Charrdham Yatra

Charrdham Yatra - 11 Nights / 12 Days
Places Covered - Rishikesh » Barkot » Harsil » Guptkashi » Kedarnath » Joshimath (75)

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  • Delhi – Rishikesh (245 Kms/5-6hrs)

    You will depart for Rishikesh by road. (245Kms/6 hrs). Lunch enroute. Upon arrival at Rishikesh, check in at your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own. Evening Ganga Aarti at Tribeni Ghat. Overnight at Aloha on the Ganges or similar at Rishikesh.

  • Rishikesh – Barkot (200Kms/7hrs)

    After breakfast, we proceed to Barkot. En-route enjoys delicious lunch at wayside restaurant. Barkot is a place of great scenic beauty with spectacular views of snow-capped mountains all around. A magnificent view of the eternal snow peaks of Bandar punch can be seen from here. Overnight at the Chardham camp, Barkot.

  • Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot (38Kms/2hrs, 6 Kms/3hrs trek one side)

    After early breakfast, we will proceed to Jankichatti via Syanachatti. From Jankichatti we begin our trek to Yamunotri (6 km/3 hrs) to visit the temple of Goddess Yamuna, situated on the bank of the river. You can take a holy dip in the nearby tank filled by hot springs and cook rice in its water, the common rituals performed by the devotees. We return to Barkot in the evening. Overnight at the Chardham camp, Barkot.

  • Barkot – Harsil (170 Kms, 7-8 hrs)

    After breakfast, we will proceed to Harsil – one the most beautiful valleys in the world. En-route we will stop at Gangnani for hot water spring dip. Overnight at the Chardham camp, Harsil.

  • Harsil – Gangotri – Harsil (23 Kms/1hrs)

    After breakfast, we proceed to Gangotri (23 Kms/1 hr). On arrival take a holy deep in the river sacred The Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform pooja and relax in the lovely surrounding. In the afternoon return back to Harsil for lunch. Overnight at the Chardham camp, Harsil

  • Harsil– Guptkashi (260 Kms/ 9 hrs)

    After early breakfast, we will proceed to Guptakashi (230 Kms) Lunch in route. Overnight at the Chardham camp, Guptakashi

  • Guptkashi – Kedarnath (21kms trek, 01 hr drive)

    After breakfast, we proceed to Kedarnath ji, via Sonprayag (21kms/trekking, 8hrs) or Guptkashi to Kedarnath by Helicopter, on arrival Kedarnath ji Darshan, Aarti & pooja. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.

  • Kedarnath– Guptkashi (21Kms trek / 7 hrs, 28 Kms drive- 1 hr)

    Morning pooja darshan again Kedarnath ji temple, after breakfast, we trek down to Sonprayag, pick up car drive to Guptkashi. Overnight stay at Guptkashi.

  • Guptakashi – Joshimath by Chopta (170 Kms / 6 Hrs)

    After breakfast, we proceed to Joshimath (170 Kms / 6 hrs), one of the most beautiful sites on the whole trip. Enjoy the beautiful drive through medicinal forest. On arrival in check in to your Chardham camp. Evening is free for you to explore Joshimath on your own. Overnight at the Chardham Camp, Joshimath.

  • Joshimath – Badrinath – Joshimath (44 Kms drive one way/ 2 Hrs)

    After breakfast, we proceed to Badrinath. On arrival take holy Darshan and spend time visiting Mana Village (Last Indian Village). We return to Joshimath in the evening. Overnight at the Chardham camp, Joshimath.

  • Joshimath – Rishikesh (254 Kms/ 8-9 hrs)

    After breakfast, we proceed to Rishikesh (254 Kms/ 8-9 hrs). Rest of the day will be at leisure. Overnight at Rishikesh.

  • Rishikesh – Delhi (245kms/6-7hrs)

    After a leisurely breakfast you will be transferred to New Delhi. (245 Kms / 6-7 hrs) We hope you take back happy memories of Chardham Tour.


