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- The fourth day of the trip will take you to Gangotri, the birthplace of River Ganga. Admire the view of Ganga flowing in full force and experience the serenity while sitting along its banks. Marvel at this giant white granite temple offering a beautiful sight to behold. Offer prayers and listen to the holy hymns and aartis being played as you lead towards seeking the blessings.
- The fifth day of the tour will start by checking out from Uttarkashi and getting transferred to Guptkashi. A glance at the mesmerizing sight of Baghirathi and Alakhnanda coming together at Devprayag. After reaching Guptkashi, attend a blissful prayer at Ardhnarishwar Temple - a temple dedicated to the half-male and half-female form of Lord Shiva.
- The sixth day will start as you travel towards Gaurikund, which is believed to be the place where Lord Shiva expressed his love for Goddess Parvati. There is a small pool of hot water, which originated naturally and stays warm all year round.
- From Gaurikund, you will ascend towards Kedarnath and will get a chance to marvel at the beauty of Kedarnath Temple located amidst the snow-capped Himalayas. Praise the mighty Lord Shiva as you enter the temple and experience pure haven while listening to the ringing bells and holy prayers being offered.
- The seventh day of the trip will be spent traveling from Kedarnath to Gaurikund and Gaurikund to Guptkashi.
- The eighth day will start by traveling towards Badrinath and reaching your comfy stay. This whole town will shower you with the blessings of Lord Vishnu. Do not forget to marvel at the holy confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini. Enjoy some quaint and spiritual time here before leaving for your stay.
-The ninth day of the trip will be spent in the Badrinath temple where the Morning and Evening aartis will offer some blissful sights. Enjoy the pony rides as you lead towards the temple and admire the beauty it has to offer. Get a chance to soak in the holy waters of hot springs, known as Tapt Kund.
- The last day of the trip will take you back to Haridwar from where you can leave back to your homes carrying millions of memories.
- Opt for this Chardham yatra by helicopter and get a chance to enjoy the aerial views of some of the most holy sites of India. This Chardham tour package by helicopter will begin with stepping into Dehradun and heading towards the Sahastradhara Helipad to catch a flight to Yamunotri. Upon your arrival, the fearless pilots and the ground staff will brief you the USPs and rules of the whole tour. The first day of the tour will be dedicated to Yamunotri temple, which is dedicated to goddess Yamuna. From taking part in the evening aartis to indulging in abhisheks and poojas, various once in a lifetime experiences will be offered here.
- One of your days will be spent amidst the holy abode of Gangotri. With scenery of a gushing river on one side and rolling green hills on the other, you will be offered with some of the most picturesque views. From cooking in the hot springs to offering prayers to the Divya Shila, your experience here will be amusing.
- Adding the much required thrill to your vacation, a flight from Phata helipad to Kedarnath helipad will take you above the mighty snow capped mountains of Kedarnath. Being home to the sacred pilgrimage of lord Shiva, this holy town nestles in the laps of Himalayas, thus adding more to the beauty. The last destination of this tour will be the mighty Badrinath Temple, where you will get a chance to be the part of early morning aarti, which starts sharply at 4:00 AM.
- To ensure that you do not miss this opportunity, special arrangements have been made for you to sit inside the temple and have a close look at the whole procedure. This Chardham yatra by helicopter will end as you depart from the Badrinath Helipad towards the Sahastradhara Helipad while carrying loads of memories with you in the form of pictures and souvenirs.
- The second day will be filled with surprises in Barkot, you will trek for 6 KM from Jan ki Chatti and reach the Yamunotri Dham, the place where River Yamuna was born. Marvel at the scenes of Yamuna river flowing in its extreme speed as you stay around its shores for a while. Experience what calmness in serenity feels like as you will descend back towards Jan ki chatti in the evening.
- From Gaurikund, you will proceed towards Kedarnath, the most remote location of this Char Dham Yatra. This place is home to the holiest Kedarnath Temple, which is located in the middle of high Himalayas, thus creating an image as if the mountains are guarding it. This was the place where Lord Shiva expressed his love for Goddess Gauri, this is dedicated to both of them.
- On the eighth day of this trip you will proceed towards Badrinath and check in to the hotel spend some time there. This whole town will shower you with the blessings of Lord Vishnu. Also, marvel at the holy confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini.
- The ninth day of Char Dham Yatra will be spent in the Badrinath temple. Pilgrims from all over the world visit here to seek blessings of Lord Vishnu at the Badrinath Temple. The aura of this holy site is pure as well as magical.
