Badrinath and Kedarnath are two of the holy Char Dhams in Uttarakhand. Located in the snowy heights of Himalayas, these Do Dhams are the holy sites to clean sins of a lifetime and also attain salvation. Do Dham Yatra by Helicopter is a meticulously designed single-day journey for pilgrims who wish to visit the holy sites of Badrinath and Kedarnath. Take blessings of Lord Badri, a form of Lord Vishnu and Kedarnath, one of the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva, in a single day, traveling via helicopter.
The one-day Yatra by helicopter ensures a comfortable pilgrimage for devotees who are running short of time or are not physically able to undertake the arduous Yatra. The helicopter tour starts from the capital of Uttarakhand, Dehradun and ends here on the same day after the visit of Badrinath and Kedarnath.
Dehradun to Kedarnath – Kedarnath to Badrinath – Badrinath to Dehradun
The holy Do Dham Yatra by helicopter starts early in the morning (7 AM) with the take-off from Sahastradhara heliport in Dehradun to Guptkashi helipad. According to Government regulation, pilgrims need to change helicopter at Guptkashi and take another helicopter to proceed for Kedarnath.
Arrive at Kedarnath helipad. The Kedarnath temple is at a walking distance, around 700m. VIP Darshan slips for the temple are arranged for you. Enter the holy shrine and takes blessings of Lord Shiva. The temple is home to one of the divine 12 Jyotirlingas in India. The divine bliss is something beyond words.
After Kedarnath darshan by 11 AM, proceed towards Badrinath. Get back to Kedarnath Helipad for your flight to Badrinath. From Kedarnath helipad, you will first reach the Sirsi and from here you will change the helicopter for Badrinath. It will take only 10-15 minutes to change the helicopter. Arrive at the Badrinath within an hour. After your arrival, you will head for the darshan at the Badrinath temple. It is the holy shrine of Lord Badri, a form of Lord Vishnu. One of the holiest pilgrimage sites in India, the temple is one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu.
After darshan, you will be escorted to the hotel for lunch. After having the scrumptious food, drive back to the helipad for your return journey to the Dehradun Sahastradhara helipad.