North India ->
Taj Mahal Tour
Golden Triangle Tour 7N/8D With Yoga
Day 1 / Arrival Delhi
Arrive on Indira Gandhi International airport at Delhi, meet assist at the airport & transfer to
hotel for overnight stay in Delhi.
Day 2 / Delhi
After a leisurely breakfast
sightseeing tour of New Delhi where ornate buildings recall
the days when India was the Jewel in the crown of the
British empire. Visit the 11th century Qutab Minar ,India
Gate and the grand government buildings, the President’s
House, Red fort, Mahatama Gandhi Memorial, Also visit Laxmi Narayan temple popularly known as Birla Temple. Night
stay in Delhi.
Day 3 / Delhi - Haridwar
In the morning after breakfast drive to to haridwar & transfer to hotel. Later visit har ki pauri for
aarti the ritual that takes place every evening on the banks
of the holy river ganges. Night stay in Haridwar.
Day 4 / Haridwar
Early morning riser for first yoga class with our yoga
teacher and then start the practice in the morning session
of 2 hrs. After that take the breakfast cooked inside the
resort with the special care taken to follow the menu given
by our yoga and meditation experts.
Leave for the day excursion to have a look at the ancient
religion of hinduism in the holiest city of the religion.
Visit one of the oldest temples in the town called daksha
temple, a shiva temple, also visit the mercury shiva lingam
temple, (famous for the solidfied mercury shivlingam, said
to be done by a saint through his meditation). come back to
hotel to continue the yoga classes in the evening. After
that go for short walk in the market in the town. Or just
relax on the banks of the river ganges. Lunch and dinner at
Day 5 / Haridwar
Early morning yoga schedule as day 03. After that leave
for chandi devi temple. Situated on the top of a hill it
provides the magnificent view of the town along with a
majestic view of high himalayan ranges. One has to either go
trekking up 3 kms to reach or one can also go by cable car.
Come back to ashram / resort for lunch and then in the
afternoon visit the other places of interest or just relax
in the resort. Evening session of yoga and then again go for
a nice walk along the ganges to har ki pauri. Dinner &
overnight at hotel.
Day 6 / Haridwar - Rajaji National park
After the morning yoga session leave for a date with the
jungle. Reach rajaji national park and on arrival visit the
settlement of “Gujjars” a local tribe. Just see the
lifestyle of local people who live inside the jungle and are
one of the most fiendly of all Indian tribes. Spend the
morning with them and then come out to have lunch. In the
afternoon and evening leave for the elephant safari in the
rajaji national park. If one is lucky then you can see a big
cat like a tiger or leopard or wild asian elephants, along
with the antelopes, spotted deers, sambhars, wild baors,
jungle fowls, porcupine, wolf, jackals, and a score of
migratory birds. Come back to hotel for dinner and
Day 7 / Haridwar
In the morning session of yoga and after breakfast sitting with
yoga teacher to rectify your mistakes in practicing yoga.
Also sit with our astrologer in the afternoon. Just tell him
your place of birth and time of birth along with your date
of birth and let him tell you about your past, present and
future. A nice and experience. Evening free in the town to
explore yourself, and to pick up souvenirs. Dinner and
overnight at hotel.
Day 8 / Haridwar - Rishikesh (1 hrs drive)
After a morning yoga session leave for rishikesh and
visit the various ashrams. This town is famous world over
for its spiritual significance after “Beatles” stayed here
for a month in seventies for meditation. In the evening
check in our own rafting beach camp, right on the river
banks. Dinner with bon fire at camp.
Day 9 / Rishikesh
Early morning yoga session without the yoga teacher, just
practice what you learnt in haridwar. After breakfast leave
for a date with the river wild. Take on the rapids up to
grade III on a stretch of 18 kms and then finish the day at
camp to take lunch. Afternoon free to have a sun bath at
beach camp. Dinner with bon fire at camp.
Day 10 / Rishikesh - Delhi
After breakfast drive to Delhi & transfer to hotel. Evening
at leisure . Night stay in Delhi.
Day 11 / Delhi - Agra
Early morning drive to the city of Taj- Agra , Arrive
Agra in approx. 4 hours &
transfer to hotel. Afternoon visit the Red fort - the rusty
and majestic red- sandstone fort of Agra stands on the banks
of the river Yamuna and the construction was started by
Emperor Akbar in 1566. At the Diwan-I-Am (hall of public
audience),a colonnaded hall of red-sandstone with a throne
alcoveof inlaid marble at the back,the Emperor heard public
petitions. At the Diwan-I-Khas (hall of private audience)
where marble pavilions with floral inlays lend an ethereal
ambience, the Emperor sat on his gem-studded peacock Throne
and met foreign ambassadors and rulers of friendly kingdoms.
Later at sunset visit the magnificient Taj Mahal - one of
the seven wonders of the world surely the most extravagant
expression of love ever created. 20,000 men laboured for
over 17 years to build this memorial to Shah Jahan's beloved
wife.Evening free to explore the Agra’s rich heritage of
handicrafts in its markets. Night stay in Agra.
Day 12 / Agra - Jaipur
After breakfast drive to Jaipur- the fabled “pink
city”of the desert named after Jai Singh, the former
Maharaja of Jaipur. This is the only city in the world
symbolizing the nine divisions of the universe through the
nine rectangular sectors subdividing it. The palaces and
forts of the yesteryears, which were witnesses to the royal
processions and splendours are now living monuments enroute
visiting Fatehpur Sikri-a perfectly preserved red sandstone
“ghost town”which was the estranged capital of mughal
emperor Akbar, built in 1569 and deserted when its water
supply failed. Arrive Jaipur in late evening & transfer to
hotel. Night stay in Jaipur.
Day 13 / Jaipur
After a leisurely breakfast
, visit the majestic Amber Fort, is one that cannot be
easily described. Ride up on Elephants to the former capital
of the royals set against the backdrop of the wooded hills.
Later visit the Palace of Winds also known as Hawa mahal,
this elaborate building, now little more than a façade, is
encrusted with delicate screen sand carved balconies from
which the royal ladies, confined to their quarters, could
sneak views of the outside world. Past, present and future
merge at Jai Singh's observatory, where time has been
accurately measured since the 17th century. Evening enjoy
dinner at Chokhi dani (an ethnic village resort) where you
will have an idea of the village life of Rajasthan here you
will also enjoy various traditional Rajasthani dances,puppet
show and various other interesting activities. Night stay in
Day 14 / Jaipur - Delhi -
After breakfast checkout
from hotel & drive to Delhi , Arrive Delhi in approx 05
Hours & transfer to airport for onward flight.