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Char Dham Darshan Yatra 12 Days



Duration : 11 Nights / 12 Days

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

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  • Char Dham Darshan Yatra 12 Days

Tour Detail

When talking regarding Hindu “pilgrimage tours in India” the name of Himalayas comes to mind without delay for its mountains since time immemorial has have spiritual connotations close to it. Also, known as the ultimate abode of Gods, the tours in this land is highly taxing. One such significant and pilgrimage yatra which takes place yearly in July-August to the abode of Lord Shiva at Amarnath Caves in Jammu and Kashmir. The most renowned and the most religious of all Hindu pilgrimages “ Char Dham Yatra” includes visit to four sacred abode of almighty at Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. Other recognized Hindu pilgrimage places in the country are Vaishno Devi, Haridwar, Varansi, Rishikesh, Vrindavan and more.

“Char Dham” is referred to the 4 Hindu religious destinations in Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand state of India. These are Yamuntori, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Be located in the circuit of magnificent Himalayas, these four designations are the holy center of spiritual activity in north-India. Conventionally,

the “Char Dham Yatra” is start from the West to East. Accordingly, the Yatra begin point from Yamunotri, after that going on to Gangotri and to end with Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Yamunotri and Gangotri are devoted to goddess Yamuna and Ganga respectively. Alternatively, Kedarnath is devoted to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is devoted to Lord Vishnu. In addition, tourists like too visit Hemkund Sahib in the surrounding area, which is one of the highest, sited spiritual sites in the country. So, pilgrims visit all these designations in desire of washing away their sins and to achieve salvation, with the blessings of the Lord.

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: DELHI TO HARIDWAR

Arrival in Delhi old delhi railway station 10:00 am. than beginning your yatra drive to Haridwar form Delhi.

On reaching Haridwar, check-in to your hotel.

In the sunset, visit the Har-Ki-Pauri to attend the Ganga Aarti.

Return back to the hotel and after dinner, stay at overnight.



MEAL PLAN: | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Day 2: HARIDWAR TO BARKOT

After morning breakfast, you leave for Barkot. Barkot is an attractive hill-station which is placed on the foot of Yamunotri. As you drive during Mussoorie, you can visit the well-known Kempty Falls on your way. On

arrival at Barkot, check-in to your hotel. Relax of the day and refresh for the yatra of Yamunotri the next day. After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Barkot.


MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Day 3: BARKOT TO YAMUNOTRI TO BARKOT

After morning breakfast, here you will start the yatra of Yamunotri. You have a choice of hiring palki or a horse (own pay) for your trek. On entrance by afternoon in Yamunotri take holy dip in Yamuna River and perform Pooja. Return back through the same way back to Barkot hotel.

After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Barkot.


MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again. At Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the Tapt kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. Here near the temple “Pooja” can be offered to Divya Shila.

Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs near temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.

Day 4: BARKOT TO UTTARKASHI

After breakfast, check-out from the Barkot hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. On the entrance check-in the hotel. Uttarkashi is positioned on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples and Ashrams. In the sunset, visit the well-known Vishwanath Temple.

After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Uttarkashi.


MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Vishwanath Temple: Vishwanath temple is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Northern India. Re-constructed in 1857 by Maharani Khaneti Devi of Tehri State in the ancient architectural style. It is situated at the heart of the town. A massive iron trident, symbolic of divine mother’s, is erected and worshiped from time immemorial at the temple complex. Ganeshji, Sakshi Gopal, Markandeya Rishi’s small shrines are also part of the temple complex. Akhand Jyoti as well as Akhand Abhishek, special aarti at morning and evening are offered. As per Skunda Puran, Uttarkashi is known as ‘Saumya Varanasi’,the abode of Lord Shiva in Kaliyug and counted as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

Shakti Temple: Right in front of the Vishwanath temple is Shakti temple. It has a big ‘Trishul’ of about 6 meters in height and a circumference of 90 cms. At bottom. Though there are different views about the making of this, the upper part of it seems to be made up of iron and the lower one is of copper. As per the epics this Shakti was thrown on the devils by the Goddess Durga(Shakti), hence it gets its name. Since then this Shakti is erected over here.

Day 5: UTTARKASHI TO GANGOTRI TO UTTARKASHI

Early morning breakfast and drive to Gangotri. Upon entrance at Gangotri take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Visit the Gangotri Temple. After performing Pooja late afternoon drive back to Uttarkashi.

After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Uttarkashi.


MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Gangotri Temple: The temple was constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank

of Bhagirathi.

Day 6: UTTARKASHI TO GUPTKASHI

Depart for your next destination, Guptkashi after having your breakfast early in the daybreak. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Guptkashi is placed at a distance of 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath. The town

holds immense religious importance as it houses well-known ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple.

Have your dinner and stay overnight in the hotel.

MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Guptakashi: The name Gupt Kashi means “Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled.

Day 7: GUPTKASHI TO SONPRAYAGTO KEDARNATH

Early sunrise after breakfast check-out from the hotel, and drive to Sonprayag. From where, you will start your 20 km trek to Kedarnath.

On arrival check-in at hotel and after dinner, overnight stay at hotel.

MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

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. 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.

Day 8: KEDARNATH TO SONPRAYAGTO GUPTKASHI

Early sunrise you get up before dawn and after taking bath you are at the temple by 4:45 am for the ‘Abhishek’ to Kedarnath Shiva. After darshan and puja you come out of the temple and go back to the hotel. Afterward you will begin the go back trek of 20 km from Kedarnath to Sonprayag. The vehicles wait for you in Sonprayag car parking and drive to your hotel (Guptkashi).

After dinner, overnight stay in hotel at Guptkashi.

MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Day 9: GUPTKASHI TO BADRINATH

This sunrise, you check-out of the hotel at 06:00 am and start driving towards your next destination, Badrinath. On the arrival check-in to the hotel.

After dinner, overnight stay at hotel.

MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

Day 10: BADRINATH TO SRINAGAR

Early morning go to temple and after darshan return back to hotel and after breakfast check-out the hotel and proceed to Srinagar. On reaching Srinagar, check-in to the hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day or travel around the loveliness of Srinagar.

After dinner, stay overnight at the hotel.

MEAL PLAN: | Breakfast | Dinner | Veg. Buffet

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Inclusions

  • MAP (Room + Breakfast + Lunch/Dinner)
  • Hotel
  • Sightseeing
  • All transfers as per the itinerary and program you
  • opt as per your comfort.
  • 11 nights stay in hotel sharing basis.
  • All buffet breakfast and dinner veg. at the
  • accommodation mentioned only with morning tea.
  • All hotel accommodation days on double/ triple as your choice and Kedarnath and Badrinath four/ 06
  • beded sharing basis.
  • All transfers, excursions and sightseeing as per the
  • itinerary basis by dedicated vehicle.
  • Below 5 yrs child sharing same bed and transport
  • seat with parents will be complimentary.
  • Parking and all transport related expense including
  • driver services.
  • All toll taxes, parking fees, fuel and driver’s
  • allowances.
  • All transport and hotels related taxes.
  • 24/7 hour helpline.
  • Assistance on arrival.

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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