- The holy trip of Char Dham Yatra will come to an end as you travel towards the station while taking millions of blessings with you.
Note: Train fare is not included in the package.
- Chardham yatra packages from Bangalore gets a kickstart as you reach Haridwar. This serene town is home to the holiest ghats and attracts millions of people through its charm and musical hymns being played along the flowing river.
- On day 1 after you reach Haridwar you will proceed towards the second stop of Chardham yatra from Bangalore i.e; Barkot. The mighty hills of Barkot are home to Kempty Falls which are Hidden deep in the forests and offer a mesmerizing sight of the waters hitting the rocks.
- Start day two by taking a trek to Yamunotri, which is known to be the birthplace of River Yamuna. To reach Yamunotri, people need to trek from Jan Ki Chatti for 5 to 6 hours. Once you reach the site, the beautiful surroundings and the calmness of flowing Yamuna will offer you with a mesmerizing sight.
- Day three of the trip will take you to Uttarkashi, known to be the tranquil land of spirituality. As soon as you will reach here and settle in your comfy rooms, the rest of the day would be your own to visit famous destinations like Kashi Vishwanath Temple and Ganganani.
- The fourth day will also offer you the best of Uttarkashi where you will travel towards Gangotri, the place of origin of river Ganga. Admire the marvelous view of a temple dedicated to the Ganga river and made with beautiful white granite. Do not forget to take a bath in the hot water spring known as Rishikund on your way to Gangotri.
- On the fifth day of trip you will be leaving Uttarkashi and proceed towards Guptkashi. As the name suggests, Guptkashi means “the hidden Kashi”. Visit the Ardhnarishwar Temple - a temple dedicated to the half-male and half-female form of Lord Shiva.
- On the sixth day you will be traveling towards Gaurikund, this place is also famous as the place where Lord Shiva expressed his love for Goddess Parvati. Get a chance to bath in Tapt Kund - a hot water spring, followed by a 7 to 8-hour trek to Kedarnath. As you reach Kedarnath, get mesmerized by marveling at the sight of this ancient temple located at such a location making it look as if the Himalayas are guarding it.
- On the seventh day of the trip, witness the morning beauty of the temple situated against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range, after that you will be traveling from Kedarnath to Gaurikund and Gaurikund to Guptkashi.
- On day eighth, you will proceed towards Badrinath, on the way get mesmerized by the view of Ganga all across the journey. Make sure you explore the holy confluence of River Alaknanda and River Mandakini.
- As you lead towards the tenth day, reach back to Haridwar, attend the Ganga Aarti, and after that our representative will drop you at station/airport from where you can proceed back to your homes while carrying a plethora of memories.
Note: Flight is not included in the package cost. Drop an enquiry to know more about flight fare.
About the destination:
Char Dham of Uttarakhand is one of the most important Hindu Pilgrimages in India where thousands of people visit every year to seek spirituality within. Experience this through this extensive package from Haridwar and get close to the enchanting prayers of Hinduism. The temples are surrounded by lofty snow-clad Himalayas with rivers flowing by. Embark this tour from Haridwar and reach Barkot which is the midpoint to the do Dhams - Gangotri and Yamunotri. Yamunotri is situated at an altitude of 3,293 metres (10,804 ft) in the Garhwal Himalayas which is the source of the Yamuna River and the seat of the Goddess Yamuna in Hinduism. Gangotri is a town in Uttarkashi in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi and the origin of the River Ganges. Moving toward the visit to the famous Kedarnath temple which is more than 1,200 years old, located at the Garhwal Himalayan range near Mandakini river. Conclude the trip by visiting Badrinath, a place which holds so many myths and legends. It is beautifully set in the backdrop of the colossal Neelkanth mountain peak and never fails to make the visitor spellbound with its unparalleled gorgeousness
Route: Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Rishikesh - Haridwar
Duration: 11 Days and 10 Nights
Start Point: Haridwar
End Point: Haridwar
About the Destination :
Char Dham of Uttarakhand is one of the most important Hindu Pilgrimages in India which takes out for a cultural & historical journey. Experience this through this extensive package From Haridwar and get close to the enchanting prayers of Hinduism. The temples are surrounded by lofty snow-clad Himalayas with rivers flowing by. Embark this tour from Haridwar and reach Barkot which is the midpoint to the do dhams - Gangotri and Yamunotri. Yamunotri is situated at an altitude of 3,293 metres (10,804 ft) in the Garhwal Himalayas which is the source of the Yamuna River and the seat of the Goddess Yamuna in Hinduism. Gangotri is a town in Uttarkashi in the state of Uttarakhand, India. It is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi and origin of River Ganges. Moving toward the visit to the famous Kedarnath temple which is more than 1,200 years old, located at the Garhwal Himalayan range near Mandakini river. The group will conclude the trip by visiting Badrinath, a place which holds so many myths and legends. It is beautifully set in the backdrop of the colossal Neelkanth mountain peak and never fails to make the visitor spellbound with its unparalleled gorgeousness.
