On Spiritual visit of India
08 Days this spiritual tour with Taj takes you into the interesting scenery of the foothills of the Himalayas. The most sacred sites and pilgrimage centers of the Hindu, you will see how the Hindu ghats play an important role. Experience the world of ashrams and sadhus in Haridwar and Rishikesh, Visit -Chamba is the small hill town, End of Journey visit the world-famous and World famous Taj Mahal.
Visit Jama Mosque, Rajghat, Lotus temple, and Qutub Minar in Delhi
Visit Shivananda Ashram & Lakshman Jhoola on the Ganga river in Rishikesh
Visit Hill city Chamba
Enjoy Evening Ganga aarti in Rishikesh
visit Tehri Dam on India’s Bhagirathi river
visit the Taj Mahal & Agra Fort
DAY 01: ARRIVE DELHI
Meeting and assistance on arrival and transfer to the hotel of stay. On arrival at hotel, you are warmly received with the traditional welcome of Garlanding, Aarti, and Teeka. With a warm smile. We greet our guests with folded hands and say Namaste which also means “we bow to god in you”. Namaste is a way of greeting each other in India, a humble gesture is also taken as a mark of respect for each other.
DAY 02: DELHI
Breakfast at the hotel After this we proceed for a half-day tour of Delhi visiting Jama Mosque one of the largest and Historical Mosques in India and walk through the Oriental market of Chandini Chowk. A small rickshaw ride (tricycle) from the Old market to Car / Coach Parking at Red fort will give you a flavor of traditional India. Later visit Raj Ghat the cremation site of Mahatama Gandhi to pay respect to world leaders who started a movement of nonviolence.
Lunch a pure vegetarian meal with a traditional Indian way of serving meals at a local restaurant. Drive past India Gate, Presidents House, and other Government buildings we may take photo stops here if required. Visit Qutub Minar and then visit the Lotus temple.
DAY 03: DELHI-HARIDWAR BY TRAIN 2017 (0650-1125HRS) & HARIDWAR-RISHIKESH DRIVE (35 KMS/45 MINUTES)
Early morning transfer to Railway station to board the train and start your journey to Spiritual India. Arrive at the holy land of Haridwar. Meeting and assistance on arrival at the railway station and straight drive to Rishikesh & check-in at Hotel
After lunch proceeds for half tour of Rishikesh our Local English speaking guide takes you the Shivananda Ashram where discourses in English on Hindu religious texts can be heard. Then we will walk around Lakshman Jhoola a suspension bridge spanning the Ganga
Evening we arrange a private prayer ceremony at banks for Holy river GANGES. Return to hotel
DAY 04: RISHIKESH-HARIDWAR-RISHIKESH
Early Morning Join Yoga guru for early morning yoga and meditation on banks of the river Ganges, Return to your hotel for breakfast
After breakfast drive to Haridwar. Take walk around visiting various Hindu temples, markets, and Ashrams. Return to your hotel in Rishikesh.
DAY 05: RISHIKESH-CHAMBA
Early Morning breakfast at the hotel and then depart by surface for Chamba. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Lunch at the hotel of stay. Located above 80 km from Hardwar Chamba is the small hill town of Chamba, Uttaranchal(of course don’t confuse it with Chamba in Himachal). Again really unspoiled and with a lot of pines and deodar and good views. Unlike Hardwar and Missouri, the place is very quiet and picturesque and an excellent place to relax to wash your city blues. On arrival proceed for lunch.
After lunch a walking tour of this hill city visiting local Markets and villages.
Return to the hotel in the evening and try an optional visit to the SPA of the hotel for head and foot Massage.
DAY 06: CHAMBA
Early morning enjoys nature and Yoga sessions in the surroundings of nature. Breakfast and relax in the first half of the day exploring the property of stay on your own. Optional you may also avail facilities of SPA available at the resort.
Afternoon We take you for a visit of Tehri Dam on India’s Bhagirathi river, the main tributary of the Ganges, which is one of the world’s largest and most controversial Hydroelectric projects. Under construction since 1978.
Return to the hotel for evening herbal tea.
Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
DAY 07: CHAMBA-HARIDWAR-DELHI TRAIN 2018 (1813-2245 HRS)
The last leg of the tour on spiritualism starts with yoga and meditation and closing remarks on the tour. Breakfast and lunch at the hotel and then we leave for Hardwar with packed lunch to board the train for Delhi. Reached Delhi railway station and transfer to a hotel for an overnight stay.
DAY 08: DELHI-AGRA (204 Kms)
Breakfast at the hotel. Early afternoon leave by surface for Agra. Lunch en-route. On arrival proceed to visit Massive Agra fort or Red fort of Agra.
DAY 09: AGRA-DELHI-LEAVE DELHI
Early morning visit Taj to see this great symbol of love by sunrise. Return to the hotel for breakfast. Later proceed for last-minute shopping in Agra. Early lunch and we depart by car/bus for Delhi. On arrival proceed straight to the airport to connect flight for onwards destination.
The above cost includes:
Assistance on arrival/departure at airport and Railway stations by our representative.
Accommodation sharing twin on Breakfast basis for a total of 8 nights, includes prevailing government taxes.
Local Yoga Guru on the days as mentioned in the itinerary.
Local English speaking guide as per program.
Train fare Delhi-Hardwar-Delhi on ac chair car.
Applicable Government service tax
The above cost does not include:
Any services other than mentioned above
Any visa charges
Any airport tax
Any Domestic & international airfare.
Any items of personal nature like phone calls, tips, laundry, and drinks, etc.,
Any Porterage at airport or railway station,
Any Entrance fees at places of visit.
IMPORTANT: Haridwar being holy city food served will be all vegetarian at hotels/ local cities. However non-vegetarian meals will be served in Chamba/Delhi and Agra.