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- Goddess Yamuna Temple
- Surya Kund
- Divya Shila
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YamunotriSituated at an elevation of 3235 mtrs above sea-level, the shrine of Yamunotri is one of the ‘four dhams’ of Uttarakhand. The source of Yamuna lies about 1 km. ahead, at an altitude of about 4421 mtrs. The approach is extremely difficult and pilgrims therefore offer puja at the temple itself. There are hot springs close to the temple, a bath in them is very refreshing after a tedious 13 kms. trek from Hanumanchatti or 5 kms. from Janki Chatti.

Best Season to Visit : May to November

Sightseeing at Yamunotri
Temple of Goddess Yamuna : The temple was built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur in the 19th century. It was destroyed twice in the present century and rebuilt again. The temple remains closed from November to May.

Surya Kund : There are a number of thermal springs in the vicinity of the temple which flow into numerous pools. The most important of these is Surya Kund.

Divya Shila : A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri Temple.

Reaching Yamunotri - The Shrine of Yamnotri, source of river Yamuna is situated in the direction opposite to Gangotri and the road bifurcates and goes to Yamnotri from Dharasu, a place between Rishikesh-Uttarkashi. Yamnotri can also be visited via Mussoorie and Barkot.

Air : Jolly Grant, Dehradun 266 kms.Prefer Delhi airport.
Rail : Nearest railhead is at Rishikesh (249kms).
Road : Well connected to Rishikesh, Haridwar, Dehradun and Delhi by road. Important Road Distances : Dharasu (129 kms.), Yamunotri (224 kms.) Mussoorie (247 kms. ) Tehri (172 kms.) Uttarkashi (99 kms) Trek Route to Yamunotri : For Yamunotri motorable road is available upto Hunumanchatti, which 222 kms away from Rishikesh. From here one has to go on foot 14-kms to reach Yamunotri.

ISD/STD Code for Yamunotri
If calling from within India : ------------++01381(number)
If calling from outside India ------++91-1381(number)

Shopping in Yamunotri -
At an elevation of above 3000 mtrs, it reasonable not to expect markets. Untouched by man made structures this place promises free delights of nature and some basic utilities.

Detailed Tour
Char Dham Yatra : (10 Nights - 11 Days)
Haridwar - Syana Chatti - Yamunotri - Uttarkashi - Gangotri - Rudraprayag - Badrinath


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