Duration : 03 Nights / 04 Days
Destinations : Delhi - Rishikesh - Mussoorie - Delhi
Day 01 : Delhi - Rishikesh
On reaching Delhi, get ready for a scenic drive to Rishikesh – the world capital of Yoga. Set in the foothills of the Himalayas, Rishikesh is a beautiful city that remains thronged with devotees and adventure enthusiasts all through the year. The city features a unique charm and scenic beauty which adds to the visit of every traveler. The place holds immense religious importance as it is the starting point of sacred pilgrimage tours of Hindus- the Char Dham Yatra (comprising Gangotri, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Kedarnath).The place features a serene and pleasant ambiance which is perfect for those who wish for some privacy and peace, away from the daily hustle and bustle of the overcrowded cities.
Firstly, you will be driven to the Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, which is located around 35 km from Rishikesh. Set at an elevation of 1330 meter, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple is one among the most revered temples of Lord Shiva in the country. As per the legend, the temple is constructed at the same place where Lord Shiva consumed poison which came out of Samudra, because of which his throat turned blue. This incidence gave him the name of Neelkanth. Seek blessings of Lord Shiva and then leave for the next attraction.
Visit Lakshman Jhula, a popular attraction of Rishikesh. The place is known to offer picturesque views of the snow capped mountains and lush green forests. The bridge was built in the year 1939 and it is believed that Lakshman, brother of Lord Ram, crossed the Ganges on jute ropes, on which the bridge stands today. In the evening, drive back to the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 02 : Rishikesh - Mussoorie
In the morning, you check out from the hotel and leave for your next destination- Mussoorie, the Queen of Hills. Located at the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas, Mussoorie is set at an elevation of 1880 meter and offers breathtaking views of the snow capped Shivalik ranges. The place is known for its rich biodiversity, which allures wildlife enthusiasts from all over. Lal Tibba, located at height of 2290 meter is the highest point at the place. Gun Hill Mussoorrie, located at 6800 feet above sea level. This is second highest point of Mussoorrie On reaching Mussoorie, check-in at the hotel and stay overnight.
Day 03 : Mussoorie
Morning after breakfast we will take you for a full day sightseeing tour of Mussoorie, tour includes Lal Tibba – The highest point in Mussoorie, located in Landour area, the oldest inhabited place in Mussoorie. Gun Hill – The second highest point in Mussoorie, offers a panoramic view of the Himalayas. Municipal Gardens – Also known as Botanical Gardens of Mussoorie has an artificially created lake, which is a perfect picnic spot with boating facilities. Kempty Falls – 15 kms from Mussoorie on the Yamunotri Road is the most fascinating and the biggest waterfall. Camel’s Back Road – The place offers a picturesque view of the sunset and a life like resemblance of a sitting camel. Municipal Garden – An artificially created lake is a perfect picnic spot with boating facilities. Overnight stay at Mussoorie.
Day 04 : Mussoorie - Delhi
This is the last day of your Uttarakhand Tour. Pack up your bags, check-out from the hotel and start driving drive towards Delhi, from where you can leave for your next destination. The tour ends here.