Char Dham Tour Package

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          Char Dham Yatra Package from Delhi

Duration :: 12 Days / 11 Nights

The Cost is @24000 Rupees per person by luxury bus from Delhi

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Duration :: 12 Days / 11 Nights

DAY 01: DELHI –HARIDWAR—RISHIKESH (BY SURFACE 5-6 HRS DRIVE)

After tea and breakfast .Drive to Rishikesh .Upon arrival check in hotel. Evening Visit Ghats and Arti in Ganga,

DAY 02: RISHIKESH—HANMUNCHATTI (BY SURFACE 6-7 HRS DRIVE)

After tea and breakfast.Drive to Hanmunchatti. Upon arrival check in Hotel

DAY 03: HANMUNCHATTI-SYANACHATTI-YAMNOTRI ( 8 KM TREK)

After tea and breakfast. Drive to Syanachati. Upon arrival in Syanachatti, proceed to Yamnotri  (08 k.m  TREK).After pooja and Darshan in Yamnotri ,back to Hanumanchatti.

Hanumanchatti TO  Uttarkashi :- After Lunch .Drive to Uttarkashi. Upon arrival check in hotel.

DAY 04:UTTARKASHI-GANGOTRI (BYSURFACE,97 K.M )

After tea and breakfast in hotel .Drive to Gangotri Enroute visit Harsil. Upon arrival in Gangotri. Check in hotel.

DAY 05 :GANGOTRI-UTTARKASHI (BY SURFACE ,97 KM )

After tea and breakfast in hotel. Drive to Uttarkashi. Enroute visit Harsil and Gangori (Hot water spring). Upon arrival in Uttarkashi check in hotel. Evening visit famous Vishuwanath Temple.

DAY 06:-UTTARKASHI-GUPTKASHI (BY SURFACE,200, K.M )

After tea and breakfast in hotel .Drive to Rudraprayag.Upon arrival check in hotel.

DAY 07 : GUPTKASHI-GAURIKUND ( BY SURFACE 35 K.M)

KEDARNATH (BY TREK 15 K.M OR HORSE RIDE ,PALKI) After tea and breakfast in Hotel .Drive and Trek to Kedarnath. Upon arrival check in hotel

DAY 08:KEDARNATH-GAURIKUND (15 K.M TREK)

GAURIKUND-RUDRAPRAYAG (BY SURFACE ,75 K.M) After tea and breakfast in hotel. Trek and Drive to Guptkashi . Upon arrival check in hotel.

DAY 09:RUDRAPRAYAG-BADRINATH (BY SURFACE ,158 K.M)

After tea and breakfast in hotel. Drive to Badrinath. Upon arrival check in hotel. In Evening visit Temple and holy dip in hot spring )

DAY 10:BADRINATH

FULL DAY LEAISURE OR Visit Mana ,last village of India and Vasundhara fall 

DAY 11: BADRINATH-RUDRAPRAYAG (BY SURFACE ,158 K.M)

After tea and breakfast in hotel. Drive to Rudraprayag. Upon Arrival check in hotel.

DAY 12: RUDRAPRAYAG-RISHIKESH-Delhi (BY SURFACE ,139 K.M)

After tea and breakfast in hotel. Drive to Rishikesh. After lunch drive to delhi

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      Char Dham Yatra Package from haridwar 

Itinerary for 10 days- 2021

Cost in Rupees per person by car Non sharing from Haridwar
02 person for Dzire Car @ 28000 per person
04 person for Innova Car @ 24000 per person
10 person for Tempo Traveller @ 18000 per person

Day 01: Haridwar – Barkot (220 Kms/7 Hour)

Drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty Fall and others later drive straight to your Hotel for night halt.

