Embark on a one-day tour from Agra to Mathura and discover the sacred birthplace of Lord Krishna.
Visit the birthplace of Lord Krishna.
Visit the temples of Lord Krishna in Mathura.
Praying at the Banke Bihari Temple and the ISKCON Temple is a good idea.
Private vehicles with experienced guides are used for the trip.
Embark on a captivating journey through India's rich cultural heritage with a one-day tour from Agra to Mathura. Explore the birthplace of Lord Krishna and visit renowned temples, such as Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple and Dwarkadheesh Temple. Get lost in the vibrant atmosphere of Mathura's bustling markets where you can shop for traditional handicrafts and delectable sweets. Witness the mesmerizing evening aarti ceremony on the banks of the Yamuna River at Vishram Ghat. Experience an unforgettable day trip full of ancient legends, spirituality, and more!
Start your day early from Agra to make the most of your trip.
Leave Agra and head towards Mathura, which is approximately 60 kilometers away.
The journey takes about 1-1.5 hours by road, depending on traffic.
Visit Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple:
Upon reaching Mathura, start your tour by visiting the Shri Krishna Janmasthan Temple, which is believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna.
Explore the temple complex, witness the beautiful architecture, and soak in the spiritual atmosphere.
Explore Dwarkadhish Temple:
Next, visit the Dwarkadhish Temple, dedicated to Lord Krishna.
Admire the intricate carvings, sculptures, and the grandeur of the temple.
Visit Vishram Ghat:
Proceed to Vishram Ghat, a prominent ghat located on the banks of the River Yamuna.
Take a leisurely stroll along the ghat and enjoy the serene views.
You can also take a boat ride on the river if available.
Enjoy Local Cuisine:
Take a break for lunch and savor the local cuisine of Mathura, famous for its sweets and vegetarian dishes.
Don't miss trying the delicious pedas (a milk-based sweet) for which Mathura is renowned.
Explore Radha Kund and Shyam Kund:
After lunch, visit Radha Kund and Shyam Kund, which are two sacred ponds associated with Lord Krishna and Radha.
These ponds hold great religious significance and are frequented by devotees.
Visit Goverdhan Hill:
If time permits, you can extend your tour to include a visit to Goverdhan Hill, located near Mathura.
Goverdhan Hill is believed to be lifted by Lord Krishna to protect the villagers from a wrathful rainstorm.
Wrap up your tour in Mathura and head back to Agra.
Enjoy the scenic drive back and reach Agra by evening.
Note: It's advisable to check the opening hours and any specific guidelines for visiting the temples and other attractions before your trip, as they may be subject to change.