This private walking tour will take you to experience the real charm of Rishikesh and learn more about the culture and religion. As Rishikesh is a small town, walking is the best way to visit many important destinations. You will see Lakshman Jhula Bridge, Market, River Ganga, Ram Jhula and some ashrams and temples. The highlights of this tour is the Ganga Aarti Ceremony in Parmarth Niketan. During the tour you will not only learn about Rishikesh but also the importance of the Ganga & Hindu religion. Approx total walking distance is 4.5 to 5.5 kms.
• 5 hours
This full-day private tour of Haridwar takes you to points of interest with a personal guide. The customizable itinerary includes Bara Bazaar, Mansa Devi Temple (by cable car), Daksha Mahadev Temple, Jain Temple, and Shantikunj Ashram. In the evening, visit Har Ki Pauri to witness a Ganga Aarti, a ceremony that includes your own flower offering to the Ganges River and a ‘puja,’ or prayer ritual, led by a Hindu priest.
• 8 hours
Rishikesh is a small city in the state Uttarakhand of northern India and enjoys a global fame as the world's capital of Yoga and Meditation. Situated at the banks of River Ganges, the city is also a gateway to the mighty Himalayas and is in possession of massive natural beauty and majesty. There are a large number of temples in this famous spiritual town. There is a legend lined with the name of the town that states that when Rishi Raibhya did penance, God appeared before him in the form of Rishikesh(God of Senses) and hence the place got its name This private walking tour will take you to experience the real charm of Rishikesh and learn more about the culture and religion. You will see LakshmanJhula Bridge, Market, River Ganga, Ram Jhula and some ashrams and temples. The highlights of this tour is the Ganga Aarti Ceremony in ParmarthNiketan. During the tour you will not only learn about Rishikesh but also the importance of the Ganga & Hindu religion.
• 6 hours
On this 8-hour tour, visit the Mindrolling Monastery, one of the largest Buddhist centers in existence, set in the foothills of the Himalayas. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds and smells of the nightly ritual of Ganga Aarti. Enjoy a buffet lunch and the convenience of round-trip transfers on this private tour.
• 8 hours
Join a 4-hour private tour to witness the Hindu ritual known as Aarti. Experience this regular practice at sundown alongside the banks of the Ganga River in Rishikesh. Enjoy the sound of the rushing river and hymns being sung by the gurus and disciples, smell the incense, see the twinkling lights, and watch as the participants sway in unison. After the ritual, delight in a vegetarian Indian dinner in a local restaurant prior to being dropped-off at your hotel.
• 4 hours
If you are a fan of long peaceful walks on high ascents, then enjoy a scenic and soft trek with an accompanying guide from Rishikesh to spectacular Kunjapuri. This one-way trek takes a few hours to cover a stretch of nearly 7 miles (11 kilometers) and is a perfect little getaway for those who want a longer climb. Take in the panoramic views of the Himalayan peaks and amazing views, catch a glimpse of local hillside village life, and prepare yourself for possible wildlife sightings. Hotel pickup and drop-off is included.
• 4 hours
Traveling is an exercise which helps in the development and growth of a person intellectually. Ot makes the person feel blessed for everything thathe has at any given point of time. For making tours fun loving and with lots of happy memories, plan your trios with professional tour planners. These people make sure that your time is spent enjoying without having any kind of worry during the trip. The two day private trip of holy cities i.e. Haridwar and Rishikesh will add some new flavor to your journey. This will let you explore the holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh adding some different flavor and fun to your othwrwise created memories. Your guide will tell you the importance of these places to Hindus and various other facts related to these holy tourist destination spots.
• 2 days
Experience a 4-hour private visit to the Hindu custom known as “Aarti”, performed at dusk close to the banks of River Ganges in Rishikesh. Appreciate the sound of the surging stream and songs being sung by gurus and disciples, notice the incense, see the twinkling lights, and look as the participants sway in unison. After the custom, have a great vegetarian Indian dinner in a neighborhood eatery before being dropped-off at your lodging. Highlights: Traditional Hindu ritual Dinner included (Vegetarian) Local guide
• 4 hours
The two day private trip allows you to explore some of the most significant places in the holy cities of Haridwar and Rishikesh. Styled as the ‘Yoga capital of the world’, Rishikesh is adorned with eternity and spiritualism, as well as enthralling panoramic landscapes, while, Haridwar is famous for being blessed by the trinity of Lord Shiva, Vishnu and Brahma, and is the gateway to the four pilgrimages (char dham yatra) in Uttarakhand state. In Rishikesh, you will explore the two bridges over Ganges - Ram jhula and Lakshman jhula, visit the Beatles Ashram which exists after the famous music band The Beatles had visited India for meditation in 1968, watch evening Ganga Aarti (worship rituals of Ganges) at Triveni Ghat, and learn yoga in the next morning. In Haridwar, see temples, ashrams, and Har ki Pauri (foot prints of God) ghat, believed to be there since the 1st century.
• 2 days
See the highlights of the holy cities Rishikesh and Haridwar in same day. Private tour. Private round-trip transportation eliminates the need for a rental car Plenty of time to ask questions about the holy sites and ritual.
• 1 day