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Sacred Haridwar Yatra with Rishikesh Mussoorie Dhanaulti Attractions along Har ki Pauri Patanjali Yogpeeth & Beatles Ashram
Sacerd Haridwar yatra with Rishikesh Mussoorie Dhanaulti Attractions: Overview
Holiday travel India designed a new and most awaited focused 7N/ 8D tour package for both pilgrimage & tourism who wants to visit and spend some time on the land of God in Rishikesh & Haridwar as well as visit Himalayan pristine beauty in upper Uttarakhand.
Haridwar Yatra Tour Package is specially tailored to cover the holiest of the Holy places in Haridwar & Rishikesh & also an interesting addition is Queen of Hills, Mussoorie and eco parks of Dhanaulti. Whether it is to seek solace at Ganga or to enjoy adventure sports in Rishikesh, these tour offers a bit of everything.
What is unique in this Package?
The tour highlight is Haridwar Pilgrimage & Har ki Pauri Snan which is believed to have been visited by Lord himself. Other attractions covered in Haridwar tour are Mansa Devi Shaktipeeth Temple, which is reachable by Cable car and Patanjali Yogpeeth centre tour, run by Baba Ramdev.
After Haridwar, we proceed to Rishikesh is known as the ‘Spiritual town’ and The Yoga Centre of the World, Rishikesh is another highlight which offers a mix of religious activity and adventure sports. ‘The Beatles’ visited Maharishi Mahesh Yogi’s Ashram. This tour is a perfect one for spiritual seekers as it covers Parmarth Niketan Ashram. The tour is designed such that there is vegetarian food and jain food available throughout. There are special tour escorts for the elderly
Finally after pilgrimage, we continue the Tour to Himalayan destinations & includes visit to Mussoorie & Dhanaulti located at high altitudes offer picturesque view of the Himalayas. Leisure travelers enjoy the 360 views of Doon Valley.
Sacerd Haridwar yatra with Rishikesh Mussoorie Dhanaulti Attractions: Highlights
Pious Har-Ki-Pauri Snan, Mansa Devi Goddess Visit by Cable Car
Visit Patanjali Yogpeeth Tour, Haridwar Site Seeing of Ashrams, Local Markets
Visit Beatles Aasharm – “Mahesh Yogi Ashram” and "Parmarth Niketan"
Vaishno Devi Temple, Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar
Explore Daksh Mahadev temple, Gau Ghat and Vishnu Ghat
Visit Ram Jhula and Lakshaman Jhula, Vashistha Gufa, Gita Press Bhawan
Visit Beatles Ashram, Neelkantha Mahadev Temple, Shri Triambakeshwar Temple
Attend Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat
Iconic Camel’s Black Road and Christ Church, shopping in Malls
Picturesque Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lak
Excursion Sir George Everest’s House and Jwalaji Temple
Visit Eco Park, Surkanda Devi Temple, Kunjapuri, Potato Farm, Camp Thangdhar
May-06 To Jun-30
Jul-01 To Sep-30
Dec-23 To Jan-05
7 N / 8 D Standard Package
CHD Mussoorie Gateway (Mussoorie), Paradise Plaza (Haridwar), Kedia Resort (Rushikesh)
|Rs 4546||Rs 4455||Rs 4565||Rs 0|
7 N / 8 D Deluxe Package
Hotel New Howard (Mussoorie), Hotel La Casa (Haridwar), Narayana Palace (Rushikesh), Hotel Drive Inn Dhanaulti (Dhanoulti)
|Rs 33500||Rs 35200||Rs 32200||Rs 0|
7 N / 8 D Luxury Package
Fortune The Savoy (Mussoorie), Aalia on the Ganges (Haridwar), The Grand Shiva Resort & Spa (Rushikesh), JW Marriott Mussoorie Walnut Grove Resort & Spa(Dhaoulti)
|Rs 82800||Rs 86400||Rs 79200||Rs 0|
2 Nights stay in Haridwar with site seeing
2 Nights stay in Rishikesh with site seeing
2 Nights stay in Mussoorie with site seeing
1 Night stay in Dhanaulti with site seeing
Food provides in food and ranked restaurant (vegetarian only)
Breakfast + Dinner Included
Private Ac car for 8 days
All taxes included
Government service tax extra
Any Air or train fare, Monument fee / Camera fee
Kind of Personal Expenses or Optional Tours/Meals other than specified
Cost does not include any other thing apart from the itinerary inclusions
Arrive in Haridwar then transfer to hotel and check in for freshen up and get ready to have a sacred Ritual bath in Har Ki pauri followed by visit to some nearest places Chandi Devi, Mansa Devi temple, Patanjali Yogoeeth Ashram. (Breakfast in same hotel – Included in Package) Lunch in Mohan Puri (TA rank 4.5 / 5) – Mohan Puri is pure veg. restaurant where you can find comfort accommodation and mouth watering - Excluded in Package. Later visit for shopping in local market, in the evening back to hotel.
In evening return to your hotel & Overnight stay with dinner
Har Ki Pauri: It literally means footsteps of Lord. It is ghat in Haridwar. It is believed that Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu had visited Brahmakund at Har Ki Pauri. It is a place where many festivals include Kumbh Mela take place.
Chandi Devi: It is located on top of the Neel Parvat. It was built in 1929 by King Suchat Singh but the temple is famous because the Murti was installed by Adi Shankaracharya. It is one of the 5 pilgrim places within Haridwar.
