Narmada Parikrama

  • Visit : Amarkantak , Ankleshwar , Baroda , Bharuch , Bhopal , Dindori , Indore, Jabalpur, Jhabua , Khargone , Lakhnadon , Mandu , Mithitalai , Omkareshwar , Piparya , Shahada , Ujjain , Umaria
  • Validity : 01/4/2017 - 30/9/2017
  • Overview : 13Nights / 14Days
starting from INR 55,000   Per Person

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An Introduction

The Narmada River is one of the seven holy rivers in Hindu Religion. Worshipped as a Goddess, the river is a life source to thousands of people. Parikrama is a holy pilgrimage in which people travel in a clockwise direction and return to their starting point.

 

This journey is completed to attain the blessings of the divine. Narmada Parikrama is a pious pilgrimage for Hindus. Devotees travel to various points of the Narmada River. They pray to the river and the holy temples on its banks. The almost 4000 kilometers journey cleanses your body, mind and soul.

 

Trip Highlights

Visit the Mahakaleshwar and Kaal Bhairav Temple in Ujjain.

Visit Omkareshwar, one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Lord Shiva.

View the Narmada River merging with the Arabian Sea in Mithitalai.

Explore the forgotten Mandu and its inspiring stories.

Visit the Kapildhara waterfall ( 100 feet fall after Narmada Kund).

Pray to Narmada Kund, one of the 51 Shakti Peethas.

Visit Jyoteshwar Temple, a revered Shiva Temple.

No. of PAX     Price (INR)

Min 02 PAX    55000/- per person

Min 04 PAX    42500/- per person

Min 06 PAX    36500/- per person

Itinerary Details

Day 1 Arrive in Indore to Begin Narmada Parikrama

The Narmada Parikrama starts from Indore. Our tour representative arranges pick up from Devi Ahilyabai Holkar International Airport in Indore and transfer to Ujjain. Check in to your hotel and explore the city on your own. Ujjain is one of the holy ancient cities.

 

Located on the eastern banks of Kshipra River in Madhya Pradesh, the city is the home of holy temples. The famous Shiva temples of Mahakaleshwar, Omkareshwar and Kaal Bhairav are the most visited sites. The Hindu gathering of devotees for holy bath occurs in the Simhastha Kumbh Mela, held in the city every 12 years. Pious devotes visit the place all around the year. Return to hotel for overnight stay.

 

Day 2 Ujjain

Start the second day of your tour with a hearty breakfast. After your bath, visit the holy Ujjain temples. Start with darshan and conduct pooja (prayers) at the Mahakaleshwar Temple and Kaal Bhairav Temple.

 

The Mahakaleshwar Temple is an important pilgrimage place for Hindus. Considered as one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, it is a revered site. The temple is also regarded as one of the Tantra temples of India.

 

The Kaal Bhairav Temple worships the fierce manifestation of Lord Shiva associated with destruction. King Bhadrasen, built the holy temple on the banks of Kshipra River. The temple is the prominent worship site for the Kapalika and Aghora sects. Believed to be the guardian deity of the Ujjain town, devotees take blessings from the fierce lord.

 

Return for a tea break in Ujjain. Spend the evening on the River banks or exploring the other revered temples of the city. Return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 3 Proceed to Omkareshwar

Today start the day with a delectable fare of Indian dishes. Get ready, check out of your hotel and leave by road for Omkareshwar at 10 am. By 12 noon, arrive at Omkareshwar. Omkareshwar is nestled at confluence of Narmada and Kaveri River island shaped as the holy symbol ‘OM’.

 

Check-in to the hotel for lunch. At 2 PM, enjoy bath in Narmada River followed by boat ride to Triveni Sangam. This site of confluence of three holy rivers is a place where thousands and thousands of devotees assemble to pay reverence to the river goddesses.

 

Next you visit the Omkareshwar Temple for darshan and pooja. Omkareshwar Temple is situated on the mountain Mandhata by the banks of Narmada River. Here lies one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The shrine is a North Indian style of stone-architecture embellished with beautiful carvings. Enjoy evening tea at the hotel. Rest of the day is at your leisure. Visit the other temples in the holy city. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 4 Proceed to Khargone then Shahada

Start your day with an early morning breakfast. Later depart for Khargone at 8 AM. By 12 noon reach the city. Khargone is situated at the bank of Kunda River. The city is famous for cotton and chili pepper production. The lands are carpeted in chilies laid to dry.

 

Here you will visit the well known as Navgraha Mandir. The temple is devoted to the Nava Grahas, nine celestial beings responsible for destiny of human; birth, life and death. These nine planets have great importance in Hinduism and Hindu rituals.

