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Chardham Yatra Package by Helicopter

Duration : 5 Nights / 6 Days

Destination Covered : Dehradun - Yamunotri - Gangotri - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Dehradun

Price
199500

You Pay: 1,65,000

Route Map

An Introduction

India Pilgrim Tours offer the Chardham Yatra tour package by Helicopter to help you fulfill your wish to visit four sacred destinations i.e. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath temple. The 5 Nights / 6 Days Chardham helicopter tour is ideal for senior citizens, specially-abled and devotees with time constraints. Char Dham Yatra helicopter service start from Dehradun make your journey easier and shorter. It also allows you to delight in some refreshing moments in the lap of nature.

Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath are the four sacred shrines nestled amidst the snow-capped Himalayas. A pilgrimage to all four of them collectively is called as the Chhota Char Dham Yatra. According to the Hindu mythology, all the sacred sites are associated with lots of myths & narratives. Moreover, planning a Char Dham Yatra is a must for all the Hindus.

Trip Highlights
  • Pay homage at Yamunotri
  • Offer prayers at the at Gangotri Temple
  • Attend special Abhishek Puja at Badrinath temple
  • Bask-in the serenity at Kedarnath temple
Itinerary Details
Day 1
Arrival in Dehradun

Upon arrival in Dehradun, meet our tour representative. He will help you with guided transfer to one of our listed hotels. After reaching, complete the check-in formalities and enjoy rest of the day leisurely.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 2
Dehradun to Yamunotri Dham by Helipad

Savor a hearty breakfast (subject to the departure time). Carry the necessary essentials and leave the extra baggage in the hotel. Thereafter, you will be transferred to the Sahastradhara helipad. From there you will catch a flight to reach Barkot. Hit the road to the Yamunotri Cottages, Kharshali. Satiate your hunger with a delicious lunch.

Subsequently, you will embark upon your pilgrimage to Yamunotri Dham by Palki or Pony. The holy shrine of Yamunotri is situated on the western side of Garhwal Himalayas in Uttarakhand. Famed as the originating place of River Yamuna, Yamunotri is highly revered by the devotees. Pay your homage at the temple and return to the resort by evening.

Enjoy dinner and an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 3
Yamunotri to Gangotri Dham

Day 3 of the Chardham Yatra by Helicopter starts with an appetizing breakfast (subject to the departure time). Subsequently, head towards the Barkot Helipad to proceed towards the Harsil Helipad. Nestled on the banks of the Bhagirathi River, Harsil is an unspoiled and hidden jewel of Uttarakhand featuring picture perfect locations and scenic views. The beautiful village is an ideal destination for people seeking tranquility in the lap of Himalayas.

On reaching Harsil Helipad, leave for Gangotri Dham by cab. Gangotri is the originating place of River Ganga and also the seat of the holy goddess. River Ganga originates from the Gangotri glacier and is known as Bhagirathi before merging with Alaknanda at Prayagraj. Seek the blessings at the temple and bask in the divinity. Later on, be back at the hotel for Lunch. Post this, unwind yourself. Enjoy the evening leisurely. You can go for an evening walk or shop for some pure wool stuff like shawls and sweaters hand woven by local tribal women.

Dinner and an overnight stay are arranged at the hotel.

Day 4
Gangotri to Kedarnath by Helicopter

Start the day with scrumptious breakfast (subject to the departure time). This is followed by flying to Phata. There you will change the helicopter. After your successful transfer to another chopper, fly to Kedarnath. Tucked beautifully between enchanting snowcapped peaks, Kedarnath is the most remote site amongst all four Char Dham sites.

One of the most sacred pilgrimages for Hindus, Kedarnath Temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva. Also, the sanctum Santorum is the holy abode of one of the twelve Jyotirlingas. After reaching, check in at the hotel and relish tasty lunch. Post this, you will visit Bhairon Mandir. Partake in the evening Aarti and offer your prayers. Return to the hotel for having dinner.

Enjoy an overnight stay at the hotel.

