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DELHI - HARIDWAR - RUDRAPRAYAG - KEDARNATH - RUDRAPRAYAG - DELHI

Day 01 / Delhi - Haridwar (By Train)
Today early board the Shatabdi Express for Haridwar arrive Haridwar meet and assist by Indian Travel Desk representative and transfer to Hotel. First have a bath at Har Ki Paudi is regarded as one of the most sacred baths to the Hindus. It has history attached to Indus Valley Civilization. Later visit to Mansa Devi Temple - on the hill top of the Haridwar then go for Chandi Devi which is 7 Kms from Haridwar. Evening eye witness to "Maha-Aarti" (Great Prayer) is offered every morning and evening, is a spectacular sight, when the aarti ceremony is performed at all temples in haridwar at the same instant. Hundreds throng to the ghats at Har-Ki-Pauri to participate in this festival. Offering of Divas, (lamps) and flowers are made to the river while priest perform choreographed movements, swinging the torches to the ages-old beat of Gongs and other music amidst uproar of sankhas is how they bid adieu every evening. It is a moving sight to watch hundreds of miniature Divas, (lamps) float along the river. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

Day 02 / Haridwar - Rudraprayag (160kms/5hr) Early morning, drive to Rudraprayag. Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda. You can visit the Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms). Night stay at Rudraprayag.

Day 03 / Rudraprayag - Kedarnath (75kms by road & 14kms Trek)
Morning drive to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath Temple. Night halt.

Gaurikund: At a distance of 5kms from Sonprayag and at an altitude of 1982 meters., one can take bath in the hot water pond here and visit the Gauri Temple. This is the place where Goddess Parvathi meditated to attain Lord Shiva. It is the base for a trek to Kedarnath.

Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva, the protector and the destroyer. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The r! emaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

Day 04 / Kedarnath - Rudraprayag (14Kms Down Trek & 75kms/3hr by Road)
Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in Hotel at Rudraprayag. Night Stay at Rudraprayag.

Day 05 / Rudraprayag - Rishikesh (140kms/4hr)
After breakfast, drive to 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. Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing - Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Shivananda Ashram, Parmarth Ashram (Evening Ganga Aarti).. Dinner & Overnight stay.

Day 06 / Rishikesh - Hardwar - Delhi (By Train)
Today time come to say "Good Bye" to this Dev Bhumi. After breakfast you will transfer to Railway Station to board the train for Delhi. Arrive Delhi. Tour ends with sweet memories.

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