Tour Duration: 07 Nights / 08 Days
Destination Covered: Devprayag – Rudraprayag – Karnaprayag – Nandprayag – Vishnuprayag
Prayag represent the confluence of two or more mighty rivers have a significant place in Uttarakhand. Panch Prayag are 5 Prayags where 5 rivers – Bhagirathi, Mandakini, Pindar, Nandakini and Dhauliganga meet the river Alaknanda. These 5 Prayags stand for worship and rituals. The confluence of most sacred rivers, is considered the epitome of immortal piety.
River confluences in India are considered very scared because from ancient time river is a mother of any rich civilization and nourishing their life so river are considered as mother and worship as a goddess in India. It is here that propitiatory and cleansing ceremonies are performed as part of the tenets of Hindu religion. Five Prayags are Vishnu Prayag, Nand Prayag, Karna Prayag, Rudra Prayag and Devprayag.
Day 01: Delhi – Rishikesh (240 Km/ 6-7 Hrs)
The morning after breakfast, drive to Rishikesh. On arrival in Rishikesh check into hotel. Later visit historically renowned bridge Laxman Jhoola that is 450 ft long & built in the year 1939, Various temples, Ashrams & Ram Jhoola another suspended bridge between Shivanand Ashram and Sawarg Ashram, Triveni Ghat and other temples of Rishikesh. Overnight in Rishikesh.
Day 02: Rishikesh – Devprayag (75 Km/ 3-4 Hrs)
After breakfast, your Yatra start to Devprayag is one of the most prominent place among all 5 Prayags. It is the place where Bhagirathi (originating from Gaumukh near Gangotri) meets Alaknanda (originating from Alkapuri near Badrinath) and becomes Ganga. The Sangam (confluence) attracts lot many pilgrims, it is believed that by taking bath in the Sangam sins get absolved. Later visit ancient Raghunath temple. Evening free to scroll local market of Devprayag. Overnight stay in Devprayag.
Day 03: Devprayag – Rudraprayag (70 Km/ 3 hr)
Today morning after breakfast drive to Rudraprayag is located at the confluence of Mandakini and Alaknanda rivers. Koteshwar temple near Rudraprayag is located inside a cave and is a favourite destination of lord Shiva devotees. Rest of the evening is at leisure. Overnight stay in Rudraprayag.
Day 04: Rudraprayag – Karnaprayag (35 Km/ 2 hr)
After breakfast start to Karnaprayag is located at the confluence of Alaknanda and Pindar rivers. It is a growth centre with a small industrial area nearby at Shimli. Very famous Uma and Karna temples are located at Karnaprayag. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay in Karnaprayag.
Day 05: Karanprayag – Nandprayag (22 Km/ 2 hr)
This morning after breakfast drive to Nandprayag is situated at the confluence of river Alaknanda and Nandakini (originates from a glacier near Nanda Devi mountain). Gangeshwar and Chandrika Ma temples are situated at Nandprayag. Evening free at leisure. Overnight stay in Nandprayag.
Day 06: Nandprayag – Vishnuprayag (70 Km / 4 hr)
Today morning after breakfast drive to Vishnuprayag is the fifth Prayag and the first one on the river Alaknanda. Dhauliganga originating from Niti valley meets Alaknanda here. Evening free for your own activities. Overnight stay in Joshimath.
Day 07: Joshimath – Haridwar (280 Km/ 7-8 hr)
Today early morning drive to Haridwar. One of the holiest Hindu pilgrim sites on the banks of the sacred river Ganga, Haridwar is a bustling town with crowded markets, a multitude of temples, ashrams and ghats overflowing with pilgrims desirous of attaining a measure of salvation – in this life or in the next one. On arrival in Haridwar check into the Hotel & relax. Overnight stay in Haridwar.
Day 08: Haridwar – Delhi (230 Km/ 6 hr)
Today morning take a holy bath in The Ganges drive back to Delhi. Here your tour ends with happy memories as you drop to Delhi airport/railway station for your onward destination.
End Of Tour.