Badrinath Yatra with Hemkund Sahib & Valley of Flowers
PLACES TO BE COVERED :Delhi - Haridwar - Joshimath - Badrinath - Govindghat - Ghangaria - Hemkund Sahib - Valley of flowers - Rishikesh - Haridwar - Delhi DURATION : 08 nights /09 days
Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar (210 kms/6-7 hrs approx)
Upon arrival in Delhi, welcome to the guests and proceed to Haridwar by road. Reach Haridwar and check-in at hotel. If time permits, enjoy sightseeing of Haridwar, visit to Chandi Devi, Mansa Devi, Daksha Mahadev Temple followed by "Har-Ki-Pauri" to see evening aarti of holy Ganges. Later back to hotel, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 02: Haridwar - Joshimath (275 kms/10-11 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Joshimath, on the way visit to Rudranath, Chamunda Devi and Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms) in Rudraprayag. Later continue to Joshimath. On arrival check-in at hotel, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 03: Joshimath - Badrinath (44 kms/2 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Badrinath Jee (Height 3,133 mts). On arrival check-in at hotel, later visit to Brahamakapal, Mana village, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River followed by visit to Badrinath Temple to see evening Aarti of Badrinath Temple, later back to hotel, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04: Badrinath - Gobindghat - Ghangaria (22 Kms drive & 13 kms trek/9-10 hrs approx)
Early morning, take a bath in Taptkund and have the darshan of Badrivishal. Later back to hotel for breakfast and after breakfast, proceed to Govindghat and start trek to Ghangaria, reach Ghangaria and check-in at hotel/Camps, overnight stay at hotel/Camps.
Day 05: Ghangaria - Hemkund Sahib – Ghangaria (06 Kms trek/4-5 hrs approx-one side)
After breakfast, excursion to Hemkund Sahib (4239 mtr) and visit Gurdwara of Guru Gobind Singh Jee. It is believed that the tenth guru of Sikhs have meditated here in his previous birth. A gurdwara stands here in his memory on the bank of a sacred lake. Later back to hotel/Camps, overnight stay at hotel/Camps.
Day 06: Ghangaria - Valley of flower – Ghangaria (04 Kms trek/3-4 hrs approx-one side)
After breakfast, excursion to Valley of flower, on arrival explore the valley and witness the rare Himalayan flora, Brahm Kamal (Saussurea Obvolata), Himalayan Blue Poppy (Meconopsis Aculata) etc, later back to hotel, overnight stay at hotel/Camps.
Day 07: Ghangaria - Govindghat - Joshimath (22 Kms drive & 13 kms trek/9-10 hrs approx)
After breakfast, start treck to Govindghat, reach Govindghat and drive to Joshimath. Reach Joshimath and transfer to hotel for check-in, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 08: Joshimath - Rishikesh - Haridwar (275 kms/10-11 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Haridwar. On the way enjoy sightseeing of Rishikesh, visit to Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mata Temple, Shivananda Ashram and Swarg Ashram etc. After sightseeing continue to Haridwar. On arrival Check-in at hotel, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Haridwar - Delhi (210 kms/6-7 hrs approx)
After breakfast, proceed to Delhi. On arrival transfer the guests to Delhi Airport/Railway Station to board the flight/train for onward journey and tour terminates here, but sweet memories remains for forever.