har Dham is referred to the four Hindu religious sites in Uttarakhand state of India. These are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Nestled in the lap of majestic Himalayas, these four sites are the epicenter of religious activity in north India. Traditionally, the Chardham Yatra is undertaken from the west to the east. Thus, the yatra starts from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri and finally to Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Amongst the four Char Dham, Yamunotri and Gangotri are dedicated to goddesses Yamuna and Ganga respectively. On the other hand, Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Moreover, people also visit Hemkund Sahib in the vicinity, which is one of the highest located religious sites in the country. Thus, pilgrims visit all these places in aspiration of washing away their sins and to attain salvation, by the blessings of the Lord.
Chardham Yatra Package (11 Nights / 12 Days)
Day 01 : Delhi – Haridwar (230 kms/6hrs) Arrival Delhi Railway Station/airport / home, Meet and Assist further drive to Hardwar, enroute lunch. Later drive to Hardwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Dinner and Night halt.
Day 02 : Haridwar – Barkot (240kms/7hr) After breakfast drive to Barkot via Dehradun and Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty Fall and others later drive straight to your Hotel for night halt.
Day 03 : Barkot -Ranachatti – Yamunotri – Ranachatti – Barkot (15kms drive and 6kms Trek (one side)) Drive to Phool Chatti, trek start from here to Yamunotri (7kms). Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. 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 Hanumanchatti. Later drive back to Barkot. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04 : Barkot – Uttarkashi (130kms/4hr) Morning after breakfast Drive to Uttarkashi visit Vishwanath Temple. Check in hotel and Night Halt.
Day 05 : Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (100kms/3hr each side) We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), enroute we enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi. overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Day 06 : Uttarkashi – Rudraprayag (175kms/6hr) Early morning, drive to Rudraprayag enroute visit Tehri Lake. Check in Hotel, night halt.
Day 07 : Rudraprayag – Kedarnath (75kms by road and 14kms Trek) Morning drive to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, tolietteries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath Temple. Night halt.
Day 08 : Kedarnath – Rudraprayag (14Kms Down Trek and 75kms/3hr by Road) Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in Hotel at Rudraprayag. Night Halt.
Day 09 : Rudraprayag – Badrinath (165kms/7hr) Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.
Day 10 : Badrinath – Rudraprayag(165kms/7hr) Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive back to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
Day 11 : Rudraprayag – Haridwar (165kms/7hr) Early morning, visit Rudraprayag. visit Rishikesh Local Sight Seeing (Ram Jhulla, Laxman Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Parmarth Niketan, Shivananda and Gita Kutir). After Lunch, drive to Haridwar. Check in Hotel Later, Drive back to haridwar. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
Day 12 : Haridwar – Delhi(250kms/7hr) Morning after breakfast drive back to Delhi. On Arr. Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport. Tour Terminate.