shrine of Yamunotri,situated at an elevation of about 3,235 mt is a point
of paramount religious importance for Hindus and an essential pilgrimage.
Situated in the direction opposite to Gangotri,the road bifurcates froma
place called Dharasu,somewhere between Rishikesh-
Uttarkashi and goes on to Yamunotri.The shrine can
also be visited via mussorie and Barkot.
Climate Summer: Cool during the day and cold at night. Winter: Snow-bound.Touching sub-zero.
Clothing Summer: Light Woollens. Winter: Very Heavy Woollens.
HOW TO REACH
Air: Nearest airport is
Rail: Nearest railhead is
Road: The road to Yamunotri
diverts from Rishikesh-Gangotri road at Dharasu.
Important road distances :
Hanumanchatti 13 km; Dharasu 107 km; Tehri 149 km.
Bus Hanumanchatti, the roadhead
for Yamunotri is connected by bus services of Samyukt Rotation Yatayat
Vyavastha Samiti to Rishikesh, Haridwar and other major centers in the
Important road distances : Rishikesh
to Yamunotri 222 km via Narendranagar 16 km, Chamba 46 km, Brahmkhal
15 km, Barkot 40 km, Sayanachatti 27 km, Hanumanchatti 6km,
Phoolchatti 5 km, Jankichatti 3 km and Yamunotri 6 km.
Only Dharamshalas are available at
Yamunotri. Alternative accommodation available. There is a Tourist Rest
House (GMVN) at Jankichatti.
Only local eating houses (dhabas)
Non-vegetarian food and alcoholic
drinks are prohibited in Yamunotri.