Char Dham Yatra

              Tour Itinerary: DELHI, HARIDWAR, BARKOT, YAMUNOTRI, UTTARAKASHI, GANGOTRI, RAMPUR, SITAPUR, GUPTAKASHI, KEDARNATH, PIPALKOTI,
                                          JOSHIMATH, BADRINATH, RUDRAPRYAG, RISHIKESH

Chardham Travel Packages start from Yamunotri, located at Uttarkashi Western Garhwal. According to the traditional system of pilgrimage Char Dham Pilgrimage Tour, one has to travel left to right, i.e. Vamvarta. So its Yamunotri by tradition that the Char Dham pilgrimage begins, stirring rightward to Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath is the last point of Char Dham Tour Package. Yamuna is the twin sister of Yama, and the daughter of Surya (the Sun) and Sangya (the consciousness). According to the Kedar Khanda purana, Yamuna came down on earth for the benefit of the three worlds. She blesses the religious with delight, long life and moksha (liberation).

After Yamunotri Yatra, Char Dham Yatra takes Gangotri dham, which is one of Hinduism's holiest sites in the yatra package. It is located 99 kilometers form Uttarkashi and 10,500 feet above sea level. It scripts the foundation of the River Bhagirathi. Mountain peaks known as Shivlinga, Satopanth and the Bhagirathi sisters, surround the site.

After Gangotri Yatra, chardham pilgrimage travel packages takes in Kedarnath, Kedarnath ji situated at the source of the waterway Mandakini. Kedarnath is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, of Lord Shiva, and one of the Panch Kedars. Myths identifies the divine being at Kedarnath temple, with the rump of a bull, a form assumed by Lord Shiva, when eluding the Pandavas, who had come for repentance for killing their kith and kin, in the battle of Kurukshetra. It is believed that the Pandavas constructed the temple of Kedarnath.

Finally, Chardham Travel package takes to Badrinath one of Hinduism's pilgrimage sites. Sri Shankaracharya founded it, in the ninth century. The temple, also known as Badri Narayan, and is devoted to Vishnu, who is said to have done penance in the mythological Brindavan that once covered the mountains of Uttarakhand.
 

Day 01 Arrival at Delhi:

You will be transferring to the hotel in Delhi from Delhi Airport. Check in at hotel. Day is free for personal activities. Overnight stay in Delhi.


Day 2 Delhi City Tour:

Morning after breakfast you will be visiting Delhi tourist places.

1. Birla Temple: Hindu temple dedicated to Laxminarayan in Delhi, India. The temple is built in honor of Lakshmi (Hindu goddess of wealth), and her consort Narayana (Vishnu, Preserver in the Trimurti).

2. Jama Masjid (Mosque): commonly known as Jama Masjid, is the principal mosque of Old Delhi. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and completed in the year 1656, it is one of the largest and best known mosques in India.

3. Humayun’s Tomb: is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562 CE, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.

4. India Gate: Situated along the ceremonial Rajpath avenue (meaning King's Way) in New Delhi, India Gate is a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I.

5. Red Fort: The decision for constructing the Red Fort was made in 1639, when Shah Jahan decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi.

6. Qutab Minar: The Qutub Minar is located in a Mehrauli in South Delhi. It was built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak of the Slave Dynasty, who took possession of Delhi in 1206. It is a fluted red sandstone tower, which tapers up to a height of 72.5 meters and is covered with intricate carvings and verses from the Qur'an.

7. Lotus temple: Temple is a Bahai's House of Worship, situated in South Delhi and shaped like a lotus. It was built by the Bahá'í community.

After sightseeing back to hotel. Overnight stay.


