Chardham Yatra by Helicopter 2021 5 Nights / 6 Days

5 Nights Itinerary Covering: Dehradun - Gangotri - Yamunotri - 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 and highly revered by Hindus.

Begin the spiritual journey of Chardham Yatra by helicopter in 2021, and get a memorable experience in Uttarakhand. For the total cost of Chardham Yatra package is INR 1,59,999/ per person. You can also book tour package from Delhi, Dehradhun, Haridwar, Pune, Rishikesh, Kolkata and other cities of India.

Highlights

  • Experience the best helicopter ride.
  • Admire the striking aerial views from the helicopter.
  • Char Dham Darshan (Gangotri Temple, Yamunotri Temple, Badrinath Temple and Kedarnath Temple).
  • Seek blessings at Kedarnath using Special Darshan Slips.

Itinerary - Chardham Yatra by Helicopter 2021

Day 1: Dehradun: Arrival and Briefing about the Tour

Your holy tour begins in Dehradun. On arrival at Dehradun airport or railway station, meet and greet our representative and get an assisted transfer to the hotel, on arrival complete the check-in formalities at the hotel, and relax. Later in the evening, our representative will be briefing about the tour, and will handover Duffel Bags for carrying the necessary luggage for the journey ahead. After the briefing, surrender yourself to the world of dreams.

It is recommended to keep only the most necessary items in the duffle bags, no guests are allowed to carry their own luggage bags in the helicopter.

Day 2: Kharsali: The Holy Tour Begins

The next morning checkout from the hotel at Dehradun around 6:00 am. Today, you will be transferred to Sahastradhara Helipad, from where you will officially begin your holy yatra. After reaching Sahastradhara Helipad enjoy your chopper ride to Kharsali. On arrival, you will be welcomed and transferred to your respective hotel by our ground crew. After reaching the hotel complete your check-in formalities and enjoy your delicious breakfast. Later you will be taken for the darshan by Palki/Pony. Enjoy a hot spring bath at Yamunotri Temple. Post Darshan, pay a visit to Shani Temple and seek blessings. After an amazing day, get over the journey fatigue with a sound sleep.

Yamunotri Trek Distance: 6 km (one-way)

Travel Time: 6 hours approx (round trip)

Day 3: Harsil: Sightseeing and Darshan at Gangotri Dham

Greet the early morning sun, check-out from the hotel around 6:30 am and get ready to catch your next destination, which is Gangotri Dham. Today you will be transferred to the Kharsali helipad, on arrival get ready to enjoy a 30 minutes chopper ride to reach Harsil. On arrival at Harsil, you will get an assisted transfer to your hotel. After reaching the hotel complete your check-in formalities, relax and enjoy the delicious breakfast. Later get ready to pay a visit to the Gangotri Temple. The temple is located in Gangotri, which is a major Hindu pilgrim town, located on the banks of the river Bhagirathi. After reaching Gangotri take a holy dip in the pious river the Ganges and then pay a visit to the Gangotri Temple. Post darshan, get ready to enjoy the sightseeing tour. Visit attractions such as Bagodi Village, Mukhwa Village, and Shiv Temple near Harsil. Also, enjoy a beautiful nature walk near Jhalla, and a short trek to Chholmi village. Later get back to the hotel and spend the rest of the time at leisure. When the stars pop up in the sky, surrender yourself to the dream world.

Travel Time: 4 hours approx (round trip)

Day 4: Sersi: Sightseeing and Darshan at Kedarnath Dham

On day 4th, wake up early in the morning, enjoy your delicious breakfast, and complete the checkout formalities and leave the hotel around 7 am. Today you will be transferred to the Harsil helipad, on arrival get ready to enjoy a 30 minutes chopper ride to reach Sersi. On arrival at Sersi, you will get an assisted transfer to your hotel. After reaching the hotel complete your check-in formalities, relax and enjoy the delicious breakfast. Later get ready to shuttled to Kedarnath Ji helipad via helicopter. On arrival, our crew will escort you to the temple. Post darshan, get back to the Kedarnath Ji helipad. later enjoy sightseeing at Sersi, visit Kalimath Mandir, Gaurikund, and Kashi Vishwanath Temple in Guptkashi. After the sightseeing, return to the hotel and enjoy your dinner. An overnight stay at the hotel for deep sleep.

Day 5: Badrinath: Sightseeing and Darshan at Badrinath Dham

The next morning savor some toothsome breakfast and checkout from the hotel around 8 am. Today, you will be transferred to Badrinath via helicopter from Sersi. After reaching Badrinath you will be assisted to your hotel. On reaching the hotel, complete your check-in formalities and relax. Badrinath is one of the pre-eminent pilgrimage places among Hindus, the temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. Later in the noon, visit the Badrinath shrine and enjoy the holy darshan. Before darshan, take a holy dip in the Tapt Kund, a hot spring. Post darshan, get ready to enjoy sightseeing. Visit Mana Village, the last village of India, explore the local market, and shop for souvenirs. Later, get back to the hotel and enjoy your dinner and have a restful sleep.

