KEDARNATH - BADRINATH EX HARIDWAR (HELICOPTER)
Area Covered : Haridwar, Guptkashi, Kedarnath, Pipalkoti, Badrinath, Srinagr, Haridwar
Duration : (04Nights & 05Days)
Day 1 – Haridwar to Guptakashi 227 kms Drive (6 – 7 hrs)
Today pickup from Haridwar proceed to Guptakashi; travel by surface en route visit devprayag, srinagr and Rudraprayag the banks of Holy River Ganga evening arrival at Guptakashi, check Inn at Hotel / Camp, overnight stay at Hotel.
Haridwar, lying at the feet of Shiva's hills, i.e., Shivaliks, in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand,.
Day 02: Guptkashi– Phata – Kedarnath – Phata – Guptkashi / Rudraprayag (32 Kms Drive)
Morning drive to Phata (32 kms drive-one way) and Fly to Kedarnath. On arrival perform Pooja and also Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji. After pooja And darshan Fly back to phata and further drive to Guptkashi / Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at the camps or 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 decoratedwith figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard
Day 03: Guptkashi / Rudraprayag – Badrinath (173 kms / 7-8 hrs)
Morning leave for Shri Badrinath Ji. On arrival take the holy Darshan. (If time permit)
Evening visit, Byas Gufa, Bheem Pul, Saraswati River, Overnight stay at hotel.
Tapt Kund: Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
Narad Kund: A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include SeshNetra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
Bhim Pul: On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge lies over the roaring Saraswati River. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.
Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
Day 04: Badrinath – Rudraprayag /Srinagar (156 kms / 7-8 hrs)
Morning after Arti Darshan drive to Rudraprayag, on arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Rudraprayag: One of the holy prayag of five famous prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alaknanda and Mandakini.
Day 05: Rudraprayag - Haridwar (162 Kms / 6 hrs)
Morning drive to Haridwar. Upon arrival in Haridwar drop you at the Airport / Railway station for onwards destination.
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