On arrival at Haridwar, our representative will meet you and handover you the bike you chose in your package doing all the formalities. Later, check-in at the hotel. In the evening attend the Ganga Aarti at famous Har Ki Pauri (on your own). Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. Perform special ritual activities like Ganga Snan, Hawan&Aarti, Yagya, Sadhu Sewa, Arrangement Brahman Bhojnam at end of Yatra, Visit Chila Forest Range/Vindhyavasani Forest Ranage/Khimsar Village Life.
After breakfast leave for Barkot via Mussoorie. En-route visit Kempty fall. Upon arrival check-in into the hotel, the rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at Barkot.Acclimatize yourself to start a trek to Yamunotri from JanakiChatti
After breakfast proceeds to Yamunotri, here you can cook rice in GaramPaniKund. Tourists take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. “Pooja” can be offered to DivyaShila, after taking bath in JamunabaiKund’s (HOT WATER) and having “Darshan” of pious “Yamunaji”. Return to Hotel for overnight stay. Do Snan in TaptKundYamunotri, Yamuna Pujan in DivyaShila, Yamunotri Temple Darshan, Hanuman Temple, participate in Pre Booked Aarti in Yamunotri Temple where you will get the advantage of performing Aarti in your Name/Gotra. Yamunotri: Yamunotri temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. Yamunotri is the source of the revered river Yamuna which originates from the Champasar Glacier lying 1 km ahead of the shrine situated at an elevation of 3235 mts above sea level. The approach is extremely difficult and pilgrims, therefore, offer Pooja at the temple itself. Yamunotri was the home of an ancient sage Asit Muni. The Yamuna is the daughter of the Sun just like Yama who is considered his son. It is believed that Yama would not torment any person at the time of death who takes a holy dip in the Yamuna, his sister. Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs in the vicinity of the temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is the Surya Kund.DivyaShila: A rock pillar, worshiped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
After breakfast leave for Uttarkashi visit KashiVishwanath Temple and drive to Gangnani .Evening free for leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at Uttarkashi. Uttarkashi – Uttarkashi is a small and beautiful town, situated between two rivers; Varuna and Ashi, whose water flows into the Bhagirathi from either side of the town. Elevated, at a height of 1588 meters, this little town is very similar to Kashi and Varanasi, in that it has the same kind of temples and ghats and likewise, a north or ‘uttar’ facing the river. The major temple is the Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Two other very important temples are located in the Chowk area. These are the Annapurna Temple and the Bhairav Temple. It is said, that once there were 365 temples here. Hiuen Tsang referred to this place as Brahma Puran, while the SkandaPuran has recorded it as Varunavata. It is believed that in the second millennium of Kaliyug, Kashi will be submerged, and Uttarkashi will replace it as an important religious center.
Early Morning starts driving to Gangotri. Offering prayers &poojadarshan, later drive back to Uttarkashi, en route visit Gangnani. Overnight stay at Gangnani/ Uttarkashi. Gangotri: Gangotri temple is 18th Century temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga. It is located near a sacred stone where king Bhagirath worshipped Lord Shiva Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. Accordingly to another legend, Pandavas performed the great “Deva Yagna” here to a tone the death of their kinsmen in the epic battle of Mahabharata. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite. Gangnani: Further up on way to Gangotri, is the hot water spring at Gangnani, where one can have a refreshing bath in the Kund called Rishikund. There is a temple near the kund dedicated to the Sage Parashar, believed to be the father of Ved Vyas.Things To Do: Perform Snan at GangotriGhat (VIP Ghat), Ganga Pujan&Aarti at GangotriGhat, Darshan of BhagirathShila, Darshan of GauriGanesha Temple, Finally Gangotri Temple Darshan after that you must have Darshan of Surya Kund. While returning to Darshan of GupteshwarMahadev temple in Dharali, Interact with Tibetan Culture and people in Harsil.
After Breakfast drives Sitapur. Dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.
