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CHARDHAAM YATRA FROM COIMBATROE

Our Char Dham Tour Packages are designed to support you on your most amazing journey. These packages are created so as to accommodate diverse needs and preferences. Important religious places – Shree Badrinath ,Kedarnath Ji,Yamunotri, Gangotri,Gauri Kund ,Mana-Village,Joshimath(Narsingh Temple),Vishwanath Temple,Laxman Jhoola,Ram Jhoola etc or tourist attractions around the primary Dhams are also included to give you the best spiritual and emotional experience. We can also help you create a customised Char Dham Yatra package which is more suitable to your needs or wishes Such pilgrimage centers attract as many pilgrims as possible each year, making them the most important centers of religious travel in North India. Traditionally, the pilgrimage begins from the West and ends in the East Thus, from Yamunotri, the Char Dham Yatra goes to Gangotri, and eventually to Kedarnath and Badrinath.
Every site is dedicated to a particular deity. Yamunotri is consecrated to Yamuna Goddess who flies on the pilgrims to the picturesque Rawai valley high above sea level. The bath is thought to shield the devotee from untimely death in the waters of the Yamuna. Gangotri is dedicated to the Goddess Ganga. The shrine overlooks the Bhagirathi River, another name of the Ganga River – a name which was derived from the legend about the penance of ancient King Bhagirath bringing her upon the earth from the heaven. Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is also a part of the Panch Kedar It is Jyotirlinga's northernmost and is located at the source of the Mandakini Holy River. Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It's on the banks of the Alaknanda River.
Legend has it that Lord Vishnu is meditating here, while his fellow Lakshmi has taken the form of a tree of berry (Badri) to give him shade.

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Chardhaam Yatra from Coimbatore

Our Char Dham Tour Packages are designed to support you on your most amazing journey. These packages are created so as to accommodate diverse needs and preferences. Important religious places – Shree Badrinath ,Kedarnath Ji,Yamunotri, Gangotri,Gauri Kund ,Mana-Village,Joshimath(Narsingh Temple),Vishwanath Temple,Laxman Jhoola,Ram Jhoola etc or tourist attractions around the primary Dhams are also included to give you the best spiritual and emotional experience. We can also help you create a customised Char Dham Yatra package which is more suitable to your needs or wishes Such pilgrimage centers attract as many pilgrims as possible each year, making them the most important centers of religious travel in North India. Traditionally, the pilgrimage begins from the West and ends in the East Thus, from Yamunotri, the Char Dham Yatra goes to Gangotri, and eventually to Kedarnath and Badrinath.
 

ITINERARY

  • DAY - 1
     

    • Coimbatore-Delhi Height: 310 MTS (220Kms/ 6-7h).
       

      • Take a flight from Coimbatore to Delhi meet our driver at airport and drive to Haridwar. Check into the hotel arrival in Haridwar. Evening Ganga aarti at Har Ki Pauri. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

  • DAY - 2
     

    • Haridwar – Barkot Height: 1352 MTS (210kms/7-8hr).
       

      • Barkot via Mussoorie, enroute visit Mussoorie’s Kempty Fall. Later drive straight to Barkot. Check into the hotel arrival in Barkot. Overnight stay at Barkot.

      • Barkot weather – Temperature ranges from 25 ° to 30 ° C, generally nice during the summer, winter: days are pleasantly cool but the nights are harsh, temperatures are 10 ° C.
         

  • DAY - 3
     

    • Barkot – Yamunotri – Barkot {36kms drive & 5 kms Trek (one side)} Height: 3235 MTS.
       

      • Early morning after breakfast (packed breakfast), drive to Jankichatti / Phoolchatti & star trek from here to Yamunotri (6kms) (Either by walk or by horse or by Doli at own cost). Upon taking a bath in the warm water of Jamunabai Kund and getting “Yamunaji” darshan return by trek to Jankichatti. Later drive towards Barkot, Overnight stay at Barkot.

      • Yamunotri Temple: The 19th century temple was built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur. In the present century, it was demolished twice and rebuilt again. One can cook rice at Yamunotri by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the Tapt kund’s hot water. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad”. You can give Divya Shila here near the temple “Pooja.”

      • Surya Kund: Near the temple there are a variety of hot springs that stream into many pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.
        Yamunotri weather – The maximum temperature is 18 degrees in summer and 10 degrees celsius is the minimum. The days are cool but the nights are cold.
         

