Char Dham Yatra 9 Nights 10 Days Package

2N Barkot , 2N Uttarkashi , 1N Guptkashi , 1N Kedarnath , 1N Badrinath , 1N Rudraprayag and 1N Haridwar
10 days

From

US$ 565

per person

About the tour

Chardham Yatra is a popular holy pilgrim yatra in India.During this memorable yatra you will visit the four most religious places over here which are together called the Char Dhams of Uttarakhand. Yamuntori(temple devoted of the goddess Yamuna), Gangotri (origin of the River Ganges and seat of the goddess Ganga), Kedarnath(one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest Hindu shrines of Lord Shiva) and Badrinath (temple devoted of the Lord Vishnu) are the holy places which make up the Char Dham Yatra in Garhwal.Our Chardham Yatra is designed to support you in completing the most significant journey of your lifetime.

Highlights

  • Barkot (02N) +Uttarkashi (02N) +Sitapur/Rampur/ Guptkashi (02N) - Kedarnath (01N) + Badrinath (01N) + Rudraprayag / Srinagar / Pipalkoti (01N) + Rishikesh / Haridwar (01N

Accommodation

Hotel Vishal Residency or Similar

2 night(s) in Barkot

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Hotel The Great Ganga or Similar

2 night(s) in Uttarkashi

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Char Machan Resort or Similar

1 night(s) in Guptkashi

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Kailash Residency or Similar

1 night(s) in Kedarnath

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Narayan Palace Hotel or Similar

1 night(s) in Badrinath

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Monal Resort or Similar

1 night(s) in Rudraprayag

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Hotel Crystal Ganga Heights or Similar

1 night(s) in Haridwar

Room Type: Standard Room
Meals Included: Breakfast and Dinner

Included in the price

Day-wise Itinerary

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Day 1: Haridwar - Barkot (210kms/7-8hrs)

Early morning drive to Barkot via Dehradun and Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty Fall. Continue to Barkot , upon arrival Barkot , check in at your hotel. Overnight at Barkot.

Day 2: Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot {42kms Drive/5 Kms Trek(One Side)

  • Early morning after breakfast (packed breakfast), drive to Jankichatti / Phoolchatti .Embark on a trek to Yamunotri (6kms) (Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost). Proceed to perform the rituals such as taking a dip in Jamunabai Kund’s warm water and preparing the prasad . Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad". After the darshan of “Yamunaji” return to Jankichatti by trek. Overnight stay at Barkot.
  • Hanuman Chatti: The confluence of Hanuman Ganga & Yamuna River.
  • Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
  • Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs in the vicinity of the temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.
  • Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
  • Yamunotri- Yamunotri is situated in the western region of the Garhwal Himalayas and is at a height of 3,235 meters above sea level. Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna. The shrine of Yamunotri is located on the Bandar Poonch peak.

Day 3: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100 Kms/4hrs)

  • After a leisurely breakfast this morning, proceed to Uttarkashi. Check in at the hotel upon arrival in Uttarkashi. Evening visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
  • Uttarkashi: Situated at the bank of river Bhagirathi. The temple of Lord Vishwanath is located here where a massive iron trident is erected. The other important temples situated here are Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav, Gyaneshwar and Goddess Kuteti Devi.

Day 4: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (120kms/5 Hrs Each Side)

  • Early morning (packed breakfast) drive to Gangotri(3048 mts), enroute at Gangnani take a holy dip in Garam Kund. Later drive to Gangotri via beautiful Harsil Valley. Harsil is famous for its natural beauty and for the majestic views of the Deodar trees and mountains. On arrival at Shree Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja and Darshan, after that relax for some time in the lovely surroundings. Later drive back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
  • Gangotri- Gangotri is the place high in the Garhwal Himalayas from where the holy Ganges originates. According to the legend, it was here the Ganga descended on the earth, when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair. The temple of Gangotri, dedicated to Goddess Ganga stands on the banks of the river
  • Uttarkashi → Guptkashi

Day 5: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi/sitapur (290kms/8-9hrs)

Morning after breakfast, proceed to Guptkashi via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini River flows from Kedarnath. Enjoy a scenic drive along the river to reach Guptkashi, visit ArdhNarishwar Temple in Guptkashi. Check into the hotel upon arrival at Guptkashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.

