char dham tour package

Char Dham Tour Package

The itinerary covers the Char Dham and these four places are sacred temples where are the springs of the rivers Alakanda, Mandakhini, Bhagirathi, Yamuna. These four rivers give rise to the Ganges.
Attractions :
  • Rishikesh-Beatles Ashram & Ganga Aarti
  • Barkot, Jankichatti,Gangotri Temple, Waterfalls & Caves
  • Uttarkashi, Kashi Vishwanth Temple, NIM
  • Kedarnath Temple, Chopta, Gaurikund, Guptkashi
  • Badrinath Tnmple,Joshimath,Tibetan Colony of Mana Tribes.
  • Price INR 23000 per person

Char Dham Tour Package

Overview

The beginning of Char Dham, starts with the river Ganges is the holiest river in the Hindu religion with its source to the Gomukh glacier, considered as one of the most sacred places for Hindus who come here to witness the birth of Mother Ganga, Gangotri is also the purest point from where taking water for religious ceremonies. This is the Char Dham and these four places are sacred temples where are the springs of the rivers Alakanda, Mandakhini, Bhagirathi, Yamuna. These four rivers give rise to the Ganges.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1: Delhi-Haridwar-Rishikesh (250 Km / 7-8 hours)

Upon arrival at Delhi airport, meet with our representative and then transfer to Haridwar. En route visit Haridwar Har Ki Pauri and Shanti Niketan. Later Ganga Aarti (prayer dedicated to the mother Ganges) is not only a sight to behold, but an experience that offers visitors images, sounds, songs, and light oil lamps! Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 2 Rishikesh – Barkot ( 160 km 6 to 7 hours)

The morning after breakfast, drive to Barkot, upon arrival, check in the hotel, Yamuna, has a twin sister named Yama, Lord of Death; "Legend has it that the pilgrims who will immerse themselves in its waters will be saved from a tiring death". Finally, we start. Today we are heading to the first temple of the pilgrimage that of Yamunotri, dedicated to the god Vishnu the preserver, the one who protects and supports all that is good in the world. Overnight at Barkot..

Day 3 Barkot to Yamunotri ( 50 km / 2 hr)

Early morning after breakfast in the Hotel. Drive to Jankichatti, the point, the path, which follows the course of the river from above, starts immediately uphill. It is, however, a well-maintained path and the 700 meters of difference in height spread well over the 6 kilometers that must be tackled to reach the temple which every Hindu believer would at least wish to undertake once in his life. Pilgrimages are carried out for various reasons: ask the gods to exhaust a certain desire, bring the ashes of a relative to a sacred river or buy spiritual merit. Overnight at Barkot.

Day 4: Barkot to - Uttarkashi ( 80 km / 3 hrs hours)

After breakfast, meeting with our guide and departure for Uttarkashi (1150 meters) passing through the hill towns. Arrival at the hotel, and a free evening to explore the surrounding area by yourself. Uttarkashi is the main city in the region. Home to many very ancient temples, Ashram, and Dharamshalas, this city is also home to the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. Uttarkashi represents a passage for mountaineering and trekking expeditions in the Gangotri area.

Day 5: Uttarkashi - Gangotri 95 km (3048 m) – Uttarkashi

In the morning you will enjoy the sunrise in the high hills with a cup of tea in hand. After breakfast departure to Gangotri through the picturesque Harsil valley, about 25 km before Gangotri (3048 meters), covering 95 kilometers in 4-5 hours. Hotel accommodation, and in the evening visit the Temple for evening prayer. Overnight at the hotel. The Gangotri sanctuary is located at an altitude of 3200 m surrounded by Deodars and Pines. The original temple was built by General Gorkha Amar Singh Thapa. Every year people from all over the world visit this sanctuary. A number of Ashrams and Dharamshalas are on the opposite side of the river. It is believed that Raja Bhagirath used to worship the God Shiva sitting on a rock slab called "Bhagirath Shila", located a short distance from the temple. Submerged in the river is a natural Shivling (called Jalmagna Shivling) where, according to mythology, Shiva sat when she received the Goddess Ganga in her tangled locks. Trekking for the Gomukh starts from Gangotri, the source of the mighty Ganges. Overnight at Uttarkashi.

Day 6: Uttarkashi-Srinagar (180 Km / 6-7 hours by car)

Breakfast early and departure to Srinagar via Tehri Dam, stop to visit the villages Pahari and the small villages. Hotel accommodation, free time, dinner and overnight.

DDay 7: Srinagar-Gaurikund (190 km / 6-7 hours by car)

After breakfast at the hotel, departure for Gaurikund, stop to visit Rudraprayag confluence of Mandakini and Alaknanda, Gupta Kashi and another small town. Upon arrival at Gaurikund (2780m), accommodation in a guest house. Visit the Temple of Gauri (also known as Goddess Parvati). Dinner and overnight at the hotel

Day 8: Gaurikund-Kedarnath (6-7 hours of trekking)

Today there is 14 km of trekking to reach Kedarnath with packed lunch. Kedarnath is one of the most important Indian pilgrimage sites. The temple, built in the 8th century, is dedicated to the goddess Shiva. The profile of the mountains changes at every turn, with snowy peaks and eagles soaring over the clear Himalayan sky, landscapes breath-taking like waterfalls, green carpets, wild verbena, mallow flowers, and long-haired goats. Overnight in a guest house or at the hotel.

Day 9: Kedarnath-Gaurikund (5-6 hours of trekking) -Chopta (4 hours by car)

Wake up early to go to Lord Shiva Temple, then start the trek to Gaurikund, upon arrival your car is waiting for you to take you to Chopta, through Guptakahsi and Ukhimath. Accommodation in a tent or guest house. Dinner and overnight in Chopta.

Day 10: Chopta-Chamoli-Joshimath-Badrinath (180 km / 7-8 hours by car) Badrinath

Breakfast early and departure by car to Badrinath, along with the road stop at Gopeshwar, Chamoli, and Joshimath. Upon arrival at Badrinath, hotel accommodation, visit of Sri Badrinath Dham (dam) and stroll in the local market. Dinner and overnight at the hotel.

Day 11: Badrinath - Joshimath: (70 Km / 3-4 hours by car)

Early in the morning visit the second dam, known as Sri Badri Dham, then departure for Mana Village, visit of Ganesh Gufa and another sanctuary. Departure for Rudraprayag, just a stop to visit Auli. Upon arrival at Joshimath, hotel accommodation and rest of the day off. Dinner and overnight at Joshimath.

Day 12: Joshimath-Rudraprayag-Deopriyag-Rishikesh (225 km / 7-8 hours by car)

Early departure for Rishikesh, with several stops to visit also Karnpriyag, Rudraprayag and Deopriyag. Arrival and accommodation at the hotel.

Day 13: Rishikesh

A full day of relaxation, individual activities, and sightseeing in Rishikesh. We point out the places of greatest interest: Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula, Parmarth Niketan, Bharat Temple, and the local market. Overnight at Hotel.
Inclusions

  • English Speaking Guide in Rishikesh.
  • Local Assistance on Arrival & Departure
  • 3 Star Hotels with Breakfast at every destination
  • AC Transport form Rishikesh to Rishikesh
  • English Speaking Driver along with you during the tour
  • 1 bottle mineral water per person everyday
  • Complimentry Lunch at Om Home stay with Indian Family in Rishikesh