Do Dham Yatra -Badri-kedar yatra
Time Duretion – 7 Days 7 nights
Package Cost – Rs 13,500/ per person
Kedarnath is the seat of Lord Shiva. It is one of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” of Lord Shiva. Lying at an altitude of 3584 m at the head of river Mandakini, the shrine of Kedarnath is amongst the holiest pilgrimage for the Hindus. It is no wonder that Adi Guru Shankaracharya – a great scholar & saint, chose to enshrine Lord Shiva in this land, where the unholy becomes oly and the holy becomes holier. Kedar meaning powerful is another name of Lord Shiva the protector and the destroyer. Situated in the backdrop of the majestic Sri Kedarnath range, Kedarnath is a 14 km trek from Gaurikund.
Badrinath is situated in the lap of Nar-Narayan Parvat, with the towering Neelkanth peak (6,597mts.) in the background. Also known as the Vishal Badri, the largest among the five Badris, it is revered by all as the apt tribute to Lord Vishnu. The temple opens every year in the month of April-May & closes for winters in the third week of November. Joshimath is the winter deity of Badrinath.
Time Duretion – 7 Days 7 nights
Package Cost – Rs 13,500/ per person
Place Covered – Haridwar, Rishikesh, Guptkashi, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Rudraprayag, Haridwar,
On arrival Haridwar, In the evening, we receive you. Dinner and Overnight stay at Rishikesh. (This is your arrival day in Haridwar and rishikesh where services are included in this package. You may ask or this additional arrangements to our executive for your stay and other assistance.)
Day 01 – Rishikesh to Guptakashi Drive 215 kms (6 – 7 hrs)
Morning After breakfast proceed to Guptakashi; travel by surface en route visit Devprayag, srinagr and Rudraprayag the banks of Holy River Ganga evening arrival at Guptakashi, check Inn at Hotel, overnight stay at Hotel
Day 02: Guptkashi – Kedarnath 32 kms Drive, 13 kms trek
Early Morning Travel by road to Gaurikund further Trek 14kms to Kedarnath over night at Kedarnath.
Kedarnath: is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow Covered peaks. The present temple, built in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, stands adjacent to the site of an earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decoratedwith figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard.
Day 03: Kedarnath – Guptkashi 13 kms Trek, 32kms drive
Darshan and pooja in Kedarnath further downward trek to Gurikend and drive to Guptkashi for over night stay.
Day 04: Guptkashi – Badrinath Drive 173 Kms (6-7 hrs)
Start early morning travel to Badrinath over night at hotel.
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.
Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include SeshNetra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
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 – Rudraprayag Drive 156 Kms (6-7 hrs)
Early morning Darshan and pooja at Badrinath, after darshan drive to Rudraprayag, evening arrival, over night at Srinagar
Rudraprayag: One of the holy prayag of five famous prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alaknanda and Mandakini.
Day 06: Rudraprayag – Rishikesh Drive 162 Kms (5–6 hrs)
Today check out from Hotel and drive back to Rishikesh, on arrival check in at Hotel & relax. Evening join Ganga Aarti in at Triveni – Ghat, beck to Hotel, Overnight at hotel.
Day 07: Rishikesh – Haridwar visit
Morning in Rishikesh. On arrival check in at hotel. in the afternoon temple tour of Rishikesh and Haridwar and in evening drop you at the Railway station for onwards destination.
Rishikesh: located in the laps of lower Himalayas, and is surrounded by scenic beauty of the hills on three sides with Holy Ganga flowing through it. The whole place is considered to be sacred as it is believed that meditation at this place leads to attainment of salvation. There are many temples-some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. Rishikesh is important not only as pilgrimage centre closely associated with the Ramayana, but also as home for many important centers of Hindu religious thought and spirituality, and as a very great Yoga Centre. There are a great many ashrams and Yoga instituteshere.
Haridwar: Haridwar, lying at the feet of Shiva’s hills, i.e., Shivaliks, in the Haridwar district of Uttaranchal Pradesh, is a doorway. Suryavanshi prince Bhagirath performed penance here to salvage the souls of hisancestors who had perished due to the curse of sage Kapila. The penance was answered and the river Ganga trickled forth forms Lord Shiva’s locks and its bountiful water revived the sixty thousand sons of king Sagara. In the traditional of Bhagirath devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here, praying for salvation of their departed elder. It is doorway to the sources of the Ganga and the Yamuna, 3000 to 4500 meters up into the snowy ranges of the central Himalayas. The ‘Aarti’ worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating ‘dia’ (lamp) is a moving ritual.
TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDE
- Personal assistance by Do-Dham Tour representative on arrival.
- Accommodation on Double sharing basis at hotels. ( Moderate Hotels)
- All transfers/tours services by Air-Conditioned vehicle & may be change as Per Group Size & road condition.
- All Veg. Meals, Daily Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Morning & Evening Tea/Coffee
- Caring Tour Manager throughout the tour
- Local Guide at Rishikesh for local sightseeing
- Sightseeing as per above Itinerary.
- All inclusive (Fuel, Driver Allowance, Parking Toll Tax, State Tax.)
TOUR PACKAGE DOES NOT INCLUDE
- Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, Cameras fees. etc
- Any kind of insurance.
- Any claim or delay charges due to natural calamities, land slide, road blockage etc. Or any other things which are not mentioned in cost included column.
- If due to any reasons beyond our control like landslide, traffic jams, flood, riots, political unrest, bandhs, helicopter unavailability or bad weather conditions, accidents or any other natural or man-made misfortunes, program will needed to be changed or extended. the additional expenditure for the same will have to be borne by the passengers directly. Due to these reasons we may cancel some sightseeing places, there shall be no refund for the same
- Any charges of train, ropeway ticket of Manasa/Chandi Devi, Doli &pony etc.
Special Requirements for Yatra
Raincoat, Umbrella, Monkey cap, Hand gloves, Swatter/Pullover, Canvas Shoes, Torch, Oxygen cylinder & personal medicines.