Char Dhaam Yatra - At a Glance

Char Dhaam means Four Dhams i.e. Four religious places. Char Dhaam in Uttarakhand is a collective term used for religous circuit covering Holy hindu pilgrimage centres of Badarinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. This is considered as most sacred religious places to be visited by Hindus, to get rid of their sins and pave path to ultimate goal of human life - the Moksha, ie redemption from cycle of birth & death in this world. Every Hindu is expected to perform the Yatra at least once in their life time. There is no restriction on visiting the temples for Foreigners, Women etc., Nor is there any strict Dress code, even though pilgrims are advised to dress decently. Piligrims performing the Chaar Dhaam yatra are also requested not to use Polyrhene bags, to preserve the sanctity of the temples and conserve the environment.

All four temple shrines are located in Garhwal Himalayas range of Uttarakhand.Haridwar is the traditional point to start Char Dhaam Yatra of Uttarakhand. Haridwar is in the plains and easily accessible by Road and Train from other locations of India, including New Delhi. It is also accessible by Road from Dehradun, which has Airport. So, Piligrims can fly to Dehradun from Delhi and other locations in India and then proceed to Haridwar by Road travel.Read more

Yamunotri

Altitude- 3293 metres

Prominence- Source of River Yamuna

Location- About 40 km away from Barkot.

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Close Date- 16 Nov 2020 (Eve of Bhai Dooj)

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Gangotri

Altitude- 3415 metres

Prominence- Source of River Ganges

Location- About 95 km away from Uttarkashi.

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Close Date- 15 Nov 2020 (Next Day of Diwali)

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Shri Kedarnath Dhaam

Altitude- 3553 metres

Prominence- Dedicated to Lord Shiva

Location- About 240 km away from Haridwar.

Opened Now

Close Date- 15 Nov 2020 (Tentative Date)

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Shri Badarinath Dhaam

Altitude- 3300 metres

Prominence- Dedicated to Lord Vishnu

Location- About 320 km away from Haridwar.

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Close Date- 15 Nov 2020 (Tentative Date)

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Contact Us

Contact for queries related to Uttarakhand Char Dham Devasthanam Management Board

Shri Badarinath Dhaam

Near Narsingh Temple,
Post Joshimath, District Chamoli, Uttarakhand
Contact Number- 01389-222083

Shri Kedarnath Dhaam

Onkareshwar Temple,
Post Ukhimath, District Rudraprayag, Uttarakhand
Contact Number- 01364-284228

Dehradun

Saket, Lane No-7, Canal Road,
Dehradun, Uttarakhand - 248001. INDIA.
Contact Numbre- +91-7060728843