4 Dham (Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath,, Badrinath)
From : New Delhi
12 D / 11 N
Delhi, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Rudraprayag, Kedarnath, Karanprayag, Nandprayag, Vishnuprayag, Joshimath, Badrinath, Srin
Day 01:Delhi - Rishikesh (230kms/7 Hrs)
Welcome to Char Dham Yatra tour! You will be greeted by our representative on arrival. Board the Coach (10:00 PM) and drive to Rishikesh. Overnight Journey.
Boarding Point: - New Delhi Railway Station (10:00 PM, Ajmeri Gate)
Day 02: Rishikesh – Barkot (200kms/7 hrs)
Morning arrival at Rishikesh, after fresh up &breakfast proceed for Sightseeing which coversShivananda Ashram, Ram Jhoola, Swarg Ashram, Geeta Ashram, LaxmanJhoola. After lunch proceed to Barkot, via Dehradun &Mussoorie. En-route visit Kempty Fall and enjoy the beauty of Himalayas, (route may be change as per roadcondition & traffic) later drive straight to Barkot for night stay.
Day 03:Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot (45 Kms road/ 6kms Trek)
Drive to Jankichatti, trek starts from here to Yamunotri (6kms). On arrival leave the vehicle and start to ascend on trek route either by walk or pony/doli (at own cost). On arrival at Yamunotri purchase Prasad form local small shops, then proceed to holy dip in natural hot water spring or in river Yamuna (icy cold water). One can cook rice in “Surya Kund” (hot water spring), dipping in a muslin cloth and take cooked rice home as "Prasadam". Pooja can be offered to mythological “Divya Shila”. Take blessings of Mata Yamuna and trek down to Jankichatti. Later drive back to Barkot for night stay.
Approx. charges for Pony: - Rs. 1000 - 1500/- Per Person
Approx. charges for Doli : - Rs. 3000 - 5000/- Per Person
Day 04:Barkot - Uttarkashi (90kms/4hrs)
Morning depart to Uttarkashi, on arrival check in at hotel, later visit famous Kashi Vishwanath temple at Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at hotel
Day 05:Uttarkashi - Gangotri -Uttarkashi (24kms/2hrs)
Morning proceed to Gangotri (3048 mts), en-route enjoy the drive parallel to Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. On arrival Gangotri have a holy dip in river Bhagirathi (icy cold water). Perform Pooja and Hindu rites at the bank of river. Then proceed to darshan, of Mata Ganga, Lord Shiva, Hanuman, Vinayka and BhagirathMaharaj, have blessings and return back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Day 06:Uttarkashi -Sitapur (280kms/ 11 hrs)
Early morning drive to Sitapur, on arrival check into hotel, Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 07:Sitapur - Kedarnath - Sitapur (18 kms Trek)
Early morning drop to Sonprayag (for trek route) trek starts from here to Kedarnath. Start to ascend on trek route either by walk or pony/doli (at own cost). Helicopter service is also available for Kedarnath, so one can take helicopter to Kedarnath(at own cost). Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes. After performing Pooja & Darshan of Shri Kedarnath ji return to Sitapur. Overnight stay at Hotel
Approx. charges for Pony: - Rs. 3000 - 5000/- Per Person
Approx. charges for Doli: - Rs. 5000 - 7000/- Per Person
Day 08:Sitapur – Pipalkoti (120 kms / 6 Hrs)
Morning at leisure, today depart in the afternoon (around 12:00 hrs noon) to Pipalkoti, on arrival check into hotel. Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09:Pipalkoti -Joshimath - Badrinath (80kms/4 hrs)
Morning drive to Badrinath en-route visit Joshimath (Narshimha Temple) & Vishnu Prayag later drive to Badrinath & visit Mana Village (India’s last village towards Indo-Tibetan border)which includes Vyasa Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Bhimpul, Saraswati river etc. thereafter check into hotel & free to explore the Badri Valley & visit Badrinath temple after a holy dip in Taptkund. Proceed through colorful entrance of the temple have Darshan of Badrivishal along with Ganesh, Kubera, Garuda, Narada, Udhhav, Nar & Narayan. Also see another small temples inside the temple compound i.e. Laxmimata, Nar-Narayana, Hanuman, Ghantakarn and Kaamdhenu. One can get ‘Charnamirt’ (abhishekamjal) inside compound.
Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddam Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus), one can perform rite here
Day 10:Badrinath – Srinagar (170 Kms/7hrs)
Morning after breakfast transfer to Srinagar, en-route visit Karanprayag, Nandprayag, Rudraprayag & Dhari Devi temple. On arrival check in at hotel, overnight stay at hotel.
Day 11: Srinagar - Haridwar - Delhi (120 Kms/4 Hrs)
Morning after breakfast drive to Haridwar, en-route visit Devprayag the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi. Here onwards downstream river is called Ganges, later transfer to Haridwar, on arrival proceed to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of pious river Ganges and join the enchanting evening Aarti at Har-ki-Pauri. Brahma Kund, the spot where the Amrit (nectar) spilled out of the pitcher, is located at Har ki Pauri and is considered to be prime ghat of Haridwar. if time permit one can visit Manasa Devi temple or Chandi Devi Temple. After dinner, board the Coach to Delhi, overnight journey.
Day 12:Arrival - Delhi
Morning arrival at Delhi (05:00 AM, New Delhi Railway Station). Here tour ends with happy memories to be cherished forever