Where are the Main Sites and rivers Visited on the Tour?
Our Chardham Yatra by Helicopter Tour will take you to four of the most important Hindu pilgrimage sites: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri. At these sites you will be able to pray and worship in front of some of the most sacred temples in Hinduism. You will also visit the rivers such as Ganga at Gangotri, Mandakini at Kedarnath and Alaknanda at Badrinath, where Hindus perform rituals for the deceased members of their family.
As part of the tour, we will also take a flight over the Himalayas from Dehradun to Badrinath and enjoy breathtaking views of snow-capped peaks, lush green valleys and dense forests for an unforgettable experience. Furthermore, every journey includes a stop at Haridwar which is historically renowned for its religious importance. There you can visit some famous temples such as Mansa Devi temple. You will also be taken on sightseeing tours in all these cities where you can explore the local culture and get insights into Hinduism.
How Safe is a Helicopter Journey to See Sacred Sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath?
Taking a Chardham Yatra by Helicopter Tour is an exciting and safe way to explore the sacred sites of Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath. Helicopters provide the safest and most comfortable mode of travel when it comes to scenic areas such as these. Plus, you will be able to take in breathtaking aerial views of places you would have never seen before!
Helicopters used for the Chardham yatra are designed to provide passengers with a safe and comfortable ride. All helicopters used in this yatra are fitted with modern instruments, impeccable safety standards and highly experienced pilots who are trained thoroughly on how to handle different situations. Moreover, the helicopters used by Chardham Yatra services are regularly serviced to make sure they keep running efficiently. Helicopter tours offer everything that the pilgrims could ask for such as convenient travel, close-up view points of the sacred sites, pick up/drop off at whichever destinations you prefer along with other flight amenities and facilities. Therefore, taking a helicopter tour is a surefire way to get closer to pure deity!
Overview of Chardham Yatra Package Prices.
The packages for Chardham Yatra by helicopter vary largely depending on the route taken and the duration desired. Generally, packages range between Rs 180,000 to Rs 300,000 - with select luxury prices reaching up to Rs 12,00,000. Popular choices include 4-night and 6-night tours, with the most essential locations covered in all options. These prices typically include stay at hotels arranged near temples along with guide services, meals and airport transfers.
Factors Affecting Chardham Yatra Helicopter Prices
Several factors go into the pricing of Chardham Yatra by helicopter, most prominently the duration of your pilgrimage, the sites you choose to visit, and the quality of services. For lengthy journeys, or those covering multiple states, the cost is likely to be higher - while shorter tour packages with destinations within one state are usually more affordable. You can save yourself some money by opting for basic accommodation or dining options, or splurge for a luxurious tour with extravagant features.
Frequently Asked Questions
1.What is the best time for Chardham Yatra?
Once the snow is cleared from Himalayas in Mid-april, it is considered the best time for Chardham Yatra. According to Hindu mythology, Chardham Yatra wash away the sins of the pilgrims and release them from the cycle of rebirth. You can choose from several Chardham Yatra tour packages by Helicopter.
2.What are the associated places with Chardham yatra?
The word ‘Char’ means four and the ‘dham’ means the holy places. It follows the famous believe that wherever the Lord Vishnu resides, Lord Shiva resides near to that place. Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri are the four prominent places which are covered under the Char Dham yatra by Helicopter.
3.What is average cost Chardham yatra package by helicopter?
The chardham yatra by helicopter cost depends on the inclusion of facilities in your package. For indicative itinerary as above, the average cost per person is about Rs. 1,90,000 which is inclusive of all the pick and drop arrangements, helicopter transfers to all the dhams, leisure accommodation and sight seeing. There are several other facilities which are available in customized packages depending on the client’s needs.
4. What is the opening dates of Char Dham Yatra 2023?
The opening date for Char Dham Yatra 2023 is 24h april to 28th October/November. These are tentative dates which are subject to change as well.
5. How many days are required for Char Dham Yatra by Helicoptor?
Minumum 5 days and in maximum 6 days, you can cover the Char Cham Yatra by Helicopter from Dehradun.
6. Which temple (Dham) should I visit first?
It is recommended to visit Yamunotri as the first Dham, followed by Gangotri, Kedarnath dham and Badrinath dham .
