Discover Incredible Pilgrimage Places & Tours in India
The land of India is spiritually strong which humbly carries the fragrance of Karma, Dharma and Forgiveness. India is a secular country under which multiple religions dwells with utmost peace and harmony. India is a country with a large number of temples, mosques, churches, gurudwaras and monasteries which calls the traveler to visit a country that is lenient, holy and assorted yet united. If you are looking for a pilgrimage tour to India, it’s the right time to start your journey grabbing the best pilgrimage travel packages.
We at Imperial India offer you popular spiritual or pilgrimage trip to India. These trips will enable tourists a fascinating experience that will be remembered for years. Let’s glimpse over popular pilgrimage destinations in India.
Varanasi, the holy city of India is a great centre of faith for the Hindus. Located in the state of Uttar Pradesh, and on the banks of River Ganges, Varanasi is one of the Shakti Peethas and one of the twelve Jyotir Linga sites in India. According to Hindu religion, it is believed that one who die and cremated here get an instant gateway to liberation from the cycle of births and re-births. Popular attractions of Varanasi include many oldest Hindu temples, the Ganga Ghats, Ganga Aarti and more.
Golden temple is a renowned pilgrimage destination of Sikh community. The unparalleled reflection of the pious golden structure on the lake and the host of pilgrims hanging around in the shrine complex plead one to visit this amazing place in India. Constructed by the fourth Sikh Guru, Ramdass Sahib Ji, the Golden Temple, Amritsar is one of the most important Sikh Pilgrimage site to visit in India and works great as a legacy in India.
With its religious importance, Haridwar has fascinated people from all across the world. The place has rich tradition, historical monuments, temples, places of religious interests, ghats, ashramsm, kumbh mela, yoga, beautiful river Ganges and more to attract tourists. Other amazing centers of pilgrimage of Haridwar include the Gangadwara, Neel Parvat, Kushwart, Bilwa Teerth and Kankhal and more. People make a trip to Haridwar can relish with its handicraft, fairs, folk dances, music and more and can attain great relief and mental peace.
Rishikesh – the Gateway to the Garhawl Himalayas and Char Dham appeal pilgrims from different corners of the world for spiritual relief, peace, learn yoga, and take a dip for salvation. Rishikesh is a holy town with many attractions including ashrams, yoga centers, international yoga festival and many adventure activities such as rafting, camping, trekking, bungee jumping and more. The magnificent view of river Ganga, sparkling lights and holy temples of Kedarnath, Badrinath, Gangotri and Yamunotri can easily appeal anyone to join the prayer and achieve great peace and relief in life.
Renowned for being the birthplace of the Hindu God Krishna, Mathura is one of Hinduism’s seven sacred cities which attract many of pilgrims during Janmastami. The entire place is dotted with remarkable temples, committed to different aspects of life. Some of the popular temples of Mathura that widely appeal pilgrim tourists include Dwarikadhish Temple, Govind Dev Temple, Rangaji Temple, Bankey Bihari Temple, the ISKCON Temple and more.
Bodhgaya, located in the state of Bihar is one of the most vital pilgrimage sites of Buddhists. The place keep great significance for the Buddhists as it is the place where Gautam Buddha attained enlightenment. The pilgrims throughout the world come to this place to pay their homage in the monasteries, shrines and temples. The prime attractions of this place are Mahabodhi Temple, Mahabodhi tree and many of other temples around Bodhgaya. A trip to Bodhgaya can help you get valuable insights into the culture of Indian religious philosophies and architectural masterpieces.
Kumbh Mela is one of popular events for the Hindu community in India. During this Mela, millions of Hindu worshippers gather together to move towards get a delightful realm which discerns no suffering or pain. Kumbh Mela is celebrated in different places in India but normally held every 3 year. The main event of the festival is ritual bathing at the banks of the river in whichever city it is being held. Being a pilgrimage tourist, you can relish other activities including religious planning, devotional singing, mass feeding and more.
Char Dham Yatra
Char Dham Yatra in India is renowned to be the holiest tour in Hinduism which enables you visits all the major pilgrimage spots in India. Char Dham Yatra include Yamunotri, Gangotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath. These places encompass four different domiciles of Hindu deities. Gangotri, the origin of river Ganga, Yamunotri, the origin of river Yamuna and Badrinath and Kedarnath devoted to lord Vishnu and lord Shiva. These holy places will remain you blessed with prosperity and happiness.
Jagannath Temple is one of the finest monuments in Oddisa. This pilgrimage site in India includes prime deities including Lord Jagannath, Balabhadra and Goddess Subhadra. Annual Rath Yatra organized by this temple community is believed to be wonderful reflection of Indian culture.
Among pilgrimage places, Tirupati is a great destination to relish a perfect divine holiday. Blessings of Tirupati with the serene beaches of Pondicherry are one of astonishing tour package offered by Imperial India Tour. This Hindu temple of South India is renowned for its beautiful architecture and devotees come to this must attend the puja that is accompanied by many hymns and praises giving it a smooth touch of unmatched divinity. Also this trip will enable you relish some great time at its different attractions like Auroville and Promenade Beach.
Catholic travel is a vital part of spiritual life for many Christians. Goa Churches talks about the rich historical past of Goa and the Portuguese rule in India. The land of Goa is renowned for popular churches, including Se Cathedral, Basilica of Bom Jesus, St Francis of Assisi and more. Some of the churches of Colonial India are best in the world and hence its wise decision for you to make trip to these churches and explore the enthralling world of Christian Pilgrimage in India.
Thus India can be called the hub of spiritual tourism. Depending on your faith and believe, you can choose destinations to visit. Contact Imperial India Tours as we deliver the pilgrims with impeccable services to make your pilgrimage trip a comfortable one.