All India Holidays

Char Dharm Tour


DELHI - RISHIKESH - BAROT - YUMONTRI - BAROT - UTTARKASHI - GANGOTRI - UTTARKASHI - GUPTKASHI - KEDARNATH - GUPTKASHI - BADRINATH - JOSHIMATH - RUDRAYPRAG - HARIDWAR - DELHI


Day 01:
Arrival assistance at Delhi

Our representative will meet you at the Delhi airport and transfer to hotel

Delhi, India's capital has seen great empires rise and fall around it for millennia, with each new batch of rulers building over the works of their predecessors. As a result, the city abounds in monuments and ruins of stunning diversity. The seat of the world's largest democracy, it also boasts of magnificent symbols of government that pay architectural tribute to the ideals of self-rule and democracy. These co-exist side by side with wide multi-lane motorways, shopping malls, fast cars and ultramodern steel-glass office complexes that characterise any large 21st century metropolis.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 02:
Delhi sightseeing

Post breakfast proceed for sightseeing -

Raj Ghat is the famous memorial to Mahatma Gandhi. The shrine bears testimony to the simplicity of the man who changed the world with the power of ideas. A simple black stone structure with an eternal flame burning at one end.

The majestic Red Fort was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1639, and remained seat of the empire for the next two centuries. Today, the Prime Minister of the India delivers his Independence Day speech to the nation from the ramparts of this red sandstone structure.

Jama Masjid is one of Asia's largest mosques. We shall view this magnificent structure from outside, its lofty and highly ornate domes and minarets reminiscent of a scene from the Arabian Nights.

Proceed for sightseeing to New Delhi.

New Delhi was built by the British in the 1930s as their imperial capital. Majestic government and administrative buildings line the wide, tree-lined avenues of what is also known as Lutyen's Delhi after Sir Edwin Lutyens who was commissioned to design the city in 1911.

Start at India Gate, the red sandstone arch erected in memory of Indian and British soldiers who laid down their lives in World War I.

Close by are the majestic Parliament House, the seat of the world's largest democracy and the Rastrapathi Bhawan, the Indian President's official residence.

Inside are the famed Mughal Gardens with its ornate fountains and manicured lawns. Mughal Gardens are open to the public during spring.

Further south lies the Qutub Minar. Built by Qutubuddin Aibak, a slave general in 1193, it is India's tallest stone tower and marks the site of the country's first Muslim kingdom. The iron tower in a square opposite is unique in that it never rusts, although it has been exposed to the elements for centuries.

The lotus-shaped Bahai temple south of Delhi is also of interest. An ideal place for meditation, this Bahai House of worship is open to people of all faiths.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 03:
Delhi - Rishikesh
By Surface 251kms in 06hrs approx.

Post breakfast drive to Rishikesh. Reach and proceed for sightseeing -

Situated 24 Km upstream from Haridwar, at the confluence of the Chandrabhaga and Ganga, Rishikesh has long been a spiritual centre. Rishikesh has numerous ashrams that serve as centres of philosophical studies, yoga and meditation. Rishikesh is also a place for outdoor sports enthusiasts. People who love rafting come here to conquer the rapids of Ganga. Rishikesh is also an ideal base camp for trekking in the nearby Himalayas.

The Bharat Mandir is the oldest temple in Rishikesh, near the Jhanda Chowk; Raibhya Rishi did tapasya at this place. The township of Rishikesh is named after the Lord Hrishikesh Narayan Bharat. 

Kailash Niketan Temple: This is the main temple at Laxman Jhoola and is adorned by sculptures of all Gods and Goddesses on all of it's fourteen floors.

Satya Narayan Temple: The idol of Lord Satya Narayan has been enshrined inside the temple located enroute to Rishikesh, 10 km away from Haridwar. The visitors use this place as a station to halt for a casual worship.

Shatrughan Temple: This is an ancient temple dedicated to Shatrughan, Lord Ram's brother and is situated 5 km away from Rishikesh.

