of Badrinath, is this exotic Valley in a conical shape with the river
Pushpawati flowing through it. Camping, cooking, grazing etc. disturb
environmental conditions and endanger a number of endemic flora.
from Rishikesh – 338 kms
at the confluence of the Alaknanda and Mandakini rivers. The road diverts to
Kedarnath from here.
from Rishikesh – 140 kms.
at the confluence of Alaknanda and
Bhagirathi rivers, it is commonly believed to be the birth place of
. Important pilgrim spots are Shiv temple and
from Rishikesh – 71 kms.
on the banks of Bhagirathi river, this district owes its importance to two
very significant pilgrim centres – Gangotri and
Yamunotri, the sources of
from Rishikesh – 155 kms.
commands a panoramic view of the Ganga of Haridwar.
Kunjapuri, 10 kms. away is
the closest place to
from where one can get a breathtaking view of the snow-capped
Distance from Rishikesh – 16 kms.
is gateway to the Tehri district situated on the bank of river
close to the famous religious centre Rishikesh. As the name denotes it is the
seat of saints & sages.
from Rishikesh – 4 kms.
kms. from Pithoragarh. An important religious centre housing the famous Hat-Kalika
temple which is a popular venue for local fairs.
pilgrim town & important centre for Shiva worshippers, lies at the
confluence of Gomti and Saryu rivers. A temple dedicated to Bagnath, is the
venue for the annual fair.
from Almora – 90
on the bank of the Gomti river in a flat valley, the temple complex of
Baijnath or Vaidyanath was constructed by the Katyuri kings.
from Almora – 71 kms.
among the 12 Jyotirlingas in the country. It lies in a beautiful narrow valley
hedged by monarch sized ancient
deodars. Of the over 100 small and large shrines of the complex, the three
outstanding ones, in terms of sculpture, are dedicated to Jageshwar,
Mrityunjaya and Pushtidevi.
from Almora – 36 kms.
for an 800 years old sun temple. A
little beyond are the woods of Bikut.
from Almora – 17 kms.