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DURATION09 NIGHTS / 10 DAYS
DESTINATION COVEREDHARIDWAR – BARKOT – UTTARKASHI – GUPTKASHI – KEDARNATH – BADRINATH – SRINAGAR – RISHIKESH – HARIDWAR

OVERVIEW

When talking regarding Hindu “pilgrimage tours in India” the name of Himalayas comes to mind without delay for its mountains since time immemorial has have spiritual connotations close to it. Also, known as the ultimate abode of Gods, the tours in this land is highly taxing. One such significant and pilgrimage yatra which takes place yearly in July-August to the abode of Lord Shiva at Amarnath Caves in Jammu and Kashmir. The most renowned and the most religious of all Hindu pilgrimages “Char Dham Yatra” includes visit to four sacred abode of almighty at Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yumunotri. Other recognized Hindu pilgrimage places in the country are Vaishno Devi, Haridwar, Varanasi, Rishikesh, Vrindavan and more.
“Char Dham” is referred to the 4 Hindu religious destinations in Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand state of India. These are Yumuntori, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Be located in the circuit of magnificent Himalayas, these four designations are the holy center of spiritual activity in north-India. Conventionally, the “Char Dham Yatra” is start from the West to East. Accordingly, the Yatra begin point from Yumunotri, after that going on to Gangotri and to end with Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Yumunotri and Gangotri are devoted to goddess Yamuna and Ganga respectively. Alternatively, Kedarnath is devoted to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is devoted to Lord Vishnu. In addition, tourists like too visit Hemkund Sahib in the surrounding area, which is one of the highest, sited spiritual sites in the country. So, pilgrims visit all these designations in desire of washing away their sins and to achieve salvation, with the blessings of the Lord.

NOTEThis is just a suggested itinerary indicative of what could be possible. We tailor holidays for your specific needs. Contact us if you want modifications so that we could tailor a holiday to suit your need for an unforgettable India tour.

HIGHLIGHTS

Yumunotri take holy dip in Yumuna River and perform Pooja.
Visit the Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple.
Visit the Gangotri Temple.
‘Abhishek’ to Kedarnath Shiva.
Tapt Kund, take bath and Devoted to Lord Vishnu, the temple of Shri Badrinath Ji darshan.
Visit Rishikesh; Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula.
Joshimath; visit to Shankracharya Math.
Visit to Rudrapryag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River.

ITINERARY DETAILS

DAY 01 : ARRIVAL HARIDWAR – BARKOT

On arrival in Haridwar, pickup and proceed to Barkot. Barkot is an attractive hill-station which is placed on the foot of Yumunotri. As you drive during Mussoorie, you can visit the well-known Kempty Falls on your way.
On arrival at Barkot, check-in to your hotel and freshen up.
Relax of the day and refresh for the yatra of Yumunotri the next day.
After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Barkot.
Meal Plan: | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.

DAY 02 : BARKOT – YUMUNOTRI – BARKOT

After morning breakfast, here you will start the yatra of Yumunotri. You have a choice of hiring palki or a horse (own pay) for your trek. On entrance by afternoon in Yumunotri take holy dip in Yumuna River and perform pooja. Return back through the same way back to Barkot hotel.
After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Barkot.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.
Yumunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again. At Yumunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the Tapt kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. Here near the temple “Pooja” can be offered to Divya Shila.
Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs near temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.

DAY 03 : BARKOT – UTTARKASHI

After breakfast, check-out from the Barkot hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. On the entrance check-in the hotel. Uttarkashi is positioned on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples and Ashrams. In the sunset, visit the well-known Vishwanath Temple.
After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Uttarkashi.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.
Vishwanath Temple: Vishwanath temple is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Northern India. Re-constructed in 1857 by Maharani Khaneti Devi of Tehri State in the ancient architectural style. It is situated at the heart of the town. A massive iron trident, symbolic of divine mother’s, is erected and worshiped from time immemorial at the temple complex. Ganeshji, Sakshi Gopal, Markandeya Rishi’s small shrines are also part of the temple complex. Akhand Jyoti as well as Akhand Abhishek, special aarti at morning and evening are offered. As per Skunda Puran, Uttarkashi is known as ‘Saumya Varanasi’, the abode of Lord Shiva in Kaliyug and counted as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.
Shakti Temple: Right in front of the Vishwanath temple is Shakti temple. It has a big ‘Trishul’ of about 6 meters in height and a circumference of 90 cms. At bottom. Though there are different views about the making of this, the upper part of it seems to be made up of iron and the lower one is of copper. As per the epics this Shakti was thrown on the devils by the Goddess Durga(Shakti), hence it gets its name. Since then this Shakti is erected over here.

