Discover why people from all over the world come to Rishikesh on this spiritual walking tour of the yoga capital. You'll get to experience the sacred Hindu Aarti rite performed on the banks of the Ganges.
Start your spiritual walking tour of Rishikesh at the Sita Rham Dham temple. From there, you'll walk over to the Shri Trayambakeshwar, one of the city's most iconic sights and one of India's most important temples dedicated to Shiva - the perfect place to learn all about the context and philosophy of the Hindu religion thanks to your expert guide. Open your mind to the idea of a spiritual journey as you visit more of the sacred sites of this Himalayan pilgrimage centre.
Continue strolling along the banks of the Ganges to the hanging bridge of Lakshman Jhula, from which you can enjoy stunning panoramic views of the multi-tiered Trayambakeshwar temple. Discover the riverside ashrams and ghats that are flocked to by people from all over the world to practice yoga, relax, meditate and connect with one of the most mystical places on the planet.
You'll finish your spiritual walking tour back at the Trayambakeshwar Temple, where you'll experience the Aarti ceremony on the banks of the Goddess Ganga, as the holy river is known in Hinduism.
This ancient ritual, performed every night without fail and of great importance to the Hindu religion, involves making an offering to one or more deities, like Shiva, Vishnu or Ganesh. Lamps and incense sticks are lit, and pandits, Hindu priests, chant, sing and dance around the flames. A truly unforgettable insight into this fascinating ancient religion.
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Tours or activities will not consist of more than 5 people per group.
A safe distance of one metre between clients will be maintained whenever possible.
The use of masks is obligatory. The client must bring their own mask.
All those running the service (guide, driver etc...) will wear a mask throughout its duration.
Handing out of printed material such as maps or brochures will be avoided.
The temperature and wellness of all those taking part in the service will be monitored daily, excluding and maintaining in quarantine any who display fever or symptoms.
The transport used will be disinfected before and after each service and deep-cleaned every 24 hours.
Showing your voucher on your phone will be enough, and it is not necessary to print anything.
The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in english.
Local professional English speaking guide.
Hot drink in a traditional cafe.
Plate of Prasada.
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Sita Ram Dham.