Gangotri is the origin of the sacred Ganga and attracts a lot of tourists every year. Visit the ideal location for pilgrimage with Gangotri Tour Packages. It is located in the Garhwal hills in the northern part of Uttar Pradesh in India. The temple is open only in the months of May to November, so that is the ideal time to visit Gangotri with Gangotri Tour Packages. The mythological legend is that Bhagirath did his penance and Lord Shiva rewarded him. Ganga descended on to the earth but since it would come down with force and could devastate earth, Lord Shiva caught Ganga in his locks. Parvati would bathe in Ganga every day and only after that could Ganga come to earth. There is a stone near the temple which denotes where Ganga touched earth the first time. Visit this holy place with Gangotri Tour Packages and fulfill your spiritual desires.
The Gangotri temple is the major pilgrimage attraction here. Offer your prayers in this 18th century temple by booking the Gangotri Tour Packages. The temple is dedicated to Ganga and the stone where Ganga touched earth the first time is nearby. Ganga is also referred to as Bhagirathi due to the legend behind it. The shrine of Gangotri is along the banks of the river and many devotees come here to worship. Let Gangotri Tour Packages take you to this sacred temple. By November, Gangotri is covered in snow and so the best time to be here is between May and November. It is also said that the Pandavas did the Deva Yagna here. The temple was built by a Nepalese General Amar Singh Thapa. A visit to this temple can take upto an hour and you can return with holy Ganga water after the darshan.
Other attractions one can see with Gangotri Tour Packages is the submerged Shivlinagam and Bhavishya Badri temple. The shivling is a natural rock which is submerged in the river. It is visible when the water level goes down in the early winter time. It is said that Lord Shiva sat here to receive Ganga in his locks. Experience the beauty of this sacred spot with Gangotri Tour Packages. Nandanvan Tapovan is a scenic place known for the meadows around the Shivling peak. Kedar Tal is about 18 kilometers away and is a wonderful lake.
One can trek here from Gangotri with Gangotri Tour Packages. Many people take the Gangotri Kedarnath trek from here and the route followed is the old pilgrim route from Gangotri to Kedarnath. Gaumukh is the source of Ganga and it is at a height of about 12, 960 feet. Dodi Tal is the enchanting expanse of water aurrounded by dense forests of deodar and oak trees. Nachiketa Taal can also be visited when you take the Gangotri Tour Packages. It is a great attractive spot in the dense forests between Panchangaon and Fold gaon. Dayara Bugyal is a high altitude meadow and the road leading to Bugyal branches off near Bhatwari. Book the Gangotri Tour Packages for a memorable trip to this holy place and visit the various attractions.
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