Kailash Mansarovar Yatra
Situated at a distance of 21,325 feet above the sea level, the shrine located at Mount Kailash is significant for the Hindus, Jains and Buddhists as the abode of Lord Shiva. The Kailash Mansarovar Yatra involves trekking at an altitude of up to 19,500 ft in bone-chilling cold and rugged terrain.

Amarnath Yatra
Based at an altitude of 12,756 ft, Amarnath Yatra is one of the toughest pilgrimage sites in the country. Amarnath cave is a Hindu shrine of Lord Shiva in Jammu & Kashmir.

Srikhand Mahadev Yatra
Srikhand Mahadev is counted among the toughest pilgrimage routes to undertake. Located at a height of 16,900 ft above the sea level, Srikhand Mahadev peak lies in Kullu.

Nanda Devi Raj Jat Yatra
This prominent holy site in Uttarakhand opens in every 12 years. It takes around three weeks for a person to complete the Yatra. The shrine is located at a height of 11,975 ft above the sea level.

Vaishno Devi Yatra

The pilgrims undertake a trek of about 14.5 km to reach the Vaishno Devi temple based at the Trikuta mountains in Jammu. Located at an altitude of 5,200 ft, the shrine is among the prominent holy places in the country.

Hemkund Sahib Yatra

Another pilgrimage site in Uttarakhand, Hemkund Sahib is situated 15,197 ft above the seal level. The holy shrine is devoted to the 10th Sikh Guru named Guru Gobind Singh.

Kedarnath Yatra

Yet another holy shrine in Uttarakhand, Kedarnath temple lies at an height of 11,750 ft above the sea level in Himalayan mountains.

Manimahesh Yatra
Manimahesh Yatra that begins from Lakshminarayan Temple in Chamba and concludes at the Manimahesh Lake in Bundhil Valley is another toughest pilgrimage route in India. Located at 13,390 ft above the sea level, the temple in Himachal Pradesh is devoted to the God Shiva.

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