With the beginning of April Month, snow starts clearing at the foothills of Himalayas. With the weather conditions start changing, Hindu Pilgrimages start flocking to the Four Ancient Temples or Char Dham located high up in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. These temples are the spiritual source of Rivers that include Yamuna at Yamunotri, Ganges at the Gangotri, The Mandakini at Kedarnath and Alaknanda at Badrinath. This religious and sacred journey is also called as Chhota Char Dham - the most preferred and a must to travel place for Hindus once in life.
Best Time of Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand
This sacred journey starts in the month of April or early May and continues till November. May and June are counted as the peak time of exploring these destinations; while people prefer to avoid visiting places from July to September due to the fear of heavy rain and land sliding.
How to Reach Char Dham Yatra Tour?
It is not easy trip. It is full of adventure and risk too. Only Two out of four destinations are easily accessible by the vehicle that includes Badrinath and Gangotri. Yamunotri and Kedarnath are done through trekking routes - full of adventure. Trek to Kedarnath is the lengthiest of all that takes 10 to 12 days to visit all the temples. You can also cover all the destinations in two to three days by Helicopter.
Badrinath and Gangotri are directly reachable by road from Haridwar and Rishikesh along with Kotdwar and Dehradun. Yamunotri is accessible through trek routes that start from Janki Chatti at the distance of 225 km from Rishikesh; while Kedarnath starts from 207 km from Rishikesh at a place called Gaurikund. Planning to book a package for Hindu pilgrimage tour is not a wrong decision to make.
Char Dham Yatra Tour Packages - Choose for Comfortable Journey and Peace of Mind
Char Dham of India is started out for divinity, coming close to God and feeling special touch of spirituality. Chhota Char dham Yatra is also quite popular and providing some good reasons to people to involve in it. This journey is offered to main four pilgrimages of Uttrakhand named Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Packages offered for Char Dham Yatra tours include pick and drop from Hardwar or Rishikesh, sightseeing, accommodation, tour guide, food and entry for darshans. These tour packages are offered to cover the main destinations within the time-frame defined to you. You can also ask for customized tour packages.
This spiritual journey starts from the holy city of Haridwar that is an important pilgrimage center for Hindus and millions of devotees. The sacred place is visited by a good number of tourists from across the country and worldwide to take a holy bath in Ganges and to see some attractions in here and surrounding areas.
If you don't have enough time, but you want to complete this journey once in life, then choosing Char Dham Yatra tour with Helicopter is the right option. However, the package cost can be a little bit expansive, but it will save your time.