Best of Hindu Temple Tour of North India Tour

Best of Hindu Temple Tour of North India Tour - (11 Days / 10 Nights)
Destination Covered: Bhubaneswar – Puri – Konark – Delhi – Kurukshetra – Haridwar – Rishikesh – Mathura – Vrindavan – Govardhan – Delhi

Day 01: Arrive Bhubaneswar

Upon arrival at Bhubaneswar Airport/ Railway station, meet our representative who will welcome and assist you to transfer to Puri ( 60 Kms, 1.5 Hr s drive ) to check into hotel.
Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 02: Puri – Konark – Puri

Early morning you can visit the beach for Sunrise. Post breakfast visit Vishnu temple ( Known as Jagannath Temple ) and later embark on an excursion trip to Chilika Lake at Satapada, the biggest brackish wetland of Asia is regarded as a marvel of nature. Connected to the Bay of Bengal with a narrow channel. It’s dazzling blue water, its Isles and Hillocks, the lovely birds, the fisher folks with their traditional fishing boats floating on its shinning blue surface, all these makes it very fascinating.
In the afternoon visit Pipli,Konark ( The Sun Temple ) also known as Black Pagoda. This 13th century temple is visited by visitors from all over the world. The temple is in the architectural images of the mythical chariot of the Sun God, here the Kalingan temple style has reached in its grand climax stage. The left structure standing among the sand dunes of the Seashore is the most impressive of the Orissa temples, the horses at the entrance, the encircling friezes, and the chariot wheels are executed with exuberance. Back to your hotel.Overnight in Puri.

Day 03: Puri – Bhubaneawar ( 60 Kms, 1.5 Hrs drive ) / Delhi ( By Flight )

Take breakfast in the hotel and later scheduled depart for Bhubaneswar Airport to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to Hotel.Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 04: Delhi – Kurukshetra ( 160 Kms one way, 3 Hrs drive ) – Delhi

This morning take breakfast in the hotel and later proceed for excursion of Kurukshetra is a land of historical and religious importance. The importance of this place is attributed to the fact that Kurukshetra war of the Maharashtra was fought on this land and the holy epic Bhagvada Gita was preached here during the war when Lord Krishna found Arjuna in a terrible Dilemma. Upon arrival visit Sthaneshwar Temple , Brahma Sarovar, Jyotisar and Crocodile breeding centre etc.In the evening drive back to Delhi for overnight stay in hotel.

Day5: Delhi – Haridwar ( 200 Kms, 5 Hrs drive )

Take breakfast in the hotel and later drive to Haridwar ( 200 Kms, 5 Hrs drive ) is an ancient city where the River Ganges enters the Indo- Gangetic Plains of North India after the journey of 253Kms its source of Gaumukh. It is also regarded as one of the holiest places to Hindu where Kumbh Mela being celebrated every 03 years in one of the 04 places.
Amidst the Kumbha Mela, millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists congregate in Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganges to wash away their sins to attain Moksha. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit fell, is located at Har ki Pauri ( literally, "footsteps of the Lord" ) and is considered to be the most sacred ghat of Haridwar.On reaching Haridwar check into hotel.
After fresh up visit Mansa Devi Temple , Chandi Temple and Har ki Puari Ghat in the evening followed by Ganges Aarti. Back to hotel.Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 06: Haridwar – Rishikesh ( 25 Kms, 1 hour one way ) – Haridwar

Take breakfast in the hotel and later proceed for same day excursion of Rishikesh ( 25 Kms ) is also known as the Gateway of the Garhwal Himalayas. Here you can visit Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Geeta ashram and Triveni Ghat etc. In the evening back to hotel.Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 07: Haridwar – Mathura ( 350 Kms, 7 Hrs drive )

Post breakfast at hotel depart for Mathura; the birthplace of Lord Krishna. In the evening arrive and check into hotel. In the evening visit the Dwarkadheesh Temple to join aarti and evening rituals. Back to hotel.Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 08: Mathura – Vrindavan ( 10 Kms ) – Mathura

Post breakfast at hotel revisit the Dwarkadheesh Temple( also known as Keshav Dev Temple ) followed by Vishram Ghat , Banke Bihari Temple etc. In the afternoon proceed for Vrindavan located just 10kms away from the town of Mathura. The small town hosts Hundred of Hindu Temples dedicated to Lord Krishna and his Consort Radha. Visit Madan Mohan Temple, Garud Govind Temple, Banke Bihari Temple and Prem Mandir etc.Back to Mathura for night stay in the hotel.

Day 09: Mathura – Govardhan ( 14 Kms ) – Mathura

This morning after breakfast at hotel proceed for same day excursion of Govardhan which is very famous for the Holy Govarhdan Hill. About this hill , it is said that Lord Krishna raised Govardhan Hill on his little finger to save the town from heavy rain. Here you can visit many temples like Shri Haridev Ji Temple, Daan Ghati Temple and Mukharbind Temple etc. In the afternoon back to Mathura for overnight stay.Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 10: Mathura – Delhi ( 140 Kms, 3 Hrs drive )

Take breakfast in the hotel and alter depart for Delhi. On arrival check into hotel. After fresh up proceed for sightseeing of the capital city of India and visit Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, India Gate ( War memorial ), President's house, Parliament house and Secretariat building.
In the evening free for shopping at Palaika Bazzar, Connaught Place , Janpath etc. Back to Hotel.Overnight stay in hotel.

Day 11: Delhi – International Airport Departure ( Breakfast only )

Take breakfast in the hotel and later scheduled transfer to airport to board the flight for home town. Tour ends with happy memories.