Hinduism is indeed the oldest known and most-practised religion in India. It lays the foundation for the philosophy of life and existence. A Hindu can follow any diety, chant prayers, utter religious hymns, perform puja rituals, or just be a believer. Hinduism does not impose any strict scripture-based modes of leading a life. Hindu pilgrimage destinations attract millions of devotees from all over the world every year. Embark on a journey of elation, amazement, and excitement with our Hindu Pilgrimage Tours.
Ardh Kumbh Mela is not only a grand celebration of divinity but also an astounding visual delight. Many photographers from all over the world come to the ground of Ardh Kumbh Mela to capture the glimpse of the celebration. Well, you do not need to be a professional to capture something amazing with a click. All you need is the love for photography and a camera. You must have seen a mesmerising photograph of the ash-smeared sadhus and many people bathing in the river Ganga. Photographers often shoot bathing rituals and capture astounding shots of the celebration with a sunset backdrop at the Triveni Sangam. The Swiss Camp provides another amazing spot to get some inspiring photographs of the massive celebration. It is absolutely amazing to witness people coming from all walks of life and uniting for eternal devotion and spirituality. Hundreds of people take a dip together in the sacred water of river Ganga irrespective of their colour, cast, or creed. Pilgrims and devotees from all over the world assemble at the ghats of river Ganga to perform ritual ablutions, wash away their sins and receive blessings. Devotees believe that a mere dip at the Triveni Sangam confluence will provide them salvation. The visual delight is further complemented by the blissful smell of fuming joss sticks and mesmerising holy chants of the priests. Capture the excitement and exhilaration of the Ardh Kumbh Mela 2019 with our Ardh Kumbh Mela Photography Tour.
Who is not aware of the magnificence and glory of the Tirupati Balaji Temple? Often known as Sri Venkateswara, the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, famous by the name Balaji in Northern India. The temple is located atop the seventh (called Venkatachala) among the seven peaks (Sapthagiri) of the Tirumala hill. Hence, Lord Venkateswara is also lovingly called by the name of Lord of the Seventh Hill. According to Hindu mythology, the seven peaks are believed to represent the seven hoods of the serpent Adishesha under which Lord Vishnu resides in the Vaikunth Dham. The temple has a divine sanctity in Hindu Vedas and Puranas. It is believed that worshipping Lord Venkateswara in the Tirupati Balaji temple provides mukti or freedom from the cycle of birth and death. Our Tirupati Temple tour takes you on a journey of devotion, enlightenment, and spirituality to an admirable and most sacred pilgrimage site. Many anecdotes and fables of miracle are famous about the Tirupati Balaji Temple. According to ancient legends and inscriptions of Varaha Purana, Lord Sri Rama (from Ramayana in Treta Yuga) resided in the temple along with Devi Sita and brother Lakshman while returning from Lankapuri. The inside of the temple has various inscriptions in different languages like Sanskrit, Kannada, Telugu, and Tamil. These inscriptions specify the contribution of different empires like Pallava Kingdom, Chola Kingdom, and Vijayanagar Empire in the maintenance and upgrade of the temple. Despite a long journey through the pages of time, the temple has sustained its glory and grandeur. Located in the city of Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh, Tirupati Temple attracts many visitors from all over the world. Embark on an awe-inspiring journey of devotion and witness the splendour of the temple with our Tirupati Temple tour.
Hindu culture is so amazing and full of surprises that you can hardly get away from its magic. At some places, it reflects in the form of amazing anecdotes and mythological beliefs. At others, it shows up as astonishing rituals and religious practices. In some cases, it leaves its remarks in the form of historical marvels that telltale the epics of an ancient epoch. Our Varanasi Allahabad tour takes you on an enchanting journey through beautiful anecdotes, amazing spiritual practices, and impressive historical marvels. Varanasi is a soulful city located on the banks of river Ganga, often known as the spiritual capital of the country. Varanasi invites many pilgrims throughout the year who come to the ghats of river Ganga to wash away their sins and balance their Karmic accounts. Many visitors come to the Ganga ghat to cremate their family members and loved ones. According to Hindu mythology, a person who leaves his soul in the sacred city of Varanasi is believed to attain salvation and gets liberated from the cycle of birth and death. Every nook and corner of the city is filled with welcoming vibes, colourful sights, and astounding religious rituals. You can smell spirituality in the atmosphere of Varanasi. Located at the confluence of river Ganga and river Yamuna, Allahabad is the oldest and the holiest city in Uttar Pradesh. Situated at the site of the ancient holy city of Prayag, Allahabad is religiously important as the cynosure of the Kumbh Mela held every year in the city and attended by thousands and millions of devotees from all over the world. Embark on a journey of surprises, exhilaration, excitement, enlightenment, devotion, and salvation with our Varanasi Allahabad tour package.
