Badrinath Yatra from Delhi
(04 Nights + 01 Overnight Journey / 05 Days)
Day 01: Overnight Journey about 12 Pm start from Delhi to Haridwar
Depart from Delhi to Haridwar around 12 pm in the midnight arrive at Haridwar around at 8 am later check in at hotel (Check in time 12 noon) later after fresh up visit Chandi Devi, Pawan Dham & Temples. At evening visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti. 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. The ‘Aarti’ worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating ‘dia’ (lamp) is a moving ritual.
Day 02: Haridwar – Rishikesh – Joshimath (296kms/10-11hr)
Early morning about 08 am drive to Joshimath via Rishikesh where you will be dropped at Laxman Jhula where you have about 03 Hrs. time to take visit by walk to Laxman Jhula & Ram Jhula (meeting point 1130 am at Luxman Jhula) from their about 1130 we will depart to Joshimath via Dev Prayag – Rudra Prayag – Karan Prayag – Pipalkoti – Joshimath. Overnight Stay.
Day 03: Joshimath – Badrinath (65kms/4 hr)
Drive to Badrinath morning about 07. Check in Hotel. Later visit Badrinath Temple & Local sightseen of Mana. Evening visit of Badrinath Temple for arti .Overnight stay at 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”.
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 04: Badrinath – Rishikesh (310 km/ 10/11hr)
early morning about 6 am pilgrims visit Badrinath Temple for arti after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). Later drive to Rishikesh via Govind Ghat – Vishnu Prayag – Chamoli – Nand Prayag – Rudraprayag – Srinagar – Devprayag – Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
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.
Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.
Day 05: Rishikesh – Delhi (230kms/6-7hr)
Drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport.
End of the tour
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