If you want to know things to do with family when you are doing Chardham Yatra by Helicopter then read this article.
A trip with family is the best way to have fun, enjoy special moments, strengthen your love, and build stronger bonds. The Chardham Yatra is believed to be traditionally a sacred pilgrimage undertaken by devotees but it can also be planned for a memorable family tour. On this journey, the entire family can enjoy the beautiful landscapes of the places in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand, bask in the blissful weather, get blessings of the divine, and have a holiday of togetherness. The Chardham Yatra by helicopter offers the ideal opportunity for a blessed family holiday. The helicopter tour saves on time & energy and allows visitors to have a wonderful time with the entire family.
The Char Dham is the tour of the four sacred places of the “Dev Bhoomi” of Uttarakhand – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These four places nestled in the snow-covered mountain peaks, lush valleys, blissful rivers, blessed hamlets, and much more. These Dhams, holy places are famous for their history, legends, and many interesting facts that strengthen faith in the supreme. But, that is not all, besides the holy shrines of Char Dham, there are many scenic locations, adventure to indulge, wildlife safaris, relaxed hotels & resorts, and many wonderful experiences. Book an Indian Holiday Chardham Yatra by helicopter package and enjoy a family vacation.
Here’s the list of the top things to do with the family on Chardham Yatra by helicopter:
Exploring Haridwar and Rishikesh
When you think of Chardham Yatra you think of spiritual bliss, divine blessings, and faith in the divine. The Dev Bhoomi of Uttarakhand is blessed with many holy shrines and it’s not just the Char Dhams; Haridwar and Rishikesh are the popular holy places in Uttarakhand.
Haridwar is counted among the seven holiest cities in Hinduism and is dotted with temples, Ghats, and beliefs. Attend the holy Ganga Aarti on the riverside at Haridwar with your family. Try out the adventurous sports in Rishikesh that include river rafting, camping, mountaineering, and many other thrilling activities. Rishikesh is also known as the ‘Yoga Capital of the World’ and here the ashrams offer yoga sessions for the family.
Dehradun is a beautiful town nestled on the foothills of the Himalayas and one of the best things to do with the family on Chardham Yatra by helicopter. The scenic town has many interesting tourist sites and the helicopter tour starts from Dehradun. With your family, you can explore the Robber’s Cave where the robbers of the old times used to hide. The mysterious caves have numerous waterfalls and ponds with cold water springs flowing from the cave, disappearing from a point and then appearing a point further.
Mussoorie trip including the scenic Kempty Falls
Mussoorie is one of the beautiful places on the way to Yamunotri. You can choose to have a wonderful time before starting your Yatra or after its completion. The picturesque town has natural scenery, relaxed resorts, and more along with many tourist attractions. The highlight of Mussoorie is the Kempty falls. The beautiful waterfall is the best picnic spot for families. Enjoy a refreshing bath under the falls or get some boating at the lakeside.
Stop at Joshimath
Joshimath is the point where buses, cabs, and other travel facilities are available to journey to the Badrinath temple. The beautiful town is surrounded by snowy mountains of the Himalayas that are famous for the cable car ride to Auli. The captivating town of Auli is known for skiing in winter and is a fun getaway to have fun in the snow. Joshimath is a town known for many other attractions like ‘Valley of Flowers’ which is a unique location that is blessed with unique flowers that grow only in the monsoon that can be explored only on a trek. The sacred ‘Hemkund Sahib’ is a shrine of the Sikhs that can be visited on a trek.
Enjoy the beauty of Vasundhara Falls
Vasundhara Falls is a scenic place to visit on a Chardham Yatra. A 6 km trek from the Mana Village near the holy Dham of Badrinath, it is a beauty to explore. The snow-covered mountain peaks of the Himalayan region feed the Alaknanda River and the falls are a rare blessing of nature.
Pray at the holy Monasteries
On the holy Char Dham Yatra, tranquility for your family is entirely guaranteed. Not just the holy temples, there are blessed monasteries that are also a must-visit. Enjoy the architectural beauty of Buddhist shrines, know about the life of Buddha, and feel the divine bliss. Dehradun has some spectacular monasteries and Buddhist shrines to get some blessings before or after the Chardham Yatra.
Shopping at Tibetan Markets
A family holiday is not entirely complete without shopping. Tibetan markets of Dehradun are popular places to get some shopping done but there are many places during the Char Dham Yatra. The famous buys include Tibetan handicrafts crafted by the local Tibetans in the refuge and popular Garhwali Jewelry.
Wildlife safari at the Rajaji National Park
Wildlife is one of the many blessings of Uttarakhand. Wildlife safari in the Rajaji National Park is surely a fun outing with your family. Nestled in the lap of Shivaliks ranges in Uttarakhand, this wildlife sanctuary is home to animals such as elephants, mountain goats, goral, and many colorful avians.
The snow-draped peaks of the Himalayas and the lush green mountains of Uttarakhand give some incredible opportunity to go trekking. For some serious adventure lovers, there is a lot to explore. Some popular places to go trekking are Chhaskhet, Bhadraj & Nag Tibba.
Go Bird watching
In the blessed Dev Bhoomi of Uttarakhand, birds are found in huge numbers. The scenic rivers, the beautiful ponds, and lakes make it the perfect habitat for birds. There are a handful of options to spot the birds. Choose to go on a bird watching tour with family in the company of a guide.
While there is much more to explore on a family tour these are the top places to include on your Chardham tour by Helicopter itinerary.