Pilgrimage in India is a common activity that people indulge in for seeking peace and salvation.
Pilgrimage in Hinduism, as in other religions, is the practice of journeying to sites where religious powers, knowledge, or experience are deemed especially accessible.
In Hinduism, Char Dham Yatra pilgrimage circuit is considered of utmost importance. It is believed that a Hindu should at least once in lifetime embark on this trek. There is yet another Char Dham, which is a smaller circuit confined to Uttarakhand State. The main Char Dham Yatra consists of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Jagannath Puri and Dwarka. And the Uttarakhand Char Dham Yatra consists of Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri and Yamunotri.
Varanasi, Haridwar, Mathura, Dwarka, Shirdi, Vaishnodevi, Amarnath, Vrindavan, etc. are some of the most sacred and popular Hindu pilgrimage sites in India.