 

Proceed towards Shahada at 1.30 PM. After the 4 hour drive, you reach the place. Check-in the hotel for tea break. This small town in Maharashtra is quite famous for its education facilities. Here you will visit the Dakshin Kashi, a religious village and Prakasha Village, an important archaeological excavation site. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 5 Proceed to Ankleshwar

Following an early morning breakfast, leave by road for Ankleshwar. By 1 PM, you will arrive in the city. Check-in at the hotel. The industrious town of Ankleshwar is located in the Baruch district of Gujarat. It is thriving city as its part of GIDC (Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation).

 

Enjoy lunch and then rest. You can also visit the local temple. Shri Ankleshwar Tirth is in the vicinity. Here there are clusters of Jain temples and a huge idol of Bhagwan Chintamani Parsvanath. Relish a tea break at 4 PM.

 

After tea, leave for Vamleshwar Katpur. It is situated at the confluence of Holy River Narmada and Arabian Sea. This is a vital point which must be visited during Narmada Parikrama tour. Enjoy dinner at 8 PM and take rest.

 

Day 6 Drive to Mithi Talai- Bharuch - Baroda

Start your day early and leave your hotel at Ankleshwar. Drive to Mithi Talai. It is the site where River Narmada mingles into the Arabian Sea. The water here is known to be sweet in taste. Enjoy a tea break in the awe-inspiring location. Continue to Bharuch via boat to complete the Parikrama of River Narmada. Here, you enjoy breakfast.

 

After sightseeing, start your journey for Baroda via a stop at Nareshwar Dham. Here is a temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. This beautiful temple is placed on the banks of holy Narmada.

 

By afternoon arrive in Baroda, also known as Vadodara. Check in to the hotel and have lunch. Evening is at your leisure. You can easily sightsee on your own. Some of the places worth-visiting are Laxmi Niwas Palace, Kirti Stambh and Sayaji Baug. Overnight stay in Baroda.

 

Day 7 Proceed to Jhabua

The seventh day of your tour starts with early morning breakfast. Then proceed on a road trip towards Jhabua. By noon, arrive at Jhabua and check into the hotel.

 

Once the capital of a Princely state of the British Raj’s Central India, Jhabua is also known as White Gold. It is blessed with rich variety of black cotton soil. Visit some beautiful tourist destinations such as Deojhiri, Kathiwada and Bhabhara.

 

DAY 8 Jhabua - Mandu – Bhopal

Following an early morning breakfast, leave your Jhabua hotel and embark on a local sightseeing tour of Mandu. Mandu lies forgotten in the pages of history. Testifying the love story between poet prince ‘Baaz Bahadur’ and his beautiful wife ‘Rani Roopmati’, the ruined city has numerous tales to tell. Some popular attractions of Mandu include Jahaz Mahal, Hindola Mahal, Baaz Bahadur’s Palace, Roopmati’s Pavilion and Jami Masjid.

 

Post sightseeing, depart for Bhopal. Take a lunch break and continue your journey. By 5.30 PM arrive in the city followed by check in at the hotel.

 

Known as the ‘City of Lakes’, Bhopal is the second largest city in Madhya Pradesh. Attractions like Laxmi Narayan Temple, Moti Masjid, Shaukat Mahal and Taj-ul-Masjid draws visitors to the city. Dinner and overnight stay in the hotel.

 

Day 9 Proceed to Jabalpur en-route Rajmarg

Start the day with breakfast. Proceed to Jabalpur for the day. By afternoon you will arrive in Rajmarg for lunch. Post lunch visit the Barman, the sacred junction of the Nerbudda and Warahi rivers. This place hosts a large fair. Visit the two main Ghats; Brahman Ghat and Ret Ghat.

 

Later, continue your journey towards Jabalpur. On the way, visit the Shankaracharya Temple. This is the place where Jagatguru Shankracharya Joytesh & Dwarkadish Pithadheshwar Saraswati Maharaj meditates & worship. On the Basant Panchami occasion here 7 days Mela organized. Arrive in Jabalpur by 6 PM. Check-in at the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 10 Jabalpur

Post breakfast in the morning; start a sightseeing tour in Jabalpur. Start with Bedaghat, a popular place to enjoy a memorable boat ride on the waters of Narmada River through the marble rocks. Next travel to Tewar Village, located just 12 kilometers away from Bedaghat. Here you visit the Tripur Sundari Temple featuring a statue of divine goddess ‘Tripur Sundari Devi’ who is said to have emerged from ground.

 

Also visit Gwarighat on the banks of Narmada River which is a holy place where Sikh Guru Nanak had preached. Also explore the 11th century Madan Mahal Fort. Commissioned by 38th Gond ruler, Raja Madan Shah, the spectacular structure offers a spending view of the city. Return to the hotel for meals and overnight stay.

