Joshimath Tour Package with Auli & Valley of Flowers9 Nights - 10DaysPackage Code: HTPC001512
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Joshimath Tour Package with Auli & Valley of Flowers
Joshimath Tour Package: Overview
This 9 Nights - 10Days tour package is designed for interact to the nature’s paradise by visiting of Rivers & Lakes, Hills, Valleys devotional Ghats & temples. The tour will start from Srinagar of Uttarakhand where the pick & drop facility provided by the destination of Delhi city. In this package you will explore most enchanting spots Joshimath & Rishikesh.
Joshimath is a popular hill station and a famous centre for pilgrimage at a height of 1,890mts above sea level in Chamoli district of Garhwal division in Uttarakhand. Joshimath is one of the four maths or monasteries established in the 8th century by Adi Guru Sri Shankaracharya. The Rishikesh is a most pious Pilgrimage spot of Hindus located at the distance of 260.0 km. from Joshimath.
A visit to these towns can really provide you with a unique experience ever. This is the destination to your favorite chill out or for a new adventure also. At this place make your trip so amazing those memories in your entire life ever by Holiday Travel India.
What is unique in “Joshimath Tour Package”?
The best part about visiting Joshimath Tour Package is not only a picturesque hill station but a pilgrimage centre also. Joshimath is just like a fairy-land situated high in the Himalayas of the Uttaranchal, 60 km away from badrinath protected by snowy mountains. Among the important attractions of Joshimath includes a temple dedicated to Narashima, an incarnation of Lord Vishnu & nearby famous attractions. Joshimath is a mesmerizing place with lovely and eye catching views of the Snow Mountains, greenery and pleasant weather conditions. Joshimath is already popular being the Gateway to Auli, & Valley of Flowers & Hemkund saheb.
The next place is Rishikesh which famous for their devotional Triveni Ghat and stunning Laxman Bridge known as Laxaman Jhoola. It is cascaded in sky-scraping mountains and evergreen beauty, this heaven on Earth leaves you absolutely mesmerized as the uniqueness of this package.
Visit Srinagar, Joshimath & Rishikesh
Visit Kalpavriksha & Narsingh Temple
Excursion of Auli & Valley of Flower
En-route explore – Nand prayag, Karan prayag ,Rudra prayag , Dev prayag
Attend Ganga aarti & visit for local markets of Rishikesh
Explore Triveni Ghat and laxman jhoola
Visit En-route visit Haridwar
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Pick and Drop facility from Delhi Airport/Railway Station
Assistance on Arrival & Departure
Daily breakfast + Dinner as per plane
1 Night stay in Srinagar Hotel
1 Night stay in Joshimath with sightseeing
2 Night stay in Auli with sightseeing
1 Night stay in Hemkund Saheb with sightseeing
1 Night stay in Badrinath with sightseeing
1 Night stay in Kedarnath with sightseeing
2 Night stay in Rishikesh with sightseeing
Well Ac Car for 10 days for Transfers & Sightseeing
Good service and well furnished hotels
All taxes are included
Extra and personal meals/Beverages
Airfare/Train fare to Delhi (will be arranged on request)
Personal transportation not mentioned in the itinerary
Other activities not listed in inclusions
Riverside Resort (3* Hotel) - TA rating 3.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Kirtinagar, Rishikesh-Badrinath Highway, Village Maletha, Srinagar, Grahwal, Uttarakhand - 249161, India
Srikot Castle (2* Hotel) - TA rating 3.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Srikot, Srinagar Garhwal, Uttarakhand (India)
Hotel Mandakini (4* Hotel) - TA rating 5.0/5 certified in Excellence
Address: National Highway 58, Badrinath Marg, Bhanadhar, Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand 246171
The Tattva Resort (3* Hotel) - TA rating 4.0/5 certified in Excellence
Address: National Highway 58, Joshimath, Uttarakhand 246171
Hotel Mount View (2* Hotel) - TA rating 3.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Badrinath main road, near kotwali joshimath, Uppar Bazzar, Joshimath, chamoli, Uttarakhand, 246443
The Grand Shiva Resort & Spa - (5* Hotel) - TA rating 4.0/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Shivpuri- Rishikesh Highway, Near GREEF Camp, Bawani, Uttarakhand 249192
Narayana Palace (3* Hotel) - TA rating 3.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Badrinath Road, Tapovan, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
Kedia Resort (2* Hotel) - TA rating 3.5/5 certified in Excellence
Address: Plot No - 204-209, Street Number 2, Veerbhadra Road, Near Aiims Hospital, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand 249201
Upon arrival pick up from Delhi and proceed toward Srinagar Uttarakhand, travel by Surface. En-route visit Haridwar. On arrival check into your pre-booked hotel & relax.
