In Hinduism, the Char Dham Yatra is a popular pilgrimage or tirth yatra. Travelers can take this once-in-a-lifetime sacred pilgrimage in Uttarakhand with our Char Dham tour package, which includes 08 nights and 09 days. This Char Dham pilgrimage begins in Haridwar and brings pilgrims to the sacred locations of Barkot, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath in Uttarakhand. These holy places in the Garhwal region, also known as the Chota Char Dham of Uttarakhand or the Char Dham of Himalayas, possess significant spiritual significance for Hindus.
Pick up from Haridwar Railway Station/Prescheduled destination and proceed to Barkot (Barkot is a beautiful hill station which is located on the foot of Yamunotri). On the way, you optional visit the “Kempty Falls” on the way if time permits. Upon arrival at Barkot, check-in at the Hotel/Camp. Dinner arranges at Hotel.
Overnight Stay at Barkot
Morning proceeds to Jankichatti(45 Km), Janki Chatti (8 km). Here you will begin the First hill Yatra of Yamunotri (6 Kms trekking).
Those who want to hire Pony/Palki/Kandi at their own cost (Approximate Cost suggested for Pony- Rs 1000/-, Palki 2500/-, Kandi – Rs 1000/-). Return via the same route back to Barkot. Dinner.
Overnight stay at Barkot
Yamunotri: It is the source of the river Yamuna, the twin sister of Varna, the Lord of Death. The Yamuna is also the daughter of Surya the Sun. The actual source of the river originates from Champasar Glacier 01 km ahead of the shrine, at an altitude of 4,321 meters. On arrival by afternoon in Yamunotri take a holy dip in the Yamuna River and perform Pooja.
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Uttarkashi (Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples & Ashrams)En-route visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple. Upon arrival Uttarkashi/Netala check into the hotel. Dinner.
Overnight Stay at Uttarkashi
Morning drive to Gangotri. Upon arrival at Gangotri take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges (which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. After performing Pooja, drive back to Uttarkashi and have Dinner.
Overnight stay at Uttarkashi
About Gangotri temple: its 18th-century temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirathi worshipped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite.
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Guptkashi(It’s situated at a distance of 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath) The town holds immense religious importance as it houses famous ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple. After having your dinner
Stay overnight in the hotel/camp.
Early morning drive to Sonprayagtill Transport Parking. You have to take a local vehicle/jeep to reach Gaurikund (02 km) at your own cost. After reaching Gaurikund, you can start trekking for Kedarnath (19 km one way).
Those who want to hire Pony/Palki at their own cost (Approximate Cost suggested for Pony for return journey- PoniRs 2500/-, Palki 10000/- while those who are going by Helicopter which cost is approx Rupees 9000/- will be drop at Guptkashi/Phata/Sirsi Helipad will take dropping accordingly.
Note: Please book your Helicopter/Poni/Palki on the same day returning while starting the early morning at 4:00 AM for those who are going by Trekking/Pony/Palki.
Upon arrival, visit KedarnathTtemple, after performing pooja again start trekking to return back to Sonprayag at right time and coordinate with a driver who will wait for you in Sonprayag/Phata/Sirsi at your respective time. Later back to hotel Have Dinner and Overnight Stay at Guptkashi.
About Kedarnath Temple: It’s standing magnificently at an altitude of 3,580mts, Mandakini River one of the main tributaries of the Ganges originates at Kedarnath and flows through Gaurikund. “Jai Bholenath – Om Nam Shivaay” chants echo in the mountains
After breakfast, check out the hotel and drive to Badrinath via Joshimath, Pipalkoti. Upon arrival Pandukeshwar/Badrinath, check into the hotel and visit Badrinath Temple if time permits.
Overnight Stay at Badrinath
Badrinath is an important pilgrimage site that holds immense importance for both Hindus and Buddhists. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is set at a height of 3133 meters. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. After some rest and refreshments, you are all set to go to Badrinath Temple for darshan in the evening. But first, you have to go to Tapt Kund (Hot Spring), take bath, and then go to the temple.
Those who have been not visited Badrinath Temple earlier day has to visit Badrinath Temple. Do the rituals and pooja. And back to the hotel. After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for Rudraprayag/Srinagar. En route you can drive through Karanprayag, Rudraprayag do the darshan, and click pics from the main road. . Upon arrival Rudraprayag/ Srinagar, check-in to the hotel. Have your dinner . Overnight Stay at Rudraprayag
Early morning, after breakfast, you drive downhill to Haridwar via Rishikesh a spiritual city and the Yoga capital of the world. Upon arrival, Rishikesh visits Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, Munu Ki Reti. Later drive to Haridwar (25 Kms). Upon arrival drop at Railway Station/ Airport as per your pre-scheduled departure.
Yes, we do have exclusive tours packages for The Char Dham yatra
Yamunotri – 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM
Gangotri – 6:15 AM to 9:30 PM
Kedarnath – 5:00 AM to 8:00 PM