Sacred to some and thrilling to others, Chardham jeep safari circuit carries an immense significance in the Hindu culture. According to the Hindus, colloquial meaning of the term is four well-known dwellings of the Hindu Gods namely Yamunotri (the source of Yamuna river), Gangotri (the source of Ganga river), Badrinath (the source of Alaknanda river), and Kedarnath (the source of Mandakini river).
Visiting these temples can help you to attain enlightenment and opens the gates of salvation by washing away all their sins, so says the saints. Along with the Chardham sites, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath, this 14 days tour will take you to other sacred places in Uttrakhand like Haridwar, Rishikesh, Uttarkashi, Guptakashi, and Joshimath.
This arduous journey commences from Haridwar; further, it will get you to Barkot, Yamunotri, Harsil, Gangotri, and Uttarkashi. After enjoying an overnight camp at Uttarkashi, your will visit Gaurikund, the base camp from where the Kedarnath Yatra begins. After completing a 28 km long strenuous trekking stretch, both ways, you will embark on a drive to Badrinath and then Rishikesh, the final destination of the Chardham jeep circuit. On arrival in Rishikesh, you will be transferred to a hotel for overnight stay. And on the following day, you will be boarding a train to your respective cities.
Marked as moderate trip on the grade scale, this jeep safari though looks very enticing but is not meant for the faint-hearted people as the roads are bumpy. But despite so many challenges, people are often seen taking up this challenge, which reflects their belief in God against the strongest force of nature. If you are interested in taking up this jeep safari expedition, then do drop us a mail. We will help you to make your Chardham Jeep safari tour a memorable one. See below for the complete itinerary.