13 Days - Golden Triangle with Yoga & Meditation Tour (Haridwar & Rishikesh)

Delhi - Jaipur - Agra - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Delhi

Overview

Enjoy a taste of India on this outstanding tour to the most famous sights of India. Our 13 days Golden Triangle with Haridwar Rishikesh Tour, guides you to the most magical cities of India including Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Haridwar and Rishikesh.

Energize your body, Stimulate your soul and Calm your mind. The yoga program gives you the opportunity to restore, balance and renew your mind, body and soul through an holistic approach incorporating the healing principles of Yoga and Meditation techniques along with visiting the most fascinating sights of the Indian subcontinent.

Highlights

  • Visit to Wonderful Taj Mahal
  • Enjoy tonga ride in Agra
  • Visit Fatehpur Sikri Enroute to Jaipur
  • Explore the magnificient Forts at Jaipur
  • Enjoy elephant ride in Jaipur
  • Visit Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Birla Temple and Qutub Minar, Delhi
  • Enjoy rickshaw ride in Old Delhi
  • Enjoy train journey in Delhi to Haridwar
  • Visit Har ki Pauri and Temples in Haridwar
  • Witness the traditional Aarti in Rishikesh
  • Visit Laxman Jhula, Trivani Ghat and Enjoy River Rafting, Rishikesh

Day Wise Itinerary

Day 1 : Arrival Delhi

Arrive Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport in the evening. You will be met at the airport by a Travelogy India representative who will give you a warm welcome by fresh flower garlands to transfer you to the hotel by a deluxe air-conditioned Car/Coach.

On arrival check in & free evening for relax. Overnight at hotel.

Day 2 : Delhi Sightseeing

Morning, after breakfast we leave for a sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi. In Old Delhi we will visit the largest mosque in India called Jama Masjid.

The highlight of the tour is an exhilarating rickshaw ride at Old Delhi through the bustling and colourful streets of fabled shopping bazaar, Chandni Chowk (Silver Street).

We drive pass to Red Fort and reach Rajghat, a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi where nearby are located two museums dedicated to him too.

In New Delhi we will visit Qutub Minar Tower, an UNESCO World Heritage Site built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak of the Slave Dynasty.

The India Gate, a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers martyred during the Afghan war. Additional, we will drive pass the grand government buildings the President’s House and Parliament House, all dating back to the time of British Raj. Also visit Humayun Tomb - the Mughal Architecture.

Overnight stay at Delhi.

Day 3 : Delhi - Jaipur (By Road approx 280 Kms / 5 Hrs)

Morning, we will travel to the royal city of Jaipur in the state of Rajasthan, also known as ‘The Pink City' due to the predominant colour of its buildings. On arrival we check in to your hotel.

Evening, we will visit the Birla Temple also known as Laxmi Narayan Mandir, covers the vast lands of the city of Jaipur and it is situated just below the renowned Moti Dungri Fort.

We will witness an Arti ceremony at Birla Temple. Later, for dinner time, visit the unique 5 star ethnic resort Chokhi Dhani. With its Rajasthani village concept, enjoy puppet shows, folk dances, astrology and camel rides.

Back to hotel and overnight at Jaipur Hotel.

Day 4 : Jaipur Sightseeing

After breakfast, in Jaipur we will visit Amber Fort, where you will enjoy an Elephant Ride to the top of the palace. Afternoon, continue your journey in the Jaipur city tour.

In Maharaja’s City Palace, the former Royal residence, part of it converted into a museum and the other part is still the residence of this royal family.

Later we will visit Jantar Mantar - an UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is the largest stone and marble crafted observatory in the world. During the tour we will also have a brief photography stop at the Hawa Mahal - the Palace of Winds.

Then, in the evening, we will take some free time to explore the city markets, where you can buy precious stones, silver jewelry, paintings, ceramic tiles or hand-printed textiles.

Overnight at Jaipur hotel.

Day 5 : Jaipur - Fatehpur Sikri - Agra (By Road approx 250 Kms / 5 Hrs)

After breakfast, we will take you on a leisurely route to Agra, the land of the breathtaking Taj Mahal, where invites us to appreciate the rural Agra.

