Embark on a spiritual adventure from the heart of India's capital to the sacred realms of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Divine Odyssey: Char Dham Sojourn from Delhi

The Char Dham Yatra is a sacred pilgrimage circuit in the Indian state of Uttarakhand, encompassing four revered Hindu shrines: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Starting from Delhi, the journey takes devotees through breathtaking landscapes of the Himalayas, allowing them to seek spiritual solace and connect with their faith. Each destination holds immense religious significance, with Yamunotri dedicated to Goddess Yamuna, Gangotri to Goddess Ganga, Kedarnath to Lord Shiva, and Badrinath to Lord Vishnu. Pilgrims embark on this transformative 12-day journey, facing challenging terrains, serene valleys, and the sacred rivers that originate from these divine abodes. The Char Dham Yatra is not just a physical expedition; it's a soul-stirring experience that blends devotion, nature, and the profound cultural heritage of the Himalayan region.
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The Char Dham Yatra is a pilgrimage tour to the four sacred places located in the foothills of the great Himalayas of the Indian state Uttarakhand. The main goal of this sacred journey is to cover four holy destinations known as Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These four destinations are located above the clouds in the Garhwal region of the Uttarakhand state of India. Gangotri and Badrinath are easily accessible by road, but Yamunotri and Kedarnath are not completely accessible by road. For Kedarnath, you will need to trek for about 18 km/side whereas for Yamunotri you will need to trek for about for 7 km/side. Shared Chopper seats are available for Kedarnath for easy access but Yamunotri will have only have Doly/Pony/Pitthu options to bypass the trek. Kedarnath trekkers also find these Doly/Pony/Pitthu options when they start their trek at Gaurikund. Completing these four ancient temples in one journey is referred to as "Char Dham Yatra".

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Destination
Badrinath , Chopta , Gangotri , Kedarnath , Rishikesh , Rudraprayag , Yamunotri Discover Destinations
Departure Location
New Delhi
Return Location
New Delhi
Tour Start Date & Time
Everyday
Price includes
  • breakfast
  • cab
  • dinner
  • hotels
  • sightseeing
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11 Nights Accommodation: 11 Nights/ 12 Days accommodation included in the package cost. 10 x Breakfast: Free 10 breakfast at the hotel included in the package cost. 10 x Dinner: Free 10 dinner at the hotel included in the package cost. AC Individual Cab: Private cab including fuel, toll, parking, driver, and all applicable taxes according to the tour itinerary.

Char Dham Expedition From Delhi: Explore Divine Himalayas

Join us on a 12-day pilgrimage through the majestic Himalayas, where faith meets nature in the enchanting journey of Char Dham Yatra from New Delhi.

Setting off to the four hallowed spots would take you through the most beautiful scene including thick mountain woods, glades, substantial valleys, cascades, waterways, stream conversions, and blooms. With abundant nature quality in each alcove and corner of Uttarakhand. In this spiritual Char Dham Yatra From Delhi experience the Himalaya turns out to be all the more reviving and profoundly inspiring. Up in the misty heights of the majestic Garhwal Himalayas that adorn the magnificent state of Uttarakhand, awaits a rejuvenating spiritual experience for the devout.

Nestling in the lofty Peaks are India’s four most holy pilgrimages, well known as Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Collectively called the Char Dham (or four pilgrimage centres) of Hinduism. For centuries, saints and pilgrims, in their search for the divine, have walked these mystical values known in ancient Hindu scriptures which are written as ‘Kedarkhand’. Devbhumi Tourism welcomes all pilgrims on this sacred Himalayan journey called the Char Dham Yatra for 2024. Check out the below updated Char Dham Yatra – 12 days customised ground tour details for the pilgrims who want to start their journey straight from New Delhi.

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Yamunotri Temple Gangotri Temple Kedarnath Temple Badrinath Temple
10 MAY 2024 12 MAY 2024 14 MAY 2024 16 MAY 2024

 

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Charms Of Char Dham: Delhi’s Departure To Divine Destinations

Delve into the charm of Char Dham as we journey from Delhi to the sacred realms, exploring the religious and natural wonders along the way.

