Rishiskesh

Single Day Rishikesh Tour On A Bike

Rishikesh Bike Tour
If you are biker and love bike rides, this trip is most suited to you. This tour incorporates all the four different parts of Rishikesh and you also have the choice of having adventure sports such as bungee jumping or rafting. If you are not into adventure sports you may also spend time quietly relaxing on the bed of the holy river Ganga. We can accommodate cars instead of bikes if you prefer.
 Tour Package Includes
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)

Travel Schedule:
We begin by going to the Kunjapuri temple at an altitude of 1600 m after sun rise and then have a good breakfast in one of the fine restaurants at Ram Jhula.
We then ride our bikes to Vashishta cave, a quaint little cave on the Ganges, very serene and beautiful. We sink in the sights as we relax here. Our next ride is to Neer Gadu or Gadu Chatti waterfall as we bask in the glory of the wondrous surroundings.We now have two choices :
1) Visit to the Neelkanth Mahadev temple and return to Rishikesh
2) Enjoy some adventure sports like bungee jumping, zip lining, or giant swing. If time permits, we can also go for kayaking or river rafting.

Price of the tour will vary according to the option chosen.

By |July 4th, 2014||0 Comments|

Har Ki Dun Trekking

Har Ki Dun Trek
Har ki dun, the valley of Gods is below the Fateh Parvat and is a very scenic valley in the midst of the Himalayan beauty, of Gharwal. The route most popular with the trekkers is via Govind National Park. We take this route and come across a lot of insects and lovely chirping birds, flowers and animals like the musk deer, wild goats and so on. You will also see glaciers and mountain streams, forests in the Alps and rolling Meadows. The trek being easy you can get the thrill of observing the beautiful and majestic mountains. Anyone in relatively good health can attempt this trek as it is easy.
Tour Details:
TRANSPORT: In private or shared car with driver, and foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Camps, guesthouse.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to medium.
ACTIVITIES: Trekking,  Bird watching,  Meditation, Hiking,  sightseeing, bird watching, wildlife spotting, camping
DURATION: 7 to 9 Days
MEALS: Breakfast, lunch,
COST: From INR 1200 onwards ( US $ 200)
Trek Schedule
DAY 1: Arrive at Sankri
From Rishikesh we reach Sankri, our destination in 5 hours and from Dehradun we reach there in 7 hours. Sankri is located at an altitude of 2000m. We reach there in the evening and relax for the day. We explore our natural surroundings and look at the lovely snow covered Himalayas. We stay in the camp for the night. The option of staying in the guest house is also available.
DAY 2: Sankri to Seema – Taluka
A hot cup of tea in the cold morning is exactly what you need, along with your breakfast. We, then start the trek as we walk to a small hamlet called Taluka, 12 kms away. IT would take around 4 hours and we partake of our lunch there, then we have some rest to relax our tired legs and again […]

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Uttarakhand pilgrimage treks

Pilgrimage treks in Uttarakhand
Tour 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

Having many pious and religious sites of the Hindus, this place is densely visited by Hindus from all over the world. Some of the more common ones are Kedarnath, Badrinath and Joshimath. But this place has many more pilgrimage sites to explore. Some of them are not very accessible and some of them are open only during certain months in a year. We can also visit Gangotri, the glacier for holy river Ganga and Yamunotri, the glacier for the holy river Yamuna. Many pilgrims carry the waters of these glaciers to be used during religious rituals.

Many tourists visit these places to watch the natural scenic beauty, and not just for their spiritual pursuits. Some of the destinations are visited by tens of thousands of pilgrims during the time they are open.

We arrange treks to many such sites in Uttarakhand for guests all over the world. Some guests wish to visit these places in company of pilgrims while others like to do it when there are few pilgrims. We respect both types of demands and help them explore the nature as well as the spiritual aspect of Himalayas as they wish. There are no set plans or tour packages and each tour is customized to meet the needs of guests, time period and local conditions like amount of rush, weather etc.

Contact us via contact form on the right or email info@indianfoodtours.in to learn more.

