Nestled in the midst of beautiful hills of Garhwal in state of Uttarakhand, Gangotri is a place which one must visit at least once in a lifetime. Tucked in the Greater Himalayan range, this majestic mountain range lies at height of 3,048 m above sea level.
ZIMBIO STYLEBISTRO LONNY REGISTER | LOGIN Search PICTURES VIDEOS CELEBS MOVIES TV MUSIC LIFE MORE Trekking in the Himalayas Main Articles more « PREV NEXT » Gangotri One Of Four Important Dhams Of Hindus By animasharma99 on October 16, 2012 Nestled in the midst of beautiful hills of Garhwal in state of Uttarakhand, Gangotri is a place which one must visit at least once in a lifetime. Tucked in the Greater Himalayan range, this majestic mountain range lies at height of 3,048 m above sea level. Gangotri one of four important Dhams of the Hindu is lodged in the midst of the Himalaya. Every from every nock and corner of the country mmillions of tourists and devotees come here in search of salvation. This captivating pilgrimage site can be accessed in a single day from Haridwar, Rishikesh or Dehradun. This religious spot is home to number glaciers that form a huge mass of ice. One you can get pretty easily by riding on a bike. You can reach out these glaciers 17 km long bridge that starts from Gangotri. If you are a fan of adventure and Featured Stories enjoy hiking, no other place can be more fun than the destination. Besides enjoying the scenic beauty and salubrious climate you can also see some of the most amazing wildlife along your trek to Gangotri. The main source of the river is sacred Bhagirathi at Gaumukh which is 18 kms on the hill along the glacier. Each year many pilgrims take a walk on foot or pony up the source of the river to offer prayers. The dense forests and towering peaks and verdant valleys offer excellent hiking and mountaineering perfect experience for adventure lovers. There are hundreds of thousands of visitors from around the world who visit the city this place after hearing about its beauty and its importance in Hindu mythology. It is one of the best and perfect weekend getaway from Delhi (http://www.himalayanecolodges.com/unique_features.php). One of the attractions listed in your holiday list to here is the Pandu Gufa, which proposes a scenic pine that is surrounded on all sides and the smell of rubber in the air on their way to Most Impressive Post-Baby Bods the cave. The Bhagirath Shila is a small shrine that was created in the place where King Bhagirath meditated. It is also believed that if you pray by your heart in this shrine for a son, your prayer will definitely answered. Owing to this faith the cave always remains crowded by many devotees who come here from across the worldwide in a hope of being blessed with a son. Another important place of tourist interest is submerged Shivling in the holy river Ganga. This Shivling is supposed to be natural, and is said to be the same place where Lord Shiva stood when he received Goddess Ganga while descending from heaven. The Shivling is clearly visible during the winters when the water level goes down. The Gangotri temple is located at an elevation of 3048 m high amid beautiful surroundings. Gangotri is located more than 99 km from Uttarkashi district. The temple was erected in the 18th century by the Gorkha General Amar Singh Thapa and is located on the left bank of river Bhagirathi. What is special about special about this temple is that it offers accommodations to visitors who visit the temple staying in. There are a number of ashrams located near the 10 Actors Who Are Surprisingly Fluent temple to offer accommodation to those who come to visit the temple. Hotel Bhagirathi Sadan, Hotel Mandakini View, Hotel Ganga view, Spring Dales Hotel, GMVN Rest House etc are some in Other Languages of the hotels in Gangotri where you put up during your tour. Himalayanecolodges.com, a leading travel industry in India. 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