Char Dham Yatra Package From Haridwar: Overview
Char Dham is a holy pilgrimage in Uttarakhand and holds the importance to the Hindus. It includes four shrines where Gods and Goddesses made their abodes. These four shrines- Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, are together known as the Char Dham.
It is believed that a devotee who visits these four shrines with adoration finds his/her path to salvation (Moksha). It’s not only a Yatra but a gateway to the spiritual bliss.
Not only devoting your soul to the Gods but the majestic surrounding of flora and mountains will make you feel close to nature. The shrines are located on the top of the snowy mountains amidst the valley of flora which runs by the Holy rivers’ shores.
Char Dham Yatra Package: Trip Facts
- Stay at a comfortable hotel during the trip.
- Breakfast and dinner every day during the trip.
- Delhi to Delhi. Sightseeing to the places during the trip.
Best time for Char Dham Yatra:
The gates to the shrines open for a short period of time once a year. The gates open in the month of May till mid of the November. Due to the heavy snowfall in winters, there’s no access to the places. Devotees in huge numbers travel to these regions and seek the blessings from God.
Char Dham Yatra from Haridwar package: Itinerary
Day1: Arrival at Haridwar
Drive from Delhi to Haridwar, your trip starting point. Stay overnight at Haridwar and explore the city.. Visit the city’s market and witness the Ganga Arti at Har-ki-Pauri.
Day2: Arrival at Barkot
Located on the banks of Yamuna, Barkot is a town n Nagar Palika in Uttarkashi. A short 4 hours drive from Haridwar, you will reach the starting point of your first pilgrimage. Rest overnight in the hotel.
Day3: Trek to Yamunotri
A short trek to Yamunotri starts from the Janki Chatti via Hanuman Chatti and Phool Chatti. After reaching here, take a dip into holy Garam Kind and spot the Aarti dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. Trek back to the hotel in Barkot and stay for a night.
Day4: Arrival at Uttarkashi
Drive to Uttarkashi from Barkot. Explore one of the abodes of Lord Shiva. Stay overnight at the hotel.
Day5: Drive to Gangotri and Back
Situated by the banks of Bhagirathi river, Gangotri is the second pilgrimage destination where Goddess Ganga is worshipped. Wait to see the Ganga Aarti and visit the Gaumukh- origin point of river Ganga. Drive back to Uttarkashi and stay overnight at hotel.
Day6: Arrival at Guptakashi
Drive to Guptakashi and visit the ancient temples like the Vishwanath temple and Ardhnareshwar temple. Overnight stay in the hotel.
Day7: Trek to Kedarnath
You start your journey to Kedarnath by starting a trek from Gaurikund. Cherish the nature residing under the foot of Lord Shiva. Heed yourself in the Mantras and Aarti dedicated to the God of Gods Shiva. Stay a night at the temple to pay homage to the god.
Trek down from Kedarnath and reach Gaurikund the next day. Drive to Badrinath. Enjoy the mountains covered with the snow. Pay your homage to god. If time allows, visit the last Indian village, Mana, only 5 minutes away from the temple. Walk back to the shrine and devote yourself to the Lord Vishnu. Listen to the Mantras and Aartis echoing the place. Stay overnight in the hotel.
Day9: Back to Rudraprayag
Drive to Rudraprayag and visit the town. Relax yourself form the journey, dip your feet in Alaknanda and Mandakini river. Explore the market of the city. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day10: Departure Day
Departure to Delhi. Drop at the airport or the mentioned point.
- Accommodation is a clean and well-maintained hotel during the trip
- Everyday breakfast and dinner in the hotel
- Entry fees in a monument, if any
- Transportation and sightseeing charges
- Water bottles per day
- 5% GST charges
- Travel insurance
- Offerings you may want to make at the temples
- Anything pointedly not mentioned in the ‘inclusions’.