Do Dham Yatra From Delhi 7 Nights 8 Days
Day 1 :- Delhi – Haridwar (240 Kms / 6-7 Hrs) Pickup from Delhi Airport / Railway Station and depart for Haridwar. On arrival Haridwar transfer Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri to take Holy Bath & to see Ganga Aarti in evening. Drive back to hotel. Take Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
An Evening at Ganga Aarti Haridwar : The Ganga Aarti in Hardwar’s Har-ki-Pauri is one of the famous rituals in India. It starts at around 6.30pm after sunset, with large crowds gathered around both the banks of a canal that carries the waters of Ganges. Loud speakers blare songs in praise of Ganga Maiya and Shiva. At the time of Aarti shows a bustle of activity onthe Ghats. A pack of diya comes fully equipped and is self-sufficient. It has a wick lamp surrounded by flowers. It lastedfor around 30 min.
Day 2 :- Haridwar – Guptkashi / Sitapur (206 Kms / 7 Hrs) After breakfast, drive to Guptkashi / Sitapur. Enroute visit Tehri Dam. Check in Hotel. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Camp / Hotel.
Day 3 :- Guptkashi / Sitapur – Kedarnath (32 Kms Drive / 16 Kms Trek) Morning after breakfast 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, tolietteries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. After freshening up, visit Kedarnath ji Temple & perform Pooja. In the evening also visit Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi behind the Temple. Overnight stay at Kedarnath hotel.
Kedarnath : Kedarnath is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow Covered peaks. Kedarnath Temple, located at a height of 3,581 mts, stand at the head of the Mandakini River. 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 decorated with figures of various deities & scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard. It is said that devotees who die here become one with Shiva himself.
Day 4 :- Kedarnath – Guptkashi / Rudraprayag (32 Kms / 70 Kms Drive & 16 Kms Trek Early morning after breakfast visit Shri Kedarnath ji Temple. Trek down to Gaurikund. Later drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in Hotel, Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag hotel.
Rudraprayag : One of the holy prayag of five famous prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alaknanda and Mandakini.
Day 5 :- Guptkashi / Rudraprayag – Badrinath (200 Kms / 140 Kms / 6 Hrs) Morning after breakfast drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Enroute visit Narsingh Bhagwan Temple at Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay Badrinath hotel.
Narsingh Temple : This is an ancient temple of Lord Vishnu in Narsingh Avtar and main temple of Joshimath. When Badrinath temple remains closed during winter every year, one idol of Lord Badri is brought to Narsingh temple and worshiped for six months.
Badrinath : Badrinath is one of the most important of all the four (Char) Dhams in India. This temple located between Nar & Narayan mountain ranges and in the shadow of Nilkantha peak at the height of 3,133 Mts. It is the most popular of Vishnu pilgrimages among the five Badries, also known as Vishal Badri.
Day 6 :- Badrinath – Pipalkoti / Rudraprayag (80 Kms / 160 Kms) Early morning after breakfast, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the 3 kms of Badrinath ji. Later drive to Pipalkoti/Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay 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 7 :- Pipalkoti / Rudraprayag – Haridwar (245 Kms / 165 Kms)
Early morning, after breakfast drive back to Haridwar, enroute visit LaxmanJhulla, Ramjhulla, etc. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Haridwar