Opening Dates of Char Dhams in 2020 (Tentative) Closing Dates of Char Dhams in 2020 (Tentative)
Yamunotri Temple opening date: 27 April 2020 (Tentative) Yamunotri Temple: 28 October 2020 (Tentative)
The Yamunotri temple open on Akshay Tritiya and closes on Yama Dwitiya (the second day after Diwali)
Gangotri Temple opening date: 26 April 2020 (Tentative) Gangotri Temple: 27 October 2020 (Tentative)
The Shrine of Gangotri on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya. The temple closes on the day of Diwali.
Kedarnath Temple opening date: 28 April 2020 (Tentative) Kedarnath Temple: 29 October 2020 (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: 29 April 2020 (Tentative) Badrinath Temple: 30 October 2020 (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.
Travel Date on April to October 2020
Chardham Pilgrimage Holiday Tour Package Package
Ex Delhi 11N/12Days with Package Cost = 25,000/- Ex Delhi 10N/11Days with Package Cost = 24,000/-
Ex Haridwar 9N/10Days with Package Cost = 21,000/- Ex Haridwar 8N/9Days with Package Cost = 20,000/-
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
Tour Itinerary; 2N Haridwar, 2N Barkot, 2N Uttarkashi, 3N Sitapur, 1N Badrinath, 1N Rudraprayag/ Srinagar
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.
Tour Itinerary; 2N Haridwar, 2N Barkot, 2N Uttarkashi, 2N Guptakashi, 1N Badrinath, 1N Rudraprayag/ Srinagar
Day 01: Delhi – Haridwar (approx 215km / 07 hrs. drive)
Meet our assistance on arrival as per your predefined schedule and further proceed to Haridwar. Upon arrival check into hotel and further you can proceed for Ganga Aarti at Har Ki Pouri on your own if possible with available time and conditions. So here Har Ki pouri is center point of Haridwar and there are several local transports are available for this sight. We kept you free to explore the local Haridwar and edge of Ganges. Overnight stay in Haridwar.
Day 02: Haridwar – Barkot (approx 215km / 07 hrs. drive)
This morning, you depart for Barkot. Barkot is a beautiful hill station which is located on the foot of Yamunotri. As you drive through Mussoorie, you can visit the famous Kempty Falls on your way. On arrival at Barkot, check-in to your hotel/camp. Rest of the day is free to relax and store your energy for the hiII Yatra of Yamunotri the next day. Dinner and Overnight stay at Barkot.
Day 03: Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot (approx 42 km DRIVE / 06 km TREK)
After breakfast, depart for Hanumanchatti (40 Km), Janki Chatti (8 km). Here you will begin the First hill Yatra of Yamunotri (6 Km trek). You have an option of hiring Palki 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 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. Return via the same route back to Barkot. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel in Barkot.
Day 04: Barkot – Uttarkashi (approx DRIVE 82 km, / 04 hrs. DRIVE)
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. In the evening, Visit the famous Vishwanath Temple. Dinner and Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Day 05: Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (approx 100 km. PER WAY)
Early morning breakfast at hotel and drive to Gangotri. 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 06: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi / Phata (approx 223 kms / 09 hrs DRIVE)
Leave for your next destination, Guptkashi after having your breakfast early in the morning. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Guptkashi is located at a distance of 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath. The town holds immense religious importance as it houses famous ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnareshwar Temple. Have your dinner and stay overnight in the hotel/camp.
Day 07: Guptkashi/Phata – Kedarnath – Guptkashi / Phata (approx 27 km DRIVE + 19 km TREK)
Early morning after breakfast 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) or you can book helicopter tickets (cost for both ways ticket comes around 9,500 rupees which is not included). Mandakini, one of the main tributaries of the Ganges originates at Kedarnath and flows through Gaurikund. "Jai Bholenath" chants echoes in the mountains. The mists envelop the mountains and slowly lift away. When you can view the picturesque beauty you are left mesmerized.
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 (Guptkashi/Rudraprag). Dinner and Overnight at Guptkashi/ Rudraprayag.
Day 08: Guptkashi/ Phata – Pandukeshwar / Badrinath (185 kms / 7 hrs )
After having your breakfast in the morning, check out of the hotel and start driving towards your next destination, Badrinath via Joshimath. Badrinath is an important pilgrimage site which holds immense importance for both Hindus and Buddhists. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is set at a height of 3133 meter. 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. Later back to hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at hotel.
Day 09: Badrinath – Rudraprayag / Srinagar
This morning if we had not visited Badrinath Temple so we can visit for Darshan. Later return to the hotel for breakfast. After breakfast check out from the hotel and proceed for Rudraprayag/Srinagar. En-route you can see Karanprayag Devprayag. On reaching Rudraprayag / Srinagar, check-in to the hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day. Have your dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.
Day 10: Rudraprayag / Srinagar – Haridwar
Early morning, after breakfast, you drive downhill to Haridwar via Rishikesh a spiritual city and the Yoga capital of the world. On reaching Rishikesh, go out for sightseeing. Visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula. Evening drive back to Haridwar.
Day 11: Haridwar – Delhi
Early morning, after breakfast, you drive back to Delhi from Haridwar. Evening drop back to Delhi or according to your schedule.
Airfare or Train fare
Coolie/ Porter charges
Any meals other than those specified in Tour Cost Includes
Extended stay or travelling due to any reason
Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc.
Guide & Entrance fees during sightseeing.
Any other item not specified in Tour cost includes
International Airport Parking Fee
Any deviation route map
As if now GST 5%
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
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.
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.
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.