Yamunotri Attractions/Tourist places/Local Sightseeing
Yamunotri is a very important pilgrimage and one of the sites of the Char Dham yatra. This town is situated about 3293m above the sea in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand. Surrounded by mountains from all sides, it offers scenic view to the pilgrims here. You can also view Indo-China border as it is located at close proximity to it. With the close proximity of mountains, it is also an ideal place for trekking and rock climbing. Rugged peaks and dense forests of the area provide immense pleasure to travellars here.
Yamunotri Travel guide is the best way to to know about the city. The temple of Mother Yamuna, on the left bank of the river, was constructed by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. The idol here is made of black marble. To move from one place to another in the town and most importantly to get to the Yamuna Temple one can get horses and palanquins on rent which are in fact overall the best transportation options in this town. Yamunotri Temple, Surya Kund, Divya Shila, Kharsali are some of the places to visit.
Divya shila #1
Divya Shila is a rock pillar which provides ethereal feeling to the tourist. It is most visited pilgrim place which caters large amount of devotees..
Saptarishi kund #2
Saptarishi Kund is another attraction of the city where people come to pray in the temple. It is a natural glacial pond where people visit during going for trekking. People can view dark blue waters and slate stones there..
Surya kund #3
Surya Kund is the place of hot water springs pond which is located at the commutable distance of the Yamunotri temple. It is well known for its high temperature where temperature ranges at about 190 degree Fahrenheit. Devotees prepare rice and potatoes, tied in a very light cloth, by dipping them in these hot water springs. Rice so cooked is taken back home as prasad...
Yamunotri temple #4
Yamunotri Temple is the most famous tourist destination of the city which is devoted to goddess Yamuna. This temple was built by Maharaja Pratap Shah of Tehri Garhwal. The Yamuna has the status of a divine mother for the Hindus and is held responsible for nurturing and developing the Indian civilization.
Janki Chatti #5
Janki Chatti is located at the height of 2580 meters from the sea level. It is famous for its hot water springs.By the time we reached Janki chattiAs the motarable road reached closer to Yamnotri , the new night halt ( Chatti) places were developed. Couple of years back people used to walk from Hanuman Chatti which is about 13 Kms from Yamnotri. Now Janki chatti is last motrable spot, which is about 6 kms from Yamnotri.....
Khirsali Yamunotri #6
Situated at a separation of 1 km from Yamunotri is the little town of Kharsali. The spot is a prominent outing spot among the explorers as a result of its characteristic surroundings secured with regular springs and water falls. Situated in the region of Uttarkashi, Kharsali is additionally gone by fans, as the old temple devoted to Lord Shiva is likewise situated here.
Lakhamandal is an ancient Hindu temple, situated in Dehradun district, it is dedicated to lord Shiva. This temple is popular amongst the people who belong to the Shakti Cult. Lakhamandal gets its name from the two words: lakha (Lakh) meaning "many" and mandals meaning "temples" or "lingam".
Veda Camp Yamunotri #8
Veda Camp is located in a town with scenic natural beauty, Yamunotri. The nearest airport is the Jolly Grant Airport and the closest railway station is the Rishikesh Railway Station which is well connected to major cities making it convenient for the guest to reach. The property has well equipped rooms with amenities and attached bathroom with regular supply of hot and cold water.