Inroute we will visit Fatehpur Sikri - an UNESCO World Heritage Site which has been described as “the world’s most perfectly preserved ghost town”. Overnight at hotel.

Day 6 : Agra Sightseeing - Delhi

After enjoying a hearty breakfast at the hotel, we will take you to explore the monumental heritage of the Great Mughals, including the magnificent wealth made of white marble Taj Mahal (Closed on Fridays) undoubtedly the highlight of the tour.

Followed by lunch, we will visit the imposing Agra Fort- an UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is a Mughal powerful fortress of red sandstone and Tomb of Itimad-Ud-Daulah.

Later back to Delhi and overnight stay at hotel.

Day 7 : Delhi - Haridwar (By Road approx 220 Kms / 5 Hrs)

After breakfast, we will drive towards Haridwar, One of the first towns where Ganga emerges from the mountains to touch the plains. Later visit Haridwar Ghats look breathtakingly beautiful as thousands of diyas (earthen lamps) and flowers illuminate holy waters at the time of Ganga Aarti in the evening - a much awaited ritual.

Day 8 : Haridwar - Rishikesh (By Road approx 21 Kms / 1 Hrs)

Post breakfast, we will drive 01 hr to the world capital of Yoga Rishikesh, where are four famous pilgrimage centers called Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

Once you have arrived, check in to Yoga Ashram and relax for sometime. Enjoy a tour of Rishikesh visit the Triveni Ghat. Evening, it is performed Aarti of goddess Ganga at Triveni Ghat.

Later visit Rishikund, is an ancient holy pond located near Raghunath Temple. Shani mandir is also situated at Rishikund. Lakshman Jhula, is an iron suspension bridge across the river Ganges.

Also visit Geeta Bhawan, is one of the oldest temple complexes situated by the side of Laxman Jhula on the banks of sacred Ganges in Rishikesh. Overnight at Rishikesh Ashram.

Day 9 : Rishikesh - Yoga ( Day 1)

Early morning, walk to the centre. This day we will do relaxation, Asana, followed up by Yoga Nidra.

After relaxation you will learn about breathing awareness exercises & stretching exercises. Evening in-house you will have yoga & traditional meditation class with a guest instructor.

Overnight stay at Ashram.

Day 10 : Rishikesh - Yoga (Day 2)

This morning we'll get training for PRANAVAM (advance breathing) and Dynamic Yoga.

After breakfast drive up to Vashisht Gufa, where famous saint Vasistha meditated, it is a perfect place for transcendental meditation. Moreover, all the rafting expeditions pass around here and the sandy beaches across the ashram, which are excellent for camping. The atmosphere is very calm and serene along the river.

Late afternoon drive back to Ashram. In the evening, you will attend to meditation & lecture.

Overnight at Rishikesh.

Day 11 : Rishikesh - Yoga (Day 3)

Full Day enjoy PRANAYAM YOGA & Advanced Techniques of Yoga. Overnight at Rishikesh.

Day 12 : Rishikesh - Yoga (Day 4)

Early morning enjoy a VIPASSANA class. Evening, Curative Yoga & Meditation class. Overnight at Rishikesh.

Day 13 : Train From Haridwar - Delhi (Departure)

Early morning you will be transferred to the Haridwar railway station to board train to Delhi @ 0630/1115hrs. On arrival at the railway station in Delhi you will be transfer to Delhi International airport to board the flight for onward destination.

Inclusions

  • All sightseeing and transfers by using air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Assistance on arrival/departure transfers.
  • Knowledgeable and friendly chauffeur.
  • Train ticket from Haridwar to Delhi in an air-conditioned chair car.
  • 12 nights accommodation on twin sharing.
  • Breakfast at hotels.
  • Experienced english speaking guides.
  • Enjoy the Rickshaw ride in Old Delhi.
  • Experience the Elephant ride in Jaipur.
  • Enjoy the Tonga ride in Agra.
  • Experience to witness the traditional Ganges Aarti in Rishikesh.
  • Morning and evening Yoga session in Rishikesh.
  • Driver allowance, parking, fuel charges and toll taxes.
  • Govt. taxes as per current module.

Exclusions

  • Any personal expenses like laundry, phone calls, etc.
  • Camera and monument entry fees.
  • Any airfare.

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