Dinner & overnight at Srinagar Hotel
After breakfast checkout from hotel and proceed to Joshimath. On arrival check into hotel & relax. After lunch we have half day to visit Joshimath local sightseeing which includes Kalpavriksha & Narsingh Temple. In the evening walk at surrounding, shopping & free for individual activities.
Dinner with Overnight at Joshimath Hotel
Lunch: May have lunch at Hotel Dronagiri (TA rating 3.5/5) serves Multi-Cuisine Restaurant with North and Chinese, Oriental and Continental delicacies
Today we have full day to explore the beauty of Joshimath famous Sightseeing which includes the stunning Auli by the distance of 10.0 km.
After early breakfast get to know your skiing instructors to enjoy the adventure of snow skiing. They are there to make sure that you understand the basics of skiing that you are going to need during the course. On this day, you slide, slip, fall, bump into trees but end up having a lot of fun. It’s like learning to walk all over again. You also learn some key sliding techniques on the snow. After an eventful session, you realize that you learn the most from your falls.
After enjoying the beauty of hill from Auli in winter which is covered by snow may have lunch at a good restaurant. Then go for local sightseeing of Auli like Auli Artificial Lake & View Points in evening. Later come back to the hotel and take rest.
Dinner with overnight at Auli hotel
Lunch: May have lunch at Auli D's Food Plaza (TA rating 4.0/5) serves Indian, Chinese and Continental food, including veg and non veg choices cuisines
Today we drive to visit valley of flower which is firmly known as Fairy land of Himalaya.
Valley of flower has a trek rout so we have to reach there by below step:
Step 1: 21 km drive to Govindghat from Joshimath. Reaching Govindghat, which serves mostly as a starting point of the trek to Hemkund Sahib, the beautiful lake, considered holy by the sikhs. We enter one of the numerous dhaabas there and catch a cup of hot tea standing in the back window of the dhaba.
Step 2: We move out of the town by crossing a foot bridge on the river which flows through Govindghat, and start climbing the track. The path moves along river Lakshman Ganga, which flows down below. As we move up, we come closer to the level at which the river flows. There are tea and snack stalls along the way, which serve tea, "maggie" noodles, aloo-prathas, chips etc. We break our journey frequently, stopping for tea, noodles or parathas.
Step 3: On the way, we pass the Bhyundaar village which looks picturesque, set in the middle of the mountains and the river flowing through it. Further up and we are able to climb down and reach the river. We decide to relax for some time next to the river. The flow is strong and nobody dares climb down into the cold water.
Step 4: The trek continues and the last bit is a very steep climb which tires out everybody.We rest a bit and then go for the final walk which takes us into Ghangria, a small village by the side of the river Lakshman Ganga.
Step5: Entering the Fairy-Land
The Valley of Flowers is a 3 km climb from Ghangria. We walk out of Ghangria, which we see falling down from the rocky mountain far away. The path goes down, and there is an iron bridge over Pushpawati River which hurtles down with great fury, and meets Lakshman Ganga at Ghangria. Exotic flowers start right from here.
After exploring the Valley, after a few hours of trekking and flower-spotting, we are back at Govindghat. We walk further down the Valley and come to a stream which has a small bridge.
In late evening come back to Auli and overnight stay
Ghangaria - Hemkundsahib - Ghangaria
After breakfast 6 km trek to Hemkundsahib (4329 m) from Ghangaria. This is quite a steep climb. In the Sikh holy book, the Granth Sahib, the Sikh Guru Gobind Singh recounts that in a previous life, he meditated on the shores of a lake surrounded by seven snowcapped mountains now recognized by Hemkund. We visit Hemkund Lake and Gurudwara. Again 6 km trek back to Ghangaria.
Dinner & Night halt at Hemkunt Sahib camp (All meals)
Meal: (All meals provided by the camp)
After breakfast checkout from camp and proceed to Badrinath. On arrival check into hotel & relax. Today we will visit for Badrinath city tour which includes Badrinath Temple, Tapt Kund, Brahma, Kapal. After lunch we continue this tour by visiting famous place that are Mata Murti Temple, Charanpaduka, and Bheem Pul, in the evening back to hotel.