If you go by anecdotes, Bodhgaya has served as a crucible for the genesis of Buddhism. It is the place that witnessed the transformation of Prince Siddhartha into Lord Buddha after attaining enlightenment under a bodhi tree. This tiny temple town is the most auspicious pilgrimage site of the Buddhists. Every year, thousands of pilgrims from all over the world, visit the religious town to pray, study, and meditate. Despite the prime attraction of the town is the bodhi tree planted inside the Mahabodhi temple complex, there are various beautiful monasteries and Buddhist temples which are equally famous among the tourists. The ambience of the town provides a sense of monastic tranquillity along with backpacker comforts. The small-town hustle and the intense devotion make the town even more interesting for the visitors. Bodhgaya has been declared a world heritage site by UNESCO. Since its inception, Buddhism has been growing as a religion that emphasizes renunciation, simplicity, and empathy for every living soul. All Buddhist disciples abide by the preachings of Lord Buddha. The simplicity, sagacity, and magnificence of the Buddhist preachings can still be sensed in the air of Bodhgaya. Perceive the tranquillity with our 4-days spiritual tour to Bodhgaya.
Amarnath Dham is the famous cynosure of the ice-lingam that represents Lord Shiva and appears every year in the Amarnath cave. Thousands and millions of devotees trek through hard-to-travel roads via snow-capped mountain cliffs to get a mere glimpse of the snow-lingam, lovingly called as Baba Barfani by them. Such is the magnificence of the majestic Amarnath Dham that attracts visitors from all over the world. It is believed that Lord Shiva himself appears in the Amarnath cave in the form of a snow-lingam. Every year in the month of July and August, Amarnath Dham is flooded by devotees and tourists who come to witness the divine phenomenon and seek blessings of the deity. the image of Lord Shiva is believed to appear in the cave as an ice-stalagmite that forms naturally. It is believed that a visit to the Amarnath Dham is a doorway to solace and salvation. Our Amarnath Yatra tour takes you on an enchanting journey of enlightenment and solace to one of the most important sacred Hindu shrine. According to Hindus mythology, a visit to the Amarnath Dham relieves a person from all ill-doings and leads to spiritual awakening. Despite various mythological legends and historical facts, Amarnath temple is an amazing place to visit. Imagine the excitement of trekking through snow-covered peaks to reach a place that is magnificent and amazing! All you can witness everywhere is shiny milky white snow and chilling cold. The cave is blanketed with snow most of the time throughout the year and opened for the pilgrims during summer. Despite the challenging mountain terrain and chilling temperatures, the pure devotion of people in their diety attracts them to witness the ice-lingam in its full glory at Amarnath Dham. Be a part of the magnificent journey of exhilaration, enlightenment, devotion, and salvation to the majestic Amarnath Dham with our tour package.
Millions of devotees from all over the world trek through snow-covered, hard-to-travel mountain cliffs to reach Amarnath Dham and witness their deity Lord Shiva in the form of a snow lingam. Such is the magnificence of the holy cave of Amarnath that attracts millions of visitors every year. Almost every year in the month of July and August, the image of Lord Shiva is believed to appear in the cave as an ice-stalagmite that forms naturally. The ice lingam waxes and wanes along with the moon cycle. According to Hindu mythology, a mere glimpse of the ice lingam provides solace and salvation to the visitors. What fun and excitement will it be to become a part of something so majestic and magnificent? Our Amarnath Yatra tour takes you on an enchanting journey of enlightenment and solace to one of the most important sacred pilgrimage site. Hindus strongly believe that a visit to the Amarnath Cave relieves a person from all ill-doings and leads to spiritual awakening. Like other sacred places, various mythological legends and historical facts are associated with the Amarnath temple. It is one of the most sacred and holiest Hindu shrines. Surrounded by snow-covered mountain peaks; the cave is blanketed with snow most of the time throughout the year. The cave is opened for the pilgrims during summer. Despite the challenging mountain terrain and chilling temperatures, the pure devotion of people in their diety attracts them to witness the ice-lingam in its full glory. Be a part of the magnificent journey of exhilaration, enlightenment, devotion, and salvation to the majestic Amarnath Cave with our tour package.
