Gateway to the Gods
This add-on is a 4-day tour of Haridwar and Rishikesh that can be booked in conjunction with any of our India group tours, city breaks or private tours.
Experience Eastern spirituality on this tour to Haridwar and Rishikesh - two of the holiest cities in India.
Haridwar, mouth of the Ganges and named as the ‘Gateway to the Gods’, attracts millions of pilgrims from around the world who come to cleanse their sins by bathing in the Holy Ganga River. Rishikesh, known as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’ and an area of outstanding natural beauty, is the perfect place to continue spiritual contemplation, and once again is a highly revered sight, where god is said to have appeared to a sage of long ago.
Days 1 & 2: Drive from Delhi to Haridwar. City sightseeing tour incl. Mansa Devi, ancient Daksh Mahadev and Chandi Devi Temple set upon the banks of the Ganges. An hours drive on day 2 leads us to Rishikesh. Enjoy a sightseeing tour of this holy city and soak up the views of the majestic Himalayas. Overnight (1) - Haridwar, (1) - Rishikesh
Days 3 & 4: Enjoy free time on day 3, explore some of the cities Hindu temples or simply relax on the banks of the holy River Ganges. In the evening watch the pilgrims process of ritual cleansing on the riverside ghats. Day 4, morning at leisure before driving to Delhi airport for your connecting flight home. Overnight (1) - Rishikesh
|Gateway to the Gods - 4 days