Chardham Yatra 2024

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Experience the four revered shrines with NTP Groups The Yatra covers four sacred Hindu shrines of Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath in the state of Uttarakhand. These four sites collectively make up the Chardham Yatra, which is a pilgrimage journey for Hindus seeking spiritual fulfillment and salvation.

The yatra draws large number of pilgrims each year and is traditionally undertaken between April and November, as during the winter months, these sites become inaccessible.

NTP Groups, with its four decades of experience, is Indias number one pilgrimage tour operator. We carefully plan our group tours to provide stress-free Chardham yatra from Haridwar and Char dham from Delhi and Do Dham from Dehradun by Helicopter, Car, Bus .

Our dedicated team will ensure Yatris are able to navigate the road and weather conditions in these remote Himalayan shrines for a safe, comfortable and peaceful darshan.

Experience the four revered shrines with NTP Groups

Yamunotri Yamunotri is the first stop on the Char Dham Yatra and is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna, the second-most sacred river in Hindu mythology. The main attraction is the Yamunotri Temple, situated at an altitude of about 3,293 meters in the Garhwal Himalayas. A dip in River Yamuna is said to protect one from untimely death.

Gangotri Gangotri is the second destination on the yatra and is dedicated to Goddess Ganga, the holy river that holds immense spiritual significance. The main attraction is the Gangotri Temple, located at an elevation of 3,100 meters. According to Hinduism, Ganga descended from heaven to earth at Gangotri, when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from his locks.

Kedarnath Kedarnath is the third pilgrimage site and is dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is located at an altitude of around 3,583 meters in the Himalayas. The main attraction is the Kedarnath Temple which is also one of the twelve Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. The ancient temple has exquisite architecture and is part of the revered Panch Kedar pilgrimage circuit.

Badrinath Badrinath is the final destination of the Yatra and is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The temple is believed to have been established by sage Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century. The shrine It is situated at an elevation of about 3,133 meters. The Badrinath Temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desams (sacred shrines for Lord Vishnu).

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Chardham Yatra by Helicopter from Dehradun 2024

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Coverage Area: Dehradun- Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath

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YOUR ITINERARY (DAY WISE)

  • Day 1: Dehradun Pick up
  • Day 2: Flight to Janakichati Darshan Palki/Doli or on foot Yumnotri Darshan
  • Day 3: Arrival Harsil Helipad, Gangotri
  • Day 4: Gangotri to Kedarnath
  • Day 5: Kedarnath to badrinath
  • Day 6: Badrinath to Dehradun

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Chardham Yatra from Delhi 2024

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Coverage Area: Delhi - Haridwar - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Haridwar - Delhi

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YOUR ITINERARY (DAY WISE)

  • Day 1: Delhi Haridwar Pick up from Delhi Railway Station to Haridwar Check in Dinner
  • Day 2: Dehradun/Haridwar/Rishikesh - Barkot (180 kms/5-6 hr)
  • Day 3: Barkot-Jankichatti (50 km/01 hr) Yamunotri (06 km Trek )-Back to Barkot same route
  • Day 4: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr)
  • Day 5: Uttarkashi Harsil -Gangotri (100kms/3-4 each side)-Back to Uttarkashi.
  • Day 6: Uttarkashi Guptkashi (218 kms/7-8hr)
  • Day 7: Guptkashi Sonprayag (30kms by road)-Gorikund- Kedarnath (14 km by Treek one side)
  • Day 8: Kedarnath-Guptkashi (By Same route)
  • Day 9: Guptkashi  Joshimath-Pandukeswar/Govindghat Badrinath (218 kms/7-8hr)
  • Day 10: Badrinath  Rishikesh (300km/11hrs)
  • Day 11: Rishikesh  Delhi : Early Check out and drive back to Delhi.

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Do Dham Yatra from Haridwar 2024

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Coverage Area: Haridwar- Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Guptkashi- Chopta- Badrinath - Rudraprayag - Delhi

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YOUR ITINERARY (DAY WISE)

  • Day 1: Dehradun/ Haridwar Pick up from Delhi Railway Station to Haridwar Check in Dinner
  • Day 2: Dehradun - Guptkashi (225 kms/09 hrs)
  • Day 3: Guptkashi -Sonprayag (30kms by road)-Gorikund- Kedarnath (14 km by Treek one side)
  • Day 4: Kedarnath-Guptkashi (By Same route)
  • Day 5: Guptkashi - Joshimath-Pandukeswar/Govindghat -Badrinath (218 kms/7-8hr)
  • Day 6: Badrinath - Rishikesh (300km/11hrs)
  • Day 7: Rishikesh - Delhi : Early Check out and drive back to Delhi.

