Do Dham Yatra 2018 – Your Encounter with Gods
Do Dham Yatra Kedarnath & Badrinath
One can take the following itinerary which is most practical and comfortable.
|Day||From/To||Detailed Program of the Day||Highlights of the Day|
|Day 00||ARRIVE RISHIKESH||Arrive Haridwar/Rishikesh. Met upon arrival and transfer to hotel . Evening visit the Ghat’s s to encounter evening Ghat life as well as special Arti “The Prayer dedicated to Goddess Ganges” ” the town of ashrams and temples, Ghats and pilgrims, mountains and the holy Ganges. When global orange sun suspended, waits low amid the red/yellow streaked horizon, then all these combine to give this town a very special evening. The temple bells roar, priests enchant mantras. Immersed in sublimation stand the pilgrims. Cupped leaves, with saffron marigold petals and a small candle flame, flickering ride the current of water of wisdom. Suddenly the sky darkens, spreading a blanket of stillness. Everything stops, except the sound of current, which has just sunk the tiny flames of cupped leaves, few minutes back. After experiencing above we trace ours steps back to the hotel. One can have dinner at famous Chotiwala restaurant. Dinner and overnight hotel.
Registration & other formalities for the yatra.
Ganga Arti on the banks of Ganga
Sightseeing of Rishikesh
|Day 01||RISHIKESH/ RUDRAPRAYAG / GUPTAKASHI
DRIVE 7-8 HRS.
|Morning after breakfast drive to Guptakashi. The entire drive is along the Ganga river till Devprayag and after words along the roaring Alaknanda. Enroute stop at Devprayag, Rudra prayag.
Lunch Break at Rudraprayag.
After enter the Mandakini valley and drive along the roaring Mandakini river.
Arrive Gupta Kashi and transfer to hotel. Evening visit the Gupta Kashi Temple, the kasha (invisible) for Gods Overnight hotel.
|Gupta Kashi, The invisible Kasi for Gods.|
|Day 02|| GUPTAKASHI / GAURIKUND
KEDARNATH TREK / PONY
|Morning after breakfast drive to the road head for Kedarnath. Arrive and commence trek /pony to Kedarnath. The entire trek is gradual ascent till we reach Kedarnath.
Arrive and transfer to Hotel. After wash and change visit the temple for Darshan.
|Darshan and puja of lord Kedarnath|
|Day 03||KEDARNATH / GAURIKUND /
TREK 4-5 HRS. DRIVE:3HRS
|After morning puja trek down to Gaurikund. After lunch break and refreshing bath at Gaurikund hot springs we drive to Rudra Prayag.
Time Permitting Visit to Trijuginarayan, the famous remote temple, venue of Lord Shiva – parvati marriage.
Arrive Rudraprayag and check into hotel for overnight stay .One can also take the Helicopter ride from Kedarnath to Sita pur/ GuptaKashi
|Darshan and puja of Badrianth Jee|
|Day 04||RUDRAPRAYAG / BADRINATH.
DRIVE 7-8 HRS.
|Morning after breakfast drive to Joshimath & Badrinath. The entire drive up to Joshimath is along the Alaknanda river. We stop at Joshimath for some time to visit the famous Narshingh Temple.
Later we drive to Badrinath. Arrive Badrinath and check in to hotel.
Evening visit the Badrinath temple for Darshan.
|Day 05||BADRINATH /MANA /JOSHIAMTH/AULI
|Early morning Puja and darshan of Badrinath Jee. Enjoy the sunrise on Neelkanth peak above the Badrinath temple.
Morning darshan of the Lord Badrinath.
After breakfast visit to mana, the last village on Indo Tibetan Border. Explore the area and drive back Badrinath & to Joshimath.
Arrive and take the rope way to Auli. Explore Auli & drive to Pipal koti or Rudraprayag for Dinner and overnight hotel.
Neelkantha Peak Above the Badrinath
|Day 06||PIPAL KOTI OR
RUDRAPRAYAG / DEVPRAYAG / RISHIKESH
|Morning after breakfast visit the prayaga (confluence of Rudra prayag). Later drive to Devprayag. Visit the ancient temple of Devprayag at the beginning of the holy Ganges. Lunch enroute at Himalayan Retreat Shivpuri.
Arrive Rishikesh. Tour terminates upon arrival at Rishikesh.
One can stay overnight or drive/take train or flight for Delhi
Visit to the confluence of Devprayag.
Our Customized Yatra trips are inclusive of:
1. Twin sharing accommodation in best available hotels during the entire trip.
(As we give round the year business to the hotels we get very good Discounted rates which are finally passed on to the clients, as we calculate the cost of the treks on discounted rates.)
2. Transportation from Rishikesh to Rishikesh.
(We have a fleet of our own with brand new Cars, Toyota Jeeps & mini buses, with handpicked drivers who have been trained to drive westerners on mountain roads).
3. Services of English speaking professional guide during the entire trip.
(All our Guides & staff are from this area only and know the area very well. All Guides and staff have done First Aid and CPR courses )
4. All tourist taxes during the travel.
5. Visit to all important temples and places during the entire trip.
6. All meals hygienically cooked and served by our specially trained staff.
(We emphasize a lot on food and all our cooks are specially trained to provide hygienic food). Only in packages with meals options.
Package costs does not Include:
1. Items of personal nature e.g. table drinks, telephones, laundry, insurance, medical services and services in unforeseen circumstances.
2. Riding ponies on trek & Helicopter services ( Can be arranged on actual by the guide on the trip)
3. Any other trip other than specified above.
4. Accommodation in Rishikesh before or after the trip.
5. Travel to & from Rishikesh.
The Costs are :
1. Subject to Government service taxes which are % at present.
2. Non commissionable.
Costs: For the costs please e mail us the number of persons you are traveling with and your preferences for accommodation and vehicles so that we can make and send you the package as per your requirements.
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