Uttarakhand, a state in northern India crossed by the Himalayas, is known for its Hindu pilgrimage sites. Rishikesh, a major centre for yoga study, was made famous by the Beatles’ 1968 visit. The city hosts the evening Ganga Aarti, a spiritual gathering on the sacred Ganges River. The state’s forested Jim Corbett National Park shelters Bengal tigers and other native wildlife.
Depart from Haridwar early morning and take lunch (Packed) on the way in Mussoorie. Restart your journey and reach Barkot in the evening after visiting Kempty Falls on the way. On arrival check in The Chardham Camp Yamunotri, just 1 km ahead of Barkot town on the Yamunotri Road. Diner and Overnight at the Chardham Camp, Barkot.
Again after an early breakfast leave for Hanuman Chatti (Drive 32 kms) to start your journey. Take a local jeep to reach Phool Chatti to shorten your trek by 5 kms. On arrival start your day on a tough trek of 7 kms one side. Arrive at Yamunotri and pray at temple and also take a holy Achman to start your most sacred pilgrimage to Char Dham. Come back to Phool Chatti in the evening to return back to Camp resort for dinner and relaxation with Ayurvedic Massage at the resort. Overnight at the Chardham Camp, Barkot.
After a relaxed breakfast leave for Harsil a drive of 152 kms. En route stop at Uttarkashi for Tea/ Coffee & Lunch (Packed). On the way stop at Gangnani for hot water spring dip. Restart to reach Harsil, One of the most beautiful valleys in the world and reach The Char Dham Camp set amidst an apple Orchard in Dharali village 2 kms away from Harsil cantonment in the valley on the highway itself. On arrival check in for dinner. Overnight the Chardham Camp, Harsil.
After breakfast leave for Gangotri and on arrival take a holy dip in the River sacred The Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform Pooja after that and relax for sometime in the lovely surroundings. Come back to Camp resort in the afternoon to relax in the bright sunshine and some of breathtaking views of the valley beautiful. In the evening perform the Ganga Aarti at resorts own riverbank. Dinner and Overnight at the Chardham Camp, Harsil.
After a very early breakfast leave for the longest journey of the trip on the road. Lunch (Packed) & Tea/ Coffee en route at Srinagar. After lunch restart your journey and today for the first time see the river beautiful MANDAKINI. Travel along this to reach Guptakashi late in the evening. On arrival check in The Char Dham Camp (Guptakashi) located 2 kms out of town towards Gaurikund. Dinner and Overnight the Chardham Camp, Guptakashi.
After breakfast pick up your packed Lunch and leave for Gaurikund (A 32 kms drive one way) on arrival start your journey on the tough trek ahead. Stop for the lunch en route and restart after that to arrive by late afternoon. On arrival check in Punjab & Sindh Awas. After freshening up perform Pooja and also Darshan at the Shri Kedarnath ji. In the evening also visit Adi Shankaracharya samadhi at the back of the temple. Dinner and Overnight at Punjab & Sindh Awas.
After breakfast start you journey back to Gaurikund and on arrival leave for Guptakashi by road to reach the Char Dham Camp by evening. Relax with Ayurvedic Massage. Dinner and Overnight at The Chardham Camp, Guptakashi.
After breakfast leave for Joshimath via Chopta, one of the most beautiful sites on the whole trip. Enjoy the beautiful drive through the thick medicinal forest and stop at Pipalkoti for Tea/ Coffee Lunch (Packed). Arrive at The Char Dham Camp Joshimath by late afternoon. Evening fee in Joshimath. Dinner and Overnight at the Chardham Camp, Joshimath.
After breakfast leave for Shri Badrinath ji, on arrival take the holy Darshan and spend time visiting Mana village the last village before the Tibet border. Come back to The Resort for dinner and Overnight at The Chardham Camp, Joshimath.
After breakfast leave for Haridwar and on the way take lunch at Srinagar. Restart and if time permits visit Devprayag (The confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Bhagirathi, to become Ganga). Reach Haridwar in the evening for your onward Journey.