Uttarakhand Travel Packages

Uttarakhand Travel Packages

Following are some of travel packages for Uttarakhand. Each tour package is flexible and can be modified according to requirements of the travellers.

Custom Travel Packages of Uttarakhand
Rishikesh Yoga Travel Packages
Short day tours in Rishikesh

Adventure Travel and activities in Uttarakhand

Adventure Sports in Rishikesh
Pilgrimage Treks in Uttarakhand
Rafting and Kayaking in Rishikesh
Har Ki Dun Trek
Trek to Roop Kund (6 Days)
Valley Of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek

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By |June 3rd, 2014||Comments Off on Uttarakhand Travel Packages|

Valley Of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek

Valley Of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib Trek

Valley of flowers – an exotic destination at an altitude of 3800 m , it is under the snow for many months, except  a few months from July During this time the entire Valley of Flowers is an exceptional sight to behold, bursting with colors and flowers. The entire floor of the valley seems like a colorful carpet of flowers, something you will never have seen before. It was declared a National Park in 1982; it is a World Heritage site. You will not want to move away from here, as according to the locals, it s a home for fairies. The trekking here is not very difficult and somebody who is physically fit can go for it.
Hemkund Sahib is a Sikh shrine, not very far, from the Valley of Flowers and we can accommodate it  in a day or 2.

DAY 1 Rishikesh – Govind Ghat
We commence by reaching Govind Ghat at 1900m altitude. The real trek starts here where the trail for the Valley of Flowers and Hemkund begins. Dividing into a fork, the trail can lead to either the Valley of flowers or Hemkund Sahib. The drive is about 8-10 hours. We can stay in Govind Ghat or Joshimath.
DAY 2 Govind Ghat – Ghangria
On the way, we find Alaknanda River along us, and after crossing the bridge, we begin hiking. Being a pilgrimage site, there is a stone paved path and a variety of shops on the way. You can stop here for meals, or some chai and snacks. A slight slope for 13 km and then we reach the flat part of the Ghangria village on the bed of the Laxman [...]

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Trek to Roop Kund (6 Days)

Trek to Roop Kund (6 Days)

Roop Kund has become famous due to a historic event, where a number of bones and remnants of people were discovered.. Different people have different theories. Some say that these are remains of pilgrims who were on a pilgrimage and were stuck by a storm. Some others say that the people were a part of the group of General Zoravar Singh of Jammu and were returning from a raid in Tibet. Besides these mysterious tales, Roop Kund has a very scenic landscape. Located at a high altitude of 5000 meters in a mountainous feature called the Trishul, in Gharwal region of Uttarakhand. This trek trail passes through lovely lush green grassy meadows, and dense jungles with countless streams of water adorning the area. You will see some snow laden here too. Not very tough, the trek does require some amount of effort due to a lot of walking and the high altitudes. Thus it would be beneficial if you do have some previous experience walking on the mountains.

DAY 1: Rishikesh – Mundoli

The day starts as we drive to Mundoli village and pass through the famous Rudraprayag, Devprayag and some few towns and villages. We will be driving for 8-9 hours, and we will also halt for breakfast, lunch and some rest. As we reach Mundoli, we spend the night there.

DAY2: Mundoli -Bedni Bugyal via Wan

From Mundoli, we progress on our trip, another 10 km, to Wan, from where the real hiking begins. We take our camping gear and follow the trail to Bedni Bugyal (altitude 3350 m). This trek consists of walking for 11 km and it takes about 3 hours or so. Bedni, is exceptionally scenic. With [...]

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Rishikesh Yoga Travel Packages

Rishikesh Yoga Travel Packages

Rishikesh is situated on the banks of the holy river Ganga and is one of the preferred destinations for travelers visiting India as you get to experience lots of different activities at one place. The activities range from adrenalin pumping hiking, rafting, camping, kayaking or simple sight seeing to meditation and yoga. The Ganga enters the Indian plains from its northern terrain into Rishikesh. This makes Rishikesh an ideal tourist destination. If you are up for adventure holidays we can arrange such trips for you. We can also organize spiritual tours for tourists. Please see the sample schedule given below. We can organize one to suit your needs and preferences.

DAY 1: Arrival – Rishikesh

From Delhi we go to Rishikesh via car or bus. This drive takes around 6 hours. We check-in in our guest house or hotels and have lunch or dinner depending on the time. The rest of the day is kept free for you to explore the sights of the city or rest if that is what you prefer.

