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Kumaon is a beautiful travel destination of Uttarakhand State. Kumaon, a land resplendent in awesome natural splendour. It is believed that the word "Kumaon" is derived from "Kurmanchal", which means the land of Kurmavatar (the tortoise incarnation of Lord Vishnu, Preserver of the Hindu Trinity). Extending from the northern end of the Ganga plains right upto Tibet, Kumaon's endless panorama of scenic wonders is nothing short of a romance with soul-lifting nature itself. More::.
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RIVER RAFTING IN KUMAON::.
Kumaon is the destination for river rafting. Kumaon rivers are offering to enjoy the rafting for both the amateur as well as the rafting professional.
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CORBETT NATIONAL PARK ::.
The Jim-Corbett-National-Park is a haven for the adventure seekers and wildlife adventure lovers alike.
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KAILASH MANSAROVAR ::.

Kailash is considered the holiest mountain on earth by a number of faiths and religions. Kailash Mansarovar yatra gives us divine pleasure in facilitating the pilgrimage of the all-faithful “Shiv-Bhakts” to the Mother of all “Tirtha Sthaan” - Kailash Manas Sarovar. Mount Kailash is one of the world’s most sacred spots. To experience its spiritual energy you must go there but with the right intention in mind. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra, is a pilgrimage and the intent should be to visit it for peace, both within each person and then the world.

To the outside world, Kailash is just another mountain peak in the great Himalayas, which happens to be a dream destination of mountaineers. But the teeming millions of India and those in the neighboring Tibet, this peak means something more.

To the Hindus, Kailash is the abode of Lord Shiva, the destroyer god who sits there with destructive powers. A great place of religious fervor Mount Kailash is the most cherished reverie of a Hindu devotee.

LAKE MANSAROVAR
Lake Manasa Sarovar is a fresh-water lake in Tibet 2,000 km from Lhasa. It is the highest freshwater lake in the world. Like Mount Kailash, Lake Manasarovar is a place of pilgrimage, attracting religious people from India, Tibet and the neighbouring countries. Bathing in the lake and drinking its water is believed to cleanse all sins. Pilgrimage tours are organised regularly, especially from India, the most famous of which is the Kailash Manasarovar Yatra, which takes place every year. Pilgrims come to take ceremonial bathes in the cleansing waters of the lake.

OM PARVAT
Om Parvat (also Adi Kailash, Chhota Kailash, Baba Kailash) is a mountain in the Himalayan mountain range. OM Parvat is the magical and inspiring Himalayan mountain peak that rises to an altitude of 6191 m lying in the Darchula (Kumaon). This mountain is famous for the miracle of nature as it poses an impression of OM naturally which is formed with deposition of snow against black background of the mountain.

GAURI KUND
While proceeding downwards from Dolma - La (Dolma Pass), a steep descent to Gauri Kund at 5608 meter, also called the Lake of compassion as referred to in the Shiva Purana this is the setting for the legend of Parvati and how Ganesh acquired his elephant head bathing in the emerald waters of the kund, Parvati fashioned an image of Ganesh from the soap suds on her body, breathed life into it and placed it at the entrance of her home to prevent anyone entering. Lord Shiva happened to return at this point of time and was stopped by Ganesha. Indignant at this affront, shiva cut off the boy's head. Parvati was inconsolable and insisted that the boy be brought back to life shiva took the head of a wandering elephant and placed it on the body. Life was restored and Parvati had her son back.


 
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