Chardham Yatra

Chardham Yatra - Uttarakhand

Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days

 

DETAILED ITINERARY:

Day 01: Arrive Haridwar

On arrival at Haridwar railway station/Dehradun airport, meet our driver and transfer to your hotel for check-in. Evening, attend the Ganga Aarti at Har-Ki-Pauri.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Haridwar.

 

Day 02: Haridwar – Barkot (Drive, 175 Kms / Approx. 5 hrs)

Morning after breakfast, drive to Barkot. En-route visit Kempty Falls, the mesmerizing waterfall and recreation area set in the lap of a green valley. Continue your drive to Barkot and on arrival, check-in at the hotel.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Barkot.

 

Day 03: Barkot – Yamunotri (Drive, 40 Kms / Trek, 07 Kms)

               Yamunotri – Barkot (Trek, 07 Kms / Drive, 40 Kms)

Morning, start a bit early and drive to Janki Chatti, the starting point of Yamunotri trek. From here, you can either walk or take a mule or palanquin (on direct payment).

On reaching Yamunotri shrine, proceed for darshan at the temple. Also, visit Surya Kund, a hot water spring situated near the temple.

After darshan, trek back to Janki Chatti and then drive back to your hotel in Barkot.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Barkot.

 

Day 04: Barkot – Uttarkashi (Drive, 85 Kms / Approx. 3 hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi, a sacred town located on the banks of Bhagirathi river. Due to its religious importance, the place houses numerous temples and ashrams.

On arrival, check-in at the hotel.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Uttarkashi.

 

Day 05: Uttarkashi – Gangotri (Drive, 100 Kms / Approx. 3.5 hrs)

               Gangotri – Uttarkashi (Drive, 100 Kms / Approx. 3.5 hrs)

In morning, start a bit early and drive to Gangotri, the prominent temple of Goddess Ganga. On reaching Gangotri, visit the temple and offer prayers. Later, drive back to your hotel in Uttarkashi.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Uttarkashi.

 

Day 06: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (Drive, 195 Kms / Approx. 07 hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Guptkashi, a sacred shrine located on the way to Kedarnath. One can visit the ancient temples here like the Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnarishwar temple.

On arrival at Guptkashi, check-in at the hotel.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Guptkashi.

 

Day 07: Guptkashi – Sonprayag (Drive, 30 Kms / Approx. 1.5 hr)

               Sonprayag – Gaurikund (Drive, 5 Kms – Local Jeep)

               Gaurikund – Kedarnath (Trek, 16 Kms / Approx. 5-6 hrs)

Morning, after early breakfast, drive to Sonprayag. From Sonprayag, take a local jeep to Gaurikund, the starting point of Kedarnath trek. Start your trek or take a pony ride/palanquin (on direct payment) for Kedarnath.

Upon arrival at Kedarnath, check-in at your guest house, and later proceed for the darshan at Kedarnath temple.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Kedarnath.

 

Day 08: Kedarnath – Gaurikund (Trek, 16 Kms / Approx. 5-6 hrs)

              Gaurikund – Sonprayag (Drive, 5 Kms – Local Jeep)

              Sonprayag – Guptkashi (Drive, 30 Kms / Approx. 1.5 hrs)

Today morning, after breakfast, start the downhill trek to Gaurikund. On arrival at Gaurikund, take a local jeep to Sonprayag from where you will be transferred by your vehicle to the hotel in Guptkashi.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Guptkashi.

 

Day 09: Guptkashi – Badrinath (Drive, 185 Kms / Approx. 7 hrs)

After breakfast, drive to Badrinath, the fourth Dham of the Chardham circuit. Badrinath is the famous pilgrimage spot of the country and the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

On arrival at Badrinath, check-in at the hotel. Later, visit Badrinath temple and Mana village, the last Indian village on Indo-China border.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Badrinath.

 

Day 10: Badrinath – Rudraprayag (Drive, 160 Kms / Approx. 6 hrs)

Today morning, after breakfast, drive to Rudraprayag, en-route visiting Joshimath, the winter seat of Lord Badri. Continue your drive and on arrival at Rudraprayag, check-in at the hotel.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Rudraprayag.

 

Day 11: Rudraprayag – Rishikesh (Drive, 145 Kms / Approx. 4.5 hrs)

Post breakfast, drive to Rishikesh en-route visiting Devprayag, the confluence of the two rivers Bhagirathi and Alaknanda after which it is known as Ganga. Continue your drive to Rishikesh and on arrival, check-in at the hotel.

In the evening, visit Triveni Ghat and witness the Ganga Aarti here.

Overnight stay is at the hotel in Rishikesh.

 

Day 12: Rishikesh – DEPARTURE

Morning after breakfast, check-out from your hotel and then you will be transferred to Dehradun airport / Haridwar railway station to board the flight/train for your onward journey.

***Tour Ends Here***