9-Days Chardham Tour (ex-Haridwar) from 16-Jun-2008 to 26-Jun-2008


Sadhana, Priyanka and myself went for a Chardham Yatra conducted by the Chitari Travels with a group of 30+ pilgrims. We all enjoyed every moment of the tour and visited all these holy places. The tour comprised of very long tiring journeys, adverse whether, difficult treks and so on, but the enthusiasm of especially old one was … Continue reading 9-Days Chardham Tour (ex-Haridwar) from 16-Jun-2008 to 26-Jun-2008

Day 09 – Visit to Badrinath on 25-Jun-2008


Badrinath Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu which is situated in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand, India. The temple and town form one of the four Char Dham and Chota Char Dhampilgrimage sites. The temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu, who is worshipped as Badrinath—holy shrines for Vaishnavites. … Continue reading Day 09 – Visit to Badrinath on 25-Jun-2008

Day 08 – Travel from Kedarnath to Badrinath on 24-Jun-2008


Kedarnath to Badrinath via Tehari Dam, Karn Prayag, Joshi Math was a full day travel in scenic Himalayas. Very scenic route and the group enjoyed it thoroughly. Going up and up to reach Badrinath from Joshi Math was breathe taking. The road was very narrow so that vehicular traffic was frequently halted for half an … Continue reading Day 08 – Travel from Kedarnath to Badrinath on 24-Jun-2008

Day 07- Visit to Kedarnath on 22 and 23 Jun-2008


Kedarnath is the most remote of the four Chota Char Dham sites. Kedarnath is located in the Himalayas, about 3,583 m (11,755 ft) above sea level near Chorabari Glacier, the head of river Mandakini, and is flanked by snow-capped peaks, most prominently Kedarnath mountain. It was a 7-8 hours of walk with steep elevation from … Continue reading Day 07- Visit to Kedarnath on 22 and 23 Jun-2008