14 Days / 13 Nights
Destinations Covered :
Delhi - Haridwar - Rishikesh - Delhi - Agra
- Jaipur - Delhi
This Tour Itinerary can be customized according to your travel needs & requirement.
Welcome to the capital of India, Delhi.
On arrival transfer to
hotel and overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast sightseeing tour of Delhi where ornate buildings recall
the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the British Empire. Visit
the 11th century Qutab Minar, India Gate and the grand government buildings,
the Rashtrapati Bhawan (President's House), Red Fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial.
Also visit Laxmi Narayan Temple popularly known as Birla Temple.
stay in hotel.
Day-3: Delhi - Haridwar
After breakfast drive to Haridwar - the gateway to the abode of God in the
hilly state of Uttaranchal. On arrival transfer to hotel. Later visit Har-ki-pauri
for aarti, the ritual that takes place every evening on the banks of the
holy River Ganges. Overnight stay in hotel.
Early morning rise for first yoga class with our yoga teacher and
then start the practice in the morning session of 2 hrs. After that
breakfast cooked inside the resort with the special care taken to follow
the menu given by our yoga and meditation experts.
Leave for the day excursion to have a look at the ancient religion
of Hinduism in the holiest city of the religion. Visit one of the oldest
temples in the town called Daksha Temple. Also visit the mercury Shiva
Lingam Temple (famous for the solidified mercury Shivlingam, said to be
done by a saint through his meditation). Back to hotel to continue yoga
classes in the evening. After that go for short walk in the market in
the town or just relax on the banks of the River Ganges.
Early morning yoga schedule as day 03. After that leave for Chandi Devi
Temple. Situated on the top of a hill it provides the magnificent view of
the town along with a majestic view of high Himalayan ranges. One has to
either go trekking up 3 kms to reach or one can also go by cable car. Back
to the ashram/ resort for lunch and then in the afternoon visit the other
places of interest or just relax in the resort. Evening session of yoga
and then again go for a nice walk along the Ganges to Har-ki-pauri.
stay at hotel.
Day-6: Haridwar - Rajaji National Park
After the morning yoga session leave for a date with the jungle. Reach
Rajaji National Park and on arrival visit the settlement of "Gujjars"
a local tribe. Just see the lifestyle of local people who live inside
the jungle and are one of the most friendly of all Indian tribes. Spend
the morning with them and then come out to have lunch. In the afternoon
and evening leave for Elephant safari in the Rajaji National Park. If
one is lucky then you can spot a big cat like a tiger or leopard or wild
Asian elephants, along with the antelopes, spotted deers, sambhars, wild
baors, jungle fowls, porcupine, wolf, jackals, and a score of migratory
birds. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Morning session of yoga and after breakfast sitting with yoga teacher to
rectify your mistakes in practicing yoga. Also sit with our astrologer in
the afternoon. Just tell him your place of birth and time of birth along
with your date of birth and let him tell you about your past, present and
future. Evening free to explore the town yourself and to pick up souvenirs.
overnight stay at hotel.
Day-8: Haridwar - Rishikesh
After a morning yoga session leave for Rishikesh and visit the
various ashrams. This town is famous world over for its spiritual
significance after "The Beatles" stayed here for a month in
seventies for meditation. In the evening check-in our own rafting beach
camp, right on the riverbanks. Dinner with bon fire at camp.
Early morning yoga session without the yoga teacher. Just practice what
you learnt in Haridwar. After breakfast leave for a date with the river
wild. Take on the rapids up to grade III on a stretch of 18 kms and then
finish the day at camp to take lunch. Afternoon free to sunbath at beach
camp. Dinner with bonfire at camp.
Day-10: Rishikesh - Delhi
After breakfast drive to Delhi and on arrival transfer to hotel. Evening
Overnight stay in Delhi.
Day-11: Delhi - Agra
Early morning drive to the city of Taj - Agra. Arrive Agra in approx. 4
hours and on arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Agra Fort -
the rusty and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra on the banks of the River
Yamuna built by Emperor Akbar in 1566. Later at sunset visit the magnificent
Taj Mahal - one of the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant
expression of love ever created. Evening free to explore Agra's rich heritage
of handicrafts in its markets.
Overnight stay in Agra.
Day-12: Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur - the fabled Pink City of Rajasthan named
after Jai Singh, the former Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in
the world symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the nine
rectangular sectors subdividing it. En-route visit Fatehpur Sikri - a perfectly
preserved red sandstone "ghost town" which was the estranged capital
of Mughal Emperor Akbar, built in 1569. Arrive Jaipur in late evening and
transfer to hotel. Overnight stay in Jaipur.
After breakfast morning excursion to Amber Fort for an elephant ride to
the glorious hilltop fortress and the Kali Temple with its solid-silver
doors. The afternoon tour of Jaipur will combine the City Palace, Jantar
Mantar, Hawa Mahal and culminate in a unique Rajasthani experience at Chokhi
Dani (an ethnic village resort) where you will have an idea of the village
life of Rajasthan and also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani cuisine,
dances, puppet show and various other interesting activities.
stay in Jaipur.
Day-14: Jaipur - Delhi - Departure
After breakfast checkout from hotel and drive to Delhi.
Arrive Delhi in
approx 05 Hours and transfer to airport for onward flight.