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Chardham Yatra Travel Guide

Delhi-Haridwar-Barkot-Yamunotri-Utterkashi-Gangotri-Rudraprayag-Kedarnath-Joshimath-Badrinath-Rishikesh-Delhi ( 11 Nights/ 12 Days )
Peace, serene, spirituality, eternal satisfaction- Char Dham Yatra is undoubtedly a life-cherishing experience for every devotee. Char Dham was originally four abodes of God in all four directions- Puri in the east, Rameshwaram in the south, Dwarka in the west, and Badrinath in the north. But over the years Char dham has been changed to four pilgrimages in Garhwal Himalayas. These four pilgrimages are Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.

Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are dedicated to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Ganga and Goddess Yamuna respectively. All these four pilgrimages are blessed by Mother Nature having breathtaking beauty, lofty peaks and lush greenery.

You will start from Haridwar. You can reach Yamunotri via Hrishikesh then Gangotri followed by Kedarnath and Badrinath respectively.

From Yamunotri Yamuna River originates. You can enjoy watching the temple pujaris offer prayer to goddess Yamuna every day. Your next destination will be Gangotri, the starting point of the river Ganga and the seat of Hindu goddess Ganga. You will simply love the evening aarti ceremony that is performed beside the flowing river. The third pilgrimage under char dham yatra is Kedarnath. It is known as residing place of Lord Shiva and is also believed to be the place of Shankaracharya's shrine, hence it is very sacred. This placed is surrounded by snow clad Himalayas. Daily puja is performed around a stone lingam that lies in the inner sanctum of the Kedarnath temple. The last pilgrimage is Badrinath which is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The wall of this temple has bright and beautiful paintings of Buddhist ghompas.

It is believed that after getting over with char dham yatra one can wash away all his sins and he can get rid of the cycle of life and death i.e. he'll get Salvation
India is the land of spiritualism where the body travels while soul enlightens! The amazing land which can not be forgotten once visited, itís the charming of the destination that pulled the travelers towards itself. One of such spiritual destinations of India is popularly known as Chardham because it comprised of four pilgrimage destinations of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. These destinations are fully bestowed by the natureís splendor. Under this travel package of Chardham Yatra you will also get an opportunity to visit the other destinations like Barkot, Utterkashi, Rudraprayag, Joshimath, Rishikesh and Delhi.
Day 01 / Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms/6hrs)
Arrival Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Haridwar. Later drive to Haridwar transfer to your Hotel. Visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti in evening. Back to your hotel, Night halt.

Day 02 / Haridwar - Barkot (220kms/7hr)
Drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty Fall and others later drive straight to your Hotel for night halt.x

Day 03 / Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot 36kms drive & 7kms Trek (one side)
Drive to Hanuman Chatti, from here you have to take local jeeps for Janki chatti (It helps to reduce the trek upto 8 kms), trek start from here to Yamunotri (6kms). 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 DivyaShila, 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 (100kms/4hr)
Drive to Uttarkashi via Barkot. Check in Hotel, Later visit Vishwanath Temple. 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 Dam. Check in Hotel, night halt.

Day 07 / Rudraprayag - Kedarnath (75kms by road & 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, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath Temple. Night halt.

Day 08 / Kedarnath - Rudraprayag (14Kms Down Trek & 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 – Joshimath (44kms/3hr)
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 Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay at Joshimath.

Day 11 / Joshimath - Rishikesh (254kms/8hr)
Early morning, visit Narsingh Temple & Shankracharaya Math. Later, Drive back to Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.

Note: Here we can also arrange Yoga / Meditation and Vaishno Devi Darshan at Jammu by expending 3- 7 days extra. Ask for the cost accordingly.

Day 12 / Rishikesh - Hardwar - Delhi (230kms/7hr)
Drive back to Delhi. On Arrival Delhi, transfer to Railway Station / Airport Tour Terminate.
Total Tour Cost (Per Person for Indians):*
Total Pax Transportation Meal
2 Tata Indica Car EPAI Rs. 30,450/-* Rs. 24,800/-*
2 Toyota Qualis EPAI Rs. 35,250/-* Rs. 29,500/-*
4 Toyota Qualis EPAI Rs. 26,250/-* Rs. 20,550/-*
6 Toyota Qualis EPAI Rs. 23,250/-* Rs. 19,199/-*
6 Tempo Traveller EPAI Rs. 24,650/-* Rs. 18,900/-*
8 Tempo Traveller EPAI Rs. 22,800/-* Rs. 17,350/-*
10 Tempo Traveller EPAI Rs. 22,100/-* Rs. 16,500/-*
12 Dlx. Coach 15 Seated EPAI Rs.22,750-\* Rs.17,150\-*
12 Dlx. Coach (2x2) EPAI Rs.24,325\-* Rs.18,625\-*
14 Dlx. Coach 15 Seated EPAI Rs.22,050-\* Rs.16,375\-*
14 Dlx. Coach (2x2) EPAI Rs.23,350\-* Rs.17,590\-*
16 Dlx. Coach (2x2) EPAI Rs.22,600\-* Rs.16,875\-*
18 Dlx. Coach (2x2) EPAI Rs.21,990\-* Rs.16,275\-*
20 Dlx. Coach (2x2) EPAI Rs.21,500\-* Rs.15,800\-*
24 Dlx. Coach (2x2) EPAI Rs.20,850\-* Rs.15,100\-*
Extra Bed Supplement/ Extra Person
(EPAI Basis)
Rs.12,350/-* Rs. 6160/-*
APAI SUPPLEMENT (Daily Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) Per Person Per Day
Rs.616\-* Rs.392\-*
APAI SUPPLEMENT (Daily Breakfast , Lunch & Dinner with Mobile Kitchen). Per Person Per Day, Minimum 16 Pax are Required for this services. Rs.504\-*
Note: Pls note that rates are fluctuate and depend according to season, changing in rates of Diesel/ Patrol or Hotel's Tariff etc

Price Includes:

1. Accommodation of rooms according to plan and packages.
2. Transportation and sight seeing by Non A/C Vehicle with all road, state taxes, driver allowance, permit & night halt charges.

Price Excludes :
1. The 4.08. % Indian Government Service Tax.
2. Items of personal nature such as soft drinks, laundry, phone bill, etc.
3. Porterage and tips at hotel.
4. We do not cover any kind of Insurance or Risk.
5. Extra cost for english speaking guide Rs. 1000/- Per Day.
6. cost for any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc.
7. cost for camera fee, ropeway charges (Auli & Hardwar), entrance charges.
8. Children above 5 years has to pay extra cost for an extra bed.
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