There are four Abodes in the Himalayas collectively referred as "Chota Char Dham of India " and popular as "Chardham Yatra" which includes four holy shrines of Hindus: Badrinath, Kedarnath, Gangotri, and Yamunotri. All of these temples are situated within the Garwhal region of Uttarakhand state in North India.
Among four Scared sites Kedarnath is dedicated to Lord Shiva while Badrinath is dedicated to Lord Vishnu. On the other hand, Yamunotri and Gangotri are dedicated to Goddess Ganga and Yamuna rivers respectively. In Hindu religion, the Chardham Yatra have great importance, and it is considered that every hindu should do Chardham yatra at least once in a lifetime.