Taking tour of the Char dham is the lifetime dream of many of the Hindus. A trip to the Char Dham- the
four abodes of Gods are believed to wash away the humans of their sins and relieve them of the cycle of
birth and death. Each of these places is dedicated to specific gods. They are Sri Gangotri Dham where the
scared Ganges originates, Sri Yamunotri Dham where the river Yamuna starts its course, Sri Badrinath
Dham famous for Lord Narayan and Sri Kedarnath Dham known for the Shiva temple.
These places are located in the lofty peaks of the icy Gharwal ranges of the Himalayas in Uttarakhand.
Accessibility and travel to these places was challenging up until a few years ago. Due to the popularity of
these places there are lots of tours and travels operators offering Chardham Yatra Packages. These
packages include the pickup and drop (transportation), food and shelter. Pilgrims of these Chardham
Tours are accompanied by knowledgeable guides who brief about the reverence of each place, rights and
rituals to be performed at every place. Normally, the Char dham Yatra would be stretch between 10 days
to 11 days depending on the mode of travel taken. The journey to these holy spots can be performed by
bus, Tempo, helicopter or on four Villiers like Indica, Indigo, Innova and so on. Those traveling with family
can even opt for a dedicated vehicle like car or a cab just for themselves where they would get
On the way to the char dhams there are a number of places of worship. In the chardham tour package,
the pilgrims get to halt at these places too. Generally, the Chardham tour would cover these places
Haridwar, Mussoorie, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Harsil, Gangotri, Tehri dam, Srinagar Garhwal, Rudraprayag,
Guptkashi, Gaurikund, Kedarnath, Chopta, Gopeshwar, Chamoli, Joshimath, Badrinath, Devprayag and
Rishikesh. Pilgrims need not be taken aback by such a huge list of places. They would adequate rest.
There would be night halt at many of the places. As part of the package, the travels will arrange for night
halt at the Hotels In Chardham.
Many people who visit the Chardham are awed by the natural beauty of the Himalayan region and choose
to visit the place in and around too. It’s mesmerizing to be there in the spring and the summers when the
trees bloom with flowers and cover the slopes. Nature lovers can catch turn on their cameras and catch
some of the rarest flora and fauna too. A trip to Chardhams can be combined with Valley of the flowers,
Gaurmukh trek, Hemkund Shahib etc.