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Yamunotri and Gangotri Yatra from Delhi

Gangotri and Yamunotri, respectively, are the founding sources of two Ganga and Yamuna rivers. Therefore, in Hinduism, these two destinations have a high place. According to Hindu mythology, Gangotri is a location where King Bhagirath performed penance after River Ganga came down on earth. The major destinations covered are Barkot, Uttarkashi, Hanumanchatti, Yamunotri, Gangotri & Rishikesh . One can also visit Dehradun and Mussorie on the route and enjoy nature's exquisiteness. Trek to Yamunotri will start from Janki Chatti while Gangotri is accessible through driving as well. This tour offers the tourists a great blend of spirituality and nature exploration. From the very starting of your Yamunotri Gangotri tour from Delhi to the end of your tour, the cheap and best Yamunotri Gangotri tour package from Delhi takes care of all your comforts so that you may have the peaceful and joyful religious tour.
Yamunotri Dham: Temple of Yamuna ji is the most important temple of worship. Near this temple there are a few hot water springs where the water rushes out of the mountain cavities at boiling point. Surya Kund is the main kund. A pinch of rice or potatoes, wrapped loosely in a rag, is dipped into it and after a couple of minutes completely cooked out. These are taken home as prasad. There is a shila known as Divya Shila near the Surya Kund which is worshipped before puja is offered to Yamunaji.
Gangotri Dham: Gangotri Dham: Bhagirathi Temple is situated in Gangotri. In this temple statues of Shri Ganga ji, Yamuna ji, Lakshmi ji, Saraswati ji, Parwati ji and Annapurna ji are positioned. A thick forest of deodar is also to be found here. The temple of Ganga is situated on the right bank of the Bhagirathi (Ganga) and its path can be seen deep and quiet in different moods in the lower part. Plains, however Bhagirathi tosses at Gangotri, gurgling, frowning, and singing an ecslatic sound.

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Yamunotri and Gangotri Yatra from Delhi

Gangotri and Yamunotri, respectively, are the founding sources of two Ganga and Yamuna rivers. Therefore, in Hinduism, these two destinations have a high place. According to Hindu mythology, Gangotri is a location where King Bhagirath performed penance after River Ganga came down on earth. The major destinations covered are Barkot, Uttarkashi, Hanumanchatti, Yamunotri, Gangotri & Rishikesh . One can also visit Dehradun and Mussorie on the route and enjoy nature's exquisiteness. Trek to Yamunotri will start from Janki Chatti while Gangotri is accessible through driving as well. This tour offers the tourists a great blend of spirituality and nature exploration. From the very starting of your Yamunotri Gangotri tour from Delhi to the end of your tour, the cheap and best Yamunotri Gangotri tour package from Delhi takes care of all your comforts so that you may have the peaceful and joyful religious tour.
 

ITINERARY

  • Day 1-
     

    • Delhi – Haridwar Height: 310 MTS (220Kms/6-7hr).
       

      • Meet our driver and drive to Haridwar at Delhi airport / station / hotel / home.Check into the hotel arrival in Haridwar. Evening Ganga aarti at Har Ki Pauri. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
         

  • Day 2-
     

    • Haridwar – Barkot Height: 1352 MTS (210kms/7-8hr).
       

      • Barkot via Mussoorie, enroute visit Mussoorie’s Kempty Fall. Later drive straight to Barkot. Check into the hotel arrival in Barkot. Overnight stay at Barkot.

      • Barkot weather – Generally pleasant in summer, temperatures range from 25-30 degrees Celsius, winter: the days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold, temperatures ranges from 10 degrees Celsius to 05 deg.
         

  • Day 3-
     

    • Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot {36kms drive & 5 kms Trek (one side)}   Height: 3235 MTS. 
       

      • Early morning after breakfast (packed breakfast), drive to Jankichatti / Phoolchatti & star trek from here to Yamunotri (6kms) (Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost). Upon taking a bath in the warm water of Jamunabai Kund and getting “Yamunaji” darshan return by trek to Jankichatti. Later drive towards Barkot, Overnight stay at Barkot.

      • Yamunotri Temple: The 19th century temple was built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur. In the present century, it was demolished twice and rebuilt again. One can cook rice at Yamunotri by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the Tapt kund’s hot water. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. You can give Divya Shila here near the temple “Pooja.”

      • Surya Kund: Near the temple there are a variety of hot springs that stream into many pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.

      • Yamunotri weather – The maximum temperature is 18 degrees in summer and 10 degrees celsius is the minimum. The days are cool but the nights are cold.Day 04: Barkot – Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr) Height: 1352 MTS.
         

  • Day 4-
     

    • Barkot – Uttarkashi height: 1352 MTS (100kms/4hr).
       

