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  • 01Haridwar River Rafting With Tungnath Chandrashila Trek

    Haridwar River Rafting With Tungnath Chandrashila Trek
    • d4 Daysn3 Nights
    • lHaridwar
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      Supplier
      Code: 3713222

    About the Destination:

    Your one-stop answer to adventure, Tungnath Chandrashila trekk and Haridwar rafting experience in celestial like Uttarakhand opens up thrills every step along the way. Enriching the experience is the breath-taking beauty and dramatic varied landscape of the state, be it the lovely lakes, windy rivers, lofty mountains and soaring sights of the mighty Himalayas.   

    The tour unravels several gems of destinations. Around 90km from Rishikesh, Jayalgarh is away from the bustle of tourist spots. It rests on the voluble River Alaknanda. The calm and pristine environs make for a perfect backdrop for river rafting in Haridwar.

    A towering summit of Tungnath, Chandrashila means 'Moon rock'. Legend has it, that this is the very place that Lord Rama meditated in after he defeated the demon-king Ravana. The top enchants with sights of magnificent Himalayan peaks such as Nandadevi, Trisul, Kedar Peak, Bandarpunch and Chaukhamba Peak. Other delights of the trip include high altitude lake of Deoriatal, quaint Sari hamlet and Chopta, the mini Switzerland of India.

    Duration of the Tour: 3N/4D

    Temperature Range: The temperature varies according to the trek. Night temperature will be around 12 -20 Celsius in Mar - Apr and around 20 - 25 Celsius in May.

    In Oct – Nov period night temperature will be around 10 – 15 Celsius and December the night temperature can go down to about 3 – 5 Celsius.

    Meal Types: Lunch is vegetarian and dinner would have a non-vegetarian dish.

    Activities: Trekking, Rafting

    Difficulty Level: Moderate

    Max Altitude: Chandrashilla Peak 4000 M

    Total Trekking Distance: 14 kms

  • 02Biking, Hiking and Rafting in Mandakini and Alaknanda valley

    Biking, Hiking and Rafting in Mandakini and Alaknanda valley
    • d5 Daysn4 Nights
    • lHaridwar
    • NNNNN1 review
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      Supplier
      Code: 3713222

    About the Destination:

    Treat yourself to a triple adventure of mountain biking trails, guided hiking tours and outdoor adventure rafting. All this takes place in surreal Uttarakhand which spills delights every step along the way. The state appears like the perfect canvas for rip-roaring activities with mesmeric beauty, dramatic varied landscape of lovely lakes, meandering rivers, high mountains and soaring sights of the mighty Himalayas.  

    Your fun journey commences with a drive through Mandakini Valley and holy towns of Rishikesh, Devprayag and Rudraprayag. Sleep well and arise to the sweet sounds of bird songs and the music of Mandakini River. The thrills include a visit to high altitude lake, Deoriatal whose mesmeric waters reflect the mighty Himalayan peak of Chaukhamba. Head to Chopta, considered as the Switzerland of India, it beckons with undulating meadows and sights of snow-capped mountains all around.

    Enjoy making way through charming mixed forest region, trek to Tungnath Temple the highest Shiva shrine in the world and to Chandrashila, the towering summit in Tungnath. The peak means 'Moon rock'. Legend has it, that this is the very place that Lord Rama meditated in after he defeated the demon-king Ravana. Also, lap up a thrilling ride of outdoor adventure rafting on the mystical river Ganga

    Duration of the tour: 4N/5D

    Temperature Range: Depending upon the season, temperature varies from  12 -20 degree Celsius, 20 - 25 degree Celsius, 10 – 15 degree Celsius,  3 – 5 degree Celsius

    Meal Types: Lunch is vegetarian and dinner would have a non-vegetarian dish

    Activities: Trekking, Mountain Biking, Rafting

    Difficulty Level: Moderate 

    Maximum Altitude: Chandrashilla peak - 4000 m

  • 03Chandrashila Trek with Chopta-tungnath 2017

    Chandrashila Trek with Chopta-tungnath 2017
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      NIKITA

    About the destination:

    Nestled amidst the astounding Himalayas is the famous treks for adventure junkies that is Chandrashila Trek with Chopta- Tungnath which acts as the gateway to the vibrant colours in the Himalayas. It is a favourite trekking route for all kinds of travelers as well especially in summer when the entire region will be filled with rhododendron flowers and of course when the whole region would be blanketed by spine chilling snow cover in winter.