The Char Dham Yatra, a sacred pilgrimage circuit nestled in the breathtaking expanse of the Indian Himalayas, beckons devout seekers on a transformative journey from the bustling heart of Delhi. This spiritual odyssey encompasses four revered shrines – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath – each holding profound religious significance in Hinduism. The yatra, spanning 12 soul-stirring days, serves as a symbolic quest for spiritual enlightenment, weaving through the majestic landscapes and snow-clad peaks of Uttarakhand.

 

  • Beginning Of Char Dham Followed By Yamunotri
The journey begins in Delhi, where pilgrims set forth on a path that transcends the material world, delving into the spiritual realms of the Char Dham. The first destination is Yamunotri, the source of the sacred Yamuna River. Nestled at an altitude of 3,293 meters, Yamunotri is not merely a geographical marvel but a divine abode where pilgrims embark on a trek to seek the blessings of Goddess Yamuna. The Yamunotri Temple, perched amidst pristine beauty, resonates with the chants and prayers of devotees who believe in the cleansing power of the river's waters.

 

  • The second Stopover Is Gangotri
From Yamunotri, the journey continues to Gangotri, the birthplace of the holy Ganges River. Located at an altitude of 3,100 meters, Gangotri mesmerizes with its serene landscapes and the imposing Gangotri Temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga. Pilgrims offer prayers on the banks of the sacred Bhagirathi River, believing that a dip in its icy waters absolves them of sins and paves the way for spiritual renewal.

 

  • The Third Stopover Is Kedarnath
Kedarnath, the next sacred destination, holds profound significance as the abode of Lord Shiva. Nestled at an altitude of 3,583 meters, Kedarnath is reached through a trek or helicopter ride from Gaurikund. The Kedarnath Temple, surrounded by snow-capped peaks, stands as a testimony to faith and resilience. Pilgrims experience a deep sense of connection as they visit the shrine and the Samadhi of Adi Shankaracharya.

 

  • The Last Stopover Is Badrinath
The penultimate stop in this divine sojourn is Badrinath, the abode of Lord Vishnu, situated at an altitude of 3,133 meters. The Badrinath Temple, with its imposing architecture against the backdrop of Neelkanth Peak, draws pilgrims seeking the blessings of Lord Badri. A dip in the Tapt Kund, believed to have medicinal properties, is an integral part of the pilgrimage.

 

Delving into the cultural tapestry of the Himalayas, the Char Dham Yatra also offers glimpses into the vibrant local life, traditional customs, and the awe-inspiring natural beauty that surrounds these sacred sites. The journey weaves through picturesque landscapes, winding roads, and quaint villages, providing a holistic experience that transcends the religious aspects of the pilgrimage.

As pilgrims return to Delhi, they carry not just the prasad and blessings but a profound sense of spiritual rejuvenation. The Char Dham Yatra, departing from Delhi, serves as a spiritual recalibration. Where the mundane is left behind, and the soul is nourished amidst the ethereal beauty of the Himalayas, forging an indelible connection between the earthly and the divine.

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  • Day 01
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  • Day 03
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  • Day 12
Day 01

DELHI - HARIDWAR (200 KM/06 HR)

Pick up from New Delhi railway station/airport and proceed straight to Haridwar. Lunch midway. The evening arrives, get check-in into the hotel and take some rest. In the evening explores Mansa Devi Temple and get blessed by participating in a live Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri. Post Aarti proceeds to explore Om Pul, Amrapur Ghar, Daksh Prajapati Temple, and Bharat Mata Temple. Post-exploration returns back to the hotel and is free for your leisure. Having dinner and overnight stay at Haridwar.

Day 02

HARIDWAR - BARKOT (200 KM/08 HR)

Morning at Haridwar. Get refreshed and refuel yourself with a heavy breakfast. Post breakfast proceed straight to Barkot via covering beautiful Kempty Falls at Mussoorie. Lunch midway. The evening arrives, get check-in into the hotel at Barkot. The evening you can take a nature trek near your hotel and is free for your leisure. Having dinner and overnight stay at Barkot.

