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Day Trip to Haridwar Rishikesh from Delhi

Day Trip to Haridwar Rishikesh from Delhi

Duration: 18 Hrs.

Group size: Individual or Any Group Size


Embark on a one-day tour from Delhi and immerse yourself in the spiritual and natural wonders of Haridwar and Rishikesh. These two holy cities, nestled along the banks of the Ganges River, are renowned for their religious significance and breathtaking landscapes. This tour promises an ideal fusion of spirituality and adventure for a truly unforgettable experience.

Tour Highlights

  • Begin your day in the “Yoga Capital of the World,” Rishikesh, where you’ll discover sacred sites like Triveni Ghat for a soul-soothing Ganga Aarti, Bharat Mandir for ancient blessings, and Lakshman Jhula for breathtaking views over the Ganges.
  • Experience the spiritual heartbeat of Haridwar, the “Gateway to God,” with visits to Har-ki-Pauri for the iconic Ganga Aarti, Mansa Devi Temple for wish fulfillment, Daksha Mahadev Temple for ancient legends, and Sati Kund for holy reverence.
  • Conclude your day by witnessing the enchanting Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri, a mesmerizing ritual where lamps are lit and prayers are offered to the sacred Ganges, leaving you with a sense of peace and spiritual fulfillment before returning to Delhi.

What's Included

  • Pick-up and drop from Delhi Hotel/Airport.
  • Sightseeing & Excursion tour by AC Car.
  • All applicable taxes and service charges.
  • Good English speaking guide.
  • Fuel, Toll Taxes, Interstate Taxes, Driver Charges and Parking at each sightseeing place.

What's Excluded

  • Monument Entrance Fee.
  • Camera charges applicable inside the monuments.
  • Lunch and Dinner.
  • Tips to the tour Guide/Driver.
  • Personal insurance coverage. (personal loss, illness or damages incurred during trip)


5:00 AM Delhi to Haridwar (4-5 hrs. drive)

Start your day early as our driver will pick you up from any location in Delhi and drive to Haridwar, which is approximately 240 km away. The journey takes around 4 hours, giving you enough time to relax and enjoy the scenic route.

9:00 AM Arrival at Haridwar

Upon arriving at Haridwar, visit the Har Ki Pauri dam along the Ganges river. Spend some time exploring the nearby markets, where you can find religious items, souvenirs, and traditional handicrafts. Visit Mansa Devi Temple, accessible by cable car and perched atop a mountain for stunning views of the surrounding landscape.

1:00 PM Drive to Rishikesh

At noon, depart for Rishikesh which is approximately a 30-minute drive from Haridwar. Enjoy a delicious vegetarian lunch at a local restaurant that specializes in traditional North Indian cuisine (guests will be responsible for payment).

2:00 PM Visit Ram Jhula and its surroundings

When you arrive in Rishikesh, be sure to visit the Ram Jhula Bridge - a recognizable suspension bridge. From the footbridge, you can enjoy beautiful views of the Ganges and its surroundings. Take a leisurely stroll along the river, explore Rishikesh's bustling streets, and stop by local stores that sell yoga equipment, clothing, and religious memorabilia during your tour of this charming city.

5:00 PM Witness the Ganga Aarti

Experience the spiritual atmosphere of Rishikesh by attending the nightly Gangaarti at Parmarth Niketan, a prominent ashram in the area. As you witness lamps floating on the holy Ganges and listen to enchanting chants and prayers, you will be moved by this soul-stirring experience.

6:00 PM Depart for Delhi

Say goodbye to the tranquil town of Rishikesh and make your way back to Delhi. Upon arrival, you will be dropped off at your hotel or any desired location in Delhi with unforgettable memories from your Haridwar Rishikesh trip.