Panch Badri from Haridwar consist the temple of five Badri which are Badrinath, Yogadhyan Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Virdha Badri, Joshimath, Adi Badri. The Tour of Panch Badri organized by Divine Journey – a Rishikesh Tour Operator from May to Oct every year. To visit Panch Badri temple one can write or call us we will customize Panch Badri tour as per guest requirement
Places Cover: Haridwar – Rishikesh – Rudraprayag – Pipalkoti – Badrinath – Yogadhyan Badri – Bhavishya Badri – Virdha Badri – Joshimath – Adi Badri – Rishikesh – Haridwar
Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Day 01: Haridwar – Rishikesh – Rudraprayag (165 km/8-9 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Rishikesh, on arrival visit to Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, later continue to Rudraprayag. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Rudraprayag – Pipalkoti (80 km/2-3 hrs approx)
After breakfast, visit the Koteshwar Mahadev Temple at Rudraprayag. Later proceed to Pipalkoti. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Pipalkoti – Vishnuprayag – Badrinath Jee (84 km/2 hrs approx)
After breakfast, prceed to Badrinath, on the way visit Vishnuprayag sangam. Later continue to Badrinath. On arrival check-in at hotel.
Badrinath: Also known as Vishal Badri, this temple located at the height of 3,133 mts. is the largest Himalayas and most popular of Vishnu pilgrimages among the five Badries. The original temple here is believed to be built by King Pururava and the icon of the lord carved by Vishwakarma, the creator of the gods. The idol was recovered by Adi Shankaracharya from the waters of the nearby Narad kund and consecrated once more in the temple, restored in the 19th century by the royal houses of Scindia & Holker. So holy in this shrine that it forms one of the four prominent places of Hindu worship. The epic Mahabharata, it is believed, was composed in the Vyas and Ganesh caves close by. The Vishnu Ganga which later becomes Alaknanda flows below the while Neelkanth keeps vigil over all devotees.
Day 04: Badrinath Jee
Early morning, take a bath in Taptakund and have the darshan of Badrivishal. Later visit to nearby places, evening experience Aarti at Badrinath Jee Temple. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 05: Badrinath Jee – Pandukeshar – Yogdhyan Badri – Joshimath (44 km/2 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Joshimath, on the way visit Yogdhan Badri Temple. Later continue to Joshimath, on arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Yogdhyan Badri: Every so often in the Garhwal Himalayan, tales from the Mahabharatha spring magically to life. Yogdhyan Badri, 1,920 mts. is located at Pandkeshawar, named after the Pandavas King. It is said that the Pandavas, victorious after their battle against the Kauravas, but emotionally scarred, came to the Himalaya.
And it was here that they handed over their capital, Hastinapur, to Raja Prikshit and took up penance before seeking out the highway to heaven. The importance of the Badri is immense and the sanctum has an image of the lord in a meditative postures.
Day 06: Joshimath – Saldhar – Bhavishya Badri – Joshimath (12 km drive & 06 km trek-one side)
After breakfast, proceed to Syaldhar. Reach Syaldhar and start trek to Bhavishya Badri. On arrivalat Bhavishya Badri, visit the Narsingh temple and Shankracharya temple, later back to Joshimath. Overnight stay at hotel.
Bhavishya Badri: The Future Badri is located at 2,744 mts. amidst the thick forests surrounding Tapovan. According to a divination, it is here that all devotees will throng once Badrinath is no more. While there can be no conceivable reason why this should happen, scientists agree that Joshimath, the entry point into the area before the final, most strenuous climb, is sited on an ancient landslide and has been sinking, and with a barrage coming up close by, may actually see the fulfillment of the divine prophecy.
But whatever happens, Bhavishya Badri is popular even now. Enshrined here is the lion headed image of Narsingh. Visitors pass the serene the Tapovan a place known for its hot water springs en route to the banks of the Dhauliganga, and on to shrine.
Day 07: Joshimath – Virdha Badri – Karanprayag (125 Km/4 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Adi badri via Karanpryag. On arrival check-in at hotel/Camps. OVernight stay.
Virdha Badri: Before Badrinath was designated one of the four Char Dham of Hindu worship by Adi Shankaracharya, the idol of Badrinath carved by divine Vishwakarma was enshrined and worshipped here. It is said that when mankind entered the age of Kali, Vishnu chose to remove himself from the temple. Interestingly the image was found by Adi Shankaracharya at NaradKund, and restored, through part of it remains damaged. This, the first Badri, is located at the height of 1,380 mts. at Animath. While Badrinath closes during winter, the idol and priests hibernating at Joshimath, Virdha Badri remains opens throughout the years.
Day 08: Karanprayag – Adi Badri – Rishikesh /Haridwar Drop (185kms/7hr)
Early morning, drive straight Adi Badri on arrival visit temple later drive to Rishikesh on arrival visit Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula & Parmarth Niketan later Drop at Railway Station/Airport.
Adi Badri: Another pilgrimage centre of local importance is this group of 16 temples en route to Ranikhet and closes to the confluences at Karan Prayag. The main temple is dedicated to Narayan and has a raised platform in the pyramidal form. Within the temple, a black stone idolis installed. It is believed that these temples, dating to the Gupta age , was sanctioned by Adi Sankaracharya who wanted to spread the tenants of Hinduism to every remote corner of the country.
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