Kedarnath Pilgrimage Tour
- 5 Nights / 6 Days
This 6 Days 5 Nights tour will take you on a pilgrimage tour to the holy temple of Kedarnath in Uttarakhand. A part of the Char Dham Temples, Kedarnath is dedicated to the worship of Lord Shiva and forms one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of the country. This tour begins from Delhi and will cover the regions of Haridwar, Rudraprayag, Gaurikund, and Kedarnath. Apart from visiting the Kedarnath Temple, the tour package also includes sightseeing of numerous temples and holy destinations as well. During the tour, accommodations and necessary travel arrangements will be taken care of to ensure that you have a smooth and comfortable yatra experience
Highlights of the Tour :
- Aarti at Har Ki Pauri
- Mansa Devi Temple
- Rudranath Temple
- Chamunda Devi Temple
- Koteshwar Mahadev Temple
- Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi
- Kashi Vishwanath Temple
- Ardhanarishwara Temple
Detail Itinerary :
Delhi - Haridwar ( 205 Kms, 06 Hrs Drive)
Upon arrival in Delhi meeting and assistance followed by drive to Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar check-in at hotel. Evening Visit Mansa Devi temple & Aarti at Har Ki Peri. Overnight stay at hotel.
- Haridwar : Haridwar, lying at the feet of Shiva's hills, i.e., Shivaliks, in the Haridwar district of Uttaranchal Pradesh, is a doorway. Suryavanshi prince Bhagirathi performed penance here to salvage the souls of his ancestors who had perished due to the curse of sage Kapila. The penance was answered and the river Ganga trickled forth forms Lord Shiva's locks and its bountiful water revived the sixty thousand sons of king Sagara. In the traditional of Bhagirathi, devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here, praying for salvation of their departed elder. It is doorway to the sources of the Ganga and the Yamuna, 3000 to 4500 meters up into the snowy ranges of the central Himalayas. The 'Aarti' worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating 'dia' (lamp) is a moving ritual.
Haridwar - Rudraprayag , (157 kms/ 6hrs)
Morning drive to Rudraprayg en-route visit Deoprayag (Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda River). On arrival Rudraprayag Check in at Hotel for Overnight stay.
- Rudraprayag :It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.
- Temples : Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms). s
Rudraprayag - Gaurikund - Kedarnath (61 Kms. drives + 14 Kms trek)
Morning drive to Gaurikund (32 kms drive-one way). On arrival Gaurikund start your journey on the tough Trek ahead. Stop for lunch en route at Rambara, and continue after that to arrive by late afternoon, on arrival check in to the hotel. After freshening up, perform Pooja and also Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji. In the evening also visit Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi behind the Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
- Kedarnath :is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow covered peaks. The present temple, built in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, stands adjacent to the site of an earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard.
Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Rudraprayag (14 Kms trek. + 61 Kms drive)
Early morning Pooja and Darshan Shree Kedarnath Ji. Morning trek down to Gaurikund. Later continue drive to Rudrapryag. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Rudraprayag - Rishikesh (133 kms / 06 hrs)
Morning drive to Rishikesh via Srinagar Garhwal. En-route visits the Confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknada River which is called Devprayag. Than continue drive towards Rishikesh. On arrival check in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
- Rishikesh :24 Kms. from Hardwar. Located in the laps of lower Himalayas, and is surrounded by scenic beauty of the hills on three sides with Holy Ganga flowing through it. The whole place is considered to be sacred as it is believed that meditation at this place leads to attainment of salvation. There are many temples-some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. Rishikesh is important not only as pilgrimage centre closely associated with the Ramayana, but also as home for many important centers of Hindu religious thought and spirituality, and as a very great Yoga Centre. There are a great many ashrams and Yoga institutes here. Rishikesh is also the gateway and the start-off point for journeys to important religious places like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri.
Rishikesh - Delhi (205 Kms / 6hrs)
Morning drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi drop you at the Airport / Railway station for onwards destination.