Everyone is familiar with the greatness and glory of Vaishno Devi Shrine. Since ages, millions of devotees visit the Vaishno Devi temple to seek the blessing of Maa Vaishno Devi. It is believed that every desire a devotee asks for in the temple of Vaishno Devi is fulfilled by the deity. The eternal faith and devotion in the greatness and magnificence of Maa Vaishno Devi attract millions of devotees from all over the world throughout the year. Our Vaishno Devi Yatra tour takes you on a mesmerising journey to the Vaishno Devi temple. The journey to the shrine is equally majestic. The scenic beauty of the surroundings, the bliss of the sun peeking through the mountains and the magic of the greenery all around fill every soul with eternal joy. The pilgrims include small children to elderly people. It is believed that the deity bestows the necessary strength and courage for climbing the 16 km trek from Katra to every visitor who comes with devotion and love. It feels great to trek the stretch with many other pilgrims walking along the same path. As you enter Katra, you can feel the vibes of spirituality and vibrancy in the atmosphere of the town. Vaishno Devi is one among the 108 Shakti Peeth of goddess Durga located in a cave. The way uphill to the Vaishno Devi cave is reverberated with the sounds of ‘Jai Mata Di’ by the groups of pilgrims as they move forward towards the temple. The entire trekking path is paved with many small shops that sell refreshing drinks, snacks, religious products, and food items for the pilgrims. All along the trek pilgrims march the way singing in the praise of their deity Maa Vaishno Devi. The experience of being in the group is one of a kind and not to be missed. Be a part of the mesmerising journey with our Vaishno Devi tour.
One of the 29 states in eastern India, Odisha is adorned with mesmerising natural beauty. Odisha is a land of fascinating tribal culture and amazing historical emblems. The natural reserves of the state are home to many endangered species like rare dolphins, sea turtles and a myriad of nesting birds. Odisha is a foodie delight with fingerlicious regional flavours. You will find various ancient Buddhist Universities, prehistoric rock carvings, and time-worn Hindu relics scattered throughout the state which telltale stories of the past. Odisha is a zen for adventure seekers who like to traverse an off-the-beaten-track. Our Odisha tour takes you on an awe-inspiring journey through time disclosed by various centuries-old historical marvels. Located on the border of the Bay of Bengal, Odisha is a soulful state with various religious emblems and myriad of tourist attractions. Odisha has its historical roots descending from the kingdom of Kalinga. The state is an epitome of diversely rich culture which is reflected not just in the traces of history but in current religious rituals as well. The three important cities of Bhubaneswar, Puri, and Konark; popularly known as the golden triangle, gratify the state for most of its character. With amazing anecdote behind every carving and a chronicle deciphering the journey of every relic, Odisha indeed is the soul of incredible India. Embark on a journey of exhilaration, excitement, and enlightenment in the land of surprises with our Odisha tour.
Chitrakoot, also known popularly as the Hill of Many Wonders, is a small religious town in the state of Uttar Pradesh with an awe-inspiring spiritual legacy. Chitrakoot is a beautiful town located at the banks of river Mandakini or the Paishwani river. The town has special significance in Hindu mythology. According to ancient scriptures, Chitrakoot is the place of the incarnation of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Mahesh. According to an ancient anecdote, Lord Rama, Goddess Sita, and Lakshman from the epic Ramayana spent about 11 years in Chitrakoot during the 14-year period of exile. They also met Sati Anasuya and Hermit Atri amidst the lush green forests of Chitrakoot. Various gods and goddesses are believed to visit Chitrakoot to meet Lord Rama as he performed the final rites for his father. Lord Rama refused to leave the place as he was utterly mesmerised by its natural beauty. Legend has it that the priest Vashishta also forgot to complete the immersion chant mesmerised by the surroundings. It is believed that Gods decided to reside in the town permanently. Goswami Tulsidas, the famous poet also witnessed Lord Rama in Chitrakoot after pleading to Lord Hanuman. Our 5-days Chitrakoot tour package takes you on a spiritual retreat through ancient times to explore the amalgamation of history and culture. Explore your penchant for the unknown and dive in the serenity, divinity, and blissful natural beauty of Chitrakoot with our 5-days tour package.
Hindu culture includes multiple Gods and Goddesses, each of which possesses mystical powers and have amazing associated anecdotes. A myriad of Hindu temples at different pilgrimage sites are devoted to one or more Hindu deity. Despite being devoted to a Hindu God or Goddess, these temples may follow different religious rituals. Some are devoted to Lord Shiva and others are famous for Mata Shakti. Despite the difference in rituals, myths, and beliefs, each of these scared destinations holds a special significance in the Hindu culture.
Whichever place you mention, every Hindu pilgrimage site has one thing in common. These places are adorned with beautiful, artistically appealing masterpieces devoted to a different Hindu deity. The intricate artworks at the temples inspire every soul. The awe-inspiring puja rituals fill every heart with amazement. The spirit of devotion instils peace and spirituality in every soul. The magnificence of these places in worth watching.
Every Hindu pilgrimage site has an ancient story associated with It. These famous anecdotes add on to the popularity of these places all over the world. It is these ancient legends which have kept the devotion intact over so many years. Explore these anecdotes as you visit the Hindu pilgrimage sites and learn about the origin and evolution of famous Hindu religious rituals and karmic beliefs. Embark on a journey of exploration with our amazing Hindu pilgrimage tours in India.