Chardham Yatra Packages 2017 From Haridwar
Destinations Covered : Haridwar/Rishikesh - Saynachati - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi -
Gangotri - Uttarkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Joshimath -
Short Char Dham Yatra Itinerary: Chardham Tour Packages (9 Nights 10 Days)
From Haridwar to Chardham 2017
||DISTANCE BY ROAD
||220 Kms apporx
||Barkot to Yamunotri & back to Barkot
||36 Kms drive & 7 Kms trek one side
||Barkot to Uttarkashi /Naitala
||106 Kms apporx
||Naitala/Uttarkashi to Gangotri & Back to Naitala/Uttarkashi
||106 Kms apporx
||Naitala/Uttarkashi to Rudraprayag
||175 Kms apporx
||Rudraprayag to Kedarnath
||75 Kms by road & 19 Kms trek
||Kedarnath to Rudraprayag
||19 Kms down trek & 75 Kms by road
||Rudraprayag to Badrinath
||170 Kms apporx
||Badrinath to Rudraprayag
||170 Kms apporx
||Rudraprayag to Haridwar Via Rishikesh
||160 Kms apporx
||Stay Not Include
Details Char Dham Yatra Itinerary: Chardham Yatra Packages (10Days -9Nights) From Haridwar to Chardham 2017
Day 01: Haridwar/Rishikesh - Barkot (220
Drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty Fall
and others later drive straight to your Hotel for night halt.
Day 02: Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot 36 Kms drive &
7kms Trek (one side)
Drive to Jankichatti, than trek start from here to Yamunotri (6kms).
Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arr. Yamunotri, One
can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water
of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad".
Here near the temple "Pooja" can be offered to Divya Shila,
After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warn water and having "Darshan"
of pious "Yamunaji" returning to Jankichatti. Later drive back
to Barkot. Overnight stay at Hotel.
The confluence of
Janki Ganga & Yamuna River.
Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed
twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
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.
A rock pillar,
worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
Day 03: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100 Kms/4Hr)
Drive to Uttarkashi via Barkot. Check in Hotel, Later visit Vishwanath
Temple. Night Halt.
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 04: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100
Kms/3Hr each side)
We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), enroute we enjoy picturesque Harsil
village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the
Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi. overnight
stay at Uttarkashi.
constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century,
is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.
the river, this natural rock Shivling is the place where, according to
mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received the Ganga in his matted lock.
It is visible in winter months when water level decreases.
Kedar Ganga Sangam:
Yards from the Ganga Temple flows the river Kedar Ganga. Starting from
the Kedar Valle, this river meets the Bhagirathi on its left bank.
Day 05: Uttarkashi - Rudraprayag (175 Kms/6Hr)
Early morning, drive to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel, night halt.
It is the
confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda.
Rudranath and Chamunda
Devi, Koteshwar Temple (3 Kms).
Day 06: Rudraprayag - Kedarnath (75Kms by road &
Morning drive to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath
(3584 mts) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry
personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an
overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in Hotel. Later visit Kedarnath
Temple. Night halt.
At a distance of 5kms
from Sonprayag and at an altitude of 1982 meters., one can take bath in
the hot water pond here and visit the Gauri Temple. This is the place
where Goddess Parvathi meditated to attain Lord Shiva. It is the base
for a trek to 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, the protector and the destroyer. 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 r! emaining 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 Madhmaheshwar
and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four
above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.
Day 07: Kedarnath - Rudraprayag (19Kms Down Trek &
75Kms/3Hr by Road)
Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later,
drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in Hotel at Rudraprayag. Night
Day 08: Rudraprayag - Badrinath (165Kms/7Hr)
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening
visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnightstay.
Badrinath one of the '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".
springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to
bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
A recess in the
river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was
A flat platform
on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform proppitiating rites for
their deceased ancestors.
1.5kms. away is a
boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as
the Sheshnag's eye.
3kms. away is a
beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a
Mata Murty Temple:
the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh
Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Inhabited by an
Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
As the name
suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms.
from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.
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):
Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed
the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
Day 9: Badrinath – Joshimath - Rudraprayag
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the Mukh of the Saraswati River. Drive to Rudraprayag over night stay in Hotel in Ruddraprayag.
Day 10: Rudraprayag - Devprayag - Rishikesh - Haridwar (160Kms)
Drive to Haridwar, enroute visit Rishikesh Local Sight Seeing (Ram Jhulla, Laxman Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Parmarth Niketan, Shivananda Ashram & Gita Kutir). Arr. Haridwar Tour End.
Accommodation on twin sharing (DBR - EPAI) Basis.
Transportation by Non A/C Vehicle with all road, state taxes, driver
allowance, permit & night halt charges.
COST DOES NOT INCLUDE
All Meals, Table drinks, laundry, porter, pony, tips, camera fee,
ropeway charges, entrance charges, travel insurance, personal expenses
of the clients or any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road
closure, landslides etc. and anything not specified in cost include.