CHARDHAM YATRA 2023 BY ROAD – EX. HARIDWAR OR DEHRADUN

India

Pilgrimage Tour

38200

TOUR PLAN

Attractions: Tapt Kund (Hot Spring), Yamunotri Temple, Gangotri Temple, Gaurikund, Kedarnath Temple, Bhairav Baba Temple, Badrinath Temple, Mana Village (Last Indian Village), Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula along with Panch Prayags of Garhwal Himalayas: Vishnuprayag (Alaknanda River and Dhauliganga River), Nandprayag (Alaknanda River and Nandakini River), Karnprayag (Alaknanda River, and Pindar River), Rudraprayag (Alaknanda River and Mandakini River) & Devprayag (Alaknanda River and Bhagirathi River).

DAY 01: HARIDWAR/DEHRADUN – BARKOT/KARSALI (205 KM: 7 TO 8 HRS/250 KM: 8 TO 9 HRS)  

This morning arrival (Arrival Must Be Before 7/8am) at Haridwar/Dehardun & depart for Barkot, located on the foot of Yamunotri. 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 02: BARKOT/KHARSALI – YAMUNOTRI (45 KM: 2 HRS + 5 KM START TREK/5 KM START TREK) – BARKOT/KHARSALI (5 KM START TREK + 45 KM: 2 HRS)    

After breakfast/packed breakfast, depart at 5/6am for Hanumanchatti (40 Km), Janki Chatti (5 km). Here you will begin the First Pahad Yatra of Yamunotri (5 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 03: BARKOT/KHARSALI – UTTARKASHI (85 KM: 3 HRS/132 KM: 4 TO 5 HRS)

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. Dinner and Overnight stay at Uttarkashi. 

DAY 04: UTTARKASHI – GANGOTRI (97 KM: 3 TO 4 HRS) – UTTARKASHI (97 KM: 3 TO 4 HRS)     

Early After breakfast/packed breakfast 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 05: UTTARKASHI – GUPTKASHI (203 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 06: 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 (only basic accommodation is available on sharing basis with only room basis, you can take meal directly).  

 

 

DAY 07: KEDARNATH – SONPRAYAG – GUPTKASHI (20 KM TREK + 30 KM 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 Govt. 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/Camps. Dinner and Overnight at Guptkashi.  

DAY 08: GUPTKASHI – JOSHIMATH – BADRINATH (200 KM: 7 TO 8 HRS)  

This morning, you check out of the hotel and drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. After driving through some wonderful Ghat road you arrive at Badrinath (Must cross Govindghat before 5:30 pm). 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 09: BADRINATH – JOSHIMATH – BIRAHI/RUDRAPRAYAG/SRINAGAR (92 KM: 3 HRS/165 KM: 5 TO 6 HRS/195 KM: 6 TO 7 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 and Bheem Pul. 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 10: BIRAHI/RUDRAPRAYAG/SRINAGAR – RISHIKESH – HARIDWAR (230 KM: 7 TO 8 HRS/165 KM: 5 TO 6 HRS/135 KM: 4 TO 5 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 and drop in Haridwar Railway Station/Airport after 4pm.

~TOUR END~

HOTELS USED IN THE PACKAGE:

City Economy Package Value Package Comfort Package Nights
Kharsali

/Barkot

Hotel Shivshakti Eco Resort/Chouhan Hotels/Durga Resort/Similar Camp Nirvana/Rigveda/Advanta/Similar Camp Nirvana/Rigveda Resort (Cottage)/Similar 2
Uttarkashi

/Harsil

Bhagirathi Residency/KNB Heritage/Aashta/Similar Aakash Ganga/Suryansh/Similar Shivlinga/Prakriti Resort (Deluxe)/Similar 2
Guptkashi Raj Place/Ajay Hotel//Similar Himalayan Orchid/Camp Nirvana/Advanta/Lal Resort/Himalyan Similar Villa Aadhya/Similar 2
Kedarnath GMVN Camp/Guest House on sharing accommodation GMVN Camp/Guest House on sharing accommodation GMVN Camp/Guest House on sharing accommodation 1
Badrinath Hotel Om Kuteer/Auli D/ Similar First Halt/Narayan Palace/Ganga Resort/First Halt/Similar Amritara/Sarovar Portico/Snow Crest or Similar 1
Birahi/ Rudraprayag Valley Inn/Alaknanda Resort/Similar Monal Resort (Ac. Std) Cahat Resort//Riverside/Similar Monal Resort (A/c Deluxe) or Similar    1

 

PACKAGE COST – PER PERSON BASIS:

No. Of Pax Type Of Vehicle Economy Package Value Package Comfort Package
02 Pax Indigo/Dzire 53000 60500 71300
04 Pax Innova 45700 53200 64000
06 /08 Pax Innova 38200 45650 56500
10/12 Pax Tempo Traveler 37650 45200 55950
16/20 Pax Tempo Traveler 34800 42400 53100
25 Pax Tempo Traveler 32800 40400 51200
Extra Adult Cost 18400 24500 33100
 

Child with bed cost

( 5 yrs to 10 yrs )

15200 20200 27300
 

Child without bed Cost

 ( 5 yrs to 10 yrs )

11500 15300 20700

 

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS: 

  • 2 nights’ stay in hotel in Barkot/Kharsali with MAP.
  • 2 nights stay at hotel in Uttarkashi with MAP.
  • 2 nights’ stay in hotel in Guptkashi with MAP.
  • 1 night’ stay in Kedarnath (Neat and clean GMVN camp on sharing basis/basic hotel accommodation, which is best available at Kedarnath with EP)  
  • 1 night’ stays at hotel in Badrinath with MAP.
  • 1 night’ stay at hotel Rudraprayag with MAP.   
  • Accommodation on twin/double sharing basis with Extra Bed/CWB & CNB.
  • Transfer & Sightseeing by Ac Vehicle (A/C Will Switch off In Hills).
  • Diver Allowance, Toll Tax, Parking Charges. 

PACKAGE EXCLUSIONS: 

  • GST @ 5 %
  • Air Fare/Train Fare.
  • Meals other than those mentioned explicitly in the itinerary eg. Lunch.
  • Personal expenses like portages, tips, laundry & Rafting etc.  
  • Any activity not mentioned in the inclusions & Charges of Palki, Pony.
  • Helicopter Tickets etc. approx. INR.7000- 9000/person. 

Note: Meals Plan 

(MAP) - Breakfast & Dinner: Veg Meals on Fixed Menu Basis at Hotels.

 (EP) -  Only Room Basis at Kedarnath.

Booking Process:

  1. We Require 50 % advanced as a Confirmation, Remaining 50 % 7 days Before Tour Departure Date.
  2. Documents: Adhar Card, Full Vaccination Certificate, 01 Passport Size Photo.
  3. Pay Later / EMI Options available 2.5 % extra charges applicable.