Interesting Facts about Gangotri and Yamunotri



A sacred town in Uttarakhand, India, at an altitude of 3,048 meters. It's the origin of the holy River Ganges.


A revered pilgrimage site in Uttarakhand, India, at an altitude of 3,293 meters . It's the source of the sacred River Yamuna.

Religious Significance

Gangotri and Yamunotri are important pilgrimage sites in Hindu mythology, representing the spiritual journey to salvation.

Gangotri Temple

A revered temple dedicated to Goddess Ganga, attracting devotees seeking blessings.

Yamunotri Temple

A temple devoted to Goddess Yamuna, worshiped for blessings at the source of the  River Yamuna.

Trekking Routes

To reach Gangotri and Yamunotri, trekking is necessary. The Gangotri trek is approximately 18 km, while Yamunotri is 6 km.

Scenic Beauty

Journey to Gangotri and Yamunotri offers breathtaking views of Himalayan peaks, forests, and landscapes.

Geographical Features

Gangotri is near Bhagirathi River, Yamunotri is close to Champasar Glacier, surrounded by rivers,  waterfalls, and snowy mountains.

Trekking Season

The best time to visit Gangotri and Yamunotri is during the summer months from May to June and September to October.

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