What Is The Best Way To Do Char Dham Yatra By Helicopter or By Road?

Chardham Yatra

Advice on Chardham Yatra by Helicopter or by Road

Uttarakhand is also known as Devbhoomi and is full of gods and goddesses; among them are the four Dhams of Uttarakhand, or Chardham, which are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath.

To experience the positive vibes and energy of these Dhams, people travel to these Char Dham of Uttarakhand from all over India and abroad. Whether it is a myth or a reality, it is said that completing this Chardham yatra leads to salvation for the individual who undertakes it.

Ways to do Chardham Yatra

In 2023, there are many ways to participate in the Chardham Yatra, depending on your preferences, availability, and schedule. The easiest ways to participate in the Yatra are:

  • By Helicopter
  • By Bus
Pros and Cons of Chardham Yatra by Road

Even though it may sound unpleasant and exhausting, traveling to the Dhams by road is one of the most secure and time-honored ways to visit all four Dhams. Although this mode of transportation can be time-consuming, it can also be cost-effective; as a result, one can complete their trip on a budget.

Chardham Yatra by road comes with its benefits. One can enjoy the pleasant view and beauty of nature. Devotees who travel by road with their own vehicle can explore the nearby places of Dhams.  If you love to explore and trek, then traveling by road is the best option because a road yatra involves trekking. 

Doing Yatra by road can be safe, and you can take necessary safety measures. It is said that if the Yatra is done in a traditional way meaning by foot, it can be a ladder toward salvation. In between, you will also meet other devotees, and with their company Yatra can become more pleasing.

Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

chardham yatra by helicopter

In 2023, there are many ways to participate in the Chardham Yatra, depending on your preferences, availability, and schedule. The easiest ways to participate in the Yatra are:

Chardham Yatra by Helicopter can be the most comfortable, time-saving, and convenient way. Yatra by helicopter can save devotees’ time. By helicopter, devotees are picked up from their location and dropped at the temple without hassle. Your whole Char Dham tour can complete in 3-4 days.

Moreover, the helicopter ride allows you to enjoy the mesmerizing view of nature; and snow-capped Himalayan peaks. However, being expensive not everyone can afford the helicopter service for Char Dham Yatra.

Benefits of visiting Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

As traveling by helicopter can save you a lot of time, it is an excellent option for those with busy and hectic schedules. Senior citizens who can’t complete all four Dhams by road can opt for helicopter services. A helicopter yatra is a good option for those who are adventurous and want to explore the beauty from above.

Things to Know Before Taking Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

Chardham Yatra by helicopter advice are mentioned below;

  • While the helicopter version of the Chardham Yatra may be thrilling and adventurous, some travelers may not find it to be budget-friendly after learning about helicopter packages.
  • Helicopter Yatra is not safe for people having extreme fear of heights.
  • Helicopter tour is more likely to depend on the weather conditions; due to this, helicopter rides are not always available and are occasionally even dangerous to take.
  • Traveling by helicopter is limited to visiting only Dhams; you cannot explore besides that.
Packages For Chardham Yatra by Helicopter
Chardham Yatra by Helicopter

Chardham Yatra by helicopter price can vary from company to company and the types of packages you select. Hali Darshan offer the Chardham Yatra package for Rs. 1,80,000 per person.

Our Package includes;

  • Chardham Yatra by Helicopter guide who will guide you throughout your tour.
  • Entire journey from Dehradun.
  • Best and comfortable accommodations.
  • All meals (only veg).
  • Local sightseeing.
  • Special Ganga Arti at Gangotri Dham, Rudrabhishek Puja at Kedarnath, and Maha abhisheka puja at Badrinath.
  • VIP darshan and transportation.
Helicopter Routes: 

Dehradun to Yamunotri: Starting from the Sahastradhara helipad in Dehradun, the helicopter service will transport you to the Kharsali helipad. The journey to the temple is 6 kilometers. Pony rides, palki services, and walking are all options.

Yamunotri to Gangotri: Arrive back at the Kharsali helipad after Gangotri Dham darshan and puja rituals. Use the helicopter service to travel to Harsil. You must travel by road from the helipad to the Gangotri Dham shrine.

Gangotri to Kedarnath: Take a chopper from Harsil to Gupt Kashi. Then visit Kedarnath, a sacred pilgrimage spot in Uttarakhand with numerous religious temples around. The name Kedarnath means “hidden Kashi,” and it is regarded to be as holy as the actual Kashi. If you want to go on to Kedarnath, the helicopter will take you there by flying directly from the Phata helipad to Lord Shiva’s shrine, one of India’s 12 Jyotirlingas. The temple is only 700 metres away from the helipad.

Kedarnath to Badrinath: After the worship rites are completed, fly back to Phata and then to Gupt Kashi. From the helipad, take a helicopter to the Badrinath temple. Both the extensive Chardham circuit in India and the Chardham circuit in Uttarakhand include the “divya desam.” After the Chardham Yatra, a helicopter service is provided to take pilgrims back to the Sahastradhara helipad in Dehradun

Best Time to do Chardham Yatra by helicopter

The months of May and June, or September and November, are ideal for chardham helicopter travel. These are the months when the skies are clearest and most steady, making flying more convenient. However, because the weather can change quickly, it’s always a good idea to check the weather prediction for the precise days you want to fly. It is also more comfortable to visit the temples during these months because there are fewer people around.

Day 01: Passengers will leave Dehradun on the first day and travel to Yamunotri Dham, where they will visit other sites like the hot spring and Shani Temple and have darshan at the temple. 
Day 02:
The tour will continue to Gangotri Dham on the second day, where visitors will have a darshan and have the chance to take in Harsil village’s apple orchards and other attractions. 
Day 03:
The plan for the third day will take the visitors to Kedarnath Dham, where they will see Triyuginarayan Shrine and board a shuttle flight to the temple for darshan. 
Day 04:
On the fourth and final day, the tour will end at Badrinath Dham, where guests can have darshan and view additional sites such as the Tapt Kund natural hot spring. 
Day 05:
On the fifth day, they will take you back to Dehradun.


Are you ready for Chardham luxury darshan by helicopter? Helidarshan offers you the best and most comfortable Chardham yatra by helicopter. This divine Yatra starts from Dehradun and covers all four Dhams of Uttarakhand.

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