- Kedarnath temple is Shiva temple and one of the twelve Jyotirling.
- Badrinath temple is Vishnu temple and one of the one Dham in india.
Tour Itinerary: Kedarnath Badrinath Packages Ex- Haridwar
DAY 01: HARIDWAR – GUPTKASHI ( 210kms/ 7-8Hrs)
Morning our driver will pick you up from Haridwar Railway station and then smooth drive to Guptkashi.On arrival check in at the hotel.Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Guptkashi Guptkashi Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check in at the hotel arrival in Guptakashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
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. There are more tangible connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) live in Guptkashi during the winter months, and after the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.
DAY 02: GUPTKASHI – KEDARNATH – GUPTKASHI ( 30 Kms each side &16 kms )
After breakfast proceed for Kedarnath on arrival perform Darshan and Pooja .Dinner and overnight stay at Guptakshi.
By Helicopter: Morning our driver will transfer you your pre-book Helipad. After Back from Kedarnath.Our driverr will drop you at Hotel for rest.
By Trek: Morning our driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to take local jeep for Gourikund & then your trek start for kedarnath ji. After darshan you follow same & back to Sonprayag. There is big parking issue so driver will back other palace if his contact no. in not working then you have to arrange other taxi or wait for your driver & send the massage any other driver.
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. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.
DAY 03: GUPTAKSHI – JOSHIMATH( 150kms/ 5-6hr) Height: 2900 MTS.
After breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Joshimath .On arrival check in at the hotel.Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
DAY 04: JOSHIMATH – BADRINATH – JOSHIMATH(80kms/ 3-4hr) Height: 3,300 MTS.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. On arrival after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal and spend sometime near the temple . Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus).Dinner and Overnight stay at Joshimath.
Badrinath one of the ‘Ancient Four Dhams’ is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name “Badri van”, meaning “forest of berries”.
DAY 05: JOSHIMATH – HARIDWAR (280kms/8-9hr)
Morning after check out from the hotel and ,bid farewell to your tour and drive for Haridwar via Devprayag where the Confluence of Maa Alaknanda and Bhagirathi which forms Maa Ganga.