Destinations Covered: Delhi - Haridwar - Gangotri - Sonprayag - Kedarnath - Sonprayag - Rudraprayag - Shri Badrinath - Badrinath - Rudraprayag - Rishikesh - Delhi
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
08 Days Kedarnath and Badrinath Do Dham Yatra offering you a wonderful opportunity to visit the two most vital Hindu pilgrimage sites - Kedarnath and Badrinath. Also blessed with mesmerizing scenery in abundance, Kedarnath is one among the twelve jyotirlingas of Shiva and Badrinath shrine is one of the 108 Divya Desams of Lord Vishnu.
This 07 Nights and 08 Days Kedarnath and Badrinath Yatra takes the travelers to an extensive spiritual tour of Badrinath Kedarnath Do Dham Yatra. The major destinations of the tour are Haridwar, Rishikesh, Guptkasi, Gaurikund, Kedarnath, Joshimath, Badrinath, and Rudraprayag. The tour starts with a holy dip in Ganga water in Haridwar. It is a 19 kms of trek to Kedarnath from Sonpryag. It is a drive to Badrinath where a traveleer can enjoy nature's beauty as well. Complete tour takes the visitor to an amusing blend of spirituality, purity, and exceptional beauty of nature.
Day 01: DELHI – HARIDWAR (BY ROAD 205 KMS)
On arrival at Delhi Airport/Railway station, meet our representative who will be there for your welcome and afterwards to drive you to Haridwar, upon arrival check in at Hotel, evening join Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Peri, overnight stay at Hotel.
HARIDWAR: Nestled in the foothills of Shivaliks, Haridwar is a holy place located in Uttarakhand state in India. According to the legend, it is the place where Suryavanshi prince Bhagirath executed sacrament to save his ancestors souls who had rotten because of the nuisance of sage Kapila. Thus, River Ganga dropped on the earth from the locks of Lord Shiva and the holy water of Ganga River rejuvenated the sixty thousand sons of king Sagara. Today, thousands of Hindu devotees visit this place to take a holy dip in Ganga River for salvation of their deceased close ones.
Day 02: HARIDWAR – GUPTKASHI (223 KMS DRIVE)
We will start our day a bit early in the morning and get ready to drive to Guptkashi. On the way, we will stop for lunch and thereafter, we will continue our drive to Guptkashi. On reaching, check in at the pre-booked hotel. The evening is free for visit to Kashi Vishwnath Temple. you can go for a leisure walk while exploring the beautiful surroundings. Take pleasure of an overnight stay in the hotel in Guptkashi.
GUPTAKASHI : is situated within the Mandakini river valley in the Northern Himalayan range. Located at a height of 1,319 meters (4,330 ft), the place is blessed with salubrious climate. One can witness the stunning views of snow-covered Chaukhamba peak during the morning hours. Also, large magnolia trees locally named as Champa can be seen in the valley. These trees are famous for its sweet scented smell.
Day 03: GUPTKASHI – SONPRAYAG - KEDARNATH (27 KMS DRIVE + 19 KMS TREK)
Morning drive to Sonprayag, and start the trek to Kedarnath, on reaching Kedarnath check in at Hotel, later Darshan of Kedarnath Ji, overnight stay at Hotel.
Positioning right amidst a wide flat terrain, Kedarnath is a imposing sight that is enclosed with tall snow covered mountains. Built by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century, the Kedarnath temple is located nearby to the site of an earlier temple which was constructed by the Pandavas. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. One can witness the big statue of the Nandi Bull standing outside the temple as guard. It is a major highlight of the temple. Also, another major of the temple is its interior that portray scenes from mythology and figures of various deities.
Day 04: KEDARNATH – SONPRAYAG – RUDRAPRYAG (19 KMS TREK + 60 KMS DRIVE)
Morning after darshan of Kedarnath Ji trek down to Sonprayag, meet to Driver and drive toward Rudraprayag, check in at Hotel, Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 05: RUDRAPRYAG – SHRI BADRINATH (158 KMS)
Morning drive to Badrinath, en-route visit Shri Narshing Temple at Joshimath, and Adi Shankracharya Math, later proceed to Sri Badrinath Ji, check in at Hotel, evening visit Mana Village, Byas Gufa, Bheem Pul, Saraswati River, Ganesh Temple, evening Aarti at Sri Badrinath Temple, overnight stay at Hotel.
Badrinath, a holy town located in Chamoli district in Uttarakhand state in India is famous for people visiting across the nation to get blessed from god and goddesses. It is very often known as Char Dham pilgrimage of Hindu devotees and is attended by millions of people across the globe.The name of the city ahs been named after the very famous and renowned globally temple Badrinath.
TAPT KUND: This kund is very famously known as the natural thermal springs situated on the banks of river Alaknanda. It is mandatory for everyone to bathe here before even entering the Badrinath temple.
NARAD KUND: It is a recess in the river, near the Tapt Kund which forms as a pool from where ideally the Badrinath idol was recovered.>
MATA MURTY TEMPLE: This well known temple is devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. There are various globally acclaimed and famous temples which are Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
MANA VILLAGE: This temple is inhabitted by an Indo-Mongolian tribe. This tribe is also known as the last Indian village before Tibet.
BHIM PUL: On one side of the very famous Mana village lies a massive rock forming a natural bridge which further lies over the roaring Saraswati River. It gives away a spectacular and mesmerizing view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock. It is believed among the peiple that it was placed by Bhim who was the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.
VYAS GUFA (CAVE): Again near the very famous Mana Village, this is a rock-cave and here the Ved Vyas is believed to have written and composed the Mahabharata and other pauranic commentaries.
Day 06: BADRINATH – RUDRAPRAYAG (158 KMS)
We will get ready early in the morning to pay a visit to Badrinath Temple. After darshan and offering prayers, we will drive to Rudrapryag for overnight stay.
RUDRAPRAYAG: This place known as the meeting point of two significant rivers known to be Mandakini and river Alaknanda.
TEMPLES: Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms).
Day 07: RUDRAPRAYAG - RISHIKESH (133 KMS)
Morning drive to Rishikesh en-route see Devprayag Sangam, later drive to Rishikesh check in at Hotel, evening visit Laxman Jhoola, overnight stay at Hotel.
RISHIKESH: This place is located at 24 Kms. from Hardwar and is further on the laps of the lower Himalayas. The entire locality is surrounded by scenic beauty of the hills followed by greenery all around and on its three sides flowing Holy Ganga. The entire place is said to be sacred as it is the meditation point for many to further attain salvation. You can find various temples and schools here and some are also located along the river Ganges. Not only Rishikesh is known only as a pilgrimage centre but is also closely associated with the Ramayana and is also an important center of Hindu religious thought and spirituality. Not only this, the city is known for housing various renowned Yoga Centres, ashrams and Yoga institutes here. last not but the least, Rishikesh is also the entry point to various important religious places like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.
Day 08: RISHIKESH – DELHI (224 KMS)
Morning drive to Delhi and transfer to Airport or Railway station for onward destination.
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