Pick up from the hotel in Delhi and transferred to New Delhi railway station to board an air-conditioned Shatabdi Express train to Agra.
Train departs from New Delhi railway station. Breakfast is served in the train.
Train arrives at Mathura railway station. Upon arrival at the platform, guest is met with company’s executive and city tour of Mathura starts from here. Places to see in and around Mathura are mentioned below
Mathura is a very famous pilgrim center for Hindus, located 155 km south east of Delhi and 60 km away from the city of Taj Mahal, Agra. Mathura is the Birth Place of Lord Krishna and literally known as Shri Krishna Janm Bhoomi or Lord Krishna’s Birth Place.
There are many
worth visiting places mostly the temples of historical significance associated with Hindus, such as Krishna janma bhoomi, Jai Gurudev Ashram - Naam Yog Sadhna Mandir,Dwarikadheesh Temple, Durvasa Rishi Ashram, Sri Keshavji Gaudiya Matha etc.
Vrindavan is around 11 km away from the town of Mathura and can not be missed when you are in Mathura. Vrindavan is home to several Hindu temples. Vrindavan is a neighboring town of Mathura and together they are often called a twin town. It is believed to say that Lord Shri Krinsha spent his youth here. There are numerous temples belonging to the different sects of Hinduism, to see around Vrindavan but some of them are very popular like Banke Bihari Temple, Rang ji Temple and Iskcon Temple etc.
Goverdhan is a hill situated near the town of Vrindavan. This hill is worshiped by Hindus due to its historical significance associated with Lord Krishna. It is believed that, Lord Krishna lifted Goverdhan Hill and held it up for the protection of his own people or villagers from the deity Indra. Goverdhan Puja is hugely celebrated here in large scale a day after Hindu festival Diwali in belief that Lord Krishna defeated deity Indra, A God of Rain & Thunder.
Gokul is a small town in Mathura district, also a worth visiting place if you are in Mathura tour. It is believed that Gokul is the place where lord Krishna spent his childhood past time.
Barsana is a also a small town in proximity to Mathura in the state of Uttara pradesh.It is believed that a favorite Gopi or Gopika , Populary known as Radha spent her childhood here in Barsana. According to the Indian epics, Gopi or Gopika were used to be Cow-Herding girls had a unconditional devotion to the lord Krishna, and Radha was the favorite gopi. Barasan is home to many followers of Gaudiya Vaishnavism.
Drop off back to Mathura Railway station to board train for New Delhi. Company’s representative get along until train departs.
Train departs from Mathura. Dinner is served in the train.
Train arrives New Delhi railway station. Upon arrival, guest is received by company’s representative and transferred to hotel.
Note: Agra can be visited from Mathura if time permit. It can be tailor-made by adding on or omitting Agra in