Chardham Yatra

Chardham Yatra - (11 Days / 10 Nights)
Destination Covered: Delhi - Haridwar – Rishikesh – Yamunotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Rudraprayag – Kedarnath – Karanprayag – Nandprayag – Vishnuprayag – Joshimath - Badrinath – Srinagar – Rishikesh - Delhi

Day 01: Delhi – Rishikesh ( 230 kms / 7 Hrs )

Scheduled Pick you up from New Delhi Airport / Railway station and depart straightway to Rishikesh. On arrival check into hotel. Rest of time free at leisure or stroll in the markets.
Overnight stay in Hotel.

Day 02: Rishikesh – Barkot ( 200 kms / 7 hrs )

Take breakfast in the coffee shop of the hotel and proceed for Sightseeing which co-vers Shivananda Ashram, Ram Jhoola, Swarg Ashram, Geeta Ashram, Laxman Jhoola. In the afternoon depart for Barkot, via Dehradun & Mussoorie. En-route visit Kempty Fall and enjoy the beauty of Himalayas. After finishing sightseeing continue your drive straight to Barkot.
Upon arrival check into hotel.

Day 03: Barkot - Yamunotri – Barkot ( 45 Kms road / 6 kms Trek )

Post breakfast in the hotel drive to Jankichatti from where trek starts to Yamunotri ( 6 kms ). On arrival leave the vehicle and start to ascend on trek route either by walk or pony / doli (at own cost). On arrival at Yamunotri purchase Prasad form local small shops, then proceed to holy dip in natural hot water spring or in river Yamuna ( icy cold water ). One can cook rice in “Surya Kund” ( hot water spring ), dipping in a muslin cloth and take cooked rice home as "Prasadam". Pooja can be offered to mythological “Divya Shila”. Take blessings of Mata Yamuna and trek down to Jankichatti
Later drive back to Barkot for night stay.

Approx. Charges for Pony : - Rs. 1000 - 1500/- Per Person
Approx. Charges for Doli : - Rs. 2700 - 3600/- Per Person

Day 04: Barkot – Uttarkashi - ( 90 kms / 4hrs )

Morning depart to Uttarkashi, on arrival check in at hotel, later visit famous Kashi Vishwanath temple at Uttarkashi.
Overnight stay at hotel

Day 05:Uttarkashi Gangotri - Uttarkashi ( 24 kms / 2 hrs )

Morning proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), en-route enjoy the drive parallel to Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. On arrival Gangotri have a holy dip in river Bhagirathi (icy cold water). Perform Pooja and Hindu rites at the bank of river. Then proceed to darshan, of Mata Ganga, Lord Shiva, Hanuman, Vinayka and BhagirathMaharaj, have blessings and return back to Uttarkashi.
Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 06: Uttarkashi - Srinagar ( 205 kms / 8 hrs )

Morning depart to Srinagar. En-route visit word famous India’s biggest Dam “Tehri Dam” later drive to Srinagar.
On arrival check-in to hotel, night stay at Srinagar.

Day 07: Srinagar – Sitapur ( 80 kms / 4 Hrs )

Morning drive to Sitapur or Phata. En-route visit Dhari Devi temple & Rudraprayag ( the confluence point of 2 Holy rivers - Alaknanda and Mandakini ), later drive to Guptkashi & visit Shri Kashi Viswanath Temple ( Ardhanariswar Temple ) Later do Registration for visiting Kedarnath, overnight stay at Hotel.
Rudraprayag: It is the confluence of river Mandakiniand Alananda, Rudranath, Temple & Narad Silla.

Day 08: Sitapur - Kedarnath - Sitapur ( 18 kms Trek )

Early morning drive to Sonprayag / Phata ( for trek route or helipad )trek starts from here to Kedarnath ( 3584 mts ) on foot or Heli / doli / pony ( at own cost ). Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes. After performing Pooja & Darshan of Shri Kedarnath ji return to Gaurikund and then to Sitapur.
Overnight stay at Hotel.

Day 09: Sitapur - Badrinath ( 230 kms / 9 Hrs )

Morning After breakfast transfer to Badrinath, en-route visit Karanprayag, Nandprayag, Vishnu Prayag, & Joshimath (Narshimha Temple) on arrival check in at hotel, in the evening visit Badrinath temple
Overnight stay at Hotel.

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

Morning visit temple after a holy dip in Taptkund. Proceed through colorful entrance of the temple have Darshan of Badrivishal along with Ganesh, Kubera, Garuda, Narada, Udhhav, Nar & Narayan. Also see another small temples inside the temple compound i.e. Laxmimata, Nar-Narayana, Hanuman, Ghantakarn and Kaamdhenu. One can get ‘Charnamirt’( abhishekamjal ) in side compound. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddam Shraddh of ancestors ( Pitrus ), one can perform rite here.
Later a visit of Mana Village ( India’s last village towards Indo-Tibetan border ), which includes Vyasa Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Bhimpul, Saraswati river etc, In the evening transfer to Pipalkoti
Overnight stay at Pipalkot

Day 11: Pipalkoti – Haridwar - Delhi ( 220 kms / 6 hrs )

Morning after transfer to Haridwar, en-route visit Devprayag the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. Here onwards downstream river is called Ganges, later transfer to Haridwar, on arrival proceed to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of pious river Ganges and join the enchanting evening Aarti at Har-ki-Pauri. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit ( nectar ) spilled out of the pitcher, is located at Harki Pauri and is considered to be prime ghat of Haridwar. after dinner, board the Coach to Delhi, overnight journey.