By |July 3rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Rishikesh Yoga Tour

Rishikesh Yoga Tour
Situated on the banks of the river Ganga, Rishiskesh is one of the chosen destinations for tourists all over the world. Here you get to do a variety of activities like high energy river fating and kayaking, to adventurous hiking , trekking or camping or to go for the deeper meditation and yoga. The river Ganga marks its entry into Rishikesh from the northern terrain of India, The following spiritual schedule is meant for spiritual aspirants, but is only a sample and can be modified to suit you.
Travel package services:
TRANSPORT: In private or shared car with driver, bike, bus or foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotel, Guest house, Ashram.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone.
ACTIVITIES: Yoga,  Meditation, Hiking,  sightseeing, Bird watching, bike rides;
DURATION: 8 Days
MEALS: Breakfast, dinner.
COST: From INR 25000 onwards ( US $ 416)

Tour Itinerary
DAY 1: Your first day in Rishikesh
Leaving Delhi by car or bus, we enter Rishikesh via a 5 to 6 hour journey. We have a lunch or dinner, as suited into our hotels, and spend the day in sightseeing.
DAY 2: Basics of Yoga
We begin today with an early morning yoga session that explains to you the basic underlying principles, benefits and the requirements of the science of yoga. This small training session will also help you to learn a few basic yoga postures meant for beginners. The yoga instructor will help you to learn them. We rest a little, take a light lunch and spend the rest of the day sight seeing in the city of Rishikesh. We can also opt to visit the Ram Jhula and the Laxman Jhula, two suspension bridges, an hour’s drive from Rishikesh. Alternatively, you may opt to do some sight seeing or rest at the hotel.
DAY3:  Yoga and breathing
Today is dedicated to learning the various […]

By |July 2nd, 2014||0 Comments|

Trekking to Roop Kund

Trekking to Roop Kund ( 6 Days)
A small remote lake in the deeper parts of the Himalayas is Roopkund. This has gained popularity after a heap of remains of people was found here. The theories are many. It could be that the people were pilgrims, lost their way and were destroyed by storm, or it is also possible according to some that they were a part of the team of Zoravar Singh of Jammu and were on their return journey from Tibet, after a raid. Whatever may be the reason, the lake is very pretty, on 5000m altitude and in the mountainous feature called Trishul in Gharwal in Uttarakhand. You will pass through amazing greenlands and forests and will encounter many small mountain streams. Thought not mandatory, some previous trekking experience might help. This trek is relatively easy, and you might also encounter some snow.

Tour Services:
TRANSPORT: On foot, car or SUV with driver.
ACCOMMODATION:  guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Medium to Expert. Prior experience in trekking desirable.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,   Mountain climbing,  Bird watching, Motorcycle rides, Hiking, Meditation (Optional)
DURATION: 6 to 7 Days
MEALS: By choice
COST: From INR 20000 ( US $ 333) onwards ( 1 US $ = INR 60)

DAY 1:  Drive from Rishikesh to Mundoli
As we take a car, and drive to Mundoli, we will pass destinations like Rudraparayag, Devprayag, and some other little villages. It is an 8-10 hour drive, with a few halts for lunch, etc. At night we stay in camping in Mundoli.
DAY2 :  Drive from Mundoli to Bedni Bugyal via Wan
Early next morning we begin our drive to Wan (10 km) and this is the place where the real trek, begins, We take our gear form the cat , and take the trail to Bedni Bugyal ( […]

By |July 2nd, 2014||0 Comments|

Uttarakhand Pilgrimage Trekking Travel Packages

Uttarakhand Pilgrimage Trekking Travel Packages
Uttarakhand has some of the holiest religious destinations for Hindus from all over the world. Some of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage sites such as Kedarnath, Badrinath, Joshimath and many others are situated in pristine Himalayan mountains away from the hustle and trouble of human civilisation. Most of these pilgrimage sites are fairly inaccessible even now and are open to travelers and pilgrims only for a few months in a year. Glaciers of two holiest rivers in India, Ganga and Yamuna are also in the same region and are called Gangotri and Yamunotri. Visit to some of these places is considered a must do for Hindus. A lot of pilgrims travel to the glaciers and bring back sacred water from these glaciers as a religious ritual. 
Travel Packages Include:

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

A lot of people visit these places not just for spiritual satisfaction but also to explore nature. Some of the places are visited by tens of thousands of pligrims every month whie they are open while others get only a few due to difficulty of terrain and weather.
We arrange treks and journeys to various such sites in Uttarakhand for tourists from all over the world. Some tourists want to visit these places in company of pilgrims while others like to do it when the pilgrims are still away. We cater to both type of tourists and help them explore the nature as well as the spiritual side of Himalayas asthey wish. There are no set plans or tour packages and each tour itinerary is designed according to needs […]

By |May 23rd, 2014||0 Comments|

Kayaking and Rafting Adventures 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 or 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.
Activity Features: 

TRANSPORT : Rafts, Kayaks, In private or shared car with driver, bike or foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Beach or jungle camps.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone
ACTIVITIES: Kayaking, river rafting, swimming,  Bird watching,  Hiking,  sightseeing,
DURATION: 3 Hours to 4 days
MEALS: According to choice
COST: From INR 450 onwards ( US $ 7.5) At 1 US $ = INR 60

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, […]

By |May 23rd, 2014||0 Comments|