How long is Yamunotri Trek?

The trek to Yamunotri temple from Jankichatti is a 6kms trek and is facilitated with amenities like water points, benches, and resting spots along the routes. You can have tea in the small tea stalls along the way. It will take around 2-3hrs to reach Yamunotri temple.

How far is Gangotri from Yamunotri?

Distance Between Yamunotri to Gangotri

Distance between Yamunotri to Gangotri by Road is 227 Kms
Distance between Yamunotri to Gangotri by Flight is 46 Kms
Travel Time from Yamunotri to Gangotri by Road is 6:33 hrs
Nearest Airport in Yamunotri Jolly Grant (31.01, 78.46)
Nearest Airport in Gangotri Jolly Grant (30.99, 78.94)

How can I reach Yamunotri?

By Rail: The nearest railway stations to Yamunotri are Rishikesh and Dehradun. Dehradun railway station is situated 175kms from Yamunotri and Rishikesh railway station is situated 200kms before Yamunotri on NH58. Rishikesh and Dehradun are well connected by railway networks with major destinations of India.

Where is Gangotri and Yamunotri situated?

Yamunotri along with Badrinath, Kedarnath and Gangotri, forms the Chota Char Dham pilgrimage, sacred to Hindus. It is the source of River Yamuna and the abode of Goddess Yamuna. Famous for its thermal springs and glaciers, Yamunotri is located in Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand.

Is Yamunotri trek difficult?

I was blessed to trek the 6 kms steep route to Yamunotri Temple and had an early darshan. There is a hot pond near the temple where you can get a dip and your prasadam rice boiled. You get ponies, dandi and pitthu if you are unable to trek.

What are the four Dhams?

The four temples that comprise Char Dham are Yamunotri Dham, Gangotri Dham, Badrinath Dham and Kedarnath Dham. Yamunotri Dham, named after the Goddess Yamuna, is the first Dham en route the yatra.

What are the 4 Dhams?

What is the best time to visit Gangotri?

Gangotri remains cold almost round the year, yet the best time to visit this place is in between April and June, and September and October. Summers here are quite pleasant, which also mark the ideal season to pay homage at the Gangotri shrine.

What is the importance of Yamunotri?

One of the Char Dhams according to Hindu mythology, Yamunotri is the origin of the sacred river Yamuna. Famous for its thermal springs and glaciers, it is one of the most important stopovers on the itinerary of the Hindu pilgrim. According to an old legend, Asit Muni, the revered sage, used to reside here.

How long is Gangotri Trek?

Gaumukh Trek is a 46 km trek hiked over a period of 6 days (8 days including drive to and from the trek,) in the Greater Himalayas. It lies in the state of Uttarakhand, begins and ends at the pilgrim town of Gangotri.

What is the best time to go Kedarnath?

May to June and September to October are considered the best months to visit Kedarnath. The path leading to the temple gets highly dangerous during peak monsoons as landslides and floods are very common during this time of the year.

Which is the best trekking route in Yamunotri?

The Yamunotri Trek, which is a 6 kilometers trek from Janaki Chatti via Phool Chatti, is a perfect pick for beginners, trailing along the track along the river bank, which is quite magnificent and dominated by a wide panorama of mountains. The whole trek to the temple passes through a thick forest that is cut across by many rivulets.

Is the Yamunotri part of Char Dham?

Yamunotri is a part of Char Dham (along with Gangotri, Kedarnath and Badrinath), the four most revered Hindu pilgrimages in the Himalayas.

How tall is the Yamunotri Temple in Garhwal?

One of the spiritual treks in the Garhwal Himalayan region, the Yamunotri Trek bustles with the footfalls of thousands of Hindu pilgrims. The major attraction remains the Yamunotri Temple that is perched at a height of 3,291 meters.

Can you have darshan of Goddess Ganga at Gangotri?

On reaching the holy Gangotri Dham you are transferred to hotel for rest and freshening up. In the evening, we set out to have a Darshan of Goddess Ganga enshrined within her temple abode at Gangotri. On your visit to the temple in the evening, you could take part in the evening Ganga Aarti.