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Varanasi Chitrakoot Allahabad

Chitrakoot have religious and spiritual importance half lies in Madhya Pradesh and half in Uttar Pradesh the oldest pilgrimages in the country Located on the banks of the Mandakini River (also known as the Paishwani River).Chitrakoot is a gift of nature,One of the most important place mentioned in the great Hindu Epic Ramayana.
Lord Ram, Sita and Lakshman stayed here for about 11 years of their 14 year exile and met Sage Atri and Sati Anasuya. It is also believed that all the gods and goddesses came to Chitrakoot when Lord Ram performed the final rites of his father here.
Chitrakoot have many religious places of interest like Kamadgiri which in Sanskrit means the mountain that fulfils all desires. Ram Ghat, on the banks of the Mandakini River with its temples. Sati Anusuya Ashram that are popular religious places of interest. For visiting natural creations, one must visit the Pramod Van and Dharkundi Ashram. Janaki Kund, believed to be the bathing place of Sita, is on the Mandakini River and has clear blue water. Sphatik Shila are prominent tourist attractions as they are believed to be the places where Lord Ram and his wife, Sita stayed. There is a cavern known as Gupt Godavari where the Godavari River flows over rocks set deep inside the cave and the river disappears inside another cave

Allahabad on the other hand is a similar holy city for the meeting point of three main rivers. You can find many temples and rituals in this city. Apart from religious attractions, there are other architectural and sightseeing spots in the city. The tour stretches for four days and three nights. The tour starts and ends in Varanasi.

Kamadgiri

Kamadgiri is the holy place of Chitrakoot. The first destination was Lord Kamtanath temple and Pradakshina of Kamadgiri Mountain. . The Sanskrit word ‘Kamadgiri’ means the mountain which fulfills all the wishes and desires. The place is believed to have been the abode of Lord Ram, Sita and Laxman during their exile. Lord Kamtanath, another of His names, is the Ishta Deva principal deity not only of Kamadgiri Parvat but of the whole of Chitrakoot. The religious-minded believe that all the holy places (i.e. teerthas) are in the Parikrama or its pilgrimage-path. The pilgrimage path around this hill is about 5 Km long. Doing parikrama bare foot is an experience in itself.

Gupt Godavari

Gupt Godavari is a cavern located at a distance of 18 km south of Ram Ghat. Gupt Godavari Caves seem to be the best attraction of Chitrakoot. As per the legend, the Godavari River emerging as a perennial stream from the rocks deep inside this cave, flows down to another cave below and then disappears in the mountain. A massive rock is seen protruding out of the ceiling which is believed to be the remains of the Demon Mayank (Mayanka).This demon had the audacity of stealing Sita Maa’s clothes when she was bathing and hence was killed by Lakshman. It is believed that during their exile, Lord Ram along with his brother Lakshman held a court in this cave.

Tourists can find a beautifully carved sculpture of Trinities Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva at the entrance of the cave.

Hanuman Dhara

Hanuman dhara is a serene and beautiful place. A Hanuman temple situated amidst nature with a water fall called Hanuman dhara. Temple has 700 stairs through hills. Good place for bhakts. is a good sporting option to climb the mountain in search for the spiritual thirst and understanding laws of nautre from the scenic beauty as personified in the Hindu mythology. Hanuman Dhara also covers a beautiful fable of Lord Ram. The spring that falls on the deity gradually fills the nearby kund ais indeed a delightful site to be remembered for a long.
The place is dedicated to Lord Hanuman, it said that Ram greats hanuman here after he return from Sri Lanka.
It is also believed that even after reducing Ravan’s Lanka to ashes, the fire inside an angry Hanuman remained intact. After the war ended, Hanuman requested Ram to help douse the fire inside his body. It is then that Ram shot an arrow and a fountain sprung from the mountain. Since then this place has come to be known as Hanuman Dhara.

Tourists can find a beautifully carved sculpture of Trinities Brahma, Vishnu and Shiva at the entrance of the cave.

Sati Anusuya Ashram

The town of Chitrakoot is notable for its profound inheritance and the Sati Anusuya Ashram is an epitome of that heritage. The Sati Anusuya Ashram is situated at a separation of around 16 km from the town of Chitrakoot. It denotes where they lived and pondered. Sati Anasuya Temple Chitrakoot is set in the midst of thick timberlands.

The environment of the Sati Anasuya Temple Chitrakoot is serene and the main sounds that can be heard are the sweet murmuring of the fowls and the swells of the little streams that join the Mandakini River. The quiet and peaceful surroundings are certain to entrance you. Sati Anasuya Temple Chitrakoot is the perfect spot to visit for the individuals who look for a break from the buzzing about city life. Inside the temple, the icons of Anusuya and sage Atri are kept for loving.

Allahabad

Triveni Sangam

One of the holiest places in Central India, Triveni Sangam is located about 7 kilometres away from Civil Lines in Allahabad (Prayagraj). In fact it is the meeting point of three rivers – Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati (which is a mythical river, supposed to have dried up more than 4,000 years ago). All three rivers Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati are highly revered rivers in Indian mythology, and hence the confluence point of these rivers hold tremendous religious importance. It is one of the places where the Kumbh Mela is held once every 12 years. The exact date of the Mela is determined according to the Hindu calendar i.e. the Panchanga.

Hanuman Mandir

Hanuman Mandir, Allahabad is a unique temple situated near the Allahabad Fort. Hanuman Temple, Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in India is famous for being the only temple where Lord Hanuman is seen in a recline posture. The Hanuman Temple is a very Holy Place in Allahabad in Uttar Pradesh in India. 

Allahabad Fort & Anand Bhawan

Janakpur

According to Ramayana Maa(mother) Sita went under earth from where King Janak found the boon-like Goddess Mata Sita(she (Maa Sita was found under earth while King Janak was ploughing the field in order to perform a ritual for rain as there was drought)). It is said that this temple is the place where Mata Sita went into the earth when she willed it; when she was living with Saint Walmiki in the forest of Sitamarhi. It was Saint Walmiki who wrote Ramayana. According to Ramayana when Lord Rama came to Maa Sita (her wife) to ask Her to come with Him.. Maa Sita said with folded palm that She served with her all efforts and love and it was time to end this human life(note human life because they were God and Goddess) after She asked Her mother (the earth) to take Her into her lap. She left behind Her two sons Lov and Kush whom Lord Rama took to the Great Ayodhya empire.