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Pilgrimage Destinations To Visit In India During March

by Natasha Manual Digital Marketing Specialist

It is during the month of March the winter season slowly gives way to the summer season. This is the best time to go on a pilgrimage trip in India as moderate weather conditions prevail during this time of the year. It will neither be too hot or too cold. Here are some of the top pilgrimage destinations in India you can consider visiting in March this year.

Vrindavan-Mathura Uttar Pradesh

The pilgrimage centers, Vrindavan and Mathura, are must-see places for spirituality oriented people that want to get a feel of the Hindu culture. These places provide a great experience, especially during the Holi festival in March.

The Krishna Janma Bhoomi Mandir in Mathura, believed to be the birthplace of Lord Krishna, is famous for the decorative artwork within the temple. You can see several adorable wall paintings in the temple. The temple boasts of excellent tourist facilities, including clean toilets and a cloakroom. You cannot take cameras and mobile phones inside the temple.

The festival Holi is celebrated with grandeur and merriment in Vrindavan and Mathura, the quaint temple towns in the North Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. The celebrations associated with the Holi festival go on for forty days. Folk singers and dancers from all over the country perform as part of the festival.

Rishikesh, Uttarakhand

Known as the world’s yoga capital, Rishikesh is located on the on the Himalayan foothills along the place of convergence of the Rivers Ganga and Chandrabhaga. The city has many ancient temples and yoga ashrams and is also famous as an adventure sports destination.

The International Yoga Festival is held in March in Rishikesh. Yoga experts and trainers from all over the world come to the city to participate in the festival. Registrations for the International Yoga Festival are to be done online only. As Rishikesh is famous for whitewater rafting as well, you can consider visiting the city, especially if you are looking for cheap family holidays.

Shirdi, Maharashtra

Shirdi, a town in Ahmednagar District, Maharashtra is famous as the home of the late spiritual leader and Saint Sri Sai Baba who lived in the 19th century. It is one of the major pilgrimage centers in India and devotees in large numbers gather at the temple complex to honor Sai Baba’s legacy. There is an ornamental marble statue of Shri Sai Baba at the Samadhi Mandir shrine alongside his tomb. You can also visit the Dwarkamai Masjid where Shri Sai Baba once lived and the tree-lined Lendi Garden.

Most tour operators offer great pilgrimage tour packages to help you visit all of these places. So, why waste time? You may get great deals fr0m tour operators if you do group flight booking.


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