Golden Triangle Tour with Badrinath and Kedarnath

DURATION

11 NIGHTS 12 DAYS

START CITY

DELHI

END CITY

DELHI

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Delhi - Haridwar (210 Kms, 3 Hours & 30 Mins)

Upon your arrival at Delhi airport, our representative will warmly welcome you and escort you on a scenic drive to Haridwar, a holy city located in the foothills of Shivalik in Uttarakhand state, India. After reaching Haridwar, you'll check in to your prebooked hotel. In the evening, we will take you to witness the famous Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Peri, an experience that will leave you spiritually rejuvenated. You'll spend the night at your hotel, soaking in the peaceful atmosphere of this holy city.

Haridwar has a rich mythological significance and is believed to be the place where Prince Bhagirath performed penance to bring down River Ganga from the heavens to save the souls of his ancestors. The holy water of Ganga River is believed to have the power to wash away sins and offer salvation to the deceased loved ones. Thousands of Hindu devotees visit this place every year to take a holy dip in the river and seek blessings. During your stay, you'll also have the opportunity to explore the temples, ashrams, and markets of Haridwar, and learn about its fascinating history and culture.

Day 2 haridwar - Guptkashi: (223 Kms, 7 Hours)

Our day will kick off with an early start as we embark on a picturesque drive towards Guptkashi. As we drive, we will make a pit stop for a delicious lunch and continue on our journey to this beautiful town nestled in the Mandakini River valley, surrounded by the Northern Himalayan range. On arrival, we will check into our pre-booked hotel and spend the evening exploring the serene surroundings or visiting the revered Kashi Vishwanath Temple. The beauty of Guptkashi lies not only in its mesmerizing landscapes but also in its flora and fauna. The valley is home to magnificent magnolia trees, also known as Champa, which not only enhance the natural beauty of the region but also fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Don't miss the chance to witness the majestic Chaukhamba peak covered in snow during the morning hours. The beauty of Guptkashi lies not only in its mesmerizing landscapes but also in its flora and fauna. The valley is home to magnificent magnolia trees, also known as Champa, which not only enhance the natural beauty of the region but also fill the air with their sweet fragrance. Don't miss the chance to witness the majestic Chaukhamba peak covered in snow during the morning hours.

Day 3 Guptkashi - Sonprayag - Kedarnath (27 Kms Drive + 19 Km Trek)

Embark on a scenic drive to Sonprayag in the morning, and from there begin the trek to Kedarnath. As you make your way through the picturesque landscapes, soak in the natural beauty of the region. Upon arrival in Kedarnath, check in at a comfortable hotel and then head for a Darshan of the revered Kedarnath Ji. The Kedarnath temple, which was built in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, stands majestically amidst the tall, snow-capped mountains. Previously, a temple was built on the same site by the Pandavas. Dedicated to Lord Shiva, the temple's entrance is guarded by a huge statue of the Nandi Bull. Inside the temple, you can marvel at the intricate carvings that depict various deities and mythological scenes. Spend the night in the comfort of your hotel in Kedarnath. 

Day 4 Kedarnath - Sonprayag - Rudraprayag (19 Kms Trek + 60 Km Drive)

After having the darshan of Kedarnath Ji in the morning, trek down to Sonprayag, meet your driver, and drive towards Rudraprayag. Check in at the hotel and stay overnight. 

Day 5 Rudraprayag - Shri Badrinath (158 Kms, 5 Hours & 30 Mins)

Start your day with a scenic drive to the holy town of Badrinath, situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India. Along the way, pay a visit to the revered Shri Narshing Temple and Adi Shankracharya Math at Joshimath, both steeped in ancient history and culture. Upon arriving in Badrinath, check in at your hotel and freshen up before embarking on an evening sightseeing. Take a trip to the Mana Village and explore the fascinating sites of Byas Gufa, Bheem Pul, Saraswati River, and Ganesh Temple.

