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12 Jyotirlinga Darshan

Duration : 18 Nights

Destination Covered : Jamnagar - Dwarka - Somnath - Diu - Mumbai - Bhimashankar - Shirdi - Shani Shingnapur - Aurangabad - Grishneshwar - Trimbakeshwar - Nasik - Ujjain - Omkareshwar - Indore - Hyderabad - Srisailam - Mallikarjun - Madurai- Rameshwaram - Delhi- Haridwar - Guptkashi - Phata - Kedarnath - Varanasi - Deogarh - Baidyanath – Basukinath

Price
80000

You Pay: 50000

Route Map

An Introduction

As per Hindu mythology, there are 12 Jyotirlingas that are said to be manifested by Lord Shiva himself. The 12 Jyotirlinga Darshan tour takes to the sacred places which act as the holy abode of the linga. Paying a homage at the holy shrines of the almighty helps you to wash away all your sins and attain salvation. During the 19 days’ tour, you will be seeking the blessings of the Lord while cherishing the spiritual sojourn. It’s a deeply spiritual journey which brings you closer to God and lets you soak-in the divine aura. Plan a trip and get all your wishes granted. Besides exploring the popular pilgrimage destinations in India, you will be enjoying sightseeing during the course of the tour.

Trip Highlights
  • Attend the abhishekam ceremony of the Nageshwar Jyotirlinga
  • Pay homage at the Bhimashankar temple
  • Explore Shirdi and Shani Shingnapur
  • Worship at the Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
  • Visit the Mahakaleshwar Temple
  • Partake in aarti at the Omkareshwar Temple
  • Witness the abhishekam ceremony of Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga
  • Excursion to the Meenakshi Amman Temple
  • Enjoy evening Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat
  • Go for temple hopping in Varanasi
Itinerary Details
Day 1
Arrival in Jamnagar - Drive to Dwarka (135 km / 3 hrs.)

After arriving in Jamnagar, start your road journey to Dwarka. One of the seven ancient towns of India, it is also a highly revered Char Dham destination. After reaching, complete your check-in formalities at the hotel. Enjoy sightseeing later in the afternoon. In the evening, enjoy the aarti and darshan at the famous Dwarkadhish Temple. This temple, with its 5 stories, is believed to be around 1,400 years old and dedicated to Lord Krishna.

After darshan, return to the pre-booked hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 2
Dwarka - Somnath (240 km / 5 hrs.)

Your day starts early with a visit to Bet Dwarka or Beyt Dwarka which dates back to the 19th century. Attend the Abhishek of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga and visit the Rukmini Devi temple. After completing your darshan, enjoy your breakfast. Then, drive your way to Somnath. Post reaching, complete the check-in formalities at the pre-booked hotel. In the evening, visit the famous Somnath Jyotirlinga temple for aarti and darshan. One of the 12 revered Jyotirlingas in India is housed within the shrine. The temple wears a blissful aura and displays incredible architecture.

Enjoy your dinner, followed by an overnight stay at Somnath.

Day 3
Somnath – Diu (90 km / 3 hrs.) - Rajkot (200 km / 4 hrs.) – Mumbai

Day 3 of the 12 Jyotirlinga tour starts with a hearty breakfast. This followed by checking out from the hotel and proceeding towards Rajkot or Diu. Subsequently, you will be assisted with a guided transfer to the airport to catch your flight to Mumbai. Once at the Mumbai airport, our representative will help you to reach one of our listed hotels.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 4
Mumbai – Bhimashankar (216 km /5 hrs.)

Munch your breakfast and head towards Bhimashankar, nestled at a distance of 220 km from Mumbai. Post reaching Bhimashankar, check-in at the hotel. The Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga holds a religious significance. Pay homage at the shrine and seek blessings of the almighty. The plush foliage all around enhances the beauty of the temple.

In the evening, you can plan a visit to the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. After exploring the sanctuary, return to the hotel to have your dinner.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5
Bhimashankar - Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur- Aurangabad (340 km /7 hrs.)

Proceed towards Shirdi after savoring your breakfast. Situated at a distance of almost 183 km from Bhimashankar, Shirdi is a small town and enjoys fame for housing shrine of Sai Baba. Counted as a sacred pilgrimage, the town lures millions of devotees to seek the blessings of Sai Baba. Top tourist attractions in Shirdi are Khandoba Temple, Samadhi Mandir, Sri Sai Baba Sansthan Complex etc.

