Himalayan Char Dham

Himalayan Char Dham

Duration - Ex.Delhi 11 Nights / 12 Days

Duration- Ex.Haridwar 09 Nights / 10 Days

Destination Covered : Haridwar - Mussoorie - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi – Harsil - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath – Ukimath -Chopta - Badrinath - Sonprayag - Vishnuprayag - Karnprayag - Rudraprayag - Devprayag

Detailed Char Dham Tour Programme : -

Day 01 : Delhi/ Haridwar (200 kms/ 5 hrs.)

1000 Hrs : You will be met at a pick up point (New Delhi Rly.Sta) and drive to Haridwar
On arrival check in at the hotel.

1700 Hrs : Evening visit to Mansa Devi Temple and enjoy Aarti at Har ki Pauri.

2000 Hrs. : Dinner

Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Day 02 : Haridwar/ Barkot (205 kms/ 8 hrs.)

0700 hrs : breakfast

0730 hrs : proceed to Rishikesh sight seing (while the driver collects its permit and hill clearance certificate).

Ram Jhula / Laxman Jula : one of the land marks of Rishikesh, it is believed that Laxman crossed the Ganges on jute ropes between the place the bridge is built.

SwaragAshram : situated on the foot of the Himalayas on the left banks of the ganges between Laxman Jhula & Rishikesh, filled with concentration of ashrams and temples. The place has been know for ages and popular with Yogi and Rishis meditating.

1100 hrs : Further drive to Barkot via Mussoorie. En route visit Kempty fall. Upon arrival check in into the hotel, rest of the day is at leisure.

No activities :
Reach Barkot and have proper rest. Acclimatize your mind and body to start a trek next day to Yamunotri from JanakiChatti. 2000 Hrs. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel at Hotel

Day 03 : Barkot – same day excursion to Yamuntri Temple.( 35 kms. Drive + 6 kms. Trek – one way)

0600 hrs. Collect pack breakfast from the hotel, drive to Jankichatti, trek start from here to Yamunotri (6kms). Either by walk or by horse or by Doli. Arr. Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as "Prasad". Here near the temple "Pooja" can be offered to Divya Shila, After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warn water and having "Darshan" of pious "Yamunaji" returning to Jankichatti.

Surya Kund: There are a Number of thermal springs in the vicinity of the temple, which flows into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.

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

After taking darshan at the tapt kund, Pooja darshan walk down to Janki Chatti.

1530 hrs. drive down to Barkot

1900 hrs. Dinner

Over night stay at the hotel.

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

0900 hrs. After breakfast drive to Uttarkashi enroute visit Shiv Gufha & Ganganani on arrival check in
at the hotel.

1700 hrs. evening visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shakti Temple. – enjoy the aarti.
2000 hrs. Dinner

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05 : Uttarkashi/ Gangotri/ Uttarkashi – (200 kms./ 9 hrs.) –

0700 Hrs. : After breakfast drive to Gangotri on arrival proceed for darshan and Pooja at the temple.

Gangotri Temple: The temple, constructed by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th
Century, is situated on the right bank of Bhagirathi.

Submerged Shivling: Submerged in the river, this natural rock Shivling is the place where,
according to mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received the Ganga in his matted lock. It is visible in winter
months when water level decreases.

Later drive to Uttarkashi. On arrival check in at the hotel.

1700 hrs. evening visit the famous Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shakti Temple. – enjoy the aarti. On arrival check in at the hotel

2000 Hrs : Dinner

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06 : Uttarkashi/ Guptkashi (Sitapur) (245 kms: 08 hrs)

0700 hrs. After breakfast drive to Rishikesh.

1700 hrs. On arrival check in at the hotel.

2000 hrs. Dinner

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07 : Guptkashi (Sitapur)/ Gaurikund/ Kedarnath (Trekking 18 kms.)

0600 After early breakfast drive to Gauri Kund where you start trek to Kedarnath. On arrival check in at the Government Camps. Later proceed to darshan of Kedarnath G later come back to camp for over night stay.

