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About Gangotri

Located in the district of Uttarkashi, Gangotri is one of the popular pilgrimages of the Char Dhams of Uttarakhand. Resting on the banks of the river Bhagirathi, this holy site is situated at an altitude of 3, 048 mts above the sea level. This place attracts both nature and adventure lovers, as it has difficult terrains and snow clad peaks for trekking & a picturesque view of peaks for photographers and poets. The holy place is of great importance amongst Hindus. One can visit the place anytime, from May when the weather is pleasant till the day of Diwali, after which the weather becomes really freezing with heavy snowfall. According to the mythology and sayings of legends, this is the place where Lord Shiva was sitting, when he took Ganga in his matted locks to save the earth from floodings.

Attractions for tourists
Gangotri Temple
This is one of the four dhams of Uttarakhand city, the highest temple of Goddess Ganga. With scenic beauty of Bhagirathi river and snow clad peaks, the temple was built by the Gurkha King, Amar Singh Thapa in the 18th century. Other than this, there is a Bhagirathi Shila and the Submerged Shivling of Gangotri with natural existence. These can be spotted by tourists only in the winter season when there is a low level of water in the river. Besides this, the place also offers the opportunity to visit Ekadash Rudra Temple and Gyaneshwar Temple.

Bhairon Ghati
This ghati is very famous for its bridge, that is acclaimed to be one of the Asia’s biggest bridges Approx100Ft Deep over Bhagirathi. Lies near the confluence of Bhagirathi river and Jat Ganga, this place is 10kms away from Gangotri. Tourists can visit the temple of Bhairav Nath, surrounded by dense forest, by road from Lanka to Bhairon Ghati or on foot by crossing the Jahanvi river.

Gaumukh Glacier
Situated 18 kms away from Gangotri, Gaumukh Glacier is the source of the Bhagirathi river. This glacier got its name after its resemblance with the cow’s face “Gau” cow & “Mukh” face . After Siachen, this is the second largest glacier of India with 30 kms of length and 4kms of width. At a distance of 14 kms from Gangotri, there is a Bungalow at Bhojbasa for a stay.

Trekking
Gangotri trek is the best option for adventure lovers who want to encounter rock- climbing, glacier- traversing and boulder- hopping. The best time to trek in this range is from February to November. The trekkers get a chance to witness dense deodar & pine forests at Chirbases, fascinating scenery from Gaumukh, tapovan with the streams of blooming flowers and at the end, the panoramic view over Shivling, Meru 6660m and the Bhaghirathi.

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Bijaya Kumar Mahana
19 Jun 2018 07:40 PM
unforgettable and excellent
Divya
10 Jul 2018 10:10 PM
i wish ti visit
Anujk
17 Jun 2019 02:32 PM
awesome experience with jigyasa holidays
Ratansudharma
19 Apr 2019 02:01 PM
best product for animal
Hellotravel user
29 Jun 2018 12:43 AM
My first tour. I am feeling very much

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17 Jan 2024
Best cafes in Gangotri –3 Most popular restaurants in Gangotri

Nineteen kilometers downhill from the Gangotri glacier, there is a beautiful compact town inhabited by mere 600 people. The town of Gangotri is located in Uttarkashi district of the state of Uttarakhand. Away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan life, the life of the locals revolves around a temple originally built by the Gurkha general Amar Singh Thapa after he fought the British in the nineteenth century. \r\n\r\nTourists will often come across Hindu sages wearing saffron clothes, mendicants sitting by the roadside for alms, and locals selling trinkets from makeshift tents. The air reverberates with chants of devotional songs. Tourism in Gangotri is flourishing, and people have erected double and triple storeyed houses to accommodate the multitude of visitors thronging to this holy place. The road is lined with eateries that serve strictly vegetarian food in reverence for the sanctity of this place. best cafes of Gangotri are as follows

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gangotri SHOPPING PLACES- - THE MUST VISITING SHOPPING PLACES in gangotri FOR ALL BUDGETS 

Gangotri city is a small township flourishing in the lack of Himalayas. since all the visiting destinations in Gangotri are timely places, the tourists will find small markets having a variety of things. these markets attract the traveler by its colorfulness and also because every tourist has the desire to take back with the memories and momentoes of this beautiful place. the best thing is that there is not only a variety of things but the price to offers the buyer a wide choice. on one side there are shopping malls and shopping centers on the other side there are many shops and vendors drawing the tourists with many things in budget prices. The following are some of the important shopping places in Yamunotri to visit.

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FOODS OF GANGOTRI- - 5 DISHES OF GANGOTRI CUISINE YOU MUST TRY WHEN YOU VISIT

Nineteen kilometers downhill from the Gangotri glacier, there is a beautiful compact town inhabited by mere 600 people. The town of Gangotri is located in Uttarkashi district of the state of Uttarakhand. Away from the hustle and bustle of the metropolitan life, the life of the locals revolves around a temple originally built by the Gurkha general Amar Singh Thapa after he fought the British in the nineteenth century. \r\n\r\nTourists will often come across Hindu sages wearing saffron clothes, mendicants sitting by the roadside for alms, and locals selling trinkets from makeshift tents. The air reverberates with chants of devotional songs. Tourism in Gangotri is flourishing, and people have erected double and triple storeyed houses to accommodate the multitude of visitors thronging to this holy place. The road is lined with eateries that serve strictly vegetarian food in reverence for the sanctity of this place. foods for Gangotri you must try are as follows

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