    The unwinding trails to Chandrashila via Chopta and Tungnath will show you the major peaks of Western and Eastern Uttarakhand and they are the tallest ones in the region. As every trekker has shared his experience about watching the peaks from the top of Chandrashila summit, it is a blessed feeling. Mainly Chandrashila trek goes through the enchanting Deorital Lake and then to a stunning valley and peaks proceeding to the vast forest greenery with high chances to spot many rare birds and wild species.

    Tungnath is always the starting point of the Chanadrashila summit trek which possesses a captivating beauty with the help of many deodar and rhododendron forests. Chopta has myriad collection of pictorial sights to bewitch the visitors which is marvelously engulfed by huge vegetation in spring and summer. During winter it would be appealing to all eyes since the thick cover of snow will be an amusing part of the region.

    About the trek:

    Here is a 4 day 3 nights Chandrashila trek with Chopta-Tungnath starting from Haridwar. Sari is the base camp of the trek from where you will be easily connected to Deorital located at a height of about 2438 meters. Deorital trek would amuse you definitely, for it is the most visited lake with enthralling sights around it and then you will also be getting the mind-blowing sunset views from Chaukhamba Peak on the way. Chopta as a destination is reverberating, because of the largely vivacious patches of pine, oaks and rhododendron are quite alluring to watch. From 3000 meters height above sea level, one will be entertained by the visibility of Himalayan ranges pretty closer.

    Chopta to Tungnath would also be an exciting trekking trip since the short trek has tricky trails to make you happy as well as anxious. The holy Tungnath temple is situated at 3400 meters above sea level. It is the right space to experience peace of mind and even do meditation to rejuvenate yourself by absorbing the pure radiance from the sun coming in between the swaying trees. Chandrashila Summit trek will also be happening on the same day that is almost near to Tungnath but at a height of about 3600 meters. Kedar, Chaukhamba and some of the other major peaks come closer to you while you are on the top portion of Chandrashila. Golden-breasted eagles are a normal sight from the summit.

    This trek is comparatively easy making it suitable for beginners and also for children. Yet, advanced trekkers would also find it quite interesting passing by the thick green forests and watching the snow-clad peaks at the distance. Normal fitness is only necessity to do this trek and those who love nature deeply would get a feast to their eyes with this closer to nature trek and the sights will be varying depending on the season you choose.

    On the last day of the trek, you will be travelling back to Haridwar watching the beautiful Alakananda and other rivers. While you take this trekking expedition, you will be walking for 6-7 hours on an average every day but it will be really smooth and soothing for your body and mind, truly.

    Highlights:

    - The summit views including the high mountain peaks in the Himalayas with snow-caps on them are the major highlight of the trek.

    - Birding is a favourite activity that keeps inviting nature lovers in plenty to the region.

    - Peaceful lakeside picnic can be the best to do with your family watching the blossoms in the forest ranges around.

    - Watch the valleys with small houses and experience the stay at Himalayan eco-lodges and huts.

    Quick Facts:

    Temperature: Day: 8°C-15°C and Night: -5°C-3°C

    Maximum Altitude: 12,083 ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    Base Camp: Sari Village (6 hrs drive from Haridwar)

    ATM: Last ATM is in Ukhimath, around 13 km before Sari.

  • 04Chopta Chandrashila Trek, Uttarakhand

    Chopta Chandrashila Trek, Uttarakhand
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      Code: 8032780

    About the Destination:

    Engage in a short and sweet trekking activity that unravels to you the charm of Himalayas. A quaint hamlet in Uttarakhand, Chopta is steeped in natural beauty with lovely meadows and ringing thick forest. During the Chopta Chandrashila Trek in Uttarakhand, you will also be visiting the Shiva temple of Tungnath. Perched at 3470m, it is the highest place of worship positioned in the Garhwal region. Also, get the opportunity to conquer the Chandrashila summit that towers at 3650 m. The top treats with sweeping views of the entire horizon.

