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Char Dham Yatra by Car Package 2024 From Delhi

Haridwar (1N) - Barkot (2N) - Uttarkashi (2N) - Guptkashi (1N) - Rudraprayag (2N) - Badrinath (1N) - Rishikesh (1N)

Price INR 43,500 Per Person
Chardham Yatra by Car from Delhi

Plan Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand, one of the most popular pilgrimages (or Teerth Yatra) in Hinduism with our top-selling package. Devotees aspire to take this holy Char Dham pilgrimage once in a lifetime. This 12 days Chardham Yatra by car package from Delhi will take you to the holy shrines via Haridwar, another holy city in India.

Book Char Dham package from Delhi by car that covers the trek to Yamunotri followed by Gangotri and Kedarnath, Badrinath Darshan at an unbeatable price of INR 43,500 per person. Besides the blessing of the almighty, pilgrims enjoy the mesmerizing natural beauty and witness the snow-covered Himalayas and the views of thick green forests.

Why Char Dham Yatra?

The Char Dhams consisting of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath, are considered some of the holiest Hindu shrines. And according to Hindu scriptures, every person should visit these sacred shrines at least once in a lifetime. These shrines are the origin of four holy rivers: River Yamuna from Yamunotri, River Ganges from Gangotri, River Mandakini from Kedarnath, and River Alaknanda from Badrinath. It is believed that undertaking a pilgrimage to these four holy places grants the devotees salvation, freeing them from the cycle of rebirth.

Why Book Chardham Yatra by Car from Delhi with IHPL?

A National Tourism Award-winning company catering to guests worldwide for the last 34 years, IHPL offers end-to-end pilgrimage tour packages in India. The guests who travel with us speak highly about us. We put your safety at the top of our priorities during Chardham Yatra while designing your itineraries. Another reason to book Chardham Yatra from Delhi via Haridwar with us is that we offer unbeatable deals on our tour packages.

Note: This is a suggested itinerary for Char Dham Yatra 2024. We customize the Yatra packages for your specific needs. Contact us for customized packages. You can book a Char Dham yatra package from Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and other places that suit your need for a spiritual trip to the Dhams.

Trip Highlights
  • Darshan at Yamunotri Gangotri temple
  • Darshan and Attend aarti at Badrinath Kedarnath temple
  • Attend the mesmerizing evening Aarti in Rishikesh
  • Ponies and Palkies at Yamunotri Temple
  • Doli, Ponies and Palkies at Kedarnath Temple
  • Halt at Kempty Falls in Mussoorie
  • Camp stays at various destinations
  • Visit to Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi in Kedarnath
  • Visit to Mana village, the last village before border of Tibet
12 Days Chardham Yatra by Road 2024 Itinerary
Day 1 : Arrival Delhi – Haridwar (242 km/ 4 hours)

Begins your Char Dham yatra package from Delhi to start your drive from Delhi to Haridwar. On your way to Haridwar, get your Biometric registration done for the Yatra.

On reaching Haridwar, check-in to your hotel and take some rest. In the evening, visit the Har- Ki- Pauri to attend the grand Ganga Aarti on the banks of the Ganges. Later, return to the hotel for dinner and have a comfortable stay at night.

Day 2 : Drive from Haridwar to Barkot (177 km/ 5-6 hours)

This morning, you depart for Barkot / Jankichatti. Barkot is a beautiful hill station located on the foot of Yamunotri. As you drive through Mussoorie, you can visit the famous Kempty Falls on the way.

On arrival at Barkot, check-in to your hotel/camp. The rest of the day is free to relax and store your energy for the Pahad (hiII) Yatra of Yamunotri the next day. Dinner and Overnight stay at Barkot.

Day 3 : Barkot– Yamunotri – Barkot

On the 3rd day of darshan at Yamunotri Dham, have breakfast and depart for Hanumanchatti (10 Km), and Janki Chatti (5 km). Here you will begin the First Pahad Char Dham Yatra of Yamunotri (6 Km trek). You have the option of hiring palki, ponies, or a horse for your trek. (At your own cost).

The trek passes through a lush green valley, a profusion of conifers, rhododendrons, cacti and several species of Himalayan shrubs.

Yamunotri (altitude 3,291 m), the westernmost shrine of the Char Dhams, is snuggled in the Bandarpunch range (6,361 m). Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna, the twin sister of Varna, the Lord of Death. The Yamuna is also the daughter of Surya the Sun. The actual source of the river originates from Champasar Glacier 1 km ahead of the shrine, at an altitude of 4,321 meters. On arrival in the afternoon in Yamunotri, take a holy dip in the Yamuna River and perform Pooja.

