Gaya is an important religious place and considered the most sacred place for the Hindus, particularly for the ritual of Pind Dan. According to Hindu religious scriptures, every Hindu is expected to perform Pind Dan once in his lifetime to pacify his ancestors above in heaven. The ritual has been in practice since the days of the Ramayana and even Lord Ram came to Gaya accompanied with wife Sita to perform Pind Dan for his ancestors. Night Halt at Gaya.
Allahabad Is one of the most sacred cities in India, wherein the purity lies in the belief that after creating the world, Brahma, the great creator offered his first sacrifice at this place; and also because of the important position it holds according to the Hindu scriptures for possessing the holy confluence, known as Triveni Sangam, of the three sacred rivers of India - Ganga, Yamuna, and the mythical Saraswati. Famous for its culture and contemporary heritage, the city of Allahabad will once again become a major attraction for foreigners willing to witness the greatest expression of Indian religion, and study and learn Indian culture as the roots of tradition and customs can be easily traced in this land of Triveni Sangam. Take Holy bath in Triveni Samgam Confluence of Three river Ganga, Yamuna & Saraswati .Night halt at Hotel Clark in Chitrakut.
Chitrakoot covers a vast area including five villages Karvi, Nayagaon, Sitapur, Kamta and Khohi. As per legend, Lord Rama while on his exile, spent several years in the forests of Chitrakoot. Accordingly Chitrakoot is full of legends, shrines and customs associated with the Ramayana. Ram Ghat, the main pilgrim centre, is located on the bank of the Mandakini river. Situated nearby are ancient temples like the Bharat Mandir, Param Kutir and the Yagya Vedi. The first two are associated with Rama; the third is believed belongs to the very origins of the universe. Most tourist spots are along the river Mandakini, except Deva Ganga, Gupt Godavari (19km)and Hanuman Dhara (3km) The other places include Sphatik Shila (5 km), Janaki Kund (2 km), and Sati Anasuya (16 km). Night Halt at Varanasi.
Sight seeing Lucknow is a beautiful city that still retains its old world charm. Your tour to Lucknow will be a truly memorable one when you travel in India. While arranging for Lucknow sightseeing tours, make sure that you visit the attractions that are worth seeing. The exquisite monuments that were built during the ancient times are still preserved for the present to see and cherish. So check out these tourist attractions as a part of Lucknow Tours Moti Mahal, Lakshmana Night halt Hotel Manglam.
Leave Lucknow for Agra 286 km, 5hrs Bus Journey Night halt at Hotel Winston. Sight Seeing Agra-Taj Mahal Agra's Taj mahal one of the most famous buildings in the world, the mausoleum of Shah Jahan,s wife, Mumtaz. Is one of the Seven wonders of the world. and one of three world Heritage Sites in Agra. Completed in 1653, the Tāj Mahal was built by the Mughal king Shāh Jahān as the final resting place for his beloved wife, Mumtāz.Finished in marble. This perfectly symmetrical monument took 22 years (1630–1652) of labour and 20,000 workers. One of the seven wonders of the world A pristine monument of undying love. It was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his beloved queen Mumtaz Mahal.
The land where Shri Krishna was born and spent his youth, has today little towns and hamlets that are still alive with the Krishna legend and still redolent with the music of his flute. Mathura, a little town on the River Yamuna was transformed into a place of faith after Lord .Krishna was born here. Vrindavan, a village - once noted for its fragrant groves, is where he spent an eventful youth. There are numerous other little spots in the area that still reverberate with the enchantment of Shri Krishna.
Kurukshetra Origin of Gita place. Mythologically, the name Kurukshetra which includes a large number of holy places, temples and tanks, connected with the ancient Indian traditions and the Mahabharata war Battlefield. According to Manu, the tract between the old sacred rivers Saraswati and Drishadvati in Kurukshetra was known as Brahmavarta. In the very first verse of the Bhagvad Gita, a Kurukshetra is described as Dharmakshetra, the field of righteousness. It is also known as Brajhmakshetra, the field of Brahma, the Creator. Nardak is another name for Kurukshetra, probably derived form nirdukh, without sorrow.
A Way to Heaven, Journey to Haridwar 127 km /4 Hrs Bus Journey. Haridwar is also pronounced as Hardwar by many Hindu pilgrims who consider Hardwar to be the holiest place among all others. Hardwar is a very spiritual place and the presence of the river Ganges has made its recognition more intense and profound. The river Ganges tumbles down to the northern plains from the hills and the sight is extremely reflective and attracts millions of devotee from all over the world. A must watch place in Hardwar is HARI-KI-PAURI. It is basically a huge ghat of the river Ganges where all the pilgrims gather for the evening prayers at sharp seven o clock above the stairs of the ghat. Attened Ganga Arati at Hari-ki Par.
Break fast at the 7.30 a.m. Sight seeing Mansa Devi Temple, Dakshaya Jagna Place Sati-Shakti This is one of the eight legends portraying Shiva as the destroyer of evil. Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula. Attend evening Arti at the Ganges. Dinner and overnight at Hotel.