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Chardham Yatra 2023 Opening, & Closing Dates
The holy Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand remains open for devotees only for a brief period of six months of the year. The Char Dham Yatra opening date 2023 is from 22nd April 2023.
Every year the temples open from April to November. The opening dates depend upon the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej. In contrast, the closing dates depend on the festivities of Vijay Dashami, Bhai Dooj, and Diwali. In 2023, the starting date of the Char Dham Yatra was changed, and the tentative closing dates of Char Dham Yatra are 21st November 2023. The dates are fixed after considering the Panchang, the Hindu calendar. The dates are usually declared by the Char Dham temple committee and the Kedar-Badri Mandir Samiti.
The Yamunotri Temple and Gangotri Temple open on the day of Akshaya Tritiya every year, followed by the portal opening of Kedarnath Temple and Badrinath Temple after a couple of days. Yamunotri and Kedarnath Dham close on Yama Dwitiya/ Bhai Dooj, whereas the Gangotri Dham closes on the day of Diwali. And the closing date of the Badrinath temple is on the day of Vijaya Dashami. If you plan to go on Chardham Yatra in 2023, book Chardham Yatra packages by Indian Holiday, including everything you will need on your journey.
||22nd April 2023
||12th November 2023 (Tentative)
||22nd April 2023
||12th November 2023 (Tentative)
||25th April 2023
||14th November 2023 (Tentative)
||27th April 2023
||21st November 2023 (Tentative)
Yamunotri Temple Opening & Closing Dates
The Yamunotri Dham is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. The opening date of Yamunotri Temple 2023 falls on the occasion of Akshay Tritiya, when the temple gates open up for Yatris (pilgrims). The closing date of Yamunotri Dham is also related to the auspicious occasion of Bhai Dooj. Devotees can pray for peace and seek blessings at Yamunotri Temple from 22nd April 2023 to 12th November 2023 (tentative).
Gangotri Temple Opening & Closing Dates
Gangotri Temple is another Dham, dedicated to Goddess Ganga. The temple opens up its gates for devotees on the auspicious occasion of Akshay Tritiya. This year the Gangotri Dham opening date is 22nd April 2023, and it will close on12th November 2023 (tentative) – on the day of Diwali in 2023.
Kedarnath Temple Opening & Closing Dates
Among the highly revered temples of Lord Shiva, lakhs of devotees visit Kedarnath Temple to seek blessings from the supreme being. If you want to do it too, book Kedarnath Yatra 2023 by Indian Holiday. Kedarnath Temple this year will open on 25th April 2023 and will close on 14th November 2023 (tentative).
Badrinath Temple Opening & Closing Dates
Another highly sacred Dham in Uttarakhand is Badrinath Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu. In 2023, the Badrinath opening date is 27th April 2023. The Badrinath Temple opening dates and closing dates are decided on Basant Panchmi and Dussehra Eve (Vijaya Dashami) respectively. The temple remains open for six months, and for the rest of the year, it remains closed due to heavy snowfall. Badrinath Temple’s closing date 2023 is 21st November 2023(Tentative).
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Terms & Conditions:-
A.C. & Music Player are not working in Hill area.
AC will be provided only in Innova cab in Chardham tours.
Vehicle will be at disposal as per itinerary & AC Will not work in steep mountain road
Uttarprdesh tax extra, Ex Delhi Char Dham Yatra Tour.
Triugi narayan sight seen charges is extra.
In landslide transfer charges are extra.
Please Note: – Payment mode 50% advance and 50% with in 10 days .
Toll Tax + Driver TA + Parking +GST Extra
Note- Charges Apply Minimum 10 days Ex Haridwar | Dehradun during Chardham Yatra, Kedarnath Badrinath Yatra charges apply 05 days, Same Yamunotri Gangotri, any single Dham Yatra 5 days Ex Haridwar | Dehradun.
Char Dham Yatra- Tour Itinerary
11 Nights/12 Days
Itinerary: Yamunotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath
Day 1: Delhi- Haridwar
On arriving at the Delhi airport, you will be met by a driver of STS and taken in an air-conditioned vehicle to Haridwar, about 230 kilometers from Delhi (approx. 6 hours). A stop will be made for a late lunch at Khatauli. After arriving at Haridwar, check-in at your hotel and relax for sometime. In the evening, you can visit this spiritual town and can go Har-ki-Paudi ghat to witness the ‘aarti’ (ceremony). The aarti takes place at twilight on the holy river Ganges. It is a beautiful ceremony in which a group of priests hold fire bowls in their hands and offer their homage to the river, Lord Shiva, the sun and the universe.
