Kashi or Varanasi ranks among one of the holiest cities in India due to its location right next to the holy river Ganga. A Kashi Gaya with Baijnath Dham holy tour will take you all the religious attractions here which lasts from 8 days and 7 nights. The place remains thronged with devotees throughout the year which only adds on to its religious significance.
- Ghats visit and boating joyride on ganga
- Holy pilgrimage to Ayodhya
- Holy experience in Naimisharanya - dadhichi kund, chakra tirth etc.
- Full day bodhgaya sightseeing - mahabodhi temple, vishnupad temple etc.
- Baba baidyanath dham darshan and Varanasi sightseeing
Day 1 :Arrival in Varanasi
Upon your arrival in Varanasi our tour representative will greet you and from here later on you will be made to proceed on to your allotted hotel here. After freshening up you will be taken for a darshan of the main Kashi Vishwanath temple here which is one of the most important of the 12 jyotirlingas here. Later on in the evening you can even go for Ganga aarti in one of the several Ghats here and some boating activities. Finally you will be taken back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 2 :Varanasi – Allahabad (Prayagraj) – Ayodhya
After having your breakfast in the morning you will be driven to Ayodhya which will be a journey of total 6 hours. En route you will be stopping at Allahabad which is located at a distance of around 3.5 hours. On reaching Allahabad you will be made to visit places like Triveni Sangam, Allahabad Fort, Anand Bhawan, Alopi Devi Temple etc. on reaching Ayodhya you will be made to check in to your allotted hotel here for an overnight stay.
Day 3 :Ayodhya Sightseeing – Lucknow
After completing your breakfast in the morning you will be taken on a sightseeing tour of Ayodhya where you will be covering places like Saryu River, Hanuman Garhi, Ram Janam Bhumi, Mani Parbat etc. you will then be driven to your next destination of Lucknow where on arrival you will be checked in to your allotted hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4 :Lucknow – Naimisharanya – Varanasi
After having your breakfast in the morning you will be checked out of your hotel and driven to your next destination of Varanasi which is located at a distance of more than 6 hours. En route you will be made to visit Naimisharanya which can be reached after travelling for around 2 hours. Once in Naimisharanya you will be made to visit Chakra Tirth, Lalitha Devi temple, Dadhichi Kund etc. on reaching Varanasi you will be made to check in to your hotel in Varanasi where you will be staying the night.
Day 5 :Varanasi – Gaya – Bodhgaya
Early in the morning you will be made to proceed for a sightseeing tour of Gaya where you will be for a whole day of sightseeing. You will be covering places like – Vishnupad temple, Phalgu River, Barabar caves, Tibetan monastery, Mahabodhi temple, great Buddha statue etc. after a full day of sightseeing you will be taken to Bodhgaya which is situated at a distance of around 35 minutes where you will be staying for the night.
Day 6 :Bodhgaya – Deoghar (Baba Baidyanath Dham)
After having your breakfast in the morning you will be checked out of your hotel and made to head for Deoghar your next destination which is situated at a distance of around 6 hours and is also one of the most important jyotirlingas amongst the Shaiva community. The temple holds immense importance in the life of Hindu devotees since it is said to have been built by lord Vishwakarma. On your arrival at Deoghar you will be made to check in to your hotel here for an overnight stay. By evening time you will have some leisure time and you can even have to option to explore the local market here.
Day 7 :Deoghar – Varanasi
Early in the morning you will be taken for a Darshan of Baijnath Dham. On returning from darshan you will be made to return back to the hotel where you will have your breakfast and later on checked out from there and made to finally proceed for Varanasi. On arrival in Varanasi you will be made to check in to your hotel here for an overnight stay.
Day 8 :Varanasi Sightseeing and Departure
You will be taken for a sightseeing expedition of places in Varanasi after completing your breakfast in the morning. You will be covering places like – Kaal Bhairav Darshan, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Tulsi Manas Mandir, Durga Mandir, Sankat Mochan Mandir etc. after some sightseeing you will be made to drop off at your departure location which will mark the end of your Kashi Gaya Baijnath Dham religious tour package.
- Guided sightseeing tour
- Pick up and drop off service
- Meals as per itinerary
- Accommodation as per itinerary
- Driver allowance, parking charges, fuel price
- Any expense of personal nature
- Extra charges in case of an emergency
- Shopping, laundry, tipping, portage
- Monument entrance fees, camera charges
- Anything not in the inclusions section
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Q.What is the cost of a boat ride in varanasi?
A. A row boat ride for 90 to 120 minutes can cost 200 rupees per person. A motorboat ride can cost 1500 rupees per trip.
Q.How many ghats are there in Varanasi?
A. There are over 100 big and small ghats in Varanasi.
Q.Is Ayodhya temple open for darshan?
A. Right now pilgrims can go and get a glimpse of the ram mandir work in progress. Proper darshan is scheduled to open from december 2023.
Q.What is the distance of Naimisharanya from Ayodhya?
A. Ayodhya is 181 kms away from Naimisharanya and it can be reached in about 5 hours by road.
Q.What are the visit timings for Mahabodhi temple?
A. The temple timings for Mahabodhi temple are from 5 am to 9 pm, all days of the week.