- Badrinath -
07Nights / 08Days
|No. Pax||Transport in Use||Budget Ex. Haridwar||Budget Ex. Delhi||Deluxe Ex. Haridwar||Deluxe Ex. Delhi|
|8||Tampo Traveller||Rs. 15,100/-||
|12||Tampo Traveller||Rs. 12,700/-||
|Destination||Hotel Name Budget||Hotel Name Deluxe||No. of Nights|
|Haridwar||Panchkula||Hotel Sound Sleep||01|
|Sitapur||Nav Durga||Hotel Jagat Raj||03|
|Badrinath||Om Kutir||Parmath Lok||01|
|Srinagar||Hotel Welcome||Hotel Srikot Castle||01|
|Haridwar||Panchkula||Hotel Sound Sleep||01|
Pick up from Haridwar Railway Statio or Delhi, to board and proceed to Haridwar Hotel – Haridwar is the Gateway of Chardham Yatra. Upon arrival check inn into the hotel. Evening attend The Ganga Arti at famous Har Ki Pauri (by your own). Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Things To Do:
Rituals & Activities : Beginning of Yatra perform special ritual activities like Ganga Snan , Hawan & Aarti , Yagya , Sadhu Sewa , Arrangment Brahman Bhojnam at end of Yatra,
Optional : Visit Chila Forest Range / Vindhyavasani Forest Ranage / Khimsar Village Life
After Breakfast drive Sitapur. Dinner & overnight stay at hotel.
Post your early breakfast; leave by vehicle for Gaurikund and from their join other pilgrims for 16 kms trek of Kedarnath. After darshan and Pooja at Kedarnath Temple back to hotel for Overnight Stay.
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 man dap for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. The temple is more than 1000 years old.
Shankaracharya Samadhi: The Samadhi of Adi Guru Shankaracharya is located just behind the Kedarnath temple. It is said that after establishing four sacred Dhams in India, he went into his Samadhi at an early age of 32 years.
Bhaironath temple: About half a kilometer away from Kedarnathji, a small temple is dedicated to Bhaironath. It is worshipped on the opening and closing day of Sri Kedarnath Shrine. It is believed that when Kedarnathji temple is closed, Bhaironathji protects this land from evil.
Rituals & Activities : Visit Guptkashi,Gaurikund , Snan in Tapt Kund at Gauri Kund and Darshan of Gauri Ganesh Temple & get blessing of Ganesha and start the trek of kedarnath Ji. Evening Aarti Darshan of Kedarnath Ji , Darshan of Aadi Guru Shankracharya , Darshan of Udar Kund & Bambam Kund , Pitra Kund . Chance to meet Gurus and Sadhus meditating for long time in Kedarnath. Darshan of Rama cave (Gufa)
After breakfast proceed to Badrinath via Joshimath, (Narsimha Temple, Sankaracharaya Math) Badrinath. Evening Darshan & Pooja at Badrinath temple. Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Rituals & Activities :
Early Morning take a holy dip in Tapt Kund , Have again Darshan of Badri Vishal if time allows otherwise Important visit to Nag Nagin Pith (One of the important place in India for Sarp kal Dosh Nivaran ) , Short Visit to Mana Village (Vyas Cave , Ganesha Cave , Keshav Prayag , Darshan of Sarasawati Udgam (origin) ), Charan Paduka Darshan , ,Short visit of Ekadasi Gufa & hanuman Gufa. View of Vishnu Prayag ,Nandprayag , Karnprayag while returning back to Rudraprayag.
Cradled in the twin Mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines - Badrinath along the left bank of river Alaknanda with the towering Neelkantha Peaks 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 enable to withstand the force of its decent. 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.
A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
It is a flat platform a few yards north of the temple and on the bank of river Alaknanda. It is an important place for shhradh ceremony or offering of pinds to ensure a heavenly place for dead ancestors or manes. It is said that offering pind here, the manes are permanently enshrined in heaven and no more pinds are to be done elsewhere ever afterwards. Legends have it that when Shiva chopped of the fifth head of Brahma, it got stuck to his trident. Lastly with the blessing of Lord Vishnu at Badrivan, the head of Brahma fell down from the trident at this place & hence the name Brahma-Kapal (head).
It is a large block of stone between tow small seasonal lakes carrying an eye of "Sheshnag" The eye formation is quite natural, 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag's eye, it is believed that the seshnag waits at this place patiently to accompany the lord on his reincarnation. Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet. The women of the village offer Choli to the deity on closing day of the temple each year.
On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.
Vyas Gufa (cave):
Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
After breakfast Drive to Srinagar via Vishnuprayag, Karnprayag, Nandprayag, Rudrapryag & Devpryag, on reach Srinagar check inn into Hotel,O/n at Srinagar.
Vishnuprayag where two river confluences Dhauli Ganga & Alaknanda
Karnprayag (confluence of river Pindari and river Alaknanda)
Nandprayag (confluence of river Nandakini and Alaknanda River)
Morning after breakfast drive back towards Haidwar enroute visit Rishikesh, on reach Haridwar check inn into Hotel, O/N stay at Haridwar.
In Haridwar visit :
“MAA CHANDI” “CHANDI DEVI MANDIR” which is just 7kms from the main haridwar city, after darshan back for lunch at the most popular restaurant of haridwar “HOSIYARPURI” after lunch when you walk just 10minutes there you got the “Ropeway” for “MAA MANSA DEVI MANDIR” , ( By your Own) evening visit Maa Ganga Arti at the famous Har – Ki Pauri Ghat, later back to Hotel Dinner & O/N stay.
Morning after breakfast we will drop you at preferred point for your onward journey.
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