Created by the Great Hindu Philosopher Adi Guru Shankaracharya , “Char Dham” which represents the four religious abode of Hindu deities and god i.e. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath etc. These four destinations are located four different districts in Uttarakhand state. As the significant value of Hindu mythology these sacred destinations in India is considered as the path towards salvation. Apart from providing the great salvation point, these four holy abodes will fill your trip memories with full of dazzling images of mesmerising beauty of Garhwal Himalayan range of this stat.
The religious Chradham trip starts from the Yamunotri and forwards to Gangotri and then it move forward to Kedarnatha and finally reaches to Badrinath etc. This sacred pilgrimage trip is followed by millions of pilgrims regularly from all over the world. Some people who don’t have sufficient time to cover all the four destinations at a time prefer to choose Do Dham yatra i.e. Kedarnath and Badrinath yatra or Gangotri and Yamunotri yatra. This article is complete information for those pilgrims who aim to go for a Kedarnath Badrinath yatra.
Kedarnath: Untouched abode of Lord Shiva among the unmatched beauty of Himalayas:
It does not matter either you are going for a religious trip or not? Kedarnath always be a captivating and fascinating destination for all kind of visitors. It is located at a height of 3900 meters above the sea level which overlooks the opulent green valley of Garhwal Himalayan ranges. The Kedarnath temple belongs to a small town which grabs the attention of globally visitors. This small town is situated on the bank of Mandakini River. There is two way to reach the Kedarnath temple. One can trek 14km long route to reach the Kedarnath temple else one can take helicopter service from the Gaurikund to reach the temple surrounding. If you choose the trek route to reach the temple then you will get the chance to have a glimpse of the beautiful diorama.
One can start the journey to Kedarnath from Rishikesh or Haridwar. But it will be much convenient to travel from Rishikesh because from there you can take any motor vehicle to reach Rudraprayag which is the meeting place of Mandakin and Alaknanda River. From this destination the route of Badrinath and Kedarnath separates. The journey towards Kedarnath is full of breathtaking views and scenic beauty of Himalayan range in Uttarakhand state. The way towards Kedarnath temple starts from Gaurikund which is a 14 km continuous trek route that full of amazing vistas, snow-capped peaks and white waterfalls. Though entire trek journey may be exhaust for the visitors but if the pilgrims travel with true faith and belief is Lord Shiva they won’t feel tired.
The tour route: If you start your journey from Rishikesh then your tour route will be like this. Rishikesh – Devprayag – Rudraprayag – Agastmuni – Kund – Guptkashi – Phata – Sonprayag – Gaurikund – Kedarnath
The tour route towards the temple of Kedarnath: The Kedarnath temple is one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage destinations. The main temple was built with elegant architectural style which dates back to the 8th century. The best time to visit the temple is from May to October.
Badrinath: A religious journey which is full of beautiful scenery and nature
Every people is quite aware about the fact that the Badrinath is the last destination of Chardham yatra. This is the largest and most visited pillar of Chardham pilgrimage and is quite considered for its unmatched natural beauty Malayan range. A trip towards Badrinath is quite mesmerising which will force the visitors to visit the place again and again.
The pure thought of Badrinath will bring you a magical glimpse of picturesque and quintessential natural beauty in mind which fills the heart of the visitors with content and peace. These picturesque destinations are something different for any kind of visitors like the nature lover, pilgrims, adventure lovers who wants to visit this place.
You can start your holy journey towards Badrinath from Guptkashi after offering your worship to Kedarnath temple. During your journey towards Badrinath the first place for rest is Ukhimath which is situated at an height of 1311 meters above the sea level. This Ukhimath is like a central destination for those people who love to visit Deoria Tal, Madhmaheshwar and Tungnath. The next destination is Chopta where you can witness the nature’s bounty. Another route is also availbel whioch will travel via Rudraprayag . The nearest location is Pipalkoti where you will easily get accommodation for stay. During the winter time when the BAdrinath temple is fully covered with snow that time lord BAdrinath worshipped in Pipalkoti. This place is also famous for its Narsingh and Durga temples.
The tour Route : Guptkashi – Ukhimath – Chopta – Gopeshwar – Chamoli – Pipalkoti – Joshimath –Vishnuprayag – Govindghat – Pandukeshar – Hanumanchatti – Badrinath
The temple of Badrinath is also called as Badrinarayan temple which is the abode of Lord Vishnu. It is settled on the bank of Alaknanda River. The entire temple is surrounded by hilly towns with positive spiritual energy along with the captivating views of snow-capped peaks. It is also surrounded by the two famous mountain ranges namely Nar and Narayana from the both side and the mighty Neelkanth peak on the backdrop of temple. The temple structure is looks like Buddhist temple. The main temple of Badrinath is divided into three major parts namely the Garbhagriha, the darshan hall and convention hall. The famous holy shrine of lord Badrinath is only open for six months in every year i.e. from April to November.
So while planning your Kedarnath Badrinath yatra by road ex-Delhi you can contact with an experienced travel agent who will help you in arranging your tour requirements like transportations, accommodation, food etc. They will guide you perfectly throughout your entire trip so you can enjoy every single moment of your journey and can concentrate on your pray. The road journey experience you will get during your trip will bring you some unforgettable memories of your life.