|Varanasi:||Main Kashi Vishwanath temple, Annapurna Devi temple, Ganga Aarti, Kal Bhairav Mandir, Sarnath|
|Prayag:||Triveni Sangam, Allahabad Fort, Patalpuri Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhawan, Alopi Devi Temple, Sitamarhi|
Vishnupad temple, Phalgu River, Mangala Gauri temple, Tibetan Monastery, Mahabodhi temple, Thai monastery and Chinese temple
Varanasi or Kashi is one of the oldest cities in the world. Overfull in rich religious and cultural history and known as the land of pilgrimage.The ancient medical science called “Ayurveda” was born in this city. Ghats give you relief to all your five senses. Pind daan (A rituals as per ancient texts and paying homage to the deceased ancestors, the dead soul attains salvation) is also performed along the bank of river Ganga.
Varanasi has been a cultural centre of North India for several thousand years, the city is known worldwide for its many ghats. According to legends, Varanasi was founded by the Lord Shiva.The Pandavas, the mythic protagonists of the Hindu epic “Mahabharata” are said to have visited the city in search of Shiva to atone for their sin of fratricide and Brāhmanahatya that they had committed during the climactic Kurukshetra War.
Buddha is believed to have founded Buddhism here around 528 BCE when he gave his first sermon, "The Setting in Motion of the Wheel of Dharma", at nearby Sarnath.
Varanasi grew as an important industrial centre, famous for its muslin and silk fabrics, perfumes, ivory works, and sculpture.
Allahabad is a known destination for sacred pilgrimage which any follower of the Hindu religion must visit at least once during a lifetime.it is considerd as one of the holy places in India, Which is prescribed location for pind daan.
Here you will see mix of India’s great holy rivers Ganga, Ymuna and Saraswati and take a holydips.
A mass Hindu pilgrimage in which Hindus gather at the Ganges River. Akbar forts, one of the most popular religious centre of ancient and modern India for Hinduism. That it is an ancient town is also illustrated by references in the Vedas (the most ancient of Hindu sacred texts) to Prayag. It is believed to be the location where Brahma, the Creator of the Universe, attended a sacrificial ritual.
Gaya is an ancient city found on the bank of the holy Phalgu River known as one of the holiest river in Hindusm. Gaya derives its name from the mythological demon Gayasur (which literally means Gaya the demon). According to Vayu Purana, Gaya was the name of a demon (Asura) whose body was pious after he performed rigid penance and secured blessings from Vishnu.
It was said that the body of Gayasura was transformed into the series of rocky hills that make up the landscape of Gaya.
Pilgrims come to the holy place to perform the Hindu religious ritual for the dearly departed known as Pind Daan.Gaya is mentioned in the great epics, Ramayana and Mahabharata. Rama along with Sita and Lakshmana, visited Gaya to offer pind-daan to their father Dasharath. Gaya is an ancient city. Documented history of Gaya dates back to the enlightenment of Gautama Buddha. About 11 km from Gaya town is Bodh Gaya, the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment. Gautam Buddha was a sage on whose teachings, the religion Buddhism was founded. Since then Gaya has been a place of pilgrimage for people all over the world.
Varanasi or Kashi is one of the oldest cities in the world. Overfull in rich religious and cultural history and known as the land of pilgrimage The Tour basically shows the natural heritages of oldest cities and explores the value of it. This tour takes you to the renowned temples of Varanasi, Allahabad (Prayag) and Gaya. This Balaji Travels tour will also bring you to the river Ganga (Maa Ganga Aarti), Triveni Sangam (Confluence of three rivers), and Mahabodhi temple (The Great Buddha’s Place) with renowned places of these city.
Arrive at VARANASI Airport/Railway Station our company representative will meet and greet you. Later you will proceed towards your pre-book hotel & check-in there. From here you will start your journey of heart and soul in the holy city of Lord Shiva. Visit Main Kashi Vishwanath temple one of the 12 jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva, Annapurna Devi temple and Vishalakshi Devi. Then go for Ganga Aarti and Boating (Direct Payment) on River Ganga at Dashashwamedh Ghat. Over night stay at VARANASI hotel.
After breakfast, drive to ALLAHABAD & visit Triveni Sangam (Prayag) for a Holy dips, ALLAHABAD Fort, Patalpuri Hanuman Temple, Anand Bhawan, Alopi Devi Temple and Shri Male Madeshwar Temple. After sightseeing drive to visit Sitamarhi & proceed to VARANASI for Overnight stay in hotel.
In the morning proceed to GAYA, for visiting Vishnupad temple, phalgu river for Ritual Pinda Dann Pooja then visit Mangala Gauri temple, Tibetan Monastery then move to BODHGAYA and visit Mahabodhi temple, Bodhi Tree, Great Buddha statue, Royal Bhutan monastery, Thai monastery, Chinese temple etc. Then drive to VARANASI Overnight stay in hotel at VARANASI
Today early in the morning go for temple visit which include Kal Bhairav Darshan, Main Kashi Vishwanath temple one of the 12 jyotirlinga of Lord Shiva, Annapurna Devi temple then return to hotel have your breakfast & check-out from hotel then proceed to visit Tulsi Manas Mandir, Durga Mandir, Sankat Mochan Temple & New Vishwanath Temple (B.H.U) etc. & proceed to Sarnath. This tour will cover Dhamek Stupa, Chaukhandi Stupa, Jain Temple Buddha Museum, Ashok Pillar, and Deer Park. Then drive to VARANASI Airport/Railway Station for onwards journey Services end here from Balaji Travels with sweet memories, amazing knowledge & unforgettable experience.