Somnath - Bhimashankar - Triambakeshwar - Grishneshwar - Parli Vaijnath - Aunda Nagnath - Omkareshwar - Mahaleshwar - Srisailam
Lord Shiva relieves his devotees from the clutches of Karma to attain salvation Mukthi. Lord Shiva is worshipped in a divine form known as Jyotitlinga - the most sacred sights of worship in Hinduism. They are 64 holy shrines spread across India out of which 12 are of supreme importance and 9 of them are tucked in rural parts not easily accessible. Tour Times has curated a unique premium luxury package for the darshan of these Jyotirlingas 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 Lord Shiva seeking eternal peace. Listed below are the 9 Jyotirlinga Temples of of our itinerary and their significance.
What is included in the tour
- 05 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
- All Entrance & Darshan Tickets.
- All Personal Expenditure….Etc.
- Anything not mentioned in the inclusions
Mahakaleshwar - Omkareshwar - Somnath - Triambakeshwar - Bhimshankar - Grishneshwar - Aundha Nagnath - Parli Vaijnath - Srisailam Mallikarjuna
Day 01: Chennai - Indore - Ujjain
Board Flight from Chennai to Indore at 1720 hrs, on arrival at 1935 hrs, proceed to Ujjain and check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02: Ujjain Mahakaleswar – Omkareswar – Indore
After an early breakfast, proceed to Mahakaleshwar for Maha Sivaratri Dharshan. Ujjain Mahakaleshwar Jyothirlinga is an ancient city in Madhya Pradesh. The temple is situated on the side of the Rudra Sagar lake. Mahakala Lingam is believed to be Swayambhu (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 Dharshan proceed to ‘Omkareshwar’ Jyothirlinga situated in an Om-shaped island called Mandhata on Narmada River in Madhya Pradesh which is around 80 kms from Indore. Sage Agastya crushes the ego of the mighty Vindhya Mountain who was blessed by a boon from Shiva. The Omkareshwar temple is an awe-inspiring three-storied structure supported by huge pillars made up of intricately carved granite stone. After Dharshan return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 03: Indore – Mumbai – Rajkot – Somnath
Early departure to airport to board flight to Mumbai at 0725 hrs, on arrival at 0840 hrs, board flight to Rajkot at 1125 hrs to arrive at 1230 hrs. On arrival proceed to dharshan ‘Somnath’ located near Veraval, Gujarat It is the foremost Jyothirlinga. It is named after the Moon (Soma) who worshipped Shiva to get rid of a curse put on him to regain his light. Return to hotel for Night Stay.
Day 04: Porbandar - Mumbai – Trimbakeshwar – Nasik
Early drop at Porbandar airport to board flight at 1110 hrs to Mumbai, onarrival at 1230 hrs proceed to Triambakeshwar a pioustemple-town located on the banks of the River Godavari, near Nasik,Maharashtra. It is among the four Hindu cities where the Kumbh Mela is heldevery 12 years. The entire pantheon of three core Hindu deities including Shivaappeared to see the great penance of Gautam Rishi and his wife Ahilya. Shivanot only granted a Jyothirlinga but also released a stream of Ganges from hishair locks, now known as Godavari or Ganga of the South. Proceed to Nasikand check in to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 05: Nasik – Bhimashankar – Aurangabad
After early breakfast proceed to ‘Bhimashankar’ the sixth Jyothirlinga of Shiva situated on the hills of Sahyadri Range in Maharashtra, 110 kms away from Pune. 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 Dharshan proceed to Aurangabad. On arrival check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06: Grishneshwar – Parli – Aundha Nagnath
After early breakfast procced for Dharshan of Grishneshwar ‘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 Aundha for dharshan 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. After Dharshan proceed to Parli for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 07: Parli – Hyderabad
After early breakfast check out and proceed to Parli, ‘Parli Vaijnath’ Temple 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 Jyothirlinga
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 Dharshan proceed to Hyderabad. On arrival check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 08: Hyderabad - Sri Sailam
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. Check into hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 09: Sri Sailam – Hyderabad – Chennai/Madurai/Coimbatore
Early departure (0500 hrs) to Hyderabad airport to board flights to hometown.