Himachal Hindu Pilgrimage Tour Packages
Himachal Pradesh is well known as “Dev Bhoomi” – means “Land of God”. Tourism Himachal is unique name in the Indian hospitality industry to provide and operate Himachal Hindu pilgrimage tour packages along with temples of Himachal Pradesh. Our pilgrimage tours include famous temples of Hindu Gods and Goddess in Himachal Pradesh.
Himachal Hindu Pilgrimage Yatra Package
Our Himachal pilgrimage tour package will give you chance to explore most ancient temples of Himachal Pradesh as described few below.
Naina Devi Temple, Sheetla Mata Temple, Jwalamukhi Temple, Mata Chintpurni Temple, Mata Bagla Mukhi Temple, Mata Chamunda Devi Temple and Mata Brijeshwari Temple (Also known as Kangra Mata Temple).
Hindu Temples of Himachal Pradesh
Bajreshwari Temple (Kangra Temple) – Kangra
The Shree Bajreshwari Mata Mandir also known as Kangra Devi Mandir is a Hindu temple. It is dedicated to the goddess Vajreshvari, a form of Durga (Mata Vaishno Devi Tour also available) located in the Kangra town in Himachal Pradesh, India.
Just outside the Kangra town is the temple, dedicated to Mata Bajreshwari Devi. The temple is known for once its legendary, wealth this temple was subject to successive depredations by invaders from the north.
Destroyed completely in 1905 by an earthquake, it was rebuilt in 1920 and continues to be a busy place of pilgrimage.
Baijnath Temple – Kangra
The ancient temple at Baijnath is particularly so beautiful. It built by stone in the 9th century AD, in the Shikhara style, it is a fine example of sculpture and architecture. The temple is dedicated to Lord Shiva and close to Palampur and Kangra town.
Jwalamukhi Temple – Kangra
Not too far from Kangra is this popular place of pilgrimage, just 30 km from Kangra. An eternally burning flame that issues from a hollow rock in the sanctum is considered the manifestation of the goddess Devi.
During March-April and September-October every year, colorful fairs are held during the Navratra celebration.
Chamunda Devi Temple – Kangra
Not far from Dharamshala (Kangra) is the famous temple to Chamunda Devi, 17 km from Dharamshala. It is an enchanting spot with glorious views of the mountains, the Baner Khud, Pathiar and Lahla forest.
Lakshmi Narayan Temple – Chamba
The Lakshmi Narayan group of temples in the town of Chamba is great archaeological importance. Six stone temples dedicated to Shiva and Vishnu with tall Shikaras, finely carved, date from the 8th century AD.
The Lakshmi Narayan Temple is the oldest in this group. Other temples around Chamba town include, those dedicated to Hari Rai, Champavati, Bansigopal, Ram Chandra, Brijeshwari, Chamunda, Narsingh and Yogi Charpat Nath.
Chaurasi Temples – Bharmaur (Chamba)
The 9th century temples at Bharmaur are among the most important early Hindu temples in the Chamba Valley. According to legend, 84 (Chaurasi) Yogi’s (Saints) visited Bharmaur, capital of King Sahil Varma.
They were so pleased with the king’s humility and hospitality that they blessed him with ten sons and a daughter, Champavati. A cluster of shrines commemorates that visit.
The temple square is the centre of all activities in the little town of Bharmaur and the Lakshmi, Ganesh, Manimahesh and Narsing temples, the main shrines, are splendidly set off by the dramatic mountain scape.
Chattari Temples – Chamba
Not far from Bharmaur (Chamba) is the Chattari Temple with early examples of carved wood and an 8th century brass image of Shakti.
Manimahesh (3,950 meter) – Chamba
The Manimahesh Lake, high up in the mountains near Bharmaur, is an important place of Hindu pilgrimage. The solitary Manimahesh Kailash Peak- the legendary abode of Shiva, is reflected in its still waters.
A little temple in the Shikhara style with an exquisite brass image of Lakshmi Devi as Mahishasuramardini stands near-by.
Manimahesh Yatra Package
Every year, following Janmashtami, the annual Manimahesh Yatra is undertaken. The pilgrimage starts from Chamba from the Lakshaminarayan Temple. Devotees wend their way up the arduous track from Bharmaur to take a sacred dip in the waters of the lake.
Manimahesh Yatra package is available, book with us at best available price.
Tarna Devi Temple – Mandi
Mandi has a picturesque group of ancient stone temples with tall vimanas, splendidly located below the town on the banks of the foaming river. The Tarna Devi Temple (Mandi), a new shrine up on a hill, overlooks the town and valley.
