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Uttarakhand set to welcome first ever ‘Manskhand’ pilgrims


Pithoragarh, April 23

All preparations have been completed to welcome the first ever batch of ‘Manaskhand’ pilgrims, when the first batch of 274 pilgrims would reach Khatima railway station on April 24. The ‘Manaskhand’ tour package is being managed by Uttarakhand tourism department in collaboration with IRCTC of railways.

“The first-ever batch of ‘Manaskhand’ pilgrims, who are reaching here in a special train named, ‘Manaskhand Express’, will be welcomed by Uttarakhand tourist department officers at Khatima railway station near Tanakpur,” said Arvind Gaur, District Tourist Officer, Champawat. The first batch of pilgrims to ‘Manaskhand’ temples of Kumaon region of Uttarakhand  was flagged off from Pune with fanfare on April 22.

“The 6 nights 7 days first ever ‘Manaskhand’ tourism package will take the pilgrims to Khatima, Tanakpur and Purnagiri on the first day, to temples of Champawat and Lohaghat on the second day, to Hat Kalika and Patal Bhubaneswar on 3rd day, Chaukori Jageswar and Chitai in Almora on 4th day, Kasar Devi Katarmal and Kainchi temples on 5th day, Nainital on 6th day and Nanakmatta on 7th day,” said the Champawat District Tourism Officer .

It will be a total 700 km long pilgrimage to selected ‘Manaskhand’ temples and religious places covering  6 nights and 7 days .” The tour will cover religious places situated in Champawat, Pithoragarh, Almora, Nainital and US Nagar districts described in ‘Manaskhand’ of ‘Skand Puran’,” said Champawat DTO.

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