A weekend tour to Rishikesh is an opportunity to leave the chaotic life behind and to spend some high-quality time with your family or friends in the pristine ambience offered by Rishikesh. The emerald green water, verdant hills, sparkling sand beaches, sanctified temples, elegant ashrams, hanging bridges are some of the attractions here. Rishikesh also offers to experience spiritual activities such as meditation and yoga along with many adventure activities like river rafting, bungee jumping, cliff jumping, trekking, hiking, rock climbing. Thank God it’s Friday and the weekend fun begins now.
Day 1 Delhi-Rishikesh(Distance-245 Kms)
Activities: River Rafting in Rishikesh, Sightseeing and Evening Aarti (Prayers)
After an early breakfast embark for Rishikesh which is also known as Place of Sagas, a spiritual destination with fast flowing Ganges and forested hills in the backdrops. Rishikesh is also regarded as Yoga Capital of India and fascinates numerous travelers from India and abroad for attending workshops on meditations, yoga and spiritualism. In addition to this Rishikesh also offers many adventurous activities. On reaching Rishikesh, check-in at the reserved beach camp. Enjoy trekking, hiking along with other beach activities. During evening, enjoy bonfire followed with snacks and dinners at the camp.
Stay Overnight in Rishikesh
Day 2 Rishikesh
Activities: River Rafting, Rishikesh Sightseeing & Evening Aarti
Wake up early morning with the sounds of temple bells acts as alarm clock in Rishikesh and try your hands on some meditation and yoga. After breakfast, proceed to Brahmpuri to enjoy a thrilling White water River rafting down to Rishikesh. This ten Kms of rafting stretch offers some of the enjoyable rapids like Double Trouble, Hilton and Terminator. In the last phase of Rafting you may choose to float through the Ashrams and Ghats (River Bank) of Rishikesh and observe the life at the Ghats of holy Ganges. After rafting, proceed to witness the popular attractions such as Ram Jhula & Laxman Jhula, also visit the famous temples such as Neelkanth Mahadev Temple and Trimbakeshwar Temple to pay reverence. During evening partake in the evening Aarti (Prayers) at the famous Triveni Ghat and worship holy river Ganges by flaming oil lamps accompanied by drums and chanting. The entire Ghat is lit with oil lamps floating on the river. Later return to your beach camp and enjoy bonfire followed with dinner. Spend rest of the day as per your choice.
Stay Overnight in Rishikesh
Day 3 Rishikesh-Delhi(By Road-245 Kms)
Activities: Haridwar Sightseeing
Check-out from the Hotel after your breakfast and drive back to Delhi. En-route you will visit Haridwar, also called a Gateway to God. Haridwar is the place where holy river Ganges touches the plains after flowing down from the Himalayas. Visit the famous Temples and Ashrams of Haridwar along with a visit to Har Ki Pauri, the most sacred place in Haridwar. Later drive continue to Delhi and on your arrival in Delhi you will be dropped at your respective location.
The tour ends here with sweet memories to be cherished forever.