rishikesh tour itinerary
Rishikesh tour packages includes travel in the city of Rishikesh and covers the popular tourist spots in the city including Ashrams, temples, markets, Ganges ceremony (Ganga Aarti), rafting, camping, wildlife, waterfalls and much more.
Rishikesh is a small city in the state Uttarakhand of northern India and enjoys a global fame as the world's capital of Yoga and Meditation. Situated at the banks of River Ganges, the city is also a gateway to the mighty Himalayas and is in possession of massive natural beauty and majesty. There are a large number of temples in this famous spiritual town. There is a legend lined with the name of the town that states that when Rishi Raibhya did penance, God appeared before him in the form of Rishikesh(God of Senses) and hence the place got its name. The Rishikesh tour packages are perfect for every kind of tourist including those looking for spiritual and peaceful surroundings and those with an adventurous spirit.
The most popular areas covered inRishikeshtour packages are Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Yoga, Meditation, Triveni Ghat, Vashisht Gufa (cave), major temples and ashrams in Rishikesh. There are India's most liked adventure sport destinations in the town. The Rishikesh tour packages are driven by a large number of other interestesting vacationer destinations and also gives access to other Himalayan hill stations. The River Ganges flowing through Rishikesh forms a spectacular sight. In the evening the Ganga Aarti takes place while the temple bells echo in ideal synchronization. The ultimate experience ofRishikeshtour packages is a truly spiritual and adventurous.
Rishikesh has been a magnet for spiritual seekers. Today it styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. The action is mostly north of the main town, where the exquisite setting on the fast-flowing Ganges River, surrounded by forested hills, is conducive to meditation and mind expansion. In the evening, an almost supernatural breeze blows down the valley, setting temple bells ringing as sadhus ('holy' men), pilgrims and tourists prepare for the nightly ganga aarti (river worship ceremony). You can learn to play the sitar or tabla; try Hasya yoga (laughter therapy), practise meditation or take a punt on crystal healing..
Rishikesh tour packages have tours of a few hours or single days. If you are in the town and you want to spend your day in knowing more aboutRishikeshthen these day tours are the best options for you.
Rishikesh Trip (walking)
Rishikesh package tour culture walk is a special tour for people interested in culture. This tour commences at Lakshman Jhula. This package tour inRishikeshprovides an opportunity to experience the Indian culture and the day to day life of local people. The tour has duration of 5 hours minimum. The tour contains not only a visit to interesting place but also experiencing the local flavor, art and culture of the town. While on thisRishikeshtour, you can check the local market, meet sadhus and have chats about the religion here. The last destination is Parmath Niketan Ghat where we will watch evening Ganga Ceremony.
Type of Rishikesh Tour Package : this is not a group tour and is for 2-4 persons. If there is a group participating in this tour, we provide more than one guide. Advance booking is required, the tour starts at around 13:30.Our guide will meet you at Railway Station, Haridwar and will drop you at the same place after the tour.
Note : Pick up and Drop by cab is also provided on demand.
Rishikesh Tour uttarakhand Package (Adventure)
Rishikesh is the adventure hub of North India. There are many options in this tour package including Rafting, Camping, Bungee jumping, Rock Climbing and Kayaking.
Type of Tour Package : Private with a dedicated cab and raft. Guide is provided on demand. This tour can be done from September to June. The adventure tours are not recommended during the Monsoon.
Rishikesh Tour Package (Jungle Safari)
The jungle safari tours are provided at Chilla range of Raja ji National Park located at a distance of approximately 25 km from the town. The safari is a 4 hour jeep ride covering 36 km inside the Rajaji National Park. This tour provides opportunity to experience the exquisite Indian wildlife. Elephants are the chief attraction of this ride.
Type of Tour : This is a private tour with guide. Cab is provided on demand. Tribal visit can also be included on request.
Time of Tour Package : jungle safari is closed during Monsoon as per government policies. Normal tour requires 5 to 7 hours. Guest returns toRishikeshthe same day.
