Welcome to Joshimath


Reached from Rishikesh by a serpentine mountain road, Joshimath is a thoroughly utilitarian two-street town with erratic power supply and limited places to eat. Although the big mountain views are lost from the town itself, it’s only a short cable-car ride from here to Auli, which has magnificent vistas of Nanda Devi.


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Teen Dham Yatra - Teen Dham Tour Packages - Teen Dham Yatra Itinerary

Gangotri Kedarnath Badrinath Tour Package (9 Nights/ 10 Days) Day 01 : Delhi – Haridwar (230 kms / 6hrs) Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet and Assist further drive to Haridwar, enroute lunch. Later drive to Hardwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening time. Back to your hotel, Dinner and Night halt.Day 02 : Haridwar - Uttarkashi (230kms / 8hr)Early in the morning after Breakfast Drive to Uttarkashi. Check in Hotel, afterthat visit Vishwanath Temple. Night Halt.Day 03 : Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100kms / 3hr each side)We continue to Gangotri (3048 mts), on the way we enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most outstanding view of the Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we come back to Uttarkashi. overnight stay at Uttarkashi.Day 04 : Uttarkashi - Rudraprayag (175kms / 6hr)Near the beginning morning, drive to Rudraprayag on the journey visit Tehri Dam. Check in Hotel, night halt.Day 05 : Rudraprayag - Kedarnath (75kms by road and 14kms Trek)Break of day drive to Gaurikund, Trek set up from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should take personal medicines, heavy woolen, tolietteries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Afterward visit Kedarnath Temple. Night halt.Day 06 : Kedarnath - Rudraprayag (14Kms Down Trek and 75kms / 3hr by Road)In the early hours morning, once Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Afterward, drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in Hotel at Rudraprayag. Night Halt.Day 07 : Rudraprayag - Badrinath (165kms / 7hr)Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at late afternoon visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.Day 08 : Badrinath - Rudraprayag(165kms / 7hr)Near the beginning morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is major for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Afterward drive back to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.Day 09 : Rudraprayag - Haridwar (165kms / 7hr)Near the beginning morning, visit Rudraprayag. Later on, Drive back to Haridwar. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.Day 10 : Haridwar - Delhi(250kms / 7hr)Daybreak, visit Hardwar Local Sight Seeing (Mansa Devi , Chandi Devi, Pawan Dham, Gita Tapowan,Nileshwar. Later drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport. Tour Terminate.

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Do Dham Yatra - Do Dham Tour Packages - Do Dham Yatra Itinerary

GANGOTRI BADRINATH YATRA ITINERARY Day 01 : Delhi – Haridwar (230 kms / 6hrs)Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet and Assist further drive to Haridwar, enroute lunch. Afterward drive to Haridwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening time. Come back to your hotel, Dinner and Night stay.Day 02 : Haridwar - Uttarkashi (230kms / 8hr)Morning after Breakfast Drive to Uttarkashi. After check in Hotel, visit to Vishwanath Temple. Night stay.Day 03 : Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100kms / 3hr each side)We carry on to Gangotri (3048 mts), on the way we get pleasure from picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most superb view of the Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we come back to Uttarkashi. overnight stay at Uttarkashi.Day 04 : Uttarkashi - Rudraprayag (175kms / 6hr)In the early hours morning, drive to Rudraprayag enroute visit Tehri Dam. Check in Hotel, and night stay.Day 05 : Rudraprayag - Badrinath (165kms / 7hr)Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Afterward at evening time visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.Day 06 : Badrinath - Rudraprayag(165kms / 7hr)In the early hours morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Maatamoorti, Mana, Vyas Gufa, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the 3 kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive back to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.Day 07 : Rudraprayag - Haridwar (165kms / 7hr)In the early hours morning, visit Rudraprayag. Later, Drive back to Haridwar. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.Day 8 : Haridwar - Delhi(250kms / 7hr)Morning, visit Haridwar Local Sightseeing ( Pawan Dham, Gita Tapowan, Nileshwar, Mansa Devi , Chandi Devi). Later drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport. Tour end.

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Badrinath Yatra Tour Package

2019 Badrinath Package (5 Nights / 6 Days) Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar. (230Kms / 6-7Hrs drive)Morning start your journey and transfer to Haridwar.Evening visit "Ganga Ceremony" at Har Ki Pauri.Overnight at Haridwar.Day 2 : Haridwar - Rudraprayag/Pipalkoti (165 /195 Kms drive)Morning after breakfast drive for Rudraparayg/Pipalkoti.Inrout visit Satya Narayan Temple, Devoprayag.Overnight stay at Rudraprayag/ Pipalkoti.Day 03: Rudraprayag/Pipalkoti - Badrinath (165/130 Kms / 4-5 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast, drive through beautiful forest to Badrinath.Visit Auli at your own Expanse.Evening visit Badrinath Temple.Overnight stay at Badrinath.Day 04: Badrinath - Rudraprayag/ Srinagar/Devoprayag (165Kms / 4-5 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast visit Mana Village, Vyas Gufa, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River.Visit on the way Narsingh temple and Shankracharaya Math in Joshimath.Visit on the way places like Karnprayag, Nandprayag, Vishnuprayag.Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.Day 05: Rudraprayag/Srinagar/Devoprayag - Haridwar (165 Kms / 5-6 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast drive for Haridwar.Visit on the way places like Vasistha Gufa and Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula in Rishikesh.Overnight at Hardwar.Day 06: Haridwar - Delhi (230 Kms / 6-7 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast visit Daksh Temple, Shri Yantra Temple, Maya Devi Temple.Later drive towards Delhi.Evening dropping at Delhi.

