12 Jyotirlinga Darshan
Duration: 18 Nights / 19 Days
Destination Covered: Jamnagar – Dwarka – Somnath – Rajkot – Mumbai – Trimbakeshwar – Aurangabad – Grishneshwar – Bhimashankar – Pune – Indore – Ujjain – Omkareshwar – Indore – Hyderabad – Srisailam – Hyderabad – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Madurai – Delhi – Haridwar – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Haridwar – Varanasi – Sarnath – Deogarh
INR 50,000 per person
In Hindu Mythology, there are 12 auspicious Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva, the darshan and pilgrimage of which is said to cleanse all sins and grant salvation. The Jyotirlinga means “The Radiant sign of The Almighty”. Though, India has a total of 64 Jyotirlingas, these 12 are most popular among the devotees.
The 12 Jyotirlinga Darshan is a well-planned itinerary of 19 days that takes you to the 12 popular Jyotirlingas such as Somnath, Nageshwar, Trimbakeshwar, Bhimashankar, Omkareshwar, Mahakaleshwar, Grishneshwar, Kashi Vishwanath, Kedarnath, Baidyanath, Rameshwaram and Mallikarjuna. Go through the detailed itinerary for complete details.
- Aarti at Dwarkadhish Temple
- Early morning visit to Somnath temple
- Attend Abhisheka ceremony at Nageshwar Jyotirlinga
- Evening Aarti and darshan at Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga
- Pray at Grishneshwar Mahadev Jyotirlinga
- Participate in the pooja ceremony at Bhimashankar
- Visit to popular Ujjain temples-Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga and Bhairav Nath
- Pay a visit to Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple
- Darshan of Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga
- Visit to the architectural gem of Madurai- Meenakshi Amman Temple
- Mani Darshan and Kund Snan at Rameshwaram temple
- Attend Evening Ganga Aarti at Haridwar and Varanasi
- Visit to Rudraprayag- the Confluence of Mandakini River and Alaknanda River
- Attend Pooja ceremony at Kedarnath Jyotirlinga
- Kashi Vishwanath temple Pooja
- Early morning boat ride on Ganga
- Explore the marvelous attractions of Sarnath
- Baidyanath Dham Visit
- Get blessings at Basukinath Dham
On your arrival in Jamnagar, begin your road journey to Dwarka. Named among the ancient seven holiest places in India, Dwarka is a highly revered Chardham destination. On arriving to the town, check-into the hotel and relax.
In the afternoon, leave for sightseeing. After exploring the town, proceed to the famous Dwarkadhish Temple. This 5-storied temple is around 1400-years old and is dedicated to Lord Krishna. Have a temple darshan and attend the glorious aarti.
Return to the pre-booked hotel for overnight stay.
Begin the day early with a visit to Bhet Dwarka or Beyt Dwarka which dates back to the 19th century. Attend the holy abhishekam ceremony of Nageshwar Jyotirlinga. Later, pay a visit to Rukmani temple, after which you can proceed for breakfast.
Later, begin your drive to Somnath. On your arrival, check-in at the pre-booked hotel. The evening is planned with a visit to the well-known Somnath Jyotirlinga temple, one of the revered 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Have your darshan and attend the evening aarti. Blessed with a splendid architecture, spiritual bliss and intriguing history, the temple fascinates your soul.
After you have dinner, return for overnight stay at hotel.
Early morning after breakfast, checkout from hotel and proceed to Diu or Rajkot. Bothe cities have airports that will offer flights to Mumbai. Get assistance to the airport to board your flight to Mumbai. On arrival, check-in at the pre-booked hotel for dinner and rest overnight.
Start with a hearty breakfast at hotel. Later, drive to Bhimashankar, located at a distance of around 220km from Mumbai. On reaching Bhimashankar, drive to your hotel for check-in.
Visit the Bhimashankar Temple, one of the 12 highly respected Jyotirlingas in India and seek the blessings of Lord Shiva. The beauty of the temple is enhanced by the greenery all around. You can also plan a visit to the Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary in the evening. Get back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
After breakfast early in the morning, check out of your hotel. Drive to Shirdi, located at a distance of almost 183km from Bhimashankar. The holy town in Maharashtra is renowned for Sai Baba. It is one of the holiest pilgrimage sites for people all around the world, as millions visit it to seek blessings of Sai Baba.
On your arrival at Shirdi, pay a visit to Samadhi Mandir, Khandoba Temple and Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Complex. Later, drive another 65 km to reach Shani Shingnapur. Dedicated to Lord Shanidev, the city and temple is equally amazing.
In the evening, drive to Aurangabad for an overnight stay.
In the morning, leave for a visit to Grishneshwar Temple. One of the 12 Jyotirlingas, the temple is not just divine but has a unique architecture that is bound to leave you captivated. After visiting this temple, drive towards Nashik. This is followed by a stay at the Nasik Hotel upon arrival.
Early in the morning, drive towards Trimbakeshwar. The holy temple is one of the 12 sacred Jyotirlinga, dedicated to Lord Shiva. One of the famous holy destinations, it is visited by a large number of devotees every year. Later, return back to the hotel for breakfast.
After breakfast, leave for Mumbai. Avail drop at the Mumbai airport. Board flight to Indore. On arrival, leave by road for Ujjain. Check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Head towards the Mahakaleshwar Temple before 3:00 am to attend the Bhasm Aarti. After paying homage, return to the hotel for breakfast. This is followed by a road trip to Omkareshwar. The holy town is popular amongst devotees for its shape that mirrors that of the sacred letter 'Om'. Post reaching, complete the check-in formalities and unwind yourself.
