Char Dham are the names of four pilgrimage destination in India that are widely revered by Hindus. It comprises Badrinath, Dwarka, Puri and Rameswaram. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath were known as Chota Char Dham Yatra to differentiate them from the bigger circuit of Char Dham destination. Traditionally Chardham Yatra start from west to east in Clockwise Direction, this means the yatra starts from << Yamunotri >> Gangotri >> Kedarnath >> Badrinath >>. All these four holy places Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri have their own Significance, Legends, Mythology and history. Majority of Hindus believe that one should visit Char Dhams atleast once in their lifetime to get salvation. The pilgrimage Chardham yatra starts from April-May and continues till Oct-Nov each year. April to June is the best time for Char Dham Yatra, as you can enjoy the scenic beauty of the environment with most comfortable weather and climate with Safarsuhana Pilgrimage Chardham Yatra Package. Note: Char Dham Shrines are open for 6 months only. During winters the temples are closed and inaccessible due to heavy snowfall.
Opening Dates of Char Dhams in 2018 Closing Dates of Char Dhams in 2018 (Tentative)
Yamunotri Temple opening date: 18 April 2018 Yamunotri Temple: 09 November (Tentative)
The Yamunotri temple open on Akshay Tritiya and closes on Yama Dwitiya (the second day after Diwali)
Gangotri Temple opening date: 18 April 2018 Gangotri Temple: 09 November (Tentative)
The Shrine of Gangotri on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya. The temple closes on the day of Diwali.
Kedarnath Temple opening date: 29 April 2018 Kedarnath Temple: 09 November (Tentative)
The opening of date of Kedarnath Temple is fixed and depends on the occaion of Maha Shiva Ratri and decided by priests in Ukhimath. The closing date of Kedarnath is fixed on Yama Dwitiya (second day after Diwali i.e. on Bhai Dooj).
Badrinath Temple opening date: 30 April 2018 Badrinath Temple: 19 October (Tentative)
The opening date of Badrinath Temple is fixed on Basant Panchami by Raj Purohit and closure date is fixed on Vijaydashmi by Mandir Committee.
There are four abodes in Himalayas collectively referred as Small Chardham of India and popular as Chardham Yatra includes four holy shrines of Hindus, Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. All of these temples are situated within the Garwhal region of Uttarakhand state in north India. Among four scared sites Kedarnath is dedicated to lord Shiva while Badrinath is dedicated to lord Vishnu. On the other hand, Yamunotri and Gangotri are dedicated to goddess Ganga and Yamuna Rivers respectively. In Hindu religion, the Chardham Yatra has a great importance, and it is considered that every Hindu should do Chardham Yatra at least once in a lifetime. Chardham Yatra is one the most popular pilgrimage route, with millions of devotees paying homage to all these religious places in aspiration of eliminates all sins and to attain salvation by the blessings of the lord. Every year more than 250,000 pilgrims visit Chardham from various parts of India. Chardham is also growing popular among foreign tourists, who are blessed to see the heavenly natural beauty and Himalayas with a chance to know more about culture of India. Chardham of Uttarakhand can be covered in one stretch in a matter of 10-11 days. Nowadays, you can also get helicopter services to visit Chardham in just 2 days. Due to picturesque surroundings, high altitude mountain region (Himalayas), dense forests, large valleys and enthralling environment gives an opportunity to visitors to unwind themselves by breathing fresh air with experience of majestic locations.
Ex Delhi/ April 24, 28, 30 May 01, 07, 08, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28, 29 June 04, 05, 11, 12, 18, 19, 25, 26
Ex Haridwar/ April 25, 29 May 01, 02, 08, 09, 15, 16, 22, 23, 29, 30 June 05, 06, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
Chardham Pilgrimage Holiday Tour Package Package
Ex Delhi 11N/12Days with Package Cost = 25,000/-
Ex Haridwar 9N/10Days with Package Cost = 21,000/-
Destinations: Delhi ⁄ Haridwar ⁄ Barkot ⁄ Yamunatri ⁄ Barkot ⁄ Uttarkashi ⁄ Gagotri ⁄ Uttarkashi ⁄ Guptkashi ⁄ Kedarnath ⁄ Guptkashi ⁄ Badrinath ⁄ Rudraprayag ⁄ Srinagar ⁄ Devprayag ⁄ Rishikesh ⁄ Haridwar ⁄ Delhi
Welcome Drink on Arrival (Soft Drink)
Accommodation in Well Appoint Double and Triple Room
Night Stay on 2NHaridwar + 2NBarkot + 2NUttarkashi + 3NSitapur + 1NBadrinath + 1NRudraprayag
Meal Plan - Breakfast and Dinner on Respective Hotels
Sightseeing as per the itinerary & program you opt as per your comfort
All buffet breakfast & dinner at the hotels mentioned
All Transfers, Excursions & sightseeing as per the itinerary by dedicated vehicle in private use
Transfers & sightseeing by Cab as per the itinerary
Toll Tax, Parking, Road Tax, Driver Allowances except GST
In case of unavailability in mentioned hotels, alternate accommodation will be arranged in a similar category hotel.
