Delhi to Haridwar & Rishikesh by Train
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Product Code : AGORA101
This private tour takes you on a journey from Delhi to the spiritual cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh via a comfortable train ride. You'll witness the mesmerizing Ganga Aarti ceremony, visit sacred temples and ashrams, and learn about Hindu mythology and philosophy. The tour includes a visit to Har Ki Pauri in Haridwar, famous for its religious significance and scenic beauty, and a yoga session in Rishikesh, known as the "Yoga Capital of the World."
Day 1: Delhi - Haridwar/ Rishikesh (by DEHRADUN SHTBDI train no 12017, 0645/ 1130hr)
After breakfast at your hotel in Delhi, you will be picked up and transferred to the railway station to board the Dehradun Shatabdi Express train (12017) to Haridwar or Rishikesh, depending on your preference. On arrival at Haridwar Railway Station, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.
In the evening, you will visit Hari Ki Pauri in Haridwar to witness the Aarti ceremony, a Hindu ritual that involves offering prayers and lighting candles on the banks of the Ganges river. Overnight at the hotel in Haridwar or Rishikesh.
Day 2: Haridwar/ Rishikesh Sightseeing
After breakfast at the hotel, you will embark on a city tour of Rishikesh. You will visit the famous Lakshman Jhula, a suspension bridge over the Ganges river that connects the two banks of Rishikesh. You will also visit the Ram Jhula, another suspension bridge that offers stunning views of the river and the surrounding mountains.
Next, you will visit the Trimbakeshwar Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is believed to be one of the twelve Jyotirlingas in India. You will also visit the Neer Garh Waterfall, which is located in the Rajaji National Park and is a popular spot for picnics and trekking.
In the afternoon, you will visit the Beatles Ashram, a spiritual retreat that was used by the Beatles to meditate in the late 1960s. You will also visit the Parmarth Niketan Ashram, which is known for its spiritual teachings and offers yoga and meditation classes.
Later, you will return to your hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 3: Haridwar/ Rishikesh - Delhi (by DEHRADUN SHTBDI train no 12018, 1812/ 2250hr)
Early in the morning, you will participate in a yoga class at the hotel, followed by breakfast. After breakfast, you will visit Haridwar and explore its famous landmarks, including the Chandi Devi Temple, the Mansa Devi Temple, and the Maya Devi Temple.
Later, you will be transferred to the railway station to board the Dehradun Shatabdi Express train (12018) back to Delhi. On arrival in Delhi, you will be met by our representative and transferred to your hotel.
- 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.