Gangotri Kedarnath 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.

The excursion to Guptkashi starts on his sixth day of travel following a sumptuous breakfast at the hotel. It takes 7-8 hours by driving to get from Uttarkashi to Guptkashi, which is 197 miles away. At Tiruwala, you can see the captivating Mandakini River as you head towards Gupurkashi. When you get to Guptkashi, check into the hotel that you have reserved in advance. Visit the Ardo Narishwar shrine in Guptkashi after getting some rest. Go back to the hotel and spend the night there.

On the 6th day of your trip, after a delicious breakfast at your hotel, your tour to Kedarnath begins. You have to travel 30 km to Sonprayag and then cover a trekking route of 20 km to reach the destination of Kedarnath. First, from Sonprayag to Sonprayag Guptkashi. Basically, the hiking route starts from there. While trekking to Kedarnath, remember to carry all your personal items such as medicines, warm clothing, toiletries, and first aid.
Kedarnath is the residence of Lord Shiv. Here you can witness Lord Shiva's 12 famous Jyotirlings. Here you will explore Kedarnath Temple, Cholabari Valley, Golabari Glacier and more. You must also make few quick stops. Starting from Gaurikund is known for its thermal springs. It holds religious significance as it is believed to be the spot where Goddess Parvati meditated to win Lord Shiva as her husband. En route to Kedarnath, Rambara is a picturesque location known for its meadows and the Rambara Bridge. The trekking path offers stunning views of the surrounding mountains.
Vasuki Tal, For the trekking enthusiasts, Vasuki Tal is a high-altitude lake located about 6 km from Kedarnath. Surrounded by snow-capped peaks, it's a serene spot for those seeking tranquility.Chorabari Tal (Gandhi Sarovar), A high-altitude lake situated at the base of Kedarnath, Chorabari Tal is known for its crystal-clear waters and offers panoramic views of the majestic Himalayas.
Bhairon Temple, Perched at an altitude higher than Kedarnath, the Bhairon Temple provides a panoramic view of the entire Kedarnath valley. It's a trek uphill from Kedarnath. Gandhi Sarovar. Also known as Chorabari Tal, this glacial lake is named after Mahatma Gandhi. Pilgrims often take a dip in its icy waters before heading to Kedarnath. Enjoy an overnight stay at a hotel or camp in Kedarnath.
Today Sightseeing : Sonprayag, Gorikund Temple, Ram Bada, Kedar Temple.

Wake up early in the morning before sunrise and after bathing, reach the temple at 4:45 am to celebrate the Abhishek of Kedarnath Shiva. Anyone can enter the Garbha Griha and touch the idol. You can also prostate while touching your head to a deity. After darshan and puja, leave the temple and return to the government. Camp/Lodge.
The route from Kedarnath to Sonprayag is surrounded by the breathtaking landscapes. Then start your 20 km round trip trek from Kedarnath to Sonprayag. Your car will wait at the Sonprayag parking lot and you will drive to your hotel. Overnight stay at Guptkashi.

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. 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. 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, Drop Haridwar Railway Station,Bus terminal then according client location. Tour over today…