PACKAGE DETIALS FOR KEDARNATH BADRINATH YATRA GROUP TOUR FROM HARIDWAR (06 NIGHTS / 06 DAYS)
Detailed Itinerary For Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra Group Tour From Haridwar
Day 00 (Reporting): Hardwar (Gateway to God and starting point of North Char Dham Yatra)
You are welcome to the city of Hardwar (At Their Own), get checked in to your Pre Booked Hotel, relax or be the part of Ganga Aarti at the ghat of Hari Ki Pauri. This night you are staying at hotel in Haridwar. Our team personal will meet you at your hotel at 08:00 p.m for complete briefing of the tour.
(Note : You Can Reach Haridwar By Various Modes Of Transport – By Flight : Nearest Airport Is Jolly Grant Airport, By Train : Nearest Railway Station Is Haridwar Railway Station, By Bus : Nearest Bus Stand Is ISBT Opposite Railway Station Or You Can Reach Haridwar By Private Vehicle)
Day 01 (Departure): Haridwar / Rishikesh / Dehradun – Guptkashi / Rampur /Sitapur / Gaurikund (220kms/8-9hr) HT : 1319 MTS.
After Breakfast, Drive straight to Guptkashi via Devprayag & Rudraprayag. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi. On arrival check in at the Hotel/Tents/Huts/Cottage.
Note: En route you can get local basic Dhaba’s for lunch or snacks, suggestible to carry some dry fruits, fruits and readymade snacks with yourself along with some drinking water.
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, Lord Shankar 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 (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.
(Note: Thermal wears along with wind proof jacket is essential considering the weather condition along with Puja Samagri and some snacks or dry fruits. You are allow to carry small knapsack weighing max 2 kg/per person in Helicopter. Kedarnath temple is approx 300 mts away from Helipad and straight path is t follow to reach at temple.
Weather – Generally pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius. Cold in winters
Day 02: Guptkashi/Sitapur – Gaurikund – Kedarnath (30kms by road & 18kms Trek) HT : 3384 MTS.
Before Sunrise, we drive to Gaurikund, to start trek start to Kedarnath Ji on foot /Pony / Doli. Pilgrims should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Join evening aarti at Kedarnath Temple. After darshan return for dinner and night 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 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.
Note: Pls note accommodation at Kedarnath ji is very basic and even hot water shall provide through buckets only. Pilgrims has high altitude or breathing problems must take advice from your personal doctors.
Sight Seeing : Kedarnath Temple
Day 03: Kedarnath – Guptkashi (18 Kms Down Trek & 30 kms by Road)
05:00 am is the time to reach for morning general darshan however people has booked Rudrabhishek may get early darshan, after puja and breakfast trek down to Gaurikund, your driver will meet you at Soneprayag for further drive to Guptkashi. Overnight Stay In Guptkashi.
Day 04: Guptkashi – Badrinath (200 kms /8 – 9hr)
After breakfast start drive to Badrinath Ji, Bow your head at Pandukeshwar for Yog dhyan Badri and at famous Hanuman Chatti. After Kanchan Ganga the premises of Lord Badrinath Ji welcome the pilgrims. On arrival at Vishnu dham go straight to the temple for Darshan & Puja. After darshan time free for Pind daan or visit other sight seeing of Badrinath Ji as Ganesh Gufa, Vyas Gufa & Bhim Pul. After spending whole day in the serenity of Badrinath Ji, Overnight Stay In Badrinath.
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.
Sheshnetra : 1.5kms. away is 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 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.
Vasudhara : 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.
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.
Pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Those interested to do Pind Daan at Brahamakapal to their ancestors (Pitrus) is worth to do at this Pavan Puri of Vishnu. Those interested to do a small trek to Charan Paduka can do at their own, later after breakfast we will take you to last village of India, Mana to visit Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa and Bhim Pul. This is the way used by mighty Pandava’s to Satopanth from where Yudhistra went to Heaven also called Swararohini. Time to checked out from your hotel for Joshimath/Pipalkoti . Visit Shankaracharya math at Joshimath or can go to Auli (at your own) using cable car for view of mighty Nanda Devi peak, Trishuli, Panchshulli and Nanda Ghunti. Overnight stay at Joshimath/Pipalkoti.
Day 05 : Badrinath – Govindghat (22 Kms – 1 Hrs) / Joshimath (40 Kms – 2 Hrs)
After Breakfast, Visit Mana Village, Check Out From Hotel. Later Drive to Govindghat / Joshimath. Check In Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 06: Govindghat / Joshimath – Rudraprayag – Devprayag – Rishikesh – Haridwar (280 kms/11 hrs – 12 Hrs)
To sum up start drive to Haridwar. enroute visit Nandprayag, Karanprayag Devprayag. After Reaching Haridwar, Our Vehicle Will Drop You Near Railway Station. Tour Ends here.
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.
TOTAL TOUR COST (Per Person Basis)
|Sharing||Package Cost Per Person|
|Quad Sharing Basis (Min. 04 Persons)||Rs. 12,500/- + 05% GST|
|Triple Sharing Basis (Min. 03 Persons)||Rs. 13,500/- + 05% GST|
|Double Sharing Basis (Min. 02 Persons)||Rs. 15,000/- + 05% GST|
|Single Sharing Basis (Min. 01 Person)||Rs. 20,500/- + 05% GST|
Exclusive Vehicle Upgrades
|Sharing||Package Cost Per Person|
|Quad Sharing Basis (Min. 04 Persons)||For Sedan @ Rs. 7,000/- , For Innova @ Rs. 19,000/-, For Innova Crysta @ Rs. 22,000/-|
|Triple Sharing Basis (Min. 03 Persons)||Sedan Car @ Rs. 10,500/-|
|Double Sharing Basis (Min. 02 Persons)||Sedan Car @ Rs. 14,000/-|
|Single Sharing Basis (Min. 01 Person)||Sedan Car @ Rs. 17,500/-|
- 05% Gst Will Be Extra
- Pickup From Delhi : Rs. 3,000/- For Sedan Car (Upto 3 Persons), Rs. 5,000/- For Innova Car (Upto 6 Persons), Rs. 5,000/- For Innova Crysta Car (Upto 6 Persons)
- Drop At Delhi : Rs. 4,000/- For Sedan Car (Upto 3 Persons), Rs. 6,000/- For Innova Car (Upto 6 Persons), Rs. 6,500/- For Innova Crysta Car (Upto 6 Persons)
- In Case Of Non Availability Of Beds In GMVN Kedarnath, Guest Have to Arrange Yourself. We Will Refund the Amount for Kedarnath Stay.
Departure Dates :
May – 5,7,9,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,29,31
June – 2,4,6,8,10,12,14,16,18,20
Cost Includes :
Accommodation Using Single / Double / Triple / Quad Sharing Basis in Budget Hotels.
Daily Breakfast & Dinner.
Guide Cum Tour Escort.
Transfers & Sight Seeing Using Non A/C Vehicle Inclusive of all road tax toll parking driver allowance etc.
Cost Excludes :
05% GST, Guide Charges, Air fare, Rail Fare, Entry Fees, Special Darshan, Pooja Fees, Helicopter Tickets, Palki, Poni and anything which is not include in cost includes.