Chardham Yatra Ex - Haridwar

Day 01: Haridwar/Barkot (220 kms/08 hrs)

Today morning on arrival at Haridwar, pick up from railway station & drive to Barkot, enroute visit the beautiful landscapes of Dehradun and Mussoorie.
Continue drive to Barkot at an altitude of 1280 Mts. a place with rich forests of pine and seasonal fruits like Apple and apricots.
On arrival check in at hotel, rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 02: Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot {36 kms drive & 7 kms Trek (one side)}

After breakfast we start our journey starting from Barkot to reach Phool Chatti via Janki Chatti and Hanuman Chatti. From here it is 7 Kms Trek to Yamunotri (Ponies, dandies and kandies are available on direct payment basis). Near the temple there are three hot springs. The most important, Surya Kund, is a Tank full of boiling water into which rice and potatos are dipped to be cooked and taken as “prasad”. A bath in the Hot springs is very refreshing after a tedious walk. Worship the Divya Shila before worshipping the Deity.
Later trek down to Hanuman Chetti & drive back to your hotel in Barkot.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 03: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr)

after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Uttarkashi - an important pilgrimage centre, situated at an elevation of 1,150 mts. Located on the banks of River Bhagirathi.
On arrival check in at the hotel.
Later proceed to visit – Vishwanath Temple, where a massive iron trident is erected. Every year during the “Magh Mela” people visit Uttarkashi to take holy dip in Bhagirathi along with the image of their village deity.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 04: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100 kms/4 hrs each side)

After early breakfast we proceed for same day excursion to Gangotri (3048 mts) Where Ganga came down to earth.
The picturesque pilgrimage of Gangotri where Ganga touched earth for the first time. The 18th Century temple dedicated to the Goddess Ganga is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite.
After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi, en-route enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 05: Uttarkashi - Guptkashi (220kms/10hr)

After early breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Guptkashi via the Heritage City of Tehri Submerged in to the Mighty eater of Holy Ganga due to construction of Tehri Dam.
Guptkashi, The name was given to the place as it is said to be the hiding place of Lord shiva when he was unwilling to give darshan to pandavs. 46 Kms Off Kedarnath, Guptakashi is the shrine at a height of 1319 mtrs.
On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 06: Guptkashi - Kedarnath (32kms by road & 19 kms Trek one way)

After early morning breakfast we drive to Gaurikund, from where we trek to Kedarnath (3584 mts) (Ponies, dandies and kandies are available on direct payment basis). Amidst the dramatic mountain escapes of the majestic Kedarnath Range stands one of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” of Kadar ji or Lord Shiva. At an altitude of 3584 Mts. and on the head of river Mandakini, the shrine of Kedarnath is amongst the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus.
On arrival check in at the lodgel.
After freshening up, perform Pooja and also Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji.
Special Instructions : Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, tolietteries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 07: Kedarnath/Gaurikund/Pipalkoti (19 Kms Down Trek & 170 kms drive)

After breakfast check out from lodge & trek down to Gaurikund.
We drive to Pipalkoti on our way we come across Three important Confluences – Rudraprayag (Alaknanda and Madakini rivers), Karanprayag (Alaknanda and Pinder rivers) and Nandprayag (Alaknanda and Nandakini) respectively.
Our drive takes us to Pipalkoti in the evening. On arrival check in at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 08: Pipalkoti - Badrinath (80kms/4hr)

After early breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Badrinath. On our way we see the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga rivers at Vishnuprayag. Encircled by a beautiful valley, on the banks of holy river Alankanda. With the Neelakanth mountains as the backdrop.
Badrinath Dham is one of the Holiest of the four shrines on the scared itinerary of every devour Hindu.
On arrival check in at the hotel. After freshening up, proceed to visit :
Mana Village : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
Bhim Pul : 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.
Later vehicle will drop you at temple parking for Darshan of Badrivishal- one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 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". You may also explore Tapta Kund, Narad Kund & Brahma Kapal around temple complex.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 09: Badrinath - Srinagar (150 kms/7hr)

Early morning check out from hotel and drive to Srinagar, enroute visit temple of Dhari Devi (Dedicated to Devi Kali Mata)- Dhari Devi godess is considered as guardian deity of Uttarakhand located in Kalyasaur along the Srinagar -Badrinath Highway on the banks of the Alaknanda River in the Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand state. It is about 15 km from Srinagar Garhwal & 20 km from Rudraprayag.
Legend 2013 Uttarakhand flood - A manifestation of Goddess Kali, Dhari Devi is revered as the protector of the Char Dhams. When the idol of the diety was removed from her temple then after few hours a very severe cloudburst took place. As per the devotees, the place had to face the Goddess’ ire as she was shifted from her ‘mool sthan’ (original abode) to make way for a 330 MW hydel project. That project lies in ruins after the flood. A similar attempt in 1882 by a local king had resulted in a landslide that had flattened Kedarnath.
Later continue drive to Srinagar is an facinating old capital of Garhwal. It is an important cultural and Educational centre.
On arrival check in at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 10: Srinagar - Rishikesh - Haridwar(147kms/5hr)