DAY 04 : UTTARKASHI – GANGOTRI – UTTARKASHI

Early morning breakfast and drive to Gangotri. Upon entrance at Gangotri take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Visit the Gangotri Temple.
After performing pooja, late afternoon drive back to Uttarkashi.
After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Uttarkashi.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.
Gangotri Temple: The temple was constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.

DAY 05 : UTTARKASHI – GUPTKASHI

Depart for your next destination, Guptkashi after having your breakfast early in the daybreak.
On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Guptkashi is placed at a distance of 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath. The town holds immense religious importance as it houses well-known ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple.
After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Guptkashi.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.
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.

DAY 06 : GUPTKASHI – SONPRAYAG – KEDARNATH

Early sunrise after breakfast, check-out from the hotel, and drive to Sonprayag.
From where, you will start your 20 km trek to Kedarnath. On arrival, check-in at hotel.
After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Kedarnath.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.
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.

DAY 07 : KEDARNATH – SONPRAYAG – GUPTKASHI

Early sunrise you get up before dawn and after taking bath you are at the temple by 4:45 am for the ‘Abhishek’ to Kedarnath Shiva. After darshan and pooja, you come out of the temple and go back to the hotel.
Afterward you will begin the go back trek of 20 km from Kedarnath to Sonprayag.
The vehicles wait for you in Sonprayag car parking and drive to your hotel (Guptkashi).
After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Guptkashi.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.

DAY 08 : GUPTKASHI – BADRINATH

This sunrise, you check-out of the hotel at 06:00 am and start driving towards your next destination, Badrinath.
On the arrival, check-in to the hotel.
After dinner, overnight stay at hotel at Badrinath.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.

DAY 09 : BADRINATH – RUDRAPRAYAG – SRINAGAR

Early morning visit to temple and after darshan & pooja, return back to hotel and take your breakfast.
After breakfast, check-out the hotel and drive to Srinagar.
En-route visit to Shri Shankracharya Math in Joshimath. Also visit to Rudrapryag 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.
On arrival Srinagar, check-in to the hotel. After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Srinagar.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.

DAY 10 : SRINAGAR – RISHIKESH – HARIDWAR DEPARTURE

After breakfast, check-out the hotel and drive to Haridwar. En-route visit Rishikesh; Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula.
On arrival Haridwar, drop at railway station and catch your train.
Meal Plan: | Morning Tea | Breakfast | Veg. Buffet.

YATRA PACKAGE PRICE (INR): PER PERSON BASIS

Valid 03rd May To 30th June 2022
MIN PERSONDOUBLE SHARINGTRIPLE SHARINGFOUR SHARING
02 Adult’sINR 28,749/- PP
03 Adult’sINR 23,299/- PP
04 Adult’sINR 21,249/- PPINR 20,149/- PP
05 Adult’sINR 22,499/- PP
06 Adult’sINR 21,249/- PPINR 20,799/- PP
12 Adult’sINR 19,199/- PPINR 18,699/- PPINR 18,099/- PP
Valid 01st July To 26th October 2022
MIN PERSONDOUBLE SHARINGTRIPLE SHARINGFOUR SHARING
02 Adult’sINR 26,599/- PP
03 Adult’sINR 20,999/- PP
04 Adult’sINR 19,099/- PPINR 18,125/- PP
05 Adult’sINR 20,249/- PP
06 Adult’sINR 19,099/- PPINR 18,499/- PP
12 Adult’sINR 16,999/- PPINR 16,399/- PPINR 16,049/- PP

PRICE INCLUDES & EXCLUDES

INCLUDES

All transfers as per the itinerary and program you opt as per your comfort.
08 Nights stay in hotel sharing basis.
Meal Plan
Morning Tea | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet.
All hotel accommodation days on double/ triple/ four sharing basis.
Transport Used:
2,3&4 Person valid for Dzire car, 5&6 Person valid for Innova/ Ertiga/ Sumo/ Bolero car, 12 Person valid for Tempo Traveller complete yatra as per itinerary mention plan.
All transfers, excursions and sightseeing as per the itinerary basis by dedicated vehicle. 
Parking and all transport related expense including driver services.
All toll taxes, parking fees, fuel and driver’s allowances.
All transport and hotels related taxes. 
24/7 hour helpline.
Assistance on arrival.

