Package Description Haridwar - Rishikesh - Ananda
10 Days 09 Nights
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Day 01 Arrive Delhi
Upon Arrival at Delhi International Airport you are met and the Arrival Lounge and transferred to your pre-booked Hotel. Evening Visit the Lotus Temple or Akshardham Temple.
Swaminarayan Akshardham temple has intricately carved sculptures and statues of deities. Unlike traditional Hindu temples, however, this one (on the banks of the Yamuna River and spread over 100 acres) also features a 12 minute indoor boat-ride, a light and sound show, an Imax screen, a musical Fountain, and animatronics, -characters that recount the life and philosophy of Bhagwan Swaminarayan.
Lotus Temple :
Representing the Bahai faith - an independent world religion, this is an ideal place of meditation which is open to all other faiths. Bahai temple is one of the most visited sites in the world & this an ideal place of meditation which is open to all other faiths.
Overnight at the Hotel
Day 02 Delhi
Morning start the city tour of Old Delhi visiting Rajghat (Cremations site of Mahatma Gandhi), Chandni Chowk - India's famous trading center. Drive past India's largest mosque Jama Maszid & Red Fort known as Lal Quila the place that marked announcement of India's freedom from Britisher's.
Afternoon your New Delhi City tour includes visit to Qutab Minar built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibek in 1199, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate (War Memorial Arch ) & Laksminarayan Temple - a modern Hindu Temple. Also drive past President House, Parliament House, Government Secretariat Buildings & Connaught Place the shopping centre. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 03 Delhi – Haridwar (By Train)
Today you are transferred to Delhi railway station to board train (Shatabdi Exp) for Haridwar, upon arrival you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel.
Haridwar literally means 'The gateway to the Gods'. It's the place where the river Ganga descends to the plain. A Gateway to the four pilgrimage of Uttarakhand, Haridwar is variously mentioned as Mayapuri, Gangadwar, Mokhsadwar in the ancient Hindu scriptures and epics.
The Ganga, the holy river of the Hindus enters the plains from here, It's scenic beauty is a blend of height and plains, the air echoes the sounds of chanting mantras. The city abounds in temples of Hindu Gods and Goddesses. Haridwar has a lot of spiritual retreats or Ashrams carrying on the lineage of providing the way to body soul perfection via various yoga and meditative techniques. Evening visit Har-ki-Pauri Ghat for Aarti ceremony. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 04 Haridwar – Rishikesh (By Private Car)
Today you leave by private car for Rishikesh, Upon arrival at Rishikesh check in at your pre-booked hotel
Rishikesh - the gateway to Himalayas, is considered as the Mecca for Yoga and Meditation centres. Rishikesh nestled in the Tehri-Garhwal region of Uttaranchal abounds in natural splendour at a height of 1360 feet . The spectacle of the Ganga rushing through the Himalayan foothills is an awesome sight. Several temples are dotted on the banks of the Ganga at Rishikesh.
Overnight at the Hotel
Day 05 Rishikesh
Morning start the city your of Rishikesh visiting the Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Raghunath Temple, Triveni Ghat and the Bharat Mata Mandir.
Laxman Jhula : This suspended 450 feet Iron bridge was build in 1939 and has been a major attraction among the tourists to Rishikesh. It is said that Lakshman crossed Ganga on jute ropes between the place where this bridge is built. One can enjoy the picturesque surroundings and the cool breeze from the River while standing on the bridge.
Ram Jhula : This has been added recently. The fresh air and sound of flowing water, the scenic beauty of the region and the distant sound of bells create an unforgettable experience for those that visit this holy town. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 06 Rishikesh – Ananda (By Private Car)
After breakfast leave by private car for Ananda , Ananda is an internationally renowned Spa and Resort. Located in the hilly terrain of the mighty and beautiful Himalayas, Ananda provides world-class rejuvenation of body and mind to travelers from all across the globe. This place extends over and area of 21000 sq feet. There are a total of 79 body and beauty treatments to avail of. The treatment pattern integrates the traditional system of ancient Ayurveda and contemporary western spa approach. Night stay in Ananda. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 07 Ananda
Day free at your own to enjoy Resort facilities like Ayurvedic Mind & Body Therapy etc. Night Stay in Ananda
Day 08 Ananda
Day free at your own to enjoy Resort facilities like Ayurveda Beauty and Wellness Treatment. Overnight at the Hotel
Day 09 : Ananda – Haridwar (By Private Car) --------Haridwar – Delhi (By Train)
After breakfast leave by private car for Haridwar, Upon arrival at Haridwar you are transferred to Haridwar railway station to board train for Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi railway station you are met and transferred to your pre-booked hotel
Overnight at the Hotel
Day 10 Leave Delhi
Today you are transferred to Delhi Airport to board flight for your onward journey