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Adorned with traces of rich history, India prides itself on a set of widely spread pilgrimages. Marking the spiritual sources of four sacred rivers, the Char Dhams spread across the state of Uttarakhand is among the most popular pilgrimages in India.

Every year with the great amid chanting of Vedic hymns or mantras, the gates of holy shrines open in the presence of thousands of devotees and for the next six months the doors remain open for every devotee who comes to get the darshan of their idol.

Making a very sacred beginning to the sacred city of Haridwar, where devotees plunge into the mighty Ganges and make a very good move towards Uttarkashi to capture the powerful glimpses of the main river goddesses, Yamunotri and Gangotri. Where the divine idols of these goddesses can be seen in their respective temples in the Gangotri temple and the Yamunotri temple; followed by sacred dives in the rivers. And then the voyage leads to Kedarnath in Rudraprayag district to pay a visit to Lord Shiva’s one of the twelve forms of jyotirlingas. Witness the impeccable natural beauty and spirituality that arise in the air of Kedarnath. The devotees can also find Lord Shiva’s other divine forms at different temples at different locations in the name of Panch Kedar.

Also, the most important visit to Lord Badrinarayan, in the Chamoli district, completes this pilgrimage tour in a more majestic way, where a one-meter statue of Lord Vishnu, made meditatively of Shaligram stone, attracts everyone. The azure of the Badrinath temple overwhelms everyone and inspires people for the good of humanity. Leave early to darshan and have an uncomplicated bid at the Badrinath Temple. Take a dip in Tapt Kund and visit Mata Murty Temple, Bhim Pul, Vyas Gufa, Narad Kund and the nearby village of Mana.

Opening Date for Char Dham Yatra 2020:
The routes to pilgrimage sites of Badrinath Dham will be open from 1 May 2020, Kedarnath Dham, from 28 April 2020, Gangotri and Yamunotri Dham from 26 April 2020.

Char Dham Yatra Route 2020:
Thousands of devotees and tourists visit Char Dham Yatra during the Yatra season between May and November, and traditionally, Chardham Yatra is made from west to east, starting in Yamunotri, then Gangotri and then in Kedarnath and Badrinath. The starting point of Yatra is Haridwar and Rishikesh.

Time to Visit Char Dham Yatra 2020:
The Char Dham Yatra 2020 is available for only six months and it is open from April to Nov 2020 every year and the best time to go char Dham Yatra is during the months from May to October, except the monsoon season.

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Uttarakhand – A Hidden Tourist Gem

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Uttarakhand tours are to rejoice and rejuvenate body, mind, and soul; a picturesque town in the lap of Mother Nature, Uttarakhand in the Northern region of India is the quintessential getaway to beauty abound. Nature’s bounty brings the crowning glory to the land which is believed to be the residing place of Gods. Thus fondly known as Devbhoomi or land of gods, Uttarakhand is one gorgeous state marked by famous pilgrimage tour destinations, an ideal locale for practising extreme sport and so much more. Whilst on their tours to Uttarakhand tourists often account for some sort of heavenly bliss that they get to encounter here and thus every year devout devotees, honeymooning couples and even adventure freaks make their way to incredible Uttarakhand.

The outskirts of Uttarakhand are Nepal (east), Himachal Pradesh (west), Tibet and China (north) and Uttar Pradesh (south).

Aside from the excellent sights of the Himalayas, Uttarakhand is a spot favoured with the magnificence of paradise and effortlessness of God. There are numerous visiting places in Uttarakhand as Badrinath, Kedarnath, Nainital, Ranikhet, Haridwar, Queen of the slopes “Mussoorie” and the Valley of Flowers and so forth, which pull in guests from everywhere throughout the world.

Mussoorie ‘Rule of slope stations’ is delightful to the eye. It has snow-covered Himalayan tops that exhibit its characteristic excellence. The separation of Mussoorie is 35 km from Dehradun, the locale of Uttarakhand and takes roughly one hour. There are numerous go-to-places in Mussoorie such as Adventure Parks, beautiful lakes, lush valleys which pull in the voyagers from everywhere throughout the nation.
Dhanaulti is a small and laid-back town and is among the foremost stunning and best places to visit near Mussoorie. Dhanaulti is little and straightforward, however, there’s an ethereal beauty in its simplicity that moves people who see and feel it. Well, you will get many other places to see in Mussoorie, there are many tourist spots but Dhanaulti is the place where guests love the attractive views of the intimidating mountain range.

Dehradun, the natural landscape of this place is also the setting for lively picnic spots and places that offer a raft of adventure activities. A quaint getaway to several hill stations, Dehradun has fervency in its embrace, magnificence in the sights extant within the city. Enwreathed in greenery, Dehradun is home to noteworthy sights such as the splendiferous Sahastradhara, the captivatingTapkeshwar Mahadev Temple and the mystical Robber’s Cave, among others.

Another experience one must not miss whilst on Uttarakhand tours is the fun of adventure sports in the state. The region is primarily based upon hills and thus many adventure activities such as trekking, mountaineering, rappelling, river rafting, zorbing etc can be enjoyed here. The most popular adventure activities in the region are jungle safari at Rajaji National Park and Corbett National Park, camping and river rafting at Rishikesh and trekking in the hills.

The best way to explore Uttarakhand’s beauty is via heading for swift nature walks in the surrounding jungles or national parks in the region. Passing through villages and jungles you can get along with ever-so-cheerful locals of the state who can give you a good picture of the cultural set-up and lifestyle of the people living on the beauteous land of Uttarakhand.

Thus to gain a memory to be cherished and to escape mundane life at cities hundreds of travellers head for Uttarakhand tours and they all end up becoming a regular visitor of this land. So serene and spectacular is Uttarakhand that it is just too appropriate to say that the gods reside here amidst sheer beauty and tranquillity.