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Trip Overview

Start –  New Delhi / Haridwar / Dehradun

Finish – New Delhi / Haridwar / Dehradun

Destination – Yamnotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath

Theme – Spiritual and Religious  

Duration – 12 Nights 13 days

Category – #spiritual #religious #slowtravel #roadtrip #adventure #trekking #meditation 

Style – #comfort  #backpacking #diy #fixeddeparture

Trip Summary

“The land north of Gangadwar is known to the wise as Paradise Ground. Apart from this land, the rest is called Earth elsewhere.”

~ Kedarkhand Skanda Purana

As the 21st century is getting older, we humans are fidgeting more. Our world is constantly moving at a fast pace and we are surrounded by a tremendous amount of stimuli. Dopamine detox is already a buzzword. Internally, we all earn for an experience where we can just switch the button of chaos and expectations around us. And then there comes – spirituality. Spirituality is like a bridge to another world which fills you with hope and courage.
So, get yourself ready for this other worldly experience as we pack our bags for half a month and begin our Char Dham Yatra in the humble abode of gods – Uttarakhand.
You will get to have a plethora of experiences which will leave your soul quenched. This journey consists of taking a bath in the holy river – Ganga , witnessing the power of prayer at the ghats of Yamnotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath temples. Lakhs of devotees come every year to attend the yatra in search of Moksha. Tranquility is the one word which sums up the entire Yatra.

Why you will love this trip?

  • An ultimate road trip covering 70% of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.
  • Road trip with like minded people.
  • A kind of detox from worldly affairs.
  • Authentic vegetarian Uttarakhand cuisine.
  • Immense positive energy throughout the trip.
  • Guided trip.
  • Backpackers paradise.

Is this trip right for you?

  • One should be physically and mentally fit to perform the journey as the Yatra involves trekking at an altitude of 1,4000 ft.
  • The Yatra is not suitable for old age people having arthritis as two dhams requires a lot of trekking to reach the temple.
  • people with heart disease, asthma , pregnant women, any previous or existing bone injury should avoid joining the yatra
  • a must take trip for people entangled in the chaotic life of the world to experience some serenity.
  • Paradise for trekkers, photographers,travelers.


After your arrival in Delhi, Our representative will meet and assist and begin the yatra. Our first stop will be Haridwar.  On arrival in Haridwar, Check in at the hotel. Rest of the day at leisure. In the evening , we will take you to Har-Ki-Pauri to attend the grand aarti of Holy Ganges. Overnight at the hotel.

In the morning after breakfast drive to Barkot Via Dehradun and Mussoorie. On arrival at Barkot, Check in at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel.

Early morning Drive to Hanuman Chatti (32 KMS). From there, we will drive to Phool chatti and then to Janki Chatti. We will start our trek from Janki Chatti for Yamunotri (5 KMS). Either by walking or by horse or by Doli at own cost. Arriving at Yamunotri, One can cook rice by packing it in a cloth and dipping it in the hot water of the hot kund. Pilgrims take this cooked rice home as “Prasad ”. Here near the temple “Pooja” can be offered to Divya Shila, After taking bath in Jamnabai Kund’s warm water and having “Darshan” of pious “Yamunaji” returning to Hanumanchatti. Later, drive back to Barkot. Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast, we will start our journey to Gangotri. Upon reaching, check in. After dinner, stay at the Guest house.

Early in the morning, take a holy dip in the sacred river,  The Ganges. It’s also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Visit the temple. Attend Aarti in the evening. After Ganga Aarti, get back to your hotel  for dinner and overnight stay.

After breakfast, drive to Srinagar. Yes , there is a Srinagar in Uttarakhand as well. This will be our pit stop to avoid the long journey to Kedarnath. Dinner and overnight stay at the hotel.

In the morning after early breakfast check out from the hotel and Depart for Sitapur via Rudraprayag,. Upon arrival at Sitapur, Check in at the hotel, Overnight at hotel.

