Char Dham’ term coined for four most revered Hindhu pilgrimage destinations can be defined into a beautiful creativity or a wonderful abode of nature in the form of deities namely Badrinath (Lord Vishnu), Kedarnath (Lord Shiva), Gangotri (Goddess Ganga) and Yamunotri (Goddess Yamuna). These places are the real blessing for spiritual peace and salvation. Located in the lap of high mountains and the serene environment of the majestic Himalayas.
DAY WISE ITINERARY
DAY 01: DEHRADUN ARRIVAL
Welcome to Dehradun. You are greeted and assisted on arrival at Dehradun Airport /Railway station by our representative and transfer to the hotel. Upon arrival check-in to the hotel. In the evening, our team will brief all the passengers about yatra and provide bags to take important things for the trip. Baggage limit upto 5kg per person.Overnight stay at Dehradun with Dinner.
DAY 02: YAMUNOTRI
07:00 am:- Estimated Time of Departure from Sahastradhara helipad, Dehradun
07:45 am:- Estimated Time of Arrival at Kharsali helipad , Yamunotri
This is officially the first day of the Chardham yatra. Guests will be picked up from the Hotel and taken to Sahastradhara
helidrome. Guests shall be briefed by the Ground crew at Sahastradhara, before we take-off for Kharsali. On arrival at
Kharsali helipad, guests shall be checked-in to their resort, which is at walking distance from the helipad. Guests can get
refreshed for their journey ahead to the Yamunotri dham. Temple is a 6 KMS trek which will be covered by Palki and takes
about 5 hours. After divine darshan you’ll return to the hotel by lunch time. Have your lunch and spend a few hours relaxing.
In Evening pay a visit to the ancient Shani Temple nearby and spend the night at your hotel, after having dinner.
DAY 03 : GANGOTRI
07:45 am Estimated Time of Departure from Yamunotri helipad
08:30 am Estimated Time of Arrival at 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 2kms 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 returning from the temple , passengers can take lunch in the resort and thereafter relax and have a campfire in the evening. It is recommended to visit the nearby village for an evening walk and buy pure wool stuff.
DAY 04: KEDARNATH
09:00 am Estimated Time of Departure from Harsil helipad
09:45 am Estimated Time of Arrival at Phata/ Sitapur helipad
Kedarnath is flanked by breath-taking snow-capped peaks that will enchant your heart and make it the most heritage site among all Chardham. We take off from Harsil to Guptkashi/ Phata/ Sirsi helipads. Due to Government regulation, guests will be shifted to shuttle helicopters from the same helipad to fly to Kedarnath and it may take some time (10 Min to 2 Hrs) depending on Shuttle slots or Ground situation. Helipad at Kedarnath is 500 meters away from the temple, and will take approx 15 min to reach. After darshan we will take you to the hotel. Night halt will be at Sitapur or Kedarnath.
DAY 05: BADRINATH
10:00 am Estimated Time of Departure from Phata/ Sersi helipad
10:45 am Estimated Time of Arrival at Badrinath helipad
After arrival at Badrinath helipad passengers can check-in in the Hotel which is close to the temple. Our ground staff will assist the passengers in taking darshan at the temple. After lunch a visit to Mana village is highly recommended as this is the last village before the international border with China. Passengers can attend Swarna Aarti at Badrinath temple in the evening.Dinner and overnight stay at Badrinath.
DAY 06: RETURN TO DEHRADUN
08:30 am Estimated Time of Departure from Badrinath helipad
09:30 am Estimated Time of Arrival at Sahastradhara helipad Dehradun
After darshan and breakfast bow your head to Badri Narayan temple and fly back to Dehradun with positive vibes and pleasant memories of Chardham Yatra by helicopter package. On arrival at Dehradun helipad you will transfer to the Airport / Railway station. The Helicopter tour ends here with happy memories to be cherished forever.
(Total Cost Per Person is Rs.2,05,000/-) For Min 5 Pax
The above-mentioned timings are not final. Timings may differ on your date of travel, mentioned timings are tentative just for understanding the operational system & timing. Things can be changed at the last moment due to any operational, weather changes, clearance from Air Force & Civil Aviation, VVIP movements, valley flying by Indian Air Force (NOTAM), sudden occurrence of technical snag in helicopter, illness of flying crew & delayed positioning of the guests at the helipad.
In order to avoid any unforeseen circumstances (like weather change or some sort of an operational or technical issue) which may be an unfortunate cause for your delay, it would be wise for you to book a return flight or train tickets for the next day. (keep at least one additional day in hand). No compensation will be provided if any flight/train or any other things are missed out.
It is advised to you to reach Dehradun a day prior to the commencement of your journey, since the helicopter will be boarded early in the morning around 6 AM
. This is a fixed departure tour, and all departure timings of each destination are fixed. Therefore, passengers must ensure they report as per the mentioned scheduled ETD on each day of the tour.
Overweight charges would be charged to guests who are above 75 kg weight. The reason for the same is that we operate at very high-altitude terrain, where the weight carrying capacity of the aircraft is only 420 kg. Hence, due to overweight passengers, we lose seats in our shared flights. Overweight charges are applicable at INR 2,500 per Kg. This will be decided on a day before the date of Journey. However, if the overall weight of 6 Passengers does not exceed 420 Kgs, then there will be no extra charge for overweight passengers
Single Supplement @ Rs. 40,000/- extra shall be chargeable in case any guest wishes to stay in single occupancy in hotels at all destinations.
