Chardham Yatra From Delhi 10 nights 11 Days Tour

Description

Chardham is the famous religious circuit visited by lakhs of devotees every year. Located on the high Himalayas of Uttarakhand, Chardham yatra complete after the visit of four Hindu pilgrimage destinations - Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. This 11 days Chardham pilgrimage tour from Delhi offers sacred darshan of all four shrines with comfortable accommodations and facilities in between the yatra.

Tour Timeline

  • Day 1: Delhi to Haridwar.

    Meet our Representative at Delhi airport /station / hotel / home. The distance between Delhi to Haridwar is 220Km and its 6 hours drive to Haridwar. Check into the hotel arrival in Haridwar. Evening visit Mansa Devi Temple & Ganga aarti at Har Ki Pauri. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

     

    Day 2: Haridwar to Barkot 200Kms

    Drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. En-route visit Kempty Fall and enjoy the beauty of Himalayas, (route may be changed as per road condition & traffic). Later drive straight to Barkot for night stay. Barkot is Generally pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degrees Celsius, Winter: The Days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold, temp ranges from 10 deg to 05 deg.

    Day 3: Barkot to Yamunotri to Barkot (45 Kms and 6 Kms Trek)

    Drive to Jankichatti, trek starts from here to Yamunotri (6kms). On arrival leave the vehicle and start to ascend on the trek route either by walk or pony/doli (at own cost). On arrival at Yamunotri purchase, Prasad form local small shops, then proceed to holy dip in natural hot water spring or in river Yamuna (icy cold water). One can cook rice in “Surya Kund” (hot water spring), dipping in a muslin cloth and take cooked rice home as "Prasadam". 

    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.

    Day 4: Barkot To Uttarkashi ( 100 km 4-hour drive)

    Morning after breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi. Check into the hotel 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 at 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.

     

    Day 5: Uttarkashi to Gangotri to Uttarkashi. (100 Kms 3 hrs each side)

    Early morning (packed breakfast) drive to Gangotri, en route 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: Uttarkashi to Guptkashi (220 km 8hrs drive)

    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 upon 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. 

    Day 7 Guptkashi to Kedarnath to Guptkashi (30 km drive and 19 km one way)

    By Helicopter: Morning our driver will transfer you your prebook Helipad. You can inform the driver about your arrival time whether it will by helicopter or by trek, so that Driver will be there to pick you up. (note: helicopter ticket is not included in this package).

    By Trek: Morning our driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to take local jeep for Gaurikund & then your trek strat for Kedarnath Ji. After darshan, you follow the same & back to Sonpraag. There is a big parking issue so the driver will back tp other palaces if his contact no. is not working then you have to arrange another taxi or wait for your driver.

    Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one o