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Haridwar Rishikesh Pilgrimage Tour

3 Days

Haridwar is one of the seven sacred cities of the Hindus and is a major pilgrimage centre. It has been known by many names; originally it was called Kapila, for the sage who once lived there. Its present name means “Door to Hari”; Hari is one of the names of Vishnu, a principal deity of Hinduism.Haridwar is an ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India’s Uttarakhand state, where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills. The largest of several sacred ghats (bathing steps), Har Ki Pauri hosts a nightly Ganga Aarti (river-worshipping ceremony) in which tiny flickering lamps are floated off the steps. Worshipers fill the city during major festivals including the annual Kanwar Mela

Tourist attractions

Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. Temples and ashrams (centers for spiritual studies) line the eastern bank around Swarg Ashram, a traffic-free, alcohol-free and vegetarian enclave upstream from Rishikesh town

Highlights of The Trip

  • Visit to Mansa Devi temple, Chandi Devi temple, Maya Devi temple
  • Visit to Daksha Mahadev temple, Sapta Rishi temple, Ramanand ashram
  • Visit to Har ki Pauri, Gita Bhawan, Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula
  • Visit Aarti at Triveni Ghat

Itinerary

Arrival Transfer Hotel Stay Lunch Dinner

Morning Drive to Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar check into the hotel. Later we will take you for a sightseeing tour of Haridwar. Visit ashram and temples - which includes Mansa Devi temple, Chandi Devi temple, Maya Devi temple, Daksha Mahadev temple, Sapta Rishi temple and Ramanand ashram. Later back to hotel for hot tea and rest, In the evening after sunset will take you to Har ki pauri to attend the famous Ganga Aarti. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Breakfast Sightseeing tour Hotel Stay Dinner

Morning after breakfast drive to Rishikesh on arrival proceed to sightseeing tour of Rishikesh visit Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Gita Bhawan, evening attend Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan. Later drive back to Haridwar, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Rishikesh

24 Kms. from Haridwar. Located in the laps of lower Himalayas, and is surrounded by scenic beauty of the hills on three sides with Holy Ganga flowing through it. The whole place is considered to be sacred as it is believed that meditation at this place leads to attainment of salvation. There are many temples-some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. Rishikesh is important not only as pilgrimage centre closely associated with the Ramayana, but also as home for many important centers of Hindu religious thought and spirituality, and as a very great Yoga Centre. There are a great many ashrams and Yoga institutes here. Rishikesh is also the gateway and the start-off point for journeys to important religious places like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri

Breakfast Departure Transfer

Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive back to Delhi.

Tour & Services Ends.

Package Cost

INR 6,999/-

  • Package Inclusions
  • Hotel
  • Accomodation
  • Pick up & Drop
  • Sightseeing of Haridwar & Rishikesh
  • All toll tax, state tax
  • No Hidden Charges

Package Exclusions

  • Meal plan : Lunch
  • Use of gymnasium
  • English Speaking Driver
  • Use of Swimming Pool
  • Trip supplements
  • Cab : SIC
  • 05% GST
What are the main attractions in Haridwar and Rishikesh?

Some of the main attractions include Har Ki Pauri, Ganga Aarti, Mansa Devi Temple (Haridwar), and Laxman Jhula, Triveni Ghat, and The Beatles Ashram (Rishikesh).

What is the best time to visit Haridwar and Rishikesh?

The best time to visit is during the months of September to November and February to April when the weather is pleasant

What are the adventure activities available in Rishikesh?

Rishikesh is known for activities like white-water rafting, trekking, camping, and bungee jumping.

How many days should I plan for a trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh?

A 2-4 day trip is ideal to cover the major attractions and indulge in some activities

Are there any restrictions for attending the Ganga Aarti in Haridwar?

There are no specific restrictions, but it’s advisable to arrive early to get a good view and follow the local customs and guidelines.

What is the cuisine like in Haridwar and Rishikesh?

You can enjoy a variety of North Indian vegetarian dishes, street food, and special sweets like jalebi and rabri.

How can I reach Haridwar and Rishikesh from major cities like Delhi and Dehradun?

You can reach by train, bus, or private cab. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun.

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