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Fixed Departure DoDham By Road 5N6D

Dodham Fixed Departure 2019: Ex-Haridwar(5 Nights/6 Days)

Kedarnath Badrinath From Delhi
Fixed departures are best way to enjoy scale of economy while ensuring comfort & divinity of the yatra. We are specialise in smooth fix departure operations either its overland or helicopter packages. Our fixed departures are originally scheduled from Haridwar/Dehradun, however we arrange pick-up & drop from Delhi also on additional cost.

Departure Dates:

MONTH DATES
May 2019 12th , 19th & 26th
June 2019 2nd & 9th
September 2019 (20% Discount) 1st Sept (Sold Out),8th Sept (Sold Out), 15th Sept (Available), 22th Sept (Available)

 

Package Cost

Package Type Price
Standard Package 11,900/Per Person
Deluxe Package 13,900/Per Person
Luxury Package Please Call @ 7290024809


Destination Covered:
Haridwar – Rudraprayag – Kedarnath- Joshimath – Badrinath- Rishikesh

Tour Itinerary:

Day 01: Haridwar – Guptkashi/Rampur (220kms/8-9hr) Height: 1319 MTS.

Morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Rudraprayag & Devoprayag. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Guptakashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.

Guptakashi:- The name Gupt Kashi means “Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. There are more tangible connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) live in Guptkashi during the winter months, and after the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.

Guptkashi Weather – pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius. Cold in winters.

Day 02: Guptkashi/Rampur – Kedarnath – Guptkashi/Rampur (30kms by road & 19kms Trek one way) Height: 3384 MTS.

Morning after breakfast drive to Gaurikund, start your trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (by Pony / Doli / Helicopter at your own cost). Visit Kedarnath Temple. After temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Guptkashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.

Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

Kedarnath Weather – Due to its high altitude the weather in Kedarnath remains cold for most part of the year. Summer here is cool and pleasant while winter is severe. During summer season the temperature varies around 20°Celsius. Light woolen wear is recommended. Winter season in Kedarnath is severe with mercury falling to as low as 0°Celsius. During this time the place experiences snowfall as well. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually avoided by tourists.

Day 03:Guptkashi/Rampur- Govindghat(170Kms/6 Hrs by road) Height: 3134 MTS.

After morning breakfast drive to Govindghat via Ukhimath, Chopta, Pepalkoti&Joshimath. En-route visit winter abode of Shree Kedarnath Ji at Ukhimath. On arrival, check-in at the hotel for dinner & overnight stay at Govindghat.

Ukhimathis small town located in Rudraprayag district.Ukhimath was the land where the wedding of Usha and Anirudh, grandson of Lord Krishna was solemnized. It is also a famous pilgrimage center and known for its ancient temples dedicated to Usha, Lord Shiva, Goddess Parvati, Aniruddha and Mandhata. UtsavDoli of Lord Kedarnath and Madhyamaheswar are brought to Ukhimath during winter and worshiped for six months. The temple also holds year round pujas of Lord Omkareshwar. Situated on the road connecting Guptkashi with Gopeshwar, the holy town is mainly inhabited by the priests of Kedarnath temple known as Rawals.

Day 04: Govindghat – Badrinath (25kms/1 hr) Height: 3133 MTS.

Morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Check in to the hotel arrival in Badrinath. Pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Overnight stay at Badrinath.

Badrinath one of the ‘Ancient Four Dhams’ is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name “Badri van”, meaning “forest of berries”.

Tapt Kund : Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bath before entering the Badrinath temple.

Mana Village : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

Vasundhara : As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.

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.

Badrinath Weather: The average maximum temperature will be around 18° Celsius and the average minimum is 8° Celsius. Warm and woolen clothes are hence required for a stay in Badrinath throughout the year. Winter in Badrinath is often accompanied by snow falls. Winter is very chilly with an average temperature of 5° Celsius. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually closed for tourists.

Day 05: Badrinath – Joshimath-Vridha Badri – Rudraprayag/Srinagar (160kms/7hr) Height: 895 MTS.

Morning after breakfast, driver for Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Visit on the way Narsingh Temple in Joshimath,Vridha Badri, Karan Prayag,Nand Prayag, later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check into the hotel arrival in Rudraprayag/Srinagar. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag/Srinagar.

Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four ‘Maths’ established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is the winter seat of Badrinath. The idol is brought down to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many other temples in the township. The most important is the temple of Nir Singh with the idol of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is getting destroyed with time and the popular belief holds that the day the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at Bhavishya Badri.

Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River. It is confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.

Rudraprayag Weather – Generally hot in summer, the temperature ranges from 35-40 degree Celsius, Winter: The Days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold, temp ranges from 20 deg to 05 deg.

Day 06: Rudraprayag/Srinagar – Haridwar (165kms/5-6hr)

Morning after breakfast, drive for Haridwar via Rishikesh.En-route visit Dhari Devi temple, Dev Prayag one of Panch Prayag. Rishikesh ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla. Drop at Haridwar.

Rishikesh: Named after the Lord Vishnu, Rishikesh is a holy city for Hindus. Located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India it is also known as the yoga center of the world and is home to many world renowned ashrams. Rishikesh styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. The fast-flowing Ganges is surrounded by forested hills inside the city. Apart from temples and ashrams Rishikesh is now a popular white-water rafting centre, backpacker hang-out, and gateway to treks in the Himalaya.

Tour end with sweet memories.

Package Includes: –

  • A/C Transport on full disposal Ex-Haridwar including fuel, road/state/toll taxes, permits, parking, drivers allowance and night halt charges.{AC will not work on hills}
  • Accommodation for 5 Nights on quad/six sharing in standard package and Double sharing basis in deluxe package as per the above itinerary.
  • Breakfast & Dinner at Hotel.

Package Does Not Include: –

  • GST@5%
  • Train or Airfare
  • Helicopter Tickets at Kedarnath Ji.
  • Personal Horse and horse man, Potter during Yamunotri/Kedarnath Ji
  • Lunch, snacks, mineral water.
  • Laundry, room service, tips, camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, land slide etc.
  • Anything not specified in package inclusions.

Supplements/Optional: –

  • Return Helicopter for Shree Kedarnathji@INR8000/Person
  • Single occupancy@INR6900/Person additional.
  • Return Volvo Bus ticket for Delhi@INR 3000/Person

Child Policy: –

  • Children between 0-5 Yrs will be complimentary (without bed & without sheet in the vehicle).
  • Children between 5-12 Yrs will be charged at the rate of 75% of adult cost (with/without bed & with sheet in the vehicle).
  • Children above 12 Yrs will be considered as an adult, hence will be full charged.

Payment Policy:

  • 2100 per person of package cost at the time of booking to confirm the seat.
  • 2100 per person per month of package cost will be paid .
  • Remaining balance on or before arrival.

Cancellation Policy:

  • Cancellation on or before 30 days of arrival will attract 25% of package cost as cancellation charge.
  • Cancellation on or before 15 days of arrival will attract 50% of package cost as cancellation charge.
  • Any Cancellation between 15 days of arrival will be treated as no show & attract 100% of package cost as cancellation charge.
  • Re-scheduling will be free of cost but subject matter of availability & other modalities.

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