Embark on a divine journey in search of peace and tranquility among the enchanting Himalayas.
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The Char Dham Yatra in the state of Uttarakhand is one of the most revered pilgrimages or Tirth Yatra in Hinduism. Devotees from all over India aspire to visit the Char Dham at least once in their lifetime. Known for its visits to the popular Char Dhams namely Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath, this tour fits right to refresh the spirituality in you. Experience the spirituality with the Chardham Yatra from Ranchi, Jharkhand.
- 10 Nights stay as per below detailed hotels.
- 10 Breakfasts and Dinner at Hotels.
- All sightseeing and transportation as per itinerary.
- All toll tax Parking and driver allowance.
- Airfare or Train fare
- Coolie/ Porter charges
- Any meals other than those specified in Tour Cost Includes
- Extended stay or travelling due to any reason.
- Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
- Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing.
- Any other item not specified in ‘Tour cost includes.
Delhi – Haridwar
Meet our assistance with transport on arrival Delhi as per your predefined schedule and further proceed to Haridwar. Upon arrival check into hotel and. Over night stay in Haridwar.
Haridwar – Barkot
This morning, you depart for Barkot. Barkot is a beautiful hill station which is located on the foot of Yamunotri..On arrival at Barkot, check-in to your hotel/camp. Rest of the day is free to relax and store your energy for the hiII Yatra of Yamunotri the next day. Dinner and Overnight stay at Barkot.
Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot
After breakfast, depart for Hanumanchatti (40 Km), Janki Chatti (8 km). Here you will begin the First hill Yatra of Yamunotri (6 Km trek). You have an option of hiring Palki or a horse for your trek. (Cost Not Included).
The trek passes through lush green valley, a profusion of conifers, rhododendrons, cacti and several species of Himalayan shrubs.
Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna, the twin sister of Varna, the Lord of Death. Yamuna is also the daughter of Surya the Sun. The actual source of the river originates from Champasar Glacier 1 km a head of the shrine, at an altitude of 4,321 mts. On arrival by afternoon in Yamunotri take holy dip in Yamuna River and perform Pooja. Return via the same route back to Barkot. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Barkot.
Barkot – Uttarkashi
After breakfast check out from the Barkot hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. On arrival check in into the hotel. Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples & Ashrams. In the evening, Visit the famous Vishwanath Temple. Dinner and Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi
Early morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Gangotri. Upon arrival at Gangotri take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Visit the Gangotri Temple. The 18th century’s temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirathi worshipped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite. After performing Pooja Late afternoon drive back to Uttarkashi. Dinner & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
:Uttarkashi – Guptkashi / Phata
Leave for your next destination, Guptkashi after having your breakfast early in the morning. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Guptkashi is located at a distance of 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath. The town holds immense religious importance as it houses famous ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple. Have your dinner and stay overnight in the hotel/camp.
Guptkashi – Kedarnath Camp Stay
Early morning after breakfast drive to Sonprayag. From where, you will start to Kedarnath Darshan via Gaurikund You can hire a Doli or a horse, for your trek. Mandakini, one of the main tributaries of the Ganges originates at Kedarnath and flows through Gaurikund. ”Jai Bholenath” chants echoes in the mountains. The mists envelop the mountains and slowly lift away. When you can view the picturesque beauty you are left mesmerized. And Overnight Stay at Kedarnath Camp.
Kedarnath Camp - Phata / Guptkashi
Early Morning Back to Phata by Foot / Helicopter trek of 20 km from Kedarnath to Sonprayag. The vehicles wait for you in Sonprayag Car Parking and you’ll drive to your hotel (Guptkashi). Dinner and Overnight at Guptkashi.
Guptkashi/ Phata – Pandukeshwar / Badrinath
After having your breakfast in the morning, check out of the hotel and start driving towards your next destination, Badrinath via Joshimath. Badrinath is an important pilgrimage site which holds immense importance for both Hindus and Buddhists. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Later back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
Badrinath – Rudraprayag / Srinagar
This morning if we had not visited Badrinath Temple so we can visit for Darshan. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is set at a height of 3133 meter. On arrival check into the hotel. After some rest and refreshments you are all set to go to Badrinath Temple for darshan in the evening. But first you have to go to Tapt Kund (Hot Spring), take bath .Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for Rudraprayag/Srinagar. En-route you can see Karanprayag Devprayag. On reaching Rudraprayag / Srinagar, check-in to the hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day. Have your dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Rudraprayag / Srinagar – Haridwar
Early morning, after breakfast, you drive downhill to Haridwar via Rishikesh a spiritual city and the Yoga capital of the world. On reaching Rishikesh, go out for sightseeing. Visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula. Evening drive back to Haridwar.
Haridwar – Delhi
Early morning, after breakfast, you drive back to Delhi from Haridwar. Evening drop back to Delhi.
Every Year Chardham Yatra begins from the month of April or May onwards and continues until October/November as the doors of all four temples (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yumunotri & Gangotri) remain open till the day of “Diwali Festival” which is celebrated every year during the month the month of October/November. “Diwali festival-Also called Deepawali” is considered as one of the main festival of Hindus and dates of this festival to be decided by the holy saints/Gurus/Priests according to Hindu calendar). After Diwali doors of all temples remain close for the next five or six months due to heavy snow fall and very cold weather as all these temples are located in the remote places of Himalayan Mountain where life is not easy to survive due to uncertain weather conditions.
Chardham Yatra can be starts either from Delhi or Haridwar as being a capital of India, Delhi is connected with almost entire World & all major Cities of India through various flight connections and Trains. Road connectivity from Delhi to Haridwar is very good as by road it is just 210 km/ 5 hours drive (approx). One can travel by air from Delhi to Dehradun (Joly Grant Aiport) which is just 41 Km away (1 hrs drive approx) from Haridwar. Nearest Railway station of Haridwar is just 16 Km before of “Har-Ki-Pauri” (Haridwar) and train journey from Delhi to Haridwar takes only 4-5 hrs approx. Chardham Yatra starts from Delhi-Hardiwar-Barkot-Yamunotri-Uttarkashi-Gangotri-Guptkashi-Kedarnath-Rudraprayag-Badrinath-Joshimath-Srinagar(Garwal)-Rishikesh-Delhi. These places can be covered in approx 12 days from Delhi to Delhi and from Haridwar to Haridwar it takes approx 11 days
There are three token counters near taxi stand at Badrinath. You can collect your token (free) from one of these counters. Token mentions darshan time and you need to be at the main door 10 – 15 minutes in advance. Please note that the time allotted for darshan of the Lord Badrinath is only for 10 – 20 seconds in the peak season of May to July.
With the token system, there is no need for pilgrims to stand in long queues for several hours outside the temple, and pilgrims now visit other nearby spots in the time which was otherwise going waste.