The Yatra remains shut during the winter season due to extreme climate. The peak time for the Yatra is from May – June and September-October. Travelling in the months of as July and –August must be avoided, as during this time the Garhwal region witnesses’ heavy rainfall that can lead to many problems. The threat of landslide and heavy rainfall looms large during these months. The month of September is considered to be ideal to plan for the journey because after the rains, the beauty of the region amplifies with the awe-inspiring views and verdant landscapes. The beauty of whole area casts a magic spell upon the pilgrims as they are charmed by the breathtaking scenic views.
Package: Chardham Tour by Car
Duration:11 Nights / 12 Days
Places Cover: Jaipur, Rishikesh, Barkot (Yamunotri), Barkot, Uttarkashi (Gangotri), Uttarkashi, Guptkashi, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Srinagar, Rishikesh / Haridwar, Delhi
Day 01: Jaipur– haridwar/Rishikesh (450 Kms / 10 – 12 hrs)
Morning drive to haridwar / Rishikesh. On arrival check in at hotel. In the afternoon temple tour of Haridwar/Rishikesh. Overnight stay at hotel.
Rishikesh, located in the laps of lower Himalayas, and is surrounded by scenic beauty of the hills on three sides with Holy Ganga flowing through it. The whole place is considered to be sacred as it is believed that meditation at this place leads to attainment of salvation. There are many temples-some ancient, some new along the river Ganges. Rishikesh is important not only as pilgrimage centre closely associated with the Ramayana, but also as home for many important centers of Hindu religious thought and spirituality, and as a very great Yoga Centre. There are a great many ashrams and Yoga instituteshere.
Day 02: Rishikesh – Badkot/Jankichatti (245 Kms / 08 hrs)
Today morning pickup from Rishikesh and drive to Barkot via Dehradun, Mussoorie, and en-route visit Kempty fall. Later continue drive to Barkot/Jankichatti. On arrival Barkot/Jankichatti Check In at Hotel / Camp.
Day 03: Badkot /Jankichatt – Yamunotri – Jankichatti (6 Kms trek)
After breakfast start Trek of 06 kms for Yamunotri, On Arrive Yamunotri Holy Dip in Garam Kund, than Pooja and Darshan of Shree Yamunotri Ji, after Darshan and Pooja, afternoon start trek back to Badkot/ Janki Chattii .Overnight stay at Gmvn Guset house/Swisstent/ Hotel.
Hanuman Chatti: The confluence of Hanuman Ganga & Yamuna River.
Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
Surya Kund: 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.
Divya Shila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
Day 04: Badkot /Jankichatti – Uttarkashi (120 Kms / 05 hrs)
Morning leave for Uttarkashi, a drive of 120 kms. on arrival Uttarkashi check in at the hotel evening visit Vishwnath Temple, Overnight stay at the hotel.
Uttarkashi : 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 05: Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (100 Kms. per way)
Early morning drive to Gangotri and on arrival take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja after that and relax for some time in the lovely surroundings, afternoon drive back to Uttarkashi, on arrival check into the Hotel.
Day 06: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (228 kms / 8- 9 hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to Guptkashi, en-route visit Tehri Dam & continue journey towards Guptkashi. On arrival check in at the Camp / hotel. evening free at leisure. Overnight stay at hotel / Camp.
Day 07: Guptkashi– Kedarnath-Guptkashi Bya Helicopter (10 Min Flight) or Treak (indivusal )
Early morning ( 5:00 AM) go to helipad at Phata or Guptakashi and take flight to Kedarnath.Arrive in Kedarnath Darshan and Special Pooja. After darshan back to Guptakashi /Rudraprayag .Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Kedarnath: is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow Covered peaks. The present temple, built in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, stands adjacent to the site of an earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decoratedwith figures of various deities and scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard.Please Note:- Kedarnath Helicopter Fare(approx) : Rs. 8500/- Per Persons will be Extra
Day 08: Guptkashi– pipalkoti (10 Min Flight)
After Breakfast drive for Pipalkoti and Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 09: Pipalkoti– Badrinath
Morning leave for Shri Badrinath Ji. On arrival take the holy Darshan. (If time permit). Evening visit, Byas Gufa, Bheem Pul, Saraswati River, Overnight stay at hotel.
Tapt Kund: Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
Narad Kund: A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
Mata Murty Temple: Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include SeshNetra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Mana Village: Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
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: Badrinath – Srinagar/Devprayag (165 kms / 195 7-8 hrs)
Morning after Arti Darshan drive to Srinagar / Devperyag, on arrival check in at the hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11: Srinagar/Devprayag – Haridwar (135 Kms / 5 hrs)
Morning drive to Haridwar. On arrival check in at hotel. in evening visit temples of Haridwar. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 12: Haridwar – Delhi (210 kms / 6-7 hrs)
Morning drive to Delhi. Upon arrival in Delhi drop you at the Airport / Railway station for onwards destination.
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.