• CHAR DHAM YATRA

  • Region - Uttarakhand
  • Duration 12 Days
  • Altitute 4000m
  • Stay Rooms
  • Difficulty Moderate+

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Detail itinenary

On this day you will drive to Tehri Retreat, Sursingdhar (New Tehri) from Dehradun Airport/Delhi NCR and spend your evening at leisure.  Overnight at New Tehri

You will drive to the peaceful town of Barkot where it is said even silence is understood. After arriving spend your time in leisure. Overnight in Barkot

We begin the day early with a drive through Syanachatti and Hanumanchatti before reaching Jankichatti, where the road ends. From Jankichatti we begin the journey on foot/mule/palki/kandi to Yamunotri on meandering route viaa rich forest of conifer, rhododendron & several species of Himalayan shrubs. On reaching Yamunotri, you will see  several hot springs which dot the place and here rice and potatoes are dipped into the hot water in a muslin cloth and taken home as Prasad.  We return to Jankichatti via the same route and from here drive back to Barkot to our hotel. We will also visit the temples in Kharsali, the winter seat of Yamunotri. This place is also celebrated for the Someshwar Temple, known for its unique wooden architecture. Overnight at Barkot

We start the drive to Uttarkashi and make a brief stop Rari-ka-Danda, to take a take a refreshing break amidst the pine forest. We continue our drive via Dharasu and Dunda (a tribal Village whose inhabitants are a mix of Hindu & Buddhist followers). Further ahead we cross Nakuri village, home of celebrated Lady Mountaineer, Ms. Bachendri Pal (First Indian lady to have summited Mount Everest). Finally, we reach Uttarkashi, the “Kashi” of the North situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi River known for its umpteen temples. We will attend the aarti in the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple and visit some of the ashrams and other temples that dot this beautiful landscape. Overnight at Uttarkashi

An early start for the 100 kms drive to Gangotri where we pass through Ganganani, a peaceful village known for its ancient hot water springs. Further we drive to Sukhi top, from where one can get a lofty view of the snow-clad Himalayas. Driving through Jhala we reach Harsil, a beautiful village surrounded by dense Deodar forests and known for its apple orchards. Moving ahead we cross one of the highest motorable bridge, built over Jahnvi river.  On the other side of the bridge is Bhaironghati, known for temple of Bhairava, the gatekeeper of Shiva.  A further drive of 10 kms get us to Gangotri. After spending some time at the temple, we return to Uttarkashi the same day. Overnight at Uttarkashi

Today we drive from Uttarakashi to Kund. On the way we will stopover at Chirbatia from where one can enjoy the expansive views of Himalayas. Further we drive to Kund. Once in Kund relax in the scenic surroundings by the River Mandakini. Overnight in Verdant Valley, Kund.

Early morning, we drive 45 mins to Phata and from there fly to Kedarnath. Visit the temple and its famous surroundings and return flight to Phata. After your visit to Kedarnath, fly back to Phata. From Phata, drive back to the mountain lodge in Kund for the night. Overnight in Verdant Valley, Kund.

 

Note: If in case the helicopter service is not available due to weather condition, we will fly next day which is kept as a reserve day

Today we visit the famous temples of Guptkashi, Narayankoti temple complex, Kalimath and others. This is also a reserve day in case the helicopter schedule was disrupted for any reason. Overnight at Verdant Valley, Kund

Post breakfast we begin the drive to Auli. Enroute, stopover at Chopta and here enjoy for some time in the bugyals (high altitude meadows) and have a picnic lunch. You also get wonderful views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks from here. If the whole group is interested, we can also trek up to the Tungnath temple (the highest Shiva shrine in the world). The trekking time will be about 3-4 hrs. We continue the journey from Chopta and visit the Gopinath temple at Gopeshwar and Narsing Devta temple (the winter seat of Lord Badrinath)in Joshimath. Before reaching Joshimath we pass through Pipalkoti where the celebrated poet, Kalidasa, composed Meghadoot. A little ahead of Pipalkoti lies Garurganga where Lord Vishnu left his carrier, Garuda. We reach the beautiful mountain lodge, Himalayan High in Auli for overnight stay.

 

Post early breakfast drive up to Badrinath. This drive would take about 2 -2.5 hrs. In Badrinath also visit the Tapt Kund, Narayan Kund, Mata Murty temple, Bhim Pul, etc. and also visit Mana village (the last village on the Indian border). In Mana, you can shop for some local handicrafts and handmade woollen items. Depending on the time available, you can also take a walk to the thundering Vasundhara Falls (round walk of about 3 hrs). Later in the afternoon, head back to Auli. Arrive back in the lodge by the evening. Overnight in Auli

Morning drive to Rishikesh, en-route visit the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda called Devprayag (formation of Holy Ganges). After visit Devprayag, continue your drive to reach Rishikesh.

Check out in the morning & drive to your own destination. Trip Ends Here !!