      • Morning after breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Uttarkashi. Visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

      • There are a number of ashrams, temples in Uttarkashi.. The town’s name reflects its similarity to Kashi (Varanasi) city and its location (as north). The town of Uttarkashi is also situated on the banks of the Ganga River, close to Varanasi.

      • Vishwanath temple – The Vishwanath temple is one of Northern India’s oldest Shiva temples. Rebuilt in the ancient architectural style by Maharani Khaneti Devi of Tehri State in 1857. It is located in the heart of the city. Since time immemorial in the temple complex a huge iron trident, symbolic of the divine mother’s, is raised and worshiped. Even part of the temple complex are Ganeshji, Sakshi Gopal, Markandeya Rishi’s small shrines. Only Akhand Jyoti and Akhand Abhishek are given special morning and evening aarti. Uttarkashi is known as ‘ Saumya Varanasi, ‘ Lord Shiva’s abode in Kaliyug, as per Skunda Puran, and counted as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

      • Shakti temple – Shakti temple is right in front of the Vishwanath temple. It has a wide ‘ Trishul ‘ about 6 meters high and 90 cm circumference. Although there are different views on how this is made, the upper part of it seems to be made of iron and the lower part is made of copper.. As per the epics, the Goddess Durga(Shakti) has thrown this Shakti on the devils so it gets its name. Since then this Shakti is erected over here.

      • Uttarkashi Climate – Usually warm in summer, temperatures range from 30-35 degrees Celsius but nice nights, cold in winter
         

  • Day 5-
     

    • Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi Height: 3048 MTS (100kms/3-4 per side).
       

      • Early morning drive to Gangotri (packed breakfast), enroute to Gangnani take a holy dip in Garam Kund, more drive to Gangotri through beautiful Harsil Valley. Harsil is known for the beauty of nature and the magnificent views of the Deodar trees and mountains. Upon arrival at Shree Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred Ganges river, which at its source is also called Bhagirathi. Perform Pooja and Darshan, then relax in the beautiful surroundings for some time. Later drive back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

      • Gangotri Temple: Designed in the 18th century by Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa, the temple is located on Bhagirathi’s right bank.

      • Gangotri Weather – During the summer, the maximum temperature will reach 20 ° Celsius. At a minimum temperature of 10 ° Celsius, summer nights can get colder. Light woolen clothes are required during summer visits to Gangotri. Winter season is very chilly in Gangotri. During the winter, Gangotri will be coated in snow sheets. Due to heavy snowfall, pilgrim centers remain closed throughout the winter.
         

  • Day 6-
     

    • Uttarkashi –Haridwar (190kms/6hr)
       

      • Rishikesh’s ‘ location of the sages ‘ is a well-known holy town on the bank of Ganga, surrounded on three sides by the Himalayan Shivalik range. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi conducted harsh penances, God appeared under the name of “Hrishikesh” and this region became known as Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing later visit – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

      • Rishikesh:  Rishikesh is a holy city for Hindus, named after Lord Vishnu. It is also regarded as the world’s yoga hub and is host to many world-renowned ashrams situated in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India. With hundreds of ashrams and all sorts of yoga and meditation courses, Rishikesh describes himself as the ‘ Yoga Capital of the World. The quickly flowing Ganges is surrounded within the city by forest hills. Rishikesh is now a popular white-water rafting centre, backpacker hang-out, and gateway to trekking in the Himalayas in addition to temples and ashrams.
         

  • Day 7-
     

    • Haridwar – Delhi (220Kms / 6-7hr) Height: 310 MTS.
       

      • Morning after breakfast, drive for Delhi. Dropping at Delhi airport / station.

         

  • Inclusion
     

    • Hotel accommodation as per package same or similar hotels.

    • Breakfast

    • Transfers and sightseeing as per package

    • All toll tax, parking, fuel and driver allowances

    • All applicable hotel and transport taxes.

       

  • Exclusion
     

    • Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions’

    • All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals.

    • Medical and travel insurance.

    • Any kind of entry fees anywhere if not mentioned in including.

    • Tips, travel insurance, medical insurance, laundry charges, liquors, mineral water, telephone charges.

    • All items of personal nature.

    • Porter, pony, horse, cable car, boat, train tickets, air tickets charges.

       

  • Cancelation
     

    • In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

    • 60 days & prior to arrival - 10% of the tour/service cost.

    • 59 days to 30 days prior to arrival - 20% of the tour/service cost

    • 29 days to 15 days prior to arrival - 25% of the tour/service cost.

    • 14 day to 08 days prior to arrival - 50% of the tour/service cost.

    • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show - NO REFUND.

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