Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River’s sacred waters and perform funeral rites. Along the city's winding streets are some 2
Pickup from Airport/Railway station and check-in to Hotel.
Latter we will be taken for an excursion to Sarnath. Sarnath is the place where Buddha delivered his first sermon to his disciples. The attractions at Sarnath are the Buddha temples, the Dhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi stupa, and the archaeological museum.
In the evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges to enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats (riverfront).Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
Early morning, we will be taken for a boat ride on the Ganges. It is a mystical and spiritual experience as you watch people offering water to the Sun God and devotees taking a holy dip in the Ganges. Come back to the hotel for breakfast. ( Boat ride will be done on a situational basis as in July/August, there is a flood in river Ganga.)
After breakfast, we drive to Allahabad. En route we will cover Sitamarhi- situated on the bank of River Ganges. It is believed to be the place where Sita lived during her exile from Ayodhya. Her two sons Lav& Kush were born here. It is the place where she was engulfed into the earth. Visit Sita Samadhi Asthal and Valmiki Ashram.
Enjoy the holy bath in river Ganga and Sangam (Meeting point) of the three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna &Saraswati. Sangam - overlooked by the eastern ramparts of the fort, wide flood plains and muddy banks protrude towards the sacred Sangam. At the point at which the brown Ganges meets the Greenish Yamuna, pandas (priests) perch on small platforms to perform puja and assist the devout in their ritual ablutions in the shallow waters. Beaches and ghats are littered and various Holy rituals will be seen everywhere near ghats
Latter we will cover the other spot in Allahabad like Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhavan- one of the country’s best-running museums in memory of Jawaharlal Nehru. SwarajBhawan -the house where the former Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi was born. back to Varanasi. Night stay at Hotel In Varanasi.
After early breakfast. Full day sightseeing of Ayodhya city. Ayodhya – is a very holy city and is an important pilgrimage site. Lord Rama was born and had many of his pastimes here. It is said to have once had a perimeter of 96 miles and was the capital of Koshala. It is on the banks of the Gogra (Ghaghara or Saryu) River, bathing in which is supposed to destroy even the sin of killing a Brahmin. On the right bank of the river Ghagra or Saryu, as it is called within sacred precincts, stands the holy city of Ayodhya, believed to be the birthplace of Lord Rama, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Ayodhya during ancient times was known as Kosaldesa. The Atharvaveda describes it as "a city built by gods and being as prosperous as paradise itself". The illustrious Ikshvaku of the solar clan (suryavamsa) was the ruling dynasty of this region. Ayodhya is pre-eminently a city of temples yet, all the places of worship here are not only of Hindu religion. At Ayodhya, several religions have grown and prospered simultaneously and also at different periods in the past. Remnants of Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam can still be found in Ayodhya. According to Jain’s belief, five Tirthankaras were born at Ayodhya, including Adinath (Rishabhadeva), the 1st tirthankar. Later Driver to Varanasi. Night stay in Hotel in Varanasi.
Hotel Nights accommodation on twin sharing basis as per itinerary
Meals as per hotel plan
All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary in an air-conditioned vehicle on sharing basis
Road taxes, parking fees, fuel charges, interstate taxes
GST if not mentioned in the rates
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Anything not mentioned under Package Inclusions.
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Cost incidental to any change in the itinerary/stay on account of flight cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, and roadblocks and/or any factors beyond control.
Airfare if not mentioned in the itinerary
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