Return via the same route back to Barkot, check-in at Hotel / Camp. Dinner and Overnight stay at a hotel in Barkot.

Day 4 : Drive Barkot – Uttarkashi (82 km/ 3 hours)

After breakfast, check out from the Barkot hotel and drive to Uttarkashi. On arrival, check-in at the hotel. Uttarkashi is situated on the banks of river Bhagirathi and is famous for its historical monuments, Temples & Ashrams. In the evening, Visit the famous Vishwanath Temple. Dinner and Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 5 : Uttarkashi – Gangotri – Uttarkashi (99 km/ 3-4 hours)

Early morning breakfast at the hotel and drive to Gangotri Dham. Nestled in the magnificent Garhwal Himalayas, Gangotri is set at 3048 m. Upon arrival at Gangotri, take a holy dip in the sacred river, called Bhagirathi at its origin. Visit the Gangotri Temple. The 18th-century temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirathi worshiped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. The temple is an exquisite 20 ft. high structure made of white granite. After performing Pooja, late afternoon drive back to Uttarkashi. Dinner & Overnight stay at Uttarkashi.

Day 6 : Uttarkashi – Guptkashi (193 km/ 7 hours)

Leave for your next destination, Guptkashi, after having your breakfast early in the morning. On reaching, check-in to the hotel. Guptkashi is 47 km from the holy shrine, Kedarnath. The town holds immense religious importance as it houses famous ancient temples like Vishwanath Temple and Ardhnarishwar Temple.

Get your medical checkup done for your next day’s journey to Kedarnath. Then, have your dinner and stay overnight in the hotel/camp.

Day 7 : Guptkashi – Sonprayag – Kedarnath

Early morning after breakfast, check out from the hotel and drive to Sonprayag (30 km/1 hour). From Sonprayag, you will start your 20 km trek to Kedarnath Dham. You can hire a Doli, ponies, or a horse, for your trek (At your own cost).

Mandakini, one of the main tributaries of the Ganges, originates at Kedarnath and flows through Gaurikund. "Jai Bholenath" chants echo in the mountains. The mist envelops the mountains, and you will get a glimpse of the picturesque beauty of the valley, which will leave you mesmerized. On arrival, check-in at Govt. Camps/Lodges in Kedarnath and take some rest. Enjoy the dinner and overnight stay at Govt. Camps/Lodges in Kedarnath.

Day 8 : Kedarnath – Sonprayag – Guptkashi/Rudraprayag

The 8th day of your Chardham by car yatra is scheduled for the darshan of Kedarnath Ji. Early in the morning, you get up before dawn, and after taking a bath, you are at the temple by 4:45 am for the 'Abhishek’ to Kedarnath lord Shiva. Everyone can go inside Garbha Griha and touch the idol. You can also prostrate with your head touching the deity etc. After Kedarnath darshan and puja, you come out of the temple and return to the Govt. Camps / Lodges.

Later you'll start the return trek of 20 km from Kedarnath to Sonprayag. The vehicle will wait for you in Sonprayag Car Parking, and you’ll drive to your hotel (Guptkashi/Rudraprayag). Dinner and Overnight at Guptkashi/ Rudraprayag.

Day 9 : Rudraprayag / Guptkashi – Joshimath – Badrinath(160 km/ 5-6 hours)

This morning, you check out of the hotel at 08:00 am and drive to Badrinath temple via Joshimath. After having your breakfast in the morning, check out of the hotel and start driving towards your next destination, Badrinath via Joshimath. Badrinath is an important pilgrimage site that holds immense importance for Hindus and Buddhists. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is set at 3133 meters.

After driving through some wonderful Ghat road, you arrive at Badrinath. On arrival, check into the hotel. After some rest and refreshments, you are all set to go to Badrinath Temple for darshan in the evening. But first, you have to go to Tapt Kund (Hot Spring), take a bath, and then go to the temple. Dedicated to Lord Vishnu, the temple of Shri Badrinath Ji is 15 meters in height, built in the form of a cone with a small cupola of a gilt bull and spire. Later back to the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 10 : Badrinath – Joshimath – Rudraprayag (160 km/ 5-6 hours)

This morning, visit Badrinath Temple for Darshan. Later, return to the hotel for breakfast. Then, leave for local sightseeing at Badrinath. Visit major attractions of Badrinath such as Mana Village, Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, and Mata Murti temple.

