Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra
Kedarnath Badrinath yatra of Uttarakhand is mainly considered as darshan of Kedarnath which is one of the twelve Jyotirlinga's of Lord Shiva and Badrinath is the place sacred to Vishnu Bhagwan in the dual form of Nar Narayan. This Yatra majorly begins from Dehradun Airport or Haridwar Railway station and we offer Kedarnath Yatra by Helicopter ride from Guptakashi or Phata.
Kedarnath and Badrinath are the 2 necessary shrines holding great importance in Hinduism. Kedarnrath specially dedicated to Lord shiva and Badrinath dedicated to Lord Vishnu respectively. As per Hindu mythology, these 2 destinations are imperative shrines with an upscale past and extreme prominence inside the faith. therefore swarms of devotees throng here once a year .
How to plan Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra:- Every Devotee have a same question How to plan Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra from Delhi, Mumbai, chennai, Bangalore etc.
We recommend to start this Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra from Dehradun which is nearest airprot, Haridwar nearest railway station. Guest plan this Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra from Dehradun or Haridwar by private car or heliocpter service from Dehradun.
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DELHI - HARIDWAR (220KMS / 6-7HR) HEIGHT: 310 MTS.
Welcome greetings on arrival at Delhi airport/station to start Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra
, after that proceed to Haridwar which is known as Hari Ka Dwar dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Haridwar located at the bank of River Ganges.
Evening Check into the hotel and relax and after that proceed to participate in Ganga Aarti. Overnight stay at the hotel.
HARIDWAR - GUPTKASHI (220KMS/06HR) HEIGHT: 1319 MTS.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. En route, you'll see the gorgeous river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to succeed in Guptkashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptkashi. On arrival checkin to the hotel at Guptkashi. Overnight stay.
The name Gupt Kashi means “Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were checking out a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled.
Guptkashi Weather –
pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Centigrade . Cold in winters.
GUPTKASHI / / KEDARNATH / / GUPTKASHI (30KMS BY ROAD & 19KMS TREK ONE WAY)HEIGHT: 3384 MTS.
Early morning after breakfast proceeds to Kedarnath Temple darshan which is also known as Kedar Baba temple. Evening return back to the hotel and Overnight stay.
Kedarnath Darshan by Two Ways:-
Early Morning driver will transfer to Helipad to board the pre-booked helicopter ride for Kedarnath. Reach Kedarnath and have darshan and pooja rituals. Back to helipad and our car will pick you and drop you at same Hotel for rest.
Morning driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to take the local jeep for Gaurikund on direct payment basis & then start your trek to Kedarnath Ji. You have option for Pony or Palki on direct payment basis to reach Kedarnath. After reaching checkin to prebooked GMVN rest house in dormitory style. Evening participate in Lord Kedar aarti and have blissful darshan. GMVN also offering veg thali as meal on direct payment basis. Night stay.
Next day Early morning darshan of Lord Kedar and start trek down to Gaurikund.
The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva.
GUPTKASHI - BADRINATH (185KMS/7HR) HEIGHT: 3133 MTS.
Morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Checkin to the hotel on arrival at Badrinath. Pilgrims after having a shower within the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti within the evening. Brahamakapal is critical for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). Overnight stay at Badrinath.
The typical maximum temperature are going to be around 18° Celsius and therefore the average minimum is 8° Celsius. Warm and woolen clothes are hence required for a stay in Badrinath throughout the year. Winter in Badrinath is usually amid snowfalls. Winter is extremely chilly with a mean temperature of 5° Celsius.
BADRINATH - BIRAHI/PIPALKOTI (82KMS/3HRS) HEIGHT: 895 MTS.
This morning have again blissful darshan of Lord Badri Vishal.
There is another interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund, and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three km of Badrinathjee.
Mana Village :
Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
As the name suggests, Vasundhara is a magnificent waterfall. This place is 5 km. from Badrinath out of which 2 km. is motorable upto Mana.
Bhim Pul :
On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.
Vyas Gufa (cave):
Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
Evening drive to Birahi or Pipalkoti and checkin to prebooked hotel and night stay.
BIRAHI/PIPALKOTI - RUDRAPRAYAG - HARIDWAR (235KMS/7HRS)
The morning after breakfast proceeds to Haridwar via Rudraprayag which is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River. It is a confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Devprayag known as Sangam of Alaknanda & Bhagirathi river. After that continue drive to Rishikesh where you can visit Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula, and Parmarth Niketan ashram and participate in Ganga Aarti. After that drive to Haridwar and checkin to pre-booked hotel and night stay.
HARIDWAR- DELHI (220KMS / 6-7HR) HEIGHT: 310 MTS.
The morning after breakfast proceeds to Delhi airport/railway station after completing Holy Pilgrimage Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra