Panch badri-kedar-paryag / panch badri
Day 01: Dehradun /Haridwar – Rishikesh
Upon arrival welcome to the guests and proceed to Rishikeshcheck-in at hotel. Later sightseeing of Rishikesh.Overnight stay at hotel.
Haridwar, lying at the feet of Shiva’s hills, i.e. Shivaliks, in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand. Suryavanshi prince Bhagirath performed penance here to salvage the souls of his ancestors who had perished due to the curse of sage Kapila. The penance was answered and the river Ganga trickled forth forms Lord Shiva’s locks and its bountiful water revived the sixty thousand sons of king Sagara. In the traditional of Bhagirath, devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here, praying for salvation of their departed elder. It is doorway to the sources of the Ganga and the Yamuna, 3000 to 4500 meters up into the snowy ranges of the central Himalayas. The ‘Aarti’ worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating ‘dia’ (lamp) is a moving ritual.
Day 02: Rishikesh – Pipalkoti (220 km/ 7hrs approx)
After breakfast drive to Pipalkoti , On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Pipalkoti – Vishnuprayag – BadrinathJee (84 km/2 hrs approx)
After breakfast, prceed to Badrinath, on the way visit Vishnuprayagsangam On arrival check-in at hotel , evening do /darshanPooja at Temple , overnight stay at hotel .
A small and scenic town situated at an elevation of 1,260mts above sea level. It is located 17kms after Chamoli on NH58. Pipalkoti acts a relaxation point for people traveling to Badrinath, Auli, Hemkund Sahib and Valley of Flowers. It is nestled amidst lush green mountains and terraced fields. Pipalkoti provides delightful views of the snow clad mountains and green hills all around.
Day 04: BadrinathJee – Pandukeshar – YogdhyanBadri – Joshimath (44 km/2 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Joshimath, on the way visit YogdhanBadri Temple. Later continue to Joshimath, on arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Cradled in the twin Mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines – Badrinath along the left bank of river Alaknanda with the towering Neelkantha Peaks as the splendid backdrop. Once the spot was carpeted with ‘badris’ or wild berries and hence was famous as Badri van. Legend has it, when the Ganga was requested to descend to earth to help suffering humanity; the earth was enable to withstand the force of its descent. Therefore the mighty Ganga was split into 12 holy channels. Alaknanda was one of them that later became the abode of Lord Vishnu or Badrinath.
Day 05: Joshimath – Saldhar – BhavishyaBadri – Joshimath (12 km drive & 06 km trek-one side)
After breakfast, proceed to Syaldhar. Reach Syaldhar and start trek to BhavishyaBadri. On arrivalatBhavishyaBadri, visit the Narsingh temple and Shankracharya temple, later back to Joshimath. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06: Joshimath – VirdhaBadri – AdiBadri (92 Km/2-3 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Adibadri via Karanpryag. On arrival check-in at hotel .overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07: AdiBadri – Haridwar
After breakfast, proceed to Haridwar , on Arrival check in to hotel later local s/seen & in the evening attend famous Ganga Arti at Hark i Pauri , overningt stay at hotel.
Day 08: Haridwar – Dehradun (Drop)
After B/fast drive to Dehradun Airport & Drop.