Day 5
Kedarnath to Badrinath Yatra

Wake up and get ready in the wee hours of the morning so as to reach Kedarnath Dham on time to partake in the Rudra Abhishek puja. Once done with attending the special ceremony, return to the hotel for breakfast (subject to the departure time). Afterwards check-out from the hotel and fly to Phata. From there change the helicopter and fly to Badrinath. One of the famous sites of the Chardham Yatra, the Badrinath Temple draws devotees with unwavering faith. Considered to be one of the holiest temples by the Hindus, Badrinath Dham is dedicated to Lord Vishnu.

Upon arrival at the Badrinath helipad, you will be transferred to the hotel by cab. Check-in at the hotel and have lunch. Post this, get ready to cherish a VIP darshan at the Badrinath temple. Marvel at the one-meter tall statue of Vishnu in the form of Lord Badrinarayan which is cast in black "Shaligram" stone. Be back at the hotel to savor your dinner.

An overnight stay is arranged at the hotel.

Day 6
Badrinath Dham to Dehradun

One of the major highlights of the trip is to attend the special abhishek puja at Badrinath temple. The rituals start at 4.30 am in the morning and lasts for 2 hours. Grab your chance to sit within the temple complex and attend the ceremony. Watch the proceedings of the Shringaar of the deity closely.

Once done with attending the ceremony, be back at the hotel to satiate your hunger with mouthwatering breakfast (subject to the departure time). Check-out from the hotel and fly to Sahastradhara Helipad in Dehradun. From there, you will be comfortably transferred to the Airport or Railway Station.


Price Guide

PRICE PER PERSON @ INR 1,65,000 WITH ROYALTY CHARGES & ALL TAX

 

Destination Hotel/ Similar Meal Plan
Dehradun Hotel Madhuban Breakfast
Kharsali Kalindi Hill Top All meals
Harsil Himalayan Nature Resort All meals
Kedarnath Top Punjab & Sindh Bhawan All meals
Optional stay at Sersi - Hotel Shivalik Valley/Ghughuti Resort - All meals
Badrinath Hotel Snowcrest All meals
Inclusions & Exclusions

Package Includes:

  • Helicopter flying charges ex-Dehradun.
  • Complimentary stay on your arrival at Dehradun on CP Plan (Breakfasts included). This additional night makes our package a 5N/6D tour.
  • Airport, Helipad and hotel transfers. Local transport at each dham.
  • Hotel accommodation for 4 nights at APAI plan (all meals included) at each Dham.
  • Palki/Pony at Yamunotri.
  • Shri Kedarnath ji shuttle tickets.
  • VIP Darshan at all four temples.
  • Maha Abhishek Puja at Badrinath ji.
  • Rudra Abhishek Puja at Kedarnath ji.
  • Royalty, landing and parking charges applicable in Uttarakhand
  • Helicopter handling charges.
  • Company Escort at all the destinations.
  • Porter Service at Kedarnath Top to carry luggage.
  • Helmet, Raincoat & First Aid Kit for the trek at Yamunotri.
  • Aarti Tikka on arrival at Dehradun

 

IMPORTANT GUIDLEINES FOR GUESTS:

  • Carrying of AADHAR/PAN CARD is must for all Indians, and passport is required in case for foriegn nationals.
  • Available Hotel properties at Yamunotri and Kedarnath are non-star category and the stay is arranged at best amongst them. Food served is pure vegetarian.
  • Hotels are subject to sudden change, due to unavoidable circumstances.
  • All temples in Chardham sector are located at a high altitude, & guests are advised to carry their own medication with them. Guests are also advised to carry heavy woolen clothing with them, since during evenings & nights the temperature drops drastically.
  • 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 helicopters to manage the right weight of helicopters for safe flying in the hills.
  • Guests are advised to kindly keep their daily-use medical kits with them, during travel.



