Day Trip to Mathura
AGRA – MATHURA
Pick up from your hotel in Agra and proceed towards day trip to Mathura.
Arrives Mathura. Day trip to Mathura and nearby places starts from here.
Mathura Day Trip
Mathura is very popular religious Hindu site located 60 km away from Agra and 155 km away from New Delhi. It has got the global recognition because of being the birth place of Hindu God Lord Krishna that is popularly known as Krishna Janm Bhumi. Mathura is amongst the seven oldest cities of India. Visiting temples of Mathura and Vrindavan before 12 noon is recommended because main temples close by 12 noon. Ashrams located in this area are also worth visiting along with temples. Tour to Mathura includes the visit of Krishna Janm Bhumi, Nam Yog Sadhna Temple, Dwarikadheesh Temple, Jai Gurudev Ashram, Durvasa Rishi Ashram and Keshavji Gaudiya Matha.
Vrindavan together with Mathura is often called as twin town. It is located 11 km from Mathura. Once landed at Krishna Janm Bhumi , It is as important as Mathura to visit Vrindavan because Lord Krishna said to have spent his youth here. Vrindavan is dotted with various significant temples and Ashrams. Day tour to Vrindavan includes the visit of Shree Banke Bihari Ji temple, Rang Ji temple and Iskon temple.
Lunch at any good restaurant.
Visit of Goverdhan
Visit of Goverdhan is recommended on day tour to Mathura as this is very significant religious site. It is basically a hill situated near Vrindavan. Goverdhan hill said to have lifted by Lord Krishna and hold it up on a finger tip to protect his own people from angry rain God Indra. Goverdhan Puja is hugely celebrated in this town during Diwali festival believing Lord Krishna said to have defeated rain God Indra today.
Visit of Gokul:
Lord Krishna said to have spent his childhood past time in Gokul. It is also a popular pilgrim site along with Mathura and Vrindavan that can easily be visited from Vrindavan.
Barsana is also a significant place in this circuit because this place belongs to Radha who said to have been favorite Gopi of Lord Krishna. Radha spent her childhood in Barsana. Gopikas were cow-herding girls who had unconditional devotion for Lord Krishna. Radha is also worshipped with Lord Krishna.
DEPART FROM MATHURA
After day trip to Mathura and Vrindavan sightseeing, drive back to Agra. Upon arrival, drop at your pre-booked hotel.