Kedarnath – Sitapur – badrinath
Option 1 – If stayed in Kedarnath: Early morning check out from Kedarnath hotel and reach to helipad. Aboard the helicopter and fly back to Sersi/Guptakashi/Phata Helipad. Get transferred the vehicle and drive towards Badrinath Ji (190 kms / 8-9 hrs). En-route visit winter adobe of Kedarnath Ji, at Ukhimath and drive through the amazing hills of Himalayas. On arrival at Badrinath Ji, yatri’s can have a bath in the Tapt Kund and proceed to Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal is noteworthy for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There is other stimulating attractions like Mana Village, said to be the last village of our country, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. All these places are surrounded within 3 Kms of Badrinath Ji. Later check-in to the hotel for Overnight stay.
Option 2 – If same day returned from Kedarnath: Morning after hearty breakfast check-out from the hotel and proceed to Badrinath (190 km / 8-9 hrs). Visit the winter adobe of Kedarnath Ji, at Ukhimath and drive through the amazing hills & majestic Ganges. On arrival at Badrinath Ji, pilgrims can have a bath in the Tapt Kund and proceed to Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in the evening. Brahamakapal is noteworthy for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other stimulating attractions like Mana Village, said to be the last village of our country, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund, and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. All these places are surrounded within 3 kms of Badrinath Ji. Later check-in to the hotel for an Overnight stay.
Badrinath: Near the Alakhnanda river, this highly auspicious temple belongs to Lord Vishnu. it is one of the Char Dham, and therefore, the place of utmost importance in Hinduism. This temple is at a height of 10,279 feet. The lofty snow-clad Himalaya that surrounds this Dham, makes it look amazingly beautiful. It was Adi Sankaracharya who established it. The Badrinath temple has a Tapt Kund, which is highly auspicious and has some unbelievable medicinal properties. The Alakhnanda river originates from here. It is placed between the mountain ranges of Nar and Narayana.
Tapt Kund: Situated on the bank of the river Alakhnanda, and near the Badrinarayan temple, the Tapt Kund is actually the Sulphur Kund. As per belief, it’s actually the Agni Dev himself who got this form because of getting the boon from Lord Vishnu.
Mana Village: Mana Village the perfect place for trekking, is the last village of India. This beautiful village is very nearer to the Badrinath, and therefore, a must-visit place during your visit to the Badrinath. This village has some highly famous caves such as the Vyas caves and many more. The Vyas cave belongs to the Mahabharata Period. Also, all other caves here, have some great religious and historical importance.
Vasundhara: The Vasundhara waterfall is 5 Km away from the Mana Village, and very nearer to the Badrinath Dham. As per belief, if you have ever committed any evil work, this waterfall will divert away from you.
Bhim Pul: This stone bridge on the river Saraswati does actually belongs to the Mahabharta Period. As per belief, it was Bheem (One of the Pandavas) who built this bridge so as to cross the river Saraswati. The Stone natural bridge and the Saraswati river gushing through it make this place look stunning and beautiful.
Vyas Gufa: The famous Gufa whereas per belief, Maharshi Vyas spoke the Mahabharta, and lord Ganesha wrote that. It is near Mana village.
Badrinath Weather: During the summer, the temperature ranges between 8 to 18 degrees Celsius, and therefore sufficiently perfect to have the tour. But, during the winter season with heavy snowfalls, and the temperature down to 0 to 5 degrees Celsius, makes the tour possibility terrible. Therefore, the place remains closed for tourists during the season.
Day 5 : Badrinath – Rudraprayag / Srinagar ( 160 kms / 6 – 7 hrs )
Morning seeks the blessings of Shree Badrinath Ji and have the darshan. Later after breakfast, check-out from the hotel & proceed to Rudraprayag/Srinagar via Joshimath. Visit Narsing Temple, winter of adobe of Badrinath Ji at Joshimath. After the darshan drive towards Rudraprayag/Srinagar. En route visit Nand Prayag and Karna Prayag. On arrival, check-in at the hotel for dinner & overnight stay.
Joshimath: Joshimath or the Jyotirmath is the hill town at the 6150 m in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Adi Guru Sankaracharya built it in the 8th century. It is the winter home of Lord Badri where the Idol of Lord Badri gets shifted from Badrinath.
Rudraprayag: At the confluence of river Alaknanda and river Mandakini, the Rudraprayag is highly famous among Hindus. This place looks amazingly beautiful and is the gateway to the Badrinath and Kedarnath.
Rudraprayag Weather: Very hot summer season with the temperature ranging between 35 to 40 degree Celsius, and therefore not preferred time to have the visit. However, during the winter the weather remains pleasant during the day times, and therefore, best for having the tour. During night times in the winter season, the temperature may lie between 5 to 20 degrees Celsius, and therefore, you may feel the severe cold.
Day 6 : Rudraprayag/Srinagar – Dehradun ( 160 kms / 6 – 7 hrs )
After a healthy breakfast, check-out from the hotel for Dehradun. En-route visit Dhari Devi Temple, Dev Prayag & Rishikesh. And proceed to end the divine trip to Haridwar. On arrival final drop at the guest place for the onwards journey
Rishikesh: The holy place Rishikesh is adventurous activities, ancient temples, and amazing natural beauty. It is also famous as the Yoga capital of the world and celebrates the international yoga festival every year. It is located in the foothill of the holy Himalaya and along with the convergence of the holy Ganga and the Chandrabhage river. White Water Rafting, Bungee Jumping, Flying Fox, Mountain Biking, and a lot more adventures to do here. Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Triveni Ghat, and a lot more devotional and spiritual places are here to make to feel real peace and divine values. Therefore, you must visit this place whenever possible.