(4 Nights - 5 Days)
|The sacred shrine of Yamunotri,
source of the river Yamuna, is the westernmost
shrine in the Garhwal Himalayas, perched atop
a flank of Bandar Poonch Peak (3615 m) &
situated opposite to Gangotri. The actual
source a frozen lake of ice & glacier
(Champasar glacier) located on the kalind
mountain at the height of 4421 m above sea
|Day 1: Delhi - Haridwar
|Arrival Delhi Railway Station,
Meet & Assist further drive to Hardwar,
enroute lunch. Later drive to Hardwar transfer
to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga
Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Dinner
& Night halt.
|Day 2: Haridwar - Syanachatti
Early morning, Drive to Syanachatti via
Mussoorie. Enroute bifurcate from main road
to Lakahamandal (5kms /one side), visit
the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva.
After darshan drive to your onward destination.
Check in Hotel at Syana Chatti.
Lakhamandal - is a large village on the
banks of Yamuna, known for its temple ruins.
The ruins at Lakhamandal give an indication
that in the past it must have been a major
temple town. Many believe that Lakhamandal
is the same Lakhshagriha described in Mahabharat.
Kaurava Prince Duryodhana had built a palace
made of lac, in which he tried to burn the
Pandavas alive. The villagers believe that
there is a secret passage that emerges few
kilometers downstream today in the center
of the village there is a Temple dedicated
to Bhagwati and Lord Shiva. In the temple
complex stand two life size stone statues.
Perhaps they are the Dwarpals of a much
older temple. With the legend of Jay and
Vijay, the Dwarpals at the gates of heaven.
But most of the villagers believe the statues
to be that of Bhima and Arjuna.
Sayanachatti : 27 km. from Barkot
& 18 km. from Yamunotri is a scenic
spot on the banks of river Yamuna.
|Day 3: Synachatti - Yamunotri
- Syanachtti (12kms drive & 7 Kms trek
|Drive to Phool Chatti, trek
start from here to Yamunotri. Either by walk
or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arr. Yamunotri,
One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth
and dipping it in the hot water of the hot
kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home
as "Prasad". Here near the temple
"Pooja" can be offered to Divya
Shila, After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's
warn water and having "Darshan"
of pious "Yamunaji" returning to
Hanumanchatti. Later drive back to Syanachatti.
Overnight stay at Hotel.
Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur
built the temple in the 19th Century. It was
destroyed twice in the present century and
Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal
springs in the vicinity of the temple, which
flows into numerous pools. The most important
of these is Surya Kund.
Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped
before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
|Day 4: Syanachatti - Hardwar
|Drive back to Haridwar, Check
in Hotel. Overnight stay.
|Day 5: Haridwar - Delhi
Morning visit Hardwar Local Sight Seeing.
Later dep. to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, Drop
at Railway Station/ Airport.