Mathura is believed to be the birth place of Lord Krishna the incarnation of Lord Vishnu. Traditionally it is also recognized as the capital of the Braj Bhoomi. Mathura is located in Uttar Pradesh and is at a distance of 145 km to the southeast of Delhi and to the northwestern part of Agra at a distance of 58 km. Mathura is spread over an area of 3,800 square km and can be divided into two parts, one part occupies the places such as Mahavan, Baldeo, Mat and Bajna and the western part of the Yamuna that covers the Mathura region that encompasses Vrindavan, Govardhan, Kusum Sarovar, Barsana and Nandgaon. The Mathura tour Packages covers all the interesting destinations that take into account the important tourist destinations in and around the city of Mathura.
The arched gateways and temple spires that line the bank of river Yamuna are very sacred and make for some of the best tourist attractions, not only for the pilgrims but also for the other travelers who flock into this place for spending their vacations. The tour packages of Mathura focus primarily on the pilgrim tours and cover the basic pilgrim sites.
A visit to Vrindavan will take us to the time when Krishna was a child and used to play his flute and mischievous pranks on the Gopis. There is also a temple of Govind Dev that was built in the year 1590 and is an evidence of the architectural splendor of that period. The Tour packages of Mathura will further take you to the nearby another Rangaji Temple. This temple is the tallest temple of Vrindavan and has fifty feet tall ‘Dhwaja Stambha’.
When you get exhausted in between the tours to Mathura you simply unwind at the roadside restaurant that prepare the most delicious dishes in the authentic Indian and local fares. Gokul, Mahavan, and Goverdhan are some of the other places that are reminiscent of the episodes that are related to the birth of Lord Krishna. The Mathura tour Packages will take you further into the other significant places near Mathura. These include Nand Goan and Barsana. Here the tourists will come across the magnificent temple of Nand Gopal belonging to the 19th century. Barsana is another important place that boasts of being the birth place of Radha and has several temples built in reverence to her.