EXCLUDES

Any Air/ Train/ Helicopter Fare.
Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips and gratuity, mineral water, soft and hard drinks, porterage etc.
Anything not mentioned in the inclusions. 
Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary. 
Entrance fees and guide charges. 
Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc. (to be borne by the client, who is directly payable on the spot). 
Any increase in taxes or fuel price at the time of departure, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation and land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure. 
Still camera/ video camera charger.
Kedarnath Helicopter ticket charge.
Personal Travel Insurance.
GST 5% Extra in total billing amount.

ACCOMMODATION USED

OVERNIGHT STAY PLACEHOTEL NAME
BARKOTHotel Chauhan/ Hotel Guru Kripa/ Hotel Bharat Palace/ Similar
UTTRAKASHIHotel Neelkant Palace/ Hotel Narayana/ Similar
GUPTKASHI/ PHATAHotel Vishwanath Residency/ Hotel Kedar Inn/ Hotel Kedar Palace/ Similar
KEDARNATHHotel Behl Ashram/ Similar
BADRINATHHotel Urvashi/ Similar
SRINAGARHotel Urvashi/ Similar

TRAVEL SERVICES

TAXI / COACHVOLVO FARETRAIN FAREAIR FAREEXTRA NIGHTHELICOPTER
Transport Used:
2,3&4 Person valid for Dzire car, 5&6 Person valid for Innova/ Ertiga/ Sumo/ Bolero car, 12 Person valid for Tempo Traveller complete yatra as per itinerary mention plan.
On Request (Extra Charges)On Request (Extra Charges)On Request (Extra Charges)On Request (Extra Charges)On Request (Extra Charges)

NOTE

# Rates are not valid for Festive peak season.
# Rates are based on hotels subject to availability at the time of making reservation. In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
# Rates are subject to change if there is any fair and festival, major conference, events in travel destination.
# Early check-in/ late checks-out is subject to availability of rooms. In Char Dham sector maximum hotels are preferring 12:00 Noon check-in and check-out timing.
# Cancellation charges would be as per the company policy.
# Vehicle confirmed will be as per Itinerary and not at disposal.
# All sightseeing mentioned are subject to weather conditions, political conditions and traffic conditions in the destination.
# Any cancellation or delay in hotel check-in due to third party services (like helicopter/ pony/ palaki), the retention will be charged. The next allocation for the hotels on same destination is subject to the availabilities.
# Any sightseeing missed due to natural calamities/ weather conditions/ for any unforeseen reasons is non-refundable or non-adjustable.
# All entrances fees will be on direct payment basis as per Itinerary.
# It is not advisable to travel in night, if necessary supplement charge applicable.
PAYMENT POLICY
Deposit of 50% of the package cost at the time of booking.
Need 25% payment of the package cost, 30 days prior to departure date.
Need 100% payment of the package cost, 15 days prior to departure date.
CANCELLATION POLICY
10% of full tour cost – 45 days prior to arrival.
25% of full tour cost – 30 days prior to arrival.
50% of full tour cost – between 15 and 29 days prior to yatra.
75% of full tour cost – between 14 and 7 days prior to yatra.
100% – within 7 days prior to yatra.

BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS

ACCOUNT NAMEGESHNA PRAKRITI YATRA
NAME OF THE BANKSTATE BANK OF INDIA
CURRENT ACCOUNT NUMBER37573272275
IFSC CODESBIN0007895
BRANCHBAWANA, NARELA ROAD
BANK BRANCH ADDRESSBAWANA, NARELA ROAD, NORTH-WEST, DELHI – 110039 INDIA.
CONTACT MAILaccount@geshnaprakritiyatra.com
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TERM AND CONDITIONS

OUR LIBILITIES ON LIMITATIONS

Please note that after the finalization of the tour service cost, if there are any Hike in entrance fees of monuments/ museums, Taxes, fuel cost or guide charges – by Govt. of India, the same would be charged as extra.

PLEASE NOTE

We will not be responsible for any costs arising out of unforeseen circumstances like landslides, road blocks, bad weather, etc.
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