Rishikesh and Haridwar are the twin holy cities for the Hindus. Haridwar and Rishikesh weekend combo package is a wonderful chance to plunge into the spiritual journey while enjoying an unforgettable jaunt. Located in the Shivalik foothills both the towns exude a blissful and divine vibe. The divine city of Haridwar is adorned by the holy Ganga River and it is here the sacred river officially enters into the plains. For Hindus, the revered place is a must visit once in a lifetime. Several Hindu deity temples ornament the holy city with several sacred ghats. Devotees visit the place to perform various customs and beliefs of the Hindu religion. It is also the place where the divine Kumbh Mela takes place every 12 years.
Just within half an hour drive from the Haridwar located the Yoga Capital of the world Rishikesh. The town in the Shivalik hills is mostly famous for its world famous yoga ashrams and adventure sports. In the past decade, the town has also emerged as the adventure and extreme sports destination in the North India. Travellers visit the place to indulge in white rafting, camping, trekking, bungee jumping and a host of adventure activities.
These two holy cities make up for a perfect weekend getaway. In Haridwar, travellers could visit the several temples or take a dip into the sacred Ganga River. The evening Ganga Arti on the ghats of the river is yet another spectacle to cherish and must not be missed. Rishikesh offers Yoga and adventure sports a perfect recipe for a quick weekend jaunt. Travellers could enjoy white rafting, camping, rock climbing and many interesting activities.