Mansa Devi: It is located on Bilwa Parvat. It is famous because it is believed the abode of Manasa is a form of Shakti and it has emerged from mind of Shiva. It is also one of the 5 pilgrim places in Haridwar.
After breakfast it’s time to visit some famous places or temples of Haridwar which includes Vaishno Devi Temple, Shanti Kunj Gayatri Parivar, Daksh Mahadev temple. After having a lunch in Invitation restaurant visit Gau Ghat and Vishnu Ghat then back to your hotel in evening.
Meal: Lunch in Invitation Restaurant (TA rank 4.0 / 5) – Invitation Restaurant invites you to come and have lunch in it enjoy a great delicious food of every type – Excluded in package
Overnight stay with dinner at Haridwa Hotel
Today after breakfast we proceed to Rishikesh which is famous for their religiousness surroundings. Upon arrival check into your hotel and get freshen up. We have enough time to visit some famous site seeing of Rishikesh which includes Ram Jhula and Lakshaman Jhula. In the evening attend most sacred Ganga aarti at triveni ghat then back to hotel.
Overnight stay with dinner at Rishikesh hotel
Ram Jhula: Ram jhula is located 3 kilometers (1.9 mi) north of Rishikesh at Muni Ki Reti. There are some of the Hindu ashrams and religious centers like "Gita Bhawan", and "Swargashram" located here. It is famous by the name of the goddess Rama. Ram jhula is also known as Shivananda Jhula.
Lakshaman Jhula: Lakshman Jhula connects the borders of the Tehri and Pauri district. The Trayambakeshwar Temple and Sri Raghunathji’s Temple are the attractions around Laxman Jhula. The name of this bridge is provide Laxman jhula because the Rama younger brother Laxman crossed the ganga by the jute wood on this bridge
The Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat:
Most spectacular event to watch on Earth is the ganga Aarti. Triveni Ghat is the main attractive place at the sight of the Ganga River. In the evening Maha Aarti of Goddess Ganga, give the beautiful seen for the tourist. In the evening you can see the prayer to the Ganga by the Saints.
Rishikesh is a grand event, organized daily between 6:00PM and 7:00PM also called as the Maha Aarti, is an evening prayer performed on the banks of the River Ganga. The event happens every day and is a must attend. The aarti is accompanied with chanting of bhajans, beating drums and bells. People lit oil diyas, put them on flower-filled leaf boats and release in the holy waters of the river. These illuminated lamps in the evening provide a beautiful view. You can buy oil lamps from the nearby shops and be a part of the religious custom. The religious hymns recited in praise of the Ganges are sure to rejuvenate your mind and soul.
After breakfast visit the city tour of Rishikesh and cover the famous site seeing which includes Neelkantha Mahadev Temple & Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple. After having a lunch in Inderlok Hotel we visit some rest of the places which includes Vashishta Gufa, The Beatles Ashram and Gita Bhawan.
Meal: Lunch in Inderlok Hotel (TA rank 3.0 /5) – Inderlok Hotel is very popular hotel where you can get cuisines of different kids like Indian, South Indian, Chinese etc – Excluded in Package
In the evening back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner
The name of the Vashishta Gufa is given beyond the name of Rishi Vashisht (The one of the Saptarishis). Rishi Vashistha was one of the authors of ancient Indian scripture Rigveda. Vashistha was also Guru of Lord Ram, and he was also Rajpurohit (Chief priest) of Ikshwaku family (Surya Vansh).
Gita Bhawan: The Gita Bhavan is part of Gita press, the press which publishes the Hindu religious books or literature. This place is also famous for its cloth store, sweet shop and Ayurvedic pharmacy. It is close to Laxman Jhoola and never too crowded. A large number of devotees visit and stay here for holy Ganges dip, listening to discourses and sadhana & meditation.
The Beatles Ashram: The Beatles Ashram, Rishikesh, in northern India, to attend an advanced Transcendental Meditation (TM) training session at the ashram of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. This is very old building, use by the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi for his Sadhana (Meditation). It is very nice place to see the adventures history.
After breakfast we drive to Mussoorie which is the queen of their iconic hills. Upon arrival check into hotel and get ready to enjoy Camel’s Back Road and Christ Church. In the evening you will visit for shopping in Malls, after enjoying go back to hotel.
Overnight stay with dinner at Mussoorie hotel
Christ Church: Christ Church was constructed in 1836 and is believed to be the oldest existing church in the Himalayan ranges. Possessing Gothic design and architectural styles, the stained glass windows in the Church represent the events in the life of Jesus Christ the walls and interiors of the church are beautifully decorated to grab attention of visitors.
Camel’s Back Road: The place offers a picturesque view of the sunset and a life like resemblance of a sitting camel. One can also enjoy long walks and horse riding here.
After breakfast we have full day to visit city tour of Mussoorie which includes Kempty Falls, Gun Hill, Mussoorie Lake and after having lunch in Upahaar Restaurant later you will visit some more site seeing which includes Sir George Everest’s House and Jwalaji Temple.
