Chardham Yatra by surface

Destination:

Haridwar-Barkot-Yamunotri-Uttarkashi-Gangotri-Guptkashi-Kedarnath-Badrinath-Rudraprayag

Duration:

11 Nights / 12 Days

Price:

On Request For 2 Adults

ITINERARY

Day 01: Delhi - Haridwar (230 kms/6 hours)
Arrival Delhi Airport / Delhi Railway Station, meet drive to Haridwar. Transfer to your Hotel. If time permits visit Mansadevi Temple, Chandidevi Temple, Daksha Mahadev Temples & Others. Also visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti. The 'Aarti' worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating 'dia' (lamp) is a moving ritual. Back to your hotel, Night
halt.

Day 02: Haridwar - Barkot (210 kms/7 hours)
Drive to Barkot via Mussoorie, enroute visit Kempty Fall (Suggestible to have your lunch at Kempty fall as further no good restaurants are available before Badkot). Later drive straight to Barkot, transfer to your Hotel. Overnight stay
at Barkot.

Day 03: Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot {36kms drive & 6kms Trek (one side)}
Early morning, Drive to Jankichatti/Phoolchatti, 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. Return back to Barkot, Overnight stay.

Day 04: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100 kms/4 hours)
Drive to Uttarkashi. Visit Vishwanath Temple & Others. Check in Hotel. Rest day at leisure. Night Halt.

Day 05: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100 kms/3 each side)
Early morning 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 nature 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. Return back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 06: Uttarkashi - Guptkashi (220 kms/8 hours)
Drive straight 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. On arrival Check In at the Hotel, evening visit Ardh Narishwar Temple. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 07: Guptkashi - Kedarnath (30 kms by road & 19 kms Trek)
After medical check-up proceed to Sonprayag, Trek start from Sonprayag to Kedarnath (3584 mts) by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Visit Kedarnath Temple. Overnight stay.

Day 08: Kedarnath - Guptkashi (19 Kms Down Trek & 30 kms/1 hour drive)
Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Sonprayag. Further drive to Guptkashi. Check in Hotel. Night Halt.

Day 09: Guptkashi - Badrinath (215 kms/ 7 hours)
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.

Day 10: Badrinath -Rudraprayag (160kms)
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. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.

Day 11: Rudraprayag - Rishikesh (140kms/4 hours)
Drive to Rishikesh, the '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, Triveni Ghat, Bharat Mandir, Shivananda Ashram. At evening visit Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Ashram. Overnight stay.

Day 12: Rishikesh - Hardwar - Delhi (250 kms/7 hours)
Drive back to Delhi. On arrival transfer to airport or station on time to board return journey

Package Cost : On Request

 

Package includes

  • Accommodation in proposed hotels or similar
  • Transfers and sightseeing non AC private car/ van
  • Breakfast & dinner in all places
  • Assistance on arrival/ departure
  • All currently applicable taxes

Package excludes

  • Any airfare or train fare
  • Lunch, any table drinks (Alcoholic, Mineral, Aerated)
  • Guide during sightseeing
  • Any joy ride
  • Personal expense Tips, Insurance & Laundry

Accommodation used

Place Deluxe Standard Economy
Haridwar Hari Ganga Haveli Hotel Godwin SRS Lakshay
Barkot Chardham Camps Camp Nirwana Camp Nirwana
Uttarkashi Shivlinga Resort Shivlinga Resort Shivlinga
Guptkashi Chardham Camps Camp Nirwana Camp Nirwana
Kedarnath Punjab Sindh Awas Punjab Sindh Awas Punjab Sindh Awas
Badrinath Hotel Sarovar Portico Sarovar Portico Hotel Snow Crest
Rudraprayag Monal Resort Monal Resort Le Meadows Pipalkoti
Rishikesh Aloha On The Ganges Vasundhara Palace Great Ganga