DAY 2: Introduce yourself to Yoga and Meditation

The early morning yoga session of the first day introduces the beginner yogi to different types of yoga postures known as asanas and also teaches the tourists the basic principles underlying the ancient science of yoga and meditation. This training session is not a very long one. Today tourist will be introduced some basic yoga postures. The instructors are thoroughly trained in the field. After a little rest you can par take a light lunch and spend the rest of the day sight seeing in Rishikesh. The Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula are ideal sight seeing spots. These are suspension bridges and are [...]

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Pilgrimage Trekking Uttarakhand

Pilgrimage Trekking Uttarakhand

In Uttarakhand , you will find some of the most holy and religious travel destinations such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Joshimath and so many others situated in the heart of the Himalayan mountain range. Here , you are away from your worries and tensions of everyday life and can enjoy the splendor of nature at its best. Some of these sites are accessible only during some months. Here we come across the glaciers of the Ganga and Yamuna, known as the Gangotri and Yamunotri, respectively. The water of these glaciers is believed to be holy and is used by Hindus for various religious rites.

Due to the weather conditions some places are visited by only a few pilgrims, but some others have a large crowd of pilgrims, about tens of thousands every month, during peak season.  Some come here not only to explore the religious aspect but also to experience nature at its best.
Treks are arranged by us in several of these sites in Uttarakhand for travelers and pilgrims all over the world. We cater to your demands, whether you wan to visit them during the rush of pilgrims or during quietude. Each such tour or trek is organized keeping in mind the time, natural conditions and the preference of the tourists.
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Travel Package Services:

TRANSPORT: Trek on foot and car for long distance, Bus, Train or Air.
ACCOMMODATION: Campsites, small guesthouses, hotels.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Low to Medium.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,  Mountain climbing,  Bird watching,  Meditation, Hiking, Yoga, Pilgrimage
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: Variable
COST: Variable

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Kayaking and Rafting in Rishikesh

Kayaking and Rafting in Rishikesh

What a better way to spend your time in Rishikesh than experiencing the fast growing sport of Kayaking and Rafting. Experience the free flowing Ganga waters as they enter the plains of India from the higher altitudes of the Himalayas. This makes it comfortable to raft for newbie’s and pros alike. We have various gradations ranging from the sedate Grade I to the more gratifying Grade II and III+. You have multiple options here to choose between a 2-3 hour expedition and one that lasts for multiple days.

Supervised at all times, the kayaking expedition is done with a trained instructor. The guests first go to the starting point by car and then they are instructed briefly to make them aware, before entering the waters. Please listen and follow the instructions well as they are mandatory for your safety. A meal is provided if it is in the package. Then each guest receives paddles, safety gear, helmets and life jackets and we start the trip. All the guests have to pass a small test before they begin kayaking. At all times you will be accompanied by a trained guide.

Short Duration Rafting at Rishikesh

Small but fun rafting trips are divided by the time and distance. Te smallest possible trip is 3 hours and the longest may take 5 hours or 36 km. alternatively a 16 km trip is also undertaken. AS we go to the start point by driving, we take a small training session and after a meal (if included) start the rafting. As we always have experts to supervise, anyone can attempt these rafting sessions. The cost varies with regards to the duration of the trip and the size [...]

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Har Ki Dun Trek

Har Ki Dun Trek

Situated below the Fateh Parvat, the Har ki Dun (valley of Gods) trek is a relatively easy one and one of the most beautiful ones in the Himalayas of Gharwal. Trekkers prefer to go via the Govind National Park. The beautiful birds, insects, and animals seen are a real sight to behold. You may be lucky to see the musk deer, wild goats and many more in addition to various glaciers, streams, and meadows and forests. Due to the trek being an easy one, it can be undertaken by anyone who is relatively fit.

DAY 1: Arrival at Sankri

We usually reach Sankri by evening. Depending upon whether we start from Rishikesh or Dehradun, the time may wary a bit. Sankri is located at an altitude of 2000m.After reaching; we rest and do some local sightseeing. About a 5 hours drive from Rishikesh, and about a 7 hour drive from Dehradun, Sankri is full of the snowy peaks of the Himalayan Mountains. Staying in the camp at night, under the canopy of stars if the icing on the cake.

