Mathura - Virndavan Tour
Package Duration : 2 Nights / 3 Days
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Destination Covered : Mathura - Vrindavan
Package Cost : INR 8800 / person
Non other than Vrindavan and Mathura are the important places of pilgrimage for devotees of Krishna. Krishna was born in Mathura and spent His childhood in Vrindavan. There are over 5,000 temples in Vrindavan. The city of Mathura, in Uttar Pradesh, the nucleus of Brajabhumi, is located 140 km south-east of Delhi and 60 km north-west of Agra. Covering an area of about 3,800 sq. km., Brajabhumi can be divided into two distinct units - the eastern part in the trans-Yamuna tract with places like Gokul, Mahavan, Baldeo, Mat and Bajna and the western side of the Yamuna covering the Mathura region that encompasses Vrindavan, Govardhan, Kusum Sarovar, Barsana and Nandgaon (Nandagram).
The birth place of Lord Krishna, Mathura is today an important place of pilgrimage. Lord Krishna is the most popular person here. Every square foot of Mathura-Vrindavan is wrapped in timeless devotion to Lord Krishna, the eternal hero, the lover of Radha and the cowherd-prince. Mathura without Lord Krishna is like Bethlehem without Jesus. Welcome to Brajabhumi, Krishna's land. To enable everyone to see the area in a traditional spiritual way, every year in Kartika (Oct/Nov) ISKCON puts on a Braja Mandala parikrama. This one-month walking tour goes to all 12 forests in Vrindavan and visits most of major places in the Braja area including Mathura, Radha Kund, Varsana, Nandagrama, Gokula, Vrindavan, and Govardhana Hill. It is traditional to do this walk barefoot, although shoes are permitted.
Day 1: Delhi - Mathura
Mathura is an ancient city whose origins fade into the mists of history, Mathura's strategic location at the cross roads of various trade routes - that went westwards to West Asia and the Roman Empire; northwards, via Taxila, Pushkalavati and Purushapur to Central Asia and the Silk Route and eastwards to China - ensured its position as a center of trade and a meeting point for varied cultures. You will check in to pre booked Hotel. Time for rest. Overnight at hotel.
Meals : No Breakfast
Day 2: Mathura - Vrindavan
After breakfast at Hotel. Sightseeing tour of Mathura visiting
Dwarkadhish temple - This temple is one of the most splendid and the most remarkable temples of Mathura. It was built in the year 1814 and is located in the heart of the city. It is presently the most visited temple of Mathura and currently managed by the followers of the Vallabha sect.
Krishna Janmbhumi -It is one of the most remarkable tourist attractions in Mathura and is highly venerated by the tourists. This place is said to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna.
Rangbhoomi: Rangbhoomi is located opposite the post office in Mathura. This was the wrestling arena where Krishna killed Kansa in a duel and set his parents free reinstating his maternal grandfather Ugrasena on the throne.
Kusum Sarovar: The most striking among the Mathura tourist attractions actually is this 450 feet long tank that dates back to the time of Lord Krishna. It has a depth of 60 feet and has many flights of stairs from all the sides. Overnight at Hotel.
Meals : Breakfast
Day 3: Vrindavan - Delhi
After breakfast at Hotel. Sightseeing tour of Vrindavan temple visiting Krishna Balram Mandir (Iskon Vrinavan) : This is a International spiritual organization having 400 centers around the world. This was founded by srila A.C. Bhakti Vedanta Swami Prabhupada. Thousands of pilgrims and International tourists visited Vrindavan center which is having beautiful temple of Lord Krishna .
Radha Ballabh Temple : Built in 1626 this temple is of special architectural interest as remnant of ancient Hindu architecture. The Shrine was demolished in the 17th century and the huge structure only the plinth remains.
Gopi Nath Temple: closely resembling the Madan Mohan mandir in style and dimension, it was built by Rai Shilji, a Sekhavat Rajput of Jaipur .
Glass Temple: Its marvelous art of glass work dazzles the pilgrim's eyes.
Nidhi Van : Radhika's Kridasthali, the playground of Krishna's consort, it is a place of Hindu veneration. The image of Bihariji was discovered by Swami Haridas Ji.
Seva Kunj: Krishna's Vihar Bhoomi, it was sanctified for centuries ago by Radha Ballabhiya Samaradayachery Shri Goswami Hit Hari Vanshji.
Banke Bihari: One of the oldest temple, it was rebuilt in 1921 discpieles of Haridas Swami who got the idol of Bankey Bihari from Nidhi Van. You will be transfer to back to Delhi for your own word journey.
Meals : Breakfast
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- Non utilized services are non refundable.
- Once tour is confirmed subject to cancellation
- We reserve the right in case we could not get confirmed hotel mentioned in tour we will change the similar hotel.