Rates are subject to change if there is any Fair & Festival, Major conference, events in travel destination. •Early check in / late check out is subject to availability of rooms. In Chardham sector maximum hotels are preferring 12:00 Noon Check in & Check out timing.
Cancellation charges would be as per the company policy.
Vehicle confirmed will be as per Itinerary and not at disposal. AC will work only in the plains and will be switched off during hill drives. Specially for the Char Dham sector Ac can work only in Haridwar & Dehradun’s plain / surface area. It is highly depending on the package you have opted.
All sightseeing mentioned are subject to weather conditions, political conditions & traffic conditions in the destination.
Any cancellation or delay in hotel check in due to third party services (like helicopter / pony / palaki ) , the retention will be charged. The next allocation for the hotels on same destination is subject to the availabilities.
Any sightseeing missed due to natural calamities / weather conditions / for any unforeseen reasons is non-refundable or non-adjustable.
All entrances fees will be on direct payment basis as per Itinerary.
It is not advisable to travel in night, if necessary supplement charge applicable.
Itinerary; 2N Haridwar, 2N Barkot, 2N Uttarkashi, 3N Sitapur, 1N Badrinath, 1N Rudraprayag
Day 1: Arrive Delhi Haridwar (210 Kms./6 hrs): Upon arrival in Delhi meeting our assistance then will proceed to Haridwar.Evening free for Ganga Aarti and other activities on your own. Night Stay in Haridwar.
Day 2: (At 05:00 Hrs) Arrival Haridwar - Barkot (210kms/7-8hr): 1352 MTS. - Early morning dip (bathing) in Holy Ganga and have blessings to start you journey for Chardham (Four Abodes OF God). After breakfast proceed to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. En route visit Kempty fall. Upon arrival check in into the hotel, rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel at Barkot.
Day 3: Barkot Yamunotri- Barkot (42 Kms & 5 Kms Trek) Each side:Morning leave for Janki Chatti via Hanuman Chatti & Fool Chatti. On arrival Janki Chatti start Trek of 06 kms for Yamunotri, On Arrive Yamunotri Holi Dip in Garam Kund, than Pooja and Darshan of Shree Yamunotri Ji, after Darshan and Pooja, afternoon start trek back to Janki Chatti on arrival Janki Chatti meet with driver and drive back to Barkot. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr): 1158 MTS. Late morning Drive to Uttarkashi after breakfast by 10 AM. Visit Vishwanath Temple before you check in to your hotel. Check in Hotel. Rest day at leisure. Night Halt.
Day 05: Uttarkashi Ganganani- Gangotri Harsil Uttarkashi (120Kms / 05 hrs) round trip: With packed breakfast & post Tea/ Coffee leave for Gangotri early in the morning. Offering prayers & pooja darshan, later drive back to Uttarkashi , en route visit Gangnani & Harsil. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Day 06: Uttarkashi Guptkashi-Rampur/Sitapur (290 Kms/ 8-9 hrs): Leave very early in the morning with packed breakfast for almost day long drive to Sitapur via Guptkashi. On your drive you would pass through Ganga giving way to Tehri Dam (The Hydro Electric Project). Overnight stay in the hotel at Sitapur/Guptkashi.
Day 07: Rampur/Sitapur -Gaurikund - Kedarnath O/N stay in Kedarnath Ji on your own (19 Kms Trek One Side/ 6-7 hrs): Morning drive to Sonprayag -Gaurikund (03 kms drive-one way). On arrival Gaurikund start your journey on the tough trek ahead. On arrival Kedarnath freshening up, perform Pooja and also Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji. This evening you can stay in Kedarnath Ji in govt provided camps or huts or in private accommodation like Guest Houses and Dharamshalas on your own or consult your agent. Pilgrims those are flying to Kedarnath Ji can come back and stay in your pre booked arrangement included in this program.
