Spirituality in India doesn’t require any introduction. One can find a number of religious places here and Char Dham in India is one of the most revered and highly acclaimed religious destinations in the country. This divine Yatra commences at Yamunotri, next is Gangotri, then Kedarnath and the journey concludes after paying homage at Badrinath Dham. If you are thinking of covering this divine Yatra but running sort of time then you can grab our 4 Nights and 5 Days long Chardham Yatra by Helicopter Tour Package which would save your lot of time.
5 Days Chardham Helicopter Tour Itinerary
|Tour Name:||Char Dham Yatra Tour Packages by Helicopter|
|Tour Duration:||04 Nights / 05 Days|
|Destination Covered:||Dehradun – Yamunotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath|
|Tour Price:||1,78,000/- Enquire Now|
Day 01: Dehradun – Yamunotri
Reach the Sahastradhara helipad in Dehradun before 7 am. Board the helicopter and reach Kharsali helipad in Yamunotri by 7:45 am. After reaching Kharsali you will be transferred to the pre-listed hotel. Check-into the hotel, freshen up and get ready to pay a visit at the sacred Yamunotri Temple. Yamunotri is the first stopover in Char Dham circuit which is perched at an elevation of almost 3300 meters above the sea level and is dedicated to the second holiest rivers in India River Yamuna.
Janki Chatti and Yamunotri shrine are the main attractions of the region. Janki Chatti also holds a great religious significance as this is a hot water thermal spring where devotees flock to take a holy dip. Hindus believe that if they take a holy bath into this thermal spring then their all sins will be absolved. The temple is believed to be constructed by the king of Tehri Garhwal, Maharaja Pratap Shah. One can find a black stone idol of Goddess Yamuna at this shrine.
Note: All the clients are requested to reach Sahastradhara helipad from where the journey concludes. Upon your arrival at the helipad, the ground staff will explain to you the do’s and don’ts to be followed by you.
Day 02: Yamunotri – Gangotri
Wake up little early in the morning and drive towards Kharsali helipad from where you will depart around 7:45 am. After flying for the next 45 minutes you will reach Harsil helipad at 8:30 am.
On the second day of your journey, you will be transferred from Yamunotri helipad to Harsil helipad to reach the Gangotri shrine, the second pilgrimage of the circuit. After reaching the Harsil helipad head directly towards Gangotri Temple. It takes almost 1 hour to reach the shrine from here. Located beautifully on the banks of River Bhagirathi, Gangotri is located at an elevation of almost 3100 meters above the sea level. If you want to explore the Gaumukh glacier then you will have to cover the challenging trekking trail of almost 19 km from here.
After paying homage at the Gangotri shrine built by General Amar Singh Thapa who was a great Gorkha General drive back to the hotel in the afternoon. Post completing the check-in formalities at the airport, freshen up and gorge upon the delectable Garhwali cuisines. After enjoying the lunch, relax for a few hours in the hotel and later in the evening set out of the hotel and visit the nearby villages and also shop out some finest qualities of woolens. Return to the hotel, have your dinner and then go for a relaxing overnight stay.
Day 03: Gangotri – Kedarnath
Start your day little early today and reach the helipad before 9 am. At 9 am you will board the helicopter from Harsil helipad to reach Guptkashi. At Guptkashi you will have to change the helicopter as per the government rule. From Guptkashi board another aircraft to reach Kedarnath helipad. After reaching the helipad, cover the walking distance of almost 500 meters to reach the shrine. Hindu mythology states that the original construction of the temple was done by the Pandava brothers and then later in the 18th it was renovated by the great Hindu philosopher Adi Shankaracharya. Pilgrims can spot a statue of bull installed at the entrance gates of the shrine. Enter the temple and pay homage to the bull as well as the Shivlingas.
Later on, drive towards the popular Triyuginarayan Temple which is devoted to Lord Vishnu. According to Hindu mythologies, Lord Vishnu was a part of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati wedding ceremony. After paying homage at the shrine you will be dropped to the hotel for dinner which will be followed by an overnight stay.
Day 04: Kedarnath – Badrinath
On the fourth day of the journey, depart from Kedarnath and proceed towards the last destination of the Char Dham circuit. Reach the helipad and Board the helicopter to reach Guptkashi to change the aircraft. Upon arrival at Guptkashi helipad take the other flight at 10:15 am and then after covering the aerial distance of almost 45 minutes you will reach Badrinath. Upon arrival at the Badrinath helipad, you will be escorted to one of our listed hotels. Check-into the hotel room and freshen up to visit the sacred Badrinath shrine. Badrinath Dham is dedicated to Lord Vishnu where millions of devotees flock to seek the blessing of Lord Badri.
After completing the puja rituals at Badrinath, drive towards the last Indian Village. Mana village is located only a few kilometers ahead of Indo-Tibet border.
Try visiting Badrinath Temple very early morning to witness the special Maha Abhishek Puja organized every morning at 4 am. This special ritual continues for 2 hrs. almost which is then followed by the Shringar rituals of the deity.
Day 05: Departure from Badrinath to Dehradun
Today you can start your little late as the schedule starts at 11:30 am. Gorge upon the lavish breakfast and then pack your bags. After completing the check-out formalities at the hotel, drive towards Badrinath helipad and reach there before 11:30 am. This is how the journey concludes here.
If you missed the puja day before then today you can witness Maha Abhishek Puja in the morning as it is believed to be one of the major highlights of this divine journey.
- Paying a visit at the Yamunotri Temple.
- Visiting Kedarnath Shrine.
- Participate in the early morning Aarti ceremony at Badrinath Dham.
- Paying homage at the Gangotri Temple which is devoted to River Ganga.
- Visiting Triyuginarayan Temple dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
- Explore the irresistible beauties of Mana Village.