Rewalsar – Mandi
Around a natural lake with a floating island is a Shiva temple-the Lomesh Rishi Temple. Guru Govind Singh’s Gurdwara and a Buddhist monastery founded by Guru Padmasambhava. A spot that is revered by the people of three faiths (Mandi).
Prashar Temple – Mandi
This temple, built in the 14th century, is a shrine where the rulers of Mandionce worshipped. The pagoda-style temple stands in the little green hollow around the Prashar Lake, above the town of Pandoh. The views of the mountains are spectacular.
Shikari Devi Temple (2,850 Meters) – Mandi
It is possible to trek up to Shikari Devi from Janjheli and Karsog (Mandi). Through woods of assorted trees and shrubs – which include several medicinal herbs. Two separate trek routes lead up to this ancient shrine located at the crown of the hill.
History of Temple
Hunters in the area once prayed to the Goddess for success in their hunt – and here, perhaps, lies the origin of the name ‘Shikari Devi’. The Goddess is worshipped in the form of a stone image.
Interestingly, the temple which is said to have been in existence since the time of the Pandavas, has no roof – for local legend has it, that all attempts to build one have been unsuccessful.
Hanogi Maa & Koyla Maa Temples – Mandi
Hanogi Maa temple located on the way from Mandi to Kullu near Pandoh and Koyla Maa temple near Sunder Nagar in Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.
Raghunathji Temple – Kullu
This temple is built in 1651 by the Raja (King) of Kullu, the temple has an image of Raghunathji that was brought from Ayodhya. During the Kullu Dussehra, all the temples in the area send their deities to pay homage to Raghunathji at Kullu.
Bijli Mahadev Temple – Kullu
An unusual temple dedicated to Shiva-the Lord of lightning, is located on a height overlooking the Kullu and Parvati valleys. A 60 ft staff above the temple attracts divine blessing in the form of lightning and breaks the stone linga in the sanctum.
Dhoongri Temple or Hadimba Devi Temple – Manali
This four tiered pagoda, embellished in finely carved wood, stands sheltered in grove of tall deodar at Manali (Kullu). It is dedicated to Hadimba Devi, wife of the Pandava, Bhim.
Bhimakali Temple – Sarahan (Shimla)
A marvelous example of hill architecture, the temple complex at Sarahanis set against the incredibly beautiful backdrop of high ranges and forested slopes. Built in a mixture of the Hindu and Buddhists styles, it was the temple of Bushair rulers of Rampur (Shimla).
The palaces of the royal family are adjacent to the temple. From Sarahan there is a view of the Srikhand Peak, revered as the home of goddess Lakshmi.
Hatkoti – Near Rohru (Shimla)
Along the River Pabbar, 104 km from Shimla city, is the temple dedicated to Durga and Shiva. The gods are said to have fought a pitched battled at this spot.
Jakhu & Sankat Mochan Temples – Shimla
These two temples close to Shimla have commanding views of the hills. Both the temples are dedicated to Lord Hanuman.
Naina Devi Temple – Bilaspur
On a hill, close to Bilaspur and Kiratpur (34 km), is famous shrine of Naina Devi. A colorful fair, the Shravana Astami Mela is held in July-August.
Chintpurni Temple – Una
A winding road goes up to the temple dedicated to Bhagwati Chinmastika or Chintpurni-the goddess who grants all wishes. A popular place of pilgrimage, Chintpurni is about 75 km from the town of Una and 100 km from Jalandhar.
Renukaji Temple – Sirmaur
The temple is dedicated to the immortal Renuka, stands near the picturesque Renuka Lake (Sirmour).
Trilokpur – Kangra
About 25 km from Nurpur (Kangra), at the confluence of the Bohar and Bhali streams, is another sacred spot popular with pilgrims of various faiths. There is a Hindu temple, a Buddhist monastery, a Gurdwara and a mosque at Trilokpur.
Baba Balak Nath Temple – Hamirpur
A cave temple located in Deothsidth, in the Dhaulagiri Hills of Hamirpur, is a noted place of pilgrimage. People come here to seek the blessing of Baba Balak Nath whose image is located in the cave.
Shahtalai, 46 km from the district headquarters of Hamirpur and accessible by road, is about 10 km from Deothsidh.
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Let’s explore temples of Himachal Pradesh along with Devi Darshan trip of Himachal and Katra. Himachal is well known as Land of God and it has many ancient temples which offer pilgrimage tours of Himachal.