There is a time when everybody calls god. People remember his name on their good or bad times both. In the country like India which is widely known as the home of god offers an excellent platform to people who have faith on him. Right from Kashmir in north to Kanyakumari of south one will find several religious places. Well apart from Kashmir and Kanyakumari there are many other places where one can observe the true glimpse of god and that is none other than the beautiful state Uttarakhand popularly known as Dev Bhumi which means the residence of god. Majestically locates in the foothill of Himalayas, it is one such state which you would not have seen earlier in your life.
Though, this beautiful state is popular for several things such as its natural magnetizing beauty, crystal clear lakes, towering snow peaks, rivers, national parks, and dense green forest but it is also a good place for religious point of view. According to the Hindu scriptures, the holy centres of Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath- collectively called Char Dham which means four religious or sacred spots. People have faith that whoever does that journey release from the cycle of the birth and death. The honour conferred on these places is not surprising.
If we talk about Chardham yatra or if you wish to be a part of this yatra, then make sure you are going there on right time. The Char Dham journey in Uttarakhand for the general public from the first week of May till November depending upon the weather conditions in this region. These popular four shrines remain closed due to heavy snowfall in the region during December to April. One of the popular spots of Char Dham yatra, Yamunotri is one of the four sites of char Dham pilgrimage locates in the edge of River Yamunotri at a height of 3929m above sea level. Surrounded by green mountains this beautiful place is located in Uttarkashi district. Generally the first stop-over for the char Dham Yatra this temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna.
Locates on the banks of the holy Bhagirathi river, Gangotri is another sacred spot of char Dham yatra located at an altitude of 3,048mts above sea level in the same district Uttarkashi. There is natural rock shivling in this place submerged under water which can be easily seen when winters are on their way as the water level decreases during that time.
A journey of Chardham Tour Packages would not be completed unless you visit Badrinath, undoubtedly one of the most popular and religious holy towns of the Hindus located at Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The town of Badrinath lies between Nar and Narayan mountain ranges and in the shadow of Neelkanth peak. If you visit to this place you will certainly get spellbind.
Apart from Badrinath, you can also visit Kedarnath a holy Hindu town locates in Uttarakhand near the head of Mandakini River. All the places are well associated with excellent hotels and transport system. So choose any good holiday package and grab the opportunity to explore the glimpse of god.