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Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days

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Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days

Destination Covered : Haridwar, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Joshimath, Rudraprayag, Uttarkashi, Barkot, Guptakashi, Mussoorie, Badrinath Temple, Yamunotri Temple, Gangotri Temple, Kedarnath Temple, Har Ki Pauri, Gangotri, Yamunotri

Tour Activities : Trekking, Sightseeing

Tour Themes : Char Dham Yatra

19500

Per Person


* Mentioned prices may vary depending upon date of travel, hotel availability, surge pricing and seasonal rush.

Haridwar, Kedarnath and Badrinath Tour Overview

The Char Dham Yatra is a sacred pilgrimage in Hinduism that covers four important pilgrimage sites in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. These four sites, collectively known as Char Dham, are considered highly significant in Hinduism, and the pilgrimage is believed to cleanse the soul of sins and bring spiritual redemption. The Char Dham Yatra typically includes the following destinations:

Yamunotri:

Location: Yamunotri is the source of the Yamuna River and is located in the Garhwal Himalayas.
Significance: The Yamunotri temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna is the main attraction.
Gangotri:

Location: Gangotri is the source of the Ganges River and is situated in the state of Uttarakhand.
Significance: The Gangotri temple, dedicated to Goddess Ganga, is a key pilgrimage site.
Kedarnath:

Location: Kedarnath is nestled in the Rudraprayag district and is dedicated to Lord Shiva.
Significance: The Kedarnath temple is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas and is highly revered.
Badrinath:

Location: Badrinath is located in the Chamoli district and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Significance: The Badrinath temple, along with the sacred hot springs of Tapt Kund, is a major pilgrimage site.

Haridwar, Kedarnath and Badrinath Tour Itinerary

Day 1
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
Meet our driver at Delhi airport /station/hotel/ home and drive to Haridwar. Check into the hotel's arrival in Haridwar. Evening visit Mansa Devi Temple & Ganga aarti at Har Ki Pauri. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Day 2
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
Next day leave for Barkot via Mussoorie, Enroute visit Mussoorie Lake & Kempty Fall in Mussoorie. Later drive straight to Barkot. Check into the hotel's arrival in Barkot. Overnight stay at Barkot.
Day 3
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
Early morning after breakfast (packed breakfast), drive to Jankichatti / Phoolchatti & start trek from here to Yamunotri (6kms) (Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost). After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warm water and having "Darshan" of "Yamunaji" return to Jankichatti by trek. Later drive towards Barkot, Overnight stay at Barkot. Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again. At Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the Tapta Kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad". Here near the temple "Pooja" can be offered to Divya Shila. Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs near the temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is the Surya Kund.
Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
Day 4
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
The morning after breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi. Check into the hotel's arrival in Uttarkashi. Visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi. Uttarkashi is home to a number of ashrams, temples. The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi (Varanasi). Similar to Varanasi, the town of Uttarkashi is also situated on the banks of River Ganga.
Vishwanath temple - Vishwanath temple is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Northern India. Re-constructed in 1857 by Maharani Khaneti Devi of Tehri State in the ancient architectural style. It is situated in the heart of the town. A massive iron trident, symbolic of divine mother’s, is erected and worshiped from time immemorial at the temple complex. Ganeshji, Sakshi Gopal, Markandeya Rishi’s small shrines are also part of the temple complex. Akhand Jyoti as well as Akhand Abhishek, special aarti in the morning and evening are offered. As per Skanda Puran, Uttarkashi is known as ‘Saumya Varanasi’, the abode of Lord Shiva in Kaliyug and counted as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.
Shakti temple - Right in front of the Vishwanath temple is Shakti temple. It has a big ‘Trishul’ of about 6 meters in height and a circumference of 90 cms. at bottom. Though there are different views about the making of this, the upper part of it seems to be made up of iron and the lower one is of copper. As per the epics, this Shakti was thrown on the devils by the Goddess Durga(Shakti), hence it gets its name. Since then this Shakti is erected over here.
Day 5
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
Early morning (packed breakfast) drive to Gangotri, enroute at Gangnani, take a holy dip in Garam Kund, further 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 Temple: The temple was constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.
Day 6
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
The morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel's arrival in Guptakashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi. Guptakashi:- The name Gupt Kashi means "Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. There are more tangible connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) live in Guptkashi during the winter months, and after the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.
Day 7
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
The morning after breakfast drive to Gaurikund, start your trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (by Pony / Doli / Helicopter at your own cost). Visit Kedarnath Temple. After temple Darshan Overnight stay at Kedarnath.
Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with the head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.
Day 8
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
The morning after breakfast start trekking down to gaurikund and overnight stay over there.
Day 9
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
The morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Check in to the hotel's arrival in Badrinath. Pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in the
evening. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spots like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three km of Badrinathjee. Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Badrinath one of the 'Ancient Four Dhams' is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries".
Tapt Kund: Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet. Vasundhara: As the name suggests, Vasundhara Falls is a magnificent waterfall. This place is 5 km. from Badrinath out of which 2 km. is motorable up to Mana.
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 10
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
The morning after breakfast, the driver for Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Visit on the way Narsingh Temple in Joshimath later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check into the hotel's arrival in Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four 'Maths' established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is the winter seat of Badrinath. The idol is brought down to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many other temples in the township. The most important is the temple of Nir Singh with the idol of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is getting destroyed with time and the popular belief holds that the day the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at Bhavishya Badri. Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of the Alaknanda River. It is the confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.
Day 11
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
The morning after breakfast, drive for Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh 'place of sages' is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of " Hrishikesh " and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh. Check-in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Day 12
Char Dham Yatra 11 Nights - 12 Days
Morning after breakfast, drive for Delhi. Dropping at Delhi airport / station / home / hotel.

More Details about Haridwar, Kedarnath and Badrinath Tour

Inclusions

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • Transfers
  • Pickup-Drop
  • Entry Tickets/Passes
  • Accommodation
  • Veg Meals

Exclusions

  • ANY THING NOT MENTIONED IN THE ITINERARY

Payments Terms

  • * 50% Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Price & Rates

No of pax Age Limit Price per pax (Rs)
No of pax Adult Age Limit Above 10 years Price per pax (Rs) INR 19500 / Adult ( With Tax )

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
  • * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.
  • * Refund will be made within 15 working days from the date of receipt of the cancellation.
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