Ultimate Guide for Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

The Char Dham which consists of four pilgrimage sites of Uttarakhand i.e. Badrinath, Kedarnath, Yamunotri and Gangotri where thousands of devotees from all over India come every year because the devotees perceive that this journey opens the gates of heaven by washing away all their sins. This Chardham yatra of Uttarakhand is also known as Chota Chardham yatra. People say that every person must visit the Char Dham once in their lifetime. The Char Dham yatra by helicopter is the fastest and pleasant option to complete your journey with as it saves your time and energy.

So, if you are looking for this spiritual tour then book package of Chardham yatra by helicopter from Leisure India holiday that will give you an amazing experience with luxurious facilities.

Why you Should Prepare for Chardham Yatra?

Being an audacious traveller, I have an experience of Chardham yatra too. I went to my Chardham yatra by helicopter last year in 2018 in the month of June. And all I can say is that going on a Chardham yatra is not everyone’s cup of tea. I also go to Jim Corbett national park there which is also an amazing experience.

Because I travel substantially, I managed to complete my journey without any trouble but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t require any preplanning. If you’re not preparing yourself physically and mentally then you’re not gonna survive there. It requires pre-planning and some groundwork before starting your journey. This simple guide book will help you in multiple ways. If you’re planning a Chardham yatra then this help will enlighten you about what things you should carry, the best time to visit, opening and closing times, registrations and which itinerary to follow.

So if you’re thinking of going on a Chardham yatra, planning your itinerary or you’re in between your journey then this guide can be helpful to you for making your journey safe and enjoyable.

Best Time to do Chardham Yatra by Helicopter :

Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

Travelling to Chardham is not an easy job. The rough roads and rocky terrain can make you trek for a long time to test your strength. As the climate of the Himalayan is also not very certain so before doing anything make sure to check the climate of the place.

Summers are the best time to do your Chardham journey between  May, June and the start of June. The temperature during summer stays around 13 degrees and you can manage to have light woolens in this climate. You can also visit in October before the winter season.

Winters are usually 5 degrees and it’s quite difficult to travel around November to January. I will recommend you not travel in winter as the climate is extremely chilly and makes these place snow-clad dessert.

Opening and Closing Dates of Chardham Yatra:

Dhams Opening Date Closing Date
Yamunotri temple 27 April 2020 28 Oct 2020
Gangotri temple 26 April 2020 27 Oct 2020
Kedarnath temple 28 April 2020 29 Oct 2020
Badrinath temple 29 April 2020 30 Oct 2020

Booking and Registration for Chardham Yatra:

Biometric registration is become essential for Chardham yatra by Helicopter nowadays. For Online registration of Chardham yatra, you have to go to the website of  Uttarakhand tourism Development board or You can download an app of Uttarakhand tourism development board to register yourself online.

You can also register yourself offline by Visiting any of the following14 registration centers:

Places Registration Counter Location
Haridwar Railway station
Haridwar Pandit Dindayal Upadhyay parking
Rishikesh Roadways bus stand
Rishikesh Hemkund Gurudwara
Jankichatti Janki Chatti
Phata Phata
Gangotri Gangotri
Guptkashi Guptkashi
Sonprayag Sonprayag
Kedarnath Kedarnath
Govindghat Govindghat
Uttarkashi Hina
Uttarkashi Dobata
Pandukeshwar Pandukeshwar

Where to book Chardham Yatra by Helicopter Package?

You can book your Chardham yatra by Helicopter online as well as offline. LIH leisure India Holidays, the best travel company in India, organizes Chardham Yatra for the devotees in the most comfortable and luxurious way.

Highlights of Chardham Yatra by Helicopter:

  • Opulent and comfortable stays at the hotels.
  • Pick and drop facilities from your arrival destinations i.e Dehradun Airport, Bus Stand, and Railway Station.
  • Flavorsome meals with 24 hours hospitality
  • Sightseeing of local areas by cabs.
  • Explore Yamunotri by pony and palki facility.
  • Special Pooja at Badrinath Temple

You can visit LIH Tours and Travels and drop your inquiry for more details about the itinerary. LIH offers the best Char Dham Yatra by helicopter package designed professionally and meticulously to make your experience memorable with every comfort and ease according to your needs. After your online registration, all you need to do is register for your biometric registration after your arrival.

Chardham Yatra

Day Wise Itinerary of Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

The itinerary of four pilgrimage sites of Uttarakhand can last from 5 days to a month. But if you choose Chardham yatra by helicopter then the itinerary usually consists of 5 days and 4 nights.

Day of Arrival: Dehradun

On your arrival in Dehradun, our agent will welcome you and escort you from Dehradun airport or railway station and drop you at your selected luxury hotel to stay. Your breakfast and dinner will be served by the hotel itself as it is mentioned in the package. Take some rest for the day and get energized before starting your Chardham yatra with a helicopter.

Yamunotri temple
Yamunotri temple

Day 1: Dehradun to Yamunotri

You will be advised to leave your hotel early in the morning, to make the best of your day. Our guide will take you to the Sahastradhara helipad at Dehradun to take you to your next destination Yamunotri.

