Area Covered : Delhi – Haridwar / Rishikesh – Guptkashi / Sitapur / Rampur – Kedarnath – Guptkashi / Sitapur / Rampur – Haridwar / Rishikesh – Delhi
EX DHAM YATRA – A QUEST OF SALVATION – Discover spiritual side of yours – Sacred Ex 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 Ex Dham Yatra pilgrims coming from different orientations or states and arriving in Delhi to start Ex 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. Ex Dham Yatra from Delhi / Haridwar is also well connected with eastern & western UP, Madhyapradesh- Bhopal, Indore, Maharashtra- Mumbai, Pune, Nasik, Kolhapur.
Meet our assistance on arrival Delhi as per your predefined schedule and further proceed to Haridwar. Upon arrival check into the hotel and further you can proceed for Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri on your own if possible with available time and conditions. Driver who picked you from Delhi might not be available today for further drop and pick up. After a hectic drive from Delhi he might be tired and can go for rest and vehicle maintenance and wash. So here Har Ki pauri is the center point of Haridwar and there are several local modes of transport available for this site. We kept you free to explore the local Haridwar and edge of Ganges. O/N stay in Haridwar. Next Day we will start the Yatra.
Leave early in the morning after breakfast for an almost day long drive to Sitapur via Guptkashi. On your drive you would pass Devprayag & Rudraprayag. Overnight stay in the hotel at Sitapur/Guptkashi. Upon reaching Sitapur/Rampur/Guptkashi we will take a rest. Night stay in Hotel.
After breakfast Morning drive to Sonprayag -Gaurikund . The travellers who are confined to trek mostly used to stay in Kedarnath Ji on this day. The trek is 19 KM long from Sonprayag and tiring for those who are not well acquaintances of mountain treks or regular walking. Rest slow, calm and breathful walking strategies are always helpful in completing this kind of trek. On arrival Kedarnath freshened up, performed Pooja and also Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji. Maximum and generally all trekkers to Shri Kedarnath Ji used to stay here .
Kedarnath: is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow
Covered peaks. The present temple, built in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, stands adjacent to the site of an earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard.
Rituals & Activities: Visit Gauri Kund , Darshan of Kedarnath Ji Temple , Bhim Shila and Chance to meet Gurus and Sadhus meditating for a long time in Kedarnath.
On this day we will stay in Sitapur. After morning darshan and pooja, downward trek to Sonpryag. Our vehicle picks you up from there and takes you to a hotel for a leisure stay for Night.
Early morning after breakfast checkout hotel and proceed to Haridwar. if you have missed your Ganga Aarti on day 01 upon arrival to Haridwar. So you can join that day at Har-Ki-Pauri, Haridwar . It generally starts by 06:00 PM in summers and 5:15 PM in winters. Those who have enjoyed day 01 can have the opportunity to enjoy some more time in Rishikesh. Late evening before dinner, I reached Haridwar. This is your last day and evening so you must have to arrange your bags and pack. Evening you can enjoy shopping in Haridwar and Rishikesh.
Morning drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi drop you at the Airport / Railway station for onward destination.