Char Dham

Char Dham | Tourism
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Char Dham is not only for holy visits but can be a great fun for adventurers who love to trek through the mountains. The picturesque beauty of the surrounding on the way to all four dhams fill tourists with immense pleasure and rejuvenate the soul.

Enthralling Himalayas, mesmerizing glaciers, enchanting rivers and streams seem to whisper the love song in heart of trekkers.

Char Dham are open for darshan (holy visit) from May till October every year. Char Dham Yatra (tour) is a common practice among the hindu devotees from India, Nepal and all around the world

Char Dham | Best Time to Visit

Char Dham- the four pilgrimages in Uttarakhand are open from May till October. Snowfall and extreme cold weather deprive the tourists from reaching these sacred shrines during winter season.

  • Summer months May and June are the best months for Char Dham visit.
  • Monsoon rain blocks the route, occasional landslide not only disrupts the way but is also dangerous.
  • After monsoon, temperature falls and the region becomes cold. Yet, many tourists prefer to visit Char Dham after monsoon and before snowfall begins because the pleasing beauty of surrounding and clean weather attracts them.

Char Dham | How to Reach?

HOW-TO REACHChar Dham yatra begins from Haridwar. It is recommended not to visit Char Dham individually but to contact trekking or tour operators for the yatra because of the harsh weather and rough route.

One can find many tour operators in Haridwar, Rishikesh, Dehradun or any other places of the country which help the religious tourists visit through Char Dham in Uttarakhand.

Yamunotri being the first abode in Char Dham yatra, we discuss on the nearest airport, railhead and roadways to Yamunotri of Char Dham:

  • By air: Jolly Grant Dehradun is the nearest airport 196Km from Yamunotri, the first abode of Char Dham in Uttarakhand.
  • By rail: From Yamunotri, Rishikesh railway station is 210Km, Haridwar railway station is 232Km, Dehradun railway station is 256Km through Rishikesh-Uttarkashi road.
  • By road: Yamunotri is 1.4Km trek from Janaki Chhatti. Janaki Chhatti is 41.4Km from Uttarkashi in Uttarkashi district. Uttarkashi is well connected by roadways from all parts of Uttarakhand state.