Day 03

BARKOT - YAMUNOTRI - BARKOT (45 KM/03 HR + 6 KM/SIDE TREK)

Wake up early, get refreshed, and have a cup of tea/coffee and get some packed food for breakfast. The cab will drop you at Janki Chatti and you will need to trek ahead. To explore Yamunotri Dham, you will need to trek for 6 km per side from Janki Chatti. The full-day trek and meals on your own. Get blessed by having a darshan of the idol of Goddes Yamuna which is the source of the great river Yamuna, at Yamunotri temple in the mighty Himalayas. The afternoon treks back to Janki Chatti and boards the vehicle for Barkot. The evening returns back to the hotel and is free for your leisure. Having dinner and overnight stay at Barkot.

Day 04

BARKOT - UTTARKASHI (85 KM/04 HR)

Cosy morning, get relaxed well. Get refreshed and have your hot breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast checks out from the hotel and proceeds to Uttarkashi. En-route explores the famous Vishwanath Temple. Lunch midway. The evening arrives, get check-in to the hotel. The evening enjoys nature/city walks around your hotel and is free for your leisure. Having dinner and overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 05

UTTARKASHI - GANGOTRI - UTTARKASHI (100 KM/04 HR/SIDE)

Wake up early, get refreshed, and have your hot breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast, board the vehicle and proceed to explore Gangotri Dham. En-route enjoys picturesque Harsil Valley, Bhagirathi River, and the most magnificent views of the snow-clad Himalayas. After Gangotri Darshan, returns back to Uttarkashi. Lunch midway. The evening returns back to the hotel at Uttarkashi. The evening enjoys nature/city walks around your hotel and is free for your leisure. Having dinner and overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 06

UTTARKASHI - GUPTKASHI (220 KM/10 HR)

Wake up, get refreshed and have your hot breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast checks out and proceeds to Guptkashi. En-route enjoys the beautiful valleys of Chamiyala, Ghansali, and Agastmuni. Lunch midway. The evening arrives, get check-in to the hotel. The evening enjoys nature/city walks around your hotel and is free for your leisure. Having dinner and overnight stay at Guptkashi.

Day 07

GUPTKASHI - GAURIKUND - KEDARNATH JI

Wake up early and get refreshed. There are two mediums to reach the Kedarnath temple ie by road and by air. Please find the below details for both mediums.

By Road: If you are planning to reach the Kedarnath temple by road then your cab will take you to Sonprayag. In the high season (May/June) there is much rush on this road from Guptkashi to Sonprayag which has a distance of 30 km. Sometimes this distance takes more than 03 hours to reach Sonprayag.

So, leaving early from Guptkashi for Sonprayag will be a good idea. From Sonprayag you will need to take local conveyance for Gaurikund, which is 05 km ahead of Sonprayag. Gaurikund is the base camp for the Kedarnath trek. You will do medical and biometric registration here and then proceed for the trek to Kedarnath. It is a 16 km trek which takes around 5 hours to complete the trek for a normal person. You will also have other options like Dolly/Ponny if you wish to skip the trekking.

By Air:  You can also choose to explore Kedarnath by Helicopter services. Helicopter services are time-saving and give you an amazing birds-eye view of the snow-clad Himalayan peaks behind the Kedarnath temple. If you choose to access the Kedarnath temple by Heli services then the cab will take you to Helipad from where you will do all the formalities and will take off for Kedarnath.

Once you reach Kedarnath, get check-in into the hotel. Take some rest and explore the surroundings on your own. Having dinner and overnight stay at Kedarnath.

Day 08

KEDARNATH JI - SONPRAYAG - CHOPTA

Wake up early, get refreshed. Do the necessary shopping for the puja at Kedarnath temple. You can book a special pooja on additional charges. After having the Darshan of Lord Kedarthan and pooja ceremony back to the hotel. Pack your luggage and check out. Post check out have your breakfast at Kedarnath. Post breakfast treks down/fly down to Sonprayag/Guptkashi. From Sonpryag/Guptkashi board the cab and proceed straight to Chopta. Chopta is about 75 km from Sonprayag which will take approx 3 hours to reach Chopta. Lunch midway. En-route explores Omkareshwar Temple at Ukhimath and then straight to Chopta. The evening arrives, get check-in to the camps. The evening explores a beautiful sunset and enjoys light music at the camps. Having dinner and overnight stay at Chopta.

