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Char Dham Yatra is the most important Hindu religious path in the Himalayas, which is found in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand state, in the past which was part of Uttar Pradesh. The path passes through four Hindu pilgrimage destination – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Badrinath is also one of the four seats of a larger Vaishnava pilgrimage route Char Dham.
Char Dham Yatra was originally called the popular pilgrimage path in the four holy places of Hinduism, positioned at opposite ends of the Indian subcontinent Puri, Rameshvaram, Dwarka, and Badrinath. It is believed that the custom of pilgrimage to Char Dham, a Hindu truth-seeker and started the 8th-century reformer Shankara. Only later, the last of the four sites Char Dham, Badrinath, a holy place has become a main Himalayan pilgrimage path that became known as “Char Dham“.
Arrival at Haridwar, do Ganga arti and drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. En-route visit Kempty Fall and later drive to Barkot . On arrival check-in the hotel and relax. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast proceed to Yamunotri, Drive to Jankichatti from there you will start your trek route either by walk or pony/doli (at own cost). On arrival at Yamunotri take blessings of Mata Yamuna and for prashad you can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the kund and later trek down to Jankichatti and then drive back to Barkot for overnight stay.
After breakfast drive to Uttarkashi, on arrival check-in the hotel and later visit Kashi Vishwanath temple. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast drive to Gangotri, on arrival have a holy dip in river Bhagirathi at Gangotri. Later drive back to Uttarkashi en route visit Gangnani & Harsil. Overnight stay at hotel
After early morning breakfast check out from the hotel and drive for Guptkashi. On arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the Guptkashi town. Dinner and Overnight stay in Guptkashi hotel.
After early breakfast drive to Phatta Helipad or . Departure by Helicopter to Kedarnath or by pony/trek. Visit Kedarnath Temple and return back to Phatta by Helicopter. Later, drive to Guptkashi. Back to hotel for overnight stay.
After breakfast, checkout from the hotel and drive to Joshimath. On arrival, check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
After breakfast, early drive to Badrinath. On arrival, take Darshan of Badrivishal and take bath in Taptkund and visit Brahma Kapal, Charanpaduka, Narad Kund, Mata Murty Temple, Mana Village, Vasundhara, Bhim Pul, Vyas Gufa. Late evening back to Joshimath for overnight stay.
After breakfast and early checkout from the hotel and you will be transfer to Haridwar. On,arrival drop you at the at Railway station for onwards destination.
Note: you can go for rafting (at your own cost) and visit Ram Jhula & Laxman Jhula.
This is a custom trip. We make the arrangements as per your date of choice and your needs. This ensures you get the best experience on the Char Dham circuit.
This price is based on a group size of 10 adults and on the basis of standard hotels. If there is a change in the number of persons or the type of service, prices may change.
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How to Book / Payment Method: An initial 25% deposit would be needed to book the tour for you. For your convenience, we have multiple channels through which payment can be made. Payment can be made by Credit Card through an Online Secure Gateway (3% convenience charges extra), By Cash / Cheque / Money Transfer (RTGS & NEFT).
Getting Wet and Falling Sick.
Slipping and Falling down.
Rain-delays, delays due to road blockage or landslides.
Carry Rain-Protection gear to stay dry and comfortable.
Wear Strong Shoes with Good Grip.
Wear Goggles while trekking in daylight. Wear photo-chromatic lenses if you wear spectacles.
Keep buffer days in hand, if possible.
Char Dham in fact the Kedarnath Temple has faced the gruesome flash floods in 2013. After the natural calamity the government has worked incessantly for pilgrims to have a safe and soulful journey. You can embark on the Char Dham Yatra 2017 without worries.
Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to the destinations of Char Dham Yatra.
Medical certificate is required for Char Dham Yatra as the route is through high altitudes and requires long hours of trekking. There will be a thorough medical checkup of all pilgrims to get registered Yatri passes for Charm Dham.
There is no fixed age limit for Char Dham Yatris. As the yatra will pass through high altitudes, and there is a lot walking therefore preferred age bracket is between 7-65 years of age.
Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand is a holy Hindu pilgrimage for char (four) revered sites in Garhwal Himalayas. These religious spots include Yamunotri- holy source of river Yamuna, Gangotri- the source of the holy River Ganges, Kedarnath- the abode of Lord Shiva, and Badrinath- housing the shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Chardham yatra opens on the auspicious day of Akshay Tritiya of Chaitya month and remains open until the day of Bhai Dooj (two days of Diwali)