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 SHOPPING PLACES
Laxman Jhula Market
Laxman Jhula Market is situated right across the ghats by Laxman Jhua. You can cross over to the side of Gita Bhawan from the bridge to reach here.
Moti Bazar is the main market of the holy city of Haridwar. Usually bursting with crowds from all across India and the world, this is one place that you just can't miss. It's the perfect place to get the best and really affordable woollens, prayer bells, brass idols of Hindu deities, and other stuff that's used in Hindu worship and rituals. The place is also quite famous for the delectable choley bhature, jalebis, rasgullas, and a host of Indian delicacies. Hard to miss in this market are the rare herbs that are on sale.
Upper Road is the famous market at Haridwar, sitting right next to the Moti Bazar. It's one of the most loved zones for the tourists, with the roadside shops selling interesting handicrafts and curios. Also on sale here are woollen clothes of a sizeable variety, sweetmeat shops and more. It's the perfect place to get the best and really affordable woollens, prayer bells, brass idols of Hindu deities, and other stuff that's used in Hindu worship and rituals. The place is also quite famous for the delectable choley bhatures, jalebis, rasgullas, and a host of Indian delicacies. Hard to miss in this market are the rare herbs that are on sale.
The Tibetan Market in Dehradun welcomes you with loads of shopping options which will leave you spoilt for choice. Mainly famous for beautiful wind chimes, exquisite wooden art pieces, Garhwali jewellery, you can also shop for a wide range of colourful hand knitted woolen clothes (read sweaters, jackets, mufflers) and wooden handicrafts. Also for grabs are the famous momos and piping hot noodles that come with the famous butter soup, a specialty of Tibetan Market.
This is an option if you want to splurge and shop for Khadi wear along with hits like silk sarees and Kurtas. You can also try different organic grocery and food here with trendy leather items like jackets, wallets and chappals
This is a popular hotspot for those who love handicraft items made out of things like beads, pearls and shells. You can buy all kinds of authentic precious and semi precious stones with sandalwood and tulsi chains, and the very famous rudrakshas that sell like anything here. Shopping at this market is a war during the peak tourist season but it’s all worth it.
Shri Balaji Shopping Complex, founded by Sri Balaji Associates, is a definite go-to for someone who wants to shop while in the city. The shopping centre fulfills the motto of the builders--to provide a global lifestyle and cater to the contemporary tastes of people.