Yamunotri is the source of the Yamuna River and That seat of the Goddess Yamuna in Hinduism. It is the source of the holy river Yamuna and can be reached from popular towns like Rishikesh, Haridwar or Dehradun. The temple at Yamunotri is at a distance of 6 km from Hanuman Chatti, a small town in the Garhwal Himalayas. Visitors can cover this stretch either by taking a pony/ horse ride or by hiring palanquins. The Yamunotri shrine is also quite close to the Indo-Chinese border. Between the months of May and October, Yamunotri invites hordes of tourists as well as pilgrims from across the globe. Yamunotri is a temple is located in Uttarkashi district in Uttarakhand. Hindus believe that it is the site where resided the ancient sage named Asit Muni. Hot springs closely located from Yamunotri are a must-see for every visitor. The hot water of the springs is also used by devotees to prepare rice and potatoes to be offered at the Yamunotri shrine. Yamunotri is magnificent, subjugated by mind stilling views of craggy peaks and intense forests.
Kapat Opening Month: April – May
Kapat Closing Month: October – November
Temple Timings: 7 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 8 pm
Languages: ; Hindi, Garhwali
Famous For/ as: Pilgrim, Trekking
Best Season: April to November.
Altitude: 3,291 m
STD Code: 01374
Pin Code: 249193
Textile/ Cloth : Light woolen Clothing in summer, heavy woolen clothing in winter.
Train : Nearest railway station Rishikesh.
Road : It is Around 213 km from Rishikesh to Janki Chatti. Next, there is 5 to 6 km walking the route from Janki Chatti. Dundee, Kundee and mules service is available on the route.
Nearest Airport : Jolly Grant, Dehradun, 18 km from Rishikesh.