In the evening back to hotel and overnight stay with dinner
Meal: Lunch in Upahaar Restaurant (TA rank 4.5) – You can stop for a lunch Uphaar Restaurant in Mussoorie which is famous for its vegetarian cuisines. It specialty is fried rice, naan and paneer butter masala, it is pure veg restaurant. (Excluded in Package)
Kempty Falls: Kempty Falls, situated at an altitude of 4,500 ft, is one of the popular tourist places of Mussoorie. It is a beautiful waterfall, which falls from a height of about 40 ft from a mountain it is a wonderful surrounding to just sit and listen to the sound of the water which falls on the rocky bed of the water below among the lush green vicinity
Gun Hill: Gun Hill is one of the popular tourist attractions of Mussoorie, possessing historical significance dating back to pre-independence the place lies at an altitude of 2,024 meters above sea level and offers some majestic views of the surroundings. One can enjoy a thrilling ropeway ride to Gun Hill, the second highest peak of Mussoorie(2122 mts). The peak offers a panoramic view of the Himalayan ranges. Gun Hill can be easily reached by taking a ropeway ride, which is operated frequently for transfer of passengers. In addition to this, tourists can also cover a path from The Mall to reach the location by foot.
Mussoorie Lake: A newly developed picnic spot situated on Mussoorie-Dehradun road the lake was recently developed as a picnic spot by the city board and the Mussoorie Dehradun Development authority. A nice small lake, which is created by a natural water fall you can see duck swimming in lake, you can ride a paddle boat here as well and enjoy the amazing surroundings.
Sir George Everest’s House: The house belonged to the famous surveyor and geographer, Sir George Everest, after whom the world’s highest peak is named. He stayed in Mussoorie for around a good 30 years and the house showcases some interesting facts about the famous personality.
Jwalaji Temple: The place enshrines a centuries old idol of the Hindu deity Goddess Durga, the manifestation of supreme beauty and deadly power in the Hindu mythology. It is located t a distance of around 9 kilometers west from Mussoorie
After breakfast we proceed for Dhanaulti which is famous for their enchanting views. After reach you will visit some famous places of Dhanaulti which includes Eco Park, Surkanda Devi Temple, Kunjapuri and after having a lunch in Hill view restaurant. Later we cover some more places which are Potato Farm, Camp Thangdhar, in the evening back to hotel.
Meal: Lunch in Hill view restaurant (TA rank 5.0 /5) – Hill view restaurant is not a very big and luxury restaurant but it very popular stop for enjoying delicious food. It is pure veg restaurant where you can get all types of varieties in food – Excluded in Package
Overnight stay with dinner at Dhanaulti hotel
Surkanda Devi Temple: The temple of Surkanda Devi is 33 kms from Kaddukhal and one has to trek about 2 kms. The temple of Surkanda Devi is situated on the top of the mountain and is of great religious significance. A fair is held every year on “Ganga Dussehra” during May-June in which thousands of people participate.
Kunjapuri: Kunjapuri temple gives a picturesque view of the Himalayan region it is located at an altitude of 1645 meter.
Potato Farm: In Dhanaulti, the large expanses of potato farm also known as Aloo Khet, is a place where the tourists can have a walk. These fields belong to the government and also are owned by private farmers. The production of potatoes is substantial and is supplied to many places outside the state of Uttarakhand
After breakfast check out from hotel and you‘ll be dropped to Haridwar railway station for onwards journey. Tour end with lots of memory
Destinations in the package
Haridwar: It is a holy city of India and is one of the 7 most visited pilgrim centres. The name when translated literally means ‘Gateway to God’. This place is renowned for spots where ‘Amrit’ had fallen accidently when Garuda was carrying it. Lot of tourists visit this place to ask for solace or to immerse ashes of deceased in the family. Pandas or Brahmin Pandits here keep hand written genealogy books passed on from generation to generation.
Mussoorie: It is known as "Queen of Hills" and It is a hill station which lies at an altitude of approximately 2000 m. It is named after a plant which is found here. A lot of tourists stop over at Mussoorie because it is close to Char Dham Yatra destinations. This hill station has residences of many foreigners since British rule. The weather is cool and pleasant throughout the year.
It is a holy city and is renowned as Yoga Capital of the World. The city follows a strict rule forbidding non vegetarian food. It is also a place from where lot of trekkers begins their mountain journey. It is close to the Char Dham destinations. This city hosts the International Yoga Week in February. It is famous for its adventure sports activities as well.
How to reach Dehradun
By Flight: In Haridwar does not have any Airline facility, so can’t reach Haridwar directly. The nearest airport from Haridwar is Dehradun (Jolly Grant Airport), which is 19.7 km from Haridwar.
By Bus: There is daily bus service available from Dehradun to Haridwar. The nearest bus stand of Hardwar is Gmou Bus Stand. Some traveling operators also provide the facility of bus to reach the Haridwar with including the option of chartered buses, sleeper’s buses, A.C. buses etc.
By Train: The nearest railway station Haridwar junction railway station, with very good connective facility from Dehradun and other sight places.
Best time to visit Rishikesh & Haridwar
Best season for the vacations in the rishikesh is (December - May) winter and summer season. This is the best time for rafting in the white water of the Ganga River and enjoys the winter sports in Rishieksh. Where, the (March to June) summer season is best for enjoy the coldness of the Mussoorie in the summer season, and enjoy the peaceful cold weather seen in summer season. The hills of Mussoorie make enjoy full summer vacation with family and friends.
Best Restaurants in Haridwar - To try Restaurants
Haridwar: Chotiwala: It is located on Upper Road and is famous for its Biryani and Chaat. It has good Chinese as well.
Punjabi Restaurant: It is located near Har ki Pauri. It is famous for Allo ke Parathe and Butter Paneer.
Best Restaurants in Mussoorie - To try Restaurants
Mussoorie: Tavern: It is located at Mall Road. It is famous for all food types including Indian, continental and Chinese cuisine.
Amitash: It is located at Kulri. It is a Chinese restaurant famous for dishes like Thulpa, Baikrapao and Momos.
