The holy Char Dham Yatra begins in the foothills of mighty Himalayan peaks that are naturally untouched. This sacred journey touches straight to the heart of every pilgrim and makes the soul pure and peaceful. Snow-clad mountains will be a mirror to all your questions of your life and imagination. The word Char Dham can be understood as Char stands for “Four” and Dham stands for “A Holy Pilgrim Place” and altogether it becomes Char Dham and Yatra is referred to as Journey. So there are four holy spots in the lower region of the great Himalayas situated in the Uttarakhand state of India.
This scared journey begins from the Haridwar and takes you to the four holiest and ancient places of Uttarakhand located in the top-notch remote areas of Uttarakhand. These four places are publically known as Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These four places are dedicated to the Hindu goddess and lords, the Yamunotri temple is dedicated to goddess Yamuna, the Gangotri temple is dedicated to goddess Ganga, the Kedarnath temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva, and the Badrinath temple is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. The complete Char Dham Yatra tour takes a minimum of 10 days to get complete when you start from Haridwar. This tour duration can be extended to make the tour more comfortable and it can also be started from the different places like Delhi, Dehradun or Rishikesh.