Day 2 : Rishikesh –Devprayag –Sitapur 180 Kms/ 7 hrs
Morning arrival at Rishikesh, after fresh up & breakfast proceed for Sightseeing which covers Shivananda Ashram, Ram Jhoola, Swarg Ashram, Geeta Ashram, Laxman Jhoola, later drive to Sitapur. Evening arrival and check-in to hotel for night stay.
Early morning drop at Sonprayagfor trek route trek starts from here to Kedarnath. Start to ascend on trek route either by walk or pony/doli at own cost. Helicopter service is also available for Kedarnath, so one can take a helicopter to Kedarnathat own cost. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes. After performing Pooja & Darshan of Shri Kedarnath ji returns to Sitapur. Overnight stay at Hotel. Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 Jyotirlingam 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 legends, Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in 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 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. Approx. charges for Pony: - Rs. 3000 - 5000/- Per Person Approx. charges for Doli : - Rs. 6000 - 8000/- Per Person
Day 5 : Pipalkoti– Joshimath – Badrinath - 80kms/4 hrs
Morning drive to Badrinath en-route visit Joshimath Narshimha Temple & Vishnu Prayag. Later drive to Badrinath & visit Mana VillageIndia’s last village towards Indo-Tibetan borderwhich includes Vyasa Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Bhimpul, Saraswati river etc. thereafter check into hotel evening free to explore the Badri Valley & visit Badrinath temple after a holy dip in Taptkund. Proceed through colorful entrance of the temple, have Darshan of Badrivishal along with Ganesh, Kubera, Garuda, Narada, Udhhav, Nar & Narayan. Also see another small temples inside the temple compound i. e. Laxmimata, Nar-Narayana, Hanuman, Ghantakarn and Kaamdhenu. One can get ‘Charnamirt’ abhishekamjal inside compound. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddam Shraddh of ancestors Pitrus, one can perform rite here. 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 name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries". TaptKund : Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple. NaradKund : A recess in the river, near TaptKund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered by Jagad Guru Shankaracharya and established in temple. Brahma Kapal : A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform propitiating rites for their deceased ancestors. Sheshnetra : 1. 5kms away from temple 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 MurtyTemple : Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include SeshNetra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka. ManaVillage : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet. BhimPul :- 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, there is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries. Joshimath: is situated on the slopes above the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Joshimath is one of four 'Maths' established by Adi Shankaracharya. There are many temples in township most important is temple of Narsimha in commotion of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity withers with time and the popular belief holds that the day arm completely witherBadrinath valley will cease to exist and the Godsresidence will transfer to neighboring Niti Valley at BhavishyaBadri.
Morning after breakfast transfer to Srinagar, en-route visit Karanprayag, Nandprayag, Rudraprayag & DhariDevi temple. On arrival check in at hotel, overnight stay at hotel. Vishnu Prayag :- It is the confluence of river Dhauliganga and Alananda & one the Panch Prayag. Nandprayag : It is the confluence of river Nandakani and Alananda & one the Panch Prayag. Karanprayag: It is the confluence of river Pinder and Alananda & one the Panch Prayag. Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakiniand Alananda & one the Panch Prayag.
Morning after breakfast drive to Haridwar, en-route visit Devprayag the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. Here onwards downstream river is called Ganges, later transfer to Haridwar, on arrival proceed to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of pious river Ganges and join the enchanting evening Aarti at Har-ki-Pauri. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit nectar spilled out of the pitcher, is located at HarkiPauri and is considered to be prime ghat of Haridwar. if time permit one can visit Manasa Devi temple. After dinner, board the Coach to Delhi, overnight journey.
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