Book Chardham Yatra Package is comprised of Badrinath (Uttarakhand), Dwarka (Gujarat), Jagannathan Puri (Odisha) and Rameswaram (Tamilnadu) established by Adi Shankaracharya. On the other hand, another small pilgrimage circuit in Uttarakhand is popular as Chota Chardham Yatra. It embraces the holy places like the Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath that all lies in land of God, Uttarakhand.
Duration : 11 nights / 12 days
Destination: Delhi – Haridwar – Barkot – Yamunotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Guptkashi – Kedarnath – Pipalkoti – Badrinath – Rudrapryag – Rishikesh – Delhi
Day 1:Delhi Haridwar (210 Kms, 6 Hours approx)
Arrive in Delhi , meet and greet with our representative and then drive to Haridwar, on arrival at Haridwar check-in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. In the evening, we will take you Har-Ki-Pouri for Aarti darshan, after Aarti Darshan back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 2: Haridwar Barkot (205 Kms, 6 Hours approx)
Morning, after breakfast check-out from the hotel and then drive to Barkot via Mussoorie. On arrival check-in Hotel. Overnight at hotel.
Day 3: Barkot Yamunotri- Barkot (42 Kms & 5 Kms Trek) Each side
Early morning (4:00 AM) drive to Jankichatti (42 KMS), start 5 Kms trek from Janki Chatti to Yamunotri either by walk, doli or by horse at own cost. On arrival at Yamunotri, take bath in hot Jamunabai Kund then go for Temple darshan, after having Temple darshan you can also cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice back to home as “Prasad”. After this back down to Jankichatti and then proceed to Barkot. Overnight at hotel.
Day 4: Barkot Uttarkashi (95Kms, 4 Hours Approx)
Morning (9:00 AM) after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. In route visit Praketswar Mahadev. On arrival check-in the hotel, In evening we will visit the famous temple of Kashi Viswnath at Uttarkashi and then back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 5: Uttarkashi- Gangotri- Uttarkashi (100 Kms) each side
Early morning (5:00 AM) drive to Gangotri. At Gangotri take a holy dip in the river Ganga , Its also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Then go for Temple darshan , after temple darshan drive back to Uttarkashi for overnight stay.
Day 6 : Uttarkashi Guptkashi via Tehri Dam (223 Kms, 9 – 10 Hours Approx)
Morning (7:00 AM) after breakfast check out from the hotel and then drive to Guptkashi via Tehri Dam. On arrival at Guptkashi check-in the hotel, in evening we will visit the famous temple of Kashi Vishwnath at Guptkashi. After temple darshan back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 7: Guptkashi GouriKund- Kedarnath (35 Kms & 14 Kms trek)
Early morning ( 5:00 AM) check-out from the hotel and drive to Gourikund. From here, we will start 14 Kms trek to Kedarnath. Either by walk, doli or by horse at own cost. On arrival at Kedarnath, check-in into the hotel. In the evening visit Shankaracharya Samadhi behind the temple and take a part in evening Aarti. Overnight stay at the Hotel.
Day 8: Kedarnath – Guptkashi (14 Kms Down Trek & 35 Kms 3 hrs by Road)
Early morning (4:00 AM) go for temple darshan , after darshan back to Hotel. After breakfast trek down to Gaurikund. Later drive to Guptkashi. On arrival check-in the Hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 9: Guptkashi – Badrinath (190 kms / 9 Hours Approx)
Morning ( 7:00 AM) after breakfast drive to Badrinath via Chopta. On arrival check-in the hotel. After a short break go for interesting sightseeing of Mana Village (the last village before the Tibetan border). Visit Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Charanpaduka, Bhim pul and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati river. After that back to hotel, In the evening go for aarti. Overnight at hotel.
Day 10: Badrinath Joshimath – Rudraprayag (160kms/6-7hr)
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check in Hotel.
Day 11: Rudraprayag – Rishikesh (254kms/8hr)
Morning (9:00 AM) after breakfast drive to Rishikesh. On arrival check-in Hotel at Rishikesh, take some rest and then go for sightseeing of Rishikesh city. Visit Laxman Jhula, Ram Jhula,Raghunath temple and Geeta Bhavan. In evening take part in aarti perfumed at Triveni Ghat. After aarti darshan back to hotel for overnight stay.
Day 12: Rishikesh Delhi (250 Kms, 7 Hours Approx)
Morning (9:00) after breakfast drive back to Delhi . On arrival at Delhi, transfer to airport/railway station to catch the flight/train for onward destination.