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Char Dham Yatra

8 Nights/9 Days,from Haridwar

₹ 21999

For 1 adult

Inclusions

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    Hotel

  • Car icon

    Cab

  • Food icon

    Meals

Itinerary

Day 1

Transit

6:35 AM

Arrive at Haridwar

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Car

6:45 AM

Drive to Barkot

  • Sedan - Adult x 3, Child x 1, Bags x 2 (Swift Dzire, Etios or similar)

The RailYatri cab will pick drive you to Barkot.

Service Type: Paid
Travel Time: 6hr min
Distance: 177 km

Note:
Driver name and vehicle no. will be shared 4hr before your trip.

  • Cab upgrade available @additional cost
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OPTIONAL: You will drive to Barkot via Dehradun & Mussoorie. You may visit Kempty Fall on the way while enjoying the beauty of the Himalayas.

Food

8:00 AM

Breakfast

There are many good restaurants on the way where you can stop a while for a sumptuous breakfast.

Accommodation

2:00 PM

Check-in at Hotel Aswal, Barkot

Hotel Aswal is a nice budget property. You can enjoy panoramic view of the Yamuna river and the hills from the hotel. It has 12 rooms, well-fitted with basic amenities.

Hotel Amenities

  • Room Service
  • Front Desk
  • Television
  • Running hot & cold water

Note:
Check-in/check-out date, room type will be provided post booking.

  • Hotel upgrade available @additional cost
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Food

2:30 PM

Lunch

You can order room service or have food at the Rana Restaurant or Tourist Bungalow Restaurant which is at a short distance from the hotel.

*Cost not included in the package.

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Explore the local Barkot market

Rest of the day is free to relax. Feel free to explore the local market of Barkot in the evening and buy some handmade woolens.

Food

8:30 PM

Dinner

You can order room service or have food at the nearby restaurants.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 2

Food

8:00 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast, choose the options of your liking from the items below. The buffet breakfast consists of fresh quality products and includes the following delicacies:

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
Car

9:00 AM

Drive to Janki Chatti

The RailYatri cab will pick you up from the hotel and drive you to Janki Chatti. It is the last motor-able village on the Barkot-Yamunotri road. This is your base station for commencing your uphill trek to the Yamunotri temple.

Travel Time: 1hr 35min
Distance: 46 Km

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10:30 AM

Trek to Yamunotri

Start your long trek from Janki Chatti. The trek passes through lush green valley, narrow roads and a breath-taking scenery.

Travel Time: 2hr
Distance: 6 Km

  • Yamunotri - Trekking Tips
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1:00 PM

Visit Yamunotri Temple

Yamunotri temple, is dedicated to the river goddess Yamuna Devi. It is the first place to visit in the Char Dham circuit.

Aarti Time: 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Open: 6.00 AM - 8.00 PM.

  • Yamunotri Temple - Darshan Tips
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Food

2:30 PM

Lunch: Trek back to Janki Chatti

There are many good restaurants nearby. Enjoy lunch on the way back to the hotel.

*Cost not included in the package.

Car

3:00 PM

Drive back to Barkot

The RailYatri cab will pick you up from Janki Chatti and drive you back to the hotel in Barkot.

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Evening is free for leisure

You can either rest in your hotel room or go for a leisurely stroll along the nearby Yamuna river bank. You can also visit a nearby apple orchard.

Food

8:00 PM

Dinner

Enjoy sumptuous dinner in your room or try some local food at the nearby restaurants.

*Cost not included in the package

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Rest up well at the hotel as you will have to get ready the next morning for another exciting day.

Day 3

Food

8:00 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast, choose the options of your liking from the items below. The buffet breakfast consists of fresh quality products and includes the following delicacies:

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
Accommodation

8:30 AM

Check-out from the hotel

Check-out from the hotel and proceed to Uttarkashi.

Car

8:45 AM

Drive to Uttarkashi

Post check-out, the RailYatri cab will drive you to Uttarkashi.

Travel Time: 2hr 35min
Distance: 81 Km

Accommodation

11:30 AM

Check-in at Hotel Yamuna - Aditya, Uttarkashi

Hotel Yamuna-Aditya enjoys a prime location on the mall road. The hotel rooms are clean and well-maintained. Kashi Vishwanath Temple is a stroll away from the hotel. Shakti Temple, Maneri Dam, Gangnani are also nearby.

