Varanasi is a city in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh dating to the 11th century B.C. Regarded as the spiritual capital of India, the city draws Hindu pilgrims who bathe in the Ganges River.
Arrive Varanasi railway station/ Airport and transfer to the hotel. Afternoon proceed on half day temple tour of Varanasi visiting Bharat mata Temple (mother India), Durga temple (Monkey temple), Sankat Mochan Temple and Kashi Vishwanath temple (Kashi Vishwanath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva,and is one of the Twelve Jyotirlingas) followed by Ganga aarti at Dashashwamedh Ghat(Gange aarti is performed daily in the evening by a group of priests ). Overnight stay in Varanasi.
Early morning proceed on a boat tour on River Ganges visiting the bathing ghats followed by walk through the narrow lanes visiting the Golden Temple (old Vishwanath Temple) and Annapurna Devi Temple. In case you wish to perform some rituals/pinda dana for your ancestors you may perform this morning. Return to hotel for breakfast. After breakfast proceed to Bodh Gaya and check in at hotel. Evening visit Mahabodhi Temple and other sites of Buddhist importance. Overnight in the hotel at Bodhgaya.
Early in the morning proceed to Gaya, 14 kms from Bodhgaya and visit the Vishnupad temple and perform the rituals (pinda) for your ancestors. Later in the afternoon drive to Varanasi. On arrival check into the hotel. Overnight in the hotel at Varanasi.
Breakfast in the hotel and drive to Allahabad, enroute visit Vindhyachal (Goddess Durga Temple). On arrival at Allahabad proceed to Sangam for a holi dip and later visit other places of religious and historical importance. Overnight stay in the hotel at Allahabad.
After breakfast at hotel drive to Chitrakoot (Madhya Pradesh). According to Hindu Mythology Lord Rama, Sita and Lakshmana spent eleven and half years of their fourteen years of exile. Visit Ramghat, Kamadgiri, Bharat Milap, Janaki Kund, etc. Later return to Allahabad and overnight stay in the hotel at Allahabad.
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Ayodhya. On arrival visit to Rama Janmbhumi (the birth place of lord Rama and other temples), Hanumangarhi,Ramkot. Later proceed to Lucknow. On arrival check into the hotel and overnight stay in Lucknow.
After breakfast at hotel proceed to Naimisaranya. The Mahabhrata was composed by Vedavyas in this forest. A dip in the river Gomati at this spot is considered to be very sacred ritual. Later return to Lucknow for overnight stay.
After breakfast at hotel proceed for sight seen of Lucknow like- Bara Imambara ,Chota Imambara, Rumi Darwaja, Ambedker Park, Hazratganj and Drop to Lucknow Airport for Onward journey.