Panch Kedar means five temples of Lord Shiva, These temple established by Adi Guru Shankaracharya in 8th century. It is believed these temple (Kedarnath, Kalpnath (Kalpeswar), Tungnath, Madmaheshwar and Rudranath) are build by Pandavas the heroes of famous epic Mahabharata, situated in beautiful Garhwal valley of Himalayas in Uttrakhand. According Hindu mythology the Pandavas found guilty of killing their relative (cousins) Kauravas & teachers in the war of Kurukshetra.
The Pandavas worshipped Lord Shiva in Panch Kedar temples and got rid of from their all sins. It is believed that the holy Yatra of five Kedar wash the of all sins of mankind with the blessed of lord Shiva a pilgrim get the peace and salvation.
Tour Starting from– Delhi
Duration:16 Days /15 Nights
Places Visit: Haridwar – Rudraprayag – Kedarnath – Gaundhar – Madmaheshwar – Ukhimath – Tungnath – Chopta – Panargupha – Rudranath – Dumuk – Kalpeshwar – Rudraprayag – Rishikesh
Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar (210 km/ approx 5 hrs)
Welcome to your tour to five Kedar. On arrival at Delhi airport or railway station greeted by our representative and drive to Kumbh city Haridwar. Reach Haridwar and check-in your hotel. Later proceed to visit Mansa Devi temple and can enjoy thrill of rope way upto temple, other sightseeing of Haridwar. Evening witness to enchanting Ganges Aarti and perform worship to mother Ganges at “Har-Ki-Pauri”. Night stay in Haridwar.
Day 02: Haridwar – Rudraprayag (165 km/6 hrs approx)
Today morning after breakfast, proceed to Rudraprayag, en route visit Devprayag (the holy confluence of river Bhagirathi and Alaknanda, named as Ganga), Later continue to Rudraprayag, on arrival check in at Hotel. Evening visit confluence of river Rudraprayag and Mandakini, and Koteshwar Mahadev Temple. Night stay in Rudraprayag.
Day 03: Rudraprayag – Kedarnath (75 km/3 hrs drive & 14 km trek)
After breakfast, proceed to Gaurikund take a hot spring bath in Gaurikund. Later start your trek to Kedarnath (3584 m) either by walk or by can hired pony. On arrival at Kedarnath, check-in at hotel, afternoon visit Kedarnath take a holy Darshan & perform worship at Temple. Night stay at Kedarnath.
Day 04: Kedarnath – Guptakashi (30 km/1 hr drive & 14 km trek)
Today morning join the Holy Aarti ceremony in Kedarnath temple. Later trek down to Gaurikund and proceed to Guptkashi. Reach Guptkashi and check-in at hotel & night stay at Guptakashi.
Day 05: Guptakashi – Gaundhar (17 kms trek/8 hrs approx)
Today morning after breakfast, start your trek to a beautiful cam site Gaundhara. Overnight stay at Camp in Gaundhar.
Day 06: Gaundhar – Madmaheshwar (17 kms trek/6 hrs approx)
This morning after breakfast, start your trek to Madmaheshwar (3490 m) with our team. Reach Madmaheshwar and check-in at Camps, later proceed to Madmaheshwar Temple, perform Puja and take holy Darshan of lord Shiva at temple. Dinner and night stay at Camp in Madmaheshwar.
Day 07: Madmaheshwar – Gaundhar (17 kms trek/8 hrs approx)
Today after breakfast, start trek to Gaundhar with our team. Night stay at Camp in Gaundhar.
Day 08: Gaundhar – Ukhimath (12 kms trek/6 hrs approx & 16 kms drive)
This morning after breakfast, start your trek to Jagasu and then 16 kms drive to Ukhimath, it is winter seat of Lord Kedarnath. On arrival check-in at hotel. Night stay at Camps in Ukhimath.
Day 09: Ukhimath – Tungnath – Chopta (35 km/1 hr drive & 4 km trek)
After breakfast, start your drive to Chopta and follow the trek to Tungnath. After holy Darshan & worship return back to Chopta. Night stay at Camps in Ukhimath.
Day 10: Chopta – Panargupha (30 km/1 hr drive & 10 km trek)
Today morning after breakfast, drive to Sagar and start trek to Panargupha. On arrival check-in at Camps. Night stay at Camp.
Day 11: Panargupha – Rudranath (12 kms trek/6 hrs approx)
This morning after breakfast, start trek to Rudranath. On arrival check-in at Camp. Later perform Puja and take holy Darshan of Rudranath at temple. Dinner and night stay at Camps.
Day 12: Rudranath – Dumuk (18 kms trek/8 hrs approx)
This morning after breakfast, follow a trek to Dumuk. On arrival check-in at Camp. Dinner and night stay in Camp at Dumuk.
Day 13: Dumuk – Kalpeshwar Mahadev (14 kms trek/7 hrs approx)
Today after breakfast, start trek to Urgam / Kalpeshwar Mahadev. On arrival check-in at Camp. Later perform Puja and take holy Darshan to Kalpeshwar Mahadev at temple. Dinner and night stay in Camp.
Day 14: Kalpeshwar Mahadev – Rudraprayag (09 kms trek/ 2 hrs & 105 Kms drive/4 hrs)
This morning after early breakfast, follow the trek to Helang. Then drive to Rudraprayag. On arrival check-in at hotel. Dinner and night stay at Rudraprayag.
Day 15: Rudraprayag – Rishikesh (141 km/5-6 hrs approx)
Today after breakfast, proceed to Rishikesh. On arrival Check-in at hotel. Later visit to Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir etc, evening see and perform Ganges Aarti at Trivenighat. Dinner and night stay at hotel in Rishikesh.
Day 16: Rishikesh – Delhi (230 km / 5-6 hrs approx)
This morning after breakfast, start your drive to Delhi. Here your tour ends with happy memories as you drop to Delhi Airport /Railway station for your onward destination.