Duration: 7 days and 6 nights
Day 01:- Haridwar to Guptakashi (215 km/7-8 hrs).
Guptakashi, Gupta Kashi or Guptkashi is a fairly large town located at an elevation of 1,319 metres (4,327 ft) in the Kedar-khanda ('khanda' means "sector"), in Garhwal Himalayas of Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand, India. It is known for its ancient Vishwanath Temple dedicated to the god Shiva, which is similar to the one in Varanasi (Kashi). The other well known temple here is dedicated to Ardhanareshvara, a half man half woman form of Shiva and Parvati. The name Guptakashi has legendary significance linked to the Pandavas, the heroes of the Hindu epic Mahabharata. Its religious importance is considered next to that of Varanasi, believed to be the most pious of all Hindu pilgrimage sites.
The temple town is located on the way to the Kedarnath, one of the Chota Char Dhams and Panch Kedars. It has the scenic backdrop of the snow-covered peaks of Chaukhamba and enjoys a salubrious weather throughout the year (source Wikipedia)
Morning After breakfast, proceed to Guptkashi, on the way visit Devprayag, Rudraprayag Guptkashi & Kashi Vishwanath Temple, on arrival check in at Hotel Overnight and stay at the hotel.
Day 02:- Guptkashi to Kedarnath Temple (38 km/ & 18 km trek).
Kedarnath Temple (Sanskrit: केदारनाथ मंदिर, IAST: Kēdāranātha Mandira, lit. 'temple of the God of the field') is a Hindu temple, one of the twelve jyotirlinga of Shiva. The temple is located on the Garhwal Himalayan range near the Mandakini river, in the state of Uttarakhand, India. Due to extreme weather conditions, the temple is open to the general public only between the months of April (Akshaya Tritiya) and November (Kartik Purnima, the autumn full moon). During the winters, the vigraha (deity) of the temple is carried down to Ukhimath to be worshipped for the next six months. Kedarnath is seen as a homogenous form of Shiva, the 'Lord of Kedarkhand', the historical name of the region.(source Wikipedia)
After breakfast, proceed to Gaurikund, Start trekking from Gauri Kund to Kedarnath Temple either by walk or by Helicopter & Ghoda Palki, at your own cost. Reach Kedarnath temple and check in at the hotel, Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 03:- Kedarnath Temple to Guptakashi (38 km/ & 18 km trek).
Early morning, visit Kedarnath Temple, & After Breakfast, trek down to Gaurikund and proceed to Guptkashi. Reach Guptkashi and check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 04:- Guptakashi to Gaundhar (18 km trek/7-8 hrs )
After Morning breakfast, check out from Hotel, proceed to Ranchi village, and start trekking to Gaundhar. Overnight stay at Gaundhar.
Day 05:- Gaundhar to Madhmaheshwar (16 km trek/7- 6 hrs).
The temple in the North-Indian Himalayan style of architecture, is situated in a lush meadow, just below a high ridge. The older, so-called 'Vriddh-Madmaheshwar', temple is a tiny blackened shrine on the ridge, which looks straight up at the Chaukhamba Mountain peaks. In the current temple, a navel-shaped Shiva-lingam, made of black stone, is enshrined in the sanctum. There are two other smaller shrines, one for Shiva's consort Parvati and the other dedicated to Ardhanarishwara, a half-Shiva half-Parvati image. Bhima, the second Pandava brother is believed to have built this temple and worshipped Shiva here. To the right of the main temple there is a small temple where the image of Saraswati, the Hindu goddess of learning, made of marble is installed in the sanctum.(source Wikipedia)
After Morning breakfast, Checkout from the Hotel / Camps and start the trek to Madhmaheshwar. Reach Madhmaheshwar and check-in at Camps, later visit Madhmaheshwar Temple. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 06:- Madhmaheshwar to Gaundhar (18 km trek/7-8 hrs).
After Morning breakfast, Checkout from the Hotel / Camps and start the trek to Gaundhar. Overnight stay at Gaundhar.
Day 07:- Gaundhar to Sari Village (35 km/7 hrs ).
After Morning breakfast, Checkout from Hotel, and drive to Sari village. On arrival check-in at the hotel. Overnight stay at Camps.