Tour : 08 12Jyotirling Temples Yatra
Duration : 19 Nights/20 Days

Destination : 

Delhi- Pune – Bhimashankar – Shirdi – Shani Shingnapur – Aurangabad – Grishneshwar – Nashik - Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai – Porbandar – Dwarka – Somnath – Mumbai – Indore – Ujjain – Mahakaleshwar - Omkareshwar – Indore – Hyderabad – Srisailam – Hyderabad – Madurai – Rameshwaram – Delhi – Haridwar – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Haridwar – Varanasi – Deogarh – Baidyanath – Basuki Nath – Patna-Delhi

12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra

In Hindu Mythology, there are 12 auspicious Jyotirlingas dedicated to Lord Shiva that are highly revered among hindus. A Jyotirlinga is a shrine where Lord Shiva is worshipped in the form of a Jyotirlingam. The Jyotirlinga means “The Radiant sign of The Almighty”. It is believed that the darshan and pilgrimage of them cleanse all sins and grant salvation.

 The 12 Jyotirlinga Darshan Yatra tour is very important and quite tough as it is 20 days long tour with travelling to different states of India. It covers visit to all four directions of India. Travel to India offers their tourists a well-planned itinerary of 20 days Jyotirlingas Darshan tour that takes you to the 12 popular Jyotirlingas in India named as.

 Kedarnath Jyotirlinga in Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand

Kashi Vishwanath Jyotirlinga in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh

Ghrishneshwar Jyotirlinga in Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga in Maharashtra

Somnath Jyotirlinga in Gir, Gujarat

Mallikarjuna Jyotirlinga in Srisailam, Andhra Pradesh

Mahakaleshwar Jyotirlinga in Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh

Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga in Khanda, Madhya Pradesh

Baidyanath Jyotirlinga in Deoghar, Jharkhand

Ramanathaswamy Jyotirlinga in Rameshwaram, Tamil Nadu

Nageshwar Jyotirlinga in Dwarka, Gujarat

Trimbakeshwar Jyotirlinga in Nasik, Maharashtra

This is a perfect itinerary to seek blessings and dip in spiritual trip. 


This is just a suggested itinerary of the 12 Jyotirlingas darshan tour package indicative of best route possible from Delhi. We also offer customization of the Jyotirlinga package for your specific needs and place of start for tour. Contact us if you want modifications in Jyotirlinga Yatra package to suit your and time.


Day 1 : Delhi to Pune (By flight) and the Bhimashankar (1st Jyotirlingas)

Arrive Delhi before the start date of trip so that you catch your scheduled flight for Pune. Upon arrival at Pune depart for Bhimashankar that is approx 3 hrs drive from here. Enjoy the stunning scenery along with the breathtaking views of the river during road trip. When you reach Bhimashankar, check at your pre-booked hotel and relax.

 Visit the Bhimashankar Jyotirlinga Temple which is one of the 12 highly respected Jyotirlingas in India. It lies on the bank of Bhima river and holds a great history of Shivling formation. The temple displays the traditional and modern constructions in the Nagara style of architecture, a masterpiece of ancient Vishwakarma sculptors.

 If you are not tired much you can also visit Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary in the evening where you will explore the beauty of nature with lush hills, sparkling waterfalls, Indian Giant squirrel and dense forests. Return back to your hotel after a long day excursion.Overnight stay at the hotel in Bhimashankar.

Day 2 : Bhimashankar- Shirdi- Shani Signapur- Aurangabad

Have your breakfast early morning and embark a long drive of approx 4 hours from Bhimashankar to Shirdi Shani Signapur. Shirdi is a famous pilgrimage site for many Hindus as it is home to Sai Baba. Millions of people have faith in this place so they visit regularly to seek his blessings. Visit Samadhi Mandir, Khandoba Temple, and Shri Sai Baba Sansthan Complex. Later, drive towards Aurangabad and enroute visit Shani Signapur that is a famous Shani Dev temple devoted to Shani Dev worshipped as lord of justice. Afterwards reach Aurangabad and check in hotel for overnight stay.

Day 3 : Aurangabad - Grishneshwar – Trimbakeshwar / Nashik (Day of 2nd Jyotirling Visit)

Have your breakfast early morning and embark a long drive of approx 4 hours from Auranagabad to Grishneshwar temple. The temple has a traditional South-Indian architecture design. Its spiritual value and architecture will leave you spellbound. After paying your offerings and darshan at temple, head towards Nashik, an ancient city in Maharashtra. Nashik City holds a great mythological importance and social significance. It is also favorable place for shopping of numerous items as handicrafts, silver items, copper items, and statues of brass. Stay overnight in hotel at Nashik.

