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Guide For Chardham Yatra

Guide For Chardham Yatra

Chardham yatra of Uttarakhand consists of the four major pilgrimage destinations which are the Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. The temples in these places are dedicated to Goddess Yamuna, Goddess Ganga, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu respectively. Here is a brief introduction of the four holy dhams:-

Yamunotri Temple: The Yamunotri temple is one amongst the four sacred shrines of the Chardham Yatra. The Yamunotri temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. It is situated at an altitude of 10,800 feet, in the western region of the Garhwal Himalayas approximately 30 kilometres north of Uttarkashi in the state of Uttarakhand. Goddess Yamuna is believed to be the sister of Lord Yama, also known as the "God of Death".The deity here is a black marble idol of Goddess Yamuna. It is believed to be built by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal in 18th-19th Century.

Gangotri Temple: The Gangotri temple is located in the Himalayan Range at the Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand, approximately at a height of 3100m. It was built in the 18th century by the Nepalese General Amar Singh Thapa. The Gangotri temple is dedicated to Goddess Ganga who descended here when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair. This temple is built near the river Bhagirathi. The time taken from Uttarkashi to visit Gangotri temple is about 4 hours by road.

Badrinath Temple: The Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The Badrinath temple is one of the pilgrimage sites of the Chardham Yatra. It is also one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Badrinath got its name from the Sanskrit words Badri meaning "berries" and Natha meaning "lord". This temple is located alongside the Alaknanda River at an elevation of 10,300 feet on Garhwal Hill tracks in Chamoli District in the state of Uttarakhand. The presiding deity is a 1m tall, black stone statue of Lord Vishnu. This temple was built around the 7th Century.

Kedarnath Temple: The Kedarnath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, who is also called "Lord Of The Kedar Khand" and is one of the Dhams of the Chardham Yatra. It is located in the Himalayas about 12000 ft. approximately above the sea level near the Chorabari Glacier which is the head of the river Mandakini. Due to extreme weather conditions, this temple is open to the pilgrims from April to November. During the winters, the deities from Kedarnath temple are brought to Ukhimath and are worshipped there for six months. This temple is said to be the highest among the 12 Jyotirlingas.

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Do Dham Yatra From Haridwar

Do Dham Yatra From Haridwar

India, being the land of many religions, is a secular nation and thus, support and respect every religion. The Hindu dharma is the most widespread religions in the country. The Chardham Yatra is the most sacred Voyage for every individual who preaches in the Hindu religion. Four those who are not able to complete their voyage to the Chardham, The Do Dham Yatra is ancillary. The Do Dham Yatra comprises of the Pilgrimage sites Kedarnath and Badrinath. The Yatra also covers many holy sites in between such as Haridwar, Rishikesh, Rudraprayag, Gaurikund and much more. Haridwar is a sacred place for Hindu religion. Haridwar is also known as the "Gateway To The Gods". The name Haridwar is taken from the words Hari meaning "Lord" and Dwar meaning "Gate". It is located in the North Indian state of Uttrakhand.  Haridwar is also known as Gangadwar. It is one of the seven places where an individual from Hindu religion should once in his lifetime come and offer to pray to reach Moksha or complete salvation. Jyotirmath is one of the four institutions of Adi Shankara and is in a form of a monastery.

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Chardham Yatra from Haridwar

Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath

DURATION - 11 Night - 12 Days

Tour Itinerary

1st Day: Delhi to Haridwar (N.S)
M.Arrive in Delhi, you meet and greet with our representative and then we drive to Haridwar, on arrival at Haridwar, you check-in the to hotel. For the rest of the day, you are at leisure. In the evening, we will take you Har-Ki-Pauri for the Aarti darshan, after Aarti Darshan, we come back to the hotel for your overnight stay.

2nd Day: Haridwar to Saynachati / Barkot (N.S)
Morning, after your breakfast, you check-out from the hotel and then we drive to Barkot via Mussoorie. On arrival, you check-in to the hotel. Thereafter, you stay the night at the hotel.

3rd Day: Saynachati /Barkot to Yamunotri and back Saynachati (N.S)
Early morning (4:00 AM) drive to Jankichatti (42 km), we start 5 Km trek from Janki Chatti to Yamunotri either by walk, doli or by a horse at your own cost. On arrival at Yamunotri, you take bath in the hot Jamunabai Kund and then you go for temple darshan, after having your temple darshan you can also cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice back to their home as "Prasad". After this, you come back down to Jankichatti and then we proceed to Barkot. Then, you stay overnight at the hotel.

