10 days 9 nights
Badrinath – Kedarnath – Gangotri – Yamnotri
TOUR HIGHLIGHTS :
Pick up from Haridwar Railway Station/Prescheduled destination and proceed to Barkot (Barkot is a beautiful hill station which is located on the foot of Yamunotri). On the way you optional visit the “Kempty Falls” on the way if time permit. Upon arrival at Barkot, check-in the Hotel/Camp. Dinner arrange at Hotel. Overnight Stay at Barkot.
Morning proceed to Jankichatti (45 Km), Janki Chatti (8 km). Here you will begin the First hill Yatra of Yamunotri (6 Kms trekking).
Those who want to hire Pony/Palki/Kandi at own cost (Approximate Cost suggested for Pony- Rs 1000/-, Palki 2500/-, Kandi – Rs 1000/-). Return via the same route back to Barkot. Dinner and Overnight stay at Barkot.
About Yamunotri: It is the source of the river Yamuna, the twin sister of Varna, the Lord of Death. Yamuna is also the daughter of Surya the Sun. The actual source of the river originates from Champasar Glacier 01 km a head of the shrine, at an altitude of 4,321 mts. On arrival by afternoon in Yamunotri take holy dip in Yamuna River and perform Pooja.
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Uttarkashi (Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples & Ashrams) En-route visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Upon arrival Uttarkashi/Netala check into the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Morning drive to Gangotri. Upon arrival at Gangotri take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges (which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. After performing Pooja, drive back to Uttarkashi. Dinner & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
About Gangotri temple: its 18th century's temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirathi worshipped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite.
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Guptkashi (It’s situated at a distance of 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath) The town holds immense religious importance as it houses famous ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple. Have your dinner and stay overnight in the hotel/camp.
Early morning check out the hotel and keep your luggage at Reception and drive to Sonprayag till Transport Parking. You have to take local vehicle/jeep to reach at Gaurikund (02 kms) at own cost. After reaching at Gaurikund, you can start trekking for Kedarnath (19 Kms one way)
Those who want to hire Pony/Palki at own cost (Approximate Cost suggested for Pony for return journey- Poni Rs 2500/-, Palki 10000/- while those who are going by Helicopter which cost is approx Rupees 9000/- will be drop at Guptkashi/Phata/Sirsi Helipad will take dropping accordingly.
Note: Those who are staying in Kedranath to have to book their Helicopter/Poni/Palki with overnight stay on prior information to booking counter).
Upon arrival visit Kedarnath check into the Hotel/Camp which is a basic accommodation with limited facility due to high altitude. Evening attend Sandhya Aarti & amp; Darshan. Have dinner and overnight stay at Kedarnath.
About Kedarnath Temple: It’s standing magnificently at an altitude of 3,580mts, Mandakini River one of the main tributaries of the Ganges originates at Kedarnath and flows through Gaurikund. "Jai Bholenath - Om Nam Shivaay” chants echoes in the mountains.
After check out the hotel/Camp and start trekking early in the morning to return back Sonprayag on right time and better you co-ordinate with driver who will waiting for you in Sonprayag/Phata/Sirsi on your respective time. Have Dinner and Overnight Stay at Guptkashi.
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Badrinath via Joshimath, Pipalkoti. Upon arrival Pandukeshwar/Badrinath, check into the hotel and visit Badrinath Temple if time permit. Overnight stay.
Badrinath is an important pilgrimage site which holds immense importance for both Hindus and Buddhists. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is set at a height of 3133 meter. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. After some rest and refreshments you are all set to go to Badrinath Temple for darshan in the evening. But first you have to go to Tapt Kund (Hot Spring), take bath and then go to the temple.
Those who has been not visited Badrinath Temple earlier day has visit Badrinath Temple. Do the rituals and pooja. And back to the hotel. After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for Rudraprayag/Srinagar.
En-route you can drive through Karanprayag, Rudraprayag do the darshan and click pics from main road. . Upon arrival Rudraparayag / Srinagar, check-in to the hotel. Have your dinner and stay Overnight Stay.
Early morning, after breakfast, you drive downhill to Haridwar via Rishikesh a spiritual city and the Yoga capital of the world. Upon arrival Rishikesh visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, Munu Ki Reti. Later drive to Haridwar (25 Kms). Upon arrival drop at Railway Station/ Airport as per your pre-scheduled departure. Tour Concludes with Holy & Spiritual Memories.
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