Know about Amazing cool adventurous Summer Holiday and Pilgrimage: Yamunotri Uttarakhand – North India Hill Station

Yamunotri, situated in the Garhwal area of Uttarakhand state is among the popular hill stations of the north India, though value of place as summer holiday is under shadowed by its religious important to Hindus, major population of India.
Yamunotri, the place of origin of holy river Yamuna, is part of famous Hindi Pilgrimage Char Dham Yatra. Yamunotri glacier the originating source of, frozen lake of ice and glacier (Champasar Glacier), Yamuna lies further ahead of The Yamunotri Temple at altitude of 4421 meters, but due to non accessibility of that point temple is constructed at the foothill. Close to temple is the hot water springs of religious importance and place to get refresh after a long trek of about 14 km.
Doors of temple are opened on auspicious day of the Akshaya Tritya [April May] and closed on Diwali Day [October November] and this time is considered as the peak tourist season. For the domestic tourist this is dual aimed journey of pilgrimage and views of scenic beauty of Himalaya, where as for the foreigner travels this proves a wonderful summer holiday.
Yamunotri is Paradise for the adventure lovers with some excellent and highly challenging treks. With the abundance of snow caped Himalayan beauty scattered here and there Yamunotri is also favorite spot for the Himalayan lovers.


Vital Tourist Information : Yamunotri

Location :
One among the Char Dham Yatra, Yamunotri is located at high altitude in Himalaya in the Uttarkashi district of north Indian state Uttaranchal or Uttarakhand, close to the Indo-Chinese border.


Mountain Range : Himalaya


Altitude : 3293 Meters


Near By City : Haridwar - Dehradun


State : Uttarakhand India


Region : North India


Famous as / For :
Char Dham Yatra - Hindu Pilgrimage Destination
Heaven of Trekking Lovers
Most Wonderful and adventurous summer holiday destination in India.


Weather & Climate :
Weather here is typical Himalyan climate of cool breezy summers and chilly cold winters.


Temperature :
Summer : Max. 20°C Min. 6°C . In winters Yamunotri receives heavy Himalayan snowfall and subzero temperature is quite common here.


Tourist Season :
May to October [ Duration for which temple gates are open]


Spoken Languages :
Garhwali - Hindi - English


Souvenir / Shopping :
Being a place of high religious values and located at quite high altitude Yamunotri is not a place favorite among the shopping lovers.


Trekking/Excursions :
Yamunotri travel is highly popular among the trekking lovers. Hanuman Chatti to Yamunotri is most famous trek. Other treks are Dodi Tal track [Gangotri to Yamunotri], from Hanuman Chatti to Phul Chatti and from Janki Chatti to Kharsali.


Fair & Festivals :
Basant Panchami [January /February] is most celebrated festival of Yamunotri area. Other festive celebrations includes Phool Devi Mela [March] and Olgia [August].


Travel Tips :
Your travel bag for Yamunotri tour must have either light or heavy woolen cloth as per the seasonal requirement.
Travelers from western countries need to take note of religious important of the place and follow rule of prohibition of consumption of Alcoholic drinks.


Must Visit Places :
Badkot - Janki Chatti - Kharsali - Saptarishi Kund - Yamunotri Temple


Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Badkot - Janki Chatti - Kharsali - Saptarishi Kund - Yamunotri Temple


How To Reach Yamunotri Uttarakhand India


Basic Travel Info :
It is now matter hoe you prefer to reach Hanuman Chatti but from here one has to trek the 14 KM distance for reaching to Yamunotri. The best way for the Yamunotri travel is book a tour offered by various travel agencies.


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
Train Journey to Yamunotri gets terminated either at Haridwar or Dehradun. Hindu tourist chose Haridwar where as other Dehradun.


Road Travel / Bus Route :
On the road journey routes, there are regular buses available from Delhi, Haridwar, Dehradun etc. Tourist can hire a taxi or tourist vehicle.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Dehradun is the nearest airport city for the air travel to Yamunotri