Chardham Yatra By Helicopter

4 Nights Itinerary Covering: Dehradun - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Dehradun


Overview

Chardham Yatra is the staircase that leads pilgrims step by step closer to salvation. Beginning from Yamunotri, the sojourn leads to Gangotri, Kedarnath and concludes on Badrinath. These four holy sites are part of the Chota Char Dham of Uttarakhand highly revered by Hindus. Taking you for a memorable experience in Uttarakhand to pay homage is the Chardham Yatra by Helicopter tour. This 4 nights and 5 days itinerary lets you connect to the deities worshipped at these sacred temples.

Fill your soul with peace and enjoy the scenic backdrop of the mighty Himalayan Mountains. Besides, you will also visit the famous Mana Village and Triyuginaratyan Temple. Take a look at the itinerary to get all the insights.

Highlights

  • Seek blessings at Yamunotri Temple
  • Feel enlightened at Gangotri Temple
  • Revere Lord Shiva at Kedarnath Temple
  • Visit Triyuginarayan Temple
  • Perform Abhishek Pooja at Badrinath Temple
  • Sightseeing tour to Mana Village

Itinerary

Day 1 - Dehradun - Yamunotri

Your spiritual sojourn begins as soon as you arrive at the helipad on Sahastradhara Road, Dehradun. You will be briefed about the do's and don'ts for a safe journey. At around 7:00 AM, the helicopter will depart and will reach the Kharsali helipad for Yamunotri at 7:45 AM. On arrival, you will be escorted to the hotel.

Freshen up and leave for paying homage at Yamunotri Temple. It is a part of the Chota Chardham Yatra of Uttarakhand where Goddess Yamuna is worshipped. The temple sits on the left bank of River Yamuna and was sculpted by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. The presiding deity sits in the form of a black marble idol.

Don't forget to visit Janki Chatti, the thermal springs.

Night stay.

Day 2 - Yamunotri - Gangotri

On this day, you will be leaving for the next holy destination of the Chardham Yatra, Gangotri. You are supposed to reach the Yamunotri helipad at 7:45 AM and your arrival at Harsil helipad is scheduled at 8:30 AM. The temple is settled some 22 km away from the helipad and will take around 50 minutes to reach.

Gangotri is a Hindu pilgrim town which is located on the banks of River Bhagirathi, where Ganga origins. The temple sits at an altitude of 3100 m and cherishes the amazing view of the surrounding area. Pay obeisance at the temple and revel in the chants of the Goddess Ganga. The Gurkha General, Amar Singh Thapa is accredited for the construction of the dham.

Later, leave for the hotel, and complete the check-in formalities. Rest of the evening is free for leisure activities. Guests can go for a nature walk in the nearby villages.

Overnight stay.

Day 3 - Gangotri - Kedarnath

Begin the day early and get ready for soothing your senses at the next destination of the Chardham Yatra. The helicopter will leave at 9:00 AM from Harsil helipad and will arrive at Kedarnath helipad at 10:00 AM. The distance from the helipad to the temple can be covered on foot.

Kedarnath Temple is the resting place of Lord Shiva and is one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of the deity. The shrine is located at an elevation of 3584 m and is believed to be built by the Pandavas in the first place. What we see today was the gift of Adi Shankaracharya during the 8th century. After seeking blessings from the Lord, leave for your next destination which is Triyuginarayan temple.

Devotees come here to worship Lord Vishnu. It is believed that the temple is built at the same spot from where Lord Vishnu saw the holy union of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. One of the major highlights of the temple is the fire that burns in front of it which is the reason why the temple is known as Akhand Dhuni.

Night stay.

Day 4 - Kedarnath - Badrinath

This day, you will be leaving from Kedarnath/Guptkashi helipad at 10:15 AM and will arrive at Badrinath helipad at 11:00 AM. Upon reaching, you will be escorted to the hotel. Complete the check-in formalities and get ready for the spiritually enlightening journey to Badrinath Temple. The presiding deity of the shrine is Lord Vishnu who is also revered as Lord Badri. Seek blessings at the temple and listen to the chants praising the lord.

