Among Hindus Chardham Yatra is considered to be a journey of self realization where one acknowledges his deeds, seeks blessings of almighty and finally returns with peace of mind. Literal meaning of Chardham Yatra is travel to four holy shrines namely Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath Dham and Badrinath Dham. All of these four abodes are associated with numerous legends and have high religious values. There was a time when people used to travel these Chardham by foot. But now things are not the same. Infrastructure has improved and the Uttaranchal government has given special emphasis on providing maximum facility to the devotees. To reach out to maximum devotees and provide them an affordable transportation facility, bus tours for Chardham have been launched. The bus tours soon after their launch received a tremendous response from public and now it is most availed tours for Chardham.
Chardham bus tour means an affordable and comfortable journey to all four shrines. The buses provided by tour and travel operators are of great variety and mostly comfortable and soothing. A good tour operator will provide you quality bus services along with many lucrative services. However, you should expect from a good Chardham Yatra packages “comfort”, “credibility” and “punctuality”.
Normally, Chardham bus yatra kicks off from the Indian capital New Delhi, which is considered as the begin point for tourists. The bus yatra entails all prominent destinations on way such as Haridwar, Mussoorie, Yamunotri, Uttarkashi, Harsil, Gangotri, Tehri dam, Srinagar Garhwal, Rudraprayag, Guptkashi, Kedarnath dham, Chopta, Gopeshwar, Chamoli, Joshimath, Badrinath, Devprayag and Rishikesh. A good travel operator will provide you choice of joining the tour at Haridwar or Rishikesh as well. A Chardham bus yatra package generally includes food, accommodation facilities in the package. The buses are facilitated with tour guides and experts who will keep you updating about your tours and destinations you visiting. Moreover, you are briefed about the historical importance of every location.
The Char Dham yatra is very busy in summers as loads of people throng in massive numbers. Therefore, it’s strongly recommended to book bus yatra at least seven days before your tour. A pre-planned tour will keep you relaxed and away from the rush which you may come across. It’s pretty cold in winters so it is not advisable. Chardham yatra is not only for old age people or religious people. It’s for everyone. So come in good numbers, Chardham bus yatra is calling you.