New Delhi - Haridwar(1) - Guptkashi(2) - Badrinath(1) - Rudraprayag(1) - Haridwar(1) - New Delhi
Day-1 Arrival at Haridwar. Evening Visit to Har Ki Pauri for Arti Arrival at Haridwar, a renowned pilgrimage and base point for Char dham yatra. Evening visit to Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri.
Day-2 Haridwar - Guptakashi After early breakfast proceed towards Guptakashi (210 Kms) en route Lunch. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
Day-3 Guptakashi - Kedarnath - Guptakashi After breakfast proceed to Phata (12 Kms/01 hrs) to take the helicopter till Kedarnath to visit Kedarnath Temple for Darshan, Aarti & Pooja. After
the holy darshan way back to Guptakashi Via Helicopter/Drive. Overnight stay at Guptakshi.
Day-4 Guptakashi - Badrinath After breakfast proceed to Badrinath (200 Kms / 7 hrs). Visit Badrinath Temple for evening Arti.
Day-5 Badrinath - Rudraprayag After bath in the Taptkund visit & Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Drive to Rudraprayag (150 kms - 6 hours)
Day-6 Rudraprayag - Haridwar via Rishikesh After breakfast, drive to Haridwar via Rishikesh local sightseeing like Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Triveni ghat temples and Ashrams. Reach Haridwar by evening.
Day-7 Departure Depart for Delhi for onward departure
Badrinath Dham - Badrinath (11000+ ft asl) is home to Badrinath Dham, one of the most visited Hindu pilgrimage centre. It is the most visited of the four sites in Char Dham pilgrimage circuit. The temple is surrounded by spectacular views of the mountain ranges. The access is difficult in high season and there are traffic regulations to control the movement. Temple is open between May - Oct. Exact opening and closing dates vary each year.
Tapt Kund - Tapt Kund are a set of hot sulphur springs just below the Badrinath temple. Pilgrims take a bath here before before visiting the temple. The springs have a year-round temperature of 45 degree Centigrade.
Narad Kund - Narad Kund is arranged close Tapt Kund. It is accepted that the Badrinath icon was acquired from this kund. Narad Kund boiling hot water spring is situated under the Garur Shila and holds a therapeutic worth. Fans take a plunge in this kund before entering the Badrinath sanctuary for Darshan of Lord Badrinath.
Mata Murti Temple - Situated on the banks of River Alaknanda approximately 3 kms from from Main Lord Vishnu Temple at Badrinath
Mana Village - Mana Village is an outpost, 3 kms from Badrinath offering Himalayan views and pilgrims visit Vyas Gufa, Vasudhara Waterfalls and Bhim Pul here.
Kedarnath Temple - Kedarnath Temple is one of the holiest Hindu temples and is one of the 12 Jyotirlinga temples. Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open only between the May to end Oct / Mid-Nov. Kedarnath temple is accessed on foot or pony from Guptmashi (13 kms) or via a helicopter ride (from a base 23 kms from Rudraprayag). Kedarnath is also one of the Panch Kedar temples in the area. There is a samadhi mandir dedicated to Adi Shankara behind the Kedarnath temple which is also visited alongwith Kedarnath.
Har ki Pauri - Hark Ki Pauri (also known as Brahmakund) is where evening Arti is conducted and the Arti is nothing short of a spiritual experience for even a non-hindu or a non-pilgrim. Its kind of a crowded area and gets even more crowded once every 12 years when Kumbh Mela is held here.
Triveni Ghat - Evening aarti is performed at Triveni Ghat. Ashes of the dead and ceremonies related to Shradh are performed here. Triveni is also a bathing Ghat where pilgrims take a dip in holy Ganga River.
Lakshman Jhula - Lakshman Jhula (1939) is a 450 ft hanging rope bridge on river ganges near Tapovan area in Rishikesh. It connects guests arriving on the other side of the river to the bathing ghats area. Its believed at this place Lakshman (Brother of Lord Rama) build a jute bridge to cross over the river and therefore the spot is also considered holy. A five storey temple is built on the other side of the bridge.
Ram Jhula - Ram Jhula is a bigger and more picturesque than Lakshman Jhula but surprisingly lesser known. It leads to a few known Ashrams in the area.
New Delhi - Delhi is the capital city of India and a major International arrival point and a major tourist destination. Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Birla Temple, Mughal Gardens, Lodi Gardens, Rail Museum, Doll Museum, Zoological Park etc remain major tourist attractions of Delhi.
Haridwar - Haridwar is situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River and visiting various temples and Ghats is considered a spiritual experience.
Guptkashi - Guptakashi (4300 ft asl) is base point to visit Kedarnath Temple, one of the Jyotirlinga and part of the Char Dham yatra and one of the Panch Kedars.
Badrinath - Badrinath Dham (Lord Vishnu Temple) is the most visited of the Char Dhams, one of the most significant Hindu pilgrimage destinations.
Rudraprayag - Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, the point of confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.
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- New Delhi to Haridwar -225 kms (6 hrs)
- Haridwar to Guptkashi -203 kms (6.5 hrs)
- Guptkashi to Badrinath -165 kms (7 hrs)
- Badrinath to Rudraprayag -152 kms (5.5 hrs)
- Rudraprayag to Haridwar -161 kms (5 hrs)
- Haridwar to New Delhi -225 kms (6 hrs)