Chardham with Amritsar, Vaishnodevi, Kashmir & Amarnath Yatra – 26 Days
Yatra at Glance
Delhi – Haridwar – Yamunotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Bardinath – Rishikesh – Golden Temple, Amritsar – Vaishnodevi, Katra – Kashmir – Amarnath
DEPART – RETURN
27/06/2015 – 22/07/2015
14/07/2015 – 08/08/2015
ADULT : from £1795 per person
ADULT: from £1945 per person (July)
Day 01: UK- Delhi
Day 02 : Delhi : Arrive at Delhi International airport in the morning. Upon arrival, clear Immigration, collect your luggage and follow sign for exit. The representative will direct you to the coach and transfer you to Hotel. In the afternoon proceed to visit Akshardham the kind of the world. Overnight in Hotel. D
Day 03 : Delhi – Haridwar : Today by rail or road proceed for Haridwar. Evening free time to explore this holy city. B L D
Day 04 : Haridwar : After breakfast, Visit Mansadevi and Chandidevi. Have ganga snan at Har-Ki-Pauri. Evening visit Har – Ki – Pauri for darshan of Ganga Aarti. B L D
Day 05 : Haridwar – Barkot : This morning leave for Badkot, the feet of Yamnotri. Transfer to hotel and relax for the rest of the day to save energy for Pad Yatra of Yamnotri. Overnight in Hotel. B L D
Day 06 : Barkot – Yamnotri (3293 mts) – Barkot : After breakfast, we depart to Phoolchatti. Here you will begin our First Pahad Yatra of Yamnotri. Able to hire a Doli or Pony, for your Journey (Cost Not Included), after the Darshan at Yamnotri, return to our hotel. Overnight in Hotel. B L D
Day 07 : Barkot – Uttarkashi : This morning we depart for Uttarkashi, Enjoy “Van Bhojan” (meal in the Forest). After lunch, continue our journey to Uttarkashi. If time permits, visit to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Check-in hotel. Overnight in Hotel. B L D
Day 08 : Uttarkasi – Gangotri (3048mts) – Uttarkashi : Today travel to Gangotri, our second Pahad Yatra. Participation in Prayers and Darshan at Ganga Temple and Holy River Ganga. Later enjoy lunch and return to our hotel at Uttarkashi. Overnight in Hotel. B L D
Day 09: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi : Early today proceed to Guptkasi. On the way have a look at magnificent view of Tihri Dam & Alknanda – Mandakini sangam (Milan) at Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Guptkasi. B,L,D
Day 10: Guptkashi – Kedarnath (3584 mts): Today morning we depart to Kedarnath. Amidst the dramatic mountanscapes of the majestic Kedarnath Range stands one of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” of Kedar ji or Lord Shiva. Hire Doli or Pony (cost not included). Overnight in Kedarnath. B, D
Day 11: Kedarnath darshan – Rudrapryag : Today we do Kedarnath Darshan and start descending by Doli or Pony (cost not included). Later drive towards Rudraprayag. B L D
Day 12 : Rudrpryag – Badrinath (3133 mts) : Early morning proceed to Shri Badrinath dham, evening visit Shri Badrivishal Temple. Overnight in Hotel. B L D
Day 13 : Badrinath : Early morning visit Badrivishal Temple and Garam Pani Kund (Natural Hot Water Bath). After Lunch enjoy day at leisure to explore Badrinath at your own pace. Visit the Ganesh Gufa and the Vyas Gufa, Shri Mahaprabhu Temple. Overnight in Hotel. B L D
Day 14 : Badrinath – Shrinagar Garhwal : Leave early morning for Shrinagar Garhwal & arrive by late evening. On the way visit AULI (Asia’s longest rope way). Overnight stay at Srinagar. B L D
Day 15 : Shrinagar Garhwal – Rishikesh : After breakfast proceed to Rishikesh. After check in to hotel visit religious sites of Geeta Bhawan, Lax man Jhoola & Ram Jhoola. Evening free for Shopping etc. Stay overnight at Rishikesh. B L D
Day 16 : Haridwar – Amritsar (By Train) : Today morning free at Leisure. After noon transfer to the railway station for board your train to Amritsar. On arrival pick up from railway station and transfer to the hotel for check in. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel. B L D
Day 17 : Amritsar (Sight seeing) : Today morning after we will visit Golden temple and Jalian wala bagh. After noon we will proceed to Wagah Border for enjoy parade ceremony of India – Pakistan. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel. B L D
Day 18 : Amritsar – Katra (290 Kms and 07 to 08 Hrs. drive) : Today morning after breakfast we will drive to Katra, on arrival check in to the hotel. Rest of the day is free for leisure. Overnight at the hotel. B L D
Day 19 : Katra – Vaishno Devi – Katra : Early in the morning depart for visit Vaishno Devi Shrine, return to Katra after darshan. Over night at the hotel. B L D
Day 20 : Katra – Srinagar ( Flight) : Today morning after breakfast you take flight from Jammu to Srinagar, on arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel. B D
Day 21: Srinagar – Sonmarg / Baltal: After breakfast, depart to Sonmarg / Baltal. Overnight Stay. B L D
Day 22: Sonmarg / Baltal – Holy Amarnath Cave (3953 mts) – Baltal – Srinagar (Helicopter optional) : Leave early to take Helicopter to Panchtarni, Hire Pony or Doli (cost not included) from Panchtarni to Holy Amarnath cave where you can see ice shivlingam. This holy cave is visited by thousands of Hindu Pilgrims. After darshan Return back to Srinagar. Overnight stay in Houseboat near Dal Lake. B L D
Day 23: Srinagar Sightseeing : After breakfast, depart for Srinagar Sightseeing. Visit Nishat Garden, Shalimar Garden, Chasmesahi, Shankaracharya temple. After noon free time provided for shopping / leisure activities. You can enjoy Shikara Ride in Dal Lake. Overnight in hotel. B L D
Day 24: Srinagar – Gulmarg – Srinagar: Full day tour of Gulmarg which is one of the most beautiful summer resorts in the valley. Enjoy the splendour of nature and Snowy Mountain. One can have gondola ride (cable car) from Gulmarg to Khilanmarg. In the evening return to Srinagar, overnight at houseboat. B L D
Day 25: Srinagar – Delhi (Flight): Today after breakfast transfer to the airport for your flight to Delhi. Check-in at hotel. Overnight at the hotel. B, D
Day 26: Delhi (Departure): After breakfast Check-out from the hotel transfer to Delhi International Airport for flight to London. B.
PLEASE NOTE: IF THERE IS NO SUITABLE OVERNIGHT FACILITY AT KEDARNATH THEN WE MIGHT COME BACK SAME DAY AFTER KEDARNATH DARSHAN.
- Return economy class international & domestic Jammu- Srinagar & Srinagar- Delhi flight ( One way)
- Airport transfers and sight seeing by Coach as per tour program in India
- 3* Accommodation wherever available (Twin / Double / Triple Sharing Basis)
- Guest house at Kedarnath
- Tented accommodation at some places
- Vaishnodevi by Helicopter
- The services of our tour manager.
- Accommodation on twin/triple sharing.
- A/c train ticket to Amritsar.
- All present applicable taxes.
- Mineral Water
- Visa Fee
- Any meals other then those specified in ‘Cost Includes’.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
- Helicopter fare for Amarnath
- Any other item not specified in ‘Cost Includes’.
- Porterage during trekking. Ponies / Dolis during trekking.
- Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, flight cancellations, political disturbances etc.
- Travel Insurance
- Tips: £30
- Single Supplement : £450