Route: Mumbai - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Barinath -Rishikesh - Dehradun - Mumbai
Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights
Start Point: Mumbai
End Point: Mumbai
- Char Dham Yatra or the pilgrimage of four major spots is the most arduous and blissful tour one can opt for in India. Believed to provide moksha (freedom from the cycle of birth and death), a visit to these places offers the best vibes of purity and calmness.
- Start day two by taking a “Pahad Yatra” to Yamunotri, which is known as the originating part of River Yamuna. To reach Yamunotri, one needs to trek for 5 to 6 hours from Jan Ki Chatti. Once you reach this point, the serene surroundings and the calmness of flowing Yamuna will provide a sight to behold.
- Day three of Char Dham yatra from Pune will take you to Uttarkashi, the tranquil land of spirituality. Situated on the banks of Bhagirathi, Uttarkashi, meaning the North of Kashi is famous for its historical structures. From ancient temples to the breathtaking fortresses, this place holds an abundance of places to go for. Devotees from all over the world frequent the Vishwanath Temple here.
- Reach Guptkashi on the fifth day of your trip and admire the marvelous sight of Vishwanath Temple - dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Ardhnarishwar Temple - dedicated to the half-male half-female form of Lord Shiva.
- Day seven will let you enjoy the enchanting beauty of the high Himalayas standing guard around the Kedarnath Temple. Experience the blissful aura as you go towards the “Darshan” and hear the hymns and chants of “Jai Bholenath”.
- Admire the soulful views of Badrinath on the eighth day of this trip while traversing a temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu - Badrinath temple. The immense beauty of this building offers a sight to behold.
- The ninth day will continue to offer you chances to enjoy the blissful scenery of Badrinath while traversing along with the major attractions like Vyas Gufa, Mana Village, Ganesh Gufa and Mata Murti temple.
- End the trip by reaching back to Haridwar on the tenth day, from where you can proceed back to your homes while carrying a plethora of memories.
About the tour:
The call of the divine is irresistible, so embark on this journey to the Dev Bhoomi – Uttarakhand which pulls devotees from all age groups throughout the country. Take this journey to the inner self and get a step closer to attaining salvation. This journey will not only help you discover yourself, but will also greet you with spellbinding views of the Himalayas, mountain forests, meadows, waterfalls, rivers, valleys, and other lovely faces of nature that one comes across on the way.
Begin the journey in traditional style – west to east starting from Yamunotri, followed by Gangotri and then to the most revered jyotirlinga Kedarnath and finally ending at Badrinath. Dedicated to different gods and goddesses, the journey to each temple will greet you with a number of myths and will infuse you with positive spiritual energy which will help you understand the power of devotion as you take every step forward testing your stamina and mental health.
Route: Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri Darshan - Uttarkashi - Gangotri Darshan - Guptkashi - Kedarnath Darshan - Pipalkoti - Badrinath Darshan - Rishikesh - Haridwar
Duration: 10 Days and 9 Nights
Start Point: Haridwar
End Point: Haridwar
- New Delhi
About the tour:
A journey that will take you on a quest for Moksha; a journey filled with fascination and spirituality. These Char Dhams - Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri of Uttarakhand are some of the most sacred and significant pilgrimages in India which take you on a path of divinity.
Every one of these Dhams holds a legend and is devoted to a specific deity. Yamunotri being the seat of the Goddess Yamuna is dedicated to the Goddess Yamuna who goes along the pilgrims to the high altitudes of the picturesque Rawai Valley. Gangotri is dedicated to the Goddess Ganga. The shrine overlooks the River Bhagirathi, another name of River Ganga. According to the legend, Goddess Ganga took the form of the river to cleanse the ashes and liberate the souls of King Bhagiratha’s predecessors. Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is also a part of the Panch Kedar. It is the northernmost Jyotirlinga and is close to the source of the holy river Mandakini. Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is situated on the bank of the River Alaknanda. According to legend, Lord Vishnu meditated here while his consort Lakshmi took the form of a berry (Badri) tree to offer him shade.
