CHARDHAM 11N/12D

Pilgrimage Holidays

CHARDHAM 11N/12D

price from INR18480/- P.P*
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GENERAL INFORMATION ABOUT TOUR

Itinerary: Delhi – Haridwar – Barkot – Yamnotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Rudraprayag – Haridwar – Delhi

Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days

Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar (230 Km / 6 to 7 hrs)

On arrival at Haridwar, check in to your hotel. In the evening, proceed to Har Ki Pauri to enjoy Ganga Aarti on the banks of Ganges. Dinner and Overnight stay at Haridwar.

Day 02: Haridwar – Barkot/ Karsali (205 Km / 7 to 8 hrs) 

This morning depart for Barkot, located on the foot of Yamunotri. Drive via Mussoorie and visit Kempt Falls on the way. On arrival at Barkot, check-in to your hotel/camp. Rest of the day is free to relax and store your energy for the Pahad (hiII) Yatra of Yamunotri the next day. Dinner and Overnight stay at Barkot.

Day 03: Barkot/ Kharsali– Yamunotri – Barkot/Kharsali (48 Km / 2 hrs or Start trek)

After breakfast, depart for Hanumanchatti (40 Km), Janki Chatti (8 km). Here you will begin the First Pahad Yatra of Yamunotri (6 Km trek). You can hire a Doli or a horse, for your trek (Cost Not Included). The trek passes through lush green valley, a profusion of conifers, rhododendrons, cacti and several species of Himalayan shrubs.

Yamunotri (altitude 3,291 m), the western most shrine of the Char Dhams, is dominated by Banderpunch (6,361 m). Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna, the twin sister of Varna, the Lord of Death. Yamuna is also the daughter of Surya the Sun. The actual source of the river originates from Champasar Glacier 1 km a head of the shrine, at an altitude of 4,321 mts. On arrival by afternoon in Yamunotri take holy dip in Yamuna River and perform Pooja, and take the same route back to Barkot, check in at Hotel / Camp. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Barkot.

Day 04: Barkot/ Kharsali – Uttarkashi (85 Km/ 3 hrs Journey)

After breakfast check out from the Barkot hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. On arrival check in into the hotel. Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples & Ashrams. In the evening, Visit the famous Vishwanath Temple. Dinner and Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 05: Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (100 Km / 3 to 4 hrs)

Early morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Gangotri. Nestled in the magnificent Garhwal Himalayas, Gangotri is set at an altitude of 3048 mts. Upon arrival at Gangotri take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin Visit the Gangotri Temple. The 18th century’s temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirathi worshipped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite. After performing Pooja Late afternoon drive back to Uttarkashi. Dinner & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 06: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (190 Km / 7 to 8 hrs)

After early morning breakfast check out from the hotel and drive for Guptkashi. On arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the Guptkashi town. Dinner and Overnight stay in Guptkashi hotel/Camps.

Day 07: Guptkashi – Sonprayag – Kedarnath (30 Km + 20 Km trek)

Early morning after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Sonprayag. From where, you will start your 20 km trek to Kedarnath. You can hire a Doli or a horse, for your trek (Cost Not Included). Mandakini, one of the main tributaries of the Ganges originates at Kedarnath and flows through Gaurikund. Trudging with you are pilgrims chanting “Jai Bholenath.” Sometimes the mist would envelop the mountains and slowly lift away, revealing a shiny blinding-white peak that threatens to rupture the skies. On arrival check in at Govt. Camps/Lodges. Dinner and Overnight at Govt. Camps/Lodges.

Day 08: Kedarnath – Sonprayag – Guptkashi/Rudraprayag (20 Km trek + 30 Km / 52 Kms drive)

Early morning you get up before dawn and after taking bath you are at the temple by 4:45 am for the ‘Abhishek’ to Kedarnath Shiva. Everyone can go inside Garbha Griha and touch the idol. You can also prostrate with your head touching the deity etc. After darshan and puja you come out of the temple and return to the Camps / Lodges. Later you’ll start the return trek of 20 km from Kedarnath to Sonprayag. The vehicles wait for you in Sonprayag Car Parking and you’ll drive to your hotel (Guptkashi/Rudraprag). Dinner and Overnight at Guptkashi/ Rudraprayag