After a fulfilling day of exploring and experiencing the rich culture and spirituality of Badrinath, back to your hotel for a peaceful overnight stay. Byas Gufa is a rock cave where it is believed that the Ved Vyas wrote the Mahabharata and other pauranic commentaries. The Bheem Pul is a natural bridge formed by a massive rock over the roaring Saraswati River, offering a stunning view of the water rushing through the narrow passage beneath it. The Saraswati River is considered sacred and is believed to have spiritual significance. The Ganesh Temple is another must-visit attraction in the area, dedicated to the beloved Hindu god, Lord Ganesh. In the evening, attend the Aarti at the Sri Badrinath Temple, a spiritual ceremony that involves the offering of prayer and devotional songs to the deity.

Day 6 Badrinath - Rudraprayag (158 Kms)

We will get ready early in the morning to pay a visit to the Badrinath Temple. After darshan and offering prayers, we will drive to Rudraprayag for an overnight stay.

Day 7 Rudraprayag - Rishikesh (133 Km)

Morning drive to Rishikesh en route to see Devprayag Sangam. Later, drive to Rishikesh and check in at the hotel. In the evening, visit Laxman Jhoola, and stay overnight at the hotel. Rishikesh is a scenic place surrounded by the lower Himalayas and greenery, located 24 km away from Hardwar. It's a sacred meditation point with various temples, schools, and Yoga centers. Additionally, it serves as an entry point to significant religious places like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. 

Day 8 Rishikesh - Delhi (224 Kms)

We will start our day with a morning sightseeing tour of Rishikesh after breakfast. During the tour, we will visit Ram Jhula, Triveni Ghat, Tera Manzil Mandir, and Shri Bharat Mandir. Later in the afternoon, we will drive to Delhi and check into the pre-booked hotel upon arrival. We will spend the night at the hotel.

Day 9 Delhi Sightseeing Tour

Start your day with a morning sightseeing tour of Old Delhi after breakfast, including a rickshaw ride at Chandni Chowk market. Visit Jama Masjid, drive past Red Fort, and visit Rajghat. Afterward, enjoy a sightseeing tour of New Delhi, which includes Qutub Minar, Lotus Temple, Laxmi Narayan Temple, and Humayun's Tomb. You'll also drive past the President's House, Parliament House, and Government Secretariat Buildings. In the evening, visit Akshardham Temple, followed by an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10 Delhi - Jaipur (275 Kms, 4 Hours & 30 Mins)

After having breakfast in the morning, we'll proceed to Jaipur by car. Upon arrival, we'll check-in at our pre-booked hotel. In the afternoon, we'll go on a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, visiting notable attractions such as Maharaja's City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar - home to the world's largest stone sundial, and Ram Niwas Gardens. We'll also drive by Hawa Mahal and through the pink rose residential and business areas. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 11 Jaipur - Agra (240 Kms, 4 Hours & 30 Mins)

After having breakfast in the morning, we'll proceed to Jaipur by car. Upon arrival, we'll check-in at our pre-booked hotel. In the afternoon, we'll go on a sightseeing tour of Jaipur, visiting notable attractions such as Maharaja's City Palace Museum, Jantar Mantar - home to the world's largest stone sundial, and Ram Niwas Gardens. We'll also drive by Hawa Mahal and through the pink rose residential and business areas. Overnight stay will be at the hotel in Jaipur.

Day 12 Agra - Delhi Departure

At sunrise, we will take you to visit the renowned Taj Mahal, a symbol of love that was built by Emperor Shah Jahan in memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. (Please note that Taj Mahal remains closed on Fridays). After visiting the Taj Mahal, you can return to your hotel for freshening up and breakfast. Following breakfast, you will explore the Agra Fort, built by the great Emperor Akbar, and the tomb of Etimad-ud-Daula, also known as the Jewel Box or Baby Taj, which is considered a draft of the Taj Mahal. In the afternoon, we will drive back to Delhi, and upon arrival, you will be transferred to the international airport in time to catch your onward flight.

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