Early morning check out from the hotel and Depart for Sonprayag. This is the main cab stand. From here,

We will transfer you in the government vehicle to Gauri Kund. Cost of transfer to Gaurikund to be borne by the guest itself.  From Gaurikund, we will start our trek. Either by walking or by horse or by Doli. Cost of transfer by doli or pony to be borne by the guest itself. Those guests who will be taking a helicopter will be dropped at the Helipad. On arrival at Kedarnath, check-in into the hotel. In the evening visit Shankaracharya Samadhi behind the temple and take part in evening Aarti. Overnight stay at the Hotel.

Early morning, after Temple Darshan trek down to Gaurikund. From Gaurikund, take a government vehicle to reach Sonprayag. the cost of the vehicle to be borne by guests.  Later, drive to Sitapur. Check in into the hotel. Dinner and Overnight stay at the hotel.

After breakfast, leave for Badrinath. Check in into the hotel.  In Evening, visit Mana, the last village of India on the Indo – Tibet border. Dinner and overnight stay in the Hotel.

After breakfast, Visit to temple and take a bath in hot water springs. After darshar, we start our journey to Devprayag. Devprayag is a place of sangam of Bhagirathi and Alaknanda rivers, which form sacred Ganges. Dinner and overnight stay at hotel.

After Breakfast, leave for Rishikesh. Rishikesh will be our final stay of this journey. After checking in at the hotel, you can explore Rishikesh on your own by visiting Ram Jhula, attending Ganga aarti at Parmarth ashram or Triveni ghat. Explore the market, collect souvenirs  and  do shopping on your own. Dinner and stay in Hotel.

After breakfast, you can explore Rishikesh more , can do adventure activities as per your time and leave for Delhi around noon. After reaching Delhi, you leave as per your schedule after collecting memories and peace for a lifetime. 

Kindly Note – 

This is a long journey involving lots of physical strength. It is advisable to add more days if you think some days have a long journey. We can add more pit stops at a reasonable cost.



12 days Breakfast
12 nights Dinner

Transport- driver charges, toll taxes, road taxes and parking

New Dehi - Haridwar/ Dehradun - Rishikesh - Barkot - Janki chatti - Barkot - Gangotri - Srinagar - Sitapur - Sonprayag - Sitapur - Badrinath - Devprayag - Rishikesh - New delhi
Sedan cab - 2 to 3 people
Suv cab - 4-5 people
Tempo traveler - 8 people
Mini - max bus - more than 8 people


12 Nights in Hotel / Guest House / Camp subject to availability

Add on activities (Chargeable)

1. Coolie/pony /helicopter charges.
2. Any adventure activities in Rishikesh.


  1. Meals not mentioned in inclusions.
  2. Transport that is not mentioned in inclusions.
  3. Any porter charges
  4. Any entry fees to monuments/ wildlife region/trek
  5. Any expense of personal nature packaged drinking water/ phone calls/ laundry/camera,etc
  6. Any kind of travel insurance.
  7. Costs arising due to force majeure
  8. Anything which is not mentioned in the inclusions.

Essential Trip Information

Why you will love this trip? What weather you can expect during the trip? What are the best months to visit? What to pack and what not to?

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Things to do in the trip –

  • Exploring lanes and markets of quaint towns of Uttarakhand.
  • Practicing yoga and meditation throughout the trip.
  • Experiencing gigantic aartis at the temples.
  • White water Rafting in gushing Ganges and rapids of grade  I to IV
  • Camping by the tributaries of Ganges in the outskirts of Rishikesh.

Best time to go –

  • The gates of the temple open around late April to early May and they remain open till post Diwali.
  • From Late October to April/May , the gates of the temples remain closed due to low temperature and snow factor.
  • One should also avoid late June to Mid September due to monsoons and heavy rainfall in the state of Uttarakhand.
  • The best time is to visit during the months of May and late mid September.

Weather –

  • September, October – mornings and evenings are cold, day temperatures are pleasant.
  • Mid October  to April – mornings and evenings are cooler with December and January the coldest months. Day time temperatures are also cool.
  • April – June – Mornings and evenings are pleasant. Day temperature can be  high up to 25 degree celsius.
  • July and August – Heavy rainfall, landslides, etc. Not recommended to take the Yatra due to road blocks.


