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Ex-HaridwarGangotri Kedarnath Yatra

Day 01: Haridwar – Uttarkashi (190kms/6hr)

Pickup from Haridwar Railway Station / Doiwala Airport, later drive to Uttarkashi. Check in Hotel, Later visit Vishwanath Temple. Night Halt.

Uttarkashi: Situated at the bank of river Bhagirathi. The temple of Lord Vishwanath is located here where a massive iron trident is erected.

Day02:Uttarkashi-Gangotri-Uttarkashi(100kms/3-4each side)

We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), enroute we enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi. Oernight stay at Uttarkashi.

Gangotri Temple: The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.

Submerged Shivling: Submerged in the river, this natural rock Shivling is the place where, according to mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received the Ganga in his matted lock. It is visible in winter months when water level decreases.

Kedar Ganga Sangam: Around 100 Yards from the Ganga Temple flows the river Kedar Ganga. Starting from the Kedar Valle, this river meets the Bhagirathi on its justify bank.

Day 03: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (220kms/8-9hr)

Early morning, drive straight to Guptkashi. Check in Hotel, night halt.


Day04:Guptkashi-Kedarnath (30kms by road & 14kms Trek)

Morning drive to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath Temple. Night halt.

Gaurikund: At a distance of 5kms from Sonprayag and at an altitude of 1982 meters., one can take bath in the hot water pond here and visit the Gauri Temple. This is the place where Goddess Parvathi meditated to attain Lord Shiva. It is the base for a trek to Kedarnath.

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.

Day05:Kedarnath-Rudraprayag(14KmsDownTrek& 75kms/3hr by Road)

Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in Hotel at Rudraprayag. Night Halt.

Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.


Day 06:Rudraprayag – Badrinath (165kms/7hr)

Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Badrinath Temple, There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. 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.

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.

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.

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.

Day07:Badrinath–Joshimath(44kms/3hr)/Pipalkoti (85kms/4hr) / Kirtinagar (200kms/7-8hr)

Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). Later drive back to Joshimath / Pipalkoti / Kirtinagar. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.

Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four ‘Maths’ established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is in the Badrinath to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many temples in the township most important is the temple of Nir Singh in commotion of Lord Vishnu. The justify arm of this deity is with time and the popular belief holds that the day the the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at Bhavishya Badri. Joshimath is connected by regular bus service to Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath and many other centres in the region.

Day08:Joshimath-Haridwar(276kms/8-9hr)/Pipalkoti– Haridwar(235kms/7-8hr)/Kirtinagar–Haridwar (135kms/4hr)

Drive to Haridwar enroute visit Rishikesh Sight Seeing. Later transfer to Haridwar Railway Station. Tour End.

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): NETT RATES HENCE NON-COMMISSIONABLE

Total Pax.

(Min.)

Transportation

(Exclusive)

Premium Package

(MAPAI)

Luxury Package

(CPAI)

Deluxe

Package

(EPAI)

Regular

Package

(EPAI)

02

Tata Indica Car

Rs. 31,775/-

Rs. 23,175/-

Rs. 20,750/-

Rs. 17,975/-

02

Toyota Qualis / Tavera / Xylo

Rs. 34,775/-

Rs. 25,575/-

Rs. 23,150/-

Rs. 20,375/-

02

Toyota Innova

Rs. 36,175/-

Rs. 27,575/-

Rs. 25,150/-

Rs. 21,375/-

04

Toyota Qualis / Tavera / Xylo

Rs. 27,950/-

Rs. 19,350/-

Rs. 16,925/-

Rs. 14,150/-

04

Toyota Innova

Rs. 28,950/-

Rs. 20,350/-

Rs. 17,925/-

Rs. 15,150/-

06

Toyota Qualis / Tavera / Xylo

Rs. 26,083/-

Rs. 17,483/-

Rs. 15,058/-

Rs. 12,283/-

06

Tempo Traveller

Rs. 28,966/-

Rs. 20,366/-

Rs. 17,941/-

Rs. 15,166/-

08

Tempo Traveller

Rs. 27,100/-

Rs. 18,500/-

Rs. 16,075/-

Rs. 13,300/-

10

Tempo-Traveller

Rs. 26,075/-

Rs. 17,475/-

Rs. 15,050/-

Rs. 12,875/-

12

15 Seater

Rs. 26,850/-

Rs. 18,250/-

Rs. 15,825/-

Rs. 13,050/-

14

15 Seater

Rs. 26,153/-

Rs. 17,553/-

Rs. 15,188/-

Rs. 12,413/-

16

Mini Coach

Rs. 27,325/-

Rs. 18,725/-

Rs. 16,300/-

Rs. 13,525/-

16

Tempo Traveller + Toyota Innova

Rs. 26,725/-

Rs. 18,125/-

Rs. 15,700/-

Rs. 12,925/-

18

Dlx. Coach (2×2)