Note: You can also perform Swaran Aarti/Chandi Aarti in the evening at Badrinath (on an additional payment basis).

Day 6: Dehradun: The Holy Tour Concludes

Wake up to an appetizing breakfast and complete your checkout formalities. As your Char Dham Yatra 2021 by helicopter concludes here, you will be transferred to Sahastradhara. After reaching Sahastradhara, you will have an assisted transfer to the hotel at Dehradun for the collection of your respective luggage from the cloakroom. Later you will be transferred to the airport/railway station for your journey back home.

Note: If you wish to spend a night at Dehradun, accommodations can be arranged at an additional cost. This should be informed before the time of booking.

Price Guide


  • Helicopter flying charges ex-Dehradun.
  • Complimentary stay at Dehradun on your date of arrival on Room Only basis (no meals included).
  • This additional night makes our heli-tour a 5N/6D tour.
  • Airport to hotel, and hotel to helipad transfers at Dehradun.
  • Local transportation at Harsil, Sersi and Badrinath ji.
  • Hotel accommodation for 4 nights on All Meals at each Dham using 03 Double Rooms.
  • Palki/Pony at Yamunotri.
  • Shri Kedarnath ji shuttle tickets.
  • VIP Darshan at all four temples.
  • Royalty, landing and parking charges applicable, as per UCADA order dated 12th May, 2018.
  • Charter handling charges.

IMPORTANT GUIDLEINES FOR GUESTS:

  • Carrying of AADHAR/PAN CARD is must for all Indians, and passport is required in case for foriegn nationals.
  • Available Hotel properties at Yamunotri and Kedarnath are non-star category and the stay is arranged at best amongst them. Food served is pure vegetarian.
  • Hotels are subject to sudden change, due to unavoidable circumstances.
  • All temples in Chardham sector are located at a high altitude, & guests are advised to carry their own medication with them. Guests are also advised to carry heavy woolen clothing with them, since during evenings & nights the temperature drops drastically.
  • In respect of COVID-19, all necessary measures issued by the State & Central Governments would have to be adhered by the passengers. The measures shall be confirmed by IHPL to the passengers 02-03 weeks prior to the date of arrival. Without adhering to the prescribed measures/requirements, boarding would be denied without any refunds.
  • Guests have to MANDATORILY submit their correct weights at the time of booking. If any change in weight found at the time of their travel from the submitted weights, which would exceed our aircraft’s weight carrying capacity, guest(s) would be deboarded & cancelled for the Heli-tour without any refund.
  • Overweight charges would be charged to guests who are above 75 kg weight. The reason for the same is that we operate at very high-altitude terrain where the weight carrying capacity of the aircraft is only 450 kg. Hence, due to overweight passengers we lose seats in our Chardham fixed departure flights. Overweight charges are applicable at INR 1,000/kg, for the total weight above 75 kg/pax.
  • Weighing at the time of boarding the helicopter is a must, since the company shall not allow boarding in case the total weight exceeds the weight limitation of the helicopter. And, due to the same reason, in case of more than 01 available aircraft, we reserve the right to shuffle passengers between helicopters to manage the right weight of helicopters for safe flying in the hills.
  • Guests are advised to kindly keep their daily-use medical kits with them, during travel.
  • When planning your tour, we strongly advise the guests to keep one additional day at hand at Dehradun, over and above the 5N6D period, so that they do not end up in problem in case the weather gets very bad after the commencement of tour.
  • We provide 01 Innova vehicle at Dehradun and Harsil, and 01 Xylo/TUV300 at Sersi and Badrinath for local transportation. 01 vehicle is booked for a group of 06 people. In case any guest or group wishes to book personal vehicle for themselves, on non-sharing basis, it shall be extra chargeable @ INR 13,000 (tax inclusive).

TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Flying in hills are subject to many factors like delayed clearances from Air Force & Civil Aviation, VVIP movements, valley flying by Indian Air Force (NOTAM), bad weather, sudden occurrence of technical snag in helicopter, illness of flying crew or late reporting of the guests at the helipads.
  • Any passenger weighing above 75 Kg, shall have to pay extra weight charges @ INR 1000/kg for the excess weight, toward the extra weight charges against Palki at Yamunotri, & shuttle service at Sersi on direct payment basis.
  • Our company shall not be liable for any medical emergency on the ground to the party. Therefore, in your own interest, guests are hereby advised to kindly consult a doctor and get medical check-up done, before commencing the yatra. Medical check-up is mainly required if a guest has any medical suffering/condition.
  • Any donations, tips, pitthu and porter charges shall be borne by the guests only.
  • Single Supplement @ INR 30,000/- shall be extra chargeable, in case any guest wishes to stay in a single occupancy room at the hotels.