After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Haridwear. On our way we come across the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers Deoprayag.
Optional – Clients can enjoy white water river rafting. The excitement and thrill offered by the White Water Rafting are beyond comparison. It is a feeling like no other in the natural settings of beautiful landscapes. River rafting is a trending activity in India and brings thrill to everyone, age being no exception. It’s a break from the regular sporting adventure activities and provides a unique experience in itself. Rafting is a recreational outdoor activity and can be enjoyed by anyone serving the minimum age criterion which is, 12 years of age.
Upon arrival at Haridwar drop at the railway Station for onward destination.

Package Includes
  • Accommodation on double/triple/family basis at hotels.
  • All transfers & sightseeing by AC vehicle (AC will not function during the hill drive).
  • Buffet breakfast & dinner at all the hotels.
  • All inclusive (fuel, driver allowance, parking, toll tax, state tax)

Package Excludes
  • Any expenses of personal nature such as tipping , porters, laundry, telephones, cameras fees.
  • Entrance fees at any point.
  • Any kind of insurance.
  • Any claim or delay charges due to natural calamities, land slide, road blockage etc.
  • Any other things which are not mentioned in cost included column.
  • Any charges of Porterage, Ponies / Dolis during trekking, train, helicopter,auto, ropeway expense.
  • Service tax as per govt. rule.

Day 01: Haridwar/Barkot (220 kms/08 hrs)

Today morning on arrival at Haridwar, pick up from railway station & drive to Barkot, enroute visit the beautiful landscapes of Dehradun and Mussoorie.
Continue drive to Barkot at an altitude of 1280 Mts. a place with rich forests of pine and seasonal fruits like Apple and apricots.
On arrival check in at hotel, rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 02: Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot {36 kms drive & 7 kms Trek (one side)}

After breakfast we start our journey starting from Barkot to reach Phool Chatti via Janki Chatti and Hanuman Chatti. From here it is 7 Kms Trek to Yamunotri (Ponies, dandies and kandies are available on direct payment basis). Near the temple there are three hot springs. The most important, Surya Kund, is a Tank full of boiling water into which rice and potatos are dipped to be cooked and taken as “prasad”. A bath in the Hot springs is very refreshing after a tedious walk. Worship the Divya Shila before worshipping the Deity.
Later trek down to Hanuman Chetti & drive back to your hotel in Barkot.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 03: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr)

after breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Uttarkashi - an important pilgrimage centre, situated at an elevation of 1,150 mts. Located on the banks of River Bhagirathi.
On arrival check in at the hotel.
Later proceed to visit – Vishwanath Temple, where a massive iron trident is erected. Every year during the “Magh Mela” people visit Uttarkashi to take holy dip in Bhagirathi along with the image of their village deity.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 04: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (100 kms/4 hrs each side)

After early breakfast we proceed for same day excursion to Gangotri (3048 mts) Where Ganga came down to earth.
The picturesque pilgrimage of Gangotri where Ganga touched earth for the first time. The 18th Century temple dedicated to the Goddess Ganga is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite.
After Gangotri Darshan we return to Uttarkashi, en-route enjoy picturesque Harsil village, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 05: Uttarkashi - Guptkashi (220kms/10hr)

After early breakfast check out from hotel & drive to Guptkashi via the Heritage City of Tehri Submerged in to the Mighty eater of Holy Ganga due to construction of Tehri Dam.
Guptkashi, The name was given to the place as it is said to be the hiding place of Lord shiva when he was unwilling to give darshan to pandavs. 46 Kms Off Kedarnath, Guptakashi is the shrine at a height of 1319 mtrs.
On arrival check in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 06: Guptkashi - Kedarnath (32kms by road & 19 kms Trek one way)

After early morning breakfast we drive to Gaurikund, from where we trek to Kedarnath (3584 mts) (Ponies, dandies and kandies are available on direct payment basis). Amidst the dramatic mountain escapes of the majestic Kedarnath Range stands one of the twelve “Jyotirlingas” of Kadar ji or Lord Shiva. At an altitude of 3584 Mts. and on the head of river Mandakini, the shrine of Kedarnath is amongst the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus.
On arrival check in at the lodgel.
After freshening up, perform Pooja and also Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji.
Special Instructions : Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, tolietteries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 07: Kedarnath/Gaurikund/Pipalkoti (19 Kms Down Trek & 170 kms drive)

After breakfast check out from lodge & trek down to Gaurikund.
We drive to Pipalkoti on our way we come across Three important Confluences – Rudraprayag (Alaknanda and Madakini rivers), Karanprayag (Alaknanda and Pinder rivers) and Nandprayag (Alaknanda and Nandakini) respectively.
Our drive takes us to Pipalkoti in the evening. On arrival check in at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 08: Pipalkoti - Badrinath (80kms/4hr)

