What is included in the tour
- Neat, clean, hygienic accommodation on Double / Triple Sharing as per preferences & group size.
- Inclusive of transport services.
- All point to point sight-seeing as per given program possible in time frame.
- Transportation as per program (for the designated meeting point).
- All toll, tax, parking and driver allowances are included.
- Daily Breakfast and Dinner.
- All Taxes
What is NOT included in the tour
- Personal Expenses.
- Anything Not mentioned in inclusions.
- Helicopter Tickets for Kedarnath Ji
- Pony, Palki charges ,Ropeway Tickets.
- Guide / Porter.
- Any up gradation in Airline class or hotel room category.
- Any extra expense such as route change, Date change, Accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour.
- Any services or activity charges other than those included in the tour itinerary / Holiday Package Offer.
- Entry Tickets / VIP Darshan Tickets.
Day 1 Delhi to Haridwar (220Kms / 6-7hr) Height: 310 MTS.
Meet our driver at Delhi airport /station / hotel / home and drive to Haridwar. Check into the hotel arrival in Haridwar. Evening visit Mansa Devi Temple & Ganga aarti at Har Ki Pauri. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Haridwar:- The holy city of Haridwar translates to “Gateway to God,” and the breathtaking city, replete with temples, is a magnet for religious pilgrims from all over the globe. Religious festivals hold even further draw, and tourists can’t be helped but be compelled by the city’s aura of intense spirituality. Haridwar is one of the seven holiest places of the Hindus, located on the banks of River Ganges. The sheer numbers of people gathering around Har-ki-Pairi Ghat give Haridwar a chaotic but reverent feel.
Distance:- 220 km
Time:- 6-7 hrs
DAY 02 Haridwar to Guptkashi (220kms/8-9hr) Height: 1319 MTS.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Devprayag & Rudraprayag. En route you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptkashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptkashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Guptkashi. Overnight stay at Guptkashi.
Guptakashi:- The name Gupt Kashi means “Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. There are more tangible connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) live in Guptkashi during the winter months, and after the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.
Guptkashi Weather– pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius. Cold in winters.
Distance:- 220 km
Time:- 8-9 hrs
DAY 03 Guptkashi to Kedarnath to Guptkashi (30kms by road & 19kms Trek one way) Height: 3384 MTS.
Morning after breakfast drive to Gaurikund, start your trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (by Pony / Doli / Helicopter at your own cost). Visit Kedarnath Temple. After temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Guptkashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
By Helicopter:- Morning our driver will transfer you your prebook Helipad. Back our car will drop you at Hotel for rest.
By Trek:- Morning our driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to take local jeep for Gaurikund & then your trek starts for Kedarnath Ji. After darshan, you follow the same & back to Sonprayag. There is a big parking issue so the driver will back to another place. If his contact no. in not working then you have to arrange other taxi or wait for your driver & send the massage any other driver.
Kedarnath:- The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.
Kedarnath Weather– Due to its high altitude the weather in Kedarnath remains cold for the most part of the year. Summer here is cool and pleasant while winter is severe. During the summer season the temperature varies around 20°Celsius. Light woolen wear is recommended. The Winter season in Kedarnath is severe with the mercury falling to as low as 0°Celsius. During this time the place experiences snowfall as well. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually avoided by tourists.
Distance:- 30kms by road & 19kms Trek one way
DAY 04 Guptkashi to Haridwar (165kms/5-6hr)
Morning after breakfast, drive for Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by the Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area henceforth came to be known as Rishikesh. Check-in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Rishikesh:- Named after the Lord Vishnu, Rishikesh is a holy city for Hindus. Located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India it is also known as the yoga center of the world and is home to many world renowned ashrams. Rishikesh styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. The fast-flowing Ganges is surrounded by forested hills inside the city. Apart from temples and ashrams Rishikesh is now a popular white-water rafting center, backpacker hang-out, and gateway to treks in the Himalaya.
Distance:- 165 kms
Time:- 5-6 hrs
DAY 05 Haridwar to Delhi (220Kms / 6-7hr) Height: 310 MTS.
Morning after breakfast, drive for Delhi. Dropping at Delhi airport / station / home / hotel. Tour concludes.
Distance:- 220 kms
Time:- 6-7 hrs