DO DHAM YATRA ( Kedarnath - Badrinath )

Routing: Delhi Haridwar - Rudraprayag Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Badrinath Joshimath - Rishikesh -  Delhi

 Package ID : TN 1420
 Starting Point : Delhi
 End Point : Delhi
 Validity : Start From 21st April 2015 Onwards
 Duration : 07 Nights / 08 Days
 
 

 

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Day 1: Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms/6-7hrs)
Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Haridwar. Later drive to Haridwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Night halt.

 

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 - Guptkashi (210kms/7-8hr)
Drive to Guptkashi enroute visit Devprayag. Check in Hotel, night halt.

 

Day 03: 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 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 Halt.

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


Day 05: Rudraprayag - Badrinath (165kms/7hr)

Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Badrinath Temple. 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. 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.

 

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 06: Badrinath Rudraprayag (165kms/7hr)
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). Later drive back to Joshimath / Pipalkoti / Kirtinagar. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.

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 07: Rudraprayag Rishikesh (140kms/4hr)
Drive to 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.

 

Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat & Bharat Mandir. At evening visit Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan. Overnight stay.

 

Day 08: Rishikesh - Hardwar - Delhi (250kms/7-8hr)
Drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport. Tour Terminate.

 

TOTAL TOUR COST (Per Person):

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Total Pax.

Transportation (Exclusive)

Guide

Deluxe Package (CPAI)

Superior Package (EPAI)

Standard Package (EPAI)

02

Tata Indigo / Dezire

Rs. 24,466

Rs. 21,994

Rs. 19,090

02

Tavera / Xylo / Ertigo

Rs. 27,284

Rs. 24,811

Rs. 21,907

02

Toyota Innova

Rs. 28,664

Rs. 26,191

Rs. 23,287

04

Tavera / Xylo / Ertigo

Rs. 19,118

Rs. 16,876

Rs. 13,972

04

Toyota Innova

Rs. 19,809

Rs. 17,566

Rs. 14,662

06

Tavera / Xylo

Rs. 16,474

Rs. 14,231

Rs. 11,327

06

Toyota Innova

Rs. 16,934

Rs. 14,691

Rs. 11,787

06

Tempo Traveller (09 Seater)

Rs. 19,084

Rs. 16,842

Rs. 13,938

08

Tempo Traveller (09 Seater)

Rs. 17,164

Rs. 14,921

Rs. 12,017

10

Tempo Traveller (12 Seater)

Rs. 15,899

Rs. 13,656

Rs. 10,752

12

Mini Coach (15 Seater)

Rs. 17,049

Rs. 14,806

Rs. 11,902

14

Mini Coach (15 Seater)

Rs. 16,226

Rs. 14,041

Rs. 11,138

16

Tempo Traveller + Toyota Innova

Rs. 17,037

Rs. 14,795

Rs. 11,891

16

Mini Coach (22/27 Seater)

Rs. 19,136

Rs. 16,893

Rs. 13,990

18

Tempo Traveller X 02

Rs. 17,181

Rs. 14,938

Rs. 12,035

18

Mini Coach (22/27 Seater)

Rs. 18,262

Rs. 16,019

Rs. 13,121

20

Mini Coach (22/27 Seater)

Rs. 17,566

Rs. 15,324

Rs. 12,420

20

Tempo Traveller X 02

Rs. 16,589

Rs. 14,346

Rs. 11,442

 

Extra Bed / Extra Person

Rs. 6,785 Rs. 4,600 Rs. 3,277

CPAI SUPPLIMENT (Daily Breakfast)

Nil Rs. 1,150  Rs. 1,035

MAPAI SUPPLIMENT (Daily Breakfast & Dinner)

Rs. 2,530  Rs. 2,875 Rs. 2,702

 

 

EPAI: ROOM ONLY WITHOUT MEALS
CPAI: ROOM WITH BREAKFAST
MAPAI: ROOM WITH ONE MAJOR MEAL (EITHER LUNCH / DINNER) & BREAKFAST
 
 

Choice of Hotels

City No. Of Nights Deluxe Package Hotels (CPAI) Superior Package Hotels (EPAI) Standard Package Hotels (EPAI)
Haridwar

01

Hotel SRS Lakshay (A/C) / Park Grand (A/C)

Hotel Le Central (A/C) / Great Ananda (A/C) / Khanna Palace (A/C)

Hotel The Urmi (A/C) / The Periwal (A/C)

Guptkashi

02

Camp Nirwana (Swiss Tents) / Shivalik Valley Resort (S.Dlx)

Camp Nirwana (Swiss Tents) / Shivalik Valley Resort (Dlx)

Hotel Mritunjay Palace / Hotel Jagatraj

Kedarnath

01

GMVN / Punjab Sindh Awas / Agra House

GMVN / Punjab Sindh Awas / Agra House

GMVN / Punjab Sindh Awas / Agra House

Rudraprayag / Srikot

01

NA

NA

Hotel Tulsi Rudraprayag / Hotel Srikot Castle Srikot

Badrinath

01

Hotel Narayana Palace (S.Dlx)

Hotel Dwarikesh

Hotel Yoga / Hotel Charanpaduka

Pipalkoti / Kirtinagar

01

Hotel Le Meadows Pipalkoti (A/C) / Riverside Resort Kirtinagar (A/C)

Hotel Le Meadows Pipalkoti (A/C) / Riverside Resort Kirtinagar (A/C)

NA

Rishikesh

01

The Great Ganga (A/C) / Narayana Palace (A/C Cottage)

Narayana Palace (A/C) / Gayatri Resort (A/C)

SK Regency (A/C) / Rishab Grand (A/C)

COST INCLUDES:
Accommodation on twin sharing (Double Bed Room) on EPAI / CPAI / MAPAI Basis (As mention above).
Transportation by Non A/C Vehicle (Delhi-Haridwar & Rishikesh- Delhi by A/C Vehicle Services) with all road, state taxes, driver allowance, permit & night halt charges.


COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
3.50% Govt. Service Tax, All Meals, Table drinks, laundry, porter, pony, tips, camera fee, ropeway charges, entrance charges, travel insurance, personal expenses of the clients or any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc. and anything not specified in cost include.

 

Validity: Start from 21st April 2015 Onwards
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