Charmingly located on the majestic banks of holy Ganges, Vindhyachal belongs to the Indian State, Uttarpradesh. This happens to be the most popular Shaktipeeths in India. A renowned place that gains its honor from the great epic and scripture is alleged to be the home of Goddess Durga this is a popular place to holiday in Uttar Pradesh
Legend says that the goddess had chosen this consign as her holy abode after her victory over Mahishasura. This devoted centre in suburbs of Varanasi inquisitively combines legends and rituals with day to day actions of the banal populace. Legend has it that the landscape was speckled with colossal temples, which were destroyed during the supremacy of Aurangaseeb.
Vindhyachal, as the home of Durga devi is a prime pilgrim destination from time immemorial and it titivates as the predominant situate in the itinerary of a pilgrim. The Vindhyavasini Devi temple situated here is a major attraction and is swarmed by numerous devotees during the Ashwin months and Navratris of Chaitra to pray to the Goddess. It’s ideal to visit the temple in the morning. You can then relax on the rocks enjoying the sacred prasadam of Goddess Vindhyavasini Devi! On the next day you can explore the dense greenery of Vindhyachal. During the evenings you can enjoy the panoramic scenery of lovely mountain ranges enclosing the temple. Along with the presence of a munificent deity, the land is blessed with lush green forest. Its lovely torrents and ancient frescos would tender a wonderful time to all the nature lovers.
Vindhyachal is a very unique place where the tourist influx is high throughout the year. Most of the festivals are celebrated in very grand style with great zeal and fervor. Moreover, the climate in Vindhyachal is pleasant throughout the year. Traveling to Vindhyachal isn’t difficult and numeorus packages from packages from Delhi
. There are direct trains to Vindhyachal from Varanasi and Allahabad. Vindhyachal is connected via road to Varanasi (70 km), Allahabad (83 km) and Rewa (115km). The nearest airport is the varanasi airport, cabs are available from Varanasi to Vindhyachal for 1500 INR. Plenty of cabs of available within the city as well, Auto rickshaws are another travel option for travel within the city.
Vindhyachal is a small place and this makes souvenir shopping easy and simple. Vindhyachal hosts number of Fairs or Melas throught the year, these are the best souvenir shopping centers offering great price and great buy! All around the place you can find small idols of Hindu deities with petite handiwork, which serve as really good show pieces. There are numerous good ashrams and dharamshalas within the city. So finding a safe cozy niche wouldn’t be a problem either. Moreover all these stay places are comfortable and economical.
Planning your Trip
All in all the budget estimate of the Vindhayacha trip in North India
for a couple would cost about Rs 6000. Spending just two days at this ancient pilgrim centre which has an array of fabulous shrines and beautiful greenery would serve as a retreat from the hectic city life! It would be an exquisite charge point which would fuel you with new energy and vigor. So what are you waiting for? Venerate at Vindhyachal!