India is one of the most significant spiritual centers in the world with a wide array of temples and religious sites. All these pilgrimage sites have become the cynosure of the world’s eyes. The North India pilgrimage tour packages not only attract thousands of pilgrims but also numerous travelers in India and across the globe.
If you too are keen to know about the rich spiritualistic and Vedic history of India, then you should opt for the North India pilgrimage tour packages. The cultural diversity in North India is unique. The majestic snow-covered mountains, gushing flow of rivers along the vast farms and valleys present splendid locations to visit.
What makes North India the best sightseeing destination?
When you think about North India, a wide array of things comes to mind. Along with the magnificent North India pilgrimage sites, there are numerous cities and states to visit. These include Rajasthan, Chandigarh, Uttarakhand, Delhi, Lucknow, Agra, Uttar Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, and Punjab.
Starting from mystic monuments to the rich cultural heritage of the Mughal era, to the mouth-watering sumptuous foods, the hill stations, and the alluring natural landscapes, you will have a lot to explore. North India pilgrimage tour packages will provide you with everything you need.
Right from arranging the travel to booking the accommodations, My Tirth India will take care of all the required facilities. Rest assured that your North India pilgrimage tour packages will be a successful one. Dedication to the Gods is perennial among the Indian lifestyle. It is important for us to pay honor to our favorite deities.
The northern part of India comprises a wide array of exquisite temples and tirth destinations. Our North India tirth packages include multiple destinations like Char Dham Yatra, Vaishno Devi Yatra, Amarnath Yatra, Rishikesh Yatra, and many more.
What are the North India pilgrimage tour packages from MTI?
In the following section of this blog, we will share the different North India pilgrimage tour packages offered by MTI.
Amarnath Yatra – Jammu & Kashmir
There is not a shred of doubt that Amarnath Yatra is considered as one of the most sacred pilgrimage tours. The holy ‘Amarnath Cave’ is located in the narrow gorge at the tail of the ‘Lidder Valley’. Since the place remains covered in snow for most of the year, the place is available to the pilgrims for a short time.
The best time to visit Amarnath in Jammu & Kashmir is during the Shravani Mela in July and August. The cave is known as the humble abode of Lord Shiva. A large number of devotees gather at Amarnath every year to get a glimpse of the natural Shivlinga formed with ice. Amarnath is reached through a strenuous climb from Srinagar through Pahalgam or Sonamarg.
Vaishno Devi Yatra – Jammu & Kashmir
Another extremely popular North India pilgrimage destination in India is the Vaishno Devi. It is located on the Trikoot Parvat near Katra in Jammu & Kashmir. Thousands of devotees across different corners of India gather around every year at Vaishno Devi temple. Three forms of Goddess Durga are worshipped in the Vaishno Devi temple. The deities are in the form of natural rock known as ‘Pindles’ and they are worshipped in the cave of Mata Vaishno Devi.
The Vaishno Devi Yatra package includes a journey starting from the base camp of Katra. It covers a distance of almost 12km. The pilgrims have to cover most of the distance on feet. There are private chopper services available which will take you till ‘Sanjhi Chhat’. The remaining distance has to be covered on feet.
Kedarnath Pilgrimage tour package – Uttarakhand
This is one of the most revered pilgrimage destinations in India. The best feature of Kedarnath is, it is the home to the 12 Jyotirlingas of Lord Shiva. It is also known as one of the “Panch Kedars”. This place is visited by innumerable pilgrims and devotees every year because it holds great religious significance for the devotees of Lord Shiva.
The Kedarnath Pilgrimage tour packages include the splendid Kedarnath Temple along with its adjoining regions like Gauri Kund, Omkareshwar Temple, Vasuki Tal, and Bhairav Temple. These are the primary tourist attractions of Kedarnath.
Haridwar pilgrimage tour package
Haridwar, which means, the ‘Gateway to God’ is also one of the most sacred pilgrimage destinations in India. It is located on the foothills of the Himalayas and on the banks of the river Ganga in Uttarakhand. Not only this place attracts thousands of pilgrims every year, but also a wide array of travelers and holiday seekers in India and other parts of the world.
Haridwar Pilgrimage tour package includes Haridwar, Rishikesh, and Mussourie visits. Haridwar is one of the 4 pilgrim destinations in India where the “Kumbh Mela” is organized rotationally. The city has a magical charm of its own. You will find bustling markets lined up with small eateries, curio shops, crowded ghats with pilgrims, and the sound of temple bells.
All these things will make your visit to Haridwar a memorable one.
Rishikesh – Uttarakhand
This is yet another sacred pilgrimage site in India. Located on the foothills on the Himalayan mountain range and on the banks of the river Ganga, this is also known as the Yoga Capital of the World. The name is such because the place has a lot of Yoga and meditation centers.
Rishikesh is also the home to numerous ashrams. The best part of the Rishikesh pilgrimage tour package is, you can also do a lot of adventurous activities like mountain climbing, river rafting, river rappelling, and more. Some of the major attractions of Rishikesh include Neelkantha Mahadev Temple, Trimbakeshwar Temple, Swarg Ashram, and Triveni Ghat.
Badrinath Yatra, Uttarakhand
Badrinath is also known as the humble abode of Lord Vishnu. According to the legends of Purana, Lord Vishnu performed a great penance here. His consort, who is known as Goddess Lakshmi, prevented him from the harsh sun by taking the shape of a berry tree.
Badri is the local name for berry trees and this is why this place is known as Badrinath. The Badrinath pilgrimage tour packages will also include different sightseeing places like the Tapt Kund, Vasudhara Falls, Neelkanth Peak, Charan Paduka, Brahma Kapal, Mata Murti Temple, Seshnetra, and Mana Village.