Badrinath Temple is cuddled amid the Nar and Narayan mountain ranges and sits on the left bank of Alaknanda River. The shrine is one of the 108 Divya Desams and is crowded by Vaishnavites.

Later in the evening, you can visit Mana Village, the last village before the Indo-China border. Vyas Gufa and Bhim Pul are the famous spots of the village.

Overnight stay.

Day 5 - Badrinath - Return to Dehradun

On day 5, you will be going for Abhishek pooja at Badrinath Temple. The pooja begins at 4:30 AM and lasts for about 2 hours. After seeking blessings from the deity, depart from the Badrinath helipad at 11:30 AM to reach Sahastradhara helipad at 12:30 PM.

This marks the end of your Chardham Yatra by Helicopter tour.

Price

PRICE PER PERSON @ INR 1,48,500

 

Destination Hotel to be used or Similar Meal Plan
Dehradun Hotel Madhuban (Deluxe Rooms) Breakfast (Comp)
Kharsali Yamunotri Cottage (Premium Cottages) All Meals
Harsil Sundar Resort (Premium Cottages) All Meals
Kedarnath Kabra Guest House (Non-star category) Formally Rajasthan Bhawan All Meals
Badrinath Narayan Palace (Suite room) All Meals

Inclusions

  • Helicopter trip starts from Dehradun.
  • Complimentary stay, pickup and Airport transfer for 1 Night in Haridwar/ Dehradun.
  • Includes stay & all meals for 4 Nights / 5 Days during the chopper.
  • Rudra Abhishek at Kedarnath.
  • All local transport and sightseeing by Toyota Innova.
  • VIP Darshan at all four temples i.e. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.
  • Exclusive Maha Abhishek Puja at Badrinath.
  • Palki / Pony at Yamunotri.

Exclusions

  • Any meal unless specified above.
  • Any Guide Services.
  • Any Air fare/ Train Ticket.
  • All entrances fees to monuments.
  • Personal nature expenses like telephone / laundry bills etc.
  • Airports tax and travel insurance etc.
  • Services not specified above.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • SINGLE ROOM SUPPLEMET EXTRA.
  • 5% GST + Royalty charges as per actual after final decision from the Uttarakhand Govt.

 

GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGERS:

GUIDELINES BY DGCA

  • Carrying of AADHAR CARD is must for all Indians whereas  passport is required in case for foriegn national.
  • All the hotels at Chardham Sector are non star category but we provide the  best option available & the food served is pure vegetarian . Hotels are subject to sudden changes due to unavoidable circumstances.
  • Maximum 5 kg luggageper passenger will be permitted to carry & we shall provide the duffel bag upon arrival at Dehradun. Excess baggage is to be stored at the hotel before proceeding to helipad, which can be collected later after completion of the tour.
  • All temples in Chardham sector are located in high altitude & passengers are advised to carry their own medication. At these locations, it becomes cold in the evening, so passengers are advised to carry woolen clothing with them.
  • Weighingat the time of boarding the helicopter is must since the pilot will not allow boarding in case it exceeds the weight conveyed at the time of booking & we reserve the right to shuffle passengers to manage the right weight of helicopters for safe flying in the hills.
  • At Badrinath you would be provided with VIP darshan slip whereas our associates shall assist you in all other dhams. Early morning  Rudra Abhishek at Kedarnath & Maha Abhishek at Badrinath shall be exclusively arranged for the guests.
  • Our company shall not be liable for any medical emergency on the ground to the party, thus advised guests to get the fitness certificate from doctor to travel to the high altitude sector.
  • No or delayed flying are subject to many factors like delayed clearance from Airforce & Civil aviation, VVIP movements,  valley flying  by Indian Air Force ( NOTAM), bad weather conditions, sudden development of technical snag in helicopter, illness of flying crew & delayed positioning of the guests at the helipads
  • Every person beyond 85 Kg shall pay INR 200 /- per Kg extra toward Palki at Yamunotri & Rs. 250/- per person for shuttle at Phata to Kedarnath on direct payment basis.
  • The expenses towards lodging & boarding shall be borne by the guests in case of overstaying at any Dham due to bad weather conditionsor any other unavoidable reasons.
  • If stuck in a bad weather situation on any particular day out of the 5 days, we shall try to finish two dhams on next day & maintain the further schedule.
  • We shall refund the proportionate money calculated on missed flying time & other services in case guests are unable to visit any of the dham due to bad weather situation or any reason beyond our control.
  • Full refund shall be applicable in case we are unable to commence the journey from Dehradun due to any reason beyond our control.
  • Any donations, tips, pitthu & porter charges shall be borne by the guests only.
  • Single Supplement @ INR 16500/- extra shall be chargeable in case any guest wishes to stay in single occupancy in hotels at all destinations.
  • Damages of any kind caused to the party due to natural causes during the tour shall not be compensated by us and all legal disputes are to be settled within jurisdiction of Delhi-NCR.