Overnight stay with dinner at Badrinath Hotel
Meal: Lunch in Saket Restaurant (TA rank 3.0/5) - Saket Restaurant is well furnished restaurant where you can get pure and fresh food any time
After breakfast we drive to Kedarnath which is as famous a holy place. On arrival check into your pre-booked hotel and take rest. Then we go to visit popular Kedarnath Temple and Shankaracharaya Samadhi after darshan we visit Vasuki Tal, Agastyamuni & Chandrashila. Evening back to your accommodation and relax.
Overnight stay with dinner at Kedarnath hotel
Meal: May have lunch in nearest Dhaba – (Excluded in Package)
After breakfast to Proceed to Risikesh then check into hotel & relax. After lunch rest of the day free for your leisure. Later in the evening attend devotional Ganga aarti & may go for local markets of Rishikesh then back to your hotel.
Dinner & overnight at Rishikesh Hotel
Lunch: May have lunch at The Sitting Elephant (TA rating 4.5/5) serves Chinese Indian International Asian Vegetarian Friendly Veg. cuisines
After breakfast we full day to explore the holy Rishikesh sightseeing which includes Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Vashishta Gufa, Gita Bhawan and after having lunch in Gita Bhawan aashram. Later visit some more famous temples which are Shri Tryambakeshwar Temple and Neelkantha Mahadev Temple, in the evening attend Ganga aarti at Triveni Ghat and return to hotel.
Overnight stay with dinner at Rishikesh hotel
Meal: Lunch in Gita Bhawan aashram - Gita Bhawan aashram offers a pure veg Indian food for devotees. Simple vegetarian food, kitchen & grocery items and Indian sweets are available at very moderate price. (Excluded in Package)
After breakfast check out the hotel and drive to Delhi. You will be dropped to airport or railway station for onwards journey to catch your pre booked Flight / Train. Tour get ends with lots of memories.
How to reach Srinagar from Delhi
By road: Srinagar is well connected by motorable roads with major cities of Uttrakhand. Buses to Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri gate. They include AC, deluxe, volvo & ordinary Uttarakhand state transport buses. They depart every half hour in a day. Buses & taxis to srinagar are easily available from major places of Uttarakhand like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, Pauri etc.
By Air: Srinagar does not have its own airport but you can fly to its nearest airbase at Jolly Grant Airport which is located at an approximate distance 126 km. The airport is well connected with efficient network of roads to Srinagar and regular flight services are scheduled from New Delhi. Once you arrive at the airport, you can take taxi to Srinagar which usually takes 4-5 hours.
By Railways: The nearest railway stations from Srinagar are Rishikesh (150 Kms) and Kotdwara (133 Kms). Haridwar Junction (20 Kms from Rishikesh) is very well connected by trains from the major Indian cities. The nearest railway hub to the town is Rishikesh Railway Station set roughly at 110 km. Outside the station you will find numbers of taxis that you can hire to reach your destination in Srinagar. The entire journey takes around 3-4 hours of time.
More about Joshimath
In ancient scriptures Joshimath is described as Kartikeyapura as it has been named after Kartikeya, the God of Katyuri kings. Joshimath is the base for trekking to the famous Valley of Flowers. This beautiful place is a major winter travel destination as the government introduced winter chardham yatra that was founded by Adi Shankaracharya. The rivers Alkananda and Dhauliganga meet at the confluence of Vishnuprayag located just below Joshimath.
Best Season to visit Joshimath
The climate in the town of Joshimath is cold throughout the year and one has to bring heavy protective clothing while travelling to the place. Even the summers are mildly cold in the town of Joshimath. Heavy rainfall can be expected during the monsoon season and extensive showers can be witnessed through the day. Winters are extremely chilly with temperatures touching the freezing point. Snowfall can also be expected in this area during the winter season.
The temperatures during the summer season are mild and they can rise up to a maximum of around 34°C. However the average day temperatures are usually in the mid twenties for the most part. The months of April, May and June form the summer season.
The monsoon season is from July to September. The place receives rainfall from the South West Monsoon and travelling during this time is difficult. Conditions can be cold during the nights as well.
The winter season starts in December and ends in the month of February. Temperatures can drop down to around 0°C during the winter months and snowfall can be seen from the month of December. The temperatures rarely exceed 8°C during the winter months.
