Rishikesh, Uttarakhand, India (with photos)

Rishikesh (Hindi: ऋषिकेश) is a city in Dehradun district in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Its on the foot hills of Himalayas, so also called "Gateway to the Himalayas" Rishikesh attracts a lot of pilgrims & tourists from all over the world. Its also some times referred as "World capital of Yoga"

View from Lakshman Jhula

Hardwar/Haridwar, Uttarakhand, India (with photos)

Hardwar / Haridwar (Hindi: हरद्वार / हरिद्वार) is an important Hindu pilgrimage place & also a district head quarter in the Indian state of Uttarakhand. Hardwar literally means "Gateway to God or Lord Shiva". Its located on the bank of River Ganges (Ganga), where the river descends from the hills to the Indo-Gangetic plains. Hardwar attracts a lot of Hindu pilgrims from all over the world.


Amritsar, Punjab, India (with photos)

Amritsar (Punjabi: ਅੰਿਮ੍ਤਸਰ), the district head quarters of the Amritsar district lies in the north eastern parts of the Indian state of Punjab. Its around 230 km from the state capital Chandigarh & around 460 km from the country capital New Delhi. Pakistan border is just around 28 km from the city center of Amritsar & Lahore city in Pakistan is just around 50 km from Amritsar.

Amritsar is the spiritual & cultural center for Sikh religion. The Golden Temple here is very good.

Golden Temple during night