Kamakhya Devi Temple Tour (Deluxe)

2N Guwahati
3 days

From

US$ 154

per person

Operated by Tirath

About the tour

This 3-day package to Guwahati takes you to Assam’s most popular temples with major historical significance, mainly the Maa Kamakhya Temple. Within the beautiful metropolitan city of Guwahati is the Maa Kamakhya Temple dedicated to Kamakhya, a Shakta Tantric Goddess. This temple was built on Nilacal Hills and has a beautiful view of the Brahmaputra River next to it. Enjoy a VIP entry into the temple, where you can see the darshan within an hour before visiting Umananda Temple. As it lies within Peacock Island, you will need to hop on a ferry to cross the Brahmaputra River to reach here before you can walk through the interior and carvings of Lord Ganesha and the Achaturbhuja stone female figure. And finally, Sukreshwar Temple, which is the sixth Jyotirlinga of India and houses one of the biggest Shivalinga in India, and is filled with stories since it was constructed in the 1700s.

Highlights

  • Hand-picked 3 Star accommodation
  • All transfers and sightseeing with Innova Crysta on Private Basis
  • All meals (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)
  • Breakfast, lunch, and dinner throughout the trip included
  • Maa Kamakhya Temple (VIP Entry)
  • Umananda Temple
  • Sukreshwar Temple
  • Service of a Travel Representative cum Guide for 5 days from the pick up at airport and till drop to the airport.

Meals

02 Breakfast, 02 Lunches & 02 Dinner

Accommodation

Mayflower Hotel or Similar

2 night(s) in Guwahati

Room Type: Deluxe Room
Meals Included: All Meals

Included in the price

Guwahati

  • Maa Kamakhya Temple (VIP Entry)
  • Umananda Temple
  • Sukreshwar Temple

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Arrival In Guwahati

  • Upon arrival in Guwahati, you’ll be taken to your accommodation for check-in. You’ll have free time in the evening to explore around the hotel in Guwahati.
  • Guwahati is a metropolitan city, the biggest in the Assam state of India and the whole northeastern area of India. It’s made a name among tourists as the holy center of shrines to prominent Hindu deities, particularly Vishnu and Krishna. Some of these temples will leave befuddled by the architecture and facilities provided within. From your accommodation, take a stroll around the area to taste local specialties such as Khaar and Thukpa before we go on our temple tour the next day.
  • After dinner, we will return to the hotel in the evening for an overnight stay in Guwahati.
  • (Lunch & Dinner)

Day 2: Maa Kamakhya Temple – Umananda Temple – Sukreshwar Temple

  • After breakfast, we start the day early by visiting Maa Kamakhya Temple. You’ll be given a VIP entry, which is basically a skip-the-line pass that’ll let you attend the darshan in one hour instead of queueing for the whole day. Maa Kamakhya Temple is dedicated to the mother goddess Kamakhya, who’s an important goddess of Shakta Tantric. It is built at Nilacal hills and is one of the oldest and most revered temples where Tantric practices are still held. The annual festival Ambubachi Mela is held every year here, celebrating the menstruation of the goddess. The Kulachara Tantra Marga tradition of Kamkhya develops over time and becomes unique to this temple. It is also the purest form of Shakta Tantrika tradition that still exists in the world.
  • After lunch, we’ll visit Umananda Temple, where Lord Shiva is revered, by ferry. As the name implies, this temple is located on Umananda Island, right in the middle of the Brahmaputra river. Umananda means “happiness” and was built by Ahom King Gadadhar Singha, a devout Shaivaite, in 1694. Inside, you can see an Achaturbhuja stone female figure and the rock-cut figures of Ganesha. Today, it’s also known as Peacock Island after a British officer recalled the shape of a peacock’s splayed feathers when looking at the island.
  • Then to Sukreshwar Temple, which is a famous temple from the 1700s as the sixth Jyotirlinga of India, one of the largest Shivalinga in India. This Lord Shiva temple was built by Ahom King Pramatta Singh on the Itakhuli Hill, or Sukreswar Hill, on the banks of the Brahmaputra River. This place earned its name after the legend of where the Guru of Asuras, Sri Shukracharya, would worship Lord Shiva here.
  • After exploring Guwahati’s most prominent temples, we enjoy our dinner before returning to your accommodation for a night’s stay in Guwahati.
  • (Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner)

Day 3: Departure From Guwahati

  • After breakfast at the hotel, we’ll check out from Guwahati and proceed to take you to the airport/railway station for departure.
  • (Breakfast)

Exclusions

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  • Airfare (unless mentioned or added in the package)
  • Entry charges to Monuments, Museums and Forts (Directly to be paid by the guest)
  • Laundry services, phone calls, beverages, meals not indicated in the itinerary, tips any type, personal costs, optional tours and excursions and anything that is not mentioned in Inclusions.

Terms and Conditions

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  • CANCELLATIONS / REFUNDS
  • A reservation should be considered cancelled only after receiving our confirmation of such cancellation. If a cancellation is received less than 60 days prior to the arrival of passenger, the cancellation expenses will be charged according to the following table:
  • 14 – 08 days before arrival: 50% of total price
  • 07 – 00 days or if have no show of passenger: 100% of total price.
  • There will be no refund for unused services or changes in itineraries made by passengers without permission.
  • BAGGAGE
  • It is allowed 02 suitcase normal sized per passenger in all transports. Passenger shall be fully responsible for their luggage and personal belongings during the course of the trip. Regarding to land transport, luggage and other personal belongings should be kept with you, whatever part of the vehicle that will be placed and will be transported at the risk of the user. We recommend users are present in all manipulations of loading and unloading of baggage. Baggage on air transport, rail, sea or driving, conditions of transport companies will apply, being the ticket passage, the document binds the mentioned companies to the passenger. If client suffer any baggage damage, loss or delay, the passenger must present a claim against the Transport Company. For transport of large volumes of luggage such as bicycles, surfboards, etc, a supplement will apply (please consult). The tour packages in economy class can have a piece of 15kg in air transport. The company may charge a supplement or can refuse baggage that exceed this weight or parts. Recommended not to store valuables, medication, passport, documents or money inside baggage. If you want to have this procedure, make a statement before travelling.
  • TIPS / TAXES / TICKETS
  • Tickets to museums and sites during excursions are included. Not included any kind of tip, and the tips are at your discretion.
  • TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
  • Passenger must have valid passport, and visas for the countries that require them. Under 18 years old must have an authorization letter written and signed by their parents or guardians as such document can be requested by any authority. In the case of loss of a document for passenger such as hotel voucher, ferries tickets, air tickets, etc, we will not be held responsible and the penalty that will apply for a new booking and issuance of such documents.
  • HEALTH REQUIREMENTS
  • Any physical or mental disability requiring special attention or treatment must be noted at time of reservation.
  • TRAVEL INSURANCE
  • We recommend for you to purchase full travel insure that will cover the entire cost of your trip in case cancellation, trip interruption for any reason.

Starting from

US$ 154

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