhgaya x 1 night
3* - Hotel Taj Darbar/ Hotel Mahamaya
4* & 5* - The Royal Residency/ Lotus Nikko Hot
Deoghar x 1 night
3*, 4* & 5* - GenX Rameshwaram By 1589/ Amrapali Clarks Inn
- Delhi - Indore & Patna - Delhi flight fare approx INR 10, 500 per person in economy class.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.