This trip takes you on a journey to four revered destinations of Uttranchal; Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. Each of these four dhams boasts its own spellbinding beauty and countless ancient temples. It, most definitely is one of the most popular pilgrimage destination.
Destination Covered :
Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Harsil - Gangotri - Harsil - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Joshimath - Badrinath - Haridwar - Delhi
Highlights of Tour :
Visit Kempty Falls at Mussoorie
Go for a trek to Yamunotri
Take a holy dip in the river at Gangotri
Trek to Kedarnath and Darshan at Temple
Holy darshan at Badrinath and visit Mana Village
Day 01 : Arrive Delhi - Haridwar (222 kms / 5 hrs)
Arrival New Delhi. You will depart for Haridwar by road. Upon arrival at Haridwar, check in at your hotel. The rest of the day is free for you to explore the city on your own. Dinner & Overnight at the Haveli Hari Ganga or similar at Haridwar.
Day 02 : Haridwar - Barkot (189 kms / 6 hrs)
After breakfast, we proceed to Barkot. En-route enjoy delicious lunch at Mussoorie, on the way visit kempty falls. Dinner and overnight at the Chardham Camp, Barkot.
Day 03 : Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot
After early breakfast, we will proceed to Phoolchatti. On arrival, we begin our 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 nearby 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. Dinner and Overnight at the Chardham Camp, Barkot.
Day 04 : Barkot - Harsil (154 kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast, we will proceed to Harsil - one of the most beautiful valleys in the world. En-route we will stop at Gangnani for hot water spring dip. Dinner and overnight at The Chardham Camp, Harsil.
Day 05 : Harsil - Gangotri - Harsil
After breakfast, we proceed to Gangotri (22 kms/1 hr). On arrival take a holy deep in the River scared The Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform pooja and relax in the lovely surrounding. In the afternoon return back to Harsil. In the evening perform the Ganga Aarti at resorts own riverbank. Dinner and overnight at the Chardham Camp, Harsil.
Day 06 : Harsil - Guptkashi (268 kms / 9 hrs)
After early breakfast, we will proceed to Guptkashi. Dinner and overnight at the Chardham Camp, Guptakashi.
Day 07 : Guptkashi - Kedarnath
After breakfast, we proceed to Gaurikund (19 kms / 30 mnts). Take a holy dip at Taptakund and begin our trek to Kedarnath (14 kms/4 hrs). In the evening we take you to visit Kedarnath Temple for Darshan, Aarti & pooja. Dinner and overnight at Punjab & Sindh Awas or similar.
Day 08 : Kedarnath - Guptkashi
After breakfast, we start our journey towards Guptkashi with a stopover at Taptakund. Dinner and overnight at the Chardham Camp, Guptkashi.
Day 09 : Guptkashi - Joshimath (158 kms / 5 hrs)
After breakfast, we proceed to Joshimath (175 kms / 6-7 hrs), one of the most beautiful sites on the whole trip. Enjoy the beautiful drive through medicinal forest. On arrival in check in to your Chardham camp. Evening is free for you to explore Joshimath on your own. Dinner and overnight at the Chardham Camp, Joshimath.
Day 10 : Joshimath - Badrinath - Joshimath
After breakfast, we proceed to Badrinath. On arrival take holy Darshan and spend time visiting Mana Village. We return to Joshimath in the evening. Dinner and overnight at The Chardham Camp, Joshimath.
Day 11 : Joshimath - Haridwar (278 kms / 8 hrs)
After breakfast, we proceed to Haridwar. Rest of the day will be at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Haridwar.
Day 12 : Haridwar - Delhi (222 kms / 5 hrs)
After a leisurely breakfast you will be transferred to New Delhi. We hope you take back happy memories of Chardham Tour.