www.chardhamtemples.co.in will help you and assist you in Planning Temple Tour & Pilgrimage to famous Temples of Chardham Yatra journey to the abode of Gods Uttarakhand is known as Dev Bhoomi (Land of Gods), as it is the land of great pilgrimages, sacred temples and places, which attracts millions of pilgrims and spiritual seekers to get enlightenment. The pilgrimage of Chhotha Char Dhams located in Garhwal region are considered the most sacred places in India: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. These four holy pilgrimage sites are opened for pilgrims only for a brief six months, which commences from the month of April. Normally to visit Chardham it will take about 9 to 11 Nights by road , Customised Chardham Tour can be arranged from Delhi or Haridwar and group tour with fixed departure are available both from Delhi & Haridwar , The fastest way to visit Chardham is by Helicopter which takes 5 day to cover all the dham with Special darshan and puja in all the chardham temple and if once is constrained by time can visit Do Dham of Badrinath & Kedarnath in same day by helicopter.
Helicopter Chardham Yatra (Ex – Dehradun) (Dehradun – Yamunotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath – Dehradun) Yatra Schdule :
Day 1 : Dehradun to Yamunotri :- Pickup Dehradun on arrival assistance at Helipad, take Helicopter for Kharsali, on arrival proceed to Yamunotri Temple 5 Kms. by Palki. After darshan & puja, return back to Kharsali. Take Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
Yamunotri Temple : Maharani Gularia of Jaipur built the temple in the 19th Century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again.
Yamunotri : Yamunotri is situated in the western region of the Garhwal Himalayas and is at a height of 3,235 meters above sea level. Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna.The shrine of Yamunotri is located on the Bandar Poonch peak.
Day 2 : Yamunotri to Gangotri :- Morning after breakfast, proceed to Harsil by Helicopter. After landing proceed to Gangotri Temple 25 Kms. by road. After offering darshan & puja, return back to Harsil. Evening free for local sightseeing of Harsil. Dinner & Overnight stay at Hotel.
Gangotri : Gangotri is the place high in the Garhwal Himalayas from where the holy Ganges originates. According to the legend, it was here the Ganga descended on the earth, when Lord Shiva released the mighty river from the locks of his hair. The temple of Gangotri, dedicated to Goddess Ganga stands on the bank of the river.
Day 3 : Gangotri to Kedarnath :-- After breakfast start journey for Kedarnath. On arrival at Kedarnath, offer your darshan & puja. Dinner & Night halt optional at Kedarnath / Sitapur.
Kedarnath : Kedarnath is a majestic sight, standing in the middle of a wide plateau surrounded by lofty snow Covered peaks. Kedarnath Temple, located at a height of 3,581 mts, stand at the head of the Mandakini River. The present temple, built in the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya, stands adjacent to the site of an earlier temple built by the Pandavas. The inner walls of the assembly hall are decorated with figures of various deities & scenes from mythology. Outside the temple door a large statue of the Nandi Bull stands as guard. It is said that devotees who die here become one with Shiva himself.
Day 4 : Kedarnath to Badrinath :-Morning after breakfast, proceed to Badrinath by helicopter. On arrival, go for darshan & puja at Badrinath Ji Temple. Evening free for local sightseeing. Dinner & Night Stay at Badrinath.
Badrinath : Badrinath is one of the most important of all the four (Char) Dhams in India. This temple located between Nar & Narayan mountain ranges and in the shadow of Nilkantha peak at the height of 3,133 Mts. It is the most popular of Vishnu pilgrimages among the five Badries, also known as Vishal Badri.
Day 5 : Badrinath to Dehradun :- Early morning, go for Abhishek Darshan of Badrinath Ji at 4:00 AM. After breakfast, check out from Hotel and fly back to Dehradun.