Covered : Delhi -
Mathura - Agra
Highlights : Nand Goan, Barsana, Gokul, Mahavan, Goverdhan
Day 01 : Delhi
On arrival , assistance and transfer to hotel. Afternoon half day city
tour of Delhi, visiting Laxmi Narayan Temple , Hanuman Mandir , Gauri
Shankar Mandir , India Gate and Chattarpur Mandir. Overnite at hotel.
Day 02 : Delhi/Mathura ( 147 kms/03.00 hrs )
Drive to Mathura – city associated with the most revered of Hindu Gods
– Lord Krishna , which is sacred being the birth place of Lord
Krishna. The surroundings ‘ Braj Bhoomi ’ is where Lord Krishna is
supposed to have grown up. On arrival , check in at hotel.
Afternoon visit Vrindavan , where Lord Krishna spent his childhood
days , played the flute sporting with the Gopis and where Radhika
pined for her lover. Visit the Govind Dev Temple – built in 1590 and a
testimony to the architectural splendour of medieval India. Proceed to
Rangaji Temple – Vrindavan’s longest temple constructed in 1851 with a
50 feet tall ‘ Dhwaja Stambha ’ believed to be gold – plated. Continue
to Madan Mohan Temple situated near Kali Ghat , Glass Temple and the
Bankey Bihari Temple – one of the oldest temples built in 1921.
Overnite at hotel.
Day 03 : Mathura/Gokul/Mahavan/Goverdhan/Mathura
Drive to Gokul where Nand Gopal was sheltered in Yashoda Maiya’s home
in secrecy to escape the wrath of tyrant Kansha. Also visit Gokul Nath
Ji Temple. Proceed to Mahavan – believed to have cradled Lord Krishna.
Visit ‘Assi Khambha’ the temple dedicated to Mathura Nath Ji. Continue
to Goverdhan – where Lord Krishna held aloft ‘Giriraj’ , the sandstone
hill on his finger for seven days and nights to protect the people of
Braj from the wrath of rain and thunder sent by Indra. Return to
Mathura. Overnite at hotel.
Day 04 : Mathura/Nand Goan/Barsana/Mathura
Morning visit Nand Gaon – the house of Lord Krishna’s foster father
Nand , in whose memory stands the 19th century temple. A little beyond
is Pan Sarovar – one of the four most celebrated lakes in Braj.
Continue to Barsana – the birth place of Radha – with temples in
reverence of Ladliji ( Radha ) . Also visit the water tank ‘ Prem
Sarovar ’ , the first meeting place of Radha – Krishna. Overnite at
Day 05 : Mathura/Agra/Delhi
Drive to Agra ( 57 kms/01.50 hrs ). Visit Taj Mahal , Agra Fort and
the tomb of Itmad – Ud – Daullah. Proceed to Delhi ( 203 kms/05.00 hrs
). On arrival , check in at hotel.
Day 06 : Delhi/Back Home
Transfer to airport to connect flight for onward journey.