Chardham means four pilgrimage sites in India. Before the mid of 20th century four dham sites are Puri, Rameshwaram, Dwarka and Badrinath. But after the mid 20 century, the Kedarnath Dham, Badrinath Dham, Gangotri Dham and Yamunotri Dham are known as the popular char dhams for the pilgrims. These char dhams located in the Uttarakhand state of India and someone can get chardham tour package in Haridwar Uttarakhand or helicopter booking for chardham yatra in Haridwar. These four sites are the most sacred pilgrimage places or sites of Hindu religion. According to Hindu mythology every person must go at least once to char dhams in their entire life. It is belief that Visiting these pilgrimages you can wash all your sins and get the salvation or moksha (Release from the cycle of death and birth). If someone visits these places with a little faith and belief, he can enjoy purity, spirituality, peace and beauty of these holy places. Basically these holy places are four temples as Kedarnath is a temple devoted to Lord Shiva, Badrinath is a temple devoted to Lord Vishnu, Gangotri is a temple and source of Goddess Ganga and Yamunotri is a temple and source of Goddess Yamuna. Char dham Yatra means the journey of four sacred places. It is a most popular route visited by millions of devotees in aspiration of washing all sins and to get moksha or salvation. The journey of char dham should start from the Yamunotri, then Gangotri, then Kedarnath and culminating your journey at Badrinath. These dhams open May to October every year and can be covered in a chardham tour package of 10 to 11 days. You can enjoy a helicopter booking for chardham yatra and can save time by visiting chardham by helicopter in just two days. Usually, the visit for these for pilgrimages starts from a holy city Haridwar Uttarakhand. It is one of the holiest cities in India and thousand of devotee gathered here to get a holy dip into Holy River Ganga everyday. There are a lot of Tour and Travel agents in Haridwar offering chardham tour packages to the pilgrims. They also provide helicopter booking for chardham yatra to visit these four holy temples. This holy city is located on banks of river Ganga. If you are in Haridwar then you should see the evening Ganga Arti here.
There are a lot of travel and tour agents in Haridwar Uttarakhand that offers various chardham tour packages to enjoy the chardham yatra comfortably without any problem. They offers bus tour package, helicopter tour package and many other tour packages. Here, you can book your entire chardham tour. If you book a chardham tour arranged by a travel agency in Haridwar, they take care of you food, accommodation and travel. You can also hire a driver or a car from these tour and travel companies in Haridwar. Otherwise you can book a helicopter or bus for your chardham tour. Any car can be book for the journey. When the temples open, the prices of these tours may be high compare to other months by tour operators. After getting a tour package of chardham, your journey starts. After taking a holy dip into River Ganga with blessings, journey starts for Yamunotri first Dham from Haridwar. First you reach to Syana chatti or Hanuman Chatti that are 20 kms and 13 kms from the Yamunotri. There are many hotels to take rooms for overnight stay and food. Early in the morning you will leave these hotels for Yamunotri. Today, you start climbing for Yamunotri from Janaki Chatti. It is a distance of 7 kms and takes 3 to 4 hrs to complete. After Yamunotri visit, come back to your hotel at Sayana Chatti or Hanuman Chatti. Next day, your visit start for next dham is Gangotri. After traveling whole day you reach at Netala, a beautiful place to stay. Uttar Kashi also can be used for stay. Now, early in the morning you start your journey for Gangotri that is 90 kms from Netala. After visit Gangotri come back to Netala or Uttar Kashi for overnight stay. Next day, start journey for Kedarnath by vehicle up to Gaurikund. After Gurikund vehicle can not be used. Stay overnight at Gaurikund and next day start climbing up to reach Kedarnath. After climbing 14 kms in 5-6 hrs, you reach Kedarnath and can stay overnight here. Next day, come back to Gaurikund and start journey for Badrinath from Gaurikund. After reaching Joshi Math, you should rest and stay overnight at Joshi Math. Next day early in the morning, after journey of 2-3 hrs or more you will reach to Badrinath. Here you visit the Badrinath temple and stay here for overnight. Next day, you start traveling for Haridwar from Badrinath. Here, you can take rest for night at Vishnu Paryag on the way. Next day, early in the morning you start traveling for Haridwar via Rishikesh. You can also visit the Rishikesh on the way. After a journey of 10 days, you complete you your chardham darshan yatra. Yamunotri and Kedarnath are accessible by trek not by road. If you are not able to trek, you can hire a horse or pony, palki and kandi. When driving, the driver should be expert, avoid traveling in the night and start traveling early in the morning.
