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Chardham Tourism

Chardham TourismChardham Nestling in the lofty peaks are the four most holy pilgrimages of India -Yamunotri, Gangotri, Sri Kedarnathji and Sri Badrinathji, collectively referred to as the Char Dham ( or four pilgrimage centres) of Hinduism. For centuries, saints and pilgrims, in their search for the divine, have walked these mystical vales known in ancient Hindu scriptures as 'Kedarkhand'.

Places of Interest in Chardham: Yamunotri, Gangotri, Sri Kedarnath ji, Sri Badrinath ji. More

Chardham Excursions: Hemkund Sahib Yatra, Mata Murti Temple, Mana Village, Alka Puri, Satopanth, Govindghat, Auli, Valley of Flowers, Joshimath, Pipalkothi, Chamoli, Srinagar. More



Yamunotri: It constitutes one of the four most important pilgrimages, collectively called 'Char Dham' of the Garhwal Himalayas. The revered shrine of Yamunotri, source of the shadow of the 6,315 mts. high Bandarpunchh mountain. More

Gangotri: The revered shrine of Gangotri, situated at an altitude of 3,200 mts. about sea-level amidst sylvan surroundings, constitutes one of the most important pilgrimages for the devout Hindu. More

Sri Kedarnath ji: One of the twelve "Jyotirlingas" of Lord Shiva, Kedarnath is amongst the premier pilgrimage centres in the country. Situated at and altitude of 3,581 mts. above sea level, against the backdrop of the awe-inspring Kedarnath range. More

Sri Badrinath ji: Cradled in the twin montain ranges of nar and narayan is the holiest of the four main shrines , badrinath along the lift bank of the river alaknanda . With the backdrop, it is an important destination on the sacred itinerary of every devout hindu. More

General Information
Area: 3 sq . km .
Rainafall: 1460 mm
Clothing: Till May - heavy woollens, June -Sept - light woolens & Oct. -Nov . - heavy woollens
Languages: Hindi, English and Garhwali.





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