Gangotri Yatra Packages - Gangotri Tour - Gangotri Dham Tour Package (Ex-Delhi)
Gangotri Dham is Situated at an altitude of 3,048, on the banks of the holy river Bhagirathi, Gangotri Dham is considered the second dham in the chardham package. It is the highest and the most important shire of goddess Ganga. The present temple was built by Amar Singh Thapa, a Gorkha General in the 18th century and is worshipped as the source of Ganges. Although, the source of Ganges, gaumukh is 18 km from Gangotri and can only be reached by a trek route.
Gangotri offers scenic vistas of gushing water, rugged terrain and snow clad Himalayas. Gangotri holds a very important place in the Hindu Mythology. It is believed that Lord Shiva received Ganga in his matted locks when the river descended from Heaven to earth. There is a natural rock shivling submerged under water and can be seen easily in winters when the water levels decrease. The Gangotri temple is closed on the day of Diwali for the winters because the region receives heavy snowfalls and becomes inaccessible. The temple is opened in May.
Yamunotri : The western most shrine of Yamunotri is one of the most visited shrine in Char Dham Package which is situated near the source of the river Yamuna. The Yamunotri temple, built by King of Tehri Garhwal, Maharaja Pratap Shah, is located on the left bank of the river Yamuna. The river is considered as a divine mother and a goddess for all the Hindus and has been an eminent part in the development of the civilization in the north India.
Gangotri Package (4 Nights / 5 Days)
Pick up from Delhi Railway Station/Airport , 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.
Morning after breakfast, drive towards Uttarkashi, check Inn hotel visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Evening free for leisure. Dinner & overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
UTTARKASHI: Uttarkashi is a small and beautiful town, situated between two rivers; Varuna and Ashi, whose water flow into the Bhagirathi from either side of the town. Elevated, at a height of 1588 meters, this little town is very similar to Kashi and Varanasi,in that it has the same kind of temples and ghats and likewise, a north or 'uttar' facing river. The major temple is the Vishwanath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Two other very important temples are located in the Chowk area. These are the Annapurna Temple and the Bhairav Temple. It is said, that once there were 365 temples here. Hiuen Tsang referred to this place as Brahma Puran, while the Skanda Puran has recorded it as Varunavata. It is believed that in the second millennium of Kaliyug, Kashi will be submerged, and Uttarkashi will replace it as an important religious centre.
Early Morning start driving to Gangotri. Offering prayers & pooja darshan, later drive back to Uttarkashi, en route visit Gangnani. Overnight stay at Gangnani/ Uttarkashi.
GANGOTRI: Gangotri temple is 18th Century temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga. It is located near a sacred stone where king Bhagirath worshipped Lord Shiva Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. Accordingly to another legend, Pandavas performed the great "Deva Yagna" here to a tone the death of their kinsmen in the epic battle of Mahabharata. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite.
GANGNANI: Further up on way to Gangotri, is the hot water spring at Gangnani, where one can have refreshing bath in the kund called Rishikund. There is a temple near the kund dedicated to the Sage Parashar, believed to be the father of Ved Vyas.
Things To Do
Ritual and Activities : Perform Snan at Gangotri Ghat (VIP Ghat), Ganga Pujan & Aarti at Gangotri Ghat, Darshan of Bhagirath Shila ,Darshan of Gauri Ganesha Temple, Finally Gangotri Temple Darshan after that you must have Darshan of Surya Kund. While returning Darshan of Gupteshwar Mahadev temple in Dharali, Interact with Tibetan Culture and people in Harsil.
Morning after breakfast drive for Haridwar. Visit on the way places like Chamba, Tehri lake. Overnight at hotel in Haridwar.
Morning after breakfast we will drop you at preferred point for your onward journey.
- Accommodation on Twin Sharing basis in mention or Similar Hotels.
- Breakfast & Dinner as per the itinerary.
- All Transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary (Non Air-condition).
- All inter-state taxes, toll taxes, driver allowance & parking etc.
- All prevailing applicable taxes.
- 3.50% Government Service Tax.
- Air fare / train fare until mentioned in the itinerary.
- Any meals other than those specified in ‘Inclusions’.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, Pooja samagri etc.
- Any other item not specified in ‘Inclusions’.
- Porterage at hotels / airport / railway station and during trekking.
- Ponies / Dollies during trekking.
- Entrance fees during sightseeing.
- Camera fee / Emergency & medical cost.
- Helicopter tickets for any of the Dhams.
- Cost incidental due to road blocks, landslides, change in the itinerary/ stay on account of cancellation due to bad weather, ill health, and or any factors beyond control.
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.
IF WE CHANGE OR CANCEL YOUR HOLIDAY
We do plan the arrangements in advance. It is unlikely that we will have to make any changes to your travel arrangements. Occasionally, we may have to make changes and we reserve the right to do so at any time. If there are any changes, we will advise you of them at the earliest possible date. We also reserve the right in any circumstances to cancel your travel arrangements by assigning reasons to you. If we are unable to provide the booked travel arrangements due to reasons beyond our control (for instance, bad weather):
we shall first try to offer you alternative dates for the tour if the tour hasn’t already commenced; If the tour has already commenced, then we shall refund the booking price/fee charged from you on a pro-rata basis depending on portion of the tour standing utilized by you
In all circumstances, however, our liability shall be limited refunding to you the price we charged as the tour fees . Change Your Holiday Plan
After confirmation of services, if you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date or accommodation, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the person who made the booking. All cost incurred due to amendment will be borne by yourself.
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In case there is any change in price the same will be communicated to yourself and only after your confirmation, we will proceed further. There will be no reduction for un-utilized services
Surcharges may be applicable over and above the holiday price for the requested period. The same will be advised at the time of booking or prior to confirmations.
You need to make an advance payment at the time of confirming the tour and make the balance payment 35 days prior to the departure of the tour.
Advance Booking Fee
45 or more days before departure : Rs 25% per person
30 days before departure : 50% of total amount
Less than 30 days before departure : 100% of the total amount