Chardham “Four Abodes” is a set of four ancient pilgrimage sites located in the Indian State of Uttarakhand. Chardham Tour is a tour of these holy “Four Abodes”.
Chardham is one of the significant religious destinations in the state of Uttarakhand, which is located in the Garhwal region of the state.
The Chardham Tour takes you through the four prominent pilgrimage destinations of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Freelance Travels feels privileged to help the pilgrims to embark on a sacred journey to find peace and tranquility among the enchanting Himalayas. And, we make sure that the Chardham Tour, your divine tour is hassle-free and you do not have to bother about anything and completely enjoy the serenity of the divine place.
The Chardham Tour takes you through a divine and mythological journey where you will witness four abodes that are dedicated to specific deities. The journey will commence from the first Dham the Yamumontri, which is dedicated to goddess Yamuna. The Next Dham is Gangotri, which is dedicated to goddess Ganga. Kedarnath is Dedicated to Lord Shiva, which is among the part of the Panch Kedar. And Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Chardham yatra 15 days
Day1: Howrah to Haridwar by train.
Day2: Upon arrival at Haridwar(expected time 3.15 PM)check-in hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. And in the evening, we will take you Har-Ki-Pouri for Aarti darshan, after Aarti Darshan back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day3: Haridwar to Saynachati / Barkot(240kms/7 hrs)
After breakfast check-out from the hotel and then drive to Barkot via Mussoorie & Dehradun.Enroute visit Kempty Fall & others later check-in Hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day4: Barkot to Yamunotri and back Barkot via Saynachati
Early morning (4:00 AM) drive to Jankichatti (42 KMS), start 5 Kms trek from Janki Chatti to Yamunotri either by walk, doli or by horse at own cost. On arrival at Yamunotri, take bath in hot Jamunabai Kund then go for Temple darshan, after having Temple darshan you can also cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice back home as “Prasad”. After this back down to Jankichatti and then proceed to Barkot. Overnight at the hotel.
Day5: Barkot to Uttarkashi (130 kms/4 hrs)
Morning (9:00 AM) after breakfast check out from the hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. In route visit Praketswar Mahadev. On arrival check-in the hotel, In evening we will visit the famous temple of Kashi Viswanath at Uttarkashi and then back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day6: Uttarkashi to Gangotri and back Uttarkashi (100 kms/3 hrs each side)
Early morning (5:00 AM) drive to Gangotri (3048 mts). At Gangotri take a holy dip in the river Ganga, Its also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Then go for Temple darshan, after temple darshan drives back to Uttarkashi for overnight stay.
Day7: Uttarkashi to Guptkashi
Morning (7:00 AM) after breakfast check out from the hotel and then drive to Guptkashi via Tehri Dam. On arrival at Guptkashi check-in the hotel, in evening we will visit the famous temple of Kashi Vishwanath at Guptkashi. After temple darshan back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day8: Guptkashi to Kedarnath (75 km by road & 18 km trek approx)
Early morning ( 5:00 AM) check-out from the hotel and drive to Gourikund. From here, we will start 14 Kms trek to Kedarnath. Either by walk, doli or by horse at own cost. On arrival at Kedarnath, check-in into the hotel. In the evening take part in the evening Aarti. Overnight stay at the Hotel.(tour member should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen clothes, toiletries).
Day9: Kedarnath to Gaurikund(14 km down trek) and Start for Guptkashi(75 kms/3 hrs)
Kedarnath – Gaurikund, Guptkashi. Early morning (4:00 AM) go for temple darshan, after darshan back to Hotel. After breakfast trek down to Gaurikund. Later drive to Guptkashi. On arrival check-in the Hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Day10: Guptkashi to Badrinath (165 kms/7 hrs)
Morning (7:00 AM) after breakfast drive to Badrinath via Chopta. On arrival check-in the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.
Day11: Badrinath to Pipalkoti / Shrikot
Early morning ( 4:00 AM ) take bath in Taptkund its also called Suryakund. Then go for temple darshan, after having temple darshan back to Hotel. After breakfast check-out from the hotel and drive to Joshimath/Pipalkothi, Overnight at hotel.
Day12: Pipalkoti / Shrikot to Haridwar (165 kms/7 hrs)
Morning (5:00 AM) drive to Haridwar. Via Ram Jhulla, Laxman Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, Parmarth Niketan, Shivananda & Gita Kutir.On arrival check-in Hotel at Haridwar, take some rest and In the evening take part in aarti perfumed at Har ki Pauri. After aarti darshan back to the hotel for overnight stay.
Day13: Whole day rest at Haridwar hotel.After dinner proceed to Haridwar station for the train.
Day14: On Train.
Day15: Arrived at Howrah 4 AM………..