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Char Dham Yatra Route

According to Hindu Mythology, auspicious yatra of Chardham should be undertaken from west to east in clockwise direction. This means Yatra start from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri , Kedarnath and terminates at Badrinath. Chardham Yatra is the most popular spiritual yatra starting from April-May and continues till Oct-Nov every year in Uttarakhand India. Now Uttarakhand is also trying to promote Winter Char Dham, which will include Kharsali, Mukhba, Ukhimath and Joshimath.

Location of Char Dham Shrines (temples)

Yamunotri is located 223 kms from Rishikesh.
Gangotri is located 105 kms from the town of Uttarkashi
Kedarnath is located 223 kms from Rishikesh
Badrinath is located 298 kms from Rishikesh and 48 km from Joshimath

Char Dham Route Map from Delhi (Google Maps)

Char Dham Road Route (Driving) from Delhi NCR

Delhi to Haridwar - 210 km (6 hours)
Haridwar to Barkot - 220 km (7 hours)
Barkot to Yamunotri - 36 km (drive) + 7 kms by trek
Barkot to Uttarkashi - 100 km (4 hours)
Uttarkashi to Gangotri - 100 km (4 hours)
Uttarkashi to Rudraprayag - 180 km (7-8 hours)
Rudraprayag to Kedarnath - 74 kms (drive) + 20 kms trek* (new route)
Rudraprayag to Badrinath - 160 km (6-7 hours)
Badrinath to Rishikesh - 297 kms (10-11 hours)
Rishikesh to Delhi - 230 km (6 hours)

Important Cities and towns which comes during Char Dham Yatra

Dehradun - Mussoorie - Chamba - Tehri - Dharasu - Naugaon - Barkot - SayanaChatti - HanumanChatti - Phoolchatti - Jankichatti - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Bhatwari - Gangnani - Harsil - Jangla - Bhaironghati - Gangotri (Gaumukh) - Srinagar - Rudraprayag - Augustmuni - Chandrapuri - Kund - Guptkashi - Phata - Rampur - Sitapur - Sonprayag - Gaurikund - Kedarnath - Ukhimath - Chopta - Gopeshwar - Chamoli - Pipalkoti - Joshimath (Auli) - Govindghat - Badrinath - Nandprayag - Karnprayag - Devprayag - Rishikesh - Haridwar

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Yamunotri Dham

Yamunotri Temple
Yamunotri is located at an altitude of 3293 metres above sea level, in the Garhwal Himalaya about 40 km away from Barkot.
Yamunotri Yatra Guide

Gangotri Dham

Gangotri Temple
Gangotri temple opens on the auspicious day of Akshay Tritiya which is fall in the month of May and closes on Bhai Duj
Gangotri Yatra Guide

Kedarnath Dham

Kedarnath Temple
Kedarnath temple is one of the Holiest Pilgrimage Center in northern India, located on the head of Mandakini river.
Kedarnath Yatra Guide

Badrinath Dham

Badrinath Temple
It is one the most important dham and the only temple which is part of both "Chardham of India" and "Char Dham Yatra"
Badrinath Yatra Guide