Experience Haridwar the land of Ganges and Rishikesh sightseeing tour with a local tour agency through the historical places of Haridwar and Rishikesh, During Haridwar and Rishikesh tour you will visit ancient temples, Ashrams in Rishikesh, Haridwar sacred bathing ghats, witness the traditional Aarti ceremony on the bank of Ganges River, meeting Indian pilgrims, walking through old streets in Haridwar and Rishikesh, and enjoy street food In Haridwar and Rishikesh and experience art of Yoga meditation at the birthplace of Yoga.
Destination: Haridwar - Rishikesh - Kunjapuri
Highlights of Tour:
Visit holy cities Haridwar, Rishikesh
Visit Hill stations
Visit Beatles Ashram and Sivananda Ashrams
Visit Ancient Temples and ashrams
Sunset Ganga Aarti (Ceremony on the bank of Ganga)
Visit old cities
Visit culture and heritage sites
Experience rich and colourful Indian Culture
Walking over iconic suspension bridge across the Ganga
Add On Rishikesh Tour & Travel: offers to visit temples, ashrams, experience Yoga, meditation, Ganga Aarti ceremony and test Indian cuisine
In the morning around 09:00 Am we will begin exploring Rishikesh, also known as the world capital of Yoga. First we will visit Divine Life Society - Sivananda Ashram, Triveni Ghat, and the sacred Bharat Mandir a famous temple situated in old Rishikesh. According to legends, Rishikesh came into existence with this temple only in about 789AD. After 11 am we will visit Lakshman Jhula bridge and then walk towards Ram Jhula bridge both popular attractions of Rishikesh. In Ram Jhula we will we will have food experience at Chotiwala restaurant one of Rishikesh's Oldest Restaurants situated on the banks of River Ganges from the last 60 years. After lunch we will continue to walk towards Swarg Ashram, Geeta Bhawan, the Beatles Ashram - home of Transcendental Meditation, then Parmarth Niketan Ashram, a true spiritual haven lying on the holy banks of Mother Ganga and the largest ashram in Rishikesh. We will complete the day viewing the sunset while participating in an Aarti ceremony on the bank of Ganga River.
ADD ON Tour in Haridwar: offers to visit Ashrams, temples, experience Ganga Aarti ceremony on the bank of Ganges and test Indian cuisine
In the morning around 9AM we will meet at Swami Vivekanand Park in Haridwar. We will start the experience by visiting various places like Mansa Devi temple, Sapt Rishi temple, Daksha Mahadev temple & Ashram, etc. After we will have lunch, enjoying the local foods. After lunch will will continue to visit ashrams and temples located in Haridwar. To complete the experience, in the evening during sunset we will participate in the Maha Aarti (pooja ceremony) which takes place at Har Ki Pauri, the most famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges. Haridwar is the gateway to the four pilgrimages in the Uttarakhand Himalayan region and is located on the foothills of Shivaliks. It is on the banks of River Ganges. The River Ganges leaves the mountains and enters the plains with Haridwar being the first major town on the plains. Though the Ganges does not lose its rapids completely nevertheless it becomes very quite and calm here. The city acquires a unique charm in the evening when the ghats become breathtakingly beautiful with thousands of Diyas and Marigold floating in the waters of Ganga River.
Kunjapuri Temple Day Extension Sunrise / Sunset Tour: offers to experience easy walks, test Indian cuisine & visit temples and enjoy panoramic view of snow covered Greater Himalayan Range.
The Kunjapuri Temple sunrise tour starts early morning at 5AM in the winter & around 4AM in the summer season for those who travel from Rishikesh. The journey takes about 1 hr to reach Hindoa Khal, travelling through dense forest and small villages. Upon arrival we will trek 1 hr to Kunjapuri Temple. The entire trek is a gradual ascent to the mountain top. One can also drive up to the temple if not trekking. We will arrive at Kunjapuri Temple in time to enjoy the beautiful sunrise as well as the 180 degrees panoramic view of snow covered Greater Himalayan Range and the vast Doon valley in the distance. After we will drive back to Rishikesh, making a stop in Narender Nagar city. There sits the world famous Ananda Spa, which was converted from an ancient palace, where we will stop for some photos. You will arrive back in Rishikesh at 11AM, where we will have lunch and finish the tour. Kunjapuri is one of the 13 important Goddesses of the Himalayan foot hills, and Kunjapuri Temple is a historically acclaimed Hindu sanctuary built in memory of the Goddess Parvati.
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