  • DAY - 4
     

    • Barkot – Uttarkashi (100kms/4hr) height: 1352 MTS .
       

      • Moning after breakfast, drive to Uttarkashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Uttarkashi. Visit Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

      • Uttarkashi is home to a number of ashrams, temples. The name of the town reflects its similarity to and location (as north of) the city of Kashi (Varanasi). Similar to Varanasi, town of Uttarkashi is also situated on the banks of River Ganga.

      • Vishwanath temple – Vishwanath temple is one of the oldest Shiva temples in Northern India. Re-constructed in 1857 by Maharani Khaneti Devi of Tehri State in the ancient architectural style. It is situated at the heart of the town. A massive iron trident, symbolic of divine mother’s, is erected and worshiped from time immemorial at the temple complex. Ganeshji, Sakshi Gopal, Markandeya Rishi’s small shrines are also part of the temple complex. Akhand Jyoti as well as Akhand Abhishek, special aarti at morning and evening are offered. As per Skunda Puran, Uttarkashi is known as ‘Saumya Varanasi’, the abode of Lord Shiva in Kaliyug and counted as one of the twelve Jyotirlingas.

      • Shakti temple –Right in front of the Vishwanath temple is Shakti temple. It has a big ‘Trishul’ of about 6 meters in height and a circumference of 90 cms. at bottom. Though there are different views about the making of this, the upper part of it seems to be made up of iron and the lower one is of copper. As per the epics this Shakti was thrown on the devils by the Goddess Durga(Shakti), hence it gets its name. Since then this Shakti is erected over here.

      • Uttarkashi Climate – Generally hot in summer, the temperature ranges from 30-35 degree Celsius but nights is pleasant, Cold in winters.
         

  • DAY - 5
     

    • Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (100kms/3-4 per side) Height: 3048 MTS .
       

      • Early morning (packed breakfast) drive to Gangotri, enroute at Gangnani take a holy dip in Garam Kund, further drive to Gangotri via beautiful Harsil Valley. Harsil is famous for its nature beauty and for the majestic views of the Deodar trees and mountains. On arrival at Shree Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges which is also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja and Darshan, after that relax for some time in the lovely surroundings. Later drive back to Uttarkashi. Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

      • Gangotri Temple: Designed in the 18th century by Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa, the temple is located on Bhagirathi’s right bank.

      • Gangotri Weather – The maximum temperature during summer can go up to 20° Celsius. Summer nights can get cooler with a minimum temperature of 10° Celsius. Light woolen clothes are required while visiting Gangotri during summer. Winter season is very chilly in Gangotri. Gangotri will be covered in sheets of snow during winter. Pilgrim centers remains closed throughout winter due to heavy snow falls.
         

  • DAY - 6
     

    • Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (220kms/8-9hr) Height: 1319 MTS.
       

      • Morning after breakfast, drive to Guptkashi via Moolgarh & Lambgoan. Enroute you can see the beautiful river Mandakini at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath, drive alongside the river to reach Guptakashi, visit Ardh Narishwar Temple in Guptakashi. Check into the hotel arrival in Guptakashi. Overnight stay at Guptakashi.

      • Guptakashi:- The name Gupt Kashi means “Hidden Benares. Mythology describes how when the Pandava brothers were searching for a glimpse of Shiva, Shivji first concealed himself at Guptkashi, but later fled from them further up the valley to Kedarnath, where the Pandavas finally got their wish fulfilled. There are more tangible connections as well-the Kedarnath pandas (priests) live in Guptkashi during the winter months, and after the Kedarnath temple closes for the winter, the image of Kedarnath passes through Gupt Kashi on its way to Ukhimath (across the valley), where it stays for the winter.

      • Guptkashi Climate – pleasant in summer, the temperature ranges from 25-30 degree Celsius. Cold in winters.
         

  • DAY - 7
     

    • Guptkashi –  Kedarnath (30kms by road & 19kms Trek one way)   Height: 3384 MTS.
       

      • Morning after breakfast departure for Kedarnath dham. Enjoy Kedarnath Darshan. Overnight stay at Kedarnath.

      • By Helicopter: Morning our driver will transfer you your prebook Helipad. You can inform driver about your arrival time whether it will by helicopter or by trek, so that Driver will be there to pick you up. (note: helicopter ticket is not included in this package).

      • By Trek: Morning our driver will drop you at Sonprayag then you have to take local jeep for Gaurikund & then your trek strat for kedarnath ji. After darshan you follow same & back to Sonpraag.

