Uttarakhand Chardham, Chardham infographics

1. What is Char Dham yatra?

Chardham yatra is the most popular religious yatra in India. Chardham means four adobes or shines, and they are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. All the Dhams have great significance in the Hindu religion, which is located in the Garhwal region of Uttarakhand.

2. When does Chardham Yatra start?

Every year Chardham Yatra starts on the auspicious day of Akshaya Tritiya which generally held in mid-April to May starting. (detailed information)

3. What is Chardham's opening dates 2020?

In 2020, the starting date of Chardham Yatra is 26 April* (tentative) and the closing date will be around 25 October* (tentative).

4. Which Dham should I visit first?

Char Dham follows a fixed sequence that always starts from the West and ends at East, which means Chardham starts from Yamunotri, next proceed to Gangotri, Kedarnath and ends at Badrinath.

5. How to do Char Dham Yatra?

There are 02 ways of doing Yatra. The first & foremost preferable way is by drive commencing from Delhi/Dehradun/Haridwar. It is reasonable also compared to a helicopter. Chardham Helicopter package starts from 1,65,000 PP which makes it affordable for only a few people.

6. How to plan char Dham yatra?

First decide your dates, number of members, and an approximate budget for the whole trip. You can do Chardham by any travel company or by own. If you want to do Chardham by own then, pre-book your hotels and transport at least 2-3 months before arrival.

7. Can we do Do(two) Dham Yatra by helicopter from Dehradun?

Yes. Do-Dham & Chardham Yatra by helicopter service also available from Dehradun, which generally takes 3 to 5 days for complete darshan.

8. Is it safe to travel to Kedarnath?

Travel to Kedarnath Dham is completely safe. But avoid traveling during the monsoon season which increases the chance of landslides and road blockage.

9. How long is Kedarnath & Yamunotri trek?

Kedarnath Trek is 17 km long, which starts from Gaurikund and ends at Kedarnath whereas Yamunotri trek is 6 km long which starts from the Jankichatti.

10. Is there any helicopter service to Kedarnath?

Yes, there are many helicopter companies in Kedarnath which generally operates from Phata, Sersi, Sitapur, & Guptkashi.

11. How is the road condition of Char-Dham Route?

Char Dham Expressway National Highway is in progress due to which roads are not in good condition. The project is expected to end by 2022.

12. Is it to safe travel to Chardham as a solo female traveler?

If you are traveling to Uttarakhand than you don't have to worry about your safety because you will not face any such situation in Devbhoomi but it is always recommended to take guidance from any reputed tour operator locally. Here people are humble, cooperative, helpful and guide you in the right direction if you are in any problem. Correct planning & proper execution will ensure the best & lifetime cherishing trip for Solo lady/girl trip.

13. Is it allowed to take a 1-7-year-old child for Chardham Yatra?

Traveling Chardham with kids can be done but remember Chardham is a remote & pilgrim place with scenic beauty. If you are traveling with kids then keep emergency medicines, warm clothes, and rain jacket with you. And try to book your Chardham packages in advance, with Local Tour Operator.

14. How do I do Chardham Yatra registration?

Chardham Yatra Biometric is compulsory for those who are planning to visit Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri or Hemkund Sahib. You can do registration on the Biometric centers which are located in different places Haridwar, Rishikesh, Jankichati, Gangotri, Guptkashi, Phata, etc. For this, you only need your Aadhar Card and mobile number. And for online registration, you can visit http://onlinechardhamyatra.in/

15. Is it possible to do Chardham Yatra in one day?

Yes, can be done on 01 days by helicopter however it can be a bit hectic. 02 days for covering Chardham by helicopter are sufficient. For further details, please refer to the given link Chardham Yatra by helicopter 2020. Minimum 09-10 days by surface to do Char-Dham Yatra.

16. Are there any special darshan tickets in Char Dham Temples?

VIP darshan ticket counter facility is available only in Kedarnath and Badrinath Dham. The charges may be around 2500-3000 per person for a single Dham. In Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham there are no special counters for VIP tickets however special pooja can be conducted through the temple's priests.

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