Note: Exact Schedule can be advised before a day of departure. Above mentioned schedule is tentative just for understanding the operational system & timing. Things can be changed last moment due to any operational or weather changes.

Note: All reporting timings from point to point flying will be confirmed to client from our end. Charters and crew members can be changed as per availability. Timing of transfers from each flying point to another can be changed last moment as per availabilities or weather conditions.

 

TERMS AND CONDITIONS:

  • Available Hotel properties at Guptkashi and Yamunotri are non-star category and the stay is arranged at best among them. However, at Harsil and Badrinath the accommodation standard is 3.5 Star.
  • Complimentary stay at arrival in Dehradun do not include lunch and dinner. (only breakfast)
  • The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 50% of the charter amount. (full charter)
  • IHPL reserves the right to postpone the timings of flying subjected to weather conditions.
  • Any extra night stay due to bad weather will be borne by client itself.
  • Full amount has to be deposited 20 days prior to date of journey.

 

CANCELLATION POLICY: If passengers wish to cancel their booking then they will have to pay following cancellation charges:

  • Upto 30 days before Journey — 40 % of amount
  • Upto 20 days before Journey — 60 % of amount
  • Upto 15 days before Journey — No Refund

 

BAD WEATHER SITUATION : If you are stuck in a bad weather situation on any particular day out of the 5 days we will still try to finish the darshan on next day . In case we are completely unable to visit any dham due to bad weather situation we will refund proportionate money. This means that if due to any reason we are unable to do 2 dhams then we will refund the amount acc. to flying time.

BAD WEATHER SITUATION –

  • If stuck in a bad weather situation on any particular day out of the 5 days, we shall try to finish the darshan on next day.
  • We shall refund the proportionate money as per missed flying time, in case guests are completely unable to visit any of the dham due to bad weather situation or any reason beyond our control.
  • 100 % refund is applicable in case we are unable to commence the journey due to any reason beyond our control.
     

SPECIAL NOTE:

  • All taxes included in our rates are as on date (APART FROM GST). Any future hike will be charged extra as applicable.
  • The above-mentioned cost is valid for mentioned dates only.
  • The above is only an offer and not confirmation of your bookings. We shall proceed with your booking once we receive the payment from you & if we are not able to get the original hotels, shall provide equivalent / alternative hotels. 
  • The normal hotel check in / check out time is 1400 / 1200 hrs.
  • For detailed Terms & conditions of our company, please www.tourism-of-india.com/terms-and-conditions.html
  • Note: The package is valid for dates of May 12 to June 15, 2019 and Sep 15 to Oct 30, 2019.
  • Jurisdiction Clause: All the disputes arising out of this agreement or any other subsequent agreement would be subject to Delhi Courts only.

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