Check out from the hotel in the afternoon and head towards Rudraprayag via Joshimath. En-route visit Karanprayag. Rudra Prayag holds great religious importance. Also, the town features stunning natural beauty and tranquility. On reaching Rudraprayag, check in to the hotel. You can relax for the rest of the day or explore the beauty of Rudraprayag. Have your dinner and stay overnight at the hotel.

Day 11 : Rudraprayag – Rishikesh (140 km/ 4 hours)

On the 11th day of your Chardham yatra by car tour, you drive downhill to Rishikesh, a spiritual city. It is also renowned as the 'Yoga Capital of the World'. This town is on the foothills of the Himalayas, on the convergence of the River Ganga and River Chandrabhaga. This pilgrimage town is nestled in the Dehradun district and is famous for its adventure activities and a famous spiritual center.

On reaching Rishikesh, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and rest for a while. Later, you will go out for sightseeing. Visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula.

On reaching Rishikesh, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel. But, first, complete the check-in formalities and rest for a while. Later, you will go out sightseeing. Visit Ram Jhula and Laxman Jhula.

In the evening, attend the Ganga Aarti, an auspicious and holiest ritual performed on the Ghat of Rishikesh. Get a deep insight into the Hindu culture and enjoy a soulful experience.

Later, return to the hotel. Overnight stay at the hotel in Rishikesh.

Day 12 : Departure Rishikesh - Delhi (270 km/ 5-6 hours)

Today is the last of the Chardham Yatra by Car tour package. Enjoy the morning breakfast at the hotel and check out from the hotel. Then, drive back to Delhi, and on reaching Delhi, you will have an assisted transfer to the Railway Station / Airport for the onward journey.


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FAQs about Char Dham Yatra by Road From Delhi

Q: When does Chardham Yatra opens?

Ans: Each year, the chardham yatra commences on or before Akshaya Tritya. Although, Yamunotri and Gangotri Temple open even before, Chadham yatra begins upon opening of the Kedarnath Temple which is usually in late April or early May. This year, it will open on 8th May

Q: When does Kedarnath Temple opens?

Ans: The date and time of Kedarnath Temple opening each year depends on the day when according to the Hindu Panchang, the Akshay Tritya is observed. The date and time are formally announced on the Maha Shiva Ratri.

The opening hour and date of Kedarnath shrine is decided by priests in Ukhimath's Omkareshwar Temple after calculation of Panchang. It usually falls in late April or early May. This year, the Kedarnath Temple will open on 10th May, 2024.

Q: When does Kedarnath Temple closes?

Ans: The date of Kedarnath Temple closing is fixed every year. The temple's door shur for pooja archana on the Bhai Dooj is observed according to Hindu calender. Bhai Dhooj is observed every year after Diwali celebrations. Bhai Dhooj comes after 2 days of Diwali or the second lunar day of the Shukla Paksha./

Q: What is the cost of Chardham Yatra by Road packages?

Ans: The cost of chardham yatra by road package depends on the number of people/group traveling together. Mentioned below are some tentative price of the package per person based on number of people traveling together:

Adults Price per person
5 Adults INR 43,000/-
Q: What is the Chardham Yatra Route Map?

Ans: A typical chardham yatra route map follows the path in the order the Hindu scriptures suggest you should visit the 4 dhams i.e. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath & Badrinath. If you are doing chardham yatra by road from either Delhi or Haridwar then the recommended route along with distance and traveling time is as follows:

Destination : Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi - Guptakashi - Sonaprayag - Kedarnath - Sonaprayag - Guptakashi - Rudraprayag - Joshimath - Badrinath - Rudraprayag - Rishikesh - Delhi

Driving distance and approx. time:

  • Delhi to Haridwar – 210 km (6 hours)
  • Haridwar to Barkot – 220 km (7 hours)
  • Barkot to Yamunotri – 36 km (drive) + 7 kms by trek
  • Barkot to Uttarkashi – 100 km (4 hours)
  • Uttarkashi to Gangotri – 100 km (4 hours)
  • Uttarkashi to Rudraprayag – 180 km (7-8 hours)
  • Rudraprayag to Kedarnath – 74 kms (drive) + 20 kms trek (New Route)
  • Rudraprayag to Badrinath – 160 km (6-7 hours)
  • Badrinath to Rishikesh – 297 kms (10-11 hours)
  • Rishikesh to Delhi – 230 km (6 hours)
  • Uttarkashi to Guptkashi – 199 km (6 hours)