Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand: Gangotri temple is very popular Hindu pilgrimage sites in Uttarakhand.

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

Hello everyone today I Rahat Arora sharing wit you about the popular Gangotri temple.

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

Ways to reach Gangotri temple:

There are different ways to reach at this temple

By Air: To reach here this place doesn’t have any airport but still you can reach here by reaching nearest airport which is Jolly Grant Airport in Dehradun which is about 114 km away from the airport there is an easily availability of taxi’s that will help you to reach at Gangotri temple.

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

By Railways: To reach here by train this place doesn’t have any direct train but still you can reach here by reaching nearest railway station which is Rishikesh Railway Station which is about 119 km away from the railway station there is an easily availability of taxi’s that will help you to reach at Gangoti temple.

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

By Road: To reach here by road this place is well connected with  other major cities through regular bus services that will help you to reach at Gangotri temple.

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

Top 5 reasons to visit Gangotri temple:

  • Gangotri is a small town where the temple of Ganga is located and  is a popular Hindu shrine located on the banks of Bagirathi River from where river Ganga  originates  in Uttarkashi district of Uttarakhand state, India. This place is one of the important Chota Char Dham pilgrimage sites where river Ganga is worshiped as Goddess in India. This temple was built in 18th century by Amar Singh Thapa.

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Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

  • The origin of Bagirathi River is at Gaumukh glacier  which means as “Gau means cow and Mukh means Face” and  is at a distance of 19 km from Gangotri which is to be covered by foot. You can easily reach at Gaumukh glacier you need to trek through rocky surface as they pass Bhojbasa which is 14 km from Gangotri.  This place is a must visit by you all because it offers beautiful scenic view.

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Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

  • Major steps taken by Uttarakhand Government that only 100 people can trek Gaumukh each day while visiting the glacier.
  • This temple is opened from May and gets closed on the occasion of Diwali festival due to extreme weather conditions this place is inaccessible to reach in the month of December to February.
  • In this temple you will also see natural Shivling submerged under water which is clearly visible in the winters when the water level decreases.
Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

Accommodation facilities in Gangotri: Here is tourist bungalow at Bhojbasa which is 14 km away from Gangotri where lodgings are available for pilgrims and also here are best hotels that provide best customer service

GMVN Tourist Rest house:

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Hotel Mandakhni:

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

Hotel Bagirathi Sadan:

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

Best reasons to visit Gangotri temple in Uttarakhand

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Hello everyone, I am Rahat Arora, I like to explore and capture good travel memories. Being travel lover I am also (travel blogger) through which I share my experience about places with the combination of exploring the place, culture and cuisines. So, I hope you all like my travel experience.

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