Best Restaurants in Rishiksh - To try Restaurants:
Rishikesh: Chotiwali: It is located near Ram Jhula. It has both, north Indian and south Indian dishes served.
Lucky: It is located near the river banks and hence provides a great view along with super food. It is a multi-cuisine restaurant.
Shopping in Haridwar
While it is acknowledged that shopping is not usually part of the itinerary of a pilgrim visiting Haridwar , the city does offer a variety of interesting products to its visitors. The main shopping centres Haridwar are considered to be Upper Road, Moti Bazaar, Jwalapur and Kankhal.
Intricately carved stone idols and toys are unique souvenirs of Haridwar , where the stones used are obtained from the Ganges. One should also visit the Government Handloom and Handicrafts Emporiums, as well as the Gandhi Ashram, where you can find a range of handicrafts, as well as various types of jewellery
Rishikesh India points of interest
Kunjapuri Temple: It is located 30 minutes drive from Rishikesh, lies the Kunjapuri temple at a height of 1700 m which is one of the greatest tourist places in Rishikesh. It is an easy trek to the top of the temple, but once you conquer it, the view of the sunrise amidst the mighty Himalaya and Doon valley on the south will leave you awe-struck. A trek on the last day of the visit, here, is the best end to an amazing Rishikesh adventure.
Vashishta Gufa: An ancient cave, away from the city lights, it is an ideal weekend destination and is one of the major places to see in Rishikesh. A blend of serenity and calm surrounding, this destination attracts thousands of tourists, looking for blissful time.
Neer Garh Waterfall: Two kilometers from the Laxman Jhula, a visit to this mesmerizing waterfall will leave you awestruck. It will hold you captive in its eternal beauty. Overall, the place is perfect for a much-needed timeout from the hustle of the hectic traveling. One of the best tourist places in Rishikesh, Neer Garh waterfall also attracts many wanderer photographers.
Triveni Ghat: Triveni ghat is among the most sacred ghats in Rishikesh with a congruence of three rivers – Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati. A visit to this place will give you an insight to the spiritual beauty of Rishikesh.
Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula: The 450 feet long iron suspended bridges, Laxman and Ram Jhula – are the glory of this beautiful tourist hub. The bridges are 4 km from the Rishikesh railway station. It offering scenic beauty, these architectural marvels is important pilgrimage spots and is definitely top places to visit in Rishikesh. One can also visit famous Trayambakeshwar temple, Ram temple, and Laxman temple, situated in the vicinity.
Temples in Rishikesh
Triambakeshwar Temple: Triambakeshwar Temple which is also called as Tera Manzil Temple is situated near Lakshman Jhula bridge in Rishikesh. Tera Manzil Temple is devoted to idols of Hindu God and Goddess. Here visitors always capture a superb vision of the full area from the top of the temple.
Rishikund tank and Raghunath Temple Rishikesh : The Rishikund tank and Raghunath temple near the tank also present quite beautiful scenic views. Lord Ram used the tank for bathing while he was in exile.
Geeta Bhawan Rishikesh: It is the Temple in which the well-known Indian epic Mahabharata and Ramayana are explains on the walls. Here people assemble to read the Ramayana jointly.
Nilkanth Mahadev Temple: Nilkanth mahadev temple is one of the temples and is very popular in north India which is positioned at height of around 5500 ft.
Shatrughna Mandir: Shatrughna Mandir is dedicated to Shatrughna of the epic Ramayana. This ancient shrine is said to be established by Adi Shankaracharya during his visit to Rishikesh. Shatrughna Temple is located near Ram Jhula.
Kunjapuri Devi Temple: Kunjapuri Devi Temple is a hill-top goddess temple in Rishikesh. This Devi Temple is one of the revered shrines in Rishikesh. This shrine is dedicated to Goddess Sati (Goddess Parvati).
Lakshman Temple: Lakshman Temple is situated on the banks of River Ganga near Lakshman Jhula. It is said that Lakshman Temple was established by Adi Shankaracharya. This temple is dedicated to Lakshmana (Rama's brother) of the epic Ramayana.
How to Reach Haridwar
Haridwar is accessible from all the major cities of India by train and by road from where rest of the journey is by road or trek.
By Road: Delhi airport to Haridwar by road is a good option for a hassle free traveling. It takes 6 to 7 hours to reach Haridwar by road and it is recommended to start early morning to avoid traffic.
By Air: The nearest domestic airport is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which is 35 km away from Haridwar. Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi is the nearest International Airport after which you can travel by train or by road.
By Train: Haridwar has direct links the major cities of India such as Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Indore, Jaipur, Ahmedabad.
Fairs and Festivals in Haridwar and Rishikesh
Haridwar – Kumbh Mela is organized every 12 years when the planet Jupiter (Brihaspati) comes into the sign Aquarius (Kumbha). Makar Sankranti in celebrated January by around 1.5 lakh visitors every year followed by Mahashivratri that is attended by more than 2 lakh pilgrims. During Kanwar Mela in July-Aug the number reaches up to 20 lakh visitors traveling to Haridwar from different cities.
Rishikesh – The Annual International Yoga Festival is organized by Parmarth Niketan Ashram In the month of March, visitors and yoga lovers from all corners of the world take part in this festival. This festival explores the eight limbs of Yoga and how they apply to our lives. The Annual Yoga Festival is attended by lakhs of visitors and Yoga enthusiasts from all around the world.
