Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites. Rishikesh, a major centre for yoga study, was made famous by the Beatles’ 1968 visit. The city hosts the evening Ganga Aarti, a spiritual gathering on the sacred Ganges River. The state's forested Jim Corbett National Park shelters Bengal tigers and other native wildlife.
The Char Dham is a set of four pilgrimage sites in India. Vaishnavite Hindus believe that visiting these sites helps achieve "Moksha". It comprises Badrinath, Dwaraka, Puri and Rameswaram. It is considered by Hindus that every Hindu must visit the char dhams during one's lifetime.
Day 1- Delhi – Haridwar 205 kms / 6 – 7 Hrs : Arrival to Delhi pickup from Airport / Railway station proceeds to Haridwar, on arrival check in to hotel. Evening visit Haridwar sightseeing including Mansadevi - Chandidevi temples by cable car, later on visit Ganga- Arti darshan at Har ki Pauri. After the visit over comeback to hotel overnight stay.
Day 2- Haridwar – Pipalkoti / Joshimath / 250 kms / 9 – 10 Hrs:- Today after early morning breakfast drive to Pipalkoti, en route visit Devprayag, Karnprayag & Nandprayag (By pass only). On arrival to Pipalkoti check in to hotel, after dinner overnight stay at Pipalkoti
Day 3- Joshimath – Mana - Badrinath / 100 Kms / 4 – 5 Hrs:- Early morning after breakfast proceed to Badrinath, En route visit Narshing Swami Temple at Joshimath. On arrival to Badrinath, drive 3 km farther towards the last village of India Mana situated on Tibet border visit Ganesh-Gufa, Vyas -Gufa, Bhimpul & Sarshwati River. After the visit over comeback to Badrinath check into hotel, evening proceed to Badrinath Temple for Darshan & Arti, overnight stay in Badrinath.
Day 4- Badrinath – Rudraprayag / 170 Kms / 7 – 8Hrs:- Today early in the morning 4: am visiting Badrinath Temple for Abhishek-Darshan / Pooja. Before entering in to main temple of Badrinarayan take a holy dip inside the natural hot water springs known as “Taptakunda”. Later on perform pooja/tarpan at Brahmkapal. After breakfast checkout from hotel proceed to Rudraprayag for overnight stay.
Day 5- Rudraprayag – Haridwar / 150 Kms / 6 – 7 Hrs:- Today after breakfast proceed to Haridwar. En route visit Rishikesh sightseeing including Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Geeta Bhawan & Swarga Asharm. Evening Arrival to Haridwar check in to hotel overnight stay.
Day 6-Haridwar – Delhi / Drop only / 205 Kms / 7 – 8 Hrs:-After breakfast checkout from hotel proceed to Delhi. On arrival to Delhi, drop to Airport / Railway Station / Hotel / Home. Journey concludes with happy memories…!!!!