Badrinath Ek Dham Yatra from Haridwar - itinerary - 03 Nights / 04 Days (Ex Haridwar)
After early morning breakfast drive to Joshimath via Rishikesh, Byasi, Devprayag, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag and Chamoli. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at Joshimath.
Joshimath is a distorted version of the Sanskrit word 'Jyotirmath', the place of the Shiva's Jyotirlinga. It is believed that sage Shankaracharya established one of the four peeths (centers) for sanyasis here. Joshimath falls on the way to Badrinath and it is believed that Lord Vishnu resides here in the winters.
The morning is reserved for your Pooja and Darshans of Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi & Sri Narsingh Mandir respectively. Next drive to Sri Badrinath Ji. On arrival check in at the Hotel and refresh yourselves. In the afternoon visit some temples, Mana Village, Byas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Saraswati and Saraswati River. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Badrinath, one of the 'Four Dhams' is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries".
Early morning Pooja and darshan at temple. Morning drive to Rudrapryag via Joshimath & Karanprayag. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Rudraprayag : It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.
Temples : Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms).
Take the morning drive to Haridwar visiting en-route Srinagar Garhwal, Devprayag Sangam respectively. On arriving Haridwar, the tour ends.
Mr Amit Oberoi