Overnight stay at the Camps.

Day 08 Kedarnath / Gaurikund/ Guptkashi (Sitapur) (Trekking 18 kms.)

Early morning proceed to darshan of Kedar Baba and after the puja trek down to Gaurikund, later drive to Guptkashi/ Sitapur.

On arrival check in at the hotel.

Dinner – Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 09 : Guptkashi (Sitapur)/ Badrinath (230 kms./ 8 hrs)

0700 hrs. after breakfast drive to Badrinath via Chopta & Joshimath. Check in Hotel.

Evening attend the aarti at Badrinath temple.

2000 hrs. Dinner.

Overnight at the hotel.

Day 10 :Badrinath/ Rudraprayag (155 kms/ 7 hrs.)

Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus).

Evening attend the aarti at Badrinath temple.

2000 hrs. Dinner.

Badrinath There are other interesting sight seeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee.

Badrinath one of the 'Four Dhams' is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots 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. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries"

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

Narad Kund : A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.

Brahama Kapal : A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform proppitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.

Sheshnetra : 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag's eye.

Charanpaduka : 3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.

Mata MurtyTemple : Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include SeshNetra Temple, Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.

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

Vasundhara : As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.

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.

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

1200 hrs. drive back to Rudraprayag. Check in Hotel.

2000 Hrs : Dinner

Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11 : Rudraprayag/ Devprayag/ Rishikesh (165 kms/ 6 hrs)

0800 hrs. After breakfast drive to Haridwar en route visiting Devprayag & Rishikesh,

Devprayag : one of the panch prayags where rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi meet and takes the
name Ganga.

Visit Raghunath G Temple : It is believed that Lord Ram and his father King Dushratha did penance
here. The temple here is believed that was built more then ten thousand years ago revealing the
history of existence of Lord Krishna & Lord Rama.

Rishikesh
Rishikesh, the 'place of sages' is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of " Hrishikesh " and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh.

Parmarth Niketan : one of the most popular ashrams where kids get VEDAS education.

Overnight stay at the Hote

Day 12 : Rishikesh/ Delhi (200 kms/ 6 hrs.)

0900 hrs : After breakfast drive to Delhi – proceed for onward journey.

Package Cost on MAP PLAN (Inc.of B’fast & Dinner)

Hotels Used In Package
Destination Hotels Name Duration of Stay Room Category
Haridwar Regenta Orko’s / Hotel Gyan / Similar 01 Night Standard
Barkot / Kharsali Riverside Camp / Shiv Shakti Eco Resort / Similar 02 Nights Standard
Uttarkashi Hotel 5 Elements / Geetanjali Resort / Similar 02 Nights Standard
Sitapur Hotel Shivalik Valley Resort / Hotel Raj Palace / Similar 02 Nights Standard
Kedarnath GMVN CAMP 01 Night Standard
Badrinath Badri Villa Resort / Patliputra Sadan /Similar 01 Night Standard
Rudraparyag Hotel Narayan N Invitation / Pushpdeep Grand / Similar 01 Night Standard
Haridwar / Rishikesh Hotel Tri Hari / Hotel Rishikesh Sadan / Similar 01 Night Standard

Fixed Departure Date –

Month DATES
April 27,29
May 01,03,05,07,09,11,13,15,17,19,21,23,25,27,29,31
June 02, 05, 07, 09, 11, 13, 15.

