Trip to Chardham

Trip to Chardham

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Chardham Yatra is the most popular spiritual yatra starting from April-May and continues till Oct-Nov every year in Uttarakhand India.The Char Dham Yatra is one of the most revered pilgrimage or Tirth Yatra in Hinduism. Devotees from all over India aspire to visit the Char Dham at least once in their lifetime. Chardham tour packages allows people to embark on a divine journey in search of peace and tranquility among the enchanting Himalayas. This is the best time to visit Char Dhams and enjoy the scenic beauty of the environment and nature. It comprises of 4 destinations namely Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Since Char Dham is the dwelling of the Hindu gods, it is believed that one must visit this place to get salvation. Every year about 2 lac tourists visit this holy shrine. According to Hindu mythology, the Hindu philosopher Shri Adi Shankaracharya named the four sacred temples as ‘Char Dham.’ The literal meaning of it is holy destinations or God’s abodes. Hindu Mythology states that Shri Adi Shankaracharya acquired freedom from reincarnation in Badrinath Dham. The best part of visiting Char Dham is its naturalistic surroundings, captivating snow-clad mountains and unadulterated atmosphere. Chardham yatra has captured a sacred place and so even today thousands of people globally visit this holy site each year during the pilgrimage season.

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.
  • Badrinath temple timings are 4:30 AM to 03:00 PM.

Age Limit for Yatris?

There is no fixed age limit for Char Dham 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.

What to Avoid During the Journey?

  • It’s best to keep your jewellery to a minimum. Avoid carrying much jewellery.
  • Alcohol is strictly prohibited. So are non-vegetarian meals. Follow a saatvik diet.
  • Do not indulge in photography where it is prohibited. Make sure that your behavior is respectful of the religious sentiments of native people.
  • Avoid taking rest at places where boards displaying caution are placed.
  • Do not take bathe or clean your articles at /near water-bodies unless they are designated as Ghats for the same.

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