Chardham Yatra By Helicopter 2020

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    Chardham Yatra By Helicopter

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In addition to several, uniqueness’s, India is also well renowned for religious tourism, primarily because of the rich experiences it offers to those who seek spirituality. The pious culture attracts millions of tourists of various beliefs and religions..

Among many pilgrimages, Char Dham Yatra by Helicopter 2020 in the state of Uttarakhand is one of the most popular expeditions. Placed in the lap of serene Himalayas, the four sacred abodes namely Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, are collectively referred to as ‘Char Dham’, the Holy Pilgrimage.
Day 1: Arrival in Dehradun
The tour commences with pick up from Dehradun Airport or Railway station one day prior to the Chardham Yatra departure, followed by drop to the hotel. The overnight stay at Dehradun is complimentary.
Day 2: Dehradun to Yamunotri Yatra

After the breakfast, the tour initiates from Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun which is the starting and concluding point of the Chardham Yatra. There would be a briefing from the ground staff about the Do’s and Don’ts that ought to be kept in mind while on the trip, followed by the departure to Barkot Helipad. 


On arrival at Barkot, guests would be transferred to Yamunotri Cottages, Kharsali by local cab (Innova is not permitted by local taxi union). After lunch, guests are provided with a pony or palki reserved for onwards trek (05KM) to Yamunotri Dham, the first temple visit of the Chota Char Dham shrines. Yamunotri is built near the geographical origins of River Yamuna near the Bandarpoonch Parvat. While River Yamuna emerges from Champasar Glacier, the temple is located 1 km below it. The black marble idol of the Goddess worshipped in this temple built by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal is a sight to behold. In addition, the sacred hot-water springs at Janki Chatti also draw a lot of pilgrim attention. The day concludes with transfer to the hotel, followed by dinner.

Day 3: Yamunotri to Gangotri Yatra

The day starts with an early morning departure to Barkot helipad, to then fly to Harsil Helipad, lying amidst the beautiful lush green valleys. Depending upon the time, breakfast would either be arranged at Barkot or Harshil.


Upon reaching Harsil, guests will be transferred to the hotel by cab. Post lunch, the tour continues with a drive towards the next Chardham destination - Gangotri. Gangotri Dham, the 18th century’s temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagirathi worshipped Lord Shiva. Ganga is believed to have touched earth at this spot. The day concludes with transfer to the hotel, followed by dinner.
Day 4: Gangotri to Kedarnath Yatra

Early morning after breakfast, the guests depart from Harsil helipad. Due to government regulations, there would be a change of chopper at Phata helipad to continue to Kedarnath. Surrounded by snowcapped peaks, Kedarnath is the most remote site among all Char Dhams in Uttarakhand. The Kedarnath temple, the holy shrine of Lord Shiva houses one of the 12 Jyotirlingas in India. The temple lies at a distance of approximately 500 meters from the helipad and reaching it would take about 15 minutes.

Walk towards the hotel (cost for porter or Pitthu shall be borne by the client) and then check-in at the hotel.  Post lunch, the tour continues with a trek by foot to Bhairon Mandir (which is optional) and witness evening aarti. The day concludes with transfer to the hotel, followed by dinner.
Day 5: Kedarnath to Badrinath Yatra

The tour offers a surreal experience of performing “Rudra Abhishek” at Kedarnath at 4 AM. Post breakfast, the tour continues with a walk to helipad or board shuttle and fly to Phata helipad for a change of helicopter to reach Badrinath helipad. After deboarding at Badrinath helipad, guests would be transferred to the hotel by cab. Post lunch, the tour continues with a visit to the Badrinath temple. The holy temple of Lord Vishnu, known as Lord Badri is one of the divine 108 Divya Desams.


Depending upon the time, the guests can also visit the Mana village near Badrinath temple, which is the last village before Indo-China border, inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe. The day concludes with transfer to the hotel, followed by dinner.
Day 6: Badrinath to Dehradun

The best has been saved for the last. The highlight of this Yatra is to witness the sacred “Maha Abhishek Pooja” which commences at 4:30 AM and continues for almost two hours. Special arrangements would be made for guests to sit inside the temple near the deity. Conclude the Yatra with your heart filled with gratitude and awe for all of God’s blessings. 


After breakfast, guests would depart towards Dehradun from the Badrinath helipad, followed by a drop to the Dehradun airport/railway station.

FAQ Chardham Yatra by Halicopter

Ques: What is Chardham Yatra?

Ans: Chardham Yatra in Uttarakhand is a holy Hindu pilgrimage for char (four) revered sites in Garhwal Himalayas. These religious spots include Yamunotri- the holy source of river Yamuna, Gangotri- the source of the holy River Ganges, Kedarnath- the abode of Lord Shiva, and Badrinath- housing the shrine dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Ques: When does Chardham Yatra start and end?

Ans: Every year Chardham Yatra begins from the month of April or May onwards and continues until October/November as the doors of all four temples (Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri & Gangotri) remain open till the day of "Diwali Festival" which is celebrated every year during the month of October/November.

Ques: What are the darshan timings for Chardham Temples?

