Journey Covered: Dehradun - Kedarnath - Badrinath - Dehradun
Dehradun is the winter capital city of Uttrakhand also called the abode of Drona. The city is located in the doon valley in the foothills of the Himalayas and is connected with the Ganga and Yamuna rivers. The city stands at a height of 640 meters above sea level and acts as the gateway to the famous hill station of Mussoorie and also to the pilgrimage spots of Haridwar and Rishikesh. This city has wonderful weather conditions. The climate of Dehradun remains warm and temperate throughout the entire year.
The temple dedicated to Lord Shiva is located on the Garhwal Himalayan Range near the river Mandakini in Uttarakhand is known as the Kedarnath temple. The temple is known to be one of the Chardham located in the Himalayas. Due to the extreme weather conditions, the temple is open to the general public only between April and November. The temple is at the height of 3,583meters and 223 km far from Rishikesh. This Hindu town is visited by many tourists during April and November.
The Hindu holy town in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand is very famous as it is one of the four dominant Char Dham pilgrimage sites. It is also among the Chota Dham site. The Hindu town is at an elevation of 3,300 meters above sea level on the banks of river Alaknanda. The town gets its name because of the Badrinath temple. The climate of Badrinath is humid throughout the year. The Badrinath temple is extremely important for the Hindus devoted.
06.30 Hrs Estimated Time of Departure from Sahastradharahelidrome Dehradun
07.30 Hrs Estimated Time of Arrival at Badrinath Helipad
All the tourists are required to report at Sahastradhara Helidrome by 05:30 Hrs. The tourist can use this information while making a reservation at the hotel. If there is a delay in flight timings due to extreme weather conditions then the concerned office will inform the guest about the inconvenience in advance.
On arriving at Badrinath Helipad, the guest or tourist shall be picked by the driver and dropped in the temple. The VIP darshan is arranged by the touring authority for 1 to 2 hours.
After getting the darshan of Lord Vishnu, the tourist will be back to Badrinath Helipad and will fly to Sirsi for visiting Kedarnath.
09.30 Hrs Estimated Time of Departure from Badrinath Helipad
10.00 Hrs Estimated Time of Arrival at Sirsi Helipad
After arriving at Sirsi, the tourists have to wait for about 30 mins to 1 hour and in the meantime, the tourists will be served Breakfast and tea by the touring authority.
The tourists will be guided to board the Kedarnath shuttle services flight that will take them to Kedarnath Dham. The Dham is at a distance of 500mts from the Kedarnath helipad and from here the tourist has to walk till Kedarnath. The VIP darshan will include the darshan of sacred shrine and 2hrs will be given to the VIP tourist to look around the place.
After darshan, the tourist needs to report back to the Kedarnath helipad for getting a flight of Sirsi. Upon arrival on Sirsi, the tourist will be flown back to Sahastradhara by 1:00 P.M. The transportation facility is available,in case if any tourist need vehicle from the helipad to their respective hotels but it needs to be confirmed at the time of booking.