Day 01 Arrival in Delhi
Meet our representative upon arrival in Delhi and proceed to your hotel. After reaching, check-in at the hotel and spend rest of the evening at leisure. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 02 Sightseeing in Delhi
After breakfast, proceed for a full-day tour of Old and New Delhi. This fascinating city has been in existence since the 6th century BC and has seen ups and downs from the rule of the Pandavas right up to the British Raj. Visit Jama Masjid, which is the largest mosque in India, commissioned by Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of the mosque can hold about 25,000 worshippers. Enjoy a rickshaw ride in Chandni Chowk, the busiest market in Old Delhi…noisy, chaotic and uniquely Indian. You will then drive past to the Red Fort, which was constructed during the rule of Emperor Shah Jahan and served as the residence for the Mughal royal family. It continues to be significant till date, as every Independence Day, the Prime Minister makes a speech from its ramparts as the Indian flag is hoisted. Later, drive past President House and several other government buildings in Edwin Lutyen''s Delhi before you head toward Rajghat, the memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. This simple memorial marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. Thereafter, visit Humayun''s Tomb, commissioned by Humayun''s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562. It was the first garden tomb built in the Indian sub-continent where the Persian architect used red sandstone on a large scale. Later in the evening visit the Qutab Minar, which is the tallest brick minaret in the world; it was commissioned by Qutbuddin Aibak, the first Muslim ruler of Delhi. (Optional) - Attend a Sufi ceremony at Nizamuddin Dargah). Return back to Hotel. Overnight in Delhi.
Day 03 Drive from Delhi – Rishikesh (230 kms /approx. 6 hour)
After breakfast, proceed to next most popular holy city, Rishikesh - The Himalayan foothills are the backdrop for Yogis here who meditate on the banks of the River Ganges. Popular for Laxman Jhula, temples, ashrams and ghats. Upon arrival, check-in at the designated hotel and attend the evening aarti at Geeta Bhawan's ghat where Hindus gather in large crowds to pay homage to their holy river and seek blessings from Ganga River. Overnight stay in Rishikesh.
Day 04 Rishikesh – Haridwar – Rishikesh (One way 25 kms /approx. 1 hour)
After breakfast you may plan to explore the popular Rajaji National Park, situated adjacent to Rishikesh or enjoy adventure activities being offered in and around Rishikesh, like Bungee jumping, White water rafting, Air safari etc (Optional). Later visit Har-Ki-Pauri for dip bath or witness evening Aarti – The most spectacular and spiritual ritual of Haridwar. Overnight in Rishikesh.
Day 05 Drive back from Rishikesh – Delhi (225 kms / approx. 6.5 hours)
After breakfast, drive back from Rishikesh to Delhi. Arrive and check-in at hotel. (Optional) - Evening Sahaj Anand – Multimedia Water Show at Akshardham Temple. Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 06 Departure from Delhi
After breakfast, you will be transferred to Delhi and meet assistance at airport for return flight back home.
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