Chardham Yatra From Amaravati

11 Nights 12 Days

Arrive in New Delhi and proceed to Haridwar. Upon arrival at Haridwar, check-in to the hotel. In the evening, head to Har Ki Pauri to enjoy Ganga Aarti on the banks of the Ganges River.
Places to see in Haridwar: Haridwar, a sacred city along the banks of the Ganges in Uttarakhand, India, is renowned for its spiritual significance and vibrant culture. Visit Har Ki Pauri, This iconic ghat is considered the most sacred spot in Haridwar. The nightly Ganga Aarti, where lamps are floated on the river, is a mesmerizing and spiritual experience. Chandi Devi Temple, Perched atop Neel Parvat, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Chandi, and reaching it by cable car offers breathtaking views of the Ganges and Haridwar. Mansa Devi Temple, Situated on Bilwa Parvat, this temple is dedicated to Goddess Mansa Devi. Devotees often take a cable car or trek to seek the goddess's blessings. Overnight stay in Haridwar.
Haridwar Sightseeing Spot - Har Ki Pauri, Rajaji National Park, Mansa Devi Temple, Chandi Devi Temple, Bharat Mata Temple, Daksh Mahadev Temple.

This morning we will drive to Barkot at the foot of Yamunotri. Check in to hotel/camp. The rest of the day is free to relax and get energized for the next day's Yamunotri Pahad (Hills) Yatra. Dinner and overnight at Barkot.
This route not only provides a diverse range of experiences but also showcases the natural beauty and cultural richness of Uttarakhand. Here are some noteworthy places to visit along this route such as Rishikesh, A spiritual town renowned for its yoga and meditation centers. Visit the iconic Triveni Ghat, Laxman Jhula, and The Beatles Ashram for a tranquil experience.
Kempty Falls, Located near Mussoorie, Kempty Falls is a picturesque waterfall offering a refreshing break. The cascading water amidst lush greenery makes it an ideal spot for relaxation. Mussoorie, Known as the "Queen of Hills," Mussoorie offers stunning views of the Himalayas. Explore the Mall Road, Gun Hill, and Camel's Back Road for a charming hill station experience. Dehradun, The capital city of Uttarakhand, Dehradun is known for its pleasant climate and educational institutions. Robber's Cave, Tapkeshwar Temple, and the Forest Research Institute are notable attractions.
Today On The Way Sightseeing Spot - Guchhu Pani/ Robbers Cave, Sahastradhara, Tapkeshwar, Kempty Falls, Lal Tibba, Benog Wildlife Sanctuary, Camels Back Road, Gun Hill

Drive to Jankichatti/Phoolchatti from where the trek to Yamunotri (6 km) begins. Sayana Chatti, on the way to Yamunotri, is regarded as the beginning of the Yamunotri Dham pilgrimage route. The hike offers breathtaking vistas of the Himalayas and verdant surroundings.Hanumant Chatti Hanuman Chatti, named after Lord Hanuman, is another significant location along the route to Yamunotri. It is flanked by breathtaking scenery and acts as the trek's base.Ghati Bhairon, A popular destination for trekkers heading to Yamunotri, this scenic location is renowned for its unspoiled natural beauty. There is a bridge that has to be crossed to cross the Yamuna River. Janki Chatti, This is where pilgrims on their way to Yamunotri stop. "Yamunotri Kund," the area's naturally occurring hot springs, provide a restorative experience.
Please use it on foot, on horseback, or by dolli. You will be responsible for your own expenses. Arranged by Yamunotri: Rice can be cooked by wrapping it in cloth and soaking it in hot kund water. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as prasad. Here near the temple, Divyashira Puja is offered after Jamnabai He enters the warm waters of the Kund and has darshan of the pious Yamunaji returning to Janki Chatti. Then return to Barcot. Overnight at Barkot.
Yamunotri Near By Sightseeing Spot - Divya Shila, Saptarishi Kund, Surya Kund.

