Destinations: Delhi – Haridwar – Joshimath – Auli – Rishikesh – Delhi
Tour Duration: 05 Nights / 06 Days
The Auli Tour Package from Delhi is 6 days/ 5 nights long, and offers you a delightful opportunity to visit some of the most scenic and revered locations in India. This well-planned itinerary includes visits to Rishikesh Auli, Haridwar, and Joshimath. Each of these destinations offers natural beauty and renowned attractions, enticing a lot of devotees and travelers every year.
In this tour, Auli is the main destination. Auli is one of the most picturesque places and offers the best offbeat experience here in Uttarakhand. While Auli is known for being the new emerging Skiing destination of the country, many other of Auli’s tourist places find an immense amount of popularity with the many visitors who travel here every year. Book an Auli tour package for adventure as well as a good Auli trip for the family can be enjoyed together.
– Pick-up and Drop from Delhi Hotel/Homestay.
– Fuel, Toll Taxes, Interstate Taxes, Driver Charges and Parking at each sightseeing place.
– Sightseeing & Excursion Tour by AC Car.
– All applicable taxes and service charges.
– Personal insurance coverage. (personal loss, illness or damages incurred during trip)
– Monument Entrance Fee.
– Lunch and Dinner
– Tips to the tour guide/driver.
– Camera charges applicable inside the monuments.
Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar (220 kms, 5-6 hrs drive)
In the morning, after breakfast, will start our journey to Haridwar from Delhi. On arrival at Haridwar, will check-in at the hotel. Then after you are free for Haridwar sightseeing.
Haridwar, literally Gateway to God, is one of the Hindu holy places in India and a center of Hindu religion and mysticism for centuries. Located on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga), at the point where the Ganges descends from the hills to the North Indian plains, Haridwar attracts a large number of Hindu pilgrims from all over the world. The top attractions to visit in Haridwar are: Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, Har ki Pauri, Shantikunj Gayatri Parivar, Chandi Devi Temple and Mansa Devi Temple etc.
Stay overnight at Haridwar.
Day 02: Haridwar – Joshimath (280 km, 8-9 hrs drive)
After having breakfast, get ready for drive to Joshimath. On the way, halt at Devprayag (one of the Panch Prayag of River Alaknanda where it meets with River Bhagirathi), Rudraprayag (the meeting point of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini) and Karnprayag (the confluence of Rivers Alaknanda and Pindar).
Upon reaching Joshimath, check in at the hotel. If time permits, you can explore the surroundings. The gateway to Hem Kund and Badrinath, Joshimath receives a huge number of Sikh and Hindu between May and October. It is also the base for a number of popular treks such as Kuari Pass Trek and Valley of Flower trek in Uttarakhand.
Day 03: Joshimath – Auli (8km, 1/2 hr drive)
In the morning, after breakfast, start your drive to Auli. Lying between the altitude ranges of 2500 m to2050 m, Auli is one of premier Skiing Resort in India. If you do not wish to travel by road, the other option is to take the cable car ride to reach Auli from Joshimath.
The longest cable car ride in Asia, it takes you to a scenic Ski resort. On the way, enjoy the enthralling views of the surroundings. On arriving, check-in at the hotel. Later on, you can enjoy Skiing on the slopes of Auli with the assistance of the resort's instructors. You will spend a day full of fun and excitement.
Overnight stay at one of the resorts in Auli, Uttarakhand.
Day 04: Auli Sightseeing
Today, you can participate in Skiing at Auli trip, on a full board basis. Skiing equipment will be made available to you. If you are a beginner, you are going to get full assistance.
The ski slopes offer a panoramic view of high Himalayan peaks including Nanda Devi, 7818 m. A 500 m long ski-lift and an 800 m long chair-lift connect the upper and lower snow slopes of Auli.
You can visit Gurso Bugyal, a picturesque location from where you get to enjoy magnificent views of Trishul Peak, Dron Parvat and Nanda Devi adding on to its beauty is the green surrounding that makes it look more enthralling. Within close vicinity, lies Chattrakund, a pristine lake that is known for its crystal clear blue waters. It is also an ideal picnic spot for those who love nature and its silence. Another important attraction you may visit in Auli is Auli Artificial Lake which is one of the highest man-made lakes in the World. Surrounded by mighty peaks of Himalayas, the lake was developed by government to produce artificial snow.
Overnight stay in Auli resort.
Day 05: Auli – Rishikesh (254 km, 7-8 hrs drive)
Post breakfast start your drive to Rishikesh, you visit the popular religious sites of the area- Narsingh Temple and Shankracharaya Math.
Later we will proceed to Rishikesh, the yoga capital of the World, which is home to several Ashrams. Upon reaching, check-in at the hotel. Rishikesh shot to fame in the world when the Beatles came here to visit the Maharishi Mahesh Yogi's Ashram. If time permits, you can explore the surroundings on your own. Rishikesh is just 24 km from Haridwar. The place is not only known for its ashrams, yoga and meditation opportunities, but it is also popular as a river rafting destination.
Stay Overnight in Rishikesh.
Day 06: Rishikesh – Delhi for departure (230 km, 5-6 hrs drive)
After breakfast, we will take you to the sightseeing tour of Rishikesh. Visit Ram Jhula, a popular landmark erected in 1986, this iron suspension bridge over River Ganges is placed at Muni ki Reti.
Laxman Jhula, another iron bridge over the Ganges, it is 450 feet in length; Triveni Ghat, the confluence of holy Rivers Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati, it is also a revered bathing spot; Parmarth Niketan Ashram - founded in 1942 by Pujya Swami Shukdevanandji Maharaj, it is placed on the banks of the Ganges; Sivananda Ashram- another popular ashram offering Yoga and Meditation along with propounding a simple way of life; and Gita Kutir Tapovan Ashram- founded in 1974 by Sri Gita Nand ji Maharaj- the ashram works for social welfare of saints, yogis and monks. Thereafter, start driving Delhi. Get transferred to the airport/railway station for your onward journey.