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.
|From||To||Trekking distance||Drive Hours||Distance|
|Haridwar||Barkot||6 hours||215 km|
|Barkot||Yamunotri||6 km||42 km|
|Barkot||Uttarkashi||4 hours||82 Km|
|Uttarkashi||Gangotri||100 Km one way|
|Uttarkashi||Guptakashi||9 hours||223 Km|
|Guptakashi||Kedarnath||14 Km||32 Km|
|Kedarnath||Pipalkoti||14 Km||145 Km|
|Rudraprayag||Rishikesh||7 hours||135 Km|
Route map for Chardham Yatra
|Barkot||Sayana Chatti||29 Km|
|Sayana Chatti||Hanuman Chatti||7 Km|
|Hanuman Chatti||Jankichatti||8 Km|
|Janki Chatti||Yamunotri (River Yamuna)||12 Km|
|Harsil||Gangotri (Gaumukh)||25 Km|
|Nand Prayag||Karna Prayag||22 Km|
|Karna Prayagg||Devprayag||98 Km|
How to reach Kedarnath Temple?
- The nearest international airport is at Jolly Grant which is 260 km away.
- The nearest railway station is at Rishikesh which is 263 km away.
- It is journey thru Haridwar and Rishikesh. From Rishikesh, the temple is 221 km away which passes thru mountains.
- From GauriKund temple is 14 km away. From GauriKund, it is by walk, or by mules or by person lifting.
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