Your Char Dham Yatra from Hyderabad starts with your arrival in Dehradun. You will take a flight from Hyderabad for Dehradun. On arrival, our tour representative will meet you at the Dehradun Airport and you will have an assisted transfer to Haridwar by road. Haridwar in Hindi literally means Gateway to God. This is also a popular pilgrimage destination where a large number of devotees visit every year to take a holy dip in the River Ganges.
On arrival in Haridwar, complete the check in formalities at the hotel and unwind. After freshen up you will embark on the sightseeing tour of the city and visit Har ki Pauri, Daksha Mahadev Temple, Bilkeshwar Mahadev, Anandmai Ashram, Vaishno Devi Temple, Doodhadhari Temple, and Bharat Mata Mandir.
In the evening visit Har ki Pauri to attend the aarti of the River Ganges. Enjoy the worship of the Ganga after sunset and perform rituals.
Later return to the hotel for an overnight stay. Enjoy the food at the hotel and have a sound sleep in your bed.
Distance from Dehradun airport to Haridwar: 39 km (approx.)
Travel Time: 45 to 60 minutes (approx.)
Wake up to a healthy breakfast, check out from the hotel, and head towards Barkot. En route to visit Kempty Falls and enjoy the time here with family or loved ones. It is advisable to have lunch here as after this, there is no good restaurant available before Barkot.
Later, start your drive for Barkot and enjoy the scenic views en route. On arrival, you have an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check in formalities and relax. The rest of the day is at your leisure. If you wish then you can visit the confluence point of River Yamuna and River Tons and enjoy the panoramic views.
Have a delicious dinner at the hotel and enjoy a restful sleep.
Wake up early morning, have scrumptious meals, and head towards Jankichatti, which is the base camp of Yamunotri Dham. On arrival, you will start the trek from here for Yamunotri, which is 6 km. You can either reach the temple by foot or hire a pony/ horse or doli/ palanquin at your own cost. During the trek, you will pass through the verdant valley and enjoy the lush surroundings.
Upon your arrival at Yamunotri, take a holy bath at the hot water spring and then head for darshan at the temple. Soak in the spiritual aura of this holy place while enjoying the panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks. Surrounded by undulating peaks, Himalayan glaciers, and thermal springs, Yamunotri Dham fascinates nature lovers. It is believed that taking a bath in the River Yamuna makes death painless. Also, visit Surya Kund and Divya Shila.
After darshan, you head towards Barkot and reach the hotel. Enjoy dinner and slip into your cozy bed for a restful sleep.
Greet the beautiful day with a hearty meal, check out from the hotel, and head towards Uttarkashi. It is renowned for its ashrams and temples. Enjoy the scenic views en route. On arrival in Guptkashi, complete the check-in formalities, and relax. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can rest in the hotel or explore the popular attractions of the town. Some of the popular tourist places of Uttarkashi where you can visit are Manikarnika Ghat, Kashi Vishwanath Temple, Shakti Temple, and the confluence of Varun and Asi River.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Uttarkashi.
Wake up early morning, have breakfast, and head towards Gangotri. En route, take a halt at Gangnani and take a holy dip in a hot water spring. Further drive to Gangotri via the beautiful Harsil Valley, which is famous for its natural beauty and for the majestic views of the Deodar trees, and mountains.
On arrival at Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river Ganges, which is also called the Bhagirathi River. Visit the temple, perform pooja and enjoy darshan. Seek blessings from Goddess Ganga and relax for some time amidst serene surroundings. There is a submerged natural rock Shivalinga in the river and according to mythology Lord Shiva sat here when he received the Ganga in his matted lock.
Return back to Uttarkashi after the tiring day. Savor a scrumptious dinner and have a sound sleep in your bed.
Post breakfast, complete the check-out formalities and head towards Guptkashi via Moolgarh and Lambgaon. Enjoy the scenic views en route and also you can spot the beautiful Mandakini River at Tilwara. The Mandakini river comes from Kedarnath and it runs alongside the highway till Guptakashi.
