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Golden Triangle with Haridwar & Rishikesh Tour

  • Covering: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur -Haridwar -Rishikesh – Delhi.
  • Duration: 9 Days.
  • Available in:  English, Spanish, German, Italian, and French Languages.
  • Haridwar & Rishikesh: Only English Guide

Overview:

This Golden Triangle with Haridwar & Rishikesh Tour is a classic tour that takes you through Five vibrant cities in India. Delhi: Begin your adventure in the heart of India’s capital. Explore the bustling streets and vibrant historical monuments.

Agra: No Golden Triangle tour is complete without a visit to the Taj Mahal. Witness the eternal love story of Emperor Shah Jahan and Mumtaz Mahal. Jaipur: Known as the “Pink City,” Jaipur offers a glimpse into Rajasthan’s royal past.

Next visit Haridwar: This spiritual city on the banks of the Ganges River is famous for its evening Ganga Aarti. Take a dip in the holy river and visit ancient temples. Rishikesh: Known as the “Yoga Capital of the World,” Rishikesh offers a serene escape. Visit ashrams and practice yoga.

Highlights:

  • Private air-conditioned chauffeur-driven car.
  • Marvel at the tallest brick minaret in the world.
  • Admire the Taj Mahal, one of the New Seven Wonders of the World.
  • Enjoy a Comfortable Stay to relax in the comfort of handpicked hotels.
  • Explore the ancient astronomical observatory with its fascinating instruments.
  • Explore the Laxman Jhula, famous as a suspension bridge.
  • Practice spirituality in Rishikesh. 
  • Assistance from knowledgeable local guides to enrich your experience with historical insights and anecdotes.

Remember, this Golden Triangle with Haridwar & Rishikesh Tour offers a glimpse into India’s rich history, architecture, and diverse culture. Each city has its unique charm, and this tour promises an unforgettable experience. Remember to capture the beauty of these sites through your lens and immerse yourself in the rich heritage of India.

Tour Itinerary:

Golden Triangle with Haridwar & Rishikesh Tour

Day 1: Arrival/Pickup - Overnight in Delhi.

Start this commendable Golden Triangle with Haridwar & Rishikesh Tour :

Embark on your enchanting Golden Triangle with Haridwar & Rishikesh Tour as you step into the vibrant city of Delhi. Our friendly team member awaits you at the airport, ready to extend a warm welcome. From there, we’ll whisk you away in comfort to your meticulously pre-booked hotel, where your Indian adventure begins. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 2:  Delhi Tour –  Jaipur - Overnight in  Jaipur.

In the morning, After breakfast and check-out formalities.- You will be Pick Up from your hotel and proceed on a guided tour of Delhi and explore.

Jama Masjid:

Stand in awe of the architectural splendor and spiritual ambiance of Jama Masjid, one of the largest mosques in India.

Chandni Chowk:

Navigate through the bustling lanes of Chandni Chowk on a tuk-tuk/Rickshaw ride. After this stop for taking photos of,

Red Fort: Outside

Marvel at the grandeur of the Mughal era with a stop for taking pictures of the iconic Red Fort, a symbol of India’s rich history. Next Head to.

India Gate:

Pay homage to the fallen heroes of the Indian Armed Forces at the imposing India Gate, a symbol of pride and honor.

Rashtrapati Bhavan & Parliament House:

Drive by and gaze upon the presidential residence and Parliament, majestic examples of colonial architecture. Finally Visit

Lunch: Optional/Own Expense

Break for  Lunch in a nice multi-cuisine restaurant. If you want to eat in a 5 star hotel, Kindly inform in advance.

Qutub Minar: Ancient Tower of Victory

Marvel at the Qutub Minar (Tallest Minaret in India), it’s an impressive five-story sandstone tower.

After your tour, proceed to Jaipur, witnessing the Indian countryside along the way.

Arrive in Jaipur and check in to your pre-booked hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur.

Day 3: Jaipur Tour – Overnight in Jaipur.

This morning after breakfast, 08:00 AM meet your guide and proceed to explore the magical Pink City Jaipur. Visit,

Amber Fort - a tale of valor and elegance:

A testament to the grandeur of Rajput architecture known for its Intricate marble sculptures, mirror work, and vibrant paintings adorn its interiors. Next stop for photos at,

Hawa Mahal & Jal Mahal:

Stop for taking pictures of the iconic Hawa Mahal( (Palace of the Winds), and Jal Mahal ( Water Palace). Next Head to.

City Palace - a cultural hub:

The City Palace showcases a fusion of styles, combining elements from both Rajput and Mughal traditions. Finally Visit,

Jantar Mantar - an extraordinary astronomical observatory:

Built in the 18th century, it stands as a remarkable achievement in observational astronomy.

After your Jaipur tour explore the local market or go back to your hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. Overnight in Jaipur.

Day 4: Jaipur - Agra (210 Kms/ approx. 4 Hrs) - Taj Mahal (Sunset)

This morning after breakfast, proceed on a comfortable drive from Jaipur to Agra, witnessing the Indian countryside along the way.

Arrive in Agra and check in to your pre-booked hotel. After the check-in formalities. Next, proceed on a guided tour of,

Mehtab Bagh - A perfect Sunset Delight

Known as the Moonlight Garden, is an ideal place to catch the gorgeous sunset view, with the Taj Mahal as the backdrop.

After your tour, proceed back to your hotel. Overnight stay in Agra.

Day 5: Agra Tour - Delhi - Overnight in Delhi - Taj Mahal (Sunrise)

Early morning, 05:45 AM meet your guide and proceed to witness the mesmerizing Taj Mahal at Sunrise.

Taj Mahal - A Majestic mausoleum:

At sunrise Taj Mahal, greets visitors in a tranquil setting enveloped in a veil of mist. As the sun begins to rise, the ivory-white marble monument gradually reveals itself.

Breakfast:

After your Taj Mahal tour, come back to the hotel for breakfast and check out the formalities. Next, proceed to explore,

Agra Fort- A saga of the Mughal Empire:

An emblematic stronghold of India’s rich history, stands as a monumental legacy of the Mughal Empire. Next,

Next, proceed from Agra to Delhi in a comfortable drive, witnessing the Indian countryside along the way. Arrive in Delhi and check in to your pre-booked hotel. Overnight in Delhi.

Day 6: Delhi - Haridwar -  Overnight in Haridwar.

This morning after breakfast, proceed on a comfortable drive to the holy city of Haridwar, witnessing the Indian countryside along the way.

Arrive at Haridwar and check in to your pre-booked hotel. After some rest, meet your guide and  proceed to witness,

Har Ki Pauri - The Ganga Aarti:

A mesmerizing ceremony is performed every evening that begins with the lighting of oil lamps along the banks of the Ganges River.

priests dressed in traditional attire wave lamps, incense sticks, and conch shells, creating a spectacular sight against the backdrop of the flowing river.

After your tour, come back to your hotel. Overnight in Haridwar.

Day 7: Haridwar Tour - Rishikesh -  Overnight in Rishikesh.

This morning after breakfast, meet your guide and explore the holy city of Haridwar. Visit,

Shanti Kunj Ashram:

A spiritual epicenter that has emerged as a unique center for moral and spiritual regeneration aims to promote cultural, ethical, moral, and spiritual awakening worldwide.

Jain Temple: 

A significant Jain temple constructed in Jaisalmer stone follows the elegant Jain architectural style. This temple fulfilled the long-standing aspirations of Jains to have a sacred spot in the holy city of Haridwar.

Daksh Prajapati Temple:

A Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is named after King Daksha Prajapati, who was the father of Sati, Shiva’s Wife.

Walking tour of Bada Bazaar &  Moti Bazaar: 

Walking tour through the vibrant streets of Haridwar, where spirituality and culture intertwine. Wander through bustling bazaars and indulge in shopping for souvenirs like rudraksha beads and local handicrafts. Treat your taste buds to Haridwar’s famous street food, including piping hot jalebis, aloo puri, and refreshing lassi.

Feel the spiritual energy and cultural richness as you explore Haridwar. After your tour proceed on a comfortable drive from Haridwar to Rishikesh, witnessing the Indian countryside along the way.

Arrive at Rishikesh and check in to your pre-booked hotel. Overnight in Rishikesh.

Day 8: Rishikesh  Tour -  Overnight in Rishikesh.

This morning after breakfast, meet your guide and proceed for a sightseeing tour of Rishikesh. Visit,

Laxman Jhula:

A famous hanging bridge that is 450 feet long and hangs at a height of about 70 feet above the Ganga River, connecting two villages.

Ram Jhula:

An iconic iron suspension bridge across the sacred River Ganges that connects Sivananda Ashram and Gita Bhawan, Parmarth Niketan, and other temples in Swargashram.

Shivananda Ashram:

Also known as Divine Life Society, a spiritual retreat and community center that serves as a center for spiritual seekers, offering teachings, practices, and guidance based on yoga, Vedanta, and practical spirituality.

Parmarth Niketan Ashram: 

A renowned spiritual retreat nestled amidst the lush Himalayas. The ashram boasts beautiful gardens, offering a tranquil environment for reflection and spiritual practice. The awe-inspiring beauty of Parmarth Niketan, combined with the flowing Ganga, majestic mountains, and lush forests, rejuvenates the mind, body, and spirit.

Swarg Ashram Area:

A serene and spiritually significant township located 5 kilometers upstream from Rishikesh, on the left bank of the Ganges River. The ashram was built in memory of Swami Vishudhanand, affectionately known as Kali Kamli Wala (the saint with a black blanket).

Chaurasi Kutiya (Beatles Ashram): 

The ashram gained international attention during the late 1960s when the English rock band The Beatles studied meditation there. It was during their stay at Chaurasi Kutiya that the Beatles composed most of the songs for their self-titled double album, commonly known as the “White Album”.

Other notable visitors included celebrities like Donovan, Mia Farrow, and Mike Love. 

In the afternoon, visit Bharat Temple followed by the evening aarti ceremony at Triveni Ghat. Overnight in Rishikesh. 

Day 9: Rishikesh - Delhi - Departure - Tour Ends

This morning after breakfast, proceed in a comfortable drive from Rishikesh to Delhi, witnessing the Indian countryside along the way.

The conclusion of your tour, marked by the return to Delhi and drop-off, is managed with the same attention to detail and care as the rest of your journey.

Upon reaching Delhi, you’ll be dropped off at the location of your choice, whether it’s your hotel, residence, or the airport. This ensures a smooth transition from the tour to your next destination or home.

We will bid you farewell, leaving you with fond memories and an invitation to explore more of India with us in the future.

Kindly Note:

1. Taj Mahal remains closed on every Friday.

INCLUSIONS:

  • Pick up and Drop off included.
  • Services of professional tour guide.
  • Services of professional chauffeur.
  • Transport by private air-conditioned car.
  • Hotel/Accommodation in 3, 4, 5 Star hotels. 
  • Packaged drinking water bottles in the car.
  • Car Parking, Airport Parking, Tolls Tax, Fuel, Driver allowance.

EXCLUSIONS:

  • Monument entrance fees
  • Lunch/Dinner/Any optional trip
  • Anything not specified under the above inclusions

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