After breakfast drive for 8-10 hrs to Joshimath (250km) the base for Trek to Nanda devi Base and many different treks like Kuari pass, Valley of flowers and many more treks in this surroundings. The most important significance of this town situated on the altitude of 1870 meters, this is winter seat for Badrinath and In the beginning of 9th century when Swami Shankaracharya was in the Himalayas for pilgrimage, he had done meditation and got enlightenment at this particular place before establishing to Badrinath as four pilgrimage centers in India to promote Hinduism. On the way visiting to different holy confluences Devprayag, Ruderprayag etc. Hot lunch enroute and overnight stay in Hotel in Joshimath. Dinner will be provided by trekking staff.
After breakfast drive for 1-2 hour to starting point of Valley Of Flowers and Hemkund Sahib the Gobindghat, from this place trekking for 6-7 hours passing through the Himalayan villages and high altitude floral forest for coniferous, oak and rhododendron. Trek in the beginning is steeper until Pulana village and then gradual to Bridge over Puspavati River then 2 km steeply to Ghangahria. Overnight stay in Tents / guest house.
After breakfast with packed lunch full day exploration to Valley of Flowers. Valley of Flowers was discovered by famous mountaineers Frank S. Smith in 1931. In this valley there are bloom during the monsoon time(July and August) approximately 300 species of Wild flowers like Blue poppy, Yellow poppy, geranium, Primula and many others rare species of flowers. After visit back to Ghangharia because it's not allow to camping in the Valley after 1982. Night stay in camps / Guest house.
After breakfast with packed lunch trekking for 6 km steeply up climb to Hemkunt Sahib the glacial lake near to Sikh religion Shrine. The advantage to trekking and visit this area specially for to see plenty Himalayan Lotus and other Hiamalyan species of Flowers in this surroundings. Back to Ghangahria for night stay. Total trekking for 5-6 hours both way.
After breakfast with packed lunch trekking down for - 5 hours and then drive for 2 hours to Badrinath the temple of Lord Vishnu. Badrinath, situated on the bank of Alaknanda, standing like twin sentinels over the valley are the Nar and Naryana peaks, and in the distance soars the resplendent Neelkanth peak. A 7 hrs walk brings you to Mana Village, the last village before the border, where you break for lunch. Later a 2 kms walk brings us to town of Badrinath. On arrival check into hotel. Afternoon visit the temple of Badrinath. Return to hotel for Dinner & Overnight.
After exploration an visit to different sites in the surrounding of Badrinath like last Indo - Mongolian village and visiting to resource of Saraswati river, Natural bridge over Saraswati river, Ved Vyas and Ganesh cave. After lunch drive for Joshimath (3-4 hours). Overnight stay in hotel.
After breakfast drive for 250 km, Lunch enroute in local restrauant. Later on arrival check into hotel. Rishikesh Situated on the right bank of river Ganga and surrounded on three sides by Himalayan ranges, known from medieval time as celestial abode, is a great pilgrimage centre of India, It has been the abode of saints and sages from where they sojourn before undertaking the arduous pilgrimage that lay ahead on the distant Himalayan peaks. This gateway to the kingdom of Gods and pilgrimage to Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri is culstered with Ashram, Tourist Rest House and Dharamsalas. The Yoga centres of Rishikesh have enchanced the significance of the place.
Mr Sanjit Subba
Tukvar 4th Division, Darjeeling, West Bengal, India - 734101
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