Pickup from your city hotel in Delhi. Delhi to Mathura is a distance of approx 190 kms and the driving time will be approx. 3.5 hours.
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Visit The International Society for Shri Krishna Consciousness (ISKCON) is one of the most beautiful temples in Vrindavan today. The principal deities of this temple are Shri Krishna - Balram and Shri Radha - Shyam Sundar. Adjoining the temple is the samadhi of Shri Prabhupada, the founder of the ISKCON sect, built in pure white marble. The Madan Mohan Temple located near the Kali Ghat which was built by Kapur Ram Das of Multan. This is the oldest existent temple in Vrindavan today. The temple is closely associated with the saint Chaitanya. The original idol of Lord Madan Gopal was shifted from the shrine to Karauli in Rajasthan for safe keeping, during Aurangzeb's rule. Today, a replica of the image is worshipped at the temple.
Then head to Vrindavan. Distance between Mathura & Vrindavan is approx 15 kms with a driving time of approx 30 minutes.
Kadamb Grooves of Vindavan: Vrindavan was considered to have the most beautiful forests in India. Urbanization has now destroyed most of it. However 2 small grooves, Seva Kunj and Nidhivan, still exist. It is believed that Lord Krishna played and danced with the gopis at Seva Kunj. At Nidhivan he used to rest with his beloved Radha. Nidhivan also has the Samadhi of Swami Haridas that is daily decorated with flowers by the priest. Govind Deo Temple; Govind Deo temple was built in 1590 by Man Singh, a General of Emperor Akbar, for a huge sum of 1 crore rupees. Emperor Akbar is believed to have donated some red sandstone that was bought for the construction of the Red Fort in Agra towards building this temple.
Kesi Ghat is located on the banks of the river Yamuna. Legend has it that Lord Krishna killed the Kesi demon at this ghat. It is believed that if you take bath at Kesi Ghat you get the benediction of bathing in all of the holy places. Every evening at sunset an aarti is performed at the ghat.
Later head back to Delhi. Vrindavan to Delhi is a distance of approx 190 kms and the driving time will be approx. 3.5 hours.Drop off at your city hotel in Delhi. Please note that due to evening rush hour traffic in Delhi, it will take around one more hour to reach your hotel in Delhi city location.