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Chardham Yatra Package
Ex- Delhi (11 Nights / 12 Days)

Itinerary

Day 01: Delhi Haridwar (220Kms / 6-7hrs drive one way).

Today our driver will meet the guest in the Delhi Airport/ Railway Station. After Meeting & Greeting, transfer to Haridwar. Check into the hotel & Relax. Later visit Har ki Pauri for Ganga Aarti. Overnight stay & Dinner at Hotel.

Haridwar: Haridwar is situated at a height of 310mts(1,030 ft) from the sea level, between Shivalik Hills in the North and Northeast and the Ganges River. Haridwar is set along the banks of the pious river Ganga, Haridwar is an ancient city and is regarded as one of the seven holiest places to Hindus. Here you will find many Hindu temples, some built years and years ago and some that were built in the recent times. The city also hosts the famous Kumbh Mela which is celebrated after every 12 years, where millions of pilgrims, devotees, and tourists gather in Haridwar to perform ritualistic bathing on the banks of the river Ganga. The Ganga Aarti held every evening at HarkiPauri is a must watch for tourists visiting Haridwar. Some of the most visited temples in this sacred city are Mansa Devi temple, Chandi Devi temple, Shantikunj, Daksheshwar Mahadev & Pawan Dham.

 

Day 02: Haridwar  Barkot (210kms/7-8hrs drive one way).
Post Breakfast transfer from Haridwar to Barkot view Shiv Mandir, Mussoorie Kempty fall on the way. Later Check into the hotel & Overnight stay in Barkot

Barkot Weather – Barkot is located in the higher Himalayan ranges. Situated at an elevation of 1,220 meters above sea level, It receives water from two holy rivers, namely Ganga and Yamuna. YamunotriDham is around 50 km from Barkot. From Barkot, one can easily view the magnificent peak of Bandarpoonch and other massive peaks of the Himalayan range.

Generally pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius, Winter: The Days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold,temp ranges from 10 deg to 05 deg.

 

Day 03: Barkot  Yamunotri  Barkot {36kms drive & 6kms Trek (one side)}   Height: 3235 MTS.

Wake up early in the morning Have Breakfast and then drive to Jankichatti, The Temple is 6km from Jankichatti, One can either take the Horse or trek to Yamunotri. Reach the temple at 2hr and then take a bath in JamunabaiKund’s. After bath visit temples have Darshan of Maa Yamuna and then back to Jankichatti by Horse/Palki or by Trek. In the evening drive back to the hotel in Barkot. Overnight stay & Dinner at Hotel.

Yamunotri Temple: Yamunotri is the source of the Yamuna River and the seat of the Goddess Yamuna in Hinduism. It is situated at an altitude of 3,293 metres (10,804 ft) in the Garhwal Himalayas in District Uttarkashi. It is one of the four sites in Char Dham pilgrimage of Uttarakhand.

 

Surya Kund: It is the place where one can boil rice and potatoes and eat them as a Prasad. The water is so warm with a temperature of 1900 F. This hot water spring is called as Surya Kund that is situated nearby Yamunotri temple.

 

DivyaShila: A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.

 

Yamunotri Weather – In summer the maximum temp is 18 degrees and the minimum is 10 degrees celsius. The days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold.

 

Day 04: Barkot  Uttarkashi (100kms/4hrs drive one way).

Morning after breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi view Shiv gufa on the way to Uttarkashi. On Arrival in Uttarkashi visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi city. After that check in Hotel, Day free for rest. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

 

Uttarkashi Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi at an altitude of 1158m above sea level is home to a number of ashrams, temples. The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi Varanasi. Similar to Varanasi, town of Uttarkashi is situated on the Ganges, lies next to a hill named Varunavat, on confluence of two rivers Varuna and Asi, has a ghat called Manikarnika Ghat and has a temple dedicated to Shiva similar to Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Varanasi, in the center of the town.

 

Shivgufa: Shivgufa is Small temple between Shivkhori Barkot & Uttarkashi. Maximum devotee take darshan and then go to Uttarkashi.

