Religious Pilgrimages Make Mostly The Holiday Packages In India


People enjoy a holiday in India, by visiting places of importance, by taking up a religious and sacred pilgrimage for fulfilling their vows that they wished to fulfill at times of distress or in the event of beginning a career or business.

Tirupati package offers visiting Tirupati Balaji temple which has acquired unique sanctity Sacred texts  declaring  that one can attain salvation by worshipping Tirupati Balaji and a devotee may take up pilgrimage to this religiously and historically important Temple, which is situated in Chittoor District of Andhra Pradesh.

In a Tirupati Package a traveller’s accommodation is booked in any of the 5000 and odd cottages and guest houses built by  TTD at Tirumala and Tirupati, while stay in star rated hotels can also be arranged.

For religious pilgrimage, there are a number of popular destinations in India, to visit which spots devotees choose a holiday in India and travel agents organise holiday packages to suit ones budget.

Those who follow Vaishnavism, which is one of the philosophies adopted by many in India, take their holiday in India to as many as 106 out of 108 sacred temples in India described in Vaishnavite literature, in pursuit of which they undertake travel to Nepal too where one of these Sacred places Shalagramam or Mukthinath exists.

Likewise, a large number of people in India make it a point to visit Varanasi which is in the east to take a dip in Ganges and proceed  to Rameswaram in deep south to take another dip in the shallow sea water there, which time one enjoys one holiday in India with one’s family.

Yet another section of people take a tour of all the six sacred abodes of Karthik the son of Lord Shiva, which are either in a seashore or in a hillock in South India, which religious tour forms part of holiday in India by these devotees.

Another set of devotees all over India throng to Sashtaji’s temple in Kerala, partly by vehicles and partly by walk, wearing simple black cloths and eating frugal food, keeping themselves off from the worldly habits that are considered unworthy during a period of penance, thus observing a holiday in India.

This way there are a number of religious and sacred locations throughout India, such as Shirdi or Manthralaya in Maharashtra or Vaishno Devi in Himachal Pradesh, inspiring religious minded people to go to these places every year, which literally becomes one’s holiday in India.

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