Namaste India Tours

The Holy Char Dham Fixed Departures Tour


Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days

Destination Covered : New Delhi, Srinagar, Haridwar, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, Barkot, Dungarpur

Price (Starting From) : On Request


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Tour Detail

The most celebrated trails of all the holy pilgrimages in Devbhumi – The Uttranchal Chardham Yatra – ushers one into the spiritual serenity inspired by the abodes of Shakti embodied as Goddess Yamuna and Goddess Ganga at Yamunotri and Gangotri, Lord Vishnu at Badrinath & Lord Shiva at Kedarnath. We offer a comprehensive trip not just into these holy shrines, but also encompasses many a sacred site strewn in between the four dhams in its schedule for 11 days and 10 nights.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Arrive Delhi – Rishikesh (230kms/7Hrs)

The Holy Trip Begins At 20:30 Hrs At Connaught Place When We Gather At Janpath Metro Station.
overnight On Board On Coach.

Day 2: Rishikesh-barkot (200kms/7hrs)

Can there be a more auspicious site to begin the pilgrimage course than from Rishikesh? Once you reach Rishikesh in the morning, you may enjoy breakfast and proceed to marvel at its many wonders like Ram Jhula, Swarg Ashram, Sivananda Ashram, Geeta Ashram, and Laxman Jhula. The day will then take you to Barkot, upon whose trail the enchanting Kempty falls lay. The memorable drive will take you across meandering Himalayan roads gifting glimpses of the mighty peaks and its enchanting values. (The route is subject to alteration as per weather and traffic conditions.).
Overnight stay at Barkot

Day 3: Barkot-Yamunotri-Barkot (45 Kms Road/6kms Trek)

The third day begins quite early; one is dropped till Janki Chatti. The 6 km trek to Yamunotri starts from here. One may ease the perils of ascension by hiring a pony/Doli (at own cost). Once you reach Yamunotri, you may pay obeisance at the ‘Divya Shila’ and proceed to prepare ‘Prasadam’ from boiling rice or potatoes wrapped in muslin clothes by having them dipped in the boiling waters of Surya Kund. Pilgrims also make sure to take a dip either in the icy cold waters of Maa Yamuna or in the nearby natural hot water spring before they enter the temple premises. After enjoying the darshan of Goddess Yamuna at her shrine in Yamunotri, proceed down to Janki Chatti.
Yamunotri Temple: The temple worships Goddess Yamuna. As per Hindu mythology, River Yamuna is the sister of Lord Yam raj, the God of Death. Also, she is revered as the daughter of Lord Surya, the Sun God. This temple was ravaged by the catastrophe of recurring avalanches in the past. The temple has subsequently been rebuilt after every such calamity. The credit goes to Maharani Gularia of Jaipur for construction of this beautiful temple.
Surya Kund: Of the many thermal springs located near the temple, ‘Surya Kund’ dedicated to Lord Surya is the most famous.
Divya Shila: The local folklore celebrates ‘Divya Shila’ to be the place from where River Yamuna first initiated her journey.

Day 4: Barkot-Uttarkashi-(90kms/4hrs)

After a quick breakfast at Barkot, we will move early towards Uttarkashi. We will halt at Prakateswar Mahadev cave in between. While at Uttarkashi, after check-in at Hotel, do not forget to offer puja at Kashi Vishwanath Temple.
Uttarkashi: On the holy banks of River Bhagirathi, lies the sacred town of Uttarkashi. It is said that the place has been blessed with having once been an abode to Lord Shiva Himself. Its major attractions include Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shakti Temple housing the massive trident as the symbol of ‘Shakti’ Herself and Hanuman Temple.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5: Uttarkashi-Gangotri-Uttarkashi (100kms/4hrs)

We will take you towards Gangotri along the enchanting banks of River Bhagirathi. Pilgrims enjoy their holy dip in river Bhagirathi even if its temperature is icy cold. At its banks, many perform puja and the associate rituals. One may then proceed to worship Maa Ganga along with the revered shrines for Lord Shiva, Lord Hanuman, Lord Ganesha and King Bhagirath in the Gangotri temple.
Harsil: The uncorrupted beauty of this hidden gem in Garhwal Himalayas comes as a surprise to novice travelers. The musical cadence of the flowing river lulls one’s senses into a charming reverie. Its pleasant weather, chirping birds, fresh air and apple orchards is such an indulgence to one’s senses.
Gangotri Temple: The milky white temple that shines akin to a pearl was built Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa. It adorns the bank of Bhagirathi River, quite near to the actual geographical origins of the River.
Return to Uttarkashi for your overnight stay.

Day 6: Uttarkashi-Srinagar (205kms/8hrs)

We will travel to Srinagar early in the morning. Our halt at Tehri Dam, India’s biggest dam, is sure to enchant your senses. Once we arrive at Srinagar, we will have you check in at the hotel in Srinagar.
Overnight at hotel in Uttarkashi.