    All along, you will be accompanied with breath-taking sights of frosted peaks. Enjoy camping by the lovely Devariyatal Lake. The trail to the top is a thrilling one as you make your way through bountiful forests and rhododendron bushes. The spectacular sight of Kedar Mountain Range adds to the experience.

  • 05Kuari Pass Trek 2017, Uttarakhand

    Kuari Pass Trek 2017, Uttarakhand
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      Santosh

    About the Destination:

    Kuari Pass, a place with a lot of mesmerizing sights to relish is situated in Garhwal Himalayas. If you are a beginner in treks, then Kuari Pass trek would be the right step to start with. On the route, you will find numerous beautiful forests which are really old with blooming rhododendron and oak trees. There is an interlude of meadows which gives the forest entry so beautiful every time. The region is used extensively by the local shepherds, and it is a great activity to explore one of the richest meadows in the Himalayas to get a full view of the splendid snow-clad peaks. Their imposing and scenic presence can be witnessed from atop Kuari, which literally means “a getaway”.

    The mountain views coming to your from the first day of the trek are the major attraction about Kauri Pass trek. Mount Nanda Devi, Dronagiri and some other peaks are the first ones visible and as you climb more, the array of several mountains will come to welcome you. It is always a splendid sight to gaze at the sky with the mountains touching the clouds every other time.

    The campsites are also a pleasing inclusion every trekking expedition to Kuari Pass has. After each day’s trek, the camping will be the time which lets you get refreshed and prepare for the next day’s expedition. The Chitrakantha campsite amidst the thick forest or the Khullara campsite letting watch you the peaks rising in the background will be equally suitable to have a rejuvenating stay while Kuari Pass trek is processing.

    About the trek:

    Kuari Pass trek for six days would enable you to witness the holy destinations in the Himalayas and it starts once you reach Haridwar and then the drive to Joshimath will be a beautiful one showcasing the pilgrim spots located at different places. Devprayag, Bhagirathi and Alakananda confluence, and Joshimath will take you to the enthralling moments with their unbeatable naturalness. 

    Chitrakantha and Chaukhamba will be arranging the most exotic sights to surprise you with their enjoyable serenity and the valuable views of the Himalayas from the summits. Leaving Chitrakantha to reach the Tali Top will be a difficult one but what are waiting for you atop Tali will definitely let your hearts bewitched. Lush meadows and well-defined tracks can be clearly seen from Tapovan and staying in the middle of alpine meadows would soothe your heart surely. 

    Nanda Devi Peak, Rishi Ganga River, and the views of the mighty Himalayas from Kuari Pass will be stuck to your heart forever. The chilling wind at the top has something special always to drag you to the unending charm of the place and let you remain in a heaven like feeling for a while. When you come to Auli, you get a separate invitation as it is the best destination for skiing and the serenity has a lot to do here. The trek to Kuari Pass winds up at Haridwar after you reach there via Joshimath, the same route you took to reach Kuari Pass top.

    Quick Facts:

    Trip Starting From: Haridwar

    Temperature:  Day: 13°C-18°C and Night: -3°C-4°C

    Trekking Distance:  33km

    Maximum Altitude: 12,516 ft

    Difficulty Level: Easy To Moderate 

    Railway Station: Haridwar is the nearest railway station 

    Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun

    ATM: ATMs are there in  Joshimath.

  • 06Dayara Bugyal Trek in Uttaranchal, 2017

    Dayara Bugyal Trek in Uttaranchal, 2017
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    • lHaridwar
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      Supplier
      Code: 6691309

    About the Destinations: 

    Dayara Bugyal holds the prestigious position of being India’s most beautiful high altitude alpine meadows. And why not? Perched at an altitude of 12,000ft, this 28sq. km of open vastness creates a natural magic with each changing season. Myriad hues with every wind change comes with its unique attraction, making this one of the finest destinations to trek to in India.

    From the Dayara Bugyal (‘bugyal’ means meadow in the regional language), one can enjoy stupendous sightings of the Himalayas. Apart from this, the other added attraction is a natural lake Barnala Tal, which is part of a tree lined meadow. Interestingly, this stretch transforms into some of the best skiing slopes during winter months. During other times, the lake’s water is a picturesque frame of reflections of the surrounding oak trees.

