Located on the banks of River Ganga, Varanasi is known for its age-old history, culture as well as traditions that date back to centuries. Along with being one of the oldest living cities in the world, this place also holds immense religious relevance for Hindu devotees. Dotted with ancient temples, lined with ghats and spiritual centres, Varanasi is a must visit for the spiritual soul.
With the Kashi Vishwanath temple tour package, for 8 days and 7 nights you will be taken across some of the most ancient and sacred temples in India as well as the world. Devouts from far and wide visit Varanasi to offer their prayers and darshan.
- Holy dip in triveni sangam - Allahabad
- Full day of heritage Varanasi sightseeing tour
- Holy visit to mahabodhi temple in Bodhgaya
- Temple visit to Vishnupad mandir
- Visit and darshan of Ram Janmabhoomi mandir - Ayodhya
Tour Itinerary - Navagraha Yatra Tour Package
Day 1 :Arrival in Allahabad
Upon arriving at Allahabad railway station you will be escorted by our tour representative to your allotted hotel where you will be spending the night.
Day 2 :Allahabad – Varanasi
Your morning will start off on en extremely holy note by taking a bath at the Triveni and performing the Pithru Tharpanam puja ritual (which is done to please the ancestors). After the completion of these procedures you will commence for your Allahabad local sightseeing tour starting with a visit to Allahabad Fort – from where you will be able to witness the glorious sights of River Ganga; Bada Hanuman Mandir – dedicated to Lord Hanuman and housing a spitting image of him; Shankaracharya temple – an initial residence of the Nehru family which is now converted into an iconic museum.
You will then be made to proceed towards Varanasi where upon your arrival you will be made to check in to a hotel for staying the night.
Day 3 :Varanasi Sightseeing
Early in the morning, you will be taken on a Pind Daan ritual where you will be paying homage to your ancestors at the Manikarnika Ghat, which is one of the most highly revered ghats in Varanasi. Later you will be made to visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Mandir – which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the most popular temples in the world for being 1 of the 12 jyotirlingas. You will then be made to proceed towards Annapoorneshwari temple – which is dedicated to the goddess of food and nutrition, goddess Annapurna. Your final destination for the day will be Dundi Ganapathi Mandir – Temple which is dedicated to Lord Ganesha. Finally, you will be made to head on towards your allotted hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4 :Varanasi – Gaya
Early in the morning, you will be made to proceed towards Gaya. From here you will be made to visit one of the prime spiritual destinations of Bodh Gaya which is located at a distance of just half n hour. Being the place where Lord Buddha achieved his enlightenment Bodh Gaya is one of the prime pilgrimage destinations for Buddhists. You will be made to visit the famous Japanese Buddhist temple – this place also houses the bodhi tree under which monks sit and meditate among the serene environment. Thailand, Bhutan and Tibet Buddhist temples will be your next destination for sightseeing of Bodhgaya. Your day will end in an extremely spiritual note by visiting the famous Mahabodhi Temple – which is home to a descendant of the famous bodhi tree under which Lord Buddha had achieved his enlightenment. This place was constructed by Ashoka as a way of spreading Buddhism to the world.
You will then be taken back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5 :Gaya – Varanasi
You will be made to perform the Gaya Shraddham at the famous Gaya Vishnupad temple – which is home to a foot impression of Lord Vishnu himself. After the completion of your Darshan you will be taken back to Varanasi, which will be a road journey of 6 hours. Upon arriving at Kashi you will be made to check in to your hotel for staying the night.
Day 6 :Varanasi Sightseeing
Your city-wide sightseeing tour of Varanasi will commence to the following places Kashi maharaja palace; Vyasa Kashi; Banaras Hindu University (which also houses a holy temple); Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir – dedicated to Lord Hanuman; Tulsi Manas Mandir – which is dedicated to Goswami Tulsidas since this was the exact spot where he wrote Ramcharitmanas and your final destination will be the famous Durga temple.
You will then be taken back to your hotel for staying the night.
Day 7 :Varanasi – Ayodhya – Varanasi
Your journey towards Ayodhya will commence which will be a journey of 6 hours. Upon arriving you will be made to head on for a local sightseeing tour of the city. You will be covering the following places during this local sightseeing – Valmiki Ramayana Bhavan – which is a beautiful gleaming white marble temple; Shri Ram Janmabhoomi Mandir – known for being the site where Lord Ram was born; Kanak Bhavan – one of the most holy temples here dedicated to Lord Rama and Sita.
Finally, after a wholesome day out of Ayodhya, you will be made to head back to your hotel in Varanasi for an overnight stay.
Day 8 :Varanasi Departure
The morning is free for you to do your leisurely activities like shopping for souvenirs including – Banarasi Silk, Gulabi Meenakari, glass beads, Rudraksha Mala, Lal Peda, Ganga Jal, wooden toys and many more. You will also be free to gorge on some locally prepared traditional cuisines like, Chura Matar, Thandaai, Dahi chutney wale Golgappe and more.
After half a day you will be made to head on towards your departure point from where you will be made to head on towards your desired destination.
- 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
Q.Which 3 rivers meet at triveni sangam in allahabad?
A. Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati river meet at the sangam point in allahabad.
Q.Why is the Mahabodhi temple famous?
A. Mahabodhi temple is built on the place where lord Buddha had achieved complete moksha or salvation.
Q.How many ghats are there in Varanasi?
A. There are about 80 to 90 different ghats in Varanasi.
Q.Which is the oldest ghat in Varanasi?
A. Manikarnika ghat is the oldest ghat in Varanasi.
Q.Why is Ayodhya famous?
A. Ayodhya is famous for being the birth place of lord Ram according to the hindu epic, Ramayan.