Kedarnath and Badrinath temples are considered holy pilgrimage sites by Hindus and attract thousands of devotees every year and people considerd it do dham. The Do Dham Yatra is a spiritual journey that offers a unique chance to explore the natural beauty of the Garhwal Himalayas and visit two of the most sacred shrines in Uttarakhand.
Route for yatra:
Kedarnath to Badrinath:
Badrinath Elevation : 3300 metres.
Nearest Railway Station ->Haridwar ,Rishikesh ,Dehradun.
Nearest Airport –> Jolly Grant Airport.
Sonprayag to Kund->Kund to Ukhimath ->Ukhimath to Gopeshwar->Gopeshwar to Pipalkoti->Pipalkoti to Joshimath->Joshimath to Govindghat->Govindghat to Badrinath.
Sightseeing Points – Chopta, Auli and Mana.
Do Dham Yatra Package Cost?
|02 Pax||RS- 20,000||Hotel Krishna/Similar Day 1||Dzire|
|03 Pax||RS-17,000||Kedarnath Ji Ashram Day 2||Dzire|
|04 Pax||RS-15,000||Hotel Krishna/Similar Day 3||Bolero|
|05-06 Pax||RS- 15,000||Manav Kalyan Badrinath Ji / Day 4||Bolero|
|09-10Pax||RS- 14,000||Tempo Traveller|
|12 Pax||RS- 13,000||Tempo Traveller|
Bapack for Yatra:
Clothing: Pack the warm cloth while go for do dham yatra also pack the footwear accoding to weather condition and mountain hill areas.
Toiletries: Pack a basic toiletry kit including soap, shampoo, toothbrush, toothpaste, and a towel.
Medications: Pack any necessary medications, including pain relievers, anti-inflammatory drugs, and any prescription drugs.
First-Aid kit: Pack a basic first-aid kit including band-aids, antiseptic cream, and gauze.
Sun protection: Pack sunscreen, sunglasses, and a hat to protect yourself from the sun.
Rain gear: Pack a waterproof jacket and pants in case of unexpected rain.
Safty tips for Yatra:
Here are some safety tips to keep in mind when planning for the Do Dham Yatra:
- Be prepared for altitude sickness: Be aware that altitude sickness is a common problem, especially for those who are not used to high altitudes. Make sure to acclimatize before the trek.
- Have a good physical and mental health: Be in good physical and mental health before starting the trek.
- Wear appropriate clothing and footwear: Wear warm, comfortable, and appropriate clothing and footwear for the trek.
- Stay on the designated trails: Stay on the designated trails and do not wander off on your own.
- Respect the local culture and customs: Respect the local culture and customs and be mindful of your actions and words.
- Stay in touch with your guide: Stay in touch with your guide or the trek leader throughout the trek.
- Do not litter: Keep the environment clean and do not litter.
- Follow the rules and regulations: Follow the rules and regulations set by the authorities.
- Be aware of your surroundings: Be aware of your surroundings and any potential hazards such as loose rock or unstable terrain.
Visit Offbeat Places:
Here are some offbeat places that can be visited during the Do Dham Yatra:
- Tungnath: The Tungnath Temple is the highest temple of Lord Shiva in the world and is located at an altitude of 3,680 meters.
- Chopta: Chopta is a small town located in the Kedarnath Wildlife Sanctuary, known for its natural beauty and the Chandrashila trek.
- Kalimath: Kalimath is a temple located on the way to Kedarnath, dedicated to goddess Kali.
- Vasuki Tal: Vasuki Tal is a high altitude lake located near Kedarnath, surrounded by beautiful meadows and snow-capped peaks.
- Gandhi Sarovar: Gandhi Sarovar is a high altitude lake located near Badrinath, known for its crystal clear water and stunning views.
- Mana Village: Mana village is the last Indian village on the border of India and Tibet. It is known for the Vyas Gufa, where Sage Vyas wrote the Mahabharata.
- Ransi Stadium: Ransi Stadium is the world’s highest cricket ground, located near Kedarnath
- Auli: Auli is a ski destination located near Badrinath, known for its beautiful views of the Himalayas and skiing opportunities.
- Nandprayag: Nandprayag is a pilgrimage town located on the confluence of the Alaknanda and Nandakini rivers, known for the Nandprayag Temple.
Do Dham Yatra Packages
Do Dham Yatra packages typically include transportation, accommodation, and a guide for the journey to the sacred temples of Kedarnath and Badrinath. The packages can vary in duration, from as short as 4-5 days to as long as 8-10 days. The itinerary usually includes:
- Rishikesh- Guptkashi- Gaurikund: Traveling from Rishikesh to Guptkashi and Gaurikund by bus or car.
- Kedarnath: Trekking or helicopter ride to Kedarnath, visiting the Kedarnath Temple and exploring the surrounding area.
- Badrinath: Traveling from Kedarnath to Badrinath by bus or car, visiting the Badrinath Temple and exploring the surrounding area.
- Return: Returning to Rishikesh or Haridwar.