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Char Dham, literally ‘the four abodes’, yatra refers to the journey up the mountains to four sacred temples in the North Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is also referred to as ‘Chhota Char Dham’ to differentiate it from the bigger circuit of Char Dham sites. The four temples that comprise Char Dham are Yamunotri Dham, Gangotri Dham, Badrinath Dham and Kedarnath Dham.
Yamunotri Dham, named after the Goddess Yamuna, is the first Dham en route the yatra. A bath in the holy waters of Yamuna river is said to cleanse one of all sins and protect from untimely death. Gangotri Dham, the second temple that falls on the Chota Char Dham circuit, is the birthplace of the holy river Ganga. Kedarnath, known as the land of Lord Shiva, has the highest located jyotirling. Situated on the banks of Mandakini River, the view of this temple against its snowy backdrop is resplendent. Badrinath, named after Lord Badri(Vishnu), is located along the banks of Alaknanda River. Also part of the bigger Char Dham circuit, it stands beautifully on Garhwal Hill, rearing its golden head and fluttering its red flags with Godly presence
Char Dham Yatra 11 Days Ex Delhi
Delhi-HaridwarMorning drive to Haridwar. It is an approx 210 Kms / 6 hrs journey. Enjoy en-route lunch. On arrival at Haridwar check-in at hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of Haridwar including Kankhal, Pawan Dham, Bhupatwala, In the evening enjoy the enchanting view of Ganga Aarti. Overnight Stay at Haridwar.
Haridwar-BarkotMorning after breakfast drive to Barkot. It is an approx 190 Kms in 7-8 hrs journey. En-route visit Kempty fall at Mussoorie. On arrival at Barkot check-in hotel. Overnight stay at Barkot.
Barkot-Yamnotri-BarkotEarly breakfast drive to Janki Chatti and then trek for Yamunotri. You can cover the trekking distance either by walk or ride horse or on Doli. One side distance for the third day is 36 Kms drive and 7 Kms trek. At Yamunotri take a bath in Jamnabai Kund and dip raw rice or potato in Surya Kund, after cooking use it as Prasad. Witness the mesmerizing view of Aarti offered to Divya Shila and to main deity Yamunaji. Later drive back to Barkot for overnight stay.
Barkot-UttarkashiIn the morning after breakfast drive to Uttarkashi for night halt by covering distance approx. 100 Kms in 4 hrs. Visit Vishwanath temple at Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at hotel.
Uttarkashi-Gangotri-UttarkashiAfter Early Breakfast drive to Gangotri. which is located at an altitude of 3048 meters and surrounded by snow capped picturesque Himalayans. After Offering prayer at Gangotri temple explore the place. Don't forget to look at submerged Shivling of natural rock. Drive back to to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at hotel.
Uttarkashi-GuptkashiAfter an early breakfast drive to Guptkashi. It is an approx 210 Kms in 7 hrs journey. On arrival check in at hotel, Overnight stay at hotel.
Guptkashi-KedarnathIn the morning leave for Gaurikund, from this place trek to Kedarnath commences. Kedarnath is located at an altitude of 3584 meters from sea level. By cover the distance 45 Kms and 16 Kms via trekking. To cover trekking distance you can hire pony or Doli. Kedarnath houses one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. On reaching Kedarnath visit the main temple. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.
Kedarnath-PipalkotiAfter early morning visit to Kedarnath temple return for Gaurikund (16 Kms trekking distance). And drive for Pipalkoti, covering approx. 158 Kms in five hr.
Pipalkoti-BadrinathAfter breakfast proceed to Badrinath via Joshimath. Road distance include here is 77 Kms which will covered in 3 hrs. On arrival at Badrinath check-in hotel and enjoy the evening Aarti at Badrinath Temple. Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Badrinath-RudraprayagEarly morning take a holy bath at Tapt Kund and then go for the Darshan of Badrivishal Brahma kapal for the Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors. Explore the other holy sites at Badrinath like Mana, Vyas Cave, Bhimkund etc. Thereafter, proceed for Rudraprayag (6 hrs. journey).
Rudraprayag-HaridwarIn the morning after early breakfast drive to Haridwar. It is a 165 Kms, 05 hrs drive. On arrival check-in hotel. Afternoon sightseeing tour of haridwar including Mansa Devi and Chandi devi temple, in the evening enjoy the enchanting view of Ganga Aarti. Return to hotel for overnight stay.
Haridwar-DelhiAfter Breakfast drive back to Delhi.
- Accommodation in Deluxe Hotels on Triple Sharing Basis.
- Meals with Breakfast Only.
- Transportation with Travellers Cab Ex Delhi.
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