10 nights / 11 days
DELHI – RISHIKESH– HARIDWAR – DELHI – PUSHKAR – MATHURA (VRINDAVAN) – ALLAHABAD – BANARAS (VARANASI) – DELHI
The holy GANGA covers the 2,510 km river originates at the GANGOTRI Glacier () in the INDIAN state of UTTRAKHAND, in the central HIMALAYAS, and empties into the Bay of Bengal through its vast delta in the SUNDERNANS. the story of GANGA, from her source to the sea, from old times to the new, is the story of INDIA’S civilization and culture, of the rise and fall of empires, of the great and proud cities, of the adventures of man, of the quest of the mind which has so occupied INDIA’S thickeners, of the richness and fulfillment of life as well as its denial and renunciation, of ups and downs, of growth and decay, of LIFE and DEATH.
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On arrival, our company executive meets you and pick-up from Delhi railway station/ airport. Transferred to the hotel where a warm traditional welcome awaits you, complete with garlands, a welcome drink, and sweets. After arrival, you can stay and relax in the hotel overnight or you can go for city exploration on your own.
After Breakfast drive to DELHI CITY TOUR, visit BIRLA MANDIR, HANUMAN MANDIR, LOTUS TEMPLE, CHHATTARPUR MANDIR, AKSHARDHAM MANDIR, Overnight stay in the hotel.
After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel Drive to RISHIKESH, Then visit LAXMAN JHULA, SWARG ASHRAM, LAXMAN TEMPLE, etc. later afternoon finish that, and check in the hotel, overnight stay in the hotel ( RISHIKESH ).
After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel, then drive to The Holy City HARIDWAR. On arrive HARIDWAR, check-in the hotel, then visit the most sacred place in HARIDWAR remains the HAR-KI-PAURI where people take a DIP in the HOLY RIVER GANGA to cleanse them of their sins. HARIDWAR, even today remains a mirror of HINDU RELIGION, of the unshakable faith of INDIAN in their GODS and CULTURE, In the Evening participate in AARTI on HAR-KI-PAURI ( The World Famous Aarti of Ganges river ), Mata Mansa Devi Temple, Mata Chandi Devi Temple( by ropeway), Overnight stay in the hotel.
After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel, then drive to DELHI. En-route visit PATANJALI YOGA PEETH (Baba ram dev Ashram). On arrival check-in the hotel for an overnight stay, evening at your leisure.
After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel, then Drive to PUSHKAR, on arrival check-in the hotel, then visit The HOLY CITY PUSHKAR (One of the most important pilgrimage place of HINDUS, The only Temple Dedicated to LORD BRAHMA in the World. Visit the famous BRAHMA TEMPLE & PUSHKAR LAKE and also famous BATHING GHATS. It is one of the five sacred DHAMS (pilgrimage) for devout HINDUS. According to HINDU theology, the pond at the KATAS RAJ TEMPLE near SAIDAN SHAH in CHAKWAL DISTRICT of PAKISTAN has a theological association with SHIVA. It was formed by the tears of Lord SHIVA which he is believed to have shed after the death of his wife, SATI. The story goes that when SATI died, LORD SHIVA cried so much and for so long, that his tears created two holy ponds – one at PUSHKARA in AJMER in INDIA and the other at KETAKSHA, which literally means raining EYES, in SANSKRIT. It is from this name that the word kites is derived, it is often called “TIRTH RAJ” – the king of pilgrimage site – and has in recent years become a popular destination for FOREIGN TOURISTS. PUSHKAR is one of the oldest existing cities of INDIA. It lies on the Shore of PUSHKAR LAKE. The date of its actual origin is not known, but legend associates BRAHMA with its creation. Overnight stay in the hotel.
After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel, then drive to MATHURA (The birthplace of lord KRISHNA). On arrival check-in the hotel for overnight stay. MATHURA is a city in the NORTH INDIAN STATE of UTTAR PRADESH. The center of BRIJ-BHOOMI called SHRI KRISHNA JANMA-BHOOMI, It is one of the seven cities (SAPTA PURI) considered holy by HINDUS. The KESHAV DEV TEMPLE was built in ancient times on the site of Krishna’s birthplace (an underground PRISON). MATHURA was the capital of the SURASENA KINGDOM, ruled by KANSA the maternal uncle of KRISHNA.
Early morning, After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel, then visit VRINDAVAN, Then proceeds to ALLAHABAD. On arrival check-in the hotel for overnight stay. ALLAHABAD also was known by its original name PRAYAG is one of the largest cities of the NORTH INDIAN STATE of UTTAR PRADESH in INDIA. Although PRAYAG ( place of sacrifice) was renamed Allahabad in 1575, the city is situated on an inland peninsula, surrounded by the rivers GANGES and YAMUNA on three sides, with only one side connected to the mainland DOAB region, of which it is a part. This position of importance in HINDU scriptures for it is situated at the confluence, known as TRIVENI SANGAM, of the holy rivers. As per RIGVEDA the SARASVATI RIVER (now dried up) was part of the three river confluence in ancient times. It is one of four sites of the KUMBH MELA, an important mass HINDU PILGRIMAGE. It is believed to be the spot where BRAHMA offered his first sacrifice after creating the world. Since its founding, PRAYAG renamed ALLAHABAD has played an important role in the history and culture LIFE of INDIA.
In the morning, After Breakfast, then visit PRAYAG (place of sacrifice). The SANGAM of three RIVERS (GANGES, YAMUNA, SARASWATI). Evening at your leisure overnight stays in a hotel.
In the morning, After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel, then proceed to BANARAS (Varanasi). On arrival check-in, the hotel, Evening at your leisure, overnight stay in the hotel.
Wake-up Early In the Morning, After Breakfast, checkout from the hotel & visit DASWAMEDH GHAT for a Boat ride on the HOLY RIVER GANGES to See the CREMATION GHATS and Bathing RITUALS, Then SARNATH (The Buddhist Sites in the World), Visit also their Buddhist temple, STUPAS, Archaeological Museum. TOUR ENDS, Then Transfer to the AIRPORT / RAILWAY STATION, for your On-ward JOURNEY (DELHI or any other places). TOUR ENDS, Back to home With Sweet Memories of INDIA DREAM TOURS Pvt. Ltd.
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