Hotel Amenities:

  • Dining hall
  • Front Desk
  • Room Service (for limited hours)
  • Television
  • Geyser
  • Hotel upgrade available @additional cost
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Rest in the hotel for 30min - 1hr

Try to keep this short if you are excited for some shopping in the evening.

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12:30 PM

Visit Manikarnika Ghat, Shakti Mandir

Post lunch, pay a visit to Manikarnika Ghat situated at the confluence of two rivers - Varuna and Asi. Shakti Mandir is known for a 6 meters tall and 90 cm in diameter Trident (Trishul) which is believed to have been thrown by Goddess Durga, to kill the demons.

Food

2:00 PM

Lunch

You can either walk back to the hotel for lunch or enjoy the local food at any of the restaurants in the local market.

*Cost not included in the package.

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3:00 PM

Visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple

Situated on the banks of Bhagirathi river, it is one of the oldest temples in Uttarkashi. It is at walking distance from the Manikarnika Ghat and Shakti Mandir.

Opening Time: 5:30 AM
Closing Time: 10:00 PM

Aarti Timing:
3 AM- 4 AM (Mangala Aarti)
11:15 AM - 12:20 PM (Bhog Aarti)
7 PM - 8:15 PM (Sandhya Aarti)
9 PM - 10:15 PM (Shringar Aarti)
10:30 PM – 11 PM (Shayan Aarti)

Note:
A 4 meter long Trishul installed in the temple will not move even if you apply your full body force, however, it will effortlessly vibrate if you push it with just 1 finger. Try it yourself!

  • Kashi Vishwanath Temple - Tips
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4:30 PM

Day free for leisure

The rest of the day is free for leisure. You can relax at the hotel or shop around the mall road. You can enjoy a cuppa along with hot maggie at any of the kiosks around.

Food

8:00 PM

Dinner

You can have dinner at the dining hall of the hotel or enjoy delicious food at any of restaurants on the mall road.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Rest up well at the hotel as you will have to get ready the next morning for another exciting day.

Day 4

Food

8:00 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast, choose the options of your liking from the items below. The buffet breakfast consists of fresh quality products and includes the following delicacies:

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
Car

8:30 AM

Drive to Gangotri

The RailYatri cab will drive you parallel to Bhagirathi River towards Gangotri. Enjoy the magnificent view of the Himalayas along.

Travel Time: 2hr 25min
Distance: 99 Km

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11:00 AM

Visit Gangotri Temple

Upon reaching Gangotri, go for a holy dip in the Bhagirathi river. You can also perform pooja and other rites at the bank of river. The revered temple is one of the 4 pilgrimages in the Chota Char Dham circuit of Garhwal Himalayas.

Open Time: 6:15 AM
Close Time: 9:30 PM

  • Gangotri Temple - Darshan Tips
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Food

1:30 PM

Lunch

There are many good restaurants nearby where you can enjoy a delicious lunch with a local flavor.

*Cost not included in the package.

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OPTIONAL: Proceed to Bhairoghati for the darshan of Prachin Bhairo Mandir, , Harsil Temple, Kalp Kedar Temple, Markandey Temple and Mandakini waterfall.

Car

3:30 PM

Drive back to Uttarkashi

The RailYatri cab will drive you back to Uttarkashi.

Accommodation

5:30 PM - Rest at the hotel

You can relax in your room or go and explore the surroundings.

Food

8:00 PM

Dinner

You can have dinner at the dining hall of the hotel or enjoy delicious food at any of restaurants on the mall road.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Rest up well at the hotel as you will have to get ready the next morning for another exciting day.

Day 5

Food

8:00 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast, choose the options of your liking from the items below. The buffet breakfast consists of fresh quality products and includes the following delicacies:

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
Accommodation

8:30 AM

Check-out from the hotel

Early morning check-out from the hotel to proceed towards Phata.

Car

9:00 AM

Drive towards Phata

The RailYatri cab will drive you towards Phata.

