Enjoy a full day excursion to the temples of Eklingji & Nagda and Nathdwara. Bask in the spiritual and aesthetic splendor of these ancient temples, notable for their unique architecture and design.
What to Expect
Embark on a guided excursion to the temples of Eklingji & Nagda and Nathdwara. Eklingji, a religious complex in the northern region of Mewar, houses 108 temples chiseled out of sandstone and marble. This temple of Eklingji was built in 734 AD. One of the prominent deity of the Maharanas of Mewar, worshiped as Mahadeva Chaumukhi, the quadriform divinity, represented by a bust with four faces. Even today, the Maharana of Udaipur visits this marble temple every Monday.
Proceed to Nagda that has temples dating back to the 6th century, located about 23 kilometers from Udaipur, the former capital of the ancient Mewar. Comprise of the ruins of the Vishnu, Shiva, Jain temples that reflect the great architecture of the past days. Of the local architectures that characterize this place, the 'Sas-bahu temple' and the temple of 'Adbudji' are the most renowned.
Continue to visit the temple dedicated to Krishna, the favourite incarnation of Vishnu, at Nathdwara. Nathdwara literally translates to ‘Gateway to God’, and is believed to be the second richest temple in India after Tirupati (in Andhra Pradesh). The chariot carrying the image of Krishna is said to have got stuck in mud here. The bearers interpreted this as a heavenly indication and established a new temple where it had stopped.
- All transfers by air-conditioned vehicle
- All road taxes, parking fee, fuel charges, interstate taxes
- Entrance fees to the monuments
- English speaking local guide
What's Not Included
- Expense of personal nature
- Optional services
- Air fares / visa fares