Drive to Uttarkashi. Check in to your hotel and visit Vishwanath Temple in the evening. This is the temple of Lord Vishwanath and has a huge iron trident built into it. In addition to serving as a pilgrimage route, the Barkot to Uttarkashi route offers the chance to fully appreciate Uttarakhand's breathtaking scenery.
Visit Panch Prakteshwar cave: this hidden spiritual spot should be on your list. For more than a decade it was a natural cave formed by a limestone. But, interestingly the spiritual significance grew as it was found out that it has a resemblance to Shiva linga. You should take this path carefully, and also witness the scared water.
Vishwanath temple, The renowned Kashi Vishwanath temple is located in Varanasi (Kashi), Uttar Pradesh, dedicated to Lord Shiva. It is one of the holiest and most revered temples for Hindus. Since it’s on the way you must not miss this spot. This temple has a lot of myths associated with it. And people visit it due to its religious significance. Overnight stay in Maneri ,Uttarkashi.
Today On The Way Sightseeing Spot – Panch Prakateshwar Cave, Viswanath Temple, Maneri Dam, Dodital Lake, Kuteti Devi Temple, Shakti Temple.

We proceed to Gangotri (3048 m) where we will enjoy the deep-rooted beautiful village of Harsil, the Bhagirathi River and the most spectacular views of the Himalayas.
Here they must visit is maneri Dam: Maneri Dam stands as a testament to human ingenuity in harnessing the immense power of nature for the benefit of society. Located on the Bhagirathi River, this engineering marvel not only serves as a vital water reservoir but also contributes significantly to the generation of clean energy. It contributes to the overall agricultural prosperity of the surrounding areas.
Gangnani Hot spring: Gangnani is renowned for its natural hot springs. Situated on the route to the sacred shrine of Gangotri, this picturesque destination offers visitors a unique and rejuvenating experience in the midst of breathtaking landscapes. It is believed to possess medicinal properties. Many travelers stop at Gangnani to cleanse themselves in the holy waters before embarking on their journey to the higher altitudes. After Gangotridarshan, return to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Maneri.
Today On The Way Sightseeing Spot - Gangnani Hot Spring, Dharali, Mukhwas Villege, Sattal, Surya Kund Gangotri, Bhagirathi Shila, Bhagirathi River.

Continue on to Guptkashi. On the way, you can see the beautiful Mandakini River at Tirumala. Mandakini River comes from Kedarnath. Drive along the river and reach Guptkashi.
Tehri Dam: The Tehri Dam, located in the northern state of Uttarakhand, India, is one of the largest and highest dams in the world. Built on the Bhagirathi River, a tributary of the Ganges, the Tehri Dam is a multipurpose project aimed at harnessing the region's water resources for various purposes, including hydroelectric power generation, irrigation, and flood control.
Arthnareshawar Temple: Arthanareeswarar Temple, also known as Arthanareeswara Temple, is a renowned Hindu temple located in Uttarakhand, India. Situated near the town of Rudraprayag, the temple holds great religious significance and is dedicated to Lord Shiva in his half-male, half-female form, known as Arthanareeswara or Ardhanarishvara. The Ardhanarishvara form of Lord Shiva is associated with the divine cosmic dance (Nataraja) and represents the harmony and balance inherent in the universe. The temple is believed to be an ancient sacred site where Lord Shiva manifested in this form. Upon arrival, check in to your hotel. Stayed at Hotel Guptkashi.
Today On The Way Sightseeing Spot – Tehri Dam, Ardhnarishwar, Kalimath, Omkareshwar Temple.

In the morning, drive to Sonprayag and start trekking from Sonprayag to Kedarnath (3584 m) on foot or by pony/dori. Travelers should carry personal medicines, thick wool, toiletries, and clothing for some time.
Explore Sonprayag: Sonprayag is particularly notable for being the confluence point of two sacred rivers, Mandakini and Basuki. The meeting of these rivers is considered auspicious, and pilgrims often take ritualistic dips in their holy waters as part of their spiritual journey. It is a a significant pilgrimage circuit in Uttarakhand, Sonprayag holds immense religious significance.
Visit Gaurikund: Gauri Kund, with its blend of mythological significance, natural beauty, and religious rituals, remains a sacred destination that holds a special place in the hearts of Hindu pilgrims undertaking the spiritual journey to Kedarnath. Gauri Kund serves as a significant stop on the pilgrimage route to Kedarnath, one of the Char Dham Yatra destinations. Gauri Kund is associated with Goddess Parvati, also known as Gauri, the consort of Lord Shiva. It is believed to be the place where Goddess Parvati performed intense penance to attain Lord Shiva as her husband. We check in to the hotel. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.
Today Visit Point: Sonprayag, Gorikund, Ram Bada, Kedar Temple.

