01: Delhi Arrival
Upon arrival at Delhi airport met our representative and then
transfer to hotel for overnight stay
02: Delhi Rishikesh
From Delhi, take the early morning train to Haridwar, the
gateway to the four pilgrimages and later drive to Rishikesh.
On arrival check in to hotel. Post - lunch half day sight
seeing. Visit temples, Ashrams, Yoga centers, Ram and Lakshman
Jhulas, the largest suspended bridge in India. Overnight stay.
03: Rishikesh – Auli
Drive by jeep from Rishikesh to Joshimath (8 hrs)
along the Ganga and the Alaknanda rivers. Later take a 3.9
km cable car (the longest in Asia) to the scenic and picturesque
Auli Ski Resort catching excellent views of the Garhwal Himalayas
including Nanda Devi. Overnight stay will be at Auli tourist
04: Auli – Tapovan
Drive from Auli to Tapovan passing Joshimath where the statue
of Narsingh is carved out of a single semi-precious stone.
Drive to Reni to see the sulphur springs and return back to
Auli. Overnight stay at Auli Tourist Bungalow/Joshimath Hotel.
05: Auli - Joshimath – Badrinath
Drive to Badrinath (2 hours) situated on the banks of Alaknanda
and catches a glimpse of the Nar and Narayan Parvat and the
Neelkanth peak (6597 m). In the lap of Narayan Parvat is the
famous Hindu shrine of Badrinath (3110 m) dedicated to Lord
Vishnu. Drive back to Auli via Joshimath. Overnight stay will
be at Auli Tourist Bungalow/Joshimath Hotel.
06: Auli – Doggalbitta
Drive from Auli via Joshimath to Dogalbitta (4 hours) at 2347
m. It is a high altitude alpine meadow with great views of
the Himalayan ranges. Overnight stay will be in a camp at
07: Dogalbitta – Chopta
Drive from Doggalbitta to Chopta (7km) and then 3.5 km hike
to Tungnath Temple (13,500 ft) set on the crest of a hill
at a height of 3680 m. See breathtaking views of Panch Chuli,
Nanda Devi and Kedarnath and a panoramic view of the Garhwal
Himalayas. Come back to Doggalbitta Camp for overnight stay.
Day 08: Dogalbitta – Uttarkashi
Drive from Doggalbitta to Uttarkashi (8 hours) on the banks
of the Bhagirathi. A place to view historical monuments, temples,
ashrams and dharamshalas. Overnight stay will be at a guest
house in Uttarkashi.
09: Uttarkashi – Gangotri
Early morning embark on the 97 km drive from Uttarkashi to
reach Gangotri, the source of Ganga River (4 hours). A scenic
drive along the ancient pilgrimage route. Overnight stay in
tents near Gangotri.
A day for local trekking, sightseeing. In the morning, trek
around the area, have a picnic lunch and trek back to Gangotri
Camp for overnight stay.
11: Gangotri – Mussoorie
An early morning drive to Mussoorie (1921 m), a hill station.
Mussoorie is known as the Queen of Hill Stations. Visit the
famous gun hill where one can get panoramic views of snow
clad Himalayas. Overnight stay will be at hotel in Mussoorie.
12: Mussoorie – Delhi
A half day for sightseeing, easy walks along the pine scented
Happy Valley and the Tibetan township. View the cliff hung
Buddhist shrine with ceremonial trumpets and acolytes reciting
ancient scriptures. From there, a short drive to Dehradun
to board the Shatabdi Express to Delhi. After arrival at Delhi
Railway Station, Swagat Tours Representatives will assist
you transfer to the hotel.
13: Delhi Departure
Transfer to airport to catch onwards flight according to your
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