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Golden Triangle with Haridwar Rishikesh

Day 01: Arrive Delhi
Meet with our company’s representative upon arrival after clearing customs at Delhi airport and transferred to your hotel for 02 nights stay.

Day 02: Explore Old & New Delhi
Enjoy your morning breakfast and proceed for a guided city tour of Old & New Delhi starting from a visit to Jama Masjid – the biggest mosque of the country with a capacity of more than 20000 devotees, then board cycle rickshaw (Pedi cab) ride through the hustle and bustle of narrow-winded streets of chandni chowk towards to the historic Red fort where your guide will give you few minutes to take some magnificent pictures along with the 17th century Red Fort built by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahen..

Also visit Imperial New Delhi created by the British Raj with spacious tree-lined avenues and imposing government buildings, covering India Gate - built in the memory of the soldiers who laid down their lives during world war I. Drive Pass Parliament & President house and Governments buildings, then drive through the Diplomatic area towards to Qutab Minar – the highest brick minaret in the world. The minaret is 234 feet high tower built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak.

Evening at leisure to relax or explore the city on your own…

Day 03: Delhi – Jaipur (5 Hour Drive)
After breakfast, check out from your hotel and leave towards to Jaipur which is widely known as Pink City Jaipur or the Gateway of colorful Rajasthan.

Upon arrival check into your hotel in Pink City Jaipur for 02 nights stay. Rest of the day at leisure to be free on your own or may opt one of our optional tour to make your holiday more memorable.

Day 04: Explore Pink City Jaipur
Enjoy your buffet breakfast and get ready to enjoy your day today starting with an exciting Elephant Ride to reach a top of the Amber Fort which is a fine example of Indo-Islamiic architecture a UNESCO World Heritage and one of the major forts of Rajasthan.

Later in the afternoon, continue your day with visiting other attractions of the city such as the several museums of City Palace complex where the existing Royal Family still lives. Also visit adjoining Jantar Mantar (The observatory) built in 18th century by Maharaja of Jaipur. Also visit Hawa Mahal or the Palace of Winds built by Maharaja of Jaipur for the royal ladies so that they can see and enjoy street festivals and other local activities without being seen. 

Evening at leisure to explore the several markets and bazaars for shopping and mingle with the locals of Pink City Jaipur.

Day 05: Jaipur – Agra (5 Hour Drive )
After breakfast, embark on your drive towards to the city of Taj Mahal “Agra”. Upon arrival check into your hotel for a night stay.

Later in the afternoon, proceed for a guided city tour of Agra visiting  the most beautiful Monument of the world “Taj Mahal” which is widely known as “one of the Seven Wonders of the World” built by the great Mughal Emperor Shah-Jahan in the memory of his beloved and most favorite wife Mumtaj Mahal. Also visit the historic “Agra Fort” built by Mughal Emperor Akbar who choose the Agra city as his capital on the banks of Yamuna River and started to build a strong fort for Mughal army shelter and later other Mughal Emperor added several beautiful Palaces for their residential purpose

Evening at leisure to relax at your hotel or may enjoy “Muhabbat the Taj Show” which is based on the story behind Taj Mahal.

Day 06: Agra – Delhi (4 Hour Drive) / Haridwar (by Train)
After breakfast check-out from your hotel and embark on your drive through Yamuna Expressway to Delhi.

Upon arrival transfer New Delhi Railway Station to catch your train Shatabdi Express (Dep. 1520 hrs / Arr. 1930 hrs) to Haridwar. Upon arrival in Haridwar, you will be transferred to your hotel for 02 nights stay.

Day 07: Haridwar
After breakfast, visit the several temples of Haridwar including Mansa Devi Temple which counted as one of those holy places where the desires of all the devotees are fulfilled by the presiding deity, Vaishno Devi Temple a replica of the original Vaishno Devi temple with similar path that leads to the inner worship area of the temple is full of tunnels and caves. Chandi Devi Temple the place where Devi Chandi killed the demons named chanda-munda.

Later in the evening, visit “Har Ki Pauri” for the Ganges Aarti performed by the priests on the banks of Ganges River is a highly enchanting and divine experience. You will see so many Earthen lamps floating on the river, immersed after the ritual. A splendid aura of lights and chants fills the atmosphere in the evenings.

Day 08: Haridwar – Rishikesh (1 Hrs Drive)
After breakfast, embark on your short drive towards to Rishikesh situated near the foot of the Great Himalayas in the Indian state of Uttrakhand.

Upon arrival check into your hotel in Rishikesh for 02 nights stay. Rest of the day at leisure to walk along the Ganges or own activities. 

Day 09: Rishikesh
After breakfast, enjoy your Rishikesh Tour visiting Laxman Jhula a hanging bridge on the river Ganga is one of the most famous spot in Rishikesh. According to Indian mythology, Lakshman, the younger brother of Lord Rama crossed the Ganga with the help of hanging bridge made of Jute. The bridge offers a scenic view of the river Ganga as it tumbles down to Haridwar. Also visit Bharat Mandir - the oldest temple in Rishikesh, near the Triveni Ghat. This temple is dedicated to Bharat, the younger brother of Lord Ram, Ram Jhula an iron suspension bridge situated at Muni Ki Reti in Rishikesh in Indian state of Uttarakhand. Built in the 1986, over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh.

Evening witness Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan Ashram organized and performed by ashram residents, particularly the children who are studying the Vedas in Ashram. The essence of the Aarti ceremony is that all day long God offers us light – the light of the sun, the light of life, and the light of His (Her) blessings. Aarti is a time when we say, "Thank You," and we offer back the light of our thanks, the light of our love and the light of our devotion.

Day 10: Rishikesh – Delhi (6 Hour Drive)
Today, check out from your hotel for embark on your drive toward to Delhi, upon arrival transfer to Delhi airport to board flight for onwards journey.

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