Places to Visit: Haridwar - Mussoorie - Rishikesh
Validity:Mar 31 2024
Duration:4 Nights / 5 Days
Arrive Delhi further drive to Haridwar, lying at the feet of Shiva's hills, i.e., Shivaliks, in the Haridwar district of Uttaranchal Pradesh, is a doorway. Suryavanshi prince Bhagirath performed penance here to salvage the souls of his ancestors who had perished due to the curse of sage Kapila. The penance was answered and the river Ganga trickled forth forms Lord Shiva's locks and its bountiful water revived the sixty thousand sons of king Sagara. In the traditional of Bhagirath, devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here, praying for salvation of their departed elder. It is doorway to the sources of the Ganga and the Yamuna, 3000 to 4500 meters up into the snowy ranges of the central Himalayas.
Arrive Haridwar, Transfer to your Hotel. Later you can visit various temples across the town. Then, proceed to Har ki Pauri, on the ghats of the cool waters of the River Ganga. Later witness the evening Aarti of the Holy River Ganga. This aarti is a beautiful ceremony in which deeyas (the oil lamps) are offered to God. Overnight stay.
Morning after breakfast, Proceed to Mussoorie. Located at an altitude of 2000m. above the sea level. Mussoorie is sprawled over a horseshoe shaped ridge. It offers some breath - taking views of the snow- clad Himalayan peak of western Garhwal. Check in Hotel.
Later afternoon, leave for half day sightseeing including Gun Hill, the second highest peak in Mussoorie. Kempty Falls, 15 km away on the yamunotri road. Camel’s back Road, The Jheel, Lake Mist Resort. Dinner & Overnight at hotel.
Today, you can opt for an excursion to Dhanaulti which is 33 kms away and to the ancient mountain top shrine of Surkhanda Devi, climbing upto 9700 feet / 2940 meters. Deodar and Pine Trees, beautiful valleys, snow capped mountains, all leave you mesmerized and wanting more! Overnight at Mussoorie.
Drive to Rishikesh also known as the World Capital of Yoga is a small town in Uttarakhand and it is located at the spot from where River Ganges comes down from the Himalayas. This is another important pilgrim center for the Hindus world over.
Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Sight Seeing. There are prominent attractions such as Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Lakshman Jhula, Gita Bhavan, Swarg Ashram, Parmarth Niketan etc. Rishikesh is also famous for adventure sports like White Water Rafting, Camping, Rappelling, Rock Climbing, Cliff Jumping, Kayaking, Trekking, Bungee Jump etc.
Breakfast at Hotel. Depart for Delhi by surface. On arrival at Delhi transfer to Airport Station.