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
1. cafe himalayan
Cafe Himalaya.A quaint bistro-style serving fresh wholesome food set in a beautiful garden atmosphere. With a focus on green and environmentally friendly practices, Portland offers guests a unique dining experience combining traditional eats as well as contemporary world cuisine.
2. THE SAKET
SAKET CAFE IS ONE NAME WHICH IS RECOMMENDED BY THE EXPERIENCED TRAVELLER TO THE FIRST TIME TRAVELLER. IT IS SITUATED ON THE ROUTE TO GANGOTRI CITY INTHIS RESTAURESNT THE TOURIST CAN ORDER DISHES FROM NORTH AS WELL AS SOUTH INDIA. THE MEALS ARE AFFORDABLE AT REASONABLE PRICES THE EXPERIENCE OF SITTING ON THE BALCONY OF THE HOTEL IS SIMPLY OUT OF THIS WORLD. THE MEALS HERE HAVE A TOUCH OF SPECIAL GARHWALI RECIPIES. THE VEGETARIAN HAS A HUGE VARIETY TO ORDER FROM. ONE SPECIALITY OF TGIS RESTAURANT SI HE PARATHA WITH CHUTNI YOU CAN ORDER LACHCHA PARATHA OR A STUFFED TANDOOR PARATHA. THE SIZES SUCH THAT IT FILLS YOU UP FOR HOURS AND THE TASTE IS SIMPLY UNFORGETTABLE.