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Pilgrimage to YAMUNOTRI,GANGOTRI,KEDARNATH,BADRINATH,HARIDWAR and RISHIKESH is a very popular pilgrimage tour in India. These places are considered very holy places for the Hindus. Group travel package is the best option to cover these major Hindu pilgrimage centers.
Yamunotri, is the source of holy river Yamuna and the seat of the Goddess Yamuna in Hinduism. It is situated at 10,804 ft above sea level in the Garhwal Himalayas and located approximately 30 kilometers North of Uttarkashi,in Uttarakhand State, India.
Gangotri,is a Hindu pilgrim town on the banks of the river Bhagirathi, in Uttarakhand State, is the origin of the River Ganges and seat of the goddess Ganga.
Kedarnath,is among the holiest pilgrimage center for the devout Hindu. It is in the Himalayas at the head of the Mandakini River. Kedar is another name of lord Shiva, the protector & the destroyer.
Badrinath,is considered as the most sacred center of pilgrimage for Hindus, situated in the Himalayan Region, in the state of Uttarakhand, at more than 10000 feet above sea level. The route to Badrinath is one of the the most scenically beautiful places in the world.
Haridwar, is regarded as one of the seven holiest places to Hindus. It is in the Haridwar district of Uttarakhand state, India
Rishikesh, located in the foothills of the Himalayas in northern India, in Dehradun district in the state of Uttarakhand, is known as “The Gateway to the Himalayas”. The word Rishikesh means Lord of Senses or Lord Vishnu.
Where Do I start My Pilgrimage?
Dehradun, the capital city of Uttarahkand state serves as the main access point for the pilgrims in a Group travel package. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport at Dehradun.
Dehradun is well connected by roads to all parts of India.