DAY 14-16: HARIDWAR / RISHIKESH
Haridwar sacredness, divine temples and River rafting in Rishikesh
After 253 km flow of the holy river Ganges, it descends onto the Indo-gangetic plains for the first time in the spiritual city of Haridwar. Haridwar is generally preferred by tourists for the famous Ganga aarti (Prayer), the chandi devi temple, Har ki Pauri ghat (considered as the most peace giving place) & various other temples including Mansa Devi temple etc.
Also known as the “Gateway to the garhwal himalayas”, Rishikesh is a beautiful town located at the foothills of himalayas in the state of Uttarakhand. All visitors fancy the river rafting & paddle rides at the banks of Ganges in Rishikesh followed by visits to Kunjapuri devi temple and the marvellous triveni ghat where one may participate in Ganga aarti at the appropriate time. You may also visit the various ashrams including Swarg ashram, the beatles ashram and sivananda ashram.
Accommodation: Hotel stay for three nights