Kedarnath Yatra or Kedarnath Jyotirlinga Tour Package is one of the most revered pilgrimage tours that any devout pilgrim yearns to undertake at least once in his or her lifetime. The ancient temple of Kedarnath is cradled at an elevation of 3583meters above the sea level in the Garhwal Himalayan region of Uttarakhand. The Kedarnath temple enshrines a Jyotirlingam of Lord Shiva and this is perhaps the highest of all 12 Jyotirlingams that our country is blessed with. Set out on this highly divine Kedarnath Jyotirlingam Yatra to pick the most soul-elevating spiritual experience ever.
Day 01 – Delhi-Haridwar (225kms; 6hrs Drive)
Upon reaching Delhi airport/railway station you’ll be welcomed by our tour representative who then drives you to the ancient and one of the most popular pilgrimage destinations of the country; Haridwar. Check into hotel, relax for some time and later proceed to enjoy the most mesmerizing visual treat of Haridwar; the beautiful Ganga Aarti when thousands of earthen floating Diyas illuminate the river stream with lots of glitz and glitter. Viewing Haridwar Ganga Aarti is a lifetime experience for any devotee. Back to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 02 – Haridwar-Guptakashi (194kms; 8hrs Drive)
Next day we leave for Guptakashi. The word ‘Guptakashi’ stands for ‘hidden Kashi’. The place got its name from the myths which point out that Lord Shiva had concealed himself at this spot in order to evade the Pandavas. Guptakashi is well known among the pilgrimage circuit for temples like Ardhanarishvara and Vishwanath. On reaching check into hotel at Guptakashi for dinner and overnight stay
Day 03 – Guptakashi-Gaurikund-Kedarnath (32kms Drive; 14kms Trek)
Next day we drive to Gaurikund in the first place. This holy place from Goddess Parvati whose other name is Gauri. It is a mythological belief that the goddess had undertaken strict penance at this spot in order to win the love of Lord Shiva. After reaching Gaurikund we move towards Kedarnath on foot and the trek distance that needs to be covered is 14kms. By afternoon time, we reach Kedarnath. You are taken to the pre-booked hotel at Kedarnath. Check-in, relax for some time and later proceed to pay a Darshan at the holy Kedarnath shrine. Visiting this shrine remains the key highlight of this Kedarnath Jyotirlingam Tour. If time permits you could also consider visiting the Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi to show your reverence to that great guru. We return to the hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 04 – Kedarnath-Gaurikund-Rudraprayag (90kms Drive; 14kms Trek)
Next morning we start our return trek to Gaurikund. From Gaurikund we drive towards Rudraprayag; one of the famed ‘Panch Prayag’ located at the meeting point of rivers Mandakini and Alaknanda. Check into hotel at Rudraprayag for dinner and overnight stay
Day 05 – Rudraprayag-Rishikesh (135kms; 5hrs Drive)
Next morning we hit the road for Rishikesh, an idyllic town on the plains set along River Ganges. Rishikesh enjoys the fame of being the country’s ‘yoga capital’. Check into hotel at Rishikesh and in the evening proceed to view the enchanting Ganga Aarti at the Triveni Sangam Ghat. We return to hotel for dinner and overnight stay.
Day 06 – Rishikesh-Delhi (235kms; 6hrs Drive) and Departure
Next morning we drive back to Delhi and you are dropped at Delhi station/airport where our representative sees you off and you depart for your onward journey back home with lots of pleasant memories of the trip.
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