India Jain Pilgrimage Tour

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Duration: 09 Nights / 10 Days

Destination: Delhi - Udaipur - Mount Abu - Ranakpur - Udaipur - Delhi - Bangalore - Hassan – Shravanbelgola.


Jain Pilgrimage Tour – Pilgrimage tour operator of India offering information about jain pilgrimage tour. This tour package takes care of the heartland where Jainism flourished, Rajasthan, and takes one through the most sacred places according to the Jains. Besides, it also includes various pilgrimages as that of Bangalore and Hassan. Famous hill station Mount Abu is also included to give the serene feeling to every pilgrim.

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Tour Overview

Days Palace Highlights
01 Delhi Arrival at IGI air port.
02 Delhi Red fort , jama masjid  , Chandni chowk Birla Temple , Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar ,India Gate, The Parliament House , Presidents House .
03 Mount Abu Day free for leisure.
04 Mount Abu Explore the Dilwara Temples.
05 Ranakpur Explore the Ranakpur Temples.
06 Udaipur Visit to Lake Pichola ,Fateh sagar lake and jag Mandir palace
07 Delhi Day free for leisure.
08 Hassan Explore the Hassan.
09 Hassan Day excursion Shravanbelgola.
10 Bangalore Departure for home with pleasant experience.

Detail itinerary

Day 01: Arrive at Delhi.

Arrival at Delhi IGI  International airport, On arrival  traditional ‘Swagat’ (Welcome) our company representative would assist you at the airport & transfer to hotel for check-in.

Settled several times over millennia, this city has grown in a way that reflects its past, while retaining its cosmopolitan flavour. Delhi is India’s showcase, be it architecture, religion, shopping, culture – everything is available here – waiting to be discovered.

Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 02: Delhi sightseeing.

After leisure breakfast at Hotel, experience one of the oldest cities in the world. Delhi has its own history and the monuments are tablets on which that history is written. Full day sightseeing visiting Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, lotus temple and then travel through India Gate, The Parliament House and Presidents House.

Not to miss the Old Delhi which is known as “Shahjahanbad”. Visit imposing Red Fort, The Friday Mosque, Birla Templeand Chandni Chowck (The Moonlight Square).
Overnight stay at hotel .

 

Day 03: Delhi – Udaipur – Mount Abu. (172 kms/03.3 hrs drive approx)

After leisure breakfast check out the hotel and drive to airport. Take flight for Udaipur , on arrival direct drive to Mount Abu . On arrival check in to the hotel and take rest.

Evening free for leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 04 : In Mount Abu.

After leisure breakfast , you will full day explore Dilwara Temples.  Dilwara Jain Temples is one of the finest Jain temple known world over for its extraordinary architecture and marvelous marble stone carvings, some experts also consider it architecturally superior to the Taj Mahal. It seems fairly basic temple from outside but every cloud has a silver lining, the temple interior showcases the extraordinary work of human craftsmanship at its best. These temples were built between 11th to 13th century AD, The beautiful lush green hills surrounding the temple gives a very pleasant feeling. The ornamental details of marble stone carvings is phenomenal and unmatched, The minutely carved ceilings and the pillars are just amazing.

After sightseeing return to hotel and take rest.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 05 : Mount Abu – Ranakpur ( 185 Kms/ 04 hrs drive approx).

Morning after leisure breakfast drive to Ranakpur (185 kms / 4 hrs). On arrival check into the hotel. Afternoon visit the famous Jain Temples of Ranakpur. The Ranakpur Jain Temple was built during the reign of the liberal and gifted Rajput monarch Rana Kumbha in the 15th century, in the AD 1439. The basement is of 48,000 sq. feet area that covers the whole complex. There are four subsidiary shrines, twenty-four pillared halls and domes supported by over four hundred columns. The total number of columns is 1,444 all of which are intricately carved with no two being alike. The artistically carved nymphs playing the flute in various dance postures at a height of 45 feet are an interesting sight. In the assembly hall, there are two big bells weighing 108 kg whose sound echoes in the entire complex. The main temple is a Chaumukh or a four-faced temple dedicated to Adinath.

The main temple is the Adinath or Chaumukha temple (the four-faced temple) dedicated to the first tirthankara Adinath. Tucked away deep in the forested Aravalli hills, this is easily one of the most beautiful Jain temples in India.

After sightseeing return to hotel and take rest.
Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 06 : Ranakpur – Udaipur ( 96 Kms/02 hrs. drive approx).

Morning after leisure breakfast drive to Udaipur (96 kms / 2 hrs). On arrival check into the hotel and take rest. After small rest you will visit beautiful Lake City followed by boating at Lake Pichola ,Fateh sagar lake and jag Mandir palace. After sightseeing return to hotel and take rest.

Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 07: Udaipur – Delhi ( by flight).

Morning after leisure breakfast transfer to the airport to board flight for Delhi. On arrival transfer to the hotel and take rest. Balance day free for leisure or shopping.

Overnight stay at hotel.

 

Day 08 : Delhi – Bangalore – Hassan ( By flight –  194 kms/04 hrs. drive approx ).

Morning after leisure breakfast transfer to the airport to board flight for Bangalore. On arrival direct drive to Hassan . on arrival check in to the hotel and take rest. Evening free for leisure.

Overnight stay at hotel.

 

 

Day 09 : Hassan – Shravanbelgola – Hassan ( Day excursion).

Morning after leisure breakfast full day excursion to one of the most important Jain pilgrimage center Shravanbelgola. This pilgrimage for the Jains. The large hill, also called Vindhyagiri or Per-kalbappu, is 3347 feet above sea level. A flight of 614 steps, finely chiseled into the granite of the mountain, leads to the summit, where stands an open court and the great statue of Sri Gomatheswar. Shravanabelagolameans ‘the monk on the top of the hill’ and hermits, mystics and ascetics have resided here since at least the 3rd century BC. In those early times the hill was thickly wooded and hermits could feed themselves from the vegitation of the forest. Near the middle of the 10th century AD, temples began to be constructed upon the hill and from that time the place has become one of the most important pilgrimage sites of the Jain religion. The 58 foot, 8 inch statue of Sri Gomatheswar, carved between 978-993 AD, out of the granite bedrock of the mountain is the tallest free-standing statue in the world. Sri Gomatheswar, also known as Bahubali, was the son of the legendary first Tirthankara, Adinatha (tirthankaras are the mythical, enlightened sages of Jainism).

 

After sightseeing return to hotel and take rest.

Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 10 : Hassan – Bangalore (194 kms / 4 hrs).

Morning after leisure breakfast transfer to the Bangalore. On arrival  direct transfer to airport to board your flight for onward journey.

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