We had a perfect honeymoon trip to Uttarakhand thanks to All Seasons! When we first started the planning process for the trip, agent Rahul had sent us a draft itinerary based on our general interests, time to spent, and probably the typical stops that a first time visitor to Uttarakhand would like to experience
Nitin did a superb job of organizing a fabulous family holiday for seven of us to celebrate special birthdays in April 2016. He paid amazing attention to detail especially as one of our group uses a wheelchair. Nitin was quick to respond to our original inquiry and quick to understand the type of holiday.
Arun was our point of contact and we feel he did an outstanding, superb, wonderful job. My wife and I have made several trips with mixed experiences and were a little concerned about going on a fifteen days Himachal trip on our own. But we have to give Arun major props!!! All our transfers, tours and connections went exactly as scheduled
Rishikesh Family Fun
Rishikesh, located at the Kumaon foothills of Uttarakhand, has been luring tourists with its immaculate beauty since ages. Surrounded by three towering peaks, Naina Peak, Tiffin Top and Snow View, this quaint little hill resort promises to take you miles away from the hubbub of city life and enjoy some time in peace and solitude.
We offer India's highest fixed platform BUNGY JUMPING (Bungee) at Mohanchatti near Rishikesh. A Cantilever platform built over a iron cliff over looking a rocky river HYUL, a tributory of River Ganga. Jump with rubber cords tied to your ankles and feel the adrenaline rush like never before. Bungee has been designed by David Allardice of New Zealand. Jump Masters flown in from New Zealand to operate the Bungee. After the Jump, the Jumpers are lowered down to a drop zone in the river which has only 2 feets of water. Walk up to the cafeteria and enjoy watching your photographs & video of the jump. Don’t forget to collect your Dare to Jump Certificate..
An aarti is a devotional ritual that uses fire as an offering. It's usually made in the form of a lit lamp, and in the case of the Ganges River, a small diya with a candle and flowers that's floated down the river.
Ram Jhul is an iron suspension bridge situated at Muni Ki Reti in Tehri Garhwal disctrict in Indian state of Uttarakhand. Built in the year 1986, over river Ganges to cross the river and is a landmark of Rishikesh.
Ram jhula is located 3 kilometres (1.9 mi) north of Rishikesh at Muni Ki Reti. There are some of the Hindu ashrams and religious centers like "Gita Bhawan", and "Swargashram" located here.It is also a connecting bridge between Swargashram, Gita Bhawan and other temples with Sivananda Ashram. Though similar in design, this bridge is bigger than Lakshman Jhula This bridge constructed with the span of 750 feet (230 m).
Lakshman Jhula is an iron suspension bridge situated in Muni Ki Reti in Tehri Garhwal disctrict of the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It was erected over the Ganges river and is a landmark of Rishikesh. A similar bridge further downstream from Lakshman Jhula is Ram Jhula.
It is said that Lakshmana crossed Ganges on jute ropes between the place where this bridge is built. Lakshman Jhula was completed in 1929.
Two plaques exist at the foot of the West side of the bridge.
Vashishta Gufa, situated on the banks of the Ganga River, is one of the most beautiful places of meditation in Rishikesh- the yoga capital of the world. This cave was where Vashishta- Lord Brahma's manas putra meditated. He was also among the seven great sages (Saptarishis) and the guru of Lord Ram. According to popular beliefs, after the death of his children, Vashishta Muni came here to commit suicide. However, the holy Ganga River failed his attempt. Arundhati, Vashishta's wife, liked the environs and decided to stay here.
A lovely waterfall at the end of a 20-minute hike that starts 2km north of Lakshman Jhula.These hidden treasures are well preserved and display distinct natural beauty as they are not easily accessible, one has to trek to reach these waterfalls. Some of the waterfalls also have limestone caves near them. The most beautiful waterfalls around Rishikesh are: Neergadh Waterfall, Garud Chatti Waterfall and the Patna Waterfall.
Triveni Ghat, which is a well known bathing ghat of Rishikesh, is a confluence of three sacred rivers that are Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati. Various pilgrims visit this place to take a holy dip in Triveni Ghat, before visiting the famous temples of Rishikesh. According to the beliefs, a dip in water at this ghat washes away all the sins and purifies the soul.
Sivananda Ashram is located near Ram Jhula Rishikesh. Swami Sivananda stayed here for more than 03 decades and had started this Ashram. Organization is also known as Divine Life Society. Swami Sivananda was physician in early life. He came to Rishikesh at the age of 37 years and started this ashram in small cowshed. Sivananda Ashram (Devine life society) has also everyday yoga classes except Sunday. Ashram has separate timings for men and women. Morning classes are for men and evening classes are for women. Reservation is required for classes. Two month courses are also available. Meditation Classes and Pranayam classes are also available. Ashram is specialized in Iyengar Yoga.
Tera Manzil Temple, situated on the banks of the Ganga River is one of Rishikesh's most significant places of worship. Also known as Trimbakeshwar Temple, this highly revered shrine is built across 13 storeys.
Unlike other temples, which are devoted to a single deity, this shrine enshrines idols of all Hindu gods and goddesses. It receives a huge influx of pilgrims and visitors during the Sawan month and Mahashivratri festival. Besides its religious significance, the temple is also famed for offering splendid views of the surrounding area.
Heard a lot about the Mall Road in Mussoorie and want to explore it to the hilt? Well, you will be more than happy to do that as this is truly a shopper’s delight with everything under its umbrella. The crowded and bustling stretch is always buzzing with people, locals and tourists alike. It houses several shops that sell a plethora of items, you can find anything here. From wonderful local handicrafts, snuggly woollen clothes, exquisite paintings, stylish shoes to excellent wooden carvings, they have them all and more. As all this is a part of street shopping, bargaining is the need of the hour when here. One of the most popular shopping precincts in this scenic hill station, The Mall is like the lifeline of Mussoorie with almost everything located on this very stretch. Be it attractions, hotels, restaurants, shops- The Mall houses them all. Can’t wait to explore? Well, we heard you right!