Gujarat – Dehradun (Flight)
Dehradun - Haridwar (Drive - 50 Km /01 Hours Approx.)
On-time board the flight from Ahmedabad/Surat/Vadodara airport to Dehradun Jolly airport. You will be provided assisted transfer from Dehradun airport to Haridwar. On arrival at Haridwar check-in at the hotel. In the evening attend the Ganga Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri (If time permits). Later return back to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Haridwar – Barkot (Drive - 215 Km/06 hrs approx)
After breakfast drive from Haridwar to Barkot Enroute visit to Kempty Fall, Mussoorie. On arrival check into the hotel followed by dinner & overnight stay.
Barkot – Jankichatti (Drive - 45 Km) & Jankichatti-Yamunotri(Trek- 6 Km-one way)
Jankichatti – Barkot (Drive back – 45 Km approx)
After breakfast drive towards Janki Chatti. On arrival, begin a 6 Km trek to Yamunotri. Once you reach, visit the main Yamunotri temple for Darshan; and seek the blessings of Goddess Yamuna Ji. After paying homage, trek back to Janki Chatti. From here, drive back to Barkot. Dinner & overnight stay in the hotel.
"Yamunotri is sacred place as the origin place of The River Yamuna. One of four sacred pilgrims of Uttarakhand. It is located in the north of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand. The temple was built by Amar Singh Thapa, Gurkha general in the 18th century. Later the temple was damaged & renovated by Maharani Guleria of Jaipur in the 19th century. The source of Yamuna River lies in the Yamunotri Glacier which is at a height of 6,387 metres (20,955 ft) near the Bandarpunch peaks."
Barkot – Uttarkashi (Drive - 100 Kms/04 hrs approx)
After breakfast drive to Uttarkashi. On arrival check-in at the hotel. In the evening visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Dinner & Overnight stay at the hotel.
"The holy Gangotri temple is located at this sacred town. It is believed that at this place River Ganges descended on the earth after the severe penance of King Bhagirathi. The Gangotri Temple was built by the Gurkha general Amar Singh Thapa in the early 18th century. The Ganges originates from Gaumakh which is accessible after a 19 Kms trek from Gangotri. During winter temple remain inaccessible due to heavy snowfall so the statue of Goddess Ganges is brought down to Mukhba, a small village in Harsil which lies on the way to the Gangotri Shrine."
"Yamunotri is sacred place as the origin place of The River Yamuna. One of four sacred pilgrims of Uttarakhand. It is located at north of Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand. The temple was built by Amar Singh Thapa, Gurkha general in 18th century. Later the temple was damaged & renovated by Maharani Guleria of Jaipur in the 19th century. The source of Yamuna River lies in the Yamunotri Glacier which is at a height of 6,387 metres (20,955 ft) near the Bandarpunch peaks."
Uttarkashi – Gangotri (Drive - 100 Kms/04 hrs approx)
Gangotri – Uttarkashi (Return drive- 100 Km approx)
In the morning after an early breakfast, drive towards Gangotri. Upon arrival, take a holy dip in the river Ganges & offer prayer to the Goddess Ganges, near to the temple spot the 02 revered places – Suryakund & Submerged Shivling. After darshan, drive back to Uttarkashi Enroute to visit Harsil. After continuing the drive to the hotel. Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.
Uttarkashi– Guptkashi (Drive – 230 Km/09hrs approx)
After breakfast drive towards Guptkashi. Upon arrival check-in at the hotel. Dinner &overnight stay at the hotel.
Guptkashi/Sitapur/Phata/Sersi - Sonprayag (Drive – 30 Km /45 min approx)
Gaurikund- Kedarnath (17 Kms- Trek/Helicopter)
The Trek for Kedarnath ji start from Gaurikund & Sonprayag is the one stop prior to Gaurikund at a distance of 06 Kms. Private Vehicles are allowed only till Sonprayag. The Pilgrims needs to hire the local vehicle from Sonprayag to Gaurikund. Upon arrival start your journey on the zigzag and well laid trail to Kedarnath, you can avail the services of pony/palki/palanquins. The helicopter services are also available for Kedarnath from different helipad. The vehicle will drop to respective helipad from where the ride is booked. On arrival, proceed for holy Darshan of Kedarnath Temple. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.
"Kedarnath Dham is one of the pre-eminent divine temple of Lord Shiva. Temple is situated in a breath-taking location, near the source of the Mandakini River. Kedarnath temple is highest located among the 12 Jyotirlingas and is also the most important temple among the Panch Kedars (group of five Shiva temples in Garhwal Himalayas)."
"Helicopter services are available from/to Kedarnath temple from different helipads- Guptakashi/Phata/Sersi/Sitapur/Narainkoti. There is the option of same-day return along with the option of next day return. On the next day return, the pilgrims stay 01 night in Kedarnath but on the same-day return, the clients come down back to Guptkashi after darshan of the Kedarnath ji."
Kedarnath - Gaurikund/Guptkashi (Trek/ Helicopter)
Start trek early for Gaurikund to reach on time. Upon arrival at Gaurikund, hire the local jeep back for Sonprayag. If a helicopter ticket is booked then report at time to fly back to Guptkashi. On arrival, you will be provided pick up for check-in at the hotel for an overnight stay.
Guptkashi – Badrinath (220 Kms/8 hrs approx)
After breakfast drive to Badrinath Enroute drive through Vishnuprayag. On arrival check into a hotel. At evening attend the Arti ceremony of Badrinath ji. Dinner & overnight stay.
‘’ Badrinath Dham is located between the two mountains i.e. Nar and Narayan, Badrinath Dham or Badrinarayan Temple is a holy shrine, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The sacred temple is first among the four holiest Char Dham of India & prime among the Chota Char Dham of Uttarakhand. The majestic holy shrine is also one among the 108 DivyaDesams dedicated to Lord Vishnu.’’
Badrinath – Rudraprayag (Drive- 160 Kms/06 hrs approx)
After morning darshan of Badrinath ji, return back to the hotel for breakfast & check out. Optional: Visit to Mana Village. Later drive to Rudraprayag via Joshimath where you will visit Omkareshwar Temple & drive through the Nandaprayag & Karnaprayag. On arrival check in at the hotel. Evening at the leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.
'Mana is the last village located at 24 km before the border of India and Tibet. Mana Village has various sightseeing places i.e. Vyas Cave, Ganesha Cave, BhimPul. Mana is also basecamp for few popular treks like Vasudhara trek, Satopanth& Mana Pass’.
‘Vyas Cave: As per Hindu Mythology, it is believed that at this place Ved Vyas composed the famous epic Mahabharata’.
‘Ganesha Cave-Ganesha cave is near to Vyas Cave and it is the place where Lord Ganesha wrote epic Mahabharata as dedicated by Ved Vyas’.
‘BhimPul: It is bridge formed of huge rock over river Saraswati. AS per Hindu Mythology, it is believed that this bridge have been formed by Bheem (one of five brothers of Pandavas)’.
Rudraprayag –Rishikesh (Drive –160 Km/06hrs approx)
After breakfast, start the drive to Rishikesh, Enroute pay your offering to Goddess Dhari Devi in Srinagar & Devprayag. After the visit continue your drive to Rishikesh, on arrival check in at the hotel. Later proceed for Rishikesh sightseeing i.e. Ram Jhula, Swargashram, Laxman Jhula and Trivani Ghat. Return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Rishikesh - Dehradun (Drive – 50 Km/01 Hours approx)
Dehradun – Gujarat
After breakfast, start driving to Dehradun airport to connect for Gujarat, on arrival yatra concludes with a lot of memories.