Kedarnath Ji & Badrinath Ji Yatra with Auli
07 Nights / 08 Days
07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination covered: Rishikesh, Srinagar Garhwal, Rudraprayag, Guptkashi, Kedarnath, Gopeshwar, Chamoli, Joshimath, Badrinath, Devprayag and Haridwar.
Day 01: Bhubaneswar - Delhi – Rishikesh (230 kms/6-7hrs)
On arrival at airport, meet & assist further drive to drive to Rishikesh. On arrival check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, and Parmarth Ashram. Overnight stay.
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.
Day 02: Rishikesh – Guptkashi (223 Kms, 09 Hours Approx.)
Morning drive to Guptkashi via Rudraprayag.On arrival at Guptkashi Check-in the hotel.overnight stay.
Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.
Day 03: Guptkashi – (Phata – Kedarnath – Phata) (By Helicopter) – Guptkashi
Morning drive towards Phata to connect helicopter for kedarnath Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple situated at Kedarnath is highly revered amongst the Hindus. After getting the Darshan and doing the pooja. Take copper take back to Phata. Night stay.
Day 04: Guptkashi – GMVN Guest House 100 km drive than chair Car / Rope Way (own expense) to Auli Cliff top
Early Morning after breakfast drive to Joshimath to GMVN Guest House to Clifftop Club than chair Car / Rope Way (own expense) to Auli Cliff top. Rest of the day to see the paranoiac View.Overnight stay at Auli.
Auli Village Also known as a skier's paradise, Auli has one of the best slopes in the world. The 3km long slope ranges from 2519m to 3049m offers a magnificent panoramic view of great Himalayan peaks like the Nanda Devi (7817m), Kamet (7756m), Mana Parvat (7273m) and Dunagiri (7066m). You could reach Auli from Joshimath (1890m) by taking an enchanting 3 km ride on the world's most highly situated and longest ropeway (cable car).
Day 05: Auli
Full day free at leisure.Overnight stay at Auli.
Day 06: Auli – GMVN by chair Car / Rope Way (own expense) than drive to Badrinath
Early Morning around 07 am after breakfast take chair Car / Rope Way (own expense) to reach GMVN Guest House than drive to Badrinath.On arrival in check in to your hotel at Badrinath.Than check out from the hotel and go for interesting sightseeing of Mana Village (the last village before the Tibetan border), Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Bhim Pul and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati river. Later Drive to via Joshimath to Pipalkoti/Rudraprayag in the evening. Overnight stay at Hotel.
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 propitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.
Mana Village:Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
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 07: Badrinath - Rishikesh: (320 / 10 Hrs. approx.)
Get up early in the morning and see the beauty of the majestic Neel Khant peak. After taking bath at Tapt Kund (hot water spring) take holy Darshan of the Badrinath Temple. Leave forRishikesh.On arrival check in at Hotel.Overnight at the hotel.
Day 08: Rishikesh – Delhi - Bhubaneswar (255 km / 06 hrs. approx.)
After breakfast drive to Delhi. On arrival drop at Airport for journey back home with sweet memories of pilgrim holidays
What we include :
- Airfare Bhubaneswar – Delhi – Bhubaneswar
- Accommodation on twin sharing basis as per Itinerary.
- Daily B/fast & Dinner
- Transportation & sightseeing luxury Car
- Helicopter ticket from Phata – Kedarnath - Phata
Extra Charges apply:
- Porter /Pony/Auli Ropeway Ticket etc.
- Expenses like Laundry, Telephone, Drinks, tips, Port rage etc.