18
Jul 2019

Nirvana package

Day 1: Early morning we pick up your group from haridwar railway station or Dehradun airport and proceed directly to joshimath, over night stay and dinner will be in The Tattva Resort. Distance: Haridwar to Devprayag (100km), Devprayag to Karnprayag (98km), Karnprayag to Nandprayag (20km), Nandprayag to Joshimath (60km), around it will take 10 hours to […]

Day 1: Early morning we pick up your group from haridwar railway station or Dehradun airport and proceed directly to joshimath, over night stay and dinner will be in The Tattva Resort.

Distance: Haridwar to Devprayag (100km), Devprayag to Karnprayag (98km), Karnprayag to Nandprayag (20km), Nandprayag to Joshimath (60km), around it will take 10 hours to reach Joshimath from Haridwar.

Joshimath, also known as Jyotirmath is a city and a municipal board in Chamoli District in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Located at a height of 6150 feet (1875 m), it is gateway to several Himalayan mountain climbing expeditions, trekking trails and pilgrim centers like Badrinath. It is home to one of the four cardinal pīthas established by Adi Shankara.

Sightseeing:

  • Devprayag: (Alaknanda and Bhagirathi Sangam, then only it’s called in Ganga up to the Allahabad).
  • Karnprayag: (Alaknanda and Pinder River).
  • Nandprayag: (Alaknanda and Nandakini River) (Sangam of all holy rivers).
  • Dhari Devi Temple : (Dhari Devi a temple located on the banks of the Alaknanda Riverbetween Srinagar and Rudraprayag in the Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand, India. The temple is home to the upper half of the idol of the goddess Dhari, while the lower half of the idol is located in Kalimath, where she is worshipped as a manifestation of the Goddess Kali, The original temple of the goddess was demolished on June 16, 2013, to give way to the construction of the 330 MW Alaknanda Hydro Electric Dam built by Alaknanda Hydro Power Company Ltd (AHPCL), a subsidiary of infrastructure major,K.Incidentally, Hours after the idol was moved, the region faced what would become one of the country’s worst natural disasters since the 2004 tsunami. The 2013 North India floods were caused by a multi-day cloudburst resulting in devastating floods and landslides washing away the entire shrine town and killing hundreds of people. Locals and devotees believe, Uttarakhand had to face the Goddess’ ire as she was shifted from her ‘mool sthan’ (original abode) to make way for a 330 MW hydel project that was left in ruins after the flood. A similar attempt in 1882 by a local king had resulted in a landslide that had flattened Kedarnath.

Day 2: After breakfast, we do Local sightseeing of Joshimath, Narsingh mandir (Winter seat of Badrinath), Shankrayacharya Math, Auli Ropeway (Asia Second Largest ropeway), overnight stay and dinner will be in The Tattva Resort.

Sightseeing:

  • Narsingh Mandir (500Mtr from Resort): This is an ancient temple of Lord Vishnu in Narsingh Avtar and main temple of Joshimath. It has idol of Lord Narsingh, which is considered established by Shankaracharya. As per local belief, the right hand of this idol has become as thin as hair. On the day when it will break, the mountains Jay-Vijay (which are situated on a way to Badrinath) shall join and become one and Lord Badrinath of Badrinath temple will disappear from present temple and re-appear as black stone (Shaligram) at new place called Bhavishya Badri, which is situated at a distance of 10 km from Joshimath. When Badrinath temple remain closed during winter every year, one idol of Lord Badri is brought to Narsingh temple and worshiped for six months.

 

  • Shankrayacharya Math (800Mtr from Resort), this is the math established by Adi Shankaracharya in North India. The Math has temples of Badrinarayan and Rajrajeshwari Devi. It has a sacred cave where Adi Shankaracharya supposedly undertook tapasya.

 

  • Auli Ropeway (1Km from Resort) Auli is a hiking and ski destination and after the creation of the state of Uttarakhand, formerly part of Uttar Pradesh, Auli was marketed as a tourist destination. It is surrounded by coniferous and oak forests, with a panoramic view of the peaks of the Himalayas. The slopes are intended for both professional skiers and novices.

Note: Auli ropeway cost paid by your own, INR 1000 /-

 

Day 3: After breakfast we go for Niti valley & Malari, Timmersain Mahadev, on the way we do the darshan of one out of Panch Badri, i.e Bhavishya Badri, overnight stay and dinner will be in The Tattva resort.