DAY 2: Sankri to Seema via Taluka

Early in the morning, we start our day with a hearty breakfast and some chai. After which , the trek to Taluka commences. Taluka is a small settlement around 4 hours (12 km) away. Lunch will be in Taluka. Some rest and we re-start our journey to reach Seema at 14 km and an altitude of 2700m. As you walk through the mountains, you will be amazed at the site of a number of wild flowers; rose, deodar and chestnut to mane a few. We can also divide this trek into two days as 26 km may be [...]

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Bungee Jumping and Zip Lining in Rishikesh

Bungee Jumping and Zip Lining in Rishikesh

You cannot just miss this thrilling adventure activity after coming to Rishikesh. Harnessing the tourist on to a platform with 80 meters of height, and secured with harness and strong elastic ropes, the tourist then jumps from the high platform. As the elastic ropes break the fall preventing jerks and making it smooth, the tourist enjoys the spine tingling sensations. Fear should not ruin your fun. You might also want to try out zip lining and swinging. All these sports can be enjoyed together or alone. The best part is, as you finish you are awarded with a certificate and video clippings and pictures of your free fall at a nominal extra charge.

Rishikesh: Bungee Jump

Be ready to stare fear of heights in the face as you enjoy one of the most popular adventure activities. The bungee jump activity is set up by experts from New Zealand. We perform this activity above a tributary of the Ganga River, having 0.5 to 1 meter of water, almost always. After the jump is complete, you will be lowered into the river and your harness removed.

Cost: INR 3000

Rishikesh : Zip lining

This activity (zip lining or flying fox) can be done in tandem with 3 people or alone at a small additional cost. The location remains the same over the banks of the river. Harnessing the guests at 7 meters, only on one side, they are made to roll under gravity. You reach an unprecedented speed of 160 kms and everything is a blur to the eyes. It is a lot of fun.

Rishikesh: Swing Jumping

Again this adventure activity can be done in tandem or alone. It is performed using the same platform as the Bungee jump. Securing [...]

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Single Day Rishikesh Tour on A Bike

Single Day Rishikesh Tour on A Bike

Love biking? (Motorcycle rides). Here is an opportunity for you to ride into all the four corners of Rishikesh in this bike trip. You can spend some quiet time near the Ganga river and observe its natural serenity, or undertake some fun adventure sports like bungee jumping or rafting. If you are not a biker, we can also make this trip in a car if so desired..

Tour Itinerary

Post sunrise, a visit to the Kunjapuri temple on an altitude of 1600 m and then to Ram Jhula for breakfast in the lap of nature, in one of the exotic restaurants. 
We then go to the small Vashishta cave near the peaceful and pretty Ganga river bed. Here, you may relax a while or meditate.
Then, we ride to the Neer Gaddu or Gaddu Chatti waterfalls which boast of a wonderful landscape.
After visiting the waterfall, we are faced with two choices:
1) Undertaking Adventure activities like bungee jumping, zip lining, or giant swing. We may be able to do rafting or kayaking but it depends on how much time we have.

2) A visit to the Neelkanth temple and return to Rishikesh from there

Travel Services:

TRANSPORT: In private or shared car with driver, bike or foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Not applicable.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to medium.
ACTIVITIES: Trekking,  Bird watching,  Meditation, Hiking,  sightseeing, bike rides;
DURATION: 1 Day
MEALS: Breakfast, lunch,
COST: From INR 2500 onwards ( US $ 41)

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Short day tours in Rishikesh

Short day tours in Rishikesh

Here you will find some treks in the vicinity of Rishikesh, Uttarakhand for a day or less than that. These are meant for tourists who want a short exploring trip at the base of the Himalayas.

Travel Package Details:

TRANSPORT : In private or shared car with driver, bike or foot. 
ACCOMMODATION: Not applicable.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone
ACTIVITIES: Trekking,  Bird watching,  Meditation, Hiking,  sightseeing,
DURATION: 4-5 Hours
MEALS: Breakfast
COST: From INR 700 onwards ( US $ 11)

Kunjapuri Sunrise trek

We need to rise early around 4 in the morning if we want to reach in time to enjoy the sunset. You can select between a bike ride or a car drive to reach Kunjapuri which is 26 km.

The magnificent sunrise will recharge all your senses.

After you bask in the glory of the rising sun, we can trek or walk to the Kunjapuri temple located at an altitude of 1600m and enjoy breakfast there.

We now walk to Laxman Jhula , a 13 km distance from Kunjapuri, as we encounter wonderful natural scenic sights and views such as the Neer Gadu waterfall and spot beautiful birds.

At the end we reach Laxman Jhula to finish the day nad have dinner.

 

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