There are many places to visit on the Char Dham tour which will replenish your trip with joy. Below are some most famous Places to Visit in Chardham Yatra-:
Mussoorie & Kempty Falls
This Hill station is located 75 km from Rishikesh. It is at an elevation of 6,170 feet and commands a mesmerising view of the snow-capped Himalayan Mountains of Uttarakhand. There are numerous world-famous schools in Mussoorie like Woodstock School and Mussoorie International School. The major tourist temptations are Kempty Falls, Company Bagh, Gun Hill, Mall Road, etc.
Lakhamandal is an antique Hindu temple devoted to Lord Shiva in the Jaunsar-Bawar area of Dehradun. The chief charm of the temple is the Shivlinga which is built of shining graphite. The river Yamuna runs along with the Lakhamandal village. It is believed that Duryodhana had planned to burn the Pandava brothers inside this stupa. Our chardham yatra tour packages will let you explore some of the most unique places in India.
Kashi Vishwanath Temple- Uttarkashi
Kashi Vishwanath Temple is one of the most pristine Place to Visit in Chardham Yatra for Lord Shiva, which is established by the banks of the river Bhagirathi. It is thought that when Varanasi gets flooded with water, the statue of Lord Vishwanath from the Kashi Temple will be shifted here. Inside the temple, we find figures of Shiv Ji, Parvati Ji, Ganesha and Nandi Bail. There are a few stores that sell essential pooja items.
Gangnani Hotwater Springs
It comes in the way of Gangotri. Gangnani is 215 km away from Rishikesh. It is a generally beautiful place where one can quietly meditate. You get an astonishing view of the surrounding Himalayan mountains from here. The popular hot springs called Rishikund is placed here. Most of the believers visiting Gangotri take a holy dip in these waters before moving to the main temple.
Harsil is at an elevation of 2.600 metres, and it lies on the route to Gangotri. It is located at a gap of 72 km from Uttarkashi. The Bhagirathi River flows through this area. Harsil is scenically very attractive with deodar trees and lush meadows. Several trekking routes are going through Harsil. During wintertimes, the statue from Gangotri is shifted to the temple of Mukhwa near Harsil.
Vishwanath Temple- Guptkashi:
Vishwanath Temple is established at the centre of Guptkashi town. It is devoted to Lord Shiva, and Vishwanath means ‘Lord of the Universe’. It is an antiquated structure made out of stone. Many visitors take darshan at this popular temple before moving to Kedarnath.
This temple is established in the Triyuginarayan village in Rudraprayag. It is considered that Lord Shiva married Parvatiji in this temple, in the presence of Lord Vishnu. There is an everlasting flame that burns day and night. It is said that this fire is scorching since the time of Lord Shiva’s marriage. The construction of the temple is similar to the Kedarnath temple and was constructed by Adi Shankaracharya. Several visitors go to this temple by trek.
Kalimath Temple is established in the Rudraprayag village at an altitude of 6000 feet. It is surrounded by the mighty snow-capped mountains of Kedarnath. This temple is devoted to Kali Ma along with Lakshmi Ji and Saraswati Ji. It gets very jammed during Navratras when lakhs of believers come to take darshan of Goddess Kali. Many Shivlingas and sculptures of Shiva. Parvati. Ganesha and Nandi can be witnessed here.
This temple is settled at Ukhimath, which is 41 km from Rudraprayag. Lord Omkareshwar is worshipped here every day. During the cold months, the idol from the Kedarnath temple is brought down to this temple in a doli. Hence Ukhimath Temple is the wintertime seat of Kedarnath. There is a building in the temple complex where the priests of the temple stay.
Chopta is a naturally beautiful settlement lying in the Rudraprayag district. It is settled at the height of 2700 metres and commands a mesmerising view of the snow-clad Himalayan ranges. There are famous treks from here to Tungnath, Deoriatal and Chandrashila peak. Tungnath temple is one of the Panch Kedars resided at the height of 3680mt. It the most eminent peak on which a Shiva temple is established.
Vridha Badri is one of the Panch Badris established in Animath in the Chamoli region. It lies at a range of 7kms from Joshimath. In this temple, Lord Vishnu is in the body of an old man hence the name Vridha Badri. This idol was replaced by Adi Shankaracharya around the 8th century. Many visitors come to the temple and spend time meditating and praying to Lord Vishnu. This temple is open all year.
Shankaracharya Math or Jyotir Math is found in Joshimath and was built around the 8th century by Adi Shankaracharya. The Place surrounds the temples of Badrinarayan and Rajrajeshwari Devi. There is also a cavern here where Adi Shankaracharya took Tapasya. There is a 2400 years old Kalpavriksha tree in the yard.
Narsingh temple is one of the Sapt Badris established at Joshimath. It is positioned in the lower bazaar area. The statue of Lord Vishnu is in half man and half lion form and therefore called Narsingh. During the cold month, the idol of Vishnuji is shifted to this Place from Badrinath. I you are also for a life changing trip contact tangytours.
Yog Dhyan Badri Temple
It is another famous Place to Visit in Chardham Yatra. This temple is found at Pandukeshwar, which is 24 km from Joshimath. Yog Dhyan Badri is one of the Panch Badris where Lord Vishnuji is in a thoughtful pose.
Tap Kund is placed just outside the main gates of the Badrinath temple. It is a group of hot sulphur springs which has therapeutic value. Followers consider that it is significant to take a dip in these holy waters before going for darshan of Badri Vishal.
Brahma Kapal lies approximately 100 metres from Badrinath temple. It is a smooth surface on the banks of the river Alaknanda. It is thought that Lord Brahma lives here, and hence people conduct shraadh ceremonies over here. It was at this Place that Lord Shiva got rid of his curse after killing Lord Brahma. It is one of the famous Places to Visit in Chardham Yatra. Mata Murthy temple is one of the popular temples located nearby.
Mana is a small village established at the height of 3,200 metres near Badrinath. It is one of the famous Places to Visit in Chardham Yatra. It is the last Indian settlement lying before the China border, which is 24 km away. Here you can visit Vyas Gufa, which is where Ved Vyas wrote the Mahabharat and Ganesh Gufa is, where Ganeshji penned it. During the cold months, all the villagers move to lower places as Mana gets capped with snow. A huge rock overpass the Saraswati River called Bhim Pul was supposedly placed by Bhim so that Draupadi could cross the river.