Haridwar –Guptkashi (210kms/ 7hr) Height: 1319 MTS
Morning pick up from railway station/hotel and drive to Guptkashi via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. On the way, you’ll see the attractive watercourse Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Guptakashi. Keep long at Guptakashi.
Guptakashi:- The name Gupt Kashi means that “Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were checking out a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, however later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, wherever the Pandavas finally got their want fulfilled. There is a lot of tangible relation as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) board Guptkashi throughout the winter months, and once the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), wherever it stays for the winter.
Guptkashi Weather – Agreeable in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 Celcius. Cold in winters.
Guptkashi – Kedarnath (30kms by road & 19kms Trek one way) Height: 3384 MTS
The morning after breakfast departure for Kedarnath Dham. Enjoy Kedarnath Darshan. Stay overnight at Kedarnath.
By Helicopter: Morning our driver will drop you your prebook Helipad. you can inform driver regarding your time of arrival whether or not it will by helicopter or by trek, in order that driver is going to be there to choose you up.
By Trek: Morning our driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to arranged local jeep for Gaurikund & then your trek start for Kedarnath ji. After darshan, you follow same & back to Son Prayag. Then you have got to the organized local car for Gaurikund & then your trek begins for Kedarnath JI. When darshan you follow same & back to Son Prayag. There’s huge parking issue so the driver will back to different palace if his contact no. In not operating then you have got to require a different taxi or await your driver.
Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one in every one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, maybe a scenic spot located, against the scene of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva. According to legend, the Pandavas when having won over the Kaurava within the Kurukshetra war, feel guilty of getting killed their own brothers and wanted the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and whereas fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath within the variety of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface.
Kedarnath Weather: due to its high elevation the weather in Kedarnath remains cold for many a part of the year. Summer here is cool and agreeable whereas winter is severe. Throughout summer season the temperature varies around 20°Celsius. Lightweight woollen wear is usually recommended. Winter season in Kedarnath is severe with the mercury falling to as low as 0°Celsius. During this point, the place experiences snowfall as well. Due to the intense climate of weather, this point is sometimes avoided by tourists.
After morning darshan, back to Guptkashi, by Track or helicopter. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Guptkashi – Haridwar (165kms/5-6hr)
After morning breakfast, drop at Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated holy town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. After morning breakfast, drop at Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh ‘place of sages’ may be a celebrated holy city on the bank of Ganga and is enclosed by Shivalik vary of the range on 3 sides. It is aforementioned that once Raibhya Rishi did onerous penances, God appeared by the name of” Hrishikesh” and this space hence firth came to be called Rishikesh. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla.
Rishikesh: Named when the Lord Vishnu, Rishikesh may be a religious town for Hindus. Placed within the foothills of the chain in northern India it’s also called the yoga centre of the world and is home to several world-renowned ashrams. Rishikesh designs itself because of the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with plenty of ashrams and every one types of yoga and meditation categories. The fast-flowing river is enclosed by wooded hills within the town. Aside from temples and ashrams, Rishikesh is currently a preferred white-water rafting centre, backpacker hang-out, and entrance to treks within the Himalaya.