Note: In our program your stay is booked for 03 Nights in Sitapur/ Rampur Or Guptkashi at base station of Kedarnath Ji. It is pilgrims personal choice how they prefer to go Kedarnath ji. Please consult your agent for further arrangements in Kedarnath Ji or Helicopter Tickets for the same.
Day 08: Kedarnath - Sitapur or Guptkashi for Halt & rest . (Today whole day for rest) and leisure time for local S/S.: Early Morning after darshan of Kedarnath Ji we are trekking back to Sitapur and further we have this day leisure for relax for those who have trekked Kedarnath Ji yesterday. Next day we can proceed to Shri Badrinath Ji Yatra Via Chopta.
Day 09: Sitapur / Chopta – Pandukeshwar / GovindGhat / Badrinath (220 kms / 07-08 hrs): Morning after breakfast proceed to Badrinath via Joshimath & Pandukeshwar, (Narsimha Temple, Sankaracharaya Math) Badrinath. Evening Darshan & Pooja at Badrinath temple. Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Day 10: Badrinath Joshimath - Rudraprayag - (170 kms/06hr): Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the Mukh of the Saraswati River. Proceed to Rudraprayag O/N stay in Hotel in Ruddraprayag.
Day 11: Rudraprayag- Devprayag Rishikesh-Haridwar (140 kms/05hr): After breakfast drive to Haridwar en-route visit Deoprayag , Rishikesh (Ram Jhula & Laxman Jhula, Gita Mandir).After sightseeing proceed to Haridwar. Attend evening Aarti at Har-Ki-Pouri at Haridwar. Overnight stay in Haridwar.
Day 12: Haridwar Delhi (240 kms/06hr): After breakfast drive to Delh and departure to Airport or Railway Station according to your schedule.
All kind of personal expenses such as like portages, tips, laundry, mineral water, telephone bills and beverages etc
Hi Tea, alcoholic beverages, starters and meals other than those specified above & any activity not mentioned in the inclusions
Additional cost due to flight cancellation, road blocks, political unrest etc
Any deviation from the route map of optional, suggested or unspecified activities
Flights, Train, Volvo Bus, Long Route Car, Bus, other than those specified above
The above rates are subject to change during the long weekend, festival period, International airport parking fee (Please check the date before booking)
Rates are subject to change as per the management discretion without notice
Check in & Check Out time will applicable to Hotel Policy. As well early check-in and late check-out will be charged on case to case basis with prior approval of the hotel
Monument entrances, Camera fee (still or videos), Batry Car, Ghore, Pithu, Palki, Chaupar, Museum, Park, Jeep Safari, Elephant Safari, Bungee jumping, Flying Fox, Giant Swing, Lake tour and anything else Fee Pay Guest Separately
GST 5 % and any changes in current rates of taxes will be applicable
Medical and Travel Insurance
Expected Hotel Details
Hotels in Haridwar
Ganga Gaurav/ Ashtha Palace/ Lajja Palace/ Hotel Pariwal/ Hotel New Shiv Murti/ Hotel Hari Heritage/ Similar
Hotels in Barkot
Camp River View/ Kalindi Kharadi/ Hotel Pawan Hans/ Hotel Durga Resort/ Similar
Hotels in Uttarkashi
Ganga Ashray/ Vasundhara/ Hotel Arsi Ganga/ Hotel Leela Palace/ Hotel Sahaj Villa/ Similar
Hotels in Guptkashi/ Sitapur
Giriraj Resort/ Hotel Jagatraj/ Hotel Devbhoomi/ Hotel Raj Palace/ Hotel Mahadev/ Hotel Vijay Palace/ JPG Palace/ Bikaner House/ Bhel Ashram/ Similar
Hotels in Rampur
Giriraj Resort/ Hotel Jagatraj/ Hotel Devbhoomi/ Similar
Hotels in Piplekothi
Hotel Comfort Inn/ Similar
Hotels in Pandukeshwar
Shankar Shree/ Hotel Yoga/ Similar
Hotels in Govindghat
Shankar Shree/ Hotel Yoga/ Similar
Hotels in Badrinath
Shankar Shree/ Hotel Yoga/ Hotel Patliputra/ Hotel Himgri/ Similar
Hotels in Rudraprayag
Hotel Suri Palace/ Hotel Pushpdeep/ Hotel Shangrilla/ Hotel Ganga View/ Similar
Hotels in Srinagar
Hotel Pushpdeep/ Hotel Shangrilla/ Similar