Haridwar – Yamnotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath
About Chardham Yatra: Nestled in the lap of majestic Himalayas, Char Dham meaning “four sacred spots” comprising of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath are some of the most sacred Hindu religious sites in the state of Uttarakhand Traditionally, the Chardham yatra is undertaken from the west to the east. Thus, the yatra starts from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri and finally to Kedarnath and Badrinath. Yamunotri is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna, Gangotri is dedicated to Goddess Ganga, Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Pilgrims visit all these places in aspiration of washing away their sins and to attain salvation. Picturesque surroundings of the mountainous region are simply enthralling, providing visitors a perfect opportunity to unwind themselves by filling their lungs with fresh air.
I T I N E R A R Y
07 Sep: ARRIVE DELHI – HARIDWAR D
Arrive Delhi airport by noon. On arrival met by your Odyssey Manager and transfer for Lunch. After lunch, drive 5-6 hours to Haridwar and transfer to Hotel.
08 Sep: HARIDWAR BLD
Haridwar is the gateway to the four pilgrimages of Uttaranchal. It’s also your starting point on the journey to the sacred sources of the rivers Ganga and the Yamuna. According to legend, Prince Bhagirath performed penance here to salvage the souls of his ancestors who had perished due to sage Kapil’s curse. The penance was answered and the river Ganga trickled forth from Lord Shiva’s locks and its bountiful water revived the sons of King Sagara. In the tradition of Bhagirath, devout Hindus stand in the sacred waters here, praying for salvation of their ancestors. On arrival transfer to Hotel. Afternoon walk around Haridwar for prayers.
09 Sep: HARIDWAR – BARKOT 230 km, 7 hours BLD
After breakfast drive to Barkot stopping for Lunch at Mussoorie on the way. After lunch drive to Barkot in the evening after visiting Kempty Falls on the way. On arrival check in The Chardham Camp Yamunotri, just 1 km out of Barkot town on the Yamunotri Road. Overnight at The Chardham Camp.
10 Sep: YAMNOTRI VISIT 64 km drive & TREK 10 km B L D
After early breakfast drive 32 km to Hanuman Chatti to start your journey. Take a local jeep to reach Phool Chatti to shorten your trek by 5 kms. Arrive at Yamnotri and pray at temple and also take a holy Achman to start your most sacred pilgrimage to Char Dhams. Come back to Phool Chatti in the evening to drive back to your Camp resort for dinner. Overnight at The Chardham Camp.
11 Sep: BARKOT – HARSIL 151 Kms, 4-5 hours BLD
After breakfast, we will proceed to Harsil – one the most beautiful valleys in the world. En-route we will stop at Gangnani for hot water spring dip. Dinner and overnight at The Chardham Camp, Harsil.
12 Sep: HARSIL – GANGOTRI – UTTRAKASHI 105 Km, 3-4 hours drive BLD
After breakfast, we proceed to Gangotri (22 Kms/1 hr). On arrival take a holy deep in the River sacred The Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform pooja and relax in the lovely surrounding. In the afternoon return back to Harsil for Lunch . Post Lunch proceed for Uttarkashi. Dinner and overnight at the Hotel, Uttarkashi.
13 Sep: UTTRAKASHI – GUPTKASHI 212 Km 6-7 hours drive B L D
After early breakfast, we will proceed to Guptakashi, Lunch in route.Dinner and overnight at The Chardham Camp, Guptakashi.
14 Sep: GUPTKASHI – KEDARNATH – GUPTKASHI 22 Kms drive- 1 hr / 24 Kms Trek / 7 hours B L D
After breakfast, we proceed to Phata (12 Kms/01 hrs). Those who wish comfortable visit can proceed to take the helicopter till Kedarnath (Optional, direct payment on spot) and others walk to visit Kedarnath Temple for Darshan, Aarti & pooja. After the holy darshan way back to Guptakashi Camps either walking or via Helicopter (Optional)/Drive. Dinner and overnight stay at The Chardham Camps, Guptakshi
15 Sep: GUPTKASHI – JOSHIMATH – 141 Kms / 5-6 hours BLD
After breakfast, we proceed to Joshimath (141 Kms / 5-6 hrs), one of the most beautiful sites on the whole trip. Enjoy the beautiful drive through medicinal forest. On arrival in check in to your Chardham camp. Evening is free for you to explore Joshimath on your own. Dinner and overnight at The Chardham Camp, Joshimath.
16 Sep: JOSHIMATH – BADRINATH – JOSHIMATH 45 Kms drive one way / 2 hours BLD
After breakfast, we proceed to Badrinath. On arrival take holy Darshan and spend time visiting Mana Village. We return to Joshimath in the evening. Dinner and overnight at The Chardham Camp, Joshimath.
17 Sep: JOSHIMATH – HARIDWAR – 274 Km / 9-10 hours B L D
After breakfast, we proceed to Haridwar (274 Kms/ 9-10 hrs). Rest of the day will be at leisure. Dinner and overnight at Haridwar.
18 Sep: HARIDWAR – DELHI 220 km / 5 hours B L D
After breakfast, drive to Delhi. On arrival, visit Akshardham Temple. On completion, transfer to Hotel Country Inn & Suites Sahibabad.
19 Sep: FLY HOME BD
Full day to shop around Delhi. Evening transfer to airport to board on your scheduled flight to board on your international flight.
Meals Included in Cost: 12 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches and 13 Dinners Per Person
|Hotels||Haridwar||Uttrakashi||Delhi||Rest of the Places|
|Economy||Regenta Central||Chardham Hotel||Country Inn & Suites||Char Dham Tented Camp|
Hotels Subject to availability, Check In 1400 hour & Check out 1200 noon
|Airfare, Inclusive Group Pilgrims Tour Per Person Cost GV10|
|7 September, 2019||Single Room Supplement|
|Adult Cost||Child With Bed||Child No Bed|
|Airfare Inclusive Cost Includes||Tour Cost Excludes|
|1. International airfare from Singapore – Delhi including 30 kg check in baggage.
2. All transport costs by Toyota Innova for maximum 5 person per vehicle to make sure every guest have their own window and they have comfortable journey as per itinerary.
3. Accommodation in Hotels and deluxe camps as indicated in the itinerary with all meals.
4. One mobile phone for group use to connect with hotel and driver.
5. 1000 ml bottle water per person in transport.
6. English speaking Indian Odyssey Manager from Delhi airport to Delhi Airport.
|1. All expenses of personal nature like drinks, tips, telephone calls etc.
2. Any other expenses paid due to any change in itinerary.
3. Insurance, medical and evacuation expenses if any.
4. Services not mentioned in the inclusion.
PRIVATE, EXCLUSIVE, ESCORTED DEPARTURE CAN BE ARRANGED ON REQUEST
Cost for private tour provided based on number of person travelling, date of travel.
|Hotels||6 Par and Above Pax||3 - 5 Pax||2 Pax||1 Pax||CWB||CNB||SRS|