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Spiritual Sanctity : Holy Land for Hindus
Most Important Destination : Rishikesh, Haridwar
Most Visited : Char Dham Yatra
Famous Activity : Aarti at Hari ki Pauri in Haridwar

Evening Prayers at Uttaranchal
Children Performing Evening Prayers at Gita Ashram

Pilgrim Destinations : Haridwar, Rishikesh, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri, Yamunotri, Mukteshwar.
Famous Yatras : Char Dham, Do Dham.
Famous Temples : Badrinath Temple in Badrinath.
Kedarnath Temple, Madmaheshwar Temple in Kedarnath.
Chandi Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Hari ki Pauri Temple in Haridwar.
Neelkanth Mahadev Temple in Rishikesh.
Yamunotri Temple in Yamunotri. Gaurikund Temple in Gaurikund.
Famous Religious Festival : Kumbh ka Mela in Haridwar – Held Once in 12 Years.
Must See : The Famous 'Maha Aarti' held at Hari ki Pauri Ghat in Haridwar, Every Evening.
Sikh Pilgrimage : Gurudwara at Hemkund Sahib.
Amazing Fact : Rishikesh is Also the 'Yoga Capital of the World'. Make Sure You Learn This Healing Art Among the Snow Clad Mountains.
Must Enjoy : Rope Way Ride to Mansa Devi Temple. Take To are Great Height on this 540 meters Long and 178 meters High Cable Car.
Uniqueness : One of the Twelve "Jyotirlingas" of Lord Shiva, is in Kedarnath Temple in Kedarnath.
Don't Miss : Taking Holy Dips on Ganga Ghats in Haridwar, Which is Believed to be a Curb of All the Sins and Alleviate A Person from Cycle of Birssth and Rebirth.

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Pilgrimage in Uttaranchal – Homeland of Religious Beliefs

Uttaranchal is one of the most holy pilgrimage destination in India. The very name Uttaranchal, which means the gateway of Gods, is eloquent of the fact that, this has been the favored place for all the religious seekers. A pilgrimage trip to Uttaranchal in India highlights the various cities and temple attractions, that have been the symbol of holiness since ages. Mythological legends spun the ambiance of these temple towns, where people come to find solace. Take up pilgrimage tours and visit to Rishikesh and Pilgrimage that are better known as the temple towns of India. There are many religious Yatra (journey), that too have their starting point in Uttaranchal.

Gurudwara in Hemkund Sahib
The Famous Gurudwara at Hem Kund Sahib

Pilgrimage Destination in Uttaranchal – Where Holiness Resides

Uttaranchal tourism promotes, pilgrimage cities like Badrinath and Kedarnath, which is a perfect place for any devout. The most important pilgrim attraction is in Haridwar, where the famous 'Maha Aart' is performed on the ghats of Ganges every evening. Specially catering to Hinduism, these holy towns hold a very important place in the itinerary of any Hindu, who is planning to take a pilgrimage tour of India. The spots like Yamunotri, Gangotri and Char Dham are the junctions from where the pious journey begins. Feel the spirituality of the echoing bells of the temples, mantras that will reverberate through your heart, and the knowledge by the sages that will take you away from the vicious desires of the world.
All those who want to enjoy Sikh pilgrim in Uttaranchal, can make way for the Hemkund Sahib, where there is a huge Gurudwara. To add to the attraction, there is a lake as well.
The prayers, yoga and meditation classes held in Uttaranchal give the much needed impetus of serenity and holiness that are believed to have the power to cure the stress and tension of all humans.

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Top 5 Reasons To See Pilgrimage

Prayers at Harki Pauri

Uttaranchal is All About Rituals & Religion
The most famous attraction of Uttaranchal, for which its is known worldwide is Pilgrimage. Uttaranchal has a sobriquet – Deva Bhoomi, which means Gateway to the Gods, thus making it an inevitable fact that this is the pilgrimage state of India.

Pay Obeisance in Pilgrim Destination
Among the famous pilgrimage destination are Haridwar, Rishikesh, Badrinath and Kedarnath. Living up to its meaning, Uttaranchal is also the beginning point of various Yatras (religious journeys like Char Dham and Do Dham. Take up pilgrimage tours of Uttaranchal and pay homage to the various religious town of the state.

Participate in Maha Aarti at Hari ki Pauri
The most famous tourist attraction in Uttaranchal is in Haridwar, where the evening Maha Aarti on Hari ki Pauri ghat on Ganges, sees a lot of tourists participation. The yellow flames of the aarti on the greyish-black backdrop of the setting sun is worth a sight.

GetSee the Temples Drenched in Holiness
Uttaranchal is dotted with various religious and historically popular temples. In fact, the town of Haridwar and Rishikesh are better known as temple towns. Some of the most famous temple is Uttaranchal includes Kedarnath temple in Kedarnath, Chandi Devi Temple in Haridwar and Neelkanth Mahadev temple in Rishikesh.

The Yatras to Relieve Oneself From Mortality
Make your Uttaranchal holidays a memorable one by taking up the invincible Yatras, that begin from Uttaranchal. The Char Dham Yatra might be mandatory for any Hindu to achieve Moksha (Nirvana), but anyone who undertakes it will definitely be relieved of this past sins – As the belief suffices.

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