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Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple Yatra is a popular choice of Spiritual journey you will be taking up for a Darshan of Swamy Ayyappan, who is also known as Dharma Shasta.

You will travel to Sabarimala temple, situated among the eighteen hills. Sabarimala is situated about 1574 feet above the sea level and surrounded by dense forests. The picturesque journey through the woods crossing many rivers and sacred places can be a rejuvenating experience to you and brings a sense of spiritual contentment too.

According to Puranas, Swamy Ayyappan was born out of union of Lord Shiva and Mohini, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu that took place during the Samudra Manthan (Great Churn). A legend about Ayyappan is that, he was found in the woods as a child in the forests by a king of Pandala region. He renounced the kingdom and the world, after fulfilling the promise of getting the milk from a tiger.

Sabarimala temple is open during the Mandalapooja, Makaravilakku and first five days of Malayalam months every year. Devotees take up a pledge with Irumudi or Irumudikettu, vowing to visit the temple and climb the eighteen steps known as padis.

You will be visiting Guruvayoorappan Sri Krishna temple in Thrissur for an early morning Darshan. This is also called Dwaraka of South. The image of Lord Krishna in standing position with butter in the hand is sure to capture your mind. Best time to visit Guruvayoor is from October to March.

Pureprayer organizes customized Sabarimala Ayyappan temple Yatra that includes Irumudi for your convenience. In this SpiRitual Journey, you will be visiting many Edathavalam places, backwaters, famous Guruvayoor temple as a part of Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple Yatra.


 

ITINERARY 4N|5D
Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple Yatra
  • Yathra Starts from Bangalore
Day 1 Bangalore
  • Assemble at the temple for journey to Sabarimala
  • Departure by 8 PM Departure from Banglore by 8 pm
  • Overnight Journey
  • Travel Distance 580 Km Approx
Day 2 Kadappattoor
  • Kadappattoor Mahadeva Temple (Edathavalam)
  • Proceed to Erumeli Temple (one of the largest Edathavalam)
  • Visit Vavarnada mosque, a must for Ayappa devotees
  • Proceed to Pamba (about 2Hrs by road), reach by 3:00PM
  • Have a bath in Pamba river and start trek to Sabarimala Sannidanam
  • Reach Sannidanam by evening (around 7PM)
  • Can complete the darshan by night 9PM (depending on the crowd)
  • Visit Maligapuram Temple
  • Overnight stay: Pilgrim center near Sannidanam (temple)
  • Travel Distance: 80 Kms approx. for the day

        • Prepare the Irumudi in the presence of Guruswamy at Kadappattoor Temple
        • Interested Devotees can preform ‘Pitrubali’ puja at Pamba
        • The climb of 6 Kms to Sabarimala Sannidanam takes approximately 2.5 hours
Day 3 Vaikom
  • Complete Naiabhishekam (starts at 3:00AM), one can buy Appam aravana (Prasadam) at the counters
  • Descend down from sannidam may take about 3.5 hrs to Pamba
  • Proceed to Vaikom, en-route visit Ettumanoor Siva Temple
  • Visit Vaikom Mahadeva Temple
  • Go for a village backwater cruise & town visit in the evening (time permitting)
  • Road Travel of the day : 80 Kms approx
  • Overnight stay: White gate residency Vaikom
Day 4 Guruvayoor
  • After breakfast, proceed to Guruvayoor
  • Visit Udayanapuram Subramanya Temple Enroute
  • Kodangallur Shree Kurumba Bhagavathy Temple (Enroute)
  • Cherai beach visit (Lunch)
  • Road Travel of the day 130 Kms approx
  • Overnight stay Hotel Sopanam Guruvayoor
Day 5 Guruvayoor
  • Visit Guruvayoor Sri Krishna Temple(Early morning)
  • Kodangallur Vadakkunatha Temple Thrissur(afternoon)
  • Other Activities of the day: Drive back to Bangalore Travel Distance 600 Kms approx

Included in Package

  • All accommodation in deluxe category
  • All transfers and transportation by AC vehicle
  • Complimentary village backwater canoe cruise at Vaikom.
  • All tolls, parking charges, driver BATA & guide charges

 


Best time for Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple Yatra:

Maximum pilgrim visits are during the months of November to February, as the climate is pleasant. However, many pilgrims also choose to visit during the first five days of every Malayalam month. Also the months from April to September are suggested for Sabarimala Ayyappan Temple Yatra.


Sabarimala Sannidanam
According to Puranas, Swamy Ayyappan was born out of union of Lord Shiva and Mohini, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu that took place during the Samudra Manthan (Great Churn). A legend about Ayyappan is that, he was found in the woods as a child in the forests by a king of Pandala region. He renounced the kingdom and the world, after fulfilling the promise of getting the milk from a tiger. Sabarimala temple is open during the Mandalapooja, Makaravilakku and first five days of Malayalam months every year.

Guruvayoor Sannidanam
Sri Guruvayoorappan Sri Krishna temple is located in Thrissur district of kerala state. Lord Vayu and sage Brihaspati are said to have brought the image of Lord Krishna according to legends. You will be having Darshan of Lord Krishna in the standing posture with four arms holding Shankha, Chakra, Gada and butter. Yekadashi of bright fortnight in Vrischikamaas is considered very auspicious in Guruvayoorappan temple.

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