Spend a few hours at Har-ki-Paudi – one of the most sacred ghats in India, and watch the tiny earthen oil lamps drift down the Ganges in a display of myriad flickering lights. This ghat is believed to be built by king Vikramaditya in 1st century BC in the memory of his brother Bhartrihari who had come to meditate here on the bank of Ganga. There are many legends associated with this ghat.
The ambience of Hari-ki-Paudi brings upon a sense of clam on you. Return to your hotel in Haridwar, enjoy your dinner and spend the night.
Day 2: Haridwar – Barkot
After a sumptuous breakfast at your hotel in Haridwar, start on your journey to Barkot, about 184 kilometers from Haridwar. It is a very scenic mountain route. Stop by at the roaring Kempty Falls, Lakahamandal – an Archaeological Survey of India protected site (about 5 kilometers from the main road). Further on, visit the ancient temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. After paying your tribute at this shrine, continue on your drive to Barkot.
Barkot is a beautiful town nestled in the Rawain Valley of Uttarkashi District on the banks of the Yamuna. The locals of Rawain are very warm and friendly, though they have been cut off from the rest of Garhwal due to its remote location. Their culture is similar yet distinct from the rest of Garhwal; and it is this that makes this area exceptionally interesting. This tour is a great chance to meet the locals, share a meal with them, and learn a thing or two about their culture and heritage. You can take in stunning views of the Banderpunch Range and the little villages speckled on the lower reaches of the surrounding hills. The town is en route to the Yamunotri dham.
On arrival, check-in at your hotel in Barkot and spend the night. and you can enjoy your Dinner at the hotel. Today you will travel for about 8 hours before halting for the night in Barkot.
Day 3: Barkot – Jankichatti – Yamunotri – Barkot
After breakfast, set out on a morning drive about 45 kilometers up to Jankichatti. Further on, travel approx. 5 kilometers on foot to Yamunotri. Here you can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the kund (hot water spring). Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as a “Prasad”. Near the temple “Pooja” can be offered at Divya Shila, after taking bath in Jamunabai Kund’s warm water and paying tribute to “Yamunaji”. After offering prayers at the shrine, return to Hanumanchatti, and further back to Barkot.
Return to your hotel in Barkot and spend the night.
Day 4: Barkot – Uttarkashi
A fortifying breakfast at your hotel in Barkot prepares you for your journey ahead to Uttarkashi, about 120 kilometers away (an approx. 5-hour drive). You will arrive around lunch time in Uttarkashi. Check-in at your hotel for your overnight stay. Situated at an elevation of 1158 meters, the picturesque town of Uttarkashi is nestled on the bank of river Bhagirathi. Uttarkashi is home to a many ashrams and temples, and the Nehru Institute of Mountaineering. It is the land of holiest of pilgrimages of Hindus, the Gangotri and Yamunotri – within the bounds of its land the two holiest rivers of India, Ganga and Yamuna originate. You are at leisure in the evening to stroll around, mingle with the locals, browse the attractions, and take pictures.
Dine at your hotel and spend the night.
Day 5: Uttarkashi – Harsil – Gangotri – Uttarkashi
After breakfast or you can also pack and leave for Gangotri early in the morning. En route, a stop will be made at Gangnani, a hot water spring. After offering prayers at the shrine and pooja darshan, again pause along the way for lunch at a place of you choice. Post lunch, you will be driven back to Uttarkashi, en route visit Gangnani. Return to your hotel in Uttarkashi and spend the night. Today you will cover about 100 kilometers (approx. 5-hour drive to and fro).
Day 6: Uttarkashi – Guptkashi
Leave early in the morning for almost a day long drive to Guptkashi, about 211 kilometers (approx. 9 hours). En route, halt for breakfast at Charangikhal. This will be one of the most beautiful and scenic drives you have ever experienced. Continue your journey and be prepared for a late lunch at Kirtinagar. On your drive after Charangikhal, you will pass through the Ganges giving way to Tehri Dam (the Electro Hydro Project). With a bit of rest, continue on your way to Guptkashi. On arrival, check-in at a hotel and spend the night.
