Chardham Yatra Package 2018
Chardham Yatra From Delhi
Duration: 11 Nights / 12 Days
Destination: (Delhi - Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Badrinath - Joshimath - Haridwar - Delhi )
Chardham Yatra From Haridwar
Duration: 9 Nights / 10 Days
Destination: (Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri Jee - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Badrinath - Joshimath - Haridwar)
Do Dham Yatra From Delhi
Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days
Destination: (Delhi - Haridwar - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Badrinath - Joshimath - Haridwar - Delhi )
Do Dham Yatra From Haridwar
Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days
Destination: (Haridwar - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri Jee - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Badrinath - Joshimath - Haridwar )
Ek Dham Yatra From Delhi
Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days
Destination: (Delhi - Haridwar - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Rudraprayag - Haridwar - Delhi)
Chardham Yatra 2018 - Complete Travel Guide 2018
Chardham Yatra, the word used by the renowned Hindu philosopher and reformer, Sri Adi Shankaracharya to describe the four holy destinations or say abodes of God nestled in the four directions of the country. They are Badrinath in the North, Rameshwaram in the South, Puri in the East and Dwarka located in the West. The journey to these four holy destinations formed up the renowned Char Dham Yatra.
Apart from the above original Chardham Yatra, there are four other abodes of Hinduism which are known for setting up a new recognition of the holy pilgrimage. It’s the holy circuit of the Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra 2018 that takes in the four holy shrines nestled in the terrain of the Himalayas in one hand. The four holy shrines are Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. These four shrines are located at the highest elevation of the Garhwal region and the journey to these is referred as ‘Chota Chardham Yatra’. The word ‘Chota’ is prefixed, because this Yatra is smaller as compared to the original Chardham Yatra.
Chardham Yatra Package 2018
The popularity of the Chardham Yatra 2018 can be calculated on the basis of number of devotees, it received every year. On an average, over 10 lakh devotees head towards the four holy shrines to capture the wholesome religious experience of their lifetime.
This all-famous Char Dham Yatra package 2018 is taken by Hindus as well as foreigners who want to explore the natural beauty and the religious significance of the Garhwal Himalayan region. The complete journey to the holy abode of Gods in the Himalayan Garhwal region offers the picturesque views of the Himalayan peaks, serene valleys and dense forests.
With the Chardham Yatra tour package 2018, devotees can enjoy a comfortable Darshan to the holy abodes of God without worrying about the travel and accommodation arrangements with Chardham Yatra Booking 2018.
What is the Importance of Char Dham Yatra?
According to the Hindu Mythology, a visit to the Chardham Yatra 2018 will wash away the sins of the devotee. People taking up the Char Dham Yatra believe that by visiting this auspicious holy Yatra and by paying homage to all the temples, one can get rid of all the sins, he had committed in his life so far. Basically, the Yatra would offer a person with a sense of heart purity and self-actualization.
The pilgrimage to these four holy abodes of God is known for giving the human being, a chance to attain Moksha from his sins and experience the life changing contact with the divine power.
Each of the holy shrines is known for its mythological importance. Yamunotri is the source of the Yamuna River. Gangotri is known for its pious river Ganga and Gangotri Temple. Kedarnath Temple is one of the 12th Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva and is also a part of the Panch Kedar nestled in Uttarakhand. Badrinath Temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu and is also a part of the Panch Badri.
The Chardham Yatra Route
On a traditional note, the Uttarakhand Chardham Yatra is undertaken by the devotees in a clockwise direction, i.e. from West to East. Thus, the Chardham Yatra route begins with the Western corner of Yamunotri, then head towards Gangotri and Kedarnath and finally concludes at Badrinath. The Pilgrims collect the holy water of the Rivers Yamuna and Ganga from Yamunotri and Gangotri and then offer the Abhishek at Kedarnath temple and then pay homage to the Lord Badrinath.
Best Time to Visit Chardham Yatra 2018
Unlike the original Chardham Yatra that can be taken by the Pilgrims throughout the year, the Chota Chardham Yatra had a fixed visiting time. The Char Dhams of Uttarakhand are open for the devotees only for a certain period of time.
The holy Chardham shrines open somewhere in April-May and remain open till Oct-Nov every year. In short, 6-months tenure is kept for the devotees to make them feel blessed with the Darshans of the almighty. Best time to visit the Chardham holy shrines is between May-June and Sept-October.
While planning the Uttarakhand Chardham Yatra 2018, devotees are advised to keep an eye on the opening and closing dates of the Chardham Yatra Temples.
Opening and Closing Dates of the Chardham Yatra Holy Shrines
Every year, devotees expect the opening dates to the Yamunotri and Gangotri temple on Akshaya Tritiya that falls somewhere in the month of April and May. The other two shrines welcome the devotees after a few days of the openings of the above two temples.
The Chardham Yatra Opening dates 2018 follows the closing schedules as: Badrinath Temple closes for the pilgrims on Vijay Dashami which is followed with the closing of the Gangotri temple by the festival Diwali. The Kedarnath and Yamunotri Temple closed by the Bhai Dooj festival that comes after Diwali.
How to Reach Chardham temples?
Uttarakhand Chardham Yatra 2018 can be covered easily from Rishikesh, Haridwar and Dehradun. Devotees can either take the air transport or rail transport to reach each of these cities from Delhi. The nearest airport to Rishikesh and Haridwar, i.e. Jolly Grant Airport is located at Dehradun. Also, all these cities own a direct railway connection with Delhi and other parts of the country.
The all-famous Chardham Yatra 2018 is a holy circuit that indulges four dwellings of God who need no explanation of their mighty powers. This holy circuit is taken as a necessity for every human being. Devotees come here from every corner of the world to pay homage to the almighty and attain salvation. Additionally, people believe that the journey will get them the tranquility and a deep sense of enlightenment from within.
Take the Uttarakhand Chardham Yatra package 2018 and freed your soul from the circle of life & death and attain Moksha from all your sins.
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