Mathura is a paradise for the ones who loves to celebrate Holi. The place hosts India’s best holi and you are in for a mesmerizing experience here in the beautiful town of Mathura & Vrindavan. Drench yourself in the colors of this festival and you will cherish this moment for lifetime. You will also be able to witness the world renowned ‘Taj Mahal’ which is situated in Agra combined with the one day tour to Fatehpur – Sikri, the birthplace of King Akbar.
We at Travel Trikon will ensure that each of these precious moments are made more memorable with our courteous services. We have organized the tour in such a way that you will not only enjoy the places around these locations but also experience the best street foods and desserts of Mathura and Agra. Isn’t it great to treat both your eyes and taste buds at same time? Well, you are with the Trikoners and we are the best in business for such experiences!
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Please Note : This is totally a backpacking budget trip so keep the luxuries away for these days! Hygienic stay and lip smacking food with fun filled walks and local transport is assured however, Jacuzzi and AC car’s may not be the right thing to expect out of this trip.
Date : 20th – 24th March, 2019
Day 1 : Tuesday , 19th March 2019
Meet the Travel Trikon Team at Mumbai Central Terminus and Catch GOLDEN TEMPLE /12903 for overnight journey
Day 2: Wednesday, 20th March 2019: Arrival at Mathura
Arrive at Mathura by 7pm in evening. Take rest or explore the holi celebrations at night in Vrindavan
Day 3: Thursday, 21st March 2019: Celebrate Holi festival and explore Vrindavan
We start our day at morning 07.30am. Have breakfast in hotel and head straight towards the Bankey Bihari Temple in Vrindavan. You will see lot of people on the streets of Vrindavan throwing colors on each other and celebrating togetherness. Just join them and head towards the Temple from the narrow streets. You will see all sorts of photographers here this day, capturing some best moments. The residents above the neighbourhood will shower colors and water and make you feel that, Yes!! Its HOLI TIME. Enter the temple after few minutes and experience the breathtaking chants and holi celebration here. After this take a walk and do a city tour. People outside will still be celebrating this magic festival. Drink Lassi near Yamuna ghat and do not miss on the malpuas. After lunch head to hotel, freshen up. Take some rest and start again by 04.30pm. Visit Prem Mandir and ISKCON temple and do some streets shopping in Vrindavan market. Have your dinner at Govinda Restaurant and come back to hotel again. By this time your social media would have already reached sky high with your Holi Pictures.
Day 4: Friday, 22nd March 2019: Visit Mathura and arrive at Agra
We start our next day at 8am. We will visit Mathura which is about 20 mins from Vrindavan. First of all we'll have Tikki chaat here and then will kick start our day. First destination would be Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple followed by Vishram Ghat. We will also visit the holiest Dwarkadhish Temple. Do not miss to buy the famous Mathura peda from Brijwasi Sweets. After this will have lunch at Taj Family Restaurant and enjoy the typical Mathura cuisine here. Head to Agra from train/bus and reach there by 04:30 pm . Check into hotel and head to Mehtab bagh which is behind Taj Mahal. Experience the beautiful sunset from this place and mesmerizing view of Taj Mahal as well. Roam around the streets of Agra and Have dinner at Shankar ji Dhaba. Head to hotel and relax
Day 5: Saturday, 23rd March 2019: Visit Taj Mahal and Fatehpur-Sikri
We will start by 07.00 am and head straight towards Taj Mahal. It gets crowded after 9am so it’s better to visit as early as possible here. Experience the amazing beauty created by Shahjan for 2 hrs and click some
extraordinary picture here. After that have breakfast just outside Taj Mahal. Head to Agra bus stop and take a bus to Fatehpur-Sikri. It’s a 1 hour ride. Fatehpur-Sikri is the birthplace of King Akbar and the place has many beautiful architectures from the Mughal Empire. A must visit. The entire tour right from Buland Darwaza to Birbal’s palace will take about 3-4 hrs. We will have lunch nearby. After that we will catch a bus till Agra again and rest for some time in hotel. We hit the streets at 07.00 pm again at Sadar Bazar. You will get the authentic and best Panchi Petha in this market. We can try out some of the best Agra Street food here as well along with some street shopping. Have dinner in this market and head back to hotel.
Day 6: Sunday, 24th March: Agra Fort and Train back to Mumbai
We will wake up by 08.00 today and reach Agra Fort by 09.00. We will explore this beautiful fort which is similar to red fort of Delhi for nearly 2 hrs. This is the place where Shah Jahan's Son kept him the prisoner when Shahjan showed interest to build the 2nd Taj Mahal with black Marble. Very good place for photography. After this we will have lunch and head straight towards Mathura Railway station for our return train back to Mumbai.
Catch Garib Rath Train from Mathura Junction at 05:00 pm
Day 7: Monday, 25th March
Reach Borivali @ 07:16 am and Bandra Terminus @ 08:10
Avoid wearing precious Jewelry while trekking, as Travel Trikon won’t be responsible for any losses for the same.
At times we might have to rely on Public transport or Walk for covering short distances
Things to Carry
- Valid Identity Proof, along with 1 Photocopy
- Water Bottles
- A lightweight Haversack or Backpack, and a smaller Day Sack (Avoid Suitcases)
- Good pair of shoes, and a pair of flip-flops
- Fleece Jacket/ Sweater
- Cap, sunglasses, scarf
- Camera, Binoculars (Optional)
- Toietries – Sunscreen, Moisturizer, Light towel, Lip balm, Wet wipes, Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Hand Sanitizer
- Extra Polythene Bags (To segregate used/ unused garments, wet/ dry clothing)
- Any medicines that you consume normally, post consulting a doctor
- Snacks & Biscuits to munch on
- Bedding/ Shawl for train journey
Consuming liquor or any kind of Alcoholic substance is prohibited. Carrying any kind of substance that’s illegal is not allowed. Smoking is strictly not allowed. Anybody found smoking or consuming alcoholic drinks will be expelled from the event without refund.
- Holi in Bankey Bihari Temple, Vrindavan
- ISKCON Temple, Vrindavan
- Krishna Janmabhoomi Temple, Mathura
- Vishram Ghat
- Dwarkadhish Temple
- Taj Mahal
- Mehtab Bagh
- Agra Fort
- Fatehpur Sikri
What is included in the tour
- Mumbai to Mathura by Non Ac Sleeper Coach Train & Journey from Mathura to Mumbai by 3AC Coach Train Tickets
- Only Breakfast
- Local Transport for Internal Transportation
- Sharing Based Non Ac Accomodation at all Places
- Entry Charges to all Monument and Sightseeing places
What is NOT included in the tour
- Train Traveling Food
- Lunch , Dinner on all days
- 5% GST