Footsteps of the Sages - Rishikesh and Haridwar Tour
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Product Code : AGORA495
Footsteps of the Sages - Rishikesh and Haridwar Tour is a spiritual journey that takes you to the sacred cities of Rishikesh and Haridwar. Follow in the footsteps of the sages as you explore ancient temples, holy ghats, and ashrams. Immerse yourself in the spirituality of the region as you witness the Ganga Aarti and experience the transformative power of yoga and meditation. This tour offers a unique opportunity to connect with the divine and discover the rich cultural heritage of India.
Day 1: Arrival in Rishikesh
Upon arrival at Dehradun airport, you will be greeted by our representative who will assist you with the transfer to your hotel in Rishikesh. Check-in at the hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. You can explore the surroundings of the hotel, take a dip in the hotel's pool, or simply relax and rejuvenate in your room. Overnight stay in Rishikesh.
Day 2: Sightseeing in Haridwar and Rishikesh
After breakfast at the hotel, embark on a full-day sightseeing tour of Haridwar and Rishikesh. In Haridwar, visit Shanti Kunj, a spiritual center for the practice and propagation of the Gayatri mantra, Pawan Dham, a unique temple made of glass pieces, Chandi Devi temple, located atop Neel Parvat and accessible by cable car, Kankhal (Old Haridwar), known for its ancient temples and ashrams, and Bada Bazaar, a popular shopping destination.
In Rishikesh, visit Laxman Jhula, a suspension bridge across the Ganges named after Lord Rama's brother, Ram Jhula, another suspension bridge across the river, Beatles ashram, where the famous band once stayed and practiced Transcendental Meditation, Bharat Mandir, a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu, and witness the spectacular Ganga Arti at Triveni Ghat in the evening.
Later, visit some of the popular ashrams in Rishikesh, which are the centers for spiritual studies and physical disciplines. Some of the better-known ashrams are Paremarth Niketan, founded by Swami Shukdevanandji, Sivanand Ashram, founded by Swami Sivananda, and Geeta Bhawan, a large ashram on the banks of the Ganges that conducts daily discourses on the Bhagavad Gita.
After the sightseeing tour, return to your hotel and spend the rest of the day at your leisure. Overnight stay in Rishikesh.
Day 3: Departure from Rishikesh
After breakfast at the hotel, check-out and transfer to Dehradun airport for your onward journey. Bid farewell to Rishikesh with unforgettable memories of the spiritual and cultural heritage of India.
- 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.
- Bottled drinking water in car.
- Government taxes.
Hotels used or similar for 2 nights accommodation
Rishikesh x 2 nights
3* - Regenta Orko's/Hotel Ishan- A Riverside Retreat
4* - The Haveli Hari Ganga/ EllBee Ganga View
5* - Radisson Blue Hotel/ Aalia
- 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.