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From Delhi: Private Day tour to Haridwar and Rishikesh

1. From Delhi: Private Day tour to Haridwar and Rishikesh

5:00 AM: Pick up from your hotel/residence in Delhi Depart from Delhi to Haridwar (approximately 5-6 hours' drive) Haridwar: 11:00 AM: Arrival in Haridwar Ganga Ghats Explore the sacred Ganga Ghats and witness the spiritual Ganga Aarti ceremony if Possible. Experience the mesmerizing sight of lamps and flowers floating on the river. 1:00 PM: Lunch at a local restaurant Visit Har Ki Pauri Visit Har Ki Pauri, the most famous ghat in Haridwar, and take a holy dip in the Ganges. Explore the bustling markets around the ghat. 3:00 PM: Depart from Haridwar to Rishikesh (approximately 30 minutes' drive) Rishikesh: 3:30 PM: Arrival in Rishikesh Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula Visit the iconic suspension bridges, Lakshman Jhula and Ram Jhula, offering stunning views of the Ganges and the surrounding hills. 4:30 PM: Visit Temples Explore the famous temples in Rishikesh, such as Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Bharat Mandir. 6:00 PM: Witness Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat Attend the Ganga Aarti ceremony at Triveni Ghat, a spiritually uplifting experience. 6:30 PM: Depart from Rishikesh to Delhi (approximately 5-6 hours' drive) 11:30 PM: Drop off at your hotel/residence in Delhi

From Delhi: Private Guided Haridwar and Rishikesh Day Tour

2. From Delhi: Private Guided Haridwar and Rishikesh Day Tour

5:00 AM: Departure from Delhi Start your day early to make the most of your trip. 8:00 AM: Arrive in Haridwar Upon reaching Haridwar, head straight to Har Ki Pauri, one of the holiest ghats on the banks of the Ganges. Take part in the morning Ganga Aarti, a mesmerizing ritual of worship with lamps and chants. 10:00 AM: Explore Haridwar After the Aarti, explore the nearby marketplaces, where you can find religious items, souvenirs, and local handicrafts. Visit the Mansa Devi Temple, located on a hilltop, accessible by a cable car ride. 12:00 PM: Depart for Rishikesh Leave Haridwar and drive towards Rishikesh, which is approximately a 30-minute drive away. 1:00 PM: Lunch Enjoy a delicious vegetarian lunch at one of the local restaurants in Haridwar, serving authentic North Indian cuisine. 2:00 PM: Visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula Upon arriving in Rishikesh, visit the iconic suspension bridges, Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula. These pedestrian bridges offer breathtaking views of the Ganges and the surrounding landscape. 3:30 PM: Attend a Yoga/Meditation Session Rishikesh is known as the yoga capital of the world. Join a yoga or meditation session at one of the ashrams or yoga centers to experience the spiritual atmosphere and learn some rejuvenating techniques. 5:00 PM: Evening Aarti at Parmarth Niketan Head to Parmarth Niketan, one of the renowned ashrams in Rishikesh, to witness the evening Ganga Aarti. It is a soul-stirring experience to see the lamps being floated on the Ganges amidst enchanting chants and prayers. 6:00 PM: Explore Rishikesh After the Aarti, take a leisurely stroll along the riverbank, explore the vibrant streets of Rishikesh, and visit the local shops offering yoga gear, clothing, and spiritual artifacts 7:00 PM: Depart for Delhi Bid farewell to the serene town of Rishikesh and begin your return journey to Delhi. 10:00 PM: Arrival in Delhi Arrive back in Delhi, marking the end of your Haridwar and Rishikesh tour.

Delhi to Rishikesh Transfer

3. Delhi to Rishikesh Transfer

We provide you with the most convenient and affordable Intercity transfer from Delhi to your destination in Rishikesh city. Our verified chauffeur will be waiting for you at the arrival section/Hotel Lobby. In case of any flight delays, our driver waits for you and will safely drive you to your destination in Rishikesh city. The journey from Delhi to Rishikesh via AC cab is a perfect blend of convenience and scenic beauty. As the landscapes shift from the urban chaos to the serenity of the Himalayas, you will be treated to an evolving panorama. With comfortable seating, a controlled environment, and picturesque views, the AC cab ride enhances the overall travel experience. Upon reaching Rishikesh, the town's spiritual aura and adventurous spirit are ready to welcome you

From Delhi : Private Day Trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh

4. From Delhi : Private Day Trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh

At 05:00 hrs: Our driver will pick you up and head for Haridwar, which is about a 4 hour drive. The holy city of Haridwar is located in the north Indian state of Uttaranchal at a distance of 214 kms from Delhi. Haridwar, literally Gateway to God, is one of the Hindu holy places in India and a center of Hindu religion and mysticism for centuries. Located on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga), at the point where the Ganges descends from the hills to the North Indian plains, Haridwar attracts a large number of Hindu pilgrims from all over the world. Places to visit in Haridwar: Har-ki-Pauri: Holy ghats are named after the Charan (Footprints) of Hari (God Vishnu) impressed on a stone, set into the upper wall of the ghats. This sacred bathing ghat, is also famous as Brahmakund. The reflection of golden hues of floral diyas, in the river Ganga, is the most delightful sight in the twilight, throughout the Ganga Arti Ceremony. It is the most important ghat on the river Ganga, where a holy dip is a must for every devotee. Mansa Devi Temple: The temple is dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi, believed to fulfill the wishes of those who visit here. From the temple, one can have heart stirring views of the Haridwar town. Along with Chandi Devi temple, Maya Devi temple, it completes the Siddhapeeth Triangle. Rishikesh is a small town in the northern state of Uttarakhand. Scenically located where the Ganges River comes down from the Himalayas, Rishikesh catapulted to Western fame when the Beatles dropped by for a visit to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's ashram (now closed), and the town is still known as the World Capital of Yoga. Rishikesh is also the Gateway to the Himalayas. The Char Dham Yatra (Four Shrines Sacred Journey) ideally begins from Rishikesh. Places of Attraction The Triveni Ghat: It is one of the most prominent bathing ghat in Rishikesh. With its modern images of Hindu deities and white sandy beach, the ghat is ideal for a dip in the holy waters of the Ganga. The evening, arati (worship) with lamps is worth watching. Lakshman Jhula: Lakshman Jhula is basically a hanging bridge on the Ganges and the most popular spot in Rishikesh. About 2 kms upstream is the old footbridge called Lakshmanjhula, named after the brother of Lord Rama. Temples line both sides of the river at Lakshmanjhula. Swarg Ashram: With its numerous ashrams, food stalls and shops, this ashram is a haunt for those looking for insights into religious themes. In the evening during sunset, you will visit Ganga Aarti at Haridwar. The tradition continues unabated and is a sight to behold. It takes place on the other side of the banks where you will see the priests light up the lamps in a clockwise manner, accompanied by songs in praise of Mother Ganga. After the ritual is complete, devotees will cup their hands over the flame and raise their palms to their forehead in order to get the Goddess's purification and blessing. Finally, back to Delhi and get dropped at you at around 10pm.

Golden Triangle Tour With Haridwar & Rishikesh 8/7 Days

5. Golden Triangle Tour With Haridwar & Rishikesh 8/7 Days

Day 1:Delhi Arrival, overnight at Delhi - Upon your arrival in Delhi, your driver will greet you at Delhi International Airport and transfer you to your Hotel. Check in and Rest of the day is at your leisure and rest. Overnight stay at Delhi. Day 2:Delhi City Tour - After breakfast, proceed at 09:00 hrs for a full day tour in Delhi. Visit Jama Masjid- one of the largest mosque in the world, built by Shah Jahan to dominate the city, Red Fort- the largest monument in Delhi that was the residence of Mughal emperor of India for 200 years, Raj Ghat- a memorial built to commemorate the site of Mahatma Gandhi's cremation, Qutub Minar- UNESCO World Heritage-listed tallest minaret, Humayun Tomb- another UNESCO World Heritage site, Lotus temple- Bahai house of worship, famous for it flowerlike shape, drive past Embassy, Diplomatic enclave, stop for a quick photo at India Gate and Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, Connaught Place and Delhi main shopping area. Be back for overnight stay at hotel. Day 03:Delhi- Rishikesh (260 kms/ 6 hrs) - After breakfast, check out from the hotel and proceed to Rishikesh by road- peaceful and serene place popular for Ashrams and rafting. Check in at your hotel. In the evening visit Triveni Ghat to view the holy Ganges Aarti. Overnight stay at hotel. Day 4:Rishikesh City Tour & transfers to Haridwar - After breakfast, visit Laxman Jhula, Ashrams- popular for yoga and meditation. Later drive to Haridwar. Check in at Hotel and after some rest, visit popular temples like Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi (both by ropeway) and Bharat Mata Mandir. Later in evening visit Har Ki Pauri for holy bath and to witness the Aarti at Holy Ganges. Overnight stay at hotel. Day 5:Haridwar- Agra (410 kms/ 7.5 hrs) - After breakfast, check out from the hotel and visit Har Ki Pauri to take the Holy Bath in River Gangesand then transfers to Mughal city Agra and check into your hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight stay at the hotel. Day 6:Agra to Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri (240 kms/ 5 hrs) - After breakfast, check out from hotel and visit Taj Mahal and Agra Fort. Later drive to Jaipur -the pink city by 08:30 hrs. Enroute stop Fatehpur Sikri built in 1569 by Emperor Akbar and Visit Buland Darwaza, Diwan-e-aam, diwan-e-khas. Then continue to Jaipur. On arrival check-in at hotel, dinner at Chokhi Dhani -the traditional ethnic village resort of Jaipur (entry tickets on your own). Overnight stay at hotel. Day 7:Jaipur City Tour - After breakfast proceed to cover city attraction covering Amber Fort. Enjoy Feel like a maharaja from the past as you ride up to Amber Fort on an elephant outfitted with traditional Indian draperies. Later visit Hawa Mahal, Jantar Mantar (observatory), City Palace & Museum. Overnight stay at hotel. Day 8:Early morning after breakfast depart from Jaipur to Delhi around 5 hours drive. Evening As per your flight schedule driver transfer you to Delhi.

