Places to Visit: Delhi - Rishikesh - Chopta - Deoriatal - Tungnath - Rudraprayag - Haridwar- Delhi
Duration:6 Nights / 7 Days
Day 01: Delhi-Rishikesh ( 230km, Drive 6hrs )Drive to Rishikesh and check in to Hotel on arrival. Relax or take a wildlife safari in the evening to Rajaji National park which boasts of wildlife including big Cats, Elephants, Antelope, Wild boar and a variety of birds. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 02: Rishikesh-Chopta (180kms, 6-7hrs )Drive to Chopta, which is one of the most beautiful spots in this part of the Himalayas passing through lush green landscapes, often remarked as Mini Switzerland, stretching almost 40 kms. It is an ideal example of environmental conservation, where all construction is banned for the cause. Apart from humans it is also inhabited by rare Himalayan species like the Snow Leopard, Musk deer, snow fox, Monal etc. Altitude varies from 6000 ft to 13,000 ft, Put up camp on arrival and relax in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Camp.
Day 03: Chopta-Deoriatal ( 20kms drive, 6km trek)Drive to sari village in 1hr and then trek to Deoriatal which is a lake at a high altitude of 5000ft with a lovely view of the 23,000ft high Chaukhamba peaks. Return to Chopta in the evening. Dinner and overnight at Camp.
Day 04: Chopta-Tungnath (7kms, 4-5hrs)Start the trek in the morning on a steep climb of 3.5kms to reach 1,000 yr. old Tunganath temple. Go further up half a kilometer to almost 13,000ft for the most breathtaking view of the high Himalayas from Chandrashila Peak. Come down to Chopta in the afternoon. Evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Camp. All this while, when you are in and around Chopta, keep looking for the exclusive snow-leopard, a rear sight for the lucky ones.
Day 05: Chopta-Haridwar (210kms 7-8hrs)Drive back to Haridwar, which is the holiest town in the Hindu religion. Enroute visit Devprayag, the confluence of Rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda, which combine to become the holy Ganges at this point. Check in on arrival. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 06: HaridwarSpend the day in exploring the traditions and cultures of India on the banks of the holy river Ganges. Overnight at Hotel.
Day 07: Haridwar-Delhi (200kms, 5 hrs)Drive back to Delhi to end the tour.