Jain Pilgrimage

 

 

 

Jain Pilgrimage Tour 5 Days
Varanasi * Kushinagar * Shravasti * Ayodhya * Allahabad * Varanasi

DAY 1: VARANASI
Morning after breakfast, visit Varanasi also known as Benaras or Kashi. It is 3000 years old and is the center of attraction for all Hindu pilgrimages. One is drawn to the Holy Ghats of River Ganges, where Hindus believe that if they bathe in this Holy River they will be cleansed of all their bad karma. Visit the Vishwanath temple or Golden Temple dedicated to Vishveswara-Shiva with 800 kg of gold plating on its towers provided by Maharaja Ranjit Singh of Lahore. Next visit the Benaras Hindu University, a great centre of learning and the largest residential university in Asia, Tulsi Manas Temple built in the modern marble shikhara-style, Durga temple built in the 18th century by Bengali maharani and is stained red with ochre, 17th century Ram Nagar Fort & Museum and Bharat Mata Temple.
Drive to Kushinagar enroute visit Sarnath and have lunch. Transfer to the hotel.
Overnight in the Hotel. B /L

DAY 2: VARANASI/KUSHINAGAR
After breakfast, take a trip to Kakandi. Afternoon go on a sight-seeing tour of Kushinagar .
Overnight in the Hotel. B

DAY 3: KUSHINAGAR
After breakfast, excursion trip to Pawanagar.
After lunch ar Kushinagar, drive to Balrampur. Transfer to Balrampur for overnight stay.
Overnight in the Hotel. B/L

DAY 4: SHRAVASTI
After breakfast, drive to Shravasti to explore the city.

Sravasti is the birthplace of third Tirthankar, Lord Sambhavanath. Shravasti holds special religious significance in Jain mythology. It was here enlightenment was attained after 14 years of hard penance. The famous Saheth- Maheth forest nearby is said to be 600-700 years old and is believed to be once known as Sahetuk Van. Thousands of Jains come to this place to celebrate the birth day of Lord Sambhavanath, an important Jain festival.
Later drive to Ayodhya and explore the city. Drive to Allahabad, where you will stay for the night.
Overnight in the Hotel. B

DAY 5: ALLAHABAD /VARANASI
After breakfast, explore Kaushambi and Prabhash Giri.
After lunch, sightseeing tour of the city. Evening transfer to Varanasi for your onward journey.
Overnight in the Hotel. B/L