From Delhi: Private 2-Day Trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh

6. From Delhi: Private 2-Day Trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh

Day 1 New Delhi - Haridwar Har Ki Pauri, a famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges. Take a holy dip in the river and witness the evening Ganga Aarti ceremony. Mansa Devi Temple : which can be reached via a cable car ride, offering panoramic views of the city. Chandi Devi Temple : Chandi Devi Temple, Haridwar is a Hindu temple dedicated to Goddess Chandi Devi in the holy city of Haridwar in the Uttarakhand state of India. The temple is situated atop the Neel Parvat on the Eastern summit of the Sivalik Hills, the southernmost mountain chain of the Himalayas. Chandi Devi Temple was built in 1929 by Suchat Singh in his reign as the King of Kashmir. However, the main murti of Chandi Devi at the temple is said to have been installed in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, one of the greatest priests of Hindu religion.The temple also known as Neel Parvat Teerth is one of the Panch Tirth (Five Pilgrimages) located within Haridwar. Daksh Mahadev Temple : Daksha Mahadev temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, located in the town of Kankhal, about 4 km from Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India. It is named after King Daksha Prajapati, the father of Sati. Daksha is one of the fourteen Prajapatis, creator deities, who preside over procreation and are the protector of life in Hindu mythology. Vaishno Devi Temple : Made as a replica of the Vaishno Devi temple nestled in the ethereal beauty of Jammu and Kashmir, this holy shrine is dedicated to Maa Vaishno Devi, a manifestation of Hindu Goddess Laxmi. This sacred shrine is evident by the colossal caves leading to the sanctum sanctorum of the temple, housing the shrine of Vaishno Devi. Overnight Stay in Haridwar Pick up from any hotel in the Delhi city area and depart Delhi for Rishikesh. Swarg Ashram :Swarg Ashram likewise incorporates a few bistros, stores, shopping edifices, libraries, parks, contemplation focuses, Ayurvedic dispensaries, eateries and inns. The zone lies in the midst of timberland slopes, with excellent plantations and an air that is free from the contaminations of a mechanized city. The territory comprises of a many expansive ashrams, by and large a few story structures, with several rooms that fill in as private quarters for clerics, explorers, understudies and sightseers searching for a conservative settlement. Day 2 : Rishikesh Sightseeing - Delhi Departure Lakshman Jhula : Bridge Explore Lakshman Jhula- The popular hanging bridge across the holy river Ganga, Lakshman Jhula is a known landmark in Rishikesh, Uttarakhand. This 450 ft long Jhula is built at a height of 70 ft from the river and is about 3 kms away from the main town of Rishikesh Ram Jhula : Visit Ram Jhula which is iron suspension bridge on the river Ganga in Rishikesh. Ram Jhula connects Muni Ki Reti with Swargashram. The bridge is pedestrian bridge but people also drive bikes on it The Beatles Ashram : Beatles Ashram, also known as Chaurasi Kutia, is an ashram close to the north Indian city of Rishikesh in the state of Uttarakhand. It is located on the eastern bank of the Ganges river, opposite the Muni Ki Reti area of Rishikesh, in the foothills of the Himalayas. During the 1960s and 1970s, as the International Academy of Meditation, it was the training centre for students of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi, who devised the Transcendental Meditation technique. The Parmarth Niketan Ashram : As the largest ashram in Rishikesh with over 1000 rooms, Parmarth Niketan provides a clean, pure and sacred atmosphere as well as abundant, beautiful gardens to thousands of pilgrims, who come from all corners of the Earth. The daily activities at Parmarth Niketan include daily yoga Saptrishi Ashram : Saptrishi Ashram is an old beautiful ashram. It is a well maintained complex with several rooms to stay New delhi : After The tour Back to Delhi Driver drop you in Delhi your Hotel /Airport

