👉 When can anyone complete the Chardham yatra?
The shrines located at the higher altitude are shut for near about six months every year and again open in summer in April or May. Again the shrines are closed with the starting of winter in October or November. It is suggested to complete the Chardham yatra starting from Yamunotri, then Gangotri, followed by Kedarnath, and at last to Badrinath via the badrinath yatra package.
All four dhamas are related to some god or goddess. The Yamunotri temple is the worship place of goddess Yamuna where as Gangotri dhama is the dedicated to river Ganga.the most sacred river of India. Then the Kedarnath is dedicated to lord Shiva and Badrinath is to lord Vishnu.
After the completion of these four dhamas, one can feel relaxed in the soul with calm responses to the environment. Uttarakhand government sanctioned the chardham yatra tour package yatra this year assisted by precautionary measures for the healthy Chardham yatra for all the devotees.
👉 What can be the process for the Chardham yatra?
First of all, you need to get register yourself for the chardham yatra group before traveling to the dhamas. The char dham yatra is the whole responsibility of Uttarakhand government and they assure the smooth traveling of devotees on daily basis.
👉 what is the best time to go for Chardham yatra
The blossoming of flora in plethora in the following taxing winter season is awesome in foothills. The season is accurate to visit Kedarnath and Badrinath. But Gangotri and Yamunotri are suggested to start not before the end of April as it is at higher altitudes. Even September to mid-November is also suitable to travel.
👉 Ways to travel char dham yatra :
Whether you start the journey from Dehradun, Delhi, or Haridwar, you have two options to travel that is by road or chardham yatra package by helicopter. Now let's have a look at the chardham tour package to know the cost-effective selection.
By road - Even chardham yatra packages are available from Dehradun, Haridwar, and Delhi. You can choose the nearest destination to start. Well, you can get many options as state transport or private buses, and taxis are approachable to reach the locations.
By helicopter- Dehradun is the core of the Chardham yatra package via helicopter. The services helicopter starts in Dehradun to Kahrsali(6 km to Yamunotri temple). For Gangotri temple, the Harsil helipad is the nearest support to traveling Gangotri Temple(25 km from the dhama). Even the Badrinath and Kedarnath helipads are near the temples within a walking distance.
👉 Health advisory for Chardham Yatra 2023 :
All these four dham are at high altitudes with low temperatures and cause several problems to devotees. Pilgrims have to face diverse conditions like low humidity, extreme cold, high intensity of UV(ultraviolet) rays, and reduced air pressure with less oxygen.
So, one need to follow the given guidelines for flawless yatra throughout:
✔ All the pilgrims should go through a complete health check-up.
✔ Older people who have comorbidities or those who have been Corona sufferers can postpone the yatra for now.
✔ Pilgrims with some preexisting sickness should carry the correct set of medicine with the prescription and contact details of the respective physician.
✔ Should carry warm or woolen clothes for the yatra.
✔ The travel route or plans should take a rest for one day before reaching the final pilgrimage site.
✔ People can keep sunscreen with SPF50 for safety.
✔ It is recommended that patients suffering from heart diseases, diabetes, respiratory ailments, hypertension, etc. must take precautionary measures while moving to higher altitudes.
✔ Ignore consuming alcohol or any other drugs and avoid smoking too.
✔ In case you feel any discomfort of health like dizziness, headache, chest tightness, nausea, vomiting, coughing, increased heartbeat, etc. immediately seek the medical attention or contact 104(Uttarakhand health helpline) or 108 (national ambulance)helplines.
✔ Never start traveling with an empty stomach and keep yourself hydrated during the journey.
✔ Try to avoid hard exercises while at high altitudes as the oxygen is less in amount.
✔ During trekking or walking try to take frequent breaks to continue traveling easily.