CHARDHAM YATRA TOUR

Holy Himalayan Pilgrimage

TOUR INFO

⇒ Price : INR 23,000/- (Onwards per person)
⇒ Days & Nights : 10D-9N
⇒ Departure : 21/06/18
⇒ Return : 30/06/18
⇒ Places Covered : Haridwar – Barkot – Yamunotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Sitapur – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Mana Village – Rudraprayag – Rishikesh

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Note : To book your ticket, you should pay 50% of the total ticket value

TOUR PACKAGE : Rs. 23,000/- (Onwards per person)

INCLUDES
– Accommodation: twin / double sharing
– Food: Breakfast,Lunch & Dinner.
– Transport: Train / bus / Exclusive Non a/c vehicle for transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary.
– All permit fees & hotel taxes (as per itinerary).
– Rates are valid for INDIAN NATIONALS only.

Inviting you to experience the exquisite beauty and spiritual power of   ‘The Himalayas’. These highest and most remote of mountains exert a universal magnetic attraction. Of incomparable natural beauty, the Himalayas have been central to scriptures, myths and legends of various cultures and religions.

Nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, lies Uttarakhand,  also known as Dev Bhoomi, or the land of the gods. Home to some of the most scared Hindu temples and pilgrimages in the country, the chota (small) Char Dham, or four abodes, is located in the Garwal region of Uttarakhand. Each of the four abodes, mark the spiritual source of sacred rivers – River Ganga (Gangotri), River Mandakini (Kedarnath), River Yamuna (Yamunotri) and River Alaknanda (Badrinath). The Char Dham route follows the Hindu tradition of parikrama or clockwise circumambulation from left to right. It begins at Yamunotri, on to Gangotri and Kedarnath, and culminates at Badrinath. Linked to Self-realized masters for thousands of years, these mountains embody spiritual aspiration—and mankind’s highest potential.

DAYS & NIGHTS :
(9 Nights / 10 Days) Drive In & Drive Out.

PLACES COVERED :
Haridwar – Barkot – Yamunotri – Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Sitapur – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Mana Village – Rudraprayag – Rishikesh

Day 1 – (21st June) : Haridwar – On to Barkot (175Kms / approx. 8 hours drive)

Today,  After breakfast, proceed to Barkot. Barkot is a beautiful town nestled in the Rawain Valley of Uttarkashi District on the banks of the Yamuna. The locals of Rawain are very warm and friendly, though they have been cut off from the rest of Garhwal due to its remote location. Their culture is similar yet distinct from the rest of Garhwal; and it is this that makes this area exceptionally interesting. Arrival and  overnight stay  in Barkot .(B,L,& D)

Day 2 – (22ndJune):  Barkot – Excursion to Yamunotri ( 46 Kms / approx. 2 hours drive)

The morning will start with the drive towards Phoolchatti, the base for Yamunotri trek. After reaching there, start your trek (10 kms trek one way) and reach the temple of Goddess Yamuna by afternoon. The darshan and puja will be followed by a dip in the hot springs situated there. Return back to Phoolchatti (On foot) and further proceed to  hotel. Overnight stay  in Barkot (B, D)

Day 3- (23rd July ) : Barkot – On to Uttarkashi ( 81 Kms / approx. 3 hours drive)

In the morning, proceed to Uttarkashi. It is situated on the banks of the river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, temples and ashrams. On arrival, check-in  hotel. In the evening, visit the famous Vishwanath Temple. Post Darshan, return  to your hotel. Overnight in Uttarkashi (B,L & D)

Day 4- ( 24th July) : Uttarkashi- Gangotri -Uttarkashi( 100 Kms / approx. 3-4 hrs each side)

Early morning, drive to Gangotri. Nestled in the magnificent Garhwal himalayas, Gangotri is set at an altitude of 3048 mts. The river Ganges is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Visit the Gangotri Temple. The 18th century’s temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirath worshipped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite.
Overnight in Uttarkashi (B, L & D)

Day 5-(25th July ): Uttarkashi – On to Sitapur ( 220 Kms / approx. 9 hours drive)

Today, after an early breakfast, proceed for almost a day long drive to Sitapur. Drive past Charangikhal. This will be one of the most beautiful and scenic drives you have ever experienced. Further, you will pass through the Ganges giving way to Tehri Dam (the Electro Hydro Project). Continue on your way to Sitapur. On arrival, check-in to hotel. Overnight in Guptkashi (B, L & D)

Day 6 -( 26th July) : Sitapur –  On to Kedarnath ( 20 Kms trek to Kedarnath, one way )

This morning, post breakfast, drive to Sonprayag trek base.
Start trekking to Kedarnath (3584 mts). On arrival in Kedarnath, check-in to your hotel/camp. The rest of the evening is at leisure. One can visit the Kedarnath Temple or attend the Pooja ceremony and pay your tribute at the shrine. Overnight in Kedarnath. (B)

Day 7-(27th July) : Kedarnath – Sitapur ( 20 Kms trek to Kedarnath, one way )

After breakfast, begin the 20 km. descent to Sitapur Overnight in Guptkashi.( D)

Day 8-(28th July): Sitapur – On to Badrinath ( 210 Kms / approx. 9 hours drive)

Post early breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Badrinath is 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 and Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. On arrival in Badrinath, check-in to your hotel. Visit the Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight in Badrinath (B, L&D)

Day 9-(29th July): Badrinath – On to Mana village ( 5 Kms Trek, to and fro)  –  Rudraprayag  ( 160 Kms / approx. 8 hours drive)

Early morning, visit to Mana village, the last village before Mana Pass, near Badrinath and is 24 Kms from the border of India and Tibet-China in the Himalayas. The origin of River Saraswathi is a sight to cherish. Also the Ved Vyas Guha and Vyas Pothi, the place where Ved Vyas resided amd composed the whole Mahabharatha, and  Ganesh Guha, the exact place where Lord Ganesh wrote Mahabharatha as dictated by Ved Vyas, are some of the attractions here. And visit Joshimat Proceed to Rudraprayag for an overnight stay . (B,L&D)

Day 10- (30th July ) : Rudraprayag – On to Rishikesh – Haridwar (160 Kms / 8 hours drive)

Tour ends with Happy Memories

 

NOTE:  There may be alterations in the schedule due to weather conditions, natural calamities, political disturbances, road blockage,  landslides etc.

DOs :
– Adults must carry original & valid Passport / original Voter ID card.
– Children must carry original & valid Passport / original birth certificate & school photo ID card.

DON’Ts
– Carry dangerous weapons on the trip.

In order to confirm the Hotel and Vehicles booking, you are required to transfer 50% of the total package cost For your Booking Confirmation

Total package cost needs to be paid 20 days before trip departure.

Please note that on payments made by bank transfer, bank charges will have to be borne by the clients

Should you wish to cancel; the following scale of charges will apply.

  • Cancellation 30 Days Before 70% of trip cost Refunded
  • Cancellation 10 days before departure __ 50% of trip cost refunded
  • Cancellation 24 hrs. before departure __ no refund

The Bank details are as follows:

Pyramythri Spiritual Tours&Trekkings
ICICI Bank
A/C No_ 007505013392
IFSC Code – ICIC0000075
SR Nagar Branch
Hyderabad.

Contact for More Details
PYRA MYTHRI Spiritual tours& Trekkings (LLP Regs.No.AAH-7017)
Mobile : 99493 22506, 7997998830,20
pyramythri@gmail.com, www.pyramythri.com