      • There is big parking issue so driver will back tp other palace if his contact no. in not working then you have to arrange other taxi or wait for your driver.
        Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface.

      • Kedarnath Weather –  Due to its high altitude the weather in Kedarnath remains cold for most part of the year. Summer here is cool and pleasant while winter is severe. During summer season the temperature varies around 20°Celsius. Light woolen wear is recommended. Winter season in Kedarnath is severe with mercury falling to as low as 0°Celsius. During this time the place experiences snowfall as well. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually avoided by tourists.
         

  • DAY - 8
     

    • Kedarnath- Guptkashi
       

      • Morning after darshan, back to Guptkashi, by Track or helicopter. Overnight stay at hotel.
         

  • DAY - 9
     

    • Guptkashi – Badrinath (160kms/7hr) Height: 3133 MTS .
       

      • Morning after breakfast, drive to Badrinath. Check in to the hotel arrival in Badrinath.  Pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal & Aarti in evening. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). There are other interesting sightseeing spot like Mana, Vyas Gufa, Maatamoorti, Charanpaduka, Bhimkund and the “Mukh” of the Saraswati River. Just within the three kms of Badrinathjee. Overnight stay at Badrinath.

      • Mana Village : Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet.

      • Vasundhara : As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.

      • Bhim Pul :On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.

      • Vyas Gufa (cave): Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.

      • Badrinath Weather: The average maximum temperature will be around 18° Celsius and the average minimum is 8° Celsius. Warm and woolen clothes are hence required for a stay in Badrinath throughout the year. Winter in Badrinath is often accompanied by snow falls. Winter is very chilly with an average temperature of 5° Celsius. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, this time is usually closed for tourists.
         

  • DAY - 10
     

    • Badrinath – Joshimath – Srinagar (180kms/7hr)   Height: 895 MTS.
       

      • Morning after breakfast, driver for Srinagar.

      • Srinagar Weather – Generally hot in summer, the temperature ranges from 35-40 degree Celsius, Winter: The Days are pleasantly cool but the nights are cold, temp ranges from 20 deg to 05 deg.
         

  • DAY - 11
     

    • Srinagar – Haridwar (165kms/5-6hr)
       

      • Morning after breakfast, drive for Haridwar via Rishikesh. Rishikesh ‘place of sages’ is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga  and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of ” Hrishikesh ” and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh. Check in Hotel. Later visit Rishikesh Temples & Sight Seeing – Laxman Jhulla, Ram Jhulla. Overnight stay at Haridwar.

      • Rishikesh :  Named after the Lord Vishnu, Rishikesh is a holy city for Hindus. Located in the foothills of the Himalaya in northern India it is also known as the yoga center of the world and is home to many world renowned ashrams. Rishikesh styles itself as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’, with masses of ashrams and all kinds of yoga and meditation classes. The fast-flowing Ganges is surrounded by forested hills inside the city. Apart from temples and ashrams Rishikesh is now a popular white-water rafting centre, backpacker hang-out, and gateway to treks in the Himalaya.
         

  • DAY - 12
     

    • Haridwar – Delhi (220Kms / 6-7hr) Height: 310 MTS.
       

      • Morning after breakfast, drive for Delhi. Dropping at Delhi airport / station.

  • Inclusion
     

    • Hotel accommodation as per package same or similar hotels.

    • Breakfast

    • Transfers and sightseeing as per package

    • All toll tax, parking, fuel and driver allowances

    • All applicable hotel and transport taxes.
       

  • Exclusion
     

    • Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions’

    • All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals.

    • Medical and travel insurance.

    • Any kind of entry fees anywhere if not mentioned in including.

    • Tips, travel insurance, medical insurance, laundry charges, liquors, mineral water, telephone charges.

    • All items of personal nature.

    • Porter, pony, horse, cable car, boat, train tickets, air tickets charges.
       

  • Cancelation
     

    • In case of cancellation of tour/travel services due to any avoidable/unavoidable reason/s we must be informed in writing. Cancellation charges would be effective from the date we receive letter in writing and cancellation charges would be as follows:

    • 60 days & prior to arrival - 10% of the tour/service cost.

    • 59 days to 30 days prior to arrival - 20% of the tour/service cost

    • 29 days to 15 days prior to arrival - 25% of the tour/service cost.

    • 14 day to 08 days prior to arrival - 50% of the tour/service cost.

    • 07 days & less, prior to arrival or no show - NO REFUND.

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