There will not be any excursions during the day. Peaceful stay at the ashram.
Drive to New Delhi Airport for a flight to Ranchi. In Ranchi, you will stay at the ashram of YSS.
Much awaited visit to the Satyaloka – the ancestral house of the Lahiri Family. The Satyaloka enshrines the ashes of Shri Lahiri Mahasaya. The way to Satyaloka goes past the house of Lahiri Mahasaya, where he had lived for most of his life. The house remains closed for visitors, so one has to pay homage from outside. You will then proceed to Sarnath. After attaining enlightenment in Bodhgaya, Lord Buddha reached Sarnath and started preaching.
The ruins of an ancient Buddhist monastery, a Buddhist temple and the archeological museum are the places you will explore in Sarnath. Early evening you will proceed to the ghats for a memorable boat-ride on the Ganges. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, you will fly to New Delhi. Check-in at a hotel for overnight stay.
Lahiri Mahasaya, who used to serve as an accountant in the Military Engineering Department, was transferred to Ranikhet in 1861. His office in Ranikhet was a temporary shelter as the British Army was in the process of setting up a post here. It was from Ranikhet, he walked all the way up to Kukuchhina through the mountain trails. In Kukucchina, he met his immortal Guru Shri Babaji and was initiated by him into the ancient system of Kriya Yoga. The initiation took place inside a cave which is now known as Babaji cave.
Peaceful stay in Ranikhet. No excursions during the day.
Drive to Kukuchhina (55 km, 2 hours) where Babaji cave is situated. From the base of the mountain, the trek to the cave would take around 45 minutes. The spot where Babaji had materialized a golden palace, a small temple (Smriti Temple) of Babaji stands erected. The temple has been constructed by YSS. After visit to the cave and the Smriti Temple, you will head back to hotel in Ranikhet.
Drive to Kathgodam Railways Station (75 km, 2.5 hours) for a train to New Delhi. Check-in at a hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Visit to the Qutub Minar – one of the tallest minarets in the world. It is believed that Qutub-ud-din Aibak, who was the first Muslim conqueror of Delhi, laid the foundation of Qutub Minar in 1192 AD. The height of the Qutub Minar is 72.5 meters and there are 379 steps to reach its top. You will then explore the Dilli Haat - a unique shopping complex which boasts of craft stalls selling native, utilitarian and ethnic products from all over the country. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
The Agra Fort is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, like the Taj Mahal. The original fort was a brick structure made by a Hindu king. It was the Mughal emperor Akbar and his son Shah Jahan, who gave the fort its present shape. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
After breakfast, drive to New Delhi where you will be dropped at international airport. You would then proceed for your onward journey. The tour concludes.