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Table drinks, laundry, porter, pony, tips, camera fee, ropeway charges (Auli & Hardwar).
Entrance charges, personal expenses of the clients or any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc.
anything not specified in cost include.3.09% Govt. Service Tax.8-58-11
Day 1 : Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms/6hrs)
Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Haridwar. Later drive to Haridwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening.
Haridwar: Haridwar, lying at the feet of Shiva's hills, i.e., Shivaliks, in the Haridwar district of Uttaranchal Pradesh, is a doorway. Suryavanshi prince Bhagirath performed penance here to salvage the souls of his ancestors who had perished due to the curse of sage Kapila. The penance was answered and the river Ganga trickled forth forms Lord Shiva's locks and its bountiful water revived the sixty thousand sons of king Sagara. In the traditional of Bhagirath, devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here, praying for salvation of their departed elder. It is doorway to the sources of the Ganga and the Yamuna, 3000 to 4500 meters up into the snowy ranges of the central Himalayas. The 'Aarti' worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating 'dia' (lamp) is a moving ritual.
Temples & Sight Seeing – Har-ki-Pauri, Chandi Devi & Mansa Devi Temple, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Bilkeshwar Mahadev, Anandmai Ashram, Pawan Dham, Bhooma Niketan, Vaishno Devi Temple, Doodhadhari Temple & Bharat Mata Mandir.
Day 2 : Haridwar - Rudra Prayag (175kms/09hrs)
Early morning departure from Haridwar towards Deo Prayag, for holy dip at Deo Prayag.
Deo Prayag for Holy Bath at Ganges. Situated at the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers, it is commonly believed to be the birthplace of Ganga. Break fast / Lunch enroute.
Day 3 : Rudraprayag - Badrinath (175kms/7hr)
2.4 Shri Astapadjee Tirth
The first Tirthankara lord Rishabhdev died on this place.
If one can visit this place of pilgrim. Once in a life, he gets ultimate salvation, liberation in that birth only.
such very significant place of Astapad is located in north of Himalya. It is 1,85,000 Gay (one say is equal to 2 miles or 3-2 kms.) far from Shri Siddh Giri (Palitana). It is located at the south gate of Jambu Dwip in the middle of Vaitadhya and near the Ayodhya city of Bharat Kshetra. It is a mountain. The mountain is as wide as 526 Yojans. And 6 Kala. Its height is 32 Kosh (One Kosh is equals to 4 gaus). It has 8 steps (Asta Pad). One step is as high as one Yojan. The city Ayodhya is near this Tirth. Its length is 12 Yojans. Lord Tirthankara Rishabhdev, son of king Nabhi, along with 10,000 monks, died here on 12th dark day month of Magh in this Avasarpini period's 3rd Ara, when there were 84 lakh years were remaining for this Ara's completion. In his memory. His son, Bharat Chakravati made the land surface flat on all its sides, and 24 Tirthankras' idols made from diamond and pearls. Each idol has the size of the original size of all the Tirthankaras. As well as the same colour of all the Tirthankaras. The signs of each lord Tirthankaras have been also established like original ones. The Yakshas and Yakshinis have also been established properly king Chakravarti Bharat also established the idols of Mother Maru Devi, 99 Brother Monks, Two Sisters-Brahmi and Sundari. The temple has 84 Pandols and its name is Sinh-Nishadha. In the Astapad Tirth in the east of Meru mountain, there are idols of Lord Adishwar and Ajitnath. In south, there are idols, of Lord Sambhavnath, Abhinandan, Sumtinath, Padma Prabhu. In west are the idols of Lord Suparshvanath, Chandra Prabhu, Suvidhinath, Shitalnath, Shreyansnath, Vasupujya, Vimalnath, Anantnath. In north, Arnath, Mallinath, Munisuvrat Swami, Naminath , Neminath, Parshvanath and Mahavir Swami. This in all these directions there are 2 + 4 + 8 + 10 = 24 idols.
On this holy place, the first Gandhar (Principal disciple) of Lord Mahavir Swami Gautam Swami had composed a Sutra named 'Jag Chintamani' Ravan and Mandodari Performed excellent dance as devotion to Lord Tirthankara, and Ravan has been awarded the reward of himself becoming a Tirthankara, and in next series of 24 Tirthankaras Shri Gautam Swami, while returning from this Tirth has offered milk-sweet to 1503 Tapas, with the power of his 'Labdhi' a special power of unending prosperity. This resulted in Ultimate knowledge of these 1503 Tapas, thanks to Shri Gautam Swami's great grace.
Today this Tirth- a Place of pilgrim is almost ruined. But if one offers total devotion to this Tirth, one surely gets ride of troubles. 60,000 Sagar-sons sacrificed their own precious lives in efforts to protect this Tirth. Let the great Tirth Flourish for ever.
Day 4 : Badrinath
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".
Brahma Kapal: A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda where Hindus perform propitiating rites for their deceased ancestors. (Rs. 1000/- per person).
Tapt Kund: Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
Narad Kund: A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
Sheshnetra: 1.5kms. Away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag's eye.
Charanpaduka: 3kms. Away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.
Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
Vasundhara: As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent waterfall. This place is 5 kms. From Badrinath out of which 2 kms. Is motor able 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 paranoiac commentaries.
Day 5 : Badrinath - Rudra Prayag (175kms/9hr)
Early morning, drive to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel, night halt. Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.
Day 6 : Rudra Prayag - Haridwar
Early morning departure from Rudra Prayag towards Haridwar. And check in hotel.
Day 7 : Hardwar - Delhi (250kms/7hr)
Drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport. Tour Terminate.
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