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Beautiful Haridwar - Guptkashi Tour Package for 8 Days from New Delhi 1

Day wise Itinerary

Day 1 : delhi - haridwar
Arrival Delhi Airport Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Haridwar. Transfer to your Hotel. If time permits visit Mansadevi Temple, Chandidevi
Temple & Daksha Mahadev Temple. Later visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti. The ’Aarti’ worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating ’dia’ (lamp) is a moving
ritual. Back to your hotel, Night halt.
Haridwar, lying at the feet of Shiva’s hills, i.e., Shivaliks, in the Haridwar district of Uttaranchal Pradesh, is a doorway. Suryavanshi prince Bhagirath performed
penance here to salvage the souls of his ancestors who had perished due to the curse of sage Kapila. The penance was answered and the river Ganga trickled
forth forms Lord Shiva’s locks and its bountiful water revived the sixty thousand sons of king Sagara. In the traditional of Bhagirath, devout Hindus stand in the
sacred waters here, praying for salvation of their departed elder. It is doorway to the sources of the Ganga and the Yamuna, 3000 to 4500 meters up into the
snowy ranges of the central Himalayas.
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 deg to 05 deg.
Day 2 : Haridwar - guptkashi
Morning after breakfast, drive straight to Guptkashi. On arrival Check In at the Hotel, evening visit Ardh Narishwar Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
The name Gupt Kashi means Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed
himself at Gupt Kashi, but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. There are more tangible
connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (hereditary pilgrimage priests) live in Gupt Kashi 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, where it stays for the winter.
Weather - Generally pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius. Cold in winters.
Day 3 : guptkashi - kedarnath
After medical check-up proceed to Sonprayag, Trek start from Sonprayag to Kedarnath (3584 mts) by pony Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines,
heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath.
Visit Kedarnath Temple. Overnight stay.
Kedarnath: The 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, the protector and the destroyer. 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 r! emaining 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.
Day 4 : Kedarnath /– guptkashi
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 Temple Darshan trek down to Sonprayag. Further drive to
Guptkashi. Check in Hotel. Night Halt.
Day 5 : guptkashi - badrinath
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.
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 the name Badri van, meaning forest of berries.
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.
Brahama Kapal : A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform proppitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.
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Charanpaduka : 3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.
Mata Murty Temple : Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Mana Village : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
Vasundhara : As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.
Sheshnetra : 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag’s eye
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 6 : Badrinath /– rudraprayag
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. 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. Just
within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive back to Rudraprayag Kirtinagar via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 7 : Rudraprayag /– rishikesh
Drive to 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.
Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing /– Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Shivananda Ashram. At evening visit
Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Ashram. Overnight stay.
Day 8 : rishikesh - hardwar - delhi
Drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station Airport. Tour Terminate

Inclusions


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Accommodation

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Accommodation

PlaceHotelStarDays
delhi - haridwarHotel Laxmi Sadan3 ★Day 1
haridwar - guptkashiHotel Rajhans3 ★Day 2
guptkashi - kedarnathPunjab Sindh Awas3 ★Day 3
kedarnath / guptkashiHotel Rajhans3 ★Day 4
guptkashi - badrinathManav Kalyan3 ★Day 5
badrinath / rudraprayagHotel Tulsi3 ★Day 6
rudraprayag / rishikeshAkash Continental3 ★Day 7

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