How To Reach Yamunotri by Road, Train & Helicopter in 2024

The fastest way to reach Yamunotri is from Rishikesh to Jankichatti, and the distance is 214 km.

Yamunotri Dham is a well-connected temple that links to all major places of Uttarakhand. Getting there is full of adventure, with mesmerizing views of River Yamuna gushing through the Garhwal hills. Yamunotri Dham is opening the door to Moksha and the first Shrine of Chardham Yatra. This is the place for people who love adventurous journeys and trekking through the rough hinterlands of the Himalayas. There’s a small, thrilling trek to Yamunotri, which is 6 km from Janki Chatti. For how to reach Yamunotri – Multiple Routes of Yamunotri Yatra are there to reach the temple. You can either choose to fly from Delhi to Dehradun or catch a train or bus via Delhi to Rishikesh, Haridwar, or Dehradun. Get on the best-suited transport – Road, Rail, or Helicopter and reach the most enchanting sight of Yamuna. Further, before you leave, check the best time to visit Chardham Yatra for weather conditions and other crowd conditions.

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Overview of Yamunotri Dham

Yamunotri Geographic Location: 31.01°N 78.45°E
Yamunotri State: Uttarakhand
Yamunotri District: Uttarkashi
Yamunotri Weather Condition: Cold (Snowy)
Yamunotri Temperature: 7°C
Yamunotri Height: 3,293 meters (10,804ft)
Yamunotri Famous For: Pilgrim, Trekking
Yamunotri Nearest Railway Station: Rishikesh Railway Station
Yamunotri Nearest Airport: Jolly Grant Airport, Dehradun
Best Time to Visit Yamunotri: May & June, September to November
Yamunotri Yatra Opening Date in Summer Season 2024: 10th May 2024
Yamunotri Yatra Closing Date in Summer Season 2024: 20th June 2024
Yamunotri Dham Darshan Time Table: 6:00 A.m. to 8:00 P.m.

Yamunotri Dham is cuddled in the charismatic town of the Uttarkashi District of Uttarakhand. The sacred pilgrimage is situated on the banks of River Yamuna and rests in the lap of the Garhwal Mountains at an altitude of 3,293 meters. The magnificent temple was built in the 19th century by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur. The Yamunotri Temple is dedicated to Goddess Yamuna, who is represented as an adobe in the form of a Silver Idol adorned by garlands and flowers; the temple was then reconstructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah. To know how to reach Yamunotri, You can catch a bus, train, or Airplane from Delhi to Dehradun, Rishikesh, or Haridwar. After reaching the desired location, you can hire a cab or bus or book a Chardham Yatra by helicopter from the best Chardham travel agents in India for comfortable Helipad services throughout the journey.

Tourists visit Yamnotri from various directions in India, such as Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Chennai, Pune, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, and Kolkata, every year. If you are also in one of these cities, then firstly, reach Rishikesh via Delhi and refer to the best Chardham Yatra Route Map for the shortest way to Reach Yamunotri.

Let’s check out the best possible route to reach Yamunotri Temple.

How to reach Yamunotri Dham by Road

Yamunotri Dham by Road

Yamunotri Temple is not directly connected to roadways. It can be reached via Jankichatti or Kharsali. If you are coming from any city in India, firstly reach Delhi and catch a bus or hire a taxi to the major points in Uttrakhand, such as Srinagar, Haridwar, Dehradun, or Rishikesh. For the further journey, you can either take Haridwar to Yamunotri’s bus service or go by Rishikesh to reach the nearest point to Yamunotri. To reach the Yamunotri Temple, get on the short trek to Yamunotri from Jankichatti either on foot like other devotees in Kawad yatra or take a short flight in a helicopter from Sahastradhara Road in Dehradun.

Start your Journey to Yamunotri Yatra by Road from Delhi NCR.

