Kedar – Badri Do Dham Yatra (Ex – Delhi)
(Delhi – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Delhi)
Yatra Code : DH202
Yatra Starting From : 28th April 2017 (Expected)
Yatra Duration : 6 Nights / 7 Days
For more details about Kedar – Badri Do Dham Yatra, please go through the below given Overview & other Tabs :
Day 1 : Delhi – Haridwar (240 Kms / 6-7 Hrs)
Pickup from Delhi Airport / Railway Station and depart for Haridwar. On arrival Haridwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri to take Holy Bath & to see Ganga Aarti in evening. Drive back to your 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 on the Ghats. A pack of diya comes fully equipped and is self-sufficient. It has a wick lamp surrounded by flowers. It lasted for around 30 min.
Day 2 : Haridwar – Guptkashi (220 Kms / 8-9 Hrs) Height : 1319 Mtrs.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Rudraprayag & Devprayag. Enroute you will see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. which Mandakini river come from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Proven peeth Arrdh Nareshwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Guptakashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
Guptakashi : The name Gupt Kashi means “Hidden Benares. according to Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from them further up the Kedarnath valley to , where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. There are more tangible connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) live in Guptkashi during the winter months, and after the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.
Guptkashi Weather : Pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 15-30 degree Celsius. and in winters. 5 to 15 celsius.
Day 3 : Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Guptkashi (30 Kms by Road & 19 Kms Trek one way) Height: 3553 Mtrs.
Early morning after breakfast we will drive to Gaurikund, start your trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (by Pony / Doli / Helicopter at your own cost). Visit Kedarnath Temple. After temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Guptkashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
Kedarnath : The Baba 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. 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 remaining portions of Lord Shiva was appeared at others 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.
Kedarnath Weather : Due to its high altitude the weather in Kedarnath remains cold for most part of the year. Summer here is cool and pleasant while winter is severe. During summer season the temperature varies around 10 to 20°Celsius. to wear Light woolen is recommended. Winter season in Kedarnath is severe with mercury falling to as low as 0°Celsius. During this time the place experiences snowfall as well. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually avoided by tourists.
Day 4 : Guptkashi – Badrinath (160 Kms/ 7 Hrs) Height : 3300 Mtrs
Morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Check in to the hotel arrival in Badrinath. Pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal 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. Badrinath are speraded out in only 3 Kms.
Badrinath one of the ‘Ancient Four Dhams’ is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated in Himalaya at an elevation of 3300 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. others there are Sawrag Rohini yatra is very amazin This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name “Badri van”, meaning “forest of berries”.
Badrinath Weather : The average maximum temperature will be around 18° Celsius and the average minimum is 8° Celsius. Warm and woolen clothes are hence required for a stay in Badrinath throughout the year. Winter in Badrinath is often accompanied by snow falls. Winter is very chilly with an average temperature of 5° Celsius. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually closed for tourists.
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 5 : Badrinath – Joshimath – Rudraprayag (160 Kms / 7 Hrs.) Height: 1890 Mtrs.
Morning after breakfast, driver for Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Visit on the way Narsingh Temple in Joshimath later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check into the hotel arrival in Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four ‘Dham’ established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is the winter seat of Badrinath. The idol is brought down to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many other temples in the township. The most important is the temple of Nir Singh with the idol of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is getting destroyed with time and the popular belief holds that the day 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.
Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River. It is confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.
Rudraprayag Weather : Generally hot in summer, the temperature ranges from 35-40 degree Celsius, Winter: The Days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold, temp ranges from 20 Degree to 05 Degree.
Day 6 : Rudraprayag – Haridwar (165 Kms / 5 – 6 Hrs.) Height: 895 Mtrs.
Morning after breakfast, drive for Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh ‘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. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Rishikesh : Named after the Lord Vishnu, Rishikesh is a holy city for Hindus. Located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India it is also known as the yoga center of the world and is home to many world renowned ashrams. Rishikesh styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. The fast-flowing Ganges is surrounded by forested hills inside the city. Apart from temples and ashrams Rishikesh is now a popular white-water rafting centre, backpacker hang-out, and gateway to treks in the Himalaya.
