Mussoorie Holidays

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Day 1: Delhi

Namaste - welcome to India, you time with us starts with your flight from Chennai to Delhi (9W 822 0645/0930), on arrival into Delhi we will meet you and tansfer you to your hotel.

India Gate

Day 2: Delhi - Shimla

This morning we will transfer you to the train station for your train to Shimla (via Kalka) - 011-Kalka Shatabdi 0740/1200 ( Air Conditioned Chair Car) 255-Himalayan Queen 1210/1720 (Non Air Conditioned Chair Car). On arrival into Shimla we will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.


Days 3-4: Shimla

Thre next few days are yours to explore the hill station of Shimla. Venture into the narrow streets, which fall steeply away from the ridge giving way to colourful bazaars and fine views of the surrounding valley and snow-capped peaks. Walk through 'The Mall' which is lined with stately English homes and the fortress like Viceregal Lodge.

Shimla aerial view

Days 5-7: Shimla - Mussoorie

Today we take the 9 hour drive to Mussorrie, and on arrival take you directly to your hotel to relax. Here over the next few days you can take the time to enjoy Mussoorie's immense natural beauty, so much so that it is known as the queen of hill stations. After its discovery, this hill station gradually developed as a centre of education, business and tourism.

Triveni Ghat

Day 8: Mussoorie - Rishikesh

Today we take the drive to Rishikesh - Known as the Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh is set on the banks of the Ganges and surrounded by hills, as such by its nature it is a perfect place to relax. Set amongst the banks of the Ganges, you will have time to visit several of its Temples.

Rishikesh dawn

Day 9: Rishikesh - Haridwar

Today its to the sacred city of Haridar. Highlights here include visiting the Ganges to see devotees taking bath, visiting some of its famous temples like Mansa Devi, chandi temple, local markets and the evening aarti ceremony at Har-Ki-Pairi.

Day 10: Haridwar - Delhi

Enjoy a free day before we transfer you to the train station for your 2018-Dehradoon Shatabadi 1813/2245 train back to Delhi, where on arrival we will transfer you to your hotel.

Nrashtrapati Bhawan

Day 11: Delhi - Allahabad

After a leisurely morning we will transfer you the the train station for your 2424-DBRT RAJDHANI 1400/2043 2nd Class air conditioned chair train to Allahabad. On arrival we will meet you and transfer you to your hotel.

Saris drying

Day 12: Allahabad - Varanasi

This afternoon we will transfer you to the train station for your 1071- Kamayani Exp 1610/1715 2nd Class air conditioned train to the holy cit of Varanasi, and transfer you to your hotel on arrival.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 13: Varanasi - Delhi

Enjoy a full day at Varanasi to explore your way - Varanasi is guaranteed to make an impression. The city of 1,027,000 is the holiest site in India and thousands of Hindu pilgrims tour its temples and bathe in the Ganges River to gain religious merit. Thousands more go to die and have their ashes thrown into the holy waters. Later this evening we take you to catch you 2559 –Shiv Ganga Express 1915/0730 First Class air conditioned train to Delhi.

Delhi fruit stall

Day 14: Delhi

On arrival into Delhi we will transfer you to a hotel with day use of the room and this evening transfer you to the airport for your onward flight.

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last updated - 28 Jan 2015 3:12 PM