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Haridwar Rishikesh Tour Package and Uttrakhand Tour Plan
Hello Friends. Welcome to our Blog Taxi For Tour. Uttrakhand is a state in Northern India and the state is also known as “Devabhumi” due to the large number of pilgrimage sites found throughout the state. Today, we are going to share a tour plan of the three most popular destination of this nature-rich state of India- uttarakhand. The three destinations we would mention here are Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Mossoorie.
Let’s start the tour.
Day-1 On day-1 of your tour 1st reach Haridwar from your home town. Haridwar is considered as one of the seven holiest cities in India. This ancient city is located on the banks of River Ganga in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. Haridwar can be reached both by train or air. By train reach Haridwar junction station firstand from there take a cab to reach your hotel. The nearest airport of Haridwar is Jolly Grantairport. It is around 40 Km away from Haridwar and it will take almost 1 hour 15 mins toreach Haridwar from Jolly Grant airport by car.Upon reaching Haridwar check in to your hotel. In the evening go to visit Har ki Pauri ghat and watch famous Ganga Arati there. Har ki Pauri is one of the most sacred Ghatsin Haridwar. It is a well-known landmark of the place. The place is visited by devotees and visitor from all over the world and seek the blessings of Holy Ganga by offering their prayers. Har Ki Paudi is the place where River Gangaflowing through the Himalayas touches the plains for the first time.In the evening Ganga Arati is performed here. Ganga Arati is a religious prayer that takes places on the banks of sacred river Gganga. The place looks most beautiful at this time.
Day-2 On day-2 morning, after breakfast, go to visit Manasa Devi temple. The temple is located on top of a hill and is one of the most sacred temples of Haridwar. The place is also known as Bilwa Tirtha as it is situated on top of the Bilwa Parvat or hill on the Shivalik hills. This Templeis dedicated to goddess Manasa. The temple experiences a large number of devotees’every day. You can enjoy a rope way ride to reach the top of the hill or can simply climbup the stair cases. The surroundings of this temple needs a special mention. From there go to visit Bilkeshwar MahadevTemple The temple is situated in the valley of BilwaParvat near Har ki Pauri ghat. This temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and his consortParvati. It is believed to be the place where Goddess Parvati worshiped Lord Shiva andhe accepted to make her his wife. From there go to visit Chandi Devi Temple.Surrounded by lush greeneries and located on top of Neel parvat, this beautiful templeis dedicated to Goddess Chandi. It is one of the five pilgrimages of Haridwar. As thetemple is situated on top of Neel Parvat, it is also known as Neel Teertha.From there go to visit Maya Devi temple. It is one of the oldest temples of Haridwar builtin 11th century. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Maya, who according to Hindu mythologyis the Goddess of divine power. It is also one of the three Shaktipeeth, as per legend,it is believed to be the place where the heart and naval of Goddess Sati fell.
Day-3 On day-3 morning, 1st go to visit the DakshaMahadev temple. The temple is located in Kankhal in Haridwar.From there go to visit Ma Anandamayi Ashram. Ma Anandamayi Ashram is a spiritual centreand ashram dedicated to Ma Anandamayi who was a prominent spiritual personality.Next go to visit Vaishno Devi temple of Haridwar. It is a replica of Vaishno Devi temple ofKashmir. There are tunnels and caves in this temple which lead to the inner altar whereyou can see the shrine of Goddess Vaishno Devi.From there go to visit Parad Shiva Linga. Parad Shivlinga is a unique religious siteinside Harihar Ashram in Haridwar. The place is named so as the Shivalinga or the sacredsymbol of Lord Shiva worshipped here is made with Parad which means Mercury.After visiting these temples of Kankhal move towards Rishikesh.Situated along the convergence of Ganga and Chandrabhaga River, Rishikesh is a beautifulplace located on the foothills of Himalayas. It is the place where you can enjoy scenicbeauty, tranquillity, some exotic spa and yoga treatment and at the same time can experiencesome of the best adventure sports which will surely give you some adrenalin rush.The road the leads to Rishikesh from Haridwar is one of the most beautiful roads of India.Upon reaching Rishikesh first visit Ram Jhula. Ram Jhula is a suspension bridge built inthe year 1986. The bridge runs across the sacred River Ganga and connects ShivanandaNagar to Swargashram. The bridge is 750 feet long and is a purely engineering marvel.If you are an adventure sport lover then you can enjoy adventure sports like river raftingand bunjee jumping here. Next go to visit Lakshman Jhula. The Lakshman Jhula is a famous hanging bridge across the river Ganga that connects two villages,Tapovan and Jonk. It is located 5 kilometres northeast of the Rishikesh town. The entire bridge is made up of iron. The bridge is 450 feet long and 70 feet high from the river.The Lakshman Jhula is the most popular tourist location of the region.From Lakshman Jhula go to Neelkanth Mahadev Temple. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is dedicated to Shiva as Neelkanth is his another name. It is a famous temple of the region and the surrounding area of the temple is really beautiful.
Day-4 On day-4 morning go to moosoorie from Haridwar.Musoorie is a beautiful hilly town, commonly known as the “Queen of the Hills”. The town is located 7000 feet above the sea level. Serene Hills, green forests, snow covered Himalayan Mountain range are some of the things which you can enjoy here. Well-known for its pleasant weather, Mussoorie can be visited any time from September to June.Upon reaching Musoorie first check in to your hotel.After that, go to vist Mall. The musoorie Mall is the most happening place of the locality where you can find modern shops, video game parlors, and skating rinks.From there go to visit Mussoorie Lake. It is an artificial lake developed and maintained by the City Board and the Mussoorie Dehradun Development Authority. Enjoy boating here.
Day-5 On day-5, go to the nearby locations of Mussoorie city. First, visit Gun hill. Gun Hill is the second highest point of Mussoorie. The altitude of the place is 2024 meters. Enjoy a panoramic view of the Doon Valley from here. From there go to Camel’s back road. Theplace offers a striking view of the Himalayan mountain ranges.Next visit Company Garden. The Company Garden is a popular tourist attraction in the mountain city of Mussoorie, located around 3km from the main Mall Road.From there visit Kempty falls. Located on the Dehradun-Mussoorie roads, Kempty Falls is a beautiful waterfall surrounded by high mountain cliffs. It is situated at an altitudeof nearly 4500 ft above the sea level.
Day-6 On day-6 return back to Deheradun station or Jolly Grant airport for departure.Where to stay There are many hotels available in Haridware and Mussoorie where you can put up for the night. A typical mid-range hotel in haridware will charge around Rs 1500 to Rs2000 and a hotel in Musoorie will charge around Rs 2500to Rs4000. All these properties have online booking facilities.For total package cost please check the description box below.Please let us know your views about this article in the comment section below. Your opinion means a lot to us. Thanks for reading.
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