Two oldest cities in India that serve as the center for the Hindu religion are Varanasi and Allahabad, both located in the state of Uttar Pradesh. The Hindu mythology has a lot to do with these locations; further the presence of the River Ganga makes them all the more sacred for the Hindu pilgrims. You can simply indulge yourself in this spiritual journey through the package, Varanasi - Allahabad tour. The duration of the package is 3 days - 2 nights, it will take you around all the important sites and attractions the places have to offer.
VARANASI - SARNATH - PRAYAG
3 Nights & 4 Days
Day 01:Varanasi Arrivals + Ganga Aarti
Pickup from Airport/Railway station and check in to Hotel. At evening, get ready to experience one of the most memorable moments of your life, as you will be taken to River Ganges. Enjoy Ganga Aarti. Get a glimpse of the spiritualism at the Ganga Ghats (river front).Can enjoy the Ganga Arti on Boat (optional and by own cost). Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
1. Ganga Aarti
Day 02: Varanasi – Morning Boat Ride – Sarnath (15 KM 0.5 hr) - Temple Tour
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 holy dip in the Ganges. We will visit all the famous Ghats of Varanasi via boat. Latter visit the most religious Kashi Vishwanath temple, Annapurna Temple, the Bharat Mata temple, Sankat Mochan(Hanuman temple), Manas Mandir, BHU. Come back to hotel for breakfast.
Latter in non, 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, theDhamekha stupa, Chaukhandi stupa and the archaeological museum.
In evening have leisure time for shopping in Varanasi(optional and by your own). Night stay at Hotel in Varanasi.
1. Morning boat ride on the River Ganges.
2. Vishwanath temple, Annpurna Temple
3. Bharat Mata Mandir, Sankat Mochan, Manas Mandir, BHU
4. Sarnath (Dhamekh Stupa, the Chaukhandi Stupa and the Archaeological museum)
Day 03: Varanasi – Allahabad (150 KM, 3 hrs) – Triveni Sangam- Varanasi (150 KM, 3 hrs)
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Allahabad . Enjoy the holy bath in river Ganga and in 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 Jawahar Lal Nehru. Swaraj Bhawan -the house where the former Prime Minister of India Mrs. Indira Gandhi was born. Night stay at Hotel In Varanasi.
Note : Have option to come back to Varanasi by boat (Sailing tour)
1. Sangan bath
2. Hanuman Temple
3. Anand Bhavan, Swaraj Bhavan
Day 04: Varanasi - Drop to Airport/Railway station
After Breakfast, have some leisure time. Latter we drive for airport/Railway Station with pleasant memory of holy trip.