There are four Abodes in Himalayas collectively referred as "Chota Char Dham of India " and popular as "CharDham Yatra" which includes four holy shrines of Hindus: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. All of these temples are situated within the Garwhal region of Uttarakhand state in North India.
Among four Scared sites Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. On the other hand, Yamunotri and Gangotri are dedicated to Goddess Ganga and Yamuna rivers respectively. In Hindu religion, the CharDham Yatra have a great importance, and it is considered that every hindu should do Chardham yatra at least once in a lifetime.
|Rishikesh to Delhi||230 km (6 hours)|
|Badrinath to Rishikesh||297 kms (10-11 hours)|
|Rudraprayag to Badrinath||160 km (6-7 hours)|
|Rudraprayag to Kedarnath||74 kms (drive) + 20 kms trek* (new route)|
|Uttarkashi to Rudraprayag||180 km (7-8 hours)|
|Uttarkashi to Gangotri||100 km (4 hours)|
|Barkot to Uttarkashi||100 km (4 hours)|
|Barkot to Yamunotri||36 km (drive) + 7 kms by trek|
|Haridwar to Barkot||220 km (7 hours)|
|Delhi to Haridwar||210 km (6 hours)|
|Temple||Opening Date of 2018||Closing Date of 2018|
|Yamunotri||18 April 2018||Updated Soon|
|Gangotri||18 April 2018||Updated Soon|
|Kedarnath||29 April 2018 at 06:15 am||Updated Soon|
|Badrinath||30 April 2018 at 04:30 am||Updated Soon|
Adi Shankaracharya who was Great Reformer and Philosopher group together these Scared Pilgrimage site into religious circuit during the 8th century. Generation followed generations, thousands of devotees from all over the world regularly visit these four religious places in Uttarakhand. During Winter season all Chardham are closed for Six month due to Heavy snowfall all temples are inaccessible.