 

Vishwanath temple – Vishwanath temple is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Northern India. Re-constructed in 1857 by Maharani Khaneti Devi of Tehri State in the ancient architectural style. It is situated at the heart of the town. A massive iron trident, symbolic of divine mother’s, is erected and worshiped from time immemorial at the temple complex. Ganeshji, SakshiGopal, Markandeya Rishi’s small shrines are also part of the temple complex. Akhand Jyoti as well as Akhand Abhishek, special Aarti at morning and evening are offered. As per Skunda Puran, Uttarkashi is known as ‘Saumya Varanasi’, the abode of Lord Shiva in Kaliyug and counted as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.
Shakti temple – Right in front of the Vishwanath temple is Shakti temple. It has a big ‘Trishul’ of about 6 meters in height and a circumference of 90 cms. at bottom. Though there are different views about the making of this, the upper part of it seems to be made up of iron and the lower one is of copper. As per the epics this Shakti was thrown on the devils by the Goddess Durga(Shakti), hence it gets its name. Since then this Shakti is erected over here.

Uttarkashi Weather – Generally hot in summer, the temperature ranges from 30-35 degree Celsius but nights is pleasant, Cold in winters.

 

Day 05: Uttarkashi  Gangotri  Uttarkashi (100kms/3-4 each side).

Post Breakfast transfer from Uttarkashi to Gangotri temple. On the way, stop at Gangnani and take a bath in Garam Kund, After a bath drive to Gangotri. On the way enjoy the beautiful view of Harsil valley & valley view from Lanka Bridge. After darshan of Ganga Maa in the temple, drive back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay & Dinner at Hotel.

 

Gangotri Temple: Temple was built by the Nepalese general Amar Singh Thapa. It is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi and origin of river Ganges. It is on the Greater Himalayan Range, at a height of 3,100 meters (10,200 ft). According to popular Hindu legend, it was here that Goddess Ganga descended when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair.

 

Gangotri Weather: The maximum temperature during summer can go up to 20° Celsius. Summer nights can get cooler with a minimum temperature of 10° Celsius. Light woolen clothes are required while visiting Gangotri during summer. Winter season is very chilly in Gangotri. Gangotri will be covered in sheets of snow during winter. Pilgrim centers remain closed throughout winter due to heavy snow falls.

 

Day 06: Uttarkashi  Guptkashi (220kms/8-9hrs drive one way).

After Breakfast check out from the hotel & Drive to Guptkashi view Moolgarh & Lambgoan on the way. Later in the evening check into the Hotel & Overnight stay.

 

Guptakashi:-Guptkashi It is located on the route to Kedarnath on a ridge on the west side of the Mandakini river valley at an elevation of 1,319 mts above sea level. The main temple of Guptkashi is dedicated to Lord Shiva as Vishwanath – “Lord of the Universe”. It is built by regional stones and is situated in an enclosed courtyard. The small temple to its left is Ardhanarishvar. Guptkashi is situated on the mountain facing Ukhimath town. When the Pandavas were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shiva first concealed himself in GuptKashi but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath. Guptakashi a religiously important town of Uttarakhand as it houses ancient temples like Vishwanath temple and Ardhnarishwar temple.

Guptkashi Weather – pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius. Cold in winters.

Day 07: Guptkashi  / / Kedarnath (30kms by road & 19kms Trek one way) Guptkashi  

Early in the Morning start your journey for Gaurikund and from there either take Horse or trek to Kedarnath. Enjoy Kedarnath Darshan & back your hotel. Overnight stay at Guptkashi.

 

By Helicopter: Morning our driver will transfer you your prebook Helipad.

 

By Trek: Today wake up early in the morning around 4 am & Start your Journey towards Kedarnath Temple. In the afternoon check into the hotel/Camp in Kedarnath, After fresh n up visit temple & Have darshan of Lord shiva 12 Jyotriling. Later visit Bhairav Temple which is just above the Kedarnath temple. Later back to hotel & overnight stay.

 

Kedarnath: The temple was built by Pandavas and revived by AdiSankarachary and is one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, the holiest Hindu shrines of Shiva. In 2000 BC, AdiShankaracharya came to Kedarnath with 4 of his disciples. However he preferred to go the final 14 kilometers alone to Kedarnath temple from GauriKund hot springs , which he created for his shivering disciples. Kedarnath temple Shiva lingam is pyramid shaped and hence is unique among Shiva temples. Apart from that, Kedarnath is a part of the char dham pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand. Situated at an altitude of 11,755 ft

 

Kedarnath Weather – Due to its high altitude the weather in Kedarnath remains cold for most part of the year. Summer here is cool and pleasant while winter is severe. During summer season the temperature varies around 20°Celsius. Light woolen wear is recommended. Winter season in Kedarnath is severe with mercury falling to as low as 0°Celsius. During this time the place experiences snowfall as well. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually avoided by tourists.