Rs. 26,627/-

Rs. 18,027/-

Rs. 15,602/-

Rs. 12,827/-

18

Tempo Traveller x 2

Rs. 26,849/-

Rs. 18,249/-

Rs. 15,824/-

Rs. 13,049/-

20

Dlx. Coach (2×2)

Rs. 26,155/-

Rs. 17,555/-

Rs. 15,130/-

Rs. 12,355/-

20

Tempo Traveller x 2

Rs. 26,355/-

Rs. 17,755/-

Rs. 15,330/-

Rs. 12,555/-

22

Dlx. Coach (2×2)

Rs. 25,760/-

Rs. 17,160/-

Rs. 14,735/-

Rs. 11,960/-

Extra Bed / Extra Person

Rs. 10,400/-

Rs. 5,960/-

Rs. 4,580/-

Rs. 2,800/-

CPAI SUPPLIMENT (Daily Breakfast)

NIL

NIL

Rs. 1,400/-

Rs. 1,350/-

MAPAI SUPPLIMENT (Daily Breakfast & Dinner)

NIL

Rs. 2,600/-

Rs. 2,850/-

Rs. 2,500/-

EPAI: Room Only Without Meals
CPAI: Room With Breakfast
MAPAI: Room With One Majer Meal (EITHER LUNCH / DINNER) & BREAKFAST

HOTELS DETAILS:-

Destination

Premium Package Hotels (MAPAI)

Luxury Package Hotels (CPAI)

Uttarkashi / Harsil The Chardham Camps (Lux. Swiss Tents) Shikhar Nature Resort (Lux. Swiss Tents) / Shivlinga (A/C)
Guptkashi The Chardham Camps (Lux. Swiss Tents) Camp Nirwana (Lux. Swiss Tents)
Kedarnath Punjab Sindh Awas / Agra House (Basic Amenities) Punjab Sindh Awas / Agra House (Basic Amenities)
Rudraprayag Monal Resort (A/C Premium) Monal Resort (A/C)
Badrinath Sarovar Portico (Cent. Heated) Sarovar Portico (Cent. Heated)
Joshimath The Chardham Camps (Lux. Swiss Tents) Hotel Dronagiri (S.Dlx.) / Mount View (S.Dlx)
Pipalkoti Hotel Le Meadows (A/C)
Kirtinagar Riverside Resort (A/C)
Destination

Deluxe Package Hotels (EPAI)

Regular Package Hotels (EPAI)

Uttarkashi Hotel Shivlinga (S.Dlx.) Hotel Shriniwas / Monal / Bhagirathi / Narayana / Akash Ganga / Mahima / Ganga Ashrey
Guptkashi Camp Nirwana (Lux. Swiss Tents) Hotel Himalayan / Raj Palace / Mritunjay Palace
Kedarnath Punjab Sindh Awas / Agra House (Basic Amenities) Punjab Sindh Awas / Agra House (Basic Amenities)
Rudraprayag Monal Resort (Dlx. Aircool) / Balbir Palace (A/C) Balbir Palace / Shangrilla Resort / Mandakini / Narayana
Badrinath Hotel Narayan Palace / Hotel Snow Crest Hotel Dwarikesh / Patliputra / Charanpaduka
Joshimath Hotel Dronagiri (S.Dlx.) / Mount View (S.Dlx) Hotel Snow Crest / Hotel Shailza
Pipalkoti Hotel Le Meadows (A/C) Hotel Le Meadows
Kirtinagar Riverside Resort (A/C) Hotel Srikot Castle / Shree Yantra

COST INCLUDES:
++ Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per Plan.
++ Transportation by Non A/C Vehicle (Delhi-Haridwar & Rishikesh- Delhi by ++ A/C Vehicle Services) with all road, state taxes, driver allowance, permit & night halt charges.

COST DOES NOT INCLUDE:
2.58% Govt. Service Tax,

++ All Meals,

++ Table drinks,

++ Laundry, porter etc,

++ Pony Ride, tips, camera fee, ropeway charges,

++ Entrance charges,

++Travel insurance,

Personal expenses of the clients or any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc.

Anything not specified in cost include section.