Day 02 – Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot –Uttarkashi {36+100 Kms drive & 5kms Trek (one side)

Drive to Hanuman Chatti, from here you have to take local jeeps for Janki chatti (It helps to reduce the trek upto 8 kms), trek start from here to Yamunotri (5kms). Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arr. Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. Here near the temple “Pooja” can be offered to Divya Shila, After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund’s warn water and having “Darshan” of pious “Yamunaji” returning to Hanumanchatti. Later drive back to Barkot then procced to uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Hanuman Chatti: The confluence of Hanuman Ganga & Yamuna River.

Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.

Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs in the vicinity of the temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.

Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.

Uttarkashi: Situated at the bank of river Bhagirathi. The temple of Lord Vishwanath is located here where a massive iron trident is erected. The other important temples situated here are Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav, Gyaneshwar and Goddess Kuteti Devi.

Day 03 – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (100 Kms/3 Hour each side)

We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), enroute we enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi. overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Gangotri Temple: The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.

Submerged Shivling: Submerged in the river, this natural rock Shivling is the place where, according to mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received the Ganga in his matted lock. It is visible in winter months when water level decreases.

Kedar Ganga Sangam: Around 100 Yards from the Ganga Temple flows the river Kedar Ganga. Starting from the Kedar Valle, this river meets the Bhagirathi on its left bank.

Day 04 – Uttarkashi – Rudraprayag- Gupkashi (210+ Kms/8 Hour)

Early morning, drive to Guptkashi. Check in Hotel, night halt.

Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.

Temples: Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms).

Guptkashi: Temple very famous ,as related kedarnath temple ,this is the hidden place of Lord shiva.

Day 05 -Guptkashi – Kedarnath (30Kms by road & 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. Night halt.

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 Kaurava 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 r! emaining 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 head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

Day 06 – Kedarnath – Guptkashi (14Kms Down Trek & 30Kms)

Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to guptkashi. Check in Hotel at Guptkashi. Night Halt.

Day 07 – Gupkashi – Badrinath (210 Kms/8 Hours)

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

Overnight stay. 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”.

Tapt Kund: Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.

Narad Kund: A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.

Brahama Kapal: A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform proppitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.

Sheshnetra: 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag’s eye.

Charanpaduka: 3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.

Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka. Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

Vasundhara: As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.

Bhim Pul: On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.

Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.

Day 8 – Badrinath – Joshimath (44 Kms/3 Hours)

Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing 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 Hotel. Overnight stay at Joshimath.

Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four ‘Maths’ established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is in the Badrinath to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many temples in the township most important is the temple of Nir Singh in commotion of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is with time and the popular belief holds that the day the the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at Bhavishya Badri. Joshimath is connected by regular bus service to Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath and many other centres in the region.

Day 09 – Joshimath – Rishikesh (254Kms/8Hr) / Kirtinagar – Rishikesh (100Kms/3Hr)

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

Rishikesh, the ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh.

Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Shivananda Ashram, Parmarth Ashram.

Day 10 – Rishikesh – Hardwar -departure

 

Kedarnath and Badrinath Do dham Tour package

Itinerary for 06 days- 2021
Cost in Rupees per person by car Non sharing from Rishikesh

02 person for Dzire Car @ 18000 per person
04 person for Innova Car @ 15000 per person
10 person for Tempo Traveller @ 12000 per person

Day 01 – Rishikesh – Rudraprayag- Guptkashi (8 Hour)

Early morning, drive to Guptkashi. Check in Hotel, night halt.

Rudraprayag: It is the intersection of holy river Mandakini and Alaknanda.

famous and popular temple: Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms).

Day 02 -Guptkashi – patha -Kedarnath-

Morning drive to patha to board helicopter 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. Night halt.

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 Kaurava 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 r! emaining 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 head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

Day 03 – Kedarnath – Guptkashi – Chopta
Morning darshana and trek down to gaurukund ,arrival in gaurikund drive to chopta .over night in chopta.

Day 04- Chopta – Badrinath Ji

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”.

Tapt Kund: Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.

Narad Kund: A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.

Brahama Kapal: A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform proppitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.

Sheshnetra: 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag’s eye.

