For undertaking the Char Dham Yatra, Uttarakhand, you will first have to come to Delhi. From Delhi, you need to travel to Haridwar, which is around 210kms away. It would take you around 6hours to reach Haridwar when driving. You can begin your journey for the Char Dham from Haridwar.
Haridwar is well-connected to all the Char Dhams of Uttarakhand, which is, Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. However, you need to plan your trip in a certain pattern. The order of visiting the shrines should be Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and then Badrinath.
The route map for the Char Dham Yatra is:
- Delhi – Haridwar
- Haridwar – Barkot
- Barkot- Yamunotri
- Barkot – Uttarkashi
- Uttarkashi- Rudraprayag
- Rudraprayag to Kedarnath
- Rudraprayag to Badrinath
Delhi is connected to all the major cities like Kolkata, Mumbai etc. with a well-linked network of flights and train. It would be easier for you to travel that way. Otherwise, there are trains also available from major cities to Haridwar. You can also travel directly and start your trip from there.
The tour to Char Dham Yatra of Uttarakhand involves driving and trekking. You can also choose to go on a helicopter. You can choose and plan your best way of travelling the Char Dhams.