Winter (about 17°C): The winter season comes in the month of October and lasts till the end of February. The chill in the atmosphere is at its best in the months of December/January. The highest temperature at the place recorded is about 17°C. The minimum temperature during the season is about 6°C.
Summer (about 40°C): The month of March brings the summer. The summer season here is quite hot and high on humidity. The maximum temperature recorded here is about 40°C. The day time during the summer season is scorching but the nights get cool. The Cool breeze makes a walk around the river Ganga very pleasurable.
Monsoon (humidity): The monsoon season at the place comes with the month of June and stays till the month of September, Haridwar experiences moderate rainfall. The humidity during the monsoon season is quite high. The evenings during the monsoon season can be quite amazing with a cool breeze and beautiful light.
Famous Mussoorie site seeing
Mussoorie hill station is a famous for its scenic beauty and lush greenery. It has several interesting tourist place where people visit and cheer up like:
Kempty Falls: This famous place is located on the way between Dehradun-Mussoorie roads; Kempty Falls is a beautiful location to take a dip in the water falling from an altitude of 40 feet. It is a perfect place to take a short swim or fish. One of the most renowned waterfalls in Uttarakhand that offers a mesmerizing panoramic view as the water falls from a great height. The pond formed at the bottom of the falls make an excellent spot for swimming, fishing, and bathing. A flight of stairs leads to the pond where one can soak in the fun with friends and family. Quite famous among the tourists as a picnic spot, this perennial waterfall is crowded almost throughout the year.
Gun Hill: Gun Hill is the second highest peak of Mussoorie and one of the most famous destinations of the hill station. Gun Hill offers an enchanting view of some of the highest Himalayan ranges namely Bunderpunch, Srikantha, Pithwara and the Gangotri group, along with a picturesque view of the Mussoorie town and the Doon Valley. One of the most exciting features of this place is a 400 m thrilling Ropeway ride to land from this exceptionally beautiful, misty peak.
Cloud's End: This lovely place is 6 km west off the Library; the Cloud's end marks the end of Mussoorie. It is covered by thick jungles and tracks 2 km up to the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary. It offers a lovely walking track. This place offers a great view of Aglar River Valley.
Jwala Devi Temple: Located at an divine altitude atop Benog Hills, the Jwala Devi Temple offers lovely view of the Doon Valley and the milky white Yamuna.
Dhanaulti: A small hamlet towards East of Landour, Dhanaulti houses the Sukhanda Devi shrine amidst the lushness of Himalayan greenery and attracts numerous pilgrims to its site. You must also visit the Eco Park on the way to Chamba.
Benog Wildlife Sanctuary: Famous for its almost-extinct mountain quails, deer, leopards and red-billed blue magpie, the Benog Wildlife Sanctuary is well known to house rare species of birds and offers an excellent trail of pine-clad slopes surrounded by Himalayan peaks for a refreshing walk.
Nag Tibba Trek: Nag Tibba is situated near Mussoorie which is relatively unknown and a very exhilarating trekking trail. Known as one of the best weekend treks, the place offers a climb of about 10,000 ft amid the snow clad mountains. This is the highest peak of the Nagtibba range with an altitude of 9915m and is said to serve as a home to Nag Devta. The trail of the expedition is also highly fascinating and spectacular, being adorned with rich variety of flora and fauna, a rustic Gharwali lifestyle and oak and deodar forest housing exotic birds and wildlife. The highlight of the trip is the stunning view of Bandarpoonch Peak, Kedarnath Peak, Gangotri Peak and Doon Valley from the Nag Tibba.
Municipal Garden: The beautiful Municipal Garden, earlier known as "Company Bagh", is an idyllic retreat for tourists as well as locals. A visit to this century-old garden, which is adorned with green lawns, fountain, mini artificial lake and waterfall, is like stepping back in the old colonial days. There is a picturesque water body where you can indulge in boating located in the Happy Valley area. This garden can be easily reached by rickshaw, pony or car. The best time to visit this place is from March to June and September to November as it is when maximum flowers in the park blossom."
Jharipani Falls: Situated near Jharipani village, the enchanting Jharipani Falls is approximately 7 km away from Mussoorie. The breathtaking view of Shivalik Range, species of wild flowers, creepers and shrubs that surround these falls will certainly leave you spellbound. One can behold the beautiful Doon Valley and step farming fields, which lie on the other side of the waterfall. An ideal place for picnicking and some adventure, this fall is definitely a must visit.
Camel’s back road: Camel's Back Road is a stretch of 3 km long natural display of rocks. The name of this road is derived from its rocks placement and its shape like camel’s hump. The place offers a picturesque view of the sunset and a life like resemblance of a sitting camel. One can also enjoy long walks and horse riding here.
Massorrie Lake: A newly developed picnic spot situated on Mussoorie - Dehradun road, The Lake is situated at 6 km on Mussoorie -Dehradun road having a facility of pedaled boats. It offers an enchanting view of Doon Valley and nearby villages. View during Night is marvelous.
Cable Ride: Enjoy a Ropeway ride to the second highest peak of Mussoorie. It can also be negotiated by bridles path which forks-off from Mall Road near Kutchery and to reach takes about twenty minutes. The Ropeway distance is only 400 meter and the sheer thrill of the ride is memorable.
