Ayodhya is a town and the administrative headquarters of the Uttar Pradesh district of Faizabad, India. It and its neighbouring twin town of Faizabad share a municipal corporation.The capital city of Kosaldesh was ruled by many eminent rulers, such as Ikshvaku, Prithu, Mandhata, Harishchandra, Sagar, Bhagirath, Raghu, Dileep, Dashrath and Ram. It was during their rule that the kingdom's grandeur reached its summit and epitomised Ram Rajya.Ayodhya, located on the east bank of the Saryu River, is brimming with the remains of a bygone period. Ramayan and ShriRamcharitmanas, the famous epics, exhibit Ayodhya's splendour.
Ayodhya Hills Tour
Bhoomi Ramjanma : The Ram Janmabhoomi, translating to Ram 's Birthplace, is believed to have been the birthplace of Lord Ram, the Hindu god. Ram, the seventh incarnation of Lord Vishnu, is said to have grown up along Ayodhya 's River Sarayu, according to the Indian epic Ramayan.
Hanumangarhi Hanumangarhi : Hanuman Garhi, situated in Sai Nagar, is a 10-century temple dedicated to Hanuman, the Hindu God. As it is traditional to visit Hanuman Garhi before visiting the Ram Temple in Ayodhya, it is one of the most significant temples in Ayodhya. Lord Hanuman is thought to have stayed at the temple site defending Ayodhya. A 76-staircase pathway to the entrance honours the hilltop temple. A 6-inch-tall idol of Hanuman is housed in the panoramic view of the surrounding hills.
Kanak Bhawan Bhawan: Towards the northeastern corner of Ram Janmabhoomi in Tulsi Nagar, the Kanak Bhawan is created. It is a sacred site dedicated to Lord Rama, the Hindu deity, and his queen, Goddess Sita.
In the sanctum santorum (Garbagriha), Kanak Bhawan, which also means Golden Palace, mentions three golden-crowned statues of the two gods under a silver roof. This shrine is believed to have been donated to Rama and Sita by the stepmother of the former, Kaikeyi.
Temple of Nageshwarnath : The Nageshwarnath Temple, built on behalf of the local deity, Lord Nageshwarnath, is located adjacent to the Theri Bazaar in Ayodhya. Kush or Kusha, Lord Rama 's son, is believed to have been born. While this sacred site has continued to be well preserved since 750 AD, the present temple is said to have been restored by Naval Rai, the minister of Safar Jung, in 1750.
During Mahashivaratri and Trayodashi, also known as Pradosh Vrat or Pradosh Vratam, in southern India, the Nageshwarnath Temple attracts various devotees. A major attraction here is the Shiva Barat, or the procession of Lord Shiva.
Gulab Bari by Gulab Bari : The Gulab Bari in Vaidehi Nagar is also known as the Garden of Roses. It is the tomb of Faizabad's (Oudh or Awadh) third Nawab, Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula and his parents. Besides fountains and lush greenery, the 18th-century structure of the Gulab Bari brings out pure Nawab-style architecture alongside a vast array of rose plants.
Treta Ke Thakur Ke Thakur : The Treta Ke Thakur Temple, situated along the Naya Ghat of Ayodhya, houses numerous idols, including Lord Ram, Sita, Lakshman, Hanuman, Bharat and Sugreev. It is said that these sculptures were sculpted out of one single black sandstone.It is assumed that Treta Ke Thakur was founded 300 years in the past by Kullu, the king of the time. It is said that this structure stands on the very same ground as Lord Rama 's famous Ashwamedha Yagna.
Choti Chawni Cawni : Choti Chawni, also known as Valmiki Bhawan or Maniramdas Chawni, is a magnificent structure completely built from white marble in Ayodhya. This spot, a sigh of sheer beauty, is certainly worth a visit.The heritage caves are 34 in number, 12 are Buddhist in the south, 17 are Hindu in the centre and 5 are Jain in the north, making it a huge and elaborate architectural brilliance. The Kailasha Temple in the caves only adds to the structure's intricate elegance.
Sita Ki Rasoi Rasoi : Sita ki Rasoi is believed to be an ancient kitchen used by the goddess Sita herself, located on the north-western side of the Ram Janmanhoomi in Ayodhya's Rajkot. This holy site, built very close to Ram Janmabhoomi, is now a temple housing some of the display vessels. This Sita Ki Rasoi is a basement kitchen, one of the two kitchens revered in Sita 's honour.
