Fixed Departure Dates - May - 18, 21, 25, 28 and June - 2, 6, 10
Pick up from Airport/Railway station New Delhi. On arrival at Haridwar, attend evening Ganga Arti.There will be Chardham briefing and presentation. Dinner & overnight stay at Haridwar.
There will be early departure after breakfast for Barkot / Chami by 7:30 am. En-Route Lunch at Mussoorie (Optional). En-Route Sightseeing of Mussoorie, Kempty Falls & Lakhamandal (Historical Place related to Mahabharata Times). Dinner & overnight stay at Syanachatti.
At 5.30am, with light breakfast start yatra to Yamunotri and after reaching Jankichatti you have to go ahead by foot. Here, one can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the Tapkund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad". Near the temple "Pooja" can be offered to Divya Shila, after taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warm water and having "Darshan" of pious "Yamunaji". Return to Syanachatti, Dinner & overnight stay at Syanachatti.
After taking breakfast drive to Harisil via “Uttarkashi” visit local sightseeing Kashi Vishwanath Temple, which is one of the most ancient temple of lord Shiva. Two other very important temples are located in the Chowk area. These are the Annapurna Temple and the Bhairav Temple. On Arrival check in at Harsil, you are fully free for leisure & local attractions in evening. Dinner & overnight stay at Harsil.
At 7am, after breakfast leave for Gangotri early in the morning. Gangotri, according to mythology is the second stopover of Char Dham. Gangotri temple is an 18th Century temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga. It is located near a sacred stone where king Bhagirath worshiped Lord Shiva; Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. Accordingly to another legend, Pandavas performed the great "Deva Yagna" here to a tone the death of their kinsmen in the epic battle of Mahabharata. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite. On arrival at Gangotri, offer prayers & Pooja Darshan. Later we drive back to Uttarkashi, en route visit Gangnani. Further up on way to Gangotri, is the hot water spring at Gangnani, where one can have refreshing bath in the kund called Rishikund. There is a temple near the kund dedicated to the Sage Parashar, believed to be the father of Ved Vyas. Maggi & Tea/ Coffee can be refreshing snacks at this stopover. Ganganai offers good panoramic view. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi Hotel.
At 6am, with packed breakfast, leave early in the morning for almost a day long drive. On your drive you would pass through Ganga giving way to Tehri Dam (The Electro Hydro Project). Tehri Dam (The Electro Hydro Project) & Rudraprayag (Confluence of River Alaknanda & Mandakini). Dinner and overnight stay at Rudraprayag/Guptkashi.
At 7am, after breakfast leave by vehicle for Gaurikund and from their join other pilgrims for a 14 kms long trek of Kedarnath. Kedarnath, which is third stopover of Char Dham. 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. En route packed lunch served at Rambada. On reaching Kedarnath, meet our representative at Kedarnath. Our representative would lead you to hotel & guide you through other logistics at these high altitude destinations. Evening darshan and Pooja at Kedarnath Temple. Overnight stay at Kedarnath hotel.
Early morning Mahabhishek Darshan pooja. At 7am, after breakfast begin your downwards journey of 14 kms trek to Gaurikund. Pick car/Bus from Gaurikund and drives to Guptkashi or Rudraprayag. Today's Sightseeing includes - Aardh Nareshwar Mahadev Temple, Guptkashi. Dinner & overnight Stay at Guptkashi/Rudraprayag.
At 8am, after breakfast drive to Badrinath, via Joshimath. Today's Sightseeing includes - Joshimath, Sankaracharya Math, Narsimha temple, Bridh Badri & Vishnu Prayag, Karnprayag,Nandprayag, Yogdhyan Badri darshan, Pandukeshwar. Dinner & overnight stay at Badrianth.
After breakfast drive to Srinagar. Overnight stay.
At 7am, Morning after breakfast drive for Rishikesh. River rafting option from Brahmpuri to Rishikesh. Local sightseeing at Rishikesh & Evening Arti Pooja at Parmath Niketan, Niketan Ghat at Rishikesh. Overnight stay at Haridwar hotel.
In morning after breakfast, drive towards Delhi. Drop at New Delhi Airport/station.
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