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Max 25 People
Panch Kedar Yatra- If you want to look closer, the Shaivism tradition of the Himalayas, how rolling up the life of the people around several rituals, mythology, and folklore, where Shiva is God of all Gods made the Himalayas his abode?
Panch Kedar is a treasure for all devotees of Shvia who come to India from around the world, five temples of Shiva are dedicated to the five aspects of Shiva, Shiva love the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand, this is the reason it's also called as Kedarkhand " The Lord of North ".
Legends associates these temples to the great epic, Mahabharata, who were seeking blessing for Shiva in the Himalayas., who avoided them for several years and. It is said that later Shiva appeared, in five different places, in different parts of the Garhwal. The Pandavas ( mythological characters of Mahabharata), built these five Shiva temples, Now these five temples of Shiva are celebrated & worshipped as Panch Kedars.
Five Shiva Temples
Kedarnath & Ukhimath
Rudranath & Rudraprayag Sangam
Madmaheshwar & Rashi Village
Guptkashi & Chopta Valley
|Departure Time||Everyday @ 4:30 AM - 5:30 AM|
|Return Time||12:00 PM - 01.00PM|
|Travel With Private Transport|
Panch Kedar Trek is not easy and it requires good healt to do exploration of Panch kedar temples in Garhwal Himalayas of Uttarakhand. Panch kedar map does not show the eaxct trek route, so always take guide tour.
Panch kedar story is super spatial with divine experience that makes us, how we are tiny. The trail of Panch Kedar in Uttarakhand goes from easy to challenging all the way up to 12 days in the Himalayas.
Panch Kedar in Uttarakhand is said that Panch Kedar trek makes the spiritual quest complete. But you need to have a trekker instinct, you definitely do not miss the divine adventure, come and walk to these five templed for 12 days, like Pandavas had done it before.
Rishikesh – Guptakshi ( 200 km / 7-8 hrs ) Arrival at airport, meet with our representative and the driver transfer to Guptakashi in the private transport, Overnight at Guptakashi.
Guptakashi – Kedarnath is 1st Kedar. Morning drive to Helipad flight for Guptkashi to Kedarnath by helicopter after Darshan back to Guptakashi, overnight at Guptkashi. Guptkashi to Kedarnath Distance is about 34 km including 20 km trek distance. Guptkashi temperature is warm in day and cold in the night.
,Guptkashi – – Rashi village – Madmaheshwar (60 km Drive & 18 km Trek.)Today early morning after breakfast drive to visit the place is called Triyuginarayan temple where Lord Shiva and Parvati got married at Triyuginarayan Mandir. Triyuginarayan to Kedarnath distance is 25 by road and trek. Then proceed to Rashi village Overnight at Rashi villge (2 hrs Drive) from Rashi trek to Bandoli Homestay (7 Km) & overnight at Bantoli Homestay.
Bantoli to Madhmaheshwar (8 Km trek), Madmaheshwar trek distance is 8 km,so, you complete this distance in a a day to get back to Bantoli ( Madmaheshwar trek route is difficult), overnight at Bantoli. After breakfast at Homestay (local villagers) trek to Madmaheshwar Temple, after Darshan trek back to Bantoli. Overninght at Bantoli Homestay or in the case of Madmaheshwar temperature changes you make a night stay at Madmaheshwar.
Bantoli to Chopta, After breakfast trek back to Rashi Village (7 km / 3 hr ) and drive ( 75 Km / 4 hr) to Chopta, upon arrival check in guest house, enjoy Chopta temperature & overnight.
Chopta Tungnath- Chopta trek to Tunganath & Chandrashila (10 km roundtrip trekking ) after Tunganath Darshan, trek back to the base and drive back to guesthouse, relaxe overnight at Chopta Guesthouse.
- Chopta - Pun Bugyal- Panar Bugyal ( dirve 110 km and Trek- 7 km) the morning after breakfast, trek to Panar Bugyal moderate trek to Panar Bugyal Overnight at Panar Bugyal in local restaurant is called locally Dhaba.
Panar Bugyal- Rudranath- (Trek- 8 km) Morning trek to Rudranath after Darshan trek back to a local restaurant (8 km), Overnight at local restaurant at Panar Bugyal. Local Professional trekking Guide + 2 Horses
Panar Bugyal to Sagar - Kalpeshwar Pipalkothi.The morning after breakfast, drive to Kalpeswar after Darshan drive back to Pipalkoti, overnight at Pipalkoti.
Pipalkoti – Rishikesh (215 km) the morning after breakfast & drive in the private car to Rishikesh, enroute visit some famous places,tour end.
You have leisure day & free for on your own acitivity in Rishikesh, this day as a back-up day, if you are bound to stuck somewhere in the mountains & overnight in Rishikesh.
Today, you will be tranfered at Jolly Grant Airport for onwards Journey .