Chardham Yatra Ex. Haridwar

  • 08 Nights / 09 Days Duration
  • INR 33,000(Per Person) starting from
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Day 1:  Haridwar – Barkot  | ( 210 kms drive / 6-7 hrs)

Pick-up from Haridwar/Dehradun Railway Station / Airport / Hotel and further proceed to Barkot via Mussoorie. En-route experience the beauty of Kempty falls. On arrival check-in to the hotel in Barkot. Overnight stay with Dinner.

Barkot Weather – Generally pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius, Winter: The Days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold, temprature ranges from 10 deg to 05 deg.

Day 2 :  Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot  ( 42 kms drive / 6 kms trek)

Early morning at 5 AM, drive to Jankichatti / Phoolchatti & start the trek from here to Yamunotri (6kms) (Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at your own cost). After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund’s TtaptKund (Hot water spring) and have the darshan of Yamunotri Ji. Later trek down to Jankichatti & drive to Barkot. Dinner & Overnight stay at Barkot.

Yamunotri Temple Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again. At Yamunotri, one can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the Tapt kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. Here near the temple “Pooja” can be offered to DivyaShila.

Surya Kund – There are a Number of thermal springs near temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.

DivyaShila A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.

Yamunotri Weather In summer the maximum temp is 18 degrees and the minimum is 10 degrees Celsius. The days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold.

Day 3 :  Barkot – Uttarkashi  |( 100 kms / 5 – 6 hrs)

 Breakfast & Dinner

Morning after breakfast, checkout from the hotel between 9 AM to 10 AM & drive to Uttarkashi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel in Uttarkashi. Visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple & Uttarkashi market in evening. Dinner & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Uttarkashi – is home to a number of ashrams, temples. The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi (Varanasi). Similar to Varanasi, town of Uttarkashi is also situated on the banks of River Ganga (Bhagirathi).

Vishwanath temple – Vishwanath temple is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Northern India. Re-constructed in 1857 by Maharani Khaneti Devi of Tehri State in the ancient architectural style. It is situated at the heart of the town. A massive iron trident, symbolic of divine mother’s, is erected and worshiped from time immemorial at the temple complex. Ganeshji, Sakshi Gopal, Markandeya Rishi’s small shrines are also part of the temple complex. AkhandJyoti as well as Akhand Abhishek, special Aarti at morning and evening are offered. As per SkundaPuran, Uttarkashi is known as ‘Saumya Varanasi’, the abode of Lord Shiva in Kaliyug and counted as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

Shakti temple Right in front of the Vishwanath temple is Shakti temple. It has a big ‘Trishul’ of about 6 meters in height and a circumference of 90 cms. at bottom. Though there are different views about the making of this, the upper part of it seems to be made up of iron and the lower one is of copper. As per the epics this Shakti was thrown on the devils by the Goddess Durga(Shakti), hence it gets its name. Since then this Shakti is erected over here.

Uttarkashi Weather Generally hot in summer, the temperature ranges from 30-35 degree Celsius but nights are pleasant, Cold in winters.

Day 4 :  Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi |( 100 kms / 3 – 4 hrs each side)

Early morning start the drive to Gangotri sharp at 5 AM, en-route at Gangnanione can take a holy dip in Tapt Kund (Hot Spring) & further drive to Gangotri via beautiful Harsil Valley. Harsil is famous for its natural beauty and for the majestic views of the Deodar trees and mountains. 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. Later drive back to Uttarkashi. Dinner & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Gangotri Temple – The temple was constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th Century on the right bank of river Bhagirathi.

Gangotri Weather The maximum temperature during summer can go up to 20° Celsius. Summer nights can get cooler with a minimum temperature of 10° Celsius. Light woolen clothes are required while visiting Gangotri during summer. Winter season is very chilly in Gangotri. Gangotri will be covered in sheets of snow during winter. Pilgrim centers remains closed throughout winter due to heavy snow falls.

Day 5 : Uttarkashi – Sitapur |( 230 kms / 9 – 10 hrs )

Morning after breakfast, drive to Sitapur around 8 AM via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. En-route you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Sitapur. Dinner & Overnight stay at in the hotel.

Guptakashi – The name Gupt Kashi means “Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from there further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. There are more tangible connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) live in Guptkashi during the winter months, and after the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.

Guptkashi Weather Pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius. Cold in winters.

Day 6 :  Sitapur/Guptkashi – Kedarnath- Sitapur/Guptkashi

Option 1: Early morning after breakfast, drive to Helipad at Guptkashi / Phata or Sersi, according to the reporting time provided by the Helicopter Company and board the helicopter for Shri Kedarnath Ji. After 15 minutes of flying, reach at helipad at Kedarnath Ji, have darshan & Perform Pooja, and overnight Stay at Kedarnath ji or can return and stay at Sitapur.