Charanpaduka: 3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.

Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka. Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

Vasundhara: As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.

Bhim Pul: On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.

Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.

Day 05 – Badrinath ji – Joshimath

Morning pooja and darshana and visist mana village .

Sheshnetra: 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag’s eye.

Charanpaduka: 3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.

Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka. Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

Vasundhara: As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.

Bhim Pul: On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.

Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.over night in joshimath

Day 06 – Joshimath – Rishikesh – Dehradun

Early morning, visit Narsingh Temple & Shankracharaya Math. Later, Drive back to dehradun tour concludes.

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PILGRIMAGE SACRED TO HIMALAYAS

Day 01- DELHI- RISHIKESH (6 HOURS- 230 Km)

Arrive Delhi – Upon meeting assistance then transfer to Rishikesh .

 

Day 01- DELHI- RISHIKESH (6 HOURS- 230 Km)

Arrive Delhi – Upon meeting assistance then transfer to Rishikesh .

Day 02- RISHIKESH

After breakfast trip to Sage Vashista Cave- meditation and dip in the Ganges. Later visit Ram Julla Laxman Julla and Sivananda Ashram, afternoon proceed for Haridwar visit Har-ki Pauri and Goddesses mother temple by cable car and Evening Aratri in Ganga.

Day 03- RISHIKESH – Deoprayag – Guptkashi (6 hours-up hill- 185 Km)

After breakfast drive Guptkashi -the land of lord Shiva and hidden place of lord Shiva. On the way visit Devprayag- the junction of the rivers Alakananda and Bhagirathi, forming Ganges- there visit to Ragunath Temple and Chandrabadani Temple.

Evening Aarti in Guptkashi . Over night.

Day 04- Guptkashi – Triyuginarayan

After breakfast drive Triyuginarayan – the place where lord Shiva and parvati married and still you can see the fire still present. Mythology also states that Shiva proposed to Parvati at Guptakashi (on the road to Kedarnath) before they got married in the small Triyuginarayan village – the word “Triyugi Narayan” is formed of three words “tri” means three, “yugi” denotes the period of time – Yuga and “Narayan” is another name of Vishnu.

Day 05- Gaurikund – Kedarnath ( 14 km trekking)

Renowned temple Kedarnath is dedicated to incarnations of Lord Shiva. Kedarnath is named after King Kedar who ruled in the Satya Yuga. It is believed that Kedarnath Dham is the place where Lord Shiva absolved Pandavas from the sin of killing their own cousins Kauravas in the battle of Kurukshetra war. There is an interesting Story behind the Town and its temple. According to the Puranas, the Pandava brothers did a major penance in Kedarnath to please Lord Shiva.

Day 06- Kedarnath – Gaurikund- Ukimath ( 14 km trekking+30 km drive)

Ukhimath is the home of Lord Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar during winters. Worship is performed at the Omkareshwar Temple here during winters, when the temple of Kedarnath closed in Diwali.

Earlier the temple was built by Pandavas and Present temple was built by Adi Shankaracharya. Just Behind the temple you will seen samadhi of Adi Shankaracharya.

Day 07- Ukimath – Omkareshwar – Chopta

Morning pooja at Omkareshwar is temple where five Kedarnath is worshiped .Morning after breakfast drive to Chopta. Chopta is situated at an altitude of 2900 m from the sea level. The place provides a panoramic view of the Himalayas and the surrounding areas.

Day 08- Chopta – Tungnath ( 03 km trek- 160 km) – joshimath

Morning after breakfast from Chopta trek to Tungnath (the third Kedar) with packed lunch. Tungnath is situated at the height of 3680 mts from the sea level the highest in India. the trek is three kms upward. Enroute you will find lush green meadows and you can see the entire range of snow clapped Himalayan range. Upon arrival at Tungnath Temple and visit the temple. After relax one can trek Chandrashila peak 1 kms ahead. Dinner and overnight stay in Tungnath.