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Badrinath Yatra Tour Package

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Delhi Airport Metro Express, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiBadrinath Package Tour - Badrinath Yatra Tour PackageThe revered shrine of Badrinath, a part of the Chardham of Uttarakhand (Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath) as well as the Chardham of India (Badrinath, Jagannath Puri, Rameshwaram and Dwarkapuri), is situated between the Nar and Narayan peaks on the banks of Alaknanda. It is the largest and the most revered among the Panch Badri. 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. According the Hindu legends Lord Vishnu did a long penance in the area and Godess Lakshmi took the form of blue berries to protect him in the harsh climate. Every year the temple is open between the months or April and November. The opening date is Basant Pachami and the closure is done on Vijaydashmi by the Mandir Committee. During the winters the Utsav Murti (the idol used for public functions) of Lord Badrinath is placed and worshipped at the Narsimha Temple at Joshimath. The other four subsidiary Badris known as Panch Badri are Bhavishya Badri, Yogdhyan Badri, Adi Badri and Bridha Badri. There are many festivals and functions that are held at the temple of Badrinath. The major festivals include Badri Kedar Utsav, Krishna Janmashtmi and Mata Murti ka Mela.Pass By: Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Badrinath, Chamoli District, UttarakhandBadrinath Package (5 Nights / 6 Days)Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar. (230Kms / 6-7Hrs drive)Morning start your journey and transfer to Haridwar.Evening visit "Ganga Ceremony" at Har Ki Pauri.Overnight at Haridwar.Day 2 : Haridwar - Rudraprayag/Pipalkoti (165 /195 Kms drive)Morning after breakfast drive for Rudraparayg/Pipalkoti.Inrout visit Satya Narayan Temple, Devoprayag.Overnight stay at Rudraprayag/ Pipalkoti.Day 03: Rudraprayag/Pipalkoti - Badrinath (165/130 Kms / 4-5 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast, drive through beautiful forest to Badrinath.Visit Auli at your own Expanse.Evening visit Badrinath Temple.Overnight stay at Badrinath.Day 04: Badrinath - Rudraprayag/ Srinagar/Devoprayag (165Kms / 4-5 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast visit Mana Village, Vyas Gufa, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River.Visit on the way Narsingh temple and Shankracharaya Math in Joshimath.Visit on the way places like Karnprayag, Nandprayag, Vishnuprayag.Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.Day 05: Rudraprayag/Srinagar/Devoprayag - Haridwar (165 Kms / 5-6 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast drive for Haridwar.Visit on the way places like Vasistha Gufa and Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula in Rishikesh.Overnight at Hardwar.Day 06: Haridwar - Delhi (230 Kms / 6-7 Hrs drive)Morning after breakfast visit Daksh Temple, Shri Yantra Temple, Maya Devi Temple.Later drive towards Delhi.Evening dropping at Delhi.

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BADRINATH DHAM YATRA FROM HARIDWAR

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productPass By: Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Badrinath, Chamoli District, UttarakhandTOUR DURATION: 03 NIGHTS - 04 DAYSTRAVEL DESTINATIONS: HARIDWAR JOSHIMATH BADRINATH RUDRAPRYAG.Badrinath Dham Yatra from Haridwar- Tour Highlights :Devprayag, Rudrapryag, Karanprayag, Nandprayag, Vishnupryag, Narsing Mandir, Mana Village, Byas Gufa, Narad Sila, Saraswati Temple, Bheem Pul, Ganesh Temple, Shree Badrinath Temple.Pass By: Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Badrinath, Chamoli District, UttarakhandDAY 01: ARRIVAL HARIDWAR - JOSHIMATH (275 KMS.)Upon arrival in Haridwar railway station meet and assistance followed by drive to Joshimath via Rishikesh, Byasi, Devpryag, Srinagar, Rudrapryag, Karanpryag, Chamoli. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.Joshimath : The name Joshimath is a distorted version of the Sanskrit word 'Jyotirmath', the place of the Jyotirlinga of Shiva. It is believed that sage Shankracharya established one of the four piths (centers) for sanyasis at this place. Joshimath falls on the way to Badrinath and it is believed that lord Vishnu resides at this place in the winters.DAY 02 : JOSHIMATH - BADRINATH (45 KMS)Morning Pooja and Darshan of Adi Sankracharya Samadhi and Sri Narsingh Mandir at Joshimath and drive to Sri Badrinath. On arrival check in at the Hotel. Afternoon visits temple, Mana Village, Byas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Saraswati and Saraswati River. Overnight stay at Hotel.Badrinath Dham Tour from HaridwarBadrinath : One of the 'Four Dhams' is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries".DAY 03 : BADRINATH - RUDRAPRYAG (150 KMS)Early morning Pooja and darshan at temple. Morning drive to Rudrapryag via Joshimath & Karanprayag. On arrival check-in at hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.Rudraprayag : It is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.Temples : Rudranath and Chamunda Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms).DAY 04 : RUDRAPRYAG - HARIDWAR – DEPARTURE (157 KMS.)Morning drive to Haridwar via Srinagar Garhwal, Devprayag, and Enroute see the Devprayage Sangam on arrival Haridwar transfer to Railway station for onward journey.TOUR AND SERVICE END.

