Chardham Yatra Ex Delhi 12 Days
ITINERARY: Haridwar (2N) – Barkot (2N) – Uttarkashi (2N) – Sitapur (2N) – (Pipalkoti 1 N) – Badrinath (1N) – Rudraprayag (1N)
Day 1: Arrive Delhi – Haridwar (210 Kms. /6 hrs)
Upon arrival in Delhi, meeting and assistance then will proceed to Haridwar upon arrival in Haridwar to check in hotel. The Gateway of Chardham Yatra. Upon arrival at Haridwar check inn into the hotel. Evening attend The Ganga Arti at famous Har Ki Pauri. Later in the evening attend the Holy Yatra briefing, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.
Day 2: (At 05:00 Hrs) Arrival Haridwar – Barkot (210kms/7-8hr) HT: 1352 MTS.
Early morning dip (bathing) in Holy Ganga and have blessings to start you journey for Chardham (Four Abodes OF God). After breakfast proceed to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. En route visit Sahastradhara, Robert’s Cave & Kempty fall. Upon arrival check in into the hotel, rest of the day is at leisure. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel at Barkot.
Day 3: Barkot – Yamunotri- Barkot (42 Kms & 5 Kms Trek) Each side
Morning leave for Janki Chatti via Hanuman Chatti & Fool Chatti. On arrival Janki Chatti start Trek of 06 kms for Yamunotri, On Arrive Yamunotri Holi Dip in Garam Kund, than Pooja and Darshan of Shree Yamunotri Ji, after Darshan and Pooja, afternoon start trek back to Janki Chatti on arrival Janki Chatti meet with driver and drive back to Barkot. Overnight stay at Hotel.
Day 04: Barkot – Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr) HT: 1158 MTS.
Drive to Uttarkashi. Visit Vishwanath Temple & Others. Check in Hotel. Rest day at leisure. Night Halt. Uttarkashi – Uttarkashi is a small and beautiful town, situated between two rivers; Varuna and Ashi, whose water flow into the Bhagirathi from either side of the town. Elevated, at a height of 1588 meters, this little town is very similar to Kashi and Varanasi, in that it has the same kind of temples and ghats and likewise, a north or ‘uttar’ facing river.
Day 05: Uttarkashi – Ganganani- Gangotri – Harsil – Uttarkashi (120Kms / 05 hrs)
round trip With packed breakfast & post Tea/ Coffee leave for Gangotri early in the morning. Offering prayers & pooja darshan, later drive back to Uttarkashi, en route visit Gangnani & Harsil. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Day 06: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi-Sitapur (290 Kms/ 8-9 hrs)
Leave very early in the morning with packed breakfast for almost day long drive to Sitapur via Guptkashi. On your drive you would pass through Ganga giving way to Tehri Dam (The Hydro Electric Project). Overnight stay in the hotel at Sitapur/Guptkashi.
Day 07: Sitapur -Gaurikund – Kedarnath & back (19 Kms Trek One Side/ 6-7 hrs)
Morning drive to Sonprayag -Gaurikund (03 kms drive-one way). On arrival Gaurikund start your journey on the tough trek ahead. On arrival Kedarnath freshening up, perform Pooja and also Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji & back to Sitapur. Amidst the dramatic mountains capes of the majestic Kedarnath (by Pony /Horse/ Doli / Helicopter at your own cost).range stands one of the twelve ‘Jyotirlingas’ of Kedar or Lord Shiva. Lying at an altitude of 3584 mts. on the head of river Mandakini, the shrine of Kedarnath is amongst the holiest pilgrimages for the Hindus.
Day 08: Sitapur to Pipalkoti/ Joshimath (180 km/ 7-8 hrs)
Early Morning breakfast drive to via chopta some time spend in chopta, chopta is the mini swtzirland in India, after it processed to pipalkoti.
Day 09: pipalkoti/joshimath – Badrinath (60 kms / 2-3 hrs)
Morning after breakfast proceed to Badrinath via Joshimath, (Narsimha Temple, Sankaracharaya Math) Badrinath. Evening Darshan & Pooja at Badrinath temple. Overnight stay at Badrinath
Day 10:Badrinath – Pipalkoti – Rudraprayag – (160 kms/6-7hr)
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the Mukh of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four Maths established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is the winter seat of Badrinath.
Late morning after breakfast drive to Rudraprayag enroute visiting Vishnuprayag, Karnprayag, Nandprayag overnight stay at Rudraprayag .Vishnuprayag where two river confluences Dhauli Ganga & Alaknanda,Karnprayag (confluence of river Pindari and river Alaknanda) Rudraprayag(confluence of river Mandakini and Alaknanda River).We can also visit to evening Aarti at Maharudranath Temple. If time permits we can also visit Koteshwar Mahadev. O/N stay in Rudraprayag.
Day 11: Rudarparyag-Haridwar – (140 kms/05hr)
After breakfast drive to Haridwar en-route visit Deoprayag, Rishikesh (Ram Jhula & Laxman Jhula, Gita Mandir).After sightseeing proceed to Haridwar. Attend evening Aarti at Har-Ki-Pouri at Haridwar. Overnight stay in Haridwar.
Day 12: Haridwar –Delhi (240 kms/06hr)
After breakfast drive to Delhi. Departure to Airport or Railway Station according to schedule.