Yamunotri

THE SOURCE OF YAMUNA AND COUNTLESS OTHER LEGENDS

YAMUNOTRI

Yamunotri is the source of river Yamuna which is situated amidst the Garhwal Himalayas. Yamunotri is naturally bestowed with abundant beauty and charm. At a hovering altitude of 3293 meters, Yamunotri lies adjacent to the Indo-Chinese border and is encircled by lofty peaks on all sides. Highly revered as the origin of the majestic river Yamuna, Yamunotri is famed for its glaciers and thermal springs that makes it one of the most important stopovers in the schedule of Hindu pilgrimage. According to Hindu tradition, Yamuna is the sister of Yama, the god of death. A holy dip in this river secures a painless death to the devotee.A thrilling and exhilarating location in the footsteps of Garhwal mountain ranges, Yamunotri offers picturesque surroundings with awesome shrubs, lush meadows and gushing cascades. A legendary place, which demands lots of courage and stamina to reach, Yamunotri would be a perfect place for those who love escapades. The trek to Yamunotri is magnificent, subjugated by mind stilling views of craggy peaks and intense forests.From the snow-clad summits to the turquoise lakes, Yamunothri has unbelievably romantic allures on store for those who are young at heart. Its imposing walking trails beside the gushing streams presents some spectacular moments that one could never forget.

MAJOR ATTRACTIONS

River Yamuna  originates  from  Yamunotri which is  surrounded  by  Mountains.  It is  one of the  most  scenic  destinations  which is   perfect for  spiritual  elevations.  Yamunotri is not crowded with tourists and one  can avoid the rush and enjoy a peaceful time. The best period to visit Yamunotri is during May to June and September to November.

HOW TO GET HERE?

AIR

Jolly Grant Airport is the nearest Airport to Yamunotri situated at an approx. distance of 210kms.

RAIL

The nearest railway stations to Yamunotri are Rishikesh and Dehradun. Dehradun railway station is situated approx. 175kms from Yamunotri and Rishikesh railway station is situated approx. 200kms

ROAD

Yamunotri is connected by Road to major cities in Uttarakhand

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