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE TRIP
  • Comfortable Deluxe Properties With All Basic Amenities for Stay in New Tehri, Rishikesh, Barkot, Uttarkashi, Kund (Chopta/Kedarnath Valley) &Auli
  • Temples and Other Auspicious Sites You Would Be Visiting in Addition to Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath & Badrinath
  • Shani Temple, Kharsali Village
  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Uttarkashi
  • Surajkund
  • Bhairon Temple, Bhaironghati 
  • Shiva Temple, Dharali
  • Omkareshwar Temple, Ukhimath
  • Narayankoti Village & Temple Complex 
  • Guptkashi Shiva &ardhanareshwar Temples 
  • Kalimath
  • Tungnath Temple
  • Gopinath Temple, Gopeshwar
  • Ganesh & Vyas Gufa
  • Narsingh Temple & Shankaracharya Cave
  • Helicopter Ride to Kedarnath With Vip Darshan Ticket (on extra cost)
  • Visit & Offer Prayers at the Panchprayags
  • Vishnuprayag(Confluence of Dhauli Ganga & Alaknanda Rivers)
  • Nandprayag (Confluence of Nandakini& Alaknanda Rivers)
  • Karnaprayag (Confluence of Pinder & Alaknanda Rivers)
  • Rudraprayag (Confluence of Mandakini& Alaknanda Rivers)
  • Devprayag (Confluence of Bhagirathi & Alaknanda Rivers) – Birthplace of the Ganga River
  • Beautiful Himalayan Places That You Will Get to Experience
  • Hot Springs at Gangnani
  • Chaurangikhal & Chirbatiakhal Markets
  • Chopta Meadows for a Picnic Lunch
  • Mana Village Where You Can Shop for Local Handicrafts and Handmade Woollens
  • Bhimpul
  • Saraswati River
  • Cable Car Ride to the Higher Slopes of Auli for Viewing Himalayan Panorama Including Nanda Devi (the Second Highest Peak in India).
  • Transport by Comfortable Tempo Travellers and Mini Coaches
SKETCH ITINERARY

DAY 01: DRIVE TO REACH NEW TEHRI FROM DEHRADUN AIRPORT (1.5 HRS) OR DELHI NCR (DRIVE/6 HRS)
DAY 02: NEW TEHRI - BARKOT (DRIVE/5HRS)
DAY 03: BARKOT - JANKICHATTI - YAMUNOTRI – JANKICHATTI - BARKOT (DRIVE/2 HRS ONE WAY &TREK/6 KMS ONE WAY)
DAY 04: BARKOT - UTTARKASHI (DRIVE/ 4-5 HRS)
DAY 05: UTTARKASHI - GANGOTRI - UTTARKASHI (DRIVE/ 2 HRS ONE WAY)
DAY 06: UTTARKASHI -  KUND (CHOPTA/KEDARNATH VALLEY) (DRIVE/8 HRS)
DAY 07: KUND (UKHIMATH)  - PHATA - FLY TO KEDARNATH - PHATA - KUND(CHOPTA/KEDARNATH VALLEY)  (DRIVE/ 1 HR & TAKE A HELICOPTER/ 7 MINS FLYING TIME)
DAY 08: KUND (CHOPTA/KEDARNATH VALLEY)  - LOCAL TEMPLE VISITS & RESERVE DAY FOR KEDARNATH
DAY 09: KUND (CHOPTA/KEDARNATH VALLEY) – AULI (DRIVE/4.5 HRS)
DAY 10: AULI - BADRINATH – AULI (DRIVE/ 2 HRS ONE WAY)
DAY 11: AULI  - RISHIKESH  (DRIVE/ 9 HRS )
DAY 12: DEPART FOR DEHRADUN AIRPORT (DRIVE/ 1 HR) OR DELHI NCR(6 HRS)

Detail itinenary

On this day you will drive to Tehri Retreat, Sursingdhar (New Tehri) from Dehradun Airport/Delhi NCR and spend your evening at leisure.  Overnight at New Tehri

You will drive to the peaceful town of Barkot where it is said even silence is understood. After arriving spend your time in leisure. Overnight in Barkot

We begin the day early with a drive through Syanachatti and Hanumanchatti before reaching Jankichatti, where the road ends. From Jankichatti we begin the journey on foot/mule/palki/kandi to Yamunotri on meandering route viaa rich forest of conifer, rhododendron & several species of Himalayan shrubs. On reaching Yamunotri, you will see  several hot springs which dot the place and here rice and potatoes are dipped into the hot water in a muslin cloth and taken home as Prasad.  We return to Jankichatti via the same route and from here drive back to Barkot to our hotel. We will also visit the temples in Kharsali, the winter seat of Yamunotri. This place is also celebrated for the Someshwar Temple, known for its unique wooden architecture. Overnight at Barkot

We start the drive to Uttarkashi and make a brief stop Rari-ka-Danda, to take a take a refreshing break amidst the pine forest. We continue our drive via Dharasu and Dunda (a tribal Village whose inhabitants are a mix of Hindu & Buddhist followers). Further ahead we cross Nakuri village, home of celebrated Lady Mountaineer, Ms. Bachendri Pal (First Indian lady to have summited Mount Everest). Finally, we reach Uttarkashi, the “Kashi” of the North situated on the banks of the Bhagirathi River known for its umpteen temples. We will attend the aarti in the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple and visit some of the ashrams and other temples that dot this beautiful landscape. Overnight at Uttarkashi

