Badrinath Dham Yatra 2017 – Ek Dham Yatra
Badrinath Dham Yatra is one of the major pilgrimage of Chardham Yatra. The holy town for Hindus in chamoli district, Uttarakhand. The revered shrine of Badrinath, a part of the Chardham of Uttarakhand. It is believed that Adi Guru Shankaracharya built the four pilgrimages in four corners of the country, today known and the Chardham of India, in the 8th century to revive the lost prestige of Hinduism and unite the country in one bond. Badri refers to a berry that used to grow in abundance in the area where Badrinath is situated today and Nath refers to lord Vishnu. Badri refers to a berry that used to grow in abundance in the area where Badrinath Dham is situated today and Nath refers to lord Vishnu.
DAY 01: HARIDWAR / DELHI PICK UP
Pick up from Haridwar Railway Statio or Delhi, to board and proceed to Haridwar Hotel – Haridwar is the Gateway of Chardham Yatra. Upon arrival check inn into the hotel. Evening attend The Ganga Arti at famous Har Ki Pauri (by your own). Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Things To Do
Rituals & Activities : Beginning of Yatra perform special ritual activities like Ganga Snan, Hawan & Aarti, Yagya, Sadhu Sewa, Arrangment Brahman Bhojnam at end of Yatra
Optional : Visit Chila Forest Range / Vindhyavasani Forest Ranage / Khimsar Village Life
DAY 02: HARIDWAR – BADRINATH (320 KMS / 08-09HRS)
After breakfast proceed to Badrinath via Joshimath, (Narsimha Temple, Sankaracharaya Math) Badrinath. Evening Darshan & Pooja at Badrinath temple. Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Things To Do
Rituals & Activities : Early Morning take a holy dip in Tapt Kund, Have again Darshan of Badri Vishal if time allows otherwise Important visit to Nag Nagin Pith (One of the important place in India for Sarp kal Dosh Nivaran ), Short Visit to Mana Village (Vyas Cave, Ganesha Cave, Keshav Prayag, Darshan of Sarasawati Udgam (origin) ), Charan Paduka Darshan,,Short visit of Ekadasi Gufa & hanuman Gufa. View of Vishnu Prayag,Nandprayag, Karnprayag while returning back to Rudraprayag.
BADRINATH: Cradled in the twin Mountain ranges of Nar and Narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines – Badrinath along the left bank of river Alaknanda with the towering Neelkantha Peaks as the splendid backdrop. Once the spot was carpeted with ‘badris’ or wild berries and hence was famous as Badri van. Legend has it, when the Ganga was requested to descend to earth to help suffering humanity; the earth was enable to withstand the force of its decent. Therefore the mighty Ganga was split into 12 holy channels. Alaknanda was one of them that later became the abode of Lord Vishnu or Badrinath.
NARAD KUND: A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
Brahama Kapal: It is a flat platform a few yards north of the temple and on the bank of river Alaknanda. It is an important place for shhradh ceremony or offering of pinds to ensure a heavenly place for dead ancestors or manes. It is said that offering pind here, the manes are permanently enshrined in heaven and no more pinds are to be done elsewhere ever afterwards. Legends have it that when Shiva chopped of the fifth head of Brahma, it got stuck to his trident. Lastly with the blessing of Lord Vishnu at Badrivan, the head of Brahma fell down from the trident at this place & hence the name Brahma-Kapal (head).
SHESHNETRA: It is a large block of stone between tow small seasonal lakes carrying an eye of “Sheshnag” The eye formation is quite natural, 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag’s eye, it is believed that the seshnag waits at this place patiently to accompany the lord on his reincarnation.
MANA VILLAGE: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet. The women of the village offer Choli to the deity on closing day of the temple each year.
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 pauranic commentaries.
DAY 03: BADRINATH – SRINAGAR (210 KMS/ 05-06HRS)
After breakfast Drive to Srinagar via Vishnuprayag, Karnprayag, Nandprayag, Rudrapryag & Devpryag, on reach Srinagar check inn into Hotel,O/n at Srinagar.
Vishnuprayag: where two river confluences Dhauli Ganga & Alaknanda
Karnprayag: (confluence of river Pindari and river Alaknanda)
Nandprayag: (confluence of river Nandakini and Alaknanda River)
DAY 04: SRINAGAR – HARIDWAR
Morning after breakfast drive back towards Haidwar enroute visit Rishikesh, on reach Haridwar check inn into Hotel, O/N stay at Haridwar.
In Haridwar visit : “MAA CHANDI” “CHANDI DEVI MANDIR” which is just 7kms from the main haridwar city, after darshan back for lunch at the most popular restaurant of haridwar “HOSIYARPURI” after lunch when you walk just 10minutes there you got the “Ropeway” for “MAA MANSA DEVI MANDIR”, ( By your Own) evening visit Maa Ganga Arti at the famous Har – Ki Pauri Ghat, later back to Hotel Dinner & O/N stay.
DAY 05: DROP – HARIDWAR | DELHI ( RAILWAY STATION | AIRPORT)
Morning after breakfast we will drop you at preferred point for your onward journey.
Chardham Yatra | 11 Night / 12 Days | Per Person Cost
|PAX||Transport||Budget | Ex. Haridwar||Deluxe | Ex. Haridwar||Budget | Ex. Delhi||Deluxe | Ex. Delhi|
HOTELS | CHARDHAM
|Day||Destination||Deluxe Hotels||Budget Hotels||Nights|
|1st||Haridwar||Hotel Sound Sleep||Panchkula||1|
|2nd||Badrinath||Parmath Lok||Om Kutir||1|
|3rd||Srinagar||Hotel Shrikot Castle||Hotel Welcome||1|
|4th||Haridwar||Hotel Sound Sleep||Panchkula||1|
|5th||Drop at as per scheduled program|
GENERAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
- This is fixed departure Program, In This you have to co-ordinate with others passenger they can be from our company or other travel agent.
- Hotels can be change without prior notice or Depends on distance covered by vehicle.
- May be you have to start your journey early in the morning cause of same day Darshan.
- Early journey may become cause of breakfast loss.
- We charged only for 11 Night accomodation, Extra night due to any reason will be on direct payment basis.
- In case of Helicopter Darshan guest have to stay in Guptkashi or Nearby places.
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