Char Dham Yatra
Garhwal Himalaya is known as Tapo Bhumi (Abode of Gods). There are four Holiest Shrines (Char Dham) in this part of Himalaya. Yamunotri – the source of Yamuna river, Gangotri, the temple dedicated to river Ganga, Kedarnath (Shiva Temple) which is 3000 years old and Badrinath (Vishnu Temple from 8th Century AD) are dreams of every Indian to visit to attain Salvation. All the Four Shrines are situated in the beautiful valleys with shining Himalayan peaks in the back drop. A trek to Char Dham enlightens you to know about mysticism of Ganga river while you enjoy your trek with pilgrims and Sadhus (Holy Men).
Arrive in Delhi and transfer to the hotel. Sightseeing of Old & New Delhi, visiting, Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Shanti Van, Humayun Tomb, President House, India Gate and Qutab Minar.
02 DELHI/RISHIKESH (340 m)
We drive 224 km/ 7 to Rishikesh. Check in hotel. Evening at Sun set witness Ganga Arti (worship) on the Bank of Ganga river.
03 RISHIKESH/HANUMAN CHATTI (2400 m)
Early morning we drive 222 km to Hanuman Chatti. Overnight in a Guest House.
04 HANUMAN CHATTI/JAN KI Chatti (2576 m)
Today we start our trek of 5 hours and enjoy Himalayan view while trekking. Overnight in Guest House / Tent.
05 JAN KI CHATTI/YAMUNOTRI (3292 m)/ HANUMAN CHATTI
We trek to Yamunotri Temple, visit the Temple and return to Jan Ki Chatti and further to Hanuman Chatti for the night, 6-7 hr trek. Overnight in Guest House.
06 HANUMAN CHATTI/UTTARKASHI (1158 m)
Early morning we drive to Uttarkashi and over night in Simple Hotel.
07 UTTARKASHI/GANGOTRI (3140 m)
After breakfast we drive 95 km to Gangotri Temple. In the evening we visit the Temple of Mother Goddess Ganga and pray together with other pilgrims. Overnight in Simple Guest House.
08 GANGOTRI/BHOJBAS (3792 m)
Trek 16 km, 5 hr to Bhojbas. We have a beautiful view of Bhagirath and Shivling and some other peaks on our way.
09 BHOJBAS/TAPOVAN (4463 m)
We trek 6 km to Tapovan over Gangotri Glacier, 5 hr trek.
Whole day is Free. Tapovan has an ampitheatrical view of peaks of Shivling, Bhagirathi, Kedardome, Meru etc. You can explore whole day while enjoying this superb view.
11 TAPOVAN/CHIRBAS (3600 m)
We trek back 14 km from Tapovan to Chirbas for 6 hr. Overnight in Tent.
In the morning we trek for 2 hours and drive to Uttarkashi. Overnight in Simple Hotel.
13 UTTARKASHI/GAURI KUND (1981 m)
We now continue our drive in the direction of ancient Temple of Kedarnath Shiva Temple. Overnight in Simple Hotel.
14 GAURI KUND/KEDAR NATH (3584 m)
Today we trek 15 km to Kedarnath and stay overnight in Tourist Bungalow or Tents.
15 KEDAR NATH/GAURI KUND
Trek back to Gauri Kund and spend the night in Simple Hotel.
16 GAURI KUND/JOSHIMATH (1890 m)
We drive in the direction of Joshimath in the morning and spend the night in Simple hotel.
17 JOSHIMATH/BADRI NATH/PIPAL KOTI
Drive 65 km to Badrinath Temple, visit the Temple and drive back to Pipal Koti for the night where we stay in a Hotel. From Badrinath we have an excellent view of Neel Kanth Peak.
18 PIPAL KOTI/RISHIKESH
This is our last drive through Garhwal Hills and we arrive at Rishikesh in the evening.
Drive back to Delhi.
Transfer to the international Airport and flight back.