Uttarakhand is Well-famous as the Land of Gods ‘DevBhumi’ and the amid lofty peaks of Himalayas are consider as God’s Home. In Char Dham yatra devotees visit to four Hindu spiritual places in the Uttarakhand state of India. Holy Himalayas up in the gloomy heights of the grand Garhwal Himalayas that beautify the wonderful state of Uttarakhand, wait for a rejuvenating religious experience for the religious. 24 Kms. From Haridwar, Located In The Laps Of Lower Himalayas, And Is Surrounded By Scenic Beauty Of The Hills On Three Sides With Holy Ganga Flowing Through It.
The Whole Place Is Considered To Be Sacred As It Is Believed That Meditation At This Place Leads To Attainment Of Salvation. There Are Many Temples Some Ancient, Some New Along The River Ganges.
Rishikesh Is Important Not Only As Pilgrimage Centre Closely Associated With The Ramayana, But Also As Home For Many Important Centres Of Hindu Religious Thought And Spirituality, And As A Very Great Yoga Centre. There Are Many Ashrams And Yoga Institutes Here. Rishikesh Is Also The Gateway And The Start-Off Point For Journeys To Important Religious Places Like Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, And Yamunotri. These are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath, and Kedarnath. Situated in the path of superb Himalayas, these four places are the main pilgrimage places of religious activity in north India. It is elevated at an altitude of 3133 mt above sea level, from the left side of the river Alaknanda. This sacred place is devoted to Lord Vishnu, legends say that Lord Vishnu meditated at this place.
Important Place to Visit : Pandukeshwar, Yogadhyan Badri Temple, Mana Village, Satopanth Lake, Tapta Kund, Neelkanth Peak, Charan Paduka, Mata Murti Temple, Narad Kund, Bheem Pul, Ganesh Cave, Brahma Kapal, Sheshnetra, Vyas Cave etc.
The Chardham yatra starts from Yamunotri, afterward going on to Gangotri and lastly to Kedarnath and Badrinath. The popular Temple of Char Dham is situated in Garhwal Himalayas. This CharDham is mainly the combination of Four most famous place Gangotri Temple, Kedarnath Temple and terminates at Badrinath Temple. This four temple is all time famous for most the travelers. The sacred sites of the Chardham in Uttarakhand are not allied to any single sect. Char Dhams are hustling and bustling with activity during the summer months, as hundreds of devotees embark upon the holy journey. Rather, it represents three major sectarians with the Vaisnava site at Badrinath, joined by a Saiva site at Kedarnath and two Devi sites at Yamunotri and Gangotri.
Chardham yatra Route from Rishikesh:
- Yamunotri Temple: Yamunotri Temple is located 223 km from Rishikesh.
- Gangotri Temple: Gangotri Temple is located 268 km from Rishikesh.
- Kedarnath Temple Kedarnath Temple has located 223 km from Rishikesh.
- Badrinath Temple: Badrinath Temple is located 298 km from Rishikesh and 48 km from Joshimath
|CharDham Yatra Route from Rishikesh|