Fixed Departure Package Cost –

(Required Minimum 10 pax with tour Escort or Minimum 06 pax without tour Escort)

@INR 34,700/- On Single Occupancy

@INR 23,500/- Per Person on twin/ Double room sharing basis

@INR 20,100/- extra person on Sharing basis (10 yrs above)

@INR 16,500/- child without bed (5 yrs to 10 yrs)

PACKAGE INCLUSIONS/EXCLUSIONS

Package Inclusions –
  • Accommodation on Double/ Twin sharing basis
  • Meal – Breakfast and Dinner ( Veg. A mix of north Indian and south Indian food )
    ( Except Kedarnath where accommodation will be on Room Only basis, meal will be direct payment basis as per actuals. )
  • 12 Seated tempo traveller / Innova ( AC will not run in hills )
  • 01 Mineral water bottle per person per day basis 
  • Accompanying tour escort
  • All point to point sightseeing as per given program possible in time frame
  • Driver Allowances , Parking and Toll taxes 
Package Exclusions –
  • Any Flight / Train Fare
  • Any entrance fee, camera fee , VIP Pass for temple darsan etc
  • Travel Insurance
  • Any expenses of personal telephone calls, laundry , ropeway, porter and pony etc
  • Any other expenses incurred due to bad weather, road closure, landslides etc
  • Anything not specified in package inclusions.
  • GST Extra

Tour Requirement

For Adult – Photo identification in the form of Voters Id / Passport / Aadhar Card / Driving Licence

For Students - Photo identification in the form of Passport / Aadhar Card / School or Collage photo
Identity Card

Term And Conditions

The tour will be confirmed on the 100% payment in advance.

Payment of deposit

The deposit can be paid by cash / check / DD and for overseas travel partner by wire transfer. Please indicate the tour cost indicate in your quotation. The planning process will begin on 10% initital deposit which is not refundable. The remaining deposit of 90% needs to be paid 45 days in advance to the tour date. When your payment transfer is done, please e-mail us as a confirmation letter with the wire transfer details, so that we can follow up your reservation efficiently.

Cancellation Charges

45 days prior to arrival : 30% of the Tour Cost

15 days prior to arrival : 40% of the Tour Cost

07 days prior to arrival : 50% of the Tour Cost

48 Hours prior to arrival : 80% of the Tour Cost

Less than 48 Hours or No Show : No Refund

Liabilities And Responsibilities -

It is in the nature of all programs that the arrangements have to be flexible. The day to day agenda and ultimate goal of a trip is taken as aims and not contractual obligations. The India Pilgrimage Tour will always try its very best solve any problem you face during your trip , but cannot be held responsible for delays or alterations in the programs or for expenses incurred, owing to domestic flights delays or cancellation , strikes , local regulations , sickness , bad weather, war , major force , political and disputes

Note
  • Hotels Check In and Check out time is 12 noon.
  • Base category of rooms in all hotels.
  • Hotels are subject to availability
  • India Pilgrimage Tour reserve the right to revise the cost.
  • Above quotation and rooms availability are subject to change .
  • India Pilgrimage Tour shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damage, loss, injury, accident, delay, breakdown or irregularlity which may occur due to “ force majeure “.
  • If there is any unprecedented hike in the cost of transport ( including fuel surcharge ) or accommodation on Chardham Yatra it will also affect the cost.
Things To Carry
  • Mobile phone with appropriate sim card like as Airtel / Idea / Vodaphone / BSNL.
  • Along with your necessary clothing and toiletries carry woollens, sweater , hand sanitizer,
  • Cap , sports shoes ,umbrella , torch
  • Small portable Oxygen cylinder ( available at Sonparyag and Gaurikund )
  • If you are on any medication, carry sufficient stock of the medicines with prescription.
Note –
  • Hotels Check In and Check out time is 12 noon
  • Base category of rooms in all hotels.
  • Hotels are subject to availability
  • AC will run from Delhi to Haridwar or Rishikesh and vice versa
  • India Pilgrimage Tour reserve the right to revise the cost.
  • Above quotation and rooms availability are subject to change .
  • India Pilgrimage Tour are not holding any confirmation for the above quotation.
  • India Pilgrimage Tour shall not accept any liability or responsibility for any damage , loss,
    injury, accident , delay , breakdown or irregularly which may occur due to “ force majeure “.
  • If there is any unprecedented hike in the cost of transport ( including fuel surcharge ) or
    accommodation on Chardham Yatra it will also affect the cost.