Day 4 : Nashik- Trimbakeshwar – Mumbai (Day of 3rdJyotirling Visit)

Start your day with an early freshen up and breakfast followed by visit to Trayambakeshwar Jyotirling. You will reach in just half an hour from nashik as it is 30 Km distant. The Jyotirlinga positioned here has its three appearances embracing Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu, and Lord Rudra. This temple is considered to be a source of the river Godavari which is known as “Gautami Ganga”- the most sacred river in South India. After darshan and roaming in nearby area continue the drive to mumabi. Upon arrival check in hotel and stay overnight.

Day 5 : Mumbai - Porbandar (By flight) – Dwarka – Porbandar (Day of 4th Jyotirling Visit)

Have your breakfast and drive to Mumbai airport ad catch a flight for Porbandar. Upon arrival at Porbandar airport, check in hotel here. After some time head towards Dwarka for Nageshwar Jyotirlinga.

The Nageshwar Temple also known as Nagnath Temple is located on the route between Gomati Dwarka and the Bait Dwarka Island on the coast of Saurashtra in Gujarat. The 25 m tall statue of Lord Shiva and a large garden with a pond are major attractions of this temple complex. Photography is prohibited inside the temple complex. After darshan and roaming in nearby markets of Dwarka, return back to Porbandar for an overnight stay.

Day 6 : Porbandar – Somnath – Porbandar (Day of 5th Jyotirling Visit)

Drive to Somnath Temple post breakfast. The temple comprises an impressive architecture that holds elaborate carvings, silver doors, an important Nandi idol, and the central Shiva linga. Seek the blessing of Lord Shiva and attend the evening aarti. Considered to be the first of the 12 Jyotirlingas, the Somnath Temple in Gujarat is situated near Veraval in (Prabhas Kshetra) Kathiawad district. This jyotirling in Gujarat is a highly revered pilgrimage site in the country. Afterwards drive back to hotel in Porbandar. Time of driving on one side is approx 2.5 hrs.

Day 7 : Porbandar - Indore - Ujjain

Catch your scheduled flight from porbandar airport to Indore via Mumbai. Upon arrival at Indore drive to Ujjain. Ujjain is an important Hindu pilgrimage destination, it is renowned for the centuries-old Mahakaleshwar Temple, a towering construction with an ornate roof. Check in hotel and stay overnight in hotel.

Day 8 : Ujjain – Mahakaleshwar – Omkareshwar (Day of 6th and 7th Jyotirlingas visit)

To attend the magnificent Bhasm Aarti at Mahakla temple, wake up early morning and head straight towards the Mahakaleshwar Temple before 3:00 am, The Bhasm aarti is the first ritual obeyed every day at the temple. It is performed to wake Lord Shiva. The Mahakaleshwar Temple is considered significant by the Hindus for another reason. It is among one of the seven “Mukti-Sthal” – the place that can liberate a human. After Darshan and rituals, return to the hotel for breakfast. This is followed by a road trip to Omkareshwar. It is one of the 12 revered Jyotirlinga shrines of Shiva. It is situated on an island named Mandhata which is also known as Shivapuri. The island is located in the Narmada River. The shape of the island is said to be like the Hindu symbol 'Om'. Omkareshwar is the most visited religious tourism place in Madhya Pradesh. Post reaching, complete the check-in formalities, and unwind yourself. The evening is reserved for visiting the Omkareshwar Temple where you can also attend the aarti of Lord Shiva. Return back to hotel.

Day 9 : Omkareshwar – Indore (80 Km/2½ Hrs.) - Hyderabad (flight) – Srisailam (Day of 8th jyotirlinga visit)

To attend the most precious Abhishekam of Jyotirlinga, wake up early morning and visit Omkareshwar temple. Afterwards have breakfast and check out from the hotel and head to Indore airport to catch a flight for Hyderabad. Upon arrival at Hyderabad, drive towards Srisailam that is approx 7 hrs drive. Upon arrival at Srisailma that is a town in Kurnool district of Andhra Pradesh. The Mallikarjuna Temple is situated on the Shri Shaila Mountain, on the banks of the Krishna River in the southern part of Andhra Pradesh which is also renowned as Kailash of south. The presiding deities at this temple are Mallikarjuna (Shiva) and Bhramaramba (Devi). Attend the grand aarti in the evening and pay your veneration. Overnight stay in hotel at Srisailam.

Day 10 : Mallikarjuna Temple - Drive to Hyderabad (340 Km/7Hrs.)

