9 Jyotirlinga Temples with Dwarka and Shirdi (8 Nights)

9 Days
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Overview

Preferred Arrival /Departure Destination
Arrival - Rajkot
Departure - Mumbai

Route : Rajkot - Dwarka(1) - Somnath(1) - Ujjain(1) - Omkareshwar(1) - Aurangabad(1) - Nanded(1) - Ahmednagar(1) - Shirdi(1) - Mumbai.

Summarized Itinerary :-
Day-1 Arrival at Rajkot and travel to Dwarka.
Day-2 Temple visits in and around Dwarka. Proceed to Somnath.
Day-3 Visit Bhalka Teerth and Triveni Sangam before travelling to Ahmedabad for flight to Indore.
Day-4 Bhasma Arti in morning and then proceed to Omkareshwar Temple.
Day-5 Travel to Aurangabad via Ellora (Grishneshwar Temple).
Day-6 Travel to Nanded via Grieshneshwar and Aundha Nagnath Temple. Evening visit to the Hazur Sahib Gurdwara.
Day-7 Travel to Ahmednagar via Parli Baidyanath Temple and Shani Shinganapur.
Day-8 Travel to Shirdi via Bhimashankar.
Day-9 Trimbakeshwar Temple visit before departure.

Distances :-
Rajkot to Dwarka -221 kms (4 hrs).
Dwarka to Somnath -230 kms (4.5 hrs).
Somnath to Ujjain.
Ujjain to Omkareshwar -135 kms (3.5 hrs).
Omkareshwar to Aurangabad -340 kms (6.5 hrs).
Aurangabad to Nanded -260 kms (5.5 hrs).
Nanded to Ahmednagar -315 kms (6.5 hrs).
Ahmednagar to Shirdi -87 kms (2 hrs).
Shirdi to Mumbai -240 kms (5 hrs).

Destination Overview :-

Rajkot - Rajkot, the commercial capital of region of Saurashtra region in North West Gujarat. Rajkot is a popular arrival point for guests looking to visit Pilgrim centre of Junagadh and Sasan Gir (Asiatic Lions, Bird watching and Crocodiles).

Mumbai - Mumbai is financial capital of India and a major International airport, second only to Delhi in terms of flight connectivity. Mumbai is a major business hub for trade in Asia and a transit point for others destinations in India such as Goa, Kerala, Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Dwarka - Dwarka is one of the four most visited and revered Krishna Pilgrimages in India. Dwarka is set on the Arabian Sea and the Dwarkadhish temple is situated right next to the sea.

Somnath - Somnath is a pilgrim town in Gujarat at 80 kms from Junagadh and a few kilometers from Port city of Veraval and where Jyotirlinga Shiva temple is situated on the Arabian sea.

Ujjain - Ujjian is a pilgrim centre and home to Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga, one of the twelve Jyotirlinga Shiva temples.

Omkareshwar - Omkareshwar is located 77 km from Indore and home to one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva.

Aurangabad - Aurangabad is situated at about 400 km from Mumbai and 350 km Pune. Its a major industrial town and a renowned heritage center in the Buddhist circuit

Nanded - Nanded is a Sikh Pilgrim destination being home to the “Huzur Sahib Sachkhand Gurudwara”, the burial place of Guru Govind Singh, the 10th and the last Guru of the Sikhs, and one of the five takhts of Sikhism. Nanded is also an access point to visit Aundha Nagnath Temple and Shakti Peetha Temple at Mahur.

Ahmednagar - Ahmednagar is a local trade centre at 120 km from Pune and Aurangabad and a stopover on the pilgrimage centric Maharashtra itineraries .

Shirdi - Shirdi is visited for the Sai Baba temple, one of the most visited temples in India.

itinerary
  • Day 1 Arrival at Rajkot and travel to Dwarka.

    Proceed to Dwarka. Evening Darshan at Dwarkadheesh Temple. Dwarkadheesh Temple is one of the most significant and visited Lord Krishna Temples in India.

  • Day 2 Temple visits in and around Dwarka.

    Proceed to Somnath Early morning visit Okha for the Beyt Dwarka. Beyt Dwarka is an island accessible over a short boat ride where a prominent Lord Krishna Temple is located. Upon return visit Nageshwar Mahadev Temple enroute. Nageshwar temple is believed to be one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples. Visit Rukmini Devi Temple, Gomati Ghat Temples after returning to Dwarka. Travel to Somnath (240 kms - 4.5 hours). Enroute stopover at the Harsiddh Mata temple offering excellent views of the Arabian Sea. Reach Somnath by evening. Evening Darshan of Somnath Temple.

  • Day 3 Visit Bhalka Teerth and Triveni Sangam before travelling to Ahmedabad for flight to Indore.

    Today you visit Bhalka Teerth and Triveni Sangam before travelling to Ahmedabad for evening flight to Indore. Arrive at Indore and proceed to Ujjain (60 kms - 1 hour). Ujjain is a riverside pilgrim town renowned for its Mahakaleshwar Temple (Lord Shiva Temple and one of the Jyotrilingas). In the evening you may visit Mahakaleshwar Temple alongwith other significant temples in the area such as Harshiddhi Temple (Shaktipeetha) and Kal Bhairav Temple (Where deity is offered Wine).

  • Day 4 Bhasma Arti in morning and then proceed to Omkareshwar Temple.

    Morning 4 AM - Bhasma Arti at Mahakaleshwar Temple. Return to hotel and after breakfast you proceed to Omkareshwar (135 kms - 3 hours). Omkareshwar is a riverside pilgrimage home to Omkareshwar Temple (A Shiva Temple and Jyotirlinga). There are many more temples around Omkareshwar by the River and you may do boating around the Island for Parikrama. Evening Arti at Omkareshwar Temple.

  • Day 5 Travel to Aurangabad via Ellora (Grishneshwar Temple).

    Travel to Aurangabad (400 kms - 8 hours). Enroute you visit Grishneshwar Temple near Ellora (One of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples).

  • Day 6 Travel to Nanded via Grieshneshwar and Aundha Nagnath Temple. Evening visit to the Hazur Sahib Gurdwara.

    Travel to Nanded via Grishneshwar and Aundha Nagnath Temple (Total Travel 400 kms - 7.5 hours). Grishneshwar and Aundha Nagnath Temples are one of the 12 Jyotirlinga Temples of Lord Shiva. Evening visit to the Hazur Sahib Gurdwara.

  • Day 7 Travel to Ahmednagar via Parli Baidyanath Temple and Shani Shinganapur.

    Travel to Ahmednagar via Parli Vaijnath Temple (390 kms - 7.5 hours). Enroute visit Parli Baidyanath temple (Also referred to as Parli Vaijnath temple and believed by many as one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temple) and and Shani Shinganapur.

  • Day 8 Travel to Shirdi via Bhimashankar.

    Travel to Bhimashankar (180 kms - 4.5 hours) to visit the Jyotirlinga Temple. From there you travel to Shirdi (180 kms - 4 hours) for the Shirdi Saibaba Temple, one of the most visited pilgrimages in India. Late evening darshan at Shirdi Saibaba Temple (Online darshan booking is recommended).

  • Day 9 Trimbakeshwar Temple visit before departure.

    Today you travel to Trimbakeshwar Temple (120 kms - 2.5 hours), one of the Jyotirlinga Temples before departing to Mumbai (200 kms) or Pune (200 kms).