Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India

3 Nights / 4 Days

  • Rishikesh in Uttarakhand is a spiritual Eldorado! It has got its well deserved attention when geniuses like Paul McCartney, John Lenon and George Harrison visited Rishikesh in search for spiritual enlightment. Ever since it has attracted many people who arrive in Rishikesh to delve into the spiritual elixir this place has to offer. Located in the foothills of the Garwal Himalayas and surrounded by the spectacular shivalik hills this place is the devoute people's abode. Trails, all along Rishikesh, only take you on a journey within yourself. Find yourself among the saffron clad saadhu babas, the peaceful yogis and god loving people offering prayers and singings hymns for the holy almighty on the banks of the sacred river Ganga. Get lost in the rendition of spiritual journey and road less travelled on the path to enlightment in Rishikesh!

    Weather

    Summer (April to June): 20^C to 35^C Winter (October to March): 2^C to 12^C.

    Nearest Airport

    Dehradun Airport (35 kms away) You can arrive at Delhi/Chandigarh airport and drive down to Rishikesh (5 -6 hours away).

    Nearest Railway

    Rishikesh railway station.

    Best Time to visit

    You can visit Rishikesh all year round except for Monsoons as it rains heavily.

  • Day 01 :
    Arrive at Rishikesh by Flight, train pr bus. We pick you up from either of these main station and reach the beautiful resort. Have breakfast, relax for a while and then head off to discover the quaint little town of Rishikesh. Visit the Triveni ghat which was once the confluence of three rivers; Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. You can also visit the once upon a time havan kund. Next head to the Bharat Mandir which is at the heart of Rishikesh. It is said that the sage Raibhya performed his penance at this ancient temple and surrendered all his senses to Lord Vishnu who is the Nurturer amongst the three main deities in Indian Mythology. After this we have lunch and head off to a few more temples on the bank of Ganga ghat – Tryambakeshwar, Swarg nivas temple and Shivananda temple by crossing the suspension bridges of Ram and Lakshman jhoola. In the evening either rest at the resort or take a walk around the Rishikesh town and soak up in all the spiritual yoga crowd. You can travel across the old town in a Tonga too!

    Day 02 :
    Have breakfast and drive up to the Daksha Mahadev Temple and witness the Damru aarti on the banks of river Ganga (30 minutes from Rishikesh). As your drive up you can see various Lychee farms, Plush lychee trees with lychees turning bright red is a treat to your eyes. You can stop and purchase them as we drive along. Next we visit the Vashishtha Guffa. It is believed that this is the very place where sage vashisht, who was Lord Rama’s guru, mediatated. Listen to the story how Sage Vashisht wanted to kill himself by drowing in thr River Ganga but the holy river refused to become a plea for his death! Have lunch and rest. Later in the evening you can visit the Shanti Kunj. This place performs a daily pooja and havan for world peace. Make sure you offer your prayers too. Reach back to Resort and have dinner.

    Day 03 :
    Have your breakfast and visit the 13th century ancient Piram Kaliyar Dargah built by Ibrahim Lodhi. This is a very revered place by Sufi saints. If you are a music lover, then the Beatles ashram will hold your interest. This sleepy spiritual town got its international recognition through the popular British band The Beatles. It was at this Ashram that Famous legends like Paul McCartney and John Lenon stayed. It has a side tracked hippie feel to it! Have lunch either at a famous European/continental cafe or any other restaurant that serves multicuisine meal and head off to spend some quiet time along the banks of Ganga or visit the Parmarth Yoga ashram and be a part of their daily evening hymns. Return to the resort and rest.

    Day 04:
    Have your lazy and enlightened morning. If your choose to wake up early a small session on Yoga can be arranged where you can be taught a few simple asanas and breathing techniques. Check out of the resort and drive back to Delhi or Chandigarh.

  • PER PERSON COST: INR 10,996 /- onwards.
    (Additional 9% of the tour cost would be charged as service tax).

    COST INCLUDES:

    • 3N/4D full board accommodation including Breakfast, lunch and dinner.
    • All applicable taxes.
    • On field guidance.
    • Driver and guide fees.
    • All Park entry fees, accommodation on a twin sharing basis and taxes.

    COST EXCLUDES:

    • Any Airfare or Train fare from Home/Base locations or returns.
    • Any type of drinks like mineral water & alcoholic beverages during journey, safari drives or at the camps/hotel/guest houses etc.
    • Any medical expenses in case of emergencies.
    • he services of Vehicles is not included on leisure days beyond the itiernrary.
    • Any type of personal insurance.
    • Any medical emergencies.
    • (Transport from main cities like Bangalore can be arranged, but will incur additional costs.).

     

  • Payment Terms

    • Indian nationals: 100% payment on or before 60 days of travel.
    • Foreign Nationals:100% payment on or before 90 days of travel.

    Cancellation Policy

    • 50% refund if cancelled before 50 days of travel.
    • 20% refund if cancelled 30 days before travel.
    • No refund if cancelled after above mentioned days.

    Additional terms

    • This tour requires a general fitness among individuals.
    • A medical certificate will be needed to be produced giving a basic stats of your vitals.Indeminity bond needs to be signed prior to the tour.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be held responsible for any damages or mishaps to the property etc. undertaken by the customer.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd will not be responsible for any loss or theft. Although, it is advisable not to keep an eye out on a general note.
    • If you have any medical condition, it did be advisable to inform us about it. This ensures an extra care and support for you from our side.
    • Beyond roads travel and photography Pvt. Ltd can cancel any tours for any unseen or unfavourable conditions which can prove risky for you to travel there. In such a case, a full refund will be amde to you.
    • It is advisable to follow a set rules, especially in mentored tours. This ensures your safety.
    • There are guidlines and advise on what to carry in your clothes baggage. This ensures you are comfortable throughout your journey. Any medical emergencies will not be borne by Beyond roads Travel and Photography Pvt. Although, care and assitance will be given to you throughout any unforeseen circumstances.
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