The Chardham Yatra refers to a pilgrimage to four sacred shrines in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. These four sites, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath, collectively form the Chardham, and the yatra (journey) is considered one of the holiest for Hindus. Here are details about each of the Chardham destinations.
1. Yamunotri Dham :- Yamunotri Dham is one of the four holy shrines of Hinduism that is located in the western region of Garhwal Himalayas at an altitude of 3,291 meters in Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand . The temple at Yamunotri is dedicated to Yamuna, the second-most sacred river after the Ganges . It is believed that a dip in River Yamuna is said to protect one from untimely death .
Yamunotri Temple:-Start your Chardham Yatra with Yamunotri, dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. The temple is situated at an altitude of about 3,293 meters in the Garhwal Himalayas.
Surya Kund and Divya Shila:-Visit Surya Kund, a hot water spring, and perform a ritual bath. Also, see Divya Shila, a rock pillar worshipped before entering the temple.
Janki Chatti:-Enroute, stop at Janki Chatti for a relaxing break and to enjoy the scenic surroundings.
2. Gangotri Dham :- Gangotri Dham is one of the four holy shrines of Hinduism that is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. It is the origin of the holy River Ganga and is dedicated to Goddess Ganga. According to Hindu mythology, it is believed that the River Ganga took birth here when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from his locks of hair.
Gangotri Temple:-Travel to Gangotri, the origin of the River Ganga, and visit the Gangotri Temple. The temple is perched at an altitude of approximately 3,100 meters.
Ganga Aarti at Gangotri Ghat:-Attend the evening Ganga Aarti on the banks of the Bhagirathi River. It's a spiritual and serene experience.
Submerged Shivling:-Visit the submerged Shivling, a natural rock that is said to be the place where Lord Shiva received Ganga in his matted locks.
3. Kedarnath Dham :- The Kedarnath temple has exquisite architecture and is built of extremely large but evenly shaped grey stone slabs. A conical rock formation inside the temple is worshipped as Lord Shiva in his “Sadashiva” form. Behind the Kedarnath temple, stand the Kedarnath peak, Kedar Dome and other Himalayan peaks.
Kedarnath Temple:-Proceed to Kedarnath, one of the twelve Jyotirlingas, and visit the Kedarnath Temple. The temple is nestled amidst the Garhwal Himalayas at an altitude of around 3,583 meters.
Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi:-Pay homage at the Samadhi of Adi Shankaracharya, located behind the Kedarnath Temple.
Bhairon Temple:-Optionally, trek to the Bhairon Temple for panoramic views of the Kedarnath Valley.
4. Badrinath Dham :- Badrinath Dham is one of the four holy shrines of Hinduism that is located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand . It is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu . The temple is situated on the banks of the Alaknanda River and is surrounded by lofty Himalayan peaks, dense forests, and pristine valleys.
Badrinath Temple:-Conclude your Chardham Yatra at Badrinath, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is located at an altitude of about 3,133 meters.
Mana Village:-Visit Mana Village, the last village before the Indo-Tibetan border. It has cultural and mythological significance.
Tapt Kund and Surya Kund:-Take a dip in the Tapt Kund, a hot water spring, and visit the Surya Kund nearby.
Badrinath Temple Aarti:-Attend the evening Aarti at the Badrinath Temple. The divine atmosphere during the Aarti is a spiritual highlight.
Dehradoon - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath
4 Nights / 5 Days
DAY 01: DEHRADUN TO YAMUNOTRI
07:00 AM DEPARTURE S’DHARA HELIPAD , DEHRADUN
07:45 AM ARRIVAL KHARSALI HELIPAD, YAMUNOTRI
Passengers are requested to reach state government helipad on Sahastradhara Road, Dehradun which is the starting and ending point of this yatra. Vehicles are arranged for pick up.
Our pilots and ground staff will brief the guest about the entire trip and do’s and don’ts. Breakfast will be arranged at Kharsali and passengers are supposed to leave their hotel early at Dehradun / Haridwar.
Upon arrival at Kharsali (The helipad for Yamunotri) passengers are welcomed by Heritage Aviation (HA), ground staff, who will unload their baggage and carry it to your hotel.
Temple is a 6 KMS trek which will be cover by palki. Total journey will take approx. 5 hour 30 min.
Generally passengers will return to hotel by lunch time. After rest, We do visit to Shani Temple which is near to your Hotel.
DAY 02: YAMUNOTRI TO GANGOTRI
07:45 AM DEPARTURE YAMUNOTRI HELIPAD
08:30 AM ARRIVAL HARSIL HELIPAD, GADGETRY
Harsil is one of the most beautiful and picturesque Valley in Uttarakhand and also known for mini Switzerland. Gangotri temple is approx. 22 Km from Harsil helipad. Total drive time will be approx. 50 Mins. Stay will be arranged at Himalayan Nature resort which is around 2 KM away from Helipad. We provide all the basic and leisure facilities for tourists such as a premium accommodation with ensuite washrooms, delicious vegetarian food, Short walks, local sightseeing along with evening bonfire at Gangotri Valley
DAY 03: GANGOTRI TO KEDARNATH
09:00 AM DEPARTURE HARSIL HELIPAD, GANGOTRI
10:00 AM ARRIVAL KEDARNATH HELIPAD
Kedarnath is flanked with breathtaking snow -caped peaks, making it most beautiful and remote site among all for Chardham sites. We will arrive to Sersi Helipad from Gangotri,her after changing the chopper we will fly for Kedarnath Helipad.Temple distance is approx 500M from here and this distance can be cover in 15 Min approx.
Kedarnath doesn’t have good hotel options to stay, once your Darshan will completed, We will return to Guptkashi and your stay will be arranged at Villa Aadhya
In the evening, we will visit ancient Triuginarayan or Kalimath Mandir
DAY 04: KEDARNATH TO BADRINATH
10:00 AM DEPARTURE SERSI HELIPAD, GUPTKASHI
11:00 AM ARRIVAL BADRINATH HELIPAD
Badrinath has an average elevation of 3,100 Meters. The temple is approximately 50 ft (15 m) tall with a small cupola on top, covered with a gold gilt roof.
According to legend Shankar discovered a black stone image of Lord Badrinarayan made of Saligram stone in the Alaknanda River.
Accommodation will be arranged in Sarovar Portico which is very close to temple. In the Evening, We will visit Mana Village which is near to religious site of Badrinath.
The Special Maha Abhishek Puja is the highlight of the entire yatra. It starts at 0400 AM and last for 2 hours.
We have arranged an opportunity to all our guest to sit inside the temple and cherish the darshan of the Shringar of the deity from close quarters.
DAY 05: BADRINATH TO DEHRADUN
11:30 AM DEPARTURE BADRINATH HELIPAD
12:30 PM ARRIVAL S’DHARA HELIPAD, DEHRADUN
After having breakfast will depart from Badrinath for onwarsds journey with wonderful memories and lots of blessings.
GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGERS
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Points to Remember
Elevation of Chardham sector:
Note: Above are the elevation of all dham which is quite less than Rohtang Pass.Which means if one have visited Rohtang pass (3978 Meteres) ever) or similar heights,will not face breathing issue
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