Uttarakhand, apart from being a soulful place for millennials, has also been regarded as the most spiritual part of India. As per sacred testaments, many supreme deities also found refuge at this place and spent their days learning the spiritual aura of this place. Millions walk up to Uttarakhand every year to soak themselves in its natural beauty and also, to search themselves at the hands of spirituality. And, the best journey among the many spiritual abodes of Uttarakhand is the Char Dham Yatra which people contemplate as the journey to achieve salvation after death. You can also Do Dham yatra by helicopter these days or simply check our packages for more details.
So, below is the list of some of the famous sacred places to visit in Uttarakhand.
Haridwar is a place that speaks only spirituality to millions of the pilgrims of India who come to this old little town to take a sacred dip in the holy Ganges. It is assumed to be one of the ancient cities of India from where the holy Ganges descended into the plains. Haridwar is also regarded among the seven holiest cities of India which is why a journey to this place is often seemed like the journey of salvation and reaching purity.
Rishikesh is the land which gave yoga to the whole world and now, yoga is ruling as the best natural regime for a healthy life. It is the place from where the pilgrims commence their journey for Char Dham yatra (a journey that offers salvation after death and fills you with the positive energy). Nowadays, Rishikesh has been a favorite place for millennials because the place now offers spirituality in the form of westernization.
Badrinath or a place where Lord Vishnu resides is one of the four Dhams of Char Dham yatra. Badrinath is nestled up in the mountains of Chamoli district of Uttarakhand. The whole town rests alongside the river Alaknanda and a beautiful temple of Lord Vishnu which share the same name as ‘Badrinath temple’ is the main attraction of this place. And, the beautiful Neelkanth Peak plays a beautiful role in the background of this temple.
Kedarnath, which is now a very famous spiritual journey among the millennials to empower their souls with the positivity of Lord Shiv’s divine powers. After a 16 km trek, one would be able to pay homage to a Shivling adorned inside the Kedarnath temple. And, the snow-clad peaks in the background will project as a beautiful and soothing portrait to its every visitor’s eyes. So, commence on this scenic journey for once in your lifetime and try to find your soul.
Tungnath is often treated as the ‘Chota Kedarnath’ and the temple is also dedicated to Lord Shiva. A long journey of 30 km one has to cover to reach this place but the journey itself is so exhilarating that, it will leave you memories of a lifetime. Many mythical stories of Lord Rama and Pandavas surround the foundation of this place. And that’s maybe the reason many people come to pay their homage to this place.
Hemkund Sahib and Valley of Flowers
Hemkund Sahib is preached as the highest Sikh Gurudwara of India and can only be reached during the summer season. Apart from the Sikh pilgrims, many lost souls also make their way up to this place to soak themselves in the serene beauty of spirituality. And, only some km away, you can also pay a visit to the valley of flowers which would surely give your eyes some nature sight to save them as a souvenir of this journey.
Uttarkashi or ‘Kashi of North’ is yet another spiritual place of Uttarakhand where you can purify your soul with the divine aura that runs wildly in this place. The town may not have some famous temple but, it does have some local temple sites where locals follow holy rituals. These days, many people walk to this place for some peaceful time and mostly revel in the spiritual aura of this place. And if you have some for mountain trekking then, you should head to this place as it opens many options for trekking lovers.