The Sacred Circuit: Lucknow, Ayodhya, Prayagraj and Varanasi Tour
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Embark on a divine journey through the heart of Uttar Pradesh with our "Sacred Circuit" tour. Explore the historical city of Lucknow, witness the revered temples and ghats of Ayodhya, experience the spiritual fervor of Prayagraj, and immerse yourself in the mystical charm of Varanasi. Discover the ancient myths, legends, and rituals that abound in these sacred destinations, and delve into the rich cultural heritage of Northern India. Join us on this soul-stirring pilgrimage and create cherished memories of a lifetime.
Day 1: Lucknow Arrival and Sightseeing
Start your tour in Lucknow, the capital city of Uttar Pradesh, with breakfast at the hotel. After some rest, embark on a sightseeing tour of Lucknow. Visit popular attractions such as Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaza, and British Residency, which showcase the rich history and architectural heritage of the city. Explore the bustling markets of Lucknow, known for their intricate Chikankari embroidery, handicrafts, and delicious street food. Overnight stay in Lucknow.
Day 2: Lucknow to Ayodhya - Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel, drive to Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama, which holds immense religious significance for Hindus. Visit the Ram Janmabhoomi, the site believed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama. Explore other important temples in Ayodhya such as Hanuman Garhi, Kanak Bhavan, and Nageshwarnath Temple. Learn about the rich mythological and historical tales associated with Ayodhya and its significance in Hindu mythology. Overnight stay in Ayodhya.
Day 3: Ayodhya to Prayagraj - Sightseeing
After breakfast, drive to Prayagraj, formerly known as Allahabad, one of the oldest cities in India and a revered pilgrimage site. Visit the holy Sangam, the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna, and Saraswati rivers, where devotees take a ritual bath to cleanse their sins. Explore the historic Allahabad Fort, built by Emperor Akbar, and marvel at its impressive architecture and panoramic views of the river. Visit the famous Anand Bhawan, the former residence of the Nehru family and now a museum showcasing the life and times of Jawaharlal Nehru, India's first Prime Minister. Overnight stay in Prayagraj.
Day 4: Prayagraj to Varanasi - Evening Aarti and Sightseeing
After breakfast, drive to Varanasi, the spiritual capital of India, and check-in to the hotel. In the evening, witness the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti, a devotional ritual performed on the banks of the river Ganges, where thousands of lamps are lit, and hymns are chanted, creating a surreal atmosphere. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 5: Varanasi & Sarnath - Sightseeing
Start the day with an early morning boat ride on the Ganges to experience the spiritual ambiance of Varanasi and witness the rituals and activities along the riverbanks. Return to the hotel for breakfast and then explore the narrow lanes of Varanasi, known as ghats, which are lined with ancient temples, ashrams, and traditional shops. Visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the most sacred Hindu temples, and other prominent temples such as Durga Temple and Sankat Mochan Hanuman Temple. In the afternoon, visit Sarnath, the place where Lord Buddha delivered his first sermon after attaining enlightenment. Explore the Dhamek Stupa, Ashoka Pillar, and the ruins of monasteries, and learn about the history and significance of Buddhism in this region. Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Day 6: Departure
Enjoy your breakfast at the hotel and check-out. Proceed to the airport or railway station for your departure, ending your unforgettable journey through the historical and spiritual destinations of Uttar Pradesh.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 6 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.
- Any flight tickets.
- 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.