New Delhi - Haridwar(1) - Barkot(2) - Uttarkashi(2) - Guptkashi(2) - Badrinath(1) - Rudraprayag(1) - Haridwar(1) - New Delhi
Day-1 Arrival at Haridwar. Evening Arti at Har Ki Pauri. Arrival at Haridwar. Haridwar is a renowned pilgrimage and base point for Char Dham yatra. Evening Arti at Har Ki Pauri.
Day-2 Haridwar - Barkot (190 Kms / 7 hrs) Depart from Haridwar and reach Barkot (5500 ft asl - 175 kms - 6 hrs).
Day-3 Barkot - Yamunotri - Barkot (38 Kms / 2hrs, 6 Kms / 3hrs trek one side) Start early for Hanuman Chatti (35 kms - 1.5 hours), after reaching here take a local jeep/taxi to reach Janakichatti (7 kms from Hanuman Chatti), from there start a rigorous trek of 5 kms one-way for Yamunotri. After reaching Yamunotri take a holy achman (Holy Dip) in the hotwater Kund and this starts a sacred pilgrimage to The Chardham Yatra. Return to Janaki Chatti in the evening & proceed back to Barkot.
Day-4 Barkot - Uttarkashi (155 Kms / 6 hrs) Leave for Uttarkashi (3500 ft asl - 155 kms - 6 hrs), a riverside stay (offering excellent views) where camps and hotels are located and acts as a base point to visit Gangotri.
Day-5 Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Uttarkashi (150 Kms / 6-7hrs) Leave for Gangotri (9500+ ft asl - 75 kms one-way) and on arrival take a holy dip in the sacred River Ganges, also called Bhagirathi at its origin. Perform the Pooja and experience spectacular views. Return to Uttarkashi by evening.
Day-6 Uttarkashi - Guptakashi (200 Kms / 7 Hrs) Leave early for Guptkashi (4000 ft asl - 200 Kms - 6 Hrs). Take lunch enroute. Travel along scenic Mandakini river stretch to reach Guptkashi in the evening.
Day-7 Guptakashi - Kedarnath - Guptakashi (28 Kms drive-1hr / 21 Kms Trek / 9 hrs) Proceed to Gaurikund (32 kms drive one way) with a packed lunch. On arrival start trekking. Stop for lunch en route and arrive at Kedarnath late afternoon (10500+ ft asl, 14 kms Trek). Darshan at Shri Kedarnathji in the evening. Visit to Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi at the rear of the temple is recommended.
Day-8 Guptakashi - Badrinath (200 Kms / 8 Hrs) Leave for Badrinath (9000+ ft asl - 200 kms - 8 hours). Reach Badrinath by late evening. Evening Arti at Badrinath.
Day-9 Badrinath - Rudraprayag Visit Mana village, Tapt Kund, Vyas Kund etc before leaving for Rudraprayag (150 kms - 6 hours)
Day-10 Rudraprayag to Haridwar va Rishikesh After breakfast, drive to Haridwar via Rishikesh local sightseeing like Ram Jhula, Laxman Jhula, Triveni ghat temples and Ashrams. Reach Haridwar by evening.
Day-11 Departure Depart to New Delhi for onward departure.
New Delhi - Delhi is the capital city of India and a major International arrival point and a major tourist destination. Red Fort, Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Jama Masjid, India Gate, Birla Temple, Mughal Gardens, Lodi Gardens, Rail Museum, Doll Museum, Zoological Park etc remain major tourist attractions of Delhi.
Haridwar - Haridwar is situated on the banks of River Ganges (Ganga) and staying on the banks of the River and visiting various temples and Ghats is considered a spiritual experience.
Barkot - The junction point of Yamunotri and Har-Ki-Doon, Barkot is situated at an altitude of 5500+ ft asl. This is an important stopover on the Chaar Dham circuit.
Uttarkashi - Uttarkashi town enroute to Chaar Dhaam Pilgrimage which attract a lot of Hindu pilgrims (May-Oct). When rafting in Tons river is conducted here in May-June period. There are many trekking routes around and therefore regular on the Himalayan trekking and adventure circuit.
Guptkashi - Guptakashi (4300 ft asl) is base point to visit Kedarnath Temple, one of the Jyotirlinga and part of the Char Dham yatra and one of the Panch Kedars.
Badrinath - Badrinath Dham (Lord Vishnu Temple) is the most visited of the Char Dhams, one of the most significant Hindu pilgrimage destinations.
Rudraprayag - Rudraprayag is one of the Panch Prayag (five confluences) of Alaknanda River, the point of confluence of rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. Kedarnath, a Hindu holy town is located 86 km from Rudraprayag.