Chardham Yatra (Regular Tour for Individual)

Days 12

Itinerary

1
Rishikesh (225 Kms)
Arrival Delhi Delhi Railway Station, Meet & Assist further drive to Rishikesh.the ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh.
2
Barkot ( 170Kms)
After breakfast visit to Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat etc.Drive to Barkot by Ac bus / Tempo traveller . Arrive at Barkot in the evening . Overnight stay.
3
Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot (44km Drive / 07 km trek one side)
Early morning, Drive to Jankichatti/Phoolchatti, 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 warn water and having “Darshan” of pious “Yamunaji” returning to Jankichatti. Return back to Barkot, Overnight stay.
Yamunotri Temple: Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
4
Harshil (156kms)
Drive to harshil. Harsil is famous for its nature beauty and for the majestic views of the Deodar trees, and mountains. . Night Halt.
5
Harshil – Gangotri – Uttarkashi/ Dunda (120 KMs)
Early morning drive to Gangotri, enroute at Gangnani take a holy dip in Garam Kund. On arrival at Shree Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja and Darshan, after that relax for some time in the lovely surroundings. Return back to Uttarkashi. Here visit to vishvwnath temple & other Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Gangotri Temple: The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.
6
Guptkashi (182Kms)

Drive Guptkashi. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. Arrive guptkashi via rudraprayag overnight stay.

7
Kedarnath ( 40 KMs by road / 19KMs trek)
Morning drive to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath by Pony / Doli / helicopter (own cost). Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath. Check in guest house(5/6 person sharing ). Later visit Kedarnath Temple. Night halt.
8
Pipalkoti (19kms down trek / 140 kms by road)
Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. Later, drive to pipalkoti via Guptkashi . pipalkoti is small and scenic town situated at an elevation of 1260mts above sea levelovernight stay.
9
Badrinath (80kms)
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.
Badrinath one of the ‘Four Dhams’ is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name “Badri van”, meaning “forest of berries”. pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River.
10
Devprayag (193kms)
Drive Devprayag Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.Devprayag ; devprayag is situated at an altitude of 475 mts above sea level at the confluence of alaknanda and Bhagirathi river. It is the lat prayag (confluence) of alaknanda river and from this point the confluence of alaknanda and Bhagirathi river is know as ganga.
11
Haridwar (125 KMs)
Drive to Haridwar .lying at the feet of Shiva’s hills, i.e., Later you can visit various temples across the town. Then, proceed to Har ki Pauri, on the ghats of the cool waters of the River Ganga. Later witness the evening Aarti of the Holy River Ganga. This aarti is a beautiful ceremony in which deeyas (the oil lamps) are offered to God. Overnight stay.
12
Delhi (200Kms)
Drive back to Delhi. Tour Terminate.
Programme will be for 11 Nights and 12 Days

Tour Dates / Year 2015 – 2016

April May June
18,22,26,30 4,8,12,16,20,24,28 01,05
7th June 2018 To 25th Oct. 2018 Every Thursday & Sunday [Ex. Delhi]

Including Package

2x2 /2x1 non A.C. bus
Twin sharing accommodations
Pure veg meals breakfast, lunch and dinner in package.
Tour with A.C. bus only. (only delhi to Rishikesh & Haridwar to delhi)
Mineral Water : One litre mineral water per day during package.