How to reach Joshimath
By Air: Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Joshimath situated at a distance of 272kms. Jolly Grant Airport is well connected to Delhi with daily flights. Joshimath is well connected by motorable roads with Jolly Grant Airport. Taxis are available from Jolly Grant Airport to Joshimath.
By Rail: The nearest railway station to Joshimath is Rishikesh. Rishikesh railway station is situated 250kms before Joshimath on NH58. Rishikesh is well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India. Trains to Rishikesh are frequent. Joshimath is well connected by motorable roads with Rishikesh. Taxis and buses are available from Rishikesh, Srinagar, Rudraprayag, Chamoli and many other destinations to Joshimath.
By Road: Joshimath is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Rishikesh and Srinagar are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate. Buses and Taxis to Joshimath are easily available from major destinations of Uttarakhand state like Rishikesh, Pauri, Rudraprayag, Karnaprayag, Ukhimath, Srinagar, Chamoli etc. Joshimath is situated on NH58.You can get to Joshimath from haridwar by bus or hiring a taxi.
Cuisines in Joshimath
Joshimath serves predominantly North Indian cuisine at several dhabas and restaurants. You will also find few places offering South Indian delicacies as well. However, there are very few restaurants that serve Chinese and Continental food. Food Facility at Joshimath is good as where one can find few nice Restaurants at This Place. Food Facilities of Hotels at this place are extremely fine and mouth-watering as well. There no need to pay much in order to grab the taste of these tasty Foods which are available at very reasonable price.
Shopping in Joshimath
Shopping facility at Joshimath is quite well where one can find few handmade products here at very reasonable cost. But the trip of Joshimath with the intention of shopping only is a not the right because shopping should be the additional Part at this stunning place. One must grab the beautiful natural views of this place.
Bus from Rishikesh to Joshimath
Distance between Rishikesh to Joshimath is 254 km by Road along with an aerial distance of 134 km.
Road distance is 254 km
There is no direct bus between Rishikesh and Joshimath. You can take a taxi from Rishikesh to Dehradun then take State Transport Bus from Dehradun to Joshimath
Places to See in Joshimath
It is a forgotten tree which holds unsurpassed and unparalleled significance. Kalpavriksha is the oldest tree of India with an age of more than 1200 years. The great 8th century explorer Adi Shankaracharya used to meditate in the shades of this comely tree and the cave where he lived is also situated here. The circumference of this mulberry tree is 21.5mts. This historic tree is now only able to bear flowers and not fruits, but the leaves are still young and fresh. Millions of people visit Badrinath every year unknowingly that the tree they pass through has same age as the Badrinath temple.
This is an ancient temple dedicated to Nasringh Devta at Joshimath which is the home of Shri Badrinathji in winters. The statue of God Narsingh is shrinking day by day and it is said that the day when it will fall, the route to Badrinath will get closed permanently by a major land slide. Narsingh is one of the several avatars’ of Lord Vishnu.
Auli is the most popular skiing and paragliding spot of Uttarakhand situated at an elevation of 3050mts above sea level. Auli affords astounding and celestial views of the enchanting snow laden Himalayan range. Asia’s highest and longest cable car is situated in Auli connecting it with Joshimath. Auli will be hosting SAF winter games in 2010. Auli - The Ski Resort of Uttarakhand is also connected with motorable roads, situated 14kms from Joshimath. Auli is a snow covered hill station located at an altitude of 2-3 thousand meters above sea level, providing a very beautiful view of Mt Nanda Devi Kamet, Mana Parwat, Dunagiri, Beethartoli, Nilkanth, Hathi Parbat, Ghori Parbat and Nar Parbat.
Badarinath Dham is Situated at the height of 3133 m (10248 feet) above sea level. It is considered as one of the most sacred centres of pilgrimage. It is situated in the lofty Himalayan heights in the Garhwal hill tracks is Uttarakhand. The route to Badarinath is one of the most fascinating one due to the lofty hilly terrain, curves and cliffs amidst the most scenically beautiful place on the earth.
Valley of flower
Valley of Flowers is located 300 Km. North of Rishikesh Valley of Flowers remains covered with a thick blanket of snow during the winter season. It is in full bloom during July, August and September. This is the best time to explore the splendor of this magnificent place, near Badrinath. Valley of Flowers is a vibrant and splendid national park reposing in West Himalayas. Nestled in Uttarakhand, this stunning place is famous for its charming alpine flowers.
