With an origin going back to many thousands of centuries, India is one of the oldest and largest civilisations of the world. This country sets a perfect example of unity in diversity, in terms of language, culture and festivities. From deep valleys to sky-touching mountain ranges, sandy deserts to emerald forests, jammed streets to calm beaches, holiday to India provides a complete package to enjoy the sheer diversity of this multicultural country.
Inhabited by people of different religious faiths, India is a multi-religious country and is home to innumerable pilgrimage centres revered by various religions. With holiday India packages, travellers get a chance to witness this unique multicultural diversity.
Some of the famous shrines that travellers can visit during their pilgrimage tour to India are listed below.
Considered as one of the most revered sites of the nation, Char Dham comprises a journey to four sacred places of Uttarakhand – Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. The journey starts from Yamunotri, followed by Gangotri and Kedarnath and finally culminating at Badrinath. It is believed that undertaking this journey releases oneself from the cycle of birth and death. Travellers can undertake this expedition by availing some of the best holiday to India packages.
This shrine is housed in the caves of Trikut Mountain Ranges of the Katra town in Jammu and Kashmir. Situated at an elevation of about 5200 feet, the temple can be reached after undertaking a trek of about 12 km from the base camp at Katra. The journey to this pilgrimage site is incomplete without visiting the nearby temple of Baba Bhairo Nath Ji.
This is one of the oldest shrines of the country, with its origin dating back to 1200 BC. Located on the Tirumala Hills in South India, this shrine attracts the highest number of devotees than any other shrines in India.
From the high ranges of the Himalayas to the coastal Southern Peninsula and plains of Northern India, there lie innumerable holy sites. With holiday India packages, travellers get a chance to visit these 2 famous shrines.