Once done with the sightseeing tour of Shirdi, proceed for Shani Shingnapur, positioned 65 km away from Shirdi. Believed to be the birthplace of Lord Shaneshwara, the town is thronged by visitors to worship Lord Shani, a manifestation of Lord Saturn. Offer your prayers at the temple and soak-in the divine aura. A drive to Aurangabad is scheduled in the evening.

Enjoy an overnight stay at Aurangabad.

Day 6
Aurangabad- Grishneshwar –Trimbakeshwar / Nashik (183 km /04-5 hrs.)

Visit Grishneshwar Temple early in the morning. The temple is the holy abode of one of the twelve Jyotirlingas across India. Owning a spellbound architecture, the shrine cast a spell on the visitors. Worshipping in the temple is a soul-soothing experience. After paying reverence, make your way to Nashik.

Upon arrival, check-in at the hotel and enjoy an overnight stay.

Day 7
Nasik - Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai (170 km / 04-05 hrs.) – Ujjain via Indore (56 km/1 ½ hrs.)

Start your day by visiting the Trimbakeshwar Temple. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the holy place lures many of his ardent devotees. Post offering your prayers, return to the hotel and savor delicious breakfast. Thereafter, leave for Mumbai. You will get assisted transfer to the Mumbai airport and from there, catch a flight to Indore. Later on, you will be traveling to Ujjain.

On reaching, complete the check-in formalities and enjoy an overnight stay.

Day 8
Ujjain – Omkareshwar (140 km / 3½ hrs.)

Get up before the sunrise and head towards the Mahakaleshwar Temple before 3:00 am if you want to attend the Bhasm Aarti. After having darshan, hit the road to Omkareshwar. The holy town beguiles devotees with its shape that mirrors that of the sacred letter 'Om'. On reaching, complete the check-in formalities and unwind yourself.

The evening is reserved for paying a homage at the Omkareshwar Temple. Also, get a chance to attend the Aarti.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 9
Omkareshwar – Indore (80 km / 2½ hrs.) - Hyderabad – Srisailam (340 km / 7 hrs.)

Your day starts at dawn where you are taken to attend the Abhishekham ceremony early in the morning at Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga. After receiving the Lord's blessings, enjoy your breakfast and then complete your check-out formalities at the hotel. This is followed by a transfer to Indore and subsequently to the airport. Arrive in Hyderabad and then depart by road to Srisailam, located at a distance of almost 240 km. After lunch, visit the spectacular Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple. Attend the aarti in the evening.

Overnight stay is planned at Srisailam.

Day 10
Mallikarjuna Temple - Drive to Hyderabad (340 km / 7 hrs.)

Partake in the Abhishekam ceremony early in the morning at the Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple. Thereafter, enjoy your breakfast and proceed towards Hyderabad, which lies at a distance of almost 240 km. Explore popular attractions in Hyderabad such as the Salar Jung Museum, which is also one of the three National Museums of India, and Charminar, also known as the 'Arc de Triomphe of the East'.

Enjoy an overnight stay at Hyderabad.

Day 11
Hyderabad – Madurai - Arrival Madurai – Rameshwaram (175 km / 4 hrs.)

Post-breakfast, get transferred to Hyderabad airport to catch your flight to Madurai. After reaching Madurai, visit the famous Meenakshi Amman Temple. Not only does it wear a blissful aura but is also an excellent piece of architecture. After enjoying your darshan, drive your way to Rameswaram, one of the Char Dham destinations. The drive takes around 4 hours. Upon arrival, complete your check-in formalities at the hotel.

Enjoy your dinner followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 12
Rameshwaram – Madurai - Madurai – Delhi

You will leave your hotel room at around 4:00 am. The religious activities you will be partaking at the Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga Temple are Mani Darshan, Samudra Snan and Kund Snan, along with Abhishekam. After partaking in amazing activities, enjoy your breakfast at the hotel. Later, return to Madurai by road. Make your way to Madurai airport at 2:00 pm to catch the flight for Delhi. Upon arrival at the Delhi airport, get transferred to the hotel.

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 13
Delhi – Haridwar by Train – Guptkashi by Road (205 km/ 7 hrs.)