Things to do in Mussoorie
Masoorie is one of the famous destination tourist attraction places and it is the view of favorite greenery view. It is also quite popular for adventure activities like paragliding & sky rides and you can also visit for shopping to make your tour perfect. There are more things to do which are as follows:
Paragliding: Mussoorie is one of the best destinations for paragliding in India. Paragliding operators in Mussoorie, largely offer joyrides on a two-seater glider operated by professional pilots with over 3000 hours of flying experience. It is a big dream to fly in the sky like a fee bird Paragliding at Mussoorie Lake offers a person with the fascinating view of hills, lakes and valleys in Mussoorie.
Camping : Mussoorie campsite is the best way to have the adventure in the lap of the nature. There is need to dare Adventures make arrangements for tent accommodation in particular camping grounds. Camping in Mussoorie packages offered by us have complete range of adventure activities available. Camping involves the use of a tent, caravan, cabin, a primitive structure, or no shelter at all.
Triveni Ghat Rishikesh
Triveni Ghat is situated bank of the holy river Ganges, is a sacred ghat in Rishikesh famous for the Ganga Aarti. Triveni words come from join of two words Tri means three and Veni means confluence.
This scared ghat used for bath for most of pilgrims. The main daily event of the attraction is the evening Aarti of Goddess Ganga also commonly called as "Maha Aarti". Triveni Ghat, a confluence of three holy significant Rivers the Ganges, the Yamuna and the Saraswathy, is a most revered sacred bathing spot in Rishikesh and is situated on the banks of Ganges River. The Ghat is considered to be the cremation ground of Lord Krishna.
Triveni Ghat has a market also where you can get gems, precious and semi-precious stones, knickknacks, clothes, puja items. Also shops for religious goods, kullu topis, Nehru jackets, kurtas, salwar kameez and jewellery, bangles on the narrow streets. Pick up Natarajas and statues of almost every deity in the Hindu pantheon. For food they have road side shops Ice creams Shops, Golgappa and sweets shops.
Places to Visit in Triveni Ghat: The Gita Mandir (Temple), Bharat Mandir (Temple) & the Laxmi- Narayan Temple is the main attractions of the Triveni Ghat.
Best time to visit Mussoorie
Mussoorie is place where summer is the best time to trekking and camping. Winter is freezing and is dominated by snowfall. Post monsoon season during September to November is good for water rafting. The type of weather of this place is cool and enjoyable throughout the year but the best time to visit Mussoorie is from the month of September to June.
Climate in Mussoorie
Winter (December to February): This season stays here from October to February with chilly weather conditions and snow. The temperature at night can reach down to subzero levels and roads usually get obstructed by snow from December till mid of February.
Summer (March to June): Summer in this region with a very pleasant duration and an average temperature around 37°C. For sightseeing and adventures it is the best season to visit Mussoorie.
Monsoon (July to mid-September): the monsoon season appears with moderate rainfall and can cause landslides, making it perilous to travel.
Best ashram to stay in Rishikesh
Rishikesh is an attractive small town is situated in the foothills of the Indian Himalayas. There are lots of ashrams in Rishikesh where traveler continuously visits.
Yoga Niketan Ashram: Yoga Niketan Trust was founded by Swami Yogeshwaranand Paramahans. Little bit above the main Badrinath road completely free from noise or pollution and full of greenery throughout. Yoga Hall cum Samadhi hall is exclusively used morning and evening for Asanas and Pranayams, Kriyas are done once a week and there is a big platform outside the hall for the same.
Madhuban Ashram: Madhuban Ashram is to be found at Kailash Gate, Muni-ki-Reti, Rishikesh. Vaishnav devotees from all over India are associated with the Ashram.
Sivananda Ashram: Sivananda Ashram is positioned on the banks of the holy river Ganges at the foothills of the Himalayan ranges. Many charitable and spiritual activities are conducted under the auspices of the Ashram; they include Yoga-Vedanta Forest Academy, Sivananda Eye Hospital and Sivananda Ayurvedic Pharmacy. Yoga classes are conducted every day for the public in the Ashram.
Parmarth Niketan Ashram: Parmarth Niketan is located near Swargashram. Its president is Swami Chidanand Saraswatiji Maharaj. There is also a Gurukul (a school) run by ashram for teaching Yoga, Meditation and other Hindu sacred ceremonies. 'International Yoga Festival' is organized by ashram every year in the month of February, in which people from all over the world participate.
Mussoorie adventure activities
Paragliding & Cave exploration: Mussoorie is most popular destination for paragliding where you can enjoy paragliding with scenic places and also explore the ancient caves of Himalaya.
Mountain biking & Atv (quad bikes) adventure: Mountain Biking and Cycling can be great ways to explore the towns and villages that fringe the foothills of the Himalayas. It also gives tourists the opportunity to understand the challenges that mountains have in store for them.
Trekking & camping: Mussoorie is also the base camp for some of the most famous trekking & camping in Uttarakhand, including the likes of Valley of Flowers and Nagtibba. Dhanaulti, located about 28 kilometres from Mussoorie, is a scenic location clothed in beautiful deodar, rhododendron and oak trees and is a great place to go hiking, especially in one of the two eco parks here.
Rock climbing: Rock Climbing Adventure in Mussoorie is a traditional Adventure Sports activity played by every country of the world. It has no need of any introduction however Rock Climbing is very good for confidence building. There various type of Rocks for climbing like - 50 ft. , 100 ft. , 150 ft. 300 ft. to 600 ft. which very rare in any Adventure Park.
Zip line (flying fox): As an Arial Adventure Sports Zip line (Flying Fox) Adventure is now becoming popular & safe Adventure/fun activity among tourists & people here.
