Travel Tips for Char Dham Yatra :-
home video cameras are allowed in Himalayas but
only inside the temple are normally not allowed.
However please do check with the authorities concerned.
carry if you have any BSNL Mob. Number, it works
whole trip, Kedarnath & Badrinath very good
connectivity Reliance mobile numbers. Some
times, please be informed that it may be difficult
at times to get the connection. If any urgent
messages have to be sent to any of the participants,
then please contact us.
within Chardham Yatra, reserves the right to change
itineraries without prior notice, depending on
the weather and road
walk on hilly areas will help you reduce some
weight and should put you in the right shape.
Porters will be carrying the bulk of your equipment,
but it is recommended that you bring a good day
pack and are fit enough to carry snacks, filled
water bottle/small scissors and knife, waterproof
matches, safety pins, Thermometer, Lighter, Dehydration
salt (electoral) packets, Neoprene Powder and
cream. Heat balm for muscles/joints, Vicksinhaler/vapourub,
Chopsticks. Dry Fruits/snacks, camera, Film, Map,
Jumper, Sun Hat, First Aid Kit, Light weight Rain
Gear, Extra Cloth etc.
Attitude Sickness :-
an environment related condition that can effect
anyone who ascends too rapidly to high elevations
without acclimatizing properly and
also consult your doctor
Health Consideration :-
We do ask you to bring along your own small first
aid kit (available at Pharmacies). Some of the
items we ask you to bring in the kit are: Antiseptic
cream or Wound disinfectant: Iodine and tube-squeeze
cream. Foot care and Blister Treatment, band-aids,
adhesive roll & strips, gauze pads, moleskin.
(please bring ankle high boots to avoid muscle
/ Sulfamethoxazole - Bacterium DS or Septran DS
Anti - Inflammatory :-
Brufen or Mortin. Aspirin / Tylenol or general
· Strong sunscreen
oil, skin antibiotic cream.
that you insure yourself against sickness, EMERGENCY
RESCUE, accident hospitalization, etc.. We are
not liable and responsible for any damages or
extra expenses that may arise from mishaps and
the loss of their belongings during the pilgrimage.
for both extremes of climate and temperature.
While driving to Chardham Yatra, it will be warm
inside the vehicle and light clothing will be
required, but as soon as you step out of the vehicle,
warm clothing will be required to keep off the
cold winds of the Himalayas. Evening will be generally
cold and warm clothing will be required We recommend
that you bring along the following clothing’s
and accessories with you:
01. Down Jacket
02. Warm thick
pullover - One
03. Warm thin pullover
04. Warm pants
05. Light loose
cotton pants - Two
06. Warm windproof
jacket - One
07. Cotton full
sleeve T-Shirts - Four
08. Thermal under
pants/long - Two
09. Thermal vest
/ warm full T-Shirts - Two
10. Rain coat with
hood/ Poncho (should be roomy) - One
11. "Broken - in"
pair of ankle high walking boots & one extra
12. Light tennis
shoes & light rubber sandal.
13. Warm woollen
15. Large cotton
or silk scarf-One
16. Warm gloves.
17. Soft paper
tissue and handkerchiefs - Plenty
18. Monkey cap
and Sun heat - one each
19. Towels (one
big, one small)
20. Washing kit.
First Aid Kit
kit, Nail Clipper, Scissors
Light with extra batteries (3 Set)
4. Sun Glasses,
Sun Hat, Monkey Cap, Woollen Gloves
bottles- unbreakable (Min 1 litters capacity)
can be purchased in Haridwar
6. Note book,
and film and extra batteries for electronic camera
9. Rain Gear-Your
raincoat should be roomy and have a water proof
knife , Sewing kit, Buttons, Cigarette lighter,
towel, bags( a few of each size strong) dust masks,
strong sun cream and chopstick, Moisturizers,
Money pouch/belts etc.
stick- Can be purchased in Gourikund/Hanumanchatti
One Oxygen cylinder
on rental with mask will be provide you if required.
Please note that oxygen is to be used only in
case of emergency