Hemkunt Sahib is a Sikh shrine present in Uttarakhand state in India at a place called Lokpal, which is now associated with the tenth Guru, Guru Gobind Singh. It’s setting of a glacial lake surrounded by seven mountain peaks.
Niti and mana valley
These valleys are surrounded by many beautiful snow covered mountains, trees, forests and rivers. Many small villages and temples can be seen in these mountains range. These two beautiful valleys were developed due to trading and fertile atmosphere, which are at an elevation from 3000 m to 5800 m.
Winter (October to February): Winter season can be cold in the town and the temperatures can be expected to around 8 degree C. The barometer rises up to a maximum of 20 degree C during the winter months. Wollen clothing is essential during this period.
Summer (March to June): The maximum temperature that you can expect during the summer is around Summer 20 degree C to 35 degree C. Rishikesh has a pleasant weather for many months of the year. Thus Rishikesh is one such tourist spot that can be visited any time of the year. The weather of Rishikesh often becomes unpredictable.
Monsoon (July to September): Monsoon season is from July to September and during this time most activities are suspended due to heavy blast of rains. Rainfall is highest in the month of August. During the month of October and November the conditions are pleasant and temperate.
Temples in Rishikesh
Triambakeshwar Temple which is also called as Tera Manzil Temple is situated near Lakshman Jhula Bridge in Rishikesh. Tera Manzil Temple is devoted to idols of Hindu God and Goddess. Here visitors always capture a superb vision of the full area from the top of the temple.
Rishikund tank and Raghunath Temple
The Rishikund tank and Raghunath temple near the tank also present quite beautiful scenic views. Lord Ram used the tank for bathing while he was in exile.
It is the Temple in which the well-known Indian epic Mahabharata and Ramayana are explains on the walls. Here people assemble to read the Ramayana jointly.
Nilkanth Mahadev Temple
Nilkanth mahadev temple is one of the temples and is very popular in north India which is positioned at height of around 5500 ft.
Shatrughna Mandir is dedicated to Shatrughna of the epic Ramayana. This ancient shrine is said to be established by Adi Shankaracharya during his visit to Rishikesh. Shatrughna Temple is located near Ram Jhula.
Lakshman Temple is situated on the banks of River Ganga near Lakshman Jhula. It is said that Lakshman Temple was established by Adi Shankaracharya. This temple is dedicated to Lakshmana (Rama's brother) of the epic Ramayana.
It is located 30 minutes drive from Rishikesh, lies the Kunjapuri temple at a height of 1700 m which is one of the greatest tourist places in Rishikesh. It is an easy trek to the top of the temple, but once you conquer it, the view of the sunrise amidst the mighty Himalaya and Doon valley on the south will leave you awe-struck. A trek on the last day of the visit, here, is the best end to an amazing Rishikesh adventure.
An ancient cave, away from the city lights, it is an ideal weekend destination and is one of the major places to see in Rishikesh. A blend of serenity and calm surrounding, this destination attracts thousands of tourists, looking for blissful time.
Neer Garh Waterfall
Two kilometers from the Laxman Jhula, a visit to this mesmerizing waterfall will leave you awestruck. It will hold you captive in its eternal beauty. Overall, the place is perfect for a much-needed timeout from the hustle of the hectic traveling. One of the best tourist places in Rishikesh, Neer Garh waterfall also attracts many wanderer photographers.
Triveni ghat is among the most sacred ghats in Rishikesh with a congruence of three rivers - Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati. A visit to this place will give you an insight to the spiritual beauty of Rishikesh.
Laxman Jhula and Ram Jhula
The 450 feet long iron suspended bridges, Laxman and Ram Jhula – are the glory of this beautiful tourist hub. The bridges are 4 km from the Rishikesh railway station. It offering scenic beauty, these architectural marvels is important pilgrimage spots and is definitely top places to visit in Rishikesh. One can also visit famous Trayambakeshwar temple, Ram temple, and Laxman temple, situated in the vicinity.
Rishikesh Adventurous Activities
River Rafting, Body surfing /Swimming, Waterfall - Nature Trek, Kayaking Activities
ATV Ride, Water Rappelling, Air Flying Safari, Trekking
Camping, Beach Volleyball, Zip line activities, Burma Bridge Loop Bridge
Flying Fox, Cliff Jumping Activity
Flying Fox Activities, Swing Activities, Paintball Adventure Activities
Bungee Jumping, Rock Climbing
Angling, Rock Climbing & Rappelling
Mountaineering, Spider Net