Explore these top spiritual and religious places in India

Temples in India are a treasure trove of vibrant heritage, intricate craftsmanship and spirituality. Do you prefer more enriching travel experiences and want to embark on a soulful spiritual journey? The advent of tailor-made luxury retreats in the sacred destinations of India will let you find your inner peace while celebrating great moments with your family and friends. Visit these iconic religious places to soak in pure bliss.

Mukteshwar Dham 

Sit atop a hill at an altitude of 2315 m amidst lush forests, Mukteshwar Dham is devoted to Lord Shiva. The origin of the temple dates back to the 17th century and holds a prominent place for the devotees of Lord Shiva. Opt for nature walks and treks to admire the mighty Himalayan peaks after offering prayers at the temple. SaffronStays The Clairmont Cottage, SaffronStays Hydrangea Hill (Villa & Garden) and SaffronStays Plaksha promise a soulful vacation just 1 hour drive away from the shrine. 

Ekvira mandir

Renowned as one of the most ancient temples in India, Ekvira Devi Mandir in Lonavala is nestled near the Karla Caves. Climb up a flight of 200 stairs to bow down to the powerful Goddess Renuka. A peaceful luxury stay amidst nature awaits you at SaffronStays 11:11, a mere 5 km from the temple. 

Shrinathji Temple

Set on the banks of River Banas, the Shrinathji Temple of Nathdwara is dedicated to one of the main avatars of Lord Krishna and boasts mythological significance. Devotees swarm the temple to seek blessings from the self-manifested deity of Lord Krishna. A trip to the royal city of Udaipur is incomplete without a trip to Shrinathji temple. SaffronStays Moringa Valley offers a tranquil getaway for travellers, ideally 35 km from the temple. 

Ganga Aarti

Rishikesh is known for its unmatched scenic beauty and religious importance. The banks of the River Ganges turn into a grand spectacle as priests light giant diyas and clanging bells create divine sounds. Devotees gather around the Triveni Ghat for this one-of-a-kind holy immersion. A 40-minute drive from SaffronStays Solana will take you to Rishikesh to witness the enlightening Ganga Aarti. 


Nestled in the foothills of Brahmagiri Hills, Nashik, Trimbakeshwar Temple is one of the most revered 12 Jyotirlingas in India. Devotees flock to this Jyotirlinga to worship Shiva Deity in the form of Lord Brahma, Lord Vishnu and Lord Rudra. Apart from preserving your spiritual well-being, you are not far away from enjoying a memorable vacation in Nashik at these SaffronStays Villas. SaffronStays Lake House ~  Bouganvillea, SaffronStays Blue Jasmine, SaffronStays Willowbrook ~ Arbor ideally put you close to the temple. 

Kalaram Temple

Located in the Panchavati area of Nashik, Kalaram Temple attracts devotees of Lord Rama. The temple is famous for its black-colour deities of Ram, Sita and Lakshman. Drench in positive vibes as the chants of Lord Rama reverberate in the temple. SaffronStays Amaltas remains the ideal stay option for a larger group of friends and families, 5 km away from Kalaram Temple. 

Uniquely crafted luxury vacation combined with a dose of spirituality. Who would want to overlook this? An ideal chance to slow down and immerse completely in the art of celebrating togetherness filled with positive and spiritual vibes.

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