Char Dham Yatra
Char Dham is known as the Dev Bhoomi which s located in the Uttrakhand. Explore the divine char dham and know everything about this wonderful yatra of 4 Dhams. Get the whole details about the char dham yatra with Maharana Cabs by the content or the video below. If you are planning to visit the Char dham then click on any of the links below:
Overview of the Char Dham Yatra:
We are providing the Char Dham Yatra of Uttrakhand or Garhwal. The Char Dham Yatra is very famous among the people. This is one of the best tour packages to spend some peaceful and soulful time in the shelter of God. It is also known as Chota Dhar Dham Yatra. The other yatra of Char Dham covers four temples of Badrinath Temple( Uttrakhand), Dwarkadhish Temple(Gujrat), Rameshwaram Temple( Tamil Nadu) and Jagannath Temple(Odisha). This temple tour is known as Char Dham Yatra of India. But we are covering the Char Dham Yatra of Uttrakhand and here the common temple is Badrinath Temple of Uttrakhand.
This page is all about the details about the Char Dham Yatra of Uttrakhand or Garhwal.
Note: If you have any issue or you want to consult about the tour package then you can call our manager Mr. Tushar Moolchandani at +91 6375152047. As well as you can drop a mail by filling the contact form at the end of the page.
Transportation Options for the Char Dham Yatra
Here we are providing the complete transportation facility to you. Whether you starting your Char Dham Yatra from Haridwar or Delhi. We are providing the two main transportation options for the complete Yatra.
There are two options are available:
By Air: Helicopter, It will take around 5 days to complete the Char Dham Yatra(depending upon the weather conditions)
By Road: Hire Car Rental, Tempo Traveller or Bus
If you are completing your Char Dham Yatra via Road then it will take around 10 days for complete the Yatra from Haridwar and 11 days to complete the Yatra if you are starting from the Delhi. For more details or enquires on the Char Dham Yatra Transportation facility, Contact Manager Mr. Tushar Moolchandani at +91 6375152047.
Char Dham Yatra Charges
At the time when you are calculating the complete cost of your Char Dham Yatra, you need to calculate the following cost of:
- The Hotel Stay Charges
- The Transportation fare
Book the hotels in advance or you can stay in the Dharamshala which are available at 4 dhams. Our transportation (car rental, tempo traveler) is on the per day basis.
Are you are still facing issues in booking, then Contact Manager Mr. Tushar Moolchandani at +91 6375152047.
Char Dham Yatra Details
Here we are providing the complete details about the temples and the stops at the time of the Char Dham Yatra. There are many attractive points which we will cover at the time of the Char Dham Yatra. Most of the Char Dham Yatra starts from The Haridwar. So we are also considering Haridwar as the starting or the ending point of the Char Dham Yatra.
The Char Dham Yatra covers the Four Historical Temples:
- Yamunotri Temple
- Gangotri Temple
- Badrinath Temple
- Kedarnath Temple
The jpurney of the divine path Char Dham yatra sarts from the Haridwar. We will reach in the order of the First we will visit at Yamunotri Temple, Gangotri Temple, Badrinath and Kedarnath. According to Hindu believe visiting to these sites helps to achieve the Moksha. It is considered by the Hindu that every Hindu should visit at Char Dham in a lifetime. The four sites of the Char Dham Yatra nestled among the serene heights of the great Himalayas.
The Yamunotri Temple or Yamunotri Dham
Yamunotri Temple or it is also known as Suryaputri Yamunotri Temple which is ddicateed to River Goddess Yamuna or Ma Yamuna. Yamunotri is the first site which we visit in the Char Dham Yatra from the Haridwar. The total journey is of 222 km or 8-9 hours Journey.
Here we are explaining three important points that covers the route and about the Yamunotri Dham Yatra:
- Routes to reach the Yamunotri Dham from Haridwar
- From Barkot to Yamunotri Yatra
- Opening Schedule of Yamunotri Temple
1. Routes to reach the Yamunotri Dham from Haridwar
Two routes to reach the Yamunotri Dham from Haridwar. They are:
- Yamunotri Temple via Dehradhun (we will follow this route)
- Yamunotri Temple via Rishikesh (this is not well developed and 40km extra long)
From Haridwar it will take more than 10-12 hours because several guests are interested to visit some on-routes sightseeing places like:
- Shree Prakasheswar Temple near Mussoorie
- Kempty Fall & Company Bagh, near Mussoorie
- Lakha Mandal, between Mussoorie & Barkot.