Wake up early in the morning before sunrise and after bathing, reach the temple at 4:45 am to celebrate the Abhishek of Kedarnath Shiva. Anyone can enter the Garbha Griha and touch the idol. You can also prostrate while touching God with your head. After darshan and puja, leave the temple and return to the government. Camp/Lodge. Then start your 20 km round trip trek from Kedarnath to Sonprayag.

Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath and check in to your hotel. Visit Badrinath in the late evening. The journey from Guptkashi to Pandukeshwar in Uttarakhand offers a scenic route with several interesting places to explore such as Guptakashi, Start your journey by exploring Guptakashi itself.
Must Visit Chopta: Chopta is a picturesque hill station nestled in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India. Often referred to as the "Mini Switzerland of Uttarakhand," Chopta is celebrated for its stunning natural beauty, lush meadows, and breathtaking views of the Himalayas. Chopta serves as the base for the trek to Tungnath, one of the Panch Kedar and the highest Shiva temple in the world. Pilgrims and trekkers alike visit Tungnath to seek spiritual solace and witness panoramic views of the Himalayan range.
Joshimath: Joshimath holds great spiritual importance, primarily due to the presence of the Adi Guru Shankaracharya Math. This math, established by Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century, is a revered center for learning and spiritual activities. Pilgrims and seekers visit to absorb the tranquility and seek spiritual guidance.
Pandukeshwar: Pandukeshwar is renowned for its association with Hindu mythology. It is believed to be the place where King Pandu, a central figure in the Mahabharata, performed penance to seek forgiveness for his sins. The village is home to the Pandukeshwar Temple, dedicated to Lord Yogadhyan Badri, a form of Lord Vishnu. The temple holds historical and religious importance, attracting pilgrims and devotees seeking blessings. After exploring, Overnight at a hotel in Pandukeshwar.

After breakfast at 7am, we will head to Badrinath. Badrinath: One of the 'four dams', one of the country's most famous pilgrimage sites, stands at an altitude of 3,133 meters and is flanked by two mountain ranges, the Nar and Narayan ranges. Mount Neelkanth supports its peak's great background. This revered site was once covered with wild berries. Therefore, this place was given the name Badrivan, which means berry forest.
Explore Mana village: Mana is often referred to as the "Last Village of India" as it is situated near the Indo-Tibetan border, in close proximity to the Mana Pass. Pilgrims often visit Mana as part of their journey to the sacred Badrinath temple. Vyas Gufa, a cave near Mana, is believed to be the place where Vyas dictated the Mahabharata to Lord Ganesha.
Karnaprayag: Karnaprayag is renowned for being one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) in Uttarakhand. It marks the meeting point of the Alaknanda River, flowing from Badrinath, and the Pindar River, originating from the Pindari Glacier. Many pilgrims en route to the Char Dham Yatra visit Karnaprayag as part of their sacred journey. The confluence is considered auspicious, and there are temples dedicated to Uma and Karna at this site.
Rudraprayag: Rudraprayag is renowned for being the meeting point of two sacred rivers, Alaknanda and Mandakini. The harmonious merger of these rivers is considered highly auspicious, and pilgrims often visit the town for its spiritual vibrations. The town derives its name from the Rudranath Temple, dedicated to Lord Shiva. Pilgrims and tourists alike visit Rudraprayag to seek blessings and witness the divine confluence. Overnight at a hotel in Srinagar.

Early in the morning, after breakfast, head downhill to Rishikesh, the spiritual city and yoga capital of the world. Explore Dev Prayad and Rishikesh during day time.
Dev Prayag: Devprayag is renowned as the place where the Alaknanda River, coming from the Badrinath region, meets the Bhagirathi River, flowing from the Gangotri glacier. The union of these two rivers marks the beginning of the Ganges River, considered one of the holiest rivers in Hinduism. Pilgrims believe that taking a dip at this holy junction cleanses them of sins and paves the way for spiritual liberation. The town is home to the Raghunathji Temple, dedicated to Lord Rama. This ancient temple holds historical significance and attracts devotees who seek blessings and solace.
Rishikesh: Known as the "Yoga Capital of the World," Rishikesh has been a spiritual hub for centuries. It is dotted with ashrams, temples, and meditation centers where seekers from around the globe come to delve into the age-old practices of yoga and meditation. You must witness the Ganges Aarti at Triveni Ghat. In the evening, drive to Haridwar, check into the hotel on arrival and spend the night at Hotel Haridwar.

In the morning, have breakfast at your hotel and embark on the final lap of this trip. Upon arrival in Delhi, transfer Amaravati to the railway station and airport. The tour is over.