Day 08: Guptkashi  Badrinath  ( 200km/10/11hrs  . ) 

Early morning, after breakfast proceed to Badrinath  Dham via  Joshi math and on arrival at BadriNath  &  Eveing have the Darshan of Badrivishal Aarti in evening. Brahma Kapal is significant for PinddanShraddh of ancestors (Pitrus).  Overnight stay Badrinath

Badrinath was re-established as a major pilgrimage site by AdiShankara in the 8th century. Char Dhams is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage sites of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. Badri refers to a berry that was apparently said to grow abundantly in the area, and nath means “Lord” / “Lord of” as per the context in which it is referred. Badri is also the Sanskrit name for the Indian Jujube tree, which has an edible berry. Some scriptural references refer to Jujube trees being abundant in Badrinath.

 

TaptKund : Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bath before entering the Badrinath temple.

 

ManaVillage : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

 

Vasundhara : As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent waterfall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms is motorable up toMana.

 

BhimPul : On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.

VyasGufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where VedVyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.

 

Badrinath Weather: The average maximum temperature will be around 18° Celsius and the average minimum is 8° Celsius. Warm and woolen clothes are hence required for a stay in Badrinath throughout the year. Winter in Badrinath is often accompanied by snow falls. Winter is very chilly with an average temperature of 5° Celsius. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually closed for tourists.

 

Day 09: Badrinath    Joshimath- Pipalkothi (80kms/4hrs).

Morning take the bath   at  Taptkund , take the Darshan of Badrinath Dham and Badrivishal  and then  visit Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Narad kund, Bhimkund & “Mukh” of  Saraswati River.. .then proceed to Pipalkothi on Arrival and overnight stay Pipalkothi

Joshimath is situated on the slopes above the confluence of the rivers Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four ‘Mathas’ established by AdiShankaracharya, Joshimath is the winter seat of Badrinath. The idol is brought down to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. This is an ancient temple of Lord Vishnu in Narsingh Avtar and the main temple of Joshimath. It has an idol of Lord Narsingh, which is considered established by Shankaracharya. As per local belief, the right hand of this

idol has become as thin as hair. On the day when it will break, the mountains Jay-Vijay (which are situated on a way to Badrinath) shall join and become one and Lord Badrinath of Badrinath temple will disappear from the present temple and re-appear as black stone (Shaligram) at new place called Bhavishya Badri, which is situated at a distance of 10 km from Joshimath. During the period when Badrinath temple remains closed during winter every year, an idol of Lord Badri is brought to Narsingh temple and worshiped for six months.

 

Day 10: Rudraprayag  Haridwar (165kms/5-6hrs drive one way)

After breakfast transfer from Rudraprayag to Haridwar view Dhari Devi temple, Devpriyag & Rishikesh on the way later Check into the hotel in Haridwar & Overnight stay.

Rishikesh: Named after the Lord Vishnu, Rishikesh is a holy city for Hindus. Located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India it is also known as the yoga centre of the world and is home to many world renowned ashrams. Rishikesh styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, Hindu sages and saints have visited Rishikesh since ancient times to meditate in search of higher knowledge. The fast-flowing Ganges is surrounded by forested hills inside the city. Apart from the spiritual and yogic teachings the town is also famous for adventure activities like White Water Rafting and Kayaking in the mighty Ganga, Bungee Jumping, Camping, Mountain Biking, Rock Climbing and Zip Lining.

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Day 11: Haridwar  Delhi (200 kms/ 8Hrs. )

After breakfast visit Bharat Mata temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi temple then proceed to Delhi & Overnight stay at Delhi

 

Day 12: Delhi (220Kms / 6-7hrs drive one way).

Morning after breakfast, drive for Delhi. Dropping at Delhi airport / station / home / hotel.

