Chardham Yatra starts at Akshay Tritiya which is said to be a holy time for Hindus when the Yamunotri and Gangotri’s door opens for the pilgrims. This date can vary but usually for the tourist it is said to be opened from Basant Panchami and for Kedarnath it is during Maha Shivratri.
The range of most of the networks is quite good and with manageable internet connectivity. But surely the best options you can carry are Airtel and BSNL telecom services that have strong connectivity even in the temples
The first snow will be visible during the end of October or in the Diwali festival when the snowfall starts taking place.
It is advised that you better avoid going in monsoon season as the rainfall during this time s quite heavy and you should be better avoid it as the chances of road blockages due to heavy landslides are more.
If you plan for a trip from Delhi it can be nearly 12 days and from Rishikesh it is minimum of 09 days which you may have to spare if you are planning to visit char Dham Yatra
The road condition thankfully government has maintained quite well which makes it quite safe for the travelers to visit. But needless to say that in rainfall season the risk of landslides to damage the roads is still high
For the pilgrims, such sites are open from April(April weather in india/May(may weather in India) to October/November. You can also plan for the trip to this temple during early time of the monsoon season.
Thankfully the booking can be done online or there are customizing options as per the requirements of the clients too.
For the senior citizens, to have a good to o healthcare exerts medical certificate is needed. Since Kedarnath is located at the height of 3000m from the sea level it is expected to be physically fit to finish the yatra.teh certificates with tests of Altitude Mountain Sickness (AMS), Vertigo, and High Blood Pressure needs to be done. Uttarakhand Government also gives a Biometric Certificate for which the online and offline registration facility is available
If the client requires and raises the requires for the local sim card then it will be made available.
The best place to have a peaceful Ayurvedic treatment during 4 Dham tour is Rishikesh
There are no specific vaccinations needed for Chardham pilgrimage. All you need is a permit that is given to driver.
It is highly advised to not carry wine or tobacco in the premises of Chardham Pilgrimages since this is against the Hindu beliefs.
Delhi - Haridwar/Rishikesh - Barkot - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Guptkashi - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Rishikesh – Delhi is the best route where the condition of the road is qite good and you can even enjoy the most scenic epxiriences.
There are cost friendly government guests houses available but for this booking especially during the tourist peak season needs to be done well in advance.
The government has made many things simpler for the travelers irrespective of the gender and that is why a solo female traveler surely an explore this holy pilgrimage site .
The pilgrims can attain the Goddess Yamuna’s blessing in Yamunotri followed by Goddess Ganga at Gangotri then comes Kedarnath’s Lord Shiva and then is Badrinath’s Lord Vishnu.
The price of special darshan ticket is quite expensive and can go upto INR 6500 for which there will not be much of the waiting or quite which is the only advantage that you get
Depending on the number of people, you can book a private taxi but for this well planing needs to be implement. The pickup points for such private taxis are from Haridwar or Rishikesh
It is advised not to harm the Gods/Goddess at 4 Dham Temples but yes, there is no such prohibition to touch the statues.