Varanasi is considered to be the spiritual capital of the world. Situated on the banks of the holy River Ganga Varanasi is also known for being one of the oldest living cities in India. Home to numerous ancient religious holy shrines and sites, Varanasi is always on top of the list of every spirituality seeker. Not just Varanasi, the places close to this town also hold immense appeal for visitors and travellers.
- Holy ganga aarti experience in the ghats of varanasi
- Visit and darshan at the kashi vishwanath temple
- Holy dip in ganga with pind daan puja ritual
- Full day sightseeing in Ayodhya with visit to Ram janmabhoomi
- Holy dip at the triveni sangam in Allahabad
Tour Itinerary - IRCTC Varanasi Tour Package
Day 1 :Delhi – Varanasi
Upon arriving in Delhi, our tour representative will guide you to board a train heading towards the holy city of Varanasi. This will be a trip of almost 12 hours which will be an overnight journey.
Day 2 :Varanasi
Once you arrive in Varanasi our tour representative will guide you towards your allotted hotel. After completing your check-in procedure you will have some free time to relax and spend some leisurely time. In the evening you will be made to attend the world famous and extremely pious Ganga Aarti on Ganga ghat followed by a pooja ritual. Later on after the completion of your puja rituals, you will be made to head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3 :Varanasi Sightseeing
Your morning will commence at an early hour when you will be taken for a Ganga snan accompanied with a Pind Daan puja ritual. Post breakfast you will be taken on a mesmerizing temple tour of the city which will include: Kashi Vishwanath Mandir – one of the prime jyotirlinga and a holy pilgrimage site for Shaivites from across the globe; Vishalakshi Temple – dedicated to an aspect of Goddess Parvati, this is also regarded one of the most important shakti peeth in India; Annapurna Devi Mandir – one of the most sacred temple in Varanasi, which is dedicated to the goddess of nourishment; Birla mandir; Sankat Mochan Mandir; Tulsi Manas Mandir – the place where Goswami Tulsidas had the idea for ram Charitra Manas and Durga Mandir. Post darshan you will be made to head back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 4 :Varanasi – Ayodhya
You will be checked out early in the morning from your hotel in Varanasi and will be transferred to Ayodhya. After covering a road journey of 6 hours you will be checked in to your hotel in Ayodhya where you will be spending the night. After relaxing for a while you will be taken on a half day sightseeing tour of this city. You will be taken to the following places: Ram Janmabhoomi; Dashrath mahal; Kanak mahal; Hanuman Garhi Temple; Karsevapur and Rama Pattabhishekam. The entire landscape of Ayodhya is dotted with places of importance to Lord Ram.
Day 5 :Ayodhya – Allahabad – Delhi
Early in the morning, you will be made to head onwards towards Allahabad which is a 5 hours of road journey. Once you arrive in Allahabad you will be made to immediately check in to your allotted hotel here and head on out for a city sightseeing tour. You will be taken to the following tourist attractions: Triveni sangam snan – the convergence point of rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati; Hanuman Garhi and Patalpuri mandir. By the afternoon you will be taken to: Anand Bhawan, Swaraj Bhawan and Khusro Bagh. Later in the evening, you will be taken to civil lines and cathedral church. Finally, you will be made to head on back to your hotel where you will gather your luggage and head on for the railway station, where you will be made to board the train heading towards Delhi. This journey of 12 hours will be an overnight journey.
Day 6 :Delhi Departure
Your journey will come to an end upon your arrival in Delhi from where you will be made to board the train or flight heading on towards your desired destination.
- Confirmed train tickets.
- AC accommodation facilities.
- AC road transportation services.
- Driver with guide services.
- All applicable taxes
- Assistance during darshan
- Any special darshan.
- Boating services.
- Any sort of airfare.
- Tips, phone charger, personal items and laundry.
- Services which are not specified within the inclusions section.
- Any additional meals, snacks and other activities which are not mentioned inside the itinerary.
Frequently Asked Questions
Q.When is the best time to plan a trip to Varanasi?
A. The best time to visit Varanasi is from November to March.
Q.What is the importance of Kashi Vishwanath temple?
A. The Kashi Vishwanath temple is famous for being an important jyotirlinga.
Q.What are the must visit places in Ayodhya?
A. Ayodhya must visit places including Shri ram mandir, kanak bhawan, hanuman garhi mandir, dashrath mahal etc.
Q.What are some famous foods in Allahabad?
A. Chhole samosa, lassi, kachori, masala churmura, gulaab jamun and chaat are some of the must have foods in Allahabad.
Q.Which 3 rivers meet at the triveni sangam in Allahabad?
A. The rivers of ganga, yamuna and saraswati meet at the triveni sangam in Allahabad.