Char Dham Yatra Route Map Details and Yatra Plan 2020

Uttarakhand is known for great hill stations and various religious places, as well as it’s commonly known as “Abode of God” in Hindi Devbhoomi. The Chota Char Dhams are also located in Uttarakhand which are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham. There are many places in Uttarakhand with there own specialties like Skiing in Auli, Kumbhnagri Haridwar, Queen of Hills Mussoorie, Lake City of India Nainital and so many other. So what we are trying to say is if you are planning a trip to Uttarakhand then there are many places you can visit with your family, friends and others.


Well, Char Dham’s are one of the most sacred places in the Hindu religion and located in the higher altitudes of Himalayan ranges. The Char Dham yatra starts from Haridwar or Rishikesh and it takes 9-10 days to cover all the four abode of God. Check out Char Dham yatra Tour Itinerary & details.

The Char Dham temples Badrinath Dham is located in Chamoli District and dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Kedarnath Dham is located in Rudraprayag District and dedicated to Lord Shiva as well Gangotri Dham and Yamunotri Dham are located in Uttarkashi and Tehri Garhwal district and dedicated Maa Ganga and Maa Yamuna respectively.

The Char Dham temples open during the Summer months and closed during the winter season because of heavy snowfall in the temples are, which becomes unreachable through motor roads. Check out more about Char Dham Yatra 2020 Opening Dates.

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Char Dham Yatra Route Details Separately for Each Dham

So let’s talk about the Char Dham Yatra Route Map and details to reach and how you can plan a journey to complete Char Dham yatra in Uttarakhand. Char Dham Yatra takes 9-10 Days to complete and covers various places like Mussoorie, Barkot, Uttarkashi, Harsil, Rudraprayag, Chopta, Guptkashi, Joshimath and more. Here we are giving you the complete Char Dham yatra route map details by which you can easily know about the places and how you should do the char dham yatra.

Yamunotri Dham Route Details

The Yamunotri Dham comes first while doing the Char Dham trip from Haridwar or Rishikesh and to reach Yamunotri Dham you need to trek around 5-6 Kilometers from Jankichatti.

Places during Yamunotri Dham:- Haridwar-60 Km-Dehradun-35 Km-Mussoorie-12Km-Kempty Falls- 26 Km-Nainbag-55 Km- Naugaon-10 Km-Barkot-12 Km-Kharadi- 30 Km- Syanchatti-5 Km- Jankichatti-6 Km Trekking route to Yamunotri Dham temple and return Journey. The distance of Yamunotri Dham from Haridwar is 220 Km.

Read More:- Places to visit in Yamunotri Dham

Gangotri Dham Route Details

The Gangotri Dham is the second Dham while visiting the Char Dham Yatra, to reach here you can drive or take Char Dham taxi to near the temple and it’s doable without any trekking or much walking.

Places during Gangotri Dham:- Haridwar -30 Km- Rishikesh -73 Km- Tehri Garhwal – 117 Km- Uttarkashi -78 Km- Harsil – 25 Km -Gangotri Dham Return Journey. The total distance from Haridwar to Gangotri Dham is 285 Km.

Read More:- Places to Visit in Gangotri Dham

Kedarnath Dham Route Details

The 3rd Dham to Char Dham Yatra is Kedarnath Dham which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, located in the Highest altitudes of Char Dhams temples. To reach Kedarnath Dham one needs to trek around 16-17 Km from Gaurikund as well as there are other options like Pony, Palki, Doli and Helicopter convenience available to reach Kedarnath Dham.

Places During Gangotri Dham:- Haridwar -30 Km- Rishikesh -112 Km- Srinagar -32 Km- Rudraprayag -45 Km- Guptkashi -14 Km- Phata -8 Km- Sersi -4 Km- Sitapur -4 Km- Sonprayag -4 Km Gaurikund -16Km Trekking route to Kedarnath Dham and return journey. The total distance of Kedarnath Dham from Haridwar is 250 Km.

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Badrinath Dham Route Details

The Badrinath Dham trip comes in last while visiting the whole Char Dham Yatra and Badrinath Dham is one of the four Dhams of India as well. The temple is located near the Himalayan foothills. To reach Badrinath Dham one can drive near the temple and easily walk to the temple.

Places during Badrinath Dham:- Haridwar -30 Km- Rishikesh -74 Km- Devprayag -38 Km- Srinagar -33 Km- Rudraprayag -33 Km- Karanprayag -21 Km- Nandprayag -10 Km- Chamoli -15 Km- Pipalkoti -35 Km- Joshimath -23 Km- Pandukeshwar -22 Km- Badrinath dham and return journey. The total distance to reach Badrinath Dham from Haridwar is 326 Km.

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Char Dham Yatra Route Map Full Details

The complete Char Dham yatra covered in 9-10 Days from Haridwar to Haridwar or Rishikesh to Rishikesh, if we add Delhi to Delhi then two more days added to the trip. The complete distance of Char Dham yatra from Haridwar to Haridwar comes to around 1490 Km.


Driving areas to Char Dham Locations:- Haridwar – DehradunMussoorie – Barkot- Syanchatti – Jankichatti – Yamunotri Dham – Barkot- Uttarkashi – Harsil- Gangotri – Uttarkashi – Tehri – Tilwara – Agastamuni – Guptkashi – Phata – Sitapur – Sonprayag- Kedarnath – Sitapur- Guptkashi – Chopta – Gopeshwar – Chamoli – Pipalkoti – Joshimath – Badrinath – Joshimath – Chamoli – Nandprayag – Karanprayag – Rudraprayag – Srinagar – Devprayag – Rishikesh – Haridwar.

The distance from Delhi to Haridwar is 210 Km which takes around 6 hours. So if you are planning a Char Dham yatra trip 2020 then you can check out the above given Char Dham yatra Route map for details and information about the trip and places.

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