Leisure Hotels, the largest hotel chain in Uttarakhand set up the Chardham Camps in the year 2003 for the first time and pioneered the concept of luxury pilgrimage travel in the Chardham sector. The picturesque location of Chardham Camps on the circuit is chosen in such a way that one is able to reach in time from one camp to another and still gets some time to rest and relax for nest day’s journey. The convenient location makes it extremely easily accessible from Shrine as well as the nearest town. The locations of the Chardham Camps are:
- Barkot for Yamunotri
- Harsil & Maneri for Gangotri & Gomukh
- Guptakashi for Kedarnath
- Joshimath for Badrinath, Auli and Valley of Flowers.
At the Chardham Camps hospitality is not just to sumptuous cuisine and luxurious accommodation, guest are also offered assistance which include comfortable shrine visits, glimpses of the local culture & heritage and are encouraged to explore the area themselves. Some of the assistance which readily available are:
- Assistance for shrine visit and arrangement of pony and Palanquins (palki)
- Umbrellas during the trek to Kedarnath
- Oxygen Cylinders on hire
- Special arrangements for people with difficulty in walking
Assistance in Helicopter booking for Kedarnath.