Route: Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Guptkashi - Pipalkoti - Badrinath - Pipalkoti - Rishikesh - Delhi
Duration: 11 Days, 10 Nights
Start Point: Delhi
End Point: Delhi
Places to Visit During CharDham Yatra
Millions of devotees flock to Haridwar every year to take a dip in the holy waters of river Ganga and wash away all their sins. The spellbinding Ganga aarti held on the banks of the Ganga river every evening, propels a huge number of devotees. Haridwar is one among the four cities of the country that can organize the world-famous Kumbh Mela, once in every 12 years.
Offering excellent trekking and white water rafting opportunities, Barkot is a paradise for adventure enthusiasts. Experiencing heavy snowfall in the winter season, Barkot turns into a postcard-perfect hamlet. One of the prime attractions of Barkot town is its lush and aromatic apple orchards.
Having once served as the summer capital for the Britishers, this quaint hill station still retains its colonial vibe. One of the prime attractions of Mussoorie is the Mall Road, a steep boulevard lined with small eateries and vintage lamp posts. The ropeway to Gun Hill and the stunning vantage points of Lal Tibba and Cloud’s End are the other attractions of Mussoorie.
Encompassed by mystic mountain peaks, picturesque hot water springs, and stunning Himalayan glaciers, Yamunotri is not only known for its significance in the Hindu mythology, but also its unadulterated scenic natural beauty. Tourists visiting Yamunotri always take a dip in river Yamuna, as it is believed that taking a bath in the river makes death less painful.
Some of the best treks in Uttarkashi include Dodital Dayara Pass Trek and Dayara Bugyal Trek. Uttarkashi is also packed with a number of picturesque lakes, the most popular ones being Dodital Lake and Nachiketa Lake. With a number of shops selling amazing wooden handicrafts and woollen garments here, Uttarkashi is also a shopaholic's delight.
Gangotri is famous for the beautiful Gangotri Temple, dedicated to Goddess Ganga. Another attraction of this place is the Gangotri National Park, which is home to the Western Himalayan Subalpine Conifer forests, Himalayan Barbet, the Himalayan Snowcock, the Snow Leopard, and Himalayan Tahr.
Guptakshi makes for an ideal stopover for pilgrims traveling to Kedarnath. With the mighty snow-clad peaks of Chaukhamba mountains serving as a mesmerizing backdrop, Guptakshi offers truly scenic panoramas for the nature lovers and shutterbugs. The lush green forests and pleasant weather of this place make Guptakshi the perfect place to relax and rejuvenate.
Gaurikund is known popularly among tourists for its alluring amalgamation of a spiritual aura and striking landscapes. The picturesque Gauri Lake and the majestic Gaurikund Temple are the two prime landmarks of the Gaurikund town. With the magnificent Himalayas serving as the perfect backdrop, Gaurikund is well-facilitated with great accommodation options, including guest houses, hotels, and dharamshalas.
Kedarnath is famous all across the globe for the Kedarnath Temple, which is believed to have been originally constructed by the Pandavas some thousands of years ago and re-built by Adi Shankaracharya. The Kedarnath Temple remains open only from April to November, because of heavy snowfall occurring here the rest of the year. The deity of the temple is shifted to and worshipped in Ukhimath from November to May.
Lying near the picturesque Alaknanda river, on the Garhwal hill tracks, Badrinath is one of the important attractions in the Chardham Yatra package. The breathtaking hill town of Badrinath is best known for the revered Badrinath Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and holds great significance among the Hindus.
Set between the Nar and Narayan mountains and with the stunning Neelkanth mountain forming the most photogenic backdrop, the Badrinath Temple offers an awe-inspiring sight to behold. Perched at an elevation of around 3,133 meters above sea level, the temple gets a heavy influx of tourists on the auspicious occasions of the Badri Kedar Festival and Mata Murti Ka Mela.
According to the autobiography of Guru Gobind Singh Ji, 'Bachitra Natak', Hemkund Sahib is the place where he once meditated. Despite the extremely cold climate and rough terrain of this place, millions of devotees flock to Hemkund Sahib annually to seek blessings and see the crystal clear water of the Hemkund Lake.
The town is named after Lord Shiva, who, according to popular mythological beliefs, had come to this place as Lord Rudra. Packed with a number of beautiful age-old temples, Rudraprayag is a gateway to the famous pilgrimage destinations of Badrinath and Kedarnath. The majestic Koteshwar Mahadev temple is one of the very popular places to visit in Rudraprayag.
Lying near Surya Kund and Yamunotri and literally translating to the ‘slab of divine light’, Divya Shila is a sacred rock pillar. The pilgrims visiting Yamunotri Temple generally pay homage to Divya Shila, before worshipping Goddess Yammuna in the temple.