After your arrival at the land of Gods, Yamunotri, our agents will guide you to your next hotel and your luggage will be transferred to our hotel by our agents. After a delicious breakfast, you’ll leave for a 5 km trek to your landing place Yamunotri. Palki and pony facilities will be provided if you require one. Explore the beauty of the wonderful Yamunotri.

After your divine darshan at Yamunotri, you’ll return to your hotel and relax for some time. Enjoy your lunch in the afternoon.

In the evening, you’ll experience the beauty of ancient Shani Temple (the winter seat of Goddess Yamuna and the oldest temple of Shanidev) located approximately 7000 feet above sea level. After returning to the hotel, enjoy your dinner and get some sleep.

Kharsali Helipad, Uttarakhand
Kharsali Helipad, Uttarakhand

Day 2: Yamunotri to Gangotri

Your next destination is the Mini Switzerland Gangotri. Early in the morning, you will leave for your next destination via the Kharsali helipad. Our guides will help you with the hotel and other things and after that, you’ll head towards the darshan at Gangotri temple. Enjoy the scenic landscape of mountains and the heavenly view of the temple.

You’ll get all the luxurious treatment that you asked during your whole journey including delicious food, comfortable stays with all required amenities to make your journey trouble-free.

Evening bonfire and a delightful dinner in the hotel will end your day.

The next day, it is requested to take a heavy morning breakfast as we’ll board to Kedarnath early in the morning and will return after a long period.

Day 3: Gangotri to Kedarnath

You’ll be landing on the Guptkashi helipad, you’ll be taken to your next Dham Kedarnath which is  10 minutes away from the Guptkashi helipad. Due to bad weather conditions, there can be a wait for 2-3 hours for your helicopter ride.

After your ride, you’ll reach Kedarnath. The breathtaking view of the temple between the  Himalayan mountains under the sky makes this place the first choice for tourists also.

On the head of the Mandakini river, Kedarnath is beautifully located in between the snowy mountains of Garhwal Himalayas and the landscape on the other side which gives this place a scenic view and makes people go mesmerized.

You’ll go for the Jal Abhishek and special darshan at Kedarnath temple. And after your darshan, our agent will take you to your desired hotel in Guptkashi.

And after reaching the hotel, enjoy a mouth-watering dinner at night and take some rest for the next day.

Kedarnath and Badrinath temple, Uttarakhand
Kedarnath and Badrinath temple, Uttarakhand

Day 4: Kedarnath to Badrinath

After a divine darshan at Kedarnath, your next day will be in Badrinath (the city of Lord Narayan), where you can have a peaceful time while enjoying and watching the beautiful Himalayas.

After landing at Badrinath, you’ll board to your next hotel room in Badrinath where you’ll have some breakfast before heading for darshan.

After your special VIP darshan at Badrinath Narayan Temple, you’ll get to explore the Mana village and the Vishnu Sahasranamam path. Major attractions of Mana village are Neelkanth, Vasudhara and Tapt Kund.

Another day of your Char Dham by helicopter will end after your dinner at your hotel.

Day 5: Badrinath to Dehradun

After your morning breakfast, you’ll leave for Dehradun from Badrinath with some memorable moments and spiritual experience. And your Chardham yatra by helicopter will come to an end after reaching Dehradun airport.

The itinerary may vary because the weather of these places keeps changing and because of this it is advised to book your tickets after knowing the weather forecast.

Drop your query or request and we’ll get in touch with you to offer you a  journey of Chardham according to your needs and requirements. LIH make sure to design your itinerary giving attention to every detail you mention to make your Chardham yatra memorable.

Cost of Chardham yatra by Helicopter Package

The package price for Chota Chardham Yatra by helicopter is around 1,75,000 INR per person. The package cost usually depends upon the choice of itinerary, stays, and the level of comfort required. The helicopter yatra is a bit expensive but saves a lot of time and effort.

Passenger Guidelines for Chardham Yatra by Helicopter:-

  • The approx package price for Chardham Yatra by helicopter is 1,30,000 INR per person.
  • The VIP tickets are available for darshan.
  • Make sure to pack some woolens as in summers too, you can feel a little cold.
  • Pack blankets and some raincoats as the temperature is not certain and you can expect rain either.
  • Carry your power banks and batteries as the electricity is not regular.
  • Moisturisers, sunscreens and some routine medicines are good to go.
  • Make sure to book your Chardham yatra by a travel booking agent to make your journey hassle-free, economically balanced and managed.

Terms and Conditions for Chardham Yatra by Helicopter Package:-

1. No discounts will be allowed to senior citizens and small kids in Chardham Yatra by helicopter.

2. A cab will always be ready for you and can take up to 6 passengers.

3. If there will be bad weather or climate, LIH will give the facility to the passengers by some other resources.

4. In the case of the de-boarding of passengers because of the wrong body weight, the money submitted won’t be refundable.

5. Staying for an extra night because of the weather conditions, the passenger itself has to bear the charges.

6. LIH strictly avoids changing in any name later.

Cancellation policy for Chardham yatra tour Package by Helicopter: –

Up to 45 Days before journey — 30% of the amount

Between 45 to 30 days — 70% of the amount

Between 30 to 0 Days — No Refund

So, this is the guide for Chardham yatra by helicopter that will help you in this Journey and will give you all the information regarding Chardham yatra. So, Book your LIH Chardham yatra by Helicopter package and experience this incredible Journey.


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