Chardham is one of the most auspicious Hindu pilgrimage tours consisting of Yamunotri Dham, Gangotri Dham, Kedarnath Dham, and Badrinath Dham. It is also known as Chota Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand. Pilgrims generally go on the Chardham Yatra, but few also choose the Do Dham Yatra consisting of Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham only. These holy sites in Uttarakhand hold a special place and significance for Hindu devotees. People from all over India and the world comes to visit to seek their blessings.
Generally, the Chardham yatra starts from Rishikesh or Dehradun, but the yatra to Kedarnath and Badrinath begins from Haridwar. It is a getaway to holy sites. Located in the majestic Himalayan ranges of Uttarakhand, the yatra from Haridwar to Kedarnath and Badrinath provides spiritual experiences, stunning landscapes, and a glimpse of the culture across the region. It will take you through scenic routes with picturesque valleys and snow-capped mountains.
Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra will give you a chance to explore Rudraprayag, Guptkashi, Rishikesh, and Haridwar. Below is an itinerary for Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra from Haridwar with complete details. You can also book Do Dham Yatra by Helicopter. It is a suggested itinerary offered by travel operators. You can customize it as per your preferences and requirements.
Badrinath Kedarnath Tour Package Itinerary-
Day 1- Reach Haridwar to Guptkashi
Haridwar is a getaway to Chardham Yatra. You will reach Haridwar in the morning and then reach Guptkashi. After reaching Guptkashi, you will check in at the hotel pre-booked and get your medical checkup done for Yatra ahead of to Kedarnath. After the checkup, have dinner and take goodnights to sleep.
Day 2- Guptkashi to Kedarnath Yatra
The day 2 of the Badrinath Kedarnath tour package starts. Check out from the hotel after having breakfast and head to Gaurikund, starting point of the Kedarnath trek. You can either take a trek by yourself or hire a palki to reach Kedarnath. The vibe of the trek will fill you with spirituality and devotion as people trekking continuously chants Jai Bholenath. The trek will take you through picturesque landscapes of snow-capped mountain ranges, lush jungles, and the gushing River Mandakini.
After reaching Kedarnath, you can book Government camps or hotels available. You can go for evening arti or stay at the camp and relax.
Day 3- Kedarnath to Guptkashi
Wake up at around 04:00 Am and get ready for Kedarnath Darshan during the third day of the Badrinath Kedarnath tour package. You will go for early morning Darshan at around 04:45 Am and attend “Abhishekam”, the ceremony to worship Lord Shiva. Offer your prayers and take the blessing of Lord Shiva. After completing the darshan, go back to your accommodation and get ready to leave for Guptakashi. You will have to trek to Gaurikund and then travel to Guptakashi. Go back to the hotel, rest, and prepare for the yatra ahead.
Day 4- Guptkashi to Badrinath
After having breakfast, you will check out from the hotel and head to Badrinath via Joshimath. Joshimath is a popular stop on the way to Badrinath, and many choose to take a break here before continuing their Badrinath journey. After arriving at Badrinath, check-in at the hotel and rest. In the evening, you can explore nearby areas or go to Badrinath Dham.
On the way to Badrinath, take a dip in Tapt Kund, a popular hot water spring near the temple. After taking a bath at Tapt Kund, proceed with your Badrinath yatra. Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Go for Darshan and then back to the hotel for an overnight stay.
Day 5- Badrinath to Rudraprayag
On the 5th day of the Badrinath Kedarnath tour package, you will visit Badrinath Dham in the morning and perform puja rituals. After that, explore nearby attractions like Mana village, Vyas Gufa, Ganesh Gufa, and Mata Murti temple. After that, return to the hotel and pack your bags to begin the journey from Badrinath to Rudraprayag. Rudraprayag is known for its holy river, Mandakini and Alaknanda. Upon reaching Rudraprayag, stay at the hotel and have the rest of the day at leisure or explore the main attractions of the town. Enjoy your dinner and overnight stay here, and prepare yourself for the next day’s travel to reach Haridwar.
Day 6- Rudraprayag to Haridwar
After having breakfast at the hotel, you will check out and head to Haridwar which is the final day of your Badrinath Kedarnath tour package. It is a long 5-6 hours journey by road. You can take a halt at Rishikesh if you want and visit famous attractions there or continue your return trip to Haridwar.
You can either create an itinerary by yourself or book a pre-planned customised Badrinath Kedarnath tour package offered by LIH for easy travelling. LIH Travel offers the best helicopter packages that include same-day yatra and also an itinerary that lasts for 3N/4D. Book your package today.