The epicentre of Hindu spirituality is cradled in the mighty Himalayas at Uttarakhand in four spots; together called Char Dham.
In a land rich with spiritual beliefs, ancient legends and vast religious history, the Char Dham is the holiest of all in Hinduism. The focal point of worship, the Char Dham Yatra is considered a must visit for every devout Hindu once in their lifetime to wash away all of their earthly sins and opens the gateway for Moksha or salvation. Comprising the four pilgrimage sites of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri, the Char Dham Yatra sites are all located in the state of Uttarakhand.
Yamunotri: The site of origin of the Holy River Yamuna & the temple of Goddess Yamuna is located here.
Gangotri: The origin site of River Ganga (Ganges) & the ancient temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located here.
Kedarnath: The 8th Century shrine of Lord Shiva; one of the 12 Jyotirlingas & part of the Panch Kedar.
Badrinath: The Holiest of all four Dhams, Badrinath houses the Temple of Lord Vishnu, also known as Badri Vishal.
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Day 1: Dehradun - Kharsali - Yamunotri - Kharsali - Harsil - Gangotri - Harsil (Overnight Stay in Harsil)
We depart early in the morning from Dehradun for Kharsali- the base for Yamunotri; the flight time is approximately 30 min. After we arrive in Kharsali, we leave for Yamunotri situated at a distance of 6 km by palki/ pony. Time taken is 5 to 6 hrs. After concluding Darshan at the Yamunotri temple, return to Kharsali for lunch, after which we proceed to board the helicopter for Harsil. Upon arrival at Harsil, a car/jeep escorts you to Gangotri. Located at a distance of 25 km from Harsil, it takes about an hour to reach Gangotri. After darshan at the Gangotri temple, we head back to Harsil; where the overnight stay is organized at the Himalayan Nature Resort.
Day 2: Harsil – Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Guptakashi - Badrinath - Dehradun
We begin the day with an early breakfast and start the journey for Kedarnath at 0700 hrs. Government regulation requires the helicopter to be changed at Guptkashi, where we switch aircrafts and board another helicopter from the same helipad for Kedarnath. We arrive at Kedarnath by 0800 hrs. The Kedarnath temple is located at a walking distance from the helipad and special darshan slips will be provided here. After darshan, we fly back to Guptkashi to commence the journey towards Badrinath; the flying time is about 35 minutes. We arrive in Badrinath and proceed to the temple for darshan . Concluding the Darshan, we board the helicopter one final time to leave for Dehradun, where our itinerary comes to an end