5 NIGHTS 6 DAYS
Let the spirituality overflow as we take a tour of Jain sites in Uttar Pradesh. A rich cultural land that actually plays a significant role in Jainism, Uttar Pradesh is an ideal destination for Jain Pilgrimage Tour. The state has not only been the birth place of a few Tirthankaras but also a place where many attained Nirvana and enlightenment. Join us on our 5N/6D Jain Pilgrimage Tour as we take you to important religious sites in the most hassle free manner. The tour begins at the most pious city of all, Varanasi. Sitting on the bank of Ganga, Varanasi is a prime Hindu religious centre and boasts many religious sites and India's leading University, Banaras Hindu University.
After paying homage at Varanasi, we shall head to our first Jain site at Baragaon, which is known for Parshvanath Atishaya Kshetra. We will further proceed to witness to Aligarh to witness one of the largest Jain religious centres of its kind in the country. Soaked in the spirituality, we shall conclude our tour with a visit to Deogarh via Jhansi, where we will get the opportunity to marvel at 31 Jain Temples, each special in its own way.
Upon arrival at Varanasi airport/railway station, meet our representative who will assist you to your hotel. In the afternoon, we shall visit Banaras Hindu University, which is one of the largest residential universities in Asia. At th university, we shall visit Bharat Kala Museum. Later, we will head out towards the temples of Varanasi. We will visit the Golden Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the Durga temple, which is also known as the Monkey Temple due to the large number of monkeys in the temple premises. In evening, we shall enjoy a boat ride on the Ganges. While on the boat we may also see the cremation ceremonies of dead bodies as per Hindu Rituals. Overnight stay at the hotel.DAY 2 - VARANASI - BARAGAON [PARSHVANATH ATISHAYA KSHETRA] - VARANASI - ALIGARH BY TRAIN
After the breakfast today, we will visit Baragaon to see Parshvanath Atishaya Kshetra. Late in the evening, we will take a train to Aligarh. Overnight train journey.DAY 3 - ARRIVE ALIGARH [MANGALYATAN]
Upon arrival at railway station, meet our representative who will assist you to the hotel. Later, we will visit Managalyatan or Teerthdham Mangalayatan', which is a Jain Pilgrimage promoted and developed by Shri Adinath Kund-Kund Kahan Digamber Jain Trust. The complex is considered one of the largest Jain religious centres of its kind in the country. Overnight stay at the hotel.DAY 4 - ALIGARH - JHANSI BY TRAIN
After the breakfast today, we will board the train for Jhansi (train operated Saturday only). On arrival at Jhansi, meet our representative and check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.DAY 5 - JHANSI - DEOGARH [DEOGARH JAIN TEMPLES]
Today, we will drive to Deogarh, which is a village in Lalitpur district and is situated on the bank of Betwa River. It is known for its Gupta-era monuments and for many ancient monuments of Hindu and Jain origin. On arrival at Deogarh check-in at hotel. Later, visit the Jain Temples that are 31 in number. Overnight stay at the hotel.DAY 6 - DEOGARH - JHANSI RAILWAY STATION
Post breakfast, we will transfer you to Jhansi railway station to take the connecting train for onward destination.
- Emergency evacuations/Rescue expenses, if required.
- 16 days accommodation
- Any extra nights stayed due to bad weather, early arrivals, etc.
- Expenses of personal nature
- Travel & Medical Insurance Permissions and other official formalities
You are advised to own a small waist pouch or document bag to manage the following documents properly;
- Passport with Photo copies, Photographs, Identity card, Diary for addresses, contacts, small notes etc.
- Ball pens with spare refills Maps/Charts/Books etc.
- Travel Cheques, credit cards & Currency.
- Airline/Railway tickets/vouchers.
- Any other document for personal purposes.
- Big bag for putting your equipment and others
- A small light trek bag
- Water bottle / Thermos flask for hot water (1 liter).
- Toileteries kit (soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toilet rolls, towels etc).
- Sun screen lotion/cream
- facial tissues, wet once