India is dotted with numerous holy cities and sacred sites which sets this subcontinent apart from the rest of the world. A 8 days and 7 nights of Allahabad and Varanasi with Puri tour package will make sure that your spiritual experience is wholesome and complete. Be a part of a breathtaking time and a vacation to remember.
Day 01: Arrival in Allahabad
Once you arrive in Allahabad our tour representative will welcome and greet you and later on assist you to your allotted hotel for an overnight stay. After freshening up for a while you will be taken to the famous Triveni Sangam – which is the confluence point of three of the Holies Rivers in India, Ganga, Saraswati and Yamuna. After taking a holy dip in its water you will be made to proceed on a brief half day tour of the city. This half day tour will include visiting – Allahabad Fort, Allahabad Museum, Ananda Bhavan and Swaraj Bhawan. Finally, you will be taken back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 02: Allahabad – Ayodhya
Post breakfast you will be made to head on towards the ancient town of Ayodhya which is situated at a road journey distance of 4 hours. Here you will be made to visit Ram Janmabhoomi – Birthplace of Lord Ram; Hanuman Garhi; Dashrath Bhawan – the palace where Lord Rama is said to have spent most of his childhood and youth and Kanak Bhawan. You will finally be made to head back to your allotted hotel here where you will be spending the night.
Day 03: Ayodhya – Varanasi
Early in the morning after breakfast, you will be driven to the holy town of Varanasi which can be reached after covering a journey of 6 hours. Upon arriving at Varanasi you will be taken on a brief sightseeing tour of some of the most famous temples in Varanasi like Durga Mandir, Mana Mandir, Sankat Mochan Mandir and Birla Mandir. Finally, by evening time you will be assisted for an enlightening Ganga aarti on the famous Dashashwamedh Ghat.
Finally, you will be transferred to your allotted hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 04: Varanasi – Bodhgaya
Early in the morning, you will be taken on a glorious sunrise boat ride on the holy River Ganga. Your morning time will be involved in exploring the narrow and colorful streets and markets of Varanasi city. You will also be made to explore some of the most popular tourist attractions here which include Kashi Vishwanath Mandir. By afternoon you will be made to depart for the wonderful city of Bodhgaya which is situated at a distance of 5 hours. You will be made to immediately check in to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 05: Bodhgaya – Gaya – BHU
Post breakfast you will be made to visit the famous Hindu temple site of Mahabodhi Mandir which is home to a descendant of the bodhi tree under which Lord Buddha had attained his enlightenment. This site is one of the prime locations for the Buddhist pilgrimage circuit and also a holy centre for Hindus and Buddhists alike. Later on you will be made to proceed on towards the city of Gaya which is situated at a distance of just half an hour. While in Gaya you will be made to visit the famous Vishnupad Mandir, Phalgun River and also perform Pind Daan in memory of your ancestors.
By the evening time you will be made to head on towards the railway station where you will be made to catch a train to Puri, which will be an overnight journey.
Day 06: Arrival in Bhubaneshwar
You will be reaching the city of Bhubaneshwar early in the morning where upon arrival you will be made to immediately transfer to your allotted hotel. After freshening up for a bit you will be made to visit the twin hills of Khandagiri and Udayagiri, Jain temples, elephant cave, lion and queen cave among others which are all 1st-century structures. You also have the option of visiting Lingaraj Mandir, Mukteshwar Mandir, Parshuram Mandir and Rajarani Temple. After a complete day of temple sightseeing tour you will be made to head back to your hotel in Bhubaneshwar for an overnight stay.
Day 07: Bhubaneshwar – Konark – Puri
Early in the morning after your breakfast, you will be made to driven towards Puri which is located at a distance of 1 hour and 20 mines. En route you will be made to visit Dhauli – a peace pagoda; pipli and the famous Konark sun temple. Upon your arrival in Puri you will be made to check in to your allotted hotel for an overnight stay. By the evening time, you will be made to visit the temple of Lord Jagannath. You will be ending your day on a relaxing and stress-free manner by sitting on the peaceful Puri Beach.
Day 08: Puri – Bhubaneshwar Departure
From puri, early in the morning, you will be assisted to Bhubaneshwar from where you will be transferred to the railway station or airport for your onward journey to your desired destination.