How to Complete Chardham Yatra By Helicopter

Chardham yatra is one of the biggest pilgrimage site in India. In order to attain salvation many Indians come for such yatra. Not only Indians but tourists from all over the world visit Chardham. Its beauty attracts people from every corner of the world.Chardham consists of four adobes, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath. It remains open from May to October and in the rest months it is closed due to unpleasant climate.

How It's Easier to Complete Chardham Yatra By Helicopter

It is advantageous to take helicopter ride as it saves time of those who are on tight schedule and also beneficial for aged tourists who can not climb such mountains. Tourists can visit each and every beauty while they are flying on the sky. Though having such benefits few disadvantages are also present like helicopter service is way more costly than road trip, which sometimes don’t allow people to go for helicopter service. It is not always possible to visit all shrines and places in Chardham during road trip but Dehradun helicopter service let you enjoy sightseeing of Dehradun and other shrines which are at higher altitude.

Devotees can choose any air service package for Chardham Yatra like 1 night 2 days, 4night 5 days etc as per their convenience.

Dehradun- Gangotri


6:00 AM- Departure from Sahastradhara helipad in Dehradun.

6:40 AM-Reach Harsil helipad in Gangotri.

After reaching Harshil helipad, go to your pre-booked hotel or cottage. Have breakfast in the hotel. Then you must go for Gangotri shrine Darshan hiring any taxi or cab. Enjoy the beauty of nature in Gangotri which is also called as mini Switzerland due to its amazing valley.

Harsil- Kharsali Helipad


9:00 AM-Departure from Harsil

 9:45 AM- Reach Kharsali Helipad.

Come to Kharsali Helipad, Jamunotri from Harsil. It’s a 45 minutes travel by Helicopter. Our travel agents will take you to hotel in Yamunotri. Take your lunch there in the hotel. Then take 6 km trek towards Yamunotri. Pony, palki,  sedan chairs are also available there. Then go back to the same hotel and stay whole night there only.

Kharsali Helipad- Kedarnath


9:40 AM- Departure from Kharsali Helipad

10:15 AM- Arrival to Kedarnath dham

On the second day at morning arrive at Kedarnath dham, the amalgam of spirituality. You will come from Yamunotri to sersi Helipad and from there reach Kedarnath, 10 minutes distance by helicopter. Pilgrims will be provided with all facilities and they will also provide vip Darshan to visitors.

 Kedarnath- Badrinath


2:30 PM- Departure from Kedarnath

3:05 PM- Arrival at Badrinath

After Darshan return back to Sersi and take your lunch there. After 35 minutes journey all the way from Kedarnath to Badrinath. 1 hour is enough for Badrinath Darshan.

Badrinath- Dehradun


4:00 PM- Departure from Badrinath

5:00 PM- Reach Badrinath

This will be the last journey of this package. It will take 1 hour to return back to Dehradun from Badrinath.


Available Helicopter services

Here pilgrims get only 2 types of helicopter service.

  1. Helicopter service by Government booking operators
  2. Helicopter service by Private booking operators

Government operators only provide you ride for Kedarnath due to its steep mountain in the way to Kedarnath.  Private operators charge a bit more than government centres but provide you services for all the 4 dhams. They include some of their terms and conditions, guidelines, inclusion; exclusion etc.You can book your air service package for Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath with TravelogyIndia.

Helicopter services for Chardham yatra starts from Sahastradhara helipad in Dehradun.  Timings can be different according to different operators.

Tips &Guidelines

  1. No corrosive/ explosive goods are allowed to carry.
  2. You can’t take photos of any place of Chardham from helicopter.
  3. Luggage of 5 kgs is allowed inside helicopter.
  4. You must carry your medications and proper clothes as temperature can change anytime.
  5. Extra charges are applicable above 80 kg.
  6. There might be chances of change in weather, so pilgrims will be informed about the flight time beforehand.
  7. You must be aware of the fact that there can be network connectivity issue in Kedarnath and Badrinath mainly.
  8. Identity proof like Aadhaar card/ voter card and passport incase of foreigners must be shown.
  9. Carry your helicopter booking tickets and cash with you.


Nowadays there are many fraud cases while booking tickets online  but if you want to book tickets for Chardham, make sure to do it from authenticated and trustworthy travel agency i.e. Travelogyindia. So this was the whole information one should know before planning for Chardham yatra. In case of any need of assistance in anything regarding Chardham, you can contact us without any hesitation. We are sitting here to guide you

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Frequently Asked Questions

April, May, June- these 3 months are advised to visitors as weather at this time remain pleasant. So that there will not be any problem to fly helicopter.

Devotees can take any transport like bus, train or flights to reach Dehradun . Vehicles are easily available up to Dehradun.

Yes, before starting yatra travellers have to do registration. And to know the details of registration come in contact with us.