CARRIAGE BY AIR ACT, 1972

The carriage is subject to Chopper Company regulations relating to the conditions of Non-International Carriage (Passenger and Baggage) framed in accordance with The Carriage by Air Act, 1972 and Notification regarding application of the carriage which is non-international. The liability of the company for damage sustained in the event of the death or wounding of a passenger or any other bodily injuiry suffered by passenger or by his registered baggage during the course of carriage by air will be governed by the provisions of sections 4,5,6 and the rules contained in the second Schedule of Carriage by Air Act 1972 with certain exceptions, adaptations, modifications, etc as notified in the Govt. of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation Notification and as amended from time to time.

NO AERIAL PHOTOPGRAPHY

Aerial Photography from Helicopter is illegal and punishable by law and photography at the helipad is strictly prohibited. INFANTS Infant below 2 years/12kg are carried free of charge. In case of verification of age, ID proof/birth certificate of the child shall be checked.

HAND BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

Only one handbag weighing a maximum of 5 kgs is allowed per passenger.

HELICOPTER WEIGHT LIMTATION

Passengers would be taken on board depending up on the load and temperature conditions. Pilots call will be final. Maximum weight capacity of the helicopter is 450 kg (excluding baggage weight) at these destinations. All passengers on board must be within this limit. Hence, passengers are advised to provide us their exact weights at the time of booking and carry baggage within the permissible limit.

DISPUTES

Disputes as to legality, interpretation, application or performance of service or any of its terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Delhi Jurisdiction.

PAYMENT TERMS

The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 50% of the charter amount. Full amount has to be deposited 15 days prior to date of journey.

Rescheduling of booking to a next date will be done subject to availability and on payment of 15% of the cost. This will be permitted only if informed 10 days before arrival date. In case the rescheduling is requested with less than 10 days to the arrival, then the booking would be treated as cancelled and a fresh booking will be given subject to availability.

CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY:

  • If passengers wish to cancel their booking then they will have to pay following cancellation charges -
  • More than 15 days before the departure date — 35% of total charter amount.
  • Between 08th to 15th day before departure date — 60% of total charter amount.
  • Up to 07th day before the departure date — No Refund.
  • No show – No Refund.
  • Bad weather – Full refund toward the proportionate amount of the unutilized sector(s), minus INR 20,000 toward the flight preparation and ground arrangement charges.

BAD WEATHER SITUATION:

  • Our obligation toward this charter is up to the 4N/5D period of your Chardham yatra. Dehradun night stay is only a complimentary stay provided by us. The actual flying commences from day 02 of your tour.
  • In case the journey is not finished within the stipulated time and passengers are not able to visit one or more Dhams due to bad weather conditions/technical reasons, then the company will try to visit all places within the stipulated time, by covering more than 02 dhams in one single day. Although if this is not possible then the liability of the company will be limited to refund (as mentioned in our cancellation/refunds policy) of unutilized sectors.
  • If we 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. Suppose there is bad weather on 3rd day, and we are unable to fly to Kedarnath then we will try to do both Kedarnath and Badrinath on 4th day. In case it is not possible to visit any dham due to bad weather situation, we will refund proportionate money (as per the cancellation/refunds policy). This means that, if due to any reason we are unable to do 2 dhams then we will refund 50% payment (minus the flight preparation/ground arrangement charges).
  • In case for 5 straight days there is no flying due to bad weather/technical reasons, guests will be refunded full refund toward the charter, minus the flight preparation charges (as per the cancellation/refunds policy).
Special Note:
  1. All taxes, entrance fees, airfare, Hotel / Transport rates are as on date. Any future hike will be charged extra.
  2. The above rates are valid for the above mentioned dates.
  3. The above is only an offer and we are not holding any booking at this stage, booking would be subject to availability once confirmed by you along with guest details & guarantee to book.

Important :

  • Identity Proof : It is Mandatory for all guests to provide Photo ID + VISA at the time of booking confirmation.
  • Terms & conditions : For terms & conditions click: www.tourism-of-india.com/terms-and-conditions.html
  • Jurisdiction Clause : All the disputes arising out of this agreement or any other subsequent agreement would be subject to Delhi Courts only.

We hope we have covered almost all the points and if you would have any question and clarification, kindly do let us know to assist you.

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FAQs for Chardham Yatra by Helicopter 2021

Q: Are tourists allowed for Char Dham Yatra now?

Ans: Yes, visitors at present are allowed for Chardham Yatra after the unlock 4.0. Pilgrims from other states of India will now be able to visit the four holy shrines of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri, and Gangotri. The non-residential devotees will have to register themselves on the government smart city portal and A minimum two-days booking at hotels was compulsory for those visiting the state.

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