Char Dham Yatra in Himalayas
Duration : 10 Nights / 11 Days
We are pleased to discuss your Family’supcoming trip for Chardham Yatra.
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Places to be coveredHaridwar / Barkot Shri Yamunotri / Gangotri / Kedarnath / Badrinath / Chopta / Mana Village Rudraprayag / Rishikesh /
Yamunotri, the source of the Yamuna River and the seat of the goddess Yamuna, is one of the four sites in India’s Char Dham pilgrimage. The temple of Yamunotri falls on the left bank and was originally constructed by Maharaj Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. Inside the temple, there is a statue of Goddess Yamuna imprinted in black stone that is mainly worshiped.
Gangotri, the source of the river Ganges and seat of the goddess Ganga. The river is called Bhagirathi at the source and acquires the name Ganga from Devprayag onwards where it meets the Alaknanda. The origin of the holy river is at Gaumukh, which is an 18 km trek from Gangotri. Submerged in the holy river here is the self-manifested Shivalinga.
Kedarnath hosts one of the holiest hindu temples and is an ever most popular destination for hindu pilgrims and tourists from all over the world in a scenic spot at the origin of the river Mandakani, the shrine of Kedarnath is most venerated amongst the Hindupilgrimes.
Badrinath is considered the holiest of the four important shrines. The town is at an altitude of 3,133 m. above sea level, situated on the left bank of river Alaknanda and exactly between the two mountains Nara and Narayan. The shrine is dedicated to Vishnu, the preserver and falls in the religious itinerary of every devout Hindu.
Dehradun/Haridwar – Barkot (180/06 -7 hrs)
- Upon arrival at airport/Railway Station, we will pick up you and drive to Barkot, 06-7 hours drive. Check in at hotel. An overnight stay.
- Barkot is an ideal destination to stay for pilgrims of Shri Yamunotri, It is situated 45 Kms before Yamunotri temple, from where paranomic views of the Bandarpunch Peaks can be seen.
Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot - (36kms drive & 6kms Trek one side)
- Early morning after breakfast, drive to Janki chatti, start trek to Yamunotri 6 kms. You have an option to either walk or hire Pony or by Doli at your own cost.
- After taking bath in Surya Kund (hot spring) visit Yamunotri temple "Darshan" and Pooja of pious "Yamunaji" at Divya Shila
Return to can an overnight stay.
- Situated at 3290 meters above ocean level. The Yamunotri Dham is the first hallowed destination of the Chardham Yatra. This Dham is committed to Goddess Yamuna, who regarded be as a daughter of the Sun God, Surya Dev.
According to the mythological stories and convictions, the Yamunotri Dham was an isolation of a sage Asti Muni. For the duration of his life, the Asti Muni every day showered in both Ganges and Yamuna. Be that as it may, in his old age he didn't have the enough energy to reach Gangotri, yet his great deeds paid off and a flood of Ganges showed up inverse to Yamunotri for him. This fanciful story adds to the otherworldly worth of the Dham.
A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.
Barkot – Uttarkashi (155kms/06-7hrs)
This morning after breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. On arrive check-in at the hotel. Later visit Vishwanath Temple. An overnight stay.
Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100kms/03hrs one side)
After breakfast, we proceed to Gangotri enroute enjoy picturesque Harshil valley, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. Reach at temple Darshan and perform pooja. Thereafter we drive back to hotel. Night stay.
As per The Hindu mythology, Goddess Ganga - the daughter of Lord Brahma, showed herself as a waterway to acquit the transgressions of King Bhagirath's forerunners, taking after his extreme retribution of a few centuries, and Lord Shiva got her into his tangled locks to minimize the gigantic effect of her fall. She came to be called Bhagirathi at her incredible source. Along the right back of Bhagirathi stands the sanctum of Gangotri devoted to the Goddess. Roosted at a stature of 3042 meters (10,000 ft), it was developed in the mid 18th century by a Gorkha Commander, Amar Singh Thapa.
Uttarkashi - Guptkashi (220kms/09hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Guptkashi reach and check. An overnight stay.
Guptkashi- by helicopter Kedarnath – Keadrnath stay
Early morning at 6:30 report to helipad.reach and check in to the kui Kedarnath hotel. performing pooja and darshan
Overnight at Kedarnath ji
The 1000 years old temple with a carved exterior is located in a courtyard protected by Nandi bull. This spot has great significance in the legendary Mahabharata epic. Inside the main sanctum is one of the 12 naturally formed 'Jotrilingas' of India. The temple has carved shapes of the Pandavas, and Lord Shiva.
: Kedarnath – Phata /Guptkashi
After breakfast, check out from hotel and fly down to Phata/Sersi/Guptkashi helipad reach and then drive to hotel for overnight stay.
Phata-Chopta - Badrinath (250kms/08-9hrs)
After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Badrinath via visiting Chopta, it is known miniSwitzerland and Medical Forest. On arrive check – in at hotel.
Visit at Badrinath temple. If time permits.
It's so great to take in the way that this sacrosanct destination which is being dedicated to Lord Vishnu has been committed to humankind. The area where Lord Vishnu pondered under a Badri tree for thousand unremitting years and taught us a definitive method for welfare of humankind is exceptional on the planet. Today, this temple is considered as one of the holiest Hindu temples and is additionally one of the 108 Divya Desams, sacred holy places for Vaishnavites.
Badrinath – Rudraprayag (160 Kms / 06 Hrs)
After bath in the Taptkund visit & Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee
Later drive to Rudraprayag. On arrive check –in at hotel and night stay.
Just beneath the Shree Badrinath Ji temple lies the Tapt Kund hot sulfur spring that has a high therapeutic worth. It is a freshwater pool with the washing region of 16.1/2 feet by 14.1/4 feet. Despite the fact that the typical temperature of the spring is 55°c, the temperature of water continues expanding continuously amid the day. A dunk in Tapt Kund is viewed as a decent restorative cure for skin illnesses.
Narad Kund is arranged close Tapt Kund. It is accepted that the Badrinath icon was acquired from this kund. Narad Kund boiling hot water spring is situated under the Garur Shila and holds a therapeutic worth. Fans take a plunge in this kund before entering the Badrinath sanctuary for Darshan of Lord Badrinath.
Vyas & Ganesh-Gufa
Vyas & Ganesh-Gufa cavern is situated in the Mana Village alongside numerous different caverns. It is accepted that in this cavern Ved Vyas directed his acclaimed epic of Mahabharat to Ganesh and accordingly it has been named Vyas Gufa. There is an icon of Ved Vyas indicated composition the granth (epic book) inside this hole.
Beginning Source of Saraswati River
Manibhadrapur which is known as Mana village, the beginning source of river Saraswati. Bhimpul (bridge) according to myth it is build by Bhima during period of the Mahabharata.
Rudraprayag – Rishikesh- Haridwar (165 Kms /06 hrs)
After breakfast, drive to Haridwar via Rishikesh local sightseeing like Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Triveni ghat temples and Ashrams. Continues drive to Haridwar check in to the hotel. Then proceed to aarti at Hari-ki- Pauri. Overnight at hotel.
Drop to Dehradun airport/ Haridwar railway station
After breakfast we will drop you at airport to board your flight.
Yatra Complete with Blessings & Unforgettable memories!!!