Yamunotri Temple


By Road: Yamunotri is directly not connected with motorable roads and the trek commences from Hanuman Chatti. Hanuman Chatti is well connected by motorable roads with major destinations of Uttarakhand state. Buses to Rishikesh are available from ISBT Kashmiri Gate.

Why is Yamunotri temple famous?

The sacred shrine of Yamunotri, source of the river Yamuna, is the westernmost shrine in the Garhwal Himalayas, perched atop a flank of Bandar Poonch Parvat. The chief attraction at Yamunotri is the temple devoted to the Goddess Yamuna and the holy thermal springs at Janki Chatti which is 7 km away.

How long is Yamunotri trek?

The trek of around 7 kms is easy with several halts and you can easily reach Yamunotri at around 1 pm. You can have your lunch at Yamunotri and or head to the temple for prayers. At Yamunotri, devotees pray at Surya Kund, a natural hot water spring named after the Sun God, who is said to be the father of River Yamuna.

Which God is Worshipped at Yamunotri temple?

Yamunotri Temple
Affiliation Hinduism
District Uttarkashi
Deity Goddess Yamuna
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When can we visit Yamunotri temple?

Best time to visit Yamunotri is between May to June and September to November. People visit this city and find a pleasant atmosphere throughout the year. October to March marks winter season in Yamunotri. In this season, the place also experiences snowfall as temperatures falls below 0 degree.

Which is more difficult Kedarnath or Yamunotri?

Gangotri and Badrinath are reachable by road; Kedarnath needs a

Is Yamunotri difficult?

The trek to Yamunotri is not difficult although the route has some steeps, so watch every step especially when the Yamunotri Trekking Trail is covered with snow.

Can we stay at Yamunotri?

Staying in Yamunotri

You can stay at Hanuman Chatti or Janki Chatti from where the trek towards Yamunotri begins. There are accommodation options available nearby Hanuman Chatti and Janki Chatti too.

Which is more difficult Yamunotri or Gangotri?

Yamunotri is the first of the four dhams and definitely the toughest. Although, its located at a lower elevations than the other dhams, the narrow and crowded pathway make it challenging and tough to reach the temple.

Is Yamunotri worth visiting?

Yamunotri is one of the holiest centers in the Hindu pantheon, this sacred dwelling of the Asti muni boasts of stunning natural vistas. Regarded and revered as the source of the regal Yamuna river, Yamunotri is well-known for its glaciers and thermal springs.


Yamunotri is one of the famous Chardham of Uttarakhand. You can buy sacred water (Jal), famous woolen shawls, herbal tea from there and use it in your puja at home. God and Goddess scriptures you can also take away to your home.


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