Haridwar, literally Gateway to God, is one of the Hindu holy places in India and a center of Hindu religion and mysticism for centuries. Rishikesh is located very close to Haridwar at a distance of around 20 Kms so most people choose to visit both places. Rishikesh and Haridwar both are easily reachable by road and train. These ancient pilgrimage towns attract large number of tourists and pilgrims every year.
Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar (5 hrs drive)
Morning Drive to Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar check into the hotel. Later we will take you for a sightseeing tour of Haridwar. Visit ashram and temples - which includes Mansa Devi temple, Chandi Devi temple, Maya Devi temple, Daksha Mahadev temple, Sapta Rishi temple and Ramanand ashram. Later back to hotel for hot tea and rest, In the evening after sunset will take you to Har ki pauri to attend the famous Ganga Aarti. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 02: Haridwar – Rishikesh – Haridwar (1 hrs drive)
Morning after breakfast drive to Rishikesh on arrival proceed to sightseeing tour of Rishikesh visit Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Gita Bhawan, evening attend Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan. Later drive back to Haridwar, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
The city approximately 25 km (16 mi) north of the city Haridwar. Located in the laps of lower Himalayas, and is surrounded by scenic beauty of the hills on three sides with Holy Ganga flowing through it. Located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, it is known as the 'Gateway to the Garhwal Himalayas' and 'Yoga Capital of the World'. There are many temples-some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. Rishikesh is important not only as pilgrimage centre closely associated with the Ramayana, but also as home for many important centers of Hindu religious thought and spirituality, and as a very great Yoga Centre. There are a great many ashrams and Yoga institutes here. Rishikesh is also the gateway and the start-off point for journeys to important religious places like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
Day 03: Haridwar – Delhi Drop (5 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast checkout from hotel and drive back to Delhi.
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