A boat ride in the River Wainganga at Markanda. The river here flow in north direction (uttarvaahini) and hence the site adjacent gets religious importance.
Markanda is known for it's beautiful sculptures. The one in the image above is a famous sculpture known as 'Bramhoshānjanārdanārk', which is a unique combination of Bramha, Vishnu, Shiv & Surya.
Participants at Markanda
one day expedition
The Glory of Vidarbha
Markanda, a 1200 years old temple complex is situated on the bank of River Wainganga. It is an important pilgrim in the Vidarbha region and is also known as mini Khajuraho making it a must-visit for people interested in history, arts, and architecture. It is a Mahadeva temple and there are also temples belonging to Vaishnav and Shakta faiths. Markandadeo is 180 KM from Nagpur in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.
This is a day-long tour, curated specially for conscious travelers which include a heritage walk, which would unfold the stories and folklore among the locals. The walk would focus upon understanding the history, art, and architecture of the 18 temples, ruins, and other archaeological remains present on the premises. It would revolve around indulging in the beautiful sculptures and their iconography i.e. symbolic meanings associated with them.
We could spend some time by the river-side, soaking our feet or taking a boat ride!
Tentative Tour Fee- INR 1500 to 2400 Per Pax
(fee shall be calculated on the basis of total participants & vehicle available)
· Journey by air-conditioned vehicle
· Pick-Up and Drop at Variety Square, Sitabuldi (or as discussed)
· Breakfast, Lunch (authentic locally cooked food), Tea and Mineral Water
· All applicable taxes and entry fees
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