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Chardham Outlook Traveller Information

By Rahul Ranjan Subscribe to RSS | December 16th 2011 | Views:

India is the representative of religion, culture and scenario philosophy in the world, preserves many important historical and mythological sites in their points among these important sites “Chardham” has significant place in pilgrim places for Hindu. The tour comprises the combined journey of holy city Badrinath, Kedarnath, the source of holy river Ganga, Gangotri and the last one is the source of rive Yamuna, yamunotri. This Chardham Yatra is performed in the Indian state of Uttarakhand.

Uttarakhand become the 27th state of Republic of India on the 9th of November 2002. The state was carved out from Uttar Pradesh. When the state comes in existence known as Uttaranchal now a day known as Uttarakhand. Uttarakhand (Dev Bhoomi) has attracted tourists and pilgrims from world over since time immemorial.

The important places that covered during chardham tour are:

Haridwar: Located on the foothill of shivalik range, just on the right bank of river holy Ganga. It is the place where Ganga meets the plain. Haridwar is also considered as the gateway of chardham yatra.

Mussoorie: It is situated on the foot hill of Garhwal Himalayan ranges which are also famous by the name of Queen of the Hills. It is just 35 Kms away from the state capital Dehradun.

Yamunotri: As we all already know that it is the origin source of river Yamuna. It is one of the four sites of chardham circuit. The source of river yamuna lies 1 km ahead from the Yamunotri Dham at an altitude of 4421 meters, which make accessibility extremely tough.

Uttarkashi: Uttarkashi is a district famous for Gangotri and Yamunotri Temple and also famous as trekking and mountaining resort as glacier that leads to many peaks of Himalaya.

Harsil: On the way to Gangotri, Harsil is a village situated on the bank of river Bhagirathi.

Badrinath: It is one of the holiest spot of Hindu pilgrimages, which is situated on the bank of Alaknanda River is also famous by the name of Vaishno Padi Ganga which further merge in river Bhagirath and from there known as the holiest river of India Ganga. Badrinath is also known as “Badri Vishal”. The Badrinath Temple open once in year in the month of April or May and close in the month of November. The temple is in three part Garbha Griha (Sanctum Sanctorum), Darshan Mandap (for Pujas) and Sabha Mandap(for devotees to assemble.

Kedarnath: It is holy for both vaishnavites and shaivites. The jyotirlingas of this shrine is one of the twelve renowned jyotirlingas of lord shiva. Near the Kedarnath city there is a sanctuary named “Kedarnath Sanctuary”, was established in the year of 1972, Surrounded by the breathtaking view of covered peaks of the Himalayas along with the glaciers, rivers and valleys.

Valley of Flower: according to Hindu epic Ramanya. It is the place form where lord hanuman collect sanjivani buty to revive Laxmun the brother of Lord Ram.

In Indian pilgrimage are situated at inaccessible mountains, island and caves. There is tough way to go. But in the age of Science and Technology human raise facility for everything. Now a day its not too tough to access these pilgrimages.

Rahul Ranjan - About Author:
Char Dham means four Hindu pilgrimage destinations in India .These four destinations are Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. If you want to go for char dham yatra visite and find here Char dham Yatra Packages, chardham yatra from delhi, Char dham Hotels & more.

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