Neelkanth Mahadev: The Neelkanth temple is situated on top of a hill across the Ganga River. According to mythology, after the sagar manthan Lord Shiva drank all the effluent venom here, this turned his throat blue, hence the name Neelkanth.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 04:
Rishikesh - Barkot
By Surface 169kms in 06hrs approx.

After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Barkot, 06-7 hours drive. Check in at camp

Barkot is an ideal destination to stay for pilgrims of Shri Yamunotri, It is situated 45 Kms before Yamunotri temple, from where paranomic views of the Bandarpunch Peaks can be seen.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 05:
Barkot - Yumontri - Barkot
By Surface 36kms in drive & 06kms in trek one side

Early morning after breakfast, drive to Janki chatti, start trek to Yamunotri 6 kms. You have an option to either walk or hire Pony or by Doli at your own cost.

After taking bath in Surya Kund (hot spring) visit Yamunotri temple "Darshan" and Pooja of pious "Yamunaji" at Divya Shila.

Yamunotri Temple - Situated at 3290 meters above ocean level. The Yamunotri Dham is the first hallowed destination of the Chardham Yatra. This Dham is committed to Goddess Yamuna, who regarded be as a daughter of the Sun God, Surya Dev.

According to the mythological stories and convictions, the Yamunotri Dham was an isolation of a sage Asti Muni. For the duration of his life, the Asti Muni every day showered in both Ganges and Yamuna. Be that as it may, in his old age he did not have the enough energy to reach Gangotri, yet his great deeds paid off and a flood of Ganges showed up inverse to Yamunotri for him. This fanciful story adds to the otherworldly worth of the Dham.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 06:
Barkot - Uttarkashi
By surface 155kms in 07hrs approx.

This morning after breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. On arrive check-in at the hotel. Later visit Vishwanath Temple. 

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 07:
Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi
By Surface 100kms in 03hrs approx (One Side)

After breakfast, we proceed to Gangotri enroute enjoy picturesque Harsil valley, Bhagirathi River and the most magnificent view of the Himalayas. Reach at temple Darshan and perform pooja.

Thereafter we drive back to hotel. Night stay.

Gangotri - As per The Hindu mythology, Goddess Ganga - the daughter of Lord Brahma , showed herself as a waterway to acquit the transgressions of King Bhagirath's forerunners, taking after his extreme retribution of a few centuries, and Lord Shiva got her into his tangled locks to minimize the gigantic effect of her fall. She came to be called Bhagirathi at her incredible source. Along the right back of Bhagirathi stands the sanctum of Gangotri devoted to the Goddess. Roosted at a stature of 3042 meters (10,000 ft), it was developed in the mid-18th century by a Gorkha Commander, Amar Singh Thapa.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 08:
Uttarkashi -Guptkashi
By Surface 220kms in 09hrs approx

After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Guptkashi reach and check

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 09:
Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Guptkashi
By Helicopter

Early morning at 6:30 report to helipad. After performing pooja and Darshan, fly down. Reach and later you will be transfer to hotel. Night stay.

Kedarnath Temple - The 1000 years old temple with a carved exterior is located in a courtyard protected by Nandi bull. This spot has great significance in the legendary Mahabharata epic. Inside the main sanctum is one of the 12 naturally formed 'Jotrilingas' of India. The temple has carved shapes of the Pandavas, and Lord Shiva.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 10:
Guptkashi - Chopta - Badrinath
By Surface 250kms in 09hrs approx

After breakfast, check out from hotel and drive to Badrinath via visiting Chopta , it is known mini Switzerland and Medical forest. On arrive check - in at hotel.

Evening :Visit at Badrinath temple. If time permits.

Badrinath temple - It's so great to take in the way that this sacrosanct destination which is being dedicated to Lord Vishnu has been committed to humankind. The area where Lord Vishnu pondered under a Badri tree for thousand unremitting years and taught us a definitive method for welfare of humankind is exceptional on the planet. Today, this temple is considered as one of the holiest Hindu temples and is additionally one of the 108 Divya Desams, sacred holy places for Vaishnavites.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 11:
Badrinath - Rudrayaprag
By surface 160kms in 06hrs approx

After bath in the Taptkund visit & Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakamal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Bhimkund and the "Mukh" of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee

Later drive to Rudraprayag. On arrive check -in at hotel and night stay.

