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Gangotri Yamunotri Pilgrimage Tour

Hindus worship River Ganga. They have a belief that a holy dip in the river Ganga cleanse off the impurities of soul. Myths say that Ganga came down to earth to end the penance of Bhagirath. The Yamuna River is also considered holy. The Char Dham scared spots--Yamunotri and Gangotri are covered by this duo dham pilgrimage tour. Embark on this tour and visit the origin of the mythical Rivers-Ganga and Yamuna. 

Duration: 6 nights/7 days

Travel Destinations: Delhi - Haridwar or Dehradun - Barkot - Uttarkashi - Rishikesh - Delhi.

Season for the tour : May to October.
Altitude : 3137 Mts.
Escort : Indian.
What to pack : woolen clothes, first aid

Jama Masjid DelhiHaridwarDehradunYamunotriUttarkashiGangotriRisikeshRisikeshDelhi Sightseeing
Day 01 : Delhi - Haridwar/Dehradun (205 / 260 Kms. 6 hrs)
On arrival at Delhi Airport meet our representative. Our representative will take you to the railway station (if you prefer rail journey to Haridwar). If you want to fly to Dehradoon then you will board the flight to Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradoon.

Haridwar can be easily reached from Delhi by a car. So if you prefer drive in a car we will take you by a car. On arrival at Haridwar, the holy Hindu pilgrimage city, take the hotel. Freshen up. Evening enjoy Aarti at the Har ki puri Ghat. Return back to the hotel and stay overnight. 

Day 02 : Haridwar/Dehradun - Barkot (140 / 205 Kms 5 - 6 hrs)
On the second day of Gangotri Yamunotri Pilgrimage tour, you will leave Haridwar / Dehradun in the early morning. Lunch will be arranged on the way to Mussoorie.  Enroute explore the beauty of the Kempty Falls.

Before evening you will reach Barkot. On arrival you will be accommodated at a hotel. This hotel is located on the Yamunotri road. After dinner, stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 03 : Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot 32 kms Drive / 10 km by jeep/ 6 kms trek.
Post breakfast, you will start your drive to Hanuman Chatti (drive 32 kms). Again take a local jeep to Janki Chatti. Then trek 6 kms to reach Yamunotri. The path is arduous. So proceed carefully.

Reaching Yamunotri, have a holy bath located near the temple and offer prayer to the Goddess at the main temple.  The main temple was destroyed in an earthquake; a new temple was built by Maharani Guleria of Jaipur built the present temple. Yamunotri is the origin of Yamuna River.

Return back to Janki Chatti in the evening, and then again take a local taxi for Hanuman Chatti. Then continue drive Barkot for overnight stay.

Day 04 : Barkot - Uttarkashi (Drive 82 kms, 4 hrs)
Post breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi. Enroute explore the Prakateshwar Cave.
On arrival at Uttarkashi check in at the hotel booked for you.

In the evening visit Vishwnath Temple, Shakti Temple located at Uttarkashi. After dinner, stay overnight.

Day 05 : Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100 Kms. one way)
On the 5th day of Duo Dham Holy Pilgrimage tour, you will drive to Gangotri. On the way you drive past scenic mountains and lakes.

On arrival at Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred water of Ganga. Gangotri Temple and Shivlinga in the form of a natural rock are the main attractions to the tourists. Pray to Ganga Maya at the temple. Explore also the natural beauty of the place. Return drive to
Uttarkashi and stay overnight.

Day 06 : Uttarkashi - Rishikesh (145 kms. Drive 6 hrs.)
After breakfast, you will proceed towards Rishikesh, the Hindu holy abode as well as the yoga capital of India. On arrival take the hotel.

Rishikesh is located at the scenic backdrop of Himalayas on the bank of the holy River Ganga. Late afternoon, explore the Ram Jhoola and Laxman Jhoola Bridge; don’t miss the spectacular view of the Evening Aarti at the Ghats.  After dinner, stay overnight.

Day 07 : Rishikesh - Delhi (230 Kms. 6 - 7 hrs)
In the early morning you can visit a yoga ashram in Rishikesh. Then continue drive to Delhi. On arrival transfer to airport.