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Kedarnath – Badrinath

 

Kedarnath: Amidst the spectacular mountainscapes of the royal Kedarnath range stands one of the 12 ‘Jyotirlingas’ of Kedar or Lord Shiva. Lying at a height of 3584 mts. on the head of river Mandakini, the shrine of Kedarnath is amongst the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus.

Badrinath: Badrinath is a famous Hindus holy town and a Nagar panchayat in Chamoli district in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is the most important of the 4 spots in India’s Chardham pilgrimage. Badrinath temple is the major attraction in Badrinath. According to legend, Shankara discovered a black stone image of Lord Badrinarayan made of Saligram stone in the Alaknanda River.

Yamunotri – Gangotri

Yamunotri: Temple of Yamuna ji is the most important temple of worship. Near this temple, there are a few hot water springs where the water rushes out of the mountain cavities at boiling point. Surya Kund is the main kund. A pinch of rice or potatoes, tied loosely in a cloth, are dipped in it and after a few minutes when taken out totally cooked. These are taken home as prasad. Near the Surya Kund there is a shila known as Divya Shila which is worshipped before puja is offered to Yamunaji.

Gangotri: Temple of Bhagirathi is to be found at Gangotri. In this temple statues of Shri Ganga ji, Yamuna ji, Lakshmi Ji, Saraswati Ji, Parwati Ji and Annapurna Ji are positioned. A thick forest of deodar is also to be found here. The temple of Ganga is positioned on the right bank of the Bhagirathi (Ganga) and its journey can be seen in various moods deep and silent in the lower plains, but at Gangotri, Bhagirathi is tossing, gurgling, frothing and singing an ecstatic air.

Kedarnath – Badrinath

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Day 1: Delhi – Haridwar (230 kms / 6hrs)

Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Hardwar, en route lunch. Later drive to Hardwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in the evening. Back to your hotel, Dinner & Night halt.

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Day 2: Haridwar – Rudraprayag (165kms / 6hr)

Morning visit Haridwar Local Sight Seeing, later drive to Rudraprayag en-route visit Deoprayag. On arrival Check-in & Overnight stay at Hotel.

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Day 3: Rudraprayag – Gaurikund (75kms / 3hr) – Kedarnath (14kms Trek)

Morning drive to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath Temple & Overnight stay at Hotel.

Gaurikund: At a distance of 5kms from Sonprayag and at an altitude of 1982 meters. one can take bath in the hot water pond here and visit the Gauri Temple. This is the place where Goddess Parvathi meditated to attain Lord Shiva. It is the base for a trek to Kedarnath.

Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva, the protector, and the destroyer. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kauravas in the Kurukshetra war felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with the head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

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Day 4: Kedarnath – Rudraprayag

Early morning, pilgrims after Darshan of Kedarnath Temple. Return back to Gaurikund & Drive straight to Rudraprayag. Check-in & Overnight stay at Hotel.

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Day 5: Rudraprayag – Badrinath (165kms / 7hr)

Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti & Overnight stay at Hotel.

Badrinath one of the ‘Four Dhams’ is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name “Badri van”, meaning “forest of berries”.

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Day 6: Badrinath – Joshimath (44kms / 3hr)

Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive back to Joshimath, Check-in & Overnight stay at Hotel.

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Day 7: Joshimath – Rishikesh (254kms / 8hr)

Early morning, visit Narsingh Temple & Shankracharaya Math. Later, Drive back to Rishikesh. On arrival Check-in & Overnight stay at Hotel.

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Day 8: Rishikesh – Haridwar (24kms / 1hr)

Morning, visit Rishikesh Local Sight Seeing (Ram Jhulla, Laxman Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Parmarth Niketan, Shivananda Ashram & Gita Kutir). After Lunch, drive to Haridwar. Check in Hotel. Later visit Hardwar Local Sight Seeing & Overnight stay at Hotel.

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Day 9: Haridwar – Delhi (230kms / 6hr)

After Breakfast, drive to Delhi on arrival transfer to Railway Station / Airport.

Yamunotri – Gangotri

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Day 1: Delhi – Haridwar (230 kms / 6hrs)

Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet and Assist further drive to Hardwar, on the way lunch. Afterward, drive to Hardwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har ki Pauri for Ganga Aarti in the evening, Back to your hotel & Overnight stay.

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Day 2: Haridwar – Barkot (190Kms / 6-7Hrs drive)

Meet our representative at your hotel and start your journey to Barkot after a little refreshment. On the way visit places like Satya Narayan temple in Haridwar, Prakasheswar temple in Dehradun, Kempty fall in Mussoorie & Overnight stay at Barkot.

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Day 3: Barkot – Jankichatti – Yamunotri – Jankichatti – Barkot. (50Kms drive and 10kms trek)

The morning after breakfast, drive for Jankichatti and start your trek to Yamunotri. Visit Yamunotri temple and return trek to Jankichatti. Later drive towards the Barkot & Overnight stay at Barkot.

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Day 4: Barkot – Uttarkashi. (85Kms / 3-4Hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast, drive towards Uttarkashi.
Visit Kashi Vishwanath temple and Prakateshwar Mahadev & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

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Day 5: Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (200Kms / 7-8Hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast, drive for Gangotri.
Visit on the way places like Tapt Kund (Hot water spring) and Harsil Village. Visit Gangotri temple and later drive back to Uttarkashi & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

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Day 6: Uttarkashi – Haridwar (230 Kms / 5-6 Hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast drive for Haridwar.
Visit on the way place like Tehri Dam & Overnight stay at Haridwar.

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Day 7: Haridwar – Delhi (230 Kms / 6-7 Hrs drive)

Morning after breakfast visit Daksh Temple, Shri Yantra Temple, Maya Devi Temple. Later drive towards Delhi, on arrival transfer to the Railway station / Airport.

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