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Chardham Yatra Holidays

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  Sri Badrinath Dham
  Sri Kedarnath Dham
  Sri Yamunotri Dham
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Yamunotri
 
Altitude : 3,235m
Area: 1 sq. km.
Population: 246 (1991 census)

Yamunotri DhamOne of the four sacred dhams of Uttarakhand, and revered in Hindu mythology, Yamunotri is the source of the river Yamuna. About 220 Km from Rishikesh and 149 Km from Tehri, the picturesque shrine of Yamunotri is located at an altitude of 3,235 m. Being one of the four Char dhams it is a place of paramount religious importance for the devout Hindus. The 19th century temple of Goddess Yamuna, a number of thermal springs and Divya Shila ( Rock pillar) are prime attractions. Moreover, the place is full with scenic spot and panoramic views of Himalayas. Explore the region, go on for excursions and have Masti.

Accessibility :
From Dharasu: 107 km.
From Tehri: 149 km.
From Rishikesh via Narendranagar: 222 Km.

Places to visit :
Yamunotri Temple : The present temple was built by Maharani Gularia of Jaipur in the 19th century. In 1923, the temple was destroyed by an earthquake, but subsequently rebuilt. Here a holy dip in the tank filled by hot springs, and cooking rice in its water are part of the rituals.

Surya Kund : There are a number of thermal springs in the vicinity of Yamunotri. The most important of these, Surya Kund, has a temperature of almost 1900 F. Pilgrims tie rice and potatoes in a cotton cloth, and immerse it in the water to be cooked.

Divya Shila : A rock pillar, worshipped before entering the Yamunotri temple.

Excursion :

Hanuman Chatti :
The confluence of Hanuman Ganga and Yamuna rivers. Trekking route to Dodi Tal starts here. 13 km from Yamunotri

Jankichatti : 7 km from Yamunotri, famous for thermal springs

Barkot : An ancient temple site, at a distance of 49 km.
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