Ram, Lakshman, Bharat and Shatrughan and their wives, Sita, Urmila, Mandavi and Srutakirti, are richly clothed and embellished idols at the other end of the temple. Sita, venerated as the Goddess of Rice, is also known as the Annapurna Goddess. Thus, by providing free food, the temple continues this tradition. Visitors can donate any sum of charity money here as well.
Ayodhya hills picnic spot
Museum of Tulsi Smarak Bhawan : The Tulsi Smarak Bhawan is believed to have been the location where Tulsidas wrote the Ramcharita, founded in the memory of the 16th-century saint-poet Goswami Tulsidas. The Smarak was established in 1969 by Sri Vishwanath Das, the Governor of Uttar Pradesh at the time, on the eastern end of the National Highway at Rajgang Crossing in Ayodhya.
The Smarak also houses a research centre called 'Ayodhya Research Sansthan,' in addition to the vast library that is a storehouse of rich literature. Literary, cultural and spiritual knowledge about Ayodhya is used to research and add meaning. The centre also exhibits art and craft from Ramayana and has a regular Ramkatha recitation.
Ka Maqbara of Bahu Begum : Bahu Begum ka Makbara is popularly known as the "Taj Mahal of the East" on the Maqbara Road in the town of Faizabad. The special mausoleum dedicated to Queen Bride Begum Unmatuzzohra Bano, Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula 's wife and queen, is the tallest monument in all of Faizabad and is renowned for its architectural brilliance, which is not Mughal.
The Bahu Begum ka Makbara, a wonderful example of Awadhi architecture, has three domes, intricately designed interiors and beautifully finished walls and ceilings. The shrine was built in 1816 in memory of the Queen, where she was buried after she died, and cost a total of three lakh rupees.Today, under the Archaeological Survey of India ( ASI), the premises are a protected site; the gardens in front of the complex have been beautifully completed, and the place is an excellent tourist site.
Raja Mandir Mandir : Located on the banks of the Ghaggar River (Sarayu) in Guptar Ghar, Raja Mandir in Faizabad has repeatedly been associated with many mythological legends. The temple houses beautifully carved statues of many Hindu gods and goddesses, ornamentally dressed in silk textiles and rich jewels.
The brilliance of Hindu architecture is expressed by the elegant construction of the temple.Just on the brink of the river, the location of Raja Mandir makes a mesmerising reflection of the shrine in the waters, which is a viewing sight for the eyes. Also, the countless devotees who throng the place during the year think that a dip in the holy waters of the river will cleanse their souls from all sins.
Park Ramkatha : A beautiful park in Ayodhya, housing open-air theatres and well-kept lawns, is Ram Katha Park. It is a popular venue for devotional programmes, cultural performances, religious events, dance, poetry and katha recital sessions, spread over a vast area of land.Ram Katha Park is used as a playground for children or a pleasure garden for adults on evenings that are free of any occasions.
Moti Mahal-Mahal : Moti Mahal is popularly known as the 'Pearl Palace' and is situated a few kilometres from the town of Ayodhya in Faizabad. The palace, which was built in 1743 AD, was the residence of Queen Begum Unmatuzzohra Banu, then Nawab Shuja-ud-Daulah 's wife. A fine masterpiece of Mughal architecture, with the rich heritage of the Nawabi community, the grandeur of the monument reverberates.
Departing from Chennai Railway Junction.
Pick up at Barakar / Asansol Railway Station by early morning ( before 10:00 AM) and transfer to Ayodhya Hill top (120 km / 4 hrs.).
Check in hotel.
Late lunch at hotel.
Afternoon visit Mayur Pahar and rest of the time at leisure or explore by foot.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, half-day excursion to Matha and Pakhi Pahar.
Also visit Charida village, famously known for mask-making and ’Chou’ dance. Return to hotel for late lunch.
Afternoon jungle walk and local sightseeing of Upper and Lower dam (water reservoir) at Ayodhya Hills.
Overnight at hotel.
After breakfast, check out from hotel and transfer to Asansol .
Finally drop at Railway Junction.
What 's Included
We can provide stay for ( 2*, 3*)
2.Double sharing Rooms
5.Royal Suite Rooms
( as per requirement )
From Trip start to till end the Tour Guide will be take care
Local Speaking Guide - ( English,Tamil,Hindi,Telugu & Malayalam ) *
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Chennai to Chennai Transports*
All local vehicle transport