Price

On Request


Accommodation

Luxury Camps


Inclusions

What's Included

  • Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary by A/c Indigo.
  • Accommodation for 02 nights in Rishikesh.
  • Accommodation for 02 nights in Barkot.
  • Accommodation for 02 nights in Harsil.
  • Accommodation for 02 nights in Guptakashi.
  • Accommodation for 01 night in Kedarnath.
  • Accommodation for 02 nights in Joshimath.
  • Buffet breakfast , lunch & dinner.
  • Hot water bottles as sun down service.
  • Guided visit to shrine.
  • Yoga session Rishikesh every morning.
  • Bhajan sandhya in evening.
  • First aid at camps with oxygen cylinders.
  • Escorted walk and visit to nearby places.
  • STD/ISD conferencing facilities at the Camps.
  • Well structured activity blocks for Aarti, religious discourses etc.
  • All applicable hotel & transport taxes.

What's Excluded

  • Air Fare / Train fare throughout the tour.
  • Kedarnath yatra by helicopter (round trip).
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, porter-age etc.
  • Additional sightseeing or extra usage of vehicle, other than mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Entrance Fees, video camera permits during sightseeing.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like, landslides, road blockage, political disturbances (strikes), etc (to be borne by the client directly).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel price, leading to increase in cost on surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Meals not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Any other feature which is not mentioned in the "Cost includes "column.
  • Service tax @ 3.63% on total billing.

Char Dham Yatra Packages from Delhi

Char Dham is described the 4 Hindu spiritual websites in Uttarakhand state of India. These are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Nestled in the lap of majestic Himalayas, these 4 sacred shrines are the center of religious activity in north India. Typically, the Chardham Yatra is undertaken from the west to the east. Thus, the yatra begins from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri and finally to Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Amongst the 4 Char Dham, Yamunotri and Gangotri are committed to goddesses Yamuna and Ganga respectively. On the other hand, Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Furthermore, individuals also check out Hemkund Sahib in the vicinity, which is one of the greatest located spiritual shrines in the country. Therefore, pilgrims go to all these locations in goal of removing their sins and to attain redemption, by the true blessings of the Lord.

The fantastic Himalayas are called home to several Hindu Gods and in Uttarakhand, there are a number of the most spiritual Hindu temples. There are 4 really famous temples named Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath which are communally called Char Dham and the journey of these four spiritual shrines is called Char Dham Package. The Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand is considered as one of the most propitious journey for the Hindu fans and this yatra is done by a great deal of pilgrims from all over the world. The valor of the Gods and the natural charm of the fantastic Himalayas are a perfect mix that boosts the religious and spiritual affection of the Char Dham Package. Kindly go through the following description of all the four sacred shrines of Char Dham Package:

Yamunotri: The westernmost shrine of Yamunotri is among the most checked out shrine in Char Dham Package which is positioned near the source of the river Yamuna. The Yamunotri temple, developed by King of Tehri Garhwal, Maharaja Pratap Shah, lies on the left bank of the river Yamuna. The river is considered as a magnificent mom and a goddess for all the Hindus and has been an eminent part in the advancement of the civilization in the north India.

Gangotri: Gangotri Dham is positioned on the banks of river Bhagirathi at an elevation of practically 3200 m above water level and respected as one of the most sacred and holy shrines for the Hindus. Gangotri has an important location in the Char Dham Package. The Gaumukh Glacier, known as the source of the river Ganges is positioned on a trek path from Gangotri. The travelers who wish to visit Gaumukh Glacier need Government consent.

Kedarnath: Kedarnath temple thought about as the holiest expedition amongst the most worshipped pilgrimages for the Hinduism fans. There are twelve Jyotirlingas of the Lord Shiva and Kedarnath is among those twelve Jyotirlingas, positioned near the source of the river Mandakini at an elevation of 3585 m above water level. To visit this temple there is a trek route of 14 km from Gaurikund. Nevertheless, the temple can also be checked out by a helicopter ride which begins with Phata. This temple is situated at the greatest location of the Char Dham Package and has a very low oxygen level.

Badrinath: The most popular and the most checked out dham among the Chardham is Badrinath which is also called Badri Vishal, the 4th dham. With the Neelkanth peak in the background, it is located between Nar and Narayan peaks. Badrinath is the most venerated and the biggest among the 5 Badris likewise called as the Panch Badri. Badrinath is one the Char Dham (four dhams) of India developed by Adi Guru Shankracharya.

Char Dham Yatra Packages from Delhi can be customized by Swan Tours according to the specific needs of the guests. The Transport, Accommodation and other services are tried and tested over a period of years. For more information on Char Dham Yatra from Delhi call Swan Tours at + 91 8287 000 333