Afternoon after launch drive to Joshimath enroute visit Gopeshwar Temple & evening Visit to Adi Shankaracharya Ashram – Aarti in Joshimath. Over night in Joshimath

Day 09- Joshimath – Badrinath (01 hrs- 50 Km)

After breakfast – Trip to Mana Village by bus, then trekking to Vyasa Gufa and Saraswati river Trekking to Mata Mandir and picnic- Trekking to Vasundhara Falls, later proceed for Joshimath .Over night

Day 10- BADRINATH

Day 11- BADRINATH

Day 12- BADRINATH

Day 13- BADRINATH JI– JOSHIMATH (50 km- 1h 30 min)

Day 14- Joshimath – Rishikesh (250 Km- 8 hrs)

Day 15-Rishikesh – Delhi

Day 16- DELHI- Departure

RISHIKESH

Rishikesh- the ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh.

Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Shivananda Ashram, Parmarth Ashram.

HARIDWAR

Dakhsha Temple (Lord Shiva’s Father in Laws Temple), Special Ganga Aarti in Har ki Pauri and Goddeses mother temple Mansa devi and Chandi devi

DEVPRAYAG

“Devprayag” means “Godly Confluence” in Sanskrit. As per Hindu scriptures, Devprayag is the sacred event of merging two heavenly rivers, Alakananda and Bhagirathi, to form the holy Ganges.

HIGHLIGHTS OF TOUR IN HIMALAYAS

Devprayag the river comes from the feet of Shri Raghunath ji in Raghunath Temple. Here also we can get the footprints of Lord Rama at “RAMKUNDA

GANGOTRI

Gangotri is situated at an altitude of 3,048mts above sea level in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state. Located on the banks of the holy Bhagirathi River, Gangotri is one of the Char Dham of Uttarakhand. It is the highest and the most important temple of river Ganga which is worshiped as Goddesses of mother in India.

GAUMUKH

The terminus of the Gangotri Glacier is said to resemble a cow’s mouth, and the place is called Gomukh or Gaumukh (gou, cow + mukh, face). Gomukh, which is , which is about 19 km (11.8 mi) from the town of Gangotri, is the precise source of the Bhagirati river, an important tributary of the Ganges. Gomukh is situated near the base of Shivling; in between lays the Tapovanmeadow.

The Gangotri glacier is a traditional Hindu pilgrimage site. Devout Hindus consider bathing in the icy waters near Gangotri town to be a holy ritual, and many made the trek to Gomukh, with a few continuing on to Tapovan. One needs to trek from Gangotri till Gaumukh, passing Devgadh, Chirbhasa, Bhojwasa en route. Currently accommodation is available only at Bhojwasa, although forest check posts are present at both Chirbhasa and Bhowasa. The 2013 North Indian Floods destroyed much of this trail, and access is now a little difficult beyond Chirbhasa due to trail deterioration and a 2 km wide rockfall site.

Triyuginarayan

Triyuginarayan – the place where lord Shiva and parvati married and still you can see the fire still present. Mythology also states that Shiva proposed to Parvati at Guptakashi (on the road to Kedarnath) before they got married in the small Triyuginarayan village – the word “Triyugi Narayan” is formed of three words “tri” means three, “yugi” denotes the period of time – Yuga and “Narayan” is another name of Vishnu. Pilgrims have been offering wood to the fire in the havana-kund (fireplace) since the three Yugas – hence the place is given the name “Triyugi Narayan, According to Hindu mythology, goddess Parvati was daughter of Himavat or Himavan – the personification of the Himalayas. She was the rebirth of Sati, the first wife of Shiva – who sacrificed her life when her father insulted Shiva. Parvati initially tried to allure Shiva by her beauty, but fails. Finally, she won Shiva by practising rigorous penance at Gauri Kund, which is 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) away from Triyuginarayan

GUPTKASHI

Guptkashi is famous for the ancient Vishwanath Temple – dedicated to god Shiva – similar to the one in Varanasi. The other famous temple here is dedicated to Ardhanareshvara (a half man half woman form of Shiva and Parvati). Its religious importance is considered next to that of Varanasi, believed to be the most pious of all Hindu pilgrimage places.

