Chardham Yatra

Chardham Yatra Route map, Best time to visit

Chardham constitutes visiting two holy shrines and two holy rivers namely, Kedarnath which is dedicated to Lord Siva, Badrinath is the holy abode of Lord Vishnu, Gangotri is for the River Ganga and Yamunotri is for the River Yamuna.  It usually takes 10 – 11 days, to visit all these places with Prayag in between. The helicopter ride is available to all these places and takes 2 days to visit these places.

Chardham Yatra by Drive and Trekking

The whole trip runs for 11 days.

FromToTrekking distanceDrive HoursDistance
HaridwarBarkot6 hours215 km
BarkotYamunotri6 km42 km
BarkotUttarkashi4 hours82 Km
UttarkashiGangotri100 Km one way
UttarkashiGuptakashi9 hours223 Km
GuptakashiKedarnath14 Km32 Km
KedarnathPipalkoti14 Km145 Km
PipalkotiBadrinath72 Km
BadrinathRudraprayag160 Km
RudraprayagRishikesh7 hours135 Km

Route map for Chardham Yatra

Haridwar Rishikesh19 km
Rishikesh Dehradun46 km
Dehradun Mussoorie34 km
Mussoorie Chamba61 km
Chamba Tehri14 Km
Tehri Dharasu90 Km
Dharasu Barkot59 Km
Barkot Sayana Chatti29 Km
Sayana Chatti Hanuman Chatti7 Km
Hanuman Chatti Jankichatti8 Km
Janki Chatti Yamunotri (River Yamuna)12 Km
Yamunotri Uttarkashi2 Km
Uttarkashi Harsil
Harsil Gangotri (Gaumukh)25 Km
Gangotri Srinagar246 Km
Srinagar Rudraprayag32 Km
Rudraprayag Augustmuni9 Km
Augustmuni Phata64 Km
Phata Sitapur12 Km
Sitapur Guptkashi26 Km
Guptkashi Gaurikund29 Km
Gaurikund Kedarnath14 Km
Kedarnanth Ukhimath56 Km
Ukhimath Chopta63 Km
Chopta Gopeshwar94 Km
Gopeshwar Chamoli5 Km
Pipalkoti Badrinath72 Km
Badrinath Nandprayag104  Km
Nand Prayag Karna Prayag22 Km
Karna Prayagg Devprayag98 Km

How to reach Kedarnath Temple?

By Air

  1. The nearest international airport is at Jolly Grant which is 260 km away.

By Train

  1. The nearest railway station is at Rishikesh which is 263 km away.

By Road

  1. It is journey thru Haridwar and Rishikesh. From Rishikesh, the temple is 221 km away which passes thru mountains.
  2. From GauriKund temple is 14 km away. From GauriKund, it is by walk, or by mules or by person lifting.

Reference Link: History