Travel Time: 7hr 15min
Distance: 200 Km

Food

1:30 PM

Lunch

There are many good restaurants nearby where you can enjoy a delicious lunch with a local flavor.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

4:30 PM

Check-in at Robin Tourist Lodge, Guptkashi

Robin Tourist Lodge is near the main market. It has standard rooms fitted with basic amenities.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Room service
  • Hot/cold water

Note:
Check-in/check-out date, room type will be provided post booking.

  • Hotel upgrade available @additional cost
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Kedarnath Visit Registration

You can either do registration at the registration counters or online. When you reach the counter you have to specify the yatra and the travel dates – Chardham Yatra, Do Dham yatra, Ek dham yatra, etc. You will be issued a trip card which must be carried along throughout the journey.

MEDICAL CERTIFICATE:
You will also need a medical fitness certificate which can be obtained from the medical centers at Guptkashi or Sonprayag. If the medical reports show something critical you might not be allowed to go by trek, however you can go by helicopter.

Food

8:30 PM

Dinner

You can order room service or order food the in-house restaurant of the hotel.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Rest up well at the hotel as you will have to get ready the next morning for another exciting day.

Day 6

Food

7:00 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast, choose the options of your liking from the items below. The buffet breakfast consists of fresh quality products and includes the following delicacies:

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
Car

7:30 AM

Drive to Gaurikund

The RailYatri cab will drive you to Gaurikund.

Travel Time: 45 min
Distance: 15 Km

Date

8:45 AM

Trek from Gaurikund to Kedarnath

Upon reaching Gaurikund, you can trek to Kedarnath on foot if you haven't opted for helicopter/doli/pony service (at own cost).

Approx. charges for Pony: Rs. 2200 - 3200/- Per Person
Approx. charges for Doli : Rs. 4000 - 6000/- Per Person

Travel Time: Approx. 5hr by foot
Distance: 13 Km

Note:
Carry medicines and woolen clothes.

  • Gaurikund to Kedarnath Trek - Tips
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1:30 PM

Visit Kedarnath Temple

Kedarnath Temple is one of the holiest pilgrimage place dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is set amidst the Garhwal Himalayas at the head of the Mandakini River.

Note:

  • The main temple gate remains open only for 6 months every year. It closes after Diwali (late October or early November) and opens at the beginning of Akshaya Tritiya (late March or early
    April).
  • Devotees are allowed to touch the idol before 5 PM.
  • Vehicles are not allowed beyond Sonprayag. You have to use local vehicles to reach Gaurikund.
  • Kedarnath Temple - Darshan Tips
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2:30 PM

Lunch: Trek back to Gaurikund

You can have lunch on your way back to Gaurikund. Enjoy the local food comprising of rice, chapatti, vegetables, lentils. Bharat Hotel situated near the main trekking route (Helipad 4) is a pure veg restaurant well known for its delicious conventional Indian thali.

*Cost not included in the package.

Car

6:30 PM

Drive back to Phata

The RailYatri cab will drive you back to Phata.

Food

8:30 PM

Dinner

You can order room service or order food the in-house restaurant of the hotel.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Rest up well at the hotel as you will have to get ready the next morning for another exciting day.

Day 7

Food

8:00 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast choose the options of your liking from the items listed below. The buffet breakfast consists of fresh quality products and includes the following delicacies:

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
Car

8:30 AM

Check-out and proceed to Badrinath

The RailYatri cab will pick you from the hotel and drive you to Badrinath.

Travel Time: 7hr 30min
Distance: 19 Km

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En-route visit Karanprayag, Vishnu Prayag & Joshimath (Narshimha Temple). Pay a visit to Uma Devi Temple, Karna Temple and Chandika Devi Temple in Simli too.

  • Narsimha Temple - Darshan Tips
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  • Vishnuprayag - Darshan Tips
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Food

1:00 PM

Lunch on the way

There are many restaurants on the way where you can stop for lunch.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

4:30 PM

Check-in at Hotel Urvashi, Badrinath

The hotel is located close to the bus stand. Mana gaun,
Bheem Pul, Nanda Devi Temple, Urvashi Temple, Sesh Netra,
Charan Padula, Vashudhara, Mata Murti Temple are located within 3 Km from the hotel.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant
  • Travel Desk
  • Laundry
  • Doctor on Call

Note:
Check-in/check-out date, room type will be provided post booking.

  • Hotel upgrade available @additional cost
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Evening is free for leisure.

