Camping and Rafting Tour is one of the thrilling tours which are really adventurous in nature where you can have the first hand experience of the rafting. It is basically for the first timers and non swimmers. The River Ganga which touches the plains at Haridwar after falling from mountains.
Duration: 10Nights / 11Days
Destinations Covered: Delhi – Agra – Jaipur – Rishikesh – Haridwar – Delhi
Day 01: Delhi Arrival
You will be provided a traditional welcome by Heritage India representative at the International airport in Delhi and transferred to the hotel where we have done pre-arrangements for you. Relax and unwind at the hotel on your first day in Delhi.
Day 02: Delhi
After breakfast, you will be introduced with our selected guide for your sightseeing tour in Delhi. We understand that any tour is incomplete without giving the traveler the chance to explore the city himself, so you are at discretion to tell your personal guide about your priorities. Enjoy full day splendid guided sightseeing tour of Old Delhi and New Delhi by Morning visit to Akshardaham Temple. The Akshardham Temple is one of the most recently built temples in Delhi. You will move out for the sight-seeing of Delhi. Move to visit OLD DELHI – A sightseeing tour of Old Delhi would entail visiting the Raj Ghat – the memorial site where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated; Jama Masjid – the largest mosque in India, enjoy rickshaw ride in ally of Chandni Chowk. Evening visit to NEW DELHI – An extensive sightseeing tour of New Delhi would include a visit to the Humayun’s Tomb, the Qutub Minar, a drive along the ceremonial avenue – Rajpath, past the imposing India Gate, Birla Temple, Parliament House, the President’s Residence and would end with a drive through the Diplomatic Enclave. Till the time of the Light and Sound Show programme walk past the roads of the market. At the scheduled time come to the Red Fort again and enjoy the Light and sound show which dramatically enacts the history of Delhi. After finishing sightseeing tour of Delhi return to the hotel for night stay.
Day 03: Delhi – Agra
Morning after breakfast, Heritage India representative will transfer your luggage into the car which will take you to your next destination Agra, the home of majestic Taj. On arrival at Agra check into the hotel and relax for some time. Your Rajasthan Incentive Tour itinerary will be rewarded today. Later go for a splendid tour of Agra city visiting Agra fort – The fort is a master piece of design and construction built by the great Emperor Akbar in 1565 A.D., Itmad-Ud-Daulah – this fort was constructed by Noor Jahan in memory of his father Ghiyas-Ud-Din Beg in 16 Century. During the sunset time in evening visit the majestic Taj Mahal – One of the Seven Wonders of the World. The undefined beauty of this monument is one of the most attractive buildings not only in India but enlist itself in the same category in Whole World. After this mind blowing sightseeing tour of Agra city return back to the hotel for overnight stay at Agra. You can also go for a shopping spree in Agra as its markets have finest collections of various things.
Day 04: Agra – Jaipur
Early morning visit to Taj Mahal. After morning breakfast our representative will drive you to Jaipur, also known as “Pink City” which was founded by Maharaja Jai Singh II Jaipur. En-route you visit Fatehpur Sikri, the deserted capital city of Mughal Emperor Akbar. It is a world heritage site. The architecture is worth viewing. Here you will visit the Bulund Darwaza (The Gate of Victory), which is said to be the tallest gateway in the world. In the northern part of the courtyard is the superb white marble tomb of the famous Sufi saint – Shekh Salim Chishti. En-route halt at Abhaneri, small town village, situated at a distance of 95 km from Jaipur, Here you will experience the jeep ride & the look of step-well. Further continue drive to Bhangarh, a small haunted town, around 40 Kms from Jaipur. Upon arrival in Jaipur, the representative will assist your checking in at your pre booked hotel. You take rest at the hotel.
Day 05: Jaipur
After leisurely breakfast, our representative will take you out for full day sightseeing of Jaipur. Your Incentive tour itinerary will be rewarded today. Early morning you will explore Amber Fort which is located 12 kms outside Jaipur. The original Palace was built by Raja Mansingh and later additions were made by Sawai Jai Singh. One of the finest example of Rajput architecture, it was the ancient capital of Kachhawa rulers. Enjoy the ascent to the palace on the back of a brightly caparisoned elephant. The romance and spirit of the city can be felt when you walk past the roads of the pink city. You have less time today. So, visit the City palace and its museum, Hawa Mahal, the astronomical observatory Jantar Mantar built by the Sawai Man Singh II. The monuments are built from pink sandstone, so Jaipur is called the pink city. From telephone booths to royal forts, you will see everywhere pink beauty. After the sightseeing explore the colorful bazaars of Jaipur. The textiles, leatherwear, paintings, pottery, carpets all lure your mind. Return back to the hotel. Have a shower. Then you will be taken to an ethnic restaurant for theme dinner. Enjoy folk dance and music programme. Night will be spent at the chosen hotel.
Day 06: Jaipur – Delhi
After breakfast day is free for personal activities and last minute shopping. Post breakfast, our representative will assist you in checking out of the hotel. Once you have settled in the car you drive straight to Delhi. Upon arrival, you will check in at the hotel. Rest of the day is for your leisurely activities.
Day 07: Delhi – Rishikesh
After breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Rishikesh. Rishikesh , famous as Yoga & Meditation capital of the world. Rishikesh is guarded by the hills from three sides and the pious Ganga flows to add its beauty.Rishikesh is the perfect choice for the yoga and meditation seekers as it has some of the best Yoga and Meditation centre. Overnight stay at the camp in Rishikesh.
Day 08: Rishikesh – Shivpuri
After having your morning breakfast in the tent, you will be taken to Shivpuri for the III grade river rafting.( Waves numerous, high, irregular; rocks; eddies; rapids with passages clear though narrow, requiring expertise in maneuvering. (This is the most popular classification for whitewater, and is the recommended level for beginning rafters)) The total duration of this rafting will be nearly 3 hours. You will encounter some of the thrilling rapids on the Ganges. Slowly you will sail to Rishikesh from where you will be driven to your camp. At camp you can take certain activities like tug of war, can play volleyball, river crossing etc. In the evening enjoy the dinner with bon fire by the riverside. Overnight stay at camp.
Day 09: Rishikesh – Haridwar
In the morning, enjoy city tour of Rishikesh visit Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Muni Ki Reti – Chief bathing Ghat in Rishikesh followed by grand viewing of Ashrams, some of which are worldwide renowned as centre of theoretical studies for Yoga and Meditation. Some famous Meditation Ashrams of Rishikesh are, Shivanand Ashram, Omkarananda Patanjali Ashram and Parmarth Niketan Ashram, internationally recognized as centre of Philosophical studies, yoga and meditation. In the evening visit Triveni Ghat to view the holy Ganges Aarti. After sunset, as a part of the Aarti ceremony, lamps are floated on the water and provide a spectacular view. Continue journey to Haridwar. Overnight stay in Haridwar hotel.
Day 10: Haridwar
After breakfast, move out for sightseeing tour of Haridwar. Today we visit , Daksh Prajapati Temple, Ananand Mai Ashram, Parad (Mercury) Shivling in Kankhal Region, Mansa Devi and Chandi Devi (both by ropeway), Maya Devi, Pawan Dham, Bhuma Niketan, Parmarth, Bharat Mata Mandir, Shanti Kunj, Saptrishi Ashram and others. Overnight at hotel.
Day 11: Haridwar – Delhi
Early morning, our Heritage India representative will transfer your luggage into the car which will take you to Delhi where you can board your flight for next destination.