At a glance :
Region : Himalayan area, North Western
Capital City : Dehradun
Perfect Visiting Time : Month of October and June
Major Languages : Kumaoni, Garhwali
In India, as per the observance, probably there is not a single state which does not have holiest pilgrimages. Uttarakhand state is also fulfilled by the spiritual pilgrims, where millions of people come and get the pleasure of seeing a god. The state Uttarakhand is known as gateway of Gods, because almost all the people come to this state, to seek blessings from god. The trip of the pilgrimages of Uttarakhand will show you different attractive pilgrimages and cities of the state, which are the symbols of spirituality. Historical legends have various kinds of holy pilgrim, which has provided relief to the devotees. While on tour to the state's pilgrimages, you will get to visit the popular Rishikesh, it is very well known as a symbolical temple of India. Uttarakhand state's pilgrimages are the beginning location of several spiritual yatras. Uttarakhand's Rishikesh and Haridwar are the two religiously popular pilgrimages which do many devotional activities in the whole year. The entire Uttarakhand state gets crowded by millions of pilgrims and tourists and also the markets by the religious goods. These two major pilgrims are also the important point to start any religious journey or yatra. You have to start from these two spots. As per traditional customs, when people go to Char Dham yatra or four shrines, this yatra should begin from the Yamunotri, it is located at the top of the Bandarpunch Peak, which is the opposite side of the Gangotri. The very beautiful and unique pilgrimage which is known as Gangotri is established because this is the location where at the first time River Ganga visited the earth.
There are also some other religious pilgrimages such as Badrinath, Uttar Kashi, Kedarnath and Bageshwar etc. which are also essential and famous pilgrimages of the Uttarakhand state. Within Uttarakhand state, there are medication and yoga classes available, which add more religious and peaceful power to the pilgrims and tourists.