Yamunotri Temple Trek
YAMUNOTRI Temple settled on a pristine edge of BANDERPOONCH summit which is located in the GARHWAL Himalayas. It is one of the CHAR DHAM and is the initial place to visit in CHAR DHAM tour. This holy temple perched in extreme grandeur on the left periphery of Yamuna River and was built by Maharaja PRATAP SHAH of TEHRI GARHWAL.
This Hindu temple is located at an elevation of 3,185 meters on the foothills of KALIND PARVAT. Thousands of devotees come to see this holy place during the months of April-October. An easy slope of 13 km will lead you to the shrine. The picturesque town of BARKOT is perched at a distance of 49 km ahead of YAMUNOTRI.
From the snow-clad mountains to the turquoise lakes, YAMUNOTRI has extremely charming attractions on store for those who are young at heart. It’s grand walking trails beside the cascading streams proposes some of the breath-taking moments that are unforgettable.
An exciting and refreshing location in the footsteps of GARHWAL mountain ranges, YAMUNOTRI proffers vivid surroundings with the awesome shrubs, lush meadows and rushing waterfalls. The trek to YAMUNOTRI is majestic, subjugated by gorgeous views of forests and peaks.
‘DEVBHOOMI’ UTTARAKHAND is known to worship Goddess Shakti in her various divine incarnations. There are many famous Devi Temples in GARHWAL and KUMAON region of UTTARAKHAND that are regularly thronged by the devotees. These Devi Temples of UTTARAKHAND represent a glorious picture of having unwavering faith in the deity and has many fables associated with it.
The vast wilderness of the Himalayan state of UTTARAKHAND is an ideal place for adventures and nature lovers to explore and experience. Himalaya trekking and mountaineering in UTTARAKHAND is quite popular with numerous treks and expeditions taking place in the higher altitudes. Summer treks are equally popular as compared to winter treks.
By Air: Jolly Grant in Dehradun is the nearest airport at a distance of 197 km.
By Rail: Dehradun is the nearest railway station, 171kms away.
By Road: There are no motor-able roads directly to YAMUNOTRI and tourists and pilgrims have to halt at JANKI CHATTI which is the last place accessible by vehicles on this route. From JANKI CHATTI, pilgrims are required to trek 6kms uphill in order to reach the YAMUNOTRI temple.