TERMS & CONDITIONS

  • Flying in hills are subject to many factors like delayed clearances from Air Force & Civil Aviation, VVIP movements, valley flying by Indian Air Force (NOTAM), bad weather, sudden occurrence of technical snag in helicopter, illness of flying crew or late reporting of the guests at the helipads.
  • Any passenger weighing above 80 Kg, shall have to pay extra weight charges @ INR 250/kg for the excess weight, toward the extra weight charges against Palki at Yamunotri, & shuttle service at Sersi on direct payment basis.
  • Our company shall not be liable for any medical emergency on the ground to the party. Therefore, in your own interest, guests are hereby advised to kindly consult a doctor and get medical check-up done, before commencing the yatra. Medical check-up is mainly required if a guest has any medical suffering/condition.
  • Any donations, tips, pitthu and porter charges shall be borne by the guests only.
  • Single Supplement @ INR 16,500/- shall be extra chargeable, in case any guest wishes to stay in a single occupancy room at the hotels.
  • Chardham Dham by Chopper Yatra Package will applicable till 24 Oct 2019

CARRIAGE BY AIR ACT, 1972

  • The carriage is subject to IHPL  regulations relating to the conditions of Non-International Carriage (Passenger and Baggage) framed in accordance with The Carriage by Air Act, 1972 and Notification regarding application of the carriage which is non-international.
  • The liability of the company for damage sustained in the event of the death or wounding of a passenger or any other bodily injuiry suffered by passenger or by his registered baggage during the course of carriage by air will be governed by the provisions of sections 4,5,6 and the rules contained in the second Schedule of Carriage by Air Act 1972 with certain exceptions, adaptations, modifications, etc as notified in the Govt. of India, Ministry of Civil Aviation Notification and as amended from time to time.


NO AERIAL PHOTOPGRAPHY

  • Aerial Photography from Helicopter is illegal and punishable by law and photography at the helipad is strictly prohibited.


INFANTS

  • Infant 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.


HAND BAGGAGE ALLOWANCE

  • Only one handbag weighing a maximum of 5 kgs is allowed per passenger.


HELICOPTER WEIGHT LIMTATION

  • Passengers would be taken on board depending up on the load and temperature conditions. Pilots call will be final. Maximum weight capacity of the helicopter is 420 kg (excluding baggage weight) at these destinations. All passengers on board must be within this limit. Hence, passengers are advised to provide us their exact weights at the time of booking and carry baggage within the permissible limit.   


DISPUTES

  • Disputes as to legality, interpretation, application or performance of service or any of its terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Delhi Jurisdiction.


PAYMENT TERMS

  • The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 50% of the charter amount. Full amount has to be deposited 15 days prior to date of journey.
  • 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 informed 7 days before arrival date. In case the rescheduling is requested with less than 7 days to the arrival, then the booking would be treated as cancelled and a fresh booking will be given subject to availability.


CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY:

  • If passengers wish to cancel their booking then they will have to pay following cancellation charges
  • More than 15 days before the departure date — 40% of total charter amount
  • Between 08th to 15th day before departure date — 60% of total charter amount
  • Up to 07th day before the departure date — No Refund.
  • No show – No Refund.
  • Bad weather – Full refund toward the proportionate amount of the unutilized sector(s), minus INR 20,000 toward the flight preparation and ground arrangement charges.



BAD WEATHER SITUATION:

  • Our obligation toward this charter is up to the 4N/5D period of your Chardham yatra. Dehradun night stay is only a complimentary stay provided by us. The actual flying commences from day 02 of your tour.
  • 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, by covering more than 02 dhams in one single day. Although if this is not possible then the liability of the company will be limited to refund (as mentioned in our cancellation/refunds policy) of unutilized sectors.
  • If we 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. Suppose there is bad weather on 3rd day, and we are unable to fly to Kedarnath then we will try to do both Kedarnath and Badrinath on 4th day. In case it is not possible to visit any dham due to bad weather situation, we will refund proportionate money (as per the cancellation/refunds policy). This means that, if due to any reason we are unable to do 2 dhams then we will refund 50% payment (minus the flight preparation/ground arrangement charges).
  • In case for 5 straight days there is no flying due to bad weather/technical reasons, guests will be refunded full refund toward the charter, minus the flight preparation charges (as per the cancellation/refunds policy).
  • Bookings will be accepted, only on acceptance of the above-mentioned terms and conditions by the guests. In case of bookings through a tour operator/travel agent, the same shall be applicable.
     


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