What you need to bring will vary according to the trip style you have chosen, the places you are visiting and when you are traveling. Generally speaking, we recommend you pack as lightly as possible and make sure that you are able to carry and lift your own luggage, and walk with it for short distances or up or down a flight of stairs. Our travelers usually find the smaller their luggage is, the more they enjoy the trip without having to worry about carrying heavy bags! Aim to keep your main luggage under 15kg.

You’ll also need a day pack/bag to carry water, camera, swimming suit, hiking shoes and jacket etc. when you’re exploring during the day.

Below we have listed the essentials for this trip:


Due to the diversity and breadth of our trips, our ultimate packing list should be used as a guide only and is not intended to be a complete packing list to suit every trip.

What you bring will vary according to the trip style you’ve chosen, the places you’re visiting and the time of year and the weather when you’re travelling. Please check the Essential Trip Information of your chosen trip, which will detail any specific requirements for your trip and is tailored to suit your needs. It will also cover the type and size of luggage that can be taken, as for some trips there may be certain weight (ie. for trips with included flights) or size (ie. for trips using safari vehicles) restrictions for your luggage. Some packing guides for some of our most popular destinations are also listed at the bottom of this page.

If you have any questions about what to pack, please get in touch with our customer service team.

Travel documents

  • Passport/ country specific id card
  • Visas if required
  • Travel insurance policy if taken
  • 24 hr emergency travel insurance contact and policy number
  • Flight/ train/bus  e-tickets 
  • Your travel itinerary
  • Photocopies of important documents
  • A print out of your trip’s Essential Trip Information
  • Spare passport photos
  • Youth/student/seniors cards for travel discounts
  • International driving licence if needed
  • Diving licence if needed
  • Cash/credit cards
  • 2500 INR contingency fund in cash
  • Money belt or pouch


On the vast majority of our trips you are expected to carry your own luggage. Most travellers use a small, wheeled suitcase although the type of luggage most suitable will vary depending on your trip and destination. Please refer to the packing section of your Essential Trip Information for any specific luggage requirements. You will also need a daypack/bag to use during the day.

  • Main luggage
  • Daypack
  • Padlocks & keys

Personal items

  • First aid kit
  • Personal medication/prescriptions
  • Glasses & sunglasses
  • Contact lenses and solution
  • Sunscreen
  • Lip balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Antihistamine/insect bite cream
  • Antibacterial gel/wipes
  • Motion sickness tablets
  • Travel vaccination certificates
  • Aspirin and/or paracetamol
  • Rehydration powder
  • Anti-diarrhoea pills
  • Toiletries
  • sanitary pads
  • Travel hair dryer
  • Shaving equipment
  • Small travel towel
  • Small sewing kit and safety pins
  • Consult your doctor for detailed advice on any medications

Travel accessories

  • Electrical adapter 
  • Camera and equipment
  • Spare batteries/charger
  • Phone
  • Portable games/playing cards
  • Something to read
  • Water bottle
  • Pen/paper/diary
  • Travel pillow
  • Cloth/reusable shopping bags
  • Torch/flashlight
  • Water purification method
  • Photos or postcards of your home country/family/pets to share with locals
  • Binoculars
  • DVT socks


Please check your Essential Trip Information for details on appropriate clothing for your itinerary and destination. On some trips access to laundries may be limited so you may need to plan to hand wash your own clothes while on trip. For longer trips we recommend you choose clothing that is easy to wash and fast drying.

  • Sun hat
  • Windproof jacket
  • Long-/short-sleeved shirts
  • Jeans/trousers/shorts/skirts
  • Socks/underwear
  • Flip-flops
  • Sleepwear

Cold weather

  • Thermal underwear or base layers
  • Warm hat
  • Gloves
  • Hand warmers  
  • Waterproof boots
  • Warm socks
  • Scarf


  • Swimwear
  • Beach towel
  • Reef shoes
  • Reef-safe sunscreen

Wet weather

  • Raincoat/waterproof jacket
  • Umbrella
  • Waterproof bags for rain protection
  • Waterproof trousers

Walking or hiking

  • Walking/trekking shoes
  • Trekking/leech socks
  • Hiking poles/walking sticks


  • Inner sleep sheet
  • Travel pillow
  • Camping mattress
  • Sleeping bag
  • Head torch/lamp