The pilgrimage of the four most revered Hindu destinations of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath is known as the Chardham Yatra. For centuries, saints and pilgrims, in their search for the divine, have walked these mystical vales known in ancient Hindu scriptures as
Badrinath is considered the holiest of the four important shrines . The town is at an altitude of 3,133 mtr. above sea level, situated on the left bank of river Alaknanda and exactly between the two mountains Nara and Narayan. The shrine is dedicated to Vishnu, the preserver and falls in the religious itinerary of every devout Hindu.
Shri Badri - Kedareswaro Vijayate darshan in Shri Badrinath and Shri Kedarnath Temples are free for all irrespective of caste, creed or status Re-opening of the temple takes place at 4.00 p.m. for commencement of evening rituals which lasts till 8.00 p.m. During this period, Ashotothram and Sahasranamam recitations take place. Around 7.30 p.m.
It is believed that worshipping at this shrine is a means of liberating the soul from the bound of transmigration. The temple of Shri Badrinathji is flanked by two mountain ranges known as Nar and Narayan with the towering Neelkanth peak providing a splendid backdrop. This spot was once carpeted with wild berries which gave it the name 'Badri Van',meaning 'forest of berries
Facing the temple at the bank of Alakhnand river is a hot water spring known as 'Tapt Kund'. A bath in this spring is very refreshing. A separate tank is available for women. Tapt Kund : Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple. ..... Read More
Char Dham Helicopter Package Basic Itinerary
The Chardham Helicopter Packages plan for the program will be as follows:
Day 01 - Chardham yatra will begin in the morning from the helipad by flying to the Kharshali helipad (Yamunotri Temple). Traveling from Kharshali helipad to the temple which is approximately 7 kilometers stretch to the temple will be completed by riding a pony or by palki. After the darshan, you will be escorted back to Kharshali where a sightseeing session and an Overnight stay will be arranged for.
Day 02 - The day will begin with a deliciously prepared breakfast after which, you and the group will fly from Kharshali to Harsil helipad. From Harsil, we drive to Gangotri temple which is around 30 Kilometers. We arrange a VIP darshan for all our clients. A Pandit will also be available for special Poojan. The Harsil valley is a beautiful and dense forest and green mountains. On our way, you will witness several stunning spots to take in and enjoy the beauty of nature. Later in the evening, you will receive blessings from Aarti Darshan at Gangotri. Your Dinner and Overnight stay that evening will be at Dharali / Harsil.
Day 03 - On day 3, we will start early in the morning and post breakfast, we will be driving to Harsil Helipad. Upon arrival, we will fly to Phata Helipad, and from there we will once again fly to Kedarnath from a different Helipad from Phata. A Pandit will accompany the group through the journey and will lead us to the VIP darshan in Kedarnath temple. After the darshan and Poojan is completed, the group will fly back to Phata. Lunch, dinner and an overnight stay will be arranged for at Guptkashi, which is located on the banks of the river Mandakini, which makes the stay pristine and divine.
Day 04 - On day 4, a visit Badrinath will start with the group being led to the Helipad at Phata. From the helipad, we will proceed to Badrinath and upon arrival at Badrinath helipad, the group will stopover at the hotel.
Post that, a Darshan will be arranged for and post the darshan, you will be escorted to Mana village, which happens to be along the lines of the India - China border. There will be a stopover for a while, for you to rest and take in the breathtaking views and sights and is an ideal place for sightseeing and feeling one with nature. Later in the evening, we will attend the Swarna Aarti at Badrinath temple followed by a delicious dinner and an overnight stay at Badrinath.
Day 05 - The 5th day of your Yatra will start early, once again, with a morning visit to the temple Vishnu Sehastranam Path, which is optional, of course. After that, we will head back to Dehradun, to take in the beautiful scenes of the region, especially a picturesque view of the confluence, which is a sight for sore eyes for all nature lovers. After that, we will fly through the beautiful valleys and forests and cross over five confluences such as Vishu Prayag, Nanda Prayag, Karna Prayag, Rudra Prayag, and Dev Prayag. Upon your return, a drop to the helipad will be arranged.
The tour ends here but memories build with Om Aviation remains!
The Cost of Package : Rs.1,60,000/- Per Person