The pilgrims first take a dip in the sacred hot water spring of Surya Kund, after which they tie potatoes and rice in a cloth and immerse it into the hot spring for it to get cooked. The cooked food is then offered at Divya Shila and Yamunotri Temple and taken home as prasad.
Things to Do During CharDham Yatra
Visit Kempty Waterfall
Paying a visit to the mesmerizing Kempty Waterfalls is one of the best activities to include in the Chardham tour package of nature lovers, peace seekers, shutterbugs, and even adventure enthusiasts. While you are at the Kempty Waterfall, spend time soaking in the enchanting views of this magnificent waterfall, gushing down from a height of around 4500 ft above the sea level.
You can also take a bath in the cool waters of the serene pond formed at the base of this waterfall. You can even take the adrenaline-pumping Kempty Falls ropeway ride, which will let you soak in the breathtaking panoramic views of the lush mountains and shimmering water bodies.
Timing: 8 AM to 5 PM
Bath in Jamnabai Kund
According to popular beliefs, taking a bath in this hot water spring will wash away all your sins and help you in attaining moksha. It is also believed that taking a dip in the hot springs of Jamnabai Kund will keep you away from a painful and untimely death.
Trek to Yamunotri
The trek will take you through lush dense forests, shimmering lakes, meandering streams, and colourful beds of wildflowers. As you trek your way up, you will also get a chance to soak in the enthralling views of the snow-capped Himalayan mountains. The trek is packed with benches, water points, and small tea stalls, so you can have your rest and refreshment on the trail, whenever you need.
Make Some Prashad at Surya Kund
Once the food is prepared, worship it at Divya Shila and Yamunotri Temple and take the offerings as Prashad.
Pay a Visit to Vishwanath Temple
Pay a visit to the Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi and seek blessings at this sacred old temple. You can all pooja items, including fresh flowers at the temple itself, in case you are not carrying the offerings along.
On your visit to the Vishwanath Temple, you can see the 56 cm tall Shiva Lingam, which is slightly tilted towards the south. You can also see the manifestation of Lord Shiva as Lord Vishwanath in meditation posture. You can also see the idols of Lord Ganesha and Goddess Parvati in the temple. The manifestation of Markandeya and sakshi gopal in meditation posture can also be seen here.
Timing: 6 AM to 8 PM
Pray at Shakti Temple
If Uttarkashi is included in your Chardham tour package, do not miss the privilege of paying a visit to the famous Shakti Temple, which is dedicated to Goddess Parvati.
The prime attraction of this temple that you can see on your visit is the 6 meters tall and 90 cm wide iron and copper Trishul, which is believed to have been thrown here by Goddess Shakti, a form of Goddess Durga, with the purpose of killing demons. According to popular beliefs, you cannot lift up the Trishul in spite of exerting the maximum energy, but can push it with a finger.
Timing: 5 AM to 9.30 PM
Take a Dip in Garam Kund at Gangnani
This place is facilitated with separate bathing areas for men and women. While you bathe here, you will also be able to soak in the awe-inspiring panoramic views of the stunning, snow-covered Himalayan mountains.
Attend Evening Aarti at Kedarnath
If you are visiting Kedarnath with the Chardham Yatra package, do not forget to attend the magnificent evening aarti held every day at the famous Kedarnath Temple, dedicated to Lord Kedareshwar, who is a form of Lord Shiva.
The entire evening aarti, comprises Shiva Sahasranamam Paath, Shiv Mahimna Stotra Paath, Shiv Tandav Stotra Paath, and Sampurna Aarti. The evening aarti at Kedarnath attracts a huge number of devotees, including locals and tourists.
Timing: 6 PM to 7.30 PM
Relax in Gaurikund
Sleeping under the open starry sky and waking up to the mesmerizing views of the gigantic mountains will definitely be an experience for a lifetime. You can also choose to check-in into a guesthouse or dharamshala, if camping is not what you like.
Pray at Badrinath Temple
If you are visiting Badrinath with the Chardham Yatra package, do seek blessings at the famous Badrinath Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and built during the Vedic Age. You should also attend the Maha Abhishek and Abhishek Puja in the morning and Kapoor Aarti in the evening.
You can purchase tulsi and dried fruits at the temple itself to make an offering to the deity. Since the Badrinath Temple is only open from the end of April to the beginning of November due to harsh weather conditions, you have to plan your visit accordingly.
Timing: 6.30 AM to 12 PM & 3 PM to 9 PM