Frequently asked questions for Chardham yatra

What is Chardham yatra?

The Char dham Yatra is a holy journey and it is believed that it relieves one from cycle of birth and death, wash away their sins and attain Nirvana. It comprises of Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath.

 When Chardham Yatra Starts & Ends?

Every Year Chardham Yatra begins from the month of April or May onwards and continues until October/November

Are the meals included in the Chardham tour packages?

Meals will be available as per the itinerary.

Which is at higher altitude – Kedarnath or Badrinath?

The higher in altitude is Kedarnath at 3584 metres. Badrinath is at 3133 metres only.

 What is the age limit of yatris?

There is no fixed age limit for yatris. As the yatra will pass through high altitudes, and there is a lot walking therefore preferred age bracket is between 7-65 years of age.

Is registration required for Chardham Yatra?

Yes, registration and proper medical check up is required.

 Where is the nearest airport located for Chardham yatra?

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to the destinations of Char Dham Yatra.

What are the types of accomodations available on Chardham route?

Ashrams, dharamshalas and lodge type of accommodation facility with basic necessities is available on the Chardham route.

Are ATM facilities available in Badrinath?

Yes, there are numbers of ATM machines available in Badrinath, many of which are located on the main market.

Where is the nearest railway station for Chardham yatra?

The nearest railway station is Rishilesh.

 How much time is required for Chardham yatra?

Chardham yatra requires 10-11 days via road and 4-5 days via helicopter.

What is the Importance of Char dham for the Hindus?

It is believed that undertaking a journey to Chardham located in the four corners of India washes away one’s sins and relieves one from the cycle of birth and death.

Is medical certificate required for Chardham yatra?

Medical certificate is required for Char Dham Yatra as the route is through high altitudes and requires long hours of trekking.

What is the right order to cover Char Dham?

Hindus always do parikrama (rotation) in the clock-wise direction that is from left to right. Hence Yamunotri is visited first, then Gangotri, third Kedarnath and last Badrinath

When Char Dham Temple Opens?

Gangotri and Yamunotri temples open every year on Akshay Tritya which falls during the last week of April or in mid May. The opening dates of Kedarnath ji are announced on Maha Shivratri day and Badrinath ji opening date is announced on Basant Panchmi day.

What are the darshan timings of the temples?

Yamunotri remains open from 06:00 AM to 08:00 PM., Gangotri temple timings are 06:15 AM to 09:30 PM., Kedarnath temple is open from 05:00 AM to 03:00 PM and Badrinath temple timings are 4:30 AM to 03:00 PM.

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