Valley crossing & Zip swing: Crossing the valley of 110 ft. height with the help of a pulley by pulling your own hand is a tough guy sport. You have harnessed and tied up on the rope with pulley then you have to cross 360 ft. long and 120 ft. deep valley with the help of your hand by pulling the rope as a commando. The more you pulled the rope the more you crossed the valley.
Sky Ride: Sky Ride is the India's Highest Zip Line (Flying Fox) in which you can fly over 600 ft. valley , crossing the Alpine forest and River with the speed of up to 90 km ph . And the total length is 1700 ft. This is also the Longest Zip Line in the Himalayas.
Cable Car Ride & Tree Top Adventure: The pleasure of the thrilling Cable Car ride is accentuated by the stunning scenery all around and also Tree Top Adventure
Dhanaulti Adventure Park
Dhanaulti is the perfect destination of leisure and adventure and is away from the crowds, busy market places and pollution. Set amidst thick virgin forests of Deodars, Oaks and Rhododendrons, it is an ideal location that ensures absolute peace of mind and soul. The green meadows, towering trees, breathtaking view of the Himalayan peaks, make Dhanaulti an enticing hideaway for tourists. Dhanaulti is the base point for numerous treks into the snow-capped Himalayas, especially to the Tehri region of Garhwal. Best time to visit Dhanaulti is throughout the year. Dhanaulti is famous for its Natural beauty and Thrilling Adventure sports and activities and this is a perfect family or group Outdoor destination.
Dhanaulti Adventure Park uses a variety of thrilling and adrenaline pumping activities like Zip lining through thickets of forests, mountain biking through winding mountain trails, rappelling and trekking across majestic mountains, camping in the stunning outdoors and much more. Also featuring the Snow Adventure Zone a sprawling meadow covered with white snow making it the perfect location for a plethora of exciting activities like the Sky Walk.
The best part about the Dhanaulti Adventure camp is that it’s got something for everyone making it the perfect place to visit for families and large groups of friends.
Adventure Park Activities: Sky Bridge, Sky Walk, Zip Lining, Zip Swing, Rock Climbing, Rappelling, Trekking, Mountain Biking, ATV Ride, Paragliding and Camping.
Eco Park: Eco Park is a newly developed park by the Divisional Forest Officer (DFO) and citizens of Dhanault. The Park features a plethora of flora as well as the native Deodar, Oak & Rhododendron trees, also housing endangered birds adding to its natural beauty. It is famous for its stunning sunrises and sunsets and provides ample activities like Flying Fox, Burma Bridge and much more like Sky Walk, Sightseeing, Trekking, Hiking and Rock Climbing. . This botanical wonder is the ideal place to visit for couples, families and children as well.
The park is also a stellar destination for fun hikes and treks with fresh air and providing you with amazing views of Doon Valley and the Himalayas
Surkanda Devi Temple: Surkanada Devi temple is located at a distance of 8 km. from Dhanaulti at a height of about 10,000 feet and requires a trek of about 1.5 km. from the base of the hill. This temple is dedicated to the famous Parvati Devi who is revered in the region by the locals. The temple provides a breathtaking panoramic 360 degree view of the Garhwal region. In the north, snow capped mountains of Himalayas can be seen on a clear day. On the other side, you will see Rishikesh and the Dehradun valley. A variety of beautiful flowers and herbs are grown in abundance here. Also marvel at the variety of aerial species of the western Himalayas in this region. Surkanda Devi temple is one of the sacred Hindu temples that lure visitors on regular basis.
Kunjapuri: Kunjapuri temple is situated at an altitude of 1645 m, which gives a picturesque view of the Himalayan region. On the way to Gangotri at a distance of 6 km from Narendra Nagar the road splits at Hindola Khal, leading to the holy shrine, which is situated at a distance of about 5 km.
Potato farm (Aloo Khet): Dhanaulti’s famous Potato Farm is located close to the main market of Dhanaulti owned by the Government of Uttarakhand. This farm is Popular as a sunrise point, the place also offers a panoramic view of the Doon Valley. Tourists can hire horses to explore this unique and breathtaking spot. The farm produces a large quantity of potatoes, which are also supplied to other states of India.This place is Ideal for nature lovers and avid photographers, marvel at tons of potatoes and the process in cultivating this staple vegetable. Horse ride is also available to go around these potato farms.
Camp Thangdhar: the Camp Thangdhar located in Thangdhar village at a distance of 14 km. from the market area in Dhanaulti. It is situated at a height of 8300 feet and is surrounded by the pine and deodar trees. This particular adventure camp has accommodation facilities and has been developed especially for the tourists who are interested in mountain adventure. There are deluxe and alpine tents for the tourists with multi cuisine food and other facilities. Various activities are arranged for the tourists who stay in these tents in Camp Thangdhar. Trekking, golf, mountain biking, rock climbing, bonfire, snow camping, etc are some of the activities that are arranged. Sightseeing to the nearby locations is also organized for the tourists who stay at the camp. Jain temples
Classic Hill-Top Resort: The Classic Hill-Top Resort is the ideal destination for a resort getaway in the hills and it is nestled amidst the beautiful town of Chamba. This well furnished and well appointed resort features state of the art modern facilities, comfortable rooms, and a quaint rustic vibe with clean mountain air and stunning views. Discover the magic of nature in the wooded surroundings of the resort as you take a scenic walk, indulge in a private picnic at sunset or get in touch with your inner self at Hitayu the Health Spa. The facilities provided by the resort are In-house Restaurant, Billiards, Table Tennis, DJ Setup, Swimming pool and a state of the art Health Spa.
