Millions of devotees from all over the world go to participate in the CharDham Yatra, a significant Hindu pilgrimage that visits the four holy shrines of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These four holy sites are included in the CharDham trip package, which also includes other well-known locations in the area. In this post, we’ll look more closely at the CharDham trip package, its day-by-day schedule, and the major locations it visits.
Your arrival in Haridwar marks the commencement of Day 1 of the CharDham Tour Package. In the Indian state of Uttarakhand is the holy city of Haridwar. It is also referred to as the Gateway to God and is one of the seven holiest locations in Hinduism. When you arrive, a representative from our company will welcome you and assist with your transfer to Guptkashi.
On the way to Kedarnath, one of Uttarakhand’s Char Dhams, is the little town of Guptkashi. It is encircled by the magnificent Himalayan range and is situated at an altitude of 1,319 metres above sea level. The town’s historic Vishwanath Temple, which honours Lord Shiva, is well-known.
You will go via picturesque areas like Devprayag, Rudraprayag, and Tilwara on your journey to Guptkashi. Devprayag, where the Alaknanda and Bhagirathi rivers converge, is one of Uttarakhand’s Panch Prayag (five confluences). The Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers meet at Rudraprayag, which is also renowned for its historic temples. A little village called Tilwara is well known for its apple orchards.
Check into your accommodation as soon as you arrive in Guptkashi. You can spend the remaining time of the day lounging in your hotel or exploring the neighbourhood.
Kedarnath is a holy town that is visited on Day 2 of the CharDham Tour Package. After a leisurely breakfast at your Guptkashi guesthouse, you will be driven to Sonprayag, where the Kedarnath Yatra begins.
You must walk 20 kilometres to get to Kedarnath from Sonprayag. The walk is challenging and generally takes 6-7 hours to finish. For the trek, you could also rent a pony or a palanquin.
One of the holiest Hindu pilgrimage destinations, Kedarnath is devoted to Lord Shiva. It is surrounded by mountains with snow-capped peaks and is located at an elevation of 3,583 metres above sea level. It is believed that the temple was built by the Pandavas during the Mahabharata era.
When you get to Kedarnath, there will be a queue to see Lord Shiva for worship, or darshan. The temple is open from 6:00 AM to 8:00 PM, and depending on the weather, the times for darshan may change. Following the darshan, you can stroll through Kedarnath’s picturesque landscape or go to the evening aarti (prayer) at the temple.
You will depart Guptkashi on Day 3 of the CharDham Tour Package and travel to Badrinath. One of the four Char Dhams, Badrinath is a sacred town that may be found in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. It is flanked by the Nar and Narayana mountain ranges and is located 3,133 metres above sea level.
The distance between Guptkashi and Badrinath is roughly 190 kilometres, and the trip there takes 8 to 9 hours. You will pass through beautiful areas along the journey, including Chopta, Gopeshwar, and Chamoli.
At a height of 2,680 metres above sea level, the little community of Chopta is renowned for its panoramic beauty and trekking routes. The town of Gopeshwar, which is 1,320 metres above sea level, is well-known for its historic temples. The Garhwal region of Uttarakhand has the Chamoli district, which is renowned for its natural beauty.
When you get to Badrinath, check into your hotel, and the rest of the day is yours to do as you please. You can stroll through the town or go to the Lord Vishnu-dedicated Badrinath temple’s evening aarti (prayer). The temple is open from 4:30 AM to 9:00 PM, and depending on the weather, the darshan hours may change.
You travel from Badrinath to Joshimath on Day 4 of the CharDham Tour Package. Joshimath is a town that is 1,890 metres above sea level. Badrinath and Joshimath are separated by around 42 kilometres, and travel time is between two and three hours.
You will stop in Mana village along the journey, which is thought to be the final Indian village before the border with Tibet. The village is well-known for its scenic surroundings and historic temples, and also serves as the beginning point of the Vasudhara Falls walk.
Following your visit to Mana Village, you will move on to Joshimath. It is a charming town in Uttarakhand’s Chamoli district that is well-known for its temples and surrounding scenery. The Narasimha Temple, which honours Lord Vishnu, is one of Joshimath’s top attractions.
You will go to Rudraprayag, a town at the meeting of the Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers, after exploring Joshimath. The Garhwal Himalayas around Rudraprayag, which is renowned for its scenic splendour and temples. Once you arrive in Rudraprayag, check into your hotel and take the remainder of the day as you please.
You will travel from Rudraprayag to Rishikesh, a sacred city situated on the banks of the Ganges River, on the last day of the CharDham Tour Package. Approximately 142 kilometres separate Rudraprayag from Rishikesh, and travel time is between 5 and 6 hours.
When you arrive in Rishikesh, you will have the chance to visit the Triveni Ghat, which is where the Ganga, Yamuna, and Saraswati holy rivers meet. You can conduct a puja (worship ritual) at the ghat or take a dip in the sacred waters.
You will travel to Haridwar, the last stop on the CharDham Tour Package, after visiting Triveni Ghat. One of the seven holiest locations in Hinduism is the holy town of Haridwar, which is situated on the banks of the Ganges River. When you get to Haridwar, check into your hotel, and the rest of the day is yours to do as you please. You can stroll around the nearby marketplaces or go to the evening aarti at the Har Ki Pauri ghat.