Badrinath & Kedarnath Yatra
Month : Departure from Delhi
Tour departure: May to October
From Delhi on 8, 17, 26, of every Month by coach
 
Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms/6hrs)
Morning start from Delhi to Haridwar, upon arrival check into the hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Night stay at 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 his ancestors 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. .
 
Day 02: Haridwar - Rudraprayag (160kms/5hr)
Morning visit Haridwar Local Sight Seeing, later drive to Rudraprayag enroute visit Deoprayag. Check in Hotel, night stay at Rudraprayag
Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda. Temples: Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms).
 
Day 03: Rudraprayag - Kedarnath (75kms by road & 14kms Trek)
Morning drive to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 mts). Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath Temple. Night stay at Kedarnath.
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 04: Kedarnath - Rudraprayag (14Kms Down Trek & 75kms/3hr by Road)
Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in Hotel at Rudraprayag. Night stay at Rudraprag.
 
Day 05: Rudraprayag - Badrinath (165kms/7hr)
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay at Badrinath.

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. 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 06: Badrinath - Joshimath (44kms/3hr)
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.
 
Day 07: Joshimath - Rishikesh (254kms/8hr)
Early morning, visit Narsingh Temple & Shankracharaya Math. Later, Drive back to Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay at 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..
 
Day 08: Rishikesh - Delhi (230kms/7hr)
Morning, visit Rishikesh Local Sight seeing & Temples. Later drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport.
 
Rs. 13,950/- per person by coach (based on 25 - 27pax)
Rs. 10,850/- per person by tempo traveler (based on 12 - 15pax)
Rs. 10,850/- per person by Innova or quails (based on 06 pax)
Rs. 12,550/- per person by Indigo (based on 04 pax)
Rs. 15,550/- per person by Indica (based on 02 pax)
 
Cost Included
.  Transportation by car / coach from Delhi back to Delhi
.  Sightseeing as per the itinerary 
.  All pick up and dropping facilities at one point
.  Accommodation on Twin sharing basis
.  Driver T.A. / D.A.
.  All fuel charges, state taxes, parking fee
.  All taxes.
 
Cost Excluded:
 
.  Airfare / train fare
.  Any meals, mineral water
.  Any kind of insurance
.  Personal expenses like STD calls, laundry charges, doli, pony charges etc
.  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
 
NOTE: Coach Tour rates are inclusive of all meals from Rishikesh to Rishikesh only.
 
Cancellation Rules
 
1 20 Days or More days before departure of Tour 10% on Full amount
2 10 days before departure tour 25% on full amount.
3 06 days before departure of tour 40% on full amount.
4 Within 04 days before departure of tour :No Refund. 
 
 
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