the city of Delhi. Second most populated city in India, full of culture, tradition and bustling bazzars.
Haridwar | 26th October 2018
Another important Hindu pilgrimage site is the ancient city of Haridwar, Uttarakhand state. It is where the sacred river Ganges leaves the Himalayas to flow to the rest of India. Nightly the Ganga Arati is performed on the banks with thousand of worshippers flocking to join the worship. It is also a location of the Kumbha Mela which takes place every 12 years.
Rishikesh | 27th October 2018
the Ganges flows powerfully through this city located at the foothills of the Himalayas, Uttarakhand. It is where Swami Sivananda settled after returning from Malaysia to do intense tapas in Swargashram, and where the Sivananda ashram and Divine Life Society headquarters are located. Known as ‘Yoga Capital of the World’. It is 372 m above sea level.
Gupthakashi | 28th October 2018
large town in Rudraprayag district, Uttarakhand, within the Mandakini river valley. It lies 1,319 metres above sea level, and is home to the Vishwanath Temple dedicated to Lord Siva.
Kedarnath | 29th October 2018
town, Uttarakhand, in Garhwal Himalaya region. Kedarnath temple dedicated to Lord Siva, and was visited by Adi Shankara. 3,553m above sea level.
Rudrapayag | 30th October 2018
Uttarakhand. 86km from Kedarnath, this town is placed on the confluence of the two rivers Alaknanda and Mandakini. At 895 metres elevation, it takes its name from Lord Siva. It is said that sage Narada worshipped Siva here to learn music from him. Home to Rudranath temple and Chamunda Devi temple (wife of Siva)
Badrinath | 31st October 2018
holy town in Chamole district, Uttarakhand. At 3,300m elevation, it is situated along the Alaknanda river. Home of the temple of Lord Badrinarayan. In Garhwal Himalayas, lies between Nar and Narayan mountain range. 300 km north of Rishikesh.
Srinagar is about 100 km from Rishikesh which is the last city on the plains of Uttarakhand and from where the mountains start. Today the town is an important cultural and educational centre. Being placed in central Garhwal at a moderate height, it is an important Valley Bazar in the hills. It has a number of temples and monuments and places for tourists to stay.
Yamunotri | 3rd November 2018
Uttarkashi district, Uttarkhand, is the source of the sacred river Yamuna. It is 30km north of Uttarkashi, and home of a temple for goddess Yamuna and Janki Chatti thermal springs
Uttarkashi | 4th November 2018
the town of Uttarkashi, Uttarakhand, lies on the river Bhagirathi, 1,158m above sea level. Next to Varunvat hill.
Gangotri | 5th November 2018
in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand, is the city of Gangotri. On the banks of the Bhagirathi, and is the source of the Ganges. At 3,100m elevation.
Gomukh | 5th November 2018
Uttarkashi district, Uttarakhand. Where the Gangotri glacier becomes the river Bhagirathi. 4,255m elevation, 18km from Gangotri
Netala | 7th November 2018
small village 85km from Gangotri and 8km north of Uttarkashi. Home of our Uttarkashi Sivananda Kutir founded in 1991, on the banks of Ganges surrounded by the Himalayas.