Do Dham Kedarnath and Badrinath Yatra from Haridwarfrom
Do Dham Kedarnath and Badrinath Yatra from Haridwar
A Divine visit of Kedarnath Badrinath Temple will bring the change in your life, Kedarnath and Badrinath Temple situated In the abode of Himalaya to come Here through Divine Journey provide a new experience in your lifetime.
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Vacation Style Holiday Type
Activity Level Challenging
Haridwar - Rudraprayag - Guptkashi (210kms/7-8hr)
Drive to Guptkashi enroute visit Devprayag. Check in Hotel, night halt.
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.
Kedarnath - Guptkashi/Rudraprayag (14Kms Down Trek & 40/75kms 1hr/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.
Guptkashi /Rudraprayag - Badrinath (165kms/7hr)
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. On arrival in check in to your hotel at Badrinath. Overnight at the 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.
Badrinath – Joshimath/Pipalkoti/Rudraprayag: (55/80/130 Kms, 2 /4/6 Hrs.)
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. Drive to Joshimath/Pipalkoti/Rudraprayag in the evening. overnight stay at Joshimath.
Rudraprayag – Drop at Rishikesh/Haridwar (160/190 Kms, 05/06 Hrs.)
After breakfast, we proceed to Haridwar to drop you at Railway station to connect the train.