Option 2: Early morning check-out at 3 AM from the Hotel and drive to Sonprayag and catch the government jeep over there for GauriKund (6 Kms / Charges Rs. 10/-). From there start the trek to Shri Kedarnath Ji. After 19kms / 8hrs trek reach at Kedarnath Ji, have darshan and perform Pooja. Overnight Stay at Kedarnath Ji or can return and stay at Sitapur.

Kedarnath – The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as PanchKedar.

Kedarnath Weather Due to its high altitude the weather in Kedarnath remains cold for most part of the year. Summer here is cool and pleasant while winter is severe cold. During summer season the temperature varies around 20°Celsius. Light woolen wear is recommended. Winter season in Kedarnath is severe with mercury falling to as low as 0°Celsius. During this time the place experiences snowfall as well. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually avoided by tourists.

Day 7 :  Sitapur/Guptkashi – Badrinath

Option 1: Morning after breakfast, Check-out from the hotel for Badrinath Darshan (180 kms / 6-9 hrs).  En-route visit Ukhimath (Winter adobe of Kedarnath Ji). Pilgrims can have a bath in the Tapt Kund and the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There is 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.  Dinner & Overnight stay at Badrinath.

Option 2: (If Trekked) Morning check-out the hotel from Sitapur and proceed to Badrinath (180 kms / 6-9hrs). En-route visit Ukhimath (Winter adobe of Kedarnath Ji). On arrival pilgrims can have a bath in the Taptkundhave and the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There is 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.  Dinner & Overnight stay at Badrinath.

Badrinath – one of the ‘Ancient Four Dhams’ is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3300 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”.

Tapt Kund – Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bath before entering the Badrinath temple.

Mana Village  Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

Vasundhara – As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 Kms. is motor-ableupto Mana village.

BhimPul – On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.

Vyas Gufa (cave) – Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.

Badrinath Weather – The average maximum temperature will be around 18° Celsius and the average minimum is 8° Celsius. Warm and woolen clothes are hence required for a stay in Badrinath throughout the year. Winter in Badrinath is often accompanied by snow falls. Winter is very chilly with an average temperature of 5° Celsius. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually closed for tourists.

Day 8 :  Badrinath – Rudraprayag / Srinagar  |  ( 160 kms / 6 – 7 hrs )

 Breakfast & Dinner

Morning after darshan & breakfast, check-out from the hotel & drive to Rudraprayag/Srinagar via Joshimath. En-route visit Narsing Temple (winter abode of Shree Badrinath Ji) at Joshimath. Later proceed for Rudraprayag/Srinagar. En route visit Nand Prayag and Karna Prayag. On arrival, check-in at the hotel for dinner & overnight stay.

Joshimath – is situated on the slopes above the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four ‘Maths’ established by AdiShankaracharya, Joshimath is the winter seat of Badrinath. The idol is brought down to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many other temples in the township. The most important is the temple of Narsingwith the idol of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is getting destroyed with time and the popular belief holds that the day the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at BhavishyaBadri.

Rudraprayag – is one of the PanchPrayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River. It is confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.

Day 9 :  Rudraprayag/Srinagar – Haridwar | ( 160 kms / 6 – 7 hrs )

Morning after breakfast, check-out from the hotel and proceed to Haridwar to complete the spiritual yatra. En-route visit Dhari Devi Temple, Dev Prayag & Rishikesh. On arrival final drop at guest location for the onwards journey.

Rishikesh – Named after the Lord Vishnu, Rishikesh is a holy city for Hindus. Located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India it is also known as the yoga center of the world and is home to many world renowned ashrams. Rishikesh styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. The fast-flowing Ganges is surrounded by forested hills inside the city. Apart from temples and ashrams Rishikesh is now a popular for white-water rafting.

Package Inclusions:
  • Hotel accommodation as per the package same or similar hotels.
  • Transfers and sightseeing as per the itinerary.
  • Breakfast and Dinner on fixed menu basis.
  • Only Room in Kedarnath Ji without meal.
  • All toll tax, parking, fuel and driver allowances.
  • All applicable hotel and transport taxes.
Package Exclusions:
  • Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions’
  • GST@5% will be extra.
  • Lunch & Snacks does not include in Package.
  • All personal expenses, laundry charges, liquors, mineral water, telephone charges.
  • Medical and travel insurance.
  • Any kind of entry fee.
  • Porter, pony, horse, cable car, boat, train tickets, air tickets charges.
  • Horses Charges for Yamunotri Ji – Rs. 900 to 1500/- (one way).  The cost may vary according to the demand & supply
  • Palki Charges for Yamunotri Ji – Rs. 2500-3500/- (one way). The cost may vary according to the demand & supply
  • Horses Charges for Kedarnath Ji – Rs. 1500-2500/- (one way).  The cost may vary according to the demand & supply
  • Palki Charges for Kedarnath Ji – Rs. 7500-9500/- (both way). The cost may vary according to the demand & supply
  • Helicopter Ticket for Kedarnath Ji ( To& Fro)
  • VIP Darshan or special Pooja arrangements.