Sightseeing:

  • Tapovan: 15 Km from The Tattva Resort, Hot water spring.
  • Bhavishya Badri : 17 Km from resort , Bhavishya Badri is one of Panch Badri temples, located at an height of 2744 mtrs near Joshimath. Beyond the Tapovan, Bhavishya Badri is situated at 17 kms from Joshimath in Subain village.
  • “Malari Village – 65 km from resort Mini Tibet” Malari is a small village near the Indo-Tibetan border near Joshimath in Chamoli district. Located in Dhauli Ganga valley at a height of 3048 mtrs, Malari village is encircled by steep snow-covered mountains. Inhabitants of Malari village moves to lower part of Himalayas during winters due to heavy snowfall also you can visit
  • Timmersain Mahadev : Timmersain Mahadevis a cave of lord Shiva which is situated in Niti village of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Cave is famous as the replica of Amarnath shrine of Jammu and Kashmir. Because of it’s a natural Shivaling of snow, this place is getting popularity day by day, 1.5 Km trek one side.
  • Niti Village: 88km from resort, Niti is a small village located in the Niti valley of joshimath, Niti is the last village and outpost in Indo – Tibetan border in Chamoli district. At a height of 3600 mtrs, niti is situated near southern Tibetan border, Niti pass located at 5800 mtrs connects india with Tibet. During winters Niti Village and valley is covered with heavy snow, the villages of Niti is still follow the traditional methods of lifestyle.

 

Note: Tourist visiting Niti have to take permission from SDM Joshimath.

 

Day 4: After breakfast we proceed to Badrinath temple via all the sightseeing as per below details, over night stay and dinner will be in The Tattva resort.

Sightseeing:

  • Vishnuprayag: Alaknanda and Dholiganga Sangam
  • Hanuman chatti – There is a small orange (saffron) colored temple dedicated to the the Lord Hanuman, who is an extreme devotee of Lord Rama. Almost every pilgrim visits this place who are on their Char Dham Yatra. Hanuman Chatti is a very small point and requires only few minutes of halt visit the temple. There are no restaurants or major shop there. Only small shops selling Pooja items are there.
  • Yoga Badri: Yogadhyan Badri, also known as the Yoga Badri, and is located at Pandukeshwar near Govind Ghat. It is an ancient temple and is a home for Lord Vishnu. It is believed that the father of Pandavas, King Pandu meditated at this site so that Lord Vishnu cleanses him for his sin of killing two mating deer. The Pandavas were born in the same place and Pandu also died at this site. It is also believed that Pandu had installed an idol of Lord Vishnu in Yogadhyan Badri. This idol of Lord Vishnu is in a meditative posture and therefore it is also called as Yogadhyan Badri. Moreover, the idol is carved from Shaligram stone which imparts a beautiful look.
  • Badrinath Temple : Badrinath or Badrinarayan Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is situated in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand, India. The temple and town form one of the four Char Dham and Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites. The temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped as Badrinath—holy shrines for Vaishnavites. It is open for six months every year (between the end of April and the beginning of November), because of extreme weather conditions in the Himalayan The temple is located in Garhwal hill tracks in Chamoli district along the banks of Alaknanda River at an elevation of 3,133 m (10,279 ft) above the mean sea level. It is one of the most visited pilgrimage centers of India.
  • Mana Village: Mana village is located in Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Its altitude 3200 meters approx. And Surely it is the last village & its 24kms away from the border of India and China. And 4kms from Hindu pilgrimage, Badrinath. Visiting Mana village is in itself a very awesome and satisfying experience. This term, “India’s last village” overcomes both your mind as well as your heart, and giving that adventurous spark in you, with a sense of accomplishment too. The moment you step foot on its ground, the vividness of nature as it is surrounded by the Himalayas and is on the banks of the river Saraswati grasps your attention.
  • Ganesh Gufa (The dark and ever so mysterious, Ganesha Cave cocooned in Mana village is a naturally formed cave, located about 4 km from Badrinath. This mystical cave is situated near the Vyas Cave, another popular attraction of Mana village.)
  • Vyas Gufa ( Vyas Cave is an ancient cave that is situated in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, just few kilometers away from the famous Badrinath It is believed that it is this place where sage Vyas composed the Mahabharata epic with the help of Lord Ganesha. This cave is situated in the Mana village which is just couple of kilometers from famous shrine of Badrinath.)
  • Bheem Pul (Bheem Pul is located in Mana, the last village located on the border with Tibet. It is 3 km from Badrinath and is built over Saraswati River.)
  • Keshav Prayag (Saraswati River named after the Goddess of wisdom, Saraswati is a tributary of Alaknanda river that flows in Uttarakhand. The river meets Alaknanda at Keshav Prayag, near Mana village in Chamoli district.

Day 5: Early morning After breakfast we will do Kalpeshwar temple, one out of Panch kedar, after darshan we will proceed for Chopta (Mini Switzerland), overnight stay and dinner will be in The Tattva Resort.

  1. Kapleshwar : Kalpeshwaris the last temple in the list of Panch Kedar pilgrimage circuit and it is the only temple of the sacred Panch Kedars that remains open throughout the year. Kalpeshwar is situated at an altitude of 2134mts. Above sea level near urgam valley in chamoli district, and 15km from the tattva resort.
  2. Chopta : Its is 103 km from kalpeshwar, the number of tourists visiting chopta hs increased in recent years as the region is becoming a popular vaction spot for adventure lovers and explorers.

 

Day 6:After breakfast we directly proceed Rishikesh for dropping at railway station or Dehradun airport.