1st Day - HARIDWAR TO JOSHIMATH
Leave Rishikesh/Haridwar early morning for Joshimath/Rudraprayag via Devprayag, Ruderprayag, Karanprayag and Nandprayag see those places famous for confluence of two great river and proceed to Joshimath via Chamoli and Pipalkoti. Arrived Joshimath late afternoon visit Adi guru Shankracharya seat Narshimha temple or a visit to Auli (famous winter hill resort for skiing) by lift chair car on extra cost. Night stay at Joshimath/Rudraprayag.
2nd Day - JOSHIMATH TO BADRINATH
Leave Joshimath/Rudraprayag early in the morning for Badrinath ji reach Badrinath at 11 am.
Badrinath is one of the four dhams of the country and situated at an elevation of 3133 mts. above sea level, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as NAR & NARAYAN, with the towering NEEL KANTH PEAK providing a splendid back-drop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries, which gage it the name "Badri Van" meaning forest of berries. Facing the temple at the back of Alaknanda river there is a hot water spring known as TAPT KUND.
BADRINATH TEMPLE: Dedicated to lord Vishnu, the temple of Shri Badrinathji is 15 mts. In height built in the form of a cone with a small cupola of a bull and spire. Legend dates the temple prior to the Vedic age.
Extension to Valley of Flowers and Hemkund sahib on DEMAND
3rd Day - BADRINATH TO GAURIKUND
After early morning Darshan at Badrinathji again start drive to Sonprayag/Gaurikund. Via Chamoli-Nandprayag- Gauchar, for Rudraprayag, famous for two rivers confluence Alaknanda and Mandakini river). Evening free to enjoy the surroundings. Overnight to stay at Sonprayag/Gaurikund
SONPRAYAG: Situated at the confluence of Soneganga and Mandakini river. The road to Trijuginarayan diverts from here.
According to legend, this was the place where the weeding of Lord Shiva and Parvati was solemnized. In front of the Shiva temple, is an eternal flame, which is said to be a witness to the marriage. Can be reach by 12 km drive from sonprayag.
4th day - GAURIKUND TO KEDARNATH:
Early morning departure to Gaurikund (14 km trekking) after having morning bath at hot spring "KUND" Garurukund leave for trek to Kedarnathji temple by dolly-ponny (on extra cost) (14 km) reach Kedarnathji in afternoon. Rest at bungalow visit to kedarnath ji temple for Aarti, Darshan. Overnight stay at Kedarnath
An imposing sight standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by snow covered peaks. The present temple built in 18th century A.D. by Adi Shankracharya, stands adjacent to the site of earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with fixtures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi bull stands as guard.
Dedicated to lord Shiva, the exquisitely architecture, Kedarnath temple is considered to be more than 1000 years old. Built of extremely large heavy and evenly cut gray Slabs of stones. It evokes wonder as to how these heavy Slabs had been handled in the earlier days. The temple has a "Garbha Griha" for worship and mandap appt. for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. A conical rock formation inside the temple is worshipped as lord Shiva in his sadashiva form.
5th day - KEDARNATH TO GAURIKUND - SONPRAYAG
Trek down from Kedarnath ji to Gaurikund and then drive towards Sonprayag or Guptkashi for night stay.
6th day - SONPRAYAG TO HARIDWAR
Leave Sonprayag/Guptkashi to Haridwar. Tour end with Happy memory.
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