    With a campsite at a height of 11,000ft, the Dayara Bugyal trek in Uttaranchal captures the minds and memories of every traveller who heads in that direction.

  • 07Dayara Bugyal Trek with Surya Top 2017

    Dayara Bugyal Trek with Surya Top 2017
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    • lHaridwar
    • NNNNN14 reviews
    • supplier
      Supplier
      Code: 6221032

    About the Destination:

    Dayara Bugyal in the Garhwal Himalayas, offers a wonderful trekking experience both for a nature lover and an adventure seeker. Nature has laid open its bounties at each and every bend of the forest trail for you to explore, appreciate and cherish. Admire in awe the colossal mountain peaks that surround you as you gently make your way through woods, meadows and mystic trails. In winter the meadow transforms into one of the best ski slopes of the country. The snow peaked range set across the green fields create a perfect ambience that prompts you to stop for a moment, admire the sight and feel blessed from within.

    About the Activity:

    When you are in the lookout for the unexpected, Dayara Bugyal Trek and Surya Top Trek is the answer for you! A short trek that does not demand specialised skills lets, this trek offers you with the richness of Mother Nature. A trek through the meadows of Dayara and Syanri, it takes you through tiny mountain hamlets, stone-laid tracks through woods and a panoramic view of mountains. Admire the Gangotri range or Bandarpoonch peak from close distance at Surya Top. Enjoy life in a forest camp as you gather around campfire in the evening every day to exchange notes with others in the group. Enjoy the ethereal beauty of a star-studded sky as you lay back on the grass and you will be tempted to reach out for the stars.

    Total Trekking Distance: 50km over 5 days

    Maximum Altitude: 3,900m

    Dayara Bugyal Temperature Range: March: 4o – 14oC. May: 7o – 18oC. October: 5o – 14o. Dec: 2o – 10oC.

  • 08Day Trip to Haridwar in a Private Car

    Day Trip to Haridwar in a Private Car
    • h10 Hours
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    • Pulkit
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      Pulkit
    About the Activity:
    • If you are looking for a spiritual journey to North India, take this opportunity to see the different temples in Haridwar and feel relaxed.
    • Arrive for Haridwar in a sedan from Delhi early morning and visit the most religious temples of India there, find solace with the atmosphere and chanting all around the place.
    • Enjoy the salubrious atmosphere spreads in the premises of Mansa Devi Temple which is dedicated to goddess Mansa Devi. 
    • Also make a visit to Bharat Mata Mandir that is dedicated to India because India is considered as a mother (Bharat mata) and it is near Sapt Rishi Ashram which is around 04 kms away from Haridwar.
    • Admire the beauty of Chandi Devi Temple that was built to pay tribute to goddess Chandi Devi and is located at a height of 208 meters at Neel Parvat.
    • Daksheswara Mahadev Temple is dedicated to lord Shiva and it is also known as Daksha temple or Daksha Mandir.
    • If time permits, you can make visits to several other temples which are quite famous in Haridwar and return to Delhi by late evening with a lot of memories.
    • Please Note: Prices may vary depending on the pick-up locations
  • 09Hire a Temple Sightseeing Guide in Haridwar

    Hire a Temple Sightseeing Guide in Haridwar
    • h8 Hours
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    • Mr. Raj
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      Mr. Raj
    About the Activity:
    • Propitiously located at the point where the Ganges emerges from the Himalaya, Haridwar is Uttarakhand’s holiest Hindu city, and pilgrims arrive here in droves to bathe in the fast-flowing Ganges.
    • Hire a heritage professional temple sightseeing tour guide in Haridwar and experience the rich culture and spiritual locations around the vicinity.
    • Visit some of the most famous temples like Har-ki-Pairi Ghat, Mansa Devi & Chandi Devi Temples, Chandi Devi Temple and the famous Siva statue.
    • The guide is specialized in Indian history and religious social topic of ancient and modern India, which helps you to navigate through the vicinity and attractions.
    • You can hire a guide for a period of eight hours anytime during the year between 10 AM to 6 PM.