Delhi to Kurukshetra Day Trip

Full day excursion tour to Kurukshetra include AC vehicle and accompanies English speaking guide service from Delhi. Its include visit to all places of tourist interest in city and entrances to all monuments in the itinerary. Pick up and drop off from any hotels in Delhi is well included. We serve complementary bottled water in vehicle and flexible to accommodate guest requirement during the tour.

per adult from

$208

NZD

Duration

7 to 8 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

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  • What's included :
    • Pick up and drop off to your hotel
    • All taxes
    • English speaking guide
    • Bottled drinking water (2 bottle per person)
    • Monuments entrances
    • Transport by AC vehicle
    What's excluded :
    • Any other sightseeing not mentioned in the itinerary
    • Tips to driver & guide
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Pass By: Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra, Kurukshetra District, Haryana

    Pick up from your hotel for full day excursion to visit Kurukshetra (180kms/ 4hrs approx one way).

    Stop At: Jyotisar Birthplace of Bhagavad Gita, Kurukshetra India

    Kurukshetra is well known for the Battle of Mahabharata. The city is dotted with numerous temples and sites of historical and mythological value. Kurukshetra is described as Dharamkshetra i.e. 'Region of righteousness' association with the Vedas and Vedic culture. It was here that the battle of Mahabharata was fought and Lord Krishna preached his philosophy of 'Karma' to Arjuna at Jyotisar, as enshrined in the holy Bhagwad-Gita. According to Hindu mythology, Kurukshetra is spread over, a circuit of about 48 Kos (1 Kos = 2.25 miles).
    Visit Kartikeya Temple located at Pehowa. There are many ‘tirthas’,’ ghats’ and temples in and around Pehowa. The temple for God Kartikeya (son of God Shiva and Goddess Parvati) is built at this site. According to legend, Lord Krishna made Yudhishthira light two lamps for the 18 lakh warriors who died in the Battle of Mahabharata. These lamps flank the temple and it is believed that they have been continuously lit since then.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bhadrakali Temple, Jhansa Road, Thanesar Town, Kurukshetra India

    Bhadrakali Temple famously known as “Savitri Peeth”,. According to Hindu mythology, Goddess Sati could not bear the slander of her husband, Lord Shiva and committed ‘Sati’ (immolation). Holding her burning body, Lord Shiva started pacing the universe, watching this entire incident God Vishnu cut her body into 52 parts with his ‘surdarshan chakra’. Due to this, all the body parts of Goddess Sati fell in different directions forming the various ‘Shakti peeths’. It is believed that the right ankle of Goddess Sati fell where the Bhadrakali Temple is located. Legend has it that before leaving for the battle of Mahabharata, Lord Krishna along with Pandavas worshipped here for their victory and offered the horses of their chariots. The same tradition of offerings is continued till date, suiting ones expenses. Also, the ‘mundan’ (head shaving) ceremony of Lord Krishna and his brother Balram is believed to have been performed at this shrine.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Bhishma Kund, Narakatari Village, Kurukshetra India

    Bhishma Kund another place that has a connection with the great epic Mahabharata. It is believed that Pitamaha Bhishma (father figure revered by both Kauravas and Pandavas) lay on the arrowed bed here, created by Arjuna; from here he saw the epic Battle of Mahabharata. The place now has a temple next to a water tank called the Banganga or the Bhishma Kund. There is a legend attached to this water tank, which says when Bhishma lay down on his bed of arrows, he felt thirsty and asked for water. To fulfill his desire, Arjuna immediately shot an arrow into the ground and let lose a stream of gushing water. This is how the Bhishma Kund is believed to have come into existence.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Sheikh Chilli Tomb, Darra Khera, Kalyan Nagar, Thanesar, Haryana 136118, India

    Sheikh Chilli's Tomb and the madrasa (school) are associated with the Sufi Saint Abdu'r-Rahim popularly known as Shaikh Chehli believed to be the spiritual teacher of the Mughal Prince Dara Shikoh, the eldest son of Emperor Shahjahan. The tomb, overlooking the madrasa and standing on an artificial terrace, is octagonal in shape with the entrance in the South. It is built of buff sandstone and is crowned with a pear-shaped dome of white marble standing on a high circular drum. The cenotaph of the saint occupies the centre of the chamber, while his grave is located in the lower chamber, which conjoins the madarasa through a narrow gallery.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Pass By: New Delhi, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of Delhi

    After sightseeing drive back to Delhi and drop off to your hotel.

  • Departure Point :
    Traveler pickup is offered
    We provide pickup from all hotels in Delhi
    Departure Time :
    Suppliers and travelers coordinate start times within the given time periods. 10/1/2020 - 9/27/2021
    Monday - Sunday:05:00 AM - 11:00 AM
    Return Detail :
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    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
    • Infant seats available
    • Near public transportation
    • Stroller accessible
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    • Face masks provided for travelers
    • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
    • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
    • Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized
    • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

10

Organised by Agora Voyages OPC Pvt. Ltd.

Activity ID: V-135633P444

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