It is believed that after the battle of Mahabharata, the Pandavas wanted to meet Lord Shiva and seek his blessings. But Lord Shiva avoided meeting them at Kashi and went incognito as the bull Nandi to Guptakashi in Uttarakhand, the reason being that although they had fought for the right cause, they were also responsible for destroying their own dynasty and brahamhatya. But Pandavas pursued him to Guptakashi and recognized him in the disguised form of Nandi. When Bhima, the second Pandava brother tried to hold the bull by its tail and hind legs, Nandi vanished from Guptakashi, into the ground (into a cave for hiding), but reappeared later as Shiva in five different forms namely, hump at Kedarnath, face at Rudraprayag, arms at Tungnath, navel and stomach at Madhyamaheshwar and the locks at Kalpeshwar. The vanishing act of Shiva gave the name Guptakashi (hidden Kashi) to this place on the bank of the Mandakini River. In the upper reaches of the Bhagirathi River, there is another Kashi, called the Uttarkashi (North Kashi)

KEDARNATH

Renowned temple Kedarnath is dedicated to incarnations of Lord Shiva. Kedarnath is named after King Kedar who ruled in the Satya Yuga. It is believed that Kedarnath Dham is the place where Lord Shiva absolved Pandavas from the sin of killing their own cousins Kauravas in the battle of Kurukshetra war. There is an interesting Story behind the Town and its temple. According to the Puranas, the Pandava brothers did a major penance in Kedarnath to please Lord Shiva.

UKHIMATH

Ukhimath is the home of Lord Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar during winters. Worship is performed at the Omkareshwar Temple here during winters, when the temple of Kedarnath closed in Diwali.

Earlier the temple was built by Pandavas and Present temple was built by Adi Shankaracharya. Just Behind the temple you will seen samadhi of Adi Shankaracharya.

SIR FOR BADRINATH YOU CAN ADVICE THE DAY THE PLACES YOU LIKE TO VISIT -ALL THE PLACES MENTIONED BELOW ARE MEDITATION PLACE AND VERY POWERFULL.

BADRINATH

a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee.

BADRINATH TEMPLE

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”.

TAPT KUNDT (BADRINATH)

Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.

NARAD KUND (BADRINATH)

A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.

BRAHMA KAMAL

A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform propitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.

SHESHNETRA (BADRINATH)

1.5km away, is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag’s eye.

CHARANPADUKA (BADRINATH)

3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.

MATA MURTY TEMPLE ( BADRINATH)

Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka. Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

VASUNDHARA ( BADRINATH)

As the name suggests, Vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana

BHIM PUL ( BADRINATH )

On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring

SARASWATI RIVER (BADRINATH )

It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.

VYASA GUFA (CAVE) ( BADRINATH)

Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the puranic commentaries.

JOSHIMATH

Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four ‘Maths’ established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is in the Badrinath to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many temples in the township most important is the temple of Nir Singh in commotion of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is with time and the popular belief holds that the day the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at Bhavishya Badri. Joshimath is connected by regular bus service to Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath and many other centres in the region.

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Pillgrimage to Sacred Himalayas

Day 01- DELHI- RISHIKESH (6 HOURS- 230 Km) Arrive Delhi – Upon meeting assistance then transfer to Rishikesh .  Join Aratri in Parmarth Ashram by the Ganges- Rishikesh. Overnight.  

Day 01- DELHI- RISHIKESH (6 HOURS- 230 Km) 

Arrive Delhi – Upon meeting assistance then transfer to Rishikesh .  

 Join Aratri in Parmarth Ashram by the Ganges- Rishikesh. Over night.  