 

Per Person Cost:-

Group Size Minimum

Standard package(Per Perosn)

Meal

10+

33900

Breakfast Dinner

 

Flight /Railway

 

 

 

 

 

 

Cost Includes

Cost Does'nt Excludes

Mode of Payment

    • Kindly release 25% Payment for the Blocking.
    • Kindly release total 50% Payment before 30 days of arrival.
    • Kindly release a total 75% Payment before 7 days of arrival.
    •  Kindly release 100% Payment within 3 working days of departure

Cancellation Policy

  • 10% of the Total Package Cost is Non-Refundable.
  • 25% cancellation charge of the total package cost, if cancellation less than 30 days before arrival.
  • 35% cancellation charge of the total package cost, if cancellation between 15 to 7 days before arrival.
  • 50% cancellation charge of the total package cost if cancellation between 7 to 2 days before arrival.
  • 100% cancellation charge of the total package cost if cancellation before 48 Hrs. before arrival.
  • Altering the confirmed plan Not possible.

Hotels Terms & Conditions

    • Please read emails carefully and understand the contents and prices. All the email conversations will also be part of your contract with us once you make the booking.
    • There is no deluxe facilities in Kedarnathji due to high altitude. There only serve you bed system. 
    • As per the directive given by the Government of India, all Indian/Foreign Nationals are required to provide proper proof of identification upon check-in. valid identification documents are: Passport & Visa together, Voters Id card, Current Driver’s License, Aadhar Card. All the documents must include a photograph.
    • Hotel / camps or any kind of accommodation can deny stay if valid id proof is not provided. Company is not responsible for any ID proof related issues.
    • Generally hotel check in time is 14:00 hrs and checkout time is 11:00 hrs across India. Confirm early check in or late checkout will be chargeable if not included in cost. Kindly contact the hotel directly if you want complimentary early check in or late check out.
    • If meals are included in the package it will be served at a set menu basis in a buffet menu / fixed / meal credit. Any items which are not in their ideal Buffet / Fixed menu will be charged extra at the time of consumption. Hotels decide the menu and options of items for the menu. Some hotels have a Meal credit policy instead of Buffet or Fixed Menu during low occupancy in hotels – This meal credit amount is decided by hotel management – if bills go above the given meal credit amount then extra amount should be paid directly at the respective hotel. Room service for the food or packing is charged extra at many hotels. Normally in Chardham you will get north Indian type food only and most of the standard and deluxe hotels give thali if meals are included in the package.

    Breakfast Timing: 07:00 Am to 09:00 AM And Dinner: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM (About the timing you can contact hotel management before.)

    • Normally for extra bed on double sharing rooms many hotels has rollaway bed while rest of the hotels provide extra mattress only. If you are not comfortable with mattress system instead of bed let us know in advance. 
    • In hill areas or Chardham many hotels don’t have ac so if you insist ac only kindly confirm with the company regarding the same. Lift facility & power back up is not available in most of the hotels in Chardham. Wifi facility and room heater is mostly chargeable but don’t expect good wifi in Chardham hotels due to network issues most of the time.
    • Most of the hotels in Chardham are not running full year so don’t expect similar service and room quality like you get in HaridwarRishikesh in the same price range. Especially in may june and other busy days the budget/standard hotels in Chardham can cost more than deluxe hotel in HaridwarRishikesh or Delhi. Also if you want to stay good hotels with good reviews you need to book at least 3 months before in may June and 1-2 month before in Oct Nov season as good hotels are mostly booked in advance by groups. In Kedarnath there is only basic dharamshala / budget hotel type basic facility only even if your package is luxury in Kedarnath don’t expect even deluxe rooms.

Vehicle Terms & Conditions

    • Please read emails carefully and understand the contents and prices. All the email conversations will also be part of your contract with us once you make the booking.
    • There is no deluxe facilities in Kedarnathji due to high altitude. There only serve you bed system. 
    • As per the directive given by the Government of India, all Indian/Foreign Nationals are required to provide proper proof of identification upon check-in. valid identification documents are: Passport & Visa together, Voters Id card, Current Driver’s License, Aadhar Card. All the documents must include a photograph.
    • Hotel / camps or any kind of accommodation can deny stay if valid id proof is not provided. Company is not responsible for any ID proof related issues.
    • Generally hotel check in time is 14:00 hrs and checkout time is 11:00 hrs across India. Confirm early check in or late checkout will be chargeable if not included in cost. Kindly contact the hotel directly if you want complimentary early check in or late check out.
    • If meals are included in the package it will be served at a set menu basis in a buffet menu / fixed / meal credit. Any items which are not in their ideal Buffet / Fixed menu will be charged extra at the time of consumption. Hotels decide the menu and options of items for the menu. Some hotels have a Meal credit policy instead of Buffet or Fixed Menu during low occupancy in hotels – This meal credit amount is decided by hotel management – if bills go above the given meal credit amount then extra amount should be paid directly at the respective hotel. Room service for the food or packing is charged extra at many hotels. Normally in Chardham you will get north Indian type food only and most of the standard and deluxe hotels give thali if meals are included in the package.