After enjoying your breakfast, check out from the hotel and make your way to Haridwar. Upon reaching Haridwar by around 11:00 am, hit the road to Guptkashi. After arriving, check-in at a hotel or a guesthouse. You have the rest of the day to your own leisure. Guptkashi lies on the western banks of River Mandakini. Explore the religious town on your own. Guptkashi is dotted with several temples like Vishwanath temple, Ardhanarishwar temple and Manikaran Kund. Satiate your hunger with a delicious dinner at the hotel.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 14
Guptkashi – Phata (15 km/40 min) – Kedarnath – Phata – Guptkashi

Early in the morning, get transferred to the Phata Helipad by road for boarding a helicopter to Kedarnath. Kedarnath is one of the four Char Dham destinations as well as a Jyotirlinga out of the twelve. Spend almost 1-2 hours at the Kedarnath temple and soak-in the spiritual bliss.

After reaching the Kedarnath Temple, collect your priority darshan tickets. This is only available for helicopter passengers. This famous temple is believed to have been constructed by the Pandava brothers of the Mahabharata, the great Hindu epic. Also, the shrine was later revived by Adi Shankaracharya. Return back to Phata by helicopter. Board your vehicle and return to the hotel for savoring delicious dinner.

An overnight stay is planned at the hotel.

Day 15
Guptkashi – Haridwar (205 km / 8 hrs.) overnight train to Varanasi

Check-out of the Guptkashi hotel at around 8:00 am after having your breakfast. Post this, head towards Haridwar. Upon your arrival, you will be transferred to the Haridwar Railway Station to board the train for Varanasi.

Overnight journey by train.

Day 16
Arrival in Varanasi

In the afternoon, arrive at the Railway Station at Varanasi and get transferred to a hotel. Complete your check-in formalities at the hotel and after relaxing for a while, make your way to take part in the famous evening Ganga Aarti in Varanasi.

Aarti starts just after sunset, as soon as the darkness starts to spread over the holy town. The ghat starts welcoming people from as early as 5:00 pm. Reach there before time and occupy the places as the crowd increases with time. Dashashwamedh Ghat buzzes with activity during this time, with people waiting for the aarti to begin. In the meantime, you can also see devotees buying flowers and other things from nearby shops or performing pooja. When the aarti begins, the priests standing at the platform begin swinging the lamp to the chants of the pooja. The sight of the shining lamps dispelling the darkness is simply surreal. The entire ceremony is brilliantly synchronized and a true spectacle to watch.

Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 17
Varanasi – sightseeing and overnight on the train for Deogarh

Take a boat cruise early morning at the river Ganges and enjoy the magnificent sunrise. This is also a good way of observing the way of life of the pilgrims by the ghats. After breakfast, set off for a temple tour including Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas, Birla Mandir, Shri Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga, Vishalakshi Temple and Annapurneshwari Temple, besides many others. Later, you can enjoy an excursion to Sarnath, which lies almost 10 km from Varanasi. This is where the Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park. It is home to several impressive remains along with a modern temple. Some of the attractions worth watching are Dharmarajika, Chaukhandi and Dhamek stupas.

Get transferred to the railway station in the evening to catch the train for Deogarh.

Day 18
Deogarh – Baidyanath – Basukinath (40 km/1 hr)

After arriving at the railway station, head towards Deogarh the pre-decided hotel and complete your check-in formalities. Relax for some time and then visit the Baba Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple to attend Lord Shiva's Abhishek and Puja archana.

Afterward, visit the Basukinath Temple. The temple is believed to be the court of Baba Bhole Nath. In Basukinath Dham, the Shiva and Parvati temple stand in front of each other. In the evening, when the gates of both the temples open up, the devotees are advised to move away from the gates. It is believed that Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati meet each other during this time. Basukinath is also one of the most ancient temples in India, and houses within its compound, several small temples belonging to different gods and goddesses. After enjoying the darshan, return to the hotel and if time permits, take part in the aarti.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 19
Deogarh – Drop at Jasidih Junction

Attend the early morning aarti and return to your hotel for breakfast. Check-out from the hotel at 11:00 am and then proceed to visit the nearby market. In the evening, get transferred to the Jasidih railway station to catch a train for onward journey.


