Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination: Delhi, Haridwar, Barkot, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Guptkashi, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Gaurikund, Badrinath, Rudraprayag, Haridwar, Delhi
Day 1 - Delhi - Haridwar (250 Kms / 06 Hrs) Upon arrival we will pick up you and drive to Haridwar, 06 hours journey by the road. Reach and check in at hotel, Evening visit Har-ki Pauri for Aarti ceremony of mother Ganges. Later return to hotel. An overnight stay.
Day 2 - Haridwar - Barkot (180 Kms / 6-7 Hrs) After breakfast, check out from hotel and Drive to Barkot, 06-07 hours’ drive, check in at camp. An overnight stay. Barkot is an ideal destination to stay for pilgrims of Shri Yamunotri, It is situated 45 Kms before Yamunotri temple, from where paranomic views of the Bandar punch Peaks can be seen.
Day 3 - Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot - (36 Kms drive&6 Kms Trek one side)
Early morning after breakfast, drive to Janki chatti, start trek to Yamunotri 6 kms. You have an option to either walk or hire Pony or by Doli (at your own cost)
After taking bath in Surya Kund (hot spring) visit Yamunotri temple ""Darshan"" and Pooja of pious ""Yamunaji"" at Divya Shila, Return to can an overnight stay.
Yamunotri Temple - Situated at 3290 meters above ocean level. The Yamunotri Dham is the first hallowed destination of the Chardham Yatra. This Dham is committed to Goddess Yamuna, who is regarded as a daughter of the Sun God, Surya Dev. According to the mythological stories and convictions, the Yamunotri Dham was an isolation of a sage Asti Muni. For the duration of his life, the Asti Muni every day showered in both Ganges and Yamuna. Be that as it may, in his old age he didn't have the enough energy to reach Gangotri, yet his great deeds paid off and a flood of Ganges showed up inverse to Yamunotri for him. This fanciful story adds to the otherworldly worth of the Dham.
Divya Shila : A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
Day 4 - Barkot - Uttarkashi (155 Kms / 6-7 Hrs) This morning after breakfast, I checked out from the hotel and drove to Uttarkashi. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Later visit Vishwanath Temple, An overnight stay.
Day 5 - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100 Kms / 03 Hrs one side)
After breakfast, we proceed to Gangotri En-route to enjoy picturesque Harsil valley, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. Reach at temple Darshan and perform pooja. Thereafter we drove back to the hotel. Night stay.
Gangotri - As per The Hindu mythology, Goddess Ganga - the daughter of Lord Brahma, showed herself as a waterway to acquit the transgressions of King Bhagirathi’s forerunners, taking after his extreme retribution of a few centuries, and Lord Shiva got her into his tangled locks to minimize the gigantic effect of her fall. She came to be called Bhagirathi at her incredible source. Along the right back of Bhagirathi stands the sanctum of Gangotri devoted to the Goddess. Roosted at a stature of 3042 meters (10,000 ft), it was developed in the mid 18th century by a Gorkha Commander, Amar Singh Thapa.
Day 6 - Uttarkashi - Guptkashi (220 Kms / 09 Hrs) After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Guptkashi reach and check. An overnight stay.
Day 7 – Guptkashi – Sonparag - Kedarnath
Early morning you will drive till Sonprayag (vehicles allowed till this point) from here you need to take local jeep/ Max to reach Gaurikund (3 km, on direct payment basis. Gaurikund – The trek starts from this point to Kedarnath, which is a long and beautiful man made trail. After reaching, performing pooja and Darshan. Later check in at the hotel. Night stay at Kedarnath.
Kedarnath Temple The 1000 years old temple with a carved exterior is located in a courtyard protected by Nandi bull. This spot has great significance in the legendary Mahabharata epic. Inside the main sanctum is one of the 12 naturally formed 'Jyotirlingas' of India. The temple has carved shapes of the Pandavas, and Lord Shiva.
NOTE : You can also visit Kedarnath Ji by trek (22 kms /08-09 Hrs per side)
Day 8 - Kedarnath - Gaurikund / Sitapur Early morning trek down to the Gaurikund reach and take Local Jeep to the Sonprayag and we will pick-up you and Transfer you to the Hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 9 - Guptkashi - Chopta - Badrinath (250 Kms / 8-9 Hrs)
After breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Badrinath via visiting Chopta, it is known as mini Switzerland and Medical forest. On arrival check-in at the hotel.
Evening: Visit at Badrinath temple. If time permits. Badrinath temple - It's so great to take in the way that this sacrosanct destination which is being dedicated to Lord Vishnu has been committed to humankind. The area where Lord Vishnu pondered under a Badri tree for thousand unremitting years and taught us a definitive method for welfare of humankind is exceptional on the planet. Today, this temple is considered as one of the holiest Hindu temples and is additionally one of the 108 Divya Desams, sacred holy places for Vaishnavites.
Day 10 - Badrinath - Rudraprayag (160 Kms / 06 Hrs)
After bath in the Taptkund visit & Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spots like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Bhimkund and the ""Mukh"" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive to Rudraprayag. On arrival check –in at hotel and night stay.
Tapt-Kund - Just beneath the Shree Badrinath Ji temple lies the Tapt Kund hot sulfur spring that has a high therapeutic worth. It is a freshwater pool with the washing region of 16.1/2 feet by 14.1/4 feet. Despite the fact that the typical temperature of the spring is 55°c, the temperature of water continues expanding continuously amid the day. A dunk in Tapt Kund is viewed as a decent restorative cure for skin illnesses.
Narad Kund - Narad Kund is arranged close to Tapt Kund. It is accepted that the Badrinath icon was acquired from this Kund, Narad Kund boiling hot water spring is situated under the Garur Shila and holds a therapeutic worth. Fans take a plunge in this Kund before entering the Badrinath sanctuary for Darshan of Lord Badrinath.
Vyas & Ganesh-Gufa - Vyas & Ganesh-Gufa cavern is situated in the Mana Village alongside numerous different caverns. It is accepted that in this cavern Ved Vyas directed his acclaimed epic of Mahabharata to Ganesh and accordingly it has been named Vyas Gufa. There is an icon of Ved Vyas indicating the composition of the granth (epic book) inside this hole.
Beginning Source of Saraswati River - Manibhadrapur which is known as Mana village, the beginning source of river Saraswati. Bhimpul (bridge) according to myth it was built by Bhima during the period of the Mahabharata.
Day 11 - Rudraprayag - Haridwar (165 Kms / 06 hrs) After breakfast, drive to Haridwar via Rishikesh local sightseeing like Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Triveni ghat temples and Ashrams. Check in at the hotel. An overnight stay.
Day 12 - Haridwar - Delhi (250 Kms / 06 hrs) Breakfast at the hotel, check out and drive to Delhi, on arrival you will transfer to the airport to board your flight.
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