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Gangotri Yatra

Gangotri Yatra

Gangotri Dham Yatra

Gangotri is the main religious places among the four Char Dham pilgrimage circuit, situated in Uttarkashi, is closely related to Goddess Ganga, the river that we know as Ganges.

The shrine of Gangotri is situated at an elevation of 3048 mts, amidst sylvan surroundings, constitutes one of the most important pilgrimages for the devout Hindus and emits a highly pious aura.

Latest Gangotri Yatra Tour Packages 2021

GMVN Gangotri TRH
1 Starstarting from Rs.700

GMVN Gangotri Tourist Rest House

Ganga Niketan Gangotri
1 Starstarting from Rs.300

Ganga Niketan Hotel Gangotri

Hotel Bhagirathi Sadan
1 Starstarting from Rs.600

Hotel Bhagirathi Sadan

Gangotri Dham Yatra Route

Gangotri is located at an altitude of 3048 mts in the Himalayas of Uttarakhand, India. Gangotri is situated in the northern part of Uttarkashi District and very close the Indo-Tibetan border. It is approximately 300 km from Dehradun, 250 km from Rishikesh and 105 km from Uttarkashi.

Gangotri Road Route from Delhi

Route 1 (Via Haridwar) : Delhi → Haridwar → Rishikesh → Narendranagar → Tehri → Dharasu Bend → Uttarkashi → Bhatwari → Gangnani → Harsil → Gangotri
Route 2 (Via Dehradun) : Delhi → Dehradun → Mussoorie → Chamba → Tehri → Dharasu Bend → Uttarkashi → Bhatwari → Gangnani → Harsil → Gangotri

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Gangotri FAQs

Get all answers to your questions about Gangotri Yatra. Check out these Frequently Asked Questions for Gangotri providing every bit of information

Who Built Gangotri Dham?

The Gangotri temple was built by a Gorkha Commander, Amar Singh Thapa in the early 18th century.

Is Gangotri is Open Now?

Gangotri Dham open on the day of Akshay Tritya each year. The Gangotri Dham closed on next day after Diwali.
Gangotri Opening & Closing Dates

Who is the Diety of Gangotri Dham?

Gangotri Dham is dedicated to the Goddess Ganga. Goddess Yamuna is the main diety of Yamunotri Dham. As per legend, she is the daughter of Himvan and sister of Parvati.

What is the History of Gangotri Dham?

As per popular Hindu mythology, King Bhagirath perform deep penance for the salvation of ancestors. Then Goddess Ganga takes form of sacred river and decends down to earth at Gangotri Dham.

How to Reach Gangotri Dham from Haridwar?

Gangotri Dham can be reached from Haridwar by bus/ taxi. Regular buses are availabe to Gangotri / Uttarkashi from Haridwar. One can board taxi to Gangotri / Uttarkashi from Hadriwar to reach Gangotri Dham.

What is the Source of Gangotri River in Gangotri Dham?

Gangotri Glacier located at an altitude of 17100 ft is the source of Gangotri river in Gangotri Dham.

Which are the Best Treks from Gangotri?

Gangotri is one of the base camp for many treks in Uttarakhand. Aprt from famous Gaumukh trek, some of the other treks are Gangotri - Tapovan Trek, Kedartal Trek, Kalindikhal Trek and Nandanvan Trek.
Treks from Gangotr

Where to Stay During Gangotri Dham Visit?

Gangotri Dham has number of ashrams, dharmshalas and budget hotels for pilgrims accommodation. There are several budget and deluxe hotels in Dharali, Harsil and Uttarkashi too.
Hotels in Gangotri

How Long is Gangotri Gaumukh Trek?

Gaumukh is 18 kms from Gangotri Dham. One can reach by trek from Gangotri to Gaumukh. It need special permit from local authorities as it falls under Gangotri National Park.

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