Vyas Gufa

On the banks of a river called “Saraswati” lies a beautiful and popular Hindu pilgrimage site known as Vyas Gufa i.e. Cave of Sage Vyas. This “pious” site is said to be located in the Chamoli district in the north Indian state of Uttarakhand. In...
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Uttarkashi

“The city of temples” is the sobriquet aptly given to a pious city in Uttarakhand known as Uttarkashi. This holy city comprising of a number of temples is located in the Uttarkashi district at an altitude of 1158 meters above sea level. In addition,...
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Devprayag

Devprayaga commonly known as “Devprayag” which means “Godly Confluence” in Sanskrit is a holy town located in Tehri Garhwal district in Uttarakhand. This town is one of the five confluences i.e. Panch Prayag of the Alaknanda River. There is a popular...
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Rudraprayag

Located in close proximity to the confluence of rivers Alakananda and Mandakini in Uttarakhand is holy town called Rudraprayag. This town is situated in the Rudraprayag district, and is renowned for a number of Lord Shiva temples. In addition, to its...
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Kedarnath

Located in the Rudraprayag district in Uttarakhand is a holy town called “Kedarnath”. This town apparently was named in the honour of a King called “Kedar” who is supposed to have ruled in the Satya Yuga. In June 2013 this sacred town suffered...
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Ukhimath

Also known as “Okhimath” is a sacred pilgrimage site in Uttarakhand (dedicated to many gods/goddess such as Shiva, Parvati, Aniruddha) known as Ukhimath. This site is located in the Rudraprayag district, and is elevated at an altitude of 1311 meters...
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Haridwar

“The Gateway to Lord Vishnu” is what “Haridwar” a pious city located in Uttarakhand literally means. This city is considered to one amongst the seven holiest places i.e. Sapta Puri in the country as per Hinduism.  This city is also popular for a fair...
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Guptakashi

A popular temple town called “Guptakashi” is located at a high altitude of 1,319 meters above sea level in Uttarakhand. This town is situated in the Rudraprayag district. This hamlet along with the city of Varanasi is also considered to be extremely...
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Rishikesh

Considered to be the “Yoga Capital of the World” Rishikesh is a city located in the Dehradun district in Uttarakhand. This city is also commonly referred to as the “Gateway to Garhwal Himalayas”. In September 2015 the Union Tourism Minister Mahesh...
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Nandaprayag

“A former capital of the Yadu dynasty” is the ideal way to describe a holy town called Nandaprayag located in Uttarakhand. This town is situated in the Chamoli district on the confluence of the Alakananda and the Nandakini rivers. In addition, this...
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