India is a favorite destination for all the pilgrims from India as well as from
other countries of the world. Many pilgrim tourists from all over the world come
to visit India's sacred pilgrim spots included in Pilgrim Tours India packages.
India is the country that acquaintances itself with a prosperous historical as well
as religious backdrop of Hinduism and other religions. There are a number of Hindu
pilgrimages sites in every nook and corner of the country, India.
India is a land of pilgrims and pilgrimages. The Holy places of India are mostly
situated at the sacred river sides. All the religious people who have deep faith
in Goa visit these places of pilgrimage. The famous pilgrim sites that are of worth
visiting are; Vaishno Devi, Tirupati Balaji, Golden Temple, Hemkund Sahib, Bodhgaya,
Rishikesh, Haridwar, Varanasi, Kanyakumari, Madurai, Hampi, Mathura, Puri, Pushkar,
Puttaparthi, Ranakpur and Churches of Goa.
Hindus call these sacred pilgrim places to which they travel are, "tirthas", and
the act of going on a pilgrimage travel, they call it as, "tirtha-yatra". All the
pilgrim places or tirtha places are mainly related with the great acts and appearances
of the Gods and heroes of Indian myth and fable. Pilgrim India Tour packages covers
in the itineraries, the Four Dhams; the Seven Sacred Cities and their primary temples;
the Jyotir, Svayambhu, and Pancha Bhutha Linga temples; the Shakti Pitha temples;
the Kumbha Mela sites; major Vaishnava sites; the Nava Graha Sthalas (temples of
the planets); the seven sacred rivers namely, Ganga, Yamuna, Saraswati, Godavari,
Narmada, Kaveri, and the Sarayu; the four Mutts of Sri Adi Sankaracharya (Badrinath/Joshimath,
Puri, Sringeri, and Dwarka); the Arupadaividu (the six sacred places of Lord Kumara);
and shrines too.
We at Pilgrim India Tours makes available visit to a holy site and to receive the
"sight" of the divinity resident in the temple's inner chamber or open-air shrine
for the pilgrims. Pilgrim India Tours provides special tour packages for Ganges
tour also. Ganges tour packages cover Haridwar and Rishikesh. In Ganges tour packages
you will get a chance to visit the Ghats of Haridwar and Rishikesh especially in
the evening time. Each evening, local people as well as the pilgrims gather for
Ganga Aarti. This divine light ceremony is filled with song, prayer, ritual and
a palpable sense of the divine. Aarti is the beautiful ceremony in which dias (oil
lamps) are offered to God. Aarti can be done to a deity in the temple, it can be
done on the banks of the Ganges to Mother Ganga, or it can be done to a saint. It
is performed to God, in any manifestation, in any form, and by any name.
We all welcome to all the pilgrims in India and across the globe to serve you our
best at Pilgrim India Tours.
Pilgrim Tours - Itinerary
Package Cost Starts From : $420 per person (twin sharing basis) for 07 nights &
Day 01: Gaya - Bodhgaya
Arrive at railway station or airport in Gaya. You will meet our representative.
Check-in to hotel in Bodhgaya. After relax at hotel have sightseeing tour of Bodhgaya
visiting Mahabodhi Temple - The temple, named after the Buddha, is a sacred place
for the Buddhists in Bodh Gaya, Maha- bodhi tree. Also visit monasteries of different
countries and Archaeological Museum. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Bodhgaya - Rajgir - Nalanda - Patna
Checkout from hotel and leave for Patna enroute visit Rajgir and Nalanda. Later
on visit Gridhakuta Hill, Bimbisara jail. Drive to Nalanda, it was one of the oldest
Universities of the World and International Centre for Buddhist Studies. After that
rive to Patna, on arrival at Patna transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 03: Patna - Vaishali - Kushinagar
Checkout from hotel and drive for Kushinagar , enroute visit the famous town – Vaihali.
And then drive to Kushinagar. On arrival Kushinagar, transfer to hotel. Afternoon
visit Mahaparinirvana Temple and Rambhar Stupa. Overnight stay at hotel in Kushinagar.
Day 04: Kushinagar - Lumbini
Checkout from hotel in the morning and drive to Lumbini. Lumbii is the birth place
of Lord Buddha. On arrival, transfer to hotel. . Afternoon visit, Mayadevi Temple.
Later on come back to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 05: Lumbini - Kapilavastu - Sravasti
Checkout from your hotel in the morning and leave for Sravasti enroute visit Kapilavastu.
After that drive to Sravasti where the Buddha preached most of his sermons. Here
he is said to have performed many miracles, and levitated. Visit Sahet Mahet and
Angulimal caves. Overnight stay in hotel in Saravasti.
Day 06: Sravasti - Varanasi
Checkout early in the morning from your hotel and depart to Varanasi - one of the
oldest living cities of the world. On arrival Varanasi, sightseeing trip to Sarnath.
Sarnath is the place where Lord Buddha had preached His first sermon to His five
disciples after attaining enlightenment. Visit to Dhamekh. Also visit Sarnath Museum.
In the evening come back to Varanasi hotel for overnight stay.
Day 07: Varanasi - Bodhgaya
Early morning boat ride at River Ganges with view of Sunrise. Later on, drive to
Bodhgaya. On arrival, transfer to hotel and have sightseeing of Dungeswari Caves
where Buddha had meditated for some time. Overnight stay in hotel in Bodhgaya.
Day 08: Bodhgaya - Departure
After breakfast our driver will pickup you from your hotel and will drop you on
time at airport or railway station.
Note : Destinations and Package Costs may vary according to requirements and conditions.