Spiritual Rejuvenation Amidst Nature
Chardham or the four destinations are the most revered spiritual places of the Hindus. It comprises of the Kedarnath, Badrinath, Yamunotri and Gangotri . It is situated in the heart of the majestic mountains of Himalayas. It is believed,that people who perform the chardham yatra popularly known as the ‘Tirth yatra’ are blessed with eternal bless and a peaceful mind. For centuries Thousands of pilgrims have been visiting these temples. Apart from the spiritual significance, the chardhams are also famous for being favorite vacation destinations. There are several chardham tour packages that provide access to and accommodation in these places.
The temples in Kedarnath and Badrinath are dedicated to lord shiva, while Gangotri and Yamunotri are worshipped for being the sources of the river Ganges and Yamuna. These places can be reached by road or by air. However the temples being located on a steep hill, they can be reached only on foot, horsebacks or palenquins for the old people and kids who are unable to climb the steep mountains.However helicopter rides are also available at reasonable prices from the nearby small villages of Janki chatty and Hanuman chatti. Due to extreme cold weather it is a favorite vacation spot during the summer months. The astounding beauty of the snow covered Himalayas, flowing rivers and the hot water springs makes the journey unforgettable. The chardham yatra are particularly popular with people residing in the northern eastern and north western part of India.
There are several chardham tour packages that will make you spoilt for choice. Ranging from affordable packages to luxury packages, there are options to suit everyone needs. These packages includes pick and drop facilities. Hotel stays, transportation charges, sightseeing and temple visiting charges. Both train and plane packages are available, ranging from Rs 10000 per person to Rs 30000 per person. Luxury hotels as well as cheap and affordable ashrams and dharmashalas are also available for the pilgrims. Major destinations in the packages include Haridwar, Guptakshi, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Kedarnath, Badrinath. The temples, hot springs popularly known as the kunds, Crystal clear lakes and the snow covered mountain peaks are some of the major places for sightseeing in chardham yatra. Being a spiritual place, the food provided by the hotels is strictly vegetarians. As it is predominantly a cold area almost all hotels included in the package provides with running hot water facilities all round the season.
Rahul Ranjan - About Author:
chardham-darshan.com is a online portal for chardham yatra. It has perfect information about chardham and has greatest selection of chardham yatra packages like Chardham Helicopter Tour, chardham bus tour and kedarnath badrinath yatra.
Published by Ashish Pandey on March 3rd 2012 | Travel
Published by Glyn Jones on January 16th 2012 | Travel
Published by Bella on August 12th 2012 | Travel
Published by The Grand Sarwan on May 25th 2012 | Travel
Published by Hotel Vibe on July 18th 2012 | Travel
Published by Ashish Pandey on February 21st 2012 | Travel
Published by Glyn Jones on June 24th 2012 | Travel
Published by Charlie Czar on August 23rd 2012 | Travel
Published by Jassica Mukherjee on January 2nd 2012 | Travel
Published by on March 20th 2012 | Travel
Published by Kullu Manalli on August 22nd 2012 | Travel
Published by Charlie Czar on July 27th 2012 | Travel
Published by Max Planck on July 3rd 2012 | Travel
Published by Julia Roger on December 16th 2011 | Travel
Published by Jinni on March 23rd 2012 | Travel
Published by Kent Wrotham on November 29th 2011 | Travel
Published by Excel Booking on December 9th 2011 | Travel
Published by Julia Ana on June 23rd 2012 | Travel
Published by Harley Steve on November 25th 2011 | Travel
Published by Glyn Jones on December 20th 2011 | Travel