A temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga is located near a sacred stone where King Bhagiratha worshipped Lord Shiva. According to Hindu culture, Goddess Ganga took the form of a river to absolve the sins of King Bhagiratha's. Located at an altitude of 3,100mts, Gangotri Temple, the highest temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga, is one of the four Chota Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand. Goddess Ganga is the personification of the revered Ganga River. The peaceful white temple is surrounded by Deodar and pines and the Greater Himalayan Range. The holy river Bhagirathi, which is one of the two head-streams of Ganga, flows alongside Gangotri Temple.
Nearest Place: Nelong Valley, Gaumukh Trek, Kedartal, Harsil, Tapovan Trek, Dharali
How to Reach: During the yatra season, special buses and shared taxis are also available from various cities in Uttarakhand that cater to the pilgrims visiting Gangotri.
Note: The Yatra for Gangotri Dham was scheduled to begin on the holy eve of Akshaya Tritiya, which was scheduled to take place on 22 April 2024 this year.
Yamunotri Temple, located in the Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, India, is an ancient Hindu pilgrimage site dedicated to Goddess Yamuna, the sacred river that flows through northern India. It is one of the Char Dham pilgrimage destinations in Hinduism and holds immense religious significance.
The Yamunotri Temple and its yatra offer a unique blend of adventure, spirituality, and natural beauty. It is a journey that not only allows devotees to pay homage to Goddess Yamuna but also provides an opportunity to connect with the pristine Himalayan landscape and find solace in the lap of nature.
Nearest Place: Surya Kund, Jankichatti, Kharsali, Shani Dev Temple, Hanumanchatti, Divya Shila
How to Reach: Hanuman Chatti is the base camp for the Yamunotri Yatra, and it is well-connected by road to major cities in Uttarakhand and neighboring states. You can reach Hanuman Chatti by hiring a taxi or taking a bus from cities like Dehradun, Rishikesh, Haridwar, or Uttarkashi. The road journey to Hanuman Chatti offers scenic views of the mountains and takes approximately 6-7 hours from Rishikesh.
Note: The Yatra for Yamunotri Dham was programmed to start on the holy eve of Akshaya Tritiya, which was listed to take place on 22 April 2024.
Kedarnath Temple, situated in the Rudraprayag district of Uttarakhand, India, is one of the most revered Hindu pilgrimage sites dedicated to Lord Shiva. It holds great spiritual significance and is a part of the Char Dham Yatra, which includes Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Badrinath temples.
The temple is located at an altitude of approximately 3,583 meters (11,755 feet) in the Garhwal Himalayas, surrounded by majestic snow-capped peaks and breathtaking natural beauty. It is believed to be one of the twelve Jyotirlingas (lingams of light) of Lord Shiva and holds immense religious importance.
Nearest Place: Vasuki Tal Lake, Triyuginarayan Temple, Guptkashi, Kalimat Almora, Deoriatal, Ukhimath, Chopta, Tungnath, Chandrashila Trek, Augustmuni
How to Reach: From Sonprayag or Gaurikund, pilgrims embark on a trek of approximately 16 kilometers (10 miles) to reach Kedarnath Temple. The trek is challenging and includes steep uphill climbs and rugged terrains. It generally takes around 6-8 hours to complete the trek, depending on your pace and fitness level.
Note: The temple opens for darshan for the general public around 7-8 am and there is an afternoon recess between 1-4 pm.
Badrinath Temple, located in the Chamoli district of Uttarakhand, India, is one of the most revered Hindu pilgrimage sites dedicated to Lord Vishnu. It is a significant destination within the Char Dham Yatra, which also includes Yamunotri, Gangotri, and Kedarnath temples.
Situated at an altitude of approximately 3,300 meters (10,800 feet) in the Garhwal Himalayas, Badrinath Temple is surrounded by majestic snow-clad peaks and breathtaking natural beauty. It holds immense religious importance and is believed to be one of the holiest shrines in Hinduism.
Nearest Place: Gorson Bugyal, Niti Valley, Timmersain Mahadev, Vasudhara Falls, Satopanth Trek, Pandukeshwar, Govindghat, Ghangaria, Valley of Flowers, Hemkund Sahib, Joshimath, Auli
How to Reach: The nearest railway station to Badrinath is Rishikesh Railway Station, which is approximately 295 kilometers (183 miles) away. From the railway station, you can hire a taxi or take a bus to reach Badrinath. The road journey from Rishikesh to Badrinath takes around 9-10 hours.
Note: Badrinath holy home of Lord Vishnu also opens up during the holy eve of Akshaya Tritiya at 4:30 am tentatively on 27 April 2024.
We conduct pilgrimage in an organized manner in which the pilgrims are provided good quality food, Satsang programmes, medical facilities.