Ujjain Tour (Mahakeshwar - Omkareshwar )

9990/- Per Person



The Mahakaleshwar Temple, commonly known as the Mahakal Temple, is one of the most revered and ancient temples in India. It is located in the city of Ujjain, which is in the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, which are considered to be the holiest abodes of Lord Shiva. Here are some key details about the Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain:

1. Religious Significance:

  • The Mahakaleshwar Temple is highly significant for devotees of Lord Shiva, and it attracts millions of pilgrims and tourists each year.
  • It is regarded as one of the holiest places for Hindus and is believed to be a site where the divine power of Lord Shiva is especially active.

2. Jyotirlinga:

  • The main deity of the temple is a Shiva Lingam (symbol of Lord Shiva) known as "Swayambhu Lingam," which means it is believed to have self-manifested.
  • This Lingam is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, each representing Lord Shiva in a specific form.

3. Unique Features:

  • The Mahakal Temple is renowned for its unique practices and rituals, including the Bhasma Aarti, where the Lingam is anointed with sacred ash.
  • The temple also performs the Rudrabhishek, a special ritual dedicated to Lord Shiva.

4. Architecture:

  • The temple exhibits a mix of Maratha, Rajput, and Malwa architectural styles. It features a towering spire, a large courtyard, and ornate decorations.

5. Location:

  • The temple is situated on the banks of the holy Shipra River in the heart of Ujjain city.

6. Festivals:

  • Major Hindu festivals, such as Mahashivaratri, Navaratri, and Shravan Maas (the holy month of Lord Shiva), are celebrated with great enthusiasm at the temple.

7. Accessibility:

  • Ujjain is well-connected by road, rail, and air. The temple is easily accessible to travelers from various parts of India.

8. Religious and Spiritual Activities:

  • The Mahakaleshwar Temple offers various religious and spiritual activities, including darshan (viewing the deity), meditation, and participating in the temple's daily rituals.

9. Visitor Information:

  • Devotees and tourists are advised to check the temple's opening hours and guidelines for darshan. Dress codes and entry requirements may apply.

The Mahakaleshwar Temple in Ujjain is not only a significant pilgrimage site but also a place of immense spiritual and cultural importance. It embodies the deep-rooted religious traditions of India and remains a center of devotion and faith for millions of people who visit to seek blessings and experience the divine presence of Lord Shiva.


Where is the Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga located?

It is located on an island called Mandhata or Shivapuri on the Narmada River in the Khandwa district in Madhya Pradesh.

Special features of Omkareshwar Temple

The temple has a large prayer hall with about 60 huge and elaborately carved stone pillars supporting it. It is a five storied structure with each floor having a different deity. Above the Omkareshwar linga is the Mahakaleshwar temple. Sidhnath, Gupteshwar and Dhwajeshwar temples are on the third, fourth and fifth floors respectively.

The temple also boasts of several lofty spires.

History of Omkareshwar Jyotirlinga

The Puranas mention this sacred spot as an inhabited and spiritual place.

The aboriginal Bhil chieftains ruled Omkareshwar under the rule of the Parmar rulers of Malwa; this was from 10-13th AD and then by Chauhan Rajputs. The Marathas took over in the 18th century AD when many temples were built and renovated.

Tour Timeline

  • Day 1
    Delhi to Ujjain

    • Morning: Start your journey from Delhi to Ujjain by tempo traveler. The drive may take approximately 10-12 hours.
    • Lunch: Have lunch on the way at a suitable restaurant or dhaba.
    • Late Afternoon: Arrive in Ujjain, check in to your hotel, and freshen up.
    • Evening: Visit the Mahakaleshwar Temple for the evening aarti (ritual prayer). It's a mesmerizing experience.
    • Dinner: Enjoy dinner at a hotel.
    • Overnight: Stay at your hotel in Ujjain.

  • Day 2
    Ujjain Sightseeing

    • Morning: After breakfast, proceed for a city tour.
    • Visit the following places:
      • Mahakaleshwar Temple: Spend more time exploring the temple and participating in the morning rituals.
      •  Omkareshwar Temple 
    • Lunch: Have lunch at a local restaurant.
    • Afternoon: Continue your sightseeing tour.
      • Chintaman Ganesh Temple: Dedicated to Lord Ganesha.
    • Evening: Return to your hotel for some rest and relaxation.
    • Dinner: Enjoy dinner at a hotel.
    • Overnight: Stay at your hotel in Ujjain.

  • Day 3
    Ujjain Exploration and Return to Delhi

    • Morning: Check out from your hotel 
    • Back to Delhi by tempo traveler, with a stop for lunch on the way.
    • Late Evening: Arrive back in Delhi, concluding your Ujjain trip.

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    Tour Inclusion

    1. Transportation:

      • The tempo traveler for your round trip from Delhi to Ujjain, including fuel and driver's expenses.
    2. Accommodation:

      • Hotel accommodations in Ujjain for the duration of your stay, based on your chosen category (e.g., budget, mid-range, luxury).
    3. Meals:

      • Daily breakfast at your hotel is often included.
      • Some packages may include additional meals lunch, depending on your chosen plan.
    4. Sightseeing:

      • Guided tours and visits to major attractions in Ujjain, including the Mahakaleshwar Temple and other significant religious sites.
    5. Activities:

      • Entry fees and tickets to temples, religious ceremonies, and any cultural or spiritual activities listed in your itinerary.

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    Tour Exclusion

    1. Travel Insurance:

      • Personal travel insurance is typically not included in the package. It's advisable to purchase travel insurance separately to cover unforeseen events or emergencies.
    2. Meals:

      • Meals not mentioned as included in the itinerary, such as additional lunch are generally at your own expense.
    3. Personal Expenses:

      • Expenses like shopping, souvenirs, tips, and personal purchases are not typically included.
    4. International or Domestic Flights:

      • Your package usually doesn't cover international or domestic airfare to and from Delhi.
    5. Visa Fees:

      • If you require a visa to enter India, the visa application and fees are your responsibility.
    6. Medical and Emergency Costs:

      • Medical expenses or emergency costs, such as evacuation, are not typically covered.
    7. Tips and Gratuities:

      • Tipping the driver, guides, and hotel staff is at your discretion and is not usually included in the package.
    8. Travel Cancellation or Changes:

      • Costs associated with canceling or changing your trip plans are typically your responsibility.
    9. Additional Personal Requirements:

      • Any specific religious offerings or ceremonies you may wish to participate in are not usually included.