The tour Commences with pick up from Dehradun airport or railway station one day prior to the chardham yatra departure , followed by a drop to the hotel.
The overnight stay at Dehradun.
07:00 am Departure Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun
07:45 am Arrival Kharsali helipad ,Yamunotri
Upon arrival at kharsali passengers are welcomed by ground staff and transfer to yamunotri temple which is 5 Km far from Helipad the drive will take half hour depending upon the traffic, we will offer you a car for this drive (Innova not permitted by local taxi union )you will then be carried by palkis/ Pony to Yamunotri Temple. This trek from the helipad to temple is 6 kms and the return trip by palki takes about 5 hours. After Darshan return back to Helipad. You have an option of taking ponies or Palki for the trek.
Overnight stay at Kharsali.
07:45 am Departure Yamunotri helipad
08:30 am Arrival Harsil Helipad
Harsil is one of the most beautiful and picturesque valleys in Uttarakhand. Some people also call it mini Switzerland. Gangotri temple is about 22 kms from Harsil helipad and the drive by car takes 50 minutes. The Himalayan Nature Resort for night stay is about 2 kms from the helipad.
It is advisable that passengers leave straight for the temple from the helipad. Our ground staff will assist the passengers with darshan at Gangotri temple. After return from temple passengers can take lunch in the resort and thereafter relax and have campfire in the evening. It is recommended to visit the nearby village for an evening walk and buy pure wool stuff ( sweaters , shawls and mufflers ) made by local tribal womenfolk.
Overnight stay at Harsil.
09:00 am Departure Harsil helipad
10:00 am Arrival Kedarnath helipad
The helicopter will land at Kedarnath helipad which is at a distance of 500 meters from the temple. After Darshan return back to the hotel.
Night halt will be at Sitapur or Kedarnath.
10:15 am Departure Kedarnath / Guptkashi helipad
11:00 am Arrival Badrinath helipad
After arrival at Badrinath helipad passengers can check-in in Hotel Sarovar Portico which is very close to the temple. Our ground staff will assist the passengers in taking darshan at the temple.
A visit to Mana village in the evening is highly recommended as this is the last village before the international border with China .
Overnight stay at Badrinath.
Return to Dehradun
Return to Dehradun
11:30 am Departure Badrinath helipad
12:30 am Arrival Sahastradhara helipad , Dehradun
Early Morning ready for Special Abhishek Puja at Badrinath temple is the highlight of this entire yatra. It starts sharp at 4.30 am in the morning and lasts for 2 hours. Passengers will get an opportunity to sit inside the temple and have darshan of the shringar of the deity from very close quarters. After darshan return back to the hotel. Have breakfast and fly for Dehradun. On arrival at Dehradun helipad you will transfer to Airport / Railway station. The Helicopter tour ends here with happy memories to be cherished forever.
This is the end of ChardhamYatra
Helicopter Trip from Dehradun to Dehradun
All meals in hotels (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner) & Dehradun hotel with breakfast only
Palki / Doli Charges service at Yamunotri
VIP darshan arrangement at all temples
Special Abhishek Puja arrangement at Badrinaths
Landing & Parking charges at Sersi /Sitapur helipad
Local Transport for darshan and sightseeing at Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath
Hotel accommodation in best Hotels for 4nights at Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath (Guptkashi) and Badrinath
5 Nights stay, 1 Night at each Dham in Luxury Hotels
Dehradun Airport Pickup & drop Facilities
Anything not mentioned under ‘Package Inclusions’
All personal expenses, optional tours and extra meals.
Medical and travel insurance.
Any kind of entry fees anywhere if not mentioned in including.
Tips, travel insurance, medical insurance, laundry charges, liquors, mineral water, telephone charges.
Exact Schedule can be advised before a day of departure. Above mentioned schedule is tentative just for understanding the operational system & timing. Things can be changed last moment due to any operational or weather changes.
Guidelines for Passengers:
There is very limited space for luggage in the helicopter. Only 5 kgs luggage per passenger will be permitted.
Passengers should carry only handbags as suitcases cannot be kept in the helicopter
All temples in Chardham are located in high altitude areas. Passengers having asthma problems should not undertake this yatra
All passengers undertaking this yatra should be medically and physically fit.
Passengers are advised to carry a small oxygen bottle with them as a precaution. It is available locally at all medical shops
Although day temperatures at these locations are normal it becomes cold in the night and so passengers must carry woolen clothes with them.
All passengers are advised to carry their own medication
Company shall not be liable for any medical emergency on the ground to the party, thus advised guests to get the fitness certificate from doctor to travel to the high altitude sector.
Weighing at the time of boarding the helicopter is must since the pilot will not allow boarding in case it exceeds the weight conveyed at the time of booking & we reserve the right to shuffle passengers to manage the right weight of helicopters for safe flying in the hills.
Terms and Conditions:
The quality of accommodation available at Yamunotri and Kedarnath is just above average and so passengers should not have very high expectations. However, at Harsil and Badrinath the accommodation standard is 3 star.
Only 5 Kg baggage per passenger will be permitted. Passengers are advised not to carry big suitcases as there is very small baggage space inside helicopter. Passengers bringing excess baggage might not be allowed to take the same in the chopper by pilot.
Children above the age of 2 years will be considered full ticket
There is no provision of concession to children or senior citizens.
Total passenger weight should not exceed -400:5 PAX /450:6 PAX Beyond the said weight limit the flight won’t be able to take off and your journey will be cancelled effective immediately (it is vital for you to provide us with the right & exact weight to avoid such situation
The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 50% of the charter amount and balance amount has to be deposited 14 days prior to date of journey.
In case the journey is not finished within the stipulated time and passengers are not able to visit one or more Dhams due to bad weather conditions/technical reasons then the company will try to visit all places within the stipulated time. Although if this is not possible then the liability of the company will be limited to refund of unutilized sector/s.
Rescheduling of booking to a next date will be done subject to availability and on payment of 10% of the cost. This will be permitted only if applied 7 days before journey date. In case the rescheduling is requested with less than 7 days to the journey then booking will be treated as cancelled and a fresh booking will be given subject to availability.
The Company reserves the right, without assigning any reason, to cancel, advance, reschedule, over-fly or delay the commencement or continuance of the flight. Without incurring any liability in damages or otherwise to the passengers or any other person on any ground whatsoever. The Company reserves the right to refuse to carry any person whom it considers unfit for travel or what in the opinion of the company may constitute risk to the aircraft or to the persons on board.
BAD WEATHER SITUATION: If you are stuck in a bad weather situation on any particular day out of the 5 days we will still try to finish the darshan on next day. In case we are completely unable to visit any dham due to bad weather situation we will refund proportionate money. This means that if due to any reason we are unable to do 2 dhams then we will refund the amount acc. to flying time