Day 1: Haridwar – Guptakashi (194 Kms; Approx 8 Hours of Drive)
Next day, post breakfast we hit the road for Guptakashi. This religious town is named Guptakashi or ‘Hidden Kashi’ because it is here that Lord Shiva hid himself after eluding and evading the Pandavas as per our myths. The chief highlights of the town are Vishwanath temple, Ardhnarishwar temple, Manikarnika Kund, a pellucid pond believed to have been constructed by Lord Vishnu. On reaching Guptakashi you are transferred to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 2: Guptakashi – Kedarnath (32 Kms & 14 Kms Trek)
Next day early morning we proceed towards Gaurikund, an auspicious location according to mythology. Myths declare that this is where Devi Parvati (Gauri) performed penance to get Lord Shiva. Gaurikund serves as the base camp for the rigorous trek to Kedarnath Dham. On reaching Gaurikund, we then start our 14kms of trek towards Kedarnath Dham. Lunch is served en-route. We reach Kedarnath by afternoon. On reaching, you are transferred to hotel for rest and freshening up. Towards the evening, we set out for a Darshan of Kedarnath Ji in his celebrated holy Kedarnath Shrine. Post Darshan, you could even pay your tribute at the Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi situated on the temple’s rear side. Back to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Day 3: Kedarnath – Gaurikund – Rudraprayag (90 Kms of Drive & 14 Kms of Trek) Rudraprayag
Next day, early morning after breakfast we trek back to Gaurikund and head towards Rudraprayag by road. The picturesque locale of Rudraprayag is known for the holy confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini. According to myths, Narad took on Rudra avatar at this place after receiving blessings from Lord Shiva. Upon reaching Rudraprayag, you are transferred to hotel for dinner and night stay.
Next day post breakfast, we drive towards Rishikesh, the holy city of meditation, spiritual learning and yoga. Upon reaching Rishikesh, you are transferred to hotel. The evening is left free at your leisure to explore Haridwar local bazaars.