Chardham yatra by helicopter will cost around INR 1,85,000 per person to complete darshan in all 4 Dhams of Uttarakhand. Including the price meals, local transfers & hotels, Sightseeing tour. Note that prices are subject to change.
After offering your prayers at the temple, you will fly to Guptkashi for the night. After breakfast, the chopper will fly you to Badrinath. From the Badrinath helipad, you can either choose to check into your hotel, freshen up and then visit the temple or proceed to the temple for prayers directly.
INR 80,000 per person
The fare of the five-seater helicopter is INR 7,347 per person approx for a round trip. Pilgrims can also book one-way tickets too. It will cost INR 3,200 per person approx. Extra charges are taken for priority darshan for same-day passengers.
Helicopters are much more expensive to operate and purchase than fixed-wing aircraft and are generally produced in smaller quantities. Because they have so many moving parts, servicing them can be expensive.
Long queues initially brought extra revenue for the management, as more and more people started opting for ‘VIP Darshan Seva’ which allows pilgrims to visit the shrine without getting into queues by simply paying ₹ 2,100.
‘Prabhatam Aviation’ has a fleet of Helicopters which has a passenger carrying capacity of up to six people and a range of 418 km.
Visit Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath temples by helicopter in 2023 with VIP Darshan ‘Guaranteed’, @₹1,85,000/ Person Only.
Same Day ex-Dehradun Helicopter Tour of Badrinath and Kedarnath
|Cost Per Person||Rs 99,000|
11-minute helicopter flight. Kedarnath is situated at an altitude of 11,500 ft.
In India, the cost of a helicopter ranges from 5 crores to 20 crores. Also, the owner would have to pay a salary of around 60 to 70 thousand to the pilot.
The helicopter services for Gangotri Dham will be operated from the helipad at Harsil which is situated at a mere distance of 25 mines and it will be covered via a road journey. Every helicopter passenger returning the same day will receive a priority darshan slip for a quicker darshan.
However, May and June is the best time to plan for Char Dham Yatra as it becomes comfortable due to pleasant climatic conditions.
From the Sahastradhara helipad, you can also board a helicopter to Badrinath Dham. You can choose to embark on Char Dham Yatra by helicopter and also Badrinath Yatra by helicopter, which is the most convenient option for those who wish to complete the Yatra within one day.