Char Dham Tour Package from Haridwar
Haridwar Taxi Services providing Char Dham Tour Package from Haridwar. The majestic Himalayas, the greatest of all ranges in the world are home to the Chardham. These shrines rest in the Middle Himalayas and are covered under snow for a significant part of the year. These places provide the perfect environment where the god and the transcendent seem to coexist. The Char Dhams are open for the general public from first week of May till November depending upon the weather conditions in the region.
The Hindu religion revolves around the concept of birth, rebirth and salvation. Every Hindu performs his 'karma' to attain freedom from the cycle of birth and rebirth. It is believed amongst the Hindus that the visit to a Pilgrimage washes away all the sins and bad deeds that one performed in this birth knowingly or unknowingly.
Yamunotri word is derived from the famous Indian River Yamuna, and it is situated in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand and it is known for a chota Char Dham Hindu pilgrimage destination in India. But it holds the high rank among pilgrims, as it is believed to be the seat of Goddess Yamuna. A full day has to be spent in order to reach here from Haridwar, Rishikesh or Dehradun. However, the real test lies in the six-hour walk from Hanuman Chotti that is the last motor ably accessible place. You need to walk a long stretch in order to visit the holy shrine. The hot spring here is a geographical wonder and is used to cook prasad out of rice.
The next site is Gangotri; The Gangotri word is come from the most important Indian River Ganga, and it is the abode of Goddess Ganga. Gangotri spiritual pilgrimage destination is situated in banks of the river Bhagirati.The goddess is worshiped every evening and the whole ritual is a must see when you are visiting Char Dham in India. The whole majestic view of thousands of earthen lamps floating on the river has a mesmerizing effect. Thus; it is listed high in both geographical and religious terms. It is connected by day's journey from Haridwar, Rishikesh or Dehradun. You can also alternatively take a two-day's journey from Yamunotri. When you travel by road you are able to see more visits by pilgrims than Yamunotri. Gomukh, which is the actual current source of the Ganga, is the 17km trek from here. An overnight stay holds a lot of more adventure. It is one of the most daring spots that attracts adventure tourists each year to explore the power of River Ganga.
Badrinath is the most sacred Dham of India. This Dham was established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 9th century. The deity of Badrinath Temple is Lord Vishnu. It is built in the form of a cone with a small cupola of gilt bull and spire. The temple is divided into three parts - The Garbh Griha in which the idol of Lord Badrinath is seated in the inner part of this place and canopy covered with gold sheet. Second part is known as Darshan Mandap in which puja ceremonies are performed. The temple also contains Garuda (vehicle of Lord Narayan) and Goddess Mahalaxmi. Devotees can see the idol of Lord Badrinath as Brahma, Vishnu, Mahesh, Hanuman, Kali or Guru, in what so ever form they wish to see the almighty, all pervading and all in one. The main door of temple is decorated with beautiful painting which is called as Singh Dwar. Lord Vishnu is seated in a position of Padma Asan. The temple remains closed during winter months as the region is prone to heavy snowfall.
Kedarnath Temple, probably the most sacred Hindu shrine located in the great Himalayas, is believed to be constructed by Sankaracharya. The temple is amongst the holiest pilgrimages for the devout Hindus. The temple at Kedarnath enshrining the Jyotirlingam of Shiva opens only 6 months a year (April-November) when the sun enters the zodiac sign of Aries and it is closed when the sun enters Scorpio. Kedar is that form of Lord Shiva which embodies a passion of love, death, hatred, mysticism and fear by his several forms. According to the mythology, the idol placed in the temple is identified with the rump of a bull. In addition, the walls inside the temple are ornately carved with several images. Outside the temple door, a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard. The temple has a "Garbha Griha" for worship and a Mandap, apt for assemblies of pilgrims and visitors. Kedarnath temple is one of the best known Shivasthalams in India and is considered to be one of the most sacred pilgrimage centers of the country.
Char Dham Tour Package from Delhi - Char Dham Yatra Package from Haridwar
Day 01 : Haridwar to Barkot (210kms/7-8hr)
Early Morning meet our driver at haridwar and driveto Barkot via Mussoorie, enroute visit Mussoorie Lake and Kempty Fall in Mussoorie. Later drive straight for Barkot. Check into the hotel arrival in Barkot. Overnight halt at Barkot.
Day 02: Barkot to Yamunotri to Barkot (36kms drive & 6kms Trek)
Next morning after breakfast , drive towards Jankichatti / Phoolchatti and star trek from here to Yamunotri (6kms). After taking bath in Jamunabai Kund's warm water and having "Darshan" of "Yamunaji" return to Jankichatti by trek. Later drive towards Barkot, Overnight haly at Barkot.
Day 03: Barkot to Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi. Visit Shivgufa on the way to Uttarkashi. Arrival in Uttarkashi visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi city. After that check in Hotel. Day free for rest. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Uttarkashi is home to a number of ashrams, temples. The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi (Varanasi). Similar to Varanasi, town of Uttarkashi is also situated on the banks of River Ganga.
Day 04 : Uttarkashi to Gangotri to Uttarkashi (100kms/3-4 each side)
Next morning drive towards Gangotri, enroute at 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. Later drive back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.
Day 05 : Uttarkashi to Guptkashi (220kms/8-9hr)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Guptakashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
Day 06 : Guptkashi / / Kedarnath / / Guptkashi (30kms by road & 19kms Trek one way) Height: 3384 MTS.
Morning after breakfast enjoy Kedanrath & back your hotel. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.
Morning our driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to take local jeep for Gourikund and then your trek strat for kedarnath ji. After darshan you follow same & back to Sonpraag. There is big parking issue so driver will back other palace if his contact no. in not working then you have to arrange other taxi or wait for your driver & send the massage any other driver.
Kedarnath : 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. 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.
Day 07 : Guptkashi to Badrinath (220kms/9-10hrs)
Morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Check in to the hotel arrival in Badrinath. Pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Badrinath one of the 'Ancient 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 & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries".
Day 08 : Badrinath to Joshimath to Rudraprayag (160kms/7hr)
Morning enjoy the after breakfast, driver for Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Visit on the way Narsingh Temple in Joshimath later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check into the hotel arrival in Rudraprayag. Overnight stay at Rudraprayag.
Day 9 : Rudraprayag to Haridwar (165kms/5-6hr)
Morning after breakfast, drive for Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh 'place of sages' is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of " Hrishikesh " and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla. Overnight stay at Haridwar.
Day 10:Haridwar to Delhi (220Kms / 6-7hr)
Morning after breakfast, drive for Delhi. Dropping at Delhi airport / station / home / hotel.