Day 02- RISHIKESH  

After breakfast trip to Sage Vashista Cave- meditation and dip in the Ganges. Later visit – Ram Julla Laxman Julla  and Sivananda Ashram, afternoon proceed for Haridwar- visit Har-ki Pauri and Goddesses mother temple by cable car and Evening Aratri in Ganga.      

Day 03- RISHIKESH – UTTARKASHI (6 hours-up hill- 150 Km) 

After breakfast drive Uttarkashi -the land of lord Shiva. On the way visit Devprayag- the junction of the rivers Alakananda and Bhagirathi, forming Ganges- there visit to Ragunath Temple and Chandrabadani Temple.  

Arriving in Uttarkashi- visit to Kashi Vishwanath Temple- the place of Moksha and evening Aratri . Over night. 

Day 04- UTTARKASHI – GANGOTRI (3 hrs-100Km) 

After breakfast drive Gangotri en route have bath in holy hot spring Gangnani & evening Ganga Aratri . Over night.  

  Day 05- GANGOTRI – CHIRBASA (09 km trek / 04 hrs) 

 After breakfast trek to Chirbasa – Over night  

Day 06- CHIRBASA – GAUMUKH – CHIRBASA (10 km trek )  

After breakfast trek to Chirbasa -pooja and darshan of holy river Ganga -birth place of Ganga. Over night    

Day 07- CHIRBASA – GANGOTRI – UTTARKASHI ( 09 km trek +100 km drive ) 

 After breakfast trek to Gangotri and then drive to uttarkashi .over night.    

Day 08- UTTARKASHI – GUPTKASHI (8 hours-200 KM) 

 After breakfast drive to Guptkashi and evening Aratri in guptkashi- hidden place of lord Shiva and also can visit  marriage  place of Lord Shiva and Parvati still you can see fire  in the place  where lord Shiva made seven round in marriage ceremony called place Trigyugnarayan. Optional visit to Kedarnath temple, by Helicopter.over night  

Day 09- Guptkashi  – Kalimath-   Ukimath – Chopta

Ukhimath is the home of Lord Kedarnath and Madhyamaheshwar during winters. Worship is performed at the Omkareshwar Temple here during winters, when the temple of Kedarnath closed in Diwali.

Earlier the temple was built by Pandavas and Present temple was built by Adi Shankaracharya. Just Behind the temple you will seen samadhi of Adi Shankaracharya.

 Omkareshwar is temple where five Kedarnath is worshiped .Morning after breakfast drive to Chopta. Chopta is situated at an altitude of 2900 m from the sea level. The place provides a panoramic view of the Himalayas and the surrounding areas.

Day 10- Chopta – Tungnath  ( 03 km trek- ) 

Morning after breakfast from Chopta trek to Tungnath (the third Kedar) with packed lunch. Tungnath is situated at the height of 3680 mts from the sea level the highest in India. the trek is three kms upward. Enroute you will find lush green meadows and you can see the entire range of snow clapped Himalayan range. Upon arrival at Tungnath Temple and visit the temple. After relax one can trek Chandrashila peak 1 kms ahead. Dinner and overnight stay in Tungnath.

Day 11- Chopta –  Deorital – Joshimath

Afternoon after launch drive to Joshimath enroute visit Gopeshwar Temple & evening Visit to Adi Shankaracharya Ashram – Aarti in Joshimath. Over night in Joshimath    

Day 12-  Joshimath –  Badrinath  (01 hrs- 50 Km) 

After breakfast – Trip to Mana Village by bus, then trekking to Vyasa Gufa and Saraswati river Trekking to Mata Mandir and picnic- Trekking to Vasundhara Falls,  later  proceed for Joshimath .Over  night 

Day 13- BADRINATH JI–  

After breakfast – Trip to Mana Village by bus, then trekking to Vyasa Gufa and Saraswati river Trekking to Mata Mandir and picnic- Trekking to Vasundhara Falls,   .Over  night  