 

Day 11 Jabalpur - Umaria - Amarkantak

Start the day with breakfast. Later you proceed to Amarkantak. Halt for lunch in Umaria. Post lunch, continue with the journey. By evening, arrive in Amarkantak. Check into the hotel and enjoy a tea break. The beautiful city of Amarkantak also known as Tirthraj or "king of pilgrimages" offers attractions to keep you busy. The city has scenic beauty being the meeting point of lush green Vindhya and Satpura Range and origin of numerous rivers.

 

Get ready to visit Kapildhara and other temples. Kapildhara waterfall is a 100 feet fall situated 6 kilometers northwest of Narmadakund. After a well spent evening return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 12 Amarkantak – Dindori

Post breakfast in the morning; invoke blessings with Pooja at Mai ki Bagiya. Located just 1 kilometer away from Narmadakund, Mai Ki Bagiya was constructed in the honor of the goddess Narmada. The holy place has several fruit trees of mango, banana and others.

 

Later, proceed on a sightseeing tour of Narmada Kund. Dedicated to Mata Narmada. It is one of the 51 shaktipeethas. Painted in white color, the holy spot inspires faith in the divine.

 

Return back to the hotel for lunch. Post lunch proceed to Dindori. By evening, reach your destination and check into the hotel. The serene village has no special attraction but it’s pleasant to walk around. Enjoy dinner and restful sleep.

 

DAY 13 Dindori - Lakhnadon - Piparya

Start your day with breakfast after which you leave by road for Lakhnadon. By afternoon, arrive in Lakhnadon. Here you take halt for lunch. Post lunch continue your journey towards Piparya. En-route, visit Jyoteshwar Temple followed by tea break at Narsimhpur.

 

By 7 PM, you will reach your destination. Check-in to the hotel to rest. Piparya is a famous city in Madhya Pradesh. Serving as a railhead for the military station it is a buzzing city. Return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.

 

Day 14 Piparya – Indore

This is the last day of your Narmada Parikrama. Early morning enjoy a hearty breakfast. Later you will be transferred to Indore at the airport or railway station. Return home purified with the divine tour.

Package Inclusions:

  • 13 Nights’ accommodation in 3* hotel.
  • Meals- Breakfast & dinner.
  • Airport transfers.
  • Pooja & darshan.
  • All transfers & sightseeing as per the itinerary by private car AC Car.

Package Exclusions:

  • Any meals other than those mentioned above.
  • Any Airfare / Train fare.
  • Entrance fees to Amusement parks & Boating charges.
  • Any portage at airports and hotels, tips, insurance, wine, mineral water, telephone charges, and all items of personal nature.
  • Any services not specifically mentioned in the inclusions.
  • Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances etc.
  • Service tax extra @ 4.50% of the total bill amount

TERMS

 

  1. All Prices given are in Indian Rupees.
  2. Tour prices given are valid for Indian Nationals and Foreigners holding Indian Resident Permit.
  3. Service Confirmations are subject to availability at the time of reservations.
  4. Quotation might change based on actual availability of the service and change in number of passengers.
  5. Any change in pricing will be communicated to you and only after your confirmation, we will proceed further.
  6. Surcharges may be applicable over and above the tour price for the said period. The same will be advised at the time of booking or prior to confirmations. You need to make an advance payment at the time of confirming the tour and make the balance payment 30 days prior to the departure of the tour.
  7. All sightseeing, activities and optional tour/ services/rides left unutilized/ partially utilized by choice or due to other uncontrollable situations /weather / time constraint, any other circumstances are not subject to any refund.
  8. Rates or price quoted in the itinerary are calculated at the prevailing rates and are subject to change without any prior notice in case of currency fluctuation increase in the cost of fuel charges, change in any related government tax structure, sudden change in any related hotel tariff, air/ rail/ bus/ entry ticket cost increases or transport cost increase due to change of route, alteration of itinerary program or change in the number of the tour members necessitated by factors beyond our control before the date of departure of even during the tour. Whatever applicable all such increases must be paid in full before departure.
  9. We do not own or operate any airline railway, surface transportation, shipping, coach, company, hotels or any other related services therefore we will not be responsible for any improper services provided by any of the above, for any injury, death, loss or damage is caused by the act or default of the management or employees of any hotelier, airline, shipping company, coach owner, who are the companies independent contractor arising-outside our normal selection and inspection process.

 

CHILD POLICY

  • Childrens are not allowed for Bike Tours

 

CANCELLATION POLICY

  • Minimum Charge INR 5000.
  • Upto 07 - 01 days prior to departure - 50% of the tour cost.
  • No show - 100% of tour cost.

 

DATE CHANGE AND RESCHEDULING

  • For change of date or rescheduling INR 2000 per passenger per change; subject to a maximum of two changes per person.
  • Additional charges may apply.