Day 03: Delhi to Haridwar (250 km. by road)

After breakfast from Delhi hotel proceed to Haridwar the land of the Ganges river.  Check in at hotel after some relaxation you transferring to Ganges Ghats:

Visit famous Har Ki Pauri a famous ghat on the banks of the Ganges in Haridwar This revered place is the major landmark of the holy city of Haridwar. Literally, "Har" means "Lord Shiva", "ki" means "of" and "paudi" means "steps". Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu are believed to have visited the Brahmakund in Har ki Paudi in the Vedic times.). Here you also attend the evening Aarti (A worship). Later back to the hotel.

Overnight stay in Haridwar.


Day 04: Haridwar - Barkot (220 kms drive/7hr)

You will depart for Barkot (220 kms drive/7hr) via Dehradun & Mussoorie. Enroute view of Kempty Fall then continue journey Via Yamuna Bridge reach Barkot @ evening,

Overnight stay at the Hotel in Barkot.


Day 53: Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot {36 kms drive & 7 kms "One Side" Trek)

After early breakfast, we will proceed to Hanuman chatti. Take local jeep From Hanuman chatti to Janki chatti (its reduce prox 8 Km track). From Here Start trek to Yamunotri (7 km/ 3 hrs) to visit the temple of Goddess Yamuna, situated on the bank of the river. You can take a holy dip in the near by tank filled by hot springs and cook rice in its water, the common rituals performed by the devotees.

We return to Barkot in the evening. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Barkot.


Day 06: Barkot - Uttarkashi (90kms/4hr)

Next morning Drive to Uttarkashi. Check in Hotel, Later visit Vishwanath Temple.

Over night stay at the Hotel in Uttarakashi.


Day 07: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100kms drive /3 hr "One Side")

We proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), Via Harsil village, reached Gangotri take holy dip in the blessed river Ganges then execute Pooja. After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi.

overnight stay at Uttarakashi.


Day 08: Uttarkashi - Rampur/Sitapur/Guptkashi (230kms drive/8hr)

Early morning, drive to Rampur/Sitapur/Guptkashi.

Check in Hotel, night halt.


Day 09: Rampur/Sitapur/Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Rampur/Sitapur/Guptkashi (75kms drive & 14 kms Trek "One Side")

Morning drive to Gaurikund,Take a holy dip in Taptakund then start Trek from to Kedarnath (14 Km) You can take pony / Doli @ your own cost. Visit Kedarnath Temple.

We return to Rampur/Sitapur/Guptkashi in the evening.. Check in Hotel, night halt.


Day 10: Rampur/Sitapur/Guptkashi - Pipalkoti /Joshimath (196kms drive/8hr by Road)

Early morning, Drive to Pipalkoti /Joshimath via Guptkashi.

Check in Hotel at Pipalkoti /Joshimath.

visit Narsingh Temple & Shankracharaya Math.

Overnight stay in Joshimath.


Day 11: Pipalkoti / Joshimath - Badrinath (75 kms drive/3hr)

Early morning, Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel.Take a holy dip in in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Visit Mana village ( last village before the Tibetan border)

Overnight stay in Badrinath.


Day 12: Badrinath – Rudraprayag (168km drive / 7 hr)

Early morning, drive to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel.

Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.


Day 13: Rudraprayag - Rishikesh (170kms/7hr)
 

Early morning, proceed to Rishkiesh and see  Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, local sightseeing. Overnight in Rishikesh.


Day 14: Rishikesh to Delhi (270kms/6hr)
 

Proceed to Delhi back, overnight stay in Hotel.


Day 15: Delhi - Departure
 

Transfer to the Delhi airport to catch the flight to fly back home.

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> ALSO NOTE:

> Inclusions:

1. Hotel Accommodations ( 3star, 4 star, 5 star or 5 star Deluxe as per choice)
2. Transportations: Car, Train & Flight as per itinerary
3. Tour Guide to visit tourist places as per itinerary
4. Car with English-speaking Driver
5. All Transfers & Sightseeing
6. Toll Taxes & Parking
7. Fuel & Gasoline
8. Driver allowances

> Not included:

1. Monuments entry tickets & camera charges
2. Personal shopping
3. Tips
4. Miscellaneous


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