Kedarnath tour package

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Kedarnath Tour Package

The Kapat of Shri Kedarnath Ji Dham will open on 17 May, 2021.

Kedarnath Tour Package – 03 Nights 04 Days – Ex Delhi – (By Helicopter)

KEDARNATH TOUR ITINERARY :

DAY 01: DELHI – HARIDWAR – RISHIKESH (230 KM 06 HOURS DRIVE)
Morning pick up from the Airport/ Railway station/ Hotel/ House and drive to Rishikesh via visiting Haridwar en-route.

Haridwar: Haridwar is the most sacred city in India. Haridwar’s literal meaning is Hari ka Dwar or Gateway to God in English translation. A City is famous for the holy River Ganges, temples, Ashrams, saints, and religious Hindu festivals, which are celebrated around the year on the Ghats of the river Ganges. Pilgrims come here from all across the globe as it is one of the four places where Hindu’s largest congregation is held, which is Kumbh Mela or festival.

Upon arrival in Haridwar, visit the famous Mansa Devi temple, Har-ki-Pauri, and in the evening, captivating Ganga Aarti at river’s Ghat. Later drive towards Rishikesh for an overnight stay. On arrival in Rishikesh, check-in at your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh.

DAY 02: RISHIKESH – GUPTKASHI (200 KM 7-8 HOURS DRIVE)

Today morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Devprayag and Rudraprayag. On arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. If time permits, you can visit Ardh Narishwar temple in Guptkashi.

Guptakashi: The name Guptkashi means “Hidden Benares. Legends describe how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Lord Shiva first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from there further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. The deity of Kedarnath is carried down to Ukhimath via Guptkashi in winters as the Kedarnath temple is closed during wintertime. It stays there for the whole winter.

DAY 03: GUPTKASHI – KEDARNATH – GUPTKASHI (BY HELICOPTER)
               GUPTKASHI – RISHIKESH (135 KM 5 HOUS DRIVE)

Early morning drive up to Helipad to board a helicopter to Kedarnath. On arrival, enjoy Kedarnath Tour and go for Kedarnath Temple Darshan.

Kedarnath: Kedarnath Temple is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated at a height of 3,583 mts on the Garhwal Himalayan range in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kedarnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, and it is also one of the major sites of Char Dham of Northern India. Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open to devotees only between April and November. During the winters, the deity is carried down to Ukhimath via Gupkashi and worshipped there for the next six months. Temple is not accessible by direct road network. One has to either trek for 19 km from the base point called Gaurikund or take a helicopter ride for both ways from Guptkashi or Phata.

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 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 Madmaheshwar, and his locks (hair) with the head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

After having finished Kedarnath tour, later return to Helipad to catch a helicopter back to Guptkashi. Upon arrival in Guptkashi, continue to drive toward Rishikesh. On arrival in Rishikesh, check-in at your pre-booked hotel.

DAY 04: RISHIKESH – DELHI (230 KM 6 HOURS DRIVE)
Morning visit to Swarg Ashram, Geeta Bhawan, Triveni Ghat, etc, and later drive to Delhi.

Kedarnath Tour Package – 04 Nights 05 Days - Ex Delhi ( By Trek)

DAY 01: DELHI – HARIDWAR – RISHIKESH (230 KM 6 HOURS DRIVE)
Morning pick up from the Airport/ Railway station/ Hotel/ House and drive to Rishikesh via visiting Haridwar en-route.

Haridwar: Haridwar is the most sacred city in India. Haridwar’s literal meaning is Hari ka Dwar or Gateway to God in English translation. The city is famous for the holy river Ganga, temples, Ashrams, saints, and religious Hindu festivals, which are celebrated around the year on the Ghats of the river Ganges. Pilgrims come here from all across the globe as it is one of the four places where Hindu’s largest congregation is held, which is Kumbh Mela or festival.

Upon arrival in Haridwar, visit the famous Mansa Devi temple, Har-ki-Pauri, and in the evening, captivating Ganga Aarti at river’s Ghat. Later drive towards Rishikesh for an overnight stay. On arrival in Rishikesh, check-in at your hotel. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh.

DAY 02: RISHIKESH – GUPTKASHI (200 KM 7-8 HOURS DRIVE)
Today morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Devprayag and Rudraprayag. On arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. If time permits, you can visit Ardh Narishwar temple in Guptkashi.

Guptakashi: The name Guptkashi means “Hidden Benares. Legends describe how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Lord Shiva first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from there further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. The deity of Kedarnath is carried down to Ukhimath via Guptkashi in winters as the Kedarnath temple is closed during wintertime. It stays there for the whole winter.

DAY 03: GUPTKASHI – KEDARNATH – GUPTKASHI (30 KM DRIVE & 19 KM TREK ONE WAY)
Today morning after breakfast, drive up to Gaurikund, which is a base point for the Kedarnath trek. You can either hire Pony/Mules or Doli (At own cost) from Gaurikund to Kedarnath Dham. Otherwise, the trek is always an option to get to the Kedarnath temple.

Kedarnath: Kedarnath Temple is a Hindu shrine dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is situated at a height of 3,583 mts on the Garhwal Himalayan range in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Kedarnath is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas, and it is also one of the major sites of Char Dham of Northern India. Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open to devotees only between April and November. During the winters, the deity is carried down to Ukhimath via Gupkashi and worshipped there for the next six months. Temple is not accessible by direct road network. One has to either trek for 19 km from the base point called Gaurikund or take a helicopter ride for both ways from Guptkashi or Phata.

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 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 Madmaheshwar, and his locks (hair) with the head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

After the temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later drive to Guptkashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.

DAY 04: GUPTKASHI – RISHIKESH (135 KM 5 HOURS DRIVE)
The morning after breakfast, drive to Rishikesh. On arrival, check-in at your pre-booked hotel. After freshen up, go for a city tour of Rishikesh. It is known as Place of Sages, a spiritual town located on the bank of the Ganges. Sightseeing tour of Rishikesh includes Swarg Ashram, Geeta Bhawan, Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, etc. Rishikesh is now a favorite spot for adventure lovers. You can do the activities like White river rafting, trekking, hiking, bungee jumping etc, in Rishikesh. Overnight stay at hotel in Rishikesh.

DAY 05: RISHIKESH – DELHI (230 KM 6 HOURS DRIVE)
The morning after breakfast, drive to Delhi.

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