Rishikesh Pilgrimage Tour
|Package Name :||Rishikesh Pilgrimage Tour|
|Duration :||6 Nights & 7 Days|
|Destination Covered :||Haridwar-Barkot-Uttarkashi-Rishikesh|
|Price :||On Request|
Arrival Delhi Railway Station / Airport / Hotel, Meet & Assist further drive to Haridwar. Transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Night halt.
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.
Drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty Fall and others later drive straight to your Hotel for night halt.
Drive to Jankichatti / Phoolchatti, trek start from here to Yamunotri (6kms). Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arrive Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad". Here near the temple "Pooja" can be offered to Divya Shila, After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warn water and having "Darshan" of pious "Yamunaji" returning to Jankichatti. Later drive back to Barkot. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs in the vicinity of the temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.
Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
Drive to Uttarkashi via Barkot. Check in Hotel, Later visit Vishwanath Temple. Night Halt.
Uttarkashi: Situated at the bank of river Bhagirathi. The temple of Lord Vishwanath is located here where a massive iron trident is erected.
We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), enroute we enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi. overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Gangotri Temple: The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.
Submerged Shivling: Submerged in the river, this natural rock Shivling is the place where, according to mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received the Ganga in his matted lock. It is visible in winter months when water level decreases.
Kedar Ganga Sangam: Around 100 Yards from the Ganga Temple flows the river Kedar Ganga. Starting from the Kedar Valle, this river meets the Bhagirathi on its left bank.
Drive to Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. At evening visit Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Niketan. Overnight stay.
Rishikesh, the 'place of sages' is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of " Hrishikesh " and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh.
Temples & Sightseeing - Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Shivananda Ashram, Parmarth Ashram.
Drive back to Delhi. On Arrival in Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport.
- 1 Night Accommodation in Haridwar
(Hotel Dolphin / Hotel Sugandha / Khanna Palace / Hotel Drive Inn / Hotel Sun / Sachin International)
- 2 Nights Accommodation in Barkot
(Hotel Himdarshan / Chauhan Annaxe / Kalindi- Syanachatti / Athithi Niwas- Jankichatti)
- 2 Nights Accommodation in Uttarkashi
(Hotel Shriniwas / Monal / Bhagirathi / Narayana / Akash Ganga / Mahima / Ganga Ashrey)
- 1 Night Accommodation in Rishikesh
(Hotel Narayana Palace / SK Regency / Neeraj Bhawan / Hilltrip)
- Accommodation on Twin Sharing basis.
- Daily Breakfast & Lunch or Dinner.
- Transportation (Delhi - Haridwar) by Non A/C Vehicle & (Rishikesh - Delhi) by A/C Vehicle, Services with all Road taxes, State taxes, Driver allowance, Permit & Night Halt charges.
- 3.09% Govt. Service Tax.
- Revised Service Tax (9%) to be Paid Extra.
- Any Service not mentioned in Inclusions.
- All items of Personal Nature, such as: Drinks, Laundry, Porter, Pony, Tips, Camera fee, Ropeway charges, Entrance charges, Travel Insurance, etc.
- Any expense incurred due to Bad Weather, Road Closure, Landslides, etc.
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