The tour to one of the top pilgrimage sites in India in situated in the center of Uttarakhand state. Famous for the Char Dham yatra or Four Abodes, it includes the temples – Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
In the Do Dham yatra , this is a memorable religious pilgrimage to two holy pilgrimage sites. Moreover, this is an exciting opportunity to also see some great wildlife included in your pilgrimage tour or spiritual yatra . There are many devotees and visitors who enjoy the Do Dham yatra .
Do Dham yatra
This is a 7 Nights and 8 Days tour and covering the Gangotri and Badrinath yatra . There are two main ways to cover this including by air – Helicopter and also by road – by Car. The Do Dham yatra includes the Gangotri - Badrinath yatra Package in the lap of Uttarakhand state in India. Thousands of pilgrims visit these sites during the pilgrimage season of May to October each year.
Do Dham yatra Gangotri - Badrinath
Gangotri Shrine: Founded in the eighteenth century by Amar Singh Thapa, a Gorkha Commander, the present Shrine was later re-constructed by the Jaipur Dynasty. This temple considered sacred by the devout Hindus, is situated at a height of 3,200 meters above sea level. It makes up one of the ‘Chardham yatra ’ in Uttarakhand by which the devotees believe they attain Moksha.
It is a belief among the devotees and pilgrims that the water from the River Gangotri called ‘Amrit’ or Nectar which is carried from the holy river to the Lord Shiva deity, will soothe his throat after he consumed the poison. The Pujaris or priests and the religious people belong to the village of Mukhwa.
Badrinath Temple: Due to the hilly terrain and lofty hills in this elevated region, it is considered to be one of the toughest pilgrimages in India. Situated in the mighty tall peak at 6,597 meters above sea level on Neelkanth, it is a beautiful sight especially due to the background nature and mountainous region.
The pilgrimage site Badrinath Temple stands in the lap of Nar Narayan Parvat amidst various cliffs and curves. It is one of the most difficult pilgrimages or Yatras to go for.
You will arrive at the Delhi Railway Station where you meet an assistant who will drive you to Haridwar, with lunch enroute. Then you go to your Hotel. At Evening, visit Har-ki-Pauri and witness the spectacular Ganga Aarti. Return to your hotel and have Dinner and overnight stay.
Have Breakfast in the morning and then you will Drive to Uttarkashi. After checking into the Hotel, go for a visit to the Vishwanath Temple and overnight stay.
Travel on to Gangotri (3048 meters). On the way view the picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and inspiring view of the Himalayas. Once the Gangotri Darshan is done we return to Uttarkashi for an overnight stay.
Very early in the morning, drive to Rudraprayag and visit Tehri Dam enroute. Check in Hotel and stay overnight.
Drive via Joshimath to Badrinath and Check in Hotel. At evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Stay overnight.
Very early in the morning, pilgrims take a holy bath in in the Taptkund and take the Darshan of Badri Vishal. Brahamakamal is well known for Pitrus or Pinddan Shoursaddh of ancestors. Go for the spectacular sightseeing places such as Maata murti, Mana, Vyas Gufa, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. These are all of within 3 kms of Badrinath jee Temple. Once done, drive back to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel and stay overnight at Rudraprayag.
In the early morning hours visit around Rudraprayag before driving back to Haridwar. Check in Hotel for overnight stay.
This is the last day of the tour. In the morning, Sightseeing at Haridwar for places such as Pawan Dham, Gita Tapovan, Nileshwar, Mansa Devi, and Chandi Devi. Finally, drive back to Delhi. Upon arrival at Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport.