A brief description about Gaurikund
Located at an elevation of 1,982 meters above sea level, Gaurikund is foremost holy place in Uttarakhand. It is also the beginning point of long trek of 14kms to the holy temple of Kedarnath. The place got its name after Goddess Parvati, consort of Lord Shiva and a shrine Gauri is also located here. It is said that Gaurikund is the place where Goddess Parvati mediated to win the God Shiva as her husband and also believed that Lord Shiva acknowledged to get married Parvati at the same place and wedded her in Trijuginarayan.

The holy place gives stunning lush greenery with Vasuki Ganga flowing from beneath. Moreover, this place also has a pond filled with hot water near the temple to take a bath. There is a belief that a dip in this holy pond cleanses all the sins and makes a person pure. Furthermore, after a dip, a sacred darshan in the temple would fulfill all their wishes. Travelers visiting Gaurikund can also see the majestic Himalayan peaks covered with snow.

Gaurikund comes among the top list of pilgrimage destinations in Uttarakhand which caters around thousands of people every year. But after the flash floods of 2013, the place was ruined and now being re-established by the Uttarakhand state government.


Popular Photos 99Uttarakhand

Sacred Haridwar

Come and meet the God by entering through ‘Gateway to God’-Haridwar. One of the holiest places of Hindu Religion is Haridwar with several religious sites viz. Maya Devi Temple, Mansa Devi Temple, Sapta Rishi Ashram, Doodhadhari Barfani Temple, Parad Shivling, Neelkanth Mahadev Temple, Sati Kund, Har ki Pauri and countless sacred places.

Read More

Mussoorie Hillocks

Impeccable beauty of Mussoorie will attract you with snowy and lush green hills at a height of 2000 meters above sea level. Lal Tibba, jharipani falls, Cloud end, Kempty falls, Doon Valley etc are major attractions of Massoorie. Car cable ride of Massoorie is liked by everyone. Do not forget to visit this ‘Hill Queen’ to enjoy the most memorable experience.

Read More

Char Dham Yatra

The most holy journey of Hindus- Char Dham Yatra that takes you through Gangotri, Yamunotri, Badrinath and Kedarnath in sequential way can be greatly enjoyed with the name of God. Here is the opportunity for pilgrims to bury all their sins and emerge as the purest heart and soul. Complete this sacred journey and get heavenly feeling of completeness.

Read More

Rishikesh Tourism

You are an adventure lover and you will not return empty handed from Uttarakhand. More and more joy and excitement is waiting in Uttarakhand at Rishikesh where you can enjoy fun activities such as rafting, rock climbing, rappling and Kayaking etc. So be unstoppable and get all the fun at Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.

Read More
Privacy Policy | Disclaimer | Terms Of Services
© 2017-2019 Copyright 99Uttarakhand | All Rights reserved.