Day 7 : Haridwar – Delhi (240 Kms / 6-7 Hrs)
Morning, after breakfast check out from hotel and drive back to Delhi. On Arrival Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport.
The below given Package Rates (Per Person) are Nett & Non Commissionable and GST will be charged @ 5% extra. The Rates are Valid from August 01, 2017 to March 31, 2018.
|Pax / Hotels||Deluxe||Luxury|
|2 Pax||Rs. 21,950||Rs. 30,500|
|4 Pax||Rs. 18,750||Rs. 24,500|
|6 Pax||Rs. 16,050||Rs. 21,850|
|8 to 12 Pax||Rs. 16,750||Rs. 22,400|
|Extra Pax||On Request||On Request|
Deluxe / Luxury Package Transportation
|No. of Pax||Vehicle Name|
|4 to 6 Pax||Toyota Innova|
|8 to 10 Pax||Tempo Traveler|
|Night Stay||Hotel Name|
|Guptkashi||Camp Nirvana / Shivalik Valley Resort|
|Badrinath||Hotel Dwarikesh / Snow Crest|
|Rudraparyag||Hotel Mandakani / Sachin International|
|Haridwar||Hotel Aastha Palace / Golden Tulip|
|Night Stay||Hotel Name|
|Guptkashi||Himalayan Comfort / Aadhya Villa|
|Badrinath||Hotel Sarovar Portico / Snow Crest|
|Rudraparyag||Monal Resort / Shagrila Resort|
|Haridwar||Hotel Lakshya / Godwin|
- Accommodation on Twin Sharing Basis.
- Meal Plan (MAPAI – Room with Breakfast & Dinner).
- Transportation round the tour.
- Local Sightseeing & Excursion.
- Child below 5 Yrs. are complementary.
- All Toll Tax, Parking & Driver Allowances.
- Any Person Expenses of Train / Air Fare, Guide, Telephone Calls, Laundry, Entrance Fees, Ropeway, Boat Ride, Gypsy Safari, Porter, Pony, Unforeseen Expenses due to Weather Conditions & Govt. Taxes GST 5% Applicable.
- The suggested or similar hotels will be provided, subject to availability at the time of Booking.
- Prices valid from August 01, 2017 to March 31, 2018.
- 50% advance to be deposited at the time of booking confirmation.
- Above Rate are Not Valid for New Year Eve and Long Weekend.
- Balance 50% before 15 days from the Tour Starts.
- Check In / Checkout time at all the properties would at 1200 hrs (Noon). Except Nanital & Mussorriee.
- All the above mentioned rates are per person rates on twin sharing.
- Rooms holding shall be for a period of 72 hours only.
- The above rates are applicable strictly for resident Indian citizens only.
- Any amendment and cancellation in the booking before 15 days Rs. 500 Per Person are chargeable as communication charges.
- In case of Helicopter Yatra at Kedarnath, guests are advised not to carry big suitcases, as there is small place in helicopter. Single guest is allowed to carry 7 Kg. of luggage.
- In case the journey is not completed within the given time and guest are not able to visit one or more Dhams, due to bad weather or some technical reasons then the company will try to cover the Yatra within stipulated time. Although if this is not possible then the liability of the company will be limited to refund for unlisted sectors.
- Rescheduling of booking to a next date shall be done subject to availability and on payment of 10% of the cost.
- Rescheduling is to be applied atleast 7 days prior to start of journey. In case it is applied within 7 days, then the booking will be treated as cancelled and fresh booking will be given subject to availability.
- If guest wishes to cancel their booking then below will be the cancellation charges:* Upto 7 days prior to journey : 20% of the cost
* Upto 48 hrs prior to journey : 50% of the cost
* Less than 2 days 75% of the cost
* Less than 1 day 100% of the cost.
- All disputes are subject to Haridwar Jurisdiction.
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