Chardham Yatra
 

Chardham Yatra   

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Delhi Delhi 01-Feb-2012 09-Jun-2012 11 Nights /
12 Days
Rs. 20,500.00
Highlights of the tour

The Chardham Yatra is one of the most significant pilgrim destinations for Hindus. Since times immemorial, both man and God have just one prayer - Shanti - for the Living and the Departed. The Chardham is also called the Deo Bhumi.

 
Day 01: Delhi - Rishikesh: Drive 230 km (7- 8 hrs)
 

Arrive at Delhi and transfer to Rishikesh by road, take lunch en-route at Marwari Bhoj. On arrival, check-in to the hotel to relax. Free in the evening. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 02: Rishikesh - Barkot: Drive 230 km (7- 8 hrs)
 

After breakfast visit Lakshman Jhoola and go for local sightseeing. Take an early lunch at the hotel and drive 230 km via Mussoorie to reach Barkot in the evening, visiting "Kempty Falls" on the way. On arrival check-in to the hotel. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel. A magnificent view of the eternal snow of Bandarpoonch peak can be seen from Barkot.

Day 03: Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot:
 

Drive 40 km till Hanuman Chatti, then 8 km by local jeep till Janki Chatti and 5 km trek thereafter.

After an early breakfast take packed lunch and drive up to Janki Chatti, then trek 5 km one way through lush green valley, a profusion of conifers, rhododendrons, cacti and several species of Himalayan shrubs to reach Yamunotri, perform pooja, take holy dip at Yamunotri and take the same route to come back to Barkot, for dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 04: Barkot - Uttarkashi: Drive 100 km (5 - 6 hrs)
 

After a relaxed breakfast drive 100 km to reach Uttarkashi and check-in to the hotel. Take lunch, evening is free to explore locale. Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples & Ashrams. Spend the rest of the day at leisure or local sightseeing. You may visit famous Vishwanath Temple and Nehru Institute of Mountaineering, where Ms Bachhendri Pal, the first Indian woman to reach Mount Everest, received her basic mountaineering training. Take dinner & overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 05: Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi: Drive 100 km one way (4 hrs)
 

After breakfast leave for Gangotri via Gangnani, Harsil and on arrival at Gangotri take a holy dip in the sacred river The Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform pooja and relax for sometime in the lovely surroundings. Drive back to Uttarkashi. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 06: Uttarkashi - Guptkashi: Drive 235 km (9 - 10 hrs)
 

After an early breakfast leave for the longest journey of the trip by road. Take late lunch en-route at Chamba. On the way see the heritage city of Tehri submerged into the mighty waters of Holy River Ganges, due to the construction of Tehri Dam. Travel along the beautiful river Mandakani to reach Guptkashi, late in the evening. Guptakashi is a richly rewarding area of colour of imaginative scenery and incredible landscape. Visit Ardh Narishwar Temple. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 07: Guptkashi - Gaurikund - Kedarnath : Drive 37 km (2 hrs), 14 km trek
 

After breakfast leave for Gaurikund (37 km drive one way). On arrival start your journey on the tough trek ahead to reach Kedarnath by late afternoon. On arrival check-in to the guest house. After freshening up and lunch, perform pooja and darshan at the Shri Kedarnath ji temple. In the evening, visit Adi Shankaracharya samadhi at the back of the temple. Dinner and overnight stay at the guest house.

Day 08: Kedarnath - Gaurikund - Guptkashi / Pipalkoti: 14 km trek, Drive 37 / 164 km
 

After morning darshan trek 15 km & drive 37 km to reach Guptakashi for lunch and then further drive 133 km to reach Pipalkoti. Pipalkoti is a busy town cradled in the lap of lush green mountains and terraced fields. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Note: In case of delayed departures the stay will be at Guptakshi

Day 09: Guptkashi / Pipalkoti - Badrinath: Drive 85 km (3 - 4 hrs)
 

After breakfast leave for Badrinath. Enjoy the beautiful drive through the thick medicinal forest. Reach Badrinath by late afternoon. Take lunch, evening free for sightseeing, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10: Badrinath - Srinagar: Drive 200 km (7 - 8 hrs)
 

After morning pooja, aarti and breakfast, drive to Mana the last Indian village before the Tibetan border and then drive 85 km to reach Pipalkoti. Take lunch at Pipalkoti then drive further 115 km to reach Srinagar. Check-in to the hotel, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 11: Srinagar - Haridwar: Drive 125 km (5 - 6 hrs)
 

After breakfast leave for Haridwar, if time permits visit Devprayag (The confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi), to become Ganga. Reach Haridwar in the afternoon. Check-in to the hotel and take lunch. Visit Mansadevi and Chandidevi temple through Ropeway, attend Ganga Aarti at Har ki Pauri, dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 12: Haridwar - Delhi: Drive 205 km (7 - 8 hrs)
 

After breakfast leave for Delhi. Take lunch en-route at Marwari Bhoj. Tour ends on arrival in Delhi, with the happy memories of the Chardham to cherish.

