India is one of the most unique countries in the world. With its rich tapestry of cultures, traditions, and landscapes, this magical land offers an array of experiences for travellers seeking spiritual solace as well as cultural exploration. Among the many sacred destinations that grace our diverse land, Vaishno Devi holds a special place. Coupled with the vibrant cities of Ahmedabad, Amritsar, and Jaipur, an IRCTC tour package unveils a journey of Bharat Gaurav – North Western Delight with Vaishno Devi.
Tour Duration: 13 Days/ 12 Nights
Tour Itinerary: Ahmedabad-Statue of Unity-Jaipur-Vaishnodevi-Amritsar
Ahmedabad: A Heritage City Beckoning
The Vaishno devi tour package begins with Ahmedabad, a city steeped in history and heritage. Known for its architectural marvels, including the intricate carvings of the Adalaj Stepwell and the grandeur of the Akshardham Temple, Ahmedabad serves as a testament to India’s cultural prowess. Visitors can also explore the Sabarmati Ashram, epicentre of Mahatma Gandhi’s revolutionary movement. Here, the echoes of India’s struggle for freedom resonate through the halls, offering a poignant glimpse into the nation’s past.
One of the biggest attractions of the vibrant state of Gujarat is the world-famous ‘Statue of Unity’ located near Kevadia. Standing tall at 182 metres, this colossal structure with its histrionic backdrop is truly awe-inspiring. With sprawling theme gardens, the Sardar Sarovar Dam, a children’ nutrition park, dino trail, a mall, food court and other eating points, it is the perfect family holiday destination. From here we move to the next stop on this exciting journey which is the fascinating city of Jaipur.
Jaipur: The Pink City’s Eternal Charm
After an exploration of Gujarat, the tour heads towards Jaipur, the Pink City. Known for its regal palaces, vibrant markets, and architectural splendours like the Hawa Mahal and Amber Fort, Jaipur offers a bouquet of glory into the grandeur of Rajasthan’s royal heritage. The City Palace, a magnificent blend of Mughal and Rajput architecture, depicts the opulence of the bygone era. Visitors can also explore the lively bazaars, filled with handicrafts, textiles, and jewellery, providing an opportunity to take home a piece of Jaipur’s rich culture. After Jaipur, this tour will proceed to the holy city of Vaishno Devi.
Vaishno Devi: A Pilgrimage of Faith and Devotion
Leaving Jaipur, the journey ascends towards the sacred abode of Vaishno Devi. Nestled amidst the picturesque Trikuta Mountains, the Vaishno Devi Temple excavates an unwavering faith and devotion. The arduous trek to the temple is a symbolic journey, reflecting the challenges faced in the pursuit of spiritual enlightenment. The chanting of hymns, the ringing of bells, and the palpable sense of devotion create an aura of divine presence that envelops every pilgrim.
Amritsar: The Sacred Heart of Punjab
From Vaishno Devi, the journey leads to city of Amritsar blended with the spirituality of Golden Temple, the historical Jalianwala Bagh, and the breath-taking border parade. . The Golden Temple, resplendent in its golden glory, stands as a symbol of Sikhism’s spiritual and cultural heritage. The Wagah Border ceremony, a poignant display of the unity and pride of India and Pakistan, is an experience that leaves an indelible mark on every visitor. The Jallianwala Bagh, a sombre reminder of India’s struggle for independence, stands as darkest day in the Indian Independence Struggle- to the sacrifices made for the nation’s freedom.
A Tapestry of Spiritual and Cultural Marvels
“Unity in Diversity” is what our country stands for. The Bharat Gaurav – North Western Delight with Vaishno Devi tour package by IRCTC Tourism is a perfect example of this theme weaving together the threads of spirituality and culture, offering a holistic experience of India’s diverse heritage. From the ancient lanes of Ahmedabad to the sacred precincts of Vaishno Devi, and the regal grandeur of Jaipur, this journey is a holistic mix of experiences that will leave you with the memories of a lifetime. Embark on this voyage of discovery, and let the marvels of North Western India etch their memories in your heart forever. Book now as this Ahmedabad tour package starts on 19th Nov’23. For more details such as the package inclusions for this Amritsar tour package, Jaipur tour packages, etc., visit the official website on www.irctctourism.com.