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Greatness of Garhwal

05 Nights / 06 Days

Destinations Covered :- Lansdowne | Haridwar | Mussoorie

Overview

Draped in natural splendor andnorth-india-tour blessed with spirituality, Uttarakhand the 27th state of India is rightly called Dev Bhoomi-the Land of Gods. Experience Yoga in the morning at the banks of holy river Ganges at Rishikesh and later experience the thrill of white water rafting or else choose to trek alongside the Himalayan ranges. Those with a little religious bend of mind can explore the ancient temples near the sources of River Yamuna and Ganga. Explore quaint and charming hill stations exuding British charm and sacred cities on your Garhwal tour.

Trip Highlights

  • Set on ecotourism to some of the most scenic locations of Garhwal.
  • Try optional activities such as river crossing, trekking and camping at Lansdowne.
  • Indulge in sightseeing splendor and shopping extravaganza at Mussoorie.
  • Bow to almighty at the holy city or Haridwar.

ITINERARY
Day 1: Delhi - Lansdowne

(Driving Time: 5 Hrs)
Upon your arrival at the airport, meet our representative awaiting just outside the arrival hall, past the customs area & currency shops. Later at the hotel our representative will brief you about tour starting day after.

Arrive at Delhi and drive to Lansdowne enjoys lunch en-route. Preserved from the rampant growth of tourism, Lansdowne is the name of untouched natural splendor which is perched in the hills of Pauri Garhwal. Founded by British the town was a renowned summer resort during colonial times. British were enchanted when they first laid eyes on this chirpy little hamlet and the salubrious climate of Lansdowne and set up a cantonment here. As you reach the quaint town, surrender to the serenity and pay an evening visit to Karnva Ashram at a distance of 14 kms and Sidhbali Temple at a distance of 3 kms from Lansdowne.

 

Day 2: Lansdowne

On this day proceed for full day sightseeing of Lansdowne. Lansdowne today is known for housing the headquarters of the famous Garhwal Rifles squad of the Indian Army. So, while wandering around keep an eye for the famous Garhwal Rifles of the Indian Army. Immerse yourself in the nature's bounty surrounding the beautiful hill station and also don't miss going on Trekking, one of the best ways to explore Lansdowne. While in the vicinity try some adventurous activities; you can try your hands at River Crossing and Camping. Later on the tour will take you to Jwalpadevi located at a distance of about 52 kms it is known as one of the religious areas on the main Pauri-Kotdwar road. Evening go for souvenir hunting in the local bazaars. Return to the hotel and overnight stay in Lansdowne.

 

Day 3: Lansdowne - Haridwar

(Driving Time: 2 Hrs)
Drive to the holy city of Hindus, Haridwar and on arrival check-in to hotel to relax. Later in the evening drive to Har-Ki-Pauri, and take part in mass worshipping of river Goddess called Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri. The region is particularly fascinating for the god-fearing and for the lovers of vibrant cultures; the region flanked by pilgrims and saintly people performing ritualistic offerings is quite a sight. The evening Aarti ceremony is a spectacular scene with lighted lamps and flowers floating in the river and the entire region reverberating holy mantras.

 

Day 4: Haridwar- Mussoorie

(Driving Time: 2 hrs)
Today post breakfast proceed for Mussoorie en-route Dehradun. The gorgeous Doon Valley awaits you; draped in forests of pine and deodar trees the valley between Shiwaliks and front ranges of Himalaya look simply spectacular and the panorama is further enhanced with the presence of two holy rivers, River Ganga and River Yamuna. Blessed with heavenly beauty, embellished with cheerful ambiance and that salubrious climate the valley is dotted with a number of places of tourist interest. The region which participated in Chipkoo Movement for forest conservation with much zeal, one must visit Forest Research Institute and also see Tapkeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.

A short drive from Haridwar will take you to the "Queen of Hill Stations"- Mussoorie. Swathed in clouds the beauty of this serene hilly town is eternal. While driving towards Mussoorie pay an en-route visit to Malsi Deer Park and explore the wildlife and natural exuberance at the hills of Northern India. The serenity in the surroundings and moisture in the air will refresh you enough for another exciting experience inter-woven in the itinerary and so you will be driven ahead where you will get to enjoy rope way ride. After an eventful day in the region retreat to the hotel in the evening and stay overnight.

 

Day 5: Mussoorie

In the morning on this day set on sightseeingnorth-india-tour tour of the region and visit George Everest House; one can catch the picturesque panorama of Doon Valley on one side and the scenic views of Himalayan ranges on the other. Next explore Kempty Falls made by Kempty River, the region astounds with its enchanting beauty and pretty waterfalls. A rope way ride at Gun Hill will offer a panoramic view of Himalayas, Gangotri, Srikantha and a distant view of the entire Mussoorie town. Rest of the day will come with visits to Company Garden and shopping spree at Mall Road etc. Evening return to your hotel.

Day 6: Mossourie - Delhi

(Driving Time: 5hrs)
Your journey backwards begins today when you will proceed for Delhi. On arrival at Delhi you will be transferred back to airport where our representative will make all the arrangements for your journey back home.

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