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CHARDHAM YATRA LATEST UPDATES & GUIDELINES

As per the Hindu religion, Chardham is one of the most sacred pilgrimages, described as the circuit of mythologies, the journey towards the four abodes of God. On Char Dham Yatra, you will go on redefining these two terms most differently and beautifully. The pilgrimage was originated by a sage known as Adi Shankaracharya in the 8th century with a mission to revive the Hindu religion at four different stops such as Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath, embrace the foothills of the famous and enchanting Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand. If you plan for a Chardham Group Tour, we suggest you choose Travel to India, the best travel agency in advance.

Chardham tour is a seasonal pilgrimage route that opens from May to October, with its opening and closing dates will change every year. It is always better to get the latest news on climate, road conditions, weather, road routes, and opening and closing dates of Char Dhams of Uttarakhand.

In this blog, we will update you with all the latest news and government news about Chardham Yatra.

TRAVEL GUIDELINES FOR CHARDHAM YATRA 2022

· Pilgrims/Devotees/Tourists register online for Char Dham Yatra and Hemkund Sahib.

· Registration of all the pilgrims on the state government’s portal is mandatory before their arrival.

· There is no requirement to carry a negative Covid-19 test report or a vaccination certificate this year.

· The daily limit of visitors in each Dham now increased to Badrinath: 16,000, Kedarnath: 13000, Gangotri: 8000, and Yamunotri: 5000

· Trip registration and green card are compulsory for public transport for visiting Char Dham Shrines.

· Book the Helicopter tickets from the authorized website of Uttarakhand Govt/GMVN only to Kedarnath from Guptkashi, Phata, and Siri.

LATEST CHARDHAM YATRA NEWS AND UPDATES

Helicopter Services on Char Dham Yatra Route

As the many devotees participate in Char Dham Yatra within the days of the opening of temple doors of Kedarnath and now Badrinath, Uttarakhand CM, Pushkar Singh has been sending repeated appeals to the pilgrims to make proper arrangements of lodging and other things before arrival. On all the roads leading towards Kedarnath, heavy traffic jams are taking hours to clear as the bookings of the services have already been sold for May and June.

Health Advisory for Pilgrims

For ensuring pilgrims’ safety on the Char Dham tour, the Uttarakhand Tourism Development Board (UTDB) has issued a health advisory for pilgrims’ health and safety. Due to the extreme climatic conditions, low humidity, excess ultraviolet radiation, and lack of oxygen, the pilgrims face many health hazards. So, it is advisable to get your examination done before departing for the from your respective destinations. Pilgrims suffering from any disease should consult with their doctors and keep the necessary medicines with them. Senior citizens with serious health conditions or who have been infected with COVID earlier shall postpone their trip if possible.

If you are coming from the plains, take some rest of the day before starting the journey. It is also advisable to carry some woolen clothes with you. If you feel headache, anxiety, nausea, higher pulse rate, or difficulty in breathing, contact the nearest healthcare center or call 108/104 helpline numbers for any medical emergencies. Do not smoke or drink liquor while traveling to the Char Dham Shrines. Do not travel with an empty stomach or also take a short break during a long journey.

Death during Chardham Yatra 2022

Over the last few days, 20 pilgrims have lost their lives due to suffering from co-morbidities such as high sugar, asthma, and heart-related issues. Doctors have strongly advised all devotees to take the rest of the day as they travel from the plains, especially Yamunotri and Kedarnath. We advise you to dress in warm clothes during the trek to Yamunotri and Kedarnath, drink a lot of fluids, and take some breaks. So, it’s recommended to get your health checkups before proceeding with Char Dham Yatra.

Fraudsters are now posing as Travel Agents for Char Dham Tour

According to the police, many pilgrims are getting increased for the Char Dham Yatra this year, considering over the last two years, which is why tourists are unable to get a cab booking and several fraudsters are taking advantage of this. The criminals keep an eye on devotees and promise them a cab booking, take an advance amount, and then disappear. So, if anyone wants to take a cab booking, they should ask him for the registration documents of his travel agency. In case anyone is duped, they should immediately inform the police.

Uttarakhand Govt. Fixes Daily Pilgrims Limit for Char Dham Yatra

The Uttarakhand Government has announced the daily pilgrims limit beginning from 3rd May, said as 16,000 at Badrinath, 13,000 at Kedarnath, 8,000 at Gangotri, and 5,000 at Yamunotri. And this arrangement has been made for 45 days. The government has also announced to register on the state’s portal by the Tourism Department for Chardham Yatra Package before their arrival. However, it is not mandatory to provide COVID vaccination certificates for the pilgrims. With the COVID-related restrictions lifted, many pilgrims visit the Himalayan temples this year, and all the hotels & Dharamshala reported that they booked in advance.

Enjoy the with us, and get ready to explore the rich culture and the divine nature attached to the roots of these four beautiful shrines!

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