After early breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Badrinath. On our way we see the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga rivers at Vishnuprayag. Encircled by a beautiful valley, on the banks of holy river Alankanda. With the Neelakanth mountains as the backdrop.
Badrinath Dham is one of the Holiest of the four shrines on the scared itinerary of every devour Hindu.
On arrival check in at the hotel. After freshening up, proceed to visit :
Mana Village : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.
Bhim Pul : 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.
Later vehicle will drop you at temple parking for Darshan of Badrivishal- one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 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". You may also explore Tapta Kund, Narad Kund & Brahma Kapal around temple complex.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 09: Badrinath - Srinagar (150 kms/7hr)

Early morning check out from hotel and drive to Srinagar, enroute visit temple of Dhari Devi (Dedicated to Devi Kali Mata)- Dhari Devi godess is considered as guardian deity of Uttarakhand located in Kalyasaur along the Srinagar -Badrinath Highway on the banks of the Alaknanda River in the Garhwal Region of Uttarakhand state. It is about 15 km from Srinagar Garhwal & 20 km from Rudraprayag.
Legend 2013 Uttarakhand flood - A manifestation of Goddess Kali, Dhari Devi is revered as the protector of the Char Dhams. When the idol of the diety was removed from her temple then after few hours a very severe cloudburst took place. As per the devotees, the place had to face the Goddess’ ire as she was shifted from her ‘mool sthan’ (original abode) to make way for a 330 MW hydel project. That project lies in ruins after the flood. A similar attempt in 1882 by a local king had resulted in a landslide that had flattened Kedarnath.
Later continue drive to Srinagar is an facinating old capital of Garhwal. It is an important cultural and Educational centre.
On arrival check in at the hotel.
Overnight at the hotel

Day 10: Srinagar - Rishikesh - Haridwar(147kms/5hr)

After breakfast check out from hotel and drive to Haridwear. On our way we come across the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers Deoprayag.
Optional – Clients can enjoy white water river rafting. The excitement and thrill offered by the White Water Rafting are beyond comparison. It is a feeling like no other in the natural settings of beautiful landscapes. River rafting is a trending activity in India and brings thrill to everyone, age being no exception. It’s a break from the regular sporting adventure activities and provides a unique experience in itself. Rafting is a recreational outdoor activity and can be enjoyed by anyone serving the minimum age criterion which is, 12 years of age.
Upon arrival at Haridwar drop at the railway Station for onward destination.

Hotel used/similar :

Destination Economy Hotel Deluxe Hotel Luxury Hotel No of Nights
Barkot Bharat Palace / Hill Queen / Hotel Dipin Chohan Anexy /Aditya Palace / Devbhumi Chardham Camp / Camp Nirwana / Yamunotri River Bank Resort 02
Uttarkasi Mahima Resort / Janhvi Resort / Hotel Akash Ganga Shivparivar / Sahaj Villa / Himdarshan Chardham Camp / Shivlinga / Harsil Retreat 02
Guptkasi Hotel Subham / Hotel Amisha Mrityunjay Palace / Kailash Residency Chardham Camp / Camp Nirwana / Shivalik View 01
Kedarnath Himanchal House / Bikaner House / Aggrawal Bhawan Himanchal House / Bikaner House / Aggrawal Bhawan Himanchal House / Bikaner House / Aggrawal Bhawan 01
Pepalkoti Mayur Palace / Indrlok / Indra Lodge Hotel Badrinath/ Tapowan Resort Birhi / Devlok / Hotel shivlok Hotel Le Meadows/ Udai Palace 01
Badrinath Hotel Yoga / Janki Guest House / Govind Sewa Sadan / Alwar Niwas Hotel Dwarikesh / Narayan Palace / Snow Crest Park Inn 01
Srinagar Hotel Samrat /Sriyanta Resort / Sddharth/Hotel Ashirvad River Side Resort / Srikot Castle / Chahat Hotel/td> River Side Resort / Srikot Castle / Chahat Hotel 01

Per person Package cost for Chardham Yatra EX- Haridwar (09 N/10 D) :

No of Pax Vehicle used Economy Package Deluxe Package Luxury Package Extra Bed Upgraded Vehicle
02 Indica                         Rs. 22,800   Rs.33,250   Rs. 40,100              Rs.10,000   
04 Bulero/Max                 Rs. 17,550      Rs.28,000 Rs. 33,850 Rs. 3250  
06 Tavera Rs. 15,470     Rs.25,915     Rs. 32,765   Rs. 1350  
10 Tempo Traveler Rs. 15,300     Rs.25,750                Rs. 32,600    
14 Mini 407 Rs. 14,550  Rs.24,970           Rs. 31,800  
22 2 x 2 coach  Rs. 14,250     Rs.24,700                   Rs. 31,555  
Supplement for dinner   Rs. 3150              Rs. 4100  
Helicopter ticket supplement for Kedarnath : Rs. 8,500 per person****