Char Dham Yathra - 2019
Char Dham is referred to the four Hindu religious sites nestled in the lap of the magnificent Himalayas, viz. Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. The yatra starts from Yamunotri, then proceeding to Gangotri to Kedarnath and Badrinath. Hindus believe that undertaking the Char Dham Yatra washes away all their sins and opens the gates of salvation and a must for any Hindu at least once in their lifetime.
Yamunotri is the starting source point of the River Yamuna which is situated in the western Garhwal region in Uttarkashi, Uttarkhand.
Gangotri is situated in Uttarakhand is the sacred place where Goddess Ganga descended onto the earth. River Ganga is known as ‘Bhagirathi’ here.
Badrinath is situated in Chamoli district, Uttarakhand. The temple is located at an elevation of 3,133 m above sea level, along the banks of the Alaknanda river.
Kedarnath is in the Rudra Himalayan range of Uttarakhand. At an elevation of 3581 m, it is situated amidst the beautiful Himalaya mountains.