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Yamunotri Gangotri Yatra Package from Haridwar 2024

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Coverage Area: Dehradun - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Dehradun

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YOUR ITINERARY (DAY WISE)

  • Day 1: Dehradun/ Haridwar Pick up from Delhi Railway Station to Haridwar Check in Dinner
  • Day 2: Dehradun/Haridwar/Rishikesh - Barkot (180 kms/5-6 hr)
  • Day 3: Barkot-Jankichatti (50 km/01 hr) Yamunotri (06 km Trek )-Back to Barkot same route
  • Day 4: Barkot - Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr)
  • Day 5: Uttarkashi  Harsil -Gangotri (100kms/3-4 each side)-Back to Uttarkashi.
  • Day 6: Uttarkashi  Rishikesh(150km kms/04hrs)
  • Day 7: Rishikesh  Dehradun Drop: Early Check out and drive back to Dehradun airport /Haridwar

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FAQ's

Char Dham refers to the four sacred pilgrimage sites in Hinduism, which are located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. These four sites are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. Pilgrims from all over India and around the world visit these holy places to seek spiritual blessings. Below are some frequently asked questions about the Char Dham Yatra:

Char Dham refers to a sacred pilgrimage circuit in Hinduism located in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. It comprises four holy sites: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These sites are believed to be the abodes of various Hindu deities and hold immense religious significance.

Char Dham holds great spiritual importance for Hindus. It is believed that undertaking a pilgrimage to these four holy sites can help one attain salvation (moksha) and cleanse themselves of their sins. It is considered a sacred journey that helps devotees connect with the divine and attain spiritual upliftment.

The Char Dham sites are located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. The closest major towns are Haridwar and Rishikesh. You can travel by road from these towns to reach the respective base points of each site, from where you have to trek or take other means of transport to reach the main temples.

While there are no strict age restrictions, the Yatra involves trekking and traveling to remote locations, which can be physically demanding. It's advisable to consult with your doctor before undertaking the pilgrimage, especially if you have any health concerns. Elderly individuals and those with mobility issues may find it challenging to complete the entire Yatra, but they can visit the nearby accessible points.
Yes, the Char Dham Yatra is open to foreigners. However, it's essential to check the latest travel advisories and guidelines issued by the Indian government and local authorities before planning your trip.
The duration of the Char Dham Yatra can vary depending on several factors such as the mode of transportation, the chosen route, and individual preferences. On average, the entire pilgrimage can take around 10 to 14 days. However, it is not uncommon for devotees to complete the journey in a shorter or longer duration based on their convenience.
The Char Dham Yatra involves trekking and traveling through hilly terrains, which can be physically demanding, especially for individuals who are not accustomed to such conditions. The trek to Kedarnath, in particular, involves a steep ascent. It is recommended to be adequately prepared, physically fit, and consult a healthcare professional before embarking on the pilgrimage.
The Char Dham sites are:

Badrinath: Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, it is located in the Chamoli district and is one of the holiest temples in India.

Kedarnath: Dedicated to Lord Shiva, it is situated near the Mandakini River in the Rudraprayag district.

Gangotri: The origin of the holy River Ganga, it is located in the Uttarkashi district.

Yamunotri: The source of the Yamuna River, it is situated in the Uttarkashi district

The Char Dham Yatra typically starts in late April or early May and continues until October/November, depending on the weather conditions. These months are considered the best time for pilgrimage due to the milder climate and accessibility to the sites. It is best to avoid a visit during the rainy season, especially in July as the weather is likely to turn rough and terrain adverse due to heavy and unpredictable rains in the region. Helicopter services are also non-operational during the month of July because of the stormy and rainy weather.

The holy shrines of Char Dham are situated at a considerable height with Yamunotri at an altitude of 3,291 metres, Gangotri at an altitude of 3,415 metres, Kedarnath at an altitude of 3,553 metres, and Badrinath at an altitude of 3,300 metres. Together these lofty spots make up the revered Chhota Char Dham pilgrimage route in Uttarakhand.

There are various accommodation options available along the Yatra route, ranging from simple guesthouses and ashrams to more comfortable hotels. However, during peak pilgrimage seasons, it's recommended to book your accommodations in advance.

Yes, visitors are expected to dress modestly when visiting the temples. Men are generally required to wear traditional attire like dhoti-kurta, and women are expected to wear sarees or salwar-kameez. It's also essential to follow the temple rules and customs while inside the sacred premises.
The Char Dham Yatra is usually open to devotees from late April or early May until October or November, depending on the weather conditions. The specific opening and closing dates may vary each year, so it's advisable to check with the authorities or local tour operators for the most up-to-date information. The summer months, from May to June, are generally considered the peak season for the pilgrimage.
Yes, there are various accommodation options available at different locations along the Char Dham route. These include guesthouses, ashrams, dharamshalas, and hotels of varying budgets. It is advisable to book accommodations in advance, especially during the peak season, to ensure availability
Yes, there may be certain guidelines and restrictions in place for the Char Dham Yatra to ensure the safety and well-being of the pilgrims. These may include obtaining necessary permits or passes, adhering to designated routes, following COVID-19 protocols (if applicable), and respecting the local customs and traditions. It's advisable to stay updated with the latest guidelines from the authorities before planning the pilgrimage.
Yes, there may be certain guidelines and restrictions in place for the Char Dham Yatra to ensure the safety and well-being of the pilgrims. These may include obtaining necessary permits or passes, adhering to designated routes, following COVID-19 protocols (if applicable), and respecting the local customs and traditions. It's advisable to stay updated with the latest guidelines from the authorities before planning the pilgrimage.

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