On arrival in Guptkashi, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel. Check-in at the hotel and relax. In the evening, you will visit Ardhnarishwar Temple, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. The presiding idol in the temple is half man and half woman, presenting Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. Seek blessings at the temple and soak in the spiritual aura of this holy place.
Later, return to the hotel and relax for the night.
Wake up early and start your day with a hearty meal. Later, head towards Phata helipad to board a helicopter for Kedarnath. On arrival at Kedarnath, visit the temple. Kedarnath Temple is one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. Seek blessings at the temple and spend some time amidst the spiritual aura.
After darshan, head towards the helipad to board the helicopter for Phata. On arrival at Phata, board the cab to head towards Guptkashi. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can explore the nearby attractions or relax in your room.
Overnight stay at the hotel in Guptkashi.
Greet the beautiful day and savor a toothsome breakfast. Complete the check-out formalities from the hotel and head towards Badrinath via Joshimath, which is a winter seat of Lord Badri and a revered town. Badrinath is nestled amidst two mountain ranges known as Nar and Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop.
On arrival at the Badrinath, check-in at the hotel and unwind. Later in the evening visit the Badrinath Temple to attend Aarti. Before visiting the temple, visit Tapt Kund and take a holy dip in this natural thermal spring, which is located on the bank of River Alaknanda. It is customary to bathe here before entering the temple.
After attending the Aarti at the temple, visit the nearby attractions such as Narad Kund - a pool formed near Tapt Kund from where the Lord Badrinath idol was recovered and Brahma Kapal - a platform on the bank of River Alaknanda where Hindus perform propitiatory rites for their deceased ancestors. Also, visit Sheshnetra, Charan Paduka, Vasundhara, Vyas Gufa (cave), Bhim Pul, and Mata Murti Temple. If time permits then you can also visit Mana Village, which is inhabited by the Indo-Mongolian tribe and is the last Indian village before Tibet.
After the sightseeing tour, return to the hotel. Enjoy a delectable meal and have a sound sleep.
On the 9th day of the Char Dham Yatra from Hyderabad, wake up early morning, and leave for temple. Before that take a holy bath in the Tapt Kund. Visit the Badrinath Temple and attend the Aarti. Seek blessings from the Lord Badrinath. This sacred Dham is situated amidst the snow-clad mountains. Spend some time here and soak in the spiritual aura of this magnificent place.
After darshan, visit the hotel and savor the hearty breakfast. Complete the check-out formalities and head towards Rudraprayag via Joshimath. You can take a halt at Joshimath and visit the confluence of River Alaknanda and River Dhauli Ganga. Also, visit the temple of Nir Singh with the idol of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is getting destroyed with time and the popular belief holds that the day the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at Bhavishya Badri.
Later, start your ride to Rudraprayag. On arrival, check-in at the hotel and unwind. The rest of the time is at leisure. If time and energy permits then you can explore the nearby places of the resort, else relax in your room. Overnight stay at the hotel.
Post breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Rishikesh. This celebrated spiritual town is located on the bank of River Ganga and is surrounded by the Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is also known as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’. This sacred town is nestled at the convergence of rivers Ganges and Chandrabhaga. Rishikesh is a hub of many ancient and new temples, attracting thousands of pilgrims throughout the year.
On arrival, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and relax. The rest of the day is at your leisure. You can visit the popular places of Rishikesh including Bharat Mandir, Laxman Jhula, and Ram Jhula. Also visit the Triveni Ghat, which is a confluence of three holy significant rivers of India, namely, the Ganges, the Yamuna, and the Saraswathi. You can attend Ganga Aarti at the Ghat in the evening. Overnight stay at the hotel.
This is the last day of the holy sojourn of 11 days 10 nights Char Dham Yatra from Hyderabad. Post breakfast, complete the check-out formalities at the hotel, and then head towards Dehradun to take a flight for Hyderabad.