7. Is there any special VIP darshan ticket in Chardham?
Yes, you can avail the VIP darshan at all char dham complimentary . Where as Maha Puja, Maha Abhishek and Rudr Abhishek at the Badrinath temple and Kedarnath temples. It will cost you additionally and not included in the indicative packages.
8.What should I carry along with me while travelling via helicopter?
The helicopter flight ticket is the most important thing that your should carry while your helicopter ride. You are recommended to carry the following things to make your journey comfortable:
- Raincoat poly
- Woolen light weight
- First-aid kit
9.What type of accommodation available at Chardham?
As these remote locations do not have luxury hotels at all dham, hence it is not recommended to not to have high expectations from accommodations here. However, our tour packages include best of hotels to make your stay plush.
10. Which mobile network is best during the Char Dham Yatra by Helicopter?
Reliance jio, Airtel and BSNL offer the great internet connectivity during your Char Dham Yatra
11.Is it safe for Char Cham Yatra by Helicopter during monsoon?
During monsoon, there are higher chances of land slides and road blocks. Hence the monsoon season varying between July and September needs to take weather forecast in consideration to have a better idea about the climatic conditions.
12. How the food will be arranged?
Depending on your arrival and departure, the breakfast, lunch and dinner shall be provided.Only veg meals are served to our guest (including jain meal) . Any additional meal apart from itineary shall be chargeable extra.
13.Is registration required for Char Dham yatra?
yes, online registration is mandatory for all passengers coming for chardham yatra via road,train or helicopter.
14. Is e-pass required for visiting Char Dham?
No, as per government gudeline for passenger during 2022, E-pass was not required . Only Online Registartion of all passengers are required.
15.How long is yamunotri Track ?
Yamunotri dham temple is located 6.5 km from Kharshali Base.Which is a non motorable road . Passenegrs will be provided Palki or Pony in our chardham helicopter tour package.
16. How far is Gangotri Temple from Helipad?
Harshil helipad is base for Ganotri dham .Gangotri Temple is 25 km away from helipad. It take approx 45 minutes to reach temple from helipad in Innova taxi, provided by Blueheights Aviation.
17.How long is kedarnath Treck ?
Kedarnath treck is approx 17Km from Gauri Kund base. However kedarnath temple is 500 mtr from Kedarnath Helipad Lower and 200 mtr from Kedarnath helipad upper (VIP)
18.Is accomodation available near Kedarnath Temple ?
Yes, Guest house with basic facility are available near Kedarnath temple.
19. Are there any taxi services from the Hotel to the helipad included in Chardham helicopter package ?
Yes, Pick and Drop facilities are inclusive from hotel to helipad and vice versa during chardham trip.
20. What kind of arrangements will be provided for disabled yatris during Chardham yatra by Air?
Wheelchair with assitance will be available at all dham ,where as Kandi is available at Kedarnath Dham Helipad.
21. Is Hemkunt sahib yatra a part of chardham yatra ?
No, Hemkunt sahib yatra is not part of this chardham yatra helicopter package. But passengers can book Seperate helicopter tour packge for Hemkunt sahib or Valley of flowers from Dehradun.
22. Which are chardham yatra places?
Yamunotri , Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath are four main places in chardham yatra of Uttarakhand.
23. Where is Badrinath temple?
Badrinath or Badrinarayana Temple is a Hindu temple dedicated to Vishnu. It is situated in the town of Badrinath in Uttarakhand, India. The temple is also one of the 108 Divya Desams dedicated to Vishnu - holy shrines for Vaishnavas - who is worshipped as Badrinath.
24. Where is Kedarnath temple ?
Kedarnath Temple is located in Gadhwal Himalyan region ,on bank of river Mandakini in Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand.
25. How will be Kedarnath temperature during chardham yatra season May -June 2023 ?
Kedarnath temperature during summer will be Avg. from 30° high and up to 15° low
26. When Is Badrinath Temple door opening in 2023?
Badrinath temple door is going to open on 27th April 2023.
27. What are Other Places to See , which Can be Enjoyed While Visiting These Locations of Chardham?
There are various other religious sights to be seen, some of which include the tapovan temple, siddha cave and many other famous amphitheatres such as Auli or Valley of Flowers. You can also witness the mighty Tungnath Mandir and visit Chopta and Hariyali meadows with picturesque views. All these places have the potential to make your journey truly surreal!