Kanatal: Kanatal is a little hamlet of great beauty which is located just about 13 km. away from Dhanaulti. It is heavenly and you get a great view of the Himalayas if it’s a clear day. Located in the picturesque settings of the Garhwal Himalayas, the charming hill station of Kanatal is a perfect weekend getaway for the weary souls. This place is to take a day trip and picnic in the beautiful surroundings of Kanatal.
Patanjali Yogpeeth, Haridwar
Patanjali Yogpeeth in Uttaranchal is one of the most popular Yoga institutes in the world. The institute has been set up for treatment and research in Yoga and Ayurved. Patanjali Yogpeeth is an institution for scientific research and treatment in Yog, Spiritualism and Ayurveda with the world's largest OPD with a capacity of over six to ten thousand patients per day. Swami Ramdevji's then called trained Yog teachers as he initiated in the direction to spread the revolution of the Yog & Pranayam everywhere. It proudly features world's largest outpatient department or OPD which will cater to 6 to 10 thousand patients every day. Patanjali Yogpith in Haridwar also features an IPD and a huge pathological laboratory research and treatment with the help of Yoga and Ayurved.
Facilities and services at Patanjali Yogpeeth:
Facility of treatment and residence is also available in Indoor Patient Department (IPD) on the recommendation of Vaids. Facility of treatment and residence is also available to general public and honorable members in the guest house of Patanjali Yogpeeth. A small amount is charged for stay in the room, utilized for the maintenance and payment of electricity.
Yajna / Jadi Buti Chikitsa
Yog Consultancy / Yoga Classes
Dental Clinic and Research Centre
Ophthalmology and Research Centre
Surgery through Ayurvedic ways
Panchkarma Therapy & Research Centre
Cardiology Research Centre
Radiology Research Centre
Diagnostic & Research Centre
Free Yogic & Ayurvedic Consultancy through letters, phone, fax & email etc.
Department of Medical Science & Research in Yog and Ayurved
Yog Science Camps at Patanjali Yogpeeth
Pranayam Revolution at Patanjali Yogpeeth
Beatles Ashram – Rishikesh
Beatles Ashram in Rishikesh is known as “Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram” and was one of the most popular music bands visited Rishikesh in 1968 for meditation.
Beatles came here to learn transcendental meditation at Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Ashram. The main purpose of their visit to this ashram was to get advanced training about the Transcendental Meditation.
The Beatles were attracted to his meditation and teachings. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi invited them to his ashram in Rishikesh for advance learning.
Sessions were conducted by Maharishi Mahesh Yogi himself at his ashram. According to many people this whole time of the group at Rishikesh Ashram was their most productive time period.
Later Rishikesh became Yoga Capital of the World, Rishikesh is constantly inspiring and helping people who are looking for peace and stress free life.
The ashram is now closed after the death of Maharishi Mahesh Yogi. Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram is now also known as The Beatles Ashram.
Location: The Beatles Ashram is located in Swarg ashram area. There is road from the Ram Jhula which has Gita Bhawan and Parmath NIketan Ashram. At the end of that road you will see old closed Iron Gate of The Beatles Ashram.
The Beatles ashram is 700 meters far from Parmarth Niketan Ashram and 1 km. far from Ram Jhula. The Ashram is around 04 km. far from Rishikesh Railway Station and 3 km. far from Lakshman Jhula.
How to Reach Maharishi Mahesh Yogi Ashram: Ashram is officially closed Still the construction is safe. It’s very hard to find the location of Beatles Ashram.
Current Situation and Entrance Rules of Beatles Ashram: The Beatles ashram is officially closed now and the whole area is under Government control. Still there are old buildings of ashram is there. No one is living here right now. Buildings are not maintained so they are dirty. If you want to visit this place don't try to visit alone. There is watchman at the gate. Officially entrée is prohibited but people unofficially visit this ashram offering some money to the watchman.
Parmarth Niketan Ashram- Rishikesh
Parmarth Niketan Ashram is located in the lap of the lush Himalayas along the banks of the Ganges near Ram Jhula in Rishikesh. The ashram was founded in 1942 by Pujya Swami Shukdevanandji Maharaj.
Parmarth Niketan Ashram is the largest ashram in Rishikesh with over 1000 rooms, provides its thousands of pilgrims - who come from all corners of the Earth - with a clean, pure and sacred atmosphere as well as abundant, beautiful gardens.
Additionally there are frequently special cultural and spiritual programs given by visiting revered saints, acclaimed musicians, spiritual and social leaders and others.
There are also frequent camps at Parmarth Niketan Ashram in which pilgrims come from across the world to partake in intensive courses on yoga, meditation, pranayama, stress management, acupressure, Reiki, Ayurveda & other ancient Indian sciences.
Parmarth Niketan is also the headquarters of the Swami Shukdevanand Trust, a non-profit, religious/spiritual organization dedicated to religion, spirituality and culture.
Things to do in Parmarth Niketan Ashram: You can enjoy the everyday Yoga and Meditation Class, Spiritual lecture, Ganges Ceremony, Local Market visit.
Places to Visit near Parmarth Niketan Ashram: The Parmarth's garden, Statue of Hanuman and The statue of Lord Shiva. Ashram also has a beautiful view of hills on the back side of ashram. Swarg ashram, Geeta Bhavan, Shivanand Ashram, Yog Niketan, Ram jhula, Lakahman Jhula ,Triveni Ghat and Vashisht Cave.