Choti Char Dham Yatra, Uttarakhand

Choti Char Dham Yatra, Uttarakhand

Choti Char Dham Yatra in Garwal region of Uttarakhand covers all three sectarian of Hindus Tradition. Choti Char Dham Yatra is the smaller replica of actual Char Dham of Hindus which was created by Adi Shankaracharya in 8th century in 4 corners of India: Dwarika Dham in Gujrat, Puri Dham in Orissa, Badrinath Dham in Uttarakhand, and Rameshwaram Dham in Tamil Nadu . Gangotri Dham and Yamunotri Dham represents Shakti (Goddess of Hindus), Kedarnath Dham represents Lord Shiva and Badrinath represents Lord Vishnu which are all three sites of Hindu Cultures and Traditions. 

  • Open: 1st week of May
  • Close: Diwali-Bhai Dooj [Oct, on Snowfall]
  • Haridwar
  • Dehradun
  • 1,359 Km by Road [Haridwar-Char Dham Yatra-Rishikesh]
  • 4 Tirth Dham
  • Panch Prayag (5 Prayag of Ganga River)
  • Panch Kedar (5 Kedar of Lord Shiva)
  • Panch Badri (5 Badri of Lord Vishnu)

Tirth Dhams must to visit in Choti Char Dham Yatra, Uttarakhand

Yamunotri Temple: Tirth Dham of Yamuna

  • Temple: Goddess Yamuna
  • Elevation: 3,293 m (10,804 ft)
  • Source of River Yamuna
  • Open: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm [May to Diwali]
  • Aarti: 6:30 am (morning) and 7:30 pm (evening)
  • Rishikesh: 215 Km
  • Dehradun: 172 Km
  • Delhi: 413 Km
  • Weather: -5°C to 20°C

Gangotri Temple: Tirth Dham of Ganga

  • Temple: Goddess Yamuna
  • Elevation: 3,300 m (10,800 ft)
  • Source of River Alaknanda
  • Open: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm [May to Diwali]
  • Aarti: 6:30 am (morning) and 7:30 pm (evening)
  • Rishikesh: 295 Km
  • Dehradun: 340 Km
  • Delhi: 523 Km
  • Weather: -5°C to 20°C

Kedarnath Temple: Tirth Dham of Lord Shiva

  • Temple: Lord Shiva
  • Elevation: 3,553 m (11,657 ft)
  • Source of River Mandikani River
  • Open: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm [May to Diwali]
  • Aarti: 6:30 am (morning) and 7:30 pm (evening)
  • Rishikesh: 211 Km
  • Dehradun: 256 Km
  • Delhi: 450 Km
  • Weather: -5°C to 20°C

Badrinath Temple: Tirth Dham of Lord Vishnu

  • Temple: Lord Vishnu
  • Elevation: 3,553 m (11,657 ft)
  • Source of River Mandakini River
  • Open: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm [May to Diwali]
  • Aarti: 6:30 am (morning) and 7:30 pm (evening)
  • Rishikesh: 211 Km
  • Dehradun: 256 Km
  • Delhi: 450 Km
  • Weather: -5°C to 20°C

Panch Prayag: 5 Prayag of Ganga River

  1. Vishnuprayag: Dhauli Ganga River merges in Alaknanda River.

  2. Nandaprayag: Nandakini River merges in Alaknanda River.

  3. Karnaprayag: Pindar River merges in Alaknanda River.

  4. Rudraprayag: Mandakini River merges in Alaknanda River.

  5. Devprayag: Bhagirathi River merges in Alaknanda River to form Ganga River.

Panch Kedar: 5 Tirth Dham of Lord Shiva

  1. Kedarnath

    • 3,583 m [11,755 ft]

  2. Tungnath

    • 3,680 m [12,070 ft]

  3. Rudranath

    • 2,286 m [7,500 ft]

  4. Madhyamaheshwar

    • 3,490 m [11,450 ft]

  5. Kalpeshwar

    • 2,200 m [7,200 ft]

Panch Badri: 5 Tirth Dham of Lord Vishnu

  1. Badri-Vishal (Badrinath)

    • 3,583 m [11,755 ft]

  2. Adi Badri: Chulakot Village

    • 3,680 m [12,070 ft]

  3. Vridha Badri: Animath Village

    • 1,380 m [4,530 ft]

  4. Bhavishya Badri:  Subhain Village

    • 2,744 m [9,003 ft]

  5. Yogadhyan Badri: Pandukeshwar Village

    • 1,829 m [6,001 ft]

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Road Map: Choti Char Dham Yatra Circuit

Haridwar-Yamunotri-Gangotri-Kedarnath-Badrinath-Rishikesh

  1. Haridwar to Yamunotri Dham:
    • Haridwar-Rishikesh- New Tehri-Dharasu Band-Barkot-Janki Chatti: 292 Km
    • Janki Chatti-Yamunotri Dham: 7 Km Trek [Walk, Horese Riding, Doli Ride, etc]
  2. Yamunotri to Gangotri Dham:
    • Yamunotri-Barkot-Dharasu-Uttarkashi-Gangotri Dham (Indo-China Conflicted border): 224 Km
  3. Gangotri to Kedarnath Dham:
    • Gangotri-Uttarkashi-Srinagar-Rudraprayag-Guptkashi-Sonprayag: 347 Km
    • Sonprayag-Gaurikund-Kedarnath Dham: 19 Km Trek [Walk, Helicopter, Horse Ride, Doli Ride, etc]
  4. Kedarnath to Badrinath Dham:
    • Kedarnath (Sonprayag)-Agustmuni-Rudraprayag-Karnprayag-Joshimath-Badrinath: 226 Km
  5. Badrinath Dham to Rishikesh
    • Badrinathi-Joshimath-Karnprayag-Rudraprayag-Srinagar-Devprayag-Rishikesh: 295 Km

Total Distance of Char Dham Yatra by Road. Click map for full Char Dham Yatra Road Map: 

Haridwar-Yamunotri-Gangotri-Kedarnath-Badrinath-Rishikesh

 

  1. Haridwar to Yamunotri Dham:
    • Haridwar-Dehradun-Mussoorie-Barkot-Janki Chatti: 225 Km
    • Janki Chatti-Yamunotri Dham: 7 Km Trek [Walk, Horese Riding, Doli Ride, etc]
  2.  Yamunotri to Gangotri Dham:
    • Yamunotri-Barkot-Dharasu-Uttarkashi-Gangotri Dham (Indo-China Conflicted border): 224 Km
  3. Gangotri to Kedarnath Dham:
    • Gangotri-Uttarkashi-Ghansali-Agastmuni-Guptkashi-Sonprayag: 316 Km
    • Sonprayag-Gaurikund-Kedarnath Dham: 19 Km Trek [Walk, Helicopter, Horse Ride, Doli Ride, etc]
  4. Kedarnath to Badrinath Dham:
    • Kedarnath (Sonprayag)-Guptkashi-Gopeshwar-Joshimath-Badrinath: 211 Km
  5. Badrinath Dham to Rishikesh
    • Badrinathi-Joshimath-Karnprayag-Rudraprayag-Srinagar-Devprayag-Rishikesh: 295 Km

Total Distance of Char Dham Yatra by Road. Click map for full Char Dham Yatra Road Map:

 

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