Chardham Yatra

For a satisfied pleasing pilgrimage tour in Uttarakhand, Devdarshan Tours brings huge ranges of impressive Chardham Yatra package in the form of various classes of accommodations for the convenience of the number of pilgrims

Char Dham Yatra
11 Nights/12 Days
Itinerary: Yamunotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath
Tour Itinerary:
Day 1: Haridwar – Barkot
start on your journey to Barkot, about 184 kilometers from Haridwar. It is a very scenic mountain route. Stop by at the  Kempty Falls, Lakahamandal – an Archaeological Survey of India protected site (about 5 kilometers from the main road). Further on, visit the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. After paying your tribute at this shrine, continue on your drive to Barkot.Barkot is a beautiful town in Valley of Uttarkashi District on the banks of the Yamuna. This tour is a great chance to learn about their culture and heritage.On arrival, check-in at a pre-booked hotel in Barkot and spend the night. Dinner will be served at the hotel.
Day 2: Barkot – Jankichatti – Yamunotri – Barkotyamunotri
After breakfast, set out on a morning drive about 45 kilometers up to Jankichatti. Further on, travel approx. 5 kilometers on foot to Yamunotri. Here you can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the kund (hot water spring). Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as a “Prasad”. Near the temple “Pooja” can be offered at Divya Shila, after taking bath in Jamunabai Kund’s warm water and paying tribute to “Yamunaji”. After offering prayers at the shrine, return to Hanumanchatti, and further back to Barkot.Return to your hotel in Barkot and spend the night
Day 3: Barkot – Uttarkashi
After breakfast at your hotel in Barkot prepares you for your journey ahead to Uttarkashi, about 120 kilometers away (an approx. 5-hour drive). You will arrive around lunch time in Uttarkashi. Check-in at a pre-booked hotel for your overnight stay. Situated at an elevation of 1158 meters. It is the land of holiest of pilgrimages of Hindus, the Gangotri and Yamunotri –  the two holiest rivers of India, Ganga and Yamuna originate. You are at leisure in the evening to browse the attractions, and take pictures.Dine at your hotel and spend the night.gangotri
Day 4: Uttarkashi – Harsil –
With packed breakfast leave for Gangotri early in the morning. A stop will be made at Gangnani, a hot water spring. After offering prayers at the shrine and pooja darshan, again pause along the way for lunch at a place of you choice. After  lunch, you will be driven back to Uttarkashi. Return to your hotel in Uttarkashi and spend the night.Day 5: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi
Leave early in the morning for almost a day long drive to Guptkashi, about 211 kilometers (approx. 9 hours).  Halt for breakfast at Charangikhal. This will be one of the most beautiful and scenic drives you have ever experienced. On your drive after Charangikhal, you will pass through the Ganges giving way to Tehri Dam (the Electro Hydro Project). With a bit of rest, continue on your way to Guptkashi. On arrival, check-in at a hotel and spend the night.Wallpaper-kedarnathDay 6: Guptkashi – Kedarnath
Post breakfast, set out on another scenic drive to Gaurikund, and from their join other pilgrims on a 14-kilometer-long trek to Kedarnath. Check-in at the hotel in Kedarnath and relax for sometime, maybe get some sleep after the long arduous travelling. In the evening visit the Kedarnath Temple, attend the pooja ceremony. Pay your tribute at the shrine and spend some time soaking up the peaceful, spiritual atmosphere of the place. Later, return to your hotel in Kedarnath and spend the night. 

Day 7: Kedarnath – Guptkashi
After a fortifying breakfast, begin the 14-kilometer descent on foot to Gaurikund, and further on drive another 38 kilometers to Guptkashi. Optional visit can be made at Triyugi Narayan – a sacred place. You will reach Guptkashi in about 3 hours. Check-in at a pre-booked hotel in Guptkashi and spend the night.

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Day 8: Guptkashi – Badrinath
Enjoy a hearty breakfast and take off on a morning drive for Badrinath, about 200 kilometers from Guptkashi (approx, 8 hours). You will visit Chopta – a beautiful forest with medicinal plants, affording plentiful views of the Himalayas. On arriving at Badrinath, check-in at the pre-booked hotel and get some rest.

In the evening,  Attend the pooja ceremony, see how the local rituals are performed at the temple. After ‘darshan’ (visit to a holy place), you can take a stroll around, photograph the temple. Later, return to your hotel for the night

 

Day 9: Badrinath – Joshimath – Kirtinagar

After breakfast, drive for about 3 kilometers to the last village of India – Mana Village, and visit the Vyas Gufa and Bhim Pul.  Depart for Joshimath at 1100 hours. A stop will be made at Vishnu Prayag. But for the gurgling of the rivers, the atmosphere is one of sheer peace and tranquility often broken by the twittering of birds or the chatter of monkeys. On arriving at Joshimath, you will visit the Adi Guru Sankarcharya Math. And after lunch proceed to Kirtinagar. Making stop at Karn Prayag – the confluence of rivers Mandakini and Alaknanda. On arrival at Kirtinagar, check-in at a pre-booked hotel and spend the night.

 

Day 10: Kirtinagar – Haridwar
About 155 kilometers from Kirtinagar (approx. 5 hours). A stop will be made en route to visit Deoprayag – the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers. Arrive in Haridwar, this journey brings about a sense of calm on you.

Our journey is completed