4th Day: Saynachati / Barkot to Uttarkashi (N.S)
Morning (9:00 AM) after breakfast, you check out from the hotel and then we drive to Uttarkashi. On route, we visit Praketswar Mahadev. On arrival, we check-in to the hotel, In the evening, we will visit the famous temple of Kashi Viswanath at Uttarkashi and then we take you back to the hotel for the overnight stay.

5th Day: Uttarkashi to Gangotri and back to Uttarkashi (N.S)
Early morning (5:00 AM) we drive to Gangotri. At Gangotri, you take a holy dip in the river Ganga, Its also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Then we go for Temple darshan, after temple darshan, we drive back to Uttarkashi for an overnight stay.

6th Day: Uttarkashi to Guptkashi / Sitapur(N.S)
Morning (7:00 AM) after breakfast, you check out from the hotel and then we drive to Guptkashi via Tehri Dam. On arrival at Guptkashi, you check-in to the hotel, in the evening, we will visit the famous temple of Kashi Vishwanath at Guptkashi. After temple darshan, we take you back the to hotel for your overnight stay.

7th Day: Guptkashi / Sitapur to Kedarnath (N.S)
Early morning ( 5:00 AM) you check-out from the hotel and then we drive to Gourikund. From here, we will start 18 Kms trek to Kedarnath. Either by walk, doli or by a horse at own cost. On arrival at Kedarnath, you check-in into the hotel. In the evening, you take a part in evening Aarti. Then you come back for the overnight stay at the Hotel.

8th Day: Kedarnath to Gaurikund and Start for Guptkashi (N.S)
Kedarnath - Gaurikund, Guptkashi (18 Kms Down Trek & 35 Kms 3 hrs by Road)Early morning (4:00 AM) we go for temple darshan, after your darshan, we arrive back to the hotel. After breakfast, you trek down to Gaurikund. Later, we drive to Guptkashi. On arrival, you check-in to the hotel and you stay the night there.

9th Day: Guptkashi to Badrinath (N.S)Book Chardham Yatra Packages
Morning ( 7:00 AM) after breakfast, we drive to Badrinath via Chopta. On arrival, you check-in to the hotel. After a short break, we go for interesting sightseeing of the Mana Village (the last village before the Tibetan border). Then we visit Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Charanpaduka, Bhim pul and the "Mukh" or the "mouth" of the Saraswati river. After that, we come back to the hotel, In the evening, you go for the aarti. Then you stay overnight at the hotel.

10th Day: Badrinath to Pipalkoti / Shrikot (N.S)
Early morning ( 4:00 AM ) you take bath in Taptkund, which is also called Suryakund. Then you go for the temple darshan, after having your temple darshan, we come back to the hotel. After breakfast, you check-out from the hotel and then we drive to Joshimath/Pipalkothi, where you stay the night in your hotel.

11th Day: Pipalkoti / Shrikot to Haridwar (N.S)
Morning (5:00 AM) we drive to Haridwar. On arrival, you check-in to a hotel at Haridwar. There, you take some rest and in the evening, you take part in the aarti performed at Har ki Pauri. After your aarti darshan, you come back to your hotel for the overnight stay.

12th Day: Haridwar to Delhi
Morning (9:00) after your breakfast, we drive back to Delhi. On arrival at Delhi, we transfer you to the airport/railway station to catch the flight/train for your onward destination. Your tour and our services end thereafter.

Covering Panch Prayag & Rishikesh
Note: Tour ex Haridwar will be of 10 Days

The above Package cost Include:-

Accommodation on family basis rooms with attached bathrooms.
Including all meals in Group Package
Including MAPAI (Breakfast & Dinner ) plan with Standard, Deluxe & Luxury packages
Transport: By tourist Cabs (Indigo, Innova, Xylo, Tempo Traveller, Luxury Bus,27 Seater Pushback Coach, Swift Dezire, Ambassador, Indica, Bolero, Qualis, Tavera, Innova etc)

Package cost does not Include:-

Any expenses of personal telephone, Laundry, Entrance fee, Ropeway, Porter and pony.
Note: These rates are valid for a minimum group of 4 pax.

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