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Divine Jyotirlinga & Asirgarh Fort Expedition

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Duration

8 hrs

Cancellation

Up to 5 days

Group Size

10 people

Languages

English

Overview

Embark on a captivating journey of spirituality and history with our “Divine Jyotirlinga & Asirgarh Fort Expedition.” Begin your day with a 6:00 AM pick-up from your Indore hotel, as we venture to the sacred Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple. Nestled on an island in the Narmada River, this temple’s beauty and significance will leave you awestruck. After a spiritual sojourn, brace yourself for an adventure to Asirgarh Fort. Perched on the Satpura Mountain, this historic fortress boasts tales of valor and mystery. Explore its massive structure and hear legends of Ashwathama’s haunting presence. Throughout the day, soak in scenic views of the Narmada River and the Satpura Range, adding to the allure of this unique expedition. As the sun sets, we’ll return to Indore, leaving you with cherished memories of divine blessings and historical wonders.

Highlights

  • Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga: Explore the sacred Omkareshwar Temple, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, set amidst the serene Narmada River.
  • Asirgarh Fort Adventure: Discover the mystique and history of Asirgarh Fort, a fortress perched on the Satpura Mountain Range with intriguing tales of valor and a reputation for being haunted.
  • Scenic Narmada River Views: Enjoy picturesque views of the Narmada River as you journey to Omkareshwar and back, surrounded by the natural beauty of the Satpura Range.
  • Historical Enigma: Uncover the mysteries and legends surrounding Ashwathama's haunting presence at Asirgarh Fort, a place steeped in history and intrigue.
  • Spiritual and Historical Immersion: Immerse yourself in a day filled with spirituality at the temple and the adventure of exploring a historic fort, leaving you with a profound and unforgettable experience.

Bulk discount (by Amount)

Bulk discount adult
# Discount group From adult To adult Value
1 Discount on 2-person group 2 2 $ 237.00
3 Discount on 3-person group 3 3 $ 451.00
4 Discount on 4-person group 4 4 $ 688.00
5 Discount on 5-person group 5 5 $ 871.00
6 Discount on 6-person group 6 6 $ 1,082.00
7 Discount on 7-person group 7 7 $ 1,319.00
8 Discount on 8-person group 8 8 $ 1,556.00
9 Discount on 9-person group 9 9 $ 1,750.00
10 Discount on 10-person group 10 10 $ 1,945.00

What you will do

Indicative Pick Up Time: 6:00 AM

Indicative Drop Off Time: 6:00 PM

What You Will Do:

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple:

Our journey begins with a 6:00 AM pick-up from your Indore hotel, setting the stage for a day filled with spiritual exploration and historical adventures.
We first head to Omkareshwar, known for being home to one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga temples dedicated to Lord Shiva. Perched on an island amidst the tranquil waters of the Narmada River, this temple is a symbol of divine grace and architectural beauty.
As we arrive, you'll have the opportunity to explore the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga Temple's intricate architecture, which includes a large sabha mandap supported by 60 imposing brown stone pillars. The temple is a place of spiritual significance, and it's known for conducting three daily prayer services.
Devotees believe that taking a holy dip in the Narmada River before entering the temple is a sacred ritual, believed to bring auspiciousness and purity.
The temple's sanctum houses the ancient Shiva lingam, which is carefully protected within a glass box, preserving its heritage and reverence.
Asirgarh Fort Adventure:

After our spiritual journey, we'll embark on an exhilarating adventure to Asirgarh Fort. This fort is perched atop the Satpura Mountain and is a testament to the region's rich history and military prowess.
As we approach the fort, you'll be awed by its massive structure and the formidable walls that encircle it. This fort isn't just one fort; it consists of three distinct parts. The first part, Asirgarh, is where our journey begins, followed by Kamargarh and Malaygarh.
Asirgarh Fort holds a unique place in history, known for its impregnability. Legends tell us that even the great Mughal Emperor Akbar couldn't conquer this fort by force. He had to lay siege to it, surrounding it with more than 500,000 soldiers. After a year-long siege, the supplies within the fort ran out, leading to a mass surrender. However, the royal family and loyal warriors managed to escape through a mysterious route, never to be seen again.
Asirgarh Fort is also shrouded in tales of the supernatural. According to folklore, Ashwathama, who was cursed by Lord Krishna, has been wandering the fort for 5,000 years. Some even say that Ashwathama appears at night, seeking turmeric and oil to heal his bleeding forehead. Locals believe that those who encounter him often lose their sanity.
Scenic Drive:

Throughout our journey, you'll be treated to stunning vistas of the Narmada River and the Satpura Range. The natural beauty of the region provides a breathtaking backdrop to our day's adventures.
Conclusion:

As the day comes to a close, we'll start our return journey to Indore. You'll be dropped off at your hotel by 6:00 PM, leaving you with a sense of spiritual fulfillment and a deeper connection to the region's history and legends. This day trip promises a unique blend of spirituality, adventure, and cultural insights that will stay with you long after your visit.

Included/Excluded

  • Transport by private AC deluxe car
  • Pick up and drop off to your hotel.
  • Services of a knowledgeable, government-licensed English-speaking tour guide.
  • Monument entrance fees mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Bottled water within the vehicle.
  • All taxes
  • Any meals.
  • Camera charges at monuments.
  • Gratuities (optional).

Languages

English

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