    Breakfast Timing: 07:00 Am to 09:00 AM And Dinner: 07:00 PM to 10:00 PM (About the timing you can contact hotel management before.)

    • Normally for extra bed on double sharing rooms many hotels has rollaway bed while rest of the hotels provide extra mattress only. If you are not comfortable with mattress system instead of bed let us know in advance. 
    • In hill areas or Chardham many hotels don’t have ac so if you insist ac only kindly confirm with the company regarding the same. Lift facility & power back up is not available in most of the hotels in Chardham. Wifi facility and room heater is mostly chargeable but don’t expect good wifi in Chardham hotels due to network issues most of the time.
    • Most of the hotels in Chardham are not running full year so don’t expect similar service and room quality like you get in HaridwarRishikesh in the same price range. Especially in may june and other busy days the budget/standard hotels in Chardham can cost more than deluxe hotel in HaridwarRishikesh or Delhi. Also if you want to stay good hotels with good reviews you need to book at least 3 months before in may June and 1-2 month before in Oct Nov season as good hotels are mostly booked in advance by groups. In Kedarnath there is only basic dharamshala / budget hotel type basic facility only even if your package is luxury in Kedarnath don’t expect even deluxe rooms.

About Helicopter in Kedarnath:

    • Valid identification is required as well as biometric registration. 
    • There are 3 different helipad locations (Phata, Sirsi and Agatsya Muni) and tickets will be booked according to availability. If your hotel is far from the helipad you need to start early to reach on time. If you prefer a particular helipad, only kindly contact the company before making payment.
    • If the helicopters are not flying for any reason like weather or other reason we will be not responsible. You will get your money for helicopter ticket cost refund but date change will be difficult for us. In case of cancellation of flight for the day due to any reason, the current day passenger will be given priority over the previous day passenger. Previous passengers may be accommodated subject to availability of seats; else full fare will be refunded. No extra refund for meals / accommodation / transport will be provided, only helicopter ticket cost will be refund.
    • Aerial photography from helicopters is prohibited. 
    • Reporting time for Helicopter is as per the aviation company information on ticket and we will be not able to change it and if you don’t reach on reporting time no refund is possible. All passengers should report at the given reporting time, the boarding may take place any time after that depending on traffic and flight schedule. Boarding time can take 2 hrs also after reporting but guests must reach on time according to reporting time.
  • The same day return passengers will get only 2 hrs for darshan at Kedarnath Dham.
  • Priority Darshan passes (VIP tickets) for Kedarnath temple for same day passenger will be charged as per rates decided by Badri-Kedar Temple Committee (BKTC). Approx 1200 to RS 2700 Per Person. That amount you have to pay as per crowd & committee instruction at the helipad.  
  • Seating of the passengers will be depending on the helicopter load carriage and guests may have to be divided in separate flights.
  • Two way passengers will have priority over one way passengers.
  • Night halt passengers will be booked for 1400 hrs onwards flights only. Reporting time at Kedarnath helipad, next day for return flights, will be 0600 hrs. Night halt passengers will be allowed to stay at Kedarnath after the declaration by Govt. of Uttarakhand
  • Passenger weight more than 80 kg have to pay additional Rs 150/kg for additional weight. Weight will be calculated individually and will not be offset with another passenger.
  • Passengers are entitled only one piece of baggage weighing not more than 2 kilograms, any additional piece of baggage will not be allowed.
  • Children above 2 years of age will be provided with a seat and will be charged full fare. For infants less than two years is free and no seat will be provided to the infants.
  • Aviation company liability in case of any injury, death or damage or loss of property etc will depend on civil aviation rules and regulations (Carriage by air act as per the latest rules). All disputes regarding this should be between particular aviation services Provider Company and guest directly and Divine Uttarakhand will be not liable.

 

Policy of Helicopter Cancellation Charges

 

Type of Cancelation

Refund

3 Days or less than 3 days

No Refund

3-15 Days

70% Refund (After deducting bank transaction fee)

Before 15 Days or any time after booking confirm)

80% Refund (After deducting bank transaction fee)

Cancelation due to weather or any other reason

100% Refund (After deducting bank transaction fee)

No show at reporting time

No refund

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