Day 14- BADRINATH – DWARAHAT (185 Km- 6h) 

After breakfast- drive to Dwarahat . Trip to DronaGiri (1 hour) by bus and trekking (1 hour) to Babaji’s cave Meditation in Babaji’s Cave (where Mahavatar innitiated Lahiri Mahashaya). Over  night 

Day 15- DWARAHAT – RANIKHETI (1h 20min)-NAİNİTAL (1h 30 min) (Almora/ Nainital) 

After breakfast drive upon arrival visit Haidakhan Babaji’s temple in Chilianaula & visit   Kainchi Dham Ashram, the ashram of Sri Neem Karoli Baba . Then proceed for Nainital – hill station. Over night 

 Day 16- NAINITAL- DELHI (300Km- 6 hrs) 

 After breakfast drive to Delhi. Over night 

Day 17- DELHI 

After breakfast day at leisure for own activities and optional tour to Taj mahal . Over night 

Day 18- DELHI- Departure day-  

Transfer to the airport according to flight schedule 

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VAISHNO DEVI-SHIMLA-AMRITSAR-CHAR DHAM

Arrival and transfer to  Hotel
Delhi Day Free, Delhi to Katra by car ( about 10/11 hours  driving )Katra is the base town for going to Mata Vaishno Devi Temple  

Day 1: 
Arrival and transfer to  Hotel. Delhi Day Free

Day 2:
Delhi to Katra by car ( about 10/11 hours  driving )

Katra is the base town for going to Mata Vaishno Devi Temple  

Day 3:
Katra to Mata vaishno Devi Darbar ( By Road about 14 km ) option with pony or with helicopter . Over night in Katra  

Day 4:
Drive to from Katra to Amritsar ( Punjab)

Day 5:
Amritsar Morning Visit Golden Temple and afternoon visit to WAGHA  BORDER ( flag ceromay at india Pakistan Border   overnight in Amritsar

Day 6:
Amritsar   to Shimla by car

Day 7:
Shimla

Day 8:
Shimla to Chandigarh by car, Chandigarh to Haridwar by car

Day 9:
Haridwar/Rishikesh – Barkot (190 Kms.), Overnight in Barkot.

Day 10:
Barkot –Yamunotri- Barkot (42Kms.drive & 06kms.Trek) On arrival see the might source of the river Yamuna perform pooja, darshan & pray at Temple. After lunch back to Barkot, night stay in hotel.

Day 11:
Barkot – Uttarkashi (80 Kms.)

Day 12:
Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (95 kms. One Side) mankind. After darshan we will go back to Uttarkashi, and the stay will be in in Uttarkashi.

Day 13:
Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (260 kms.) After breakfast leave for Guptkashi .On reaching check into the hotel in Guptkashi.Overnight in Guptkashi.

Day 14:
Guptkashi-Gaurikund-Kedarnath (40 kms. Drive & 14 kms. Trek)

.After breakfast leave for Gaurikund, and then start trek to kadarnath (14 kms.).

Panch Kedar.

After freshing up perform pooja & darshan to Kedarnath ji.Also visit Adi Shankaracharya samadhi back side of the temple, Overnight in Kedar nath

Day 15:
 Kedarnath to Joshimath/ Pipal koti (14 Kms Trek Back then 190 kms.)  7 Hours Drive. Night Stay at Hotel .

Day 16:
Joshimath /Pipal koti – Badrinath ( 45 Kms Drive) 2 Hrs pul. Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 17:
Badrinath – Rudarparyag( 170K.M. Drive) 06hrs.

After early breakfast drive down to Rudarparyag.

Day 18:
Rudarparyag – Haridwar( 160K.M. Drive) 6- 7 hrs.

Early Morning drive to Haridwar, and drop to Hotel for night stay

Day 19:
Early Morning after breakfast drive to Delhi .Rest of the day free for shopping and packing, Midnight transfer to Airport for flight 

Day 20:
Delhi depature