Delhi to Haridwar & Rishikesh by Train
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Product Code : AGORA101
Experience a spiritual journey on the "Delhi to Haridwar & Rishikesh by Train" tour. Board the Dehradun Shatabdi Express to reach the holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh. In Haridwar, witness the mesmerizing Ganges Aarti at Hari Ki Pauri and explore sacred temples. In Rishikesh, visit iconic suspension bridges, ancient temples, and delve into the Beatles' spiritual retreat. Enjoy yoga and meditation sessions at ashrams and immerse yourself in the serene ambiance. Finally, return to Delhi with a heart full of memories and a soul renewed by the spiritual essence of these sacred towns.
Day 1: Delhi - Haridwar/Rishikesh (by DEHRADUN SHTBDI train no 12017, 06:45 - 11:30)
Your journey begins in Delhi with a hearty breakfast at your hotel. Afterward, you'll be driven to the railway station to board the Dehradun Shatabdi Express train (12017) headed for either Haridwar or Rishikesh, depending on your preference. Upon arrival at Haridwar Railway Station, our representative will be there to greet you and transfer you to your hotel. In the evening, you'll have the opportunity to witness the enchanting Ganges Aarti ceremony at Hari Ki Pauri in Haridwar, a sacred Hindu ritual held on the riverbanks. Spend the night at your hotel in Haridwar or Rishikesh.
Day 2: Haridwar/Rishikesh Sightseeing
After a refreshing breakfast at your hotel, you'll embark on a captivating city tour of Rishikesh. The day's highlights include visits to the iconic Lakshman Jhula, an impressive suspension bridge over the holy Ganges, and the Ram Jhula, another suspension bridge offering breathtaking river and mountain views. Your spiritual journey continues with a visit to the Trimbakeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva and believed to be one of India's twelve Jyotirlingas. You'll also explore the Neer Garh Waterfall, nestled within Rajaji National Park, making it a popular destination for picnics and treks. In the afternoon, your explorations lead you to the Beatles Ashram, a serene retreat where the Beatles once meditated during the late 1960s. Your spiritual sojourn culminates at the Parmarth Niketan Ashram, renowned for its spiritual teachings and yoga and meditation classes. You'll return to your hotel in the evening for a peaceful overnight stay.
Day 3: Haridwar/Rishikesh - Delhi (by DEHRADUN SHTBDI train no 12018, 18:12 - 22:50)
Start your day with an early morning yoga session at the hotel, followed by a wholesome breakfast. After breakfast, you'll explore Haridwar, discovering its famous landmarks, including the Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, and Maya Devi Temple. Later, you'll be transferred to the railway station to board the Dehradun Shatabdi Express train (12018) for your return journey to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi, our representative will meet you and ensure your comfortable transfer to your hotel.
This tour offers a perfect blend of spirituality, natural beauty, and cultural exploration in the enchanting settings of Haridwar and Rishikesh.
- Assistance on arrival at airport.
- 2 Nights' accommodation in selected price category hotels.
- Daily breakfast at hotels.
- Private AC car/van for airport transfers, sightseeing, and excursions as per the program.
- English speaking tour guide on sightseeing days (local guide in each city), as per program.
- Monument entrances and activities charges mentioned in the itinerary.
- AC Train ticket Delhi - Haridwar/ Rishikesh - Delhi.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Haridwar/ Rishikeshx 2 nights
3* - Regenta Orko's/Hotel Ishan- A Riverside Retreat
4* - The Haveli Hari Ganga/ EllBee Ganga View
5* - Radisson Blue Hotel/ The Glasshouse on the Ganges
- Any flight tickets.
- Camera charges at monuments if any.
- Meals other than mentioned in the inclusions.
- Expenses of personal nature like liquor, laundry, tips, telephone, fax, internet etc.
- Gratuities and optional activities.
- Anything not mentioned in inclusions.