Note: Single room option is not available for this trip

Day 01    Arrive Dehradun/Haridwar & drive to Rudraprayag (4.5 hrs)
Arrive Dehradun Airport/Haridwar Railway Station by 1200 hrs. Upon arrival, you will be received and driven to Rudraprayag - The confluence of Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers.

Overnight at hotel

 

Day 02    Drive to Gauri Kund, Trek to Kedarnath
After an early breakfast, you will be driven to Son prayag (60 kms/2.5 hrs). At Sonprayag, leave your private vehicle and board sharing shuttle taxis to Gauri Kund.
On reaching Gauri Kund start your 14 Km trek to Kedarnath- An Ancient Temple dedicated to lord Shiva, believed to be built by Pandavas. You can also use a Pony or palanquin, if you don't want to trek.
On arrival check in to your Hotel. Later visit the Kedarnath temple for the divine evening arti ceremony.

Overnight at the Camp

 

Day 03    Drive to Chopta
Start your day with your blessings of Lord Shiva. After the visit start your trek down to Gauri Kund. Climbing down is comparatively easier. On reaching Gauri Kund, board your vehicle, you will be driven to Chopta-also, called as the mini Switzerland of Uttarkhand. Decorated with bugyals (meadows) and snow-capped peaks all around, Chopta is one of the most picturesque places of Garhwal Himalayas
On arrival check in to your camps. Day is at leisure and to relax.

Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 04    Drive to Badrinath(140 Kms/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast you will be driven to Badrinath- One of the most revered temple, dedicated to lord Vishnu. It's also one of the "Char dham" (4 auspicious places) in India and believed to be the mediation place of Lord Vishnu.
Enroute visit the Narsingh temple and Shankracharya math at Joshimath.
On arrival check in to your Hotel.
In the evening attend the aarti ceremony at the Badrinath temple

Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 05    Temple visit and Drive to Karnaprayag(120 Kms/ 3.5 hrs)
Start your day with a sacred dip in the Tapt Kund followed by the visit to the Badrinath Temple. Visit other places of spiritual importance i.e Vyas Gufa, Matamoorti and Charanpaduka
Later visit Mana- the last village on the Indian side.
Later you will be driven to Karnaprayag- The confluence of Alaknanda and Pindar river<br>on arrival check in to your hotel. Evening is at leisure to explore the town on your own.

Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 06    Drive to Rishikesh (160 Kms/ 5 hrs)
After breakfast you will be driven to Rishikesh. On arrival check-in to your hotel.
Later explore the city of Rishikesh starting from laskhman Jhula, ashrams and temples. You can also opt for a rafting trip (direct payment). In the evening attend the magical aarti ceremony on the banks of River Ganges, at Triveni ghat.

Overnight at Hotel

 

Day 07    Departure
After breakfast you will be transferred to Dehradun Railway station/Bus Station/Airport to board your flight/train/Bus to onward destination.
***END OF TOUR***

Accommodation
Note: Our emphasis is on to provide neat and clean accommodation at best locations with basic amenities.

CitiesHotelsMealsSharing
RudraprayagGMVN or SimilarBreakfastTwin
KedarnathGMVN or SimilarBreakfastTwin
ChoptaMagpie CampsBreakfast & DinnerTriple
BadrinathSarovar PorticoBreakfastTwin
KarnaprayagGMVN or similarBreakfastTwin
RishikeshGanga Forest ViewBreakfastTwin

Transportation

Upto 6 PersonMore than 6
Innova/Sumo/Bolero or any other SUVTempo Traveler

Inclusions

  • Room on twin/triple share
  • Meals as mentioned above
  • Vehicle as per the itinerary
  • All Taxes

Exclusions:

  • International/Domestic flights & Visa
  • Airport tax or Insurance cover
  • Entrances to Monuments or any sites
  • Any other item not specifically mentioned above as ‘INCLUDED’
  • Any increase in Government taxes

Pick & Drop

  • Pick up from Haridwar railway station by 1100 Hrs and Dehradun airport by 1200 on Day 1
  • Drop to Haridwar railway station by 1100 Hrs and Dehradun airport by 1200 on Day 7

Mandatory Things to Pack

  • Woolens and Jackets
  • Sunglasses, Sunscreen & Cap
  • Hiking boots and 2-3 pairs of warm socks
  • Cotton T-shirts and full Pants
  • Rain coat & water resistant boots, wind cheater

Operational Information:

  • Travelers have to make their own arrangements for arrival and departure from Dehradun/Haridwar.
  • The tour involve tedious trekking and some high altitude areas and hence traveler has to be in good physical shape
  • Use Rucksack for packing your stuff and do not carry suitcase/trolly bags  as it is difficult to carry on trek.
  • Adventure activities are not mandatory. Travelers can opt out from these activities as these are not part of the tour price
  • Twin rooms (two separate beds in a room) are not readily available hence we will provide a double bed for two persons with two separate bedding (blankets/linen).
  • Most of the hotels/camps are of standard category and the buffet meals are pretty basic having limited menu.
  • Solo Travel India reserves the right of cancelling any travelers booking, if he/she is trying to create a ruckus amid tour
  • It’s a group tour and hence travelers are requested to keep in mind the comfort of fellow travelers
  • It’s a spiritual and hence consumption of liquor (even in the hotels/camps) is strictly prohibited in Kedarnath and Badrinath
  • Tour leader will not be provided for this tour

HIGHLIGHTS

  •   Temples
  •   Hills & Valleys
  •   Local Culture
  •   Adventure activites

EXPECTED WEATHER

MonthsSeasonTemperatureTiming
Nov -FebExtreme Winters10 to -10 DOK
Oct & MarWinters15 to 5 DGood
Apr- JunSummers25 to 15 DBest
July- SepMonsoon25 to 15 DWorst