Welcome to ‘Chardham in the Himalayas’ Tour .On arrival, at Airport in Delhi, you will met by our representative. Later, proceed towards Rishikesh. On arrival, check in to your Hotel.Evening attend Aarti at Parmarth Niketan. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight stay in Rishikesh. (Meals: Dinner)
After a Healthy breakfast, we shall proceed for Sightseeing of Rishikesh visiting Ram Jhula,LaxmanJula & SwaragAshram. Ram Jhula & LaxmanJula : one of the land marks of Rishikesh, it is believed that Laxman crossed the Ganges on jute ropes between the place the bridge is built. Swarag Ashram : situated on the foot of the Himalayas on the left banks of the ganges between Laxman Jhula & Rishikesh, filled with concentration of ashrams and temples. The place has been know for ages and popular with Yogi and Rishis meditating. Further drive to Barkot via Mussoorie. Barkot is an ideal destination to stay for pilgrims of Shri Yamunotri, It is situated 45 Kms before Yamunotri temple, from where paranomic views of the Bandarpunch Peaks can be seen. En route visit Kempty fall if time permits. On arrival check in into the hotel, The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight stay in Barkot. (Meals: Dinner). Imp Notes : Acclimatize your mind & body to start a trek next day to Yamunotri.
Collect your pack breakfast from the hotel and drive to Jankichatti, from here start your trek to Yamunotri (6kms). You may go with other options like pony, Palki and Doli. Yamunotri Temple : Situated at 3290 meters above ocean level. The Yamunotri Dham is the first hallowed destination of the Chardham Yatra. This Dham is committed to Goddess Yamuna, who regarded be as a daughter of the Sun God, Surya Dev. According to the mythological stories and convictions, the Yamunotri Dham was an isolation of a sage Asti Muni. For the duration of his life, the Asti Muni every day showered in both Ganges and Yamuna. Be that as it may, in his old age he didnt have the enough energy to reach Gangotri, yet his great deeds paid off and a flood of Ganges showed up inverse to Yamunotri for him. This fanciful story adds to the otherworldly worth of the Dham. Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple. Other Attractions : Yamuna Maa Temple – the main diety. : Cooked rice : the pilgrims cook rice in the hot water kund at take it back home as prasad : Surya Kund – the major hotspring which flows from the vicinity of the temple. After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warn water and having "Darshan" of pious "Yamunaji" returning to Jankichatti and later drive down to Barkot. On, arrival, check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
After breakfast push off for your next destination Uttarkashi. On the way you can stop over for TEA(at your own cost) at Radi Top where you can have glimpses of beautiful himalayan ranges and futher explore Shiv Gufa. On arrival check in at the Hotel. Later, proceed for sight seeing of Uttarkashi Attractions : Kashi Vishwanath Temple : Aarti at Kashi Vishwanath Temple : Shakti Temple The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight stay in Uttarkashi. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
After breakfast, we proceed to Gangotri enroute enjoy picturesque Harsil valley, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. Reach at temple Darshan and perform pooja. Thereafter we drive back to hotel. Overnight stay in Uttarkashi. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner). Gangotri - As per The Hindu mythology, Goddess Ganga - the daughter of Lord Brahma , showed herself as a waterway to acquit the transgressions of King Bhagirath's forerunners, taking after his extreme retribution of a few centuries, and Lord Shiva got her into his tangled locks to minimize the gigantic effect of her fall. She came to be called Bhagirathi at her incredible source. Along the right back of Bhagirathi stands the sanctum of Gangotri devoted to the Goddess. Roosted at a stature of 3042 meters (10,000 ft), it was developed in the mid 18th century by a Gorkha Commander, Amar Singh Thapa. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Guptkashi a fairly large town located at an elevation of 1,319 metres in the Kedar-khanda, in Garhwal Himalayas of Rudraprayag . On, arrival, check into your hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight stay in Guptkashi.(Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
Early morning you will drive till sonprayag (vehicles allow till this point) from here you need to take local jeep/ Max to reach Gaurikund (3 km, on direct payment basis, approx INR 100 per person). Gaurikund – The trek start from this point to Kedarnath, which is long and beautiful man made trail. After reaching, performing pooja and Darshan. Kedarnath Temple The 1000 years old temple with a carved exterior is located in a courtyard protected by Nandi bull. This spot has great significance in the legendary Mahabharata epic. Inside the main sanctum is one of the 12
naturally formed Jotrilingas of India. The temple has carved shapes of the Pandavas, and Lord Shiva. On arrival, check into your Camp/Hotel. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight stay in Kedarnath.(Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
Early morning you get up before dawn and after taking bath you are at the temple by 4:45 am for the Abhishek to Kedarnath Shiva. Everyone can go inside Garbha Griha and touch the idol. You can also prostrate with your head touching the deity etc. After darshan and puja you come out of the temple and return to the Camps / Lodges. Later youll start the return trek of 20 km from Kedarnath to Sonprayag. The vehicles wait for you in Sonprayag Car Parking and you'll drive to your hotel (Sitapur)/Guptkashi. Dinner and Overnight at Rampur /Sitapur/Guptkashi. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
After breakfast drive for Badrinath via Ukimath, Chopta and Joshimath. On arrival in Badrinath check in at your hotel & proceed for darshan and Aarti of Badrivishal. Badrinath temple - It's so great to take in the way that this sacrosanct destination which is being dedicated to Lord Vishnu has been committed to humankind. The area where Lord Vishnu pondered under a Badri tree for thousand unremitting years and taught us a definitive method for welfare of humankind is exceptional on the planet. Today, this temple is considered as one of the holiest Hindu temples and is additionally one of the 108 Divya Desams, sacred holy places for Vaishnavites. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight in Badrinath.(Meals: Breakfast & Dinner).
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for PinddanShraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). Badrinath : situated at an elevation of 3133 mts. above sea level, Badrinath is one of the most celebrated pilgrim destination of the country. Attractions – Mana Village : it’s the last Indian village before Tibet, inhabited by the indo- mangolian tribe Vyas Gufa : a rocky cave in Mana Village, believed that rishi Vyas scripted famous epic of times “Mahabaratha” Charan Paduka : a beautiful meadow where you can see the footprints of Lord Vishnu on a boulder Tapt Kund – it’s a natural hot water spring where the devotees take bath before entering the temple for pooja, darshan. Narad Kund –next to the Tapt Kund, believed that the idol of Badrinath G was recovered from this pool. Vishuprayag: the first prayag, confluence of Dhauliganga and Alakananda River. Later, Drive down to Sri Nagar enroute visiting Rudraprayag.On arrival check in at your Hotel. Overnight stay in Srinagar. (Meals : Breakfast & Dinner)
After breakfast drive to Haridwar en route visiting Devprayag Devprayag : one of the panch prayags where confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi happens. Visit Raghunath G Temple : It is believed that Lord Ram and his father King Dushratha did penance here. The temple here is believed that was built more then ten thousand years ago revealing the history of existence of Lord Krishna & Lord Rama. On arrival check in at the hotel. Later, Evening visit to Mansa Devi Temple and enjoy Aarti at HarkiPauri. The rest of the evening is at leisure for Independent activities. Overnight stay in Haridwar. (Meals: Breakfast & Dinner)
Today , we conclude our ‘Chardham in the Himalayas; Tour .After breakfast, drive to Delhi Airport for your onward Journey.