It would be incumbent upon all sons to offer PIND (oblations) for the salvation of the soul of their ancestors. The soul doesn’t get freedom from Earth unless the person doesn’t visit Gaya. On this tour you will see the places visited by Lord Rama. This tour will give you the perfect glimpse of the Hindi culture and heritage, with a touch of Buddhism and Muslim culture.
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination Covered: Delhi - Gaya - Bodhgaya - Varanasi - Allahabad - Chitrakoot - Ayodya - Naimisaranya - Lucknow
Day 01:- Arrival in Delhi
Our representative will meet you at the Airport/Railway station and assist you with your transfer to the hotel and the check in procedures. After the long journey, enjoy the hospitality of your hotel. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 02:- Delhi - Gaya (By flight) Bodhgaya
Today morning after breakfast you will be transferred to Delhi airport to board the flight for Gaya. On arrival proceed to Bodh Gaya and check in at hotel. Evening visit Mahabodhi Temple and other sites of Buddhist importance. Overnight in the hotel at Bodhgaya.
Day 03:- Bodhgaya - Gaya - Varanasi (260 km)
Early in the morning proceed to Gaya, 14 kms from Bodhgaya and visit the Vishnupad temple and perform the rituals (Pinda Daan) for your ancestors. Later in the afternoon drive to Varanasi. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight in the hotel.
Day 04:- Varanasi
Early morning proceed on a boat tour on River Ganges visiting all the bathing ghats followed by walk through the narrow lanes visiting the Golden Temple (old Vishwanath Temple) and Annapurna Devi Temple. Afternoon proceed on a half day temple tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat Mata (Mother India) Mandir, Durga, Tulsi Manas, Sankat Mochan Temple and the new Vishwanath Temple. Followed by Ganga Aarti at Dasaswamedh Ghat. Overnight at hotel.
Day 05:- Varanasi - Vindhyachal (70 km) - Allahabad (100 km)
Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Allahabad, enroute visit Vindhyachal (Goddess Durga Temple). On arrival at Allahabad proceed to Sangam for a holi dip and later visit other places of religious and historical importance. Overnight stay in the hotel at Allahabad.
Day 06:- Allahabad - Chitrakoot - Allahabad (130 km one way)
After breakfast at hotel drive to Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh). According to Hindu Mythology Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshmana spent eleven and half years in Chitrakoot of their fourteen years of exile. Visit Ramghat, Kamadgiri, Bharat Milap, Janaki Kund, etc. Later return to Allahabad and overnight stay in the hotel at Allahabad.
Day 07:- Allahabad - Ayodhya (175 km) - Lucknow (140 km)
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Ayodhya. On arrival visit to Rama Janmbhumi – the birth place of lord Rama and other temples. Later proceed to Lucknow. On arrival check into the hotel and overnight stay in Lucknow.
Day 08:- Lucknow - Naimisaranya - Lucknow (about 90 km one way)
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Naimisaranya. The Mahabhrata was composed by Vedavyas in this forest. A dip in the river Gomati at this spot is considered to be very sacred ritual. Evening drive to Lucknow and later you will be dropped at Lucknow Airport/Railway station for onward journey.