Along de sacred rivers of India
package along de sacred rivers of India
Tour Duration : 15 Days / 14 Nights
Tour Destination : Delhi/ Lucknow/Allahabad / Varanasi/Kolkata/ Konark / Puri / Bhubneshwara
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Since ages, rivers play important role in history of India and as it is major source of frech water, several important towns and cities flourished on the Banks of these rivers. Major examples are like Varanasi on the banks of river Ganges, Guwahati on the banks of river Brahamputra. Embark on a pilgrimage along the Ganges, Brahmaputra. This journey is a real immersion in the customs and traditions of Hinduism that awaits you. You will discover the mythical city of Benares with thousands of pilgrims. It is a real spiritual journey, which will not leave you unchanged.

  • Itinerary
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  • Day 1 : Day 1 : Delhi: Arrival in day or in evening (according to your flight schedule).

    Delhi is capital of India, which gives it an important global position. It is one of the major centres of industry and trade in North india, and with its ever growing Population of around 20 millions, the city has extended itself towards NCR which includes Gurgaon, Noida, Ghaziabad, and Faridabad. Major Tourist attractions of Delhi include Qutub Minar, Humayun tomb, Red Fort, Jama mosque, Chandni chowk, India Gate and Raj Ghat. The National Museum of Delhi is also worth watching.

  • Day 2 : Day 2 : Delhi:

    Delhi, capital of India, an ancient, medieval and modern city. Visit of Old Delhi: visit the largest mosque in India, the Jama Masjid, and the bustling markets of ChandniChowk. In the afternoon, visit the Humayun's Tomb and QutubMinar.

  • Day 3 : Day 3 : Delhi / Lucknow (express train):

    Transfer by train to Lucknow. Welcome at Lucknow. In the evening, explore the city of Lucknow.Lucknow is capital city of Uttar Pradesh, and it is major industrial centre. It is hub of culture and art in North India, with its famous Ganga jamuni Culture of Nawabs. Some of the famous tourist places of Lucknow include Bara Imambara, Chota Imambara and Rumi Gate. The city is known for its Awadhi cuisine and some best Non vegetarian delicacies like Lucknowi Kebabs and its dishes based on mutton.

  • Day 4 : Day 4 : Lucknow:

    Visit the gardens and ruins of Residency. Visit Bara Imambara and ChotaImambara and mosques, as well as Rumi door. Stroll through the narrow streets of the old town of Lucknow.

  • Day 5 : Day 5 : Lucknow / Allahabad:

    Departure for Allahabad. Check in to hotel and then visit the temple of Patalpuri. In the evening, visit Sangam (confluence of three sacred rivers Ganga, Yamuna and the mythical Saraswati River) and its ghats.
    Allahabad is also one of the most important of city in Uttar Pradesh, known for its famous Triveni sangam, and Patal puri temple. The city witnessed the birth of famous Indian leader – Pandit Jawahar lal nehru, who was first prime minister of India.

  • Day 6 : Day 6 : Allahabad / Chunar / Varanasi:

    Drive to Chunar and then transfer by boat till Varanasi. Passage on the Ganges through picturesque villages. Upon arrival, welcome by our representative and check in to hotel. In the evening, visit the religious ceremony on the Ganges.
    Varanasi is one of the oldest cities of the world, situated on the banks of holy river Ganga since ages. The city as several attractions, and most important being it is a living civilisation, and it gives sharp focus image of Hindu Culture and traditions. There is famous Kashi vishwanath temple in old city, near ghats. It is also known for its Benares Hindu university and Sarnath temple and Stupa, which is about 15 kms from the main city.

  • Day 7 : Day 7 : Varanasi:

    Early morning boatride on the Ganges to see life waking - up on ghats of the Ganges and then back to the hotel for breakfast. During the day, visit the Buddhist temple and museum in Sarnath, visiting Manikarnikaghats (cremation) Dasahwamedha (purification) of Varanasi. In the evening, visit the ancient city of Varanasi, the Chowk and bazaars.

  • Day 8 : Day 8 : Varanasi / Kolkata (by air):

    Transfer by flight to Kolkata. Check in to hotel in Kolkatta. Visit the house of Mother Teresa. In the evening, visit the temple of Kalighat.

  • Day 9 : Day 9 : Kolkata

    Visit the Victoria Memorial, and then visit Barabazar, Cathedral and synagogue. In the evening, boat ride on the Brahmaputra River.
    Kolkata is an important metro city of India, which is located on west coast of India, and famous for its monuments of imperial rule, and its deep bengali culture. It was major british settlement in India, and thus still british style buildings can be seen in kolkata. Other attractions of kolkata are Belur math, Kali ghat temple, and Mother teresa children home.

  • Day 10 : Day 10 : Kolkata / Bhubneswara (by air) / Konark (by road):

    Transfer by plane to Bhubneshwara and then transfer by road to Konark. Reception and transfer to Konark. Evening on the beach of Chandrabhaga.
    Konark is an important world heritage site located in Orissa at a distance of about 60 kms from Capital city Bhubneshwara. It is known for its Huge temple dedicated to Sun temple built in 13th century in style of Chariot of Sun God. It has 24 wheels with 12 wheels on each side represanting 24 hours of day.

  • Day 11 : Day 11 : Bhubneswara / Konark:

    Visit the Konark Sun temple and temple of nine planets. Then departure for ChilkaLake, forming the largest lagoon in Asia. Boat ride on the lake to catch the glimpse of dolphins and migratory birds.

  • Day 12 : Day 12 : Konark / Puri :

    Drive to Puri. Check in to hotel in Puri. Visit of Chitrakut markets (every Wednesday). Visit the Jagannath temple of Puri. In the evening, explore the sacred city of Puri.
    Puri is important pilgrimage destination in Orissa, known for its Jagannath temple dedicated to Lord Krishna, Lord Balrama, and Devi Subhadra. It is also famous for yearly Rath yatra, in which thousands of pilgrims come to witness this event.

  • Day 13 : Day 13 : Puri / Bhubneswara:

    Drive to Bhubneswara. On the way, visit the artists' village of Raghurajpur. Check in to hotel in Bhubneswara. Departure to visit the temple Lingaraja, Vaital Mandir, Rajarani Parsurameshwara Mandir. In the evening, explore the old city ofBhubneswara.
    Bhubneshwara is city of Temples known for its several temples. It is known for its Cave temples of Udaygiri and Khandagiri and Ashoka’s Rock Edict of 3rd Century BC popularly known as Hathigumpha.

  • Day 14 : Day 14 : Puri / Bhubneswara / Delhi (by air):

    Transfer by flight to Delhi. Meet & greet by our local representative and transfer to hotel. In the evening, visit the shrine of Nizamuddin-Chisti.

  • Day 15 : Day 15 : Delhi / Return flight

    Transfer to the international airport for the return flight.

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