Golden Triangle with Yoga & Meditation

17 Days / 16 Nights

Delhi - Agra - Jaipur - Rishikesh - Haridwar

Overview

The Golden Triangle highlights Delhi, Agra and Jaipur, the three iconic cities that reflect the supreme excellence of Indian art and culture. Then travel to Rishikesh, the capital of yoga, and take part in yoga and meditation classes. Enjoy the beautiful views of Haridwar and witness daily Ganga aarty ceremony.

Highlights of this tour

* Cycle rickshaw ride in Old Delhi

* Musical Water Show at Akshardam Temple

* Visit the iconic Taj Mahal

* Short demonstration about marble and gems craftwork

* Experience the Rajasthan traditions

* Take part in yoga and meditation classes

* Explore the attractions of Rishikesh

* Visit to Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula

* Seek blessings and attend Ganga Aarti

* Enjoy the breathtaking views of Haridwar and river Ganga from Cable car


Itinerary

This is a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific requirements for no extra cost. Contact us and we create your itinerary to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.


A visit to historic Delhi is a journey through waves of conquest.  Delhi is home to an amazing array of sights, events, and activities. New Delhi is the capital of India and combines old-world charm and modern life. 

Day 1 - Arrival to Delhi 
Our representative will receive you on arrival at the International Airport in Delhi and transfers to your hotel.
After freshening up in your hotel room, witness a darshan at Akshardam Temple, watch the musical Water Show.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

Day 2 - Explore New and Old Delhi
After breakfast visit famous places like Red Fort, Humayun’s Tomb, India Gate, Qutab Minar, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib temple, Bahai (Lotus) Temple.  Get the opportunity for shopping at the famous markets like Dilli Haat and Chandni Chowk, and buy authentic Indian crafts sold by craftsmen from all around India. Taste the different flavors of the Mughalai cuisine.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Delhi.

The Taj Mahal in Agra, known as the "Symbol of Love" and one of the seven wonders of the world, is the epitome of Moghul art. Other vestiges of the Moghul empire include tombs, mosques, and relics.

Day 3 - Travel to Agra, visit the Taj Mahal
After breakfast travel to Agra. Visit UNESCO Heritages, the Taj Mahal, known as the symbol of love and the Agra Fort known as the symbol of power, strength, and resilience.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Agra.

Jaipur, a city in the state of Rajasthan, was named after King Jai Singh in the 18th century.  His descendant, King Ram Singh, in 1876, had the entire city painted pink (a color that represents hospitality) when the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) visited. Jaipur has since been known as the Pink City. It continues to be the most hospitable city in India today and offers majestic forts, temples, palaces, monuments, and gardens for the tourist to explore. Jaipur is also known as the gem- and jewelry capital of the world.

Day 4 - Travel to Jaipur  
After breakfast travel to Jaipur, en-route visit Chand Baori stepwell. Freshen up in your hotel room, then visit a Haveli (traditional mansion) and enjoy a Rajasthani dinner with a local family.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 5 - Jaipur sightseeing
After breakfast set out with your private guide on a city tour of Jaipur, beginning at Hawa Mahal, the Palace of the Winds. Proceed to Amber and visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site, the majestic Amber Fort, built from red sandstone and marble. After lunch see the City Palace and Jantar Mantar, an observatory with fascinating 18th-century instruments. Visit a colorful local market with your guide, then participate in a cooking demo and taste different Rajasthani specialties.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Jaipur.


The Land Of Nature, Spirituality, and Yoga - Rishikesh is a city in India’s northern state of Uttarakhand, in the Himalayan foothills beside the Ganges River. The river is considered holy, and the city is renowned as a center for studying yoga and meditation. Temples and ashrams (centers for spiritual studies) line the eastern bank, a traffic-free, alcohol-free and vegetarian enclave upstream from Rishikesh town. 


Day 6 - Arrival to Dehradun, travel to Rishikesh

Travel by flight to Dehradun. Our representative will receive you at the airport in Dehradun and transfers you to your resort in Rishikesh. Evening attend Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan.

Overnight stay at the Ashram in Rishikesh.


Day 7-14 - Yoga retreats on the banks of the holy river Ganges
This yoga retreat will attune you to ashram life along with some holiday activities like rafting, trekking, and local sightseeing. Combine this with ayurvedic massage and you know you have a bargain on hand. You will get to understand the yogic way of life and that could lead you to discover that yogic practice is what you were waiting for all this while to transform your life into something more meaningful.

Yoga Syllabus:

  • Mantra chanting with Ethics of the day
  • Practice and Techniques of Shat karma (Cleansing techniques)
  • Practice and techniques of Asana (Physical postures)
  • Practice and techniques of Pranayama (Breathing practices)
  • Practice of Dhyan (Meditation)


Daily Schedule:
 07:00 am. Wake Up
  07:30 am to 08:30 am Yogic Purification (Mon, Thur)
  07:30 am to 08:30 am Pranayama (Tue, Wed, Fri, Sat)
  08:30 am Herbal Tea or Juices
  09:00 am to 10:30 am Ashthanga Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
  10:45 am Breakfast
  12:30 pm to 01:30 pm Yoga Philosophy
  02:00 pm Lunch
  04:30 pm to 06:00 pm Hatha Yoga Classes (Beginners and Intermediate)
  06:30 pm to 07:30 pm Meditation
  08:00 pm Dinner with Group Discussion (Bonfire)
  09:30 pm Lights Out

Overnight stay at the Ashram in Rishikesh.​ 


Haridwar literally means "Gateway to the abode of the Gods", considered to be among the seven holiest cities in India. An ancient city and important Hindu pilgrimage site in North India's Uttarakhand state, located at the point where the Ganges River emerges from the Himalaya. 

 

Day 15 - Travel to Haridwar; Ganga Aarti

Morning travel to Haridwar. After freshening up in your hotel room will take you to Har ki Pauri to attend the famous Ganga Aarti, the river-worshipping ceremony in which tiny flickering lamps are floated off the steps.  

Overnight stay at the hotel in Haridwar.


Day 16 - Haridwar sightseeing

After breakfast visit Mansa Devi temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Maya Devi Temple, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Sapta Rishi Temple and Ramanand Ashram.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Haridwar.


Day 17 - End of Tour & Services
Our representative will escort you to Dehradun Airport 


Cost of this tour per person

Luxury: From $4,160

Deluxe: From $3,620

Economy: From $2,320


Note: Above prices are subject to change accordingly to the hotels' different season rates.

Inclusions

  • Accommodation in the selected category on sharing basis, 16 nights
  • Buffet breakfast in the hotel
  • English speaking chauffeur-driven Air-Conditioned private vehicle
  • Airport pick-up and drop-off
  • Professional English speaking private local guides
  • Daily Yoga and meditation sessions
  • Other activities as per itinerary (Rickshaw ride, Houseboat cruise, Cooking class, Cultural programs, etc.)
  • Entrance fees to monuments
  • Bottles of mineral water during journeys
  • All government taxes, service charges, parking and toll fees
  • All applicable hotel taxes

Exclusions

  • Visa
  • Insurance
  • International and Domestic flights
  • Excess luggage charges (where applicable)
  • Pre- or post-night accommodation
  • Lunch and Dinner
  • Tips and Gratuities
  • Personal nature expenses i.e. Telephone Calls, Laundry, Soft / Hard Drinks, etc.
  • Camera Fee at Monuments
  • Any expenses arising out of unforeseen circumstances like flight delay/cancellation/hike in fare, strike or any other natural calamities
  • Any other expenses not mentioned in the inclusions above

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