Post early breakfast leave by vehicle for Gaurikund and from their join other pilgrims for 16 kms trek of Kedarnath. After darshan and Poojaat Kedarnath Temple back to hotel for overnight Stay. Kedarnath Temple: The present temple built in 8th Century A.D. by Adi Guru Shankaracharya lies adjacent to the site of an ancient temple built by Pandavas. The temple has a conical lingam – the main idol, a statue of Nandi – the celestial bull, a ‘GarbaGrah’ for worship, and a man dap for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. The temple is more than 1000 years old. Shankaracharya Samadhi: The Samadhi of Adi Guru Shankaracharya is located just behind the Kedarnath temple. It is said that after establishing four sacred Dhams in India, he went into his Samadhi at an early age of 32 years.Bhaironath temple: About half a kilometer away from Kedarnathji, a small temple is dedicated to Bhaironath. It is worshipped on the opening and closing day of the Sri Kedarnath Shrine. It is believed that when the Kedarnathji temple is closed, Bhaironathji protects this land from evil.Rituals & Activities : Visit Guptkashi, Gaurikund, Snan in TaptKund at GauriKund and Darshan of Gauri Ganesh Temple & get the blessing of Ganesha and start the trek of KedarnathJi. Evening AartiDarshan of KedarnathJi, Darshan of Adi Guru Shankracharya, Darshan of UdarKund&BambamKund, PitraKund. Chance to meet Gurus and Sadhus meditating for a long time in Kedarnath. Darshan of Rama cave (Gufa)
After breakfast proceed to Pipalkoti. Evening at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.
Early morning leave for Badrinath via Joshimath, Shankracharya Math, Narsimha Temple, on arrival offer prayer, do darshan. In the evening back to Pipalkoti. Dinner and overnight at the hotel. Things To Do:- Early Morning takes a holy dip in TaptKund, Have again Darshan of Badri Vishal if time allows otherwise Important visit to Nag Nagin Pith (One of the important places in India for SarpKal Dosh Nivaran ), Short Visit to Mana Village (Vyas Cave, Ganesha Cave, KeshavPrayag, Darshan of SaraswatiUdgam (origin) ), CharanPadukaDarshan, Short visit of EkadasiGufa& hanuman Gufa. View of VishnuPrayag, Nandprayag, Karnprayag while returning to Rudraprayag. Badrinath:- Cradled in the twin Mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines – Badrinath along the left bank of river Alaknanda with the towering Neelkantha Peaks as the splendid backdrop. Once the spot was carpeted with ‘badris’ or wild berries and hence was famous as Badri van. Legend has it when the Ganga was requested to descend to earth to help suffering humanity; the earth was enabling to withstand the force of its decent. Therefore the mighty Ganga was split into 12 holy channels. Alaknanda was one of them that later became the abode of Lord Vishnu or Badrinath. NaradKund: A recess in the river, near TaptKund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered. BrahamaKapal: It is a flat platform a few yards north of the temple and on the bank of river Alaknanda. It is an important place for shhradh ceremony or offering of pinds to ensure a heavenly place for dead ancestors or manes. It is said that by offering pind here, the manes are permanently enshrined in heaven and no more pinds are to be done elsewhere ever afterward. Legends have it that when Shiva chopped of the fifth head of Brahma, it got stuck to his trident. Lastly with the blessing of Lord Vishnu at Badrivan, the head of Brahma fell down from the trident at this place & hence the name Brahma-Kapal (head). Sheshnetra: It is a large block of stone between two small seasonal lakes carrying an eye of “Sheshnag” The eye formation is quite natural, 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag’s eye, it is believed that the sesh nag waits at this place patiently to accompany the lord on his reincarnation. Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet. The women of the village offer Choli to the deity on the closing day of the temple each year. BhimPul: On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswatiriver. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers. Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
After breakfast Drive to Haridwar via Vishnuprayag, Karanprayag, Nandprayag, Rudraprayag&Devprayag, Rishikesh overnight stay at Haridwar. After you come back, you will need to return the bike to us. Places To Visit Inroute :Vishnuprayag confluences Dhauli Ganga &Alaknanda, Karanprayag confluence of river Pindari and river Alaknanda)