Uttarakhand, also known as the ‘Land of Gods’, is a state located in the northern part of India. The history of Uttarakhand dates back to ancient times when various unions and dynasties live there. It was a part of the Mauryan Empire until 185 BC, after which it came under the rule of various regional kingdoms.
During medieval times, Uttarakhand saw significant changes with several dynasties emerging and falling over time. In the 16th century, it became a part of Mughal Empire but later fell under British colonial rule in the early 19th century.
After India’s independence, Uttarakhand became a separate state within Indian territory on November 9th, 2000. It consists mainly of two regions- Kumaon and Garhwal- each having its unique culture and traditions.
Today, Uttarakhand is well-known for its natural beauty and spiritual significance. With numerous temples dotting its landscape and popular pilgrimage sites such as Badrinath, Kedarnath and Gangotri situated here – it attracts millions of devotees every year from all over India and abroad alike.
Kainchi Dham, also known as Neem Karoli Baba Ashram, is a spiritual retreat located in the charming town of Nainital in Uttarakhand. It is dedicated to the revered Hindu saint, Neem Karoli Baba, who gained prominence for his teachings and miracles. The name “Kainchi Dham” translates to “two sharp bends,” which aptly describes its location between two hills that resemble scissor-like formations. The ashram complex houses several temples beautifully adorned with intricate carvings and vibrant colors. One of the main attractions is the Hanuman Temple, where devotees offer prayers to Lord Hanuman, seeking strength and protection. Another noteworthy temple within Kainchi Dham is the Lakshmi Narayan Temple, dedicated to Lord Vishnu and Goddess Lakshmi.
Apart from being a religious center, Kainchi dham also offers breathtaking views of nature’s beauty as it is nestled amidst dense forests with lush greenery all around. Visitors can enjoy trekking or simply relax in the lap of nature while exploring this divine destination.
Kasar Devi is a beautiful and serene destination in Uttarakhand, located amidst the lush green forests of Almora district.
The Kasar Devi temple is an ancient temple dedicated to goddess Kali, which stands atop a hill overlooking the valley below. The temple has been around since the 2nd century CE and has undergone several renovations over time.
Apart from its spiritual significance, Kasar Devi also attracts visitors with its picturesque surroundings and peaceful ambiance. The hill on which it sits offers panoramic views of snow-capped peaks and verdant valleys.
One can indulge in trekking or hiking activities here as well as enjoy nature walks through dense forests filled with oak, pine, deodar trees. Visitors who want to experience something offbeat can try meditation or yoga at one of the many ashrams nearby.
Kasar Devi is a perfect blend of spirituality and natural beauty that makes it a must-visit destination in Uttarakhand’s Religious Tour Package itinerary.
Bhimtal is a picturesque lake town located in the Nainital district of Uttarakhand. It is named after Bhima, one of the Pandavas from the Hindu epic Mahabharata who is believed to have visited and meditated here during their exile.
The main attraction in Bhimtal is its serene lake, which offers water activities like boating and fishing. You can also take a stroll along the lake’s perimeter and enjoy the beautiful views of surrounding mountains.
Apart from the lake, there are several other places worth visiting in Bhimtal including Bhimeshwar Temple dedicated to Lord Shiva, Hidimba Parvat offering panoramic views of Bhimtal valley and Victoria Dam – an impressive structure built during British rule that provides water supply for nearby areas.
For adventure enthusiasts, there are options for trekking and rock climbing near Bhimtal. And foodies will love trying out local Kumaoni cuisine at various restaurants around town.
Bhimtal is a great destination for those seeking peace and tranquility amidst nature’s beauty.
The Religious Uttarakhand Tour Package offers a unique opportunity to explore the spiritual side of this beautiful state. From the ancient temples and shrines in Kainchidham, Kasar Devi, Jageshwar and Chitai Devta to the serene lakeside retreats in Bhimtal and Bhavali, there is something for every kind of traveler.
With its rich history, stunning natural beauty, and diverse culture, Uttarakhand is truly a treasure trove. Whether you’re seeking inner peace through meditation or simply looking for an escape from the hustle and bustle of city life, this tour package has something for everyone.
So pack your bags and get ready to embark on a journey that will leave you with memories that last a lifetime!