Mention the world pilgrimage or Yatra to a Hindu and he will first think of Char Dham or Vaishno Devi or Amarnath. However, of no less significance are the two holy cities of Allahabad and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. Once known as Prayag, the holy city of Allahabad sits at the confluence of the Ganga, Yamuna and the Saraswati rivers. Varanasi is the oldest living city and a pilgrimage centre alongside the Ganges. Bathing in the Ganga cleanses you of sins and frees you from the cycle of birth and death. Travel to Allahabad and Varanasi is easier and more convenient for pilgrimage, especially when you join us in a 4 days holy tour of these two holy cities.
Tour Duration: 4 Days 3 Nights
Tour Cost: Rs.7500/- Per Person
Destinations Cover: Allahabad – Varanasi – Allahabad
A typical itinerary would go like this:
Day- 1: Varanasi
Land at Varanasi airport to a warm welcome by our tour guide who escorts you to your hotel. The day is free for you to explore the lanes and the ghats of Varanasi and take in some silk weaving centres.
Day-2: Varanasi Temples
Rise early, breakfast and then join the group for a tour of the temples starting with the Bharat Mata Temple. Next is the Sankat Mochan temple followed by a visit to the famed Durga Temple. We then have lunch followed by a visit to the Tulsi Manas temple. In the evening you rejoin the group for the evening Aarti on the banks of the Ganga at the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Stay the night in your hotel but be sure to sample delights of the streets of this oldest living city.
Day-3: Varanasi – Allahabad
Breakfast over, you board the coach along with the others for a 120 km, 3 hour drive across the countryside of Uttar Pradesh to the other holy city, Allahabad. Check into your room and then join the group for a brief tour of the attractions here. We start with a visit to the Allahabad Fort said to have been built by Emperor Akbar. Next we have a look in at the Allahabad Museum followed by a visit to Swaraj Bhavan and Anand Bhavan. Stay the night in Allahabad but be sure to explore Johnstonganj, Triveni Sangam, Dariyabad and Khuldabad.
Day-4: Allahabad Departure
After breakfast the holy pilgrimage tour officially concludes and our tour guide assists you with a drop at the airport or the railway station and you promise to return to sample the delights of Varanasi and Allahabad again.