CHARDHAM YATRA BY HELICOPTOR
Tour-07 - Chardham by Helicopter
DURATION: 04 NIGHTS / 05 DAYS
01 Night Deharadun, 01 Night Kharsai,01 Night Sersi(Kedarnath) 01 Night Badrinath
.CHARDHAM BY HELICAOPTOR TOUR ITINERARY
BADRINATH, KEDARNATH from Haridwar ( Kedarnath by Helicopter)
Duration : 05 DAYS/ 04 NIGHTS
Day 01 Haridwar to Rudraprayag via Guptkashi (210kms/7-8hr)
Pickup from Haridwar Railway Station / Hotel / Doiwala Airport, Drive to Guptkashi enroute visit Devprayag. Check in Hotel, night halt.
Day 02 Guptkashi – Phata Helipad (10kms) - Kedarnath – Phata (By Helicopter) – Guptkashi
Morning drive to Phata (Helipad), transfer to Kedarnath by Helicopter. Visit Kedarnath Temple, Everyone can go inside Garbha Griha and touch the idol. You can also prostrate with your head touching the deity etc. Return back to Phata. Later drive back to Guptkashi. Rest day at leisure. Overnight stay.
Kedarnath: The Kedarnath shrine, one of the 12 jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, is a scenic spot situated, against the backdrop of the majestic Kedarnath range. Kedar is another name of Lord Shiva, the protector and the destroyer. According to legend, the Pandavas after having won over the Kaurava in the Kurukshetra war, felt guilty of having killed their own brothers and sought the blessings of Lord Shiva for redemption. He eluded them repeatedly and while fleeing took refuge at Kedarnath in the form of a bull. On being followed he dived into the ground, leaving his hump on the surface. The r! emaining portions of Lord Shiva appeared at four other places and are worshipped there as his manifestations. The arms appeared at Tungnath, the face at Rudranath, the belly at Madhmaheshwar and his locks (hair) with head at Kalpeshwar. Kedarnath and the four above-mentioned shrines are treated as Panch Kedar.
Day 03 Guptkashi - Badrinath (210kms/7-8hr) HT : 3133 MTS
Drive to Badrinath via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Later at evening visit Badrinath Temple for Aarti. Overnight stay.
Badrinath one of the 'Four Dhams' is one of the most celebrated pilgrimage spots of the country and is situated at an elevation of 3,133 meters, guarded on either side by the two mountain ranges known as Nar & Narayan with the towering Neelkanth Peak providing a splendid backdrop. This revered spot was once carpeted with wild berries. Thus the place got the name "Badri van", meaning "forest of berries".
Tapt Kund :
Natural thermal springs on the bank of the river Alaknanda, where it is customary to bathe before entering the Badrinath temple.
Narad Kund :
A recess in the river, near Tapt Kund, forming a pool from where the Badrinath idol was recovered.
Brahama Kapal :
A flat platform on the bank of river Alaknanda. Hindus perform proppitiating rites for their deceased ancestors.
Sheshnetra : 1.5kms. away is a boulder having an impression of the legendary serpent, better known as the Sheshnag's eye.
3kms. away is a beautiful meadow where the footprint of Lord Vishnu is seen on a boulder.
Mata Murty Temple :
Devoted to the mother of Sri Badrinathji. Other important temples include Sesh Netra Temple , Urvashi Temple and Charanpaduka.
Mana Village :
Inhabited by an Indo-Mongolian tribe, it is the last Indian village before Tibet .
Vasundhara : As the name suggests, vasundhara is a magnificent water fall. This place is 5 kms. from Badrinath out of which 2 kms. is motorable upto Mana.
Bhim Pul :
On the other side of Mana village, a massive rock forming a natural bridge, lies over the roaring Saraswati river. It presents a spectacular view of water thundering down through the narrow passage under the rock and is believed to have been placed there by Bhim, the second eldest among the five Pandava brothers.
Vyas Gufa (cave) :
Near Mana Village, this is a rock-cave where Ved Vyas is believed to have composed the Mahabharata and the pauranic commentaries.
Day 04 Badrinath to Rudraprayag (160kms/7hr)
Early morning, pilgrims after having a bath in the Taptkund have the Darshan of Badrivishal. Brahamakapal is significant for Pinddan Shraddh of ancestors (Pitrus). Later drive back to Rudraprayag via Joshimath. Check in Hotel. Overnight stay.
is situated on the slopes above the confluence of Alaknanda and Dhauliganga. Of the four 'Maths' established by Adi Shankaracharya, Joshimath is in the Badrinath to Joshimath and installed in the temple for people to worship. There are many temples in the township most important is the temple of Nir Singh in commotion of Lord Vishnu. The left arm of this deity is with time and the popular belief holds that the day the the arm completely withers Badrinath valley will cease to exist and the Gods will transfer the residence into the neighboring Niti Valley at Bhavishya Badri. Joshimath is connected by regular bus service to Rishikesh, Haridwar, Badrinath and many other centres in the region.
Day 05 Rudraprayag to Rishikesh via Haridwar (165kms/5-6hr)
Drive to Haridwar enroute visit Rishikesh Sight Seeing. Later transfer to Haridwar Railway Station. Tour End.