Visiting Chardham with a helicopter package gives you the opportunity to finally explore these places without having to worry about traffic or the usual rush of the pilgrimage. Catch a glimpse of pristine views whilst visiting these divine locations, or have a spiritual experience of being captivated by the beautiful interiors and architecture. The serenity and everlasting inner peace which are experienced during your holy expedition across these sites become memories for a lifetime.
RESCHEDULING OF BOOKING
Rescheduling your Chardham Helicopter booking to any future or prior travel date, will be done subject to availability, and on payment of 20% of the total tour cost. This will be permitted only if informed at least 15 days before arrival date.
In case rescheduling is requested less than 15 days prior to the travel date, then the helicopter booking would be treated as cancelled, & a fresh booking will be given subject to availability, after the levy of applicable cancellation charges.
The booking has to be done in advance with a deposit of 25% of the total amount. Balance payment has to be deposited 20 days prior to the date of arrival at Dehradun.
Passengers will not be permitted to board or commence the tour, unless full & final payment of the tour has been done.
If passengers cancel their booking prior or after commencement of tour, following cancellation charges will be applicable:
More Than 15 Days Prior To Travel
50% of Total Cost
15 Or Less Days Prior To Travel Date
After Commencement Of Tour
FORCE MAJEURE AND BAD WEATHER REFUNDS:
*BASIS OF REFUND
- TOUR COST: 25% of total tour cost for each unutilized travel sector (Dham), minus INR 35,000 per person toward the flight preparation & ground arrangement charges.
- ADDITIONAL SERVICES: Deduction of any additional services provided at any of the Dhams during the tour of the passengers will be deducted over & above the refundable Tour Cost.
- Refund against any unutilized service will not be calculated separately and added to the refundable amount.
-If flying is not possible due to bad weather at Dehradun, then 10% will be deducted and balance will be refunded to guest.
BAD WEATHER AND FORCE MAJEURE POLICIES
*Where bad weather, technical snags or any force majeure reason beyond Blueheights Aviation’ control results in the cancellation of your flight being delayed or cancelled, Blueheights Aviation will not be liable in any way for the cancelled or delayed flight. However, refund will be given to clients as per our refunds policy. Any kind of inconvenience caused because of cancellation of flights is beyond the control of the operator. No compensation or reimbursement for accommodation, transportation, meals or any other extra travel expenses done by the passengers shall be offered in the event of cancellation of a flight.
*In case tour departure does not take place from Dehradun on Day One due to above reasons, tour will be considered as cancelled and full refund minus 10%,will be refunded immediately as per our policies will be made.
*However, in case the passengers would like to consider taking the tour on the next available date, a fresh booking can be made for the same. Our team will propose the available options to the passengers .
*The balance/unutilized amount against previous booking can be adjusted against the fresh booking. And any extra costs that would be accruing, will have to be borne by the passengers.
*In case the tour departs from Dehradun as per schedule but gets disrupted, while the tour is ongoing, our team will propose the possible revised itinerary within the scheduled package days, but without any extension of days.
*Any extension, proposed by the passengers, in the package will only be considered at an extra cost and subject to operational viability.
*In case for 05 straight days flying does not take place, full refund minus 10% as per our policies will be made to the passengers.
*Additional night halt charges will be payable by the passengers to hotels on direct payment basis, when they get stuck for additional nights due to bad weather/force majeure reasons.
*Blueheights Aviation may not fly to Harsil/Jhalla, in case of turbulent wind conditions – which is often in the Harsil valley after 1200 Hrs.
*If any passenger(s) require ferry flights to be operated for them in emergency, cost for the same will be charged to the party @ INR 125,000/hr plus GST.
*While the tour is ongoing, if any group demands to cancel their tour mid-way, the arrangement of transportation will be done by Blueheights Aviation, however, cost for the same will be borne by the passengers on direct payment basis.
Any increase in government levies or taxes or special Darshan or Palki after the confirmation of booking, will be extra chargeable to the passengers. Payment against the same will have to be made before the commencement of tour.
Disputes as to legality, interpretation, application or performance of service or any of its terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of Delhi Jurisdiction. All disputes will be settled at Arbitration first.Place of arbitration:- Delhi .
Bookings will be taken, considering there is acceptance of the above-mentioned terms & conditions by the party.