SOMNATH - MAHAKALESHWAR-OMKARESHWAR-TRIAMBAKESHWAR-BHIMSHANKAR-GRISHNESHWAR-AUNDHA NAGNATH-PARLI VAIJINATH-SRISAILAM MALLIKARUJUNA
Lord Shiva relieves his devotees from the clutches of Karma to attain salvation or Mukthi. He is worshiped in a divine form of eternal light known as a Jyothirlinga - the most sacred sight of worship in Hinduism. Legend has it that there are 64 holy shrines of Jyothirlingas spread across India, out of these 12 are of supreme importance. 9 among them are tucked in rural parts of India and not easily accessible to the common man. Tour Times has curated a unique premium luxury package for the darshan of these divine Jyothirlingas that relieves one from the cycle of birth and death. Symbolising the limitless form of Shiva, devotees from across the globe come to experience these sacred abodes of seeking peace and spiritual freedom.
What is included in the tour
- 04 Economy Air Fares
- 3 Star Room Accommodation On Twin Sharing, Extra Bed Roll on Triple
- All Meals(Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner)
- All Transfer and Sightseeing by Pvt A/c Deluxe
- Toll, Parking, Permit & Driver Bata…..Etc.
- Daily Mineral Water Bottle 1 Liters per day.
- Travel Insurance
What is NOT included in the tour
- Guide /Entry fee
- All Entrance & Darshan Tickets
- Covid – 19 Test Cost, any Medical Cost.
- Cost for Extra soft drinks, liquors, beverages, packaged drinking water, meals/snacks etc apart from the one mentioned above.
- Any expenses of personal nature like laundry, liquor, tips, telephone bills, room service,Porters, Camera charges, boat ride charges, Pony, any other optional/additional tours etc.
- Any expenses caused due to unforeseen circumstances & reasons beyond our control such as train/flight delays, rescheduling or cancellations, any accidents, medical evacuations, riots, strikes, landslide, roadblock, bad weather, heavy rains etc.
- Anything not mentioned in the head - “Inclusions”.
Mahakaleshwar - Omkareshwar - Somnath - Triambakeshwar - Bhimshankar - Grishneshwar - Aundha Nagnath - Parli Vaijnath - Srisailam Mallikarjuna
Day 01 : Chennai-Ahmedabad-Somnath
Board flight from Chennai/Hometown to Ahmedabad. On arrival drive to Somnath. Experience the Aarthi darshan of Shree Somnath Jyotirlinga. It is the foremost Jyothirlinga named after the Moon (Soma) who worshiped Shiva to get rid of a curse put on him and regain his radiance. After darshan check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Somnath-Rajkot-Indore-Ujjain
Early departure from Somnath to Rajkot. On Arrival proceed to board flight flight to Indore. On arrival at Indore get tested for COVID 19 RT PCR (RT PCR TEST MANDATORY TO ENTER MAHARASHTRA BEFORE 72 Hrs) and drive to Ujjain for darshan of Mahakaleshwar. Ujjain is an ancient city in Madhya Pradesh. The Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Jyothirlinga Temple is situated on the side of the Rudra Sagar lake. Mahakala Lingam is believed to be Swayambu ( born of itself) deriving currents of Power Shakthi) from within itself as against the other images and lingams which are ritually established and invested with mantra-shakthi. After darshan drive to Indore. On arrival at Indore, check into the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: (Maha Shivrathri): Indore-Omkareshwar-Pune
Early departure to Omkareshwar. On arrival have darshan of Omkareshwar Jyothirlinga on the special Maha Shivarathiri day. Omkareshwar is situated in an Om-shaped island called Mandhata on Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh which is around 80kms from Indore. Legends say the deity controlling the Vindyachal mountain range was worshipping Shiva to propitiate himself from the sins committed. He created a sacred geometrical diagram and a Lingam made of sand and clay. Shiva was pleased with the worship and believed to have appeared in two forms, namely Omkareshwar and Amaleswara. Since the mud mound appeared in the form of Om, the island came to be known as Omkareswar. The Omkareshwar temple is an awe-inspiring three-storied structure supported by huge pillars made up of intricately carved granite stone. After darshan proceed to Airport to board flight to Pune. On arrival at Pune transfer to hotel for and overnight stay.
Day 04: Pune-Bhimshankar-Nashik
After breakfast proceed to Bhimshankar. On arrival at Bhimashankar have Darshan of Bhimshankar Jyothirlinga. Bhimashankar’ is the sixth Jyothirlinga of Shiva situated on the hills of Sahyadri Range in Maharashtra. Shiva took a ferocious form and reduced the oppressive demon Bhīma, the son of Kumbhakarna, to ashes and remained here in the form of a Jyothirlinga. After darshan proceed to Nashik and check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Nashik-Triambakeshwar-Grishneshwar-Nanded
Early departure to Triambakeshwar, on arrival have darshan of Triambakeshwar Jyothirlinga. Triambakeshwar is a pious temple-town located on the banks of the River Godavari, near Nasik, Maharashtra. It is among the four Hindu cities where the Kumbh Mela is held every 12 years. The entire pantheon of three core Hindu deities including Shiva appeared to see the great penance of Gautam Rishi and his wife Ahilya. Shiva not only granted a Jyothirlinga but also released a stream of Ganges from his hair locks, now known as Godavari or Ganga of the South. After darshan proceed to Aurangabad for darshan of Grishneshwar Jyothirlinga. ‘Grishneshwar’ Temple is situated in the Verul village near Ellora Caves, 30 kms from Aurangabad, Maharashtra. According to a legend, Shiva, pleased by the selfless devotion of Ghushma, revived her son after he was killed by her own sister, Sudeha. After Dharshan proceed to Nanded check into the hotel for dinner and Overnight stay.
Day 06: Nanded-Parli-Hyderabad
Early departure to Aundha. On arrival at Aundha have darshan of Aundha Nagnath. ‘Aundha Nagnath’ is located in Hingoli district of Maharashtra, India. The first temple was constructed by Yudhishthira, eldest of the Pandavas, when they were expelled for 14 years from Hastinapur. Guru Nanak, the founder of Sikhism is said to have visited Aundha Nagnath temple when he travelled this area and also visited Narsi Bamani, the birthplace of Namdev. After darshan proceed to Parli. Parli is located in Beed District, Maharashtra. During a severe penance, Ravana offered his heads to Shiva, when he is about to cut off his tenth head, Shiva appears before him and offers him a Linga which he can take to Lanka but without placing on the ground anywhere on the way. However, he is tricked by Ganesha and the Linga is installed at the same place at the Parli Vaijnath temple. After darshan proceed to Hyderabad. On arrival check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07: Hyderabad-Srisailam
After early breakfast, proceed to Sri Sailam for Dharshan of Sri Sailam Mallikarjuna Swami, ‘Mallikarjuna Swami’ at Sri Sailam termed as Kashi of the South is located in Srisailam, 215 kms from Hyderabad along the banks of Krishna river. Legend has it that Shiva and Parvathi descended to this place to appease an agitated Kartikeya. After darshan check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08: Hyderabad-Departure
Early departure to Hyderabad. On arrival at Hyderabad, proceed to airport to board flight to your hometown with divine memories.