For each one of us the Himalayas has some different meaning. For some it is a spiritual center, for some it is a thrilling experience, for some it is the ultimate adventure sport destination and for some it is just a vacation. And for rest of the world it is the home of world's mountain peak. It is the perfect holiday destination for nature lovers as its exotic beauty mesmerizes everyone. The Himalayas has metamorphosed into a picturesque holiday resorts found on earth. It is also known as the abode of God as it is considered sacred among the people of different religions. For the pilgrims the Himalayas are most sacred and revered mountain ranges in the world. In Hindu religion it is considered as the abode of Lord Shiva.
With its isolated valleys and high ranges the Himalayas has several
different styles of temple architecture. From carved stone shikharas, to
pagoda style shrines to Buddhist Gompas and Sikh Gurudwaras. There are
options to visit the Char Dhams, which include Kedarnath, Badrinath,
Yamunotri, and Gangotri, Kailash Mansarovar and the Holy Mountain in
Tibet. The Monasteries in the Trans-Himalayan regions is the sacred
place for the Buddhists. The varied topography of the Himalayan region
makes it one of the best places to visit on earth.
Some of the famous travel destinations of the Himalayan region are