A visit to the charming Chardham temples is not like a conventional pilgrimage but rather a memorable journey. However, owing to the rugged trail and the locations of the temples can be a gruelling one and evoke a sense of spirituality that must be experienced.
The vast stretch of the glorious Himalayas is a treat to the eyes and the location offers great scenic and panoramic views. The road trips are extremely thrilling as the rocky tracks run by a river running in parallel and the mountains stretching on the other side.
The journey is sure to deliver spiritual contentment although the course might be wearisome and accommodation along the route is booked and is part of the itinerary.
Spiritually rejuvenating pilgrimages to Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath temples that lie in the Chardham circuit/ A spiritual journey encompassing a Haridwar pilgrimage along the iconic River Ganges/ A satisfying and complete Chardham Yatra/ Access to the origins of the famous River Yamuna- Yamunotri/ A spectacular view of the source of River Ganga – Gangotri from the base point in Harsil/ A 16km long trail to the popular Kedarnath temple either on foot, a pony or by the most recommended, helicopter/ A spiritual experience in the popular Badrinath temple, hailed as one of the holiest places in Hinduism
Why Is This Perfect for You
Char Dham is a journey that is on the bucket list of every Hindu pilgrim traveller in India. It needs a certain kind of devotion and time to be able to do a difficult trip and is popular with Senior citizen in a small group
When to Go
The beautiful Chardham Temples open their gates for darshan from mid-may and close around the end of October or the beginning of November. The exact dates also depend on the snowfall in winter. Pilgrims can opt to undertake the Chardham Yatra anywhere from June to October. However, weather predictions show that July to September may witness heavy rainfall. Winters are not favourable for a Chardham Yatra or if it is a must-do on one’s list, then the tourism board has started a Chardham winter schedule too.