Yamunotri Road Route
Distance 
Time 
Mode of Travel
Delhi – Rishikesh
238 km
5-6 hrs
Bus/ Taxi
Rishikesh – Barkot
170 km
6 hrs
Bus/ Taxi
Barkot – Janki Chatti
45 km
2 hrs
Jeep/ Taxi
Janki Chatti – Yamunotri
6 km (Trek)
3 hrs
Trek by Foot

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How to reach Yamunotri Dham by Train

Yamunotri by Train

Rishikesh Railway Station is the nearest railway station to Yamunotri Temple, located on NH58 Uttarakhand. Rishikesh is the shortest way to reach Yamunotri Dham by Train. You can get on the train from Delhi to Rishikesh and continue your travel on-road or by helicopter. You can take a bus or a cab from Rishikesh Railway Station to Barkot and get into the sharable jeeps from Barkot to Janki Chatti. Continue your trip to Yamunotri by trekking on a 6 km trek route on foot or by hiring a pony or a mule.

The Route of Yamunotri Yatra by train starts from the Delhi Railway Station-

Yamunotri Train Route
Distance 
Time 
Mode of Travel
Delhi – Rishikesh
238 km
5-6 hrs
Train
Rishikesh – Barkot
170 km
6 hrs
Bus/ Taxi
Barkot – Janki Chatti
45 km
2 hrs
Jeep/ Taxi
Janki Chatti – Yamunotri
6 km (Trek)
3 hrs
Trek by Foot

How to reach Yamunotri Dham by Helicopter

Yamunotri by Air

Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun is the nearest airport to Yamunotri. Visiting Yamunotri by air is the fastest and most comfortable way to reach the first destination of Chardham. Delhi is just 202 km from the airport of Dehradun; you can reach it in an hour and can take the next flight by helicopter from the Sahastradhara Road to Kharsali, which is just 94 km and can be reached within minutes. You can continue your trip on foot by trekking through Kharsali to Yamunotri Temple.

The Route of Yamunotri Yatra by Air starts from the Delhi Airport:

Yamunotri Air Route
Distance 
Time 
Mode of Travel
Delhi – Dehradun Airport
202 km
1 hr
Airplane
Dehradun AirportSahastradhara Road
30 km
57 mins
Taxi
Sahastradhara Road – Kharsali
94 km
30 mins
Helicopter
Kharsali – Yamunotri
5 km
4 hrs
Trekking on foot

Yamunotri Dham is the most popular Shrine in Uttarakhand and is also known as the opening door to Chardham Yatra. Situated at a height of 3,293 km, nestled in the lap of the Himalayas, Yamunotri Dham is the most beautiful place to explore natural sightseeing. Before visiting, make sure to take a permit pass through the Yamunotri Yatra Registration process. Know the best-suited Yamunotri Yatra Route by referring to this article on How to reach Yamunotri Dham. You can indulge yourself in various activities like trekking and also explore the nearby best places to visit in Yamunotri Dham, such as Satprishi Kund, Divya Shilla, Surya Kund, and more. Get your bookings done for Yamunotri Yatra by helicopter to create an unmatched experience of Spirituality with LIH.travel.

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The best time to visit Kedarnath and Badrinath is in the summer months of May and June or September to October (the beginning of winter). The pleasant summer Kedarnath Dham weather is calm and smooth with moderate cold.

FAQs:

Q: Can we go to Yamunotri by Car?

A: There is no direct road connectivity to Yamunotri in any respect.

Q: Can I visit Yamunotri throughout the year?

A: No, Yamunotri is accessible only during specific months of the year, usually from May to June and September to October. The region experiences heavy snowfall during winter, making it inaccessible for pilgrims.

Q: How long does the Yamunotri Yatra take?

A: The duration of the Yamunotri Yatra depends on the chosen route and individual preferences. On average, it takes about 5 to 7 days to complete the yatra, including travel and stay.

Q: Are there any medical facilities along the route?

A: Medical facilities are available at various points along the Yatra route, including Barkot, Hanuman Chatti, and Janki Chatti. It is advisable to carry the necessary medications and consult a doctor before undertaking the yatra.

Q: Is photography allowed at Yamunotri Temple?

A: Yes, photography is allowed at the Yamunotri Temple. However, it is important to respect the sanctity of the temple and follow any guidelines provided by the temple authorities.

Q: Are there any restrictions on the yatra due to religious ceremonies?

A: Occasionally, the yatra may be temporarily closed or restricted during certain religious ceremonies or festivals. It is advisable to check the local authorities or the temple administration for any such restrictions before planning your visit.

Q: Which river flows at Yamunotri?

A: The river Yamuna flows at Yamunotri Dham.

Q: Which month is best to visit Yamunotri?

A: The best time to visit Yamunotri is from April to June and September to November.

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