Friday, 26 May 2017

Yamunotri temple now open for public

Yamunotri temple in the state of Uttarakhand is naturally bestowed with abundant beauty and charm. At a hovering altitude of 3293 meters, Yamunotri lies adjacent to the Indo-Chinese border and is encircled by the lofty peaks on all sides. One of the holiest centers in the Hindu pantheon, this sacred abode of the Asti muni boast of so many unparallel vistas of nature.Highly revered as the origin of the majestic River Yamuna, Yamunotri is famed for its glaciers, and thermal springs that makes it one of the most important stopovers in the schedule of a Hindu pilgrim. According to Hindu tradition, Yamuna is the sister of Yama, the god of death and a holy dip in this river secures a painless death to the devotee.

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Thursday, 25 May 2017

Kunjapuri Temple: Famous for Sunrise point in Rishikesh

Kunjapuri Devi Temple is located on a hillock around 24 km away from Rishikesh. This temple is dedicated to one of the thirteen most important goddesses of Shivalik range. The temple is well-known among the travellers as it gives a beautiful view of the sunrise and the sunset from the greater Himalayan peaks. Snow ranges and peaks of Garhwal Himalayas like Swarga Rohini, Gangotri, Banderpunch and Chaukhamba, can also be seen from this temple. Kunjapuri Devi temple is considered as one of the 52 Shaktipeeth / Shaktipeetha/ Shaktipeetham of our divine Mother. Shakti denotes power.

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Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Wildlife Safari in Uttarakhand / Krishna Holidays Rishikesh

Rajaji National Park is a beautiful reserve to the east of Haridwar. It is famous as an elephant habitat and also harbours the mountain goat, goral. Part of the awe-inspiring Shivalik ranges in Uttarakhand, these forests at the foothills that comprise Rajaji are endowed with Sal trees and bamboo shoots. The park is open from mid-November to mid-June. Winters are the most pleasant time to visit the park i.e. between November and March, when the temperature ranges between 20-25C during the day. In summer, temperatures can be as high as 48C. During winter, making it convenient to visit the park. The park remains closed in the rainy season, when there is an average 750 mm. of rainfall.

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Tuesday, 23 May 2017

Tungnath Shrine Now Open For Public

One of the world's highest temples perched at an altitude of 3680m; Tungnath temple has many myths and legend in its bag. It is believed that this temple was established by Arjuna of Mahabharata after Adi Shankaracharya founded a Shiva Linga at the same site.
Today, this ancient temple bounded by peaks like Nanda Devi, Kedarnath and Neelkanth is considered as the most important of all Panch Kedars temples. The temple complex consists of two mare small temples devoted to Goddess Parvati and Vyas. However, during winters the temple is closed due to snow and idol of Lord Shiva is shifted to Mukunath Village.

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Saturday, 20 May 2017

Jungle Trekking in Uttarakhand

Krishna Holidays will take you through a place that has captured the imagination of mountaineers and explorers for more than 100 years. You will See people in remote mountain villages whose lifestyle has not changed in generations.
Trekking can be as athletic and adventurous as participants decide. A sturdy backpack can comfortably fit more than 20-40 pounds (10-20 kilos) of clothing and gear. Another important item is sturdy hiking boots. When you are covering long distances we make sure that you wearing the right pair of boots can make the difference between enjoying a trip and being in pain. Other survival equipment, such as warm clothing, a first aid kit and a supply of food and water are also very important.

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Friday, 19 May 2017

Rishikesh Luxury Camping

Camping is perhaps the best way of enjoying the wonders of nature. Camping is a raw and bewilder. You can do all the things you always wanted to, away from civilization i.e. laying in the camp while the river sings outside along with the birds, wind whistling teasing the leaves of the jungle , see the glittering stars in the open crystal clear sky and your camp is the whole world to you after the long happening fun soaking day. Our camps offer accommodation and variety of activities like Burma bridge, river trekking and rafting.

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Thursday, 18 May 2017

Rafting: Kaudiyal to Nimbeach, Rishikesh

Adventure at its best! Kaudiyala to Rishikesh stretch is strictly for experts. This unbridled 36kms stretch faces one of the most difficult rapids in Rishikesh called ‘The Wall’. Being a Grade IV+ rapid, it demands ample of strength, team effort and precision to cross it. There are about 13 rapids between Kaudiyala to Rishikesh rafting stretch and along with The Wall Daniel’s Dip and the Eddy Whirlpool churns up the adventure for this stretch. The water becomes perilous and the rapids ever so sinister giving rafters a tremendous dose of thrill and shrill throughout this ride.

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