Chardham is the famous religious circuit visited by lakhs of devotees every year. Located on the high himalayas of Uttarakhand, Chardham yatra complete after the visit of four Hindu pilgrimage destination – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
This 12 days Chardhaam pilgrimage tour from Haridwar offers sacred darshan of all four shrine with comfortable accommodations and facilities in between the yatra.
Day 1 : Haridwar 1,030 feet
On arrival at Haridwar check-in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Haridwar. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Dinner and Night halt.
Day 2 : Haridwar — Barkot ( Drive: 201 Kms/7-8 hrs ) 4,435 feet
Drive to Barkot via Mussoorie, enroute visit Mussoorie Lake and Kempty Fall (Suggestible to have your lunch at Kempty fall as further no good restaurants are available before Badkot). Later drive straight to Barkot, transfer to your Hotel. Rest of the day is free to relax and store your energy for the Pahad (hill) Yatra of Yamunotri the next day. Overnight stay at Barkot.
Day 3 : Barkot — Yamunotri - Barkot ( Drive: 36 Kms/1.5 hrs , Trek: 2.5 hrs/6 Km per side ) 10,797 feet
Early morning, Drive to Jankichatti/Phoolchatti, trek start from here to Yamunotri (6kms). Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. The trek passes through lush green valley, a profusion of conifers, rhododendrons, cacti and several species of Himalayan shrubs.
Arr. Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. Here near the temple “Pooja” can be offered to Divya Shila, After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund’s warn water and having “Darshan” of pious “Yamunaji” returning to Jankichatti. Return back to Barkot, Overnight stay.
Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs near temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.
Day 4 : Barkot — Uttarakashi ( Drive: 100 Kms/4-5 Hrs ) 4,435 feet
Morning after breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Uttarkashi. Visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Uttarkashi is home to a number of ashrams, temples. The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi (Varanasi). Similar to Varanasi, town of Uttarkashi is also situated on the banks of River Ganga.
Day 5 : Uttarakashi — Gangotri - Uttarakashi ( Drive: 100 Kms/4-5 Hrs ) 10,000 feet
Early morning (packed breakfast) drive to Gangotri, enroute at Gangnani take a holy dip in Garam Kund, further drive to Gangotri via beautiful Harsil Valley. On arrival at Shree Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja and Darshan, after that relax for some time in the lovely surroundings. Later drive back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Day 6 : Uttarakashi — Guptkashi ( Drive: 220 Kms/8-9 Hrs ) 4,327 feet
Morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Guptakashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
Day 7 : Guptkashi — Kedarnath ( Drive: 30 Kms/1 Hrs , Trek: 19 Kms/7-8 Hrs ) 11,660 feet
Morning after breakfast departure for Kedarnath dham. Enjoy Kedarnath Darshan & back your hotel. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.
By Helicopter: Morning our driver will transfer you your prebook Helipad. You can inform driver about your arrival time whether it will by helicopter or by trek, so that Driver will be there to pick you up. (note: helicopter ticket is not included in this package).
By Trek: Morning our driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to take local jeep for Gaurikund & then your trek strat for kedarnath ji. After darshan you follow same & back to Sonpraag. There is big parking issue so driver will back tp other palace if his contact no. in not working then you have to arrange other taxi or wait for your driver.
Day 8 : Kedarnath — Guptkashi ( Drive: 30 Kms/1 Hrs , Trek: 19 Kms/5-6 Hrs ) 4,327 feet
Morning after Pooja & breakfast, you can check out of Kedarnath hotel start your journey back to Sonprayag. Our driver will be there at designated place which was discussed with you. Drive back to Guptkashi hotel for night stay.
Day 9 : Guptkashi — Badrinath ( Drive: 220 Kms/7-8 Hrs ) 10,830 feet
Morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Check in to the hotel arrival in Badrinath. Pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Mana Village : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
Vasundhara : As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.
Bhim Pul : On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river.
Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
Day 10 : Badrinath — Joshimath - Rudraprayag ( Drive: 160 Kms/5-6 Hrs ) 2,940 feet
Morning after breakfast, driver for Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Visit on the way Narsingh Temple in Joshimath later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check into the hotel arrival in Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
Day 11 : Rudraprayag — Rishikesh - Haridwar ( Drive: 170 Kms/6-7 Hrs ) 1,030 feet
Morning after breakfast, drive for Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
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Attractions to the Route to Char dham Yatra
Haridwar & Rishikesh:
On The Way to Yamunotri:
On The Way to Uttarkashi:
On The Way to Gangotri:
On The Way to Kedarnath:
On The Way to Badrinath:
Back From Badrinath to Rishikesh:
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We have done more than 150+ treks, tour and Char dham yatra in this region
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