Uttarakhand

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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Mcleodganj to Triund Treks

Mcleodganj to Triund Treks
These are some of the easiest treks in this region and so a great choice for beginners as they gradually acquaint themselves to mountains. Experts  also have fun dong this trek due to its magnificent views of the Dhauladhar mountain range. The altitude is low and the trek is simple make it accessible for anyone.
 Travel package Services
TRANSPORT: On foot.
ACCOMMODATION: Guest houses & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Hiking,  Mountain climbing,  Bird watching, Meditation
DURATION: 1 to 3 Days
MEALS: Packed lunch, juice, fruits.
COST: INR 1500 ( US $ 21) to INR 4800 (US $ 80) per guest

ONE DAY TREK
DAY 1: McLeodganj -Triund and back
(Altitude 2975 m, Distance 9 Km)
. The Triund ridge has an exceptional view of the Kangra valley below as it is majestically surrounded by the mountains of the Dhauladhar range. We will typically begin the trekking from Dharmkot. As we walk through wonderful forests of rhododeron we can recognize rhododeron, devdar and many other trees. We will also spot plenty of beautiful butterflies and tiny ladybugs. After lunch and rest, and visit to a small temple we get rejuvenated.
.We walk back to Mcleodganj following the same trail or we may also go through Bhagsung to view a picturesque waterfall and return to Mcleodganj.
TWO DAYS TREK
This 2 day trek will involve night stay on the Triund ridge in camp on 1st day. Instead of coming back, we’ll explore the triund ridge, visit a small temple up the trail and rest while enjoying the views.
DAY 2: Back to home.
We enjoy the early morning sunrise and have a hot breakfast. We then go back to Mcleodganj on foot. Alternatively, we can go to Bhagsung and enjoy the sights of the waterfall, and then from there we can go […]

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

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|

Custom Travel Packages for Uttarakhand

Custom Travel Packages for Uttarakhand

TRANSPORT : In private or shared car or SUV with driver, bus, train or by air.
ACCOMMODATION: Hotels, guest houses, home stays & campsites.
ENDURANCE LEVEL: Anyone to Expert. Depends upon destinations and activities chosen.
ACTIVITIES:  Trekking, Camping,   Mountain climbing, Jungle safari, Bird watching, Motorcycle rides, Cultural activities, Meditation, Yoga, Rafting, Kayaking,  Volunteer activities
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: By choice 

Loved by one and all, Uttarakhand offers a range of activities, ranging from adventure sports, to spirituality to tranquility. Tourists from different parts of the world come here for different purposes. The spiritual aspirants can discover the yoga practice and the ashrams in the serene surroundings of this place. The adventure seekers can try out rappelling, rafting, kayaking, bungee jumping, mountain climbing and other such adventure activities. If you are in for just some relaxation, you can rejuvenate yourself here by camping at lovely locations and undergoing treks.

If you are looking forward to spending some time in the Himalayan state, please contact us and we can build a holiday just for you, with this or any other trip on the site.
COST OF CUSTOMISED TOUR PACKAGES:
Price of such a travel packages in Uttrakhand starts from Rs 2000 per day depending upon the type of services and activities. . Contact us with your own requirements for a detailed cost quote.
Typically starting at Rs. 2000 per day , it also depends on the facilities, activities and services you wish to go for. For a quote on your requirement, please do contact us by contact form or email at info@indianfoodtours.in.

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Bungee Jumping, Zip Lining and Swing Jumping in Rishikesh

Bungee Jumping, Zip Lining and Swing Jumping 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.

Services Provided:

TRANSPORT : If needed, In private or shared car with driver,
ACCOMMODATION: Not applicable.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Minimum age: 12 years. Minimum and Maximum weight: 20 kg to 130 kg.
ACTIVITIES: Bungee jumping, Zip lining (Flying Fox),, Swing jump.
DURATION: Variable
MEALS: None
COST: From INR 1500 onwards ( US $ 25)

Bungee Jump in Rishikesh
Be ready to face fear in the face as you enjoy one of the most popular adventure activities. The activity is set up by experts from New Zealand. We perform this activity on a tributary of the Ganga river, having 0.5 to 1 meter of water, almost always. You will be lowered into the river as your harness is removed.
Rishikesh- Zip lining
This activity can be done in tandem with 3 people or alone at a small additional cost. The locationremains 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 blurr to the eyes. […]

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