Tapt Kund - Just beneath the Shree Badrinath Ji temple lies the Tapt Kund hot sulfur spring that has a high therapeutic worth. It is a freshwater pool with the washing region of 16.1/2 feet by 14.1/4 feet. Despite the fact that the typical temperature of the spring is 55c, the temperature of water continues expanding continuously amid the day. A dunk in Tapt Kund is viewed as a decent restorative cure for skin illnesses.

Narad Kund - Narad Kund is arranged close Tapt Kund. It is accepted that the Badrinath icon was acquired from this kund. Narad Kund boiling hot water spring is situated under the Garur Shila and holds a therapeutic worth. Fans take a plunge in this kund before entering the Badrinath sanctuary for Darshan of Lord Badrinath.

Vyas & Ganesh-Gufa - Vyas & Ganesh-Gufa cavern is situated in the Mana Village alongside numerous different caverns. It is accepted that in this cavern Ved Vyas directed his acclaimed epic of Mahabharat to Ganesh and accordingly it has been named Vyas Gufa. There is an icon of Ved Vyas indicated composition the granth (epic book) inside this hole.

Beginning Source of Saraswati River - Manibhadrapur which is known as Mana village, the beginning source of river Saraswati. Bhimpul (bridge) according to myth it is build by Bhima during period of the Mahabharata.

Day 12:
Rudrayaprag - Haridwar
By surface 165kms in 06hrs approx.

Post breakfast drive to Haridwar. Reach and check in at the hotel

Haridwar or 'the Gateway to God' is believed to be one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimages, as the Gods themselves are believed to have walked here. Gateway to the Himalayan pilgrimage shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath, Haridwar is also the site of celebration of the raucous, high octane Kumbha Mela once every twelve years, when Jupiter transits to the zodiac sign of Aquarius. The five sacred bathing spots in Haridwar are Gangadwara, Kankhal, Nila Parvata, Bilwa Theertha and Kusavarta. The main ghat at Haridwar is known as Har Ki Pauri.

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 13:
Haridwar - Delhi
By Surface 232kms in 05hrs approx.

Proceed for sightseeing -

Haridwar is located on the foot hills of Shivaliks. It is on the banks of River Ganga. The Ganga leaves the mountains and enters the plains with Haridwar being the first major town on the plains. The Ganges becomes very quiet and calm here. It is said that taking bath here purifies the soul and opens the way for the ultimate freedom, Nirvana.

Proceed for a full day sightseeing of the city.

Har Ki Pauri is one of the most sacred Ghats in India. It is said to have been built by Vikramaditya in memory of his brother Bhartrihari. This ghat is also known as Brahmakund. In the evening a Maha Aarti is performed on this ghat. It is an event which is a must, not be missed by any visitor.

The Mansa Devi temple is located on top of the Bilwa Parvat. The temple can be reached by the rope way or one can take the normal trekking route to the top. The top of the hill gives an excellent view of Haridwar.

Daksha Mahadev Temple is located at a town called Kankhal. According to legend the king of this place King Daksha Prajapati performed a yagya. His daughter, Sati was married to Lord Shiva. But Daksha was not happy with this marriage and did not invite Shiva-Sati in the Yagya. But Sati came and was insulted by her father. She could not take the insult and burnt herself in the yagya kund. On hearing this followers of Shiva killed Daksha. But later Mahadev (Shiva) brought Daksha to life. 

Chandi Devi Temple: This temple is on the top of a hill called the Neel Parvat which is on the other side of the river Ganga. The temple was constructed by the King of Kashmir, Suchat Singh, in 1929 AD. Chandi Devi is a three km trek from the Chandi Ghat.

The Ganga gets divided into seven small streams at a certain point. This place is known as the Sapt Rishi and provides a very pleasing sight. 

Later drive to Delhi. Reach and check in at the hotel.

Rest of the time will spend at leisure

Overnight stay at the hotel

Day 14:
Delhi Departure

Transfer to Delhi airport and board the flight to home country


"Tour end with memories"