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Do Dham Tour

Duration :- 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination :- Delhi - Haridwar - Guptakashi - Kedarnath - Joshimath - Badrinath - Haridwar - Delhi

Day 01 : Delhi - Haridwar (210 kms)
Temple - HaridwarDrive to Hardwar enroute stop for lunch. on arrival Hardwar check in to hotel. Hardwar is the gateway town to Sri Badrinath and Kedarnath. The Kumbh and Ardh Kumbh fair takes place here in every 12th yrs and 06th Year. It is the place where river Ganges leaves mountain and flows to plains. It was also called as the Kapilsthan after the great sage Kapil, who lived & meditated here.

Hardwar, The land of Ashrams, Dharamshalas and other similar religious centers established by saints & yogis. Hardwar is one of the seven sacred cities, where Moksha (spritual liberation) can be attained more easily as per Hindu mythology. The one dip to the holy river Ganges can give you a salvation from all your sins.The most popular and sacred Ghat is known as Hari-ki-Pairi, a footprint of Vishnu on a stone in a wall. Evening participate in Aarti Ceremony which normally takes place around 7 pm every evening . Ganga Aarti gives you a spectacular sight hundreds of miniature lamps float along the river. Book Your Tour
Overnight at hotel.

Day 02 : Haridwar- Guptakashi (194 Kms 6 - 8 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Guptakashi arrive and check in The Char Dham Camp Guptakashi and relax. Guptkashi has a great importance, quite like that of Kashi. The ancient Vishwanath temple, Ardhnareshwar temple and Manikarnik Kund, where the two streams of theGanga and Yamuna meet, are the main places of attraction in Guptkashi. Dinner and O/N at The Chardham Camp, Guptakashi.

Day 03 : Guptakashi - Kedarnath (32 kms drive and 14 kms trek)
After breakfast pick up your packed Lunch and leave for Gaurikund Temple, Kedarnath(A 32 kms from the camp). after freshening up perform Pooja & Darshan at the Shri Kedarnath Ji. Kedarnath is among one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India devoted to lord shiva(the Creator-Preserver-Destroyer) who is worshipped mainly in the form of a linga.

Kedarnath temple is an altitude of 3584 mts, amid the lofty snow caped peaks was built by Adi Shankaracharya in 8th century.The Inner walls are decorated with figures of deities, The temple has a " Garbha Griha" for worship and a Mandap for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. A conical rock formation inside the temple is worshipped as Lord Shiva in his Sadashiva form.

Out side of the temple is statue of Nandi Bull stand as a guard. Kedarnath is including these four shrines is treated as Panch Kedar these are Madmaheshwar, Tungnath, Rudranath & Kalpeshwar. According to mythology the deity of Kedarnath temple is identified with the rump of a bull, a form assumed by Lord Shiva, when eluding the Pandavas, who had come to repent for killing their kith and kin, during the battle of Kurukshetra.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 04 : Kedarnath - Guptakashi (14 kms trek & 32 kms drive)
After breakfast start you journey back to Gaurikund. On arrival drive Guptakashi. Arrive at Char Dham Camp by evening. (Ayurvedic Massage is available at the camp at extra cost). Book Your Tour
Dinner and overnight at The Chardham Camp, Guptakashi.

Day 05 : Guptakashi - Joshimath via Chopta (175kms. 6 - 7 hrs drive)
After breakfast drive to Joshimath via Chopta, one of the most beautiful sites on the whole trip. Enjoy the beautiful drive through the thick medicinal forest. Joshimath a beautiful place located enroute to Badrinath and also the hub for Valley of Flowers, Kemkund Sahib and Auli the Ski Resort. It was one of four pith established by Adi Shankaracharya in 8th Century. It is believed that Sri Badrinath (The God Vishnu) resides here in winter.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 06 : Joshimath - Badrinath - Joshimath (90 kms Drive)
After breakfast leave for Badrinath, on arrival take the holy Darshan and spend time. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, which is said to have been built by Adi Guru Shankaracharya in the early 8th century. Badrinath is situated between the twin mountains called Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines, Neelkanth mountains as the backdrop. Badrinath Temple has been renovated several times due to damages by avalanches. It looks fairly modern now due to the colourful "Singh Dwara" or the main entrance gate. It has three parts- Garbha Griha (the sanctum sanctorum), Darshan Mandap (for pujas) and Shobha Mandap (for devotees to assemble)
Shri Badrinath Temple
Badrinath is one of the famous Panch -Badri the rest four are Yog Dhyan-Badri, Adi Badri, Vridha Badri and Bhavisya Badri famous for the idol of Vishnu in meditative position, Adi-Badri known for a group of 16 temples, Vriddha-Badri known to be the earliest shrine of Badrinath and Bhavishya-Badri, which will be worshipped in future. All these temples are worth paying a visit for their religious sanctity as well as architectural heritage.
Overnight at hotel.

Day 07 : Joshimath - Haridwar (274kms. 9 - 10 hrs drive)
After breakfast leave for Haridwar and on the way take lunch at Srinagar. Reach Haridwar in the evening for your onward Journey. On arrival check-in at hotel.

Day 08 : Haridwar - Delhi (225 Kms. 5 - 6 hrs. drive)
After breakfast drive back to Delhi.
(End of tour)