0700 hrs : buffet breakfast will be served at the hotel.
0730 hrs : proceed to Rishikesh sight seing (while the driver collects its permit and hill clearance certificate).
Attractions in Rishikesh : –
Laxman Jula : 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.
SwaragAshram : 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.
1100 hrs : Further drive to Barkot via Mussoorie. En route visit Kempty fall if time permits. On arrival check in into the hotel, rest of the day is at leisure.
No activities : Acclimatize your mind & body to start a trek next day to Yamunotri
2000 Hrs. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel at Hotel.
0800 hrs : after breakfast push off for your next destination Harsil. On the way you can stop over for TEA at Radi Top where you can have glimpses of beautiful himalayan ranges. You shall be driving through Uttarkashi wher you can stop over for lunch.
1600 hrs. approx you reach Harsil, on arrival check in at your home stay.
Attraction :-Harsil -it self is an attraction a destination that has become popular among the traveller in a very short period of time.
Apple orchards –know for its delicious apples orchards harsil apples are popular globally today.
2000 hrs : enjoy dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 10 : Badrinath/ Rudraprayag/ Sri Nagar (195 kms/ 7 hrs.)
Badrinath/ Rudraprayag/ Sri Nagar (195 kms/ 7 hrs.)
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh 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.
Mana Village – it’s the last Indian village before Tibet, inhabited by the indo- mangolian tribe
Vyas Gufa – a rocky cave in Mana Village, it’s a belief that rishi Vyas scripted the 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 entring the temple for pooja, darshan.
Narad Kund – very next to the Tapt Kund, its believed that the idol of Badrinath G was recovered from this pool.
Vishuprayag – the first prayag, confluence of Dhauliganga and Alakananda River.
0800 hrs. : After breakfast drive to Rishikesh en route visiting Devprayag
Devprayag : one of the panch prayags where rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi meet and takes the name Ganga.
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.
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.
Parmarth Niketan : one of the most popular ashrams where kids get VEDAS education.