The evening is reserved for visiting the Omkareshwar Temple. Also, get a chance to attend the Aarti.
Return to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Wake before the sun rises to attend the early morning abhishekam ceremony at Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga. Have a delicious breakfast and checkout from hotel. Later, begin your drive to Indore. Get transfer to the Indore airport to board flight to Hyderabad. On your arrival here, start your drive to Srisailam. After sumptuous lunch, proceed for a visit of the magnificent Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple and attend the evening aarti.
Overnight stay at the pre-booked hotel in Srisailam.
Attend the early morning abhishekam ceremony at Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga Temple. After blessings of the lord, have breakfast. Later, start your drive back to Hyderabad. At the 'City of Nizams' visit the impressive Salarjung Museum, Charminar and the second biggest Mosque of India.
Stay the night at hotel in Hyderabad.
Start the day with healthy breakfast, after which check out of the hotel and proceed to Madurai. Board the flight to Madurai. On touchdown at Madurai, visit the renowned Meenakshi Amman Temple. Extremely blessed, the wonderful architectural gem lures tourists from all over the world. After the holy Darshan, get on the road to Rameshwaram. One of the holy Char Dham destinations, it is also known for one of the 12 divine Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The drive to the island town takes almost 4 hours.
On arrival, check-into a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Start the day at around 4:00 AM. Proceed for the holy Mani Darshan. Next, take a holy bath in the sea known as Samudra Snan. Later, proceed for rituals of Kund snan. Also attend the abhishekam ceremony at the Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga Temple. After you have taken blessings of the lord, proceed for breakfast at the hotel. Complete your check-out formalities and begin your return journey to Madurai by road. Drive straight to Madurai airport at 2 PM, to board the flight for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi Airport, get transfer to hotel for overnight stay.
Today you will transfer to New Delhi Railway station to catch train for Haridwar. You will reach around 11:30 AM after which you can begin your journey to Guptkashi by road. Lying on the western banks of River Mandakini, the holy town is dotted with a number of temples such as Vishwanath temple, Ardhnareshwar temple, Manikaran Kund, etc. Check-in at a hotel or a guesthouse on arrival. The rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner and Overnight stay in the hotel.
Start the day early with road transfer to Phata Helipad. Board the helicopter to Kedarnath, one of the Char Dham destinations as well as one of the 12 revered Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Spend 1-2 hours in darshan at the Kedarnath temple.
On your arrival at the Kedarnath Jyotirlinga Temple, you will be presented with priority tickets. According to legends, the Jyotirlinga is the hump form of Lord Shiva disguised as a bull. The holy temple of Kedarnath was built by the Pandava brothers of the great Hindu epic, Mahabharata and later revived by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century. After the holy Darshan, return back to Phata by Helicopter. Your vehicle awaits to take you back to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
After an early morning breakfast, start your drive back to Haridwar. Settled at the foothills of Himalayas by the River Ganga, the serene spiritual city. Get transferred to the Haridwar Railway Station to board the train for Varanasi for overnight journey by train.
Arrive at Varanasi railway station in the afternoon. Get assisted transfer to hotel and complete check in formalities. Relax for a while, after which you can proceed to take part in the famous evening Ganga Aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat.
The spectacular Ganga Aarti starts just after sunset, as darkness begins to spread all over. As the aarti begins, saffron-clad priests take their positions at the platform and raise huge heavy brass lamps in reverence of the River Goddess. Chanting of hymns, music, aroma of flowers and incense make it a memory you cherish forever. The choreography of the entire event is excellent and worth watching.
Return to the hotel for overnight stay.
Wake up before sunrise and leave for an early morning boat ride on the river Ganges. Watch the world awake with the sun, as people make way to the ghats for daily rituals. Have a hearty breakfast, after which you can proceed for visit to the holy temples. Start sightseeing with Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas, Birla Mandir, Visalakshi and Annapurneshwari etc. The highlight of the day is Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple, one of the revered 12 Jyotirlingas in India.
Later, leave for an excursion to Sarnath, 10 km from Varanasi. The holy town is said to be the place where the Lord Buddha preached his first sermon in the Deer Park. The impressive remains, as well as a modern temple fascinates you. The outstanding masterpieces of Dharmarajika, Chaukhandi and Dharnek stupas must not be missed.
Later in the evening, get assisted transfer to Varanasi railway station to board the train for Deogarh.
Upon arrival in Deogarh, check into the pre-booked hotel and relax for a while. Later, leave for a visit to Baba Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple to take part in the rituals of abhishekam and puja archana.
Later, pay a visit to Basukinath Temple, one of the ancient temples in the area. Said to be the court of Baba Bhole Nath, at Basukinath Dham, the Shiv and Parvati temple are just in-front of each other. Pray at the many other small temples of different Gods and Goddesses also in the same compound. After darshan, return back to hotel and if time permits, attend the evening aarti.
Overnight stay at hotel.
Today, attend the early morning aarti at the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple. Return to your hotel for breakfast. At 11 AM, checkout from hotel and proceed to explore the markets. Later, avail the transfer to Jasidih railway station to board train for onward journey.
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).
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..
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- Breakfast has been included and in Guptakashi you will get Breakfast & Dinner.
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- 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).
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