Northern India is dotted with some of the most famed and magnificent Hindu temples and other religious sites. For a devout God-lover, a temple tour of north India offers one of the rarest and loftiest spiritual experiences. The folklore behind these temples is too very amazing and is colorful enough to keep your interest glued to them all the time…
Day 01 – Arrive Delhi
Upon your arrival at Delhi railway station/airport, you’ll be greeted by our tour representative who then escorts you to hotel. Dinner and night stay at hotel.
Day 02 – Delhi Sightseeing
Today we’ll explore the capital city of India; Delhi. The places we cover during this Delhi sightseeing tour are Parliament house, India gate, Swaminarayan Akshardham temple, Lakshmi Narayan temple, Chhatarpur temple, Lotus temple, Qutub Minar. Back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 03 – Delhi-Haridwar [By Train]-Rishikesh
Next morning we board train from Delhi railway station to reach Haridwar. On reaching Haridwar, we directly proceed to visit some of the major attractions of Haridwar like Har-ki-Pauri Ghat, Mansa Devi temple, Maya Devi temple, Chandi Devi temple, Daksha Mahadev temple. Post Haridwar sightseeing we drive to Rishikesh; another holy and serene place. Reach Rishikesh, check into hotel and later in the evening proceed to take a look at the Ganga Aarti at Rishikesh Triveni Ghat. Back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 04 – Rishikesh-Haridwar-Varanasi [By Train]
Next day we drive back to Haridwar and reach the Haridwar railway station to board overnight train to Varanasi.
Day 05 – Varanasi Arrival
Next morning we arrive at Varanasi. You are transferred to hotel. Check-in and enjoy the entire day at leisure. Dinner and night stay at hotel.
Day 06 – At Varanasi
Next day is given entirely to Varanasi sightseeing. Early in the morning we embark on a rejuvenating boat cruise on River Ganges after which we visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Lord Shiva Jyotirlingam temple. Post Darshan we come back to hotel for breakfast. Later we set out to visit the other attractions of Varanasi such as Banaras Hindu University, Sankat Mochan temple, Durga temple, archaeological museum. Later during the day, we make an excursion to the famous Sarnath; place where Lord Buddha had delivered his first sermon. At Sarnath, we visit places like Sarnath museum, Dhamek Stupa. After Sarnath visit, we drive back to Varanasi. Dinner and night stay at hotel.
Day 07 – Varanasi-Agra [By Train]
Next morning is left at your complete leisure. In the evening you’ll be driven to Varanasi railway station to board overnight train to Agra.
Day 08 – Agra Arrival and Sightseeing
Next morning we reach Agra. On reaching you are escorted to the hotel. Check-in, freshen up and later proceed for a short city tour of Agra. The places covered during this tour are Agra fort, the Taj Mahal counted among the seven wonders of the globe, Itmad-Ud-Daulah’s tomb. Back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 09 – Agra-Mathura-Delhi and Departure
Next morning we leave for Delhi. En route we visit Mathura and the places covered therein are Krishna janmabhoomi temple, Dwarkadheesh temple, Mathura museum. After Mathura visit we drive down straight to Delhi. If there’s time you could go ahead at explore the shops and bazaars at Connaught place and Chandni Chowk, post which you’ll be dropped at airport/railway station where our representative sees you off and you depart for your onward journey back home with lots of happy memories of the North Indian temple tour.
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