11 Day Tour Chardham Pilgrimage in the Lofty Himalayas

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Nestled among the serene heights of the great Himalayas are four pilgrim-destinations namely Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath, collectively known as Char Dham. These pilgrimage centers draw the maximum numbers of pilgrims each year, thus becoming the most important hubs of religious travel in the whole of Northern India. Traditionally, the pilgrimage begins from the West and ends in the East. Thus, the Char Dham Yatra commences from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri and finally to Kedarnath and Badrinath.

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Duration: 11 days
Starts: New Delhi, India
Trip Category: Cultural & Theme Tours >> Cultural Tours



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Nestled among the serene heights of the great Himalayas are four pilgrim-destinations namely Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath, collectively known as Char Dham. These pilgrimage centers draw the maximum numbers of pilgrims each year, thus becoming the most important hubs of religious travel in the whole of Northern India. Traditionally, the pilgrimage begins from the West and ends in the East. Thus, the Char Dham Yatra commences from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri and finally to Kedarnath and Badrinath.

Itinerary

Day 1: Departure to Haridwar (205 Kms). Night Journey

Stop At: Haridwar, Haridwar, Haridwar District, Uttarakhand
BUS SHALL LEAVE THE DEPARTURE POINT IN DELHI & Departure to Haridwar (205 Kms). Night Journey
Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
Accommodation included: Overnight bus journey to Haridwar

Day 2: Arrival at Haridwar. After Fresh up, visits and drive to Barkot

Stop At: Haridwar, Haridwar, Haridwar District, Uttarakhand
Arrival at Haridwar. After Fresh up in Choultry / Hotel, visit Ganga Harati at Holy Ganges, later proceed to Rishikesh (24 Kms), Visit Shivananda Ashram, Ram jhoola, Swarg Ashram, Geeta Ashram, Lakshman Jhoola. After lunch proceed to Barkot (216 Kms / 7 hrs). Check into Hotel. Overnight stay.
Duration: 4 hours

Stop At: Barkot, Barkot, Uttarkashi District, Uttarakhand
After lunch proceed to Barkot (216 Kms / 7 hrs). Check into Hotel. Overnight stay.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight stay in Barkot in a budget hotel

Day 3: Barkot/Yamunotri/Barkot

Stop At: Yamunotri, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi District, Uttarakhand
Departure to Hanumanchatti (32 kms / 1.5 hrs). Later take a local jeep to Janakichatti to shorten your trek by 5 Kms. Proceed to Yamunotri temple by walk /doli. (Approximate charges for both ways by doli ‘2,500/- to 3,500/- Approx). Return to Barkot. Overnight stay
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight Barkot in a budget hotel

Day 4: Barkot – Uttarkashi

Stop At: Uttarkashi, Uttarkashi, Uttarkashi District, Uttarakhand
Leisure time till noon. After Lunch, Proceed to Uttarkashi (100 Kms./ 4 Hrs). Upon arrival, Check into hotel
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight Uttarkashi at Budget hotel

Day 5: Uttarkashi-Gangotri-Uttarkashi

Stop At: Gangotri, Gangotri, Uttarkashi District, Uttarakhand
Departure to Gangotri (100 Kms. / 5 hrs). Upon arrival at Gangotri, take a Holy Dip in the sacred Ganges, Perform Pooja and return to Uttarkshi. Overnight stay.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a budget hotel in Uttarkashi

Day 6: Uttarkashi to Rampur (Gaurikund)

Stop At: Gauri Kund, Kailash Mansarovar, Kedarnath India
Post breakfast , check out the Hotel and proceed to Srinagar(150 kms / 5.5hrs), have lunch and then drive Rampur (100 kms / 4.5 hrs ) , Upon arrival ,check into your Hotel. Overnight Stay.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a budget hotel

Day 7: Rampur/Kedarnath-Rampur

Stop At: Sonprayag, Uttarakhand 246471, India
Early hours proceed to Sonprayag (4 kms), then to Gaurikund (5 kms) by Govt. Jeep and later proceed to Kedarnath (17 kms) by Doli / walk. After Darshan & Pooja at Temple, return to Rampur. Overnight stay.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a budget hotel

Day 8: Rampur to Pipalkoti

Stop At: Pipalkoti, Pipalkoti, Chamoli District, Uttarakhand
Leisure till noon. Later drive to Pipalkoti (160 kms / 6 hrs), Check into your Hotel. Overnight Stay.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a budget hotel

Day 9: Pipalkoti-Badrinath

Stop At: Badrinath, Badrinath, Chamoli District, Uttarakhand
Morning after breakfast, check out the Hotel and drive to Badrinath (79 kms / 3.5 hrs), Check into your Hotel. Later visit to Mana Village (3 kms), the last Village before the Tibetan border and return to Hotel. Evening have Darshan of Shri Badrinath Ji. Overnight Stay.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a budget hotel

Day 10: Badrinath to Srinagar

Stop At: Harkandi, Uttarakhand, India
Morning have a visit to Temple/perform the rituals, if any and then return to Hotel. Check out the Hotel and proceed to Srinagar (190 kms / 7 hrs), Arrive Srinagar, Check into your Hotel. Overnight Stay.
Duration: 4 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
• Dinner
Accommodation included: Overnight in a budget hotel

Day 11: Srinagar/Haridwar/Srinagar

Stop At: Haridwar, Haridwar, Haridwar District, Uttarakhand
Srinagar – Haridwar-Delhi Morning after breakfast, check out the Hotel and depart to Haridwar (137 kms /4.5 hrs), enroute you can visit Devprayag.. After lunch at Haridwar / Rishikesh, and proceed to Delhi .Arrive Delhi in evening. Tour Concludes.
Duration: 2 hours

Meals included:
• Breakfast
• Lunch
No accommodation included on this day.



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