Rishikesh Tour Package (Ashram Life)
This tour is specially designed to experience ashram functions and life inside the ashrams. Each Ashram inRishikeshis different in motive and functions. ThisRishikeshtour provides opportunity to meet people who live in ashrams and meet important people there who know about the functioning of the ashrams. You can participate in the social activities and activities of the ashrams.
Type of Package : private tour, guide and car will be provided on demand.
Time of Tour Package : This tour can be done throughout the year. The duration starts from 1 day to 3 months or more.
Biking or Cycling Tours
This is an adventure tour. A standard biking or cycling tour needs 8 to 10 hours. The guide will take you to the nearby village or jungle area by a small ride. Exclusive picnic lunch will be provided at natural surroundings. The tour provides an opportunity to experience the village live and the picturesque area around the town.
Type of Tour Package : This is a private tour with a guide. Biking or cycling tour is also available forRishikeshcity area. The bikes and cycle is also available on rent.
Time of Package : This tour is available throughout the year. Duration is of about 8 to 10 hours and the guest can return to Rishikesh the same day.
Rishikesh Tour Package (Trekking)
One day trekking tours are also possible at Rishikesh. There are several trekking tours available near the town where you can enjoy trekking and return same day. There are one day treks near Neer Gaddu Waterfall and kunjapuri near Rishikesh.
Type of Tour Package : this is a private tour with guide.
Time of Tour : This tour can be done throughout the year. Normal duration of the tour is of around 8 to 10 hours. The guest will return to bRishikesh the same day.
Rishikesh Tour Package (Mussoorie Sightseeing)
Mussoorie is located at the distance of just 80 km from Rishikesh. Dehradun is on the way to Mussoorie. The tour starts at 9:00 AM. This tour includes a visit to Sahastradhara, Prakasheshwar Mahadev Temple, Mussoorie Lake, Kempty Fall and Company Garden (Mussoorie). In the afternoon the stop is at Mall Road from where Gun Hill can be visited by a cable car. In the evening we return to Rishikesh.
Type of Tour Package : This is a private tour conducted by a dedicated cab. Guide can be provided on demand.
Time of Tour : This tour is available throughout the year. Normally it requires 10-12 hours.
Attractions in Rishikesh Tours
Lakshman jhula, Ram Jhula, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Triveni Ghat, Sivananda Ashram, Bharat Mandir, Trambakeshwar Temple, Lakshman Temple, Yog Niketan Ashram, Swarg Ashram, Geeta Bhawan, Vasishtha Cave, Neelkanth Temple, Neer Gaddu Waterfall, Sacha Akhileshwar Temple, Ayyapa Temple.
Bathing Ghats in Rishikesh
Triveni Ghat, Ram Jhula , Geeta Bhawan.
Haridwar day tours contain tours which normally needs only few hours in a day or full day. If you are in Haridwar and you want spend your day to know about Haridwar than this day tours are best options. Please check below details of various day tours.
Sivananda Ashram, Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Yog Niketan Ashram, Dyanand Ashram, Ananda Prakash Ashram, Madhuban Ashram.
Places to visit around Rishikesh
Raja ji National Park (10 kms), Haridwar (25 kms), Kunjapuri Temple (26 kms), Vashisht Gufa (Vashistha Cave, 28 kms), Neer Gaddu Waterfall (06 kms), Jhilmil Gufa (26 kms), Piran Kaliyar (55 kms), Devprayag (90kms), Mussoorie (90 kms), Dehradun (40 kms), Chakrata (100 kms), Dhanaulti (80 kms), Kanatal (70 kms), Chamba (60 kms), Tehri Dam (90 kms), Lansdowne (175 kms), Nainital (285 kms), Corbett (260 kms), Auli (245 kms), Badrinath (300 kms), Kedarnath (260 kms), Gangotri (235 kms), Yamunotri (245 kms), Valley of flowers (250 kms).