Infants below 2 years / 12kg are carried free of charge. In case of verification of age, ID proof/birth certificate of the child shall be checked. Children above the age of 2 years will be considered full ticket
Only one handbag (Soft Bags/duffle bags) weighing maximum 5 kg is allowed per passenger, there is very limited space for luggage in the helicopter. Trollies are not strictly not allowed.
BOOKING TERMS / PAYMENT TERMS
Package Confirmation & Booking, please deposit the 30% amount of the Tour cost to process the booking and the balance amount is to be paid 15 days prior to the date of travel.
HELICOPTER WEIGHT LIMITATION:-
Total passenger weight should not exceed over 350 Kgs for 05 Passengers and 420 for 06 Passengers. Passengers would be taken on board depending on the load and temperature conditions. The pilot's call will be final. Beyond the said weight limit the flight won’t be able to take off and your journey will be cancelled effective immediately with no refund. it is vital for you to provide us with the right & exact weight to avoid such situation Guests have to MANDATORILY submit their correct weights at the time of booking. If any change in weight found at the time of their boarding, from the submitted weights, which may lead to exceeding of our aircraft weight carrying capacity, guest(s) would be deboarded & cancelled for the heli-tour, without any refund.
GUIDELINES FOR PASSENGERS:-
Carrying AADHAR CARD is a must for all Indians, whereas a passport is required for foreign nationals.
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 at 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 advising guests to get the fitness certificate from the doctor to travel to the high-altitude sector.
Weighing at the time of boarding the helicopter is a 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 the 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 over 420 for 6 Passengers. 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
Weighing at the time of boarding the helicopter is a must, since the company shall not allow boarding in case the total weight exceeds the weight limitation of the helicopter. And, due to the same reason, in case of more than 01 available aircraft, we reserve the right to shuffle passengers between different groups to manage the right weight of helicopters for safe flying in the hills
Passengers may be divided into 2 groups while changing the helicopter at Kedarnath /Guptkashi shuttle depending on their body weight
While changing the helicopter at Kedarnath or Guptkashi/Phata/sitapur the waiting time is between 10 mins to 3 hrs. depending on Shuttle slots / weather conditions or technical reasons or ground situations.
No money will be refunded in case the passenger is de-boarded due to wrong given body weight.
Company reserves the right to postpone the timings of flying, subject to weather conditions. And, in case of night halt due to Force majeure reasons, cost for the same will be borne by the clients.
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 unutilised 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 the 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.
In case of a charter getting cancelled due to bad weather or any other reasons on the date of your travel, the booking will not be revalidated for the next day. Refund as per the refunds/cancellations policy, with no further obligation of Company whatsoever. Any kind of inconvenience caused because of cancellation of flights is beyond the control of the operator. No compensation, reimbursement or arrangements shall be offered in the event of cancellation of a flight
We reserve the right to shuffle any destination depending on the weather conditions or any unforeseen circumstances which is beyond our control
Our company shall not be liable for any medical emergency on the grounds of the party. Therefore, in your own interest, guests are hereby advised to kindly consult a doctor and get a medical check-up done, before commencing the yatra. Medical check-up is mainly required if a guest has any medical suffering/condition
All kinds of expenses that arise because of a natural calamity (in the form of weather, government restrictions, strikes, agitations, political disturbances of other nature, etc). These expenses will be borne by the customer
. 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 a risk to the aircraft or to the persons on board.
In respect of covid-19, all necessary measures issued by the state & central governments would have to be adhered to by all the pilgrims for their own as well other safety & health.
Disputes, if any, are to be settled by Courts in Dehradun who will have Jurisdiction in this regard
If passengers wish to cancel their bookings, then they will have to pay following cancellation charges.
Upto 30 Days before journey :-30 % Cancellation charges and 70% Refund
Upto 20 Days before journey :-50 % Cancellation charges and 50 % Refund
Less than 10 Days before journey :-No Refund
No show by passenger:-No Refund
Although all private mobile phones have coverage, BSNL mobile is better in most of the places.
There is no restriction for clothing while you enter the Temple as such. you can wear anything you wish. ladies can wear Salwaar Kameez, track pants etc.
The best season to avail the yatra on helicopter is May-June and September October. We do not operate during July-August months to the rainy season.
WE ASSURE THE MOST RELIABLE AND SAFE TRIP WHILE OFFERING YOU THE BEST OF OUR SERVICES THAT WILL MAKE YOUR AUSPICIOUS JOURNEY MEMORABLE
Note:- Please book the package as per given time Period to avoid unavailability of Charter,
Extra Night Stay at Dehradun: - Rates as per hotel Category
Haridwar, Rishikesh or Mussoorie, Devprayag Day-trip :- Rates as per Vehicle
Booking of Flights or Train Tickets: - Rates as per Dates
As per the Govt. of Uttrakhand, passengers who are going for the Chardham/Dodham Yatra have to register themselves at https://registrationandtouristcare.uk.gov.in/signin.php.
* cost of helicopter for chardham
* Trek by Palki at Yamunotri.
* VIP Darshans at All temples.
* Land vehicle at Harsil and Badrinath.
* One night stay at Kharsali on twin sharing basis at Yamunotri Cottages.
* All applicable meals.
* Assistance in darshan at all temples.
* Any special puja charges will have to be paid directly by passengers.
* All Inclusive.
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 50% payment. If unable to do 3 Dhams then we will refund 75% and so on.
|Travel Date :
|15th Feb. 2018
|No. of Person :
|Tour Duration :
|4 Nights and 5 Days
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