Char Dham 2018 - Char Dham Yatra Travel Guide CharDham Tour Information
Char Dham Yatra 2018

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.

Chardham Tour
CHARDHAM ROUTE
Char Dham Road Route (Driving) from Delhi NCR
Rishikesh to Delhi car 230 km (6 hours)
Badrinath to Rishikesh car 297 kms (10-11 hours)
Rudraprayag to Badrinath car 160 km (6-7 hours)
Rudraprayag to Kedarnath car 74 kms (drive) + 20 kms trek* (new route)
Uttarkashi to Rudraprayag car 180 km (7-8 hours)
Uttarkashi to Gangotri car 100 km (4 hours)
Barkot to Uttarkashi car 100 km (4 hours)
Barkot to Yamunotri car 36 km (drive) + 7 kms by trek
Haridwar to Barkot car 220 km (7 hours)
Delhi to Haridwar car 210 km (6 hours)
Approx Travel Days From Rishikesh
helicopter2-3 Days
helicopter 10-11 Days
Char Dham Yatra Opening/Closing Dates
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
History

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.