Hemkund Valley of flower ( Regular)

Days 13

Itinerary

1
Rishikesh (225 Kms)
Arrival Delhi Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Rishikesh.the ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh.
2
Barkot ( 170Kms)
After breakfast visit to Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat etc.Drive to Barkot by Ac bus / Tempo traveller . Arrive at Barkot in the evening . Overnight stay.
3
Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot (44km Drive / 07 km trek one side)
Early morning, Drive to Jankichatti/Phoolchatti, trek start from here to Yamunotri (6kms). Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arr. Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. Here near the temple “Pooja” can be offered to Divya Shila, After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund’s warn water and having “Darshan” of pious “Yamunaji” returning to Jankichatti. Return back to Barkot, Overnight stay. Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
4
Harshil (156kms)
Drive to harshil. Harsil is famous for its nature beauty and for the majestic views of the Deodar trees, and mountains. . Night Halt.
5
Harshil – Gangotri – Uttarkashi/ Dunda (120 KMs)
Early morning drive to Gangotri, enroute at Gangnani take a holy dip in Garam Kund. On arrival at Shree Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja and Darshan, after that relax for some time in the lovely surroundings. Return back to Uttarkashi. Here visit to vishvwnath temple & other Overnight stay at Uttarkashi. Gangotri Temple: The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.
6
Pipalkoti (255 Kms)
Drive to Pipalkoti. pipalkoti is small and scenic town situated at an elevation of 1260mts above sea levelovernight stay.
7
Badrinath (77 kms)
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.Badrinath one of the ‘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”. pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana , Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River.
8
Ghangaria – (Govindghat – Hemkund Sahib)
Early morning visit Badrinath Temple, Later drive to Govindghat (22KM). Trek Start from here to Ghangaria (3000 mts)(13km /5-6hrs trek). Arrive Ghangaria, start trekking to Gurdwara Sri Hemkund Sahib(06kms), one of the holiest Sikh pilgrimages. Ghangharia/Govinddham/ Hemkund sahib : Situated in the midst of a pine grove Ghangharia serves as a base for visiting Hemkund Shaib. It is the last human habitation in the valley. This imposing star-shaped structure of stone and concrete masonry is one the shores of the lake. An outlet behind the Gurudwara is source of the Lakshman Ganga.Temple of Lord Lakshman : A small temple nearby, dedicated to Lord Lakshman.
9
Ghangaria (Valley of Flower)
After breakfast, trek to Valley of Flowers (4kms). Explore the valley and witness the rare Himalayan flora, i.e. Brahm Kamal (Saussurea Obvolata), Himalayan Blue Poppy (Meconopsis Aculata) and many more.Valley of Flower was discovered by Frank Smith while on the Expedition to Mt. Kamet. This picturesque Valley covered by rare species of flowers & a wide variety of Butterflies, Musk Deer, Thar & serow are found here. Back to Ghangaria Night stay.
10
Ghangaria – Govindghat (13kms trek down) – Rudraprayag (145 kms)
After 13 Kms trek from Ghangaria to Govind Ghat, drive to Rudraprayag from Govind Ghat. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
11
Rudraprayag – Kedarnath – Devprayag (70Kms)
Morning Drive to Sersi. From Sersi to Kedarnath BY helicopter(own exp). helipad is approx. 500 meters from temple and will take approx. 20 min walk As Kedarath doesn’t have night halt facility once the Darshan is completed return to Sersi. Later Drive to Devprayag chek in hotel Night stay.
12
Haridwar
After Darshan at Trivenisangam and shri Ram Temple Dep to Haridwar world best rafting patch on the way, Evening Arati at Hari ki podi night stay.
13
Delhi
Dep to Delhi (225 Km) Tour End.
Programme will be for 12 Nights and 13 Days

Hemkund Valley of flower with Uttarakhad Chardham Yatra (Regular) – 13 Days

Twin sharing RoomTripal Sharing Room Half(with out seat)
32,900 /-29,700 /-11,500 /-
Railway/Air Fare does not include in the Tour cost.

Delhi Departure Tour Dates

15th July 2017 to 15th Sept 2017 Every Thursday and Sunday. (Ex. Delhi)