5 Nights / 6 Days Kedarnath yatra From Delhi

Journey Covered: Delhi - Haridwar - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Guptkashi - Haridwar - Delhi

Highlights

  • Visit at Kedarnath Temple
  • Walk around to the beautiful market near Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula in Rishikesh

Overview

Kedarnath is considered to be one of the uppermost among the other jyotirlingas. This has a very high elevation and therefore, ot can be reached only during one half of the year. During the winters, reaching this temple becomes impossible due to the extremely harsh weather conditions.

The temple structure was built of vast white stones. It was built about thousands of years ago. Along with the main idol of Lord Shiva, there is an idol of Nandi and also Virbhadra. Virbhadra was the guard of Lord Shiva. You will also get to see the idols of the Pandava brothers. It tells the tale of the Mahabharata and the connection with the temple. It also tells the story of Lord Shiva.

Shiva is worshipped here as the Shiva Linga. The Linga is also situated in the middle of the temple. This is under the conical shaped dome.

Kedarnath is one of the 12 jyotirlingas that is dedicated to the Sadashiva form of Lord Shiva. Kedarnath is the third shrine in Chardham and is a beautiful temple situated at an elevation of 3581 meters. Here, in this temple you will find a beautiful statue of Nandi.

You will find a number of hot water springs that are referred to as Kunds. Among all of these Kunds, Shiv Kund is the most popular. There is also another Kund that is known as Rudhir Kund. This is famous for the red colored water. The entire valley of Kedarnath is surrounded by snow covered peaks. Kedarnath is covered by beautiful snow covered peaks on three sides and the Madakini and the Gandhi glaciers on the fourth side. These glaciers are located just a few kilometers away.

Compared to the Chardham, the Kedarnath is situated in the highest elevation. For reaching to Kedarnath, you can trek from Gauri Kund. The trekking distance is about 14 kilometers.It is believed that the Pandavas built the Kedarnath temple after the Mahabharata. This is also the main shrine among the Panch Kedar. The other shrines are Rudranath, Tungnath, Mad Maheshwar and Kalpeshwar.

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Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1 : Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms / 6-7 hrs)

    Morning start your journey and transfer to Haridwar. Evening visit "Ganga Ceremony" at Har Ki Pauri.

    Overnight at Haridwar.

  • Day 2 :Haridwar - Guptkashi (190 kms / 6-7 hrs)

    Morning after breakfast drive for Rudraprayag. Visit on the way places like Satyanaryan Temple, Devprayag.

    Overnight stay at Rudraprayag/ Guptakashi.

  • Day 3 :Guptkashi - Kedarnath (30 kms drive / 16 kms trek)

    Morning after breakfast, drive for Gaurikund. Visit on the way places like Guptkashi temple. Start your trek (By walk, horse, pony or doli) to Kedarnath. (Helicopter service is also available) Visit Kedarnath Temple

    Overnight stay at Kedarnath.

  • Day 4 : Kedarnath – Guptkashi (16 kms trek / 30 kms drive)

    Morning enjoy the Kedarnath visit and later after breakfast, drive for Gaurikund.

    On arrival drive to booked hotel. Overnight stay at Guptkashi.

  • Day 5 :Guptkashi - Haridwar (203 kms / 6-7 hrs)

    Morning after breakfast, drive back to Haridwar.

    Visit Rishikesh and Devprayag on the way. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

  • Day 6 :Haridwar - Delhi (230 kms / 6-7 hrs)

    Morning after breakfast visit Daksh Temple, Shri Yantra Temple, Maya Devi Temple.

    Later drive towards Delhi.

Included or Not Included

Inclusion

  • Accommodation based on Single/Double/Triple as per request.
  • Breakfast & Dinner in the hotel.
  • All transfers/tours services by private car.
  • The air-conditioning will work only in Rishikesh & Haridwar, extra charges for the Air Condition for entire journey.
  • Sightseeing as per above Itinerary
  • All inclusive (Fuel, Driver Allowance, Parking Toll Tax, State Tax.)
  • All applicable taxes.

Exclusion

  • Expenses of personal nature such as tipping, porters, laundry, telephones, Cameras fees. Etc.
  • Entrance fees & Guide Charges.
  • Any increase in fuel cost, government taxes, entrance fees and interstate taxes etc, the tour price will be amended in accordance.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any kind of insurance.
  • Any claim or delay charges due to natural calamities, land slide, road blockage etc. Or any other things which are not mentioned in cost included column.
  • Any Meals other than specified
  • Any charges of train, helicopter, auto, ropeway ticket of Mansa / Chandi Devi, Doli & pony etc.
  • GST - 5% applicable on total billing
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