Upon your arrival at Delhi airport/railway station, the Gangotri Yamunotri Yatra from Delhi starts.
You will meet our tour representative and head towards Haridwar. It is one of the seven holiest cities in India and located on the bank of the River Ganga in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.
You will have an assisted check-in at the hotel and take some rest. If time permits you will visit the famous temples of the city including Bharat Mata Mandir, Bhuma Niketan, Pawan Dham, Doodhadhari Temple & others.
Later you will visit the Har-ki-Pauri to attend the Ganga Aarti. It is a ritual to perform prayers at the bank of River Ganga. The devotees float diyas and flowers, surrounded by the chanting of the mantras. Seeks blessings from the Goddess Ganga and spends some time in the serenity on the bank of the River Ganga.
Return to the hotel for the overnight stay.
On the 2nd day of the Gangotri Yamunotri Yatra tour, after having breakfast leave for Barkot via Mussoorie. En-route visit Kempty Falls (it recommended to have your lunch here as there is no other good restaurant available before Barkot). Later drive straight to Barkot which is located on the confluence of River Yamuna and River Tons. Snuggled on the towering height of 4,000 feet, Barkot is famous for apple orchards and offers panoramic views of the snowcapped mountains of Bandar Poonch. Barkot is a prominent stopover en-route to Gangotri and Yamunotri Dhams.
Upon your arrival, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and relax for some time. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can take a stroll to a nearby street and enjoy the scenic natural beauty.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Barkot.
After savoring the breakfast, you will leave Barkot early morning and drive to Jankichatti/ Phoolchatti. The trek to Yamunotri starts from here. You can either walk or hire a horse, Doli, or palki at your own cost. The trek passes through the lush green valley and you will be able to spot rhododendrons, cacti, and several species of Himalayan shrubs.
Yamunotri is perched at an altitude of 3293 m above the sea level and snuggled in the lap of the Garhwal Himalayas. There is a Surya Kund beside the temple. It is a hot water spring and one can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water. Pilgrims take these cooked rice home as a ‘Prasad’. Seek blessings at the temple and soak in the serenity of this pious place.
Later return to the Jankichatti and start your journey to Barkot. Overnight stay at the hotel in Barkot.
On the morning day 4, you will head towards Uttarkashi which is home to a number of ashrams and ancient temples. On arrival, you will have an assisted check-in at the hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can explore this quaint little town on your own.
Uttarkashi is located on the bank of River Ganges, next to a hill named Varun Parvat. This town is renowned as ‘Kashi of the North’. You can visit Manikarnika Ghat, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shakti Temple, etc.
Vishwanath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is one of the oldest Shiva temples in North India. The temple complex comprises the small shrine of Lord Ganesha, Sakshi Gopal, and Markandeya Rishi. Shakti Temple is another popular shrine in Uttarkashi which is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The temple comprises a big Trishul which is about 6 meters in height and a circumference of 90 cm at the bottom. As per the mythology, Goddess Durga used this Trishul to kill the demon.
You can also visit the Ghat and enjoy the evening gazing at the majestic beauty of this serene town. Later return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Uttarkashi.
Early morning drive to Gangotri which is a Hindu pilgrim town situated on the bank of River Ganges. En-route stop at Gangnani which is a hot water spring. Take a holy dip in the hot pond and further drive to Gangotri via the beautiful Harsil Valley.
Upon your arrival in Gangotri, you will visit the Gangotri temple which is situated on the right bank of River Bhagirathi. This is the origin point of River Ganga. From the Himalayan glacier, River Ganga emerges which is known as River Bhagirathi. Take a holy dip in the sacred River the Ganges and perform Pooja and Darshan. Relax for some time in the serene aura of this divine place.
Later in the evening, return back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at the hotel in Uttarkashi.
On the 6th day of the tour, after having breakfast you will head towards Rishikesh which is known as ‘Place of Sages’. This holy town is located on the bank of River Ganges and is encompassed by the Shivalik range of the Himalayas on the three sides.
On arrival, have an assisted check-in at the hotel. Relax for a while and then embark on the sightseeing tour of the city which includes Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, and Sivananda Ashram. In the evening, attend the Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Ashram. Revel in the picturesque views of the enchanting surroundings.
Later, return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rishikesh.
On the last day of the tour, post breakfast you will proceed to New Delhi for your onward destination.