An early start for the 100 kms drive to Gangotri where we pass through Ganganani, a peaceful village known for its ancient hot water springs. Further we drive to Sukhi top, from where one can get a lofty view of the snow-clad Himalayas. Driving through Jhala we reach Harsil, a beautiful village surrounded by dense Deodar forests and known for its apple orchards. Moving ahead we cross one of the highest motorable bridge, built over Jahnvi river.  On the other side of the bridge is Bhaironghati, known for temple of Bhairava, the gatekeeper of Shiva.  A further drive of 10 kms get us to Gangotri. After spending some time at the temple, we return to Uttarkashi the same day. Overnight at Uttarkashi

Today we drive from Uttarakashi to Kund. On the way we will stopover at Chirbatia from where one can enjoy the expansive views of Himalayas. Further we drive to Kund. Once in Kund relax in the scenic surroundings by the River Mandakini. Overnight in Verdant Valley, Kund.

Early morning, we drive 45 mins to Phata and from there fly to Kedarnath. Visit the temple and its famous surroundings and return flight to Phata. After your visit to Kedarnath, fly back to Phata. From Phata, drive back to the mountain lodge in Kund for the night. Overnight in Verdant Valley, Kund.

 

Note: If in case the helicopter service is not available due to weather condition, we will fly next day which is kept as a reserve day

Today we visit the famous temples of Guptkashi, Narayankoti temple complex, Kalimath and others. This is also a reserve day in case the helicopter schedule was disrupted for any reason. Overnight at Verdant Valley, Kund

Post breakfast we begin the drive to Auli. Enroute, stopover at Chopta and here enjoy for some time in the bugyals (high altitude meadows) and have a picnic lunch. You also get wonderful views of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks from here. If the whole group is interested, we can also trek up to the Tungnath temple (the highest Shiva shrine in the world). The trekking time will be about 3-4 hrs. We continue the journey from Chopta and visit the Gopinath temple at Gopeshwar and Narsing Devta temple (the winter seat of Lord Badrinath)in Joshimath. Before reaching Joshimath we pass through Pipalkoti where the celebrated poet, Kalidasa, composed Meghadoot. A little ahead of Pipalkoti lies Garurganga where Lord Vishnu left his carrier, Garuda. We reach the beautiful mountain lodge, Himalayan High in Auli for overnight stay.

 

Post early breakfast drive up to Badrinath. This drive would take about 2 -2.5 hrs. In Badrinath also visit the Tapt Kund, Narayan Kund, Mata Murty temple, Bhim Pul, etc. and also visit Mana village (the last village on the Indian border). In Mana, you can shop for some local handicrafts and handmade woollen items. Depending on the time available, you can also take a walk to the thundering Vasundhara Falls (round walk of about 3 hrs). Later in the afternoon, head back to Auli. Arrive back in the lodge by the evening. Overnight in Auli

Morning drive to Rishikesh, en-route visit the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda called Devprayag (formation of Holy Ganges). After visit Devprayag, continue your drive to reach Rishikesh.

Check out in the morning & drive to your own destination. Trip Ends Here !!

PRICE INCLUSIONS
    • Transport from & back to Dehradun airport/Rishikesh
      • For a group of 1 – 3: Swift Dezire
      • For a group of 4 – 5: Innova Crysta
      • For a group of 6 & above: Tempo traveler

    (Please note AC will not be operated on hills)

    • Accommodation for 11 nights as below:
    • New Terhri:  In Tehri Retreat in Deluxe room with mountain & snow view for 1 Night
    • Barkot: In Rigveda in cottages or similar for 2 Nights
    • Uttarkashi: In Hotel Shivlinga in AC deluxe Executive room for 2 Nights
    • Kund (near Guptkashi): In Verdant Valley, Kund in deluxe room with private sit out for 3 Nights
    • Auli: In Himalayan High in deluxe room for 2 Nights
    • Rishikesh: In Grand Alova or similar in deluxe room non view for 1 Night

     

    Note: While every effort would be made to get the reservations in the above hotels, in case of non-availability, hotels in a similar category would be booked.

    • Vegetarian breakfast and dinner at all locations
    2 litre of bottled water while travelling
PRICE EXCLUSIONS
  • Helicopter charges & VIP Darshan charges for Kedarnath - Can be arranged at extra cost whenever required
  • Mule/Porters/Dolis - Can be arranged at extra cost wherever required
  • Soft drinks, bottled water, beverages, etc.
  • Guide charges (this will cost you Rs. 2000 per day which includes his guiding charges, stay, meals etc)
  • Any still/video camera charges, entry charges, special darshan charges, etc.
  • Personal expenses like tips, telephone calls, etc.
  • Insurance
  • GST
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