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5 day trip to Rishikesh from Delhi

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Day 1: Delhi to Rishikesh

Pass By: Indira Gandhi International Airport, New Delhi, Delhi 110037, India
You will be picked up from your hotel in Delhi and driven to Rishikesh that is situated at a distance of 170 miles from Delhi. The drive to Rishikesh takes around 6 hours. Rishikesh catapulted to fame when the Beatles dropped by for a visit to Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Ashram.

Upon your arrival in Rishikesh, check in to your hotel and spend a few hours at leisure. Before sunset you will be driven to the banks of the River Ganges to watch the spectacular Ganga aarti (prayer ceremony). The evening sky gets lit up by the numerous lamps that are lighted to worship the River Ganges. The whole atmosphere becomes serene as monks and priests chant holy mantras (hymns) and the pilgrims float lamps on the river. After the prayer ceremony return to your hotel and have dinner (beverage excluded).

Meals included:
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Rishikesh.

Day 2: Rishikesh - Barkot

Pass By: Rishikesh Hotels, Badrinath road, Opp Glass Factory, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201, India
After a leisurely breakfast you will be driven to Barkot, a hill station at a height of 4000 feet above sea level. Enjoy the picturesque drive to Barkot, stopping for lunch on the way at Damta. Upon reaching Barkot, check in at your homestay and relax till tea time. After tea you may decide to explore the surrounding areas and return to your homestay in time for dinner.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Barkot.

Day 3: Barkot

Pass By: Barkot, Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand 249151, India
Enjoy a traditional breakfast before you set out for the day. Visit a local girls’ school and get a glimpse of a day at a local school. Join the children for lunch and get to interact with them and learn about their life in this beautiful village surrounded by some breathtaking views of the mountains. After lunch explore Barkot and return to your homestay for evening tea. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Barkot

Day 4: Excursion to Yamunotri

Pass By: Yamunotri Temple, Barkot - Yamunotri Rd, Banas, Uttarakhand 249141, India
After breakfast you will be driven to the village of Kharsali from where you will have a 3 miles trek to Yamunotri, the source of the River Yamuna. The trek offers some remarkable perspectives of the Himalayas. Upon reaching Yamunotri enjoy a packed lunch. Spend the next few hours exploring the area. You may even decide to take a dip in one of the hot springs there. In the afternoon, trek back to Kharsali from where you will be driven back to your homestay in Barkot. Spend the rest of the evening at leisure.

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Barkot.

Day 5: Barkot - Mussoorie- Delhi

Pass By: Mussoorie Lake, Dhobi Ghat, Mussoorie 248179 India
After breakfast you will be driven to the nearby hill station of Mussoorie that is situated at an altitude of 6 170 feet above sea level. En route, stop at the ancient Hindu temple complex of Lakhamandal that dates back to the 12th century. The temple there is dedicated to the Hindu God, Shiva. After the stop at Lakhamandal, continue your drive to Mussoorie. Spend a few hours exploring Mussoorie before you continue your onward journey to Delhi.

On reaching Delhi, you will be dropped off at your hotel.


Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel/Airport in Delhi
Duration
5 days
Inclusions
  • 4x Breakfast
  • 4x Dinner
  • 4x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 4 nights
  • Transport by private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
  • 04 nights’ accommodation at homestay with all meals (vegetarian only)
  • Local English speaking guide
  • 02 bottles of mineral water per person, per day
Exclusions
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • Gratuities (optional)
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Not recommended for pregnant travelers
  • No heart problems or other serious medical conditions
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Adult pricing applies to all travelers.
  • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking.
  • Minimum 02 people are required for tour to operate.
  • Not recommended during the monsoon season from July to September.
  • A dress code is required to enter places of worship and selected museums. No shorts or sleeveless tops are allowed. Knees and shoulders must be covered for both men and women.
  • Consider wearing comfortable clothes and walking shoes.
  • Accommodation offered is in a homestay. Please do not expect hotel comforts although every effort will be made to make your stay comfortable.
  • Meals served are strictly vegetarian and sometimes without ginger and garlic.
  • The tour itinerary may change subject to local conditions. In that case, an equally exciting itinerary will be offered.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
Cancellation Policy
All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.
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Key Details
  • Mussoorie Lake
  • Duration: 5 days
  • Mobile Ticket Accepted
  • Languages Offered: English
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