Rajasthan tours is one of the most visited places in India that are famous for the rich cultural heritage along with the basking glorifying forts and monuments.
Two of the words that you will associate with this place are luxury and adventure.
You have lot many places to visit and lot many stories to know about. When it comes to culturally rich heritage then Rajasthan is said to be one such place that is still retaining its old culture.
|DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION||Union Square, San Francisco|
|DEPARTURE TIME||Please arrive by 8:15 AM for a prompt departure at 8:30 AM.|
|RETURN TIME||Approximately 6:30 PM.|
|WEAR||Comfortable athletic clothing, hiking boots, hat, jacket and sunscreen.|
Tourists get attracted with so many wonders that are here.
DAY - 01 : Arrival Haridwar
Our representative will welcomes you at Haridwar and transfer to the pre booked hotel. Take rest in hotel and get ready for the sightseeing tour of Haridwar. Night stay will be in Haridwar.
DAY - 02 : Haridwar - Joshimath
Leave Rishikesh/Haridwar early morning for Joshimath/Rudraprayag via Devprayag, Ruderprayag, Karanprayag and Nandprayag see those places famous for confluence of two great river and proceed to Joshimath via Chamoli and Pipalkoti. Arrived Joshimath late afternoon visit Adi guru Shankracharya seat Narshimha temple or a visit to Auli (famous winter hill resort for skiing) by lift chair car on extra cost. Night stay at Joshimath/Rudraprayag.
DAY - 03 : Joshimath - Badrinath
Badrinath :- Badrinath is one of the four dhams of the country and situated at an elevation of 3133 mts. above sea level, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as NAR & NARAYAN, with the towering NEEL KANTH PEAK providing a splendid back-drop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries, which gage it the name “Badri Van” meaning forest of berries. Facing the temple at the back of Alaknanda river there is a hot water spring known as TAPT KUND.
Badrinath Temple :- Dedicated to lord Vishnu, the temple of Shri Badrinathji is 15 mts. In height built in the form of a cone with a small cupola of a bull and spire. Legend dates the temple prior to the Vedic age. Extension to Valley of Flowers and Hemkund sahib on DEMAND
DAY - 04 : Badrinath - Gaurikund
After early morning Darshan at Badrinathji again start drive to Sonprayag/Gaurikund. Via Chamoli-Nandprayag- Gauchar, for Rudraprayag, famous for two rivers confluence Alaknanda and Mandakini river). Evening free to enjoy the surroundings. Overnight to stay at Sonprayag / Gaurikund.
Sonprayag :- Situated at the confluence of Soneganga and Mandakini river. The road to Trijuginarayan diverts from here.
Trijuginarayan :- According to legend, this was the place where the weeding of Lord Shiva and Parvati was solemnized. In front of the Shiva temple, is an eternal flame, which is said to be a witness to the marriage. Can be reach by 12 km drive from sonprayag.
DAY - 05 : Gaurikund - Kedarnath
Early morning departure to Gaurikund (14 km trekking) after having morning bath at hot spring “KUND” Garurukund leave for trek to Kedarnathji temple by dolly-ponny (on extra cost) (14 km) reach Kedarnathji in afternoon. Rest at bungalow visit to kedarnath ji temple for Aarti, Darshan. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.
Kedarnath :- An imposing sight standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by snow covered peaks. The present temple built in 18th century A.D. by Adi Shankracharya, stands adjacent to the site of earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with fixtures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi bull stands as guard.
Dedicated to lord Shiva, the exquisitely architectured, kedarnath temple is considered to be more than 1000 years old. Built of extremely large heavy and evenly cut gray Slavs of stones. It evokes wonder as to how these heavy Slavs had been handled in the earlier days. The temple has a “Garbha Griha” for worship and mandap appt. for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. A conical rock formation inside the temple is worshipped as lord Shiva in his sadashiva form.
DAY - 06 : Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Sonprayag
Trek down from Kedarnath ji to Gaurikund and then drive towards Sonprayag or Guptkashi for night stay.
DAY - 07: Sonprayag to Haridwar
Leave Sonprayag/Guptkashi to Haridwar. Tour end with Happy memory.