CHARDHAM : The Sacred Journey


Package Code : DP003

Package Name : CHARDHAM : The Sacred Journey

Package Days : 7 Days / 6 Nights

Tour Itinerary : Delhi - Haridwar - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath- Rishikesh

Char Dham are the four pilgrimage sites in India that are widely revered by Hindus. It comprises Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri. It is considered highly sacred by Hindus to visit Char Dham during one's lifetime.


* This is a sample itinerary. We will custom make the trip as per your requirement.


Travel Plan


New Delhi – Haridwar

Departure from Delhi to Haridwar by Car/bus/train early morning.

Reach Haridwar by afternoon and visit Mansadevi Temple, Chandidevi Temple, and Daksha Mahadev Temples.

In the evening visit Har-ki-Pauri for Ganga Aarti. The 'Aarti' worship of the Ganga after sunset and the floating 'dia' (lamp) is a moving ritual.

Night halt and comfortable overnight stay at the hotel.


Haridwar – Yamunotri

After Breakfast, today drive to local sightseeing including official residence of Dalai lama in Mcleodganj, St John church, Monasteries & Bhagsunath temple, the oldest temple in Dharamshala.

At the start of Mcleodganj is a small bazaar filled with variety of Tibetan handicrafts and artifacts enjoy the art

Evening leisure

Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.


Yamunotri – Gangotri

In the Morning leave for Gangotri On the way visit Gangnani.

Take a holy dip in Garam Kund. Further drive to Gangotri via beautiful Harsil Valley.

Harsil is famous for its nature beauty and for the majestic views of the Deodar trees, and mountains.

On arrival at Shree Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja and Darshan, after that relax for some time in the lovely surroundings.

Have a look at the submerged Shivlings in the river. These natural rock Shivlings are the place where, according to mythology Lord Shiva sat when he received the Ganga in his matted lock.

Overnight stay in the hotel.


Gangotri – Kedarnath

After medical check-up proceed to Gaurikund, Trek start from Gaurikund to Kedarnath (3584 meters) by pony / Doli. Tour members should carry personal medicines, heavy woolen, toiletries and clothes for an overnight halt at Kedarnath.

Visit Kedarnath Temple. The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva, the protector and the destroyer.

According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The remaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar.

Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.

Overnight stay at GMVN / Punjab Sindh / Agra House.


Kedarnath – Badrinath

Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in at the Hotel. Later in the evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti.

Badrinath 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 & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop.

Visit the Tapt Kund which is a natural thermal spring on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.

Also visit Sheshnetra which is 1.5kms away, a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag's eye.

See Charanpaduka which is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.

There are other sites as well which are worth watching like Mata Murty temple, Mana Village, Vasudhara falls, Bhim pull and Vyas Gufa.

Overnight stay at the hotel.


Badrinath – Rishikesh

Drive to Rishikesh, the 'place of sages' early morning. It is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides.

On reaching Rishikesh check in at Hotel. Later visit various Temples & sights in Rishikesh like Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla, Triveni Ghat, and Shivananda Ashram.

Also visit the Bharat mandir which is the oldest temple of Rishikesh, situated near the Jhanda Chowk.

Later in the evening visit Ganga Aarti at Parmarth Ashram.

Overnight stay in Rishikesh.


Rishikesh – Delhi

After breakfast drive back to Delhi

Places of Attraction