Drive to Haridwar from Delhi. Afternoon city tour here you will meet pilgrims, Sadhus (holy men) coated in cow dung ash, barbers waiting to shave the nostrils, ears and heads of the pilgrims before their ritual bath. Hanging to the chains in the fast flowing river, the pilgrims, once shaved, blessed and anointed, caste gifts of flowers, sweets and milk into the Ganges Overnight Haridwar.
Morning city tour of Rishikesh visit Rishikesh is an ancient pilgrimage centre nestling in the foothills of the Garhwal Himalayas on the banks of river Ganges. Millions of Hindus come here every year to absolve themselves of their sins by bathing in the Holy Ganges, which has supported the ancient civilizations of the North Indian plains since time immemorial. Overnight Haridwar