Ans: When you're going to Chardham Yatra, you must know about the Chardham temple timings as it can not only help in saving your time but also make the Chardham Yatra hassle-free. Chardham Yatra timings are mentioned below:
Yamunotri Temple Timings: 06:00 am - 08:00 pm
Gangotri Temple Timings: 06:15 am - 09:30 pm
Kedarnath Temple Timings: 04:00 am - 09:00 pm
Badrinath Temple Timings: 04:30 am - 09:00 pm

Ques: What to pack for Chardham tour?

Ans: All the four sacred temples are situated at high Himalayan altitude so weather remains cold even during the months of May-June. It is advisable to pack woolen clothes and comfortable walking shoes. Raincoat is must as climate can change at any time. First-aid kid also should be carried.

Ques: What is the best time to go for Char Dham Yatra?

Ans: The best time to visit all the four revered pilgrimages from May to November, however, it is better you avoid monsoon and choose May and June instead. It is the most convenient period that allows you to reach your destination easily and offers better sightseeing options. So, plan your trip accordingly as weather plays a vital role in making your trip hassle-free.

Ques: Is medical certificate required for Char Dham Yatra?

Ans: Yes, a recently issued medical certificate is required for Char Dham Yatra as the route is through high altitudes and a lot of walking distance.

Ques: How many people can fly in the helicopter excluding the pilot?

Ans: Six passengers can fly in the helicopter; four in the rear seats and two in the front, next to the pilot. The seating arrangement will be done by the ground staff in order to balance weight evenly.

1. Above mentioned rates are based on per person basis. | GST will be extra.
2. Above mentioned rates does not include peak season's surcharge.
3. These rates will not be applicable during Christmas, New Year Period and Long Weekends.

Terms and Conditions
  • Our company shall not be liable for any medical emergency on the ground to the party, thus advised guests to get the fitness certificate from a doctor to travel to the high altitude sector.
  • No or delayed flying is subject to many factors like delayed clearance from Airforce & Civil aviation, VVIP movements,  valley flying  by Indian Air Force ( NOTAM), bad weather conditions, sudden development of technical snag in helicopter, illness of flying crew & delayed positioning of the guests at the helipads
  • Every person beyond 85 Kg shall pay Rs. 100 /- per Kg extra toward Palki at Yamunotri & Rs. 150/- per person for the shuttle at Phata to Kedarnath on direct payment basis.
  • The expenses towards lodging & boarding shall be borne by the guests in case of overstaying at any Dham due to bad weather conditions or any other unavoidable reasons.
  • If stuck in a bad weather situation on any particular day out of the 5 days, we shall try to finish two dhams on next day & maintain the further schedule.
  • We shall refund the proportionate money calculated on missed flying time & other services in case guests are unable to visit any of the dham due to bad weather situation or any reason beyond our control.
  • A full refund shall be applicable in case we are unable to commence the journey from Dehradun due to any reason beyond our control.
  • Any donations, tips, pitthu & porter charges shall be borne by the guests only.
  • Single Supplement @ Rs. 15,000/- extra shall be chargeable in case any guest wishes to stay in single occupancy in hotels at all destinations.
  • Damages of any kind caused to the party due to natural causes during the tour shall not be compensated by us and all legal disputes are to be settled within the jurisdiction of Delhi-NCR.
  • Helicopter trip starts from Dehradun
  • Complimentary stay only, pickup and Airport transfer for 1 Night in Dehradun
  • Includes stay & meals for 4 Nights / 5 Days
  • Rudra Abhishek at Kedarnath
  • Comfortable car service along with experienced car driver for all local transport and sightseeing of the nearby holy places
  • VIP Darshan at all Four Dhams i.e. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath
  • Exclusive Maha Abhishek Puja at Badrinath
  • Palki / Pony at Yamunotri
  • Inclusive of All Applicable Taxes / GST
  • Expenses of personal nature i.e. Tips, Telephone Calls, Room Service and Laundry etc.
  • Any guide service that you may opt for. 
  • Airfare, Trail Tickets etc.
  • Anything which is not included in Package Inclusions
  • Royalty Charge Extra
Guidelines for Passenger:
  • Carrying of AADHAR CARD is must for all Indians whereas passport is required in case for foreign national.
  • All the hotels at Chardham Sector are non-star category but we provide the best option available & the food served is pure vegetarian. Hotels are subject to sudden changes due to unavoidable circumstances.
  • Intending passengers should make prior arrangements to reach the helipad at least 1 hour before the scheduled departure since many formalities have to be completed before the actual departure.
  • All temples in Chardham sector are located at high altitude & passengers are advised to carry their own medication.
  • Maximum 5 kg luggage per passenger will be permitted to carry & we shall provide the duffel bag upon arrival at Dehradun. Excess baggage is to be stored at the hotel before proceeding to the helipad, which can be collected later after completion of the tour. 
  • At these locations, it becomes very cold in the evening, so passengers are advised to carry woolen clothes along with them.
  • Weighing at the time of boarding the helicopter is must since the pilot will not allow boarding in case it exceeds the weight conveyed at the time of booking & we reserve the right to shuffle passengers to manage the right weight of helicopters for safe flying in the hills.
  • If you have kids accompanying you who are over 2 years of age, then you will be required to take a full ticket and a birth certificate will also be required during the time of ticket booking.
  • No concession or any sort of provisions for children or senior citizens.

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