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Do Dham Yatra 2018 – Your Encounter with Gods

Do DhamYatra – Kedarnath & Badrinath with Valley of Flowers Trek

Fixed Departure Tours 2018

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             Group No.               Month of Operation        Date of Fixed Departure
           05, 06, 07,08                           June                4th , 11th , 28th, 25th
               9, 10,11,                           September           3rd , 10th , 17th, 24th

 

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.
 
 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.
 
 Day 02  GUPTAKASHI / GAURIKUND
DRIVE :
2-3 HRS.
KEDARNATH TREK / PONY
5-6 HRS
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.
Overnight hotel.
 
 Day 03  KEDARNATH / GAURIKUND/ RUDRAPRAYAG.
TREK 4-5 HRS. DRIVE:3HRS.
 One can also take the Helicopter ride upto Kedarnath .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.
 
 Day 04  RUDRAPRAYAG / BADRINATH.
DRIVE 7-8 HRS.
OVERNIGHT HOTEL
One can also take the Helicopter ride from Kedarnath to Sita pur/ GuptaKashi.
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.
Overnight hotel.
 
 Day 05 BADRINATH /
GOVINDGHAT
DRIVE:1 HRS
GHANGARIA TREK : 4-5 HRS.
Early morning Puja and darshan of Badrinath Jee. Enjoy the sunrise on Neelkanth peak above the Badrinath temple. After late breakfast drive to Govind Ghat.
Arrive and commence trek to Ghangaria. Arrive Ghagaria and transfer to hotel. Overnight hotel.
 

 Day 06 GHANGARIA/
VALLEY of FLOWERS/
GHANGARIA
TREK: 5-6 HRS.
Morning after breakfast start trek to Valley of Flowers. The first part of the trek is through thick forest along the Pushpavati river. Later we trek in the open meadow. Arrive and explore the area. After encountering rare Flowers e.g Brahmkamal, Blue poppy, Potentilla, and hundreds of others we trace our steps back to the base camp, Ghangaria. Dinner and overnight camp/Hotel.  

 

Day 07


GHANGARIA\ HEMKUND LAKE /
GHANGARIA
TREK: 6-7 HRS.
OVERNIGHT CAMP
 

Morning after breakfast we trek to Hemkund, one of the finest high latitude lakes in the area, and pilgrimage for Sikhs and Hindus as well. The entire trek today is uphill till we reach Hemkund. Explore the area and trace your steps back to the base camp. One can encounter some of the flowers on this stretch as well. Dinner and overnight camp.

 

 

Day 08

 

GHANGARIA\ GOVINDGHAT
TREK :5-6 HRS.
RUDRAPRAYAG DRIVE :2 HRS O/N HOTEL.

 

Morning after breakfast trek down Govindghat. Lunch enroute. Arrive and commence drive to Rudraprayag. Arrive Rudraprayag and transfer to hotel. Dinner and overnight hotel. If time & weather permits one can take a rope way to Auli & back.

 

 

Day 09

 

RUDRAPRAYAG /
DEVPRAYAG / RISHIKESH
DRIVE :5-6 HOURS

 

Morning visit the prayaga (confluence of Rudraprayag) . 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 for Delhi.

 

Visit to the confluence of Devprayag.

The Fixed Departure 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.

Cost in Fixed Departures does not Include:
Items of personal nature e.g. table drinks, telephones, laundry, insurance, medical services and services in unforeseen circumstances.
Riding ponies on trek& Helicopter services ( Can be arranged on actual by the guide on the trip)
Any other trip other than specified above.
Accommodation in Rishikesh before or after the trip.
Travel to & from Rishikesh.
Entry & Camera fee in the Valley of Flowers National Park.

The Fixed Departure Cost are :
1. Subject to Government service taxes which are 9 % at present.
2. Non commissionable.

Children Policy :
Children up to 5 years in the same room not taking the seat in vehicle are free of cost.
Children from 06 tp 09 years in the same room taking the full seat in the vehicle are less 40% of the cost.
Children from 10 & Above with Extra bed and full seat in the bus are less 30% of the normal cost.

Group Size: To ensure smooth & personalized services on the Fixed departure trips the group size is from 06 – 14 persons in each group