5 Nights / 6 Days
Delhi - Haridwar
Mussoorie (2N) - Rishikesh (1N) - Delhi
Haridwar is the gateway to the four pilgrimages
of Uttarakhand. It’s also your starting point on the journey
to the sacred sources of the rivers Ganga and the Yamuna.
ancestors who had perished due to
sage Kapil’s curse. The penance was answered and the river
Ganga trickled forth from Lord Shiva's locks and its bountiful
water revived the sons of King Sagara. In the tradition of
Bhagirath, devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here,
praying for salvation of their ancestors.
Popularly known as the Queen of Hills, this charming hill station,
34 kms from Dehradun is situated at an altitude of
2003 mts in the Garhwal hills.
above sea-level. Mussoorie is one the
beautiful hill stations in India and the most frequently visited.
It provides excellent respite to people who want relief from the
hot sultry conditions of the plains, especially since it is close
enough to the capital to make just weekend trip. Also, major Hindu
pilgrimage sites like Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri,
Haridwar, Rishikesh are not far from
this place. In 1820, Captain Young of the British army was
influenced by the beauty of this place and made it his residence.
The name, Mussoorie is derived from plants of 'Mussoorie' which
were found in abundance here. After its discovery, this hill
station gradually developed as a centre of education, business,
tourism and beauty.
It is associated with Ram. According to legend, har e he
came on the advice of sage Vasishtha
penance for killing Ravana. the king
of Lanka. There are scores of ancient
temples and ashrams affording spiritual solace to
pilgrims, the important among them being temple of Bharata
Pushkar temple, Shatrughan temple, Lahkhsmana temple, Geeta
Bhawan and the Punjab Kshetra. Rishikesh, also known as the “place
of sagas” is a spiritual town situated
24 kms upstream from Haridwar, at the confluence of the
Chandrabhaga and Ganga. It is believed that God by the name of
“Hrishikesh” had appeared as an answer to the hard penances by
Rabhiya Rishi and henceforth the place derived its name. It is the
starting point for the Char Dham pilgrimage and an ideal
destination not only for pilgrims but also for the people who are
interested in meditation, yoga and other
of Hinduism. For the adventure seekers, Rishikesh is the suggested
place for starting their trekking expeditions to the
Himalayan peaks and for rafting.
Also, International Yoga week which attracts participation from
across the world, is held here,
year, in February on the banks of the Ganga.
Day 01 - Arrive Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms – 5 hrs)
Upon arrival, meet and drive to Haridwar. Explore
the Hotel and its picturesque surrounding in the afternoon.
Evening time can be visit for Ganga Aarti.
– Haridwar : After
break fast can be visit Mansa Devi, Chandi Devi, Bharat Mata
temple etc. Over night stay.
Day 03 –
Haridwar - Mussoorie (85 kms – 2hrs) :
After breakfast drive to Mussoorie.
After fresh up visit to mall road, camel bach
road etc. Overnight Stay.
– Mussoorie : After
break fast sight seeing at Mussoorie. Kempty Fall, Company Garden,
Surkanda Devi, Dhanoulti etc. can be visit.
Day 05 –
Mussoorie – Rishikesh (75 kms – 2 hrs) :
After break fast proceed to Rishikesh. Ram
Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Tapovan etc. can be visit.
Day 06 – Rishikesh – Delhi (250 kms – 6 hrs.):
After break fast proceed back to Delhi. Drop at
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