Are You Planning to Go for Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand? Must-Read Travel Guide

With a rich history of Gods and Goddesses, India holds a high prominence of sacred and religious places. Many pilgrims visit various pilgrimage destinations to offer their prayers and ask for their blessings.

The devotees find Badrinath in the north, Dwarka in the west, Jagannath Puri in the east, and Rameshwaram in the south, forming the Chardham.

Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand focuses on Haridwar, Barkot, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Kedarnath, Pipalkoti, Badrinath and Rudraprayag. It is a 12 days and 11 nights tour.

The tour takes you on a journey of spirituality, starting with a pick up from New Delhi-Haridwar on Day 1, after lunch en-route,  reach Haridwar in the afternoon and check-in at the hotel. Visit Har Ki Paudi for Ganga Aarti in the evening by a self-hired auto, then back to the hotel. Day 2, after breakfast, covers the 170 km of travel from Haridwar-Barkot, a beautiful village located on the bank of river Yamuna. Visit Kempty Falls, lunch en-route, then check-in the hotel. Day 3, a 50km drive and a 6km one-way trek, from Barkot-Yamunotri-Barkot. An early morning drive to Jankichatti or Phoolchatti and trek from Yamunotri. This could be either by walking or by a horse or dolly at one’s own cost. At Yamunotri, pilgrims take a bag of rice and put the cloth bag in the Kund for it to cook, this is the Prasad. Near the temple, pooja is offered to Divya Shila after taking a bath at Jamunabai Kund and darshan of Yamunaji. Return to Jankichatti and overnight stay at Barkot. Day 4 is from Barkot-Uttarkashi (100km), after breakfast, visit Kashi Viswanath Temple and overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

 Day 5, a 90km one-way post breakfast drive from Uttarkashi-Gangotri-Uttarkashi, post pooja and darshan of Gangotri Temple, lunch and drive back to Uttarkashi. Day 6, a 220km journey from Uttarkashi-Guptkashi. Day 7, a stay at Guptkashi, visit Kedarnath Temple in a helicopter, in the morning. Offer prayer and return. If opting for the trek route, reach Sonprayag in the morning, then take a local jeep for Gaurikund & then trek for Kedarnathji either by horse or by foot. After Darshan, follow the same route back to Guptkashi. If anyone wants to stay at Kedarnath, accommodation/food is not included in the package. Day 8 is a 136km travel from Guptkashi-Pipalkoti, a beautiful scenic small town at an elevation of 1260 MT above sea level.

Day 9 is a 77km travel from Pipalkoti-Badrinath, after breakfast leave for Badrinath. On arrival check in to the hotel and after lunch visit, the temple. Bath in the Taptkund and darshan of Badrivishal. Overnight stay at Badrinath hotel. On day 10, travel 157km from Badrinath-Rudraprayag, after breakfast, visit Vyas Cave, Ganesh Cave, Bhim Pool, Origin Of River Saraswati and the Mana Village ( The Last Village before The Tibetan Border). Then drive for Rudraprayag, check-in at the hotel and overnight stay. Day 11 is from Rudraprayag-Haridwar, a 166km travel. After breakfast, drive for Rishikesh, visit Lakshman Jhula and Ganga Ghat. Drive to Haridwar for an overnight stay.

 Then on Day 12, after breakfast, the tour ends with dropping you from Haridwar-New Delhi, a 206km journey, with beautiful and joyous memories.

Explore the beauty and religious uniqueness of the destinations and experience diversity, culture and harmony within communities and people that the pilgrimage has to offer.

Visit Chardham Yatra with your family and friends. Chardham Yatra 2022 is now open to all pilgrims. We request you to read all the COVID guidelines and follow COVID protocols, as given by the government. Akshar tours are the best travel agency in India Offering international travellers the best holiday packages in India.