In the Spiritual segment of our series Uplifting Vacation Destinations we bring to you our top three spiritual destinations.
Rishikesh tops our list of spiritual destinations. It is refreshing and popular for yoga, meditation, pilgrimage, and adventure sports. It is located approx. 40 kilometres from Dehradun.
Additionally, the popular things to do in Rishikesh are the Ganga Aarti (spectacular sight), River Rafting, Lakshman Jhula, Ram Jhula (Rope Bridge over the Ganga) and Spa Visits (multitude of them in the city).
Moreover, The best time of the year to visit is February to May.
Another popular spiritual destination preferred by us is Bodh Gaya. It is a sacred place for Buddhists. It is very popular for meditation and spirituality.
Additionally, the popular things to do at Bodh Gaya are to meditate under the Bodhi Tree, meditate at the Thai Monastery and Royal Bhutan Monastery (Permission Needed), and visit the Buddha Statue.
Moreover, The best time of the year to visit is November to February due to the various events and the pleasant weather.
Tiruvannamalai is a place in South India primarily known for its beautiful temples and centuries old historic sites. It is located 185 kilometres from Chennai.
Additionally, the things to do in Tiruvannamalai are to visit the Tiruvannamalai caves (Jain Temple Caves), visit Annamalaiyar Temple as it is believed that the thought of temple offers complete salvation, visit the Seeyamanalam Rock Cut Jain temple and visit the Arunachaleshwara Temple.
Moreover, The best time of the year to visit is December to February due to the pleasant weather.