Day 09

CHOPTA - BADRINATH JI (180 KM/07 HR)

The morning investigates the stunning sunrise at Chopta. Post breakfast checks out and proceeds to Badrinath. En-route explores Gopinath Temple at Gopeshwar and Narsingh Temple at Joshimath. Lunch midway. The evening arrives, get check-in into the hotel. The evening is free for your leisure. You can explore the surroundings and Badrinath temple in the evening. Back to the hotel, having dinner and overnight stay at Badrinath Ji.

Day 10

BADRINATH JI - JOSHIMATH - DEVPRAYAG (205 KM/06 HR)

Wake up early, get refreshed, and do the necessary shopping for the pooja at Shri Badrinath Ji. Take a hot bath in a natural spring hot pond at Badrinath Ji, which is also known as Tapt Kund. After having the bath you can choose to stay in line or you can skip the line by applying for a special pooja. After having the darshan and pooja ceremony back to the hotel. Have your hot breakfast at the hotel and check out. Post check out proceeds to explore Mana village. Investigating Bhim Pul, Vyas Gufa, and other gems of Mana. The afternoon proceeds to Rudraprayag. En-route explores Joshimath, Nandprayag, Vishnuprayag, Karnprayag, and Rudraprayag. Lunch midway. The evening arrives, get check-in to the hotel. Evening free for your leisure. Having dinner and overnight stay at Rudraprayag.

Day 11

DEVPRAYAG - RISHIKESH (80 KM/02 HR)

Refuel yourself with a heavy breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast checks out and proceeds to Rishikesh. En-route explores Laxman Jhula and lunch at Laxman Jhula. The afternoon arrives, get check-in at the hotel and relax for an hour. The evening explores Janki Setu, Geeta Bhawan, Parmarth Niketan, and Ram Jhula on your own. The evening takes you to Triveni Ghat to witness the live Ganga Aarti at Rishikesh. The late evening returns back to the hotel, having dinner and an overnight stay at Rishikesh. 

Day 12

EXPERIENCE RISHIKESH - DELHI (230 KM/06 HR)

Wake up early in the morning and rejuvenate yourself through Yoga practices at the bank of the Holy Ganges. Back to the hotel, and have your hot and delicious breakfast at the hotel. Post breakfast proceeds to explore Janki Setu followed by Parmarth Niketan, Geeta Bhawan, and Ram Jhula on your feet. Have your lunch at Ram Jhula. Post-lunch proceeds straight to New Delhi for the drop. The evening drops at New Delhi railway station/airport. Tour ends.

More about Badrinath

The Badrinath sanctuary is the principal fascination in the town. As indicated by legend Shankar found a dark stone picture of Lord Badrinarayan made of Saligram stone in the Alaknanda River. He initially revered it in a give in close to the Tapt Kund hot springs. In the sixteenth century, the King of Garhwal moved the murti to the present sanctuary. The sanctuary is roughly 50 ft (15 m) tall with a little vault to finish everything, secured with a gold plated rooftop. The veneer is worked of stone, with curved windows. A wide stairway paves the way to a tall angled entryway, which is the primary passageway. The design takes after a Buddhist vihara (sanctuary), with the brilliantly painted veneer likewise more run of the mill of Buddhist sanctuaries. Simply inside is the mandapa, a substantial pillared lobby that prompts the garbha grha, or primary hallowed place zone. The dividers and mainstays of the mandapa are secured with perplexing cutting.

