a. Today we will do a town tour of Ukhimath, an ancient township dedicated to the marriage of Usha & Aniruddha (The Grandson of Krishna)
b. We will first be driven to Guptkashi, a town which worships Lord Shiva. It is here that Lord Shiva went incognito from the Pandavas as they were looking for Shiva to help them get rid of the sin of war.
c. Guptakashi, houses the famous Vishwanath temple which was the place where Lord Shiva proposed to Goddess Parvati for marriage.
d. From Vishwanath temple visit to Narain Koti temple complex, which is a group of temples dedicated to Laxmi Narayan built in the 9th C AD. Nine planetary temples are also enshrined in this temple complex & it is here that Lord Krishna showed his 1 crore Narayan forms to the Pandavas.
e. Kalimath, regarded as a Shakti Peeth is the place where Goddess Kali killed the demon, Raktavija & went under the Earth.No idol is worshiped in this temple, instead Sri Yantra is the object of devotion.
f. From Kalimath a visit to the Omkareshwar Temple, will complete the spiritual search within you. Omkareshwar temple is the winter seat of Lord Kedarnath as here the idol of Lord Kedar is brought down from Kedarnath during winters. A legend also has it that here Lord Shiva appeared to Mandhata (ancestor of Lord Rama) who did penance for 12 years by standing on one leg. Appeased by his devotion, Lord SHiva appeared to him in the form of the sound “OM”, the sound of the Universe.
g. End your day with a stroll along the Ukhimath market.
h. Dinner & Overnight in the hotel.