From Delhi: Haridwar and Rishikesh City Highlights Tour

7. From Delhi: Haridwar and Rishikesh City Highlights Tour

Join this guided day trip to explore the spiritual essence of Haridwar and Rishikesh. Explore the numerous ghats and temples that dot the sacred city of Haridwar and experience a Ganga Aarti at the famous Parmarth Niketan Ashram. Start your day with a convenient pickup from your accommodation in Delhi. Jump in the car, relax, and enjoy the scenic drive to Haridwar, one of the holiest cities in India. Upon arrival, you will head to Har Ki Pauri, the iconic ghat on the banks of the Ganges. See the captivating Ganga Aarti, a spiritual ritual involving chanting, prayers, and lighting lamps. Explore the bustling streets of Haridwar, visit ancient temples such as Mansa Devi Temple and Chandi Devi Temple, immerse yourself in the spiritual ambiance, and participate in the rituals and ceremonies. Feeling hungry? No worries, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant and savor the flavors of the region's cuisine. Next, you will venture to Rishikesh and walk around this enchanting place. Admire the natural beauty of the Ganges and the surrounding Himalayan foothills. Visit the iconic suspension bridges of Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, offering stunning views of the Ganges and the bustling life around them. Explore the mesmerizing ashrams and temples, and feel the spiritual vibes where Yoga was born. Experience another enchanting Ganga Aarti at the famous Parmarth Niketan Ashram, known for its spiritual and cultural activities. End your day on a high and feel relaxed as you enjoy the ride back to your accommodation in Delhi.

Rishikesh Day Tour

8. Rishikesh Day Tour

Are you ready to travel through one of the most peaceful places in India named "Rishikesh." The place makes you familiar with the ancient religious stories and the magnificence of the river Ganga. Experience the unparalleled and unforgettable splendidness of the city with a professional guide. Pack up your bag and delve into exploring the eminence of Rishikesh which is the sacred pilgrimage and more than a million tourists visit here every year. Your professional guide will accompany you throughout your tour and will explain everything about the sightseeing. The two most famous bridges you will visit are Ram Jhula and Lakshman Jhula. From there, your guide will take you to Parmarth Niketan Ashram, The Beatles Ashramand then to Shree Neelkanth Mahadev Temple which is an hour away only. Moreover, for something thrilling and joyous, you can go River rafting in Rishikesh which is the most preferred activity by many tourists. Being a peace-giving city, there are a lot of meditation centers that you can visit here such as Yoga Niketan, Swami Dayananda Ashram, Phool Chatti, Anand Prakash Ashram, Himalayan Yoga, and so on. After spending your whole day in discovering the whole place, you will make your return to the same meeting point in Rishikesh. Have a safe journey.