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9 Nights - Magical Valley of Flowers with Badrinath

ItineraryDay 1: On arrival at Delhi, you will met by our representative.Process to Haridwar. Arrive Haridwar by afternoon.Stop At: Ganga Aarti at Haridwar, Haridwar, Haridwar District, UttarakhandGanga Aarti at HaridwarDuration: 2 hoursMeals included: • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Ambrosia Sarovar Portico Hotel or Similar.Day 2: Morning transfer to RudraprayagPass By: Ganga-Sacred confluence of river Alaknanda & Bhagirathi RIvers, Devprayag, Tehri Garhwal District, UttarakhandEnroute pass by two confluences on Alaknanda river – he major contributory to Holy River Ganga. Devprayag (Bhagirathi and Alaknanda), Rudraprayag (Mandakini and Alaknanda)Meals included: • Breakfast • Dinner • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight at Himalayan Eco Lodges and Camps or SimilarDay 3: Rudraprayag to Govindghat to GhangariaPass By: Valley of Flowers National Park, UttarakhandGovindghat to Gangania a beautiful trek route (14 km) with magnificent Himalayan mountain views and river accompanying throughout.Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Himalayan Eco Lodge, Ghangaria or SimilarDay 4: Ghangaria to Valley of Flowers trekStop At: Valley of Flowers National Park, UttarakhandFull day escorted trek to Valley of Flowers (6 KM one side) with packed lunch. The first part of the trek is through thick forest along the Pushpavati River. Later, trek in the open meadows (Ghangaria to the valley of flowers is not so steep trek as once you reach to the official starting point of the valley of flowers which is almost 3.5 km from Ghangaria. Ponies are not allowed to enter in the valley but Palanquins and Doli’s are available at your own cost. Their help can be taken up to the first three kilometers after that, you can trek, as it is almost flat. However, we recommended you to trek only or you will miss out a lot of flowers on the way while into Doli or Palanquin.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Himalayan Eco Lodge, Ghangaria or SimilarDay 5: Ghangaria to Hemkhund Sahib Stop At: Hemkund Sahib, Chamoli, Chamoli District, UttarakhandExperience fully escorted trek to Hemkund with packed lunch , 12 KM trek to and from, we recommended to take a pony (own cost) at least while going uphill as this is quite steep in and we used to trek beyond Hemkund Sahib where some of the rare flowers bloom, while coming back you can walk down.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Himalayan Eco Lodge, Ghangaria or SimilarDay 6: Ghangaria to BadrinathStop At: Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Badrinath, Chamoli District, UttarakhandVisit Shri Badrinath Ji TempleDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Sarovar Portico Badrinath or SimilarDay 7: Badrinath to Auil Stop At: Shri Badrinath Ji Temple, Badrinath, Chamoli District, UttarakhandPuja on the temple on JanmastomiDuration: 1 hourMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Himalayan Eco Lodge And Camps or similarDay 8: Joshimath to Auli to KirtinagarStop At: Ropeway from Joshimath to Auli, Joshimath, Auli, Chamoli District, UttarakhandEnjoy ropeway ride to Auli (Subject to operation).Duration: 2 minutesMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Riverside Resorts or similarDay 9: Kirtinagar to Rishikesh to Haridwar Stop At: Laxman Jhula Bridge, Rishikesh, Dehradun District, Uttarakhand visit Laxman Zhulla, Baba Kali Kamliwala Ashram, Geeta Bhavan and Gangaghat of Haridwar. In the evening visit Har ki Pauri and attend Ganga aarti.Duration: 2 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at Ambrosia Sarovar Portico Hotel or similarDay 10: Haridwar to DelhiPass By: Delhi Airport Metro Express, New Delhi, National Capital Territory of DelhiDrop at Delhi AirportMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchNo accommodation included on this day.