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.
Day 03: CHOPTA – DEORITAL – CHOPTA (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.
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 elusive 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 Classic Residency
Day 06: HRIDWAR LEISURE
Spend the day in exploring the traditions and cultures of India on the banks of the holy river Ganges. Overnight at hotel Classic Residency.
Day 07: HRIDWAR – DELHI (200kms, 5 hrs)
Drive back to Delhi to end the tour.
Hotel accommodation on a twin sharing basis.
Breakfast as per hotels’ menu.
All transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary in a non air-conditioned vehicle.
All toll tax, parking fees and driver’s allowances.
All applicable hotel taxes.
Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions’
All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals.
Camera fees, alcoholic/non-alcoholic beverages and starters.
Vehicle service on leisure days for sightseeing not included in the itinerary.
Medical and travel insurance.
For all the services contracted, minimum 10% advance payment should be made to hold the booking, on confirmed basis & the balance amount can be paid before 30 days from commencement of the services. However Festal Tours have right to amend advance amount and payment of balance amount and time of payment
In the event of cancellation of tour / services due to any reason/s we must be informed of the same in writing. Cancellation charges will be effective from the date we receive advice in writing, and cancellation charges would be as follows:
60 days prior to arrival: 10% of the Total Package cost
45 days prior to arrival: 15% of the Total Package cost
15 days prior to arrival: 25% of the Total Package cost
07 days prior to arrival: 50% of the Total Package cost
Less than 7 days from start of service or No Show: No Refund
Some cancellation and refund policies are out of our tender:
Refund for hotel payment will follow the hotel’s cancellation policy
Train tickets cancellations will follow the Railway’s policy
Flight tickets cancellations will follow the airlines company policy
In case of Special Trains Journeys and peak season hotel bookings a separate cancellation policy is applicable (which can be advised as and when required).
In case you cancel the trip after commencement, refund would be restricted to a limited amount only which too would depend on the amount that we would be able to recover from the hoteliers/ contractors we patronize. For unused hotel accommodation, chartered transportation & missed meals etc. we do not bear any responsibility to refund.
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Please note that after the finalization of the Tour/ service Cost, if there are any Hike in entrance fees of monuments / museums, Taxes, fuel cost or guide charges – by Govt of India, the same would be charged as extra.
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