Gangotri Tour Package
Duration : 04 Nights / 05 Days
Destination : Delhi - Haridwar - Uttrakashi - Rudraprayag -
GANGOTRI - The picturesque pilgrimage in the hinterlands of
the Himalayas is the most sacred spot where Ganga, the stream of life, touched
earth for the first time. According to mythology, Goddess Ganga, the daughter
of heaven, manifested herself in the form a river to absolve the sins of king
Bhagirath's predecessors, following his severe penance of 5500 years...
Day 1: Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms/6hrs)
Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Hardwar, enroute lunch. Later drive to Hardwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Dinner & Night halt.
Day 2: Haridwar - Uttarkashi (150kms/5hr)
Morning visit Haridwar Local Sight Seeing, later drive to Uttarkashi. On Arr. Uttarkashi, Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Lord Vishwanth Temple. Back to your hotel, Dinner & Night halt.
Uttarkashi: Situated at the bank of river Bhagirathi. The temple
of Lord Vishwanath is located here where a massive iron trident is erected.
The other important temples situated here are Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav, Gyaneshwar
and Goddess Kuteti Devi.
Day 3: Uttarkashi - Gangotri (100kms/3hr)
Early morning, Drive to Gangotri enroute visit Gangnani. Arr. Gangotri, Check in Hotel. Later visit Gangotri Temple. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Gangnani: Further up on way to Gangotri about 26 Kms from Maneri,
is the hot water spring at Gangnani, where one can have 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.
Gangotri Temple: The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General
Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.
Submerged Shivling: Submerged in the river, this natural rock
Shivling is the place where, according to mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received
the Ganga in his matted lock. It is visible in winter months when water level
Day 4: Gangotri - Rishikesh (230kms/7hr)
Early morning, pilgrims after Darshan of Gangotri Temple. Drive straight to Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. At evening visit Gang Aarti at Triveni Ghat. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 5: Rishikesh - Delhi (254kms/7hr)
Morning visit Rishikesh Local Sight Seeing. Later dep. to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, Drop at Railway Station/Airport.