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Helicopter Ticket price for Kedarnath Ji (To& Fro) will be as per government rate.

Optionals / Suppliments:
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Child Policy:

  • Less than 5 year is complementary
  • 5 year to 11 year is 70% of adult Cost
  • More than 11 year is treated as adult.

Hotels Envisaged or SIMILAR

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Hotel Aashiyana / Vishal Residency

Camp Nirvana


Him Gange / Inder Palace/ Leela

Shiv Pariwar resort / Shiv Linga/prosperity

Guptkashi / Sitapur

Dev Dham / Hotel Giriraj / Vijaya heritage

Kedar River Retreat / Villa Adhya/village Retreat


Bikaner House

Bikaner House


Hotel Badrish

Hotel Badrish- Seper deluxe Room


Maa Urvashi / Triveni camp

Mahalaxmi / New Snow crest

Rudraprayag / Srinagar

Hotel Prachi / Sangreela/Pushpdeep/Shrishti

Monal Resort

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Badrinath Ji all stay will be triple and four sharing in deluxe category

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Chardham Yatra of Uttrakhand is termed to be one of the best spiritual tours among Hindus. Pilgrimage yatra begins from Yamunotri Temple, the westernmost shrine in the Garhwal region dedicated to the Goddess Yamuna, before proceeding to Gangotri Temple, which is devoted to Goddess Ganga. Then further moves to Kedarnath temple, which stands as one of the 12 “Jyotirlingas” of Lord Shiva and finally concludes at Badrinath temple devoted to Lord Vishnu, which is one of “Char Dham of India”. It believed to be a journey for the salvation.


The holy shrines of Chardham open every year with the advent of summers in April-May and close with the starting of winter months October-November. The Char Dham shrines, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri, remain open for pilgrims from Apr-May to Oct-Nov. All the shrines get closed for winters and could be worship at their winter abodes.

Char Dham Opening & Closing Dates 2021

Chardham Temples                       Opening Date                        Closing Date

Kedarnath                                           Coming Soon                      Coming Soon
Badrinath                                            Coming Soon                      Coming Soon
Gangotri                                            14 May 2021                         Coming Soon
Yamunotri                                          14 May 2021                         Coming Soon

Chardham shrines open their gates for pilgrims to take darshan every year in the month of April-May. The exact dates are decided by the notable priests after calculations through the Panchang Hindu calendar.

Badrinath Opening & Closing Dates

Badrinath was opened for pilgrims on May 2021 (Change due to Lockdown) and will close in November. The opening date of Badrinath has been decided on Basant Panchmi and closing dates will be declared on Vijayadashmi. This year the Badrinath temple has been opened in May 2021 and will be closed in Nov 2021.

Kedarnath Opening & Closing Dates

Kedarnath temple gates were opened in April and will be closed on the auspicious day of Bhai Dooj. Every year the opening date of Kedarnath is declared and decided on the day of Maha Shivratri. The closing date of Kedarnath temple is fixed i.e on Bhai Dooj, the gates of Kedarnath shrine get closed for winters. This year the Kedarnath Temple was opened on April 2021. This year the Kedarnath shrine closed its gates for pilgrims on Nov 2021.

Yamunotri Opening & Closing Dates

Yamunotri Dham was opened for pilgrims on 14 May 2021. Yamunotri temple opens its gates on the occasion of Akshay Tritya each year. The Yamunotri shrine closed its gates for pilgrims on the day of Bhai Dooj. This year the Yamunotri Temple will open on May 2021. This year the Yamunotri shrine closed its gates for pilgrims on Nov 2021.

Gangotri Opening & Closing Dates

Gangotri Temple was opened on 14 May 2021 and will close on the next day of Diwali. Gangotri Dham opens on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritya each year and closed on the day after the Diwali festival, Nov 2021. This year the Gangotri Temple will be opened on May 2021. This year the Gangotri shrine closed its gates for pilgrims on Nov 2021.

Latest Chardham Yatra Update

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