To attend the most precious Abhishekam of Jyotirlinga, wake up early morning and visit Mallikarjuna temple. Afterwards have breakfast and check out from the hotel and drive back to Hyderabad. Upon arrival stay overnight and enjoy the free time.

Day 11 : Hyderabad – Madurai (flight) - Arrival Madurai – Rameshwaram (175 Km/4 Hrs.) (Day of 9th jyotirlinga visit)

Early morning, catch a flight for Madurai. Upon arrival visit renowned Meenakshi Amman temple and then drive towards Rameshwaram. The drive will be approx 3 hours from here. Check in hotel and have some rest. Visit the Rameshwaram temple in the late evening and attend night aarti and darshan of Lord Shivlinga. Have dinner and stay overnight at hotel in Rameshwaram. The Arulmigu Ramanathaswamy Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva located on Rameshwaram Island in the state of Tamil Nadu.

Day 12 : Rameshwaram – Madurai - Delhi-(Flight)

Wake up early morning around and get ready by 4:00 am and visit temple for the holy Mani Darshan. Later proceed for rituals of 22 Kund snan. Also, attend the abhishekam ceremony at the Rameshwaram Jyotirlinga Temple. Visit the sea shore and return back to hotel after savoring the delicious breakfast and complete the check-out formalities. Then return back to Madurai by road. During the road trip enjoy the eye catching views at Pamban Bridge. Upon arrival at Maduari catch your scheduled flight for Delhi from Madurai. Upon arrival check in hotel at Delhi. Rest of time is free for individual activities as visit to some prominent place or shopping.

Day 13 : Delhi – Haridwar

Post breakfast drive to Haridwar that is approx 6 hrs run from here. Upon arrival check in hotel and rest. Post lunch get ready to visit Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple and some ashrams. Enjoy ganga Aarti at har ki Paudi in the evening. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 14 : Haridwar- GuptKashi

Depart for Guptkashi from Haridwar which is approx 7 hrs run. Upon arrival explore the town located amidst Garhwal Himalayas of Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand. Visit Vishwanath Temple, Guptkashi, Manikarnika Kund, Ardhanarishwar Temple, Gaurikund, and Ukhimath, Chopta. Enjoy the pleasant climate, lush green forests, and also the stunning views of Chaukhamba Range. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 15 : Guptkashi - Kedarnath-Guptkashi (Day of 10th jyotirlinga visit)

Visit Kedarnath Temple by trekking or rent a helicopter from Phata Helipad. The holy temple of Kedarnath was built by the Pandava brothers of the great Hindu epic, Mahabharata. It is one of the Char Dham destinations as well as and one of the 12 revered Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Indulge and feel serenity by spending few hours at the Kedarnath Temple. Afterwards return back or trek back to GuptKashi. Stay overnight at hotel.

Day 16 : Guptkashi - Haridwar - Varanasi

Return back to haridwar and then catch the scheduled train for Varanasi.

Day 17 : Varanasi Temple tour (Day of 11th jyotirlinga visit)

Upon arrival check in hotel and get ready to visit Kashi Vishwanath temple and pray your offerings. Book online tickets for rituals you want to perform as aarti, abhishek or any other.

Enjoy the Ganga Aarti at evening at famous Ganga ghats. Stay overnight at Varanasi.

Day 18 : Varanasi - Deogarh

Wake up early before the sun rises and leave for an early morning boat ride on the River Ganges. Embark on the sightseeing of the city including Durga Temple, Tulsi Manas, Birla Mandir, Visalakshi and Annapurneshwari, etc. By afternoon visit Sarnath, one of the most famous Buddhist pilgrim spot. Afterwards catch a scheduled train for Deogarh.

Day 19 : Deogarh- Baidyanath-Basukinath(Day of 12th jyotirlinga visit)

Upon arrival in Deogarh, check into the pre-booked hotel and relax for a while. Later, leave for a visit to Baba Baidyanath Jyotirlinga also known as Vaidyanatha Jyotirlinga temple or Baidyanath Dham. It is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas and the most sacred abodes of Shiva. It is located in Deogarh in the Santhal Parganas division of the state of Jharkhand. Visit the holy temple to take part in the rituals of Abhishekam and Pooja. Later, pay a visit to Basukinath Temple, one of the ancient temples in the area. It is believed to be the court of Baba Bhole Nath, at Basukinath Dham.

After darshan, return to the hotel, and if time permits, attend the evening aarti. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 20 : Deogarh-Patna-Delhi/Home Destination

On the last day of the 12 Jyotirlinga Darshan tour, wake up early in the morning and visit the temple to attend the morning aarti at the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga Temple. Drive back to Patna airport and catch your scheduled flight for Delhi or home destination.

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