Ayodhya Pilgrimage Circuit
Lucknow - Ayodhya - Varanasi - Prayagraj - Lucknow
Day 1: Arrive Lucknow, transfer and checkin to your hotel. In the afternoon visit Bada Imambara, Chota Imambara and ancient Clock tower. Lucknow famous by the region name Awadh is a landmark place to start your pilgrimage journey of most important places in India. In Lucknow you can also visit The Residency Complex to have a glimpse of lot of colonial architecture. Overnight at Lucknow.
Day 2: Drive from Lucknow to Ayodhya, the birthplace of Lord Rama. You can easily reach from Lucknow to Ayodhya by road, it takes 2.30 hrs drive. Top places to see in Ayodhya are Ram Janma Bhoomi, Kanak Bhawan, Sita Ki Rasoi, Hanuman Garhi Mandir. Aslo visit Ram ki Paidi ghat at Saryu river to get the spectacular view of Ayodhya and its surroundings. Diwali the biggest festival of India has its historical significance linked with Ayodhya and more than 1.5 millions Diyas were lighten up at 2022 Diwali festival. Overnight at Ayodhya.
Day 3: Drive from Ayodhya to the city of Lord Shiva, the place where people come to free themselves from cycle of life and birth. In last few years Varanasi has developed into modern and clean city while still keeping the aura of its religious significance. First visit Sarnath deer park where Buddha gave his first sermon and see the most captivating Indian Emblem known as The Lion Capital. Later on visit the numerous temples in Varanasi including the most famous Kashi Vishwanath and Sankat Mochan Hanuman Mandir. In the evening drive towards the Ganges Ghat. There every evening you can be witness to Ganga Aarti which is a must-see event when you are in Varanasi. Overnight at Varanasi.
Day 4: In the morning go for a charming morning boat ride at Varanasi (not working during monsoon). After morning ride return to your hotel and have breakfast. Later on drive to holy confluence of Ganga Yamuna and Sarasvati at the city of Prayagraj. Visit Shri Adi Shankar Vimana Mandapam and Hanuman temple before going at the confluence of holy rivers. On your wish you can take a boat which will take you to the right place where you can take the spiritual dip at the confluence of holy rivers and can also perform rituals for your ancestors. Overnight at Prayagraj.
Day 5: Drive from Allahabad to Lucknow and reach there for your onward journey. It will take you around 4 hrs to reach Lucknow airport or Lucknow Railway station for speed trains.