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Delhi - Haridwar - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Auli - Rishikesh - Delhi
Duration : 7 Nights & 8 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Haridwar - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Auli - Rishikesh - Delhi
Day 01: Delhi-Haridwar (200 Kms)
Pick up from Airport or Railway Station. Departure for Haridwar. Evening free for Sightseeing and Aarti Puja. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

Day 02: Haridwar-Rudraprayag (173 Kms)
After breakfast leave for Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Monal Resort.
Rudraprayag: Named after Lord Shiva is situated at the confluence of river Mandakini originating from Kedarnath Dham and river Alaknanda from Badrinath Dham-a beautiful sight to behold. The Confluence has a great religious significance and thousands of pilgrims come here to take a holy dip.

Day 03: Rudraprayag-Gaurikund-Kedarnath (74 Kms / 14 Kms on foot)
Early morning leave for Gaurikund 74 Kms drive and 14 Kms on foot for Kedarnath. Overnight stay at Bikaner Guest House or similar.
Gaurikund: Is the last Bus station and the trekking base to Kedarnath. A Temple dedicated to Gauri and thermal springs of medicinal value are noteworthy. Before proceeding people bathe in the Hot Water pond here and visit the Gauri devi temple. This is the place where Goddess Parvati meditated at attain Lord Shiva
Kedarnath Temple: The present temple build in 8th century A.D. by Adi Guru Shankaracharya lies adjacent to the site of an ancient temple built by Pandavas. The temple has Conical lingam - the main idol, a statue of Nandi - the celestial bull, a 'Garba Grah' for worship and a mandap for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. The Temple is more than 1000 years old.
Behind the Kedarnath Temple lies the Samadhi or final resting-place of Adi Guru Shankaracharya. It is believed that after estabilishing the four dhams in India he went for his samadhi at an early age of 32 years

Day 04: Kedarnath - Gaurikund-Rudraprayag
After Dharshan and Pooja leave for Rudraprayag. Overnigh stay at Monal Resort.

Day 05: Rudraprayag - Badrinath (142 Kms)
After breakfast leave for Badirnath. Overnight stay at Narayan Palace.
Badrinath: Cradled in the twin Mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines- Badrinath along the left bank of Alaknanda with towering Neelkantha Peak as the Splendid backdrop. Once the spot was carpeted with ' badris' or wild berries and hence was famous as Badri van.
Legend has it, when the Ganga was to descent to earth to help suffering humanity, the earth was unable to withstand the force of its descent.Therefore the mighty Ganga was split into 12 holy channels. Alaknanda was one of them that later became the abode of Lord Vishnu or Badrinath.
The temple of Shri Badrinathji on the banks of the Alaknanda River dates back to vedic times. Situated at an altitude of 3,133 mts., the present temple is believed to have been built by Adi Guru Shankaracharya - an 8th century Philosopher saint, who also established a math here. Also Known as "Vishal Badri', Badrinath is one of the Panch Badris. The temple has three parts - Garbha Girha (the sanctum sanctorum), Darsham Mandap ( for Pujas) and Shobha Mandap ( for devotees to assemble).

Day 06: Badrinath - Day Free at Leisure
Day free at leisure. Darshan of Badrinath Temple, Sightseeing covering Bhimpul Vyas Gufa and Charan Paduka. Overnight stay at Narayan Palace.
Badrinath with its great scenic beauty and attractive recreational spots in the vicinity attracts an ever-increasing number of secular visitors each year. Significant places are Panch Dharas, Panch Shilas, Tapt Kund, Narad Kund, Brahma Kapaal, Sheshetra Charan paduka and Neelkanth.
Panch Badris: Badrinath, Yogdhyan Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Bridha Badri, Adi Badri form the Panch Badris situated in the valleys along the Alaknanda River.

Day 07: Badrinath - Auli - Rishikesh (300 Kms / 10 hrs.)
Early morning depart for Rishikesh (covering Auli & Joshimath). Overnight stay at Rishikesh.
Auli: 16 Kms from Joshimath ( 56 Kms from Badrinath). Auli flanked by Coniferous and Oak forests offers an panoramic view of Himalayan Peaks like the Nanda Devi (7817 mts.), Kamet ( 7756 mts.) Mana Parvat (7273 mts.) and Dunagiri (7066 mts.) seeming only a short distance away. Auli offers perfect skiing conditions. Seasonal skiers have clean stretches of absolutely virgin slopes to sport on. Winter skiing is now being professionally run at the Auli slopes.

Day 08: Rishikesh - Delhi (225 Kms.)
After sightseeing in Rishikesh departure for Delhi. Arrive Delhi in the evening. Tour Concludes.