Gangotri is a town in Nagar panchayat in Uttarkashi district. Uttarkashi famous temple is Gangotri dham. Tucked away in the Garhwal hills, Gangotri shrine draws in lakhs of tourists from all parts of the world every year. One of the Chardham destinations, Gangotri lies at an elevation of 3,048 m above sea level. Gangotri is the origin in river gangs.. Gangotri is located at a distance of 300 km from Dehradun in the state of Uttarakhand. The ideal time to pay a visit here is between the months of April and November while the temple remains open for devotees between May and November. Summers are cool and winters are freezing cold. If you are traveling here in winter, do remember to be equipped with necessary clothing. Gangotri is the holy river in Gomukh is a 19m trek From Gangotri.
Kapat Opening Month: April – May
Kapat Closing Month: October – November
Temple Timings: 6:15 am to 2:00 pm and 3:00 pm to 9:30 pm
Languages: Hindi, Garhwali
Famous For/ as: Pilgrim, Trekking
Best Season: April to November.
Altitude: 3,415 m
STD Code: 01377
Pin Code: 249135
Textile/ Cloth : Light woolen Clothing in summer, heavy woolen clothing in winter.
Train : Nearest railway station Rishikesh.
Road : Gangotri is approximately 269 km from Rishikesh. After this, there is 18 km walking the path from Gangotri to Gomukh. Dundee, Kundee and mules service is available on the route.
Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant, 18 km from Rishikesh.
Dehradun to Harshil, private heli services are also available.