You can rest at the hotel or visit the local market. Many local shops sell trinkets and souvenirs like 'Salgram Silas' - the sacred stone of Lord Vishnu. Besides this, woolen items and brass items are also available here.

Food

8:30 PM

Dinner

You can order food in your room or have it at any of the nearby restaurant.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Rest up well at the hotel as you will have to get ready the next morning for another exciting day.

Day 8

Food

7:30 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast, you can choose from the options of your liking from the items listed below.

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
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8:00 AM

Visit Tapt Kund & Badrinath Temple

Tapt Kund is a cluster of hot sulphur springs considered to be medicinal. Have darshan of Badrivishal along with Ganesh, Kubera, Garuda, Narada, Udhhav, Nar & Narayan. It is one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The black stone statue is considered as one of the self-manifested statues of the Lord Vishnu. Also see another small temples inside the temple compound i.e. Laxmimata, Nar-Narayana, Hanuman, Ghantakarn and Kaamdhenu.

Travel Time: 5 min
Distance: 600m

Note:

  • ‘Charnamirt’ (abhishekamjal) is available inside the compound. - Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddam Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus), one can perform rites here.
  • Badrinath Temple - Darshan Tips
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Accommodation

10:30 AM

Check-out from the hotel

Check-out from the hotel and proceed to mana village.

Car

11:15 AM

Drive to Mana Village

The RailYatri cab will drive you to Mana Village. It is India’s last village towards Indo-Tibetan border, which includes Vyasa Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, Bhimpul, Saraswati river etc.

Travel Time: 15 min
Distance: 5 Km

  • Mana Village - Tips
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Car

12:00 PM

Drive to Nandaprayag

The RailYatri cab will drive you to Nandaprayag.

Travel Time: 3hr 30min
Distance: 108 Km

Food

1:30 PM

Lunch on the way

There are many good restaurants on the way, where you can stopover for lunch.

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

4:00 PM

Check-in at Hotel Kedar Dev

A budget property surrounded by dense trees in the lap of nature. It provides basic facilities and easy access to Badrinath, Joshimath, Auli, Valley of Flowers, Hemkunt Saheb etc.

Hotel Amenities

  • Restaurant
  • 24 hr front desk
  • 24 hr hot water
  • Doctor on call
  • Internet Facilities
  • 24 hr room service
  • Laundry service
  • Television

Note:
Check-in/check-out date, room type will be provided post booking.

  • Hotel upgrade available @additional cost
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5:00 PM

The evening is free for leisure

Visit Nand Temple situated at the confluence of the Alakananda and Nandakini rivers. Go for a nature walk offering magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges. You can go for souvenir shopping at Nandaprayag market. The market is well known for its collection of semi precious stones and beads, among other things.

Note:
Being a religious place, smoking and alcohol consumption in public places is prohibited in Nandaprayag.

Food

8:00 PM

Dinner

The food served at the in-house restaurant is considered best by the guests. Do try upma and alu parathas!

*Cost not included in the package.

Accommodation

Overnight stay at the hotel

Rest up well at the hotel as you will have to get ready the next morning for another exciting day.

Day 9

Food

8:00 AM

Breakfast

For breakfast, choose the options of your liking from the items below. The buffet breakfast consists of fresh quality products and includes the following delicacies:

  • Fresh Poha
  • Idli and/or dosa
  • Bread Toast
  • Milk, Tea, Coffee

Note:

  • The items above are indicative and subject to change based on availability.
Accommodation

8:30 AM

Check-out from the hotel

Car

8:45 AM

Drive to Haridwar

The RailYatri cab will drive you to Haridwar.

Travel Time: 6hr 30 min
Distance: 216 Km

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Things to do en route

Visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula, Shivanand Ashram, Gita Bhavan, Pramarth Niketan and see the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda in Devprayag.

Food

2:00 PM

Lunch

There are many good restaurants on the way where you can stop over for lunch.

Car

5:00 PM

Drop off at the pick-up point in Haridwar

The Railyatri cab will drop you at your pick-up point in Haridwar.

Trip Information & Documents

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Optional Helicopter charges – Rs 8000 Per person

*Please note that actual price for this year helicopter is yet not published. You will be charged only actual price, not more than that.

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