The Golden Triangle is so called because of the triangular shape formed by the locations of New Delhi, Agra and Jaipur on a map. Enjoy the historical cities of the Golden Triangle as well as Mumbai, Rishikesh and Haridwar and marvel at the Taj Mahal and all sites on this tour. Haridwar is one of the most popular pilgrimage cities in India which hosts a nightly Aarti where tiny lamps are floated off the ghats. Millions of people visit this city every year to spend time at the various temples and Ashrams.
Rishikesh a small city a mere 45kms away from Haridwar enjoys global fame as the worldwide capital of yoga and meditation. Positioned on the banks of River Ganges, it is the gateway to the Himalayas and offers massive natural beauty and majesty.
This spiritual town boasts a large number of temples that are placed against the beautiful backdrop of the Shivalik Range of the Himalayas. There is a well-liked legend linked with the name of the town when Rishi Raibhya did penance. God appeared before him in the form of Hrishikesh and hence the name.
Rishikesh is a perfect destination for those looking to delve into their spiritual side amid the peaceful surroundings. It houses many Yoga and Meditation centres. Other activities are Rafting, camping and Bungee Jumping. It is just 245 kms away from Delhi and is widely popular in foreign visitors.
For more tours to India see our tours below:
|North and South India – Option 1 – 19 Nights / 20 Days|
|Mumbai and Goa holiday – 6 Nights / 7 days|
|Golden Triangle with Pushkar and Udaipur – 8 Nights / 9 Days|
|North and South India – Option 2 – 13 Nights / 14 days|