* Some Medicines. * Warm clothes and clothes to wear. * Umbrella or rain coats (You can also buy cheap raincoat on the way, some times it might be rain when you are trekking). * Torch and Candles (sometimes you need it at your overnight stay). * Camphor (It can be helpful when you suffer from the lack of oxygen). * Don’t carry lot of stuff while trekking to Kedarnath. On the way, there are many shops and restaurants to take food. There you can get Northern Indian food like paranthas, Tea, Lemonade, Maggi Noodles and drinking water etc. It can be very helpful, if you book a chardham tour package in Haridwar or helicopter booking for chardham in Haridwar. It can provide you many necessary things and guides you during your four dham visit. Many necessary things you can also get there at shops. Note: - If you have any sort of breathing problems don't go for walk. Someone can hire pony, palki or kandi and should have camphor in their pocket if have these type of problems. You can also buy oxygen cylinders when climbing up to Kedarnath. Usually, you don't need it if you are normal.
* You should withdraw cash from any city when you start to visit any place. Since, ATM would not get frequently. * Normally, you would get north Indian food on the way. * You should take general medicines with you. * You can carry some book to know about these places. * You should get the mobile networks all the time, but there are STD booths exist. * Try to carry torch and camphor. * Buy some water bottles on the way. If you have any question regarding chardham yatra call us at +91-9927133322 / 9927133344 or mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will be happy to help you. We are Shrilaxmi Tour and Travels, a best travel agency in Haridwar offers best chardham tour packages and helicopter booking for chardham. Visit- shrilaxmitourandtravels.com for more information. Some information can be changed in this post after floods disaster in Uttarakhand in 2013. During this Journey you visit Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. This post is the full yatra description with itinerary. Now we try to explore these four dhams. * Yamunotri:- This is the first dham of this yatra and a temple devoted to Goddess Yamuna. It is situated at an altitude of 3293 meters and source of River Yamuna. Yamunotri is surrounded by the mountains on all sides and built in the early 19th century. This temple again rebuilt after the earth quakes of 1923 and 1982. This temple opens every year in the last of April or early in the May and closes in October or November. * Gangotri:- This is the second dham of this yatra and a temple devoted to Goddess Ganga. It is situated at an altitude of 3100 meters on the banks of River Bhagirathi and source of River Ganga. The Ganga originates at Gaumukh in Gangotri Glacier and took the form of river to eliminate the sins of king Bhagirathi's ancestors. This temple open in May and close on the occasion of Diwali in October or November. Lord Shiva reduces the fierce flow of Ganga by his hair. It is popular for its ancient temples. * Kedarnath:- It is a popular temple devoted to Lord Shiva. It is situated in Uttarakhand's Rudraprayag district at an altitude of 3584 meters. You can not reach at Kedarnath by vehicle. You have to trek to reach there. It is affected by a flood in 2013 and the trek is increased by 14 kms to 21 kms and starts from Sonprayag. This temple opens for 6 months from end of April to beginning of November. Due to heavy snowfall in winter months the residents of Kedarnath shift places at lower altitudes. The Chorabari Glacier near Kedarnath is the head of Mandakini River. * Badrinath:- It is the final dham of this journey and most popular pilgrimage. It is the part of chota chardham and bada chardham. According to Hindu mythology, the Nara and Narayan (both are the form of Lord Vishnu) did meditation here and it is also said that Pandavas of Mahabharat also passed through this place during their journey of heaven. Mana, last village of India is 4 km away from here. This temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu and builds in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya. It open all the year and close from November to April. You can visit here from May to June and September to October. It is popular for panch Badri temples. * Yog Dhyan Badri * Bhavishtya Badri * Adi Badri * Vriddha Badri * Badrinath Temple You can visit these beautiful places with comfort by booking any helicopter booking for chardham or booking chardham tour package in Haridwar. It also helps you to guide & suggest route for your char dham yatra.Book Now
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