Yamunotri temple is devoted to the Goddess Yamuna and the holy thermal springs at Janki Chatti (7 Km away).Yamunotri is a sacred encircled with mountains, greenery and purity. It is first among the destinations of the Chardham that is chota char dham. Yamunotri is located at a fluttering heights of the Himalaya, in Garhwal, Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand.
The real source of the holy river Yamuna is a frozen lake of ice and glacier which is known as Champasar glacier on the Kalind mountains. As per the mythological connect, goddess Yamuna was the daughter of Surya Dev and goddess Saranyu and was the sister of Yama Dev. Therefore, it is strongly believed that any devotees takes a holy dip in the Yamuna river and wash all their sins.
PLACES TO VISIT IN YAMUNOTRI
1: JANKI CHATTI
Janki Chatti has its famous hot springs famous hot springs and trekking. Janki Chatti is a close sister of Hanuman Chatti and acts as an alternate base for treks to Yamunotri. The hot springs here are the biggest draw of Janki Chatti. It is surrounded by huge mountains from all sides and itself situated at an altitude of 2700 meters, Janki Chatti is a unique place of devotion and relaxation.
2: SURYA KUND
This hot water spring is dedicated to the Sun God, believed to be the father of Yamuna. It also consists of a hot spring at a temperature of 1900 F. Devotees often fasten rice and potatoes in a cotton cloth, dipped into the water to be cooked. The cooked food is then offered to the temple.
OPENING AND CLOSING DATES
The Gates of Yamunotri Temple were Open on 27th April and Closes on 28th Oct 2020. So Book Your Tickets With Us As Soon As Possible.