Badrinath Gangotry By Road Ex-Haridwar

5 Nights 6 Days

Drive to Uttarkashi. Check in to your hotel and visit Vishwanath Temple in the evening. This is the temple of Lord Vishwanath and has a huge iron trident built into it. In addition to serving as a pilgrimage route, the Haridwar to Uttarkashi route offers the chance to fully appreciate Uttarakhand's breathtaking scenery.
Vishwanath temple, the renowned Kashi Vishwanath temple is located in Varanasi (Kashi), Uttar Pradesh, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the holiest and most revered temples for Hindus. Since it’s on the way you must not miss this spot. This temple has a lot of myths associated with it. And people visit it due to its religious significance. Overnight stay in Maneri ,Uttarkashi.
Today On The Way Sightseeing Spot – Viswanath Temple, Maneri Dam, Dodital Lake, Kuteti Devi Temple, Shakti Temple.

We proceed to Gangotri (3048 m) where we will enjoy the deep-rooted beautiful village of Harsil, the Bhagirathi River and the most spectacular views of the Himalayas.
Here they must visit is maneri Dam: Maneri Dam stands as a testament to human ingenuity in harnessing the immense power of nature for the benefit of society. Located on the Bhagirathi River, this engineering marvel not only serves as a vital water reservoir but also contributes significantly to the generation of clean energy. It contributes to the overall agricultural prosperity of the surrounding areas.
Gangnani Hot spring: Gangnani is renowned for its natural hot springs. Situated on the route to the sacred shrine of Gangotri, this picturesque destination offers visitors a unique and rejuvenating experience in the midst of breathtaking landscapes. It is believed to possess medicinal properties. Many travelers stop at Gangnani to cleanse themselves in the holy waters before embarking on their journey to the higher altitudes. After Gangotridarshan, return to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Maneri.
Today On The Way Sightseeing Spot - Gangnani Hot Spring, Dharali, Mukhwas Villege, Sattal, Surya Kund Gangotri, Bhagirathi Shila, Bhagirathi River.

Post pipalkoti after breakfast. In the journey you will cover the distance of 250 kms approx. in approx 7 hrs. After arrival, check-in hotel for overnight stay.

Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath and check in to your hotel. Visit Badrinath in the late evening. The journey from Pipalkoti to Badrinath in Uttarakhand offers a scenic route with several interesting places to explore such as Badrinath, Start your journey by exploring Pipalkoti itself.
Joshimath: Joshimath holds great spiritual importance, primarily due to the presence of the Adi Guru Shankaracharya Math. This math, established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century, is a revered center for learning and spiritual activities. Pilgrims and seekers visit to absorb the tranquility and seek spiritual guidance.
One of the 'four dams', one of the country's most famous pilgrimage sites, stands at an altitude of 3,133 meters and is flanked by two mountain ranges, the Nar and Narayan ranges. Mount Neelkanth supports its peak's great background. This revered site was once covered with wild berries. Therefore, this place was given the name Badrivan, which means berry forest.
Explore Mana village: Mana is often referred to as the "Last Village of India" as it is situated near the Indo-Tibetan border, in close proximity to the Mana Pass. Pilgrims often visit Mana as part of their journey to the sacred Badrinath temple. Vyas Gufa, a cave near Mana, is believed to be the place where Vyas dictated the Mahabharata to Lord Ganesha.
Pandukeshwar: Pandukeshwar is renowned for its association with Hindu mythology. It is believed to be the place where King Pandu, a central figure in the Mahabharata, performed penance to seek forgiveness for his sins. The village is home to the Pandukeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Yogadhyan Badri, a form of Lord Vishnu. The temple holds historical and religious importance, attracting pilgrims and devotees seeking blessings. After exploring, Overnight at a hotel in Pandukeshwar.

Karnaprayag: Karnaprayag is renowned for being one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) in Uttarakhand. It marks the meeting point of the Alaknanda River, flowing from Badrinath, and the Pindar River, originating from the Pindari Glacier. Many pilgrims en route to the Char Dham Yatra visit Karnaprayag as part of their sacred journey. The confluence is considered auspicious, and there are temples dedicated to Uma and Karna at this site.
Rudraprayag: Rudraprayag is renowned for being the meeting point of two sacred rivers, Alaknanda and Mandakini. The harmonious merger of these rivers is considered highly auspicious, and pilgrims often visit the town for its spiritual vibrations. The town derives its name from the Rudranath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pilgrims and tourists alike visit Rudraprayag to seek blessings and witness the divine confluence. Overnight at a hotel in Srinagar.

Early in the morning, after breakfast, head downhill to Rishikesh, the spiritual city and yoga capital of the world. Explore Dev Prayad and Rishikesh during day time.
Dev Prayag: Devprayag is renowned as the place where the Alaknanda River, coming from the Badrinath region, meets the Bhagirathi River, flowing from the Gangotri glacier. The union of these two rivers marks the beginning of the Ganges River, considered one of the holiest rivers in Hinduism. Pilgrims believe that taking a dip at this holy junction cleanses them of sins and paves the way for spiritual liberation. The town is home to the Raghunathji Temple, dedicated to Lord Rama. This ancient temple holds historical significance and attracts devotees who seek blessings and solace.
Rishikesh: Known as the "Yoga Capital of the World," Rishikesh has been a spiritual hub for centuries. It is dotted with ashrams, temples, and meditation centers where seekers from around the globe come to delve into the age-old practices of yoga and meditation. You must witness the Ganges Aarti at Triveni Ghat. In the evening, drive to Haridwar, check into the hotel on arrival and spend the night at Hotel Haridwar.