Haridwar and Rishikesh Day Tour
Duration: 1 Day
Itinerary At Glance:
This is the 3rd most popular day trip from Delhi after the same day agra trip and jaipur day trip from Delhi. This day trip includes two of two most visited religious cities of India. Both Rishikesh and Haridwar hold very important places in Indian people. Haridwar is one of the four sacred places where Maha Kumb fair takes place which is regarded as the biggest religious gathering in the world. Haridwar is 200kms from Delhi in Uttarakhand, India and it takes 5 to 6hrs drive to reach Haridwar, Haridwar is an ancient religious city and one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage sites in India . Both Haridwar and Rishikesh are situated on the bank of Holy river Ganges, Haridwar is a place where the River Ganges exits the Himalayan foothills. Haridwar in hindi means door to god place.
Rishikesh is around 20kms from Haridwar and it takes 30-40mins to reach Rishikesh from Haridwar. It is famously called the Yoga capital of world, You will find a lot of renowned Yoga schools in Rishikesh . Rishikesh means the ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Holy River Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi or priest did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh. You can cover both places in Haridwar tour packages., same day haridwar rishikesh tour by car, one day tour haridwar and rishikesh, Haridwar Rishikesh Day tour from Delhi.
- Private Same day trip to Haridwar and Rishikesh from Delhi
- Cover tour of top sightseeing places in Haridwar.
- Cover tour of top sightseeing places in Rishikesh / Haridwar
- In Evening, Participate in the famous Ganga aarti ceremony on the banks of the Ganges River in Rishikesh.
- Enjoy a real Indian lunch at a famous restaurant in Rishikesh.
- Private tour with an Experience guide ensures a more personalised and flexible experience
- Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle included
This amazing day tour from Delhi starts early in morning at 5:30am by picking you from your pre-booked hotel in Delhi or Delhi Airport or Delhi Railway station. Post meet and greet our friendly driver comes representative proceeds to your journey to Holy city of Haridwar which is 5hrs drive from Delhi. You may stop midway for fresh up and breakfast. On arrival in Haridwar go for tour of places to visit in Haridwar start by visiting Har Ki Pauri Ghat which is most famous ghat of Haridwar known as bathing ghat, Har Ki Pauri ghat act as main place for holy bath during Kumbh Mela in Haridwar, Ganga aarti at Haridwar also take places on Har Ki Pauri ghat. You may go to see Mansa Devi temple dedicated to Goddess Mansa, situated on the hilltop of the Sivalik hills. If time permits, visit Bharat Mata Temple and Shantikunj Gayatri Parivar in Haridwar. Post things to do in Haridwar, have your lunch at Haridwar, then drive to Rishikesh.
On Arrival at RIshikesh go for tour of places to visit in Rishikesh, RIshikesh is popular for Temples and Ashrams. Most of the famous places in Rishikesh fall between Ram Jhulla and Laxman Julla these two Jhullas are main poster pictures for Rishikesh tourism. Visit both Ram and Laxman Jhulla which are cantilever iron suspension bridges on the holy river Ganges, These two brides now looking more stunning during night time due to recent addition of led lights on them. Other places on your tour are13th story Trimbakeshwar temple in Rishikesh, Parmarth Niketan Ashram by crossing Ram Jhula and also visit Sivananda Ashram in Rishikesh. The Beatles Ashram is another popular place in Rishikesh; it is the place where famous Beatles stayed when they were in India on a spiritual journey but this point is not possible on day tour, In evening participate in world famous evening aarti at Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh. Post haridwar and rishikesh tours drive back to delhi, return back with a lot of memorable memories, you will drop to your hotel or Delhi airport or Railway station around 10-11pm.
Transport by air Conditioned Mid Size Sedan / SUV
All Sightseeing & Transfers by an A/C Car.
English speaking guide in Haridwar and Rishikesh
Driver Allowances ( Food & Accommodation )
Snacks + Juice
Fuel ( Petrol/Diesel/Gasoline), Parking Charges, Toll Taxes & Interstate Taxes
Professional Private Guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off Private touR
Entrance fee for Taj Mahal
Entrance fee for Agra Fort
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Food and drinks
Breakfast,Lunch and Dinner
**All tours are organised and managed by government authorised travel agency and guides. Ghum India Ghum is registered with Government of Delhi(India) under act 1932 no. 9 and Also registered under Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India & Tourism Department of India.