Chardham

Overview

Package Name: Shimla / Manali Package
Duration: 5 Days / 4 Nights
Starting Point: Dehradun


Itinerary Highlights


Day 1 Destination - Delhi to Haridwar (209 Kms/6 hrs)


In the morning drive to Haridwar. Upon arrival, check into the hotel. Later, in the evening visit the pious Har Ki Pauri for Aarti Darshan. Thereafter unwind yourself through a comfortable overnight stay in the hotel.


Day 2 Destination – Haridwar – Barkot (215 Kms/5 – 6 hrs)


Post breakfast, drive to Barkot via Dehradun and Mussoorie. En-route enjoy lunch in Mussoorie and then continue the journey. You will reach Barkot by evening, upon arrival check into a luxury Swiss tent for an overnight stay.


Day 3 Destination – Yamunotri – Barkot 42 km’s Drive / 6 km’s trek.


In the morning after an early breakfast, head off for a 42 km drive towards Janki Chatti. Upon arrival, begin your 6 km trek towards Yamunotri. Once reached, visit the main Yamunotri temple for darshan; fold your hands and bow your head down before the Goddess Yamuna, and take her blessings for the pilgrimage. After paying homage, trek back to Janki Chatti in evening. From here our driver will take you back to Barkot, there you will enjoy an overnight stay in the camp.


Day 4 Destination – Barkot – Uttarkashi (Drive 82 Km/04 hrs)


Begin the morning with an 82 km long drive to Uttarkashi. In the journey visit the Prakateshwar Cave, a natural limestone cave that is famous for having formations resembling the holy shivling. Upon arrival at Uttarkashi, check into a hotel. In the evening visit the Vishwanath Temple and later return back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Uttarkashi: It is situated at the bank of the Bhagirathi River and is bestowed with various famous shrines. To name a few- Vishwanath, Ekadash Rudra, Bhairav, Gyaneshwar and Kuteti Devi Temple.


Day 5 Destination – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (100 km one side)


Check out from the hotel and then you are free to explore Local market, Van Vihar (Dense Forest with deodar tress) & Tibetan Monastery in Market by own. At 4:30pm report at Manali Private Volvo Stand & return to Dehradun.


Day 6 Destination – Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (223 km/ Drive 9 – 10 hrs)


After an early breakfast, drive to Guptkashi. A late lunch is scheduled en-route at Molgarh/Tilwara/Ghansali. In the way, see the heritage city of Tehri slowly sinking into the mighty waters of the Holy River Ganges due to the construction of the Tehri Dam. Take a lunch break and then continue your journey with the wonderful view of the beautiful river Mandakini. You will reach Guptkashi by evening. Upon arrival check in to a hotel and have a relaxing overnight stay.


Day 7 Destination – Kedarnath-Guptakashi


Early morning drive to the nearest helipad to board a helicopter to Kedarnath Shrine. Visit the Kedarnath temple. After Darshan, report back to the helipad and fly back to Guptakashi. Overnight at Guptakashi.
Kedarnath, one of the 12 Jyotirlingawas established by Adi Guru Sankaracharya.Kedarnath is one of the holiest temples of Lord Shiva. The valley was affected by the devastation in June 2013, but the main temple remained safe by the grace and power of Lord Shiva which has further enhanced deep devotion in pilgrims towards Lord Shiva.The government of Uttaranchal has taken steps to ensure that now Yatra is safe and easily approachable with fantastic road network and communication setup in the area.


Day 8 Destination – Guptkashi – Badrinath (200 km / 6 hrs approx.)


After breakfast, proceed to Badrianth. Upon arrival at Badrinath check in at hotel Overnight stay at Badrinath. Badrinath temple is a main attraction in the town. According to the legend, Shankaracharya discovered a black stone image of Lord Badri Narayan made of Shaligram stone in the Alaknanda River.In temple, you can attend the Abhishek Aarti, Kapoor Aarti, Vishnu Sahastranaam Aarti, Shayam Arti on different times performed at Badrinath Temple for which advance bookings have to be made.


Day 9 Destination – Badrinath/Mana Village/Vasundhara – Rudraprayag (170 km / 6 Hrs approx.)


Early in the morning you can attend the “Atka BhogAarti” or else visit the Badrinath Shrine in the morning. Later proceed to an excursion of Mana village. Brahamakapal, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati river.Yatriswho is physically fit and love trekking can further go for Vasundhara trek of about 8 km from Mana Village. Afternoon, proceed to Rudraprayag. On arrival at Srinagar Check-in at the hotel.Overnight stay at the hotel.
At Vashudhara the water falls from a height of about 400 ft. with roaring, gushing & musical sound.The scenic beauty of the place is spell bound. It is believed that the waterfall turns its directions away from visitors who are not pure of heart and soul.Although it is a difficult destination to reach, however, after reaching one feels being in a pious heavenly ambiance. The water of Vasudhara falls has many medicinal properties and can be stored for the many years.


Day 10 Destination - Rudraprayag – Haridwar(200 km / 6Hrs approx.)


After breakfast drive to haridand Haridwar en-route visit Deoprayag, (The Confluence of River Alaknanda & Bhagirathi) to become Ganga. Rishikesh. then visit Ram Jhula, Laxman JhulaReach Haridwar in the afternoon, check in to hotel & get relaxed, and visit Mansa Devi, Chandi Devi Temples. Overnight stay at Hotel.


Day 11 Destination – Haridwar – Dehradun


In the morning after breakfast, drive back to Dehradun Airport for Your Onward Destination.


Inclusion

Meals according to number of nights.
All Applicable Taxes except GST.
Accommodation on double sharing as per chosen package.
Use of Individual Taxi according to the itinerary.
Volvo Seats for each traveler

Exclusion

Any Personal Expenses – Laundry, Shopping, Tip Etc.
5% GST Extra.
Air fare / Train fare.
Monument or Fort entrance fee / Camera fees.