Day 09: Rudraprayag / Guptkashi – Joshimath – Badrinath (190 Km 0r 240 Kms / 8to 9 hrs)

This morning, you check out of the hotel at 08:00 am and drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. After driving through some wonderful Ghat road you arrive at Badrinath. On arrival check into the hotel. After some rest and refreshments you are all set to go to Badrinath Temple for darshan in the evening. But first you have to go to Tapt Kund (Hot Spring), take bath and then go to the temple. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple of Shri Badrinath Ji is 15 meters in height, built in the form of a cone with a small cupola of a gilt bull and spire. Later back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 10: Badrinath – Joshimath – Rudraprayag/Birahi/Srinagar (165 Km / 5 to 6 hrs)

This morning, go for Badrinath darshan. After darshan return back to hotel, breakfast at hotel and proceed for Badrinath local sightseeing visit Mana Village, Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, and Mata Murti temple. Afternoon driver back to Rudraprayag via Karanprayag. Rudraprayag is a small pilgrim town on the holy confluence of river Alaknanda and Mandakini. On arrival check in at hotel. Rest of the day free to explore the Rudraprayag town. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 11: Birahi/Srinagar/ Rudraprayag – Rishikesh – Haridwar (160 Km / 5 to 6 hrs)

Early morning, after breakfast, you drive downhill to Rishikesh a spiritual city and the Yoga capital of the world. On reaching Rishikesh you’ll do the Rishikesh sightseeing visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula. Evening drive to Haridwar. On arrival check in at hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.

Day 12: Haridwar – Delhi (230 Km / 6 to 7 hrs)

Morning breakfast at hotel, and you are on your last lap of this Chardham Yatra journey. Drive back to Delhi. On reaching Delhi transfer to Railway Station / Airport.

Rate Chart.

HOTEL RATES (Per Person Rate) Valid till 31st Oct. 2016
2 PAX 4 PAX 6 PAX Extra Person
Standard Hotel 31680 21780 18480 20590
Deluxe Hotel 40020 30120 26820 26010

Note: We will use Ac Indigo for 02-03 heads and for 04 – 06 heads we will use Ac Innova.

HOTEL USED
DESTINATION STANDARD HOTEL DELUXE HOTEL
Haridwar Hotel Urmi Ambrosia Sarovar Portico
Barkot Riya Residency/Inder Palace/Similar Yamonetri river resort
Uttarkashi Mahima Resort/Ganga Putra Anexi/Similar Hotel 5 Elements
Guptakashi Hotel Giriraj/Hotel Jagatraj/Similar Himalayan Comfort
Kedarnath Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Rest House Garhwal Mandal Vikas Nigam Rest House
Rudraprayag Shangrilla / similar Monal Resort
Badrinath Hotel Shiv Narayan Palace / Similar

We provide Indigo/Sumo/Tempo Traveler for Standard Package & Dzire/Innova/Tempo Traveler for Deluxe Package.

ADVANCE BOOKING FEE:

  • 45 or more days before departure: Rs 25% per person.
  • 30 days before departure: 50% of total amount.
  • Less than 30 days before departure: 100% of the total amount.

Cost Include:

  • Assistance on Arrival.
  • A 24 – hour helpline.
  • Welcome Drink On Arrival at Hotel
  • Daily Breakfast
  • Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis.
  • Travel throughout the entire journey in an air condition car.

Cost Exclude:

  • Air Fare / Train Fare.
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • All kind of personal expenses such as tips, laundry, telephone bills and beverages, Camera Fees.
  • Cable Car Tickets, Any meals unless and otherwise specifically mentioned.
  • Any claim due to road blocks, curfew, accident etc.
  • Any other items which not specified in “Cost Inclusions “.

Note:

  • Hotels can be change without prior notice or Depends on distance covered by vehicle.
  • May be you have to start your journey early in the morning cause of same day Darshan.
  • Early journey may become cause of breakfast loss.
  • We charged only for 10 Night accommodation, Extra night due to any reason will be on direct payment basis.
  • In case of Helicopter Darshan guest have to stay in Guptkashi or nearby places.