Rishikesh Holidays

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The grand entrance into Delhi's famous Red Fort

Day 1: Delhi - Rishikesh

This morning early we collect you and drive to the train station to catch the Shatabadi Express departing at 06:50 destined for Haridwar. Arriving into Haridwar at 11:30 our local driver will take you to the very edge of the Himalayan Foothills to the town of Rishikesh.

Rishikesh dawn

Day 2: Rishikesh

This morning enjoy Yoga sessions and for the remainder of the day the activities on offer at the Ashram.

Yoga in the sunshine

Day 3: Rishikesh - Varanasi

After Yoga this morning our local driver collects you and takes you to Haridwar. Here enjoy exploring with our local guide the Mansa Devi Temple, ancient Daksh Mahadev and Chandi Devi Temple set upon the banks of the Ganges. This evening enjoy witnessing the ritual worship of the sacred river that takes place on the steps, before boarding the HW HWH SF EXPRESS train to Varanasi (DEP:-23:55 - ARR:-13:15+1)

Triveni Ghat

Day 4: Varanasi

After a morning of enjoying the scenery out the window you arrive into Varanasi at 13:15 - Here, our local driver awaits to take you to your hotel. Later enjoy a visit to the famous Buddhist holy sight of Sarnath which is where Lord Buddha gave his first sermon to the five holy men; preaching the middle way to final 'NIRVANA’. This evening your guide will take you to witness the ritual worship that takes place on the banks of the River Ganges.

Varanasi Ghats

Day 5: Varanasi

This morning you embark on a guided tour of the city, taking in the key places of interest. After, set off to the airport for your flight to Delhi (DEP:-16:30 - ARR:-17:40) Arriving here, we will be on hand to take you to the international terminal for your onward flight home.

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