Apart from the excursion to the Char Dham Yatra, there are innumerable places and spots which will attract your eyes and keep you mind-boggle. The way to Char Dham Yatra one will encounter many spots which have a different significance and a connection which will lead as if you are relishing a divine story. Thereby here are some of the spotted place which will make the trip unturned which will come to the way to Char Dham yatra.
The voyage to Yamunotri
The journey to Yamunotri begins from Barkot. Along the way, there are numerous tourist spots that will excite you in an instance. One can reach by road or train to Haridwar or Dehra Dun and proceed to Barkot by road. Barkot is basically the base camp of Yamunotri which presents you with a picturesque landscape and panoramic view of mountains which surrounds the place. Barkot is approximately 49 km from Yamunotri.
To these 49 kilometers to Yamunotri here are some of the places which will amuse you entirely.
Hanuman Chatti is positioned on the confluence of the Yamuna and Hanuman Ganga Rivers, where the place attracts the viewer of its natural elements. The spot is just 13 km away from Yamunotri. Janki Chatti is that unavoidable element in the trek which is well known for its hot water springs. This point marks various other spots like Saptrishi Kund, Surya Kund, and Divya Shila.
The voyage to Gangotri
To reach Gangotri one must travel to the holy place Uttarkashi which sets on the banks of Bhagirathi River, situated on an average height of 1158 meters. Below are some of the listed places where one must list in their travel dictionary.
Vishwanath Temple pays the homage of Lord Shiva and its Trident or Trishul. The trident is made up of eight elements and it is believed this is the very place where Lord Shiva has slain Vakasur with the Trishul.
Gangani is another spot which is located 46 km away from Gangotri. Gangani comprises hot water spring where devotees seek tranquility and peace when placed in.
Harsil is one such place where you will notice the pristine Bhagirathi river, hear the melody of birds and witness nature at its best. Preferably referred to as one of the most beautiful places in Uttarakhand. Submerged Shivling is yet another tourist destination which is found very sacred as this was the place where Lord Shiva received the Ganges in his hair.
Gomukh Glacier is by far one most eye-catching spots as it is the source of Ganga River and attracts tourists widely. As the shape is of Cow’s face thereby it is termed Gomukh.
The voyage to Kedarnath
From Uttarkashi to Kedarnath, one witness many places which cherish the memory forever. Place like Kalimath Temple, Guptkashi, and Ardhanareeshwar Temple en route the place.
Kalimath is the temple of Goddess Kali which is situated on a height of above six hundred feet. The Saraswati river flows by the temple which sounds the place more interesting. Guptkashi is one of the sacred towns which is beside the western side of the Mandakini river. The town has many religious significances which attract the tourist from far-fetched.
Ardhanareeshwar Temple is the temple which is dedicated to Lord Shiva where it takes the figure of half female and half male. Gaurikund another yet important place in the route. It is the starting point of the trek to reach Kedarnath temple. As per the mythological belief, the name was so called goddess Parvati or Gauri mediated here long to marry Lord Shiva.
The voyage towards Badrinath
To start the journey towards Badrinath, one must reach the place of Pipalkoti. The Chopta meadow and Mandal valley are the USP of this very place. On the way to Pipalkoti to Badrinath, the place holds many places which awestruck its visitor.
Joshimath is one of the hill stations in this place. The place is known for its beauty and the confluence Dhauliganga and Alaknanda is seen here.
Narasimha Temple is one of the most ancient temples which is about twelve thousand years old. During the wintertime, the idol of Badrinath is kept in the Narshigha Temple which stays here for about six months.
Tapt Kund is another mythological place where it is believed that Lord Agni here took a dip before entering the Badrinath shrine.
Perhaps the spots in commencing the Char Dham yatra hold a significance spot in the tourism dictionary in India Tours. Perhaps it changes the whole scenario of traveling to this trip in India with such beguiling and enchanting elements.