Day 7: Srinagar-Sitapur (80kms/4Hrs)

An early morning drive to Phata/Sitapur will take you through the sacred shrines of Dhari Devi Temple and Rudraprayag. It is at Rudraprayag that the streams of Alaknanda and Mandakini meet. One will then be driven to Guptkashi famous Shri Kashi Vishwanath Temple. We will then assist you with registering for Kedarnath trip.
Rudraprayag: The Rivers Mandakini and Alaknanda meet here. Rudranath temple and Narad Silla are other major attractions.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 8: Sitapur-Kedarnath-Sitapur (19kms Trek/6Hrs)

We will begin the day by traveling to Sonprayag/Phata early in the morning. The trek to Kedarnath begins from here. One may employ Helicopter service/dolly/poly to assist in the trekking at own cost. It is advisable to carry sufficient stock of heavy woolen, clothes, personal medication, and toiletries. After enjoying a blissful darshan of Lord Kedarnath, return to Sitapur.
Kedarnath: The majestic Kedarnath ranges from the perfect ambience for Lord Kedarnath to rest in the beautiful Jyotirlingam at Kedarnath. Legend has it that Pandava brothers sought reparation for their sins in the Kurukshetra war from Lord Shiva who intentionally hid himself from them. On Pandavas having divined Lord Shiva’s presence in a bull, they chased the animal only to have it disappear into the ground, leaving its mere hump on the surface. It is said that other parts of the bull appeared in such places as Tungnath (arms), Rudranath (face), Madhmaheswar (belly) and Kapaleswar (head and hair). All these five holy shrines form the conglomerate of Panch Kedar.
Overnight stay at the hotel.
Helicopter Fare– Rs.8,000/- per person Upto 90 Kg. (Tariff is subject to change based on discretion of governing body)

Day 9: Sitapur-Badrinath (230kms/9Hrs)

After the breakfast at Sitapur, we will then move towards Badrinath. The course will have us halt at Karnaprayag, Nandprayag, Vishnuprayag and the Narasimha Temple at Joshimath. Upon arrival, we will check in at the hotel for overnight stay.
Karnaprayag: River Pinder and Alaknanda meet here.
Nandprayag: River Mandakini meets the waters of Alaknanda here.
Vishnu Prayag: River Dhauliganga merge with the beautiful Alaknanda here.
Joshimath: This beautiful stopover rests on the banks of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. It also has one ‘Math ’established by Adi Shankaracharya. There is an interesting legend associated with the withering of one hand of the idol of Narasimha in its famous Narasimha temple. It is said that on the day the hand is completely withered away, the valley would no longer exist with the Gods taking up their new residence in the adjacent Niti valley at Bhavishya Badri.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10: Badrinath-Pipalkoti (80kms/4hrs)

The auspicious day would usher in one into the sacred abode of Lord Badrinath himself, not before a holy dip in Tapt Kund rejuvenates one’s senses. Along with Lord Vishnu, enjoy the blissful darshan of Lord Ganesha, Maa Lakshmi, Narada, Kubera, Nara Narayan, and Hanuman etc. Proceed to get Abhishekam Jal or Charnamrit from within the holy compound. It is at Brahma Kapal that one performs the rites for pleasing one’s ancestors. The latter part of the day can be spent in exploring the beautiful Mana village replete with its many wonders of mythical significance at Vyas Gufa, Ganesha Gufa, Saraswati River and Bhim Pul. We will have you stay overnight at Pipalkoti.
Badrinath: This celebrated Dham is located at an astounding height of 3,133 m above sea level, which doesn’t deter thousands to flock to the shrine to have a darshan of Lord Badrinath. It has the peaks of Nar, Narayan along with Neelkanth forming its perfect backdrop. The site was replete with forests of wild berries- ‘van’ of ‘Badri’ trees- in the early days, earning it the name.
Tapt Kund: It is ritualistic to have a bath from the natural hot water spring on the sacred bank of River Alaknanda before on enters the temple premises.
Narad Kund: This recess in the Alaknanda is famed to be the spot from where Adi Shankaracharya obtained the idol worshipped in the temple.
Brahma Kapal: This platform upon the banks of river Alaknanda is where Hindus engage in performing rites to help their ancestors reach salvation.
Sheshnetra: This boulder situated about 1.5 km from the temple bears upon it the impression of the Legendary Serpent Sheshnag eye.
Charan Paduka: This beautiful meadow about three km away from the temple is said to bear the footprints of Lord Vishnu upon one of its boulders.
Mata Murti Temple: This temple is dedicated to Shri Badrinath Mother. Other temples of pilgrim interest include Sesh Netra Temple, Urvashi Temple, and Charan Paduka.
Mana Village: This last village on the Indo-Tibetan border is inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe.
Bhim Pul: This natural bridge formed of a massive rock across the river Saraswati is said to have been placed upon the river’s gushing waters by Bhim, the strongest of Pandava brothers himself. It is an amazing sight to be upon the bridge and look down upon the thunderous flow of the river below.
Vyas Gufa (Cave): One cannot afford to miss visiting the rock cave in Mana village, for this is the sacred site wherein Lord Vyasa found his literary inspiration to jot down Mahabharata with the help of Lord Ganesha.
Overnight stay at the hotel.

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Inclusions

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Meals
  • Sightseeing

Payments Terms

  • * Some Advance Percentage of total booking amount
  • * Airfare/Transport fare to be paid full at one time in advance.

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  • * Upon cancellation, refund will be made after deducting the Retention Amount.
  • * Retention Amount varies as per the number of days left before your package start date.

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