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Delhi - Haridwar - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Rishikesh -
Duration : 11 Nights & 12 Days
Destination Covered : Delhi - Haridwar - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Rishikesh - Delhi
Day 01 Delhi-Haridwar (200 Kms)
Pick up from Airport / Railway Station and leave for Haridwar. Evening free for Sightseeing and Aarti Puja at Haridwar. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

Day 02 Haridwar-Syanachatti. (260 Kms)
Early morning after breakfast leave for Syanachatti. Overnight stay at Hotel Kalindi.
Syanachatti: It is a scenic spot along the banks of River Yamuna that makes a lovely sight enroute the trek upto Yamunotri.

Day 03 Syanachatti-Yamunotri - Syanachatti (20 Kms Drive / 10 Kms on Foot)
Early morning drive 10 Kms upto to Jankichatti and 5 kms on foot for Yamunotri ( 3165 mts. Above sea level) Darshan and Pooja and return back to Syanachatti. Overnight stay at Syanachatti
Yamunotri: Yamunotri Temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna, Yamunotir is the source of revered river Yamuna which originates from the Champasar Glacier lying 1 Kms. ahead of the shrine situated at an elevation of 3235 mt above sea level. The approach is extremely difficult and pilgrims therefore offer pooja at the temple itself. The temple was built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur in the 19th century. Yamunotri was the home of an ancient sage Asit Muni.

Day 04 Syanachatti - Harsil (215 Kms)
After Breakfast leave for Harsil. Overnight stay at Kemp Caravan, Harsil.
Harsil: Located in the mountain district of Uttarkashi is the sylvan hamlet of Harsil (2620 Mts. above sea level), known for scenic landscapes and delicious apples. Sat Tal or seven lakes nearby (2Kms.) are a not to be missed attraction.

Day 05 Harsil-Gangotri-Harsil (50 Kms)
After breakfast leave for Gangotri, Darshan pooja and day free for leisure. Evening return back to Harsil. Overnight stay at Kemp Caravan.
Gangotri: Gangotri Temple is 18th Century temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga. It is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirath worshipped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. According to another legend, Pandavas performed the great " Deva Yagna" here to atone the death of their Kinsmen in the epic battle of Mahabarata. The Temple is an exquisite 20 Ft. high structure made of white granite.
Gaumukh (Optional) : The Gaumukh glacier 18 Kms trek from Gangotri is the source of Bhagirathi (Ganga) and is held in high esteem by devouts who do not miss the opportunity to have a holy dip in the bone chilling icy water. There is lodging and other facility at Bhojbasa. 14 Kms from Gangotri towards Gaumukh.

Day 06 Harsil-Rudraprayag ( 263 Kms)
After breakfast leave for Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Monal Resort, Rudraprayag.
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 07 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
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 to attain Lord Shiva.
Kedarnath Temple: The Present temple built in 8th century A.D. by Adi Guru Shankaracharya lies adjacent to the site of an ancient temple built by Pandavas. The temple has a 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 establishing the four dhams in India he went for his samadhi at an early age of 32 years.

Day 08 Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Rudraprayag
After Dharshan and Pooja leave for Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Monal Resort.

Day 09 Rudraprayag - Badrinath (142 Kms / 06 hrs)
After breakfast leave for Badrinath. 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 back of River Alaknanda with the 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 requested to descend to earth to help suffering humanity, the earth was unable to with stand the force of it s descent. Therefore the migthy 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 Griha (the sanctum sanctorum), Darshan Mandap (for Pujas) and Shobha Mandap) for devotees to assemble)

Day 10 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, Sheshnetra, Charan paduka and Neelkanth.
Panch Badris: Badrinath Yogadhyan Badri, Bhavishya Badri, Bridha Badri, Adi Badri form the Panch Badris situated in the valleys along the Alaknanda River.

Day 11 Badrinath - Auil - Rishikesh (300 Kms)
Early morning depart for Rishikesh (Via Auil) to Joshimath. Overnight stay at Rishikesh.
Auil: 16 Kms from Joshimath (56 Kms from Badrinath). Auli flanked by Coniferous and Oak forests offers a 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 professionaly run at the Auli slopes.

Day 12 Rishikesh - Delhi (225Kms)
After Sightseeing in Rishikesh departure for Delhi. Arrival Delhi in evening.