Chardham Yatra Tour
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Day 01 - Delhi-Arrival
Arrive at Delhi international airport, you will be received by the representative of HTOI and would be further assisted & transferred to your hotel. Rest of the time is kept free to recover from jetlag. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 02 - Delhi-Haridwar
In the morning, transfer to Delhi railway station to board the Shatabadi Express train to Haridwar. Arrive at Haridwar, check in to the hotel. Haridwar means Gateway to the God, it is the first place where Holy River Ganges reaches the plains descending the Himalayas hence it is a very important pilgrimage centre for Hindus. The Chinese pilgrim Hyuen-Tsang had also mentioned about Haridwar in his travelogue. It
is alsothe place where one of the largest celebrationsKumbha Mela held
once in the twelve years. Later take a sightseeing tour of Har-Ki-Pauri – it is the most sacred Ghat over River Ganges made by mighty King Vikramaditya in the memory of his legend brother Bhartrihari. It is believed that a dip at Har-Ki-Pauri can remove whole sins of a person. Also visit Chandi Devi temple, Bharat Mata temple, Daksha temple and various Ashrams and temples. Later take an excursion to sacred Ghats to witness the evening Aarti – a very spiritual experience. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 03 - Haridwar-Barkot (230 KMS/ 08 HRS)
In the morning leave Haridwar for Barkot stopping for lunch at Mussoorie. Arrive at Barkot later in the afternoon. En-route visit Kempty Falls. Our camp would be on the road of Yamunotri 01 KM out of Barkot.
Day 04 - Barkot-Yamnotri-Barkot (42 KMS Drive and Trek 05 KMS)
Have breakfast and leave for Hanuman Chatti. Further, transfer by jeep to Phool Chatti and from here trek for 07 KMS. On arrival at Yamunotri offer the prayer at Yamnotri temple and have the holy Achman to begin the auspicious Char Dham Yatra. Trek back for Phool Chatti and transfer to the camp at Barkot.
Day 05 - Barkot-Uttarkashi-Harsil (152 KMS/ 07 HRS)
Today, transfer to Harsil stopping on the way for the lunch at Uttarkashi. Have a dip into a spring of hot water at Gangnani. Arrive at Harsil and check in to the camp - it is a beautiful valley of the Himalayas.
Day 06 - Harsil-Gangotri-Uttarkashi (22 KMS)
After having leisurely breakfast, transfer to Gangotri. At Gangotri take an auspicious dip into River Ganges. Visit the temple and offer the Pooja. Later transfer further to Uttarkashi.
Day 07 - Uttarkashi-Guptkashi (283 KMS/ 10 HRS)
In the morning transfer to Guptkashi. Stop for the lunch on the way at Srinagar. En-route, visit the historical place Tehri. Today you will first time view the magnificent Mandakini River. Arrive at Guptakashi and stay overnight.
Day 08 - Guptakashi-Gaurikund-Kedarnath (32 KMS/ Trek 14 KMS)
Have breakfast and transfer to Gaurikund with packed lunch. From here, trek to Kedarnath having lunch on the way. Reach to Kedarnath offer the prayer and take Darshan to Shri Kedarnath Ji. Later also take a tour of Adi Guru Shankaracharya Samadhi. Kedarnath is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and also the north most Jyotirlinga. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day 09 - Kedarnath-Gaurikund-Chopta-Joshimath(14 KMS Trek/ 200 KMS Drive)
In the morning trek back to Gaurikund and transfer to Joshimath via Chopta. Stay overnight at the hotel/ camp.
Day 10 - Joshimath-Badrinath (90 KMS)
Morning, transfer to the most important part of Char Dham Yatra Shri Badrinath Ji. At Badrinath visit the temple of Lord Vishnu and the last village before the Tibet border Mana. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 11 - Badrinath-Devprayag-Rishikesh
Today, transfer further to Rishikesh stopping on the way at Srinagar for lunch. En-route you may also stop at Devprayag the meeting place of Alaknanda River & Bhagirathi River that make the holy River Ganga. Arrive at Rishikesh and check in to the hotel.
Day 12 - Rishikesh-Haridwar-Delhi-Departure
Rishikesh is the Yoga capital of the world and gateway to the Himalayas. It is the home of various adventurous activities like White Water River rafting, trekking and hiking. Later visit Lakshman Jhula (450 feet long suspension bridge), Ram Jhula, Bharat temple, Swargashram temple, Geeta Bhawan temple and various other temples and Ashrams. Also take an excursion to Nilkantha Mahadev temple (12 KMS away from the town) – it is located at a height of approx 5000 feet). From here one can have a spectacular view of the area. In time, transfer to the Haridwar railway station to board the train to Delhi. Arrive at Delhi, have dinner at one of the many famous restaurants, later transfer to the international airport to connect the flight back to the onward destination. The tour ends.