The name Char Dham Yatra rightly justifies its purpose of taking you on a yatra in which the four most famous holy temples are covered. About the very famous spiritual tours of India is yatra to Chardham of India. These spiritual tours are hand-picked and designed by an expert travel agent who is well-versed with everything. The Chardham temples are located in four different directions of this country. In the north, Badrinath Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu, in south Rameshwaram temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, in east Jagannath Temple is devoted to Lord Vishnu and on the west side is Shree Dwarkadhish Temple of Lord Krishna.
In recent years one more pilgrimage tour is becoming famous as Chota Char Dham of Uttarakhand. This is again a yatra to four holy shrines but in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. To know more about the details of the Char Dham Yatra Package, keep scrolling down. This article contains essential information about the tour. So, take a look in detail at this blog.
Har Ki Pauri – The foremost shrine from where yatra starts is Yamunotri Temple dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. The next one is Gangotri Temple dedicated to goddess Ganga, the third one is Kedarnath temple dedicated to Lord Shiva and the fourth Dham is Badrinath dedicated to Lord Vishnu.
Places of attraction in Chardham Tour:
Yamunotri Dham –
The first Dham of Chota Char Dham – Yamunotri is found in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. This temple is earmarked to goddess Yamuna who is the daughter of Lord Sun and Sister of Yamraj and Shani Dev. River Yamuna is the most sacred river of India which is worshipped by devotees and pilgrims from all across the country. Surya Kund is the main attraction of this temple. You will need to do a trek of 6 kilometers from Janki Chatti to the main Yamunotri Temple.
Gangotri Dham –
The second Dham is Gangotri that is visited during the Chota Chardham Yatra. It is dedicated to Goddess Ganga which is located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Gangotri Dham is a place where the Heavenly Ganga was brought on the earth. Goddess Ganga is worshipped as the holy river of India and the source of river Ganga from Gaomukh in form of the Bhagirathi river that later mixes with the River Alaknanda and forms the Holy Ganga River at Devprayag.
Kedarnath Dham –
The third one is Kedarnath Dham which is among the four holy dhams of Uttarakhand. Kedarnath Tour Package is dedicated to Lord Shiva and is located in the Rudraprayag District of Uttarakhand. The trek of Kedarnath Dham is the hardest among all Chardham of Uttarakhand. It requires a 17 km trek starting from Gaurikund to Kedarnath Temple. Many times it becomes difficult for old age people to trek this much so there are other options available like Helicopter, dolis, and horse.
Badrinath Dham –
Badrinath is a part of both Char Dham of India as well as Char Dham of Uttarakhand. It is the last one to be visited. Badrinath Dham is dedicated to Lord Vishnu which is set in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. Around 3 kms from the temple is the last village on the Indo-Tibet border that is Mana Village.
Detail about Chardham Yatra:
A sacred journey to four holy temples located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand is one of the best religious attractions of India. These four temples are known as Chota Chardham of Uttarakhand. Indians do have a strong belief in Gods and Goddesses, so they prefer doing pilgrimage tours to get Moksha. This holy tour generally starts from Haridwar but some also plan their Char Dham Yatra Tour from Jaipur or Delhi. From here, people visit Haridwar and then head further on a journey.
About the itinerary –
Haridwar is a beautiful city famous for blessed maidens and the Holy Ganga River. The most spiritual Ganga aarti in the evening can be enjoyed by tourists. The tranquil environment during Ganga aarti becomes really positive and spiritual.
The next day journey to the first Dham which is Yamunotri Dham. Taking a drive via Dehradun will reach Mussoorie, their tourist can visit Kempty fall by taking the halt and enjoy the water sports activity there. After crossing Kempty fall, you will come across a huge Yamuna bridge from where you can get the mesmerizing view of River Yamuna.
Some beautiful villages of Uttarakhand will come on your ways like Nainbagh, Purola, and Damta after crossing these villages from Damta. The route separates into two, among which one goes to Lakhamnadal having an ancient cave of epic Mahabharata times. After visiting the caves, you can proceed to Barkot for a halt overnight. The next morning pilgrims will be driven to Hanuman Chatti and Janki Chatti. It is the point from where the 6km of a trek to Yamunotri will begin.
You will come across the Shani Temple, after a visit to the temple will proceed to Vishwanath Temple and take a dip in Kund. Then upon reaching Divya Shila devotees will enter the main temple and offer prayers to goddess Yamuna. After darshan will be driven back to Barkot for a night stay. The next morning take a drive for Gangotri Dham Tour Package where the half for next night will be taken. On reaching Uttarkashi, devotees can embark on a visit to Kashi Vishwanath Temple, then take a departure for Gangotri Dham which is about 95 km away from Uttarkashi. Next, the drive to Guptkashi will start by visiting the Kedarnath Dham of Chardham Yatra. The next morning, head back to Badrinath Dham via Joshimath, and then drive back to Srinagar for a night halt.
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