More about Chopta

Chopta is a small settlement and valley that is located in Uttarakhand, which is very popular among tourists, mainly because of the number of options it provides for exploring, adventure buffs, and trekking enthusiasts.  The entire region is a haven of beauty, specially for the ones who are looking for a good place to relax, without the hustle and bustle of a typical tourist hotspot. One can visit Chopta valley and gaze in awe at the many peaks located a short distance away from the valley. Chopta is also a base for trekking to Tungnath, the third temple of Panch Kedar, which lies 3.5 kilometers uphill.

More about Gangotri

One of the principal religious spots among the four Char Dham journey territories, Gangotri, arranged in Uttarkashi, is firmly identified with Goddess Ganga, the waterway that we know as the Ganges. The historical backdrop of Gangotri goes back to hundreds of years when Goddess Ganga changed herself into a stream to break down the wrongdoings of King Bhagirath’s progenitors, following his atonement. To decrease the effect of her fall, Lord Shiva assembled Ganga into his tangled bolts and has as far back as been related to Goddess Ganga.

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More about this tour

Certainly! The Char Dham Yatra is a pilgrimage circuit in the Indian Himalayas. Which includes four sacred sites: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Here's a suggested itinerary for a 12-day Char Dham Yatra from New Delhi:

Day 1: Delhi to Haridwar

  • Start your journey from New Delhi.
  • Drive to Haridwar, a sacred city on the banks of the Ganges.
  • Attend the evening Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pauri.

Day 2: Haridwar to Barkot

  • Drive to Barkot, the base for Yamunotri.
  • En-route explore Kempty Falls.
  • Overnight stay in Barkot.

Day 3: Barkot to Yamunotri

  • Early morning drive to Jankichatti.
  • From Jankichatti, trek to Yamunotri.
  • Visit the Yamunotri Temple and hot water spring.
  • Return to Barkot for an overnight stay.

Day 4: Barkot to Uttarkashi

  • Drive to Uttarkashi, a town on the banks of the Bhagirathi River.
  • Visit the Vishwanath Temple and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering.
  • Overnight stay in Uttarkashi.

Day 5: Uttarkashi to Gangotri and back to Uttarkashi

  • Drive to Gangotri, the source of the Ganges River.
  • Visit the Gangotri Temple and enjoy the scenic surroundings.
  • Witness the beautiful Harshi Valley on the go.
  • Return to Uttarkashi for an overnight stay.

Day 6: Uttarkashi to Guptkashi

  • Drive to Guptkashi.
  • Enroute visit Tehri Dam.
  • Overnight stay in Guptkashi.

Day 7: Guptkashi to Kedarnath

  • Reach Gaurikund by road.
  • Trek or take a helicopter to Kedarnath.
  • Visit the Kedarnath Temple and Shankaracharya Samadhi.
  • Overnight stay in Kedarnath.

Day 8: Kedarnath to Guptkashi

  • Return to Gaurikund and drive back to Guptkashi.
  • Relax and overnight stay in Guptkashi.

Day 9: Guptkashi to Badrinath

  • Drive to Badrinath, the abode of Lord Vishnu.
  • Visit the Badrinath Temple and Mana Village.
  • Take a dip in the Tapt Kund.
  • Overnight stay in Badrinath.

Day 10: Badrinath to Joshimath

  • Drive to Joshimath.
  • Visit the Narsingh Temple and Shankaracharya Math.
  • Overnight stay in Joshimath.

Day 11: Joshimath to Rishikesh

  • Drive to Rishikesh.
  • Visit the confluence of Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers (Devprayag).
  • Explore live Ganga Aarti at Triveni Ghat in Rishikesh.
  • Overnight stay in Rishikesh.

Day 12: Rishikesh to Delhi

  • Investigate Janki Setu, Parmarth Niketan, Geeta Bhawan, and Ram Jhula.
  • Drive back to Delhi, concluding your Char Dham Yatra.

Please note that this itinerary is just a suggestion, and actual plans may vary based on travel conditions, preferences, and available time. Additionally, it's important to check the latest information regarding road conditions, weather, and any travel restrictions before embarking on the journey.

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      12 Days Char Dham Yatra Package From Delhi

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      ₹34660 per person
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      11 Nights/12 Days
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      ₹ 34660.00 PP IF 06 PAX

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