Things To do in Yamunotri


Located at an elevation of 3,293 meters in the Garhwal Himalayas, Yamunotri is the sacred source of the Yamuna River and the dwelling place of goddess Yamuna. As one of the four pilgrimage sites of Chota Char Dham, Yamunotri is a popular destination, renowned for the revered Yamunotri Temple. It attracts a large number of devotees and adventure enthusiasts seeking an exceptional trekking experience. The Yamunotri trek offers an exhilarating challenge for both beginners and experts, with snow-covered mountains and rugged terrains. The trek can be embarked upon from Hanuman Chatti, a 13 km route, or from Janki Chatti, a 6 km route, passing by ancient temples that enhance the sanctity of the hill station. The breathtaking views of the Garhwal Himalayas and the magnificent waterfalls from the summit are truly spellbinding. The ascent to the revered Yamunotri Temple, which takes three to four hours, is a rewarding experience. Immerse yourself in the serene and pristine surroundings of Yamunotri as you traverse through picturesque valleys, and be transported to a world of purity and tranquility.

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Yamunotri, Uttarakhand

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