Area Covered: Haridwar – Barkot (Yamunotri) – Uttarkashi (Gangotri) – Haridwar
DO DHAM YATRA – A QUEST OF SALVATION – Discover spiritual side of yours – Sacred Do Dham yatra, as it is popularly known as, is one of the most sought after in Hinduism. In this trip, there are four religious places that devotees visit in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Located at extreme heights is Holy Himalayas in the Garhwal region that augment the beauty of the wonderful state of Uttrakhand. Here you will be able to get rid of all stress that has taken a toll on your life. The Serene Environment and White Mountains are sure to catch your fancy. Here, you can be assured to have a spiritual experience that lifts your mind, body and soul.
This is a complete program for Do Dham Yatra pilgrims coming from different orientations or states and arriving in Delhi to start Do Dham. As Delhi is well connected with all major or remote cities by Rail or Road or Air, this is convenient for passengers or pilgrims coming from Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam, Chennai, Bangalore or other parts of South India. Do Dham Yatra from Delhi/Haridwar is also well connected with eastern & western UP, Madhyapradesh- Bhopal, Indore, Maharashtra- Mumbai, Pune, Nasik, Kolhapur.
- Neat, clean, hygienic accommodation on Double /Triple Sharing as per preferences & group size.
- Inclusive of transport services (Ex Haridwar).
- All point to point sight-seeing as per given program possible in time frame.
- All toll, tax, parking and driver allowances are included.
- 5.0% Govt. Service Tax (GST)
- Any International or Domestic Air or Rail Tickets, Rest All Meals, Table drinks, laundry, porter, pony / Palaki, tips, camera fee, ropeway charges, entrance charges, travel / personal life, accident or health insurance, personal expenses of the clients or any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc. and anything not specified in cost included.
Arrival Haridwar and proceed to Normally from Haridwar to Barkot takes 07 hrs comfortable with a short break at Kempty fall if preferred otherwise with a non-stop stretch we can reach in 06 Hrs. Normally in peak season time there is heavy rush in Mussoorie so sometimes we can divert the route to Barkot via Vikas Nagar. In this case Kempty fall sight-seeing can be discarded under last moment decision. Upon reaching Barkot, we will have dinner and retire for the day & Night Halt.
Early Morning leave for Jankichatti via Hanuman Chatti & Phool Chatti. On arrival Janki Chatti start Trek of 05 kms for Yamunotri. Upon reach at Yamunotri Dham experience Holi Dip in Garam (Tapt)Kund and then Pooja and Darshan of Shree Yamunotri Ji, after Darshan and Pooja, afternoon start trek back to Janki Chatti on arrival Janki Chatti meet with driver and drive back to Barkot. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Hanuman Chatti: The confluence of Hanuman Ganga & Yamuna River.
Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs in the vicinity of the temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.
Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
Late morning Drive to Uttarkashi after breakfast by 10 AM. After trekking to Yamunotri just a day before you might be tired so this is the day to grab your full nap and take proper rest because the distance between Barkot to Uttarkashi is just 04 hrs and we have planned this to keep you relaxed. Because onward journey will be gradually tiring as in between the destinations distance and road travel will be increased. Visit Vishwanath Temple before you check in to your hotel. Check in Hotel. Rest day at leisure. Night Halt.
With packed breakfast & post Tea/ Coffee leave for Gangotri early in the morning. Offering prayers & pooja darshan, later drove back to Uttarkashi , en route to Gangnani. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Gangotri: Gangotri temple is an 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. According to another legend, Pandavas performed the great Deva Yagna here to avenge 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 the way to Gangotri, is the hot water spring at Gangnani, where one can have a 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.
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.
Early morning after breakfast, we will proceed to Rishikesh and on the way we will have a mesmerizing view of Tehri Lake. Arrive Rishikesh and you will visit Laxamn Jhula and Ram Jhula on your own as this is not motorable. Vehicle will wait for you in the parking lot. Best way to visit this part of Rishikesh is to enter by Laxman Jhula and exit from Ram Jhula. You can also see many Ghats and temples and beautiful Ashrams. Rishikesh is the next home of Sadhus & Saints. It is also called the Capital land of Yoga. Upon arrival in Haridwar, drop you at the Airport / Railway station for onward destination.