Taj Mahal & Himalayas

Duration: 12 days

Destination Covered: Delhi- Haridwar - Rishikesh -Agra - Jaipur


This unique Taj Mahal Tour with Himalayas includes a visit to three famous cities of India i.e. Delhi, Agra & Jaipur along with Haridwar, Rishikesh - A Temple Town and Shivpuri – Famous for Rafting. Haridwar & Rishikesh is regarded as one of the seven holiest places in Hindu religion.

Experience the history of colossal forts, the magnificence and splendour of Rajasthan's palaces, the symbol of Love – Taj Mahal along with the fascinating pageantry inside the country’s famous temples in Haridwar & Rishikesh. One can experience the Rafting on River Ganges.

Trip Highlights
    • yes A Royal Elephant Ride at Amber Fort Jaipur,
    • yes Famous World Heritage Sites, Fatehpur Sikri,
    • yes One of the seven wonders of the world - Taj Mahal,
    • yes Horse Carriage & Battery Van Ride in Agra,
    • yes Visit Lakshman Jhula, Laxman Temple, Sacha Akhileswar Temple, and 13 story temples, Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram and Geeta Bhavan,
    • yes Evening Aarti ceremony at Har Ki Pauri – Haridwar,
Itinerary Details
Day - 1     Arrival in Delhi, India

On arrival you will be met by our representative and transferred to hotel, where we will be holding the rooms on ready occupancy basis.

Overnight will be in Delhi.

Day - 2     Delhi

After breakfast proceed for city tour of New Delhi covering Birla Temple, India gate, Parliament area, Government buildings, Humayun Tomb, Qutub Minar. In the afternoon city tour of Old Delhi covering Gandhi memorial, Jama Masjid, followed by sound & light show at Red Fort. Overnight will be in Delhi.

Day - 3     Delhi- Haridwar - Rishikesh by train

Morning transfer to station to catch Shatabdi Express to Haridwar. On arrival transfer to hotel. Afternoon city tour followed by grand viewing of Ashrams, some of which are internationally recognized as centre of Philosophical studies, Yoga and Meditation. Arrive and check in into one of the Ashram. Afternoon is to be spent on briefing of day routine.

Overnight will be in Rishikesh.

Day - 4     Rishikesh

A Typical day during the Yoga Training at the hotel.
Overnight will be in Rishikesh.

Day - 5     Rishikesh - Shivpuri by surface

Morning drive to Shivpuri, arrive & check in Nature camp resort. After a welcome drink & acclimatization briefing about the whole schedule. Late afternoon jungle walks in the reserve forest around the Nature Camp Resort. Camp-fire followed by dinner & overnight stay.
Some of the Ashrams to be visited during the tour: Shivananda Ashram, Divine Life society Muni Ki Reti, Parmarth Niketan, Swargashram, Rishikesh, Ved Niketan, Phool Chatti Ashram.

Overnight will be in Shivpuri.

Day - 6     Shivpuri

Early morning wake up for a Yoga class followed by relaxation of body &mind. After yogic breakfast drive to Byasi / Kaudiyala to start the rafting upto Shivpuri. Arrive Byasi briefing on safety, raft manoeuvering, team spirit development etc. Today we exercise team work and hit the most exciting rapids on Ganges. Lunch at nature camp resort. Free time for own activities. Evening meditation and relaxation followed by camp fire & dinner at camp.

Overnight will be in Shivpuri.

Day - 7     Shivpuri

Early morning wake up for one and half hour drive to Hindolakhal, arrive and start trek to Kunjapuri. The one hour trek goes through thick forest till we reach the top i.e Kunjapuri. After exploring the area for some time join the class for Asanas, relaxation & meditation. Witness the sunrise on Greater Himalayan peaks and afterwards trace your steps back to Nature camp resort. Free time for own activities. After lunch drive to Chilla for a wildlife Safari. Arrive Chilla, briefing on jungle discipline, animal behaviour & low impact eco friendly outdoors. Drive back to Nature camp resort for Dinner & night halt.

Overnight will be in Shivpuri.

Day - 8     Shivpuri - Delhi by surface

Early morning advance yoga class with question answer session helping in assessment of change in personality during the course. After breakfast we raft down from the Shivpuri to Rishikesh assessing leadership qualities, team spirit and training for rescue. Lunch at Brahampuri. In the evening you will be transferred to station to connect train to Delhi. On arrival check in into hotel.

Overnight will be in Delhi.

Day - 9     Delhi - Agra by surface

Morning drive to Agra enroute visiting Sikandara, on arrival check in into hotel. Afternoon half day city tour is being organized covering Taj Mahal, Red fort, Tomb of Itmad-ud-Daula.

Overnight will be in Agra.

Day - 10     Agra - Jaipur via Fatehpur Sikri

This day drive to Jaipur enroute visiting old deserted town of Mughal Dynasty - Fatehpur Sikri. On arrival check in into hotel. Afternoon enjoy city atmosphere which by many means is fabulous. 

Overnight will be in Jaipur.

Day - 11     Jaipur

Morning you will be taken to Amer Fort, where you will have the sheer pleasure to enjoy the Elephant Ride. Afternoon city tour covering Hawa Mahal, City Palace, Royal Observatory & Bazaar.

Overnight will be in Jaipur.

Day - 12     Jaipur - Delhi Onward destination

After breakfast drive back to Delhi upon arrival you will be transferred to International Airport for flight back to onward destination.


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