Day 6: Guptkashi/sitapur – Shri Kedarnath Ji {32kms Drive/19kms Trek(One Side)

  • Morning after breakfast drive to Gaurikund. Embark on a trek from Gaurikund to Shri Kedarnath ji (3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Yatra members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Shri Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. After freshening up, visit Shri Kedarnath ji Temple & perform a pooja. In the evening visit Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi near the Temple. Overnight stay at Kedarnath hotel.
  • Shri Kedarnath- is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow Covered peaks. The temple of Kedarnath, located at a height of 3,581 mts, stand at the head of the Mandakini river. The present temple, built in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, stands adjacent to the site of an earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard. It is said that devotees who die here become one with Shiva himself.

Day 7: Shri Kedarnath - Guptkashi/sitapur {19kms(Trek)/32kms 6hrs}

  • On this day we will stay in Sitapur so as to have time in hand to handle any last moment delay because of bad weather or any technical or medical reason.You may opt for local sight-seeing or Darshan of Shri Triyugi Narayan Temple (Optional and Chargeable Extra)
  • Overnight at Guptkashi/Sitapur

Day 8: Guptkashi/sitapur- Shri Badrinath (220kms/7hrs) Heights

  • Morning after breakfast, proceed to Shri Badrinath. Upon arrival at Shri Badrinath check in at the hotel. Pilgrims after taking a dip in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & perform an Aarti in the evening.
  • Brahma Kapal is significant for Pind Daan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spots like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Mata Murti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinath Ji. Overnight stay at Shri Badrinath.
  • Shri Badrinath- Shri Badrinath is one of the most important of all the four(Char) Dhams in India. This temple located between Nar & Narayan mountain ranges and in the shadow of Nilkantha peak at the height of 3,133 mts. It is the most popular of Vishnu pilgrimages among the five Badries, also known as Vishal Badri.
  • Tapt Kund: Natural thermal springs on the banks of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
  • Narad Kund: A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
  • Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include SeshNetra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charan Paduka
  • Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
  • Bhim Pul: on the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge lies over the roaring Saraswati River. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.
  • Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries

Day 9: Shri Badrinath – Pipalkoti/joshimath/srinagar/rudraprayag

  • Morning after breakfast,proceed to Rudraprayag via Pipalkoti. Visit the Narsingh Temple in Joshimath along the way. Continue to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check in at the hotel arrival upon arrival. Overnight stay at Pipalkoti/ Joshimath/ Srinagar/ Rudraprayag.
  • Rudraprayag: One of the holy prayag of five famous prayag of Uttarakhand. Confluence of River Alaknanda and Mandakini.
  • Narsingh Temple: This is an ancient temple of Lord Vishnu in Narsingh Avtar and main temple of Joshimath. When Badrinath temple remains closed during winter every year, one idol of Lord Badri is brought to Narsingh temple and worshiped for six months.

Day 10: Pipalkoti/rudraprayag - Haridwar (165kms/5-6hrs

Early morning, after breakfast proceed to Haridwar, enroute visit LaxmanJhulla, Ramjhulla, etc. On Arrival Haridwar, drop at Hotel/Railway Station.

Exclusions

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  • Laundry
  • Entrance fees
  • Ropeway, Guide, Porter & Pony
  • Entry Tickets / VIP Darshan Tickets
  • Applicable taxes
  • Kedarnath Helicopter Tickets
  • Any up gradation in Airline class or hotel room category
  • Any extra expense such as route change, Date change, Accommodation facilities, etc incurred due to the unforeseen, unavoidable forced majeure circumstances during the tour.

Terms and Conditions

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  • 50% advance to be deposited at the time of booking confirmation.
  • Balance 50% before 15 days from the Tour Starts.
  • Check In / Checkout time at all the properties would be as per the hotel.
  • All the above-mentioned rates are per person rates.
  • Rooms holding shall be for a period of 24 hours only.
  • The above rates are applicable strictly for resident Indian citizens only.
  • Cancellation Policy:-
  • Prior to 45 days or more - 10% of the tour cost
  • Between 44 and 31 days of departure - 25% of tour cost
  • Between 30 and 15 days of departure - 50% of tour cost
  • Between 14 days and 7 prior to the date of departure - 75%
  • Between 6 days and In case of no show - 100%

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US$ 565

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