Thursday, January 5, 2012

A Tour of Chardham From Delhi

Chardham is the most popular religious sites for Hindus. Char Dham is related with the most famous and important religious destinations like Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Each of these religious destinations is located in the lap of majestic Himalayas in Uttarakhand state of India. Usually this Chardham yatra is started from west and ends to the east. This yatra starts from Yamunotri and proceeds towards Gangotri and then towards Kedarnath and finally towards Badrinath.
By doing Chardham yatra, you will get the opportunity to offer your prayer to river Ganga, Yamuna, Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu. You will also get the opportunity to visit Hemkund Sahib which is one of the highest located pilgrim sites in India. Usually tourists visit this destination in order to wash off their sins by the blessing of the Lord.
Char Dham is also known by the name of Dev Bhumi where it is a belief that the human as an entity reaches very close to divine. Milliona opf devotees from all around the world come here for Chardham tour to offer their prayer. The bnest seasom to visit this place is in between May to October.
If you are interested in going for Chardham Yatra From Delhi, then plan for a chardham tour for 11 Nights and 12 Days. The journey will start from Delhi and it will cover the destinations like Haridwar, Barkot, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Gangotri, Rudraprayag, Kedarnath, Badrinath and Rishikesh.
On the very first day as soon as you will reach to Delhi, you have to proceed to Haridwar and there you will get the chance to visit Har ki Paudi. From there on second day you will proceed towards Barkot, there you will have to check into your respective camps. After spending the night at the camps only on third day proceed towards Yamunotri by following Yamunotri trek. After performing puja of Goddess Yamuna in the temple, again came back to Barkot. On fourth day you will start your journey towards Uttarkashi. On fifth day proceed towards Gangotri via Harshil. Then on sixth day drive towards Rudraprayag which is located at the confluence of river Alaknanda and Mandakini. On seventh day of the tour, you will have to proceed towards Gaurikund and you will have to start for Kedarnath. After offering your prayer there you have to back to Rudraprayag on eighth day. Ninth day will be used for visiting the last dham Badrinath. On tenth day after visiting Joshimath return back to Rudraprayag and on eleventh day finally move towards Rishikesh.