Shri Mahakaleshwar of Ujjayini is known among the twelve celebrated Jyotirlingas in India. The glory of Mahakaleshwar temple has been vividly described in various Purans. Starting with Kalidasa, many sanskrit poets have eulogized this temple in emotive terms. Ujjain used to be the central point for calculation of Indian time and Mahakala was considered as the distinctive presiding deity of Ujjain.The presiding deity of time, Shiva, in all his splendor, reigns eternal in Ujjain. The temple of Mahakaleshwar, its shikhara soaring into the skies, an imposing façade against the skyline, evokes primordial awe and reverence with its majesty. The Mahakal dominates the life of the city and its people, even in the midst of the busy routine of modern preoccupations, and provides an unbreakable link with past traditions. One of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India, the lingam at the Mahakal is believed to be swayambhu (born of itself), deriving currents of power (Shakti) from within itself as against the other images and lingams which are ritually established and invested with mantra-shakti. The idol of Mahakaleshwar is known to be dakshinamurti, facing the South. This is a unique feature, upheld by tantric tradition to be found only in Mahakaleshwar among the 12 jyotirlingas. The idol of Omkareshwar Shiva is consecrated in the sanctum above the Mahakal shrine. The images of Ganesh, Parvati and Karttikeya are installed in the west, north and east of the sanctum sanctorum. To the south is the image of Nandi. The idol of Nagchandreshwar on the third storey is open for darshan only on the day of Nagpanchami.On the day of Mahashivaratri, a huge fair is held near the temple, and worship goes on through the night.
DAY 01 : ARRIVAL AT INDORE
Pickup from Indore airport/ Railway station, drive to Ujjain , Reach Ujjain, check in hotel,after freshup Ujjain local (Mahakaleswar Jyotirlingam ,Kalbhairav, sandeepani ashram, Mangalnath and Harsiddhi temple).night stay Ujjain.
HOTEL - Park Plaza/Similar
DAY 02 : UJJAIN - MAHESHWAR
Morning after breakfast Proceed for Maheswar on the way Visit Mandu. Reach Maheswar check in hotel, keep luggage and visit Maheswar fort and temple. night stay Maheswar.
HOTEL - Royal Residency/Similar
DAY 03 : MAHESHWAR - OMKARESHWAR
Morning after breakfast proceed for Onkareshwar on the way visit Mandaleshwar and Raverkhedi ( Samadhi of Bajirao Peswa) . Reach Onkareshwar,check in hotel, overnight stay.
HOTEL - Royal Inn/Similar
DAY 04 : OMKARESHWAR - INDORE
Morning take a dip in Holy river Narmada and Visit Omkareswar Jyotirlingam. After Omkareshwar darshan Proceed for Indore. Reach Indore, check in hotel. Remaining time free for independent activity. Night stay Indore.
HOTEL - Nahargarh/Similar
DAY 05 : DEPARTURE
Morning after breakfast visit Lalbagh Palace, Maharajwada, Khajrana Ganesh temple and Indore Market.Evening drop to Indore airport/ Railway station.
Daily Breakfast & Dinner.
Accommodation in hotel on double or triple sharing basic.