Panch Badri

Overview of Panch Badri Tour

According to the history, the Pandavas were guilty of killing their cousins & relatives, in battle of Mahabharata. In order to get rid of their sins, they went in search of Lord Shiva to seek his blessings. But Lord Shiva was deeply annoyed with Pandavas & took refuge in form of bull at Kedarnath. When Pandavas came to know about his location, they approached him but Lord Shiva disappeared into ground. Later his body parts reappeared at different locations which are popularly known as Panch kedar. His Hump appeared in Kedarnath, Arms surfaced at Tungnath, face at Rudranath & hairs at Kapleshwar.

Panch Badri Locations

Badrinath is located 3,133 m above sea level in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The temple is one most important shrine among the Char Dham Pilgrimage sites & also highly revered among the Panch Badri. It is mentioned in Bhagavata Purana that at Badrikashram (means Badrinath), the sages Nara and Narayana had been undergoing great penance since time immemorial for the welfare of all living entities. This religious town is situated between Nar & Narayan Mountains on the bank of river Alaknanda

Adi badri is group of temples located at distance of 17 Kms from Karnaprayag on the way to Ranikhet. Some of temples were built during Gupta age. It is also believed that Adi Shankara in order to foster the spread of Hinduism has sanctioned this temple. It is believed that here Maha Rishi Ved Viyas wrote Shri Mad Bhagwat Maha Puran here.

Vridh Badri is located at an altitude of 1380 m in the Animath village which 7 km far from Joshimath. It is believed that Lord Vishnu appeared in form of Vridha or old man before sage Narada performed penance here. Thus, the idol installed at this temple is in the form of an old man. According to legends, Adi Shankara worshipped Lord Badrinath here before his enshrinement at Badrinath dham. The temple remains open throughout the year.

Bhavishya Badri is located at an height of 2744 mts in Subain village which is located beyond Tapovan, near Joshimath. Bhavishya Badri includes surface transfer uptill Saldhar which is 19 Kms from Joshimath. Later 06 kms trek further till temple. At Bhavishya Badri temple, the idol of Narasimha- the lion faced incarnation of Lord Vishnua, is enshrined.

According to the legend of Bhavishya Badri, when evil transcends the world, the mountains of Nara and Narayana would block up the route to Badrinath and the sacred shrine would become inaccessible. The present world will be destroyed and a new one established. Then, Badrinath will appear at the Bhavishya Badri temple and be worshipped here, instead of the Badrinath shrine

Yogdhyan Badri is located at Pandukeshwar at elevation of 1,920 m from sea level. Pandukeshwar is enroute from Govind Ghat to Hanuman Chatti, approx 9 kilometres away from Hanuman Chatti. According to the legend, King Pandu meditated here to evacuate their sin of committing fratricide (gotra hatya) and Brāhmanahatya (killing the Brahmins or priest) during the war of Mahabharata. The Shaligram stone statue of Lord Badri is carved in a meditative posture thus referred as Yoga-dhyan (mediative) Badri. Yogdhyan Badri is also considered the winter abode for the Utsava-murti (festival-image) of Badrinath, when the temple of Badrinath is closed.

Package Details

Panch Badri Tour Itinerary- 6N/7D (ID BXU-4106)

Day 01: Arrive Haridwar
On arrival check-in at hotel. At evening proceed to witness Ganges Aarti at “Har-Ki-Pauri. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Haridwar– Pipalkoti (Drive 250 Kms/09 hrs approx)

Panch Badri Tour Itinerary- 6N/7D (ID BXU-4106)

Day 01: Arrive Haridwar
On arrival check-in at hotel. At evening proceed to witness Ganges Aarti at “Har-Ki-Pauri. Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Haridwar– Pipalkoti (Drive 250 Kms/09 hrs approx)
After breakfast proceed drive to Pipalkoti via Rishikesh, Devprayag, Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at hotel, Pipalkoti.

Day 03: Pipalkoti –Badrinath (Drive 80 Kms/03 hrs approx)
Morning proceed for Badrinath Dham Darshan. Visit Mana Village-the last village at Indo-Tibetan border. Overnight at the hotel, Badrinath.

Day 04: Badrinath - Yogadhyan Badri - Vishnuprayag – Joshimath (Drive 45 Kms/02 hrs approx)
Morning proceed drive to Joshimath enroute visit Yogadhyan Badri and Vishnuprayag. On arrival check in the hotel, Joshimath.

Day 05: Joshimath - Bhavishya Badri - Vridh Badri – Pipalkoti (Drive- 12 Kms & Trek – 06 hrs approx)
Morning drive to Syaldhar, the base for trek to Bhavishya Badri. After Darshan drive to Vridh Badri. Post Darshan proceed to Pipalkoti for a night halt.

Day 06: Pipalkoti - Adibadri – Rishikesh (Drive - 220 Kms/08 hrs)
After early breakfast drive to Rishikesh via Nandprayag, Karnaprayag and serve the prayer to Adi Badri. On arrival check in at the hotel, Rishikesh. Evening visit Ram Jhula & Lakshman Jhula & later participate in Ganga Aarti. Overnight at the hotel.

Day 07: Rishikesh Departure
After breakfast depart for onward destination.

Package Cost

PACKAGE DETAILS PER PERSON ON DOUBLE SHARING
Panch Badri tour package INR 20,300*

Hotel Details

LOCATION HOTEL STAY
Haridwar Grand Shiva
Pipalkoti Hotel DNB
Badrinath Janki Guest House
Joshimath Nature Inn
Pipalkoti Hotel DNB
Rishikesh Hotel Shiv Ganga

  • Accommodation on Twin or Double on mentioned hotel or Similar.
  • Inclusive of transport services by AC Indigo/Swift Dzire as per the above itinerary
  • Meals (Breakfast & Dinner)
  • All toll, tax, parking and driver allowances are included.
  • GST
  • Any International or Domestic Air or Rail Tickets,
  • Meals/drinks not mentioned.
    Any expenses of laundry, porter, tips, camera fee, ropeway charges, entrance charges.
  • Any travel, medical health insurance or any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc. and anything not specified in cost included.
  • Any increase in the govt. taxes.
  • Any service not specified in inclusions.
  • Cancellations received 46 days (or more) of departure will incur a penalty of 10% per person.
  • Cancellations received within 45-31 days of departure will incur a penalty of 25% per person.
  • Cancellations received within 30 -15 days of departure will incur a penalty of 50% per person.
  • Cancellations received within 14 days of departure will incur a penalty of 100% per person.
  • Unused services are non-refundable. No shows forfeit the entire payment.
  • Wildlife Safaris booking cancellation: Wildlife safaris booked into any of Indian Wildlife National Park/Sanctuaries are non refundable. Even date change request will be considered as cancellation and no payment will be refunded/ adjusted against it.
  • Some cancellation/refund policies are as per suppliers:
  • Refund for hotel payment will follow the hotel’s cancellation policy.
  • Train tickets cancellations will follow the Railway’s policy.
  • Flight tickets cancellations will follow the airlines company policy.
  • Note: For the Long weekend, X-mas and New Year period from 20 Dec to 05 Jan the payment is non-refundable.

Panch Badri Package

NOTE:

  • In case of non-availability of the hotel mentioned, we shall provide alternative hotels of similar category.
  • Above rates are subject to availability.
  • Cancellation charges as per company policy.
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