Excursion to Mathura & Vrindavan (75 Kms): Visit the Krishna temples of Mathura and Vrindavan and learn more about India’s rich culture and the beliefs of the Hindu religion in this private tour. Mathura is revered as the birthplace of Hindu God Krishna and attracts thousands of pilgrims every year who pay homage at its temples and bathe in the river Yamuna.
Also called ¨Brajbhoomi¨ or the Land of Eternal Love, Mathura offers a glimpse into the culture of India. Tales of Krishna’s mischievous antics as a child are still told in Vrindavan, where he is believed to have spent his childhood. ¨Aarti¨ (prayer) ceremonies held in the many temples of the town are interesting to see, with money, sweets and flowers being showered upon the deities. A land of rich traditions and culture, the Krishna temples of Mathura and Vrindavan reflect the essence of Hindu religious belief in India. The peal of temple bells and stories about Krishna’s mischievous youth are common in these holy cities.
Meeting/ pick-up point: Hotel Lobby.
Duration: 10 to 11 hours.
Start/opening time: At 8am.
End/closing time: At 6pm.
Others: Please contact provider to confirm your pickup time for sightseeing / excursion.