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Char Dham Yatra and Nearby Attractions in Uttarakhand, India

Char Dham Yatra is famous 4 pilgrimage sites tour of India. These 4 sites of Char Dham are managed by Uttarakhand Government's Tourism Department. These all Four Dham sites are located in Himalayan region of Garhwal region of Uttarakhand. These Char Dham are well known as Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath.

Uttarakhand is located in Himalaya so there are a lot of places for tourists attractions like hill stations, mountain view, trekking and river rafting.

Let us know about the nearby attractive places of Char Dham to visit.

Source: http://uttarakhandtourism.gov.in/

Yamunotri Travel and Tourism Guide

Yamunotri Dham is one of the eminent pilgrimage destinations of India and the first stop-over for the char dham Yatra. The temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna. Located at an altitude of 3,235 metres (10,614 ft) in the western region of Garhwal Himalayas, Uttarakhand, the temple is about ten kilometres trek from the town of Hanuman Chatti, with a break in Janaki Chatti. It is surrounded by mountains on all the sides and is very close to Indo-China border. Due to extreme weather conditions, the construction of the temple was destroyed, so the present temple was rebuilt by some unknown person. The original temple was built by Maharani Guleria of Jaipur two centuries ago.

Gangotri Tourist Destination

One of the four sites in Chota Char Dham, Gangotri, the origin of the River Ganges and seat of the goddess Ganga, is a town and a Nagar Panchayat (municipality) in Uttarkashi district in the state of Uttarakhand. Elevated at 3753 metres (12,313 ft) on the Greater Himalayan Range and situated on the Banks of the river Bhagirathi, it is 105 km from Uttarkashi. Devotees from all parts of India seeking redemption, and forgiveness of sins make this pilgrimage at least once in his lifetime. It obtains the name Ganga from Devprayag onwards, where it meets the Alaknanda River. Nearby it is Gaumukh Glacier situated at a height of 4200 metres above sea level. It is at a distance of 18 km from Gangotri uphill, and is also the source of Ganga origin.

Badrinath Dham Yatra Guide

Situated between the mountains of Nar and Narayana mountain ranges 9 km east of Nilkantha peak, on the banks of the Alaknanda River, Badrinath Dham is one of the most sacred town of the Hindus. Elevated at 3100 metres, Badrinath is one of the holy shrines of chota char dham. According to Hindu Mythology, it's important to visit this abode in Himalayas at least once in lifetime to attain salvation and getting rid of all the sins. That's the reason, even foreign tourists flock in large numbers now to feel blessed, peaceful and spiritually connected to the Universe.

Kedarnath Dham Destination and Yatra Guide

One of the chota char dham, Kedarnath Dham is dedicated to Lord Shiva. There are twelve main jyotirlings of Lord Shiva or Kedar in India, and one of their abodes is Kedarnath which is the most remote site of the chota char Dham Yatra. Situated at an altitude of 3,584 metres above sea level near Chorabari glacier, this centre of pilgrimage was established by Adi Guru Shankaracharya in 9th century. The present structure of Kedarnath temple is believed to be more than 1,000-year-old.

Valley of Flowers UNESCO World Heritage Site for Rich Diversity in Flora and Fauna

The Valley of Flowers – Myth and Reality and Ecology and Conservation of the Valley of Flowers National Park, Garhwal Himalaya. The Valley of Flowers was declared a national park in 1982. According to legends, to cure Lakshman, Hanuman had collected Sanjeevani buti from this place.

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