Yatra Significance

The Char Dham Yatra is a set of four Hindu shrines in Indian Himalayas is one of the most visited pilgrimages in northern India. Hindu devotees come from all over the world to visit the yatra at least once in a lifetime.

Char Dham Yatra namely Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath, these are the temples, and all are situated in the Garwhal region of Uttrakhand state. Yamunotri and Gangotri are dedicated to two different rivers named Yamuna and Ganga on the other hand. Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Basic Itinerary

The package consists of 4 Nights and 5 Days of exotic stay at Haridwar or Dehradun from where guests will proceed towards Chardham yatra by helicopter. The stay will be arranged at a luxurious top quality hotel located on the banks of sacred Ganges River.

Our representative will pick you up from Dehradun airport. After relaxation and refreshment in the Hotel, in the Evening the welcome dinner and detailed briefing of Chardham Yatra. Overnight stay at the Hotel in Dehradun.

Yatra Highlights

  • Root Dehradun – Yamnotri – Gangotri – Kedarnath – Badrinath - Dehradun
  • Duration 4 Nights / 5 Days
  • Starting from Rs.1,65,000/- Per Person
  • Travel Helicopter ride of four temples

Program Summary

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Day 01: Visit Yamunotri

The sacred Chardham yatra will begin in the morning from the helipad by flying to Barkot helipad (Yamunotri Temple). Traveling from Barkot helipad to temple 40 km drives by road by riding on a pony or by palki. It is a 7 kilometers stretch to the temple. After darshan come back to Barkot for sightseeing and an Overnight stay.

Day Highlights

  • Flying from Dehradun to Barkot Helipad
  • Barkot Helipad to Yamunotri temple 40 km drive and 7 km trek (each side) by riding on a pony or by palki
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Day 02: Visit Gangotri

After breakfast, the Group is flying from Barkot to Harsil helipad. From Harsil, we drive to Gangotri temple. The distance is around 30 Kilometers. We have taken care to arrange a VIP darshan for all our clients. Pandit is also available for special Poojan. Harsil is a beautiful valley of dense forest and green mountains. On the way, There are many stunning spots where you can enjoy the beauty of nature and click photos to make your journey memorable. You will be blessed by the evening Aarti darshan at Gangotri. Dinner and Overnight stay at Dharali / Harsil.

Day Highlights

  • Flying from Barkot to Harsil Helipad
  • Harsil to Gangotri temple by car
  • Dinner and Overnight stay at Dharali / Harsil
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Day 03: Visit Kedarnath

Early morning, We drive to Harsil Helipad. On arrival, we fly to Phata Helipad, then again fly to Kedarnath from a different Helipad from Phata. The Pandit will accompany the group and lead us to the VIP darshan in Kedarnath temple. After darshan and Poojan, The group will fly back to Phata. We will have lunch and Overnight stay at Guptkashi located at the banks of river Mandakini.

Day Highlights

  • Harsil Helipad to Phata
  • Phata to Kedarnath
  • Kedarnath Darshan
  • In Afternoon coming back to Phata for an Overnight stay
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Day 04: Visit Badrinath

The group is headed towards the Helipad at Phata. From the Helipad, we proceed to Badrinath. On arrival at Badrinath Helipad, the group will be halted at the hotel. After the darshan, we will be going to Mana village, The last border of India with China for sightseeing. In the evening we will attend the Swarna Aarti at Badrinath temple. Dinner and overnight stay are at Badrinath.

Day Highlights

  • Going to Helipad
  • Phata to Kedarnath
  • Kedarnath Darshan
  • In Afternoon coming back to Phata for an Overnight stay
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Day 05: Departure

Early morning temple darshan with Vishnu Sehastranam Path (Optional). Soon after the breakfast, while we are Heading back to Dehradun, see the beautiful overview of the region, especially the pictures the view of the confluence, which is eye-candy for nature lovers. We will fly between the beautiful valleys of thick forest and over five confluences like Vishu Prayag, Nanda Prayag, Karna Prayag, Rudra Prayag, and Dev Prayag. We will come back and drop to a helipad.

The tour ends here but memories build with Kestrel Aviation remains!

The Cost of Package : Rs.1,65,000/- Per Person

Complete Yatra Packages

Details Of Accommodation

Day Accommodations Hotel / Similar
Day 1 Dehradun Lemon tree/ Similar
Day 2 Barkot (Yamnotri) Pavani Resort/ Similar
Day 3 Harsil (Gangotri) Himalayan Nature Resort/Similar
Day 4 Guptkashi (Kedarnath) Villa Aadhya/ similar
Day 5 Badrinath Snow Crest/ similar

Yatra Inclusions

  • Pick up and drop off from Jolly Grand Dehradun airport
  • 4 Night Accommodation at all Dham’s (Barkot, Gangotri, Guptkashi & Badrinath)
  • Exclusive Helicopter services Ex - Dehradun.
  • Accommodation on twin sharing basis only with all meals
  • All ground transfers

Yatra Attractions

  • VIP Pooja and darshan at all the four dhams
  • Special VIP Darshan in all dham’s
  • Complimentary duffle bag.

  • Each person is allowed to carry only one single bag with a maximum of 5 kg weight in the Helicopter.
  • Kestrel Aviation travel bags will be provided. Therefore, we discourage bringing too much luggage. In case, if you have any extra luggage you can keep it at the hotel cloakroom.
  • Children above the age of 1 year will be considered a full ticket.
  • There is no provision of a concession ticket to children or senior citizens.
  • Full amount has to be deposited within 30 days ahead of the Journey.
  • In case the Char Dham Yatra is delayed due to bad weather or any other unforeseen reasons, The Journey will be conducted on the next available date or the unutilized part of the journey will be refunded.
  • In case Of rescheduling, the journey from the customer’s side the booking will be treated as canceled and a fresh booking is required which is subject to availability of seats.
  • Cancelation can be done at least 15 days before the date of journey.
  • If the booking is canceled before 20 Days, 50% of the amount will be refunded.
  • If the booking is canceled before 15 Days, 25% of the amount will be refunded.
  • All extras (food, beverages and any other services) ordered by the customer will be on their expense.
  • Any meals, services not utilized, partly utilized are non-refundable.
  • The pilgrims have to stick to the Itinerary.
  • The Company has the right to change the itinerary in the event of adverse weather condition or any unforeseen circumstances which is beyond our control.
  • The customer has to bear the proportionate tour cost in case of extended stay or traveling due to any unforeseen reason.
  • The Company will not be responsible for any change in the itinerary due to natural calamity or unforeseen reasons.

  • Pilgrims need to carry only handbags as suitcases cannot be carried in the helicopter. We encourage using Kestrel Aviation travel bag.
  • All temples in chardham are located at high altitude areas. pilgrims are advised to carry a small oxygen bottle with them as a precaution. It is available at medical shops.
  • Fitness : All pilgrims should be physically fit. It is better to do some jogging and other light exercises as you prepare for this journey.
  • In these locations, the temperature will fall to 10-degree Celsius or less at night. Therefore, pilgrims are advised to carry woolen clothes.
  • Photography : Still Cameras/ Portable Video Cameras are allowed in Himalayan ranges, but not inside the temple. Please do not attempt to take pictures inside the temples.
  • Communication : Although all private mobile phones have coverage, BSNL mobile is better in most of the places.