Jainism is an ancient religion in India. The teachings of Jainism are dominated by the doctrines of asceticism and non-violence. This country holds the precious teachings of Jainism in its opulent Jain Temples located in different areas. Jain hill shrines of Rajasthan and Gujarat are some of such serene places boasting the footsteps of Jainism.
This 15 nights and 16 days itinerary is a perfect tour option for the tourists in quest of serenity and spirituality. The tour includes some of the pristine areas like Bhavnagar, Palitana, Junagarh, Mount Abu, Pushkar and Ajmer. Undoubtedly, the tour offers tourists an utterly heartwarming experience.
On arrival in Mumbai in the morning, our representative will be there to meet you and transfer you to your already booked hotel. Rest of the day is free to explore the amazing Mumbai city. An overnight stay at the hotel in Mumbai.
In the morning, catch the flight to Bhavnagar. On arrival in Bhavnagar, our representative will transfer you to a heritage hotel where you can relax and enjoy an overnight stay.
In the morning after breakfast, visit the Gandhi Smiriti Museum and the old City. After exploring the city return back to the hotel in the evening for an overnight stay.
Today, we will drive to Palitana, which is about 50 km from Bhavnagar. On arrival in Palitana, check in your pre-booked hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure.
In the morning after breakfast, we will leave the hotel to climb the holy Jain hill of Shatrunjaya, and visit some of the 900 temples on its slopes and summit. Later return back to the hotel in Palitana for a night stay.
Today in the morning, we will drive to Junagarh, which is about 190 km away from Palitana. Enjoy a night stay at the hotel in Junagarh.
After breakfast in the morning, we will climb the 5000 steps to the summit of Mount Girnar, sacred to Jain and Hindus. Later return back to the hotel to relax and enjoy an overnight stay.
The day is free for leisure in Junagarh. In the evening, board train to Ahmedabad. An overnight sleeper train to Ahmedabad.
On arrival in Ahmedabad in the morning, check in at your pre-booked hotel. Thereafter, visit Sabarmati Ashram and Calico Museum of Textiles. Gandhi's doctrine of Ahimsa was formed by the influence of Jains in his early life. Later return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
In the morning, board train to Mount Abu, the most sacred of Jain hills. Enjoy an overnight stay at the heritage hotel in Mount Abu.
The day is fixed to explore the hills and temples of Mount Abu. An overnight stay at the hotel in Mount Abu.
Today, the morning time is free for leisure. Later in the afternoon, board train to Ajmer, and thereafter, take a short drive to Pushkar, famous for its annual camel fair and its Only Brahma Temple. Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel/resort in Pushkar.
In the morning after breakfast, visit the rare temple dedicated to Lord Brahma, and explore the narrow bazaars of Pushkar. Later return back to the hotel/resort for an overnight stay.
The day offers an optional visit to the shrine of Sufi Saint Khawaja Moin-ud-din Chisti in Ajmer in the morning. Later in the afternoon, board train to New Delhi, arriving 2215. On arrival in Delhi, our representative will transfer you to your pre-booked hotel in Delhi.
Today, we will go for an orientation tour of Delhi or optional a day visit to Agra to see the Taj Mahal (additional charge for Agra). Later return back to your hotel in Delhi for an overnight stay.
In the morning, we will transfer you to the airport to catch the flight for international departure.