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Nestled amidst the mighty, blue-green, snow-tipped Himalayan peaks in Uttarakhand, Chota Char Dham (different from the Char Dham which comprises Badrinath, Dwaraka, Puri and Rameswaram) comprises of the four sacred Hindu sites –Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. Each of these sites has its own aura of religious significance and together they form the epicentre of religious activity in North India. In keeping with the tradition, the yatra as a cycle completes itself from the west to the east.

Why Char Dham Yatra?

Yamunotri Dham Yatra- The shrine of Yamunotri is one of the four sites of Char Dham pilgrimage located in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Yamunotri is the place from where River Yamuna originates and is regarded as the seat of Goddess Yamuna. The major attraction at Yamunotri is the temple dedicated to the Goddess Yamuna. The place is engulfed by mountains on all s ides. According to Hindu sculptures the temple was first built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur in 19th century. Yatra in DevBhoomi offers endless opportunity to assemble experiences and memories for a lifetime. Since very ancient times, doing thisyatra has been treated as the highest respect across the country.

Gangotri Dham Yatra- Gangotri is the origin of most sacred river of India River Ganges. It is one of the four sites in the Char Dham pilgrimage circuit along with Badrinath, Kedarnath and Yamunotri. Gangotri is primarily known for its ancient temples and its religious importance. The present Ganga Temple at Gangotri was constructed by a Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa in the early 18th century. Near the temple is located a sacred stone where King Bhagiratha is said to have worshipped Lord Shiva. Surya Kund, PandavaGufa, Bhaironghati and Gaumukh are the other religious attractions in Gangotri. Gangotri town is the starting point of the Gaumukh, Tapovan, Nandanvan, Vasuki Tal and Gangotri-Kedartal trekking.

Badrinath Dham Yatra- Located in the Chamoli district in Uttarakhand state at an impressive height of 3,313 meters, Badrinath is a holy town and one of the major pilgrimage spot for Hindu religion. It is the place where divinity meets with the serenity of nature. Badrinath is one of the holiest of the holy shrines of Char DhamYatra in India. This holy city is an abode of countless sages who brave the extremity of weather for their religious devotion. Snuggled amidst the Nar and Narayan mountain ranges, Badrinath is a place of religious importance to Hindus as well as Buddhist. The main temple here dedicated to Lord Vishnu with GarbhaGriha as its main shrine.

Kedarnath Dham Yatra- Kedarnath is one of the most sacred Hindu pilgrimage destinations Lord Shiva located in Rudraprayag district of Garhwal region in Indian state of Uttarakhand. It is among the top paramount locations for worshipers of Lord Shiva all over the world. Set amidst beautiful hill town in Uttarakhand, the place offers captivating views of snow-capped mountains and become one with the tranquility of fresh nature in all it soothing glory. The breathtaking location near the Mandakini River at the height of 3,584 meters, the popular KedarnathDham enjoys the greatness of Lord Shiva. Affiliated with the Mahabharata legend characters Pandava, Kedarnath is famous as Chota Char DhamYatra.

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Chardham Helicopter Services is one of the popular Yatra by Helicopter in Uttrakhand. Char Dham Helicopter Package is the tour of four holy destinations i.eBadrinathDham, KedarnathDham, GangotriDham and YamunotriDham. Helicopter Tour Package from dehradun can be done in 1 Night 2 Days & 4 Nights 5 Days .You can customize your tour chardham helicopter tour itineray as per your requirement.

During the ChardhamYatra by helicopter tour, the journey of these holy places becomes so easy and pleasant rather than the any other journey of Char dhamYatra. So for the ease of the visitors off late Helicopter tour was started. ChardhamYatra by helicopter tour services takes you to KedarnathDham area from Agastya Muni is a fantastic.

Frequently Asked Questions

May and June is the best time to plan for Char DhamYatra as it becomes comfortable due to pleasant climatic conditions. ChardhamYatra will start on 3rd May 2023 & close on 26th October 2023 (tentative). Kedarnath and Badrinath temples will open on 6th May and 8th May, respectively.

The starting point of ChardhamYatra is Haridwar, from where pilgrims begin their journey to the four holy shrines. First, they visit Yamunotri, then to the famous Gangotri, followed by the KedarnathDham, and finally fishing the pilgrimage at the BadrinathDham.

You can complete Char DhamYatra in 6 days and seek blessings at all the four holy sites of Uttarakhand. These four religious sites are also known as Chota Char Dham as there is another holy circuit that comprises four pilgrimage sites, which was also established by AdiShankracharya.

The starting point of ChardhamYatra is Haridwar, from where pilgrims begin their journey to the four holy shrines. First, they visit Yamunotri, then to the famous Gangotri, followed by the KedarnathDham, and finally fishing the pilgrimage at the BadrinathDham.

The general route that is followed for the Char DhamYatra is from west to east. So, the route that is followed begins from Yamunotri, then leads to Gangotri, followed by Kedarnath and then completing the journey at Badrinath.

Yamunotri is the first of the four dhams and definitely the toughest. Although, its located at a lower elevations than the other dhams, the narrow and crowded pathway make it challenging and tough to reach the temple.

However, May and June is the best time to plan for Char DhamYatra as it becomes comfortable due to pleasant climatic conditions.

A Char Dhamyatra isn't easy. Pilgrims really need to earn the benefits bestowed, as only two of the temples (Badrinath and Gangotri) are accessible by vehicle. The remaining two (Yamunotri and Kedarnath) require treks. Kedarnath has the lengthiest trek.

The climb to the shrine from GauriKund, Rudrapayag is steeper than pilgrimage centres like Vaishno Devi (in Jammu) and Badrinath (which is located near Kedarnath). While there is a motorable road right up to the shrine in Badrinath, pilgrims have to walk almost 23 kilometres uphill to reach Kedarnath.

Yes, it is possible to go in your car but it's not safe as there are hilly areas and driving on hilly areas isn't easy.

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