Char Dham Yatra

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CHAR DHAM YATRA

Char Dham of Uttarakhand or Chota Char Dham (small four abodes) is one of the most important Hindu Pilgrimages in India. It comprises of four most holy sites of Uttarakhand, namely - Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. When and how these places got linked in a pilgrimage circuit together is not known. Each of the places has its own individual and legendary history. But perhaps it is the greatness and mysticism of each site that has qualified them to form a sacred pilgrimage tour.

Till 1950s going to the four most sacred sites of Uttarakhand meant embarking on a strenuous journey on foot through the hilly trails. People, like wandering sadhus, and those who could afford to travel with an entourage, were the most likely and regular pilgrims of Chota Char Dham. After the 1962 Indo - China war, India put massive efforts in building means of better connectivity to and infrastructure at border areas. Now the roads could take one till the nearest points of the holy abodes. This encouraged people from other backgrounds (economic or social) to initiate a tour of Char Dham circuit in Himalayas.

   Destination:                     

Rishikesh-Yamunotri-Gangotri-Kedarnath-Badrinath-Haridwar.

Tour Highlights :                   ♦ Laxman Jhula, Kempty Fall, Yamunotri Temple, Gangotri Temple, Ganga, Alaknanda & Mandakini Rivers, Kedarnath Jyotirling, Badrinath Dham.

♦Day 1 ♦ Delhi to Rishikesh

Arrival Delhi railway station / Airport meet & assist further drive to Rishikesh. Reach Rishikesh. Overnight at Rishikesh.


♦Day 2 ♦ Rishikesh - Barkot

Drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. Enroute visit Kempty fall and others later drive straight to your hotel. Overnight at Barkot.


♦Day 3 ♦ Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot

Drive to Janki chatti, trek start from here to Yamunotri (6kms). Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arr. Yamunotri, one can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad". Here near the temple "Pooja" can be offered to Divya Shila, after taking bath in Jamunabai Kund’s warned water and having "Darshan" of pious "Yamunaji" returning to Janki chatti, later drive back to Barkot. Overnight at Barkot.


♦Day 4 ♦ Barkot - Uttarkashi

Drive to Uttarkashi via Barkot. Check in hotel, later visit Vishwanath temple. Night halt.

Uttarkashi: situated at the bank of river Bhagirathi. The temple of lord Vishwanath is located here where a massive iron trident is erected. The other important temples situated here are ekadash rudra, bhairav, gyaneshwar and goddess Kuteti Devi. Overnight at Uttarkashi.


♦Day 5 ♦ Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi

We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mtrs), enroute we enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi river and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi. Overnight at Uttarkashi.


♦Day 6 ♦ Uttarkashi – Guptkashi

Early morning, drive to Guptkashi enroute visit Tehri Dam. Check in hotel, night halt. Rudraprayag: it is the confluence of river Mandakini and river Alaknanda. Temples: rudranath and Chamunda Devi, koteshwar temple (3 kms). Overnight at Guptkashi.


♦Day 7 ♦ Guptkashi - Kedarnath

Morning drive to Gaurikund, trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 mtrs) on foot or on by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in hotel. Later visit Kedarnath temple. Overnight at Kedarnath.


♦Day 8 ♦ Kedarnath – Guptkashi

Early morning, after temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi. Check in hotel at Guptkashi. Overnight at Guptkashi.


♦Day 9 ♦ Guptkashi - Badrinath

Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath temple for Aarti. Overnight at Badrinath.


♦Day 10 ♦ Badrinath – Pipalkoti

Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive to Pipalkoti.


♦Day 11 ♦ Pipalkoti - Haridwar

After reaching Haridwar visit Har Ki Pauri for Ganga Aarti, Drive back to Hotel. Overnight stay at Haridwar.


♦Day 12 Haridwar - Delhi

Drive back to Delhi.

Inclusions

⇒  Welcome drink on arrival.


⇒  Daily News Paper and a bottle of mineral water.


⇒  Transportation - Pick and Drop at time of arrival / departure. All tours and transfers by Personal Vehicles including all state, toll taxes, parkings & driver night charges.


⇒  Accommodation in well appointed room for 11 nights including all luxury taxes.


⇒  Meals Morning Tea, Breakfast and Dinner are included.


⇒  Bus tickets, if necessary.


Exclusions

⊗  Camera fee.


⊗  Alcoholic / Non- Alcoholic beverages.


⊗  Travel insurance.


⊗  5% GST.


⊗  Any Airfare / Train fare.


⊗  Expenses caused by factors beyond our control like rail and flight delays, roadblocks, and vehicle mechanical functions, political disturbances etc.


⊗  Tips, laundry & phone call.


⊗  Entrance fees to monuments and museum.


⊗  All personal expenses.

Booking Procedure

• 50% advance to be deposited at the time of booking confirmation.
• Balance 50% before the Tour Starts.
• Check In / Check out time at all the properties would at 12.00 hrs (Noon).
• All the above mentioned rates are per person rates on twin sharing.
• For Cancellation please refer to our Terms and Conditions available at our booking office.
• Rooms holding shall be for a period of 48 hours only.
• The above rates are applicable strictly for resident Indian citizens only.
• Any amendment and cancellation in the booking before 15 days RS.500 Per Person are chargeable as communication charges.
• 5% GST will be charged extra on all packages.


Cancelltion Policy

• 10% before 15 days from date of departure
• 25% before 7 days from dated of departure
• 50% within 7 days from date of departures
• 100% within 48 hours from date of departure

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May To October

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