Day 7: Guptkashi – Kedarnath
Post breakfast, set out on another scenic drive to Gaurikund, and from their join other pilgrims on a 14-kilometer-long trek to Kedarnath. On reaching Kedarnath, check-in at the hotel in Kedarnath and relax for sometime, maybe get some sleep after the long arduous trek.
In the evening visit the Kedarnath Temple, attend the pooja ceremony. Pay your tribute at the shrine and spend some time soaking up the peaceful, spiritual atmosphere of the place.
Later, return to your hotel in Kedarnath and spend the night.
Day 8: Kedarnath – Guptkashi
After a fortifying breakfast, begin the 14-kilometer descent on foot to Gaurikund, and further on drive another 38 kilometers to Guptkashi. En route, optional visit can be made at Triyugi Narayan – a sacred place. You will reach Guptkashi in about 3 hours. Check-in at your hotel in Guptkashi and spend the night.
Day 9: Guptkashi – Badrinath
Enjoy a hearty breakfast and take off on a morning drive for Badrinath, about 200 kilometers from Guptkashi (approx, 8 hours). En route, you will visit Chopta – a beautiful forest with medicinal plants, affording plentiful views of the Himalayas. On arriving at Badrinath, check-in at your hotel and get some rest.
In the evening, visit the Badrinath temple and pay your respects at the shrine. Attend the pooja ceremony, see how the local rituals are performed at the temple. After ‘darshan’ (visit to a holy place), you can take a stroll around, photograph the temple, the spine of Himalayas canvassing the horizon, and breathe in the divine ambience of Badrinath.
Later, return to your hotel for the night
Day 10: Badrinath – Joshimath – Kirtinagar
Tuck into a hearty breakfast, and set out on a drive for about 3 kilometers to the last village of India – Mana Village, and visit the Vyas Gufa and Bhim Pul. These are some truly scenic spots with great views of the gushing Ganges, the frosted pinnacles of the Himalayas and some green hills flecked with country houses, lush farms, crystal springs cutting through rocks and a sapphire blue sky. Depart for Joshimath at 11:00 hours.
En route, a stop will be made at Vishnu Prayag, the confluence of Dhauli and Alaknanda Rivers. But for the gurgling of the rivers, no sound of any kind catches your ear. The atmosphere is one of sheer peace and tranquility often broken by the twittering of birds or the chatter of monkeys. On arriving at Joshimath, you will visit the Adi Guru Sankarcharya Math. And after lunch proceed to Kirtinagar.
En route, make pauses to enjoy the brilliant scenery of Karn Prayag – the confluence of rivers Pindari and Alaknanda, and Nandprayag – the confluence of rivers Mandakini and Alaknanda.
On arrival at Kirtinagar, check-in at your hotel and spend the night. Today you will travel about 198 kilometers on road, an approx. 8-hour drive.
Day 11: Kirtinagar – Haridwar
After a sumptuous breakfast, drive to Rishikesh, about 155 kilometers from Kirtinagar (approx. 5 hours). A stop will be made en route to visit Deoprayag – the confluence of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda Rivers. Arrive in Haridwar and check-in at your hotel. Relax for sometime before attending the evening aarti at Parmath Niketan Ghat. Spend a few hours on the ghat and watch thousands of earthen lamps float down the Ganges. Quite a mesmerizing sight, this. And brings about a sense of calm on you.
After witnessing the spectacle of fire and water against a colorful sunset sky, return to your hotel and spend the night.
Day 12: Haridwar – Delhi
After an early breakfast, set out on a nostalgic return journey to Delhi, about 230 kilometers from Haridwar (approx. 6 hours). On arrival you will be dropped at the international airport or any point convenient to you in Delhi for your onward journey.
Note:- We are only offering vehicles on rent, rest hotel and meal facilities you would have to take care of yourself. Also please note that prior registration is mandatory for pilgrims to visit chardham i.e., Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath, Kedarnath, and Hemkund Sahib.
Official Website for registration: https://registrationandtouristcare.uk.gov.in/signin.php Or https://badrinath-kedarnath.gov.in/