Price Guide

Our price : for Indian national only

If 02 persons are traveling: Price for per person:
INR 79,000/- x 02 adults = INR 1,58,000/- with GST /-

If 04 persons are traveling: Price for per person:
INR 60,000/- x 04 adults = INR 2,40,000/-with GST /-

If 06 persons are traveling: Price for per person:
INR 50,000/- x 06 adults = INR 3,00,000/- with GST /-

If 08 persons are traveling: Price for per person:
INR 54,750/- x 08 adults = INR 4,38,000/-with GST /-

 

Days Itinerary  3* & Similar Hotel
1 Arrival in Jamnagar - Drive to Dwarka Dwarkadhish Lords Eco Inn
2 Dwarka - Somnath Lords Inn Somnath
3 Somnath – Rajkot - Mumbai Residency Hotel Andheri
4 Mumbai – Bhimashankar Hotel Bule Mormone
5 Bhimashankar - Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur- Aurangabad Windsor Castle Hotel
6 Aurangabad- Grishneshwar –Trimbakeshwar / Nashik Kamfotel Hotel Nashik
7 Nasik- Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai - Indore - Ujjain Hotel Shipra Residency
8 Ujjain – Omkarshwar Narmada Resort
9 Omkareshwar – Indore  - Hyderabad – Srisailam Hotel Haritha
10 Mallikarjuna Temple - Drive to Hyderabad Hotel Aditya Hometel
11 Hyderabad – Madurai - Arrival Madurai – Rameshwaram Hotel Vinayaga
12 Rameshwaram – Madurai - Madurai – Delhi Hotel Florence
13 Delhi - Train - Haridwar – Guptkashi Road Hotel Raj Palace
14 Guptkashi – Phata - Kedarnath – Phata - Guptkashi Hotel Raj Palace
15 Guptakash - Haridwar N/A
16 Arrival in Varanasi Hotel City Inn
17 Varanasi – Deogarh Overnight Train N/A
18 Deogarh – Baidyanath – Basukinath - Deogarh Hotel Rajkamal
19 Deogarh – Drop at Jasidih Junction N/A

 

Note: Package Cost with Extra Bed @ INR 21,500/- Applicable only with 02, 04 & 08 Pax.

Supplement Amount: For Flight (4 Intercity Connection (Rajkot - Mumbai - Indore - Hyd - Madurai - Delhi) (Haridwar - Varanasi and Deogarh Train Connectivity) Approx. supplement cost @ 28,000- Rs.30,000/- Per Person (Rates are Subject to Change).

(And)

For 14th Day Same Day Chopper Ticket for Kedarnath Yatra would be @ INR7500/- Person (Rates are Subject to Change).

Note: Kedarnath Jyotirlinga Yatra will possible only from April Last week to till Diwali pooja November.

Inclusions & Exclusions

Package Inclusion:

  • Accommodation: Room on Twin Sharing Basis.
  • Breakfast has been included and in Guptakashi you will get Breakfast & Dinner
  • Assistance on arrival & departure points.
  • Airport / hotel transfers city tour Drives by Air – Condition Vehicle (02 Pax Dzire/ Etios) (04 – 6 Pax Toyota Innova Car) and (7-8 Pax Tempo Traveller) with an ALL INDIA TOURIST PERMIT. (driver as per the itinerary.) (ac will not operate on hills).
  • Toll tax, Parking Charges, Fuel Changes & driver Batta etc.
  • All currently applicable taxes, however, any other tax as and when levied by the Government shall be extra.
  • All Taxes + 5% GST.

 

Package Excludes:

  • Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
  • Expenses of personal nature such as drinks, telephone, laundry bills etc.
  • Tips and porter charges.
  • Any Airfare, train fare
  • Services of English Speaking Guide for sightseeing.
  • Monument entrances.
  • Any additional expenses incurred due to any flight delay or cancellation, weather conditions, political closures, technical faults etc.
  • Any other service/s not specified above.

 

Note:

  • All taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, etc are as applicable on date. Any future hike on same would be charged extra.
  • The above is only an offer and not confirmation of your bookings. We shall proceed with your booking once we receive the payment from you & if we are not able to get the original hotels, shall provide equivalent / alternative hotels.
  • Normal hotel check in /check out time 1400 / 1200hrs
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  • Package will applicable till 30thNov 2019.
  • Hope you will find above itinerary / package as per your requirements. In case you require any further information / clarification, please get in touch with us. We will look forward to hear back from you soon.


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