Before 40-50 km of Yamunotri Temple, the city Barkot lies. This is the first stop where we will spend the day. From here (Barkot) yyou can visit to the famous destinations near it that are 41 and 88 km away. They are:
- Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple ( 41 km from Barkot)- This temple is founded by Shri Ram and Hanuman Ji.
- Mahasu Devta Temple(46 km away from Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple and 88km away from Barkot)
Click here to see the Google map of Barkot to above mentioned two temples distance.
2. From Barkot to Yamunotri Yatra
On the next day morning you will leave for Yamunotri Temple from the Barkot. From here the car rental drive start up to Syanachatti which is very beautiful town. This town come on the route to Yamunotri Dham. The distance between Barkot and Syanachatti is 30km.
We will drive from the Syanachatti, then in the mid way Hanuman Chatti was the last stop for the cars. From here the travelers have to walk 13 km towards the Yamunotri Temple, but not now.
The travelers of the Hanuman Chatti now drive towards the Janki Chatti which is 8.5 km away and hence it is the last stop for the car, bus, bike and bus. The distance of yamunotri temple from here is 5 km trek. So you can go by walking or go by horse, palki or pithu.
Once you reached at the Yamunotri Temple , visit the three hot water kunds:
- Surya Kund(water temperature 88 0 C)
- Drapaudi Kund
- Gauri Kund
The Surya Kund is much famous among the three kunds of Yamunotri. At here the travelers put a cloth with the raw rice & which gets cooked and this is the main Prasad of Yamunotri Temple.
The Gauri Kund is rich in sulfur for the reason that it is an advice not to stay in the kund for the much longer.
The Yamunotri Dham:
The Yamunotri Temple or the Yamunotri Dham is situated at the origin of the Yamuna river which is Kalandi Mountain. From the Yamunotri Dham Temple the Chamapasar Glacier is 1 km away. So plan a adventurous trip to the chamapasar glacier to get the brilliant and the amazing view of the region.
3. Opening Schedule of Yamunotri Temple
There has a fixed schedule for the Yamunotri Temple. Therefore the Yamunotri Temple opens on the Akshaya Tritiya which is in the month of the May and it closes on the Diwali in the month of November. In 2019, the schedule of Yamunotri Temple Opening on 7 May 2019 and Closing on 29 October 2019.
With the help of the above mentioned details we shared all the important points for travelling Haridwar to Yamunotri Temple. After spending whole day at Yamountri Temple several guests comes back to the Janki Chatti where their cabs or cars are parked and they come back to Barkot to spend the nigh5t.
The Gangotri Temple or Gangotri Dham
Gangotri is well known by everyone that it is the origin point of the river Ganga is a town of Uttarkashi District of Uttrakhand. For the reason the Gangotri Temple is dedicated to River Ganga. As well as it is the second destination or the second Dham.
The distance from Yamunotri to the Gangotri is 180 km. After reaching at the Barkot we don’t straight away reach to the Gangotri but before it arrive at the Uttrakashi city. This is the place where the travelers stay for the night and on the next day morning leave for the Gangotri Temple which is 100 km away. It takes around 2-3 hours drive.
The Kedarnath Temple or Kedarnath Dham
This is the third Dham of the Char Dham Yatra. Therefore it is situated near the Chorabari Glacier. The Kedarnath Temple is dedicated to God Shiv Ji. The opening schedule for Kedarnath temple is April end to the November. In the winter season temple is closed because there is extreme cold in winter season.
We will drive 224 km to reach at the Kedarnath Temple from the Uttrakashi which is on the route Gangotri. We will drive 224km till Gauri Kund. It is 12-13 km away from the temple. So from here you can start your Yatra wither on the Horse or Palki. The travelers visiting the Kedarnath Temple stays at the Gauri Kund or at the Sitapura which is 6km away from Gauri Kund.
The Badrinath Temple or Badrinath Dham
The Badrinath Temple or the Badrinath Dham is the fourth destination or Dham of the Char Dham Yatra. This temple is dedicated to the Lord Hari Vishnu. This temple is visited by the travelers at the time of the Char Dham Yatra of Uttrakhand and n the other hand at the time of the Char Dham Yatra of the India. At the time of the Char Dham of India covers Badrinath Temple, Dwarka, Jagannath and the Rameshwaram Temple.
Badrinath Dham is situated in the amazing Nanda Devi Park. It takes 8 hours to reach at Badrinath Temple from the Gauri Kund. Here we are suggesting first reach Joshimath which is 6-7 hour & 171 km drive from Gaurikund. Here you can stay for the night & on next day leave for Badrinath temple which is 45 km drive which takes less than 2 hours. The car will take you directly to the Badrinath Temple.
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