Type of Hotels

Destination

No. of Nights

Standard Hotels / Similar

Rishikesh

01

Neeraj Bhavan

Barkot

01

Hotel Akshat / Raturi Residency

Barkot

01

Hotel Akshat / Raturi Residency

Uttarkashi / Harshil

02

Kalpkedar / Hotel Mahima Resort

Guptkashi

01

Hotel Raj Palace

Kedarnath

01

New Himachal House II

Pipalkoti

01

Hotel Uday Palace

Badrinath

01

Hotel Yoga

Srinagar

01

Hotel Samrat

Haridwar

01

Hotel Urmi

Package Prices Per Person (for Indian Nationals)

Hotel Category

Adult in Twin / Triple

Child (5 to 12 Yrs)

Standard Hotels

Rs.20,500

Rs.16,500

Fixed Departure Dates:

April 2012 - 24, 26, 28 and 30

May 2012 - 02, 04, 06, 08 to 26, 28 and 30

June 2012 - 01, 03, and 07

Important Notes

  • In case of odd number groups, the extra person shall be accommodated in the same room with an extra bed / mattress.
  • Tour cost does not include coolie / porter charges, doli, laundry, telephone, guide charges, tips entry fees if any, donations at temples, extended stay or traveling due to any reason.
  • All extras (F & B and any other services) availed by the customer will be on direct payment basis.
  • The customer has to be bear the proportionate tour cost of extended stay or traveling due to extraneous circumstances.
  • The above rates are applicable to the Indian nationals only.
  • General terms and conditions as per company policy, are binding to all customers.
  • The company reserves the right to cancel at any time any / all the tours without assigning any reason. In such cases the company's responsibility shall be restricted to either refund without any compensation whatsoever or keep the money for the next available tour if the company / customer desires.
  • Cancellation request must be made in writing.
  • All refunds will be made as per company's policy through cheque only.
  • All the hotels mentioned above are indicative. In case of non-availability of rooms, accommodation in similar hotels / guest house will be provided.
  • All disputes / legal claims are subject to Delhi jurisdiction only.

What is included in this price?

Cost Includes: 

  • All accommodations in hotels on twin sharing basis.
  • Complimentary pickup and drop facility from New Delhi railway station.
  • 2X2 AC Luxury Coach.
  • All meals including morning & evening tea/coffee, breakfast, lunch & dinner.
  • Hot water facility at all locations for bathing limited to one bucket if geyser/light is not available.
  • Air conditioned rooms at Haridwar, Rishikesh & Srinagar.
  • Free Ropeway rides at Haridwar Ropeway. (Maa Mansadevi & Chandidevi Udankhatola)
  • Tour Escort.

Cost Excludes:

  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone calls, tips, liquor, boating & joy rides.
  • Any other item not mentioned in "Cost Includes".
  • Any usage of vehicle not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Guide or entrance fees.
  • Any cost arising due to natural calamities like landslides, road blocks, etc. (to be borne by the clients directly on the spot).
  • Any increase in taxes or fuel leading to an increase in surface transportation & land arrangements, which may come into effect prior to departure.
  • Government Service Tax @ 3.09%

Terms & Conditions : (Show General Terms & Conditions)
  • Prices are based on a minimum of 2 adults traveling together.
  • Prices are based on Standard Rooms.
  • Surcharge is applicable for a passenger traveling alone.
  • 'Child Rate' applies to children, between the ages of 2 to 12 years.
  • Prices for Non Indian Nationals are available on request.
  • These rates are not applicable during any Meetings, Incentives, Conferences, Trade-fairs and High Season.
  • All bookings and confirmations are subject to availability.
  • Amendment charges, cancellation charges will be applicable as per our terms & conditions.
  • Any increase in the hotel tariffs, fuel charges or taxes, which may come into effect prior to the departure, will lead to an increase in the tour price. Any difference in the price will be payable by the client.
  • There will be no refund on unused service.
  • The hotel names are given for guideline purpose. The confirmation could be in the same or an alternate hotel in a similar category, subject to availability.
  • Rates are subject to change, without prior notice.
  • All booking terms & conditions of Arzoo.com will apply.

 

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