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Hindu Pilgrimage Tour


   Duration : 14 Nights / 15 Days 
   Destination : Delhi - Haridwar - Syana Chatti - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Rudraprayag -    Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Joshimath - Badrinath - Govindghat -    Haridwar - Delhi


Day 01: Delhi

Welcome to Delhi. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay. 


Day 02: Delhi

Sightseeing tour of Old & New Delhi.

Delhi - The capital of India, Delhi has been centre of political turmoil since 13th century. The day includes a visit to the Yogmaya Temple, the temple complex of Laxmi Narayan, the famous Chattarpur Temple and the Bahai Temple, also known as the Lotus Temple. Raj Ghat in Delhi, the cremation site of Mahatama Gandhi, Father Of India, is much like a sacred temple to every patriotic Indian heart too. Enjoy a bit of astrological predictions and findings in the evening at Old Delhi, after which you are free to do shopping and relax. Ride a cycle rickshaw through the crowded streets of the markets of Chandni Chowk Bazaar to Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India in Old Delhi. In New Delhi, you can visit Dilli Haat, best place to look at Indian handicrafts and drive over the Rajpath, the site for Republic Day Parade of India to India Gate, a tribute to the martyrs who sacrificed their lives for their nation. You can see the President's House from outside and visit the 16th century Humayun's Tomb, Safdarjung's Tomb and Qutub Minar. Overnight stay at Delhi.


Day 03: Haridwar

Drive you to Haridwar. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay.

Haridwar - An ancient Hindu pilgrimage site at the foothills of Himalayas, Haridwar is one of the venues of the famous Kumbha Mela, which is held here once in every twelve years besides the Ardh Kumbh Mela, held every six years. Besides the innumerable temples of Haridwar, there are five main bathing spots here that are considered sacred and are prime locations for those who visit here for religious purposes. They are Gangadwara, Kankhal, Nila Parvata, Bilwa Theertha and Kusavarta. Hari-ki-Pairi distorted to Har-ki-Pauri. The last one is however the main ghat at Haridwar, which is believed to have a footprint of Lord Vishnu himself on a stone in a wall.

Evening visit to Har-Ki-Pauri, the main holy ghat of River Ganges to witness 7 PM aarti.


Day 04: Syana Chatti

Drive to Syana Chatti on the banks of River Yamuna. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 05: Syana Chatti

13 km trek from Hanuman Chatti to Yamunotri enroute visiting temple of Yamunotri, Surya Kund and Divya Shila. Overnight stay at Syana Chatti.


Day 06: Uttarkashi

Drive to Uttarkashi via Badkot. 

Sightseeing tour of the city including temples of Lord Vishwanath, Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav, Gyaneshwar and Goddess Kuteti Devi. 

Uttarkashi - Famous for its Vishwanath and Kuteti Devi temples, it is also an important pilgrimage centre of Hindus. Overnight stay at hotel. 


Day 07: Gangotri

Drive to Gangotri enroute visiting Gangotri Temple, submerged Shivling, Kedar Ganga Sangam, Ganga Temple and trekking 18 km to Gaumukh Glacier to take a holy dip in chilling water.

Gangotri - The famous Hindu pilgrimage in the magnificent Garhwal hills, Gangotri is at 3048 m above sea level. Near the Indo-Tibetan border, it has cool summers and freezing winters. It is believed that it was here that Ganga first descended on earth from heaven. The 300-year-old temple of Gangotri is a 20-feet high structure of white granite. Gaumukh glacier at an altitude of 4200 m above sea level, Bhojvasa, an ideal camping site, treks along the glacier, Tapovan encircling the base of the Shivling peak and Bhairon Valley at the confluence of the rivers Bhagirathi and Jat Ganga are the highlights of the place. Optional stay at Gangotri or Uttarkashi.


Day 08: Rudraprayag 

After early breakfast drive to Rudraprayag. Sightseeing tour of the city including temples of Rudranath, Chamunda Devi and Koteshwar Temple. Overnight stay at hotel. 


Day 09: Kedarnath
 

Drive to Gaurikund. Trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath enroute bathing in hot water pond and visiting Gauri Temple.


Day 10: Gourikund

14 km trek back to Gaurikund from Kedarnath. Drive to Rudraprayag from Gaurikund. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay at Rudraprayag.


Day 11: Joshimath

Drive to Joshimath in Badrinath. It is one of the four 'maths' established by Adi Shankracharya. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay. 


Day 12: Badrinath

Drive to Badrinath via Govind Ghat, one of the Chaar Dhams sacred to Hindus. Overnight stay at hotel.


Day 13: Govindghat
 

Drive to Govindghat. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay at Govindghat. 


Day 14: Haridwar

Drive to Haridwar and transfer to Delhi via train. Transfer to hotel for overnight stay in Delhi.


Day 15: Delhi

ransfer to Airport for flight to onward destination.


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