Rishikesh, the 'place of sages' is a celebrated spiritual town on the bank of Ganga and is surrounded by Shivalik range of the Himalayas on three sides. It is said that when Raibhya Rishi did hard penances, God appeared by the name of " Hrishikesh " and this area hence firth came to be known as Rishikesh.
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TOUR COST : Per Person Per Tour Basis ( In Rupees )
Rates Upto 3 Star & Lower Hotels
TOTAL PAX Transpo-rtation Guide Stan-dard Package Supe-rior Package Deluxe Package
(Min.) (Exclu-sive) (No Meal) (No Meal) (Break-fast)
02 Pax (01 Room ) Tata Indigo / Dzire No INR 21036 INR 22212 INR 25332
02 Pax (01 Room ) Toyota Innova No INR 26892 INR 28068 INR 31188
02 Pax (01 Room ) Crysta No INR 17376 INR 29892 INR 33012
04 Pax (02 Rooms ) Toyota Innova No INR 17760 INR 18552 INR 21672
04 Pax (02 Rooms ) Crysta No INR 18288 INR 19464 INR 22584
06 Pax (03 Rooms ) Toyota Innova No INR14480 INR 15624 INR 18744
06 Pax (03 Rooms ) Crysta No INR15060 INR 16236 INR 19356
06 Pax (03 Rooms) Tempo Traveler(09 Seater) No INR 17748 INR 15312 INR 22032
08 Pax (04 Rooms ) Tempo Traveler (09 Seater) No INR 15458 INR 18912 INR 19752
10 Pax (05 Rooms ) Tempo Traveler (12 Seater) No INR 14016 INR 16632 INR 18300
12 Pax (06 Rooms ) Tempo Traveler (12 Seater) No INR 13092 INR 15180 INR 17388
14 Pax (07 Rooms ) Mini Coach (15 Seater) No INR 13260 INR 14268 INR 17544
16 Pax (08 Rooms ) Mini Coach (18 Seater) Yes INR 15168 INR 16344 INR 19464
16 Pax (08 Rooms ) Mini Coach (27 Seater) Yes INR 17784 INR 18948 INR 22068
18 Pax (09 Rooms ) Mini Coach (18/20 Seater) Yes INR 15528 INR 16692 INR 19812
18 Pax (09 Rooms ) Mini Coach (27 Seater) Yes INR 16752 INR 17916 INR 21036
20 Pax (10 Rooms ) Mini Coach (27 Seater) Yes INR 17980 INR 17088 INR 20208
20 Pax (10 Rooms ) Mini Coach (20 Seater) Yes INR 15913 INR 15984 INR 19104
Extra Matt-ress / Extra Person NIL INR 5448 INR 6180 INR 8208
PACKAGE COST INCLUDES
Assistance on Arrival & Departure / Accommodation on twin sharing basis
Meals as per Plan mentioned above / All Transfers & sightseeing as per itinerary by A/c Vehicle as per the size of the group.( Delhi to Haridwar & Haridwar To Delhi A.C & Rest tour will be Non Ac) /All inter-state taxes, toll taxes, driver allowance & parking etc./All prevailing applicable taxes.
PACKAGE COST DOES NOT INCLUDES:
Air fare / train fare./Any meals other than those specified in ‘Cost Includes'./Expenses of personal nature such as tips, telephone calls, laundry, liquor etc./ Any other item not specified in ‘cost includes'./ Porterage during trekking
Ponies / Dollies during trekking / Entrance fees during sightseeing.
Destination Guide/: Any item of personal nature like Laundry, Telephone, tips, donations at temples, extended stay or travelling due to any reason./ Goods & Service Tax 5%
All extras (F&B and any other services) availed by the customer will be on direct payment basis / In case of odd number groups, the extra person shall be accommodated in the same room with an extra bed / mattress.
The above rates are applicable to the Indian Nationals only/. In Rishikesh, Green card permit will be taken from Uttrakhand Govt. the time may vary depending upon crowd there while taking the permit./ Any Meals , services not utilized , partly utilized are non refundable.
THE CUSTOMER HAS TO BEAR THE PROPORTIONATE TOUR COST IN CASE OF EXTENDED STAY OR TRAVELLING DUE TO ANY REASON. WE SHALL NOT BE RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY CHANGE IN THE ITINERARY DUE TO LANDSLIDES, FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS, WEATHER CONDITIONS OR ANY UNFORESEEN CIRCUMSTANCES. THE ADDITIONAL COST INCURRED WILL BE IN ADDITION TO THE COST.
Minimum Cancellation is 10% or INR 3000 whichever maximum Per Person Per Tour/
25% Between 45-30 Days Before Tour Departure/ 50% Between 30-15 Days Before Tour Departure/
75% Between 15-05 Days Before Tour Departure/ 100% on the Same Day & No show & 05 Days remaining./
Cancellation charges as % of Total Tour Cost.
Note: - As per the Government directive, you are requested to produce your photo identity document such as Driving License/Pan Card/Voter ID Card/Passport/Company ID Card etc at the point of check in at the hotel.
Note- - In case of non-availability of requested hotel / hotels, we will provide accommodation in a similar category hotel / hotels.