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
14/06/2016 – 09/07/2016
28/06/2016 – 23/07/2016
ADULT : from £1795 per person
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 the hotel. In the afternoon, visit Akshardham. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 03: Delhi – Haridwar: Today by train or road proceed for Haridwar. Evening Ganga Aarti at Har – ki – Pauri. Overnight Stay.
Day 04: Haridwar - Risikesh: After breakfast, Check-out from hotel an proceed to Rishikesh. Visit Mansadevi and Chandidevi. Later, if time permitted, Visit religious sites of Geeta Bhawan, Lax man Jhoola & Ram Jhoola.Overnight stay.
Day 05: Rishikesh – Barkot: This morning leave for Barkot, 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.
Day 06: Barkot – Yamnotri (3293 m) – Barkot: After breakfast, we depart to Phoolchatti. Here you will begin our First Pahad Yatra of Yamnotri. Doli or Pony will be available to hire for your journey (Cost Not Included). After the Darshan at Yamnotri, return to our hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
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 Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Check-in hotel. Overnight in Hotel.
Day 08: Uttarkasi – Gangotri (3048m) – 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.
Day 09: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi: Early departure to Guptkasi. On the way have a look at magnificent view of Tihri Dam & Alknanda – Mandakini sangam (Milan) at Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Guptkasi.
Day 10: Guptkashi – Kedarnath: (3584 m) This morning we depart to Kedarnath. Amidst the dramatic mountainscapes of the majestic Kedarnath Range stands one of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” of Kedarji or Lord Shiva. Hire Doli or Pony (cost not included). Overnight in Kedarnath.
Day 11: Kedarnath darshan – Rudrapryag: Today we do Kedarnath Darshan and start descending by Doli or Pony (cost not included). Later drive towards Rudraprayag.
Day 12 : Rudrpryag – Badrinath (3133 mts) : Early morning proceed to Shri Badrinath dham, evening visit Shri Badrivishal Temple. Overnight in Hotel.
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.
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.
Day 15 : Srinagar Garhwal – Haridwar : After breakfast proceed to Haridwar. Arrival, check-in at hotel. Overnight Stay.
Day 16 : Haridwar – Amritsar (By Train / by Road) : After breakfast, check-out from hotel and proceed to Amritsar by Train / by Road. Arrival, check-in at hotel. Overnight Stay.
Day 17 : Amritsar Sightseeing: After breakfast, Proceed to visit Golden temple and Jalian wala bagh. After noon we will proceed to Wagah Border for enjoy parade ceremony of India – Pakistan. Overnight at the hotel.
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. Overnight at the hotel.
Day 19 : Katra – Vaishno Devi – Katra : Early in the morning depart for visit Vaishno Devi Shrine, return to Katra after darshan. Overnight Stay.
Day 20 : Katra – Jammu – Srinagar ( by Flight) : After early breakfast, check-out from hotel and proceed to Jammu airport for flight to Srinagar, Arrival, Pickup and proceed to Today morning after breakfast you take flight from Jammu to Srinagar, on arrival check in to the hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 21: Srinagar – Sonmarg / Baltal: After breakfast, depart to Sonmarg / Baltal. Overnight Stay.
Day 22: Sonmarg / Baltal – Holy Amarnath Cave (3953 mts) – Baltal – Srinagar (Helicopter optional) : Leave early to take Optional 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.
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.
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.
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.
Day 26: Delhi (Departure): After breakfast Check-out from the hotel transfer to Delhi Airport for flight to London. B.
- International economy class air ticket
- Accommodation in 3* hotel in standard room on twin / double / triple basis (3* hotel wherever available, else best available (Tents / Guest Houses) option will be provided. Triple sharing room will have mattresses for third person)
- Daily Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner
- 1 Bottle of Mineral Water bottle per person per day
- One-way economy class air ticket from Jammu to Srinagar & Srinagar to Delhi
- Services of Tour Manager
- Visa fee
- Travel insurance
- Any meals not mentioned in “Price Includes” section
- Expenses of personal nature like laundry, telephone bills, drinks, laundry etc.
- Helicopter Fare for Kedarnath, Vaishnodevi and Amarnath
- Pony / Doly / Porter during Trekking
- Tips and Porterages
- Any items not mentioned
- Any entrance fees / Monument charges
- Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, vehicle mal-functions, political disturbances, weather conditions etc
- Tips £30 per person
- Single Room supplement: £450