Char Dham Yatra – Uttrakhand 2019
About char dham
As per Hindu traditional belief, the holy Yatra of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath an Badrinath collectively called the Char Dham are the most sacred pilgrimages. Undertaking a journey to these places will not just wash away one’s sins but release from the cycle of Birth and Death. Char Dham Yatra begins from Yamunotri moving to Gangotri, Kedarnah and ending at Badrinath which fulfills the aims of Moksha attainment.
DURATION: 10Night / 11Days
KEDARNATH BY HELICOPTER
STAY LOCATIONS: BARKOT : 2 N – UTTRAKASHI : 2N – GUPTKASHI : 2N – RUDRAPRAYAG : 1N – BADRINATH : 1N – HARIDWAR : 2N
DELHI – HARIDWAR ( 220 KMS 5.5 HR )
On arrival at Delhi Airport/Railway Station, our representative will greet and receive you at the exit gate. Proceed for Haridwar. On reaching, check in the hotel. If time permits, visit local sightseeing, in the evening enjoy Ganga Aarti at Har-ki-Pauri. Over nightstay at Haridwar.
HARIDWAR – BARKOT ( 205 KM 7 Hrs. )
After breakfast, check out the hotel and depart for Barkot, located on the foot of Yamunotri. Enroute visit Kempty Falls on the way. On arrival at Barkot check in the hotel/camp. Rest of the day is free to relax and store your energy for the Hilly Yatra of Yamunotri the next day. Overnight at Barkot.
BARKOT – YAMUNOTRI ( 45 Km – 2 Hrs ) + ( 5 Km – 2 Hrs ) one way Trek ) – BARKOT
After breakfast depart for Yamunotri via Hanumanchatti ( 40 Km ), Janki Chatti ( 5 Km ). From Janki Chatti will begin the 5 Km Trek. You can hire a Doli or 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. At Yamunotri, take holy dip in ( Surya kund warm water ) of Yamuna River and perform Puja and Darshan of Shree Yamunotri ji . After Puja, Darshan take the same route back to Barkot, check in the Hotel. Overnight at Barkot.
BARKOT-UTTARKASHI -100 KMS/4 Hrs
After breakfast check out the hotel and drive towards Uttarkashi. On arrival check in the hotel. Rest of the day free for personal activities, you may visit to famous Vishwanath Temple. Over night at Uttarkashi.
UTTARKASHI – GANGOTRI – UTTARKASHI -100 Km One Way
After breakfast proceed to Gangotri. Enroute enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. At Gangotri have a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges and perform Puja. After Darshan and puja return back to Uttarkashi. Overnight at Uttarkashi.
UTTARKASHI – GUPTKASHI ( 203 KM / 7- 8 Hrs )
After early breakfast check out the hotel and drive for Guptkashi. On arrival check in the hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the Guptkashi town. Overnight stay at Guptkashi.
Guptkashi – Phata – Kedarnath ( By Helicopter ) – Guptkashi
very early morning after breakfast, check out the hotel and drive towards Sersi /Phata helipad to take helicopter flight to holy Kedarnathji. ( same day Return ). Have Puja & darshan at Kedarnathji. Also visit Adi Shankracharya Samadhi at the back of temple. Back to Phata/ sersi Helipad. overnight at Guptkashi.
GUPTKASHI – BADRINATHJI ( Via Chopta ) – 180 KMS/6 Hrs*
After breakfast leave for Badrinathji. Enroute visit Chamoli & Joshimath. On reaching Badrinathji check in the hotel. Evening visit Shri Badrinathji temple for darshan & puja. Overnight at Badrinath.
BADRINATHJI – RUDRAPRAYAG 160 KMS/6 HRS*
Early morning visit Badrinathji temple for darshan & puja. Then after breakfast check out the hotel and visit Mana Village ( last Indian village before Tibetan Border ) further leave for Rudraprayag via Joshimath, Chamoli , Nandprayag. Check in the hotel. Overnight at Rudraprayag.
RUDRAPRAYAG – HARIDWAR via Rishikesh ( 165 Km 6 Hrs )
After breakfast, check out the hotel and leave for Haridwar. Enroute visit Rishikesh Luxman Jhula, Swarg Ashram etc. Further leave for Haridwar, on reaching, check in the hotel. After fresh up, in the evening enjoy Ganga Aarti. Overnight at Hardwar.
HARIDWAR – DELHI – ( 250 Km 5.5 Hrs )
After breakfast, check out the hotel and visit the attractions of Haridwar viz. Mansa Devi Temple, Bharat Mata Mandir, Sapt Rishi Ashram, Vaishno Devi Temple, then further proceed for Delhi. On reaching transfer to Airport/Railway Station. Your pious, holy and memorable yatra ends here.