5 days in Rishikesh & New Delhi Itinerary

5 days in Rishikesh & New Delhi Itinerary

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5 days in Rishikesh & New Delhi Itinerary

New Delhi
Fly + taxi:  2​h 30​min
Rishikesh
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h 30​min
New Delhi
— 2 nights
New Delhi

2
days
Rishikesh

Rishikesh draws in visitors of all creeds with its wealth of ashrams and yoga and meditation teaching centers.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Ram Jhula, then take in the views from Lakshman Jhula, and then let the river carry you with a rafting and tubing tour. On the 7th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Har ki Pauri, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mansa Devi Temple, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Rishikesh trip planner.

New Delhi to Rishikesh is an approximately 2.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also drive; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to New Delhi.

Things to do in Rishikesh

Sightseeing Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Haridwar
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Ganga Aarti at Haridwar
River Rafting & Tubing
Lakshman Jhula

3
days
New Delhi

Designed by notable English architects and proclaimed India's capital in 1931, New Delhi sits in the middle of a sprawling metropolitan area with a population of over 25 million.
New Delhi is known for sightseeing, historic sites, shopping, parks, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Humayun's Tomb, take in panoramic vistas at Qutub Minar, steep yourself in history at Lodi Gardens, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib.

To see reviews, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read New Delhi vacation trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Rishikesh to New Delhi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in New Delhi

Sightseeing Historic Sites Parks
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Humayun's Tomb
Qutub Minar
Swaminarayan Akshardham

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