known as "Dev Bhoomi" The Land of God and has always been associated with
spirituality, temples, pilgrimage, holy shrines and mountain
whole land of garhwal is always alive and vibrates with the
music of chiming bells, bathing people at various Ghats,
chanting of Hymns, song of local folks during festivals and
| Most of the temples in Garhwal are associated with some
Puranic or Mahabharata story. There is no specific pattern to
the construction of these temples and most of them are devoted
to Lord Shiva, Lord Vishnu, Goddess Kali and Nanda Devi along
with the temples of local gods and goddesses. The history of
Garhwal is older than that of the
Ramayan and Maha- bharata. In earliest times, Garhwal was known
as Kedarkhand, or the region of Kedarnath. Scriptural texts
mention a number of tribes that inhabited the region, such as
the Sakas, the Nagas, Khasas, Hunas and Kiratas.
is a truly paradise on earth, allures everyone from everywhere.
The fresh air, the pure water, the chilling snow, the adversing
mountains, the scenic beauty, the small villages, the simpler
people and a tougher lifesytle is what that distinguishes
Garhwal from rest of the world. It's a paradise for adventure
lover also. High Himalayan peaks like Nanda Devi, Kamet,
Trishul, Kedarnath, Thailya Sagar, Satopanth, Shivling etc.
& Passes attaracts mountineer / Trekkers for climbing and high Altitude
trekking. It has world's best River for rafting & kyaking,
GANGA, which is worshipped as Maa (Mother) in India.