Sahastra Tal Lake (Chardham Hotels)

Gangotari

GANGOTRI

 

Uttarakhand, known as the Devbhoomi or the land of Gods, attracts many people every year because of its serene landscape and pilgrimages. Situated among the serene lands of the Himalayas, Char Dham Yatra is one of the most visited and popular Hindu pilgrimage circuits in Indian. Uttarakhand has four mostly visited pilgrim destinations collectively known as Char Dham. The beautiful destinations in 4 Dham are Yamunotri, Gangotri, Kedarnath, and Badrinath. These are the names of Char Dham that attract lakhs of visitors every year at the heights of the great Himalayas. The Char Dham Yatra sets about from the west and ends in the East, which means that it commences from Yamunotri, proceeds to Gangotri Dham, then Kedarnath, and ends at the Badrinath. The four destinations are devoted to four specific deities. Yamunotri Dham, situated at the Garhwal Himalayas, has devoted goddess Yamuna. The Gangotri Temple is dedicated to the Goddess Ganga. The Gangotri weather records an average maximum temperature of around 10 to 15 degrees celsius, whereas the average minimum often goes under the zero degrees mark. The Kedarnath temple, the northernmost Jyotirlinga, is devoted to Lord Shiva. And the Badrinath Temple, situated at the Alakananda river bank, is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. One has to prepare themselves physically and mentally before embarking on this tough yet worthwhile journey. It is the picturesque landscape that gives strength and energy to every pilgrim.