Delhi: Agra and Jaipur 1-Week Trip with Rishikesh and Yoga

9. Delhi: Agra and Jaipur 1-Week Trip with Rishikesh and Yoga

Day 01 Arrival and Discover Delhi Our Chauffeur will pick you from your desired location i.e. from Delhi/Gurugram/Noida hotel or airport. Later meet Professional Tour Guide & go on to visit monuments – India Gate, Jama Masjid, Humayun Tomb, Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple & Presidential Buildings. There will be a stop at AC multi cuisine restaurant for lunch in between the sightseeing. After concluding the sightseeing of Delhi, come back to your pre booked hotel. You are staying this night in Delhi. Day 02 Delhi – Drive to Rishikesh 05 hours/220 kms After having an appetizing breakfast at hotel, our chauffeur will drive to Rishikesh. It is a 05 hours drive. Sit at ease & enjoy the scenic beauty of mountains, rivers & adorning countryside passing through Haridwar. On you arrival in Rishikesh, check in to the pre – booked hotel & after lunch, go on to see the sights of Rishikesh. The main attractions to see in Rishikesh are Laxman Jhoola, Pushkar Temple & Shatrughan Temple. After concluding the sightseeing, come back to the hotel & rest of the evening for leisure. You are staying this night in Rishikesh. Day 03 Rishikesh - Haridwar After the appetizing breakfast in the hotel, you will be shown many attractions of haridwar like Hari-Ki-Paudi. It is a magical sight to be at, when thousands of lamps are lit at the same time in all the Haridwar temples for evening arti. The sight of countless lamps and flowers floating down the waters of River Ganga is very surreal. Also visit temples like Muni-Ki-Reti, Swarg Ashram & Trveni Ghat. It is for sure that Golden Triangle Tour with Rishikesh will make you feel rejuvenated. Later come back to the hotel, have your dinner and relax. You are staying this night in Rishikesh. Day 04 Drive to Agra & Explore Agra 06 Hours/300 kms After having the luscious breakfast at hotel & packing the luggage, Our Chauffeur will take you to Agra. Sit back at ease comfortably in AC Sedan/SUv car for 06 hours/300 kms drive to Agra & admire the beautiful countryside. On your arrival in Agra, check in to the pre booked hotel & later go on to see the sights of Agra with your professional tour guide. The first stop will be at Agra Fort, which was erected in 16th & 17th centuries by Mughal Emperors. It is one of the most visited & well preserved forts of India. Then you can visit the marvelous mausoleum Etimad Ud Daulah or Mini taj erected in 17th century by Mughal Empress Nur Jahan as a mark of respect to her father Mirza Ghyas Beg. Later in the evening, comeback to hotel and relax. You are staying this night in Agra. Day 05 Visit the Taj Mahal, Fatehpur Sikri & Chand Baoli - Drive to Jaipur Set your alarm because this morning you have to wake up early to visit the Taj Mahal. After witnessing the Taj Mahal at dawn, back to hotel for luscious breakfast and later check out. After packing the luggage, Drive to Jaipur, Enroute stop at Fatehpur Sikri, & Chand Baoli. Later continue drive to Jaipur. On your arrival In Jaipur, check into the hotel & rest of the time for leisure. You are staying this night in Jaipur. Day 06 Jaipur City Tour After having appetizing breakfast, depart for the Jaipur sightseeing tour. Visit - Amber Fort, City Palace, Jantar Mantar also know as Observatory, Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds) and Jal Mahal (Palace of Water), Patrika Gate, Galta Ji Temple & Birla Temple. There will be a stop at AC multi cuisine restaurant so that you can have lunch in between the sightseeing. After concluding the Pink City tour, return back to the pre – booked hotel. You are staying this night in Jaipur. Day 07 Jaipur - Drive back to Delhi. Post Breakfast & after packing the luggage, Our Chauffeur will take you to The Monkey Temple, which is situated on the outskirts of Jaipur, surrounded with the Aravalli ranges of mountains with so many monkeys. Later Our Chauffeur will take you back to the Delhi and drop you at your pre – booked hotel in Delhi or at Airport of Delhi or Jaipur for your onward journey. Your tour comes to an end but its sweet memories and vivrant colors of India will remain everlastingly in your memories and heart.

From Delhi: Spiritual Haridwar Rishikesh Tour 2 Days

10. From Delhi: Spiritual Haridwar Rishikesh Tour 2 Days

Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh In the morning drive to the sacred city of India which is also the auspicious place where Kumbh Mela is also held in every 12 years. The distance between Haridwar and Delhi is 230 km and it will take 5hours to reach. Upon arrival at Haridwar get the refreshment at your hotel, later start the visit of the holy saint where millions of tourists coming every year to take a holy dip in to the river Ganges, Visit the Mansa Devi temple situated on the top of a hill and to climb up to the temple you have an option to choose a cable car ride or by stairs. Afterwards visit the Sapta rishi temple, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Maya devi temple etc, In the evening visit Har ki Pauri. Later you drive to Rishikesh which is only 12 km from Haridwar. On arrival in Rishikesh check in the hotel. In the evening everyone starts move to the iconic place of Rishikesh the Parmarth Niketan Ashram where every evening decorated with an special evening prayer ceremony with musical performances. This performance will mesmerize your body and soul and take you to the heaven. After the evening ceremony you will be coming back to your hotel in Rishikesh. Stay overnight at your hotel. Day 02: Rishikesh - Delhi After breakfast check out from hotel and dThe Rishikesh is famous as the yoga capital in the world. Upon reaching visit the iconic Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Goa beach or sun beach, Gita bhawan, Swarg Ashram. Enjoy your lunch at the famous Chotiwala restaurant which serve delicious food and recommended by every tourists. Later start your drive to Delhi which is around 250 km. Upon arrival in Delhi we will transfer to the airport to catch your flight for onwards journey.

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