Rishikesh | Haridwar Tour, India
Volunteering with India arrange 4 nights/5days trip for Rishikesh. Rishikesh is now world famous as a Yoga Capital of the world. It is known as the pilgrimage town and regarded as one of the holiest places to Hindus.
RishiKesh | Haridwar Tour
Tour Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days.
Tour Fees: $500 per person ( Minimum 2 pax ). Contact us for seasonal Discounts and for the groups more than 3 people.
Tour Availabilities: The weather is good throughout the year, however Summers from May - June could be a bit warm. Summer is the peak season here as the white water rafting is most active during these months. It is also a favourite time because the yoga festival falls in March. Rishikesh is best visited during the winter season too, with a mild cold and crisp in the air making this pristine gateway of Himalayas be at it's best.
Locations: Jaipur, Delhi, Haridwar.
Tour Activities: Ganga Arti, Lakshman Jhula, Swargashram, Ganga River, Ram Jhula, Parmarth Ashram, Bhart Mandir, Mansa Devi Temple, Shantikunj Ashram, Pawan Dham, Daksh Temple, Har Ki Pauri.
What is included: Pickup from Delhi, All Transportation by Car, Hotel accommodation in Rishikesh and Haridwar, BreakFast at Hotel, Drop off to Delhi airport or desired location in Delhi.
What is not included: Monument Entry Fees, Adventure activities, Safari, Lunch, Tipping to Taxi Man or Guide, Mineral Water Bottle and any kind of personal expenses.
Day 1 - Delhi to Rishikesh (230 kms / 6 hrs drive) - Start from Delhi in morning proceed to visit Rishikesh. We will pick you from Delhi Airport/ Hotel / Railway Station through an air-conditioned Car with well experienced English-speaking Driver. Reach Rishikesh and Hotel Check in and Relax. Overnight stay in Rishikesh Hotel.
Day 2 – Rishikesh sightseen and stay - Morning Enjoy yoga in hotel (complimentary in some hotels), and after breakfast. Later visit Lakshman Jhula, Swargashram, Ganga River, Ram Jhula, Parmarth Ashram. Evening visit Bhart Mandir and Triveni Ghat Ganga Aarti. Overnight stay in Rishikesh Hotel.
Day 3 – Rishikesh - Morning Enjoy yoga in hotel (complimentary is some hotels) and after breakfast Vashistha cave, Options: Neergaddu waterfall Trek/ 1 km one way. Kinjapuri Trek -9 km, Rafting -Sep to June, Jungle Safari Rajaji National Park – Nov to May etc. Overnight stay in Rishikesh Hotel.
Day 4 – Rishikesh to Haridwar (30 kms / 1 hr drive) - Morning Enjoy yoga in hotel (complimentary in some hotels). After breakfast check out from hotel and transfer to Haridwar. Visit Mansa Devi Temple by cable car. Visit Shantikunj Ashram, Pawan Dham, Daksh Temple. Evening visit Har Ki Pauri and Ganga Aarti. Overnight stay in Haridwar Hotel.
Day 5 – Haridwar to Delhi Drop(240 kms / 5 hr drive) - Morning after breakfast check out from hotel. Transfer to Delhi drop in Delhi Airport / Hotel / Railway station .
In Sanskrit Rishikesh is a name of Vishnu that means 'lord of the senses'. Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. It lies approximately 25 km (16 mi) north of the city Haridwar and 43 km (27 mi) southeast of the state capital Dehradun Rishikesh is a holy town with so many Ashrams and it is famous for the yoga world wide. Rishikesh is now world famous as a Yoga Capital of the world. It is known as the pilgrimage town and regarded as one of the holiest places to Hindus. Hindu sages and saints have visited Rishikesh since ancient times to meditate in search of higher knowledge. Every year during the March month one week long International yoga festival is hosted by Rishikesh. Rishikesh is also known as gateway to the Char Dham. Rishikesh has also been developed as the hub of Adventure Sports in India as there is a multitude of options including White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox, Mountain Biking, etc. here. It also serves as the gateway to many Himalayan treks and is used as a popular camping site.
Ganga Aarti – Ganga aarti in Rishikesh is unlike any other aarti ritual held to worship the holy Ganges. River Ganga gives life in the form of water of water. The same water also removes sins when you take a dip in its holy water. Its not just a river but whole culture itself. In the name of the saint Bhagirath of years people are considering river ganga as holy river and ganga as holy river and it became part of their life where they come to get moksha for their relatives which passed away and remove their sins.
Lakshman Jhula – is a suspension bridge across the river ganga, located 5 kilometers north-east of the city of Rishikesh in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. The bridge connects the two villages of Tapovan in Tehri Garhwal district. Lakshman Jhula is a pedestrian bridge that is also used by motorbikes Despite its location on the outskirts of the city. It is one of the iconic landmarks of Rishikesh. A larger bridge 2 kilometers (1.2 mi) downstream from Lakshman Jhula is Ram Jhula.
Mansa Devi Temple: is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi in the holy city of Haridwar in the Uttarakhand state of India. is a Hindu temple dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi in the holy city of Haridwar in the Uttarakhand state of India. The term Mansa means wish and it is believed that the goddess fulfils all the wishes of a sincere devotee. Devotees who pray to Mansa Devi for fulfilling their wishes tie threads to the branches of a tree located in the temple. Once their wishes are fulfilled, people come back again to the temple to untie the thread from the tree.
Har Ki Pauri : is a famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. It is believed that it is precise spot where the Ganges leaves the mountains and enters the plains. The ghat is on the west bank of Ganges canal through which the Ganges is diverted just to the north. Every day, Har Ki Pauri ghat witnesses hundreds taking a dip in water of the Ganges. The place is considered very auspicious.